Grant Awards in April 2004

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Principal Investigator Project Title/Link
Dr. José Cohen
Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière-Cervi, Paris, France
Generation of Foxp3-Transduced CD4+ Suppressive T Cells for Induction of Tolerance in Transplantation
Prof. Jay A. Fishman
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
The Role of Viral Infection in the Development of Post-Transplant Cancers
Prof. Andrew George
Imperial College London, Hammersmith Campus, London, UK
Modification of Dendritic Cells and DNA Vaccination for the Induction of Tolerance
Dr. Holger Hackstein
Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany
Sanglifehrin A, a Novel Immunophilin-Binding Agent with Unique Activity against Dendritic Cells
Prof. Robert Lechler
King's College London, Guy's Campus, London, UK
Promoting Transplantation Tolerance: Adoptive T Cell Therapy Using Customised Regulatory Cells
Dr. Olivia Martinez
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
B Cell Lymphomas in Transplantation
Dr. Volker Nickeleit
The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
BK-Virus Load Measurements in Kidneys: New Strategies for Assessing the Risk of BK-Virus Nephropathy
Prof. Giuseppe Remuzzi
Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Bergamo, Italy
Donor Engineered Dendritic Cells to Generate Tolerogenic Regulatory T Cells for Renal Transplantation
Prof. Ann M. Simpson
University of Technology Sydney, St. Leonards, Australia
Correction of Diabetes Using Primary Liver Cells
Prof. Angus W. Thomson
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells and Liver Transplant Tolerance
Dr. Cees van Kooten
Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Survival Mechanisms of Human Dendritic Cells as a Tool to Direct Immune Response
Dr. Barbara A. Wasowska
Johns Hopkins University SOM, Baltimore, USA
The Role of Antibodies in Allograft Rejection