Research Projects & Grants

College/University

  • (MTA) STINGel Effect on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Role: PD/PI, University of California, San Diego, Status: Closed
  • (MTA) STINGel Effect on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Role: PD/PI, Rice University, Status: Awarded
  • (DTA) (MTA) Characterizing the Oral Cavity Microbiome and Correlation with Cancer Pain in Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Role: PD/PI, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Status: Awarded
  • (DTA) (MTA) Biomarkers of Oral Carcinogenesis and Oral Cancer Pain, Role: PD/PI, Cooperative Human Tissue Network, Status: Awarded
  • (DTA) The REASON Score, Role: PD/PI, University of Illinois at Chicago, Status: Awarded
  • (DTA) (MTA) Biomarkers of Oral Carcinogenesis and Oral Cancer Pain, Role: PD/PI, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Status: Awarded
  • (MTA) NYU / Dr. Chi Viet, Role: PD/PI, New York University, (03/2020 - 03/2025) Status: Awarded

Federal

  • (DTA) (MTA) Biomarkers of Oral Carcinogenesis and Oral Cancer Pain, Role: PD/PI, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders/NIH/DHHS, Status: Awarded
  • Clinical study to evaluate the methylation signature of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma pain, Role: PD/PI, National Institutes of Health/DHHS, (08/2021 - 07/2026) Status: Awarded

Internal

  • Effect of Early Life Stress on Cancer Pain Processing and Opioid Tolerance, Role: PD/PI, LLU - GRASP, (01/2021 - 12/2022) Status: Awarded

Non-Profit Organization

  • Loma Linda University Student Research Program, Role: PD/PI, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation, (01/2021 - 12/2021) Status: Awarded