Grant Awardees October 2014-February 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

 

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

Name Department Sponsor Proposal Title
Abel, Evan Internal Medicine University of Alabama at Birmingham Circadian Regulation of Myocardial Insulin Signaling
Adams, Christopher Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Prevention & Treatment of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
Adams, Harold Neurology Cedars-Sinai Medical Center NN104 Study - Independent Medical Monitor
Ahern, Christopher Molecular Physiology & Biophysics American Heart Association Expanding the Genetic Code in Muscle
Ahmad, Ferhaan Internal Medicine Gilead Sciences, Inc. GS-US-361-1157
Ahrens, Richard Pediatrics Bayer Healthcare AG Multi-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, Richard Pediatrics Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc. TDC Additional Research Coordinator (ARC) Award
Ahrens, Richard Pediatrics Elan Pharma International Limited Reviewing and Refining Study Design and Methods for a Methacholine Challenge Clinical Trial
Ahrens, Richard Pediatrics Teva 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-Ann Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Dysregulation of the Inflammatory Response by Francisella Tularensis
Anderson, Donald Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation US Department of Health & Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality Improving Patient Safety in Orthopaedic Trauma Surgical Training
Andreasen, Nancy Psychiatry Brain Image Analysis, LLC Brain Imaging in Major Psychoses: Examining Structural & Functional Connectivity
Ballas, Zuhair Medicine Administration US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Flow Cytometry Cell Sorter
Berg, Daniel Internal Medicine Millennium 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, Patrick Pediatrics Association of American Medical Colleges eConsults/eReferrals: Controlling Costs and Improving Quality at the Interface of Primary Care and Specialty Care
Brophy, Patrick Pediatrics US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics eHealth Extension Network Project
Cadaret, Linda Internal Medicine Actelion Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. OPUS Registry
Cadaret, Linda Internal Medicine Lung Biotechnology Inc. BEAT
Carter, Thomas Internal Medicine Novartis Corporation A 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, Alejandro Internal Medicine GlaxoSmithKline, Inc. GSK1325756
Cornell, Robert Anatomy & Cell Biology Marin Community Foundation Preliminary analysis of zebrafish mutants with defects in embryonic development
Coryell, William Psychiatry Janssen Research & Development, Inc. Esketamine Clinical Trial
Coryell, William Psychiatry University of Michigan Electronic Bridge to Mental Health (eBridge) for College Students
Cotarlan, Vladimir Internal Medicine Janssen Research and Development, LLC COMMANDER-HF
Drack, Arlene Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Vision for Tomorrow Foundation Vision for Tomorrow ERG Study
El-Sheikh, Ayman Pediatrics Amgen, Inc. An Open Label Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Long-Term
Erickson, Bradley Urology American 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, Douglas Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Bioventus LLC Bioventus SOW5:  Rabbit PLF End Organ Pathology
Fredericks, Douglas Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Orthogem Limited Orthogem in a Rabbit Posterolateral Fusion Model
Gantz, Bruce Jay Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery EarLens Corporation The EarLens System Long Term Safety and Efficacy Definitive Multi-Center Study
Gerke, Alicia Internal Medicine Gilead Sciences, Inc. A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled,
Girotra, Saket Internal Medicine AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP AstraZeneca Brilinta/PCI study
Giudici, Michael Internal Medicine Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. Capture Information via Automatic Threshold Evaluation
Grueter, Chad Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health MED13 Regulation of Cardiac Transcription in Obesity and Hypothyroidism
Gutmann, Laurie Neurology Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ECU-MG-302- a phase III extension of ECU-MG-301
Gutmann, Laurie Neurology University of Michigan Enhancing Scientific Inquiry in Clinical Neurosciences Through Methodology   Training, Mentorship, and  Trans-Institutional Cooperation
Harty, John Microbiology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Memory CD8 T cell localization and protection from influenza
Hettrich, Carolyn Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Rotation Medical, Inc. Post-Market Evaluation of the Rotation Medical Rotator Cuff System
