2017 Pediatrics Pilot Grant Awardees

Investigator's Name Pediatrics Section Project Title
Jennifer Agrusa, MD, BS Hematology/Oncology Host factors associated with pulmonary dysfunction in children treated for Hodgkin lymphoma
Moreshwar Desai, MBBS Critical Care Defining the role of bile acid receptor TGR5 in myocardial cell biology and stress response.
Melissa Garcia, PhD, MPH Tropical Medicine Clinical characterization of acute Chagas disease
Alex Kay, MD, BA Global and Immigrant Health Evaluating novel stool pcr techniques to improve TB diagnosis in children
Jonathon McNeil, MD, BS Infectious Diseases Antiseptic Susceptibility Among Pediatric Healthcare Associated Gram-Positive Pathogens
Kimberly Raghubar, PhD Psychology DNA methylation and neurocognitive late effects of chemotherapy in childhood ALL.
Rachel Rau, MD Hematology/Oncology Defining the role of the cohesin complex in core binding factor acute myeloid leukemia
Binoy Shivanna, MD, MBBS Neonatology Mechanistic Roles of Adrenomedullin Signaling in Experimental Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Pulmonary Hypertension
Alexandra Stevens, MD, BS Hematology/Oncology Repurposing atovaquone to target the IL-6/STAT3 pathway in pediatric AML
Jill Weatherhead, MD, BA Tropical Medicine Early Inflammatory Response to Ascariasis in the Lungs Causes Asthma Phenotype