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VMI-HVI Innovator Awards

Innovator Awards feature collaborations between VMI and HVI faculty members. The projects represent cutting-edge science and highlight how the synergy between VMI and HVI faculty will open new and exciting areas of research.

What: A $25k, one-year seed funding for an innovative collaborative project with strong potential to lead to extramural funding

Who: Project must be a study involving a VMI faculty member working in collaboration with a HVI faculty member

Awarded Grants

Summer 2018

Summer 2017

    • Adam Straub, PhD (VMI) and Prem Soman, MD, PhD (HVI)
      A Pilot Study to Assess the Prevalence and Determinants of Global Myocardial Flow Reserve Abnormalities, and Its Association with Impaired Vasoreactivity and the Cyb5R3 T117S Gene variant In African –American Women with Chest Pain Referred for Myocardial Perfusion Imaging

 Summer 2016

April 2015

March 2015

February 2015

October 2014

August 2014

    • Edith Tzeng, MD (VMI) and Kang Kim, PhD (HVI)
      Ultrasensitive Thermal Strain Imaging to Prevent Unnecessary Carotid Intervention and Strokes

June 2014