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Faculty Awards

New Awards

Cardiac Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Malaisrie, S. Chris

A Prospective, Randomized, Active (Warfarin) Controlled, Parallel-Arm Clinical Trial to Determine if Patients with an On-X Aortic Valve can be Maintained Safely and Effectively on the Factor Xa Inhibitor Apixaban (PROACT Xa)
Sponsor: CryoLife, Inc.

$223,840

Pham, Duc Thinh

Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of The Portable Organ Care System (OCS™) Heart For Resuscitation, Preservation and Assessment of Hearts from Donors after Circulatory Death (DCD Heart Trial)
Sponsor: TransMedics, Inc.

$88,774

Pham, Duc Thinh

Angiotensin II for Distributive Shock: Angiotensin as a first-line vasopressor for distributive shock for heart transplant and left ventricular assist device implantation recipients: A Pilot Study
Sponsor: La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company

$50,019

Breast Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Khan, Seema

Preclinical and clinical studies of breast cancer prevention with transdermal anti-progesterone agents
Sponsor: Breast Cancer Research Foundation

$250,000

Khan, Seema

Cancer Prevention Agent Development Program: Early Phase Clinical Research
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute

Khan, Seema

NU 18B05: A Phase II Study of the Determinants of Transdermal Drug Delivery to the Normal and the Radiated Breast
Sponsor: Besins Healthcare Ireland Ltd.

$100,000

Khan, Seema

Northwestern Cancer Prevention Consortium
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute

$987,500

Khan, Seema

Biomarkers to Improve Targeting of Breast Cancer Prevention in Women with Atypical Hyperplasia
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute (via Mayo Clinic)

$123,596

Khan, Seema

Breast Cancer Preventative Targets of Botanicals for Obese Menopausal Women
Sponsor: American Cancer Society

$54,000

Kulkarni, Swati

A Prospective Registry Study to Evaluate the Effect of the DCISionRT Test on Treatment Decisions in Patients with DCIS Following Breast Conserving Therapy
Sponsor: TME Research, LLC

$8,625

Plastic Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Ellis, Marco

Real-World Application of DuraSorbTM Monofilament Mesh: An Open-Label Registry Study of Soft Tissue Support in General and Plastic Surgery” to gather clinical data regarding DuraSorbTM Monofilament Mesh
Sponsor: Surgical Innovation Associates, Inc.

$19,500

Galiano, Robert

Restoration of the Functional Aesthetic Craniofacial Envelope and Extremities
Sponsor: U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (via Metis Foundation)

$325,499

Galiano, Robert

A Phase 2b/3 Randomized, Prospective, Double-Blind, Within-Subject Vehicle Controlled, Multi-Center Study to Determine the Efficacy and Safety of Granexin® Gel (100 µM and 200 µM concentration) in Reducing Scar Formation in Surgical Wounds following Bilateral Anchor Incision Breast Surgery
Sponsor: Advanced Clinical LLC

$147,744

Galiano, Robert

A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Double Blind Study Performed to Evaluate the Safety and the Efficacy of EscharEx (EX-02 formulation) in Debridement of Venous Leg Ulcers
Sponsor: MediWound Ltd.

$161,803

Hong, Seok Jong

Efficacy of human extracellular matrix-antimicrobial peptide wound product (hECM-AMP) for treating bacterial biofilm infected wounds in the rabbit ear wound model
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (via Histogen Inc.)

