Pilot Grant Recipients - Round #122 Georgia CTSA REM Program (9/2022)

2 awards funded

  • Elucidating Predictive Potency of IFN-Ɣ Primed Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in Graft vs Host Disease Using Spatial Single Cell Transcriptomics ($100,000)
    • Co-PI: Edwin M. Horwitz MD, PhD, Marcus Professor of Cell Therapy, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director of the Marcus Center for Pediatric Cell Therapy, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Co-PI: Ahmet F. Coskun, PhD, Bernie-Marcus Early-Career Professor, Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • Harnessing Platelet Lysate to Enhance Marrow-Mediated Cartilage Repair ($100,000)
    • Co-PI: Jay M. Patel, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Emory University
    • Co-PI: John F. Peroni, DVM, MS, DACVS, Professor, Department of Large Animal Medicine, University of Georgia