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Recent Awards

Department of Medicine celebrates new and competing renewals of more than $100,000 that were awarded over the past 12 months.

December 2021

  • Khan, Sadiya (Cardiology)
    PRegnancy OuTcomEs and subclinical Cardiovascular disease sTudy: (PROTECT)
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

November 2021

  • Batlle, Daniel (Nephrology)
    Novel Short ACE2 variant for Delayed Graft Function
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Achenbach, Chad (Infectious Diseases)
    Understanding SARS-CoV-2 Related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Adults (MIS-A Study)
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (subcontract from Rainmakers Strategic Solutions, LLC)

October 2021

  • Wallia, Amisha (Endocrinology)
    UroEDIC Bladder: Bladder Dysfunction in Type 1 Diabetes
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (subcontract from Case Western Reserve University)

September 2021

  • Wallia, Amisha (Endocrinology)
    Epidemiology of Diabetes and Interventions and Complications (EDIC)
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (subcontract from Case Western Reserve University)
  • Ridge, Karen (Pulmonary)
    Mechanisms of Recovery from Viral Pneumonia
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Quaggin, Susan (Nephrology)
    Chicago Kidney Urology Hematology network FOR city-Wide reseArch tRaining and career Development (Chicago KUH FORWARD)
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Khan, Sadiya (Cardiology)
    CHIcago Center for Accelerating nextGen Omics, deep phenotyping, and data science in Heart Failure (CHICAGO-HF)
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Bass, Joseph (Endocrinology)
    Integration of Feeding Time and Glucose Metabolism by the Circadian Gene Network
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Barish, Grant (Endocrinology)
    Nuclear Repressors in Genomic Control of Healthful Obesity
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Isakova, Tamara (Nephrology)
    NRSA Training Core
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Morales-Nebreda, Luisa (Pulmonary)
    Mechanisms of regulatory T-cell mediated endothelial repair following viral pneumonia in aged hosts
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

August 2021

  • Thomas, Benjamin (Nephrology)
    Angiopoietin-TEK signaling is essential for choriocapillaris development and protects against polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy
    BrightFocus Foundation
  • Morales-Nebrada, Luisa (Pulmonary)
    Mechanisms of regulatory T cell-mediated endothelial repair following viral pneumonia in aged hosts
    Francis Family Foundation
  • Bailey, Stacy (General Internal Medicine)
    Promoting Preconception Care and Diabetes Self-Management among Reproductive-Aged Women with Diabetes: The PREPARED Trial
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Wolf, Michael (General Internal Medicine)
    Health Literacy and Cognitive Function among Middle-Aged Adults: The MidCog Study
    National Institute on Aging
    Celgene Corporation (subcontract from DrugDev Inc.)
  • Yu, Jindan (Hematology/Oncology)
    Role of E3 Ubiquitin Ligase TRIM25 in Prostate Cancer
    U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
  • Misharin, Alexander (Pulmonary)
    Targeting Immunological Pathways in Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction
    AbbVie Inc.
  • Perlman, Harris (Rheumatology)
    Targeting PTPRS for therapy of rheumatoid arthritis
    U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (subcontract from University of California, San Diego)
  • Khan, Sadiya (Cardiology)
    Patterns of Cardiopulmonary health across the life course
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Kruegar, Karen (Infectious Diseases)
    CoVPN 3006 Protocol Funding (Fixed-Price)
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (subcontract from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
  • Liu, Yan (Hematology/Oncology)
    MOLECULAR MECHANISMS UNDERLYING CLONAL EXPANSION OF HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Patel, Jyoti (Hematology/Oncology)
    EGFR Mutant Lung Cancer Research
    Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Pollack, Seth (Hematology/Oncology)
    Transformation of the Synovial Sarcoma Tumor Microenvironment from Cold to Hot to Enable Checkpoint Inhibition Therapy
    V Foundation for Cancer Research
  • Chandel, Navdeep (Pulmonary)
    Targeting mitochondrial complex I dependent NAD+ generation in Parkinson's Disease
    Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
  • Cristofanilli, Massimo (Hematology/Oncology)
    Collaborative Research Agreement/Fellowship in support of Carolina Reduzzi
    Menarini Silicon Biosystems, Inc.
  • Keswani, Rajesh (Gastroenterology)
    Validation of a Machine Learning Algorithm to Assess Colonoscopic Disease Activity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Virgo Surgical Video Solutions, Inc
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July 2021

  • Lin, Jennie (Nephrology)
    Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Macrophage Function in APOL1 Nephropathy, ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
  • Hanauer, Stephan(Gastroenterology)
    Prot#TRACT-CD-201: A Phase IB Study to Investigate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of T Regulatory Cells for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Active Crohn's Disease Refractory to Conventional and/or Biological Therapy
    TRACT Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Hultquist, Judd (Infectious Diseases)
    Deciphering the Role of CPSF6 in HIV Infection
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Hultquist, Judd (Infectious Diseases)
    Assessing the Risk of SARS-CoV-2 Remdesivir Resistance
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Palella Jr, Frank (Infectious Diseases)
    The HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) Activity to Abstract Data from Persons Receiving Ambulatory Care for HIV Infection in the United States
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (subcontract from Cerner Government Services, Inc.)
  • McDermott, Mary McGrae (Genteral Internal Medicine)
    COCOA flavanols to improve walking performance in PAD: the COCOA-PAD II Trial
    National Institute on Aging
  • Pollack, Seth (Hematology/Oncology)
    T cell Trafficking Into the Cold Tumor Immune Microenvironment
    U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
  • Bass, Joseph (Endocrinology)
    Circadian Mechanisms of Hedonic Feeding in Obesity
    National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Eklund, Elizabeth (Hematology/Oncology)
    VA IPA in support of Bin Liu
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

