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, PhDNIH Cancer InstituteRole of RNA activation in Tumor Progression and Metastasis9/10/20198/24/2024
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
McIntosh, Jennifer, DONIH Heart Lung and Blood InstituteNovel Role for Placental Endothelial Mitochondria in Preeclampsia12/17/201911/30/2024
Palatnik, Anna, MDNIH (R01)Gestational Diabetes and Pharmacotherapy (GAP)3/3/20222/28/2027
Palatnik, Anna, MDAmerican Heart Association Social Risks-Focused Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Preeclampsia in AA Women7/1/20216/30/2022
Peterson, Erika, MD; Kruper, Abbey, PsyDCTSI Ensemble GrantBioethics: Drug Oversight - Public Health & Ethics (DOPE} Ensemble2/20/2020
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDDepartment of Defense (DoD)Translational Adaptations in Macrophage for Ovarian Cancer Progression 7/01/2022 6/30/2024
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDNIH Cancer Institute (R01)Role of exosomal SPHK1 in ovarian cancer progression2/1/2022 1/31/2027
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDOvarian Cancer Research FundEpigenetic Causes of Acquired Resistance of Anti_VEGF Therapy 9/1/20171/31/2023
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