$78,824

Jordan, Sumanas

Project 3: Community-Engaged Development of a Comprehensive, Multidisciplinary Gender Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Sponsor: Health Care Service Corporation

$317,644

Ko, Jason

Localizing and Assessing Amputee Pain with Intense Focused Ultrasound
Sponsor: U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (via University of Washington)

$37,544

GI Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

McGee, Michael

Implementing Preoperative Nutrition, Prehabilitation, and Smoking Cessation Programs in the Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC) with the American College of Surgeons’ Strong for Surgery Program
Sponsor: Abbott Laboratories

$295,064

Poylin, Vitaliy

The Short versus Long interval to loop ileostomy Reversal after ileal Pouch Surgery in patients with ulcerative colitis trial (SLIRPS Trial)
Sponsor: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (via University of Colorado)

$6,485

Stulberg, Jonah

Preventing Opioid Misuse through Safe Opioid Use Agreements between Patients and Surgical Providers (PROMISE ME)
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

$448,522

Stulberg, Jonah

Understanding Opioid Use by Surgical Approach
Sponsor: Intuitive Foundation

$60,000

Stulberg, Jonah

A missing piece of the puzzle: Patient and provider perspectives on opioid use and pain management in inflammatory bowel disease care
Sponsor: Digestive Health Foundation

$25,012

Teitelbaum, Ezra

Using Learning Curves to Redefine Training Requirements in General Surgery
Sponsor: National Board of Medical Examiners (via University of Michigan)

Teitelbaum, Ezra

A Simulator-Based Mastery Learning Resident Curriculum for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

$43,677

Pediatric Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Raval, Mehul

Clinical Trial of ENhancing Recovery in CHildren Undergoing Surgery - ENRICH-US
Sponsor: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

$691,180

Oncology

FacultyAwardAmount

Bentrem, David

IPA for Meagan Shallcross
Sponsor: Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

$22,353

Bentrem, David

Julie Johnson VA IPA: David Bentrem
Sponsor: Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

$20,000

Bilimoria, Karl

COllaborative Northwestern Surgical Oncology Research Training (CONSORT)
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute

$313,350

Bilimoria, Karl

An Alternative Approach to Understanding the Drivers of High-Performance End-of-life Care Delivery in the Intensive Care Unit
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

$71,946

Sturgeon, Cord

Cognitive Computing Strategy to Reduce Inpatient Falls
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial Insurance Company

$75,000

Wayne, Jeffrey

International Melanoma Tissue Bank Consortium Site at Northwestern University
Sponsor: Melanoma Tissue Bank Consortium

$63,308

Yang, Anthony

Provider Response to EMR Best Practice Alerts to Ensure VTE Prophylaxis
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

$45,800

Vascular Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Eskandari, Mark

Statin Neuroprotection & Cognitive Dysfunction after Carotid Endarterectomy: Safety, Feasibility & Outcomes
Sponsor: National Institute on Aging (via Columbia University)

$46,174

Eskandari, Mark

Medtronic DISSECT-N
Sponsor: Medtronic, Inc.

$54,000

Eskandari, Mark

Northwestern Vascular Surgery Fellowship 2020-2021
Sponsor: Becton, Dickinson and Company

$15,000

Eskandari, Mark

Vascular Surgery Fellowship 2020-2021
Sponsor: Abbott Fund

$50,218

Hoel, Andrew

Evaluation of the GORE® EXCLUDER® Thoracoabdominal Branch Endoprosthesis in the Treatment of Thoracoabdominal and Pararenal Aortic Aneurysms
Sponsor: W. L. Gore and Associates

$158.086

Trauma/Critical Care Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Schwulst, Steven

Diversity Supplement for The role of monocyte and microglia interaction in the evolution of traumatic brain injury-induced neurodegeneration (Supplemental)
Sponsor: National Institute of General Medical Sciences

$46,323

Schwulst, Steven

Blast-induced TBI in the ferret: small brains, big opportunities
Sponsor: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

$474,000

Stey, Anne

Characterizing Geographic Networks in Interfacility Trauma Transfers
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons

$40,000

Stey, Anne

Re-triage Optimization
Sponsor: American Association for the Surgery of Trauma

$50,000

Transplant Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Borja-Cacho, Daniel

Collaborative Islet Transplant Registry (CITR)
Sponsor: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (via Emmes Company, LLC)

$5,007

Borja-Cacho, Daniel

Perfusion to Improve Liver Outcomes in Transplantation) A Prospective Randomized Multi-Center Study of the Use of the LifePort® Liver Transporter (LLT) System with Vasosol® as Compared to Static Cold Storage in Orthotopic Liver Transplants
Sponsor: Organ Recovery Systems, Inc.

