SOM Grants

Congratulations to the following researchers for obtaining extramural funding from federal, state, and independent sources since September 1, 2016!

(NOTE: This list was compiled from information received from the Dean’s Office.  Please inform us if anyone was inadvertently omitted from the list and we will publish a correction in the next issue.)

NIH P60 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Centers:

  • Patricia Molina, M.D., Ph.D. (Department Chair, Physiology and Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center of Excellence)

NIH U01 Research Project Cooperative Agreement:

  • Patricia Molina, M.D., Ph.D. (Department Chair, Physiology and Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center of Excellence)

NIH R01:

  • Augusto Ochoa, M.D. (Co-director, Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium)
  • Walter Lukiw, Ph.D. (Neuroscience Center of Excellence)
  • Jason Gardner, Ph.D. (Physiology)
  • Xinping Yue, M.D., Ph.D. (Physiology)
  • Eric Lazartigues, Ph.D. (Pharmacology)

NIH Contract:

  • Diptasri Mandal, Ph.D. (Genetics)

NIH F30 M.D./Ph.D. Training Grant:

  • Myles Ketchum (Physiology)

Additional National Funding Agencies:

  • Howard Osofsky, M.D. (Department Chair, Psychiatry)
    • Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Independent Foundations:

  • David Welsh, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
    • Spirit of Charity
  • Robert Maupin, M.D. (OB/GYN, Associate Dean – Office of Diversity and Community Engagement)
    • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

University and Private Hospitals:

  • Lucio Miele, M.D., Ph.D. (Department Chair, Genetics)
    • Michigan State University
  • Michael Lan, Ph.D. (Genetics)
    • LSU Baton Rouge
  • Ashok Aiyar, Ph.D. (Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology)
    • LSU Baton Rouge

Pharmaceuticals and Companies:

  • Frank Smart, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
    • Medtronic
  • Matthew Lammi, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
    • United Therapeutics Corporation
  • Murtuza Ali, M.D. (Cardiology)
    • St. Jude Medical
  • Anthony DiGiorgio, D.O. (Neurosurgery)
    • Precision Spine, Inc.
    • Medtronic
    • Globus Medical
  • David Lefer, Ph.D. (Director, Cardiovascular Center of Excellence)
    • Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  • Michelle Loch, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
    • Cascaian Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Jayne Weiss, M.D. (Department Chair, Ophtholmology)
    • Alcon Laboratories
  • Clifford Crutcher, M.D. (Neurosurgery)
    • CoreLink Surgical
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