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.

[tabs style="vertical"][tab title="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.[/tab][tab title="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.[/tab]

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