Trustee Grant Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
Geraldine Guasch, PhD $60,000 Developmental Biology Characterizing transitional zones associated with squamous cell carcinoma development
Gang Huang, PhD $60,000 Experimental Hematology Modeling myelodysplastic syndrome in the mouse
Fukun Guo, PhD $60,000 Experimental Hematology Physiological role of Cdc42 in T cell polarity
Satoshi Namekawa, PhD $60,000 Reproductive Sciences Regulation of sex chromosome inactivation by DNA repair pathways
Ashish Kumar, MD, PhD $60,000 Bone Marrow Transplantation MEIS1 and MLL-fusion gene leukemia
Fumika Hamada Namekawa, PhD $60,000 Pediatric Ophthalmology Molecular mechanisms of thermo- and pain sensation
Yuya Ogawa, PhD $60,000     Reproductive Sciences Mechanism of escape of genes on the inactive X-chromosome
Saima Riazuddin, PhD $60,000 Otolaryngology Functional analysis of FDNB26 and DFNM1 genes in the mouse inner ear
Joshua Waxman, PhD $60,000 Molecular Cardiovascular Biology Mechanisms restricting cardiac progenitor specification
Yu Li, PhD     $60,000 Imaging Research Center/Radiology 4D visualization of brain complexity using complex fMRI
Alexander Miethke, MD $60,000 Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Tregs and control of CD8+ activation in billiary atresia
Zubair Ahmed, PhD $60,000 Ophthalmology Molecular and functional studies of Usher syndrome type 1J
Daniel Starczynowski, PhD $60,000 Experimental Hematology Deregulation of TIFAB in Myelodysplastic Syndromes


Translational Research Grant Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
Lee Denson, MD $42,175 Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition An open label study of lactobacillus GG in pediatric ulcerative colitis
Han Vanderloo, PhD $50,000 Experimental Hematology & Cancer Biology Novel molecular therapy core
Bruce Aronow, PhD     $90,000 Biomedical Informatics Center for Combinatorial Cancer Therapeutics (cCATs)
Rachid Drissi, PhD $100,000 Hematology/Oncology Telomerase: A therapeutic target in pediatric brain tumors
James Mulloy, PhD $50,000 Experimental Hematology & Cancer Biology CCTST T1 application for an innovative core: Xenograft
Ming Tan, PhD $99,975 Infectious Diseases

Norovirus P Particle, A multifunctional I platform for vaccine development and antibody production

Sherry Thornton, PhD $90,000 Rheumatology SapC-DOPS agents: Imaging and therapeutics in arthritis
Bruce Trapnell, MD $100,000 Pulmonary Biology Novel translational therapies for congenital PAP
Stephanie Ware, MD, PhD $100,000 Molecular Cardiovascular Biology Clinical diagnostics for pediatric cardiomyopathy


Outcomes Research Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
William Brinkman, MD     $30,000 General & Community Pediatrics     Shared decision-making to improve care for children with ADHD
Ahna Pai, PhD $60,000 Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology Validation of a real-time adherence assessment system
Senthilkumar Sadhasivam, MD $60,000 Anesthesia & Pain Management Personalizing perioperative analgesia and outcomes in children
Esi Morgan DeWitt, MD    $60,000 Rheumatology, HPCE Leveraging EPIC for quality improvement in rheumatology
Lisa Opipari-Arrigan, PhD $60,000 Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology Improving asthma outcomes via the clinical encounter


Fifth Third Bank/Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Women Scholars Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline
Jessica Woo, PhD $50,000 Biostatistics & Epidemiology