• Grant Awards

    Trustee Grant Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline Title
    Samantha Brugmann, PhD$30,000*Plastic SurgeryThe Role of Kif3a in Craniofacial Development
    Senad Divanovic, PhD$30,000*ImmunobiologyRole of the IL-17 Axis in the Pathogenesis of NASH
    Rolf Stottmann, PhD$30,000*Human GeneticsGenetic Analysis of Mammalian Forebrain Development
    Joo-Seop Park, PhD$60,000Pediatric UrologyCell Fate Regulation of Nephron Progenitors
    Kakajan Komurov, PhD$60,000 Experimental Hematology & Cancer BiologyIntegrative Modeling of Molecular Networks of Multicellular Communities
    Andrew Dimitrijevic, PhD$60,000Communication Sciences Research CenterObjective Evaluation of Cochlear Implant Function
    James Bridges, PhD$60,000Neonatology/Pulmonary BiologyRole of GPR116 in the Regulation of Alveolar Surfactant Pool Size
    Joseph Qualls, PhD$60,000Infectious DiseasesConsequences of Amino Acid Limitation on Immune Function
    Jianqiang Wu, MD$60,000Experimental Hematology & Cancer BiologymiR-155 and RUNX Function in Neurofibroma Tumorigenesis and Therapy
    Michael Jankowski, PhD$60,000AnesthesiaDevelopmental Plasticity of Cutaneous Sensory Neurons
    Brad Kurowski, MD$60,000Physical Medicine & RehabilitationAerobic Training for Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome in Adolescents
    Takahisa Nakamura, PhD$60,000Endocrinology & Developmental BiologyRole of Double-Stranded RNA Pathways in Obesity-Induced Metabolic Diseases
    Damien Reynaud, PhD$60,000Experimental Hematology & Cancer BiologyPerinatal Hematopoiesis and Pediatric Leukemia
    Lilliam Ambroggio, PhD, MPH$37,500^Hospital MedicineIdentifying Etiology of Childhood Pneumonia with Metabolomics
    Yu Lan, PhD$37,500^Plastic Surgery & Developmental BiologyGolgb1 in Craniofacial Development
    Takuji Suzuki, MD, PhD$37,500^Pulmonary BiologyPatient-Specific iPS Cells and a Novel Cell/Gene Therapy of Heredity PAP
    Chunyue Yin, PhD$37,500^Gastroenterology, Hepatology & NutritionMolecular and Genetic Regulation of Congenital Polycystic Liver Diseases
    *Funding period July-December 2013
    ^Funding period January-June 2014

    Translational Research Grant Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline Title
    Charles Dumoulin, PhD$100,000Imaging Research CenterEngineering a faster and quieter NICU MR scanner
    Logan Wink, MD$25,000Child & Adolescent PsychiatryRiluzole for Drug Refractory Irritability in Autistic Disorder: A Placebo-controlled Pilot Study Incorporating a Novel Translational Biomarker Assay
    Johannes Van der Loo, PhD$50,000Experimental Hematology & Cancer BiologyNovel Scalable Vector Production Systems Development Core
    Theodosia Kalfa, MD, PhD$50,000HematologyErythrocyte Cytoskeleton Disorders Diagnostic Core
    Punam Malik, MD$100,000Experimental Hematology & Cancer BiologyStudies of Mechanisms of Renal Pathologies in Sickle Cell Disease
    Margaret Hostetter, MD$83,673Infectious DiseasesDe novo Mutations in Disseminated Staphylococcal Osteomyelitis
    Ming Tan, PhD$99,991Infectious DiseasesA Novel Protein Complex System as a Universal Platform for Multivalent Vaccine Development
    Jose Cancelas, MD, PhD$96,932Hoxworth Blood & Hematology & Cancer BiologyPreclinical development of CD163 activation as a biological therapy in anemia
    Joseph Palumbo, MD$100,000HematologyRole of Hemostatic System Components in AML Pathogenesis
    Brian Earl, PhD$25,000UC--AudiologyToward a Clinical Diagnosis of Auditory Nerve Survival
    Edward Merino, PhD$25,000UC--A&S, ChemistryA Novel ROS-activated Therapeutic Modality for AML
    Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, MD$99,720UC--NephrologyReducing Tunneled Dialysis Catheter Dysfunction through Nitric Oxide Release
    Bahassi El Mustapha, PhD$100,000UC--Hematology/OncologyCirculating mutant DNA to monitor brain tumor dynamics
    Nira Ben-Jonathan, PhD$100,000UC--Cancer BiologyImaging Dopamine Receptors in Breast Cancer: A Preclinical Mouse Model
    Opeolu Adeoye, MD$99,955UC--ResearchMetalloproteins in Stroke Diagnosis