May 2021

  • Altman, Jessica (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #TL-895-203: An Open-Label, Multicenter, Phase 1b/2 Study of the Safety and Efficacy of TL-895 Combined with KRT-232 in Subjects with Relapsed/Refractory (R/R) FLT3+ Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Telios Pharma, Inc. (subcontract from PSI Pharma Support America Inc.)
  • Mulcahy, Mary (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #20-041-NCP: BESPOKE Study of ctDNA Guided Therapy in Colorectal Cancer, Natera, Inc. (subcontract from Worldwide Clinical Trials, Inc.)

April 2021

  • Bass, Joseph (Endocrinology)
    Cross-regulation of Immunometabolism and Circadian Pathways in Obesity Pathophysiology, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Bellaguarda, Emanuelle (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)
    "Translating Scientific Evidence into Practice using Digital Medicine and Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes", National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (subcontract from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)
  • Beutler, Lisa (Endocrinology)
    Rapid hormonal modulation of feeding circuit dynamics and its disruption in obesity, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Kalyan, Aparna (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #YO39609: A Phase Ib/II, Open-Label, Multicenter, Randomized, Umbrella Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Multiple Immunotherapy-Based Treatment Combinations in Patients with Locally Advanced Unresectable or Metastatic Gastric or Gastroesophageal Junction Cancer or Esophageal Cancer (Morpheus Gastric & Esophageal Cancer), Genentech, Inc. and Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. (subcontract from Covance Inc.)
  • Martin, Karlyn (Hematology & Oncology)
    A Multicenter, Adaptive, Randomized Controlled Platform Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Antithrombotic Strategies in Hospitalized Adults with COVID-19, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (subcontract from Versiti Wisconsin, Inc.)
  • Morgans, Alicia (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #AFT-47: ARACOG: A Randomized Phase II Study of Androgen Receptor Directed Therapy on COGnitive Function in Patients Treated with Darolutamide or Enzalutamide, Bayer Consumer Care AG (subcontract from Alliance Foundation Trials, LLC)
  • Patel, Jyoti D (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #U31402-A-U201: HERTHENA-Lung01: A Phase 2 Randomized Open-Label Study of Patritumab Deruxtecan (U3-1402) in Subjects with Previously Treated Metastatic or Locally Advanced EGFR-mutated Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (subcontract from Syneos Health, LLC)
  • Pollack, Seth (Hematology & Oncology)
    "Prot #KN035SAR201: ENVASARC: A Pivotal Trial of Envafolimab, and Envafolimab in Combination with Ipilimumab, in Patients with Advanced or Metastatic Undifferentiated Pleomorphic Sarcoma or Myxofibrosarcoma Who Have Progressed on Prior Chemotherapy", TRACON Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Pro, Barbara (Hematology & Oncology)
    "Prot #DS3201-A-J101: A Phase 1 Multiple Ascending Dose Study of DS-3201b in Subjects with Lymphomas ", Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
  • Singer, Benjamin (Pulmonary and Critical Care)
    Epigenetic modifiers of regulatory T cell function following viral pneumonia, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • VanderWeele, David (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #7051-ONC-101: A Phase 1 Study of FT-7051 in Men with Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer, FORMA Therapeutics, Inc. (subcontract from IQVIA Biotech LLC)

March 2021

  • Altman, Jessica (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #LOXO-IDH-20001: A Phase 1 Study of Oral LY3410738 in Patients with Advanced Hematologic Malignancies with IDH1 or IDH2 Mutations, Loxo Oncology, Inc. (subcontract from Medpace Clinical Research LLC)
  • Bochner, Bruce (Allergy)
    Exploiting Siglec-6 for targeted anti-allergy drug delivery into human mast cells, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Peters, Anju (Allergy)
    Prot#R668-AS-1885: REGISTRY OF ASTHMA PATIENTS INITIATING DUPIXENT (RAPID), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (subcontract from PAREXEL International, LLC)
  • Singhal, Seema (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #209626: A Phase I Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Belantamab Mafodotin Monotherapy in Participants with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma Who Have Normal and Varying Degrees of Impaired Renal Function (DREAMM 12), GlaxoSmithKline LLC (subcontract from IQVIA RDS Inc.)
  • Singhal, Seema (Hematology & Oncology)
    Prot #209627: A Phase I Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Belantamab Mafodotin Monotherapy in Participants with Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma Who Have Normal and Varying Degrees of Impaired Hepatic Function (DREAMM 13), GlaxoSmithKline LLC (subcontract from IQVIA RDS Inc.)
  • Wallia, Amisha (Endocrinology)
    10/22 Limited Competition for the Continuation of the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) - Clinical Center, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Wunderink, Richard (Pulmonary and Critical Care)
    Prot #AST-132: A Sample Collection Study to Validate the NEPHROCLEAR™ CCL14 Test, Astute Medical, Inc.
  • Wunderink, Richard (Pulmonary and Critical Care)
    I-SPY COVID TRIAL: An Adaptive Platform Trial to Reduce Mortality and Ventilator Requirements for Critically Ill Patients, Quantum Leap Health Care Collaborative
  • Yu, Jindan (Hematology & Oncology)
    Comprehensive analyses of HOXB13-regulated transcriptional programs critical for prostate cancer progression, National Cancer Institute