New funding awards - December 2016

Monday, January 9, 2017

Sponsored Research

Neil J. Freedman of Cardiology has received an award (3T32-HL007101-41S1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Multidisciplinary Heart and Vascular Diseases." Total funding will be $4,805.

Geoffrey S. Ginsburg of Cardiology has received an award (D17AP00005) from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for a project entitled "Development and Application of Mathematical Methods for Tracking Biochronicity and Baseline Variation." Total funding will be $457,525.

Adrian F. Hernandez of Cardiology has received a sub-award (FE-CC2-GA-2000-52) through Genetic Alliance for a project entitled "PCORnet TO#7 Planning Project with Genetic Alliance." Total funding will be $86,322.

Christopher Kontos of Cardiology has received an award from the Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc. for a project entitled "Summerfield Fellowship for MD/PhD students." Total funding will be $200,000.

William E. Kraus of Cardiology has received an award (1U01-AR071128-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity and Health: NC Consortium Clinical Site." Total funding will be $6,221,907.

Gerald S. Bloomfield of Cardiology has received a sub-award (5R25-TW009337-06) through Vanderbilt University for a project entitled "Feasibility of Cardiac Rehab in Patients with Heart Failure at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital." Total funding will be $67,377.

Deepak Voora of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1R01-HL130404-01A1) through the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled "Rap1 signaling in platelet homeostasis and vascular hemostasis." Total funding will be $104,221.

Daniel W. Belsky of Geriatrics has received an award through the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Investigating increasing selectivity of low educational attainment across US birth cohorts in the 20th Century." Total funding will be $12,500.

Mitchell E. Horwitz of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the National Marrow Donor Program for a project entitled "A Randomized, Phase II, Multicenter, Open Label, Study Evaluating Sirolimus and Prednisone in Patients with Refined Minnesota Standard Risk, Ann Arbor 1/2 Confirmed Acute Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GMT CTN Protocol 1501." Total funding will be $4,213.

Thomas L. Ortel of Hematology has received an award from the Association of American Medical Colleges for a project entitled "Evaluation of an Automated Information Extraction Tool for Identification of Venous Thromboembolism in Electronic Health Records (EHRs)." Total funding will be $200,000.

Vivian H. Chu of Infectious Diseases has received an award (1R25-HL135304-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Bridging the Gap to Enhance Clinical Research Program (BIGGER)." Total funding will be $487,229.

Eileen K. Maziarz of Infectious Diseases has received an award through the University of Nebraska Medical Center for a project entitled "Global Survey of Bloodstream Infections in High Risk Neutropenic Cancer Patients." Total funding will be $16,170.

Steve Taylor of Infectious Diseases has received an award through the Fundacao Manhica for a project entitled "New approaches for malaria surveillance in an era of changing malaria transmission: the potential of pregnant women." Total funding will be $7,707.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received an award from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network for a project entitled "Determining the clinical efficacy and predictive biomarkers of mirvetuximab soravtansine (IMGN853) in folate receptor alpha (FRA) expressing, chemotherapy refractory triple negative breast cancer." Total funding will be $299,984.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award through Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium-2016 BCRF Funds." Total funding will be $12,500.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award through Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium-2016 Komen Funds." Total funding will be $12,500.

Daniel J. George of Medical Oncology has received an award from the Movember Foundation for a project entitled "Prostate Cancer Outcomes: An International Registry." Total funding will be $129,450.

Herbert I. Hurwitz of Medical Oncology has received an award for a project entitled "Assay development in blood." Total funding will be $300,000.

Lake D. Morrison of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received a sub-award through the University of Michigan for a project entitled "Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Biomarker and/or Patient Registry Protocols."

Peter S. Kussin of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received a sub-award (5R25-TW009337-06) through Vanderbilt University for a project entitled "Assessment of Obstructive Airway Disease in Western Kenya." Total funding will be $99,223.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

Geoffrey S. Ginsburg of Cardiology has received an award from Abbott Laboratories for a project entitled "Abbott Diagnostics Collaborative Sponsored Research Agreement." Total funding will be $446,000.

