Congratulations to the following faculty who were awarded a 2020 HWCOM Pilot Project Grant. This program is made possible by the generosity of Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Faculty Research Pilot Projects Endowment.  A rigorous peer‐review process was performed on 14 outstanding applications and the following (4) projects were awarded:

Asmi Chakraborty, PhD, Post Doc, Translational Medicine“Targeting the Melanoma Glycome to Improve Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy”

Srinivasan Chinnapaiyan, PhD, Post Doc, Immunology and Nano-Medicine
“Improving Airway Health In HIV Associated Lung Co-Morbidities”

Winston Elliot, PhD, Post Doc, Translational Medicine
“Sequential Retinoic Acid Presentation in T Cells”

Hooi Hooi Ng, PhD, Post Doc, Human and Molecular Genetics
“Small Molecule Agonist of the Human Relaxin Receptor for Treatment of Vascular Calcification”W