Current Research Funding

LUEREC Funding - 08.01.16

ICA Pilot Research Program Grant
Bresler 06/01/14 - 05/31/17
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 - 03/31/18
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