$291,255

Gordon, Elisa

Ethical Factors Impacting Patients' Decisions to Pursue VCA
Sponsor: U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

$238,517

Gordon, Elisa

IPA for Elisa Gordon
Sponsor: Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

$11,722

Ladner, Daniela

Predicting post-transplant mortality and global functional health based on pre-transplant functional status in liver transplantation
Sponsor: National Institute on Aging (via UCSF)

$20,000

Leventhal, Joseph

Transplant Tolerance by Combinatorial Therapy with Donor Stem Cells and Expanded Recipient Regulatory T Cells in HLA Mismatched Kidney Recipients
Sponsor: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

$532,574

Leventhal, Joseph

A Randomized, Controlled, Multi-center, Safety and Efficacy Study of FCR001 Cell-Based Therapy Relative to a Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate-Based Regimen in De Novo Living Donor Renal Transplant Recipients, and Safety in FCR001 Donors (the FREEDOM-1 Study)
Sponsor: Talaris Therapeutics, Inc.

$2,109,025

Roitberg-Tambur, Anat

Analyzing the Immunogenicity of HLA-DQ in solid organ transplantation
Sponsor: Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program

$200,000

Roitberg-Tambur, Anat

Investigation of Isatuximab Potential Interference with Single Antigen Bead (SAB) assays and FlowPRA assays for TED16414 Study
Sponsor: Sanofi-Aventis Recherche et Développement S.A.

$738,629

Roitberg-Tambur, Anat

A Phase 2 Open-label, Prospective, Randomized Study of Inebilizumab, VIB4920, or the Combination to Evaluate Safety and Tolerability in highly sensitized candidates awaiting kidney transplantation from a deceased donor
Sponsor: Viela Bio, Inc

$1,378,013

Wertheim, Jason

Strategies in Renal Nanomedicine to Impact Treatment Paradigms in Kidney Disease
Sponsor: National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases

New Awards

Cardiac Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Pham, Duc Thinh

Product Surveillance Registry (PSR)
Sponsor: Medtronic, Inc.

$770,559.00

McCarthy, Patrick

Prot#CP2018-1: ICE AFIB IDE Study: AtriCure CryoICE Lesions for Persistent and Long-standing Persistent Atrial Fibrillation Treatment during Concomitant On-Pump Endo
Sponsor: AtriCure, Inc.

$172,315.00

Pham, Duc Thinh

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of QPI-1002 For the Prevention of Major Adverse Kidney Events(MAKE) in Subjects at High Risk for Acute Kidney Injury(AKI) Following Cardiac Surgery(Prot#QRK309)
Sponsor: Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

$321,955.00

Breast Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Khan, Seema

Determinants of transdermal drug delivery to the normal and the radiated breast
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$374,669.00

Plastic Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Galiano, Robert

Effect of ADBM (Advanced Decontamination Biological Material) on wound healing
Sponsor: Liberty BioSecurity, LLC

81,072.68

Galiano, Robert

Prot#KCI.CLEANSE.CHOICE.2017.02: Hydromechanical Cleansing with V.A.C. VERAFLO CLEANSE CHOICE Dressing and NPWTi-d vs. Collagenase Ointment in the Management of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries (ACCELERATE Trial)
Sponsor: Kinetic Concepts, Inc.

$81,780.00

Kim, John Yah Sung

A Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center Clinical Study Comparing Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) Assisted Immediate Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction.
Sponsor: Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc.

