In this inaugural year of funding, we received 18 proposals, confirming a strong need and interest in our grants program. This number of proposals made for a strong competition for our limited funding. We congratulate those who were funded this round.
The following studies were funded:
Study: Gut microbiota of ultrarunners prior to and following a 161 km ultramarathon race
PI: Matthew Laye, PhD
Study: Ultra-endurance cycling performance: Examining the impact of drinking to thirst vs. programmed fluid intake
PI: Eric Goulet, PhD
Study: TWOFUN: Treatment with Ondansetron for ultra-marathon-associated nausea and vomiting
PI: Andrew Pasternak, MD, MS