Current Funding

The National Institutes of Health has awarded The Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) a five-year $1.5 million grant to fund graduate student training in clinical and translational research.

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R01AI139913.A1                 07/1/2019-06/31/2024

Investigating a Novel Cellular Therapy to Prevent and Treat Acute Antibody Mediated Kidney Transplant Rejection

The goal of this research is to 1) investigate the mechanisms by which a novel CD8+ T cells subset downregulates donor specific antibody production and mitigates immune damage of the transplanted organ and 2) optimize the quantity and protective function of this cell subset in transplant recipients.


NIH T32 training grant

1T32AI106704-01A1           08/15/2014-7/31/2019 and Renewed 08/15/2019-7/31/24

Advanced research training in immunology for surgery trainees (ARTIST)

The goal of this training grant is to enhance the diversity and translational strength of the biomedical research workforce by integrating rigorous immunology research training and professional career development for highly selected surgical trainees with exceptional clinical, critical thinking and leadership skills.