$25,000.00

Kim, John Yah Sung

A Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center Clinical Study Comparing Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) Assisted Immediate Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction.
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

$50,000.00

Kim, John Yah Sung

Breast Implants and Immune Modulation
Sponsor: Allergan plc

$158,195.47

Galiano, Robert

Prot#SLI-C40-001: Safety and Efficacy of SLI-F06 in Wound Healing and Scar Appearance in Pre-Abdominoplasty Surgical Excisions and Postoperative Scar Appearance
Sponsor: Scarless Laboratories, Inc.

$131,243.00

Hong, Seok Jong

Breast implants and immune modulation: Does implant placement promote a lasting systemic immune response capable of recognizing breast tumor associated antigens?
Sponsor: Department of the Army

$325,000.00

Jordan, Sumanas

3D-Printed Graphene-Based Scaffolds for Muscle-Derived Satellite Cell Differentiation in Denervation Injury
Sponsor: American Association of Plastic Surgeons

$30,000.00

Jordan, Sumanas

Chest Dysphoria in Transmasculine Adolescents
Sponsor: American Society of Plastic Surgeons

10,000.00

Ko, Jason

In-vivo imaging of sarcomere response to peripheral nerve injury
Sponsor: American Association for Hand Surgery, Inc.

$10,000.00

GI Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Stulberg, Jonah

Surgery as a Contributor to the Opioid Epidemic: A Roundtable on the Importance of Minimizing Opioid Exposure Through Standardized Approaches for Acute Pain Management
Sponsor: Venn Strategies LLC

$40,147.00

Pediatric Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Raval, Mehul

The Value of Children's Hospitals-Are Increased Costs Justified by Improved Outcomes or Driven by Internal and External Economic Forces?
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services

$76,945.00

Raval, Mehul

ENhanced Recovery In CHildren Undergoing Surgery (ENRICH-US) for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study – Baseline Implementation Assessment
Sponsor: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

$130,000.00

Raval, Mehul

Tailoring Enhanced Recovery Protocols for Children Undergoing Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Qualitative Assessment
Sponsor: Digestive Health Foundation

$24,962.00

Hunter, Catherine

Rho-associated kinase-dependent cytoskeletal and tight junction dysregulation in necrotizing enterocolitis
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$79,000.00

Hu, Yue-Yung

Establishing Learning Curves for General Surgery Residents

$20,243.00

Thoracic Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Bharat, Ankit

Donor nonclassical monocytes initiate lung injury following transplantation
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$551,227.00

Bharat, Ankit

Pathogenesis of lung injury mediated by lung-restricted antibodies
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$612,434.00

Bharat, Ankit

Role of Spleen educated monocytes in mediating ischemia-reperfusion injury following lung transplant
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$592,500.00

Oncology

FacultyAwardAmount

Bentrem, David

IPA for Lindsey Kreutzer
Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration

$11,392.00

Bentrem, David

IPA for Tom Kmiecik
Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration

$24,049.00

Bentrem, David

IPA for Meagan Shallcross
Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration

$22,784.00

Bilimoria, Karl

Using Patient Outcomes to Inform Surgical Education
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$7,784.00

Bilimoria, Karl

SECOND Trial
Sponsor: American College of Surgeons

$600,000.00

Bilimoria, Karl

SECOND Trial
Sponsor: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

$600,000.00

Yang, Anthony

Tailored Adaptation of the AHRQ VTE QI Guide to Local Hospital Context.
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$162,756.00

Vascular Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Ho, Karen

Regulation of Peripheral Arterial Disease by Gut Microbes
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

$25,000.00

Ho, Karen

Microbe-Related Modulation of Neointimal Hyperplasia after Arterial Injury
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$79,000.00

Eskandari, Mark

Vascular Surgery Scientist Training Program
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$326,448.00

Eskandari, Mark

Vascular Surgery Fellowship 2019-2020
Sponsor: C. R. Bard, Inc.

