Research & Development Committee Awards Announced

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

  • Awni Al-Subu, MD – UW Pediatric Critical Care Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program
  • Pelin Cengiz, MD – Epigenetic Regulation of Estrogen Receptor Alpha after Neonatal Hypoxia Ischemia
  • Pamela Kling, MD – Improving the Sensitivity & Specificity of Iron Deficiency Screening of Newborns
  • Luke Lamers, MD – Feasibility of Stent Expansion in a Swine Model of Branch PA Stenosis
  • Amy Peterson, MD – Joint Database for Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome and Preventive Cardiology Clinics
  • Sarah Webber, MD – Community Health Worker Led Postpartum Support Group for Latino Mothers & Infants

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

  • Elizabeth Cox, MD, PhD
  • Marlowe Eldridge, MD
  • Allergy Researchers (Drs. Busse, Gern, Jackson, Lemanske, Seroogy, and Smith)
  • Anna Huttenlocher, MD
  • Bruce Klein, MD
  • Pamela Kling, MD
  • Bikash Pattnaik, PhD
  • Paul Sondel, MD, PhD
  • Christine Sorenson, PhD