The LA CaTS Pilot Grants Program is pleased to announce the awardees of the Round 11 Pilot Grants Funding Opportunities. Abstracts for each project can be found on our Pilot Projects page: /research-funding/pilot-projects/. Congratulations to the following awardees:

Round 11 Pilot Grants Awardees

Shigeki Saito, MD
Tulane University
"Defining the Roles of Fibulin-5 in Pulmonary Fibrosis"

Nicholas Skill, PhD
LSU Health - New Orleans
"Monitoring and targeting CD73 for gastrointestinal neuroendocrine neoplasms"

Sungho Lee, MD
LSU Health - Shreveport
"Role of hydrogen sulfide in the glioma immune microenvironment"

Bolormaa Vandanmagsar, PhD
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
"Defining the role of hepatic SLC25a25 on NASH development"

Bilon Khambu, PhD
Tulane University
"Response and role of Bone marrow-derived Hematopoietic Stem Cells (BMHSCs) to Chronic liver injury"