$15,000.00

Trauma/Critical Care Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Schwulst, Steven

The role of monocyte and microglia interaction in the evolution of traumatic brain injury-induced neurodegeneration
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$521,400.00

Transplant Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Wertheim, Jason

Uncovering the circulating factor in FSGS
Sponsor: Department of the Army

$250,169.00

Wertheim, Jason

Repairing the Kidney Endothelium via Targeted Extracellular Matrix Modifiers
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$316,000.00

Gordon, Elisa

Understanding and Supporting Public Information Needs about VCA Donation
Sponsor: Department of the Army

$165,532.00

Gordon, Elisa

Elisa Gordon VA IPA: David Bentrem
Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration

$11,772.00

Gordon, Elisa

Fertility Decision-Making in Transgender Youth
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$33,880.00

Abecassis, Michael

Biorepository Core and Conversion of TruGraf Kidney
Sponsor: Eurofins Pharma US Holdings II Inc.

$500.000.00

Abecassis, Michael

Subproject for Transplant Surgery Scientist Training Program
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$31,337.00

Ladner, Daniela

Frailty and Functional Status in Older Liver Transplant Patients
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$20,000.00

Ladner, Daniela

PCORnet SURVEILLANCE of Liver Cirrhosis – A Common Chronic Disease with Tremendous Disease Burden
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

$55,000.00

Mathew, James

ITN085ST (PHARAOH) - A Phase I Trial of Autologous Regulatory T Cell Therapy for Autoimmune Hepatitis
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

$16,884.00

NEW AWARDS

Breast Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Bethke, Kevin

Automated System for Creating Custom Three-Dimensional Radiofrequency Ablation Lesion Geometries in Post-Lumpectomy Margin Ablation Breast Cancer Treatment
Sponsor: Innoblative Designs, Inc.

Khan, Seema

Preclinical and Clinical Studies of Breast Cancer Prevention with Transdermal Anti-Progesterone Agents
Sponsor: Breast Cancer Research Foundation

240,000

Kulkarni, Swati

Alterations in Gene Expression and ER-alpha Binding Profile in Mammary Tissue after Bariatric Surgery
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

50,000

Kulkarni, Swati

Real-time volumetric specimen imager for 3D intra-operative lumpectomy margin assessment
Sponsor: NCI via Clarix Imaging Corporation

Cardiac Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Malaisrie, S. Chris

Perclot IDE - Prospective, Multicenter, Multidisciplinary, Controlled Clinical Investigation Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of PerClot® Polysaccharide Hemostatic System
Sponsor: CryoLife, Inc.

Malaisrie, S. Chris

PARTNER 3 Mitral Valve-in-Valve - A Prospective, Single-Arm, Multicenter Study to Investigate the Safety and Effectiveness of SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve Implantation in Patients with a Failing Mitral Bioprosthetic Valve
Sponsor: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

McCarthy, Patrick

APOLLO Trial Clinical Investigation Plan - Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement with the Medtronic Intrepid™ TMVR System in patients with severe symptomatic mitral regurgitation
Sponsor: Medtronic, Inc.

Pham, Duc

The Multi-disciplinary Shock Team and its Effect on Outcomes in Cardiogenic Shock Patients at Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

GI/Endo

FacultyAwardAmount

Hungness, Eric

A Randomized Control Trial of Mesh Suture Repair Versus Traditional Suture Repair for Paraesophageal Hernia
Sponsor: Digestive Health Foundation

Stulberg, Jonah

A Multidisciplinary Collaboration to Minimize Diversion of Opioids
Sponsor: Digestive Health Foundation

Stulberg, Jonah

Illinois Surgical Quality Improvement Collaborative (ISQIC) Opioid Reduction Initiative
Sponsor: Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Plastic Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Alghoul, Mohammed

Periorbital Rejuvenation Study
Sponsor: Merz North America, Inc.

Kim, John

A Prospective, Randomized Multi-Center Clinical Study Comparing Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Acellular Dermal Matrix (ADM) Assisted Immediate Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction
Sponsor: Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc.

