Transdisciplinary Initiatives Program (TIP)

FY 2018 Awards

Project Title: Small Molecules to Inhibit CREB: CBP Interaction for Treatment of Childhood Acute leukemia
PI: Kathleen Sakamoto, MD, PhD, School of Medicine (Pediatrics)
Co-PIs: Soichi Wakatsuki, MD, PhD, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory; Ron Dror, PhD, School of Engineering (Computer Science); Chaitan Khosla, PhD, School of Engineering (Chemical Engineering and Chemistry)

Project Title: Low-Cost Volumetric Ultrasound Body Scanner for pediatric Patients: Complete Abdominal 3D Imaging without Radiation
PI: Jeremy Dahl, PhD, School of Medicine, Department of Radiology
Co-PIs: Boris Murmann, PhD, School of Engineering (Electrical Engineering); Sebastian Thrun, PhD, School of Engineering (Electrical Engineering); Biondo Biondi, PhD, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Geophysics)
Co-Is: Safwan Halabi, MD, School of Medicine (Radiology) Carl Herickhoff, PhD, School of Medicine (Radiology)

Project Title: Innovative Phenotyping and Theratyping of newborns with Cystic Fibrosis
PI: Carlos Milla, MD, School of Medicine (Pediatrics)
Co-PIs: Jeffrey Wine, PhD, School of Humanities & Sciences (Psychology); Ron Kopito, PhD, School of Humanities & Sciences (Biology)

Project Title: Development of a 3D Model for Human Placental Development to Improve Maternal and Child Health
Co-PIs: Alexander Dunn, PhD, School of Engineering (Chemical Engineering); Katherine Bianco, MD, School of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Co-Is: Roger Pedersen, PhD, School of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology); Virginia Winn, MD, PhD, School of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology); Ruth Lathi, MD, School of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology); Vittorio Sebastiano, PhD, School of Medicine (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Past Awards

Funding Rates

YEAR Letter of Intent Full Proposals
Awards Amount
FY17 16 4 4 $800,000
FY16 No Awards Issued due to Lack of Funding
FY15 23 9 5 $1,000,000
FY14 17 5 5 $1,000,000
FY12 8 4 4 $800,000