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June Research Awards

June Research Awards

Investigator Co-Investigators Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Namita Agrawal   Indiana University Health New Assessing the Feasibility of Implementing a Collaborative, Coordinated, and Multidisciplinary Initiative between Radiation Oncology and Pelvic Health Physical Therapy: A Pilot Study 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $99,554
Kavitha Anbarasu   Sigma Xi, The Scientific Res Society New TBK1 as a therapeutic target for Retinal Ganglion Cell neuroprotection in opticneuropathies. 6/15/2022 6/14/2023 $2,500
Anita Bellail   National Cancer Institute New Targeting SUMO1 degradation for advanced colon cancer therapy 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $369,353
Michelle L Block   National Institute On Aging New The Role of Peripheral Immune Cell Trafficking in Ozone-Induced Alzheimer's Disease Neuropathology 6/1/2022 5/30/2025 $1,735,512
Alain Bopda Waffo   National Science Foundation New RNA phage Q Beta displayed SARS-CoV-2 epitopes fused with Nanotag as a biosensor toolkit 8/1/2022 7/31/2025 $400,000
Scott Glen Canfield   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown in Alzheimer's Disease 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Jimmy Carlucci   National Institute Of Child Health, Human Devl. New Developing an enhanced Mentor Mother strategy to improve prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) outcomes 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $155,956
D Wade Clapp   Riley Children's Foundation New Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy- Gene Therapy 4/1/2022 3/31/2023 $50,000
Andrea Conroy   National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New Malaria associated pathogenesis of chronic kidney disease (MAP-CKD) 6/24/2022 5/31/2023 $644,039
Evan M. Cornett   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Regulation of neuronal differentiation by lysine methylation 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Erika L Daley   Ann & Robert H Lurie Children Hospital Of Chi New IMPACCT: Infrastructure for Musculoskeletal Pediatric Acute Care Clinical Trials 9/1/2021 8/31/2022 $4,605
Alexander L Dent   National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New Control of ST2+ Treg Development in Allergic Disease by Bcl6 and Sex Hormone Receptors 6/2/2022 5/31/2023 $198,125
Rohan Dharmakumar   National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute New Mechanistic Insights to A Translatable Therapy for Acute Reperfused Hemorrhagic Myocardial Infarctions 3/1/2022 2/28/2023 $785,920
X Charlie Dong   National Institute On Aging New Role of SIRT6 in the pancreatic beta cell aging 6/15/2022 2/28/2023 $237,750
Georges Ephrem   Indiana University Health New Sacubitril/Valsartan Outcomes in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients. 7/1/2022 6/30/2025 $150,000
Carmella Evans-Molina   Endocrine Fellows Foundation New Incidence of diabetes in transgender patients 6/1/2022 5/31/2023 $7,500
Jill C Fehrenbacher   National Institute On Aging New The Role of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide in rapidly progressive osteoarthritis induced by anti-nerve growth factor 6/1/2022 3/31/2023 $237,750
Jonathan Nicholas Flak   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Identifying novel CNS mechanisms that stimulate energy expenditure 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Tatiana M Foroud   University Of Wisconsin New Unraveling the earliest phases of vascular cognitive impairment and dementia using CADASIL--a monogenic form of small vessel cerebrovascular disease 2/1/2022 8/31/2022 $125,323
Tatiana M Foroud   University Of Pittsburgh New Arterial Stiffness, Cognition, and Equol (ACE) 2/15/2022 1/31/2023 $53,578
Tatiana M Foroud   University Of South Florida New Cognitive training to reduce incidence of cognitive impairment in older adults 2/1/2022 1/31/2023 $669,596
Catia Gomes   Brightfocus Foundation New The role of reactive astrocyte-associated complement C3 in glaucomatous neurodegeneration 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $150,000
Brett H Graham   National Institute Neurological Disorders & Stroke New Determination of pathogenetic mechanisms in cortex-specific Sucla2 deficiency as a model for mitochondrial encephalopathy 6/1/2022 5/31/2023 $517,067
Dustin Hammers   Alzheimer Association New Behavioral Interventions for the Treatment of Early Onset AD 7/1/2022 6/30/2025 $149,998
Eri Hashino   National Institute On Deafness And Other Comm. Dis New Engineering High-Fidelity Human Cochlear Organoids 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $672,435
Tom Hummer   National Institute Of Mental Health New Psychological and neural mechanisms of social-cognitive deficits in ADHD 7/1/2022 5/31/2023 $237,750
Babar Ali Khan   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Showalter Scholar - Babar Khan 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $25,000
Melissa Ko   Indiana University Health New Neurological Access and APP Training Via a Synchronous TeleNeurology Response (NAAVSTR): A Pilot Study to Improve APP Training in Urgent Neurological Care 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $100,000
Konstantina Kyritsi   American Association For The Study Of Liver Diseases New The therapeutic role of neurokinin-1 receptor antagonist in primary sclerosing cholangitis 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $50,000
Kenneth Lim   Asn Foundation For Kidney Research New Translating biological discoveries in Klotho into a therapeutic strategy for CKD-associated cardiac fibrosis 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $185,780
Debra K Litzelman   Indiana University Health Renewal (not prev committed) WeCare IU Health 7/1/2022 12/31/2022 $101,686
Jessica Maiers   Grace M. Showalter Trust New ER-associated Degradation Drives Liver Fibrosis 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Jessica Maiers   National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney New Elucidating the role of ATF6¿ as a critical pro-fibrogenic transcription factor in Hepatic Stellate Cells 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $118,875
Troy A Markel   University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill New Neonatal gut-on-a-chip platform for high content drug testing and precision medicine 4/1/2022 8/31/2022 $22,756
Jonathan Alexander Mayhew   Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Foundation New The role of neutrophil extracellular traps in severe malaria morbidity and mortality 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $50,000
