Grant Awardees May-July 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

 

Congratulations to Carver College of Medicine Grant Awardees from May-July 2015!

NameDepartmentSponsorProposal Title
Abbi, KamalInternal MedicineJanssen Research and Development, LLCA Phase 3 Study Comparing Daratumumab, Lenalidomide, and Dexamethasone (DRd) vs Lenalidomide and Dexamethasone (Rd) in Subjects with Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma who are Ineligible for High Dose Therapy
Abel, Evan DaleInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthCardiac dysfunction in the Metabolic Syndrome: Cross Talk between IR and bAR Signaling
Abu Hejleh, TaherInternal MedicineLilly USA, LLCA Randomized Phase 3 Study of Abemaciclib plus Best Supportive Care versus Erlotinib plus Best Supportive Care in Patients with Stage IV NSCLC with a Detectable KRAS Mutation Who Have Progressed After Platinum-Based Chemotherapy
Abushahin, LaithInternal MedicinePPD Development, LPA 3-Arm Phase 2 Double-Blind Randomized StudY of Gemcitabine, Abraxane Plus PlacebO versuS GEMcitabIne, Abraxane plus 1 or 2 TruncatEd Courses of Demcizumab in Subjects with 1st-Line Metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Adams, Christopher MaxinInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0411 (636D53040) Prevention and Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
Adams, Christopher MaxinInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0499 (636D53033) Molecular Mechanisms of Age-related Muscle Loss
Ahmad, FerhaanInternal MedicineMyoKardia, Inc.MyoKardia MYH7 R403Q knock-in pigs
Ahmad, FerhaanInternal MedicineAmerican Heart AssociationA Genetic Analysis of the Role of SGLT1 in Cardiac Ischemia-Reperfusion
Ahrens, Richard CPediatricsVertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ivacaftor and VX-661 in Combination With Ivacaftor in Subjects Aged12 Years and Older With Cystic Fibrosis, Heterozygous for F508del mutation
Aksan, Nazan SuheylaNeurologyUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterPredicting Driving Safety in Advancing Age
Alambert, Renata PereiraInternal MedicineAmerican Heart AssociationEnergy-Deficient Muscle as a Source for Circulating Fibroblast Growth Factor 21
Alberico, StephanieNeurologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthRole of dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons in L-dopa induced dyskinesias
Andresen, NickInternal MedicineHoward Hughes Medical InstituteHHMI Medical Fellowship
Assouline-Dayan, YehudithInternal MedicineReceptos, Inc.A Phase 2, Multi-Center, Multi-National, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Parallel-Group Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of RPC4046 in Adolescent and Adult Subjects with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Badovinac, VladimirPathologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthMolecular mechanisms controlling differentiation of memory CD8 T cells
Benson, Christopher JInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0416 (636D53035) ASICs as metabolic sensors in muscle afferents
Black, Donald WPsychiatryNellie Ball TrustThe Treatment of Men and Women Incarcerated Offenders with combined Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder Using the STEPPS Program
Boudreau, Ryan LeeInternal MedicineMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's ResearchModulation of microRNA activities in Parkinson's Disease
Brophy, Patrick DavidPediatricsCincinatti Children's Hospital Medical CenterSpread of Ninja
Brown, James AndrewUrologyMyriad Genetics, Inc.Prognostic Utility of CCP Score in Patients with T1A/T1B Renal Cell Carcinoma after Nephrectomy
Buchanan, Gordon FNeurologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthSerotonin neurons in arousal, epilepsy and SUDEP
Buchanan, Gordon FNeurologyEpilepsy FoundationNorepinephrine & serotonin in seizure-induced respiratory arrest and death
Cadaret, Linda MarieInternal MedicineArena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.APD811-003
Cadaret, Linda MarieInternal MedicineDuke UniversityASC01
Cadaret, Linda MarieInternal MedicineArena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.APD811-007
Cadaret, Linda MarieInternal MedicineBayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.MOTION
Campbell, Kevin PMolecular Physiology & BiophysicsUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthMuscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center
Cassel, SuzanneInternal MedicineAmerican Lung AssociationRole of discrete Th17 subsets in steroid refractory asthma
Choi, Kent ChoungSurgeryIrriMax CorporationA Phase IV, multicenter, prospective, randomized, controlled clinical study to compare the IrriSept system versus Standard of Care (SoC) on the prevalence of Surgical Site Infection (SSI) in patients with abdominal trauma or acute surgical abdomen
