Grant Awardees May-July 2015

Monday, August 24, 2015

 

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

Name Department Sponsor Proposal Title
Abbi, Kamal Internal Medicine Janssen Research and Development, LLC A 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 Dale Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Cardiac dysfunction in the Metabolic Syndrome: Cross Talk between IR and bAR Signaling
Abu Hejleh, Taher Internal Medicine Lilly USA, LLC A 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, Laith Internal Medicine PPD Development, LP A 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 Maxin Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0411 (636D53040) Prevention and Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
Adams, Christopher Maxin Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0499 (636D53033) Molecular Mechanisms of Age-related Muscle Loss
Ahmad, Ferhaan Internal Medicine MyoKardia, Inc. MyoKardia MYH7 R403Q knock-in pigs
Ahmad, Ferhaan Internal Medicine American Heart Association A Genetic Analysis of the Role of SGLT1 in Cardiac Ischemia-Reperfusion
Ahrens, Richard C Pediatrics Vertex 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 Suheyla Neurology University of Nebraska Medical Center Predicting Driving Safety in Advancing Age
Alambert, Renata Pereira Internal Medicine American Heart Association Energy-Deficient Muscle as a Source for Circulating Fibroblast Growth Factor 21
Alberico, Stephanie Neurology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Role of dorsal raphe serotonergic neurons in L-dopa induced dyskinesias
Andresen, Nick Internal Medicine Howard Hughes Medical Institute HHMI Medical Fellowship
Assouline-Dayan, Yehudith Internal Medicine Receptos, 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, Vladimir Pathology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Molecular mechanisms controlling differentiation of memory CD8 T cells
Benson, Christopher J Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0416 (636D53035) ASICs as metabolic sensors in muscle afferents
Black, Donald W Psychiatry Nellie Ball Trust The Treatment of Men and Women Incarcerated Offenders with combined Borderline Personality Disorder and Antisocial Personality Disorder Using the STEPPS Program
Boudreau, Ryan Lee Internal Medicine Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Modulation of microRNA activities in Parkinson's Disease
Brophy, Patrick David Pediatrics Cincinatti Children's Hospital Medical Center Spread of Ninja
Brown, James Andrew Urology Myriad Genetics, Inc. Prognostic Utility of CCP Score in Patients with T1A/T1B Renal Cell Carcinoma after Nephrectomy
Buchanan, Gordon F Neurology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Serotonin neurons in arousal, epilepsy and SUDEP
Buchanan, Gordon F Neurology Epilepsy Foundation Norepinephrine & serotonin in seizure-induced respiratory arrest and death
Cadaret, Linda Marie Internal Medicine Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. APD811-003
Cadaret, Linda Marie Internal Medicine Duke University ASC01
Cadaret, Linda Marie Internal Medicine Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. APD811-007
Cadaret, Linda Marie Internal Medicine Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. MOTION
Campbell, Kevin P Molecular Physiology & Biophysics US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Center
Cassel, Suzanne Internal Medicine American Lung Association Role of discrete Th17 subsets in steroid refractory asthma
Choi, Kent Choung Surgery IrriMax Corporation A 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, Heather Dermatology INC Research, LLC A 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, Alejandro Internal Medicine AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP AZSTRATOS 1
Coryell, William H Psychiatry Janssen Research & Development, Inc. A Prospective, Longitudinal, Observational Study to Evaluate Potential Predictors of
Coryell, William H Psychiatry American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Elucidating Inflammatory Markers of Suicidal Behavior in Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Denburg, Natalie Lisa Neurology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Stress and Decision-Making in Older Persons: Toward a Neurobehavioral Phenotype
Diekema, Daniel James Pathology bioMerieux, Inc. VITEK 2 and VITEK 2 Compact GP18 Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests
Duchman, Kyle Robert Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation The Effects of Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (rhPTH) Treatment Duration on Tendon-to-Bone healing in a Rat Rotator Cuff Repair Model
Engelhardt, John F Anatomy & Cell Biology University of Massachusetts Medical School Ferret Knockout Model for Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
Engelhardt, John F Anatomy & Cell Biology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Early Pathogenesis of Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes
Farooq, Umar Internal Medicine Kite 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 J Biochemistry American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Biological function and inhibition of Tiam1/Syndecan-1 interactions
