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Research

3 peopleNational Institute of Health (NIH) TRANSPORT Program

SUNY Downstate has received a $10,000,000 grant from NIH to manage a research endowment to train minority inves- tigators in the biomedical sciences with an emphasis on Brooklyn residents. The Principle Investigators include Dr.

Wayne J. Riley, President of SUNY Downstate, Dr. Carlos Pato, Dean of the College of Medicine and Senior Vice Presi- dent of Research and Dr. Moro Salifu, Chair of the Depart- ment of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Nephrology and Director of the Kidney Transplant Program.

 

 

ubjEmpire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) Grant

Through a partnership between the Office of Diversity Education and Research and the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health, SUNY Downstate has received an ECRIP grant from the NYS Department of Health for nearly $700,000 for a two- year period The theme of the grant is Reducing Obesity and Cancer Risks in a Diverse African American Population. The project is a novel behavioral weight loss intervention for obesity in a diverse African-American population.

 

asfSUNY Grant for a Conference on Health Disparities and People Living with Disabilities

Dr. Margaret Kaplan, the Associate Dean in the College of Health Related Professions in collaboration with the Office of Diversity Education and Research, the Brooklyn Health Dis- parities Center and the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health received a grant for close to $5000 to sponsor a confer- ence on Health Disparities and People Living with Disabilities on SUNY Downstate’s campus.