2015 Grant Recipients

Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health Awards

2015 Research Project Award

baoliang-zhong Project Name: Reliability, validity, and diagnostic utility of five brief dementia screening tools in Chinese primary care: A comparative study
Primary Investigator: Baoliang Zhong, MD, MS, PhD
Chinese Institution: Wuhan Mental Health Center
US Institution: University of Rochester School of Medicine

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2015 Fellowship Award

waijao-cai Project Name: Healthspan-extension compound icariin as a neuroprotectant for Parkinson’s disease
Recipient: Waijiao Cai, MD, PhD
Chinese Institution: Chinese and Western Medicine Institute, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University
US Institution: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University

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2015 Fellowship Award

haiyan-zhang Project Name: Role of autophagy in the inhibition of cytomegalovirus-induced cellular senescence by resveratrol
Recipient: Haiyan Zhang, MD, PhD
Chinese Institution: The 1st Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University
US Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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2015 Fellowship Award

jinlei Project Name: Risk factors for cognitive aging: What big data analytics reveal
Recipient: Jinlei Li, PhD
Chinese Institution: Peking Union School of Public Health
US Institution: Boston University School of Medicine

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MMAAPF Awards in Skin Disease

2015 Research Project Award

jie-liu Project Name: The role and molecular mechanism of TOX in mycosis fungoides
Recipient: Jie Liu MD, PhD
Chinese Institution: Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College
US Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin

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2015 Fellowship Award

yan-yan Project Name: Characterization of age-associated matrisome in human skin
Recipient: Yan Yan, MD
Chinese Institution: Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science and Peking Union Medical College
US Institution: University of Michigan Medical School

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MMAAPF Awards in Hematology

2015 Research Project Award

xiangyu-zhao Project Name: Mechanism of the effects of donor KIR3DL1 alleles and host HLA alleles interaction on preventing relapse after unmanipulated haploidentical transplantation
Recipient: Xiangyu- Zhao MD, PhD
Chinese Institution: Peking University Institute of Hematology
US Institution: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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2015 Research Project Award

junmin-li Project Name: Application of molecular engineering and fluorescence resonance energy transfer in the immunotherapy of lymphoma
Recipient: Junmin Li, PhD
Chinese Institution: Ruijin Hospital, affiliated with the School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
US Institution: University of California, San Diego

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MMAAPF Awards in Translational Medicine

2015 Research Project Award

xiaorong Project Name: Local inhibition of complement to improve outcomes of MSCbased therapy for autoimmune uveitis
Recipient: Xiaorong Li, PhD, MD
Chinese Institution: Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital & Eye Institute
US Institution:  Cleveland Clinic Foundation

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2015 Fellowship Award

yuhui-zhang Project Name: Combining immune checkpoint inhibition with oncolytic immuno-stimulation for glioma therapy
Recipient: Yuhui Zhang, MD
Chinese Institution: Shanghai Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University
US Institution: Harvard Medical School

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MMAAPF Awards in Reproductive Medicine

2015 Fellowship Award

xin-chen Project Name: The new strategy of treatment for fetal genetic diseases: preimplantation genetic treatment
Recipient: Xin Chen, MD, MSc
Chinese Institution: Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University
US Institution: Yale School of Medicine

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Past Grant Recipients