Kim, John

In-vivo study of gluteal vein caliber and anatomy to improve safety in gluteal augmentation
Sponsor: American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Surgical Oncology

FacultyAwardAmount

Johnson, Julie

Reframing healthcare: A mixed methods study of patient experiences and outcomes integrating social and medical services for chronic conditions
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Yang, Anthony

Statewide Learning Collaborative to Improve Adherence to Breast Cancer Guidelines
Sponsor: Pfizer Inc.

Yang, Anthony

Why do Patients Refuse VTE Prophylaxis? Improving Nurse-Patient Conversations at the Bedside
Sponsor: Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Thoracic Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Odell, David

Development of a Novel Statewide Learning Collaborative to Increase Lung Cancer Guideline Adherence and Improve Cancer Care Delivery
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute

Transplant

FacultyAwardAmount

Ladner, Daniela

National Patient Community, Caregiver and Advocacy Group Directed Strategies to Lead Comparative Effectiveness Research for Liver Cirrhosis
Sponsor: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Leventhal, Joseph

T Cell Receptor Repertoire Analysis as a Biomarker for Predicting Graft Rejection in Transplant Recipients
Sponsor: Department of the Army

Luo, Xunrong

Tolerogenic delivery of donor antigens for cardiac allograft protection
Sponsor: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Luo, Xunrong

Postdoctoral Fellowship for Dr. Silvia Minardi in support of: Multifunctional bio-inspired nanovesicles for tolerance delivery in T1D
Sponsor: JDRF International

Wertheim, Jason

IPA for Iman Sarami
Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration

Zhang, Zheng Jenny

Colony Stimulating Factor-1 in Graft Vascular Disease
Sponsor: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

NEW AWARDS

Breast Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Khan, Seema

Preclinical and Clinical Studies of Breast Cancer Prevention with Transdermal Anti-Progesterone Agents
Sponsor: Breast Cancer Research Foundation

240,000

Khan, Seema

Shenzhen ‘Three-Famous Health Project’ program
Sponsor: Shenzhen People’s Hospital

143,000

Kulkarni, Swati

Preventing Tumor Progression in Women with High-Risk DCIS
Sponsor: UCSF

37,420

Khan, Seema

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 4-hydroxtamoxifen topical gel in women with mammographically dense breasts
Sponsor: NIH

Cardiac Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Grady, Kathleen

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 4-hydroxtamoxifen topical gel in women with mammographically dense breasts
Sponsor: NIH

Plastic Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Galiano, Robert

Prospective trial evaluating the long-term outcomes associated with the use of MTF allograft cartilage in cosmetic and reconstructive rhinoplasty procedures

Surgical Oncology

FacultyAwardAmount

Bilimoria, Karl

FIRST Trial
Sponsor: Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Bilimoria, Karl

Evaluating the Implementation of a Multi-Component Quality Collaborative
Sponsor: DHHS

Bilimoria, Karl

Using Patient Outcomes to Inform Surgical Education
Sponsor: NIH

Johnson, Julie

Reframing healthcare: A mixed methods study of patient experiences and outcomes integrating social and medical services for chronic conditions
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Thoracic

FacultyAwardAmount

Bharat, Ankit

High Carbon Dioxide Impairs Lung Repair
Sponsor: Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education

$40,000

Transplant

FacultyAwardAmount

Gordon, Elisa

Promotoras de Donación: Leveraging Lay Educators to Increase Donor Registration in Older Hispanic Women
Sponsor: DHHS

Leventhal, Joseph

Clinical Transplant Tolerance Induction by the Use of Ex Vivo Expanded Antigen Specific Regulatory T Cells
Sponsor: Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust

Vascular Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Eskandari, Mark

Vascular Surgery Fellowship 2016-2017
Sponsor: Cook Group Incorporated

$15,000

NEW AWARDS

Breast Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Clare, Susan

The effect of BRCA1 haploinsufficiency on the transcriptome and phenotype of breast epithelial cells
Sponsor: NMF

