Academy Member Steven Gross Wins Five-Year Extension of $2.5 Million MERIT Award

The Weill Cornell Medical College pharmacology professor is on the Academy's Biochemical Pharmacology Discussion Group steering committee and helps run metabolomics events at the Academy.

Published March 28, 2011

The NIH has approved a five-year extension of a major grant to Academy member Steven Gross, professor of pharmacology at Weill Cornell Medical College, to study vascular dysfunction associated with diabetes.

Gross, who is a member of the steering committe for the Academy's Biochemical Pharmacology Discussion Group, was selected by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in 2007 to receive a $2.5 million National Institutes of Health Method to Extend Research in Time Award.

Gross, who is also the director of the mass spectrometry core facility at Weill Cornell, is a leading authority and pioneer in mechanisms of signaling by the molecule nitric oxide.