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2019 Awardees

Type of Award
Last Name
First Name
Researher
Institution
Department
Title of Proposal

Pilot
PI
CO-PI
Abu Zeinah
Viale
Ghaith
Agnes
WCM
MSKCC
Hematology & Oncology
Molecular Biology
Blocking Transforming Growth Factor Beta (TGF-ß) Signaling as a Novel Strategy to Treat Anemic Patients with Philadelphia Chromosome-negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms (MPNs) 

Pilot
PI
CO-PI
Malha
De Vlaminck
Line
Iwijn
WCM
Cornell University
Medicine/Nephrology 
Biomedical Engineering
Multiscale investigation of maternal plasma to develop prognostic biomarkers of preeclampsia 

2018 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilot PI

CO-PI
CO-PI Blanchard

Bromberg
Lyden Scott

Jackie
David WCM

MSKCC
WCM Physiology & Biophysics
Medicine
Pediatrics A novel approach for differentiation therapy in metastatic disease Pilot PI
CO-PI

CO-PI Cerchietti
Liebman

Richards Leandro
Nicole

Kristy L WCM
AMC

Cornell University Urology
Medical Oncology
Biomedical Sciences Precision translation of DNA hypomethylating-based epigenetic therapy for aggressive B-cell lymphomas Pilot PI
CO-PI

CO-PI Raju
De Braganca
Wolden Praveen
Kevin C

Suzanne WCM
MSKCC

MSKCC Pediatrics
Pediatrics

Radiation Oncology Therapeutic Dose Reduction Strategies for Medulloblastoma Pilot PI
CO-PI Stein
Hernandez Emily
Christopher J HSS
Cornell University Research
Mechanical Engineering The Microbiome as a Biomarker for Poor Bone Quality in Spine Fusion Patients Special Population Pilot PI
CO-PI
CO-PI Kumar
Friedman
Gajjar Juhi
Danielle
Anuradha WCM
MSKCC
WCM Pediatrics
Research
Medicine Identifying Biomarkers of Kidney Injury in Neuroblastoma Survivors Special Population Pilot PI
CO-PI

CO-PI Milrod
Chen

Lichtenthal Barbara
Cory K

Wendy WCM
Manhattan VA
MSKCC Psychiatry
Psychology

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences A Pilot randomized controlled trial of PTSD-Specific Psychodynamic Psychotherapy [PTSD-FPP] at the VA in Veterans with PTSD Community Pilot PI
CO-PI Gulligan
Robbins Patrick
Laura WCM
HSS Urology
Education and Academic Affairs Assessment of postoperative urologic and pelvic floor complaints in male-to-female transgender patients: a mixed methods study Community Pilot PI
CO-PI Tabaie
Yelick Sheida
Karen WCM
Indigo Africa Anesthesiology Sexual Health Education to Empower Female Refugees  Novel Technology Team Pilot PI

CO-PI Erickson

Glesby David

Marshall Cornell University
WCM Institute of Biotechnology
Medicine Novel Phenotypic Assay for Determining the Antibiotic Susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

2017 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI

Isa
Wells Flonza
Martin
WCM
Cornell University
Medicine
Biological Statistics & Computational Biology
Urine Biomarkers for Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Potential for diagnosis and beyond  Pilot PI
CO-PI
CO-PI Margolis
Beltran
Hu Daniel
Himisha
Jim WCM
WCM
WCM Radiology
Medicine
Urology Correlation of Molecular Expression With MRI Features  Pilot PI

CO-PI
CO-PI Zhao

Shen
Want Yize

Ronglai
Fei WCM

MSKCC
WCM Healthcare Policy & Research
Biostatistics
Healthcare Policy & Research Integrative Clustering and Prediction Analysis for Personalized Cancer Genomics  Pilot PI CO-PI Zhu
Fleisher Yuan-Shan
Martin WCM
MSKCC Medicine
Clinical Laboratories Development of PCAT14 LnRNA as a Useful Prostate Cancer Biomarker Pilot PI

CO-PI LeRoux

Richards Alexandre

Kristy Animal Medical
Center
Cornell University Radiology

Biomedical Sciences Use of Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) for the Assessment of In Vivo PD-1 Distribution in Canine B-Cell Lymphoma Pilot PI

CO-PI

CO-PI Otero-Adran
Donlin

Rodeo Miguel

Laura

Scott HSS

HSS

HSS Tissue Engineering Regeneration & Repair
Genomics Research Center
Orthopedic Surgery Biologic Activity of PRP and Correlation with Outcomes in Knee Osteoarthritis  Pilot PI
CO-PI Park-Min
Cross Kyung-Hyun Justin HSS
MSKCC Research
Cancer Biology & Genetics Biomarker development for early detection of Osteoporosis  Pilot PI

CO-PI

CO-PI Heller

Goldstein

Leibman Daniel

Richard

Nicole MSKCC

Animal Medical Center

Animal Medical Center Molecular Pharmacology
Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology Targeted Nanoparticle Clinical Trial in Canine Cancer Patients  Special Population Pilot PI
CO-PI
CO-PI Akchurin
Boskey
Choi Oleh
Adele
Mary WCM
HSS
WCMC Pediatrics
Research
Medicine Iron metabolism and bone health in juvenile chronic kidney disease  Special Population Pilot PI
CO-PI Feuer
Doyle Alexis
Shevaun WCM
HSS Pediatrics
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Stimulant Medication Use and Bone Mass in Children and Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Community Pilot PI
CO-PI Golightly
Lambert Linnie
Marcus WCM
WCM Medicine U-MARC Study: Understanding Motivations for Academic Research Careers   Community Pilot PI
CO-PI

CO-PI Bernstein
Hong

Kim Kunsook
OiSaeng

Sara HCSON
University of California - San Francisco
Koeran Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc Psychiatry 
Psychology Evaluation of Physical Health and Mental Health Literacy of Korean Americans (KAs)  Novel Technology Team Pilot PI

CO-PI Walcer

Pelzman Louis

Fred Cornell University

WCM Institute of Biotechnology
Medicine Iron.Scan: Human validation of a point-of-care iron panel test  Novel Research & Methodology PI

CO-PI

CO-PI Barrat

Lin

Nathan Franck

Gang

Carl HSS

WCM

WCM Autoimmunity & Inflammation
Microbiology & Immunology
Microbiology & Immunology Impact of immunoproteasome ß5i-selective inhibitors on TLR-induced B cell response  Novel Research & Methodology PI

CO-PI Sales

De Faria Christopher

Newton WCM

Cornell University Ophthalmology

Biomedical Engineering Novel Tissue Delivery System Prototype for Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty  Novel Research & Methodology PI

CO-PI Heller

Schwartz Daniel

Robert MSKCC

WCM Molecular Pharmacology
Molecular Pharmacology In Vivo Fluorescent Reporter for the Assessment of Drug Induced Phospholipidosis  Novel Research & Methodology PI

