New funding awards - January 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Sponsored Research

Christopher Granger of Cardiology has received an award through the University of Washington for a project entitled "Heart Rescue." Total funding will be $30,001.

Stuart D. Russell of Cardiology has received a sub-award (HHSN268201700002I) through the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health for a project entitled "ARIC." Total funding will be $250.

James E. Tcheng of Cardiology has received an award from the Pew Charitable Trusts for a project entitled "Improvement of interoperability of healthcare data." Total funding will be $249,516.

Pierluigi Tricoci of Cardiology has received a sub-award (7R01-HL102482-07) through the University of Utah for a project entitled "Variation in platelet function: human PAR4 functional genomics." Total funding will be $66,854.

Tracy Y. Wang of Cardiology has received an award from the AstraZeneca Healthcare Foundation for a project entitled "AZ_CLiPPeR: Educational Background and its Effect on Management and Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: Insights from the Linked NCDR Registry Claims Databases." Total funding will be $40,000.

Kimberly Johnson of Geriatrics has received an award (1U54-MD012530-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Administrative Core."

Amy Suthers (Mentor: Stefanie Sarantopoulos) of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation for a project entitled "Understanding Aberrant TLR7 Signaling in B Cells from Patients with Chronic GVHD." Total funding will be $30,000.

Gowthami Arepally of Hematology has received an award (1R01-HL136512-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Complement and CR2/CD21 in the Immune Pathogenesis of HIT." Total funding will be $1,908,000.

Nwora L. Okeke of Infectious Diseases has received an award (1K23-HL137611-01A1) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "A Multidisciplinary Approach to Primary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in HIV-infection." Total funding will be $894,754.

Arif H. Kamal of Medical Oncology has received a sub-award (5UG1-CA189823-04) through the Mayo Clinic for a project entitled "Developing and testing a web-based tool to engage advanced cancer patients in palliative care (PCforMe-Upstream)." Total funding will be $149,974.

Laura P. Svetkey of Nephrology has received an award (1U54-MD012530-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Investigator Development Core", a part of Kimberly Johnson's project entitled "Duke Health Disparities Research Center."

Christopher Cox of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award (1U54-MD012530-01) from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled "Research Project 3", a part of Kimberly Johnson's project entitled "Duke Health Disparities Research Center."

Lorenzo Zaffiri of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received a sub-award (5U01-AI063594-14) through the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for a project entitled "Evaluation of the host immune response and viral molecular phenotype in lung transplant recipients with PTLD." Total funding will be $164,924.

Industry-sponsored Clinical Trials

Christopher Granger of Cardiology has received an award from Janssen Research & Development, LLC for a project entitled "Cardiovascular Outcome Trials for Diabetes Drugs: Lessons Learned and Moving Forward." Total funding will be $15,000.

John K. Harrison of Cardiology has received an award from St. Jude Medical Inc. for a project entitled "PIVSD Occluder HDE PAS." Total funding will be $12,921.

Ravi Karra of Cardiology has received an award from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Company for a project entitled "BMS-986231_Heart Failure." Total funding will be $118,222.

Mitchell W. Krucoff of Cardiology has received an award from Johnson & Johnson for a project entitled "MEDpiNET: Industry Funding." Total funding will be $35,000.

Sudarshan Rajagopal of Cardiology has received an award from Actelion Pharmaceutical US, Inc for a project entitled "TRACE: Selexipag ACT-293987, AC-065A404 A multicenter double-blind placebo controlled Phase 4 study in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension to assess the effect of selexipag." Total funding will be $133,969.

Manal F. Abdelmalek of Gastroenterology has received an award from Progenity, Inc. for a project entitled "Progenity Pro-121-Nafld - Evaluation of The Significance Of Cell Free Dna And Epigenetic Markers As Predictive Factors For Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)." Total funding will be $32,875.

James Davis of General Internal Medicine has received an award from Pfizer, Inc. for a project entitled "Pfizer Preceptorship." Total funding will be $30,000.

Mitchell E. Horwitz of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Incyte Corporation for a project entitled "A phase III Randomized Open-Label Multi-Center study of ruxolitinib vs. best available therapy in patients with corticosteroid-refractory chronic graft vs host disease after allogenic stem cell transplantation." Total funding will be $372,241.

David Rizzieri of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Bristol-Myers/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Partnership for a project entitled "A Phase 1/2, Open-Label Randomized Study of Ulocuplumab (BMS-936564) in Combination with Low Dose Cytarabine in Subjects with Newly Diagnosed Acute Myeloid Leukemia." Total funding will be $329,457.

Anthony D. Sung of Hematological Malignancies and Cellular Therapy has received an award from Merck Sharp & Dohme for a project entitled "Phase 3b/4 Safety Trial of Nivolumab Combined with Ipilmumab in Subjects with Previously Untreated, Advanced or Metastatic RCC." Total funding will be $158,959.

Thomas L. Ortel of Hematology has received an award from Diagnostica Stago for a project entitled "Task Order 1 under Master Eval Agreement #17072705." Total funding will be $9,026.

John Perfect of Infectious Diseases has received an award from Vical, Inc. for a project entitled "Mouse Study to Evaluate Efficacy of VL-2397 against Cryptococcal Meningitis." Total funding will be $22,247.

Megan E. Reller of Infectious Diseases has received an award from InBios International, Inc. for a project entitled "InBios Dengue Study." Total funding will be $100,000.

Jeffrey M. Clarke of Medical Oncology has received an award from Moderna Therapeutics, Inc. for a project entitled "A Phase 1, Open-Label, Multicenter Study to Assess the Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of mRNA-4157 Alone in Subjects with Resected Solid Tumors and in Combination with Pembrolizumab in Subjects with Unresectable Solid Tumors." Total funding will be $266,774.

Jeffrey M. Clarke of Medical Oncology has received an award from Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc for a project entitled "A Phase 2 Study of Poziotinib in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Locally Advanced or Metastatic, with EGFR or HER2 Exon 20 Insertion Mutation (POZITIVE20-1)." Total funding will be $426,833.

Jeffrey M. Clarke of Medical Oncology has received an award from Adaptimmune Limited for a project entitled "Adaptimmune MAGE." Total funding will be $257,049.

Shiaowen D. Hsu of Medical Oncology has received an award from FUJIFILM Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. for a project entitled "Determining the Efficacy of Liposomal Gemcitabine in Patient Derived Xenografts (PDXs)." Total funding will be $178,874.

Hope E. Uronis of Medical Oncology has received an award from Lycera Corporation for a project entitled "LYC-55716-1001." Total funding will be $448,047.

Neil R. MacIntyre of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from Vigor Medical Systems for a project entitled "Clinical Calibration of a Digital, Low Cost Spirometry Device." Total funding will be $6,001.

Lake D. Morrison of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from Celgene Corporation for a project entitled "Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of CC-90001 in Subjects with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis." Total funding will be $235,608.

Momen Wahidi of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine has received an award from Veran Medical Technologies, Inc for a project entitled "All In One: Multicenter prospective trial of Electromagnetic Bronchoscopic and Electromagnetic Transthoracic approaches for the biopsy of peripheral pulmonary nodules." Total funding will be $85,305.