Ho, Beng Choon Psychiatry Nellie Ball Trust Immune Markers, Teen Paranoia & Pregnancy Complications: A Birth Cohort Study
Hoffman, Eric Radiology Columbia University Novel Quantitative Emphysema Subtypes' in MESA and SPIROMICS
Hoffman, Eric Radiology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Ultra-Low Dose, High Speed, High Resolution, Multispectral, Multi-Source MDCT Scanner
Horswill, Alexander Microbiology University of Nebraska Medical Center Staphylococcal Biofilm and Disease
Ince, Dilek Internal Medicine Ansun Biopharma, Inc. Phase II DAS181 Lower Tract PIV Infection in Immunocompromised Subjects
Ince, Nedim Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Modulation of GVHD and GVT by in Vivo Generated Regulatory T Cells
Johnson, Hans Psychiatry Brigham and Women's Hospital Statistical Analysis of White Matter in Huntington's Disease Using Diffusion MRI
Johnson, Susan Obstetrics & Gynecology University of Pittsburgh Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
Joshi, Charuta Pediatrics GW Pharmaceuticals A 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, Natalie Pediatrics Washington University in St. Louis Heartland Sickle Cell Disease Network
Karam, Matthew Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Transferability of Wire Navigation Skills Gained using a Radiation-Free Simulator
Kim, Eun Young Psychiatry Huntington's Disease Society of America Developing a Robust Segmentation Pipeline That Allows for Consistent Trajectory Estimation of HD Gene Positive Individuals Across Multiple Longitudinal MRI Sites
Kim, Youungcho Neurology Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD) NARSAD Grant Application
Kline, Joel Internal Medicine AstraZeneca LP Galathea
Kline, Joel Internal Medicine GlaxoSmithKline LLC A 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, Joel Internal Medicine Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc. Clavier
Krasowski, Matthew Pathology Roche Diagnostics Corporation Roche Diagnostics Study
Kuperman, Samuel Psychiatry State University of New York Research Foundation Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism (COGA)
Lark, Arianna Anesthesia Embassy of France in the United States 2014-2015 STEM Chateaubriand Fellowship
Legge, Kevin Pathology Iowa State University Adaptive immunity and protection generated to nanoparticle-based vaccination against influenza virus
Link, Brian Internal Medicine Dynavax Technologies Corporation A 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, Chris Molecular Physiology & Biophysics American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Novel Pathways that Allow Cell Surface Recycling of Membrane Proteins
Macfarlane, Donald Internal Medicine Incyte Corporation PROSPECTIVE, NON-INTERVENTIONAL STUDY OF DISEASE PROGRESSION AND TREATMENT OF PATIENTS WITH POLYCYTHEMIA VERA IN UNITED STATES ACADEMIC OR COMMUNITY CLINICAL PRACTICES
Magalhaes-Silverman, Margarida Internal Medicine National Marrow Donor Program CTN 1203 A Multicenter Phase II Trial Randomizing Novel Approaches for Graft versus host disease prevention compared to contemporary controls
Magnotta, Vincent Radiology Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD) State-Dependent Functional T1 Imaging in Bipolar Disorder
Mahajan, Vinit Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Structure and Function of Calpain-5
Mahajan, Vinit Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Xoma Corporation X052131 The Eyeguard - C Study
Mahajan, Vinit Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Xoma Corporation X052130 The Eyeguard - A Study
Mathews, Katherine Pediatrics Prosensa Holding N.V. CTA - Prosensa - MATHEWS
Mathews, Katherine Pediatrics Sarepta Therapeutics Sarepta Therapeutics Clinical Trial
McGowan, Stephen Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Regulation of Fibroblast Polarity During Pulmonary Alveolar Septal Formation
Meier, Jeffery Internal Medicine Chimerix, 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, Jacob Psychiatry Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD) Transcriptional Regulation of Impaired and Pharmacologically Rescued Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Neuronal PAS Deficient Mice
Michaelson, Jacob Psychiatry US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Estimating the impact of genetic variants on the brain in space and time
Milhem, Mohammed Internal Medicine Amgen, 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, Mohammed Internal Medicine Gem Pharmaceuticals GPX-150-002 Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Study of Intravenous GPX-150, an Anthracycline Analog, in Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Milhem, Mohammed Internal Medicine Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation A Phase I/II Study Epigenetic Modification of Chemosensitivity and Apoptosis in Metastatic Melanoma: Treatment of a Resistant Disease Using Decitabine, Temozolomide and Panobinostat
