New funding awards - December 2020

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Sponsored Research

Marat Fudim of Cardiology has received an award (1K23-HL151744-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Congestion Phenotypes and Splanchnic Nerve Modulation in Chronic Heart Failure." Total funding will be $940,453.

Marat Fudim of Cardiology has received an award from the American Heart Association for a project entitled "Is Heart Failure with Preserved Edection Fraction the Symptomatic Manifestation of Liver Disease." Total funding will be $98,849.

Kristin Newby of Cardiology has received a sub-award (NU50CK000530-01-04) through the NC DHHS for a project entitled "MURDOCK COVID-19 Prevalence Study." Total funding will be $350,000.

Peter Weng (Mentor: Diego Bohorquez) of Gastroenterology has received an award (1F30-DK127650-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Sensing Dietary Amino Acids from Gut to Brain." Total funding will be $144,300.

Jatin Roper of Gastroenterology has received an award (1R21-CA256414-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Inhibition of CaMKK2 sensitizes rectal cancers to radiation therapy." Total funding will be $413,972.

Helen Hoenig of Geriatrics has received an award from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine for a project entitled "American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Contract-Hoenig." Total funding will be $40,500.

Anthony Sung of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award (1R03-AG070421-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Combined with CSF1 Inhibition to Attenuate the Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's Disease." Total funding will be $322,000.

Gowthami Arepally of Hematology has received an award (1R01-HL151730-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Complement and Thrombosis in HIT." Total funding will be $2,615,544.

Nirmish Shah of Hematology has received a sub-award (CER-2018C2-13320) through the University of Pittsburgh for a project entitled "iCanCope with Sickle Cell Disease: A Cognitive Behavioral Pain Management Program versus Pain Education as an Alternative or Adjunct to Opioid Pain Therapy." Total funding will be $302,972.

Rahima Zennadi of Hematology has received a sub-award (1R61-HL154254-01) through the Medical College of Wisconsin for a project entitled "Cilia as a biomarker of CNS vascular health." Total funding will be $80,500.

Deverick Anderson of Infectious Diseases has received an award (200-2016-91776/75D30118-F00002) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for a project entitled "RFTOP #2018 Domain 2-B-0001 Option 2." Total funding will be $574,997.

Anika Lucas (Mentor: Christina Wyatt) of Nephrology has received an award from the American Kidney Fund for a project entitled "Second Trimester Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate as a Predictor of Adverse Pregnancy and Kidney Disease Outcomes in Lupus." Total funding will be $80,000.

Scott Palmer of Pulmonary has received a sub-award (U01-HL145435-01) through the University of Pennsylvania for a project entitled "Long Term Follow up of the Lung Transplant Outcomes Group Cohort." Total funding will be $402,500.

Isaretta Riley of Pulmonary has received an award from the Chest Foundation for a project entitled "Coping with Asthma through Life Management." Total funding will be $30,000.

Lisa Criscione-Schreiber of Rheumatology has received an award from the Rheumatology Research Foundation for a project entitled "RRF - Amgen Fellowship Training Award." Total funding will be $50,000.

Kim Huffman of Rheumatology has received a sub-award (5R01-DK120322-02) through the Florida Hospital for a project entitled "Investigating the effects of aerobic and resistance training in vivo on skeletal muscle metabolism in vitro in primary human muscle cells (MoTrMyo)." Total funding will be $96,444.

Virginia Kraus of Rheumatology has received an award (1R01-AG070146-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Extracellular Vesicle Analyses to Develop Aging and Resilience Biomarkers." Total funding will be $550,981.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

Melissa Daubert of Cardiology has received an award from Bayer HealthCare, LLC for a project entitled "CTEPH AI Project." Total funding will be $39,000.

Gary Felker of Cardiology has received an award from Abbott Laboratories for a project entitled "Duke Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Training Program." Total funding will be $40,000.

Donald Hegland of Cardiology has received an award from Biosense Webster Inc for a project entitled "EP Fellows Research Fund." Total funding will be $50,000.

Donald Hegland of Cardiology has received an award from Abbott Laboratories for a project entitled "Duke Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship Program." Total funding will be $40,000.

