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Soman Ninan Abraham

Grace Kerby Distinguished Professor of Pathology
Pathology
Duke Box 3020, Durham, NC 27710
255 Jones Bldg, Durham, NC

Selected Grants


Duke KURe Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2028

Cell and Molecular Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Integrated Training in Anesthesiology Research

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1996 - 2026

Platelet-mast cell interactions in pathogen induced vascular pathology

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2025

Duke KURe Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2028

Cell and Molecular Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2026

Integrated Training in Anesthesiology Research

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1996 - 2026

Platelet-mast cell interactions in pathogen induced vascular pathology

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2025

Adjuvant Comparison for Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2025

Basic Immunology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

A novel vaccination strategy to curb recUTIs

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases · 2023 - 2024

Vaccine Adjuvant Discovery Program

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by University of Montana · 2019 - 2024

Duke CTSA (TL1) Year 5

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2024

Development of Humanized Mouse Models for Studies of the Urogenital Microbiome

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by University of Wisconsin - Madison · 2022 - 2024

Loss of Bladder Control Following Recurrent Infections

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2024

Mast cell activation as a determinant of neurologic injury after cardiac arrest

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2023

Aberrant remodeling of bladder following infection

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2023

Urinary Lactobacilli and microbial interference in the aging urinary microbiome

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation · 2020 - 2022

Transmission electron microscope (TEM)

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Developing a SARS-CoV-2 subunit vaccine for nasal immunization

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by North Carolina Biotechnology Center · 2020 - 2021

Interdisciplinary Training Program in Lung Disease

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2021

Immunotherapy to combat skin infections

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Combatting Bladder Cancer by Inducing Epithelial Turnover

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2021

Adjuvant Discovery Program (Option #3)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2020

Novel Adjuvants and Carriers for Opiod Vaccines

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2020

Organization and Function of Cellular Structure

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2020

Adjuvant Discovery Program (Option #2)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2019

IL-27 in skin host defense and regeneration

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2019

Platelets as regulators of inflammation and tissue injury after cardiac surgery

ResearchSignificant Contributor · Awarded by American Heart Association · 2015 - 2019

Immune mediated exocytosis of intravesicular UPEC from bladder cells

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2018

Understanding the Mechanism of Mucosal Immunotherapy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2012 - 2018

Overcoming Immunosenescence by Nanoparticle-Mediated Activation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Columbia University · 2017 - 2018

Adjuvant Discovery Program (Option #1)

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2017

Platelet/Mast cell Interactions as Determinants of End-Organ Injury in Cardiac Surgery

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2017

Enhancing dendritic cell migration to drive potent anti-tumor immune responses

FellowshipMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2017

Mucosal vaccination to protect against HIV-1 infection at mucosal sites

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2017

Mast Cells in Dengue Pathology and Prevention

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2017

Adjuvant Discovery Program

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2017

Institutional Training Grant in Pediatric Infectious Disease

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2016

The role of SP-A in Mp-induced exacerbations during allergic airway disease

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2015

Mechanism of Bacterial Expulsion from Infected Bladder Cells.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2014

Overcoming Immunosenescence by Nanoparticle-Mediated Activation

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2014

The role of SP-A in Mp-induced exacerbations during allergic airway disease.

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2014

Development of Efficacious and Stable Nasal Vaccine Formulations

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2014

Targeting EGFRvIII in Brain Tumors with Bispecific Antibodies

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2014

Nasal adjuvant to enhance anti-cocaine vaccines

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2011 - 2013

Enterotoxin targeting and delivery mechanisms

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2012

Modulation of Bladder cAMP to combat UTI's

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2007 - 2012

Caveolae Mediated Bacterial Uptake in the Urinary Tract

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2011

Role Of Surfactant In Innate and Adaptive Immunity

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2011

Development of Efficacious Vaccine Against UTI's

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2011

Small cationic antimicrobial peptides: activators of innate & adaptive immunity

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2010

Ligand Receptor Interactions in UTIs

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1976 - 2010

Mast Cells and IBD Pathogenesis

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2009

Pseudomonas Invasion and the Role of Caveolin-2

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2009

Duke PREP: Minority Recruitment into Biomedical Sciences

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEAdvisor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2008

Mast Cell Activator as Adjuvant for Biodefense Vaccines

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2007

Proteome Mining in Caveolae of the Bladder Epithelium

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2007

Detection of in vivo ETEC vesicle production

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2006

Mast Cells in Pulmonary Inflammation

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1998 - 2001

External Relationships


  • Duke -National Univeristy of Singapore
  • Mastezellen Bio Inc.

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