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Grants and Awards -- July to August 2013

Sept. 26, 2013

The following list includes new and competing research awards received by IU School of Medicine researchers in July and August 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.

July 2013

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Shawn Kristopher Ahlfeld Grace M. Showalter Trust New Premature Lung Disease Predisposes to Adult Onset Pulmonary Hypertension 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Ryan M. Anderson Grace M. Showalter Trust New The role of DNA methylation in regulating pancreatic I cell transdifferentiation 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $40,000
Gustavo A. Arrizabalaga American Heart Assoc-greater Midwest Affiliate New Dissecting the role of a unique kinase in the propagation and virulence of the cardiac pathogen Toxoplasma gondii 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $71,500
Daren Moss Beam Emergency Medicine Foundation New Direct fibrinolysis to treat acute pulmonary embolism 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $75,000
Aaron E. Carroll Grace M. Showalter Trust New Showalter Scholar - Aaron Carroll 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $25,000
Simon J. Conway American Heart Assoc-greater Midwest Affiliate New Protein tyrosine phosphatase Shp2 and neonatal cardiac innervation 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $26,000
Timothy W. Corson Grace M. Showalter Trust New Cellular targets of an antiangiogenic natural product 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Evan L. Fogel American College Of Gastroenterology New Rectal indomethacin in the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis in high-risk patients: searching for the optimal dose: A prospective, randomized trial 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $34,975
Janice C. Froehlich NIH-NIAAA New When one plus one equals more than two. 7/10/2013 5/31/2014 $312,000
Patrick T. Fueger Grace M. Showalter Trust New Role of hepatic Mig6 in type 2 diabetes 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Rajashekhar Gangaraju Grace M. Showalter Trust New EMAPII, a novel therapeutic target in diabetic retinopathy 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Quyen Quoc Hoang Grace M. Showalter Trust New Structure determination of the Parkinson disease associated protein LRRK2 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Peter C. Hollenhorst American Cancer Society, Incorporated New Specificity in the ETS family of oncogenic transcription factors 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $180,000
Leslie Ann Hulvershorn Indiana Division Of Mental Health And Addiction Renewal (not prev committed) Expansion of the adolescent dual diagnosis clinic (ADDC) at the Riley Hospital for Children 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $176,163
Mark R. Kelley Riley Children's Foundation Renewal (not prev committed) Betty and Earl Herr Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $93,963
Jeffrey Allen Kline Emergency Medicine Foundation New Discharge instructions tailored to learning style for outpatient treatment with oral anticoagulation: Phase I 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $4,940
Janaiah Kota Grace M. Showalter Trust New Development of microRNA based anti-cancer therapeutic strategy for colorectal liver metastases 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Zhigang Lei American Heart Assoc-greater Midwest Affiliate New Regulation of potassium channels by calpain in poststroke seizures and epilepsy 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $71,500
Yan Liu U.s. Army Medical Research And Materiel Command New Modulating leukemia-initiating cell quiescence to improve leukemia treatment 7/1/2013 6/30/2015 $374,400
Teresa Mastracci Grace M. Showalter Trust New Pancreatic cell interactions impact endocrine development and differentiation 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $40,000
Lindsey D. Mayo NIH-NCI New Regulation of Mdm2 activity by kinase signaling pathways 7/12/2013 4/30/2014 $323,700
William J. McBride NIH-NIAAA New Neuronal underpinnings of repeated deprivations on cue-induced alcohol-seeking 7/10/2013 5/31/2014 $312,000
Hal J. Minnigan Emergency Medicine Foundation New Can point of care ultrasound exclude multiple serious medical conditions in the emergency department: The selection, sonography and self-assessment study 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $19,700
Sami Naidu Grace M. Showalter Trust New Chloroquine promotes PUMA stability and apoptosis in melanoma 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Grant D. Nicol Grace M. Showalter Trust Renewal (not previously committed) The role of Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Receptors in neuronal sensitization 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
John I. Nurnberger NIH-NIAAA Renewal (not previously committed) World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics 7/10/2013 6/30/2014 $31,500
R. Mark Payne Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance New Mitochondrial protein acetylation and heart failure in Friedreicha's ataxia 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $100,000
Lyne Racette Prevent Blindness America New The effectiveness of motivational interviewing to improve adherence to glaucoma treatment in patients of african descent 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $30,000
Frederick J. Rescorla Riley Children's Foundation Renewal (not prev committed) Chairman of Surgery 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $30,000
Alexander G. Robling Grace M. Showalter Trust New Showalter Scholar - Alexander Robling 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $25,000
Henrique Serezani Grace M. Showalter Trust New MicroRNAs and macrophage responsiveness to infection in murine type 1 diabetes 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Robert V. Stahelin Grace M. Showalter Trust New Showalter Scholar - Robert Stahelin 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $25,000
Johnathan David Tune American Heart Assoc-greater Midwest Affiliate New Cardioprotective mechanisms of apelin therapy in left ventricular hypertrophy 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $43,976
Matthew J. Turner Dermatology Foundation Renewal (not prev committed) Inductive keratinocyte-derived cytokines in a murine model of atopic dermatitis 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $55,000
Yue Wang Grace M. Showalter Trust New MyD88-dependent signaling and mesenchymal stem cell based-therapy in ischemic heart diseases 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Ronald C. Wek Grace M. Showalter Trust New Translation and stress regulatory pathways in health and disease 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Kenneth E. White Grace M. Showalter Trust New Showalter Scholar - Kenneth White 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $25,000
Xiao-Ming Xu Wings For Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation New Novel bioengineered hydrogel combinational therapy for traumatic spinal cord injury 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $35,415
Mervin C. Yoder Riley Children's Foundation Renewal (not prev committed) Simmons Clinical Studies (97-A2) 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $40,000
Feng C. Zhou Purdue University New Medical Research Program 3/1/2012 2/28/2015 $70,000
Nicholas Joseph Zyromski Foundation For Surgical Fellowships New HPB Fellowhip Grant 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $62,500

