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2016 Awardees

Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Anthony Ahmed | WCM | Psychiatry                     
Co-Pi: James Root | MSKCC | Psychiatry 
Co-Pi: 
Matthew Hoptman |  Nathan Kline Institute |  Psychiatry 
Co-Pi: 
Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer | Manhattan Psychiatric Center/New York University School of Medicine | Psychiatry 

Title of Proposal: An fMRI Study of Cognitive Training Effects on Cognitive Control and Impulsive Aggression in Schizophrenia 

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Esther Babady | MSKCC | Laboratory Medicine
Co-Pi: Matthew Simon | WCM | Medicine
Co-Pi:
 Mini Kamboj | MSKCC | Medicine

Title of Proposal: Development and Evaluation of a core genome Multilocus Sequence Typing (cgMLST) scheme for investigation of hospital based outbreaks of Clostridium difficile  

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Lynn Francesconi | Hunter College | Chemistry                  
Pi: Jason Lewis | MSKCC | Radiology

Title of Proposal:  Synthesis of Actinium-225 HOPO and Lutetium-177 HOPO and evaluation for Radioimmunotherapy

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Giuseppe Galletti | WCM | Medicine                      
Co-Pi: Howard Scher | MSKCC | Medicine

Title of Proposal: ERG expression as a biomarker of response to vinorelbine chemotherapy in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) patients 

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Justin Wilson | Cornell University | Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Co-Pi: John Babich | WCM | Radiology

Title of Proposal: Proximal Femoral Resection-Interposition Arthroplasty versus Subtrochanteric Valgus Osteotomy for Hip Subluxation in Patients with Cerebral Palsy: A Randomized Controlled Trial 

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Jennifer DiPiazza | HCSON | Nursing                     

Title of Proposal: Role of an electronic cigarette on smoking displacement in smokers with schizophrenia: A prospective 3-month pilot study

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Award Type: Community 

Pi: Barbara Milrod | WCM | Psychiatry                         
Co-Pi: Cory Chen | Manhattan VA medical Center | Psychology

Title of Proposal: Importing PFPP to veterans with PTSD at the Manhattan VA: a pilot study  

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Award Type: Community

Pi: Kai Sun | HSS | Medicine                      
Co-Pi: Jennifer Leng | MSKCC | Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities Service

Title of Proposal: Is use of Traditional Chinese Medicine Associated with Higher Medication Non-adherence Among Chinese-American Rheumatology Patients? 

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Award Type: Community 

Pi: Lorraine Byrnes | HCSON | Undergraduate Studies                      

Title of Proposal: Adapting an intervention to treat mild to moderate maternal mood disorder: a community based action research 

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Award Type: Community 

Pi: Jin Young Seo | HCSON | Nursing                        

Title of Proposal: Health Seeking and Health Service Utilization among Asian Immigrant Women Working in Nail Salons 

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Award Type: Novel Research and Methodology 

Pi: Patrick Donnelly | HSS | Research                      
Co-Pi: Suzanne Maher | HSS | Research  
Co-Pi: Ching-Hsuan Tung | WCM | Radiology
Co-Pi: Russell F Warren | HSS | Orthopaedic Surgery 

Title of Proposal: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Engineer the Biomaterial:Cartilage Interface 

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Award Type: Novel Research and Methodology 

Pi: Oliver Elemento | WCM | Physiology & Biophysics
Co-Pi: Iwijn De Vlaminck | CU-Ithaca | Biomedical Engineering

Title of Proposal: Analyzing cell free DNA methylation to quantify tumor burden and detect co-morbidities  

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Award Type: Novel Research and Methodology

Pi: Hiroshi Matsui | Hunter | Biological Sciences                      

Title of Proposal: Engineered nanocage-exosome hybrids for drug delivery to specific organ-sites 

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Award Type: Novel Research and Methodology 

Pi: Michael McDevitt | MSKCC | Medicine                     
Co-Pi: Jill Bargonetti | Hunter | Biological Sciences

Title of Proposal: Silencing components of the human injury transcriptome to minimize acute kidney injury 

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Award Type: Novel Research and Methodology 

Pi: Rana Zadeh | CU-Ithaca | Design & Environmental Analysis
Co-Pi: Ana Krieger | WCM | Medicine

Title of Proposal: PRIME Sleep ™ Automated Patient Evaluation and Monitoring System, phase II

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