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New and competing renewal awards for November 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
McGovern Davison Children's Health Center

The following are new and competing renewal awards made to faculty in the Department of Pediatrics for the month of November 2020.

Kaveh Ardalan, MD (Rheumatology) received an award from Cure JM Foundation in the amount of $40,000 for a project entitled” Vamorolone in Juvenile Autoimmune Myositis”. The project period is 10/01/2020-05/31/2021.

Asheley Skinner, PhD (Population Health Sciences) and Sarah Armstrong, MD (Primary Care) received an award from Mitre Corporation/Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in the amount of $187,436 for a project entitled” CODI 2.0.  The project period is 12/01/2020-06/30/2021.

Dorothy Dow, MD, MSc (Infectious Diseases) received a competing renewal award from Johns Hopkins University in the amount of $66,388 for a project entitled” LOC-IMPAACT 2016 Protocell Co-Chair Support”. The project period is 12/01/2020-11/30/2025.

Matthew Kelly, MD, MPH (Infectious Diseases) received a competing renewal award from Johns Hopkins University in the amount of $74,342 for a project entitled” LOC-IMPAACT Leadership Group”. The project period is 12/01/2020-11/30/2025.

Matthew Kelly, MD, MPH (Infectious Diseases) received an award from Merck in the amount of $297,771 for a project entitled “The Role of the Upper Respiratory Microbiome in Mediating Synergism Between Respiratory Viruses and Pneumococcus“.  The project period is 11/18/2020-09/30/2022.

Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD (Columbia University/Nephrology) and Rasheed Gbadegesin, MD, MBBS (Nephrology) received an award from Columbia University/NIH in the amount of$26,722 for a project entitled” Genomics of Glomerular Disease”. The project period is 06/01/2020-05/31/2023.

William Malcolm, MD (Neonatology) received an award from MedBlue in amount $54,066 for a project entitled “Utilizing an Automatic Data Pipeline to Generate Patient Outcomes Prediction Models for Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Surveillance”. The project period is 09/23/2020-08/15/2021.

M. Anthony Moody, MD (Infectious Diseases) received an award for RTI/NIH in the amount of $199,999 for a project entitled “Emerging Infectious Diseases-Coordination Center”. The project period is 06/01/2020-04/30/2021.

Edward Smith, MD (Neurology) received an award from Research Triangle Institute/MDATherapeutics in the amount of $54,337 for a project entitled”Duchenne Early Check Newborn Screening”.  The project period is 03/01/2020-12/31/2022.

John Sleasman, MD (Allergy and Immunology) received an award from ADMA Biologics in the amount of $111,365 for a project entitled “A Phase IV, Multicenter, Open-label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of BIVIGAM® in Primary Immune Deficiency Disorders in Subjects Aged 2 to 16”.  The project period is 10/26/2020-12/30/2021.

Lars Wagner, MD (Hematology-Oncology) received an award from the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation in the amount of $40,963 for a project entitled “NPFC Sunshine Project”.   The project period is 01/01/2020-12/31/2020.

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