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
Dielentheis, Kate, MDAssociation of Professors of Gynecology and ObstetricsHands-On and Simulation-Based Abortion Education for Legally Precarious Environments 9/1/20228/31/2023
McIntosh, Jennifer, DONIH Heart Lung and Blood InstituteNovel Role for Placental Endothelial Mitochondria in Preeclampsia12/17/201911/30/2024
Menon, Seema, MD (co-investigator);
Cruz, Meredith, MD (co-investigator);
Kruper, Abbey, PsyD (co-investigator); Kaljo, Kristina, PhD (co-investigator)
Wisconsin Doulas of Color CollectiveAdvancing Equity in Maternal and Child Health 1/1/202312/31/2025
Palatnik, Anna, MDNational Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Addressing key social-structural risk factors for racial disparities in maternal morbidity in Southeastern Wisconsin9/1/20238/31/2030
Palatnik, Anna, MDNIH (R01)Gestational Diabetes and Pharmacotherapy (GAP)3/3/20222/28/2027
Peterson, Erika, MD; Kruper, Abbey, PsyDCTSI Ensemble GrantBioethics: Drug Oversight - Public Health & Ethics (DOPE} Ensemble2/20/2020
Pradeep, Sunila, PhDF&MCW Cancer CenterHarnessing PD-L1 Expression in Ovarian Cancer ACS-Supplement 8/1/20227/31/2024
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, PhDDepartment of Defense (DoD)Targeting Epigenomic Adaptations to Overcome Drug Resistance in Ovarian Cancer6/1/20215/31/2025
Rader, Janet S., MD, FACOGNIH Cancer InstituteR- Enlisting HPV integration events to illuminate drivers and target treatment in invasive cervical cancer 7/1/20226/30/2027
PI: Rader, Janet S., MD, FACOG
Co-PIs: Peterson, Erika, MDPalatnik, Anna, MD, Kaljo, Kristina, PhD, Kristine Graetinger, MD, Jackie Peebles, MD,
Advancing Healthier WisconsinAddressing maternal health disparities from preconception to postpartum 7/1/202312/31/2024
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