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The Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine accepted grant applications through August 15, 2016 that proposed use of the state-of-the-artmolecular imaging equipment available at the Consortium. Principal investigators employed by one of the Sanford Consortium’s memberinstitutions wereinvited to apply for grants awards of up to $25,000.

The molecular imaging instruments include:

On September 21, 2016, the Sanford Consortium’s Scientific Steering Committee awarded funds for the following projects:

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Treatment of Danon Disease

Eric Adler, UCSD

MRI imaging of natural killer cell-based immunotherapy

Dan Kaufman, UCSD

MRI-based sensors for early detection of cancer

Tannishtha Reya, UCSD

Imaging FZD7-positive cancer stem cells in mice

Karl Willert, UCSD

Noninvasive measurement of transplanted cell gene expression using PET

Gene Yeo, UCSD