The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award Winners​

The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award was established to encourage researchers to maintain and enhance their interest in PF research during the early stages of their academic career. 

The Albert Rose Established Investigator Award Winners

Created to allow established investigators to explore novel, innovative areas of research, the Albert Rose Established Investigator Award provides critical support to the development of new projects, and enables the investigator to pursue additional funding through the National Institutes of Health or other agencies. Two $50,000 grants are awarded per annual cycle, disbursed over a two-year period.

Cecilia Gonzalez Sanchez, PhD

Apr 20, 2021, 12:49 PM
Title : Cecilia Gonzalez Sanchez, PhD
First Name : Cecilia
Middle Name :
Last Name : Gonzalez Sanchez, PhD
Position :
University : Tulane University Health Sciences Center
Proposal Title : "Chaperone-Mediated Autophagy, a Regulator of (Myo)fibroblast Activation and Pulmonary Fibrosis"
Proposal Funder :
Dr. Sanchez is an assistant professor at the Tulane School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases. Her laboratory focuses on understanding the mechanisms of signal transduction (cell signaling), autophagy (the degradation and recycling of cellular components), and epigenetic regulation in fibrogenesis (the development of fibers). Her goal is to develop new therapeutic paradigms for chronic fibrotic disorders, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Dr. Sanchez has relinquished her award as she is moving into industry. The PFF is currently evaluating other projects for funding.