2019-2020 LaunchPad Awards

Academic year 2019- 2020 LaunchPad Projects:


Lead PI: Dr. Angela Neal-Barnett (College of Arts and Sciences)

Angela Neal-Barnett


Can exercise alter regulation of gene expression and slow neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease?

Lead PI: Dr. Helen Piontkivska (College of Arts and Sciences)

Helen Piontkivska

Dr. Angela Ridgel (School of Health Sciences, College of Education, Health and Human Services)

Angela Ridgel PhD


Math Matters: Improving Children’s Numeracy as a Precursor to Better Health Outcomes

Lead PI: Dr. Clarissa A. Thompson (College of Arts and Sciences)

Clarissa Thompson