Research Support

Faculty research is supported by the NIH, NSF, AOA, foundations, companies, and philanthropic donations. The Center for Chronic Disorders of Aging provides funding for research through its peer-reviewed grant program. Internal funding for small-scale research projects is provided by PCOM’s Division of Research.

Recent Grants


National Institutes of Health – National Library of Medicine

Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library

Use of institutional repositories in health care universities

Patient education assessment in osteopathic healthcare centers

    • Persko Grier, MPA, MLIS Library

Anonymous Donors

Defining the mechanism whereby Myo/Nog cells protect neurons in the retina and brain

Refining technology to target Myo/Nog cells in the lens to prevent posterior capsule opacification

New Jersey Health Foundation

Use of human cartilage cells to screen drugs for therapeutic potential to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis

NIH – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anti-osteogenic functions of lipocalin2, an innate immune protein, during autoimmune arthritis

American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

Proximal and distal factors differentiating success versus failure among first-time test-takers of COMLEX I

American Heart Association

Reelin signaling in coronary vessel formation

National Science Foundation

Evolution and development of the hominoid writis

Mechanisms of growth plate patterning revealed by natural variation in mammalian ossification