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Externally Funded Research Projects

Dr. Goldstein Grants

  • Co-Principal Investigator for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant with FHI and Engender Health on Shang Ring for Adult Circumcision. The total funding is $4.8 million dollars grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  (Co-PIs: David Sokal, Marc Barone and Marc Goldstein) and $768,325 to Weill Cornell, funding from 2010 to 2014.

  • Co-Principal Investigator (PI) for a NIH grant (NIAID#3U01AI075115) of   Acceptability and Safety of Shang Ring Circumcision. The total funding to Cornell is US $89,000.  (Co-PIs: Ronald Gary, Philip S. Li)
     
  • Co- Principal Investigator, “Use of male circumcision device in all four children age groups in the African population” founded by Grand Challenges Canada to the Grantee EngenderHealth. $100,000. # Grand Challenge Canada Grant number #0139-01

  • Co- Principal Investigator, submitted an extended grant of “Use of male circumcision device in all four children age groups in the African population” to Grand Challenges Canada with EngenderHealth.  The fund was extended from $100,000 ( 2013 to 2014) to $1 Million ( 2015 to 2017 ?) . # Grand Challenge Canada Grant number #0139-01 ( 2014 to 2017, Pending)
     
  • Co- Principal Investigator, No flip-ShangRing technique for adolescent in Kunming, China. It was sponsored ($ 35,000) by the China Office of the Global Health Strategies and China office of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation ( 2013 to 2014). ( Grant # 23033, Beijing, China)
     
  • Co- Principal Investigator, The use of a no-flip technique and  the use of topical anesthesia in place of injectable local anesthesia in Africa. A bridge grant with Engender Health. Accepted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Total: 2014 – 2017 $1.5 million.  It should come to Cornell after summer… (Cornell team has played a Key Role to launch this study by use of no flip Shang Ring technique. LI PS Trip report dated July 9, 2012)   (Philip S. Li, Richard Lee and Marc Goldstein)

Dr. Li Grants

  • Co-Investigator for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant with FHI and Engender Health on Shang Ring for Adult Circumcision. The total funding is $4.8 million dollars grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  (Co-PIs: David Sokal, Marc Barone and Marc Goldstein) and $768,325 to Weill Cornell, funding from 2010 to 2014.
     
  • Principal Investigator (PI) for a NIH grant (NIAID#3U01AI075115) of   Acceptability and Safety of Shang Ring Circumcision. The total funding to Cornell is US$89,000.  (Co-PIs: Ronald Gary, Philip S. Li)
     
  • Co-Principal Investigator, “Use of male circumcision device in all four children age groups in the African population” founded by Grand Challenges Canada to the Grantee EngenderHealth. $100,000. # Grand Challenge Canada Grant number #0139-01

  • Co-Principal Investigator, submitted an extended grant of “Use of male circumcision device in all four children age groups in the African population” to Grand Challenges Canada with EngenderHealth.  It was extended  the fund from $100,000 ( 2013 to 2014) to $1 Million ( 2015 to 2017 ?) . # Grand Challenge Canada Grant number #0139-01 ( 2014 to 2017, Pending)

  • Co-Principal Investigator, No flip-ShangRing technique for adolescent in Kunming, China. It was sponsored ($ 35,000) by the China Office of the Global Health Strategies and China office of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation (2013 to 2014). (Grant # 23033, Beijing, China)
     
  • Co-Principal Investigator, The use of a no-flip technique and the use of topical anesthesia in place of injectable local anesthesia in Africa. A bridge grant with Engender Health that submitted to , the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Dec 2013 and received it on April 12, 2014, total grant of $1,500,000,00. Global Health Grant Number OPP1084493. Total Cornell team has played a Key Role to launch this study by use of no flip Shang Ring technique. LI PS Trip report dated July 9, 2012)   (Philip S. Li, Richard Lee and Marc Goldstein) Global Health Grant Number OPP1084493

Dr. Paduch Grants

  • Principal Investigator, Role of small RNAs in male infertility. Current Support: NIH. Project Period: 4/14/2014-3/31/2019. U54 HD076210.

