Research

TRUST Funding

Established Investigator Award

Grant ID

RR150010

Active Date

12/01/2014 - 11/30/2019 

Primary Investigator

Robert Mattrey, M.D.

Awarding Institute

Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas

Goal

Establish a translational ultrasound research program at the University of Texas, Southwestern, Dallas, TX in cancer.


Translational Pilot Program Grant

Grant ID

UL1TR001105

Active Date

09/01/2016-08/31/2017

Primary Investigator

Jacques Lux, Ph.D.

Awarding Institute

Center for Translational Medicine (CTM)

Goal

To image reactive oxygen species with ultrasound imaging.


Idea Award with Special Focus

Grant ID

W81XWH-17-1-0401

Active Date

09/01/2017-08/31/2019

Primary Investigator

Caroline de Gracia Lux, Ph.D.

Awarding Institute

Department of Defense

Goal

To develop a game changing approach for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia by generating CAR T-cells directly in vivo using microbubbles. To reach this goal, ultrasound-mediated gene delivery and CAR T-cell therapy will be merged to create externally controllable cells aimed at depleting malignant B-cells.