Academic and Research Committee (ARC)

Topic PI Division Title
Education Rashmi S. Hegde, PhD Developmental Biology MS Degree in Biomedical Research Techniques
Education Carole Lannon, MD, MPH James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence Learning Networks
Clinical Brian D. Coley, MD Radiology Cyclotron LLC
Clinical Stella M. Davies, MBBS, PhD, MRCP Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute Anti-Viral T Cells
Clinical John A. van Aalst, MD Plastic Surgery Craniofacial Program
Clinical/Research Lee A. Denson, MD Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition  Expansion of Schubert-Martin IBD Center
Clinical/Research James M. Greenberg, MD Perinatal Institute Maternal-Infant Data Hub
Clinical/Research Michael A. Helmrath, MD, MS Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery  Expansion of Intestinal Rehabilitation Program
Clinical/Research Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD, FACS, FAAP Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery  Pediatric Obesity Center
Clinical/Research Jaimie D. Nathan, MD Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery  Pancreas Center
Clinical/Research Nancy Ratner, PhD Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute RASopathy Clinic
Clinical/Research Harinder Singh, PhD Immunobiology Center for Transplant Immunology
Research Scott K. Holland, PhD Imaging Research Center Reading and Literacy
Research Richard A. Lang, PhD Ophthalmology Visual Systems Rebuild
Research Jeffery D. Molkentin, PhD Molecular Cardiovascular Biology Identification of Novel Secreted Factors in Vivo

Center for Pediatric Genomics Awards

Faculty Division Title
Hansel Greiner, MD Neurology Biomarker development in focal cortical dysplasia
Taosheng Huang, MD, PhD Human Genetics Mutations linked to autosomal recessive optic atrophy and axonal peripheral neuropathy
Sonata Jodele, MD Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency Genetic predisposition for thrombotic microangiopathy
Ken Kaufman, PhD Center for Autoimmune Genetics and Etiology Validation of polymorphisms in hereditary pulmonary alveolar proteinosis
Kasiani Myers, MD Bone Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency Inherited bone marrow failure
Derek Neilson, MD Human Genetics Genomic approach to prevent a painful syndrome: Ehlers Danlos hypermobility type
Steve Potter, PhD Developmental Biology Genetics of hepatoblastoma and congenital kidney disease
Senthilkumar Sadhasivam, MD, MPH Anesthesiology EMR machine learning…postoperative pain and opioid outcomes in children undergoing tonsillectomy
Rolf Stottman, PhD Developmental Biology Forward genetic analysis of congenital craniofacial abnormalities
James Wells, PhD Developmental Biology Generating corrected beta cells from patients with genetic forms of diabetes
Chunyue Yin, PhD & Alex Miethke, MD Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Identification and functional relevance of gene variants in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis

Children’s Health Research Career Development Award (CHRCDA)

Name Division Title of Research
Andrew W. Lindsley, MD, PhD Allergy and Immunology Pulmonary Ceramide Function in Allergic Asthma
Phillip P. Minar, MD Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Biomarker Discovery for Predicting Therapeutic Responses in Pediatric IBD
Kasiani C. Myers, MD Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Immune Deficiency Hematopoietic Defects in Shwachman Diamond Syndrome
Elizabeth Schlaudecker, MD, MPH Infectious Diseases Immune Response to Influenza Vaccine During Pregnancy

Fifth Third Bank/Charlotte R. Schmidlapp Women Scholars Awards

Name Division Year Amount
Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD Biostatistics and Epidemiology 2014-2015 $50,000
Fumika Hamada, PhD Visual Systems Group/Pediatric Ophthalmology 2015-2016 $50,000

