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February 2024 Research Awards

February 2024 Research Awards

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Mohammad A Al-Haddad Ecog-acrin Cancer Research Group New Comparing the Clinical Impact of Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance Programs 8/1/2023 7/31/2025 $189,600.00
Jayme Dawn Allen Molloy University New Community-Based Implementation of the Resilience Songwriting Program for Adolescent Bereavement 9/1/2023 2/28/2025 $4,030.00
Melissa K Bear Public Health Institute New A Phase 1 and pharmacokinetic study of Uproleselan (GMI-1271, IND #139758, NSC #801708) in combination with fludarabine and cytarabine for patients with acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndrome or mixed phenotype acute leukemia that expresses E-selectin ligand on the cell membrane and is in second or greater relapse or that is refractory to relapse therapy 12/23/2023 12/22/2028 $15,000.00
Jenny Belsky Public Health Institute New NCORP Y10 AYA UG1CA189955-10: Children's Oncology Group NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP)Research Base grant 8/1/2023 7/31/2024 $4,168.00
Karl Y Bilimoria Northwestern University New The SECOND Trial 12/1/2022 11/30/2023 $96,923.00
Cynthia L Bodkin Massachusetts General Hospital New All ALS Consortium 9/25/2023 9/24/2024 $250,000.00
Charline S Boente Indiana Department Of Health New Early intervention for children with visual impairment 10/1/2023 6/30/2025 $230,000.00
Cynthia Diane Brown Hartford Hospital New Population Pharmacokinetics of Cefiderocol during Acute Pulmonary Exacerbations in Adult Patients with Cystic Fibrosis 8/12/2022 8/11/2027 $81,903.00
Irina Castellanos National Institute On Deafness And Other Comm. Dis New Predicting psychosocial adjustment in pediatric cochlear implant users 2/1/2024 1/31/2025 $788,820.00
Daniel Cater University Of Utah New Personalized Immunomodulation in Pediatric Sepsis-Induced MODS (PRECISE) 8/1/2023 7/31/2024 $50,000.00
Robert V. Considine Elevate Ventures Inc New Effect of Notch Inhibitor Nanoparticles on Browning Human White Fat Tissue (Ex-vivo) 2/1/2023 6/30/2024 $46,588.00
Simon J Conway Children's Tumor Foundation New Validate the tamoxifen-inducible Postn-CreERT2-T2A-FLPo transgenic mouse 2/15/2024 2/14/2025 $62,480.00
Larry D. Cripe Indiana University Health New Mind Maps and Mind Mapping: An Innovative Interactive Digital Approach toCollaborative Decision Making in Serious Illnesses 1/1/2024 12/31/2025 $95,391.00
Molly Duman Scheel University Of Minnesota New Development of species-specific yeast RNAi attractive targeted sugar baits for spotted wing Drosophila control 11/1/2023 10/31/2026 $249,928.00
Leslie Anne Enane Vanderbilt University Medical Center New Investigating Multiple PK and PD Relationships for TB-HIV (IMPPRove TBHIV) 9/1/2023 7/31/2024 $51,826.00
Aaron Christopher Ermel Indiana Department Of Health Renewal (not prev committed) The SURRG Remnant NAAT Study 8/1/2023 7/31/2024 $21,156.00
Carmella Evans-Molina City Of Hope New Clinical Trial of Denosumab for Type 1 Diabetes 10/1/2023 9/30/2024 $203,500.00
Michael Feldman University Of Pennsylvania New Optimizing a Surveillance Strategy to Tackle Breast Cancer Dormancy and Minimal Residual Disease 9/15/2023 9/14/2027 $31,810.00
Tatiana M Foroud Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinsons Research New Biorepository Core 2/1/2024 12/31/2024 $4,317,230.43
Tatiana M Foroud Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinsons Research New Evaluation of skin as a matrix for the detection and potential quantification of α-synuclein seeds in subjects with Parkinson's disease 1/1/2024 12/31/2026 $319,215.69
Tatiana M Foroud Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinsons Research New Development, validation and partial qualification of a-synuclein seed amplifications assays on blood-derived matrices to facilitate therapeutic trials 1/1/2024 12/31/2025 $65,692.00
Tatiana M Foroud Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinsons Research Renewal (not prev committed) Screening, Pathology, Digital, Travel, and Administrative Cores 1/1/2024 12/31/2024 $5,906,736.75
Clair A. Francomano Ehlers-danlos Society New Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder - Assessing Criteria and Their Modification in Clinical Practice 9/1/2023 8/31/2025 $90,592.00
Catia Gomes Glaucoma Research Foundation New Studying the contribution of aging to retinal ganglion cell degeneration relevant to glaucoma in a human pluripotent stem cell model 3/1/2024 2/28/2025 $55,000.00
Meredith Leigh Greene National Institute On Aging New Tailored Geriatric Assessment and Management for HIV Care Settings 2/12/2024 3/31/2024 $239,773.00
David M Haas Heartland Health Research Alliance Ltd Renewal (not prev committed) Children's Health in the Heartland Study 1/1/2024 12/31/2024 $144,825.00
Kathryn M Haider Indiana Department Of Health New Early intervention for children with visual impairment 10/1/2023 6/30/2025 $230,000.00