Ciliberto, HeatherDermatologyINC Research, LLCA PHASE II, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY TO EVALUATE THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF LEBRIKIZUMAB IN PATIENTS WITH PERSISTENT MODERATE TO SEVERE ATOPIC DERMATITIS THAT IS INADEQUATELY CONTROLLED BY TOPICAL CORTICOSTEROIDS PROTOCOL NUMBER:
Comellas, AlejandroInternal MedicineAstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LPAZSTRATOS 1
Coryell, William HPsychiatryJanssen Research & Development, Inc.A Prospective, Longitudinal, Observational Study to Evaluate Potential Predictors of
Coryell, William HPsychiatryAmerican Foundation for Suicide PreventionElucidating Inflammatory Markers of Suicidal Behavior in Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Denburg, Natalie LisaNeurologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthStress and Decision-Making in Older Persons: Toward a Neurobehavioral Phenotype
Diekema, Daniel JamesPathologybioMerieux, Inc.VITEK 2 and VITEK 2 Compact GP18 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests
Duchman, Kyle RobertOrthopaedics and RehabilitationOrthopaedic Research & Education FoundationThe Effects of Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (rhPTH) Treatment Duration on Tendon-to-Bone healing in a Rat Rotator Cuff Repair Model
Engelhardt, John FAnatomy & Cell BiologyUniversity of Massachusetts Medical SchoolFerret Knockout Model for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Engelhardt, John FAnatomy & Cell BiologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthEarly Pathogenesis of Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes
Farooq, UmarInternal MedicineKite Pharma, Inc.A Phase 1-2 Multi-Center Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of KTE-C19 in Subjects with Refractory Aggressive Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
Fuentes, Ernesto JBiochemistryAmerican Heart Association, Midwest AffiliateBiological function and inhibition of Tiam1/Syndecan-1 interactions
Gantz, Bruce JayOtolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryEarLens CorporationThe EarLens Contact Hearing Device (CHD) Spectrum Study
Gerke, AliciaInternal MedicineF. Hoffmann-La Roche LtdA PHASE II, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND,
Goel, ApollinaRadiation Research LaboratoryUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthTargeting Cancer Stem Cells in Multiple Myeloma Therapy
Grumbach, Isabella MariaInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0405 (636D53036) Calmodulin kinase II inhibition as novel molecular treatment hypertension
Grumbach, Isabella MariaInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0504 (636D53041) CaMKII as a Regulator of Diabetic Retinopathy
Hansen, Marlan RexOtolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryCochlear AmericasElectro-Acoustic Stimulation Research
Harty, JohnMicrobiologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthRegulation of primary and secondary CD4 and CD8 T cell memory
Hodgson-Zingman, Denice MarieInternal MedicineMedtronic, Inc.EP Fellowship Grant
Hodgson-Zingman, Denice MarieInternal MedicineBoston Scientific CorporationEP Fellowship Grant
Hodgson-Zingman, Denice MarieInternal MedicineBIOTRONIK SE & Co.KGEP Fellowship Grant
Iannone, Alexandra BastianPediatricsCystic Fibrosis FoundationFellowship
Joy, ParijatInternal MedicineAmerican Heart Association, Midwest AffiliateEpithelial Sodium Channel Stimulation by Elevated Glucose
Klesney-Tait, JuliaInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthThe Role of TREM-1 in Neutrophil Transepithelial Migration
Klesney-Tait, JuliaInternal MedicineWashington UniversityExtracorporeal Photopheresis for the Management of Progressive Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Medicare-Eligible Recipients of Lung Allografts (CAG-00324R2)
Kowalski, Joseph TObstetrics & GynecologyPFD Research FoundationPFD Research Foundation
Lamping, Kathryn GInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0498 (636D53032) Effect of dietary fat on diet-induced insulin resistance and vascular dysfunction
Laux, Douglas EarlInternal MedicineMerck Sharp & Dohme CompanyA Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in First Line Treatment of
Legge, Kevin LPathologyAmerican Association of ImmunologistsRegulation of the CD8 T cell Response to Lethal Influenza A Virus Infections
Mathews, Katherine DiannePediatricsUniversity of RochesterHorizon/Steadfast Clinical Trial
Maury, WendyMicrobiologyIowa State UniversityIsolating Rare Aptamers to Viral Surface Epitopes
Milhem, Mohammed MahmoudInternal MedicineAmgen, Inc.Phase I, Investigator Initiatied Trial-TVEC+Radiation Therapy in Sarcoma
