Pilot Grants Awarded
Round 4 Pilot Grants Awarded
- Sandra Benavides-Vaello, Montana State University
Determining Diabetes and Hypertension Healthcare Needs for Low-Income Hispanics
- Jingchun Chen, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
To Develop a Cellular Model of Microglia for Schizophrenia Research
- Annette Crisanti, University of New Mexico Health Sciences
Development of the Impact of Peer Support Worker Instrument (I-PSW-I)
- Michelle D`Antoni, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Therapeutic Targeting of Chemokine Receptors to Probe Immunopathogenesis of HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders
- Clare Fitzpatrick, Boise State University
Optimizing Surgical Treatment of Crouch Gait on a Patient-Specific Basis
- Karen Heath, University of Alaska Anchorage
A Multi-Level Community-Based Fitness Intervention for Adults with ID
- John Holmes, Idaho State University
Integrated Clinical Telepharmacist Delivered Chronic Disease Management in Rural Primary Care Clinics
- Daniel Hudock, Idaho State University
EEG time-course analysis of the sensorimotor mu rhythm during speech perception
- Bryn Martin, University of Idaho
MRI-based Biomarkers for Characterization of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
- Marian Melish, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Effect of Doxycycline on Developing Coronary Aneurysms in Kawasaki Disease
- Cristina Murray-Krezan, University of New Mexico Health Sciences
INFORMATIVE DROP-OUT IN MAMMOGRAPHIC DENSITY AND BREAST CANCER RISK STUDIES
- Domen Novak, University of Wyoming
Robust driver attention monitoring by combining driving behavior with physiological measurements
- Phillip Post, New Mexico State University
- Laurie Slovarp, University of Montana
Development of the Montana Screening for Behavioral Cough Therapy
- Jacqueline Snow, University of Nevada Reno
How human food decisions are influenced by real objects versus image displays
- Qing Wu, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
A pilot study to Develop Personalized Reference Values of Bone Mineral Density
Round 3 Pilot Grants Awarded
- Mary Cloud Ammons, Montana State University
Biochemical association between skin microbiome and metabolomic landscape
- Rajal Cohen, University of Idaho
Lighten up: Modifying postural state to reduce fall risk in older adults
- Robert Coker III, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Therapeutic nutrition for alcohol rehabilitation
- Diana Doumas, Boise State University
Efficacy of a web-based alcohol intervention for high school students
- Craig McFarland, University of Montana
Using memory and imagination to combat depression
- Katherine Morris, University of New Mexico
HSCG-CSF and G-CSFR as novel prognostic biomarkers in colorectal cancer
- Sreejayan Nair, University of Wyoming
Effect of Fenugreek Furostanolic Saponin on insulin sensitivity in obese subjects
- Frances Nedjat-Haiem, New Mexico State University
Improving advance care planning for older latinos with advanced cancers
- Diane Ogiela, Idaho State University
Electrophysiology of plural -s processing in specific language impairment
- Bracher Posten, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation for Parkinson’s disease
- Thomas Rau, University of Montana
The development of a mulit-dimensional system of oculomotort evaluation for mTBI
- Christopher Remien, University of Idaho
Mathematical modeling of acetaminophen-induced liver injury to assess outcome
- Ivo Sah Bandar, University of Hawaii
Role of gut Macrophages and the microbiome in HIV-associated Immune Activation
- Susan Tavernier, Idaho State University
The patient voice in healthcare
- Christopher von Bartheld, University of Nevada, Reno
Analysis of Molecular links between strabismus and schizophrenia
- Dong Xu, Idaho State University
Predicting the risks of drug-induced serotonin syndrome in elderly patients
Round 2 Pilot Grants Awarded
- Heather Burkin, University of Nevada, Reno
Myometrial mTOR Regulation of Preterm Labor
- Jiguo Chen, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Clinical application of preferential amplification of pathogenic sequences method
- Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker, University of Wyoming
Expanding the Communication Function Classification System (CFCS) to Adolescents and Adults with Cerebral Palsy
- Andrea Ferrante, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Immunogenetic analysis of Autoimmune Hepatitis in Alaska Natives
- Jane Grassley, Boise State University
Building Young Women’s Health Literacy Skills through an Online Game to Promote Breastfeeding
- Elizabeth Hodges Snyder, University of Alaska Anchorage
More water in the home for basic hygiene needs: Addressing feasibility, acceptability, and optimization of rainwater capture for rural Alaska homes that do not have in-house piped water.