$50,000

Khan, Seema

Cancer Prevention Agent Development Program: Early Phase Clinical Research
Sponsor: NIH

Khan, Seema

The Role of Progesterone Receptor and Glucocorticoid Receptor in the Promotion of Tumorigenesis in BRCA1 Mutation Carriers
Sponsor: NMF

$50,000

Khan, Seema

Preclinical and clinical studies of breast cancer prevention with transdermal anti-progesterone agents
Sponsor: Breast Cancer Research Foundation

$240,000

Kulkarni, Swati

Prot #NU 15B06-A Phase II Randomized-Double Blinded Placebo Controlled Window of Opportunity Trial Comparing Conjugated Estrogens/Bazedoxifene to Placebo in Women Undergoing Surgical Therapy for Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)
Sponsor: Pfizer, Inc.

Cardiac Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Grady, Kathleen

Mechanical circulatory support: Measures of adjustment and quality of life
Sponsor: NIH

Grady, Kathleen

Sustaining quality of life of the aged: Heart transplant or mechanical support?
Sponsor: NIH

Malaisrie, S.Chris

Prot#2015-08:PARTNER 3 Trial
Sponsor: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Multi-Center Study to Establish the Safety and Effectiveness of the SAPIEN 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve in Low Risk Patients Requiring Aortic Valve Replacement who have Severe, Calcific, Symptomatic Aortic Stenosis

$2,264,107

Malaisrie, S.Chris

Prot #HYBRID-002
Sponsor: Terumo Corporation

Evaluation of the Thoraflex™ Hybrid Device for Use in the Repair or Replacement of the Ascending Aorta, Aortic Arch and Descending Aorta in an Open Surgical Procedure.

$91,550

McCarthy, Patrick

DMR Intermediate Risk
Sponsor: Abbott Vascular Inc.

Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation in Intermediate Risk Patients 65 or older: Exercise Echocardiogram and HRQOL Post Surgery Preliminary Analysis

$127,089

Pham, Duc Thinh

Prot #TNX-LVO-01: LEVO-CTS
Sponsor: Tenax Therapeutics, Inc.

A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery Requiring Cardiopulmonary Bypass

$60,750

GI/Endo

FacultyAwardAmount

Halverson, Amy

The National Implementation of Team STEPPS
Sponsor: DHHS

Hungness, Eric

Effect of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on Esophagogastric Junction Distensibility
Sponsor: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Plastic Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Galiano, Robert

A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Dolphin Bed versus Air Fluidized Systems in Acute Post-Operative Management of Surgically Closed Pressure Ulcers
Sponsor: Joerns Healthcare, LLC

$206,000

Galiano, Robert

Prot #NU-AR-2015-01
Sponsor: Arava Bio-Tech

Prospective, Placebo-Controlled, Double-blind, Randomized Intra-Individual Comparative Clinical study to Assess the Safety and the Efficacy of AR/101 Compared to Placebo when Administered Concomitantly with Standard of Care in Accelerating Re-epithelialization of Split Thickness Wounds in the Pannus of Volunteers Undergoing Elective Abdominoplasty

$390,250

Galiano, Robert

Prot #WMC22 USA BSN/VLU
Sponsor: EQT Holdings AB

Clinical Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Cutimed Siltec B and Cutimed Sorbact Dressings with Jobst Ulercare for the management of Venous Leg Ulcers

$53,301

Galiano, Robert

Prot#CE/052/PIC
Sponsor: Smith & Nephew, PLC

A Prospective, Randomized, Comparative Effectiveness Study of a Single-Use, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (PICO) versus a Traditional Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (tNPWT) in the Treatment of Lower Extremity Ulcers

$117,466

Galiano, Robert

Prot #100-15-0001
Sponsor: Halyard Health, Inc.