CO-PI Simpson

Randy Kenneth

Longman Cornell University

WCM Veterinary Medicine
Gastroenterology & Hepatology Selective Antagonism of IBD Associated Dysbiotic Bacteria  

2016 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI
Co-PI

Co-PI

Ahmed
Root
Hoptman

Lindenmayer Anthony
James
Matthew

Jean-Pierre WCM
MSKCC
Nathan Kline Institute
Manhattan Psychiatric Center/New York University School of Medicine Psychiatry
Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Psychiatry  An fMRI Study of Cognitive Training Effects on Cognitive Control and Impulsive Aggression in Schizophrenia  Pilot PI

CO-PI
CO-PI Babady

Simon
Kamboj Esther

Matthew
Mini MSKCC

WCM
MSKCC Laboratory Medicine
Medicine
Medicine Development and Evaluation of a core genome Multilocus Sequence Typing (cgMLST) scheme for investigation of hospital based outbreaks of Clostridium difficile   Pilot PI
PI
Francesconi
Lewis Lynn
Jason Hunter College
MSKCC Chemistry
Radiology Synthesis of Actinium-225 HOPO and Lutetium-177 HOPO and evaluation for Radioimmunotherapy Pilot PI
Co-PI
Galletti
Scher Giuseppe
Howard WCM
MSKCC Medicine
Medicine ERG expression as a biomarker of response to vinorelbine chemotherapy in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) patients  Pilot PI

Co-PI
Wilson

Babich Justin

John Cornell University

WCM Chemistry and Chemical Biology   Radiology Proximal Femoral Resection-Interposition Arthroplasty versus Subtrochanteric Valgus Osteotomy for Hip Subluxation in Patients with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial  Pilot PI
DiPiazza Jennifer HCSON Nursing Role of an electronic cigarette on smoking displacement in smokers with schizophrenia: A prospective 3-month pilot study Community PI
Co-PI Milrod
Chen Barbara
Cory WCM
Manhattan VA medical Center Psychiatry
Psychology Importing PFPP to veterans with PTSD at the Manhattan VA: a pilot study  Community PI
Co-PI Sun
Leng Kai
Jennifer HSS
MSKCC Medicine
Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service  Is use of Traditional Chinese Medicine Associated with Higher Medication Non-adherence Among Chinese-American Rheumatology Patients?  Community PI Byrnes Lorraine HCSON Undergraduate Studies Adapting an intervention to treat mild to moderate maternal mood disorder: a community based action research Community PI Seo Jin Young HCSON Nursing Health Seeking and Health Service Utilization among Asian Immigrant Women Working in Nail Salons Novel Research and Methodology PI
CO-PI
CO-PI
CO-PI Donnelly
Maher
Tung
Warren Patrick
Suzanne
Ching-Hsuan
Russell F HSS
HSS
WCM
HSS Research
Research
Radiology
Orthopaedic Surgery A Multidisciplinary Approach to Engineer the Biomaterial:Cartilage Interface Novel Research and Methodology PI

CO-PI Elemento

De Vlaminck Oliver

Iwijn WCM

CU-Ithaca Physiology & Biophysics
Biomedical Engineering Analyzing cell free DNA methylation to quantify tumor burden and detect co-morbidities Novel Research and Methodology PI

CO-PI Matsui

Zhang Hiroshi

Haiying Hunter

WCM Biological Sciences
Pediatrics Engineered nanocage-exosome hybrids for drug delivery to specific organ-sites Novel Research and Methodology PI
CO-PI McDevitt
Bargonetti Michael
Jill MSKCC
Hunter Medicine
Biological Sciences Silencing components of the human injury transcriptome to minimize acute kidney injury Novel Research and Methodology PI

CO-PI Zadeh

Krieger Rana

Ana CU-Ithaca

WCM Design & Environmental Analysis
Medicine PRIME Sleep ™ Automated Patient Evaluation and Monitoring System, phase II

2015 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI

Akchurin
Choi Oleh
Mary WCMC
WCMC Pediatrics
Medicine Growth delay in juvenile chronic kidney disease: the role of TNF-alpha pathway  Pilot PI
CO-PI
CO-PI Arbo
Choi
Heerdt John
Augustine
Paul WCMC
WCMC
WCMC Medicine
Medicine
Anesthesiology A Composite Hemodynamic (Heart Rate Variability) and Plasma Biomarker (Circulating Mitochondrial DNA) Measure for the Early Detection of Severe Sepsis  Pilot PI

CO-PI Chang

Lipkin Yung-Fu

Steven Cornell University

WCMC Population Medicine and Diagnostic Science
Medicine Human colon stem cell organoids for the study of C. difficile virulence factors   Pilot PI
CO-PI Chapin
Sheth John
Sujit WCMC
WCMC Medicine
Pediatrics Life Course Study of Thalassemia  Pilot PI

CO-PI Dodwell

Ipp Emily

Lisa HSS

WCMC Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Pediatrics Proximal Femoral Resection-Interposition Arthroplasty versus Subtrochanteric Valgus Osteotomy for Hip Subluxation in Patients with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial  Pilot PI

CO-PI Feinstein

Zaninovic Paul

Nikica Hunter College

WCMC Biological Sciences

Reproductive Medicine Controlling Aneuploidy in Embryonic Stem Cells  Pilot PI

CO-PI Fortier

Szeto Lisa

Hazel Cornell University
WCMC Orthopedics

Pharmacology Therapeutic targeting of mitochondria to prevent osteoarthritis  Pilot PI
CO-PI

CO-PI Gao
Waldron

Chevalier Jing
Levi

James WCMC
Hunter College
WCMC Radiology
Public Health

Medicine Non-invasive Quantitative Ultrasound Imaging in Assessment of patients undergoing native kidney biopsy  Pilot PI
Goshin Lorie Hunter College Nursing The Bioecology of Relationships Between Mothers Under Community Criminal Justice Supervision and Their Children Pilot PI

CO-PI Hoytt

Nelson Michael

Christian Hunter College
MSKCC Biological Sciences Goal Adjustment and Emotion Regulation in Young Adults with Testicular Cancer: A Biobehavioral Translational Approach  Pilot PI

CO-PI James

Cheong Daylon

Soon WCMC

Cornell University Reproductive Medicine
Veterinary Medicine Accelerated revascularization of cryopreserved ovarian tissue following xenograft  Pilot PI

CO-PI Krampis

Lijeron Konstantinos

Carlos Hunter College
Hunter College Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics Cross-platform, scalable Science as a Service (SS) infrastructures for genomic sequencing data analysis Pilot PI
CO-PI Kumar
Mehta Juhi
Saurabh WCMC
Cornell University Pediatrics
Ecological Sciences Gut Microbiome, Vitamin D and Donor Specific Antibodies in Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients Pilot PI
CO-PI Law
Stokol Benedict
Tracy WCMC
Cornell University Radiology
Population Medicine and Diagnostic Science A new tumor-targeting approach for treatment of human and canine breast cancers  Pilot PI