- Merrill Landers, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
High-intensity exercise and fall prevention boot camp for Parkinsons disease
- Ryan Mays, University of Montana
Community-based walking exercise enhanced by orthoses to improve walking ability in patients with peripheral artery disease
- Mary Miles, Montana State University
Sugar-sweetened beverages decrease benefits of exercise in overweight adults
- Jean Pfau, Idaho State University
Correlating Autoantibody Profiles in Asbestos Lung Disease Phenotypes
- John Scarbrough, New Mexico State University
Screening and Brief Intervention for Diabetes and Hypertension in Medically Underserved Hispanic Males
- Isabel Silvestre, University of Nevada, Reno
Risk of CFS Due to Alleles of IgG Receptor Genes that Impair ADCC
- Mingzhou Song, New Mexico State University
Genome-wide nonparametric functional dependency studies across ethnic populations
- Chantal Vella, University of Idaho
Exercise and c-reactive protein in young, overweight and obese adults
- Xiaomeng Xu, Idaho State University
Understanding the role of self-expansion in physical activity
Round 1 Pilot Grants Awarded
- Blakely Brown, University of Montana
Developing and pilot testing parent education activities within a childhood obesity prevention after-school program.
- Suzanne Christopher, Montana State University
Understanding treatment adherence and health promoting behaviors of individuals with chronic disease on the Crow Reservation.
- Luke Conway, University of Montana
Using Cognitive Complexity Research to Increase Hardened Smokers’ Quit Attempts.
- Kenneth Izuora, University of Nevada, Reno
Impact of periodontal disease on outcomes in diabetes.
- Yu Kuang, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Combined Circulating Tumor DNA and Molecular Imaging to Monitor Therapeutic Response in Sarcoma.
- Seth Walk, Montana State University
Multicenter surveillance of Clostridium difficile infection in the United States: Examination of current testing guidelines.
Round 1A Pilot Grants Awarded
- Brian P. Bothner, Montana State University
Mass spectrometry-based analysis of clinical predictors for hemorrhagic shock.
- Iain Buxton, University of Nevada, Reno
Post-Translational S-nitrosation of Therapeutic Targets in Preterm Labor.
- Robert Coker, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Muscle Preservation during Weight Loss in Older, Obese Individuals.
- Eric Dugan, Boise State University
Temporal structure of variability in gait post stroke.
- Mark Guiberson, University of Wyoming
Telehealth Behavioral Phenotype Language Impairment Markers for Spanish-speakers.
- Cheryl Jorcyk, Boise State University
Association of serum OSM levels with metastatic breast cancer and therapeutic options.
- David Lee, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Walking biomechanics of persons with amputations wearing the Odyssey bionic ankle.
- Colin McGill, University of Alaska, Anchorage
Devil’s Club: Therapeutic Potential for Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis.
- Mary Nies, Idaho State University
Spatial and Census Data to Evaluate Obese Persons and their Environment (SCOPE).
- Samantha Ramsay, University of Idaho
Effectiveness of Child Centered Nutrition Phrases to Improve Food Behaviors.
- Kristynia Robinson, New Mexico State University
Technology use to support behavior change in adults with chronic illness: A pilot.
- Martin Schiller, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Combinatorial GWAS analysis of patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
- Denise Wingett, Boise State University
An NK cell subset and beta-adrenergic agonist dysregulation of T cell CD40L in asthma.
- Wendy Woodall, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
ERH screening Medical/Dental Risk Factors and CVD, T2 Diabetes, and Sleep Disorders.