M&I Faculty Receive Grants

Michele KosiewiczM&I Associate Professor, Dr. Michele Kosiewicz, received a three-year Lupus Research Program Impact Award from the DOD entitled "Restoration of macrophage function as a strategy to prevent/treat lupus" for the amount of $750,000.


Pascale Alard

Dr. Pascale Alard (M&I Associate Professor, School of Medicine), in collaboration with Drs. Gina Bertocci (Bioengineering School), Cynthia Corbitt (College of Arts & Sciences) and Silvia Uriarte (Dental school), is the recipient of the first Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program in Kentucky (1R25GM148314-01), entitled "University of Louisville Biomedical Integrative Opportunity for Mentored Experience Development -PREP (UL-BIOMED-PREP)". The grant, funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, is budgeted until 2028 for a total amount of $1,091,660. UL-BIOMED-PREP is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded program that provides an extensive paid research experience in outstanding research facilities with leading investigators at the University of Louisville. This one-year program also provides comprehensive professional development experiences and workshops to strengthen the professional skills necessary to apply and succeed in research and graduate school. Overall, this experience is designed to prepare individuals for admission into a biomedical sciences Ph.D. program. 


Q LiM&I Assistant Professor, Dr. Qingsheng Li, received a grant from Department of Defense (DoD). The grant, titled “The oral periodontal pathogens and checkpoint blockade in NSCLC”,  is budgeted until 2025 for a total amount of $536,027.