  • Co-Director, Small RNA pathways in mammalian gametogenesis: Outreach Core C. Current Support: NIH. Project Period: 4/14/2014-3/31/2019. U54 HD076210. 

  • Co-Investigator, Regulation of stem spermatogonia in the mature testis. Wright, William. Current Support: NIH. Project Period: 4/1/2012-3/31/2017. U1 1U01HD074542-01.

  • Principal Investigator, A multicenter prospective cohort study to investigate if ganciclovir significantly affects spermatogenesis in adult male renal transplant recipients receiving up to 200 days valganciclovir vs. concurrent untreated matched controls. Source: F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, $ 300,000, 2011-2015. WV25651.

  • Principal Investigator, Genetics of male infertility. Source: Irena and Howard Lacks Foundation, $52,000, 2008-2014. 

  • Principal Investigator, Program support for Adolescent Klinefelter Syndrome research. Source: Robert Dow Foundation, $50,000/annually, 2011-present.

  • Principal Investigator, Molecular mechanisms of hypogonadism in adolescents with Klinefelter Syndrome. Source: Paul J. Ostling Foundation, $40,000, 2006-2007.

  • Principal Investigator, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy in assessment of testicular function in men with Klinefelter Syndrome. Source: KS&A Foundation, $50,000, 2008-2009.

  • Principal Investigator, Program Director for fellowship training grant to Dr. Laurent Vaucher, Estradiol signaling through GPR30 membrane receptor and its role in steroidogenesis. Source: SICPA Foundation, Societe Academique Vaudoise Fund and Pierre Decker Fund EU 150,000 paid to the fellow, 2007-2008.

  • Principal Investigator, Mechanisms of ejaculatory and orgasmic dysfunction. Source: Robert Dow Foundation, $30,000, 2009-2010.

  • Principal Investigator, Use of ultrasound in evaluation of ejaculatory and orgasmic dysfunction in men. Source: Eli Lilly Foundation, $130,000, 2009-2010.

  • Principal Investigator, Mentor for post-graduate fellow Dr. Peter Stahl, MD, Award for fellowship training, Genetic basis of idiopathic male infertility. Source: AUA Foundation Research Scholars Program, $ 50,000, 2010-2011.

  • Principal Investigator, A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Study to Evaluate the Effect of Tadalafil Once Daily for 8 Weeks on Prostatic Blood Flow and Perfusion Parameters in Men with Signs and Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Source: Eli Lilly and Company, $ 225,000, 2011-2013. H6D-MC-LVIR industry sponsored research.

  • Principal Investigator, A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Proof – of- Concept Study to Explore the Impact of Testosterone Solution 2% on Symptoms of Ejaculatory Dysfunction in Men with Testosterone Deficiency. Source: Eli Lilly and Company, $ 300,000, 2011-2014. I5E-MC-TSAB industry sponsored research.

  • Mentor to Matthew Wosnitzer, MD, The Role of Ubiquitin Specific Protease 26 (USP26) in Testicular Function and Male Infertility. Source: Ferdinand C. Valentine Fellowship in Urology 2013–2014.

  • Mentor to Matthew Wosnitzer, MD, The Role of Ubiquitin Specific Protease 26 (USP26) in Testicular Function and Male Infertility. Source: Society for Study of Male Reproduction Fellowship 2013-2014. 

Dr. Schlegel Grants

  • Clinical Mentor, Clinical summer immersion for biomedical engineering PhD students. Principal Investigators: William Webster Frayer, Martin R. Prince, Yi Wang (Contact PI; Cornell). Project Period: 9/30/2009-8/31/2016.

  • Co-Investigator, Regulation of Stem Spermatogenia in the Mature Testis. Subaward from Johns Hopkins. Project Period: 4/1/2012-3/31/2017. U01HD074542.

  • Core C Principal Investigator, Role of miRNA in mammalian gametogenesis. Subaward from Cornell University. Project Period: 4/1/2014-3/31/2019. U54 HD076210-01 SCCPIR Center. 

  • Principal Investigator for Cornell Site, Genomics of spermatogenic impairment. Subaward from Washington University. Project Period: 7/1/2014-6/30/2019. HD078641-01.   

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