2015 Pediatrics Pilot Grant Awardees

Investigator's Name Pediatrics Section Project Title
Ayse Akcan Arikan, MD Critical Care The impact of renal support on nutritional deficiencies
Maria Bettini, PhD Endocrinology & Metabolism TCR Parameters of CD4 T cell Pathogenicity in Type 1 Diabetes
Matthew Bettini Endocrinology & Metabolism The development of autoreactive thymoctyes in type 1 diabetes
Ashley Butler, PhD Psychology Pilot Testing a Novel Intervention to Improve Nutritional Intake Among African American and Hispanic Preschoolers by Targeting Parental Stress and Promoting Mental Well-Being
Ivan Chinn, MD Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology An Emerging Paradigm: Novel Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases Caused By Two-Gene Defects
Jimmy Holder, MD, PhD Neurology & Developmental Neuroscience Pre-clinical studies of enzyme inhibition in an autism spectrum disorder
Philip Lupo, PhD Hematology/Oncology The Metabolome and Risk of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Relapse
Shaine Morris, MD, MPH Cardiology The Use of Maternal Hyperoxygenation in Fetal Left Heart Hypoplasia as a Therapeutic and Diagnostic Method
Swati Naik, MD Hematology/Oncology Functional Monitoring of Cellular Immune Responses Post-Transplant
Stephanie Sisley, MD Nutrition Vitamin D Receptor-mediated weight regulation: the importance of the brain
Pilar Ustero Alonso, MD Retrovirology Evaluation of Next Generation TB testing in HIV-infected children and adolescents