August 2013

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Elliot J. Androphy NIH-NINDS New The COPA vesicle protein and pathogenesis of spinal muscular atrophy 8/15/2013 5/30/2014 $340,871
Joseph P. Bidwell US Department Of Defense New Maximizing PTH anabolic osteoporosis therapy 8/15/2013 8/14/2016 $1,152,303
Randy R. Brutkiewicz Ohio State University New Novel mechanisms regulating post-transplant humoral alloimmunity 1/1/2013 7/31/2013 $9,037
Sherri L. Bucher American Academy Of Pediatricians New Helping babies survive program: Beta testing and evaluation of educational validity 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $15,000
Ching-Pin Chang NIH-NHLBI New Chromatin mechanism of molecular motor gene regulation 7/15/2013 5/31/2014 $371,280
D. Wade Clapp Children's Tumor Foundation New NFTC 8/22/2013 8/15/2014 $347,218
Tatiana M. Foroud Michael J Fox Foundation For Parkinsons Research New The Parkinson's progression parkers initiative 7/19/2013 6/30/2014 $233,334
William J. Groh University Of Rochester New Late sodium current blockade in high-risk ICD Patients: CCC- lead application (RAID) 12/1/2012 11/30/2013 $130,650
Theresa Ann Guise US Department Of Defense New Muscle dysfuntion in androgen deprivation: Role of ryanodine receptor 8/6/2013 8/5/2015 $121,131
Susan J. Gunst NIH-NHLBI New Targeting actin dynamics to inhibit airway inflammation hypperresponsiveness 8/1/2013 4/30/2014 $429,181
Timothy D. Imler American Society For Gastrointestinal Endoscopy New Tracking real-time assessment of quality monitoring in endoscopy (TRAQ-ME) 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $70,000
Thomas F. Imperiale Purdue University New Cost-effectiveness analysis of age- and gender-based colorectal cancer screening 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $15,229
Reuben Kapur NIH-NHLBI Renewal (not prev committed) Novel mechanisms of C-Kit regulation in mast cells 8/1/2013 4/30/2014 $371,280
Shien-Fong Lin American Heart Assoc-greater Midwest Affiliate New Up-regulation of SKCa and the mechanisms of atrial fibrillation in a canine model of heart failure 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $46,796
Paul H. Lysaker Research Foundation City University Of New York New Randomized controlled trial of treatment for internalized stigma in schizophrenia 3/22/2013 1/31/2014 $179,632
Keith L. March American Heart Assoc-greater Midwest Affiliate New Cigarette smoking effects on adipose stem cell modulation of angiogenesis and hindlimb ischemia. 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $26,000
Daniela Elena Matei Purdue University New Tissue-dynamics imaging for therapeutic efficacy in ovarian cancer 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $81,221
Brian Heath Mullis University Of Washington New A multicenter prospective cohort study of sacral fractures using patient-based and objective outcomes 1/1/2013 12/31/2013 $4,000
Michael D. Ober Cystic Fibrosis Foundation New Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Grant 2013/2014 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $54,800
Sophie Paczesny NIH-NICHD New Bridging pediatric and adult biomarkers of graft versus host disease 8/1/2013 5/31/2014 $529,239
G. David Roodman NIH-NCI New Hypersensitivity of multiple myeloma bone disease to Vitamin D 7/19/2013 6/30/2014 $169,650
Ravi P. Sahu Grace M. Showalter Trust New Platelet-activating factor-receptor agonists in melanoma immunotherapy failure 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $60,000
Ernestina Schipani Thomas Jefferson University New Role of HIF-1 in intervertebral disc function. 6/1/2013 5/31/2014 $31,378
William J. Sullivan NIH-NIAID New Inhibition of phosphatase activity as a novel treatment for chronic toxoplasmosis 8/10/2013 7/31/2014 $183,298
Sarah A. Tersey AM DIABETES ASSN New The mechanism of islet 12-lipoxygenase in obesity and insulin resistance 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $124,200
Alexia Mary Torke NIH-NIA New Improving surrogate/clinician communication: Validation of the family inpatient communication survey 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $328,111
Jennifer D.H. Walthall ISDH - Indiana State Office Of Rural Health Programs New Surveillance and outreach to reduce rural pediatric ATV morbidity and mortality 5/1/2013 8/31/2013 $55,135
Lei Wei NIH-NHLBI New Regulation of cardiac stress responses by Rho kinase 6/1/2013 5/31/2014 $7,140
Martin Chieng Were Mount Sinai School Of Medicine New Optimizing referral and linkage to hypertension care in rural Kenya 4/1/2013 3/31/2014 $28,617
Charles Willard Yates Children's Tumor Foundation New Testing periostin-Cre NF2 conditional knockout mouse for potential treatment compounds useful for NF2 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $50,000
Xiao-Ming Yin NIH-NIAAA New The dynamics and mechanisms of autophagy in ethanol-induced liver pathogenesis 8/15/2013 7/31/2014 $432,709

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