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Grants and Awards -- April 2014

May 8, 2014

The following list includes new and competing research awards received by IU School of Medicine researchers in April 2014, excluding commercial projects. Amounts shown are based on the first budget period/year and total more than $2.7 million.

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Jose M. Azar, M.D. Indiana University Health New Improving patient experience and quality of care by enhancing interprofessional team 5/1/2013 4/30/2015 $91,003
Jonathan William Bazeley, M.D. Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) New Outcomes research in inner-city chronic kidney disease clinic 9/1/2013 8/30/2014 $35,000
John P. Breinholt, M.D. University of Utah New Evaluation of growth and puberty in adolescent and young adult fontan survivors 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $4,050
Ching-Pin Chang, M.D., Ph.D. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute New LncRNA mechanism of heart failure 4/1/2014 3/31/2015 $400,438
Matthias A. Clauss, Ph.D. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute New HIV-Nef protein is disseminated in blood and tissue cells and causes endothelial cell dysfunction 4/1/2014 3/31/2015 $234,000
Pierre C. Dagher, M.D. National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney New Modifying kidney injury through p53 signaling 4/1/2014 3/31/2015 $421,877
Kenneth W. Dunn, Ph.D. Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) New Effects of endotoxemia on renal and hepatic drug transport. 8/1/2013 12/31/2014 $100,000
Carmella Evans-Molina, M.D., Ph.D. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Internationa New Biomarkers of beta cell stress and death in type 1 diabetes 2/1/2014 1/31/2015 $249,599
Tatiana M. Foroud, Ph.D. Columbia University New Penetrance of LRRK2 in the MJ Fox LRRK2 Cohort Consortium 9/18/2013 9/17/2014 $2,800
Tatiana M. Foroud, Ph.D. Families Of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Renewal (not prev committed) International spinal muscular atrophy patient registry 7/1/2013 8/31/2014 $15,312
Allon N. Friedman, M.D. Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) New PET imaging to quantify kidney glucose uptake 9/1/2013 10/1/2014 $9,420
Patrick T. Fueger, Ph.D. National Institute Of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney New Preservation and restoration of functional beta cell mass 4/1/2014 3/31/2015 $351,000
David A. Ingram, M.D. Riley Children's Foundation New Family support: translation and video services 3/1/2014 6/30/2015 $34,400
Michael A. LaMantia, M.D. National Institute on Aging New Delirium Evaluation in the Emergency Department for Seniors (DEEDS) 4/1/2014 3/31/2015 $138,603
Anirban Kumar Mitra, Ph.D. Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research New Microenvironment induced epigenetic regulation in ovarian cancer 11/1/2013 10/31/2014 $47,826
Irina Petrache, M.D. University Hospitals (Cleveland) New Therapeutic development against emphysema progression 1/1/2014 12/31/2015 $100,000
Brenda B. Poindexter, M.D. Wayne State University New Cardiac secondary to hydrocortisone for bronchopulmonary dysplasia 4/1/2014 3/31/2015 $2,590
Yesim Polar, Ph.D. Stanford University New Therapeutic upregulation of metastasis suppressor genes to prevent metastasis 3/1/2014 9/30/2014 $30,166
Mark R. Rigby, M.D., Ph.D. Boston Children's Hospital New HALF-PINT: Heart and Lung Failure - Pediatric INsulin Titration trial (CCC) 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $25,000
Mark R. Rigby, M.D., Ph.D. Regents of The University of California New Coagulation and fibrinolysis in pediatric insulin titration trial 8/1/2013 7/31/2014 $10,000
C. Max Schmidt, M.D., Ph.D. Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Renewal (not prev committed) Detection of early pancreatic neoplasia 1/1/2013 12/31/2014 $120,012
Debbie C. Thurmond, M.D. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Internationa New Restoration of functional I? cell mass via Doc2b enrichment 3/1/2014 2/28/2015 $110,000
Feng-Chun Yang, M.D., Ph.D. National Cancer Institute New No-nonsense approach to treat myeloid malignancies with ASXL1 nonsense mutations 4/3/2014 3/31/2016 $169,650

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