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Grand Challenge Grant Recipients


 

 Accordion

 

 BRIANNE BETTCHER, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2016 Grand Challenge Award Recipient

Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

1

 GANNA BILOUSOVA, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Down syndrome stem cells

2

 ZHE CHEN, PhD, CU Boulder

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2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Trisomy 21 effect on neural path finding

3

 JAMES DEGREGORI, PhD, CU Anschutz

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​2013 and 2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Leukemia in Down Syndrome​

4

 MARK DELL'ACQUA, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Synaptic transmission in trisomic cells

5

 ROBIN DOWELL, PhD, CU Boulder

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2013 and 2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Gene expression in Down syndrome

6

 JOAQUIN ESPINOSA, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2013 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Altered cell signaling in Down syndrome cells

7

 KIRK HANSEN, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Proteomics of Down syndrome

8

 FRANCIS HICKEY, MD, CU Anschutz

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2013 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Anethesia sensitivity in Down Syndrome

9

 CHARLES HOEFFER, PhD, CU Boulder

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2015 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Effect of trisomy on behavior in Down syndrome mice

10

 AARON JOHNSON, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Structure and function of chromosome 21

11

 KEVIN JONES, PhD, CU Boulder

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2013 and 2015 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Rescue of Down syndrome mice by BDNF overexpression

12

 HARALD JUNGE, PhD, CU Boulder

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2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Optic development in Down syndrome

13

 MATTHEW KENNEDY, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2013 and 2015 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Neurotransmission in Down syndrome

14

 MICHAEL KLYMKOWSKY, PhD, CU Boulder

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2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Neurodevelopment in Down syndrome

15

 CHRISTOPHER LINK, PhD, CU Boulder

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​2013 and 2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Gene expression in Down syndrome iPSCs

16

 CHANGWEI LIU, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2015 and 2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Effect of USP15 overexpression on protein degradation

17

 KEN MACLEAN, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2015 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Does Down syndrome induce the unfolded protein response?

18

 STEVEN MAIER, PhD, CU Boulder

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2014 and 2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Neuroinflammation in Down syndrome mice

19

 WILLIAM OLD, PhD, CU Boulder

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2015 and 2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Effect of DYRK1A overexpression in Down syndrome

20

 BRADLEY OLWIN, PhD, CU Boulder

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​2014 and 2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Effect of trisomy on muscle stem cells

21

 CHAD PEARSON, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Cell signaling in Down syndrome

22

 ANNE-LAURE PERRAUD, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2014 and 2015 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Immune dysfunction in Down syndrome

25

 KARL PFENNINGER, MD, CU Anschutz

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​2013 and 2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipients

APP mis-expression in Down syndrome

24

 CHRIS PORTER, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Immune system in Down syndrome cells

23

 TAMIM SHAIKH, PhD, CU Anschutz

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​2013 and 2014 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Autism and Down syndrome

26

 RICHARD SPRITZ, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2013 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Autoimmune disorders in Down syndrome

27

 JERRY STITZEL, PhD, CU Boulder

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2015 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Alzheimer's symptoms in Down syndrome mice

28

 KELLY SULLIVAN, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Interferon signaling in Down syndrome

29

 DING XUE, PhD, CU Boulder

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​2013 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Cell death in Down syndrome

30

 MICHAEL YEAGER, PhD, CU Anschutz

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2013 and 2015 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Autoimmune disorders in airway epithelium

31

 RUI YI, PhD, CU Boulder

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2013, 2014 and 2016 Grand Challenge Grant Recipient

Leukemia in Down syndrome

32