Grant Awards in April 1999

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Principal Investigator Project Title/Link
Prof. Anthony J.F. d’Apice
St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia
Prevention of rejection of organ transplants between species by anti-oxidant genes
Dr. Jorge A. Bezerra
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA
Role of proteins to improve outcome of liver cell transplantation
Dr. Jeffery A. Bluestone
University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Blockade of organ graft rejection by CTLA-4 ligation
Prof. Alfred L.M. Bothwell
Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
Characterization of molecules important for preventing rejection of transplanted pig organs
Dr. Julie Dechanet
Bordeaux University 2, Bordeaux, France
Analysis of the mechanisms used by the immune system to fight against the Cytomegalovirus
Prof. Philip Halloran
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Exploring How Aging Mechanisms Affect Transplants
Dr. Jon S. Odorico
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
Derivation of Insulin Producing Cells from Embryonic Stem Cell Lines
Dr. Miguel P. Soares
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
Mechanisms of action of protective genes that promote organ graft survival
Prof. Angus Thomson
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
Studies of a novel cellular regulator of host response to organ transplants
Dr. Hans-Dieter Volk
Institut für Medizinische Immunologie, Charité, Berlin, Germany
Acceptance of foreign organ transplants – How can we outfox the immune system?