    Outcomes Research Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline Title
    Laurel Bookman, MD/Ravindhra Elluru, MD, PhD$60,000Neonatology/Otolaryngology-Head & Neck SurgeryDecreasing Cost of Care in  Infants with Airway Obstruction
    Neera Goyal, MD, MSc$38,761NeonatologyImpact of home visitation on neonatal outcomes
    Daniel Grossoehme, Dmin,M.Div.$60,000Pulmonary MedicineSocial Networks and Adherence in Adolescents with CF
    David Hooper, MD, MS$60,000Nephrology & HypertensionA reliable blood pressure management system
    Lynn Babcock, MD$60,000Emergency MedicineThe SMART Intervention for Youth with Mild TBI
    Lisa Hunter, PhD/Scott Wexelblatt, MD$60,000CSRC/Neonatology & Pulmonary BiologyReducing Loss to Follow-up in a Newborn Hearing Screening Program
    Julia Anixt, MD/William Brinkman, MD$60,000Development Disabilities & Behavioral Ped/General & Community PedShared Decision Making to Improve Care and Outcomes for Children w/Autism
    Joshua Schaffzin, MD, PhD$60,000Hospital MedicineSurgical Site Infection Prevention Continuum Development
    Samir Shah, MD, MSCE/Lilliam Ambroggio, PhD, MPH$60,000Hospital Medicine/Hospital MedicineReduced Variability in the Management of CAP
    Ni Yizhao, PhD/Imri Solti, PhD, MA$60,000Biomedical InformaticsImproving Patient Safety by Medication Reconciliation
    Nancy Daraiseh, PhD/Drew Barzman, MD$60,000CPE Research/Child PsychiatrySurveillance of Psychiatric Patients to Improve Safety

    Fifth Third Bank/Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Women Scholars Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline
    Edith Janssen, PhD$50,000Molecular Immunology
    Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD$50,000Biostatistics & Epidemiology

    GAP Funding Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline Title
    Parinda Mehta, MD
    $35,000
    Bone Marrow Transplant and Immune DeficiencyQuercetin:Novel targeted chemoprevention for Fanconi anemia
    Ruhikanta Meetei, PhD
    $35,000
    Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute Novel protein complex in DNA damage and repair for chemosensitivity
    Denise Adams, MD
    $35,000Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute Phase 2 study of Vincristine vs. Sirolimus for High Risk Kaposiform Hemangioendothelioma
    Nancy Ratner, PhD
    $100,000
    Experimental Hematology
    Investigate the possibility that NF is caused by activation of the Ras pathway in oligodencoctyes
    Rolf Stottman, PhD
    $75,000
    Human Genetics
    Forward Genetic Analysis of Mammalian Congenital Structural Brain Defects
    Michael Jordan, MD
    $75,000ImmunobiologyExploiting the DNA damage response to selectively sculpt the T cell repertoire
    Rachid Drissi, PhD$75,000Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute Phase II study of Imetelstat in children with recurrent CNS Malignancies
    Ardythe Morrow, PhD
    $75,000Perinatal Institute
    Novel Biomarkers for necrotizing enterocolitis
    David Hildeman, PhD
    $70,000
    Immunology
    Regulation of apoptosis in activated primary T cells
    Margaret Zeller, PhD
    $70,000Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
    Adolescent Bariatric Surgery: Weight and psychosocial risk in young adulthood
    Yutaka Yoshida, PhD
    $70,000Developmental BiologyMechanisms of Cortico-muscle circuitry

