Listing of funded innovation labs (alphabetical by investigator name)

 

Commissioned Innovation Labs

Recontamination en route from reliable source to point of use is a growing concern
Jamie Bartram, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2011
A Global Imperative: Healthy and Secure 0-2 Year Olds
High-impact interventions can ensure the well-being of young children and their mothers
Peggy Bentley, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2010 Completed: 2012

Gillings Innovation Labs

Removing Nitrogen, Recovering Energy from Hog Waste
Managing swine waste is crucial for protecting air and water in NC
Mike Aitken, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2009 Completed: 2012
Linking Local, Sustainable Farming and Health
Can “eating local” address obesity, the environment and economic viability?
Alice Ammerman, DrPH, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2012
Defeating Respiratory Disease in Children
The search for an affordable, multivalent and stable vaccine
Ralph Baric, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2011
Combating childhood diarrhea by designing “super antigens”
Ralph Baric, PhD, Principal Investigator
Eric Donaldson, PhD, Former Principal Investigator
Funded: 2010
“Body-on-a-Chip” offers an innovative alternative to traditional testing
Rebecca Fry, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2010
Getting safe, effective therapies to market with speed and precision
Joseph Ibrahim, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2007
Untangling the relationship between genomics and disease
Danyu Lin, PhD, and Fred Wright, PhD, Principal Investigators
Funded: 2009 Completed: 2012
Pilot program seeks to reduce HIV risk and partner violence in young men
Suzanne Maman, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2010 Completed: 2011
Laboratory for molecular surveillance of tropical diseases opens in the Congo
Steve Meshnick, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2012
A local challenge becomes research prototype
Joseph Morrissey, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2012
Hospital and ambulance services may provide the missing link
David Richardson, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2012
Business + Public Health = more water filters in more houses
Mark Sobsey, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2007 Completed: 2008
Detecting infectious disease at its source may save millions of lives
Mark Sobsey, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2010
Discovering where microbes originate can help to protect public health
Jill Stewart, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2010
Pharmacoepidemiology evaluates drug benefits and harms
Til Stürmer, MD, MPH, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2009
Some drinking water is shockingly high in contamination
Miroslav Styblo, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2011
Worst pollutants often fly under the radar
William Vizuete, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2008 Completed: 2011
A Seamless, Accessible, 21st-Century Global Classroom
Tapping into the learning styles of “Millennials” can benefit public health education
William Zelman, PhD, Principal Investigator
Funded: 2009 Completed: 2011