CO-PI Lujan

Spandorfer Marla

Steven Cornell University
WCMC Nutritional Sciences
Reproductive Medicine 3D Ultrasonography for the evaluation of anovulatory disorders in lean and overweight women Pilot PI

CO-PI Matsui

Zhang Hiroshi

Haiying Hunter College
WCMC Chemistry

Pediatrics Electric detection/separation of cancer-derived exosomes with novel lab-on-chips for therapeutics Pilot PI

CO-PI Mennin

Liston Douglas

Conor Hunter College WCMC Psychology

Psychiatry Neurobehavioral Mechanisms of an Emotion Regulation Training for Young Adults with Anxious Depression  Pilot PI

CO-PI
CO-PI Ogunwobi

Osborne Robinson Olorunseun

Joseph
Brian Hunter College MSKCC WCMC Biological Sciences
Radiology Pathology and Laboratory Medicine PVT1 exon 9 and aggressive prostate cancer in Black men  Pilot PI

CO-PI Ortiz

Sadelain Benjamin

Michel Hunter College MSKCC Biological Sciences
Center for Cell Engineering Translating TCRa locus control region function to CAR gene therapy  Pilot PI
CO-PI Reiner Holford Thomas Mande MSKCC Hunter College Radiology Chemistry Discovery of Targeted Teretoxin Imaging Agents  Pilot PI
CO-PI Salmon
Hla Jane
Timothy HSS
WCMC Medicine
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Dysregulated S1P signaling and vascular injury in Systemic lupus erythematosus  Pilot PI
CO-PI

CO-PI Sharma Angenent

Worgall Anurag Largus

Stefan WCMC Cornell University

WCMC Pediatrics
Biological and Environmental Engineering Pediatrics Virus-induced changes in airway microbiome in asthma Pilot PI
CO-PI Xiong
Min Guanglei James WCMC WCMC Radiology Radiology Robotics-driven Printing of Curved 3D Structures for Manufacturing Cardiac Therapeutic Devices Community PI
CO-PI Marks Eckhardt Kristen Benjamin WCMC WCMC Medicine
Medicine Health behavioral changes associated with co-located antiviral treatment and needle exchange program for hepatitis C infected people who actively inject drugs Community PI
Sun Saladino Grace Joseph WCMC Hunter College Ophthalmology School of Nursing Weill Cornell Tele-ophthalmology Screening Program  Community PI
Bernstein Kunsook Hunter College Nursing Limited English Proficiency, Health, and Healthcare among Older Immigrants  Community PI
CO-PI Nickitas Donna Hunter College Nursing Experience in Undergraduate Nursing student Assigned to Heart-to-Heart Novel Research and Methodology PI

CO-PI Bonassar

Hartl Lawrence

Roger Cornell U

WCMC Biomedical Engineering Neurological Surgery Injectable Tissue Engineered Patches to Enhance Long Term Repair of the Annulus Fibrosus  Novel Research and Methodology PI
CO-P Mandl Longman Lisa
Randy HSS
WCMC Medicine
Medicine The Association of Inflammation and the Microbiome in Crohn's Associated Spondyloarthritis (SpA)  Novel Research and Methodology PI
CO-P Rella Dichtel Joseph William WCMC Cornell U Medicine Chemistry Determining Optimal Semiconducting Polymers for a Cyanide Gas Detector Novel Research and Methodology PI

CO-P Wendel

Tam Hans-Guido

Wayne MSKCC

WCMC Cancer Biology & Genetics
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Functional Characterization of ibrutinib resistant BTK mutations 

2014 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI

Co-PI

Babich
Figueiredo-Pereira
Nikolopoulou
John
Maria

Anastasia WCMC
Hunter College
WCMC Radiology
Biological Sciences
Radiology Validation of molecular imaging probes for neuroinflammation in a rat model of Parkinson's disease  Pilot PI
Co-PI
Co-PI
Co-PI

Barbieri
Ehdaie
Lee
Sboner Christopher
Behfar
Richard
Andrea WCMC
MSKCC
WCMC
WCMC Urology
Urology
Urology
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Next-generation sequencing to discover novel biomarkers and therapeutic targets in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia  Pilot PI
Co-PI
Co-PI

Bass
Flores
Pernis Anne
Eva
Alessandra HSS
WCMC
HSS Rheumatology
Medicine
Research Post-Operative Statin for Thromboprophylaxis & Cardiovascular Outcomes Protection (POST-OP) Pilot Trial  Pilot PI

Co-PI
Co-PI

Dumont

Zippin
Estrin Emmanuel

Jonathan
Deborah Cornell Tech
WCMC
Cornell Tech Computer Sciences
Dermatology
Computer Sciences Novel wearable sensor to measure light and UV exposure  Pilot PI
Co-PI

Dupnik
Johnson Kathryn
Warren WCMC
WCMC Medicine
Medicine Early Transcriptional Changes in Peripheral Blood After Starting Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV Pilot PI

Co-PI

Gomes-DaGama
Roboz Erica

Gail MSKCC

WCMC Pharmacology & Medicine
Medicine Development and Validation of Chemical Probes to Identify Oncogenic Hsp90 as a Biomarker for Hsp90 Therapy in Cancer   Pilot PI
Co-PI

Co-PI

Co-PI

Gupta
Chen

Fang

Sanelli Ajay
Tsuhan

Ruogu

Pina WCMC
Cornell University
Cornell University
WCMC Radiology
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Radiology  Minimal Radiation Exposure Technology For Acute Stroke Assessment In CT Perfusion Using Sparse Deconvolution And Dictionary Learning  Pilot PI

Co-PI

Gupta

Lord Disha

Catherine Burke Institute
WCMC Early Brain Injury & Recovery 
Psychiatry Training Selective Auditory Attention in People with Autism   Pilot PI
Co-PI

Harris
Pamer Bianca
Eric MSKCC
MSKCC Medicine
Medicine Microbiota & Pulmonary Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation  Pilot PI

Co-PI

Hill

Ratan Justin

Rajiv Burke Institute
Burke Institute Neurology and Neuroscience
Neurology and Neuroscience Barriers and novel therapeutic strategies for recovery in hemorrhagic stroke  Pilot PI
Co-PI

Ono
Worgall Jennie
Stephan WCMC
WCMC Pediatrics
Pediatrics Sphingolipids and Pediatric Asthma  Community PI

Co-PI

Co-PI

Yoon

Parsons

Siegel Cecilia

Jeffrey

Lawrence WCMC

Hunter College
WCMC Infectious Diseases  Effectiveness and feasibility of an HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis program (PrEP) in a community- based primary care setting  Community PI
Co-PI Seifan
Ganzer Alon
Christine Anne WCMC
HCSON Neurology
Nursing Development and Validation of the Alzheimer's Prevention Health Beliefs Measure  Community PI