Christopher Granger of Cardiology has received an award from The Medicines Company for a project entitled "Regional Systems Accelerator: Implementation of the AHA Mission (TMC)." Total funding will be $250,000.

Christopher Granger of Cardiology has received an award from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP for a project entitled "Regional Systems Accelerator: Implementation of the AHA Mission." Total funding will be $3,500,000.

Adrian F. Hernandez of Cardiology has received an award from the Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation for a project entitled "CONNECT-HF." Total funding will be $32,703,272.

Raymond J. Kim of Cardiology has received an award from Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc for a project entitled "Cardiac MRI Core Lab for Chiara Mia-2 Trial." Total funding will be $294,656.

Daniel B. Mark of Cardiology has received an award from Merck for a project entitled "Victoria Econ." Total funding will be $765,503.

Ann M. Navar of Cardiology has received an award from the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "PCSK9 Patient Experiences." Total funding will be $346,811.

Pierluigi Tricoci of Cardiology has received an award from Sanofi US for a project entitled "EFC 13889." Total funding will be $305,447.

Eric Velazquez of Cardiology has received an award from Pfizer, Inc. for a project entitled "Attract Extension-- Endeavor Extension Study." Total funding will be $170,075.

Andrew Wang of Cardiology has received an award from MyoKardia, Inc. for a project entitled "HCM Video Development project." Total funding will be $316,444.

Hayden B. Bosworth of General Internal Medicine has received an award from Improved Patient Outcomes, Inc. for a project entitled "Praluent Web-Based Content Development." Total funding will be $42,755.

Alex H. Cho of General Internal Medicine has received an award from Micromass Communications, Inc. for a project entitled "Preproposal for Pragmatic Study of MicroMass Time2Focus Diabetes Education Mobile App." Total funding will be $133,792.

David Rizzieri of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc for a project entitled "Phase 3 Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of FLT3 Inhibitor Gilteritinib (ASP2215) Administered as Maintenance Therapy Following Induction/Consolidation Therapy for Subjects with FLT3/ITD AML in First Complete Remission." Total funding will be $104,931.

Barbara D. Alexander of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Scynexis Inc for a project entitled "Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of SCY-078 in Patients with Invasive Fungal Infections that are Refractory to or Intolerant of Standard Antifungal Treatment (FURII)." Total funding will be $3,042,194.

Vance G. Fowler of Infectious Diseases has received an award from the ContraFect Corporation for a project entitled "CF-301-102 Study." Total funding will be $496,529.

Vance G. Fowler of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Genetech for a project entitled "Study of Prognostic Biomarkers of Severe Systemic Bacterial Infection." Total funding will be $215,000.

Andrew Armstrong of Medical Oncology has received an award from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc for a project entitled "Phase III study of Enzalutamide plus Androgen Deprivation Therapy vs Placebo plus ADT in mHSPC." Total funding will be $713,937.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received an award from Cascadian Therapeutics Inc. for a project entitled "Oncothyreon ONT 380-206." Total funding will be $374,287.

Daniel J. George of Medical Oncology has received an award from Exelixis, Inc for a project entitled "RENAL CELL CARCINOMA PROGRAM - Practicum." Total funding will be $71,630.

Thomas Stinchcombe of Medical Oncology has received an award from The Bristol-Myers/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Partnership for a project entitled "Open-Label, Randomized Trial of Nivolumab (BMS-936558) plus Pemetrexed/Platinum or Nivolumab plus Ipilimumab (BMS-734016) vs Pemetrexed plus Platinum in Stage IV or Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Subjects with Epidermal Growth Factor." Total funding will be $201,869.

Robert F. Spurney of Nephrology has received an award from Amgen, Inc. for a project entitled "Targeting TRPC6 to treat focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)." Total funding will be $128,583.

Patricia Lugar of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from Dyax Corporation for a project entitled "HELP Study Extension: An open-label study to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of DX-2930 for prevention against acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE)." Total funding will be $178,077.