New funding awards - November 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Sponsored Research

Michael Gunn of Cardiology has received an award (1P01-CA225622-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Project 2: A Novel Cellular Tumor Vaccine Strategy for Glioblastoma." Total funding will be $2,864,017.

Raymond Kim of Cardiology has received an award from the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center for a project entitled "iMODERN Trial." Total funding will be $219,533.

Maria J. Torres Alcalde (Mentor: Deborah Muoio) of Endocrinology has received an award from the American Heart Association for a project entitled "Molecular Mechanisms of Taxane-Induced Toxicities in Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle." Total funding will be $106,532.

Christophe Bowling of Geriatrics has received a sub-award (R01-HL136445-01A1) through the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research for a project entitled "Ambulatory blood pressure and falls in older treated patients with hypertension." Total funding will be $17,024.

Nelson Chao of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received a sub-award () through the National Marrow Donor Program for a project entitled "RITN Opportunity for Radiological Preparedness." Total funding will be $10,000.

Kelly Marcom of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award () through the Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled "TBCRC48 A Phase 2 Study of Olaparib Monotherapy in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients with Germline or Somatic Mutations in DNA Repair Genes "Olaparib Expanded"." Total funding will be $95,729.

Kevin Oeffinger of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award (1R01-CA227576-01) through the Boston Children's Hospital for a project entitled "Generic Testing to Guide Pediatric Cancer Care and Follow Up: Using Anthracycline-associated Cardiac Toxicity as a Model for the Future." Total funding will be $15,745.

Kevin Oeffinger of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award () through the Sloan Kettering Institute for a project entitled "Effectiveness trial of a head and neck cancer survivorship tool." Total funding will be $8,348.

Steven Patierno of Medical Oncology has received an award (5P20-CA202925-03S2) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "2/2 NCCU-DUKE Cancer Disparities Translational Research Partnership - Admin Supplement." Total funding will be $95,155.

Rasheeda Hall of Nephrology has received an award from the ASN Foundation for Kidney Research for a project entitled "Deprescribing Intervention for Older Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease." Total funding will be $105,001.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

Christopher Granger of Cardiology has received an award from Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation for a project entitled "COORDINATE Diabetes Study." Total funding will be $8,869,985.

Han Kim of Cardiology has received an award from Collagen Medical, LLC for a project entitled " MR Contrast Agent to Quantify Myocardial Fibrosis." Total funding will be $16,349.

Renato Lopes of Cardiology has received an award from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for a project entitled "A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, PK, and PD Effects of REGN2477-1033 in Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus." Total funding will be $119,443.

Manesh Patel of Cardiology has received an award from Cohere Med Inc. for a project entitled "Phase 0 - Cohere Ed Program." Total funding will be $20,000.

James Davis of General Internal Medicine has received an award from Pfizer, Inc. for a project entitled "Innovations to Increase Utilization of a Smoking Cessation Program ¿ A Retrospective Review." Total funding will be $99,984.

Harry Erba of Hematologic Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from GlycoMimetics, Inc for a project entitled "A Phase III Randomized, Double-Blind Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Uproleselan Administered with Chemotherapy versus Chemotherapy Alonein Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia." Total funding will be $308,853.

Mehri McKellar of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Gilead Sciences, Inc. for a project entitled "BIKTARVY- GS-US-380-4580." Total funding will be $124,217.

Chris Woods of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Sanofi US for a project entitled "Resilience Prediction to RSV Infection." Total funding will be $447,896.

Niharika Mettu of Medical Oncology has received an award from AstraZeneca LP for a project entitled "A Phase 1b/2 Study to Evaluate the Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Clinical Activity of Oleclumab (MEDI9447) with or without Durvalumab in Combination with Chemotherapy in Subjects with Metastatic Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma." Total funding will be $1,682,838.

Jason Somarelli of Medical Oncology has received an award from FORMA Therapeutics, Inc. for a project entitled "Targeting Convergent Mechanisms of Therapy Resistance, Metastasis, and Immune Evasion with CBP inhibitors." Total funding will be $142,861.

Hope Uronis of Medical Oncology has received an award from Merck Sharp & Dohme for a project entitled "A Phase III, Randomized, Double-blind Trial Comparing Trastuzumab Plus Chemotherapy and Pembrolizumab With Trastuzumab Plus Chemotherapy and Placebo asFirst-line Treatment in Participants With HER2 Positive Advanced Gastric or Gastroesophageal Juncti." Total funding will be $209,054.