New funding awards - August 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

Department of Medicine faculty have received notice of the following research, clinical trials, CME or other training awards.

Sponsored research

James M. Brennan of Cardiology has received an award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for a project entitled "Administrative Claims-based Efficiencies for the Advancement of Regulatory Sciences." Total funding will be $500,000.

Christopher Kontos of Cardiology has received an award (1R56-HL124444-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Skeletal Muscle and Vascular Remodeling in Peripheral Artery Disease." Total funding will be $516,366.

Christopher O'Connor of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1R01-AG045551-01A1) through Wake Forest University Health Sciences for a project entitled "REHAB-HF: A Trial of Rehabilitation Therapy in Older Acute Heart Failure Patients." Total funding will be $288,777.

Matthew T. Roe of Cardiology has received an award from the State of Texas for a project entitled "Mission Lifeline Texas State System Report." Total funding will be $4,853.

Gillian D. Schmidler of Cardiology has received an award through Tufts University for a project entitled "Panel on Cost Effectiveness in Health and Medicine, Medical Editor." Total funding will be $37,405.

Richard H. Lee of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award (1R03-AG048119-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Metabolomics of low-trauma fracture among older women with diabetes." Total funding will be $157,000.

Anna Mae Diehl of Gastroenterology has received an award (5R37-AA010154-19) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "TNF Alpha and Recovery from Alchoholic Liver Injury." Total funding will be $1,991,041.

Laura M. Beskow of General Internal Medicine has received an award (1R01-HG007733-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Beyond Data Security: Promoting Confidentiality and Advancing Science." Total funding will be $1,327,197.

Leigh Boulware of General Internal Medicine has received an award (R34-DK094116) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Decision support interventions to improve renal replacement therapy preparation." Total funding will be $178,004.

Matthew L. Maciejewski of General Internal Medicine has received a sub-award (1R01-HS023099-01) through the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled "Continuity of Medication Management in Medicaid." Total funding will be $34,614.

Heather E. Whitson of Geriatrics has received an award (3R01-AG043438-01A1S) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Cognitive Changes and Brain Connectivity in Age-Related Macular Degeneration." Total funding will be $36,064.

Mamata Yanamadala of Geriatrics has received an award from the John A. Hartford Foundation for a project entitled "Collaborative Peri-operative Care Model." Total funding will be $40,000.

Dorothy A. Sipkins of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for a project entitled "Regulation of Leukemia Cell Dormancy by the Bone Marrow Microenvironment." Total funding will be $42,391.

Ara D. Metjian of Hematology has received an award (2U27-DD000860-04) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a project entitled "Public Health Surveillance of Bleeding." Total funding will be $200,000.

Thomas L. Ortel of Hematology has received an award (1U34-HL123499-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Anticoagulation Withdrawal in Antiphospholipid Syndrome." Total funding will be $703,935.

Vance G. Fowler Jr. of Infectious Diseases has received an award (5UM1-AI104681-02) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "ARLG Administrative Supplement." Total funding will be $3,000,000.

Vance G. Fowler Jr. of Infectious Diseases has received an award (HHSN272200900023C) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Modification No. 8 - Staphylococcal Bacteremia Study." Total funding will be $3,683,988.

Vance G. Fowler Jr. of Infectious Diseases has received an award (HHSN272200900023C) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Mod 11 for Option 3 - Staphylococcal Bacteremia Study." Total funding will be $3,797,027.

Greg Gray of Infectious Diseases has received an award (1R01-AI108993-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Swine Influenza Virus Transmission in Confined Animal Feeding Operations, China." Total funding will be $2,146,493.

Mehri McKellar of Infectious Diseases has received an award from the New Hanover Regional Medical Center for a project entitled "Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part D Support Services." Total funding will be $92,092.

Mehri McKellar of Infectious Diseases has received an award from the NC Department of Health and Human Services for a project entitled "Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS." Total funding will be $73,022.

Jason E. Stout of Infectious Diseases has received a sub-award through the Family Health International for a project entitled "Tuberculosis Trial Consortium." Total funding will be $19,000.

