New Funding Awards - August 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021

Sponsored Research 

Jatin Roper of Gastroenterology has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Ultra-bright fluorescent nanoparticles for colorectal adenoma detection." Total funding will be $461,090.

Darin Dufault of Gastroenterology has received an award from the North Carolina Society for Gastroenterology for a project entitled "Evaluation of Duodenoscope Contamination Following Implementation of Disposable Heads at Duke Hospital and Duke GI Endoscopy Clinics." Total funding will be $7,518.

Katherine Hall of Geriatrics has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Research Core 2: Health and Mobility Measures Core (RC2), a part of Kenneth E. Schmader's project entitled "Duke Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center"." Total funding will be $219,765.

Kenneth Schmader of Geriatrics has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Leadership and Administrative Core (LAC)." Total funding will be $210,011.

Cathleen Colon-Emeric of Geriatrics has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Research Education Component (REC), a part of Kenneth E. Schmader's project entitled "Duke Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center"." Total funding will be $157,248.

Heather Whitson of Geriatrics has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core (PESC), a part of Kenneth E. Schmader's project entitled "Duke Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center"." Total funding will be $146,510.

Heather Whitson of Geriatrics has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Administrative Core." Total funding will be $649,730.

Anthony Sung of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the National Marrow Donor Program for a project entitled ""A Randomized Study of Virtual Survivorship Support for Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Survivors (Be The Match Survivorship Study)" (the "Study")." Total funding has yet to be determined.

Harry Erba of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the Oregon Health & Science University for a project entitled "SWOG / NCTN Network Group Operations Center - Federal." Total funding has yet to be determined.

Harry Erba of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the SWOG-Clinical Trial Partnership, LLC for a project entitled "SWOG - CTP Purchase Service Agreement - Non Federal." Total funding has yet to be determined.

Marilyn Telen of Hematology has received an award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Inc. for a project entitled "Advancing Understanding of Frailty and Aging in Sickle Cell Disease." Total funding will be $16,500.

Ephraim Tsalik of Infectious Diseases has received an award (W81XWH2110741-PR201197) from the Department of Defense for a project entitled "Rapid, point-of-care, host gene expression test for presymptomatic viral infection and to distinguish bacterial from viral illness." Total funding will be $4,356,235.

Christine F. Markwalter (Mentor: Steve Taylor) of Infectious Diseases has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Antibody biomarker discovery for current and recent asymptomatic malaria exposure." Total funding will be $2,500.

Daniel Edmonston of Nephrology has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Novel Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets for Pulmonary Hypertension in End-Stage Renal Disease (K23)." Total funding will be $921,226.

Scott Palmer of Pulmonary has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Lung Transplant Clinical Trial Network (LT-CTN)." Total funding will be $20,760,886.

Neelima Navuluri of Pulmonary has received a sub-award through the Indiana University for a project entitled "East Africa International Epidemiology Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA)." Total funding will be $23,198.

Virginia Kraus of Rheumatology has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Research Core 1: Molecular Measures Core (RC1), a part of Kenneth E. Schmader's project entitled "Duke Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center"." Total funding will be $293,020.

Industry Sponsored Clinical Trials

Gary Felker of Cardiology has received an award from Merck & Co., Inc. for a project entitled "MK1242-035-CEC." Total funding will be $4,361,237.

Adam Devore of Cardiology has received an award from Biofourmis for a project entitled "HF Mgmt LOI." Total funding will be $749,847.

Adam Devore of Cardiology has received an award from CareDx, Inc. for a project entitled "Sureillance Heartcare Outcomes Registry." Total funding will be $502,159.

Terry Fortin of Cardiology has received an award from Acceleron Pharma for a project entitled "Acceleron A011-11 Stellar." Total funding will be $416,815.

Robert Mentz of Cardiology has received an award from Bayer HealthCare AG for a project entitled "BAY 2413555 in pts w HF and ICD." Total funding will be $250,145.

Jonathan Piccini of Cardiology has received an award from St. Jude Medical Inc. for a project entitled "Advanced Mapping Software." Total funding will be $10,000.

Andrew Muir of Gastroenterology has received an award from CymaBay Therapeutics for a project entitled "RESPONSE: A Placebo-controlled, Randomized, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Seladelpar in Patients with Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) and an Inadequate Response to or an Intolerance to Ursodeoxycholic Acid (UDCA)." Total funding will be $71,085.

Keisha Bentley-Edwards of General Internal Medicine has received an award from International Business Machines for a project entitled "Protective for Whom: Centering Black Infant and Maternal Health in Understanding Social Determinants." Total funding will be $85,000.

Ahmed Galal of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from CRISPR Therapeutics for a project entitled "A Phase 1 Dose Escalation and Cohort Expansion Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Anti-CD19 Allogeneic CRISPR-Cas9 Engineered T Cells (CTX110) in Subjects With Relapsed or Refractory B Cell Malignancies." Total funding will be $1,595,286.

Cristina Gasparetto of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from AbbVie Inc. for a project entitled "Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma: Eftozanermin Alfa (ABBV-621) with Bortezomib and Dexamethasone." Total funding will be $1,051,437.

John Perfect of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Appili Therapeutics for a project entitled "Expanded PK/PD Testing of ATI-2307 in Rabbit Model of Cryptococcal Meningitis." Total funding will be $95,193.

Michael Harrison of Medical Oncology has received an award from Merck Sharp & Dohme for a project entitled "A Phase 1b/2 Study of Immune and Targeted Combination Therapies in Participants with RCC (U03):." Total funding will be $2,368,882.

John Strickler of Medical Oncology has received an award from Silverback Therapeutics, Inc. for a project entitled "SBT6050-101 A Phase 1/1b, Open-Label, Dose Escalation and Expansion Study of SBT6050 Alone and in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Subjects with Advanced Solid Tumors Expressing HER2." Total funding will be $692,570.

Stephen Bergin of Pulmonary has received an award from Savara Inc. for a project entitled "IMPALA-2 A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of once-daily inhaled molgramostim nebulizer solution in adult subjects with autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (aPAP) SAV006-05 Site 38." Total funding will be $291,826.