The following researchers received Pilot Awards in 2015:

Mechanisms and consequences of mosaic APP amplification in sporadic AD neurons
Jerold Chun, MD, PhD

A cell-based, non-infectious, platform for drug repurposing screen to discover inhibitors of hemorrhagic fever arena viruses
Juan C. de la Torre, PhD

Establishment of a liver organic-derived culture system for hepatitis B virus antiviral screening
Urtzi Garagorta, PhD

Repeat-associated non-ATG translation in Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
Joel Gottesfeld, PhD

Epigenetic Changes in CpG methylation status in the blood of patients with kidney transplant rejection: Mapping immune networks and predicting risk of rejection
Dan Salomon, MD

Click-Seq: Novel methods for single HIV genome sequencing
Bruce Torbett, PhD

A digital karyotyping screen of circulating DNA for early cancer detection
Ali Torkamani, PhD