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New and competing renewal awards for July 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 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 July 2019. Please extend your congratulations to these individuals.

Mara L. Becker (Rheumatology) received an award from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the amount of $151,077 for a research study entitled “Identifying Pharmacogenomics Predictors of Methotrexate Response and Metabolite Biotransformation in JIA.” The project period is 07/15/2019 – 05/31/2020. 

Gregory E. Crawford (Medical Genetics), Priya S. Kishnani (Medical Genetics) and Timothy E. Reddy (Biomedical Engineering) received an award from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $433,137 for a research study entitled “Identifying Pathogenic Non-Coding Mutations in Rare Mendelian Disease.” The project period is 08/07/2019 – 05/31/2021. 

Christoph P. Hornik (Critical Care Medicine) received an award from Burroughs Wellcome Fund in the amount of $500,000 for a research study entitled “Real World Data to Support Pediatric Drug Labeling.” The project period is 09/01-2019 – 08/31/2024. 

Priya S. Kishnani (Medical Genetics) received an award from Sanofi Genzyme Corporation in the amount of $1,366,672 for a research study entitled “Understanding Cognitive and Neurological Pathologies in Infantile Pompe Disease.” The project period 07/03/2019 – 12/31/2021. 

Priya S. Kishnani (Medical Genetics) received an award from Sanofi Genzyme Corporation in the amount of $1,281,175 for a research study entitled “Factors in Immune Response Affecting Long-Term Treatment Outcome in Pompe Disease (CRIM).” The project period is 07/03/2019 – 12/31/2021. 

Joanne Kurtzberg (Blood and Marrow Transplantation) received an award from the National Marrow Donor Program in the amount of $1,319 for a research study entitled “Clinical Transplant-Related Long-Term Outcomes of Alternative Donor Allogeneic (CTRL-ALT-D) BMT CTN Protocol #1702.” The project period is 07/22/2019 – 07/21/2020. 

Jennifer S. Li (Cardiology) received an award from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the amount of $2,000,000 for a research study entitled “Surveillance of Congenital Heart Defects among Children, Adolescents, and Adults (NOFO #CDC-RFA-DD19-1902).” The project period is 09/30/2019 – 09/29/2024. 

Sallie R. Permar (Infectious Diseases) received an award from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $14,828,944 for a research study entitled “Immunologic and Virologic Determinants of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Transmission and Disease in Rhesus Monkeys.” The project period is 07/27/2019 – 06/30/2024. 

Sallie R. Permar (Infectious Diseases) received an award from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $454,003 for a research study entitled “Humoral Immune Correlates of Protection Against Congenital CMV and HSV Transmission in HIV-Infected Women.” The project period is 07/03/2019 – 06/30/2021. 

Ann M. Reed (Rheumatology) received an award from Cure JM Foundation in the amount of $69,000 for a research study entitled “Pediatrics Juvenile Myositis Program Support.” The project period is 07/01/2019 – 06/30/2020. 

Edward C. Smith (Neurology) received an award from Asklepios Biopharmaceutical, Inc. in the amount of $1,401,145 for a research study entitled “A Phase 1 Study of the Safety of AAV8-LSphGAA (ACTUS-101) in Late-Onset Pompe Disease (LOPD) Cohort II.” The project period is 07/08/2019 – 09/30/2023. 

Edward C. Smith (Neurology) received an award from Cure SMA in the amount of $60,000 for a research study entitled “SMA Care Center Registry.” The project period is 06/05/2019 – 06/04/2020. 

Edward C. Smith (Neurology) received an award from Sarepta Therapeutics in the amount of $105,393 for a research study entitled “A Long-Term Observational Study Evaluating Eteplirsen in Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy under Conditions of Routine Clinical Practice.” The project period is 06/17/2019 – 12/31/2023. 

Amelia B. Thompson (Infectious Diseases) received an award from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the amount of $19,903 for a research project entitled “Barriers and Facilitators to Adolescent Participation in HIV Vaccine Trails.” The project period is 06/01/2019 – 11/30/2019. 

Kyle M. Walsh (Children's Health & Discovery Initiative) (Neurosurgery) received an award from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $385,193 for a research study entitled “Immune Correlates and Mechanisms of Perinatal Cytomegalovirus Infection and Later Life ALL Development.” The project period is 08/01/2019 – 07/31/2021.

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