New funding awards - July 2013

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Department of Medicine faculty have received notice of the following research, clinical trials, CME or other training awards.

[tabs style="vertical"][tab title="Sponsored research"]Gary M. Felker of Cardiology has received an award (1U01-HL110312) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for a project entitled "Functional Impact of GLP-1 for Heart Failure Treatment."

Ravi Karra of Cardiology has received an award (1K08-HL116485-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Biomarkers of Heart Regeneration." Total funding will be $621,878.

Christopher Kontos of Cardiology has received an award (1R21-HL118661-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Muscle-Resident Stem Cells for Angiogenesis and Vascular Maturation in PAD." Total funding will be $410,878.

Christopher Kontos of Cardiology has received an award (3T32-GM007171-39S1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Medical Scientist Training Program." Total funding will be $49,655.

William E. Kraus of Cardiology has received a sub-award (R37-AG018915-) through Wake Forest University Health Sciences for a project entitled "Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center." Total funding will be $23,583.

Daniel B. Mark of Cardiology has received a sub-award (3U01-HL092607-09) through the Mount Sinai Hospital for a project entitled "Economics & Quality of Life in the TACT study." Total funding will be $73,496.

James E. Tcheng of Cardiology has received an award (1R24-FD004411-01) from the Food and Drug Administration for a project entitled "Standardized Collection and Submission of Cardiovascular Endpoint Data." Total funding will be $149,589.

James R. Bain of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award from the Northwestern University / University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research for a project entitled "Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes (HAPO) Metabolomics Study." Total funding will be $28,789.

James R. Bain of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award (2P30-AG028716-08) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Research Core 3 - Metabolomics Research Core", a part of Harvey Jay Cohen's project entitled "Claude D. Pepper OAIC."

Matthew D. Hirschey of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received a sub-award through the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance for a project entitled "Mitochondrial Protein Acetylation and Heart Failure in Friedreich's Ataxia." Total funding will be $100,000.

Adam Perlman of General Internal Medicine has received an award (3R01-AT004623-06S1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Multisite RCT Investigating the Efficacy of Massage in Osteoarthritis." Total funding will be $139,268.

John Williams of General Internal Medicine has received an award from the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision for a project entitled "FIMDM Medical Editor Grant." Total funding will be $27,500.

Harvey Jay Cohen of Geriatrics has received an award (2P30-AG028716-08) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Leadership and Administrative Core (LAC)."

Kenneth W. Lyles of Geriatrics has received an award (2P30-AG028716-08) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Research Career Development Core (RCDC)", a part of Harvey Jay Cohen's project entitled "Claude D. Pepper OAIC." Total funding will be $0.

Miriam C. Morey of Geriatrics has received a sub-award (1R43-AG041566-01) through Vortant Technologies LLC for a project entitled "Walk-It: Home-based walking speed assessment technology for improved health tracking." Total funding will be $43,458.

Kenneth E. Schmader of Geriatrics has received an award (2P30-AG028716-08) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Pilot/Exploratory Studies Core", a part of Harvey Jay Cohen's project entitled "Claude D. Pepper OAIC."

Mehri McKellar of Infectious Diseases has received a sub-award (5U62-PS003658-02) through the NC DHHS for a project entitled "Healthy Relationships: Region Seven Prevention for Positives." Total funding will be $35,000.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award through Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium - BCRF PO 2000010760." Total funding will be $50,000.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award through Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium - Komen PO 2000650120." Total funding will be $50,000.

Michaela A. Dinan of Medical Oncology has received an award (1K99-HS022189-01) from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for a project entitled "National Utilization Patterns of Oncotype DX in Early Stage Breast Cancer and its Effect on Health Disparities, Chemotherapy Utilization, and Associated Costs." Total funding will be $271,038.

Linda M. Sutton of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award through the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for a project entitled "Young and Strong: An Education and Supportive Care Intervention Study for Young Women with Breast Cancer." Total funding will be $2,000.

Uptal Patel of Nephrology has received a sub-award (HHSF223200910006I) through the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc. for a project entitled "Case Identification, Validation, and Adjudication of Acute Renal Failure." Total funding will be $194,539.

