Awards for October 2013

Federal Awards – October 2013

October Awards

Beutler, Bruce, Scripps Res Inst/NIH, Discovery and Analysis of Synthetic TLR Agonists and Antagonists, $43,681; Booth, Timothy, Children’s Hosp of Philadelphia/NIH, Diagnostic Imaging Review: NIH COG Chair Grant, $4,000; Brekken, Rolf, U.S. Dept of Defense, Targeting Phosphatidylserine for Radioimmunotherapy of Breast Cancer Brain Metastasis, $131,102; Burgess, Shawn, Duke Univ/NIH, Development of Novel Therapies for NIDDM: Project 3, $337,557.

Casey, Brian, George Washington Univ/NIH, Eunice Kennedy Schriver NICHD-MEFU Clinical Ctr Agmt, $195,041; Collins, Robert, Natl Marrow Donor Program/NIH, Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network, $331; Cowell, Lindsay, Duke Univ/NIH, Multiscale Systems Immunology, $38,556; Crandall, Craig, American Burn Assoc/DOD, Effects of a Community Based Exercise Program in Adults with Severe Burns, $77,988; Cullum, Munro, Baylor College of Med/NIH, Adult Neurobehavioral Late Effects of Pediatric Low Grade Brain Tumors, $3,000.

Deberardinis, Ralph, Johns Hopkins Univ/DOD, Oxygen-Regulated Metabolic Homeostasis: Therapeutic Implications of Paradigm Shift, $42,242; Falck, Russell, Vanderbilt Univ/NIH, Role of Icosanoids in Renal Function - Core C, $150,613; Freeman, Anne, Univ of California, San Francisco/NIH, Multilevel HIV Prevention Intervention for Young African American Men, $203,461; German, Dwight, U.S. Dept of Defense, Serum Antibody Biomarkers for ASD, $194,384; Greenberg, David, Emory Univ/NIH, Virulence Determinants for Host Tropism in the Burkholderia cepacia complex, $39,581.

Halm, Ethan, Northern California Inst/NIH, Comparative Effectiveness of Carotid Artery Revascularization vs. Medical Therapy, $33,430; Jain, Mamta, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Res Ctr/NIH, FHCRC HVTN 505 Protocol Site Expansion, $84,165; Jain, Mamta, Inst for Clinical Res Inc/NIH, INSIGHT FLU 005 IVIG, $25,000;  Johnson, Mark, Yale Univ/NIH, Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke (IRIS) Trial, $1,554; Koch, Joshua, Children’s Hosp of Philadelphia/NIH, Impact of Hypothermia on Midazolam/Morphine Pharmacokinetics, $3,600.

Levine, Benjamin, NASA, Effects of Microgravity on Intracranial Pressure, $353,133; Malloy, Craig, Duke Univ/NIH, Development of Novel Therapies for NIDDM: Project 4, $451,419; Malter, James, Univ of Wisconsin/NIH, Role of Eosinophils in Airway Inflammation and Remodeling, $20,586; Nero, Alecia, Cincinnati Children’s Hosp Med Ctr/NIH, Ameliorating sickle Nephropathy and Pulmonary Hypertension, $10,715; Otwinowski, Zbyszek, Argonne Natl Laboratory/U.S. Dept of Energy, Midwest Center for Structural Genomics Protein Structure Initiative: Biology, $129,114.

Raskin, Philip, Univ of California, San Francisco/Natl Science Fdn, TCZ in New-onset T1D, $20,587; Rogers, Zora, Cincinnati Children’s Hosp Med Ctr/NIH, TDC With Transfusions Changing to Hydroxyurea (TWiTCH), $118,091; Rosenberg, Roger, Univ of Washington/NIH, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center, $26,500; Rosenberg, Roger, Columbia Univ/NIH, Epidemiology of Familial Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease, $23,601; Sanchez, Pablo, RTI Internatl/NIH, NICHD Neonatal Research, $12,161.

Scaglioni, Pier, U.S. Dept of Defense, Deconstruction of Oncogenic K-RAS Signaling Reveals Focal Adhesion Kinase as Novel Therapeutic Target in NSCLC, $278,250; Story, Michael, Univ of Texas Med Branch/NASA, NASA Specialized Center of Research on Radiation Carcinogenesis, $230,368; Stull, James, Univ of Texas Hlth Science Ctr at Houston/NIH, ACTA2, MYH11 and MYLK Mutations Affecting Smooth Muscle Contraction, $357,359; Szmuk, Peter, Children’s Hosp Boston/NIH, Effects of General vs. Regional Anesthesia on Infant Neurodevelopment and Apnea, $12,928; Wolf, Steven, U.S. Dept of Defense, Checklist and Decision Support in Nutritional Care for Burned Patients, $156,055. 

