Trustee Grant Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
Hee Kyung Kim, MD $60,000 Radiology/IRC MR Quantification of Muscular Fat in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Ian Lewkowich, PhD $60,000 Immunobiology Mechanisms of Steroid Resistance in Severe Asthma
Ronald Waclaw, PhD $60,000 Experimental Hematology Regional Requirements for Shp2 in the Telencephalon
Samantha Brugmann, PhD $60,000 Plastic Surgery The Role of Kif3a in Craniofacial Development
Senad Divanovic, PhD $60,000 Molecular Immunology Role of the IL-17 Axis in the Pathogenesis of NASH
Rolf Stottmann, PhD $60,000 Human Genetics Genetic Analysis of Mammalian Forebrain Development
Joo-Seop Park, PhD $60,000 Pediatric Urology Cell Fate Regulation of Nephron Progenitors
Kakajan Komurov, PhD $60,000 Experimental Hematology Integrative Modeling of Molecular Networks of Multicellular Communities
Andrew Dimitrijevic, PhD $60,000 Communication Sciences Research Center Objective Evaluation of Cochlear Implant Function


Translational Research Grant Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
Prasad Devarajan, MD $50,000 Nephrology CORE-CCHMC/UC Clinical Proteomics and Biofluid Profiling Core
Charles Dumoulin, PhD 50,000 Imaging Research Center CORE-Taking the IRC MR Engineering core from "good" to "best"
Michael Jordan, MD $100,000 Immunobiology and BMT/Immune Deficiency Gene therapy for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Hermine Brunner, MD $100,000 Rheumatology MicroRNA as Potential Biomarkers of Lupus Nephritis
Takuji Suzuki, MD, PhD $100,000 Pulmonary Biology Pulmonary Macrophage Transplantation (PMT) Therapy of Hereditary Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis
Sonata Jodele, MD $100,000 BMT/Immune Deficiency Proteomics for early diagnosis of TMA
Raouf Amin, MD $100,000 Pulmonary Medicine Trial of Glucagon Like Peptide-1 Agonist in Sleep Apnea
Kimberly Risma, MD, PhD $100,000 Allergy and Immunology Pathogenesis of Perforin Mutations Causing Immunodeficiency
Charles Quinn, MD $67,547 Hematology Measuring RBC Turnover by Stable Isotope Labeling in SCD
Li Yu, PhD $25,000 Imaging Research Center Correlation Imaging for Economizing Multi-Scan MRI in Clinical Neuroimaging Protocols
James Mulloy, PhD $100,000 Experimental Hematology/Cancer Biology RUNX1 tumor suppressor as a therapeutic target in AML
Karen Ryan, PhD $25,000 UC--Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism The intestinal hormone FGF-19 and bariatric surgery
Marshall Montrose, PhD $93,068 UC--Molecular & Cellular Physiology Defective 5-ASA metabolism in inflammatory bowel disease
Aimee Dietz, PhD $25,000 UC--College of Allied Health Sciences High-Tech AAC Treatment of Aphasia
Pankaj Desai, PhD $100,000 UC--College of Pharmacy Pre-Clinical Studies to Optimize the Development of Novel Prolactin Antagonists for Breast Cancer Treatment
Yuhang Zhang $25,000 UC--College of Pharmacy/Dept. of Dermatology Targeting dermal fibroblasts to promote hair follicle neogenesis in transplanted skin
Robert McNamara, PhD $99,954 UC--Bipolar Disorders Research Imaging neuronal resilience to psychostimulants