GAP Funding Awards

PI Division Grant Title Funding Round Amount
Ronald Waclaw, MS, PhD CBDI Signaling pathways regulating oligodendrocyte development and function 2014 - July $75,000
Dimitar Deliyski, PhD Otolaryngology & Communication Preliminary data for high-speed videoendoscopy R01 Resubmission 2014 - July $75,000
Satoshi Namekawa, PhD Reproductive Sciences Epigenetic Programming and Escape Gene Activation from Inactive Sex Chromosomes 2014 - November $75,000
John Harley, MD, PhD CAGE Causal Variants for Autoimmune and Musculoskeletal Diseases 2014 - November $75,000
Basilia Zingarelli, PhD Critical Care Age-dependent mechanisms of metabolic recovery in hemorrhagic shock 2015 - March $75,000

Place Outcome Awards

      Budget Period Project Period  
PI Name Division Name CO PI Name Current Start Date Current End Date  Award Start Date Award End Date Award Year 1 Award Year 2 Award Title
Katherine Bowers, MPH, PhD Biostatistics & Epidemiology   7/1/2014   7/1/2014 6/30/2016 $60,000 $60,000 Home visiting services on the recognition of developmental delays
Patrick Brady, MD, MSc Hospital Medicine / Perinatal Center Heather Kaplan, MD, MSCE 7/1/2014   7/1/2014 6/30/2016 $60,000 $60,000 Developing and Evaluating User-Designed data Displays
Rita Pickler, PhD Nursing   7/1/2014   7/1/2014 6/30/2016 $60,000 $60,000 NICU to Home Transition for Families of Preterm Infants
Jayant Pratap, MA, MB Bchir, MRCPCH, FRCA Anesthesia / Emergency Med Lisa Vaughn,  PhD 7/1/2014   7/1/2014 6/30/2016 $60,000 $60,000 Targeting family support to children coming for

Procter Scholar Grant

Year Recipient Division Title
First Year Ernest Pedapati, MD Psychiatry Cortical Plasticity and Neuromodulation of Social Cognition in Autism Spectrum Disorders
First Year Hitesh Deshmukh, MD, PhD Neonatology Developmental Regulation of Host Resistance and Innate Immune Response by Intestinal Microbes
Second Year Andrew Lindsley, MD, PhD Allergy and Immunology ORMDL3-Driven Airway Inflammation Triggers Pediatric Asthma
Second Year Jeffrey Tenney, MD, PHD Neurology Seizure Generator Location and Neurocognitive Deficits in CAE
Second Year Jennifer Davis, DO Oncology ETV2 Role in Embryonic and Tumor Induced Lymphangiogenesis
Second Year Patrick McGann, MD Hematology A Phase I/II Study of Hydroxyurea for Children with Sickle Cell Anemia in Angola
Third Year Brian Varisco, MD Critical Care Medicine Chymotrypsin Like Elastase-1 Regulates Pulmonary Vascular Morphogenesis
Third Year
(only 6 months of funding)
Andrew Beck, MD, MPH General & Community Pediatrics Bringing Neighborhood Phenotypes and Geomarkers to the Bedside for Children with Asthma
Third Year
(only 6 months of funding)
Benjamin Mizukawa, MD Oncology Targeting Cdc42 in Leukemia Stem Cells

