Past Funded Research

9/26/17

These studies will help us understand the pathophysiology that underpins abnormal responses to heat stress in heart failure patients.

10/22/15
Mushrooms rich in vitamin D will be studied to help shed light on their effects on people with diabetes, the usefulness of a vegetarian vitamin D source, and how they may improve the quality of life for older adults.
9/8/16
Investigators will examine the engineering complexity implications of intelligent orthotic braces used to manage knee osteoarthritis.
10/22/15
Todd C. Rideout, PhD, will test the combination of two nutraceuticals for potential application in the prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome, a group of risk factors that contribute to increased cardiovascular disease.
9/8/16
Over 100 million individuals in the United States are obese, including the very young and the very old, a condition associated with insulin insensitivity, metabolic inflexibility, and reduced activities of daily living.
10/22/15
Previous research has established resistant starch (RS) as an effective dietary prebiotic supplement to modulate intestinal function and improve systemic health in both animals and humans.
10/22/15
This study aims to understand the ramifications of longer work:rest ratios for firefighters, as well as the role of fitness on short- and long-term performance/recovery.
10/22/15
This study will explore possible associations between EMT partner familiarity and teamwork and on-the-job injuries.
9/26/17
Sepsis is a leading cause of death in critical care units worldwide. This study, led by John X. Wilson, PhD, will explore whether something as simple as vitamin C can help reduce mortality from sepsis.