NIH Director's Transformative Research Award Recipients

2010 Awardees

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Paola Arlotta, Ph.D.; J. Keith Joung, M.D., Ph.D.; Feng Zhang, Ph.D.

Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Project Title: Genome-Wide Light-inducible Tuning of Transcriptional Network Dynamic
Grant ID: R01-NS-073124

 


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Martin J. Blaser, M.D.

New York University School of Medicine

Project Title: Disappearing Gastrointestinal Microbiota in Epidemic Obesity
Grant ID: R01-DK-090989

 

 


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George Coukos, M.D., Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania

Project Title: Transformative Personalized Vascular Disrupting Cancer Immunotherapy
Grant ID: R01-CA-156695

 

 


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Andrew Ellington, Ph.D.

University of Texas, Austin

Project Title: DNA Circuits for Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Grant ID: R01-AI-092839

 

 


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Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D.; Madhav Dhodapkar, M.D.; Markus G. Manz, M.D.

Yale University School of Medicine | Yale Cancer Center | University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland

Project Title: Understanding Hematopoietic Neoplasias Using Humanized Mice
Grant ID: R01-CA-156689

 


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Pamela J. Green, Ph.D.

University of Delaware

Project Title: Global Analysis of the Human RNA Degradome
Grant ID: R01-GM-096471

 

 


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Jaime Grutzendler, M.D.

Northwestern University

Project Title: Embolus Extravasation: An Alternative Mechanism of Microvascular Recanalization
Grant ID: R01-HL-106815

 

 


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Amy E. Keating, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Project Title: Very Large Datasets and New Models to Predict and Design Protein Interactions
Grant ID: R01-GM-096466

 

 


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Bryce E. Nickels, Ph.D. and Simon L. Dove. Ph.D.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick / Children’s Hospital Boston / Harvard Medical School

Project Title: NanoRNA-Mediated Control of Gene Expression
Grant ID: R01-GM-096454

 


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Miguel A. Nicolelis, M.D., Ph.D.

Duke University

Project Title: Dorsal Column Stimulation as a New Therapy for Motor Disorders
Grant ID: R01-NS-073125

 

 


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Gary A. Peltz, M.D., Ph.D.

Stanford University School of Medicine

Project Title: Human Pharmacogenetics and Human Liver Regeneration
Grant ID: R01-DK-090992

 

 


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Shai Shaham, Ph.D.

Rockefeller University

Project Title: Glial Control of Neuronal Receptive Ending Morphology
Grant ID: R01-NS-073121

 

 


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Liguo Wang, Ph.D.

Yale University School of Medicine

Project Title: Structure of a Membrane Protein in a Lipid Membrane: Cryo-EM Study of the HCN Channel
Grant ID: R01-GM-096458

 


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David B. Weiner, Ph.D.

University of Pennsylvania Medical School

Project Title: Development of a Universal Influenza Seasonal Vaccine
Grant ID: R01-AI-092843

 

 


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Marius Wernig, M.D., Ph.D. and Thomas C. Sudhof, M.D.

Stanford University School of Medicine

Project Title: Direct Conversion of Fibroblasts into Neurons: A Novel Approach to Study Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Grant ID: R01-MH-092931

 


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Mehmet Fatih Yanik, Ph.D.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Project Title: High-Throughput In Vivo Subcellular-Resolution Vertebrate Screening Platform
Grant ID: R01-NS-073127

 

 


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Anthony M. Zador, M.D., Ph.D.

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Project Title: High-throughput DNA Sequencing Method for Probing the Connectivity of Neural Circuits at Single-Neuron Resolution
Grant ID: R01-NS-073129

 


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Kang Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.; Sheng Ding, Ph.D.; Thomas A. Reh, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego | The Scripps Research Institute | University of Washington

Project Title: Regeneration of Retinal Neurons by Chemically Induced Reprogramming of Muller Glia
Grant ID: R01-EY-021374

 


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Xiawei Zhuang, Ph.D. and Xiaoliang S. Xie, Ph.D.

Harvard University

Project Title: Dynamic Cellular Architecture of Bacteria by System-Wide Super-Resolution Imaging
Grant ID: R01-GM-096450

 

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