Uptal Patel of Nephrology has received an award (1R01-DK093938-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Multi-factorial Intervention to Slow Progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease." Total funding will be $3,241,963.

Lesley H. Curtis of Other Medicine has received an award (1R01-HL117305-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "A Collaboration for Improving Outcomes of African Americans with Heart Failure." Total funding will be $971,795.

Lesley H. Curtis of Other Medicine has received a sub-award (HHSF2232009100006I) through the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc. for a project entitled "Blood-SCAN Feasbility Evaluation, Phase 2." Total funding will be $27,205.

Michael Merson of Other Medicine has received a sub-award (HHSN268200900027C) through The George Institute for International Health for a project entitled "Global Health Activities in Developing Countries to Combat Non-Communicable Chronic Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases (CVPD) - Centers for Excellence." Total funding will be $533,198.

Kevin A. Schulman of Other Medicine has received an award (IP-1218525) from the Food and Drug Administration for a project entitled "FDA Fellow's Course." Total funding will be $52,500.

Christopher Cox of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for a project entitled "Improving Psychological Distress Among Critical Illness Survivors and Their Caregivers." Total funding will be $1,850,898.

Jeffrey E. Keenan (Mentor: Claude A. Piantadosi) of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award (1F32-GM108381-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "The Role of Tfam in Mitochondrial Biogenesis following sepsis." Total funding will be $111,532.

Neil R. MacIntyre of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award (HHSN268200736186C) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "LOTT Option 2 Capitation." Total funding will be $98,425.

Neil R. MacIntyre of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award (N01-HR76186 268200736186) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Long-term Oxygen Treatment Trial (LOTT) - Regional Clinical Centers (RCCs)." Total funding will be $1,679,550.

Neil R. MacIntyre of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award (HHSN268200736186C) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "LOTT Option 2 Core." Total funding will be $183,235.

Virginia B. Kraus of Rheumatology and Immunology has received an award (2P30-AG028716-08) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Research Core 2 - Biochemical Pathways Core", a part of Harvey Jay Cohen's project entitled "Claude D. Pepper OAIC."[/tab][tab title="Industry-sponsored clinical trials"]Pamela S. Douglas of Cardiology has received an award from Gilead Sciences, Inc. for a project entitled "Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Prescribed Anti-anginal Medications." Total funding will be $100,000.

Pamela S. Douglas of Cardiology has received an award from Gilead Sciences, Inc. for a project entitled "Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Presenting for Cardiac Catheterization with Chronic Stable Angina." Total funding will be $100,000.

Mark E. Leithe of Cardiology has received an award from AstraZeneca International for a project entitled "A randomized, double-blind, parallel group, multicenter study to compare ticagrelor with clopidogrel treatment on the risk of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in patients with established Peripheral Artery Disease." Total funding will be $118,500.

Eric D. Peterson of Cardiology has received an award from the American Heart Association for a project entitled "Get with the Guidelines." Total funding will be $2,416,916.

John R. Guyton of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award from Amgen, Inc. for a project entitled "Amgen 145 Protocl No 20110118." Total funding will be $902,509.

Wanda Lakey of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "Statin Intolerance in a Referral Lipic Clinic." Total funding will be $87,238.

Charles B. Hicks of Infectious Diseases has received an award through Argos Therapeutics, Inc. for a project entitled "A Randomized, Double Blind, Phase 2B Study Testing the Efficacy and Safety of AGS-004 on Host Control of HIV Replication during Analytical Treatment Interruption, AGS-004-003." Total funding will be $106,947.

Michael A. Morse of Medical Oncology has received an award from Prometheus Labs, Inc. for a project entitled "Open-label, randomized, multi-center study comparing the sequence of high dose aldesleukin (interleukin-2) and Ipilimuma (Yervoy) in patients with metastic melanoma." Total funding will be $36,813.

Fatima A. Rangwala of Medical Oncology has received an award from Incyte Corporation for a project entitled "A Phase 1B study of the safety and tolerability or Ruxolitinib in combination with Gemcitabine with or without Nab-Paclitaxel in subjects with advanced solid tumors." Total funding will be $221,893.

Uptal Patel of Nephrology has received an award from F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd for a project entitled "Roche Aleglitazar CEC." Total funding will be $2,058,200.[/tab]

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