Co-PI
Valles

Joshi Rodrigo

Ashish Hunter College
Hunter College Behavioral Neuroscience
Public HealthFeasibility and Acceptance of a Type2 Diabetes Mellitus Interactive, Novel Support, Population based, Information Rich Educational Platform (T2DM-INSPIRE) 

 

2013 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI

Co-PI
Co-PI

Bombard

Robson
Schrader
Yvonne

Mark
Kasmintan MSKCC

MSKCC
MSKCC Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Medicine
Medicine Personal genomics: A pilot study assessing the safety and efficacy study of receiving genome sequencing results Pilot

PI
Co-PI

Chiang
Solnes

Gloria
Lilja

WCMC
WCMC

Radiology
Radiology

Effects of Type 2 diabetes and glycemic control on brain amyloid deposition in non-demented adults

Pilot

PI
Co-PI Dennis
Kalish Tracy
Robin HCSON
WCMC Nursing
Obstetrics and Gynecology

A Mobile Application for Reducing Anxiety and Stress during Pregnancy: Efficacy and Treatment-Related Biomarkers 

Pilot

PI

PI Francesconi

Lewis Lynn

Jason Hunter College
MSKCC Chemistry

Radiology

Ligand development for targeted Positron Emission Tomography using the radioisotope Zirconium-89 

Pilot

PI

Co-PI Foster

Zhu David

Yuan-Shan

Hunter College
WCMC

Medicine

Targeting PLD-mTOR survival signals in androgen-independent prostate cancer 

Pilot

PI
Co-PI

Kirkman
Weiss

Laura
Louis

WCMC
Albert Einstein College of
Medicine

Medicine
Medicine

Drug Screening and in vitro cultivation of Babesia, a bloodborne parasite of emerging public health concern

Pilot

PI
Co-PI

Lee
Bratu

Francis
Diana

WCMC
Hunter

Psychiatry
Biology

Role of Slitrk5 in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Pilot

PI
Co-PI
Co-PI

Co-PI

Levin
Buck
Glickman

Radcliffe

Lonny
Jocen
Fraser

Nathan

WCMC
WCMC
Rockefeller University

WCMC

Pharmacology
Pharmacology
High Throughput Screening Resource Center
Ophthalmology   

Screening approved FDA drugs for sAC inhibitors and activators to modulate intraocular pressure in patients with hypotony or glaucoma

Pilot

PI

Co-PI

Lu

Magro

Theresa

Cynthia

HSS

WCMC

Microbiology and Immunology
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Targeting dendritic cells in scleroderma

Pilot

PI

Co-PI Mootoo

Ma David

Xiaojing

Hunter College
WCMC

Chemistry

Microbiology

Glycolipid immunostimulants with clinical potential 

Pilot

PI
Co-PI

Sauve
Boisclair

Anthony
Yves

WCMC
Cornell University

Pharmacology
Animal Science

Reversal of obesogenic programming in newborns through dietary fortification with the vitamin B3 precursor nicotinamide riboside

Pilot

PI

Co-PI

Schiff

Fridman

Nicholas

Esteban

WCMC

WCMC

Brain and Mind Institute
Neurology and Neuroscience  

Role of the dopaminergic system in consciousness recovery following severe brain injury

Community

PI
Co-PI
Co-PI

Leung
Van Oss
Wilson-Taylor

May-May
Katherine
Melanie

Hunter College
WCMC
WCMC

Public Health
Public Health
Pediatrics   

Voices through Cameras: Utilizing photovoice to understand perceived barriers and facilitators to healthy dietary and physical activity behaviors in obese adolescents residing in underserved communities in New York City

Novel Technology Team

PI
Co-PI

Chu
Spector

Chi-Chang
Jason A

Cornell University
WCMC

Biomedical Engineering
Surgery

Novel Biomaterial Coating for Existing Medical Devices to Solve Their Inherent Challenge of Foreign-Body Induced Inflammatory Response

Novel Technology Team

PI
Co-PI

Gelber
Butcher

Shari
Jonanthan

WCMC
CU-Ithaca

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Biomedical Engineering

Minimally invasive device for real-time electromechanical assessment of pre-term labor risk

Novel Technology Team

PI
Co-PI

Härtl
Bonassar

Roger
Lawrence J

WCMC
CU-Ithaca

Neurological Surgery
Biomedical Engineering

Implantation of tissue engineered intervertebral discs into the beagle spine

Novel Research Methodology

PI

Lewis

Jason

MSKCC

Radiology

Assessing the Pharmacology and Toxicity of the Molecular Components of a Pretargeted Methodology for the PET Imaging of Colorectal Cancer

Novel Technology Team

PI
Co-PI

Luo
Salvatore

Dan
Christine M

CU-Ithaca
WCMC

Biol. Environmental Engineering
Pediatrics

DNA Nanobarcode Quick-Test Diagnostic Device for Rapid, Multiplexed, Low-cost Pathogen Detection

Novel Technology Team

PI
Co-PI

Co-PI

Co-PI

Matov
Giannakakou

Tagawa

Elemento

Alexander
Paraskevi

Scott T

Olivier

WCMC
WCMC

WCMC

WCMC

Medicine
Medicine/Hematology/Medical Oncology
Medicine/Hematology/Medical Oncology
Physiology and Biophysics

Image Processing Algorithm for Automated Enumeration and Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs) from Peripheral Blood of Prostate Cancer Patients

Novel Research Methodology PI Purdue Ed HSS Research Nanomedicines to Suppress Tumor Cell Growth and Survival Novel Research Methodology PI Qi Ling Cornell-Ithaca Nutritional Science The Effect of Nicotinamide Riboside on Adipose Inflammation in a Diet-Induced Obese Mouse Model Novel Technology Team

PI
Co-PI

Rosenblatt
Putnam

Mark
David

WCMC
CU-Ithaca

Ophthalmology
Biomedical Engineering

Novel silk films for ocular stem cell transplantation and tissue engineering

Novel Research MethodologyPIZhouPengboWCMCPathology & Laboratory MedicineIdentification of Ubiquitin Ligase as a Predictive Biomarker for Colorectal Polyps and Early Stages of Colorectal Cancer

 

2012 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Alexander
Mason Elizabeth
Christopher WCMC
WCMC Medicine
Physiology and Biophysics  A Combined Metabolomics and Genomics Approach to Vancomycin Resistance in Enterococcus faecium

Pilot PI
Co-PI Aponte
Seley Judith
Jane HCSON
WCMC Nursing
Medicine The Hispanic Pilot Program: Community Health Workers (HIPP-CHW) 

