Recent Grants 

The Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs would like to convey our pride in and appreciation for the awards received with a project start date of May 2-September 30, 2012. Congratulations to our partners on receiving external funding for their endeavors. We wish the Principal Investigators (PIs) and staff much success. 

Primary
Investigator


Division


Title of Award

Awarding Agency

Acsadi, Gyula

Neurology

Alpha-Synuclein Downregulation in Spinal Muscular Atrophy

National Institutes of Health / Wayne State

Andersen, Heidi

Medical Education

CATCH

American Academy of Pediatrics

Borrup, Kevin

Injury Prevention

Connecticut Keep Kids Safe

Connecticut Office of Policy and Management

Borrup, Kevin

Injury Prevention

Allstate Insurance- Responsible Teen Driving Behaviors

Allstate Insurance Company

Brock-Gallo, Karen

Injury Prevention

Safe Kids Greater New Haven

Safe Kids Worldwide

Carroll, Christopher

PICU

Genetic Variation and Biomarkers in Children with Acute Lung Injury

National Institutes of Health / National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Cloutier, Michelle

Asthma

Evaluation of Graphic Warning Labels on Tobacco Packages

National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute / University of Connecticut Storrs

Cloutier, Michelle

Asthma

Easy Breathing Program

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Cloutier, Michelle

Asthma

TBN 3

Walmart Foundation

Cloutier, Michelle

Asthma

Steps to Growing Up Healthy

Newman’s Own Foundation

Cooper, Jessica

Surgery

Home Management of Children's Pain after Laparoscopic Appendectomy

Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation

Demirci, Cem

Endocrinology

Trial Net TN01-Natural History Study

National Institutes of Health / University of South Florida

Edelheit, Barbara

Rheumatology

TNF Inhibition

National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Arthritis and Musculosketel and Skin Diseases / Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Ferrer, Fernando

Surgery

Sphingosine-1- Phosphate Pathway Based Therapy for Neuroblastoma

National Institutes of Health / National Cancer Institute / University of Connecticut Health Center

Finck, Christine

Surgery

Bioengineering New Lungs from Cadaveric Lung Scaffolds

National Institutes of Health / University of Vermont

Finck, Christine

Surgery

Optimal Derivation of Murine Embryonic Distal Airway Stem Cells

National Institutes of Health / National Heart, Lungs and Blood Institute / University of Connecticut Health Center

Hagstrom, Nathan

Hematology/Oncology

Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Program

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Hagstrom, Nathan

Hematology/Oncology

Identify Adults with Sickle Cell Disease and Traits and Assuring Linkages with Medical Home and Support Services 2012-2013

Connecticut Department of Public Health / Hospital for Special Care

Lapin, Craig

Pulmonary

Cystic Fibrosis Center Support- Nurse and Nutritionist 2012-2013

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Livingston, Nina

SCAN-Child Abuse

Scan Pediatrician and Advocate - 2012-2013

Connecticut Department of Children and Families

Matson, Adam

NICU

Maternal Influence on the Development of Allergy in Offspring Year 5

National Institutes of Health / National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Parker, James

Emergency Medication

Public Health Preparedness - 2012-2013

Health Resources and Services Administration / Connecticut Department of Public Health

Roman, Susan

Special Kids Support Center

Bioterrorism/ Public Health Year 2012-2013

Office of Secretary / Connecticut Department of Public Health

Roman, Susan

Special Kids Support Center

Title V - Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Connecticut Department of Public Health

Roman, Susan

Special Kids Support Center

HUSKY Plus 2012-2013

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services / Connecticut Department of Children and Families

Salazar, Juan

Infectious Diseases

Phagosomal Signals Shape Inflammatory Responses to Borrelia Burgdorferi 2012-2013

National Institutes of Health / University of Connecticut Health Center

Salazar, Juan

Infectious Diseases

Ryan White D 2012-2013

Health Resources and Services Administration / University of Connecticut Health Center

Sayej, Wael

Gastroenterology

Unique Molecular Fingerprints in Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis.

Connecticut Children’s Friends

Skinner, Richard

Dental Clinic

Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene 2012-2013

Health Resources and Services Administration / University of Connecticut Health Center

Slivka, Hilda

Primary Care Lead

Lead Clinic

Connecticut Department of Public Health / Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Sylvester, Francisco

Gastroenterology

Telehealth Enhancement of Adherence to Medication in Pediatric IBD

National Institutes of Health / Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Thomson, Jeffrey

Orthopaedics

National SBA Registry - Demonstration Project 2

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tortora, Michael

Safety and Security

Public Health Preparedness Year 2012-2013

Office of Secretary / Connecticut Department of Public Health

Waynik, Ilana

Inpatient Services

Prospective Cohort Study of Severe Bronchiolitis and Risk of Recurrent Wheezing

National Institutes of Health / Mass General

New Clinical Trials

Congratulations to the PIs whose studies have recently opened: 

Study Name

Sponsor

PI

Division

SPD476-112

Shire Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Jeffrey Hyams

Gastroenterology

A Phase 3, randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ivacaftor in subjects with Cystic Fibrosis who have the R117H-CFTR Mutation

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Craig Lapin

Pulmonary Medicine

Certolizumab Pegol RA0043

UCB BioSciences, Inc.

Dr. Lawrence Zemel

Rheumatology