Dr. Gerald Kost received a grant in the amount of $285,000 for a project titled, "Rapid Multipathogen Detection for POCT and National Disaster Readiness" from the National Institute of Health, Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering.
Dr. Chris Polage was awarded the Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Pilot Award in the amount of $60,000. Dr. Polage’s grant proposal was ranked #1 from three outside reviewers. His project was titled, "Laboratory Based Case Control Study of the Relationship Between Clostridium difficile and Cytomegalovirus in Hospitalized Patients with Diarrheal Illness."
Dr. Sunny Lee was awarded $10,000 pilot grant for her project titled,"Endophytes: An Untapped Natural Product Source of Cytotoxic Agents."