Grant Awardees October 2014-February 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

 

Congratulations to Carver College of Medicine Grant Awardees from October 2014-February 2015!

NameDepartmentSponsorProposal Title
Abel, EvanInternal MedicineUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamCircadian Regulation of Myocardial Insulin Signaling
Adams, ChristopherInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsPrevention & Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
Adams, HaroldNeurologyCedars-Sinai Medical CenterNN104 Study - Independent Medical Monitor
Ahern, ChristopherMolecular Physiology & BiophysicsAmerican Heart AssociationExpanding the Genetic Code in Muscle
Ahmad, FerhaanInternal MedicineGilead Sciences, Inc.GS-US-361-1157
Ahrens, RichardPediatricsBayer Healthcare AGMulti-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 2 study to assess the safety, tolerability and early signs of efficacy of tid orally administered BAY63-2521 in adult F508 homozygous Cystic Fibrosis patients
Ahrens, RichardPediatricsCystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.TDC Additional Research Coordinator (ARC) Award
Ahrens, RichardPediatricsElan Pharma International LimitedReviewing and Refining Study Design and Methods for a Methacholine Challenge Clinical Trial
Ahrens, RichardPediatricsTeva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R & D, Inc.A Three-Week, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Chronic-Dose Safety and Efficacy Study of Albuterol Multi-Dose Dry Powder Inhaler (MDPI) Relative to Placebo in Pediatric Asthmatics
Allen, Lee-AnnInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsDysregulation of the Inflammatory Response by Francisella Tularensis
Anderson, DonaldOrthopaedics and RehabilitationUS Department of Health & Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research & QualityImproving Patient Safety in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgical Training
Andreasen, NancyPsychiatryBrain Image Analysis, LLCBrain Imaging in Major Psychoses: Examining Structural & Functional Connectivity
Ballas, ZuhairMedicine AdministrationUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthFlow Cytometry Cell Sorter
Berg, DanielInternal MedicineMillennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.A Phase 1, First-in-Human, Single-Dose, Open-Label, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging Study of [68Ga]MLN6907 in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Carcinoma
Brophy, PatrickPediatricsAssociation of American Medical CollegeseConsults/eReferrals: Controlling Costs and Improving Quality at the Interface of Primary Care and Specialty Care
Brophy, PatrickPediatricsUS Department of Agriculture, Rural DevelopmentThe University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics eHealth Extension Network Project
Cadaret, LindaInternal MedicineActelion Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.OPUS Registry
Cadaret, LindaInternal MedicineLung Biotechnology Inc.BEAT
Carter, ThomasInternal MedicineNovartis CorporationA Phase II randomized, multicenter study of treatment-free remission in chronic myeloid leukemia in chronic phase (CML-CP) patients who achieve and sustain MR4.5 after switching to nilotinib
Comellas, AlejandroInternal MedicineGlaxoSmithKline, Inc.GSK1325756
Cornell, RobertAnatomy & Cell BiologyMarin Community FoundationPreliminary analysis of zebrafish mutants with defects in embryonic development
Coryell, WilliamPsychiatryJanssen Research & Development, Inc.Esketamine Clinical Trial
Coryell, WilliamPsychiatryUniversity of MichiganElectronic Bridge to Mental Health (eBridge) for College Students
Cotarlan, VladimirInternal MedicineJanssen Research and Development, LLCCOMMANDER-HF
Drack, ArleneOphthalmology & Visual SciencesVision for Tomorrow FoundationVision for Tomorrow ERG Study
El-Sheikh, AymanPediatricsAmgen, Inc.An Open Label Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Long-Term
Erickson, BradleyUrologyAmerican Urological Association, Inc.Urologic care in rural America-assessing the impact of physician extension and physician extenders on the quality of bladder cancer care in the state of Iowa
Fredericks, DouglasOrthopaedics and RehabilitationBioventus LLCBioventus SOW5:  Rabbit PLF End Organ Pathology
Fredericks, DouglasOrthopaedics and RehabilitationOrthogem LimitedOrthogem in a Rabbit Posterolateral Fusion Model
Gantz, Bruce JayOtolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryEarLens CorporationThe EarLens System Long Term Safety and Efficacy Definitive Multi-Center Study
Gerke, AliciaInternal MedicineGilead Sciences, Inc.A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled,
Girotra, SaketInternal MedicineAstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LPAstraZeneca Brilinta/PCI study
