Funding

Dr. Lerman's lab has received grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund several research projects related to renal and cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. Dr. Lerman also mentors other principal investigators on their NIH-funded research projects.

Investigator & Role Grant Title Funding Source Duration
Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator Obesity-induced mesenchymal stem cell senescence NIH, R01 DK120292 12/27/2018-1/3/2022
Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator Noninvasive assessment of renal fibrosis using magnetization transfer MRI NIH, U01DK104273 09/24/2014-06/30/2020
Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator MSC-derived microvesicles in metabolic syndrome and renovascular disease NIH, R01DK102325 03/10/2015-02/28/2020
Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator Ultrasound shockwave therapy for post-stenotic microvascular remodeling NIH, R01HL123160 11/15/2014-10/31/2019
Sabena M. Conley, Ph.D., principal investigator; Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., mentor Mesenchymal stem cell senescence in obesity Burroughs Wellcome Fund, 1018672 09/01/2018-08/31/2021
Sandra M. Herrmann, M.D., principal investigator; Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., mentor Hypoxic preconditioning for the improvement of the regenerative capacity of adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells and its application in chronic kidney disease due to hypertensive nephropathy NIH, K08 DK118120-01 07/01/2018-05/31/2023
Alfonso Eirin Massat, M.D., principal investigator; Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., mentor A potential role for mitoprotection in preserving the kidney in metabolic syndrome and renal artery stenosis NIH, K08DK106427 08/01/2015-06/30/2020
LaTonya J. Hickson, M.D., principal investigator; Lilach O. Lerman, M.D., Ph.D., mentor Mesenchymal stem cell senescence in diabetic nephropathy NIH, K23DK109134 07/01/2016-04/30/2021