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2020/2021 Research Grant Awards

David T. Wong, DMD, DMSc
Professor & Associate Dean of Research
The Regents of the University of California
Los Angeles, CA
EFIRM Liquid Biopsy for Early Detection of Sjögren's Syndrome and Sicca Patients
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Seunghee Cha, DDS, PhD
Professor, Director of COAD
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Gainesville, FL
Integrated Transcriptomic Profiling of Recurrent Parotitis in Pediatric Sjögren's Syndrome for Assessment of Mitochondrial RNA Regulators
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Sharmila Masli, PhD
Associate Professor
Trustees of Boston University
Needham, MA
Tear Biomarkers for Differential Diagnosis of Sjögren's vs. non-Sjögren's Dry Eye
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2019/2020 Research Grant Awards

Emily Lanzel, DDS, MS
Visiting Assistant Professor
College of Dentistry
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
Salivary Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Childhood Sjögren's Syndrome 
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Kristi Koelsch, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research
Dept. of Medicine, College of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK
Salivary Anti-Ro Defines a New Phenotype of Sjögren's Syndrome 
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2018/2020 Research Grant Awards

Kimberly Jasmer-Mcdonald, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biochemistry
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO
P2YReceptor as Therapeutic Target in a Sjögren's Syndrome Mouse Model 
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Melodie Lynn Weller, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
The Impact of a Global Increase in Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) exposure on the Incidence of Sjögren's Syndrome Diagnosis 
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Yee Ling Wu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Loyola University Chicago
Maywood, IL
Genetic and Phenotypic Polymorphisms of Complement C4 in the Pathogenesis of Sjögren's Syndrome 
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