Medical and Scientific Research Grants FY2014

Organization Location State Grant Description Amount Paid
Iowa State University Ames IA To develop a laboratory system for examining cellular migration patterns. $102,818.00
Iowa State University Ames IA Conduct a basic research study on a human disease-related biochemical signaling pathway, using a simple marine worm as a laboratory model system. $129,676.00
Iowa State University Ames IA To support a major initiative in the field of biomolecular structure. $2,645,000.00
Iowa State University Ames IA Support the development of a laboratory for research into transcranial magnetic stimulation. $197,640.00
Iowa State University Ames IA To develop a new system for the delivery of existing cancer chemotherapeutic agents that has an added benefit of enhancing the patient’s natural immune response. $114,291.00
Iowa State University Ames IA To use gene-based technology for development of a laboratory model in zebrafish to study the formation of high-grade brain tumors. $125,005.00
University of Illinois Urbana IL To study biochemical factors involved in tissue regeneration, using the fruit fly as the laboratory model system. $147,352.00
University of Illinois Urbana IL Establish a new research theme in synthetic biology. $500,000.00
University of Illinois Urbana IL To study the molecular basis of liver function, repair and regeneration. $138,698.00
University of Illinois Urbana IL Support the development of a live-animal imaging facility. $298,638.00
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Research and outreach program to address health issues among Muscatine middle school students. $250,000.00
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Support remodeling and equipment needs of collegiate research laboratories. $294,600.00
University of Iowa Iowa City IA To study a molecular signaling pathway implicated in aberrant intestinal stem cell development and colon cancer formation. $124,983.00
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Support a biomedical technology development and research initiative. $286,893.00
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Support a study on the age-dependent biology of human skin cells in response to various micro-environmental forces. $132,495.00
University of Iowa Iowa City IA Extend research into an organism-based biosensing network. $127,291.00
University of Iowa Iowa City IA To purchase an advanced light microscope. $450,000.00
University of Iowa Foundation Iowa City IA Support for endowment and capital projects at the University of Iowa College of Medicine. $3,328,449.00
18 Total $9,393,829.00