TraCS awards $2K pilot grants

The NC TraCS Institute is pleased to announce awardees for the 129th cycle of TraCS $2K pilot grants. In total, 9 applications were received and 2 were chosen for funding. Awardees include investigators from UNC's Gillings School of Global Public Health and School of Medicine. The 2 projects are listed alphabetically below by the PI’s last name.

TraCS $2K Pilot Grant Program

  • Michael Dougherty, Dept. of Medicine, School of Medicine
    Project Title: Effect of COVID-19 pandemic on presentation severity of acute gastrointestinal bleeds
  • Arti Virkud, Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
    Project Title: Estimating the Comparative Effect of Loop Diuretics Using Medicare Claims Linked Electronic Health Record (EHR) Data and Precision Medicine Machine Learning Methods

View a complete list of Pilot awardees at

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