Current Research Funding

BLOOMFIELD, SUSAN
PI, Professor and Assistant Provost
Iron Overload and Oxidative Damage: Regulators of Bone Homeostasis in the Space Environment
8/1/2013 - 7/31/2016
$193,596
NASA-Washington

BLOOMFIELD, SUSAN
PI, Professor and Assistant Provost
Resistance Exercise and Bisphosphonate Therapy as a Novel Pre-Treatment to Prevent Bone Loss
7/1/2013 - 6/30/2014
$5,000
American College of Sports Medicine

BLOOMFIELD, SUSAN 
PI, Professor and Assistant Provost
Sclerostin's role in regulating bone formation during long-term simulated microgravity and subsequent recovery
10/5/2014 - 10/4/2015
$100,000
NASA-Washington

CHEN, LEI-SHIH
PI, Assistant Professor
Establishing a Comprehensive Cancer Prevention and Support Program within Chinese American
Community in Houston and Austin areas of Texas
3/1/2012 - 2/28/2015
$8,280
Light and Salt Association

CUNNINGHAM, GEORGE
PI, Professor and Associate Dean
Using a Community Health Development Intervention to Build Community Capacity, Core Research
Project within the Center for Community Health Development
9/30/2011 - 9/29/2014
$9,742
DHHS-PHS-CDC

DEUTZ, NICOLAAS E.
PI, Professor
Arginine Metabolism in Older Adults
6/1/2013 - 5/31/2014
$13,067
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

ENGELEN, MARIELLE
PI, Associate Professor
THADEN, JOHN J; DEUTZ, NICOLAAS E.; WILLSON, VICTOR L. (Co-PIs)
Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Protein Modulation to Induce Anabolism in COPD
7/1/2012 - 6/30/2014
$377,041
DHHS-PHS-NIH-NHLBI

ENGELEN, MARIELLE
PI, Associate Professor
Longitudinal Assessment of Fat Free Mass Index and its impact on Lung Health and Overall Health Metrics in Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
4/1/2012 - 6/30/2014
$7,362
Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute

FLUCKEY, JAMES
PI, Professor
BK96 - Analyses Dontract
5/4/2012 - 5/3/2014
$8,630
Abbott Nutrition

KREIDER, RICHARD
PI, Professor and Department Head
Curves Women’s Health & Fitness Initiative
6/1/2013 - 12/31/2014
$700,224
Curves International

KREIDER, RICHARD
PI, Professor and Department Head
Effects of Tart Cherry Supplementation on Markers of Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage
4/1/2013 - 3/31/2014
$93,728
Anderson Global Group, LLC

KREIDER, RICHARD
PI, Professor and Department Head
Woodbolt International Research & Development Program
10/1/2013 - 8/31/2016
$421,641
Woodbolt International

LAWLER, JOHN
PI, Professor
FLUCKEY, JAMES
Co-PI, Professor
Redox Regulation of nNOS Translocation and Muscle Atrophy During Mechanical Unloading
7/1/2012 - 8/23/2015
$131,466
NASA-Washington

LAWLER, JOHN
PI, Professor
Developing Novel, Targeted Countermeasures to Reduce Oxidative Stress and Skeletal Muscle Atrophy During Microgravity
1/1/2014 - 12/31/2015
$50,000
NASA-Washington

LIGHTFOOT, JOHN TIMOTHY
PI, Professor and Director
Undoing the Damage: Reprogramming the effects of early high sugar/high fat diets through exercise
9/15/2013 - 9/14/2015
$187,080
DOD-Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

MARTIN, STEVE
PI, Clinical Assistant Professor
CROUSE, STEPHEN
Co-PI, Professor
Brazos County Volunteer Fire Department - Precinct 3 Clinical Testing Program
9/1/2013 - 1/31/2014
$5,795
Brazos County Volunteer Fire Department

MASSETT, MICHAEL
PI, Associate Professor
Genetic Basis for Exercise Training Responses
4/1/2008 - 3/31/2014
$366,250
DHHS-PHS-NIH

MASSETT, MICHAEL
PI, Associate Professor
Porter Physiology Development Fellowship
2013-2014 Academic Year for Joshua Avila
9/1/2012 - 8/31/2014
$28,300
American Physiological Society

McKYER, E. LISAKO
PI, Professor and Director
MCLEROY, KENNETH
Co-PI, Adjunct Professor
Building Capacity in Rural and Underserved Communities: Center for Community Health Development
9/30/2009 - 9/29/2014
Service Grant
DHHS-PHS-CDC

McKYER, E. LISAKO
PI, Professor and Director
Texas Childhood Obesity Prevention Policy Evaluation (T-COPPE) Project: Statewide Evaluations of the Implementation of the Texas Safe Routes to School and the WIC Healthy Food Policies
9/1/2013 - 8/31/2014
$14,727
Texas A&M Health Science Center

RIECHMAN, STEVEN
PI, Associate Professor
The Effects of Caffeine on the Muscle Protein Synthesis Pathway Post Resistance Exercise
3/1/2013 - 2/28/2014
$1,000
American College of Sports Medicine

SHEA, CHARLES
PI, Professor
The Behavioral and Electromyographic Effects of Normal and Augmented Feedback on Motor Control in Older Adults
6/1/2013 - 5/31/2014
$1,980
North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

TEN HAVE, GABRIELLA ADRIANA MARIA
PI, Senior Research Associate
DEUTZ, NICOLAAS E.
Co-PI, Professor
Effect of Enteral Nutritional Intervention on Glutathione Metabolism during Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Induced Sepsis in the Pig
9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013
$37,007
European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

WELTY-PEACHEY, JON
PI, Assistant Professor
Sport for social change during a complex era: The importance of leadership
6/1/2013 - 5/31/2014
$1,822
Florida State University

WELTY-PEACHEY, JON
PI, Assistant Professor
Sport For Social change: A Longitudinal Impacts Assessment of a Sport-For-Homeless Initiative
5/1/2013 - 4/30/2014
$13,608
Texas A&M Office of the Vice President for Research

WOODMAN, CHRISTOPHER
PI, Associate Professor
Post-translational Mechanisms Regulating eNOS Function and Endothelium-Dependent Dilation in Senescent Skeletal Muscle Resistance Vessels
7/1/2013 - 6/30/2015
$25,000
American Heart - South West