Alexandria Dailey McDow   Indiana University Health New Randomized Controlled Trial of Preoperative Corticosteroids in Autoimmune Thyroid Disease 7/1/2022 6/30/2025 $148,868
Rebecca McNally Keehn Mary R. Ciccarelli Riley Children's Foundation New Haddad Early Autism Evaluation and Biomarker Projects 4/1/2022 3/31/2024 $400,000
Jason Meyer   Brightfocus Foundation New Exploring the role of the APBB2 risk variant in glaucoma with human induced pluripotent stem cells 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $200,000
Nuria Morral   National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney New Transcription cycle regulation by nutrients 7/15/2022 4/30/2023 $344,338
Miguel Moutinho   Brightfocus Foundation New Can the niacin receptor HCAR2 modulate microglia to limit the progression of Alzheimer's disease? 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $200,000
Samisubbu R Naidu   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Non-canonical activation of SREBP1 in cardiovascular pathologies 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Kwangsik Nho   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Showalter Scholar - Kwangsik Nho 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $25,000
Mateusz Opyrchal   Washington University New National Comprehensive Cancer Network/NCCN 1/1/2022 8/31/2022 $7,715
Adeoti Efundademu Oshinowo Steven Dean Mong; E. Matthew Ritter Indiana University Health New Multidisciplinary Proficiency Based Robotics Curriculum for Surgical Trainees, Surgeons, and Operating Room Teams 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $98,193
Sara Kay Quinney   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Showalter Scholar - Sara Quinney 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $25,000
Steven D Rhodes   National Institute Neurological Disorders & Stroke New T cells in neurofibroma pathogenesis and malignant transformation 6/1/2022 5/31/2023 $184,256
Christopher Michael Robinson   National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New Bacterial-mediated enhancement of Coxsackievirus 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $476,554
Courtney Marie Rowan   Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia New Assessment of MODS and Personalized Exposures of Antibiotics 9/22/2021 8/31/2022 $7,323
Huda Salman   U.s. Food And Drug Administration New CD4 Redirected Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cell Therapy for CD4 Positive T Cell Neoplasms 10/17/2021 7/31/2022 $526,876
Reza Shahbazi   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Elucidating the role of exosomal communication in cancer bone metastasis for developing potent targeted therapeutics 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Elizabeth A Sierra Potchanant   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Targeting PLK1 as a novel synthetic lethality strategy for acute myeloidleukemias with Fanconi anemia pathway mutations 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Emily K Sims   Riley Children's Foundation New Identification of B Cell Dysfunction in Pediatric Patients Post-Cardiac Surgery 10/1/2020 6/30/2023 $14,995
Mithun Sinha   National Institute Allergy & Infectious Diseases New Novel Biofilm Paradigm Explaining Clinical Implant-Associated Illness. 5/26/2022 4/30/2023 $231,040
Laura Margaret Snell   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Elucidating Mechanisms of CD4 T Cell Cytotoxicity Following anti-PDL1 Immunotherapy 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Jason Michael Spaeth   National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney New The role of Pdx1-recruited Chd4:NuRD complex in controlling mature ß-cell function 7/1/2022 5/31/2023 $395,820
Lauren Kathryn Stewart   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Pilot study of home-based walking program after acute pulmonary embolism in patients with metabolic syndrome risk factors 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $50,000
William J. Sullivan   Grace M. Showalter Trust Renewal (not prev committed) Disrupting RNA modification as a novel treatment for parasitic infection 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $60,000
Jignesh Tailor   Cure Childhood Cancer Inc. New Discovery of synthetic lethal targets in MYCN neuroepithelial stem cells 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $139,978
Temel Tirkes   Pennsylvania State University New Data Coordinating Center for the Type 1 Diabetes in Acute Pancreatitis Consortium (T1DAPC) 8/1/2021 7/31/2022 $321,958
Ngoc Tung Tran   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Homology-Independent Targeted Integration mediated gene therapy for Fanconi Anemia group C 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
Tuan M Tran   Oregon Health & Science University New Integrating human and non-human primate data to understand the acquisition of pre-erythrocytic immunity in the face of previous malaria exposure 2/10/2022 1/31/2023 $90,076
William A Truitt Philip L Johnson National Institute Of Mental Health New Mechanisms of Serotonin Modulation of Panic 1/1/2022 12/31/2022 $50,467
Claire E Walczak   National Institute Of General Medical Sciences Renewal (not prev committed) Mechanisms of Mitotic Fidelity 8/1/2022 7/31/2023 $444,582
Jun Wan   Purdue University New PRMT5/MEP50 as a critical epigenetic regulator and therapeutic target for therapy-induced neuroendocrine prostate cancer 6/1/2022 5/31/2025 $40,104
Bree Ashley Weaver   Health And Hospital Corporation Of Marion County Renewal (not prev committed) Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC) Program 1/1/2022 6/30/2022 $6,519
Elizabeth Weinstein   Indiana Department Of Health New Trauma and Injury Prevention 7/1/2022 6/30/2024 $81,607
Ronald C. Wek   Grace M. Showalter Trust Renewal (not prev committed) Translation and Stress Regulatory Pathways in Health and Disease 7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $60,000
Fletcher A White   Foundation For Anesthesia Education And Research New Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship Program 5/30/2022 7/25/2022 $4,200
Lei Yang   National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute New Deciphering a Novel LncRNA-mediated Lipid Droplet Transport System in Human Heart 8/1/2022 7/31/2023 $541,523
Xue Yuan   Grace M. Showalter Trust New Junctional epithelial stem cells as a therapeutic target for periodontal disease  7/1/2022 6/30/2023 $75,000
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