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April Research Awards

Investigator Co-Investigators Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Matthew C. Aalsma   University Of Chicago New COVID-19 testing and vaccination social network diffusion for diverse criminal legal involved communities 1/1/2022 11/30/2022 $185,000
Rafiou Agoro   National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney New Controlling renal oxidative stress in CKD via targeting FGF23 bioactivity 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $90,000
David Michael Aronoff   University Of Pennsylvania New Unraveling mechanisms by which cervicovaginal microbiota can promote or prevent cervical remodeling and preterm birth 1/1/2022 5/31/2022 $6,376
David Michael Aronoff   Vanderbilt University New Instrumenting the Fetal Membrane on a Chip 1/1/2022 6/30/2022 $10,615
David Michael Aronoff   National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New The Role of macrophages in chorioamnionitis and group B streptococcal infections 2/17/2022 7/31/2022 $266,794
Cynthia L Bodkin   Massachusetts General Hospital New HEALEY ALS Platform Trial Regimen E 4/19/2022 4/18/2027 $289,735
Khadijah Breathett   National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute New Seeking Objectivity in Allocation of Advanced Heart Failure (SOCIAL HF) Therapies Trial 3/29/2022 8/31/2022 $875,400
Sha Cao   National Science Foundation New CAREER: Disentangled learning of high dimensional biomedical data in the presence of inherent heterogeneity 8/1/2022 7/31/2027 $596,508
Mary De Groot   American Diabetes Association New Electronic Diabetes Tune-Up Group (eDTU) for African American Women: A Pragmatic Trial 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $200,000
Zeruesenay Desta   University Of Michigan New Active Symptom Monitoring and Endocrine Therapy Persistence in Young Women with Breast Cancer 2/3/2022 1/31/2023 $14,544
Zeruesenay Desta   National Institute Of General Medical Sciences New Genomic and drug-drug interaction mechanisms of interindividual variability in drug disposition 5/1/2022 4/30/2023 $396,250
Linda A DiMeglio   Riley Children's Foundation New RCF Ora Pescovitz Pediatric Lectureship - Fund 21-A42 7/1/2021 6/30/2023 $2,816
X Charlie Dong   National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism New The pathophysiological function of PNPLA3-148M variant in alcohol-induced liver injury 5/1/2022 3/31/2023 $457,266
Francesca Christina Duncan   University Of Arizona New Arizona Pride-25: Translational Approaches to Health Disparities in the Lung 1/1/2022 12/31/2022 $23,000
Carmella Evans-Molina   Riley Children's Foundation New George and Frances Ball Foundation 3/1/2022 2/28/2023 $50,000
Loren J. Field Rubart-von der Lohe, Michael National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute New Impact of cardiomyocyte cell cycle activity on atrial structural and functional remodeling following myocardial infarction 4/22/2022 3/31/2023 $641,207
Evan L. Fogel   Pennsylvania State University New Data Coordinating Center for the Type 1 Diabetes in Acute Pancreatitis Consortium (T1DAPC) (Patient Care) 8/1/2021 7/31/2022 $35,736
Tatiana M Foroud   Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinsons Research New RESEARCH STUDY CORE MASTER AGREEMENT 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $3,612,947
Tatiana M Foroud   Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinsons Research New BIOREPOSITORY STUDY CORE MASTER AGREEMENT 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $2,495,194
Heather Francis   National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney Renewal (not prev committed) The Paracrine Regulation of Mast Cells During Biliary/Cholangiocyte Repair andDamage 4/15/2022 2/28/2023 $438,397
Matthew L Friedman   Johns Hopkins University Renewal (not prev committed) Biomarkers of Brain Injury in Critically-Ill Children on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) 2/1/2022 1/31/2023 $10,800
Bernardino Ghetti   Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville New Investigating regional and cellular vulnerabilities to tau pathology in young-onset Alzheimer's disease. 2/15/2022 11/30/2022 $601,371
Martin Kaefer   University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill Renewal (not prev committed) Engaging families to improve the care of patients with hypospadias 3/1/2022 12/31/2022 $21,116
Reuben Kapur Shi, Jianjian National Cancer Institute New Dual anti-leukemic and cardio protective role for ROCK 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $222,296
Gary Eugene Landreth   National Institute On Aging New Repurposing FDA-approved agonists of HCAR2 as novel therapeutics for Alzheimer's Disease 5/1/2022 4/30/2025 $1,691,548
Suthat Liangpunsakul Schwantes-An, Tae-Hwi Linus So California Institute For Research And Education Renewal (not prev committed) Genetic risk factors for alcoholic cirrhosis - genome-wide case-control study 7/1/2021 6/30/2022 $97,906
Roberto F Machado   University Of Pennsylvania New Case-Control Study of Methamphetamine in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 8/20/2021 5/31/2022 $20,547
Sumegha Mitra   American Cancer Society, Incorporated New Protein Homeostasis Network Regulates Oncogenic Signaling in High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer 7/1/2022 6/30/2026 $792,000
Anna Neyman DiMeglio, Linda A University Of Minnesota Renewal (not prev committed) Hybrid Closed Loop Thearapy for Beta cell Preservation in New Onset Type I Diabetes: A Proof-of-Concept Study 9/1/2021 8/31/2022 $127,040
Brandon Oberlin   National Institute On Drug Abuse New Virtual Reality-Augmented Future Orientation in Stimulant Use Disorder Recovery 5/1/2022 4/30/2023 $237,750
Melissa Susan Oliver   Childhood Arthritis And Rheumatology Research Alliance New Establishing a Core Domain Sets for Chronic Nonbacterial Osteomyelitis and Synovitis, Acne, Pustulosis, Hyperostosis, Osteitis Syndrome 4/15/2022 4/14/2024 $48,399
R. Mark Payne O'Connell, Thomas M Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance New Diagnostic and Mechanistic Validation of a Metabolic Biomarker Panel to Guide TherapeuticInterventions in Friedreich's Ataxia 4/1/2022 3/31/2024 $274,374
Susan Sangha   National Institute Of Mental Health New Neural circuitry of safety, fear and reward cue discrimination 1/1/2022 12/31/2022 $396,250
Uma Sankar   University Of Texas Md Anderson Cancer Center New (00013788) Delineation of the Role of CAMKK2 in Bone-metastatic Prostate Cancer and its Therapeutic Implications 4/1/2022 2/28/2023 $33,285
Andrew Lawrence Schwaderer   National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New A Microbial Model for the Formation of Calcium Oxalate and Calcium Phosphate Stones 4/25/2022 3/31/2023 $205,953
Marisa Noemi Sepulveda   American Heart Association Incorporated New The role of endothelial serine protease 23 and its post-transcriptional inhibitor in ischemic cardiac injury 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $231,000
Andrea Shin   National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney New Study of Pathway-Dependent Effects of Luminal Microbial Metabolites Including Short Chain Fatty Acids and Bile Acids in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Through Meta-omics Analysis of Fecal Specimens 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $132,535
James Benjamin Wood Kirkpatrick, Lindsey Marie Arkansas Children's Hospital Res Inst New Non-Invasive Diagnosis of Pediatric Pulmonary Invasive Mold Infections 4/26/2022 5/31/2023 $806,000
Chi Zhang   American Cancer Society, Incorporated New Computational modeling of stromal-immune cell interactions in triple-negative breast cancer 7/1/2022 6/30/2026 $773,000
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