Pilot PI
Co-PI Berman
Tickoo Nathaniel
Roma WCMC
MSKCC Medicine
Medicine A Pilot Study of Treatment Modification to Reduce Symptom Burden in High-Risk Hemodialysis Patients Pilot PI
Co-PI
Co-PI Dubin
Liston
Shungu Marc
Conor
Dikoma WCMC
WCMC
WCMC Psychiatry
Psychiatry 
Radiology       The Effect of Neurostimulation Treatments on the Default Mode Network in Major Depression Pilot PI

Co-PI
Co-PI Fischbach-Teschl
Dannenberg
Hudis Claudia

Andrew
Clifford CU-Ithaca

WCMC
MSKCC Biomedical Engineering
Medicine
Medicine Role of Mechanical Properties of Obesity-associated Stroma in Breast Cancer Pilot PI
Co-PI Lee
Jin Richard
Moonsoo WCMC
WCMC Urology
Radiology Nanoparticle-mediated Microwave Thermotherapy for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer Pilot PI
Co-PI
Co-PI

Co-PI Morimoto
Alexopoulos
Prusky

Wexler Sarah
George
Glen

Bruce WCMC
WCMC
Burke Med. Rsch. Inst.
Yale University
Psychiatry
Psychiatry
Physiology and Biophysics
Psychiatry
Neuroplasticity-Based Computerized Cognitive Remediation in Geriatric Depression Pilot PI
Co-PI Nociari
Rodriguez Boulan Marcelo
Enrique J WCMC
WCMC Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology Cyclodextrins for the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Pilot PI
Co-PI
Co-PI Pena
Kiss
Leslie John
Szilard
Christine WCMC
WCMC
MSKCC Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Computational Biology Developing microRNA Therapeutics for Diabetic Retinopathy Pilot PI

Co-PI

Co-PI Rudd

Grunebaum

Gelber Brian David

Amos

Shari Ellen CU-Ithaca

WCMC

WCMC Microbiology & Immunology
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obstetrics and Gynecology Using T-cell Repertoire as a Biomarker for Congenital HCMV Disease Pilot PI
Co-PI Salvatore
Kobos Christine
Christine WCMC
MSKCC Pediatrics
Pediatrics Effectiveness of (1->3) ß-D-Glucan as a Surrogate Biomarker for Confirmed Invasive Fungal Infection in a Pediatric Population Pilot PI
Co-PI Shariat
Dalbagni Shahrokh
Guido WCMC
MSKCC Urology
Surgery Metabolomic Profiling of Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer Pilot PI
Co-PI

Co-PI Travis
Cohen

Agrawal Alexander
Roy

Yashpal CU-Ithaca
CU-Ithaca

WCMC Veterinary Medicine
Baker Institute for Animal Health
Clinical Laboratories Developing a Multiplexed Point-of-Care Platform to Detect Multiple Stroke Biomarkers Pilot PI

Co-PI Yu

Lipkin Haiyuan

Steven CU-Ithaca

WCMC Computational Biology
Medicine Using Protein Interactome Networks to Understand Coding DNA Variants Planning PI
Co-PI
Co-PI
Flory
Mushlin
Hennessy James
Alvin
Sean WCMC
WCMC
Univ. of Pennsylvania Medicine
Public Health
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Comparative Effectiveness of Antidiabetic Drugs in an Observational Database Planning PI
Co-PI Pownder
Potter Sarah Lynn
Hollis CU-Ithaca
HSS Veterinary Medicine
Radiology Improved Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Large Fracture Fixation using an Equine Model Community  PI
Co-PI

Co-PI Richardson
Reid

Nirenberg Joshua
Carrington M.
Anita WCMC
WCMC

HCSON Public Health
Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
School of Nursing Developing and Evaluating a Mobile Device for Monitoring Chronic Pain Community  PI

Co-PI
Co-PI

Co-PI Wilson-Taylor
Cole
Leung

Mueller Melanie

Curtis
May May

Charles WCMC

WCMC
Hunter School of Public Health
WCMC Pediatrics

ITS
Public Health
Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) MACHORS (Motivating Action through Community Health Outreach Research Study)

 

Fall 2011 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of Proposal Novel Research MethodologyPI
Co-PI Chandarlapaty
Will Sarat
Marie E. MSKCC
WCMC Medicine
MD-PhD Program Therapeutic Targeting of the PI3K Enzymes in Breast Cancer Novel Research Methodology PI

Co-PI Mootoo

Cheung David

Nai-Kong V. Hunter College CTBR
MSKCC Chemistry

Pediatrics Antitumor Activity of Antibody Drug Conjugates from THF-containing Acetogenins

Novel Research Methodology PI
Co-PI Putnam
Bonassar David
Lawrence J. CU-Ithaca
CU-Ithaca Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering Synthetic Lubricin-mimetics for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis

Novel Research Methodology PI
Co-PI Sauve
Jin Anthony
Moonsoo WCMC Pharmacology
Radiology    SIRT6 Drug Development and Delivery in Vascular Inflammation Novel Research Methodology PI
Co-PI Torzilli
Cigler Peter
Tessa HSS
WCMC Research
Medicine/Hematology/Medical Oncology Collagen Tension in the Stroma Inhibits Breast Tumor Metastasis

 

Spring 2011 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Bradbury
Wiesner Michelle
Uli MSKCC
CU-Ithaca Radiology
Materials Science and Engineering Renally Excreted Silica Nanoparticles as Melanoma Selective Radiotherapeutic Platforms: Linking Bioimaging to Nanomedicine Pilot

PI
Co-PI Carlson
Pillarsetty

Karen-Sue
Naga Vara Kishore

WCMC
MSKCC

Medicine
Radiology

Investigation into Laminin Expression and its Role in Bone Marrow Endothelial Function, Hematopoiesis and Clinical Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes

Pilot

PI
Co-PI Erkan
Levine

Doruk
Alana Belfield

HSS
HSS

Medicine
Medicine

Effect of Hydroxychloroquine on AnxA5 Resistance Assay in aPL+ Patients

Pilot

PI

Co-PI Lichtenthal

Helzer

Wendy

Erik

MSKCC

CU-Ithaca

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychology

Attention and Interpretation Modification for Fear of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Pilot

PI
Co-PI Suppes
Fins

Alexandra
Joseph J.

WCMC
WCMC

Public Health
Public Health

Surrogates and the Injured Self: How Surrogates Make Decisions for Patients with Disorders of Consciousness

Pilot

PI

Co-PI Zhao

Schaffer

Mingrui

Chris B

WCMC

CU-Ithaca

Neurological Surgery
Biomedical Engineering

A Novel Femtosecond Laser Surgical Therapy for Neocortical Epilepsy

Planning

PI
Co-PI
Co-PI Lee
Cutugno
Pickering

Jennifer
Christine
Sean

WCMC
HCSON
WCMC

Medicine
Nursing
Medicine

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Defining Preventable Readmissions on the General Medical Service

Community

PI
Marks

Kristen

WCMC

Medicine

A Pilot Study to Assess the Seroprevalence of HCV and Risk Factors for HCV Amongst Clients of NYC Commercial Sex Venues

Community

PI
Co-PI Reid
Pillemer

Cary M.
Karl A.

