Research Grants

The Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Research is composed of both clinical and basic science faculty and clinical research support staff that provides support to clinical research studies conducted within the department and also provide pre and post grant management.

Our department has an excellent reputation in clinical research, focused in Gynecological Oncology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Our basic scientists have received intermural and extramural grants including several federal grants to study ovarian and breast cancer.

Principal InvestigatorSponsorProject TitleAward Date 
Bishop, Erin, MDWomen's Health Research Program (WHRP)The Role of MMP-9 in Ovarian Cancer Metastasis2/1/20176/30/2019
Bishop, Erin, MDWisconsin Ovarian Cancer AllianceThe Role of Ovarian Cancer Spheroids in Metastasis and Recurrence1/1/20179/1/2019
Bishop, Erin, MDAdvancing Healthier Wisconsin - Cancer Center Seed GrantBSC - Sucrose Non-Fermenting Related Kinase in Ovarian Cancer Metastasis7/30/20187/29/2019
Chaluvally-Raghavan, Pradeep, PhDDepartment of Defense (DoD)Targeting miR511b to Prevent Tumor Formation and Metastasis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer3/1/20182/28/2021
Chaluvally-Raghavan, Pradeep, PhDOvarian Cancer Research FundUnexpected Role of CLDN11 ceRNA in Ovarian Cancer5/1/20164/30/2019
Chaluvally-Raghavan, Pradeep, PhDFroedtert Hospital Foundation (Cancer Center Seed Grant)Role of RNA Activation in Tumor Progression and Metastasis6/1/20185/31/2019
Chaluvally-Raghavan, Pradeep, PhDAmerican Cancer Society - Cancer Center Seed GrantRNA Activation Driven Ovarian Cancer7/1/20186/30/2019
Cruz, Meredith, MD and Harrison, Rachel, MDWomen's Health Research Program (WHRP)Fetal Macrosomia & the Expression and Regulation8/1/20187/31/2019
Huang, Yi-Wen, PhDAmerican Cancer Society - Cancer Center Seed GrantACS Pilot Targeting LSD1 for High-grade Endometrial Cancer1/1/20186/30/2019
Linton, Allison, MDAdvancing Healthier WisconsinLowering Uninsured, STI & Unintended Pregnancy at Milwaukee County Health Departments1/1/201912/31/2021
McIntosh, Jennifer, DOWomen's Health Research Program (WHRP)Characterization of Progesterone Metabolizing5/2/20166/30/2019
McIntosh, Jennifer, DOCTSI Traditional Pilot AwardEffects of Preeclampsia and Preterm Birth on Maternal Endothelial Function 4/1/20194/1/2020
Palatnik, Anna, MDAMAG PharmaceuticalsInvolvement of Micro-RNA 223 in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia through Interference with Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition of the Extravillous Trophoblast10/12/201810/11/2019
Palatnik, Anna, MDWomen's Health Research Program (WHRP)The Role of Mirco-RNA 223 in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia1/15/20181/14/2019 (will be extended)
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDOvarian Cancer Research FundEpigenetic Causes of Acquired Resistance of Anti_VEGF Therapy 9/1/20178/31/2020
Rader, Janet S., MD, FACOG and Kaljo, Kristina, PhDNIH Cancer InstituteStudent-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) for Underrepresented Minority Students9/1/20188/31/2023
Wang, Ling, MD, PhDDepartment of Defense (DoD)Regulation of Tumor Cell ANGPTL4 by Astrocyte-Secreted TGF-Beta2 in Triple Negative Breast Cancer Brain Metastases8/15/20178/14/2020