Julio A. Camarero, PhD, was awarded a $110,000 grant from the Broad Medical Research Program at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) entitled “Therapeutic Targeting of Integrin a4beta7 in Ulcerative Colitis Using Ultrastable Microproteins.”
The Broad Medical Research Program encourages research into the causes, treatments, and cures of inflammatory bowel disease. The program funds pilot research so that scientists can test their initial ideas and generate preliminary data used to qualify for larger, more sustained grants from other organizations to further research. The Broad Medical Research Program has provided more than $50 million in grants to researchers.
Camerero is an associate professor at the USC School of Pharmacy. Read more about Julio A. Camarero, PhD.