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Grants and Awards -- May 2014

June 5, 2014

The following list includes new and competing research awards received by IU School of Medicine researchers in May 2014, excluding commercial projects. Amounts shown are based on the first budget period/year and total more than $2.8 million.

Investigator Sponsor Type Project Title Begin Date End Date Awarded Dollars
Bennett, William E., M.D. National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney New Computerized decision support for pediatric gastroenterology 4/8/2014 3/31/2015 $171,043
Davis, Stephanie D., M.D. Seattle Children's Research Institute New Saline Hypertonic in Preschoolers (SHIP) 11/1/2013 10/31/2014 $12,668
Davis, Stephanie D., M.D. Murdoch Childrens Research Institute New Viruses and the pathogenesis of structural and functional lung disease in infants with cystic fibrosis 1/1/2014 12/31/2017 $65,688
Farag, Sherif S., M.D., Ph.D. National Cancer Institute New Inhibition of PGE2 for mobilization of autologous peripheral blood stem cells 5/1/2014 4/30/2015 $349,482
Kapur, Reuben, Ph.D. National Cancer Institute New Role of p21 activated kinase in Leukemogenesis 5/1/2014 4/30/2015 $323,700
Koniaris, Leonidas George, M.D. National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney New EGFR therapies for fatty liver surgery 8/1/2013 6/30/2014 $327,424
Lahiri, Debomoy K., Ph.D. Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati New Acamprosate in Fragile X Syndrome 1/1/2013 12/31/2014 $25,000
March, Keith L., M.D., Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh New Clinical adipose stem cell banking: Is younger better? 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $9,000
Mietzsch, Ulrike, M.D. Riley Children's Foundation New NeuroNICU at Riley Hospital for Children (Neonatal Neurology Program) 7/1/2013 6/30/2014 $100,000
Pavalko, Fredrick M., Ph.D. Purdue University New A 3-D co-culture system for examining osteoblast interactions and response to physical stimuli 4/11/2014 3/31/2015 $4,880
Plager, David Alan, M.D. Emory University New Infant Aphakia Treatment Study 9/30/2013 8/31/2014 $14,659
Poindexter, Brenda B., M.D. Duke University New Antibiotic Safety in Infants with Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections 3/18/2014 9/23/2016 $154,000
Saykin, Andrew J., O.D. Northern California Institute For Research and Education New Effects of traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder on Alzheimer's Disease in veterans with mild cognitive impairment using the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative 9/30/2013 9/29/2014 $29,779
Schleyer, Titus K., Ph.D. National Institute Of Dental Craniofacial Research New Data Extraction Using EDR in Dental PBRN 5/15/2014 5/14/2015 $59,675
Srour, Edward F., Ph.D. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research New Hematopoietic stem cell maintenance by cellular components of the niche 5/1/2014 4/30/2015 $50,000
Storniolo, Anna Maria V., M.D. Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Renewal (not prev committed) The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center 6/1/2013 5/31/2014 $600,000
Swigonski, Nancy L., M.D. Johns Hopkins University New Development of a child Neurofibromatosis Type 1 health-related quality of life measure 2/1/2014 7/31/2016 $329,421
Tariq, Muhammad, Ph.D. American Heart Association, Inc. New Identification of novel human X-linked heterotaxy genes 3/1/2014 6/30/2014 $13,835
Yoder, Karmen K., Ph.D. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism New Characterization of the cortical salience network in alcoholism 5/1/2014 4/30/2015 $221,030

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