New funding awards - August 2019

Tuesday, September 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.

Michael Gunn of Cardiology has received an award (2P50-CA190991-06) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "A Novel Cellular Tumor Vaccine Strategy for Mutant IDH1+ Glioma." Total funding will be $243,924.

Yongmei Liu of Cardiology has received a sub-award (5R01-DK103531-04) through the Wake Forest University School Of Medicine for a project entitled "Epigenetics of Weight-Loss and Glycemic Improvement." Total funding will be $454,661.

Yongmei Liu of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1U01-AG060897-01-Revised) through the Wake Forest University School Of Medicine for a project entitled "Aging Biomarkers: Integrating Omic Profiles with Mechanistic Measures." Total funding will be $169,956.

Ann Navar of Cardiology has received an award from the Janssen Research Foundation for a project entitled "Creating the Learning Healthcare Platform of the Future: High Risk ASCVD Registry for Longitudinal follow up." Total funding will be $2,139,470.

Ann Navar of Cardiology has received a sub-award (181DHP34660267) through the Stanford University for a project entitled "AHA/NHLBI Precision Medicine Initiative: Demonstration Analysis on Hypertension using Pooled Datasets." Total funding will be $12,760.

Jonathan Piccini of Cardiology has received an award from the Atritech, Inc. for a project entitled "BD STAR." Total funding will be $58,584.

Matthew Hirschey of Endocrinology has received an award (2R01-AG045351-06) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Studies on the Mechanisms by which SIRT5 Regulates Aging and Disease." Total funding will be $2,421,945.

Susanna Naggie of Infectious Diseases has received a sub-award (7UM1-AI068636-13) through the University of California - Los Angeles for a project entitled "Leadership and Operations Center (LOC) AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) Protocol Chair Support for A5380." Total funding will be $2,209.

Michael Hauser of Medical Genetics has received an award (1R01-EY030617-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Molecular Mechanisms of Exfoliation Glaucoma." Total funding will be $2,862,940.

Armando Corona (Mentor: Gerard Blobe) of Medical Oncology has received an award (1F31-CA236484-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "TGFBI in the breast cancer microenvironment promotes TGF-B signaling to increase tumor progression." Total funding will be $110,541.

Arif Kamal of Medical Oncology has received an award from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for a project entitled "Development of the Hospice Preparation and Engagement (HOPE) App to engage seriously ill patients & caregivers in hospice care." Total funding will be $24,000.

Tian Zhang of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award (U54-CK000484-) through the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute for a project entitled "Predicting patient-specific responses to personalize androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer." Total funding will be $70,036.

Rasheeda Hall of Nephrology has received an award from the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research for a project entitled "Establishing Evidence to Manage Geriatric Syndromes in Hemodialysis Patients." Total funding will be $234,749.

Xunrong Luo of Nephrology has received a sub-award (5R01-HL139812-02) through the Northwestern University for a project entitled "TAM-Kinases in Transplant." Total funding will be $166,962.

Jens Titze of Nephrology has received an award (7R01-HL118579-06) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Lymphatic Regulation of Skin Electrolyte Metabolism and Blood Pressure." Total funding will be $143,625.

Crystal Tyson of Nephrology has received an award (1K01-HL143116-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Diet and Hypertension Management in Chronic Kidney Disease." Total funding will be $800,295.

Scott Palmer of Pulmonary has received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for a project entitled "CTOT Long-Term Extension Study." Total funding will be $1,392,774.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

Brett Atwater of Cardiology has received an award from Biosense Webster Inc for a project entitled "VISITAG SURPOINT." Total funding will be $114,425.

Brett Atwater of Cardiology has received an award from Abbott Vascular Devices for a project entitled "MAP HIS HF Study." Total funding will be $48,010.

Michel Khouri of Cardiology has received an award from Lantheus Medical Imaging for a project entitled "A Phase III, Open-Label, Multicenter Trial to Evaluate Ejection Fraction, End-Diastolic and End-Systolic Volumes, by Unenhanced and DEFINITY®-enhanced 2D-Echo and Magnetic Resonance Imaging." Total funding will be $111,507.

James Mills of Cardiology has received an award from Procyrion, Inc. for a project entitled "An Observational Study of Patients Being Treated for Cardiorenal Syndrome." Total funding will be $69,112.

Neha Pagidipati of Cardiology has received an award from Amgen, Inc. for a project entitled "Data Characterization of DUHS data for Amgen project." Total funding will be $104,956.

Danielle Brander of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Celgene Corporation for a project entitled "An Open-Label, Phase 1 Safety and Phase 2 Randomized Study of JCAR017 in Subjects with Relapsed or Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia or Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma (017004)." Total funding will be $939,900.

David Rizzieri of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Astex Therapeutics Ltd. for a project entitled "A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Open-Label Study of Guadecitabine (SGI-110) versus Treatment Choice in Adults with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) or Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia (CMML) Previously Treated with Hypomethylating Agents." Total funding will be $30,962.

Ivy Altomare of Medical Oncology has received an award from Pfizer, Inc. for a project entitled "Treatment Resistance Following Anti-Cancer Therapies (TRANSLATE)." Total funding will be $53,549.

Susan Dent of Medical Oncology has received an award from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation for a project entitled "CardiovAscular Risk profile and Treatment patterns in ER+HER2 - Advanced Breast Cancer: A retrospective cohort study (CAREB)." Total funding will be $238,839.

Jason Somarelli of Medical Oncology has received an award from Celgene Corporation for a project entitled "Targeting convergent mechanisms of castration resistant prostate cancer therapy resistance, metastasis, and immune evasion with AR-LDDs." Total funding will be $589,580.

John Strickler of Medical Oncology has received an award from Genentech, Inc. for a project entitled "A PHASE Ib, MULTICENTER, OPEN-LABELSTUDY TO EVALUATE THE SAFETY, EFFICACY, AND PHARMACOKINETICS OF CIBISATAMAB IN COMBINATION WITH ATEZOLIZUMAB AFTER PRETREATMENT WITH OBINUTUZUMAB IN PATIENTS WITH PREVIOUSLY TREATED METASTATIC, MICROSATELLITE-STABL." Total funding will be $456,177.

Michael Hershfield of Rheumatology has received an award from Leadiant Biosciences, Inc. for a project entitled "Leadiant Monitoring Agreement." Total funding will be $950,382.

Michael Hershfield of Rheumatology has received an award from Leadiant Biosciences, Inc. for a project entitled "Leadiant Non-Patient Monitoring Agreement." Total funding will be $244,544.