Research, Innovation & Pilot (RIP) Funding Awards

PI Division Grant Title Funding Round Amount
Stephen Waggoner, PhD CAGE A humoral regulatory subset of natural killer (NK) cells 2014 - July $75,000
Pooja Khandelwal, MD CBDI Lymphocyte trafficking inhibition as a novel acute visceral graft versus host disease prophylaxis strategy in children 2014 - July $75,000
Richard Lang, PhD Ophthalmology A light sensor controls developmental growth 2014 - November $75,000
Ying Sun, PhD Human Genetics SapC-DOPS-based Enzyme Therapy for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases 2014 - November $75,000
Kenneth Kaufman, PhD CAGE Non-Human DNA in the Peripheral Blood:  Implications for Lupus 2014 - November $75,000
Senthilkumar Sadhasivam, MD, MPH Anesthesia Malignant Hyperthermia 2014 - November $75,000
Richard Strait, MD Emergency Medicine Characterization of IgG1 Inhibition of Inflammatory Arthritis 2014 - November $75,000
Yueh-Chiang Hu, PhD Developmental Biology Dissecting the genetic regulation of gonadogenesis by in vivo CRISPR interference 2015 - March $75,000
Fumika Hamada, PhD Ophthalmology Molecular and cellular links between metabolism and circadian rhythms in Drosophila 2015 - March $75,000
Lindsey Romick-Rosendale, PhD Pathology Identification of Biomarkers of Fanconi Anemia and Head and Neck Cancer by NMR-Based Metabolomics and MS-Based Lipidomics 2015 - March $75,000
Jason Woods, PhD Pulmonary Medicine MRI phenotyping of inflammatory and fibrotic interstitial lung disease patterns in adults and pediatrics 2015 - March $75,000
Jennifer Vannest, PhD Neurology Neuroimaging biomarkers for executive functioning in adolescents with epilepsy 2015 - March $75,000
Joseph Qualls, PhD Infectious Disease Directing L-arginine synthesis to augment anti-tuberculosis immunity 2015 - March $75,000
Dao Pan, PhD CBDI Manipulating erythropoiesis and thrombopoiesis by bioengineering: implication for LSD gene therapy Aim and Hypothesis: 2015 - March $75,000

Translational Research Grant Awards

Type Title PI PI Department/Division Co-Is Co-I Department/Division Awarded
T1 Sweat Patch for Quantification of Lactate in Critically Ill Children Fred Beyette, PhD College of Engineering & Applied Sciences Jennifer Kaplan, MD, MS Critical Care Medicine $100,000
T1 Developing Novel STAT5 Protein Inhibitors for Treatment of Leukemia Harry (Lee) Grimes, PhD Immunology Rhett Kovall, PhD, and John  Perentesis, MD, FAAP Molecular Genetics / Oncology  $100,000
T1 Creating an "off" button for harmful immune responses Michael Jordan, MD Immunobiology and BMT/Immune Deficiency  David Plas, PhD Cancer Biology $100,000
T1 Metabolic intervention of EGFR amplified Glioblastoma Biplab DasGupta, PhD, MS Oncology Kakajan Komurov, PhD Cancer Blood Diseases Institute  $100,000
T1 Anti-neutrophil therapy for acute lung injury disease Marie-Dominique Filippi, PhD Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology Yi Zheng, PhD Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology $100,000
T1 Origin and progression of myelosdysplastic syndrome in patients with bone marrow failure disorders Parinda Mehta, MD Bone Marrow Transplant and Immunodeficiency James Mulloy, PhD Experimental Hematology $100,000
T1 Role of commensal bacteria in defense against Clostridium difficile infection David Haslam, MD Infectious Diseases  Noah Shroyer, PhD Gastroenterology $100,000
T1 Innovative method of refrigerated storage of platelets for blood transfusion Ronald Sacher, MD Hoxworth Blood Center Yi Zheng, PhD Experimental Hematology/Cancer Biology $99,981
T1 Novel PK/PG approach for morphine treatment in neonates Tsuyoshi Fukuda, PhD Clinical Pharmacology Louis Muglia, MD, PhD Neonatology $100,000
Jr.T1 A role of NR2E3,  an orphan nuclear receptor, links endocrine disruption to breast cancer Kyounghyun Kim, PhD Environmental Health     $24,838
Jr.T1 Limiting complement activation in biliary atresia Pranav Shivakumar, PhD Gastroenterology Rachel Sheridan, MD Pathology  $25,000
Jr.T1 Safety of early-life cyclocreatine treatment for CTD Matthew Skelton, PhD Neurology Joseph Clark, PhD Neurology $25,000
Core Pediatric Lower-Airway Specimen Core Theresa Guilbert, MD, MS Pulmonary Medicine John Clancy, MD Pulmonary Medicine $50,000
Core Translational Genomics Analysis Core Kenneth Kaufman, PhD Rheumatology John Harley, MD, PhD Rheumatology $50,000

