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Grants and Awards -- February 2014

Mar. 13, 2014

The following list includes new and competing research awards received by IU School of Medicine researchers in February 2014, excluding commercial projects. Amounts shown are based on the first budget period/year and total more than $1.8 million.

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Shawn Kristopher Ahlfeld, M.D. University of Pennsylvania New Predictive value of periostin in bronchopulmonary dysplasia 5/1/2013 4/30/2014 $14,040
Matthew R. Allen, Ph.D. Texas A&M University New Pre-treatment approaches for improving the response of bone to disuse and recovery 9/1/2013 8/31/2014 $23,961
David Patrick Basile, Ph.D. National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive & Kidney Renewal Long-term effects of acute renal failure 2/1/2014 1/31/2015 $305,370
Stephen M. Downs, M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics New ARRA: Maternal and Child Health Pediatric Research Network Program 10/1/2013 3/31/2014 $41,229
William A. Engle, M.D. University of Michigan New Adult outcomes of neonatal extra corporeal membrane oxygenation survivors 2/1/2014 1/31/2016 $9,100
J. Dennis Fortenberry, M.D. University of Alabama Birmingham New Sexually transmitted infections clinical trials group 9/15/2013 9/14/2014 $34,400
Michael Matthew Francis, M.D. The Brain and Behavior Research Fund New Cortical activation and cognitive performance during repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in first episode psychosis: A pilot study 1/15/2014 1/14/2015 $30,000
Maria Bartolomeo Grant, M.D. Michigan State University New Dyslipidemia and diabetic retinopathy 12/1/2013 11/30/2014 $32,400
Flora Hammond, M.D. Tirr Memorial Herman New Multicenter evaluation of memory remediation after traumatic brain injury with donepezil 10/1/2013 9/30/2014 $120,463
Eri Hashino, Ph.D. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders New Modeling inner ear differentiation with pluripotent stem cells 3/1/2014 2/28/2015 $458,668
Eri Hashino, Ph.D. Royal National Institute for Deaf People New Generation of inner ear sensory epithelia from human pluripotent stem cells 1/1/2014 12/31/2016 $233,070
Kristin Shay Hendrix, Ph.D. National Institute Allergy and Infectious Diseases New Parents' influenza vaccine decisions for their children and for themselves 2/15/2014 1/31/2015 $141,759
Michelle S. Howenstine, M.D. Seattle Children's Research Institute Renewal EPIC Observational Study 4/1/2009 10/31/2019 $22,462
Xiaoming Jin, M.D., Ph.D. Indiana State Department Of Health New Longitudinal changes in microcirculation and synaptic plasticity after mild TBI 1/1/2014 12/31/2015 $120,000
Shelley A. Johns, O.D. Indiana University Health New Walther Fellowship at the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics 10/15/2013 10/14/2015 $183,742
Karen M. Maguiness, M.S. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation New Optimizing the nutrition of infants with diagnosis of cystic fibrosis 8/1/2013 7/31/2014 $21,600
Thomas W. McAllister, M.D. Dartmouth College New The Injury and Traumatic Stress (INTRusT) Consortium Neuroimaging Acquisition and Archival, W81X2H-08-2-0159 7/1/2013 9/14/2014 $33,138
Raghu G. Mirmira, M.D., Ph.D. Endocrine Fellows Foundation New Application of methylation specific PCR in type 2 diabetes 12/1/2013 11/30/2014 $7,500
Andrew J. Saykin, O.D. Northern California Institute for Research and Educaion New Characterizing cognitive decline in late life depression: The ADNI-D Project 8/1/2013 7/31/2014 $37,389
Margaret Arlene Schwarz, M.D. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute New EMAP II: Pulmonary Vascular Mediator 2/10/2014 6/30/2014 $415,503

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