RESEARCH GRANTS

 

EXTRAMURAL (COMPLETED):

  1. American Lung Association of Los Angeles County, Research Grant, "Response of the pulmonary microcirculation to hypoxia in the newborn." P.I. J. Usha Raj,  2/1/85 to 1/31/86, $ 29,000
  2. American Lung Association of California, Research Grant, "Influence of surface forces on the microcirculation in the developing lung."  P.I. J. Usha Raj, 7/1/85 to 6/30/86, $ 8,000
  3. American Heart Association - Greater Los Angeles Affiliate, Research Grant, "Response of lung microcirculation to edema in the newborn."  P.I. J. Usha Raj, 9/1/85 to 8/31/86, $ 20,000
  4. National Heart Lung Blood Institute, R-29, New Investigator Award, "Studies of lung microcirculation in the newborn."  P.I. J. Usha Raj, 7/1/85 to 6/30/88, $ 107,500
  5. American Lung Association of Los Angeles County, Research Grant, "Role of arachidonic acid metabolites in pulmonary hypoxic vasoconstriction in the newborn." P.I. J. Usha Raj,  5/1/87 to 4/30/88,  $ 20,000
  6. American Heart Association - Greater Los Angeles Affiliate, Research Grant, "Rheological effects in the pulmonary microcirculation." P.I. J. Usha Raj, 7/1/87 to 6/30/88, $ 20,000
  7. American Lung Association of Los Angeles County, Research Grant, "Effect of vasoactive peptides in the neonatal pulmonary circulation."  P.I. J. Usha Raj, 8/1/87 to 7/30/88, $ 20,000
  8. March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award, "Eicosanoids in control of perinatal pulmonary circulation."  P.I. J. Usha Raj,  9/1/87 to 6/31/90, $ 70,000
  9. American Heart Association - Greater Los Angeles Affiliate, Research Grant, "Role of the pulse wave in the pulmonary circulation."  P.I. J. Usha Raj,  7/1/88  to 6/30/89, $ 20,000
  10. National Heart Lung Blood Institute- RO1, "Studies of lung microcirculation in the newborn."  P.I. J. Usha Raj, 3/1/88 to 2/28/93, $ 458,777; MIRS - Research Supplement to RO1 for Dr. Basil Ibe, Ph.D.- 3/1/89 to 2/28/93, $ 200,000,  MIRS- Research Supplement to RO1 for Dr. Adora Okogbule-Wonodi- 10/1/94-9/30/97, $ 110,000.
  11. American Heart Association, Greater Los Angeles Affiliate. Investigative Group Research Fellowship Award, P.I. J. Usha Raj, 7/1/94-7/31/97, $ 85,500.
  12. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development: Perinatal Emphasis Research Center.  "New strategies to mature the preterm fetus".  P.I. Alan Jobe,  4/1/93-3/31/98. $ 2,446,363. Project III: Vascular Maturation. P.I. J. Usha Raj, $ 277,721/yr.
  13. Ross Research Laboratories- " Pathogenesis of pulmonary hemorrhage in surfactant treated immature lungs."  P.I. J. Usha Raj, 6/1/92 to 12/31/98, $ 60,000.
  14. Guenther Foundation-Permanent equipment support for Molecular Biology Research, Total Direct $835,900, 1999-2000.
  15. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, RO1, HL-047804-10, P.I. J. Usha Raj, 7/1/93-6/30/03. Perinatal Lung Vascular Reactivity and Lipid Mediators. Total Direct $ 200,000/yr.
  16. Sepracor Research Foundation, (PI. Raj, Usha), “Mechanisms by which (S)-albuterol attenuates the effect of (R)-albuterol on human airway muscle cells” 01/01/03-01/12/04. Total $ 60,000.
  17. MIRS for Theresa A. John, Ph.D., MHPE, RO1 HL059435-05 Raj (PI) NIH/NHLBI, 02/01/04 – 06/30/07, Mechanisms of cGMP-mediated Vasodilation in Perinatal Lung  (Research Supplement).
  18. MIRS for Sewite Negash, Ph.D. RO1 HL075187-01S1 Raj (PI) NIH/NHLBI 05/01/04–07/31/08, Functional Heterogeneity of Pulmonary Arteries and Veins (Research Supplement)
  19. MPDS for Victoria N. Nwafor-Anene, M.D. RO1 HL059435-07S1Raj (PI) NIH/NHLBI  07/01/05 – 06/30/08 Mechanisms of cGMP-mediated Vasodilation in Perinatal Lung  (Research Supplement).
  20. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, RO1, HL-077819-05 (P.I. Raj, J. Usha, M.D.), 07/01/04-06/30/09, PAF and Hypoxia-induced Pulmonary Hypertension.
  21. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, RO1, HL-075187-06 (P.I. Raj, J. Usha, M.D.) 8/1/03-07/31/13, Functional Heterogeneity of Pulmonary Arteries and Veins.
  22. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute,  RO1, HL-059435-11 (P.I. Raj, J. Usha, M.D.) 07/01/98-06/30/12, Mechanisms of cGMP mediated vasodilation in Perinatal Lung
  23. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, 1R03HL110829-01, (P.I. Raj, J. Usha, M.D.) 09/23/11-07/31/13, MicroRNAs in Regulation of Pulmonary Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation

 

INTRAMURAL (COMPLETED):

  1. Faculty Development Award, University of California, San Francisco, "Lung Micropuncture", P.I. J. Usha Raj, 7/1/83 to 6/30/84, $ 6,000
  2. Research and Education Institute, Inc., Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Grant, "Research Laboratory Support", P.I. J. Usha Raj, 10/1/84 to 9/30/85, $ 6,000
  3. Research and Education Institute, Inc., Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Research Grant, "Response of the neonatal pulmonary circulation to hypoxia." P.I. J. Usha Raj, 11/1/84 to 10/31/85, $ 3,000
  4. UCLA Academic Senate Research Grant, P.I. J. Usha Raj, 1/22/85 to 6/30/85,   $ 2,000
  5. Research & Education Institute, Inc., Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Research Grant, "Differential responses of pulmonary arterioles and venules." P.I. J. Usha Raj, 3/1/87 to 2/28/88, $ 3,000
  6. Research and Education Institute, Inc., Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Research Grant, "Endothelins: Role in regulation of pulmonary microcirculation." P.I. J. Usha Raj, 3/1/89 to 2/28/90, $ 3,000
  7. Harbor-UCLA Research and Education Institute, Inc. Seed Grant. “Leukocyte and endothelium interactions in Sickle Cell Disease.” P.I. Basil Ibe, Co-I, J. Usha Raj, 08/18/98-08/31/99. $ 5000.
  8. University of California, Los Angeles. “Perinatal Lung Vascular Reactivity and Lipid Mediators” P.I. J. Usha Raj. 08/01/98-07/31/99. $ 50,000.