Current Funding

Current Funding

NIH/NHLBI R01 HL119218.
Ex vivo perfusion in a lung box for rehabilitation of donor lungs.
Victor Laubach and Irving Kron (Multiple PI). 08/2013 – 07/2018.
This project studies the application of ex vivo lung perfusion with treatment with adenosine A2A receptor agonist in order to rehabilitate non-heart beating donor lungs for successful transplantation.

NIH/NHLBI T32 HL007849.
CardioThoracic Surgery Training Grant.
Irving Kron (PI). 07/2000 - 06/2015.
This grant provides training of surgery residents in laboratory research with a goal of developing quality academic surgeons. This program entails close collaboration between basic scientists and surgical faculty. Salary for two surgery residents per year (for two years each resident) are provided, for a total of 10 different trainees over a five year period.