We are grateful to the following agencies for sponsoring our research:

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NSF (CHE-1564959)
SusCHEM “The Versatility of Electrophilic Metal
N-Aryl Catalytic Intermediates for C–N Bond Formation”
role: PI
July 2016 – June 2019



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NIH NHLBI (HHSN26829170006c)
“Development of NAMPT Inhibitors to Treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension”
role: PI
November 2016 – December 2019



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UICentre for Drug Discovery
University of Illinois at Chicago



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Office of the Vice-Chancellor of Research
University of Illinois at Chicago

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Huaqiao University, Xiamen, Fujian, People’s Republic of China
Fujian 100 Talents Program



Completed Grants



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NIH NHLBI (UH2HL123610)
“Therapeutic Targeting of Carotid Body Chemoreflex for Sleep Disordered Breathing”
role: co-I
September 2014 – June 2016



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NIH NHLBI (5P01HL098050)
“Role of Sphingolipids in the Pathobiology of Lung Injury”
role: sub-contractor
April 2015 – June 2016




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NSF (CHE-1265630)
“Synthesis of High Performance N-Heteroaromatic Organic Field Effect Transistors for Azides”
role: PI
September 2013 – June 2016




NIH NIGMS (1R01GM084945)
N-Heterocycles from azides through rhodium-catalyzed nitrenoid transfer”
September 2008 – December 2013




ACS-PRF Type ND grant (51853-ND)
“Synthesis and Design of New N-Heteroaromatic Materials”
July 2011 – December 2013



ACS-PRF Type G grant (46850-G1)
“Development of new methodologies involving 2H-azirines”
July 2007 – July 2009


If you would like to contribute to our research, please contact us!