William Herzog of Cardiology has received an award from Relypsa, Inc. for a project entitled "DIAMOND." Total funding will be $159,913.

William Herzog of Cardiology has received an award from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "A multicentre, randomized, double blind, 90 day superiority trial to evaluate the effect on clinical benefit, safety and tolerability of once daily oral EMPagliflozin 10 mg compared to placebo, initiated in patients hospitalized for acUte heart faiLu." Total funding will be $23,448.

William Jones of Cardiology has received an award from Abbott Laboratories for a project entitled "Abbott Fund Cardiovascular Fellowship Program at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors." Total funding will be $50,218.

Mitchell Krucoff of Cardiology has received an award from Johnson & Johnson for a project entitled "MDEpiNet J&J Dues." Total funding will be $34,999.

Martin Moseley III of Cardiology has received an award from UCB Biopharma for a project entitled "UCB Biopharm SPRL (Amendment #4)." Total funding will be $104,000.

Martin Moseley III of Cardiology has received an award from Circumvent Pharmaceutical for a project entitled "Pilot acyl-RAC assay on cortical neurons (Addendum #2)." Total funding will be $4,083.

Deborah Fisher of Gastroenterology has received an award from Exact Sciences Corporation for a project entitled "Cologuard Impact in Clinical Practice: A Real-world Evidence Survey." Total funding will be $246,750.

Andrew Muir of Gastroenterology has received an award from Pliant Therapeutics, Inc. for a project entitled "A randomized, double-blind, dose-ranging, placebo-controlled, Phase 2a evaluation of the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of PLN-74809 in participants with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and suspected liver fibrosis (INTEGRIS-PSC)." Total funding will be $322,557.

Jane Onken of Gastroenterology has received an award from Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "A Phase 2b, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Etrasimod as Induction Therapy in Subjects with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease." Total funding will be $691,475.

Thomas LeBlanc of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from AstraZeneca PLC for a project entitled ""Understanding the Patient Experience of Stage 3 Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) in the Immuno-oncology Era"." Total funding will be $299,416.

Andrea Sitlinger of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Octapharma AG for a project entitled "DOUBLE-BLIND, RANDOMIZED, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED, PROSPECTIVE PHASE III STUDY EVALUATING EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF PANZYGA IN PRIMARY INFECTION PROPHYLAXIS IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC LYMPHOCYTIC LEUKEMIA ("PRO-SID" study)." Total funding will be $133,109.

Chris Woods of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Abbott Disgnostic Scarborough, Inc. for a project entitled "ID NOW Clinical Evaluation." Total funding will be $254,664.

Chris Woods of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Leidos for a project entitled "Leidos - Virolens Rapid Antigen Test for the Detection of COVID-19." Total funding will be $66,026.

Jennifer Choe of Medical Oncology has received an award from Arcus Biosciences for a project entitled "Arcus PANTHEON." Total funding will be $788,179.

Jeffrey Clarke of Medical Oncology has received an award from Genentech, Inc. for a project entitled "Chemotherapy and Atezolizumab for Patients with Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC) with Untreated Brain Metastases (HCRN-LUN19-247)." Total funding will be $451,720.

Daniel George of Medical Oncology has received an award from Pfizer, Inc. for a project entitled "Outcomes Database to prospectivelY aSSEss changing therapY landscape in Renal Cell Carcinoma (ODYSSEY RCC)." Total funding will be $2,500,000.

Daniel George of Medical Oncology has received an award from Exelixis, Inc for a project entitled "ODYSSEY RCC." Total funding will be $2,485,720.

Matthew Ellis of Nephrology has received an award from CareDx, Inc. for a project entitled "EVALUATION OF PATIENT OUTCOMES FROM THE KIDNEY ALLOGRAFT OUTCOMES ALLOSURE REGISTRY (KOAR)." Total funding will be $190,891.

David Leverenz of Rheumatology has received an award from Pfizer, Inc. for a project entitled "Pfizer QI Telehealth in Rheumatology." Total funding will be $249,919.