Outcomes Research Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
Holly Brodzinski, MD, MPH $59,882 Emergency Medicine Risk Stratification to Efficiently Diagnose Appendicitis
Sandra Cortina, PhD $60,000 Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology Physician Based Intervention for Adherence Promotion
Lori Crosby, PsyD $60,000 Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology The Role of a Disease Specific Patient Portal in Improving the Transition to Adult Care in SCD
Ellen Lipstein, MD $60,000 Adolescent Medicine Improving Parent Decisions about Treatment with TNF-a Inhibitors
Jennifer Reed, MD $60,000 Emergency Medicine Improving STI Results Notification and Partner Services in the ED
Lori Stark, PhD $60,000 Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology Web-based Delivery of Effective Treatment for Growth in CF
Alexander Vinks, PharmD, PhD $60,000 Laboratory of Applied Pharmacokinetics & TDM Improving Safety and Efficacy of Mycophenolate Therapy
Lea Widdice, MD $60,000 Adolescent Medicine Development and Piloting of Decision Tools to Improve HPV Immunization Rates
Laurel Bookman, MD/Ravindhra Elluru, MD, PhD $60,000 Neonatology/Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Decreasing Cost of Care in  Infants with Airway Obstruction
Neera Goyal, MD, MSc $60,000 Neonatology Impact of home visitation on neonatal outcomes
Daniel Grossoehme, Dmin,M.Div. $60,000 Pulmonary Medicine Social Networks and Adherence in Adolescents with CF
David Hooper, MD, MS $60,000 Nephrology & Hypertension A reliable blood pressure management system
Lynn Babcock, MD $60,000 Emergency Medicine The SMART Intervention for Youth with Mild TBI
Lisa Hunter, PhD/Scott Wexelblatt, MD $60,000 CSRC/Neonatology & Pulmonary Biology Reducing Loss to Follow-up in a Newborn Hearing Screening Program


Fifth Third Bank/Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Women Scholars Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline
Edith Janssen, PhD $50,000 Molecular Immunology
Avani Modi, PhD $50,000 Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology


GAP Funding Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
Scott Holland, PhD $66,600 Communication Sciences fMRI of normal language development in children
Rashmi Hegde, PhD $66,600 Developmental Biology EYA in retinal angiogenesis
Brian Gebelein, PhD $66,600 Developmental Biology Hox control of cell-specific EGF signaling during development


Research, Innovation & Pilot Funding Awards

Recipient Amount Discipline Title
James Mulloy, PhD $66,600 Hem/Onc and Developmental Biology Role of bone marrow microenvironment in a humanized MDS Mouse model
Saulius Sumanas, PhD $66,600 Developmental Biology Validation of genes associated with intracranial aneurysms in a zebrafish model
Daniel Starczynowski, PhD $66,600 Experimental Hematology Mechanism and treatment of Lenalidomide Resistance
Lee Grimes, PhD $66,600 Immunobiology Evaluate interrupting the process of autophagy as part of a novel therapeutic treatment for subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) that fail standard therapy
Steve Danzer, PhD $66,600 Anesthesia/Neurobiology Evolution of an epileptogenic network following PTEN deletion from adult-generated granule cells
Dean Beebe, PhD $66,600 Behavioral Medicine & Clinical Psychology Chronic sleep restriction as a contributor to teen driving risk
Richard Lang, PhD $66,600 Ophthalmology Development of the Fovea
Yutaka Yoshida, PhD $66,600 Developmental Biology Connectivity between corticospinal neurons and the spinal motor neuron subtypes (spinal cord injury)
Fumika Hamada, PhD $55,500 Ophthalmology Modulation of development of thermo regulatory apparatus by light
Zubair Ahmed, PhD $55,500 Ophthalmology Function of a novel usher syndrome protein in the retina
Joo-Seop Park, PhD $55,500 Pediatric Urology Role of Notch2 as a transcriptional repressor in nephrogenesis
Paul Andreassen, PhD $55,500 Exp Hem & Cancer Biology Novel mechanism for Fanconi Anemia: disruption of heterocromatin
Susanne Wells, PhD $55,500 CBDI Identification of Fanconi Anemia disease biomarkers using NMR-based metabonomics
Janaka Wansapura, PhD $55,500 Imaging Research Center Quantification of myocardial perfusion in non-ischemic cardiomyopathy