Miller, Delwyn Psychiatry University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center A 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, Francis Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Regulation of the Nox1 NADPH Oxidase in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
Moore, Steven Pathology Sarepta Therapeutics SOW 3 - New Statement of Work
Morcuende, Jose Ponseti International Management Sciences for Health Clubfoot Disability:  Model for Sustainable Health System Programs
Murray, Jeffrey Pediatrics University of Pittsburgh Extending the Phenotype of Nonsyndromic Orofacial Clefts
Musselman, Catherine Biochemistry US National Science Foundation CAREER: The structural basis of the multivalent readout of histone PTMs and PTM/interaction mediated modulation of nucleosome dynamics
Nagaraja, Nandakumar Neurology Massachusetts General Hospital MR WITNESS:A phase IIa safety study
Nester, Carla Pediatrics Retrophin, Inc. RET-D-001
Newell, Elizabeth Pediatrics University of Pittsburgh Approaches and Decisions for Acute Pediatric TBI
Oral, Resmiye Pediatrics United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties Ui Hospitals and Clinics Child Protection Program
Paulsen, Jane Psychiatry Columbia University Identifying Huntington's Disease Markers by Modern Statistical Learning Methods
Perencevich, Eli Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Checklist to prevent MRSA surgical site infections
Perencevich, Eli Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Impact of Rural Status and Distance
Perepu, Usha Internal Medicine Bristol-Myers Company Protocol 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, Usha Internal Medicine CTI 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, Stanley Microbiology National Multiple Sclerosis Society Pathogenesis of demyelination in mice infected with a neurotropic coronavirus
Perlman, Stanley Microbiology Public Health England ADENOVIRUS MOUSE MODEL FOR EVALUATION OF MEDICAL COUNTERMEASURES AGAINST MIDDLE EAST RESPIRATORY SYNDROME CORONAVIRUS (MERS-CoV)
Philibert, Robert Psychiatry US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health The Relationship of AHRR Methylation to Risky Adolescent Behaviors
Philibert, Robert Psychiatry University of Connecticut Health Behaviors among Young Black Adults: Risk and Resilience
Polyak, Steven Internal Medicine Salix 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, Riad Pediatrics Sucampo 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, Kanchna Psychiatry Nellie Ball Trust Medication Effects on the Psychotic Brain in Schizophrenia
Richerson, George Neurology Case Western Reserve University Clinical Research on SUDEP
Richerson, George Neurology US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health SUDEP Research Alliance: Respiratory and Arousal Mechanisms, Application 5 of 7
Rosenthal, Nancy Pathology Sysmex America, Inc. XN-L Automated Hematology Analyzer
Rowe, Kelly Neurosurgery American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Direct Electrical Stimulation of the Amygdala: Impact on Suicidal Ideation, Depression, and Anxiety
Roy, Rupali Internal Medicine TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals A 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, Antonio Internal Medicine Ocera 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, Michael Radiology University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Multimodal Somatostatin Analogs for Non-Invasive and Intraoperative Imaging
Schultz, Susan Psychiatry Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study A 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, Marin Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Comparative Effectiveness of Strategies to Control S. Aureus Infections
Schweizer, Marin Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Comparative Effectiveness of Strategies to Control S. Aureus Infections
Shy, Michael Neurology Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association Inherited Neuropathy Consortium
Shy, Michael Neurology Yale University Yale University - Independent Medical Monitor
Sivitz, William Internal Medicine Case Western Reserve University SubAward RES508611 EDIC: Hearing Impairment in Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes
Sohn, Elliott Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Oxford Biomedica GEM LTFU-A Long Term Follow-up Study to Evaluate the Safety of RetinoStat in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Song, Long-Sheng Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins University CaMKII in Sinus Node Physiology and Disease
