Associate Professor Benjamin Shapiro (BioE/ISR) and ISR Associate Research Scientist Didier Depireuxhave teamed up on several research grants related to delivering drug therapies to the inner ear. This is a new collaborative area for the two ISR researchers.
A $50K, one-year University of Maryland Vice President for Research Seed Grant, Magnetically Delivering Therapies to Inner Ear Diseases.
A $100K, 16-month Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS) grant, Magnetic Therapy Injection to Treat Hearing Loss.
A $5K, four-month I Rutel (OUHSC) subaward, Magnetic Injector for Targeted Delivery of Therapeutics.
An $80K, one-year SZI-Clark Seed Funding grant to establish a collaboration with Dr. Diego Preciado of Childrens National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Magnetic Delivery of Drugs to the Middle Ear without Ear Drum Puncture.