New funding awards - December 2018

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Sponsored Research

Joseph Rogers of Cardiology has received a sub-award (1R01-HL141892-01) through the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine for a project entitled "Impact of Disparities Affecting Survival among Advanced Heart Failure Patients and Transplant Recipients." Total funding will be $19,562.

Ashot Sargsyan (Mentor: Mark Herman) of Endocrinology has received an award from the American Heart Association for a project entitled "The Role of HGFAC in Lipid Homeostasis." Total funding will be $106,532.

Matthew Kappus of Gastroenterology has received a sub-award (1R01-AG059183-01) through the University of California - San Francisco for a project entitled "Predicting post-transplant mortality and global functional health based on pre-transplant functional status in liver transplantation." Total funding will be $50,000.

Farr Curlin of General Internal Medicine has received an award from the Foundation for Excellence in Education for a project entitled "Arete Initiative at the Kenan Institute for Ethics." Total funding will be $205,000.

Yubin Kang of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award (1R21-CA234701-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Effects of PPAR agonists on response to immunomodulatory agents in patients with multiple myeloma." Total funding will be $384,541.

Anthony Sung of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the American Society of Hematology for a project entitled "Home Transplant to Preserve the Microbiota and Decrease GVHD." Total funding will be $150,000.

John Bartlett of Infectious Diseases has received a sub-award () through the Wake County Human Services for a project entitled "Ryan White HIV Adult ID Services, Year 2." Total funding will be $307,022.

Micah McClain of Infectious Diseases has received an award (1R21-AI132978-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Host-derived biomarker signatures to differentiate acute viral, bacterial, and fungal infection." Total funding will be $397,500.

Christopher Plowe of Infectious Diseases has received an award from the World Health Organization for a project entitled "Determining mutations in dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthase genes for sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine resistance as part of TIPTOP project." Total funding will be $331,662.

Matthew Rubach of Infectious Diseases has received a sub-award (5D43-TW009337-08) through the Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a project entitled "Investigating Febrile Deaths in Tanzania (INDITe)." Total funding will be $40,539.

Jeremy Force of Medical Oncology has received an award from the Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "Phase II Study of Combination Ruxolitinib (INCB018424) with Preoperative Chemotherapy for Triple Negative Inflammatory Breast Cancer protocol # TBCRC 039." Total funding will be $47,887.

Andrew Nixon of Medical Oncology has received an award from the Anonymous for a project entitled "LIMEADE Expansion." Total funding will be $298,742.

Loretta Que of Pulmonary has received a sub-award (1R01-HL136917-01) through the University of Vermont for a project entitled "Mitochondrial Redox Perturbations in Obese Allergic Asthma." Total funding will be $98,478.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

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 $107,384.

Raymond Kim of Cardiology has received an award from Zoll Medical Corporation for a project entitled "Cool MI EU Pilot Study." Total funding will be $24,320.

Martin Moseley III of Cardiology has received an award from Hi Fidelity Genetics, Inc. for a project entitled "Analysis of hybrid vigor." Total funding will be $10,355.

Neha Pagidipati of Cardiology has received an award from Novo Nordisk, Inc. for a project entitled "LEADER Trial: Association between weight change and cardiometabolic risk factors in a real-world population of U.S. Adults." Total funding will be $414,466.

Tracy Wang of Cardiology has received an award from American College of Cardiology Foundation for a project entitled "NCDR-ACTION Patient Navigator Manuscript." Total funding will be $39,102.

Jonathan Campbell of Endocrinology has received an award from Prostasis, LLC for a project entitled "Protasis." Total funding will be $101,588.

Danielle Brander of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Tolero Pharmaceuticals, Inc for a project entitled "TP-0903-102 A Combined Phase 1/2 Study to Investigate theSafety, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, andClinical Activity of TP-0903 in Patients WithPreviously Treated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia(CLL)." Total funding will be $189,436.

Danielle Brander of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from MEI Pharma, Inc. for a project entitled "A Phase 1, Open-label, study of Voruciclib in Subjects with Relapsed and/or Refractory B Cell Malignancies after failure of prior standard therapies." Total funding will be $165,392.

David Rizzieri of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Astex Therapeutics Ltd. for a project entitled "An Open Lavel, Multicenter, Extension Study for Subjects Who Participated in Prior Guadecitabine Clinical Studies." Total funding will be $87,862.

Thomas Ortel of Hematology has received an award from Instrumentation Laboratory Company for a project entitled "IL APS Fresh vs Frozen Clinical Agreement." Total funding will be $92,580.

Thomas Ortel of Hematology has received an award from Instrumentation Laboratory Company for a project entitled "IL ASP Clinical Outcome Study Agreement." Total funding will be $56,540.

Vance Fowler of Infectious Diseases has received a sub-award (HHSO100201600002C) through Basilea Pharmaceutica for a project entitled "CEC Activities for BPR-CS-009 Ceftobiprole medocaril - WO2." Total funding will be $594,375.

Andrew Nixon of Medical Oncology has received an award from Alliance Foundation Trials, LLC for a project entitled "AFT-42 Immune Cells." Total funding will be $47,828.

Jason Somarelli of Medical Oncology has received an award from Dolphin Quest for a project entitled "Marine Mammals Point the Way Toward New Therapies to Prevent Hypoxia." Total funding will be $5,000.

Jason Somarelli of Medical Oncology has received an award from Dolphin Quest for a project entitled "Scholars in Marine Medicine: Mentored Research at the Nexus of the Marine Environment and Human Health.." Total funding will be $5,000.

Timothy Scialla of Pulmonary has received an award from Zambon SpA for a project entitled "A double-blind, placebo-controlled, multi-centre, clinical trial to investigate the efficacy and safety of therapy with inhaled colistimethate sodium in the treatment of subjects with non-CF bronchiectasis chronically infected with P. aeruginosa." Total funding will be $111,518.

Virginia Kraus of Rheumatology has received an award from Zimmer Biomet Company for a project entitled "Development of an Early Osteoarthritis Diagnostic Panel via a Proteomic Approach." Total funding will be $593,821.

Jennifer Rogers of Rheumatology has received an award from Janssen Research & Development, LLC for a project entitled "Janssen STELARA Lotus." Total funding will be $360,295.