2013 Pediatrics Pilot Grant Awardees

Investigator's Name Pediatrics Section Project Title
Alex George, MD, PhD Hematology/Oncology A randomized controlled trial of a dose-prediction equation to determine maximum tolerated dose of hydroxyurea in sickle cell disease
Sanjiv Harpavat, MD Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Role of LHX2 in Liver Fibrosis
Richard Kellermayer, MD Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition The Epigenetic Origins of Biliary Atresia
Daniel Leung, MD Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Novel Non-Invasive Biomarkers and Elastography to Detect Liver Fibrosis in Children with Liver Disease
Hui-Chen Lu, PhD Neurology & Developmental Neuroscience Develop a drug screening platform to identify compounds enhancing NMNAT2 stability
Shiraz Maskatia, MD Cardiology Standardization of a Novel Method to Assess Fetal Cardiac Function: Myocardial Deformation Analysis
Mohan Pammi, MD Neonatology Catheter Microbiome of Indwelling neonatal catheters: Relationship to bloodstream infections and skin colonization
Karen Rabin, MD Hematology/Oncology JAK inhibition for targeted therapy in acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Danielle Rios, MD Neonatology Delineating the effects of the transitional circulation physiology on ELBW infants
Amy Sims, MD Cardiology Rheumatic Heart Disease Prevalence and Prevention in Malawi, Africa