Gantz, Bruce Jay Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery EarLens Corporation The EarLens Contact Hearing Device (CHD) Spectrum Study
Gerke, Alicia Internal Medicine F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd A PHASE II, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND,
Goel, Apollina Radiation Research Laboratory US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Targeting Cancer Stem Cells in Multiple Myeloma Therapy
Grumbach, Isabella Maria Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0405 (636D53036) Calmodulin kinase II inhibition as novel molecular treatment hypertension
Grumbach, Isabella Maria Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0504 (636D53041) CaMKII as a Regulator of Diabetic Retinopathy
Hansen, Marlan Rex Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Cochlear Americas Electro-Acoustic Stimulation Research
Harty, John Microbiology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Regulation of primary and secondary CD4 and CD8 T cell memory
Hodgson-Zingman, Denice Marie Internal Medicine Medtronic, Inc. EP Fellowship Grant
Hodgson-Zingman, Denice Marie Internal Medicine Boston Scientific Corporation EP Fellowship Grant
Hodgson-Zingman, Denice Marie Internal Medicine BIOTRONIK SE & Co.KG EP Fellowship Grant
Iannone, Alexandra Bastian Pediatrics Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Fellowship
Joy, Parijat Internal Medicine American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Epithelial Sodium Channel Stimulation by Elevated Glucose
Klesney-Tait, Julia Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health The Role of TREM-1 in Neutrophil Transepithelial Migration
Klesney-Tait, Julia Internal Medicine Washington University Extracorporeal Photopheresis for the Management of Progressive Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Medicare-Eligible Recipients of Lung Allografts (CAG-00324R2)
Kowalski, Joseph T Obstetrics & Gynecology PFD Research Foundation PFD Research Foundation
Lamping, Kathryn G Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0498 (636D53032) Effect of dietary fat on diet-induced insulin resistance and vascular dysfunction
Laux, Douglas Earl Internal Medicine Merck Sharp & Dohme Company A Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Pembrolizumab (MK-3475) in First Line Treatment of
Legge, Kevin L Pathology American Association of Immunologists Regulation of the CD8 T cell Response to Lethal Influenza A Virus Infections
Mathews, Katherine Dianne Pediatrics University of Rochester Horizon/Steadfast Clinical Trial
Maury, Wendy Microbiology Iowa State University Isolating Rare Aptamers to Viral Surface Epitopes
Milhem, Mohammed Mahmoud Internal Medicine Amgen, Inc. Phase I, Investigator Initiatied Trial-TVEC+Radiation Therapy in Sarcoma
Milhem, Mohammed Mahmoud Internal Medicine NewLink Genetics Corporation A Phase 1/2 Study of the Combination of Indoximod and Temozolomide
Milhem, Mohammed Mahmoud Internal Medicine Merck Sharp & Dohme Company Randomized, Phase II Study of MK-3475 versus Chemotherapy in Patients with Advanced Melanoma
Morita, Craig T Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0500 (636D53034) Metabolic Engineering of Bacteria for Cancer Immunotherapy by Gamma Delta T Cells
Morrison, Emma A Biochemistry Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation Multivalent readout of histone PTMs in epigenetic regulation by BPTF: a structural and dynamic perspective
Moye-Rowley, William Molecular Physiology & Biophysics US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health A new pathway for azole resistance in Aspergillus fumigatus
Munch, Erika Maria Sehne Obstetrics & Gynecology Foundation for the Assessment and Enhancement of Embryonic Competence Embryonic Gene Expression for Blastocyst Competence
Nau, Peter Nealey Surgery Covidien Roux-en-y gastric bypass versus sleeve gastrectomy - analysis of the disparate effects on body composition and associated comorbidity resolution
Nicholson, Nathan Allan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society Direct Delivery of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 and Fibroblast Growth Factor-2 Plasmid Genes for Diabetic Fracture Healing in a Rabbit Model
Pak, Thomas Kun Pediatrics Howard Hughes Medical Institute The Role of BBS Genes in Hypothalamic Neurogensis Mediated Metabolism
Parker, Krystal Lynn Neurology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health The Therapeutic Potential of the Cerebellum in Schizophrenia
Perepu, Usha S Internal Medicine ARIAD 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 Alan Psychiatry University of Georgia Romantic Partner Effects on Biomarkers of Health Risk among African Americans
Pieper, Connie Lynn Chen Neurology University of Virginia SHINE - clinical trial
Potthoff, Matthew Joseph Pharmacology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Regulation of Carbohydrate Metabolism by FGF21 Action on Brown Adipose Tissue
Price, David H Biochemistry University of Utah School of Medicine A family of Compounds that Reactivate Latent HIV without T Cell Activation
Reisinger, Heather Schacht Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0613 (636D53047) Qualitative Research and Consultation for two Research Projects CRE 12-291 and CRE 12-289.
