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Current Laboratory Funding:

National Institutes of Health, “Trophoblast Differentiation”, R01-HD20676-29 to R01-HD20676-33,Principal Investigator, Michael J. Soares, $2,359,865 (total costs), May 1, 2017 through April 30, 2022. 


Sosland Foundation, “Center for Perinatal Research”, Principal Investigator, Michael J. Soares, $2,000,000 (total costs), July 21, 2017 through June 30, 2025 [supports a multi-institutional perinatal research biorepository].


National Institutes of Health, “Environmental Exposures, AHR Activation, and Placental Origins of Development”, R01-ES029280-01 to R01-ES029280-05, co-Principal Investigators, Michael J. Soaresand Carrie Vyhlidal, $2,607,900 (total costs), June 1, 2018 through May 31, 2023.


National Institutes of Health, “Normalizing Pathogen Exposure and Pregnancy”, R21-AI144698-01 to R21-AI144698-02, Principal Investigator, Michael J. Soares, $420,750 (total costs), January 11, 2019 through December 31, 2020. 


National Institutes of Health, “Anti-Coagulation Factors and Placentation”, R01-HD099638-01 to R01-HD099638-05, Principal Investigator, Michael J. Soares, $2,547,370 (total costs), July 17, 2019 through May 31, 2024. 

Current Trainee Funding:

Dr. Keisuke Kozai, Lalor Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship; American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr. Kaela M. Varberg, KUMC Biomedical Training Program Postdoctoral Award; Lalor Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship; National Research Service Award Predoctoral Fellowship from the NIH

Dr. Marija Kuna, KUMC Biomedical Training Program Postdoctoral Award, K-INBRE Postdoctoral Fellowship award

Dr. Khursheed Iqbal, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, R21 ES028957, “Endocrine Disruptors, AHR  Signaling, and Placentation”, $420,750 (total costs), August 15, 2018 through July 31, 2020.