Grants

Touro Nevada faculty participate in extramural grants and intramural grants and also supports and assists in mentoring student research projects and summer research fellows.

Grants, Awards, and Fellowships

2017-18 Grants
  • Awarded by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Oral Fluid Pain Biomarkers as Objective Measures of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) for Cervicogenic Headache (CGH) by Robert Kessler, D.O., Karen Duus, Ph.D., and Dr. Shannon Martin, O.T.D. are the Co-PIs
  • Awarded by the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM). Lost sleep and lost knowledge? The correlation between sleep and exam performance. Terrence Miller, Ph.D., Kristina Lindquist, M.S., Basic Sciences

Every year, we offer internal grant funds to support small-scale research projects conducted by faculty members. The grant money is intended to provide seed money for acquiring preliminary data to be used in writing extramural grant applications. 

2017-18 Grant Projects
  • Correlation between tau accumulation in retina and different areas of the human brain from individuals with Alzheimer’s disease by Vladimir Bondarenko, Ph.D., Basic Sciences
2016-17 Grant Project
  • Social & Vocational Education (SAVE): Bridging the Gap between OT, ABA, and SpEd by Patrick Leytham, Ph.D.; School of Education, CHHS, Robyn Otty, O.T.D., M.Ed.; School of Occupational Therapy, CHHS, Briel Josephson, MA, BCBA, LBA, Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

You will have the opportunity to participate in research activities at Touro Nevada. Internal grant funds are available every year to support student projects. Touro Nevada faculty mentor you during the course of your project. 

2017-18 Projects and Mentors
  • Exercise-induced susceptibility to upper respiratory infection in NOS2 knockout mice by Kimberly Congdon, Ph.D.
  • Generation and Characterization of Hybridoma Clones Secreting Murine Monoclonal Antibodies against the Ferret T Cell Receptor (CD3) and the Ferret T Cell Co-stimulatory Molecule (CD28) by Karen Duus, Ph.D.
  • Targeted Immunotherapeutic Strategy for Lung Cancer by Mahboob Qureshi, M.D., Ph.D.
2016-17 Projects and Mentors
  • Is Mate’s Aqueous Extract Action on Breast Cancer Selective? by Amina Sadik, Ph.D.
  • The Role of Climbing in Recovery from Disequilibrium by Kimberly Congdon, Ph.D.
  • Generation and Characterization of Hybridoma Clones Secreting Murine Monoclonal Antibodies against the Ferret T Cell Receptor (CD3) and the Ferret T Cell Co-stimulatory Molecule (CD28) by Karen Duus, Ph.D.
  • Cardiovascular Responses to Osteopathic Manipulation in Elderly Hypertensive Patients by Marina Ioudina, M.D., Ph.D., Eric Toder, D.O., Aurelio Muyot, M.D.
  • Bacteriophage Therapy-Novel Approach for Treatment of Gonococcal and Pneumococcal Infections by Terry Else, Ph.D.
  • Rapids in the river: Downstream effects of challenging questions on student exam performance by Terrence Miller, Ph.D., and Kristina Lindquist, M.S.
  • Project LEAD: Preparing Leaders for Equity, Access, and Diversity by Tonya Walls, M.S.Ed.
2017
  • Gabriel Burgos, University of Nevada Reno
  • Omar Qureshi, Yale University

2016
  • Courtney Hansen, Grand Canyon University
  • Paulina Awuah, Grand Canyon University
  • Mikhail Bondarenko, University of Denver

Grant Forms and Documents:

Find instructions, apply for grants, and receive facts in the forms below: 

You will find additional documents by visiting Blackboard (TUN Faculty/Staff > Documents > Department of Research Documents) or the Institutional Review Board page.