Restricted Research - Award List, Note/Discussion Page

Fiscal Year: 2018

740  University of North Texas  (74245)

Principal Investigator: Yong Yang

Total Amount of Contract, Award, or Gift (Annual before 2011): $ 282,401

Exceeds $250,000 (Is it flagged?): Yes

Start and End Dates: 9/1/17 - 8/31/19

Restricted Research: YES

Academic Discipline: Biomedical Engineering

Department, Center, School, or Institute: College of Engineering

Title of Contract, Award, or Gift: Biomimetic Alveolar Interstitium Model for Investigation of Nanomaterials-induced Fibrogenesis

Name of Granting or Contracting Agency/Entity: National Institutes of Health

Program Title: Biomedical Research and Research Training
CFDA Linked: Biomedical Research and Research Training


1.1.1 (SAM); Faculty transfer award; In vivo studies have shown that inhaled carbon nanotubes can rapidly enter the lung interstitium to stimulate collagen production and induce progressive interstitial lung fibrosis. A critical need to develop in vitro models to provide reliable, rapid methods for toxicology studies.

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