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Congratulations to Dr. Malgorzata Dukat

Dr. Dukat is part of the team headed by Dr. Gonzalez-Maeso (Physiology and Biophysics) that was awarded the VCU Breakthroughs Award today for their project titled ‘Rational Structure-based design of novel psychoplastogen’. The project starts 1 July 2022 and ends 30 Jun 2024 and provides $200,000 to carry out the breakthrough work.

Congratulations to Dr. Yan Zhang

Dr. Yan Zhang was awarded the VCU Breakthroughs Award today for his project titled ‘Novel MOR antagonists to treat fentanyl overdose’. The project starts 1 July 2022 and ends 31 Dec 2023 and provides $200,000 to carry out the breakthrough work.

Congratulations to Dr. Shijun Zhang

Prof. Shijun Zhang has been awarded a new U01 award titled ‘Development of NLRP3 inflammasome inhibitors for intervening in Alzheimer’s disease’ by the National Institutes of Aging (NIA). Please join me in congratulating him for this success. This is a 5-year award with a total project cost of $1,426,573. Once again congratulations, many best wishes […]

Congratulations to Dr. Yana Cen

Dr. Yana Cen,¬†awarded an R01 grant by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, part of the NIH,¬†“Small Molecular Approach to Activate Human SIRT5 ” totaling $1.5 million over five years. Co-PIs are Martin Safo and Brian Fuglestad.