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2012 Awardees

Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Elizabeth Alexander | WCMC | Medicine
Co-Pi: Christopher Mason | WCMC | Physiology and Biophysics 

Title of Proposal: A Combined Metabolomics and Genomics Approach to Vancomycin Resistance in Enterococcus faecium

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Judith Aponte | HCSON | Nursing
Co-Pi: Jane Seley | WCMC | Medicine

Title of Proposal: The Hispanic Pilot Program: Community Health Workers (HIPP-CHW)

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Nathaniel Berman | WCMC | Medicine
Co-Pi: Roma Tickoo | MSKCC | Medicine

Title of Proposal: A Pilot Study of Treatment Modification to Reduce Symptom Burden in High-Risk Hemodialysis Patients

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Marc Dubin | WCMC | Medicine
Co-Pi: Conor Liston | WCMC | Psychiatry
Co-Pi: Dikoma Shungu | WCMC | Radiology

Title of Proposal: The Effect of Neurostimulation Treatments on the Default Mode Network in Major Depression

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Claudia Fischbach-Teschl | CU-Ithaca | Biomedical Engineering
Co-Pi: Andrew Dannenberg | WCMC | Medicine
Co-Pi: Clifford Hudis | MSKCC | Medicine

Title of Proposal: Role of Mechanical Properties of Obesity-associated Stroma in Breast Cancer

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Richard Lee | WCMC | Urology
Co-Pi: Moonsoo Jin | WCMC | Radiology

Title of Proposal: Nanoparticle-mediated Microwave Thermotherapy for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Sarah Morimoto | WCMC | Psychiatry
Co-Pi: George Alexopoulos | WCMC | Psychiatry
Co-Pi: Glen Prusky | Burke Med. Rsch. Inst. | Physiology and Biophysics
Co-Pi: Bruce Wexler | Yale University | Psychiatry

Title of Proposal: Neuroplasticity-Based Computerized Cognitive Remediation in Geriatric Depression

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Marcelo Nociari | WCMC | Ophthalmology
Co-Pi: Enrique J Rodriguez Boulan | WCMC | Ophthalmology

Title of Proposal: Cyclodextrins for the Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: John Pena | WCMC | Ophthalmology
Co-Pi: Szilard Kiss | WCMC | Ophthalmology
Co-Pi: Christine Leslie | MSKCC | Computational Biology

Title of Proposal: Developing microRNA Therapeutics for Diabetic Retinopathy

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Brian David Rudd | CU-Ithaca | Microbiology & Immunology
Co-Pi: Amos Grunebaum | WCMC | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Co-Pi: Shari Ellen Gelber | WCMC | Obstetrics and Gynecology

Title of Proposal: Using T-cell Repertoire as a Biomarker for Congenital HCMV Disease

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Christine Salvatore | WCMC | Pediatrics
Co-Pi: Christine Kobos | MSKCC | Pediatrics

Title of Proposal: Effectiveness of (1->3) ß-D-Glucan as a Surrogate Biomarker for Confirmed Invasive Fungal Infection in a Pediatric Population

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Shahrokh Shariat | WCMC | Urology
Co-Pi: Guido Dalbagni | MSKCC | Surgery

Title of Proposal: Metabolomic Profiling of Non-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Alexander Travis | CU-Ithaca | Veterinary Medicine
Co-Pi: Roy Cohen | CU-Ithaca | Baker Institute for Animal Health
Co-Pi: Yashpal Agrawal | WCMC | Clinical Laboratories

Title of Proposal: Developing a Multiplexed Point-of-Care Platform to Detect Multiple Stroke Biomarkers

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Award Type: Pilot

Pi: Haiyuan Yu | CU-Ithaca | Computational Biology
Co-Pi: Steven Lipkin | WCMC | Medicine

Title of Proposal: Using Protein Interactome Networks to Understand Coding DNA Variants

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Award Type: Planning

Pi: Jame Flory | WCMC | Medicine
Co-Pi: Alvin Mushlin | WCMC | Public Health
Co-Pi: Sean Hennessy | Univ. of Pennsylvannia | Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Title of Proposal: Comparative Effectiveness of Antidiabetic Drugs in an Observational Database

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Award Type: Planning

Pi: Sarah Lynn Pownder | CU-Ithaca | Veterinary Medicine
Co-Pi: Hollis Potter | HSS | Radiology

Title of Proposal: Improved Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Large Fracture Fixation using an Equine Model

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Award Type: Community

Pi: Joshua Richardson | WCMC | Public Health
Co-Pi: Carrington M. Reid | WCMC | Medicine/Geriatric Medicine
Co-Pi: Anita Nirenberg | HCSON | School of Nursing

Title of Proposal: Developing and Evaluating a Mobile Device for Monitoring Chronic Pain

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Award Type: Community

Pi: Melanie Wilson-Taylor | WCMC | Pediatrics
Co-Pi: Curtis Cole | WCMC | ITS
Co-Pi: May May Leung | Hunter School of Pulic Health| Public Health
Co-Pi: Charles Mueller | WCMC | Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC)

Title of Proposal: MACHORS (Motivating Action through Community Health Outreach Research Study)

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