Uptal Patel of Nephrology has received an award (HHSN275201000003I-TO7) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "PTN Task Order #7: Lisinopril." Total funding will be $1,399,882.

Christina E. Barkauskas of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for a project entitled "Epithelial-mesenchymal crosstalk in lung fibrosis and alveolar homeostasis." Total funding will be 700,000.

Industry-sponsored clinical trials

Brett D. Atwater of Cardiology has received an award from Medtronic, Inc. for a project entitled "MICRA." Total funding will be $242,150.

Melvin R. Echols of Cardiology has received an award from Otsuka American Pharmaceutical, Inc for a project entitled "TACTICS-Lumberton." Total funding will be $74,500.

Camille G. Frazier-Mills of Cardiology has received an award from the Boston Scientific Corporation for a project entitled "NAVIGATE X4." Total funding will be $249,528.

Robert W. Harrison of Cardiology has received an award from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc for a project entitled "A randomized controlled trial of rivaroxaban for the prevent of major cardiovascular events in patients with coronaryor periphery artery disease (COMPASS - Cardiovascular OutcoMes for People using Anticoagulation)." Total funding will be $318,150.

Adrian F. Hernandez of Cardiology has received an award from Amgen, Inc. for a project entitled "Baseline Characteristics and Resource Utilization of SHIFT eligible patients at DUMC." Total funding will be $249,942.

Robert J. Noveck of Cardiology has received an award from Qurient for a project entitled "LOI for Initial Human Dose and Dose Escalation Scheme Determination and Protocol Development." Total funding will be $55,000.

Mahesh J. Patel of Cardiology has received an award from Amgen, Inc. for a project entitled "A Double-blind, Randomized, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of AMG 145." Total funding will be $503,191.

Albert Y. Sun of Cardiology has received an award from Medtronic, Inc. for a project entitled "Duke Cascade and Electronic Medical Record Screening for Identification of Primary Inherited Arrhythmia Syndromes." Total funding will be $75,000.

Albert Y. Sun of Cardiology has received an award from the Boston Scientific Corporation for a project entitled "S-ICD PAS." Total funding will be $114,810.

Andrew Wang of Cardiology has received an award from Gilead Sciences, Inc. for a project entitled "A Phase 2/3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Effect of GS-6615 on Exercise Capacity in Subjects with Symptomatic Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy." Total funding will be $123,076.

Andrew J. Muir of Gastroenterology has received an award from Janssen Research & Development, LLC for a project entitled "A Phase 2 open-label study in patients with recurrent Genotype 1 Hepatitis." Total funding will be $110,850.

Kenneth E. Schmader of Geriatrics has received an award from the Institute for Medical Research, Inc. for a project entitled "Pepper OAIC Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core." Total funding will be $24,976.

Deverick J. Anderson of Infectious Diseases has received an award from the National Football League for a project entitled "Infection Prevention Program Agreement for the NFL." Total funding will be $568,000.

Daniel J. George of Medical Oncology has received an award from Sanofi US for a project entitled "Prostate Cancer, Stem Cell Transplantation and Leukemia/Lymphoma Practicum." Total funding will be $89,632.

Michael A. Morse of Medical Oncology has received an award from Lexicon Pharmaceuticals for a project entitled "A Phase 3 randomized placebo contolled parellel-group multicenter double blined study to evaluate the efficacy and safetyof Telotristat Etiprate." Total funding will be $132,625.

Jamie L. Todd of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from GlaxoSmithKline for a project entitled "GSK EGPA_CEC and DMC." Total funding will be $599,496.

Megan E. Clowse of Rheumatology and Immunology has received an award from UCB Pharma, Inc. for a project entitled "UCB Biosciences, Inc. UP0016 Clinical Trial Agreement." Total funding will be $51,661.

Lisa G. Criscione-Schreiber of Rheumatology and Immunology has received an award from theGenentech, Inc. for a project entitled "Genentech Request #G-28196, Fellowship." Total funding will be $75,568.

Virginia B. Kraus of Rheumatology and Immunology has received an award from Endocyte, Inc. for a project entitled "Activated Macrophages as Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets for Osteoarthritis." Total funding will be $197,035.