Pilot Grant Recipients - Round #130 SOM I3 Emory Wow! Research (5/2023)

4 awards funded, $760,000 total

  • Biomechanically-instrumented Neuroimaging To Characterize Kinesiophobia-disrupted Neural Signatures of Low Back Pain
    • Jed Diekfuss (Orthopaedics)
  • Towards establishing novel non-coding RNA biomarkers for non-small cell lung cancer
    • Homa Ghalei (Biochemistry) and Adam Marcus (Hematology and Medical Oncology)
  • Is psilocybin a geroprotective or anti-inflammatory agent?
    • Louise Hecker (Medicine)
  • Understanding mechanisms and developing evidence-based treatment for neuropsychiatric symptoms in Long COVID using human brain organoids
    • Zhexing Wen (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
    • Andrew H. Miller (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences)
    • Christina Gavegnano (Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)