Awards for December 2013

Federal Awards – December 2013

Ahn, Chul, Cleveland Clinic Fdn/NIH, Elucidating a novel molecular biomarker for castration-resistant prostate cancer, $10,330; Alto, Neal, NIH, Bacterial Regulation of Eukaryotic Signaling Enzymes: Structure and Function, $271,890; Babb, Tony, NIH, Dyspnea on Exertion in Obesity: Effects of Exercise Training and Weight Loss, $389,178; Bibb, James, NIH, Novel Signal Transduction Mechanisms in Learning and Memory, $354,173; Brown, Sherwood, NIH, Attenuation of Corticosteroid-Induced Hippocampal Changes, $243,270;

Browning, Jeffrey, NIH, Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, $359,439; Brugarolas, James, NIH, Evaluation of BAP1 tumor suppressor gene in renal cell carcinoma, $329,925; Carroll, Thomas, NIH, Interactions Between Stroma and Progenitor Cells During Kidney Development, $311,243; Carroll, Thomas, NIH, Interactions Between Stroma and Progenitor Cells During Kidney Development - Diversity Supplement, $43,372; Chen, Zhijian, NIH, Mechanisms of Protein Kinase Activation by Ubiquitin in NF-kB Pathways, $329,885;

Cleaver, Ondine (Fellow L. Marty Santos), NIH, Role of Cell Polarity During Islet Progenitor Specification and Differentiation, $29,282; Eisch, Amelia, NIH, New Horizons in Adult Neurogenesis, $120,353; Evans, Patricia, Wayne State Univ/NIH, Early Pharmacotherapy Guided by Biomarkers in Autism, $14,346; Garcia, Christine, NIH, Mutant Surfactant Induced TGF-beta Secretion in Lung Fibrosis, $462,244; Greene, Robert, NIH, Glial Control of CNS State-Related Activity, $313,031; Hiesinger, Peter, NIH, Intracellular Trafficking and Neuronal Connectivity in Visual System, $397,500;

Hsia, Connie, NIH, Nanoparticle Drug Delivery in Post-Pneumonectomy Compensatory Lung Growth, $574,824; Idris, Ahamed, NIH, Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Regional Clinical Center - DFWCRR, $143,100; Kramer, Helmut, NIH, Genetics of Endocytic Trafficking in Drosophila Eye, $286,200; Kraus, Lee, Univ of Rochester/NIH, Environmental Influences on Epigenetic Immune Programming, $20,443; Lavery, Lawrence, New York Univ School of Med/AHRQ, Wound EMR to Decrease Limb Amputations in Persons with Diabetes, $95,537;

Mason, Ralph, NIH, Hypoxia and Radiotherapy: Evaluation and Mitigation in Tumors, $288,024; McAdams, Carrie, NIH, Neurobiology of Social Thinking in Anorexia, $171,612; Morrison, Sean, NIH, Stem Cells in Peripheral Nervous System Development, $306,771; Morrison, Sean (Fellow R. Burgess), NIH, Role of proline dehydrogenase in hematopoietic stem cell function, $49,214; Niederkorn, Jerry, NIH, Immunobiology of Corneal Allografts, $357,750; Norgard, Michael, NIH, Structure and Function of Treponema Pallidum Lipoproteins, $395,513;

Otwinowski, Zbyszek, Northwestern Univ/NIH, Center for Structural Genomics of Infectious Diseases, $158,922; Patel, Ashish, Emory Univ/NIH, Gene Discoveries in Subjects with Crohn's Disease of African Descent, $10,000; Petroll, Matthew, NIH, Assessment of Corneal Fibroblast Biomechanical Behavior - Admin Supplement for Equipment, $85,012; Rosenberg, Roger, Univ of Washington/NIH, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center, $1,800; Ross, Elliott, NIH, G Protein-Coupled Receptors - Structure and Regulation, $357,750; Rutherford, Cynthia, UT Hlth Sci Ctr at Houston/HRSA, Hemophilia Treatment Centers (SPRANS), $23,277;

Sadek, Hesham, NIH, Role of Meis1 in Regulation of Cardiomyocyte Proliferation - Diversity Supplement, $76,496; Shetgiri, Rashmi, NIH, Community-based Prevention of Youth Violence in Latinos, $126,626; Sperandio, Vanessa, NIH, Quorum Sensing Regulation of EHEC Virulence Genes, $429,300; Stull, James, NIH, Signal Transduction Mechanisms to Myosin Phosphatase, $357,750; Thibodeau, Jennifer, Univ of Alabama/NIH, MedaMACS, $32,962;

Trivedi, Madhukar, Massachusetts General Hosp/NIH, Rapidly-Acting Treatments for Treatment-Resistant Depression (RAPID), $201,431; Turer, Christy, NIH, Primary Care, Communication, & Improving Children's Health, $148,425; Whitehurst, Angelique, NIH, Mechanistic Elaboration of Fragility in the Cancer Cell Mitotic Spindle, $282,460; Winick, Naomi, Children’s Hosp of Philadelphia/NIH, Toxicity Monitoring on Phase 3 Trials, $1,500; Zigman, Jeffrey, NIH, Ghrelin's Role in Mood, $354,173.