Trustee Grant Awards

Trustee Award Recipient Amount Department/Discipline Title of Trustee Award Project
James Bridges, PhD $30,000* Neonatology/Pulmonary Biology Role of GPR116 in the Regulation of Alveolar Surfactant Pool Size
Andrew Dimitrijevic, PhD $30,000* Communication Sciences Research Center Objective Evaluation of Cochlear Implant Function
Joseph Qualls, PhD $30,000* Dept. Pediatrics; Infectious Diseases Consequences of Amino Acid Limitation on Immune Function
Jianqiang Wu, MD $30,000* Dept. Pediatrics; Experimental Hematology & Cancer Biology miR-155 and RUNX Function in Neurofibroma Tumorigenesis and Therapy
Brad Kurowski, MD $60,000 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Aerobic Training for Management of Post-Concussion Syndrome in Adolescents
Takahisa Nakamura, PhD $60,000 Endocrinology and Developmental Biology Role of Double-Stranded RNA Pathways in Obesity-Induced Metabolic Diseases
Damien Reynaud, PhD $60,000 Experimental Hematology & Cancer Biology Perinatal Hematopoiesis and Pediatric Leukemia
Lilliam Ambroggio, PhD, MPH $75,000 Hospital Medicine Identifying Etiology of Childhood Pneumonia with Metabolomics
Tony DeFalco, PhD $75,000 Reproductive Sciences Uncovering the Fetal Origin of Disorders of Sexual Development
Yu Lan, PhD $75,000 Plastic Surgery and Developmental Biology Golgb1 in Craniofacial Development
Takuji Suzuki, MD, PhD $75,000 Pulmonary Biology Patient-Specific iPS Cells and a Novel Cell/Gene Therapy of Heredity PAP
Chunyue Yin, PhD $75,000 Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Molecular and Genetic Regulation of Congenital Polycystic Liver Diseases
Stephen Becker, PhD $75,000 Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology Phenotypic Correlates Distinguishing Sluggish Cognitive Tempo from ADHD
Iouri Chepelev, PhD $75,000 Center for Autoimmune Genomics and Etiology Functional Analysis of Lupus Disease SNPs Using Chromosome Conformation Capture
Steven Crone, PhD $75,000 Neurosurgery Degeneration and Plasticity of Respiratory Circuits in ALS
Michael Rosen, MD, MSCI $75,000 Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Myeloid Cell-Derived IL-33 in Chronic IL-10-Deficient Colitis
Matthew Weirauch, PhD $75,000 Center for Autoimmune Genomics and Etiology Viral Transcription Factor Interactions with Disease-Associated Genetic Variants
Mei Xin, PhD $75,000 Experimental Hematology and Cancer Biology Regulation of Vascular Endothelial Network and Remodeling Through Hippo Signaling Pathway
Theresa Alenghat, VMD,PhD $37,500^ Immunobiology Regulation of Intestinal Homeostasis by Commensal Bacteria-Derived Metabolites
Zackary Cleveland, PhD $37,500^ Dept Radiology Tissue Density and Specific Ventilation MRI in Models of Progressive Lung Disease
Patricia Fulkerson, MD, PhD $37,500^ Allergy and Immunology Role of Helios and Aiolos in Eosinophil Development
Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, PhD $37,500^ General and Community Pediatrics The Role of Executive Functions in Reading in Children with Dyslexia
Douglas Millay, PhD $37,500^ Heart Institute, Molecular Cardiovascular Biology Molecular Dissection of Cell Fusion as a Strategy for Regenerative Medicine
Catherine Quatman-Yates, DPT, PhD $37,500^ Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Autonomic Dysfunction: A Systemic Impairment and Therapeutic Target for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries
* Funding Period July to December 2014
^ Funding Period January to June 2015