WCMC
CU-Ithaca

Medicine
Human Development

Building A Community Agency-Researcher Partnership to Address the Problem of Pain Among Older Adults in Harlem

 

Fall 2010 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Chappell
Scherr Richard
Douglas Hunter
WCMC Biology
Urology Development of a self‐referencing zinc probe for prostate cancer Pilot

PI
Co-PI Jenab
Pan

Shirzad
Yingxian

Hunter
MSKCC

Physiology
Neurology and Neuroscience

Biochemical Attenuation of Methamphetamine Toxicity

Pilot

PI
Co-PI Matsui
Bander

Hiroshi
Neil

Hunter
WCMC

Chemistry
Urology

Label-free Cancer Cell Detection with Electric Sensor Chips

Pilot

PI
Co-PI Quinones-Jenab
Inturrisi

Vanya
Charles

Hunter
WCMC

Physiology
Pharmacology

Estrogen Anti-inflammatory Actions in the CNS

Pilot

PI
Co-PI Ren
Szeto

Yuhang
Hazel

Hunter
WCMC

Physics
Pharmacology

Facilitation of Electron Transfer as Novel Therapeutic Approach

Pilot

PI
Co-PI Wheeler
Dottin

Darrell
Robert

Hunter
Hunter

Social Work
Biological Sciences

Improving Community Health Outcomes

Planning

PI
Co-PI Figueiredo-Pereira

Maria

Hunter

Biology

Effect of Mercapto Pyridyl Ligands on Amyloid‐beta aggregation

Novel

PI

Co-PI Chiosis

Cerchietti

Gabriela

Leandro

MSKCC

WCMC

Molecular Pharmacology & Chem
medicine

PU-H71 cistrome to identify new combinatorial targets in DLBCL

Novel

PI
Co-PI Drain
Mukherjee

Charle M.
Sushmita

Hunter
WCMC

Chemistry
Biochemistry

New Two-Photon Dyes for Diagnostics, Imaging, and Therapies

Novel

PI

Co-PI Figueroa

Levine

Maria

Ross

WCMC

MSKCC

Medicine/ Hematology-Oncology
Medicine

AML Epigenetic Classification

Novel

PI
Hu

Xiaoyu

HSS

Immunology

Suppression of cytokine expression and inflammation by beta-secretase inhibitors

Novel

PI

Co-PI Luo

Hempstead

Dan

Barbara

CU-Ithaca

WCMC

Biological and Environmental Engineering
Medicine/Hematology Onc

Expression of proNGF via P-gel

 

Spring 2010 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Cesarman
Erickson Ethel
David WCMC
CU-Ithaca Pathology
Mechanical and Aerospace Engin New Assays for Detection of KSHV in KS Pilot PI
Co-PI Elemento
Leslie Olivier
Christina WCMC
MSKCC Physiology
Computational Biology Patient-specific Patterns of Aberrant Somatic Hypermutation in Lymphoma Pilot PI

Co-PI Elkin

Polaneczky Elena

Margaret MSKCC

WCMC Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Obstetrics and Gynecology Development and Evaluation of a Web-Based Decision Aid for Screening Mammography Pilot PI
Co-PI Glesby
Kamboj Marshall
Mini WCMC
MSKCC Medicine
Medicine Gut Microbiota and Visceral Adiposity in HIV-Infected Patients Pilot PI Milowsky Matthew MSKCC Medicine Vascular Endothelium and Chemotherapy Resistance in Urothelial Cancer Pilot PI
Co-PI Purpura
Vallabhajosula Keith
Shankar WCMC
WCMC Neurology
Radiology Improving the Efficacy of Central Thalamic Deep Brain Stimulation for Treating Acquired Cognitive Disabilities Pilot PI
Co-PI Rosenblatt
Reinhart-King Mark
Cynthia WCMC
CU-Ithaca Ophthalmology
Biomedical Engineering Nano-structured Silk Biomaterials for Ocular Surface Regenerative Medicine Pilot PI
Co-PI Salvatore
Edlin Mirella
Brian WCMC
WCMC Public Health
Public Health Immune Responses to Influenza Vaccination in Opioid Users Pilot PI
Co-PI Schackman
Glare Bruce
Paul WCMC
MSKCC Public Health
Anesthesiology Chronic Pain Management Costs in a Multi-Institutional Patient Registry Pilot PI
Co-PI Waldman
Diwan Seth
Sudhir HSS
WCMC Anesthesiology
Anesthesiology Implementation of Electronic Medical Records to Initiate Chronic Pain Registry Pilot PI
Co-PI Zhu
Rudchenko Yuan-Shan
Sergei WCMC
HSS Medicine
Research Androgen Regulation of Endothelial Cells and Endothelial Progenitor Cells Planning PI

Co-PI Dy

Lane Christopher

Joseph M. HSS

HSS Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery A Multicenter Collaborative Hip Fracture Registry Planning PI
Co-PI Imhauser
Ghomrawi Carl
Hassan HSS
WCMC Biomechanics
Public Health New method to Assess Multi-Directional Knee Stability after ACL Reconstruction Planning PI
Co-PI

Co-PI Lin
Reid

Glare Richard
Carrington M.
Paul A. WCMC
WCMC

MSKCC Medicine
Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
Anesthesiology The State and Barriers to Quality Pain Management in General Medical Inpatients Planning PI
Co-PI
Co-PI Ramasamy
Mukherjee
Schlegel Ranjith
Sushmita
Peter N. WCMC
WCMC
WCMC Urology
Biochemistry
Urology Multiphoton Microscopy in Testicular Sperm Extraction Planning PI
Co-PI Reidenberg
Ouerfelli Marcus
Ouathek WCMC
MSKCC Pharmacology
Organic Synthesis Core Facility New Drug to Activate Peripheral Histamine H3 Receptors Planning PI
Co-PI Shih
Zabih George
Ramin WCMC
CU-Ithaca Radiology
Computer Science Hand Gesture Interface for Training Simulation of Minimally Invasive Procedures Community PI
Co-PI Aponte
Boutin-Foster Judith
Carla HCSON
WCMC Nursing
Medicine A Qualitative Study of New York City Dominicans with Diabetes Community PI
Co-PI
Co-PI Moreno
Kastor
Patel Jonathan
Anne
Suchit WCMC
WCMC
WCMC MD/PhD Program
Medicine
MD/PhD Program Weill Cornell Heart to Heart Campaign: A Community Outreach Program to Assess Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Underserved Populations Community PI
Co-PI
Co-PI Nguyen
Bernstein
Hamaoui Theresa
Kunsook S.
Abraham WCMC
HCSON
Lincoln Hospital Psychiatry
Nursing
Obstetrics and Gynecology Barriers to Mental Health Research Participation in Urban Ethnic Minority Women Community PI
Co-PI Pati
Roye Rituparna
Carol WCMC
Hunter School Medicine
Nursing and CUNY Grad CenterPhysicians' Screening of Adolescent Anal Intercourses

