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Virginia Byers Kraus

Professor of Medicine
Medicine, Rheumatology and Immunology
Duke Box 104775, Durham, NC 27701
300 N Duke St, Carmichael Building Room 15-205, Durham, NC 27701-2047

Selected Grants


Biomarkers to Advance Clinical Phenotypes of Low Back Pain (BACk)

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Biopsychosocial Influence on Shoulder Pain

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Novel mechanisms of microRNA-mediated anabolic effects in age-related osteoarthritis

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Stress Reactivity and Low Back Pain in Older Adults: Influences on Disability (ReLOAD)

Clinical TrialCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1994 - 2027

Biomarkers to Advance Clinical Phenotypes of Low Back Pain (BACk)

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Biopsychosocial Influence on Shoulder Pain

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Novel mechanisms of microRNA-mediated anabolic effects in age-related osteoarthritis

ResearchCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2028

Stress Reactivity and Low Back Pain in Older Adults: Influences on Disability (ReLOAD)

Clinical TrialCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2027

University Training Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1994 - 2027

Behavior and Physiology in Aging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2026

Extracellular Vesicle Analyses to Develop Aging and Resilience Biomarkers

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institute on Aging · 2021 - 2025

Is the gut important in multiple joint osteoarthritis? A multimodal investigation in humans and pet dogs

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2022 - 2025

COPD Pulmonary Rehab GEMSSTAR Award

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2025

Skeletal Muscle Molecular Drug Targets for Exercise-induced Cardiometabolic Health

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute · 2021 - 2025

De-identified Human serum, urine, and synovial fluids collected from patients enrolled in a clinical trial

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Orient EuroPharma Co., Ltd. · 2023 - 2024

Physical Resiliencies: Indicators and Mechanisms in the Elderly Collaborative (PRIME Collaborative)

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2024

Mechanical Biomarkers of Chronic Low Back Pain

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2019 - 2024

Genomic Analysis of the CALERIE Trial to Generate New Knowledge for Geroscience

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Columbia University · 2019 - 2024

Weight loss, in vivo cartilage mechanics, and joint health

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

Exercise Induced Muscle Secreted Factors That Modify Osteoarthritis (OA) Severity

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2023

Epigenetic Mechanisms Promoting Longevity

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2023

Development of an Early Osteoarthritis Diagnostic Panel via a Proteomic Approach

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Zimmer Biomet Company · 2018 - 2022

Qualification of Prognostic and Diagnostic Biomarkers of Knee Osteoarthritis

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2021

Extracellular Vesicles and Their Role in Hallmarks of Aging

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2020

Age-related alterations in the in vivo mechanical function of the spine

FellowshipCo-Sponsor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2020

Organization and Function of Cellular Structure

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

Evaluation of Anti-inflammatory effects of naproxen sodium on human osteoarthritis synovial cells

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Bayer Corporation · 2017 - 2019

Epigenetic Mechanisms Promoting Longevity

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2017 - 2018

Behavioral Weight and Symptom Management for Breast Cancer Survivors and Partners

FellowshipCo-Mentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2015 - 2018

Training Program in Inflammatory and Immunological Diseases

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1980 - 2017

Subcontract NYU to Duke Amendment 1 - Leukocyte Gene Expresssion and Genetic Biomarkers of OA Incidence and Progression.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by New York University School of Medicine · 2012 - 2017

Macrophage Model System

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Bioiberica, S.A. · 2016 - 2017

Obesity, Biomechanics, and Inflammation in Osteoarthritis

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2013 - 2016

Bioiberica "Pre-Pilot Mobile App for OA"

Clinical TrialPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Bioiberica, S.A. · 2014 - 2015

Behavior And Physiology In Aging

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1999 - 2015

Live-Animal Micro-CT System

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2014

Development of Methods to Quantify Biological and Pathological Aging of Cartilage

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

Function and Behavior Phenotype of Inflammatory Arthritis in the Rat Knee and TMJ

Inst. Training Prgm or CMECollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2011

Training in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2009

Determination of OA Pathology by Biomarker Dating

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2009

STRATEGIES TO PREDICT OSTEOARTHRITIS PROGRESSION

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2009

Biomarkers Network Sample Repository

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2003 - 2008

Chondrocyte deformation and mechanical transduction.

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2003

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ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1998 - 2003

Metalloproteinases In Aging And Osteoarthritis

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1998 - 2003

Cartilage Function and Micro-MRI After Meniscal Repair

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2000

Intravenous Doxycycline For Rheumatoid Arthritis

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1994 - 1998

Cellular Genes Mediating E1a-Like Transcription Control

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1992 - 1993

Cellular Genes Mediating Ela-Like Transcription Control

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1989 - 1993

External Relationships


  • 4P-Pharma
  • Genascence
  • Novartis Pharma
  • Paradigm Biopharma

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