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Grants and Awards -- April to May 2013

July 11, 2013

The following list includes new and competing research awards received from April to May 2013, excluding commercial projects. Amounts shown are based on the first budget period/year.

These monthly reported are provided by the IU School of Medicine Office of Operations' Research Administration group.

April 2013:

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Robert L. Bacallao, M.D. New York Institute of Technology New Src Family Kinases and Control of Epithelial Cell Paracellular Permeability 9/21/2012 8/31/2013 $75,677
David Patrick Basile, Ph.D. NIH-NIDDK Renewal (not previously committed) Long-Term Effects of Acute Renal Failure 4/1/2013 1/31/2014 $339,300
Stephanie D. Davis, M.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill New Early Onset and Progression of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Lung Disease Prior to 10 Years of Age 8/1/2012 7/31/2013 $30,799
David A. Flockhart, M.D., Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania New Clinical Importance of Drug-Drug Interactions 4/1/2012 3/31/2013 $14,124
Tatiana M. Foroud, Ph.D. Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research New The Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) 1/1/2013 12/31/2013 $37,193
Rajashekhar Gangaraju, Ph.D. NIH-NEI New Vascular and Neuronal Repair with Adipose Stromal cells in Retinopathy 4/1/2013 3/31/2014 $357,156
Vincent H. Gattone, Ph.D. Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation Renewal (not previously committed) Electron Microscopy Core Facility for PKD Research 2/1/2013 1/31/2014 $40,000
Brittney-Shea Herbert, Ph.D. Purdue University New High-Throughput Human Cell-Based Models for Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer 3/1/2013 2/28/2014 $26,317
Debra Hickman, VM Johns Hopkins University New Development of a Maze Test to Assess Emotional Affinity in Mice and Rats 4/1/2013 3/31/2014 $6,000
Steven T. Hugenberg, M.D. Wake Forest University New Novel Use of Ketotifen (Mast Cell Stablizier) in Fibromyalgia: A Pilot Study 10/1/2012 8/31/2013 $73,328
Leslie Ann Hulvershorn, M.D. Cleveland Clinic Foundation New Differentiating Unipolar and Bipolar Depression in Young Adults using fMRI 2/11/2013 5/31/2013 $9,103
David E. Nelson, DO University Of Miami New Diversity and Dynamic Stability of the Ocular Surface Microbiome 9/1/2012 8/31/2013 $38,750
Sophie Paczesny, M.D., Ph.D. NIH-NCI New High Throughput Screening (HTS) to Discover Graft-Versus-Host Disease Inhibitors 4/8/2013 3/31/2014 $256,669
Susanne Ragg, M.D., Ph.D. Riley Children's Foundation New Broadwater Funds for Osteosarcoma Research 10/1/2012 9/30/2013 $20,000
G. David Roodman, M.D., Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh New GFI1 and Osteoblast Supression in Multiple Myeloma 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $178,164
Andrew J. Saykin, OD Northern California Institute For Research and Education New Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on Alzheimer's Disease (AD) in Veterans Using Imaging and Biomarkers in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) 2/21/2013 2/20/2014 $70,000
Bryan Paul Schneider, M.D. Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Renewal (not previously committed) Genomic Predictors of Chemotherapy-Induced Toxicity 7/1/2012 6/30/2013 $62,500
William Michael Tierney, M.D. Regenstrief Institute, Inc. New Use of Existing Data to Assess Access and Utilization of Reproductive and Sexual Healthcare Services by Young Men and Women 9/12/2012 2/28/2014 $53,592
Jeffrey B. Travers NIH-NIAMS New The Indiana Cutaneous Research Center 4/1/2013 3/31/2014 $131,407
Wanzhu Tu, Ph.D. Regenstrief Institute, Inc. New Use of Existing Longitudinal Data to Assess Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Risk and Trends 9/12/2012 6/30/2014 81,409
Kenneth E. White, Ph.D. NIH-NIDDK New Control of FGF23 Bioactivity via Circulating Alpha-Klotho 4/1/2013 1/31/2014 $339,300
Sarah Elizabeth Wiehe, M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics New Interventions to Improve Sexual Health among Hispanic Youth in Indianapolis 3/1/2013 8/31/2013 $3,000

May 2013:

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
William E. Bennett, M.D. Indiana University Health New Computerized Decision Support in Pediatric Gastroenterology 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $50,000
Paula K. A. Braitstein, Ph.D. Moi University Faculty of Health Sciences New Pharmacovigilance (pv) in a Resource-Limited Setting: Approaches to Targeted Spontaneous Reporting for Suspected Adverse Drug Reactions to Antiretroviral Treatment 9/12/2012 12/30/2012 $8,800
Darron R. Brown, M.D. Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati New Epidemiologic Impact of HPV Vaccination 1/18/2013 12/31/2013 $35,218
Peter Chira, M.D. Duke University New Mechanisms of B Cell Responses in Autoimmune Disease 12/1/2012 4/30/2013 $74,717
Timothy W. Corson, Ph.D. Alcon Research Institute New Targeting of KIF14 for retinoblastoma therapy 2/1/2013 1/31/2014 $50,000
Theresa Ann Guise, M.D. Indiana University Health New Muscle Dysfunction Associated with Androgen Deficiency 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $50,000
Theresa Ann Guise, M.D. Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Renewal (not previously committed) Muscle Weakness Associated with Breast Cancer Bone Metastases. 11/1/2012 11/1/2013 $225,000
Howard C. Masuoka, M.D., Ph.D. Indiana University Health New Mechanisms of Apoptosis in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $50,000
Ranjani N. Moorthi, M.D. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research New Bone Adiposity in the Pathogenesis of the Renal Osteodystrophy in Kidney Disease 6/1/2013 5/31/2014 $75,000
Brian Heath Mullis, M.D. Boston University New Hip Fracture Evaluation Alternatives of Total Hip vs Hemi-Arthroplasty (HEALTH) 9/15/2012 8/31/2013 $3,024
Daniel E. Neely, M.D. Jaeb Center For Health Research, Inc New C02: Pediatric Cataract Surgery Outcomes Registry 10/1/2012 12/31/2013 $7,656
Sophie Paczesny, M.D., Ph.D. NIH-NCI New Translating Novel Drug-Targetable Biomarkers to Treat Graft versus Host Disease 5/3/2013 4/30/2014 $247,471
Leela Louise Paris, Ph.D. American Association for Study of Liver Disease New The Study of SIRPα and ASGR1 in Platelet Phagocytosis by the Porcine Liver 7/1/2013 6/30/2016 $225,000
Emma C. Rossi, M.D. Indiana University Health New Determining the Sensitivity of Sentinel Lymph Nodes Identified with Robotic Fluorescence Imaging for Detecting Metastatic Endometrial and Cervical Cancer 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $50,000
Jimmy Yen, Ph.D. American Heart Association, Inc. New IFNbeta Modulates Inflammatory Responses in Cerebral Ischemia 1/1/2013 12/31/2013 $77,000

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