New funding awards - November 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Sponsored Research

Terry A. Fortin of Cardiology has received an award from the United States Pulmonary Hypertension Scientific Registry for a project entitled "United States Pulmonary Hypertension Scientific Registry." Total funding will be $18,607.

Christopher Granger of Cardiology has received an award through the University of Washington for a project entitled "Heart Rescue." Total funding will be $45,000.

Adrian F. Hernandez of Cardiology has received an award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute for a project entitled "Task Order 7: Front Door." Total funding will be $2,319,150.

William S. Jones of Cardiology has received a sub-award (ASP-1502-27079) through the Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a project entitled "ADAPTABLE."

Robert J. Mentz of Cardiology has received an award (4U10-HL08904-10) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Sub Q."

Chetan B. Patel of Cardiology has received an award (4U10-HL084904-10 REVISED) from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for a project entitled "Entresto (LCZ696) in Advanced Heart Failure."

Mark Herman of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award (1R01-DK100425-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "The Role of ChREBP in Fructose Induced Metabolic Disease." Total funding will be $795,000.

Courtney H. Van Houtven of General Internal Medicine has received a sub-award (R54-AG053934) through Brown University for a project entitled "Caregivers' Reactions and Experience: Imaging Dementia - Evidence for Amyloid Scanning - CARE IDEAS." Total funding will be $201,092.

Thomas L. Ortel of Hematology has received an award from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation for a project entitled "VTE Alliance Microsite Development." Total funding will be $99,999.

Chris Woods of Infectious Diseases has received an award (1D71-TW010433-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "D71 Planning Grant for Emerging Virus Research Training in Sierra Leone." Total funding will be $49,935.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award through Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium-2015 Amend 1 Komen Funds." Total funding will be $25,000.

Kimberly L. Blackwell of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award through Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "TBCRC Consortium 2015 Amendment 1-BCRF." Total funding will be $25,000.

Jeffrey M. Clarke of Medical Oncology has received an award from the V Foundation for Cancer Research for a project entitled "Identification of Genetic Determinates for Disparities in African American Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer." Total funding will be $200,000.

Brent A. Hanks of Medical Oncology has received an award from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for a project entitled "CITN-09 A Phase II Study of MK-3475 in Patients with Advanced Merkel Cell Carcinoma (MCC)." Total funding will be $111,500.

Mary H. Foster of Nephrology has received an award (3P30-DK096493-05S1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "George M. O'Brien Kidney Research Core Centers--Student Supplement." Total funding will be $28,901.

Kevin A. Schulman of Other Medicine has received an award from the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria for a project entitled "Education Program for PHN." Total funding will be $7,763.

David M. Brass of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received a sub-award (R21-HD084812) through the University of Southern California for a project entitled "Diacetyl in e-cigarette flavorings: Acute and subacute pulmonary effects." Total funding will be $8,644.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

Zubin J. Eapen of Cardiology has received an award from Microsoft Research for a project entitled "Feasibility of Noninvasive Hemodynamics in Heart Failure Patients AURORA." Total funding will be $6,877.

Eric L. Eisenstein of Cardiology has received an award from Deloitte Consulting LLP for a project entitled "Million Hearts." Total funding will be $378,684.

William S. Jones of Cardiology has received an award from The Medicines Company for a project entitled "ENDOMAX CEC and DSMB." Total funding will be $1,324,211.

Albert Y. Sun of Cardiology has received an award from the Boston Scientific Corporation for a project entitled "Sudden Death in Durham." Total funding will be $52,742.

Eric Velazquez of Cardiology has received an award from Alnylam Pharmaceuticals for a project entitled "Endeavour OLE." Total funding will be $10,001.

Eric Velazquez of Cardiology has received an award from Philips Healthcare, Inc. for a project entitled "Phillips Cardiac Ultrasound Pressure Measurement study (CUP) project." Total funding will be $135,312.

David D'Alessio of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition has received an award from Ligand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Study of Safety and Efficacy of LGD-6972 in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus." Total funding will be $82,369.

Manal F. Abdelmalek of Gastroenterology has received an award from Gilead Sciences, Inc. for a project entitled "Gilead 402-1852 A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of GS 9674 in Subjects with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)." Total funding will be $129,816.

Manal F. Abdelmalek of Gastroenterology has received an award from Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "Madrigal MGL-3196-05 A Phase 2, Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of MGL-3196 in Patients with Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis." Total funding will be $136,553.

Ziad F. Gellad of Gastroenterology has received an award from Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH for a project entitled "DRI13940 Study." Total funding will be $125,217.

Julius Wilder of Gastroenterology has received an award from Gilead Sciences, Inc. for a project entitled "Gilead HCV Heart and Lung - A Multicenter, open-label study of Harvoni® (sofosbuvir-ledipasvir fixed dose combination) in subjects infected with chronic hepatitis C and advanced heart failure or lung disease." Total funding will be $153,579.

Bradley G. Hammill of General Internal Medicine has received an award from GlaxoSmithKline for a project entitled "HO-15-16139: Clinical, Epidemiological, and Health Economic Characteristics of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Patients with Varying Degrees of Respiratory Involvement." Total funding will be $193,515.

Ara D. Metjian of Hematology has received an award from Ablynx for a project entitled "Follow-up Study for Patients who Completed Study ALX0681-C301 (Post-HERCULES)." Total funding will be $52,077.

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 $74,000.

Megan A. McNamara of Medical Oncology has received an award from Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc for a project entitled "Phase II study of AGS-16C3F vs Axitinib in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma." Total funding will be $272,758.

Andrew B. Nixon of Medical Oncology has received an award from Acceleron Pharma for a project entitled "RAP-041 mediated modulation of intratumoral immune cell subpopulations in vivo and effect of combination treatment with anti-PD1 monoclonal antibody." Total funding will be $356,346.

Neal E. Ready of Medical Oncology has received an award from Merck for a project entitled "Pembrolizumab Prior to Surgery for Stage 1B, 2 or 3A Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): A Phase II Study." Total funding will be $933,460.

Pao-Hwa Lin of Nephrology has received a sub-award through the Institute for Medical Research, Inc. for a project entitled "CAPS1 and CAPS2 clinical trial." Total funding will be $29,007.

Shelby Reed of Other Medicine has received an award from Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "Cardiovascular Risk Profile of LAL Deficiency Patients." Total funding will be $288,117.

Timothy J. McMahon of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from Wasatch Photonics, Inc. for a project entitled "Blood flow and tissue oxygenation using optical coherence tomography." Total funding will be $5,152.

Timothy J. McMahon of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from Wasatch Photonics, Inc. for a project entitled "Hand-held advanced functional imager for assessing local tissue oxygenation." Total funding will be $234,771.

Lake D. Morrison of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation for a project entitled "A 24-week, double-blind, randomized, parallel-group study evaluating the efficacy and safety of oral nintedanib co-administered with oral sildenafil, compared to treatment with nintedanib alone, in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)." Total funding will be $88,313.

Momen Wahidi of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from CareFusion Corporation for a project entitled "A pivotal multi-center, randomized, controlled, single-blinded study comparing the silver nitrate-coated indwelling pleural catheter (SNCIPC) to the uncoated PleurX pleural catheter for the management of symptomatic, recurrent, malignant pleural effusion." Total funding will be $120,751.