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Pilot Project Grants
Funding Year 2010 -2011

Phase I Funding (January 2010) - Open to PBRC Researchers

Sita Aggarwal, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Modulatin of Beta Cell Function and/or Apoptosis by Botanicals

Peter Scherp, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Effects of PMI 5011 on Mouse Intestinal Mucosa Protein Levels

Kasey Hill, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Impact of Dietary Modulation of Hypothalamic and Hepatic SCD-1 on Central and Hepatic Lipid Metabolism

Elizabeth Floyd, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Botanicals and Ubiquitin Proteasome System in Skeletal Muscle Cultures

Zhong Wong, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Effect of Botanical Supplementation on Insulin Signaling and Mitochondrial Function in Mice Fed with High-Fat Diet

 

Phase II Funding (September 2010)

Sita Aggarwal, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Role of Botanicals on Beta Cell Function and Beta Cell Number

Elizabeth Floyd, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Regulation of the Ubiquitin Proteasome System in Skeletal Muscle by PMI 5011

Joseph Francis, PhD
Louisiana State University
Role of Sirtuins in the Hypertensive and Renoprotective Effections of Blueberries in Metabolic Syndrome

Marcia Newcomer, PhD
Louisiana State University
Elucidation of Mechanisms for Modulation of 5-LOX Activity by Natural Products with Anti-inflammatory Properties

Judith Storch, PhD
Rutgers
Plant Polyphenols and Oxidized Omega-3 PUFA Assimilation

Paul Takhistov, PhD
Rutgers
Competative Adsorption of Phytochemicals in the Presence of Natural Polysaccharides on Grounded Plant Substrate

Grover Waldrop, PhD
Louisiana State University
Effects of Botanical Extract on Acetyl-coA-Carboxylase

Shawna Wicks, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Potential Anti-Obesity Utility of Avocado Extract-Dosage and Active Ingredients

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