Rysted, Jacob Pharmacology American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate The Role of Mitochondrial Ca2+ Uniporters MCU and MCUb in Neuronal Ca2+ Signaling and Stroke Associated Neurotoxicity
Sah, Rajan Internal Medicine Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Tuning fat cell size and obesity through SWELL1
Salgado-Pabon, Wilmara Microbiology American Heart Association Toxin-mediated Cellular Mechanism for Development of Staphylococcus aureus Infective Endocarditis
Samuel, Isaac Surgery Foundation for Surgical Fellowships Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery
Sanchez, Antonio Jaime Internal Medicine Merck Research Laboratories Follow-Up Study MK-5172-017-0256 study
Schultz, Michael K Radiology inviCRO, LLC Ga-68 labeling of inviCRO peptide - Process optimization, automation, and documentation
Schultz, Michael K Radiology Radiomedix, Inc. Radiomedix Contract Work Projects
Schultz, Susan Kay Psychiatry US Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration Interprofessional Strategic Healthcare Alliance for Rural Education: iSHARE
Schultz, Susan Kay Psychiatry University of California, San Diego Longitudinal Evaluation of Amyloid Risk and Neurodegeneration - The LEARN Study
Schultz, Susan Kay Psychiatry University of California, San Diego Longitudinal Evaluation of Amyloid Risk and Neurodegeneration - The LEARN Study
Schultz, Susan Kay Psychiatry Brain Image Analysis, LLC Brain Image Analys
Sebag, Julien Albert Molecular Physiology & Biophysics Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust Role and mechanism of MRAP2 mediated regulation of prokineticin receptors
Serrano Russi, Alvaro Pediatrics Protalix Biotherapeutics A Multi Center Extension Study of PRX-102 Administered by Intravenous Infusions Every 2 Weeks for 24 Months to Adult Fabry Patients
Sharafuddin, Melhem J Surgery Endologix, 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 J Surgery W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. GREAT (Global Registry for Endovascular Aortic Treatment)
Sharafuddin, Melhem J Surgery Diagnostica Stago S.A.S. STA - Liatest D-Di - Exclusion of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
Shields, Richard Kemp Physical Therapy US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Musculoskeletal Plasticity after Spinal Cord Injury
Shields, Richard Kemp Physical Therapy US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Long Duration Activity and Metabolic Control after Spinal Cord Injury
Shinozaki, Gen Psychiatry US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Epigenetic Investigation of Trauma on PTSD and Depression
Shivapour, Ezzatollah Torage Neurology Biogen Idec Inc. Biogen-105MS401- Plegridy
Sieren, Jessica Corinne Radiology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Nondestruction Multi-Scale Micro-CT Imaging System
Sigmund, Curt D Pharmacology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Hypertension: Role of Smooth Muscle Cullin-3 and the CRL3 Complex
Sivitz, William I Internal Medicine George Washington University Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes (GRADE):comparative effectiveness study
Sivitz, William I Internal Medicine Case Western Reserve University Residual Beta Cell Function in Patients with Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes
Sluka, Kathleen A Physical Therapy US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Central Mechanisms Involved in the Interactions Between Muscle Pain & Exercise
Smith, Richard J Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation C3 Glomerulopathy Educational Grant
Snyder, Peter M Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0621 Epithelial Sodium Channel Trafficking
Spitz, Douglas Robert Radiation Research Laboratory US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Training in Free Radical and Radiation Biology
Stamnes, Mark A Molecular Physiology & Biophysics US National Science Foundation DEEPN analysis of the Ras Superfamily GTPase Interactome
Stapleton, Jack T Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration OP Early Intervention Services with Respect to HIV Diseases
Stapleton, Jack T Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Research Training in Infectious Diseases
Starner, Timothy Duane Pediatrics Seattle Children's Hospital Saline Hypertonic in Preschoolers (SHIP)
Sutterwala, Fayyaz Shiraz Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Targeting the NLRP3 inflammasome to limit pathologic sterile inflammation
Turvey, Carolyn Louise Psychiatry US Department of Veterans Affairs, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center Veteran Initiated Electronic Care Coordination (VIECC)
Uc, Aliye Pediatrics National Pancreas Foundation Genetic Determinants of Pediatric Chronic Pancreatitis
Uc, Ergun Y Neurology Massachusetts General Hospital SYNAPSE Study
Usachev, Yuriy M Pharmacology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health The Role of Ca-dependent Transcription Factor NFAT in Pain Control
Wanat, Karolyn A Dermatology Dermatology Foundation Pathogenesis of cutaneous leishmaniasis: role of mast cells and eosinophils
Weiner, George J Cancer Center Burke Family Foundation The Burke Family Foundation Research Fund - UIF Special Award
Welsh, Michael James Internal Medicine Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc. Development of CFTR-G551D Pigs
Welsh, Michael James Internal Medicine Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Research & Development Program
Williford, Noah Nicholas Internal Medicine Howard Hughes Medical Institute Epithelial Sodium Channel Regulation by NaCl
Wilson, Mary E Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs VA263-15-P-0408 (636D53037) Macrophage-Activating MicroRNAs in the Pathogenesis of Leishmaniasis
Winokur, Patricia Lee Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health VTEU 12-0109.B1C1.0007 Option 1
Winokur, Patricia Lee Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health 14-0107 Yellow Fever Vaccine - Task B - Base Period
Xue, Hai-Hui Microbiology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Epigenomic landscape in naive, effector, and memory CD8 T cells
Yan, Ziying Anatomy & Cell Biology University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc. Study of Human Bocavirus Gene Expression for Development of a Parvoviral Vector
Zakharia, Yousef Internal Medicine NewLink Genetics Corporation NLG0106 A Phase 1 Study of HyperAcute Renal (HAR) Immunotherapy In Patients with Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer
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Monday, August 24, 2015