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Annual Nursing research Grant awards

2021 Grant Award Recipients

We are delighted to announce that four sponsored grants were awarded at the 2021 ISONG World Congress. Thank you to the Schools of Nursing at Duquesne University, University of Connecticut, University of Pittsburgh, and the ISONG Helix Campaign for their support of these awards.

University of Pittsburgh/ISONG Research Award granted to:

 Tumilara Amoo 
 
For her research grant proposal entitled:
 "
Influence of Methylation in the Promoter Region of Prolactin Receptor on Breast and Nipple Pain and Perception of Lactation Insufficiency" 


Duquesne University/ISONG Research Award granted to:

 Tara S. Davis
 
For her research grant proposal entitled:
 "Multi-omics of the Nrf2 Antioxidant Response Element Signaling Pathway in Women Experiencing Breast Cancer-Related Fatigue


University of Connecticut/ISONG Research Award granted to:

 Kate Oppegard
 
For her research grant proposal entitled:
 "Are Changes in Gene Expression Associated with Higher Levels of Co-occurring Cancer-related Cognitive Impairment and Anxiety in Outpatients Receiving Chemotherapy?"
 


ISONG Helix Campaign Research Award granted to:

 Ya-Ke "Grace" Wu
 
For her research grant proposal entitled:
 "Genetic Risk in Eating Disorders: Ensuring Global Inclusion in Texas"
 



2020 Grant Award Recipients

We are delighted to announce that two sponsored grants were awarded at the 2020 ISONG World Congress. Thank you to the Schools of Nursing at Duquesne University, University of Connecticut, and University of Pittsburgh for their support of these awards.

University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, UCONN School of Nursing/ISONG Research Award granted to:

 Carolyn Harris 
 
For her research grant proposal entitled:
 "
Does Methylation in the Promoter Region of Inflammatory  Genes Influence Symptom Cluster Severity Scores in Oncology Patients" 


University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, UCONN School of Nursing/ISONG Research Award granted to:

 Marliese D. Nist
 For her research grant proposal entitled:
 "DNA Methylation, Inflammation, and Neurobehavior in Very Preterm Infants"


2019 Grant Award Recipients

We are delighted to announce that four sponsored grants were awarded at the 2019 ISONG World Congress. Thank you to the Schools of Nursing at Clemson University, Duquesne University, University of Connecticut, and University of Pittsburgh for their support of these awards.

Clemson University/ISONG Research Award granted to:


Alexandra Nowak

for her research grant proposal entitled Neighborhood Disorder and Epigenetic Regulation of Stress Pathways Related to Preterm Birth


Duquesne University/ISONG Research Award granted to:


Sharon Casavant
for her research grant proposal entitled Predicting Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Preterm Infants Using Genomic Measures


University of Connecticut/ISONG Research Award granted to:


Frances Peterson-Burch
for her research grant proposal entitled "miRNAs Related to Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Given Nuclear Genetic Susceptibility"   

University of Pittsburgh/ISONG Research Award granted to:

Maryam Hamidi
for her research grant proposal entitled 

The Effect of Skin to Skin Care on Oral and Gut Microbial Communities of Preterm Infants and Consequent Health Outcomes


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Please contact Amy Spikula at amy@isong.org to sponsor an ISONG Research Grant. 

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