Giudici, MichaelInternal MedicineCardiac Pacemakers, Inc.Capture Information via Automatic Threshold Evaluation
Grueter, ChadInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthMED13 Regulation of Cardiac Transcription in Obesity and Hypothyroidism
Gutmann, LaurieNeurologyAlexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.ECU-MG-302- a phase III extension of ECU-MG-301
Gutmann, LaurieNeurologyUniversity of MichiganEnhancing Scientific Inquiry in Clinical Neurosciences Through Methodology   Training, Mentorship, and  Trans-Institutional Cooperation
Harty, JohnMicrobiologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthMemory CD8 T cell localization and protection from influenza
Hettrich, CarolynOrthopaedics and RehabilitationRotation Medical, Inc.Post-Market Evaluation of the Rotation Medical Rotator Cuff System
Ho, Beng ChoonPsychiatryNellie Ball TrustImmune Markers, Teen Paranoia & Pregnancy Complications: A Birth Cohort Study
Hoffman, EricRadiologyColumbia UniversityNovel Quantitative Emphysema Subtypes' in MESA and SPIROMICS
Hoffman, EricRadiologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthUltra-Low Dose, High Speed, High Resolution, Multispectral, Multi-Source MDCT Scanner
Horswill, AlexanderMicrobiologyUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterStaphylococcal Biofilm and Disease
Ince, DilekInternal MedicineAnsun Biopharma, Inc.Phase II DAS181 Lower Tract PIV Infection in Immunocompromised Subjects
Ince, NedimInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthModulation of GVHD and GVT by in Vivo Generated Regulatory T Cells
Johnson, HansPsychiatryBrigham and Women's HospitalStatistical Analysis of White Matter in Huntington's Disease Using Diffusion MRI
Johnson, SusanObstetrics & GynecologyUniversity of PittsburghStudy of Women's Health Across the Nation
Joshi, CharutaPediatricsGW PharmaceuticalsA DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED, TWOPARTSTUDY TO INVESTIGATE THE DOSE-RANGINGSAFETY AND PHARMACOKINETICS, FOLLOWED BY THEEFFICACY AND SAFETY OF CANNABIDIOL (GWP42003-P) INCHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH DRAVETSYNDROME.
Kamberos, NataliePediatricsWashington University in St. LouisHeartland Sickle Cell Disease Network
Karam, MatthewOrthopaedics and RehabilitationAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryTransferability of Wire Navigation Skills Gained using a Radiation-Free Simulator
Kim, Eun YoungPsychiatryHuntington's Disease Society of AmericaDeveloping a Robust Segmentation Pipeline That Allows for Consistent Trajectory Estimation of HD Gene Positive Individuals Across Multiple Longitudinal MRI Sites
Kim, YouungchoNeurologyBrain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD)NARSAD Grant Application
Kline, JoelInternal MedicineAstraZeneca LPGalathea
Kline, JoelInternal MedicineGlaxoSmithKline LLCA phase III, 52 week, randomized, double-blind, 3-arm parallel group study, comparing the efficacy, safety and tolerability of the fixed dose triple combination FF/UMEC/VI with the fixed dose dual combinations of FF/VI and UMEC/VI, all administered once-d
Kline, JoelInternal MedicineHoffmann-La Roche, Inc.Clavier
Krasowski, MatthewPathologyRoche Diagnostics CorporationRoche Diagnostics Study
Kuperman, SamuelPsychiatryState University of New York Research FoundationCollaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA)
Lark, AriannaAnesthesiaEmbassy of France in the United States2014-2015 STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship
Legge, KevinPathologyIowa State UniversityAdaptive immunity and protection generated to nanoparticle-based vaccination against influenza virus
Link, BrianInternal MedicineDynavax Technologies CorporationA Phase 1/2, Non-randomized, Open-label, Multicenter, Dose Escalation and Expansion Study of Intratumoral Injections of SD-101 in Combination with Localized Low-dose Radiation in Patients With Untreated Low-grade B-cell Lymphoma
Macdonald, ChrisMolecular Physiology & BiophysicsAmerican Heart Association, Midwest AffiliateNovel Pathways that Allow Cell Surface Recycling of Membrane Proteins
Macfarlane, DonaldInternal MedicineIncyte CorporationPROSPECTIVE, NON-INTERVENTIONAL STUDY OF DISEASE PROGRESSION AND TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH POLYCYTHEMIA VERA IN UNITED STATES ACADEMIC OR COMMUNITY CLINICAL PRACTICES
Magalhaes-Silverman, MargaridaInternal MedicineNational Marrow Donor ProgramCTN 1203 A Multicenter Phase II Trial Randomizing Novel Approaches for Graft versus host disease prevention compared to contemporary controls
Magnotta, VincentRadiologyBrain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD)State-Dependent Functional T1 Imaging in Bipolar Disorder
Mahajan, VinitOphthalmology & Visual SciencesUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthStructure and Function of Calpain-5