Non-Federal Awards – December 2013

Aiyagari, Venkatesh, World Federation of Neurology, Prototype Survey of Diagnostic and Management Capabilities for Neurological Disorders: Stroke Survey, $10,446; Amatruda, James, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, B-lapachone as a Novel Targeted Therapy for ATRTs and other Pediatric Cancers, $125,000; Barton, Theresa, Yale Univ/Rwandan Human Resources for Health Program, $33,976; Bezprozvanny, Ilya, Natlataxia Fdn, Preclinical development of NS13001 for SCA2, $100,000; Cheng, Edaire, Naspghan Fdn, Periostin Induces Fibrogenesis and Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in EoE, $75,000; Chook, Yuh Min, CPRIT, Mechanisms of CRM1-Mediated Nuclear Export in Cancer, $210,526;

Cleaver, Ondine (Fellow S. Meadows),  Amer Heart Assoc SW Affiliate, Annexin control of mammalian blood vessel formation, $70,000; Gao, Jinming, CPRIT, Turn ON Tumor Contrast for Surgical Resection of Head and Neck Cancers, $321,753; Goldberg, Matthew, Michael J. Fox Fdn, Mechanisms of cellular regulation and post-translational modification of LRRK2, $137,500; Grishin, Nick, Citrus Res and Development Fdn, Molecular basis of Citrus Greening and related diseases gleaned from genome analyses of hosts and pathogens, $100,000; Grishman, Ellen, Brain & Behavior Res Fdn/NARSAD, Adiponectin, ceramides and depressive symptoms in obese adolescents, $30,000;

Hill, Joseph (Fellow Z. Wang), Amer Heart Assoc Natl Ctr, Xbp1s protects heart from ischemia/reperfusion injury through activation of the hexosamine biosynthetic pathway, $77,000; Janowski, Bethany, CPRIT, Regulation of Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) Expression by Noncoding RNAs in Cancer, $210,526; Jiang, Qiu-Xing, CPRIT, Enabling Structure Determination of Functional Human Telomerase Holoenzyme, $231,197; Makris, Una, Amer College of Rheumatology, Understanding the Impact of Restricting Back Pain in Community-Living Older Persons, $25,000; McCain, Karen, Amer Heart Assoc Natl Ctr, The impact of gait training on metabolic cost of walking post stroke, $75,000;

Mirzaei, Hamid, CPRIT, Develop Cutting-Edge Proteomics Core Facility Based on High Resolution, High Accuracy Mass Spectrometry and High Throughput, Web-Based Bioinformatics Technology, $830,000; Mukhopadhyay, Saikat, CPRIT, Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members, $500,000; Olson, Eric (Fellow K. Baskin), Amer Heart Assoc SW Affiliate, Regulation of cardiac function and metabolism by MED13, $49,340; Tsai, Shirling, Amer Surgical Assoc Fdn, Control of TGF-beta signaling by LRP1 in the pathogenesis of aortic aneurysms, $73,439; Wright, Woodring, CPRIT, Validation of Factors of Telomerase Action (Assembly, Modification, Recruitment, Activation): Potential Targets for Telomerase Inhibition Therapy, $334,938.

Industry Sponsored Awards, dollar amounts not available – December 2013

Bird, John, Oral Desensitization to Peanut in Peanut-Allergic Children and Adults using Characterized Peanut Allergen (CPNA) Oral Immunotherapy (OIT); Brekken, Rolf, Analysis of Anti-Tgfßr2 therapy in KPC mice; Davis, Kathryn, Mechanical Testing of Altrazeal Formulations; Dowell, Jonathan, Ph2 Study comparing Tremelimumab to Placebo in Second- or Third-line Treatment of Sbjs with Unresectable Pleural or Peritoneal Malignant Mesothelioma; Frankel, Arthur, Ph1 Study of GS-5745 as Monotherapy and in Comb. with Chemotherapy in Sbjs with Advanced Solid Tumors;

Graves, Donna, Study of Ibudilast (MN-166) in Subjects with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis; Hannan, Raquibul, Ph2 Trial HD IL-2 and Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiation Therapy for Pts with Metastatic Clear Cell Renal Cell Cancer8628; Jain, Mamta, Ph2 Study of MK-5172 in Comb with Ribavirin (RBV) in Sbjs with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection; Liu, Qinghua, Molecular Circuit of Sleep Regulation;

Raskin, Philip, FIAsp compared to insulin as part both in Combination with insulin detemir in adults with Type 1 Diabetes; Raskin, Philip, Multi-Center study of different oral doses of BAY 94-8862 in sbjs with type 2 diabetes mellitus and clinical diagnosis of diabetic nephropathy; Roland, Peter, Hi-Focus Mid-Scale Electrode in Temporal Bone Study #2; Szmuk, Peter, Non Invasive Oxygen Extraction Index (OIE) Measurement via Pulse Co-Oximetry in Pediatric Patients; Ward Ober, Sally, Quantification of Impact of pH Dependence of antigen-antibody affinity on antigen clearance of antibodies.