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 
Chaluvally-Raghavan, Pradeep, PhDDepartment of Defense (DoD)Translational Regulation of Oncoproteins by FXR1 CNV in Ovarian Cancer5/15/20215/14/2025
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, PhDNIH Cancer InstituteRole of RNA activation in Tumor Progression and Metastasis9/10/20198/24/2024
Cruz, Meredith, MD and Harrison, Rachel, MDWomen's Health Research Program (WHRP)Fetal Macrosomia & the Expression and Regulation8/1/20185/31/2021
Davidson, Emily, MD; Koduri, Sumana, MD; Newcomer, Julianne, MDCTSI EnsembleFecal Incontinence Ensemble
Davidson, Emily, MD (co-investigator);
Kathryn Flynn, PhD (PI)
NIH Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disease (NIDDK)Wisconsin Exploratory Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology9/1/2020 6/30/2022
Linton, Allison, MDAdvancing Healthier WisconsinLowering Uninsured, STI & Unintended Pregnancy at Milwaukee County Health Departments1/1/201912/31/2021
McIntosh, Jennifer, DONIH Heart Lung and Blood InstituteNovel Role for Placental Endothelial Mitochondria in Preeclampsia12/17/201911/30/2024
McIntosh, Jennifer, DOCTSI Traditional Pilot AwardEffects of Preeclampsia and Preterm Birth on Maternal Endothelial Function 4/1/20194/1/2021
Palatnik, Anna, MDCTSI Traditional Pilot AwardRacial Differences in DNA-Methylation Profiling of Human Placentas in Pregnancies Complicated by Preeclampsia8/1/20207/31/2021
Palatnik, Anna, MDAMAG PharmaceuticalsInvolvement of Micro-RNA 223 in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia through Interference with Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition of the Extravillous Trophoblast10/12/201812/31/2020
Palatnik, Anna, MDWomen's Health Research Program (WHRP)The Role of Mirco-RNA 223 in the Pathogenesis of Preeclampsia1/15/20181/12/2021
Peterson, Erika, MD; Kruper, Abbey, PsyDCTSI Ensemble GrantBioethics: Drug Oversight - Public Health & Ethics (DOPE} Ensemble2/20/2020
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDOvarian Cancer Research FundEpigenetic Causes of Acquired Resistance of Anti_VEGF Therapy 9/1/20171/31/2022
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDDepartment of Defense (DoD)Sphingosine-Mediated Immune Suppressive Effects in Ovarian Cancer6/1/20215/31/2023
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDDepartment of Defense (DoD)Targeting Epigenomic Adaptations to Overcome Drug Resistance in Ovarian Cancer6/1/20215/31/2025
Rader, Janet S., MD, FACOGNIH Cancer Institute (R21)Defining HPV Integration Sites of Unknown Significance in Invasive Cervical Cancer 7/1/20206/30/2022
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 Metastases8/15/20178/14/2021