Discovering to Deliver

The Department of Surgery fosters both basic and translational research, innovates to improve outcomes, and develops entrepreneurial approaches to meet the needs of the surgical patient. The department has multiple areas of investigation, including aortic aneurysm, hepatobiliary and transplantation, inflammation biology and surgical science, vascular biology, plastic surgery and wound healing, and stem cell science and regenerative medicine. The department currently has more than $15 million in research awards and grants, of which more than $12 million is funding from the National Institutes of Health.

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Drs. Moldawer, Efron and team receive RM1 award for dysfunctional myelopoiesis

Lyle Moldawer, Ph.D., Philip A. Efron, M.D., and multidisciplinary collaborators Michael Kladde, Ph.D., and Laurence Morel, Ph.D., have received an RM1 award to study dysfunctional myelopoiesis and myeloid-derived suppressor cells in the pathobiology of sepsis. The funding will stretch over a period of five years with an annual total award of $1.58-1.68  million.

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