Mahajan, VinitOphthalmology & Visual SciencesXoma CorporationX052131 The Eyeguard - C Study
Mahajan, VinitOphthalmology & Visual SciencesXoma CorporationX052130 The Eyeguard - A Study
Mathews, KatherinePediatricsProsensa Holding N.V.CTA - Prosensa - MATHEWS
Mathews, KatherinePediatricsSarepta TherapeuticsSarepta Therapeutics Clinical Trial
McGowan, StephenInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsRegulation of Fibroblast Polarity During Pulmonary Alveolar Septal Formation
Meier, JefferyInternal MedicineChimerix, Inc.The Chimerix CMX001 Registry A Prospective Observational Study for the Long-term Follow-up of Subjects Previously Enrolled in Selected Clinical Studies of CMX001
Michaelson, JacobPsychiatryBrain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD)Transcriptional Regulation of Impaired and Pharmacologically Rescued Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Neuronal PAS Deficient Mice
Michaelson, JacobPsychiatryUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthEstimating the impact of genetic variants on the brain in space and time
Milhem, MohammedInternal MedicineAmgen, Inc.A Phase 1b/2, Multicenter, Open-label Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Talimogene Laherparepvec and Ipilimumab Compared to Ipilimumab Alone in Subjects With Previously Untreated, Unresectable, Stage IIIb-IV Melanoma No.20110264
Milhem, MohammedInternal MedicineGem PharmaceuticalsGPX-150-002 Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Study of Intravenous GPX-150, an Anthracycline Analog, in Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Milhem, MohammedInternal MedicineNovartis Pharmaceuticals CorporationA Phase I/II Study Epigenetic Modification of Chemosensitivity and Apoptosis in Metastatic Melanoma: Treatment of a Resistant Disease Using Decitabine, Temozolomide and Panobinostat
Miller, DelwynPsychiatryUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterA Randomized, Multi-site, Parallel-group, Rater-blind Study Comparing Response with Aripiprazole Once Monthly and Standard of Care Oral Antipsychotics in Non-adherent Outpatients with Schizophrenia Identified using the Brief Adherence Rating Scale
Miller, FrancisInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsRegulation of the Nox1 NADPH Oxidase in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
Moore, StevenPathologySarepta TherapeuticsSOW 3 - New Statement of Work
Morcuende, JosePonseti InternationalManagement Sciences for HealthClubfoot Disability:  Model for Sustainable Health System Programs
Murray, JeffreyPediatricsUniversity of PittsburghExtending the Phenotype of Nonsyndromic Orofacial Clefts
Musselman, CatherineBiochemistryUS National Science FoundationCAREER: The structural basis of the multivalent readout of histone PTMs and PTM/interaction mediated modulation of nucleosome dynamics
Nagaraja, NandakumarNeurologyMassachusetts General HospitalMR WITNESS:A phase IIa safety study
Nester, CarlaPediatricsRetrophin, Inc.RET-D-001
Newell, ElizabethPediatricsUniversity of PittsburghApproaches and Decisions for Acute Pediatric TBI
Oral, ResmiyePediatricsUnited Way of Johnson & Washington CountiesUi Hospitals and Clinics Child Protection Program
Paulsen, JanePsychiatryColumbia UniversityIdentifying Huntington's Disease Markers by Modern Statistical Learning Methods
Perencevich, EliInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsChecklist to prevent MRSA surgical site infections
Perencevich, EliInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsImpact of Rural Status and Distance
Perepu, UshaInternal MedicineBristol-Myers CompanyProtocol CA180399 BMS - AN OPEN LABEL, RANDOMIZED (2:1) PHASE 2B STUDY OF DASATINIB VS  IMATINIB IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC PHASE CHRONIC MYELOID LEUKEMIA WHO HAVE WITH 400 MG IMATINIBNOT ACHIEVED AN OPTIMAL RESPONSE TO 3 MONTHS OF THERAPY
Perepu, UshaInternal MedicineCTI BioPharma Corp.PAC326: A Randomized Controlled Phase 3 Study of Oral Pacritinib versus Best Available Therapy in Patients with Thrombocytopenia  and Primary Myelofibrosis, Post-Polycythemia Vera Myelofibrosis, or Post-Essential Thrombocythemia  Myelofibrosis
Perlman, StanleyMicrobiologyNational Multiple Sclerosis SocietyPathogenesis of demyelination in mice infected with a neurotropic coronavirus
Perlman, StanleyMicrobiologyPublic Health EnglandADENOVIRUS MOUSE MODEL FOR EVALUATION OF MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURES AGAINST MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS (MERS-CoV)
Philibert, RobertPsychiatryUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthThe Relationship of AHRR Methylation to Risky Adolescent Behaviors
Philibert, RobertPsychiatryUniversity of ConnecticutHealth Behaviors among Young Black Adults: Risk and Resilience
