New funding awards - January 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Sponsored Research

Jonathan P. Piccini of Cardiology has received an award from the Das Kompetenznetz Vorhofflimmern e.V. for a project entitled "Anticoagulation Using the Direct Factor Xa Inhibitor Apixaban during Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation: Prospective, Randomized, Open, Blinded Outcome Comparison to Vitamin K Antagonist Therapy." Total funding will be $125,000.

Gillian D. Schmidler of Cardiology has received an award (1R01-HL131754-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Power of Bayesian Methods, RCTs, and Decision Models to Inform CRT Uncertainties." Total funding will be $2,650,807.

Deepak Voora of Cardiology has received an award from the American Heart Association for a project entitled "Ex vivo metabolomic profiling of statin-induced myopathy." Total funding will be $149,037.

Mark Herman of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award from the American Heart Association for a project entitled "Genomic and Genetic Investigation of Sugar-Induced Cardiometabolic Risk." Total funding will be $23,991.

Hans-Ewald Hohmeier of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received a sub-award through Harvard University for a project entitled "Physiology of SC-derived Human Beta Cells." Total funding will be $51,327.

Anna Barton (Mentor: William Yancy) of General Internal Medicine has received an award from the Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation for a project entitled "Examining the Use and Effectiveness of a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet in Type 1 Diabetes." Total funding will be $10,000.

Gowthami Arepally of Hematology has received a sub-award (3U19-FD004994-04S1) through the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled "Probing the heparin structural elements for high risk of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)." Total funding will be $49,999.

Arthur W. Baker of Infectious Diseases has received a sub-award through the Washington University School of Medicine for a project entitled "Predictors of Recurrent Multidrug-Resistant UTI and Impact of FMT on Recurrence." Total funding will be $132,891.

Megan E. Reller of Infectious Diseases has received an award from the Thrasher Research Fund for a project entitled "Effectiveness of PCV-10 to reduce severe viral acute lower respiratory infection in Bangladesh." Total funding will be $437,704.

Megan E. Reller of Infectious Diseases has received an award (7R03-AI111300-03) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Rickettsial Infections in Malaysia." Total funding will be $67,565.

Lesley H. Curtis of Other Medicine has received a sub-award (HHSF223201400030I) through Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc. for a project entitled "Sentinel Coordinating Center - Core Leader Support." Total funding will be $61,749.

Christopher Cox of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received a sub-award (1R01-NR016459-01) through the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled "Prediction of Functional Outcomes from Chronic Critical Illness." Total funding will be $72,594.

Alice L. Gray of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for a project entitled "CFF." Total funding will be $92,490.

Bryan D. Kraft of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award (1K08-HL130557-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Role of S-nitrosothiols on Akt1 signaling and pneumonia resolution." Total funding will be $590,785.

Loretta Que of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received a sub-award (R01-HL125602-02) through the University of Arizona for a project entitled "Surfactant Protein-A regulation of eosinophil apoptosis in asthma." Total funding will be $45,356.

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

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

William S. Jones of Cardiology has received an award from Bayer Pharmaceuticals for a project entitled "Pantheon 15128." Total funding will be $45,555.

Joseph A. Kisslo of Cardiology has received an award from Philips Medical Systems for a project entitled "Philips ECS." Total funding will be $49,061.

David F. Kong of Cardiology has received an award from Volcano Corporation for a project entitled "SAFE STEMI in Seniors LOI for Volcano." Total funding will be $4,500,000.

Ann M. Navar of Cardiology has received an award from Amgen, Inc. for a project entitled "Early Experiences with PCSK9 Inhibitors: Claim Approvals and Rejections and Impact on Patient Persistence." Total funding will be $201,497.

Nicole E. Jelesoff of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award from Mytonomy Inc. for a project entitled "Pilot Assessment of a Novel Diabetes Self-Management Education Microlearning Strategy for Insulin Instruction among Diverse Patients with Type 2 Diabetes." Total funding will be $68,548.

Manal F. Abdelmalek of Gastroenterology has received an award from Prometheus Labs, Inc. for a project entitled "Prometheus NASH Collaboration." Total funding will be $892,960.

Manal F. Abdelmalek of Gastroenterology has received an award from Shire Human Genetics Therapies for a project entitled "Shire SHP626-201. A Phase 2 Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Dose-finding Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Volixibat Potassium, an Apical Sodium-Dependent Bile Acid Transporter Inhibitor (ASBTi)." Total funding will be $129,581.

Anna Mae Diehl of Gastroenterology has received an award from Immuron, Ltd for a project entitled "Impact of IMM-124E on Innate Immune and Fibrogenic Responses in Preclinical Mouse Model of NASH." Total funding will be $198,750.

Susanne B. Haga of General Internal Medicine has received an award from 23andMe for a project entitled "Impact of Personal Genomic Testing on Primary Care Physician Knowledge and Attitudes." Total funding will be $27,110.

Kenneth E. Schmader of Geriatrics has received an award from Corixa Corporation for a project entitled "204928 Zoster 063." Total funding will be $176,021.

Patrick M. Sullivan of Geriatrics has received an award from Mark Brosso for a project entitled "Testing of PROTEO formulation to reduce brain amyloid beta levels." Total funding will be $56,491.

Murat O. Arcasoy of Hematology has received an award from Gilead Sciences, Inc. for a project entitled "Open-Label Study to Assess the Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Momelotinib in Subjects with Primary Myelofibrosis, Post-polycythemia Vera Myelofibrosis, Post-Essential Thrombocythemia Myelofibrosis, Polycythemia Vera or Essential Thrombocythemia." Total funding will be $187,239.

John Perfect of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Pfizer, Inc. for a project entitled "Vfend Real-World Experience-Duke." Total funding will be $49,959.

Andrew B. Nixon of Medical Oncology has received an award from the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology Foundation for a project entitled "Angiogenic biomarker studies from CALGB 90601." Total funding will be $396,620.

Neal E. Ready of Medical Oncology has received an award from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for a project entitled "A Phase IIIb/IV Safety Trial of Flat Dose Nivolumab in Combination with Ipilimumab in Participants with Advanced Malignancies." Total funding will be $230,360.

Jason A. Somarelli of Medical Oncology has received an award from Arvinas Inc. for a project entitled "Testing the efficacy of AR degrading compounds in enzalutamide-resistant prostate cancer." Total funding will be $59,030.

Kelly E. Westbrook of Medical Oncology has received an award from Alliance Foundation Trials, LLC for a project entitled "AFT-05/PALLAS." Total funding will be $320,039.

Ankoor Shah of Rheumatology and Immunology has received an award from Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "Reata CTD with PAH." Total funding will be $113,850.