Leng Han Baylor College Of Medicine New Lysosomal NADPH metabolism regulates proteostasis, aging and tauopathy 9/1/2023 8/31/2024 $73,962.00
Leng Han University Of Texas Md Anderson Cancer Center New Targeting Small Nucleolar RNA Augments Immunotherapeutic Efficacy 7/1/2023 6/30/2024 $72,276.00
Swetansu Kumar Hota American Heart Association Incorporated New Dissecting the functions of BAF chromatin remodeling ATPases during cardiogenesis 8/1/2023 6/30/2024 $77,000.00
Chandy C John National Institute Neurological Disorders & Stroke Renewal (not prev committed) Severe Malaria And Risk to The Brain (SMART Brain) 2/1/2024 1/31/2025 $958,384.00
Mark R. Kelley Riley Children's Foundation Renewal (not prev committed) Tom Wood Lexus Foundation Lexxll 1/1/2024 12/31/2024 $10,000.00
Debra K Litzelman American Geriatrics Society New GWEP-CC Educational Resources Funding 4/1/2024 6/30/2024 $1,000.00
Patrick J. Loehrer Thymic Carcinoma Center New Genomic Interrogation For Thymic Therapies (GIFTT) 10/1/2023 9/30/2026 $747,629.00
Riad Lutfi Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center New Sepsis Genomics Collaboration 9/1/2023 12/31/2024 $7,500.00
Ann Marie Martin In Commission On Hispanic/latino Affairs New ICHLA Grant 10/12/2023 10/10/2024 $2,500.00
Ricardo Melo Ferreira Dialysis Clinic, Inc New Molecularly defined spatial niches in Kimmelstiel-Wilson nodules 1/1/2024 12/31/2024 $60,000.00
Maki Niihori American Heart Association Incorporated New The novel therapeutic targets to prevent right ventricle failure in pulmonary arterial hypertension 8/7/2023 3/31/2024 $231,000.00
Kola Okuyemi New York University New Stroke and Cardiovascular Research Training (SCaRT) Institute 2/1/2024 5/31/2024 $24,775.00
Swetha Parvataneni American College Of Gastroenterology New Harnessing the Patient Perspective to Improve Emergency Department Utilization in Cirrhosis 7/1/2024 6/30/2025 $15,000.00
Rachel Patzer Brown University Renewal (not prev committed) Impact of Randomized Payment Incentives on Disparities in Home Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation 12/1/2023 11/30/2024 $231,769.00
Jon D Piganelli Jdrf New Investigating Combinatorial Use of Inhibitors of Focal Adhesion Kinase and PFKFB3 for Reversal of Type 1 Diabetes 8/1/2023 6/30/2024 $334,595.29
David A Plager Indiana Department Of Health New Early intervention for children with visual impairment 10/1/2023 6/30/2025 $230,000.00
Nick Powell University Of Washington New Improving interpretation of G6PD alleles 6/1/2023 5/31/2024 $5,000.00
Vijay R. Ramakrishnan National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New The Chronic Rhinosinusitis (CRS) Problem and an AI Driven Personalized Medicine Solution 2/2/2024 12/31/2024 $678,641.00
Vijay R. Ramakrishnan National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New CRS Microbiome: Multi-omic Integrative Longitudinal Experimental (CRS-MILE) study 11/16/2023 10/31/2024 $571,367.00
Chaitra Rao Jdrf New Defining the role of islet-derived extracellular vesicle PD-L1 cargo in type-1 diabetes 3/1/2024 2/28/2025 $66,500.00
Steven D Rhodes University Of Alabama Birmingham New UAB NFCTC Infrastructure Award 9/30/2022 9/29/2023 $15,000.00
Katie Ross-Driscoll Pennsylvania State University New Veteran Access and Limitations to Organ Recovery (VALOR) 7/15/2023 2/29/2024 $36,299.00
Katie Ross-Driscoll National Institute On Minority Health And Health Disparities New Identifying determinants of access to the early steps of liver transplant in the Southeast 2/22/2024 11/30/2024 $131,085.00
Misty Dawn Shields Hoosier Cancer Research Network New A phase II trial of MOnaliZumab in combination with durvAlumab (MEDI4736) plus platinum-based chemotheRapy for first-line Treatment of extensive stage small cell lung cancer (MOZART) 2/21/2024 2/20/2029 $78,437.00
Dimitrios Stefanidis Indiana University Health Renewal (not prev committed) Fostering Skill Building for Surgeons 7/1/2022 8/30/2024 $179,834.00
Lauren Kathryn Stewart Society For Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation New Targeting Metabolic Syndrome from the Emergency Department through Mixed-Methods 7/1/2024 6/30/2026 $150,000.00
Jennifer Dawn Taylor Indiana Family And Social Services Administration New Behavioral Health Workforce Recruitment & Retention Innovation Grant Program 9/1/2023 10/31/2026 $1,000,000.00
Kyla Michelle Tolliver Baylor College Of Medicine New A multi-center study of the microbiome in biliary atresia 4/1/2023 3/31/2024 $2,625.00
Matthew J Turner National Institute Arthritis Musculoskeletal Skin New Pathologic consequences of epidermal lipase deficiencies 2/20/2024 1/31/2025 $209,220.00
Sophia Wang Wake Forest University Health Sciences New Alzheimer Diagnosis in older Adults with Chronic Conditions ADACC Network 9/15/2023 5/31/2024 $162,751.00
Wei Wu National Institute Neurological Disorders & Stroke New Converting the glial scar to neurons repairs the injured neural circuits for functional recovery following spinal cord injury 4/1/2024 3/31/2025 $356,623.00
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