Polyak, StevenInternal MedicineSalix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Multicenter, Multiregional Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Rifaximin Delayed Release Tablets for the Induction and Maintenance of Remission in Subjects with Active Moderate Crohn's Disease
Rahhal, RiadPediatricsSucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.A Multicentre, randomized, Placebo-controlled, double-blind Study of the Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Lubiprostone in Pediatric Subjects Aged 6 to 18 yrs. with Functional Constipation
Ramchandran, KanchnaPsychiatryNellie Ball TrustMedication Effects on the Psychotic Brain in Schizophrenia
Richerson, GeorgeNeurologyCase Western Reserve UniversityClinical Research on SUDEP
Richerson, GeorgeNeurologyUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthSUDEP Research Alliance: Respiratory and Arousal Mechanisms, Application 5 of 7
Rosenthal, NancyPathologySysmex America, Inc.XN-L Automated Hematology Analyzer
Rowe, KellyNeurosurgeryAmerican Foundation for Suicide PreventionDirect Electrical Stimulation of the Amygdala: Impact on Suicidal Ideation, Depression, and Anxiety
Roy, RupaliInternal MedicineTetraLogic PharmaceuticalsA Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Azacitidine with or without Birinapant with a Single Arm Open-Label Run-In Phase in Subjects with Higher Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome or Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Sanchez, AntonioInternal MedicineOcera Therapeutics, Inc.Multicenter, Randomized Phase 2B Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of OCR-002 (ornithine phenylacetate) in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis and Associated Hyperammonemia with an Episode of Hepatic Encephalopathy
Schultz, MichaelRadiologyUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonMultimodal Somatostatin Analogs for Non-Invasive and Intraoperative Imaging
Schultz, SusanPsychiatryAlzheimer's Disease Cooperative StudyA Phase 2 multi-center, randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study to evaluate the effacacy and safety of T-817MA in Patients with mild to modearate Alzheimer's Disease (TCAD)
Schweizer, MarinInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsComparative Effectiveness of Strategies to Control S. Aureus Infections
Schweizer, MarinInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsComparative Effectiveness of Strategies to Control S. Aureus Infections
Shy, MichaelNeurologyCharcot-Marie-Tooth AssociationInherited Neuropathy Consortium
Shy, MichaelNeurologyYale UniversityYale University - Independent Medical Monitor
Sivitz, WilliamInternal MedicineCase Western Reserve UniversitySubAward RES508611 EDIC: Hearing Impairment in Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes
Sohn, ElliottOphthalmology & Visual SciencesOxford BiomedicaGEM LTFU-A Long Term Follow-up Study to Evaluate the Safety of RetinoStat in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Song, Long-ShengInternal MedicineJohns Hopkins UniversityCaMKII in Sinus Node Physiology and Disease
Song, Long-ShengInternal MedicineJohns Hopkins UniversityMitochondrial calmodulin kinase II in physiology and disease
Staber, JanicePediatricsNovo Nordisk, Inc.Pathfinder 6
Staber, JanicePediatricsUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonHemophilia Inhibitor PUP study
Stapleton, JackInternal MedicineIowa Department of Public HealthHIV Core Medical and Support Services
Starner, TimothyPediatricsGenentech, Inc.PRESCHOOL DORNASE ALFA  NEBULIZATION STUDY ASSESSING SAFETY AND EFFICACY
Stevens, HannaPsychiatryKlingenstein Third Generation FoundationKlingenstein Third Generation Foundation
Stevens, HannaPsychiatryUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthPrenatal Stress an the Development of Inhibitory Neurons in the Forebrain
Sukkarieh, HamdiNeurosurgeryGlobus Medical, Inc.Spine Felloship
Suliman, FarougInternal MedicineAmerican Heart Association, Midwest AffiliateEpithelial Sodium Channel Regulation by CaMKIIbeta
Sunderland, JohnRadiologyRadiological Society of North AmericaAmyloid Profile Continued Support w/Brain Phantom Development
Sunderland, JohnRadiologySiemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.Quantitative Assessment of Minimal Detectable Disease in N0 and N1 Head and Neck Cancers
Swatek, AnthonyCardiothoracic SurgeryAmerican Society of Transplant SurgeonsEpithelial Stem Cells in Lung Transplantation (ASTS)
Thomas, AlexandraInternal MedicineNewLink Genetics CorporationNLG2101 A Phase II Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study of Docetaxel in Combination with 1-methyl-D-tryptophan (indoximod) in-Metastatic Breast Cancer
Thomas, AlexandraCancer CenterNRG Oncology Foundation, Inc.NRG Oncology Foundation Inc.