Song, Long-Sheng Internal Medicine Johns Hopkins University Mitochondrial calmodulin kinase II in physiology and disease
Staber, Janice Pediatrics Novo Nordisk, Inc. Pathfinder 6
Staber, Janice Pediatrics University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Hemophilia Inhibitor PUP study
Stapleton, Jack Internal Medicine Iowa Department of Public Health HIV Core Medical and Support Services
Starner, Timothy Pediatrics Genentech, Inc. PRESCHOOL DORNASE ALFA  NEBULIZATION STUDY ASSESSING SAFETY AND EFFICACY
Stevens, Hanna Psychiatry Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation
Stevens, Hanna Psychiatry US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health Prenatal Stress an the Development of Inhibitory Neurons in the Forebrain
Sukkarieh, Hamdi Neurosurgery Globus Medical, Inc. Spine Felloship
Suliman, Faroug Internal Medicine American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Epithelial Sodium Channel Regulation by CaMKIIbeta
Sunderland, John Radiology Radiological Society of North America Amyloid Profile Continued Support w/Brain Phantom Development
Sunderland, John Radiology Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Quantitative Assessment of Minimal Detectable Disease in N0 and N1 Head and Neck Cancers
Swatek, Anthony Cardiothoracic Surgery American Society of Transplant Surgeons Epithelial Stem Cells in Lung Transplantation (ASTS)
Thomas, Alexandra Internal Medicine NewLink Genetics Corporation NLG2101 A Phase II Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study of Docetaxel in Combination with 1-methyl-D-tryptophan (indoximod) in-Metastatic Breast Cancer
Thomas, Alexandra Cancer Center NRG Oncology Foundation, Inc. NRG Oncology Foundation Inc.
Truong, Kristy Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery American Hearing Research Foundation Biochemical and Physical Guidance of Spiral Ganglion Neurite Growth on Methacrylate Polymers
Tsalikian, Eva Pediatrics Medtronic 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, Eva Pediatrics Nemours Children's Clinic, Jacksonville T1D and the Brain in Children: Metabolic Interventions
Tucker, Budd Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Research to Prevent Blindness RPB Catalyst Award for Stem Cell Research Approaches for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Vaena, Daniel Internal Medicine Bristol-Myers Squibb Company A 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, Daniel Internal Medicine Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Modular 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, Terry Internal Medicine Direct MS Charity INVESTIGATION OF CHANGES IN STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL BRAIN MRI MARKERS FOLLOWING USE OF A MULTIMODAL INTERVENTION IN PERSONS WITH PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Waldron, Debra Pediatrics Iowa Department of Human Services UI-CCHII Peer Support Training and Coordination Technical Proposal (MHDS 15-006)
Waldron, Debra Pediatrics Iowa Department of Public Health Enhancing a System of Care for Children and Youth With Special Health Care Needs
Wall, Michael Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences US Department of Veterans Affairs, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Medical Center Improved Assessment of Visual Field Change
Weiner, George Cancer Center American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant
Weiss, Robert Internal Medicine US Department of Health & Human Services, National Institutes of Health High-Resolution Research Ultrasound
Widness, John Pediatrics University of Washington, Seattle Preterm Epo Neuroprotection Trial (PENUT Trial) CCC
Zahr, Firas Internal Medicine GlaxoSmithKline, 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, Yousef Internal Medicine NewLink Genetics Corporation NLG2103 A Phase 1/2 Study of the Concomitant Administration of Indoximod plus
Zavazava, Nicholas Internal Medicine American Association of Immunologists AAI Careers in Immunology Fellowship
Zavazava, Nicholas Internal Medicine University of Utah Immunology of Neural Stem Cell Transplantation in a Viral Model of Demyelination
Zavazava, Nicholas Internal Medicine US Department of Veterans Affairs Stem Cell-derived insulin producing cells correct hyperglycemia in diabetic mice
Zhang, Weizhou Pathology V Foundation for Cancer Research Metformin and Nlrc4-inflammasome in obesity-associated cancer progression
Zhang, Yuan Internal Medicine American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate Role of Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier 1 in Regulating Cardiac Function
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Thursday, February 12, 2015