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Grants and Awards -- December 2013

Jan. 30, 2014

The following list includes new and competing research awards received by IU School of Medicine researchers in December 2013, excluding commercial projects. Amounts shown are based on the first budget period/year and total more than $2.1 million.

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

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Michael E. Boulton, Ph.D. Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute New Optimization of novel apelin receptor antagonists for the treatment of AMD 11/13/2013 9/29/2014 $10,000
Naga P. Chalasani, M.D. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. New Genomics of primary biliary cirrhosis 9/15/2013 8/31/2014 $21,750
Timothy W. Corson, Ph.D. International Retinal Research Foundation New Mechanistic and therapeutic studies of a novel pharmacotherapy for age-related macular degeneration 12/1/2013 11/30/2014 $100,000
Anthony B. Firulli, Ph.D. National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute New Cellular and molecular mechanisms of left ventricular growth and morphogenesis 12/15/2013 11/30/2014 $351,000
Anthony B. Firulli, Ph.D. National Heart, Lung And Blood Institute New Endocardial mechanisms of cardiac trabeculation and septation 12/15/2013 11/30/2014 $351,000
Stacey D. Gilk, Ph.D. American Heart Association, Inc. New Role of cholesterol in host cell colonization by the Q fever agent Coxiella burnetii 1/1/2014 12/31/2014 $77,000
Flora Hammond, M.D. Carolinas Healthcare System Renewal Amantadine Irritability Site Agreement 10/1/2013 9/30/2014 $84,352
Katherine J. Kelly, M.D. Dialysis Clinic, Inc. Renewal Intravenous renal cell transplantation 12/1/2013 11/30/2014 $60,000
Patrick J. Loehrer, M.D. University of Notre Dame New Simon-Harper Inter-Institutional Research Team (SHIIRT) Grants 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $164,668
Daniela Elena Matei, M.D. V Foundation for Cancer Research New An epigenetic strategy for restoring carboplatin sensitivity in ovarian cancer 10/1/2013 9/30/2014 $200,000
Kathy D. Miller Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Renewal PARP inhibition after preoperative chemotherapy in patients with triple negative breast cancer or known BRCA 1/2 mutations: a clinical translational prelude 8/18/2010 8/17/2014 $175,000
Alice Marina Mitchell, M.D.  American Heart Association, Inc. New Decreasing Contrast-Induced Nephropathy from Pulmonary Embolism Testing: Physician Adoption of Risk-Stratification Strategies in the Emergency Care Setting 1/1/2014 12/31/2014 $$77,000
Heather M. O'Hagan, Ph.D. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences New Toxin-associated oxidative DNA damage initiates tumor-specific epigenetic changes 9/23/2013 5/31/2014 $390,000
Sophie Paczesny, M.D., Ph.D. National Marrow Donor Program New Proteome of chronic graft vs. host disease 10/1/2012 7/31/2014 $33,485
Marc B. Rosenman, M.D. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs New Evaluation of VLER Indiana Health Information Exchange demonstration project services 9/27/2013 9/27/2014 $20,640
Timothy Alan Sutton, M.D., Ph.D. Dialysis Clinic, Inc.  New Modulating kidney metabolism to protect from injury 12/1/2013 11/30/2014 $60,000
Charles R. Tessier, Ph.D. Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati New Acamprosate in youth with Autism spectrum disorders 6/1/2013 5/31/2014 $13,333

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