2018 Pediatrics Pilot Grant Awardees

Investigator's Name Pediatrics Section Project Title
Andrew DiNardo, MD, BA Global and Immigrant Health DNA Methylation of the IFN-γ Signaling Pathway in Tuberculosis
Ryan Hill, PhD Psychology Development and Pilot Trial of a Web-Based Suicide Safety Planning Tool for Adolescents and Parents
Shubhada Hooli, MD Emergency Medicine Feasibility of Implementation of the Respiratory Index of Severity in Children - Malawi Mobile Clinical Decision Support System
Hyun Kyoung Lee, PhD Neurology & Developmental Neuroscience The Daam2-VHL-HIF pathway as a therapeutic target for repairing neonatal white matter injury
Michelle Lopez, MD Hospital Medicine Addressing Maternal Mental Health Needs During Pediatric Acute Care Hospitalizations
Nancy Moran, PhD Nutrition Non-invasive marker of infant fruit and vegetable intake.
Lisa Forbes Satter, MD Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology Human STAT5b mutations cause dysregulated human natural killer cell maturation and impaired lytic function.
Alexandra Stevens, MD, BS Hematology/Oncology Repurposing atovaquone to target the IL-6/STAT3 pathway in pediatric AML
Venee Tubman, MD Hematology/Oncology Assessing the Impsct of EBV and Malaria Exposure on Lymphocyte Development in Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease
Hongtao Wang, MD, PhD Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Pharmacokinetic studies of DLPC, a small molecule targeting Liver Receptor Homolog-1 to treat inflammatory bowel diseases.