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New and competing renewal awards for March 2019

Thursday, April 4, 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 March 2019. Please extend your congratulations to these individuals.

Charles M. Cotton (Neonatology) received an award from Baebies, Inc. in the amount of $42,339 for a research project entitled “Near Patient Acute Kidney Injury Biomarker Analysis in Critically Ill Neonates - Phase II.” The project period is 12/01/2018 – 11/30/2019.

Genevieve G. Fouda (Infectious Diseases) received an award from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $3,638,480 for a research study entitled “Neutralizing and Non-Neutralizing Anti-Body Effector Functions in HIV Infected Children.” The project period is 04/01/2019 – 03/31/2024.

Benjamin A. Goldstein (Biostatistics and Bioinformatics) and Jason E. Lang (Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine) received an award from National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in the amount of $120,500 for a research study entitled “Multifactorial Spatiotemporal Analyses to Evaluate Environmental Triggers and Patient-Level Clinical Characteristics of Severe Asthma Exacerbations in Children.” The project period is 03/04/2019 – 02/28/2021.

Jennifer S. Li (Cardiology) received an award from Colin’s Kids, Inc. in the amount of $100,000 for a research project entitled “The Colin's Kids Pediatric Cardiology Research.” The project period is 01/01/2019 – 12/31/2023. 

Michael Anthony Moody (Infectious Diseases) received an award from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in the amount of $257,526 for a research study entitled “HVTN Phase I Protocol Funding 2.” The project period is 12/01/2018 – 11/30/2020.

Eliana M. Perrin (Primary Care) received a sub-award from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the amount of $70,402 for a research study entitled “Healthy Mothers Healthy Children.” The project period is 08/30/2018 – 06/30/2023. 

John W. Sleasman (Allergy and Immunology) received an award from Baxalta US Inc. in the amount of $141,932 for a research study entitled “Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability, Immunogenicity and Pharmacokinetic Evaluation of HYQVIA in Pediatric Subjects with Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases.” The project period is 10/01/2018 – 04/30/2020.

Michael J. Smith (Infectious Diseases) received an award from Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals Inc. in the amount of $52,772 for a research study entitled “A Phase I, Open Label, Multicenter Study to Determine the Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Intravenous Eravacycline in Children with Suspected or Confirmed Bacterial Infection.” The project period is 03/08/2019 – 03/14/2020.

Sarah P. Young (Medical Genetics) received an award from Inventiva Pharma in the amount of $20,000 for a research study entitled “Analysis of Glycosaminoglycans in Mucopolysaccharidosis Type-VI.” The project period is 03/06/2019 – 03/05/2020.

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