Wolf, Steven, Univ of Texas Med Branch/Dept of Defense, Vitamin E Supplementation in Burn Patients, $89,723; Womack, Kyle, Univ of California, San Diego/NIH, ADNI-2: Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative 2, $45,525; Wu, Jiang (Fellow X. Shi), U.S. Dept of Defense, Function of Brg1 Chromatin Remodeling Factor in Sonic Hedgehog Dependent Medulloblastoma Initiation and Maintenance, $127,200.

Nonfederal Awards – October 2013

Abrams, John, Ellison Med Fdn, Chromatin Interactions Assembled Through Long-Range p53 Enhancer Activity in Normal and Pathologic Aging, $238,500; Argenbright, Keith, Univ of North Texas Health Sci Ctr/CPRIT, Comprehensive Breast Cancer Prevention for High Risk Women in Dallas County, $115,497; Bowers, Daniel, St. Baldrick’s Fdn, Building a Clinical Research Database for Pediatric Oncology, $50,000; Collins, Robert, Oregon Regon Health & Science Univ/Leukemia & Lymphoma Soc, Beat AML: Personalized Med for AML based on Functional Genomics, $69,985; Elmquist, Joel (Fellow C. Liu), Davis Fdn, Identification of Neural Pathways that Mediate Serotonin-Induced Anorexia, $51,000.

Frohman, Elliot, New York Univ/Natl Multiple Sclerosis Soc, Mechanisms of Retinal Neurodegeneration and Visual Pathway Axonal Loss in MS, $48,038; Gumbo, Tawanda, Drexel Univ/Gates Fdn, Novel Diagnostic Test for Poor Anti-TB Drug Bioavailability, $11,000; Hill, Joseph, Fondation Leducq, Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Prgm, $619,500; Idris, Ahamed, Univ of Washington/Amer Heart Assoc, Continuation of Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Registry, $115,577; Monson, Nancy, Natl Multiple Sclerosis Soc, Dysregulation of B Cells in MS, $93,583.

Pascual, Juan, Columbia Univ, Development of a Mitochondrial Disease Patient Registry, $2,000; Schmid, Sandra (Fellow J. Mattila), Academy of Finland, GTP-driven conformational changes and their role in dynamin-catalyzed membrane fission, $38,017; Scott, Daniel, Fdn for Surgical Fellowships, Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery Fellowship, $50,000; Taurog, Joel, U.S.-Israel Binatl Science Fdn, Analysis of Peptides Bound to HLA-B27 in Patients and Transgenic Rats with Spondyloarthritis, $25,000; Zhang, Chengcheng, Leukemia & Lymphoma Soc, Blocking immune inhibitory receptor LAIR1 for AML treatment, $200,000; Zhang, Chun-Li, Ellison Med Fdn, Genomics Approach to Understanding Neural Stem Cell Aging, $100,000. 

Industry Sponsored Awards, dollar amounts not available – October 2013

Bachoo, Robert, Impact of ACSS2 inhibitors in human orthotopic mouse brain tumor models; Bartolome, Sonja, Ambrisentan in pts with Porto-Pulmonary hypertension; Bartolome, Sonja, Ph3 Study of Oral BPS-314d-MR Added-on to treprostinil, inhaled (Tyvaso) in Sbjs with pulmonary arterial hypertension; Bird, John, Follow-up of VIPES Study of long-term efficacy and safety of the Viaskin Peanut; Evans, Patricia, Screening Protocol of Adult and Adolescent Individuals with Down Syndrome for Eligibility to Participate in a Study of RO5186582.

Falck, Russell, Synthesis and characterize analogs of C13, C51 and C52; Greilich, Philip, Active Preoperative Anemia Management To Reduce Erythrocyte Transfusion in Pts undergoing Cardiac Surgery (APART); Haley, Barbara, Ph2 Study of Tivozanib Hydrochlorida with Paclitaxel Vs. Placebo with Paclitaxel for Locally Recurrent and/or Metastatic Triple Negative Breast Cancer; Jain, Mamta, Ph3 Study of Pegylated Interferon Lambda-1a, in combination with ribavirin and daclatasvir, for chronic HCV infection with treatment naiive genotypes 1,2,3 or 4 in sbjs co-infected with HIV.

Jessen, Michael, Ph2b Trial of Multi Dosing Regimens of ABT-719 for Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury in Sjbs Undergoing High Risk Cardiac Surgery; Pierce, Ava, Adult Emergency Department Pts with Acute Asthma and Survey of Local Asthma Centers; MARC-36 Study; Trivedi, Jaya, Ascending dose study of repeated biweekly infusions of neoGAA in naive and alglucosidase alfa treated late-onset Pompe disease pts; Wait, Michael, Study of Progel Pleural Air Leak Sealant in Video Assisted and Robotic Assisted Thoracotomy Surgery.