Research & Development Committee Awards Announced

The Department of Pediatrics Research and Development Committee recently awarded grants to thirteen faculty members for the following projects:

  • Awni Al-Subu, MD – Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Incidence and Epidemiology (PARDIE) Study
  • Pelin Cengiz, MD – Pharmacokinetic Profile of a TrkB Agonist in Neonatal Mice
  • Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD – Assessing Barriers to Type 1 Diabetes Self-Management in Young Adults
  • Istvan Danko, MD, PhD – Intravenous Iron Sucrose Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in IBD
  • Marlowe Eldridge, MD – PET/MR Image Glucose Utilization and Contractile Function in the Myocardium
  • Peter Ferrazzano, MD – Understanding Neurodevelopmental Outcomes after Critical Illness
  • Scott Hagen, MD – Development of a Temporary Pacemaker Simulator and Curriculum
  • John Hokanson, MD – Adolescent Heart Rate Response in PACER Exercise and Water Slide Participation
  • Pamela Kling, MD – Population-Based Screening for Iron Status at Birth
  • Amy Peterson, MD – Case Review Series of Sitosterolemia with Longitudinal Study of CIMT
  • Luther Sigurdsson, MD – Uroflowmetry & Electromyography to Identify Pelvic Floor Dysfunction in Refractory Constipation
  • Judy Smith, MD, PhD – The Role of the Unfolded Protein Response in Brucella Melitensis Replication
  • Michael Wilhelm, MD – Cardiac Critical Care Consortium

Additionally, nine laboratories/investigators were awarded Capital Equipment Funding:

  • Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD
  • Peter Ferrazzano, MD
  • James Gern, MD, and Robert Lemanske, MD
  • Bruce Klein, MD and Marcel Wüethrich, PhD
  • Michael MacDonald, MD
  • De-Ann Pillers, MD, PhD, and Bikash Pattnaik, PhD
  • Christine Seroogy, MD
  • Paul Sondel, MD, PhD
  • Christine Sorenson, PhD