 

Fall 2009 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalNovelPI

Co-PI Greenbaum

Rivella Nancy

Stefano Hunter College CTBR
WCMC Chemistry

Pediatrics Role of RNA Structural Elements in Design of Sequences for Gene Therapy Novel PI Morris Patrick MSKCC Medicine Inflammation and the Risk of Lung Metastases from Breast Cancer Novel PI
Co-PI Roboz
Loeckenhoff Gail
Corinna WCMC
CU-Ithaca Medicine
Human Development Pilot Study of the Relationship of Functional Status Measured by Actigraphy to Outcome in Elderly Patients with Acute Leukemia Novel PI

Co-PI Purdue

Healey Ed

John HSS

MSKCC Osteolysis Research
Surgery Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Giant Cell Tumor in Bone Novel PI

Co-PI Simpson

Lipkin Kenneth

Steven CU-Ithaca

WCMC Veterinary Medicine
MedicineElucidating Host-bacterial Interactions in the Ileium of AGR2-/- mice: A Novel Model of Crohn's Ileitis

 

Summer 2009 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Sulica
Carey Lucian
Bridget WCMC
WCMC Otorhinolaryngology
Neurology and Neuroscience A Novel Minimally Invasive Electrodiagnostic Technique for the Quantitative Evaluation of Laryngeal Neuropathic Dysfunction Pilot PI
Co-PI Papanicolaou
Fusco Genovefa
Dahlene MSKCC
WCMC Medicine
Medicine Immunomodulatory Effects of Echinacea Purpurea on Influenza Vaccination Pilot PI
Co-PI Schwartz
Katdare Suzanne
Meena WCMC
WCMC Surgery
Surgery Curcumin supplementation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study of its Amelioratory Effects on Cutaneous Repair Pilot PI
Co-PI Gordon
Kirou Jessica
Kyriakos HSS
HSS Medicine
Rheumatology Gene Expression Profiling with Microarray to Find Biomarkers of Disease Activity in Systemic Sclerosis in the Context of the Imatinib in Systemic Sclerosis Clinical Trial Planning PI
Co-PI Bernstein
Bang Kunsook
Heejung HCSON
WCMC Nursing
Public Health Development of a barrier assessment tool for underutilization of mental health services among Korean immigrants Community PI

Co-PI Kanna

Boutin-Foster Balavenkatesh

Carla Lincoln Hospital
WCMC Medicine

MedicineCommunity-based study of health behaviors among obese residents in the South Bronx

 

Spring 2009 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Gozman
Chiosis Alexander
Gabriela MSKCC
MSKCC Pediatrics
Molecular Pharmacology Strategies for the rational translation of Hsp90 inhibitors in AML and relapsed ALL Pilot PI
Co-PI Leeser
Varner David
Jeffrey WCMC
CU-Ithaca Surgery
Chemical and Biomolecular Mathematical modeling of microRNA profiles of blood, urine and biopsy specimens from renal transplant recipients in order to predict outcomes and allow for personalized immunosuppressive medical care. Pilot PI
Co-PI Pamer
Kamboj Eric
Mini MSKCC
MSKCC Medicine
Medicine Microbial flora associated with the development of Clostridium difficile colitis Pilot PI
Co-PI Rhee
Wells Kyu
Martin WCMC
CU-Ithaca Medicine
Biological Statistics Metabolomics approaches to antibiotic resistance Pilot PI
Co-PI Tsay
Cunningham-Rundles Jamie
Susanna WCMC
WCMC Pediatrics
Pediatrics Effect of Iron Overload on bone Remodeling. Pilot PI
Co-PI Wang
Gin Lynn
David WCMC
MSKCC Pathology
Molecular Pharmacology & Chem. Restoration of Fas-mediated Apoptosis in Acute Leukemia: Molecular Basis and Therapeutic Strategies Pilot PI
Co-PI Weinsaft
Devereux Jonathon
Richard WCMC
WCMC Medicine
Medicine/ Cardiology Delayed Enhancement Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Tissue Specific Detection of Left Atrial Appendage Thrombus Pilot PI
Co-PI Yang
Luo Hua
Dan WCMC
CU-Ithaca Medicine
Biol. Environmental Engineering Nanomolecular TGF-beta /IL-2 DNA Hydrogels for the Cure of Type 1 Diabetes Novel PI
Co-PI Poppas
Sklar Dix
Charles WCMC
MSKCC Urology
Pediatrics Use of mitochondrial protectant peptides to maintain sperm viability Novel PI
Co-PI Spincemaille
Wang Pascal
Yi WCMC
WCMC Radiology
Radiology Noninvasive MRI characterization of molecular events and monitoring of drug delivery using magnetic nanoparticles. Novel PI
Co-PI Vannucci
Perlman Susan
Jeffrey WCMC
WCMC Pediatrics
Pediatrics 31P- and 1H-MRS in Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury: Correlation of MRI Modalities from Bench to Bedside Community PI
Co-PI Marino
Sirey Patricia
Jo WCMC
WCMC Psychiatry
Psychiatry Adaptive Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Community Dwelling Depressed Older Community PI
Co-PI Sheeran
Bruce Thomas
Martin WCMC
WCMC Psychiatry
PsychiatryUsing Telemedicine to Improve Depression Care Management in Home Care

 

Fall 2008 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Campagne
Marambaud Fabian
Philippe WCMC
North Shore-LIJ Physiology
Pathology Prioritization of Candidate Risk Genes for Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Pilot PI

Co-PI Francesconi

Lewis Lynn
Jason Hunter College CTBR
MSKCC Chemistry

Radiology Production of Zirconium 89 and

Radiolabeling of Monoclonal Antibodies Pilot PI
Co-PI Gelber
Salmon Shari Ellen
Jane WCMC
HSS Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rheumatology Inappropriate Activation of Complement as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Preeclampsia Pilot PI
Co-PI Guo
Lu Qiu (Julia)
Min HSS
WCMC Rheumatology
Biochemistry
Research Inhibitors of Innate Immune System Activation Pilot PI
Co-PI Hillstrom
Chen Howard
Chihtung HSS
HSS Rehabilitation Medicine Lower Extremity Alignment, Gait, and Joint Pathophysiology in Overweight and Normal Weight Children Pilot PI
Co-PI Parashar Bhupesh WCMC Radiology A Pilot Study to Determine the Variance of [18F]Fluorocholine PET Signals Before and During the Early Phase of Chemoradiotherapy and its Clinical Significance in Predicting Tumor Control Pilot PI
Schmidt-Glenewinkel Thomas Hunter College CTBR Biological Sciences Translational Approach to Stabilizing Proteasome Function Pilot PI
Smith Kendall WCMC Medicine Quantitative Analysis of IL2-Induced T cell Regulation Planning PI
Dadhania Darshana WCMC Medicine Prediction of BKV Associated Hemorrhagic Cystitis (HC) in Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Recipients Planning PI
Co-PI Dyke Jonathan WCMC Radiology Multi-Modality Angiogenic and Osteoblastic Imaging of Fracture Healing Community PI
Co-PINokesKathleenHunterNursingCreating an HIV-Specific Personal Health Record Intervention

