New funding awards - April 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Sponsored Research

Paul Agris of Cardiology has received an award (CHE-1921278) from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled "Sequence selective recognition of double stranded non-coding RNA." Total funding will be $22,353.

Gerald Bloomfield of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1D71-TW011184-01) through the Aga Khan University for a project entitled "The Aga Khan University-Pakistan Initiative for NCDs (AKUPI-NCDs)." Total funding will be $11,133.

Adrian Hernandez of Cardiology has received an award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for a project entitled "PCORnet Phase II Surveillance Capacity Building #14." Total funding will be $626,967.

Christopher Holley of Cardiology has received an award (1 R01-HL146381-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Role of RNA modifications in heart failure." Total funding will be $1,810,688.

Yongmei Liu of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1RF1-AG054474-01) through the Wake Forest University School Of Medicine for a project entitled "Cell-Specific genomic features of Alzheimer's disease progression." Total funding will be $848,874.

Yongmei Liu of Cardiology has received an award (7R01-HL126477-05) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "miRNA Epigenetic Roles in Regulations of Cholesterol Metabolism and CVD Risk." Total funding will be $410,953.

Yongmei Liu of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1U01-AG060897-01) through the Wake Forest University School Of Medicine for a project entitled "Aging Biomarkers: Integrating Omic Profiles with Mechanistic Measures." Total funding will be $29,806.

Chetan Patel of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1U01-AI136816-01) through the Massachusetts General Hospital for a project entitled "Targeting Inflammation and Alloimmunity in Heart Transplant Recipients with Tocilizumab." Total funding will be $2,500.

Manesh Patel of Cardiology has received an award (R01-HL141213-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "BEST-VIVA Registry (vCLI)." Total funding will be $2,301,658.

Kathleen Cooney of Chair's Office has received a sub-award (W81XWH-16-1-0764) through the Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "The Role of Mutations in BRCA2 and Other Known and Novel Cancer Susceptibility Genes in Inherited Risk for Lethal Prostate Cancer - IMPACT." Total funding will be $21,368.

Juliessa Pavon of Geriatrics has received an award (1K23-AG058788-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Deprescribing Central Nervous System Medications in Hospitalized Older Adults." Total funding will be $797,165.

Cristina Gasparetto of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for a project entitled "A Pase 1b Study of PVX-410, a Multi-Peptide Cancer Vaccine, and Durvalumab (anti-PDL1) with and without Lenalidomide for Patients with Smoldering Multiple Myeloma." Total funding will be $49,000.

Ayiesha Barnes (Mentor: Gowthami Arepally) of Hematology has received an award (3R01-HL136512-01A1S2) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Complement and CR2/CD21 in the Immune Pathogenesis of HIT Administrative Supplement." Total funding will be $165,609.

Carey Anders of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award (T2018-009) through the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled "Immunotherapy to treat Triple Negative Breast Cancer Brain Metastases." Total funding will be $14,806.

Tomokazu Souma of Nephrology has received an award from the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research for a project entitled "Harnessing Antioxidative Stress Pathways in Renal Epithelial Progenitors to Prevent AKI-to-CKD Transition." Total funding will be $100,000.

Christopher Cox of Pulmonary has received an award (1R34-HL145387-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Optimizing a self-directed mobile copying skills training intervention for improving cardiorespiratory failure survivors." Total funding will be $723,938.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

Pamela Douglas of Cardiology has received an award from Akros Medical for a project entitled "PAH_POC." Total funding will be $2,727,835.

Terry Fortin of Cardiology has received an award from United Therapeutics Corporation for a project entitled "APD-811-303." Total funding will be $79,128.

Renato Lopes of Cardiology has received an award from Cytokinetics, Inc. for a project entitled "Omecamtiv Mecarbil in Heart Failure." Total funding will be $630,116.

Erik Ohman of Cardiology has received an award from Abiomed for a project entitled "cVAD and QI Registries Manuscripts." Total funding will be $26,207.

Jonathan Piccini of Cardiology has received an award from American Heart Association for a project entitled "Get With The Guidelines Registry SOW#17 Amendment #1." Total funding will be $350,000.

Jonathan Piccini of Cardiology has received an award from American Heart Association for a project entitled "Get With The Guidelines AHA Analysis Datasets Delivery SOW #19." Total funding will be $7,593.

Andrew Wang of Cardiology has received an award from MyoKardia, Inc. for a project entitled "Qualitative interviews with patients who have Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)." Total funding will be $12,464.

Jenny Tong of Endocrinology has received an award from Xeris Pharmaceuticals for a project entitled "DE40 Xeries XSGR-PBH-201." Total funding will be $108,741.

Manal Abdelmalek of Gastroenterology has received an award from Inventiva for a project entitled "Inventiva IVA337." Total funding will be $206,329.

Manal Abdelmalek of Gastroenterology has received an award from NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "NGM282 18-0108." Total funding will be $98,704.

Thomas Leblanc of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Jazz Pharmaceuticals for a project entitled "LEAP trial analysis of the patient experience with Vyxeos vs standard 7+3 induction." Total funding will be $248,791.

Thomas Ortel of Hematology has received an award from Aspen Global Incorporated for a project entitled "HITSOVA Danaporiod vs Argatroban Phase III open-label, randomized trial." Total funding will be $570,752.

Michael Harrison of Medical Oncology has received an award from Exelixis, Inc for a project entitled "STUDY/PROTOCOL TITLE AND PROTOCOL NUMBER: "A Phase II, Open-label Randomized Study of Immediate Prostatectomy vs. Cabozantinib Followed by Prostatectomy in Men with High Risk Prostate Cancer"; XL184-IST64." Total funding will be $479,291.

Neal Ready of Medical Oncology has received an award from AstraZeneca LP for a project entitled "A Phase III, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Multi-center, International Study of Durvalumab or Durvalumab and Tremelimumab as Consolidation Treatment for Patients with Stage I-III Limited Disease Small-Cell Lung Cancer." Total funding will be $350,011.

Neal Ready of Medical Oncology has received an award from TESARO for a project entitled "TESARO LUNG AND ENDOMETRIAL CANCER PRACTICUM." Total funding will be $91,347.

Richard Riedel of Medical Oncology has received an award from Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, LLC for a project entitled "A Phase 3, Interventional, Randomized, Multicenter, Open-Label Study of DCC-2618 vs Sunitinib in Patients with Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors after Treatment with Imatinib." Total funding will be $190,655.

Lake Morrison of Pulmonary has received an award from Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation for a project entitled "BI 1199.248 INBUILD-ON An open label extension trial of the long term safety of nintedanib in patients with progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease.." Total funding will be $137,981.

Momen Wahidi of Pulmonary has received an award from Olympus Corporation for a project entitled "CPR-05394 ANET Electrosurgery Applicator Pilot Evaluation Study." Total funding will be $108,490.