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Faculty Grants

Catalysts of Innovation

Welcome to Faculty Grants, where innovation and collaboration fuel groundbreaking research and transformative projects. Here, we proudly showcase recent grants received from the public and private sectors, empowering our exceptional faculty to push the boundaries of research and education, propelling our university to the forefront of innovation.

Recent Grants

Dr. Dana-Lynn Koʻomoa-Lange

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Receives Grant from National Cancer Institute for Pediatric Neuroblastoma Research

The National Cancer Institute recently awarded an R15 grant to Dr. Dana-Lynn Koʻomoa-Lange, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology. It is a three-year $423,743 grant, titled "Manipulating Aberrant Calcium Signaling to Target Relapsed High-Risk Neuroblastoma."

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Grants $1.1 Million to Western New England University to Support Advanced Robotic Welding Technologies

The award will support a collaborative project between WNE's Center for Advanced Manufacturing Systems (CAMS) that will work with Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and local industry partners to grow the advanced welding cluster and deliver new highly skilled workers to employers in the region.

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards $1.37 Million for New FinTech Incubator at Western New England University

WNE's new Springfield-based FinTech Incubator will bolster talent development in the growing tech sector, fund new, on-campus computing infrastructure for hands-on learning opportunities, and allow faculty and students to work directly with private sector companies and other financial sector organizations on real-world challenges.

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