A Prospective, Randomized, Single Center, Controlled Evaluation of the Effectiveness of OxyGenesys Topical Dissolved Oxygen Dressing in Accelerating the Healing of Split Thickness Skin Graft

$234,110

Galiano, Robert

The Effect of Various Allograft Tissue Forms in Excisional Wound Healing of a Spontaneously Occurring Diabetes Type II Murine Model
Sponsor: Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc.

$120,341

Surgical Oncology

FacultyAwardAmount

Bilimoria, Karl

Evaluating the Implementation of a Multi-Component Quality Collaborative
Sponsor: DHHS

Yang, Anthony

Implementation of Optimal Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Diverse Hospitals
Sponsor: ACS

$40,000

Thoracic

FacultyAwardAmount

Bharat, Ankit

Novel Autoimmunte Pathways Leading to Chronic Lung Allograft Rejection
Sponsor: NMF

$25,000

Bharat, Ankit

Tissue-restricted humoral autoimmunity lead to lung allograft rejection
Sponsor: SUS

$30,000

Odell, David

Development of a Novel Lung Cancer Quality Improvement Collaborative in Illinois
Sponsor: AATS

$50,000

Transplant

FacultyAwardAmount

Abecassis, Michael

Supplement for Kofi Atiemo
Sponsor: NIH

Abecassis, Michael

Transplant Surgery Scientist Training Program
Sponsor: NIH

Gordon, Elisa

Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement for Elisa Gordon
Sponsor: Veterans Health Administration

$25,104

Gordon, Elisa

Dissemination of a Mobile Web App on Increased Risk Donor Kidneys
Sponsor: Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network

Gordon, Elisa

The Social Support Criterion in Transplantation: Considerations for Distributive and Procedural Justice
Sponsor: Greenwall Foundation

Gordon, Elisa

A Culturally Targeted Transplant Program to Increase Live Donation in Hispanics
Sponsor: NIH

Gordon, Elisa

Ethical and Sociocultural Implications of Genetic Testing in Transplantation
Sponsor: NIH

Ladner, Daniela

Retrospective, EMR-based Study Examining the Clinical and Economic Burden Associated with Donor Specific Antibody (DSA) Formation among Kidney Transplant Patients
Sponsor: Astellas Pharma Inc.

$237,000

Ladner, Daniela

Retrospective, real-world evaluation of clinical and healthcare resource utilization outcomes associated with Astagraf XL in a large US transplant center
Sponsor: Astellas Pharma Inc.

$295,000

Leventhal, Joseph

Prot #HEORUSV200504
Sponsor: Novartis AG

Assessing the Quality of Life of Patients Who Received Facilitating Cell Therapy (FCR001) in Living -Donor Kidney (LDK) Transplantation

Wertheim, Jason

Engineering Podocyte Microenvironments
Sponsor: AST

$50,000

Zhang, Zheng Jenny

CSA - Targeting CD47 in Kidney Transplantation in Mice (Study 4)
Sponsor: Hemophilia Center of Western Pennsylvania

Trauma

FacultyAwardAmount

Schwulst, Steve

The role of innate immunity in the traumatic brain injury-induced immune suppression syndrome
Sponsor: NIH

Vascular Surgery

FacultyAwardAmount

Ho, Karen

The Role of Gut Microbiota in Neointimal Hyperplasia After Vascular Injury
Sponsor: NIH

Ho, Karen

The Role of Gut Microbiota in Neointimal Hyperplasia After Vascular Injury
Sponsor: SVS Foundation

Kibbe, Melina

Development of a Targeted Nanotherapeutic to Prevent and Regress Atherosclerotic
Sponsor: NMF

$50,000

Kibbe, Melina

Prot # JVS-100: STOP-PAD
Sponsor: Juventas Therapeutics, Inc.

A Phase 2B Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled - Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of JVS-100 Administered by Direct Intramuscular Injection as adjunct to revascularization of infrapopliteal lesions in subjects with advanced Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and tissue loss (ulceration and/or gangrene)

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