Completed Research Funding

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Wolfe 08/01/16 - 03/31/19
Determination of Optimal Growth Conditions for Urinary Bacteria
Novo Nordisk Penckofer, Wolfe: Multi-Pi 03/20/17 - 03/19/18
Acupuncture for Female Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome and Its Effect on the Urinary Microbiome: A Randomized Controlled Trial
ICA Pilot Research Program Grant Bresler 06/01/14 - 05/31/18
Acupuncture for Female Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome and Its Effect on the Urinary Microbiome: A Randomized Controlled Trial
To explore the relationship between the urinary microbiome and painful bladder syndrome and to determine whether acupuncture affects that relationship.
Loyola, RFC207906 Farooq 10/01/15 - 06/30/17

Influence of Male Urinary Microbiota on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Response to Surgical Treatment

To explore the relationship between the urinary microbiome and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Loyola, RFC LUC207282 Fitzpatrick 07/01/15 - 06/30/17
Predicting Infection-related Mortality in Cirrhosis Using Blood and Ascitic Fluid Biologic and Clinical Markers
NIH/NIDDK, 1P20DK108268-01 Wolfe 09/15/15 - 07/31/17

The Female Urinary Microbiome: Adjacent Microbiomes and Clinical Associations

To study relationships between different microbiota of the female pelvic floor.
Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation Brincat, Radek, Wolfe 08/01/16 - 07/31/17
Investigation of the Effect of the Female Urinary Microbiome on Incontinence
AUGS (American Urogynecology Society) Myers, Wolfe 08/01/16 - 07/31/17
Female Urinary Microbiome in Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs Inc., MYRB-15A01 Wolfe 09/01/15 - 03/31/19
Mirabegron and urinary urgency: clinical response and the female urinary microbiome
To determine if the urinary microbiome influences the ability of OAB patients to respond successfully to mirabegron treatment. No overlap.
NIH, R21AG047594-01 Le 04/01/16 - 03/31/18
Overactive bladder urothelium: The Ach loop, immune response and microbiota
NIH/NIDDK, 1U01DK1068980 Mueller 07/01/15 - 06/30/20

PLUS Loyola Clinical Center

NIH/NIDDK, R01DK104718-01

Brubaker, Wolfe 03/01/16 - 02/28/21

The Female Urinary Microbiome and Urinary Incontinence

Loyola, LU206998 Brubaker 04/01/15 - 03/31/17
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection: Linking the Host Genome and to the Urinary Microbiota
To determine relationships between the host genome and bacteria of the bladder.
ICA Pilot Research Program Grant Bresler 06/01/14 - 05/31/16
Acupuncture for Female Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome and Its Effect on the Urinary Microbiome: A Randomized Controlled Trial
NIH, OWHR 1R56DK104718-01 Brubaker, Wolfe 07/01/15 - 06/30/16
The Female Urinary Microbiome and Urinary Incontinence
Loyola, Multidisciplinary Grant Putonti, Wolfe 06/01/15 - 08/31/16
Development of Computational Tools for Analysis of the Complex Ecological Niche of the Human Bladder
NIH/NICHD, R21DK097435 Wolfe, Brubaker, Gai 09/15/13 - 08/31/16
Urinary Bacterial Communities in Urge Incontinence Women
Falk Foundation Translational Grant Le 10/01/13 - 06/30/15
Human Urothelium Homeostasis: Functions of IL22 and Microbiota 
To learn how the cytokine IL22 influences the microbiota of the urinary tract. No overlap.
Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc.
Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs Inc., VESI-12D01 Wolfe 07/15/12 - 12/31/14
Knowledge of urinary microbes may improve OAB treatment success
To determine if the urinary microbiome influences the ability of OAB patients to respond successfully to the OAB treatment.
NIH/NICHD, 2U10 HD41250 Brubaker, Wolfe 11/01/12 - 06/30/14
ABC Study, Microbiome Project
To determine if microbiota in lower urinary tract of women affect the response to overactive bladder treatment.
NIH/UITN, U01-DK58229 Wolfe, Brubaker 02/01/14 - 06/30/14
The Microbial Milieu to Female Stress Urinary Incontinence
To use urine specimens previously collected from participations in trials of the NIDDK’s Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network to understand changes in the urinary microbiome related to stress urinary incontinence.
Falk Foundation Translational Research Award Wolfe, Brubaker 2010 - 2012
Bacterial urinary colonization and the risk of urinary tract infection
Loyola, RFC Translational Research Award Wolfe, Brubaker 2009 - 2010
Bacterial Profiling of the Lower Urinary Tract