Milhem, Mohammed MahmoudInternal MedicineNewLink Genetics CorporationA Phase 1/2 Study of the Combination of Indoximod and Temozolomide
Milhem, Mohammed MahmoudInternal MedicineMerck Sharp & Dohme CompanyRandomized, Phase II Study of MK-3475 versus Chemotherapy in Patients with Advanced Melanoma
Morita, Craig TInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0500 (636D53034) Metabolic Engineering of Bacteria for Cancer Immunotherapy by Gamma Delta T Cells
Morrison, Emma ABiochemistryArnold & Mabel Beckman FoundationMultivalent readout of histone PTMs in epigenetic regulation by BPTF: a structural and dynamic perspective
Moye-Rowley, WilliamMolecular Physiology & BiophysicsUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthA new pathway for azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus
Munch, Erika Maria SehneObstetrics & GynecologyFoundation for the Assessment and Enhancement of Embryonic CompetenceEmbryonic Gene Expression for Blastocyst Competence
Nau, Peter NealeySurgeryCovidienRoux-en-y gastric bypass versus sleeve gastrectomy - analysis of the disparate effects on body composition and associated comorbidity resolution
Nicholson, Nathan AllanOrthopaedics and RehabilitationAmerican Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle SocietyDirect Delivery of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 and Fibroblast Growth Factor-2 Plasmid Genes for Diabetic Fracture Healing in a Rabbit Model
Pak, Thomas KunPediatricsHoward Hughes Medical InstituteThe Role of BBS Genes in Hypothalamic Neurogensis Mediated Metabolism
Parker, Krystal LynnNeurologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthThe Therapeutic Potential of the Cerebellum in Schizophrenia
Perepu, Usha SInternal MedicineARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.A Randomized, Open-label, Phase 2 Trial of Ponatinib in Patients with Resistant Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia to Characterize the Efficacy and Safety of a Range of Doses
Philibert, Robert AlanPsychiatryUniversity of GeorgiaRomantic Partner Effects on Biomarkers of Health Risk among African Americans
Pieper, Connie Lynn ChenNeurologyUniversity of VirginiaSHINE - clinical trial
Potthoff, Matthew JosephPharmacologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthRegulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism by FGF21 Action on Brown Adipose Tissue
Price, David HBiochemistryUniversity of Utah School of MedicineA family of Compounds that Reactivate Latent HIV without T Cell Activation
Reisinger, Heather SchachtInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0613 (636D53047) Qualitative Research and Consultation for two Research Projects CRE 12-291 and CRE 12-289.
Rysted, JacobPharmacologyAmerican Heart Association, Midwest AffiliateThe Role of Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uniporters MCU and MCUb in Neuronal Ca2+ Signaling and Stroke Associated Neurotoxicity
Sah, RajanInternal MedicineRoy J. Carver Charitable TrustTuning fat cell size and obesity through SWELL1
Salgado-Pabon, WilmaraMicrobiologyAmerican Heart AssociationToxin-mediated Cellular Mechanism for Development of Staphylococcus aureus Infective Endocarditis
Samuel, IsaacSurgeryFoundation for Surgical FellowshipsFellowship in Bariatric Surgery
Sanchez, Antonio JaimeInternal MedicineMerck Research LaboratoriesFollow-Up Study MK-5172-017-0256 study
Schultz, Michael KRadiologyinviCRO, LLCGa-68 labeling of inviCRO peptide - Process optimization, automation, and documentation
Schultz, Michael KRadiologyRadiomedix, Inc.Radiomedix Contract Work Projects
Schultz, Susan KayPsychiatryUS Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services AdministrationInterprofessional Strategic Healthcare Alliance for Rural Education: iSHARE
Schultz, Susan KayPsychiatryUniversity of California, San DiegoLongitudinal Evaluation of Amyloid Risk and Neurodegeneration - The LEARN Study
Schultz, Susan KayPsychiatryUniversity of California, San DiegoLongitudinal Evaluation of Amyloid Risk and Neurodegeneration - The LEARN Study
Schultz, Susan KayPsychiatryBrain Image Analysis, LLCBrain Image Analys
Sebag, Julien AlbertMolecular Physiology & BiophysicsRoy J. Carver Charitable TrustRole and mechanism of MRAP2 mediated regulation of prokineticin receptors
Serrano Russi, AlvaroPediatricsProtalix BiotherapeuticsA Multi Center Extension Study of PRX-102 Administered by Intravenous Infusions Every 2 Weeks for 24 Months to Adult Fabry Patients
Sharafuddin, Melhem JSurgeryEndologix, Inc.Multicenter, Post-Market, Real World Study to Assess Outcomes of Patients Treated with the AFX System compared to other EVAR devices for Endovascular Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair: LEOPARD (Looking at EVAR Outcomes by Primary Analysis of Randomized Dat
