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Saltiel's search for a drug targeting the IKKE/TBK1 pathway was supported by the Life Science Institute's Innovation Partnership, which provides philanthropic funding and business mentorship to help move promising research toward commercialization.
The research was also supported by the National Institutes of Health, the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center, the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, and the Nathan Shock Center in the Basic Biology of Aging.
Additional authors were Shannon M. Reilly, Shian-Huey Chiang, Stuart J. Decker, Louise Chang, Martha J. Larsen, John R. Rubin, Nicole M. White and Irit Hochberg from the Life Sciences Institute; Maeran Uhm and Jonathan Mowers from the Life Sciences Institute and Departments of Internal Medicine and Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan; Michael Downes, Ruth Yu and Ronald M. Evans from the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences; Christopher Liddle from the Storr Liver Unit, Westmead Millennium Institute and University of Sydney, Australia; and Dayoung Oh, Pingping Li, and Jerrold M. Olefsky from the Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego.
Saltiel is the Mary Sue Coleman director of the Life Sciences Institute, where his laboratory is located and all his research is conducted. He is also the John Jacob Abel Collegiate Professor in the Life Sciences and a professor of internal medicine and molecular and integrative physiology at University of Michigan Medical School.
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