 

Winter/Spring 2008 Awardees

Type of Award Last NameFirst NameInstitutionDepartmentTitle of ProposalPilotPI
Co-PI Bajorin Dean F MSKCC Oncology MSKCC and MCWC Pilot Study of Biomarkers in Bladder Cancer Pilot PI
Co-PI Bradbury Michelle MSKCC Radiology Molecular-targeted PET-Near Infrared Fluorescence (NIRF) Probes as Biomarkers for Treatment Selection and Response Assessment in Human Thyroid Cancer Models:Core-Shell Silica Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics Pilot PI
Co-PI Bussel James B WCMC Pediatrics Pathobiology of Thrombocytopenia and Bleeding in Patients with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome Pilot PI
Co-PI Chi Dennis MSKCC Surgery Electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients Recovering from Major Gynecologic Cancer Surgery: Measuring Quality of Life and Pain Pilot PI
Co-PI Demichelis Francesca WCMC Pathology TOWARDS THE IDENTIFICATION OF GERMLINE RISK FACTORS FOR LETHAL PROSTATE CANCER Pilot PI
Co-PI Estilo Cherry L MSKCC Oncology Identification of potential risk markers for Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: Cross- sectional analysis of gingival crevicular fluid and bone tissue specimens in oncologic patients with history of intravenous bisphosphonate therapy Pilot PI
Filbin Marie Hunter College CTBR Biological Sciences Activation of Soluble Adenylyl Cyclase to Promote Axonal Regeneration In Vivo Pilot PI
Co-PI Felsen Diane WCMC Urology Mitochondrial Protective Peptides-Novel Therapy for Radiation-Induced Fibrosis Pilot PI
Co-PI Jenab Shirzad Hunter College CTBR Psychology Neurotoxic Effects of Methamphetamine Pilot PI
Co-PI Kimura Yuki WCMC Genetic Medicine Acceleration of hemangiogenic recovery after irradiation with delivery of Kit-ligand Pilot PI
Co-PI Maxfield Frederick WCMC Biochemistry Glycosylated porphyrinoids for therapeutics and imaging Pilot PI
Co-PI Meffre Eric R HSS Immunology Dysregulated B cell tolerance in chronic graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Pilot PI
Co-PI Mongan Nigel P WCMC Pharmacology Functional and prognostic investigation of the REX1 and EZH2 stem cell proteins in urological cancers Pilot PI
Co-PI Mootoo David Hunter College CTBR Chemistry C-glycoside-based Cancer Vaccines Pilot PI
Co-PI Ortiz Benjamin Hunter College CTBR Biological Sciences T-Cell Receptor-alpha Gene Locus Control Region-based Gene Transfer Vectors for Cancer Immunotherapy Pilot PI
Co-PI Pleshko-Camacho Nancy HSS Physiology Development of Novel mid-Infrared Fiber Optic Probe (IFOP) to Study Arterial Remodeling after Vascular Interventions Pilot PI
Co-PI Quinones-Jenab Vanya Hunter College CTBR Psychology Are Estrogen's Antihyperalgesic Effects on Inflammatory Pain Mediated Through Activation of the HPA Axis? Pilot PI
Co-PI Rivella Stefano Bruno WCMC Pediatrics Development and Pre-Clinical Analysis of Gene-Therapy Vectors for the Treatment of Beta-Thalassemias Pilot PI
Co-PI Scandura Joseph WCMC Medicine Optimizing Epigenetic Therapy of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Pilot PI
Co-PI Silverman Ronald Howard WCMC Ophthalmology Photoacoustic Imaging of Superficial Tissues Pilot PI
Co-PI Souweidane Mark WCMC Neurological Surgery Treatment of Diffuse Pontine Gliomas in Children with Convection-Enhanced Delivery of the Targeted Immunotoxin 8H9-PE38 Pilot PI
Co-PI Tam Wayne WCMC Pathology MicroRNA Profiling and Functional Oncogenomics in Follicular Lymphoma Pilot PI
Co-PI Tomic-Canic Marjana HSS Tissue Repair Lab Micro RNA in Pathogenesis of Diabetic Foot Ulcers Pilot PI
Co-PI Volpe Bruce T WCMC Neurology Application of Time Series Analysis to Robotic Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients Pilot PI
Co-PI Zhou Xi Kathy WCMC Public Health Statistical Methods for Improved Assessment of Molecular Signatures Planning PI
Co-PI Chiaramonte Gabrielle Rosina WCMC Psychiatry Improving Physicians' Assessment of Women's Coronary Heart Disease Symptoms Planning PI
Co-PI Dyke Jonathan Paul WCMC Radiology Diagnostic Imaging in the Evaluation of Bone Healing Planning PI
Co-PI Gozman Alexander N MSKCC Pediatrics Strategies for the rational translation of Hsp90 inhibitors in AML and relapsed ALL Planning PI
Co-PI Maher Suzanne A HSS Research Functional Scaffolds for the Repair of Soft Tissue Defects Planning PI
Co-PI Smith Kendall A WCMC Medicine Quantitative Analysis of Interleukin-2(IL2)-Induced Positive & Negative Regulation of T Lymphocytes Community PI
Co-PI Bernstein Kunsook Hunter Professor of Nursing Barriers to mental health services among Korean Americans in NYC Community PI
Co-PI Boutin-Foster Carla WCMC Public Health Eliciting Patient Preferences Regarding the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease Community PI
Co-PI Robbins Laura HSS Implement Arthritis Intervention Programs for People with Arthritis and Related Diseases Community PI
Co-PI Weiss Elisa MSKCC Psychiatry Queens Library HealthLink Project Novel PI
Co-PI Crow Mary HSS Rheumatology Inhibitors of Innate Immune System Activation Novel PI
Co-PI Dottin Robert Hunter CTBR Enhancing Communication among Research Collaborators Novel PI
Co-PI Gay Geri CU-Ithaca Mobil Pone-based Social Support for Cancer Patients Novel PI
Co-PI Nanus David WCMC Medicine Molecular Analysis of Microfluidic-captured Circulating Prostate Cancer Tumor Cells: Study of Microtubule-driven Androgen Receptor Signaling with Correlation to Clinical Response to Taxane Therapy Novel PI
Co-PIScheinbergDavidMSKCCCharge Effects on Biodistribution of Tumor-Targetable Carbon Nanotubes with Therapeutic Applications

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