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New and competing renewal awards, February 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
McGovern Davison Health Center

The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics for the month of February 2017. 

Jason Lang (Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine) has received an award from the Thrasher Research Fund in the amount of $374,897 for a project entitled, “Genotype-tailored treatment of symptomatic acid-reflux in children with uncontrolled asthma.” The project period is 1/1/2017 – 12/31/2019.

Jennifer Rothman (Hematology-Oncology) has received an award from NIH in the amount of $21,000 for a project entitled, “Pediatric Hydroxyurea Phase III Clinical Trial (Baby Hug): Follow-Up Observational Study II.” The project period is 8/1/2017 – 4/30/2018.

Simon Gregory, Yong-Hui Jiang and Sheryl Moy (Medical Genetics) have received an award from NIH in the amount of $656,021 for a project entitled, “Characterizing the (epi)genetics of Oxytocin Response in Clinical and Animal Models.” The project period is 2/14/2017 – 1/31/2018.

William Malcolm (Neonatology) has received an award from GlaxoSmithKline in the amount of $142,833 for a project entitled, “Follow up to assess long term safety and outcomes in infants and children born to mothers participating in Retosiban Treatment Studies.” The project period is 1/5/2017 – 6/30/2019.

Coleen Cunningham (Infectious Diseases) has received an award from Gilead Sciences in the amount of $122,383 for a project entitled, “A Phase 2/3, Open-Label Study of Pharmacokinetics, Safety, and Antiviral Activity of the GS-9883/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide (GS-9883/F/TAF) Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) in HIV-1 Infected Virologically Suppressed Adolescents and Children; GS-US-380-1474.” The project period is 1/31/2017 – 3/31/2019.

Caroline Ozment (Critical Care Medicine) has received an award from Washington University School of Medicine in the amount of $11,103 for a project entitled, “Sepsis-Induced Red Cell Dysfunction (SIRD).” The project period is 2/1/2016 – 1/31/2020.

Marie McDonald (Medical Genetics) has received an award from Sanofi Genzyme in the amount of $80,321 for a project entitled, “Residency in Medical Genetics at Duke University.” The project period is 7/1/2017 – 6/30/2018.

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