Sharafuddin, Melhem JSurgeryW. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.GREAT (Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment)
Sharafuddin, Melhem JSurgeryDiagnostica Stago S.A.S.STA - Liatest D-Di - Exclusion of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
Shields, Richard KempPhysical TherapyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthMusculoskeletal Plasticity after Spinal Cord Injury
Shields, Richard KempPhysical TherapyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthLong Duration Activity and Metabolic Control after Spinal Cord Injury
Shinozaki, GenPsychiatryUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthEpigenetic Investigation of Trauma on PTSD and Depression
Shivapour, Ezzatollah TorageNeurologyBiogen Idec Inc.Biogen-105MS401- Plegridy
Sieren, Jessica CorinneRadiologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthNondestruction Multi-Scale Micro-CT Imaging System
Sigmund, Curt DPharmacologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthHypertension: Role of Smooth Muscle Cullin-3 and the CRL3 Complex
Sivitz, William IInternal MedicineGeorge Washington UniversityGlycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes (GRADE):comparative effectiveness study
Sivitz, William IInternal MedicineCase Western Reserve UniversityResidual Beta Cell Function in Patients with Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes
Sluka, Kathleen APhysical TherapyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthCentral Mechanisms Involved in the Interactions Between Muscle Pain & Exercise
Smith, Richard JOtolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryGreater Cedar Rapids Community FoundationC3 Glomerulopathy Educational Grant
Snyder, Peter MInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0621 Epithelial Sodium Channel Trafficking
Spitz, Douglas RobertRadiation Research LaboratoryUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthTraining in Free Radical and Radiation Biology
Stamnes, Mark AMolecular Physiology & BiophysicsUS National Science FoundationDEEPN analysis of the Ras Superfamily GTPase Interactome
Stapleton, Jack TInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services AdministrationOP Early Intervention Services with Respect to HIV Diseases
Stapleton, Jack TInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthResearch Training in Infectious Diseases
Starner, Timothy DuanePediatricsSeattle Children's HospitalSaline Hypertonic in Preschoolers (SHIP)
Sutterwala, Fayyaz ShirazInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthTargeting the NLRP3 inflammasome to limit pathologic sterile inflammation
Turvey, Carolyn LouisePsychiatryUS Department of Veterans Affairs, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical CenterVeteran Initiated Electronic Care Coordination (VIECC)
Uc, AliyePediatricsNational Pancreas FoundationGenetic Determinants of Pediatric Chronic Pancreatitis
Uc, Ergun YNeurologyMassachusetts General HospitalSYNAPSE Study
Usachev, Yuriy MPharmacologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthThe Role of Ca-dependent Transcription Factor NFAT in Pain Control
Wanat, Karolyn ADermatologyDermatology FoundationPathogenesis of cutaneous leishmaniasis: role of mast cells and eosinophils
Weiner, George JCancer CenterBurke Family FoundationThe Burke Family Foundation Research Fund - UIF Special Award
Welsh, Michael JamesInternal MedicineCystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.Development of CFTR-G551D Pigs
Welsh, Michael JamesInternal MedicineCystic Fibrosis FoundationCystic Fibrosis Foundation Research & Development Program
Williford, Noah NicholasInternal MedicineHoward Hughes Medical InstituteEpithelial Sodium Channel Regulation by NaCl
Wilson, Mary EInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsVA263-15-P-0408 (636D53037) Macrophage-Activating MicroRNAs in the Pathogenesis of Leishmaniasis
Winokur, Patricia LeeInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthVTEU 12-0109.B1C1.0007 Option 1
Winokur, Patricia LeeInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health14-0107 Yellow Fever Vaccine - Task B - Base Period
Xue, Hai-HuiMicrobiologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthEpigenomic landscape in naive, effector, and memory CD8 T cells
Yan, ZiyingAnatomy & Cell BiologyUniversity of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc.Study of Human Bocavirus Gene Expression for Development of a Parvoviral Vector
Zakharia, YousefInternal MedicineNewLink Genetics CorporationNLG0106 A Phase 1 Study of HyperAcute Renal (HAR) Immunotherapy In Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
Date: 
Monday, August 24, 2015