Truong, KristyOtolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Hearing Research FoundationBiochemical and Physical Guidance of Spiral Ganglion Neurite Growth on Methacrylate Polymers
Tsalikian, EvaPediatricsMedtronic MiniMed, Inc.CEP249 A performance Evaluation of the Enlite and Enlite 2 glucose sensor to support a full 144 hours (6 days) of use in Children
Tsalikian, EvaPediatricsNemours Children's Clinic, JacksonvilleT1D and the Brain in Children: Metabolic Interventions
Tucker, BuddOphthalmology & Visual SciencesResearch to Prevent BlindnessRPB Catalyst Award for Stem Cell Research Approaches for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Vaena, DanielInternal MedicineBristol-Myers Squibb CompanyA Phase 3, Randomized, Open-Label Study of Nivolumab Combined with Ipilimumab Versus Sunitinib Monotherapy in Subjects with Previously Untreated, Advanced or Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma
Vaena, DanielInternal MedicineNovartis Pharmaceuticals CorporationModular phase II study to link target therapy to patients with pathway activated tumors: Module 8 - LEE011 for patients with CDK4/6 pathway activated tumors
Wahls, TerryInternal MedicineDirect MS CharityINVESTIGATION OF CHANGES IN STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL BRAIN MRI MARKERS FOLLOWING USE OF A MULTIMODAL INTERVENTION IN PERSONS WITH PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Waldron, DebraPediatricsIowa Department of Human ServicesUI-CCHII Peer Support Training and Coordination Technical Proposal (MHDS 15-006)
Waldron, DebraPediatricsIowa Department of Public HealthEnhancing a System of Care for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs
Wall, MichaelOphthalmology & Visual SciencesUS Department of Veterans Affairs, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical CenterImproved Assessment of Visual Field Change
Weiner, GeorgeCancer CenterAmerican Cancer SocietyInstitutional Research Grant
Weiss, RobertInternal MedicineUS Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of HealthHigh-Resolution Research Ultrasound
Widness, JohnPediatricsUniversity of Washington, SeattlePreterm Epo Neuroprotection Trial (PENUT Trial) CCC
Zahr, FirasInternal MedicineGlaxoSmithKline, Inc.A Clinical Outcomes Study to Compare the Incidence of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Subjects Presenting with Acute Coronary Syndrome Treated with Losmapimod Compared to Placebo
Zakharia, YousefInternal MedicineNewLink Genetics CorporationNLG2103 A Phase 1/2 Study of the Concomitant Administration of Indoximod plus
Zavazava, NicholasInternal MedicineAmerican Association of ImmunologistsAAI Careers in Immunology Fellowship
Zavazava, NicholasInternal MedicineUniversity of UtahImmunology of Neural Stem Cell Transplantation in a Viral Model of Demyelination
Zavazava, NicholasInternal MedicineUS Department of Veterans AffairsStem Cell-derived insulin producing cells correct hyperglycemia in diabetic mice
Zhang, WeizhouPathologyV Foundation for Cancer ResearchMetformin and Nlrc4-inflammasome in obesity-associated cancer progression
Zhang, YuanInternal MedicineAmerican Heart Association, Midwest AffiliateRole of Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier 1 in Regulating Cardiac Function
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Thursday, February 12, 2015