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New and competing renewal awards for April 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019
McGovern Davison Children's Health Center

The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics through the month of April 2019. Please extend your congratulations to these individuals.

Sarah C. Armstrong (Primary Care) received an award from FirstHealth of the Carolinas in the amount of $37,744 for a research study entitled “Active Recreation Through Community-Healthcare Engagements (ARCHES).” The project period is 07/01/2018 – 06/30/2019.

Genevieve G. Fouda (Infectious Diseases) received an award from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $1,570,691 for a research study entitled “Supramolecular Pediatric NIV Vaccine Design.” The project period is 04/01/2019 – 03/31/2021.

Gabriela M. Maradiaga Panayotti (Primary Care) received an award from American Academy of Pediatrics in the amount of $2,000 for a training project entitled “Practical Strategies to Improve Breastfeeding Promotion and Support in Your Busy Practice.” The project period is 05/01/2019 – 04/30/2020.

Kristin M. Page (Blood and Marrow Transplantation) received an award from Incyte Corporation in the amount of $234,463 for a research study entitled “An Open-Label, Single-Arm Phase ½ Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Itacitinib in Combination with Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Steroid-Naive Acute Graft vs. Host Disease in Pediatric Subjects.” The project period is 02/12/2019 – 11/1/2020.

Noelle E. Younge (Neonatology) received an award from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases in the amount of $748,698 for a research project entitled “The Microbiome and Metabolism in Postnatal Growth Failure.” The project period is 06/01/2019 – 03/31/2023.

Congratulations to these faculty on their awards and best wishes to them in their investigative work.

Coleen K. Cunningham, MD
Vice Chair, Research
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases
Chief, Division of Global Health