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Recent Awards

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

August 2019

  • Beutler, Lisa (Endocrinology)
    Dissecting the Nutritional Regulation of Feeding Circuits, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Schleimer, Robert (Allergy)
    Chronic Rhinosinusitis Integrative Studies Program 2 (CRISP2), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

July 2019

  • Carlson, Dustin (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)
    Biomechanical assessment of the esophagogastric junction and application of predictive analytics to enhance evaluation of functional dysphagia, American College of Gastroenterology
  • Crispino, John (Hematology & Oncology)
    Fellowship in support of Andrew Volk: The role of CHAF1B in maintaining the undifferentiated state of myeloid leukemic stem cells, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Crispino, John (Hematology & Oncology)
    The Role of CHAF1B in Maintaining Malignant Leukemia Stem Cells, National Cancer Institute
  • Green, Richard (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)
    The Unfolded Protein Response in Fatty Liver, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Khan, Sadiya (Cardiology)
    Transforming Primary Prevention of Heart Failure, American Heart Association
  • Lin, Jennie (Nephrology)
    Elucidating the Role of Macrophage Activation in APOL1-Mediated Kidney Disease, National Kidney Foundation of Illinois
  • McNally, Elizabeth (Center for Genetic Medicine)
    Dose-specific responsiveness of glucocorticoid receptor-driven transcription in skeletal muscle, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  • Misharin, Alexander (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
    Human Lung Cell Atlas 1.0, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, LLC
  • Morgans, Alicia (Hematology & Oncology)
    Biological and Pharmacodynamic Determinants of AR Therapy Associated Cognitive Effects (ARTACE), Prostate Cancer Foundation
  • Stevens, Whitney (Allergy)
    "Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of the Pathogenesis of Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease ", National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Varga, John (Rheumatology)
    IL-23 Signaling and Its Modulation in Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis): Novel Therapy, Sun Pharma Global FZE

June 2019

  • Kalhan, Ravi (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine)
    The American Lung Association (ALA) Lung Health Cohort, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • McDermott, Mary (General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics)
    1/2 + PROmote weight loss in obese PAD patients to preVEnt mobility loss: the PROVE Trial, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Varga, John (Rheumatology)
    Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns Driving Fibrosis Progression in Scleroderma, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

May 2019

  • McDermott, Mary (General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics)
    Unacylated Ghrelin to Improve FuncTioning in PAD: the GIFT Trial, National Institute on Aging
  • McNally, Elizabeth (Center for Genetic Medicine)
    Cardiomyopathy Genomes Project, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

April 2019

  • Lindquist, Lee (General Internal Medicine & Geriatrics)
    Decision Making and Implementation of Aging-in-Place/Long Term Care Plans among Older Adults, National Institute on Aging
  • McNeil, Benjamin (Allergy & Immunology)
    The molecular basis of Interleukin-31 driven itch, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  • Sznajder, Jacob (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine)
    Role of hypercapnia on the lung airways, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Sznajder, Jacob (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine)
    Training Program In Lung Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Wolinsky, Steven (Infectious Diseases)
    Northwestern CORE Clinical Research Site: Trans-omics for HIV/AIDS Research, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

March 2019

  • Crispino, John (Hematology & Oncology)
    Identifying the pathways that drive progression of the MPNs to AML, National Cancer Institute
  • Eklund, Elizabeth (Hematology & Oncology)
    Molecular mechanisms for bone marrow failure and clonal progression during the innate immune response in Fanconi Anemia, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • Han, SeungHye (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine)
    Mitochondrial regulation of lung development, injury and repair, Francis Family Foundation
  • Morgans, Alicia (Hematology & Oncology)
    Patient-Centered Treatment Decision-Making in Advanced Prostate Cancer, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
  • Perlman, Harris (Rheumatology)
    ​CONQUER Registry, Scleroderma Research Foundation
  • Reyfman, Paul (Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine)
    Investigating Pulmonary Fibrosis Pathobiology using Single-Cell Transcriptomics, Francis Family Foundation
  • Wolf, Michael (General Internal Medicine)
    Development & Implementation of the Technology-Enabled Alliance for Medication Therapy Management (TEAM), Gordon E. and Betty I. Moore Foundation
  • Zhang, Bin (Hematology & Oncology)
    Immune control of triple negative breast cancer by WEE1 inhibition, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

December 2018

  • Reyfman, Paul (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
    Single Cell Transcriptomic Analysis of Pulmonary Fibrosis, ATS Foundation Inc.

October 2018

  • Varga, John (Rheumatology)
    Targeting NAD metabolism to treat systemic sclerosis, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

September 2018

  • Gottardi, Cara (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
    Cadherin-catenin regulation in dividing epithelial cells, National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Szmuilowicz, Eytan (Hospital Medicine)
    Special Innovations Project: PACT as a Local Quality Improvement Intervention, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Taiwo, Babafemi (Infectious Diseases)
    Intensive Combination Approach to Rollback the Epidemic (iCARE) in Nigerian Adolescents, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
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