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Presidents' Collaborative Research Initiative 2017 Awardees

Modeling the human blood-brain barrier using microfluidics and 3D printing

  • Ulrich Bickel, TTUHSC
  • Amarillo Changxue Xu, TTU
  • Abraham Al-Ahmad, TTUHSC Amarillo

Role of Ror2 signaling in cabazitaxel resistance in prostate cancer

  • Stephanie Filleur, TTUHSC Lubbock
  • Chiquito Crasto, TTU

Tissue resident macrophages in cancer metastasis

  • Maciej Markiewski, TTUHSC Abilene
  • Peter Keyel, TTU

Central nervous system regulation mechanisms of cyclic vomiting syndrome

  • Richard McCallum, TTUHSC El Paso
  • Tyler Davis, TTUHSC Lubbock
  • Irene Sarosiek, TTUHSC El Paso
  • Hugo Sandoval, TTUHSC El Paso
  • Carola Mullins, TTUHSC El Paso

Evaluation of biomarker concordance in a bovine calf model of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

  • Joseph Neary, TTU
  • Nandini Nair, TTUHSC Lubbock
  • Dixon Santana, TTUHSC Lubbock
  • Ruwanthi Wettasinghe, TTU

A new culprit for heart failure – Control of BCAA metabolism in cardiac function

  • Andrew Shin, TTU
  • Mohammad (Mac) Ansari, TTUHSC Lubbock

Development of polymicrobial biofilm antibiotic susceptibility testing panel for clinical use

  • Allie Smith, TTU
  • Kendra P. Rumbaugh, TTUHSC Lubbock

Plaque-targeted nanocarriers for atherosclerosis diagnosis and treatment

  • Shu Wang, TTU
  • Scott Shurmur, TTUSHC Lubbock
  • Zhaoyang Fan, TTU

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