    Research, Innovation & Pilot Funding Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline Title
    Fred Finkelman, MD
    $70,000
    Immunobiology
    Rapid Suppression of IgE-Mediated Disease
    Tony DeFalco, PhD
    $70,000Reproductive Sciences
    Etiology of DSDs
    Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS
    $70,000Gastroenterology
    Bariatric mimetic technologies
    Jeff Epstein, PhD
    $70,000Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
    Attention mitigation intervention for adolescent drivers with AD/HD: Pilot study
    Andreas Loepke, MD, PhD
    $70,000Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
    Non-invasive examination of the effects of anesthesia in the developing human brain
    Jean Tkach, PhD
    $70,000Radiology
    Cardiac MRI assessment of cardiac and pulmonary structure and function in CDH using a dedicated neonatal MRI scanner
    Matthew Weirauch, PhD
    $70,000Developmental Biology
    Uncovering mechanisms of lupus transcriptional misregulation via mRNA-display proteomics
    Halima Moncrieffe, PhD
    $70,000Rheumatology
    Stability and efficient generation of induced regulatory T cells in arthritis
    Jason Woods, PhD
    $75,000Radiology
    Understanding early BOS after Lung Transplantation
    Marie-Dominique Filippe, PhD
    $75,000Experimental Hematology
    Role of mitochondrial energy metabolism in hematopoietic stem cell self-renewing capacity
    Daniel Starczynowski, PhD
    $75,000Experimental Hematology
    Immune signaling and altered spliceosome function in MDS
    Rashmi Hegde, PhD
    $75,000Developmental Biology
    Developing a novel anti-angiogenic therapy for Ewing Sarcoma
    Parinda Mehta, MD
    $70,000CBDI--Bone Marrow Transplant
    Personalizing Melphalan dosing based on novel bedside pharmacokinetics in children undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A pilot study
    Mark DiFrancesco, PhD
    $70,000PNRC
    Calibration of resting state sMRI to predict language laterality in children
    Claire Chougnet, PhD$70,000ImmunobiologyMechanisms underlying high density lipoprotein-mediated survival of human regulatory T cells
    Jonathan Wilson, PhD$70,000NeurologySpontaneous activity cortical mapping: Real-time cortical functional mapping using natural behavior
    Biplap DasGupta, PhD, MS$70,000CBDI--Hematology/OncologyMetabolic regulation of Glioblastoma by AMP kinase


    Research, Innovation & Pilot Funding Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline Title
    Fred Finkelman, MD
    $70,000
    Immunobiology
    Rapid Suppression of IgE-Mediated Disease
    Tony DeFalco, PhD
    $70,000Reproductive Sciences
    Etiology of DSDs
    Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS
    $70,000Gastroenterology
    Bariatric mimetic technologies
    Jeff Epstein, PhD
    $70,000Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology
    Attention mitigation intervention for adolescent drivers with AD/HD: Pilot study
    Andreas Loepke, MD, PhD
    $70,000Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia
    Non-invasive examination of the effects of anesthesia in the developing human brain
    Jean Tkach, PhD
    $70,000Radiology
    Cardiac MRI assessment of cardiac and pulmonary structure and function in CDH using a dedicated neonatal MRI scanner
    Matthew Weirauch, PhD
    $70,000Developmental Biology
    Uncovering mechanisms of lupus transcriptional misregulation via mRNA-display proteomics
    Halima Moncrieffe, PhD
    $70,000Rheumatology
    Stability and efficient generation of induced regulatory T cells in arthritis
    Jason Woods, PhD
    $75,000Radiology
    Understanding early BOS after Lung Transplantation
    Marie-Dominique Filippe, PhD
    $75,000Experimental Hematology
    Role of mitochondrial energy metabolism in hematopoietic stem cell self-renewing capacity
    Daniel Starczynowski, PhD
    $75,000Experimental Hematology
    Immune signaling and altered spliceosome function in MDS
    Rashmi Hegde, PhD
    $75,000Developmental Biology
    Developing a novel anti-angiogenic therapy for Ewing Sarcoma
    Parinda Mehta, MD
    $70,000CBDI--Bone Marrow Transplant
    Personalizing Melphalan dosing based on novel bedside pharmacokinetics in children undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A pilot study
    Mark DiFrancesco, PhD
    $70,000PNRC
    Calibration of resting state sMRI to predict language laterality in children
    Claire Chougnet, PhD$70,000ImmunobiologyMechanisms underlying high density lipoprotein-mediated survival of human regulatory T cells
    Jonathan Wilson, PhD$70,000NeurologySpontaneous activity cortical mapping: Real-time cortical functional mapping using natural behavior
    Biplap DasGupta, PhD, MS$70,000CBDI--Hematology/OncologyMetabolic regulation of Glioblastoma by AMP kinase

    Redesign Awards

    Recipient Amount Discipline
    Title
    Jose Canceles, MD, PhD
    $35,000
    Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology
    Gap Junction Communication in the Stem Cell Niche
    Steven Potter, PhD
    $70,000Developmental BiologyRecombineering based analysis of Hox function in kidney development
    Dean Beebe, PhD$70,000Behavioral Medicine & Clinical PsychologySleep Restriction and the Adolescent Diet: Impact and Mechanisms