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New and Competitively Renewed
Peer-Reviewed Awards Received in 2011

Dr. Domenico Accilli    
5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Role of Forkhead Proteins in Insulin Action”
   

4-year new Mentor-Based Post-doctoral Fellowship Award, American Diabetes Association
“Role of GLUT4-expressing Neurons in Diabetes”
   

Dr. Armin Alaedini    
2-year new research grant, Stanley Medical Research Institute
“Molecular Characterization of Gluten Sensitivity in Schizophrenia”
  Abstract

1-year new Bridge Award, NIH/NIAID
“Immunologic Mechanisms in Post-Lyme Disease Syndrome”
 
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Dr. Matthew Baldwin    
1-year new Translational Research Institute for Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) subcontract pilot award, NIH/NIA (PI: Dr. M.C. Reid [Weill Cornell])
“Outcomes in Elderly ICU Survivors”
   

Dr. Jonathan Barasch    
2-year new R21, NIH/NIDDK
“Analysis of NGAL Metabolism Identifies a Therapy for Iron Overload"
  Abstract

4-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Iron Lipocalin NGAL in Kidney Disease”
 
Abstract

Dr. Jahar Bhattacharya    
4-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Liquid Secretion in the Alveolar Wall”
 

5-year new training grant, NIH/NHLBI
“Columbia University Training Program in Lung Science”
 
Abstract

Dr. John Bilezikian    
3-year new Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (to support Dr. Kim Nguyen, mentor: Judith Korner), NIH/NIDDK    

1-year new Conference Grant, NIH/NIMAS
“Fifth Forum on Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases for Fellows in Training”
 
Abstract

Dr. William Blaner    
4-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Postprandial Vitamin A”
  Abstract

Dr. Karen Brudney    
1-year agreement, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
“Child Abuse Prevention Program”
   

Dr. Maria Catilo (mentor: Dr. Judy Korner)    
1-year Fellows Development Research Grant Program in Diabetes, Obesity, and Fat Cell Biology, Endocrine Fellows Foundation
“Maximal Beta-Cell Function after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Compared to Lean Subjects”
   

Dr. Rita Charon    
5-year competing renewal of a Strengthening Behavioral and Social Science in Medical School Education grant, NIH/NHLBI
“Enacting the Behavioral and Social Sciences in the Clinical Setting: Institution-Wide Teaching of Effective Team-Based Care” (Multiple PI award w/ Dr. S. Clark Ball [Weill Cornell])
  Abstract

4-year new grant, Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
“Reframing the Academic Medical Center through Interprofessional Effectiveness: Toward Justice, Safety, and Kindness”
 
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1-year new research agreement, Atlas Research
“District of Columbia VA Medical Center Narrative Medicine Workshop Series”
   

Dr. Katherine D. Crew (Multiple PI award with Dr. Heather Greenlee)    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research Award – Phase II, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Breast Cancer Family-Based Intervention Trial (BFIT): Implementing Strategies for Breast Cancer Prevention in High-Risk Women”
   

Dr. Thuy-Tien Dam    
1-year new Translational Research Institute for Pain in Later Life (TRIPLL) subcontract pilot award, NIH/NIA (PI: Dr. M.C. Reid [Weill Cornell])
“Impact of Pain in the Development of Frailty in Older Adults”
   

Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research Award – Phase I, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Multicomponent Interventions to Maintain Independence among Homebound Older Adults”
   

Dr. Dianne Dapito (mentor: Dr. Robert Schwabe, co-mentor: Dr. Timothy Wang)    
4-year new Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, NIH/NIDDK
“The Contribution of Activated Hepatic Stellate Cells to Hepatocarcinogenesis”
  Abstract

Dr. Karina Davidson    
High School and Undergraduate Diversity Research Supplements, Supplements of NIH/NHLBI-funded P01   Abstract

5-year competitive renewal of a Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research, NIH/NHLBI
“Midcareer Mentoring in Behavioral Cardiology: Depression & Cardiovascular Disease”
 
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Dr. Donald Edmondson    
2-yr IMMERSE in CER (Innovative Mentoring and MPH Education in Research and Scientific Excellence in Comparative Effectiveness Research) K program support, NIH
“Emergency Department Crowding, PTSD, and Recurrence in ACS Patients”
   

Dr. Andrew Einstein    
5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“PROMISE Trial: Substudy to Assess for Effective Dose of Radiation”
   

Dr. Andrew Eisenberger [Multiple PI award with Dr. Carolyn Westhoff (Ob/Gyn)]    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research Award – Phase I, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Identifying the Physiological and Pharmacological Basis of Venous Thrombo-Embolism in Women who use Estrogen-Containing Medications - Focus on Combination Hormonal Contraceptives”
   

Dr. Anthony W. Ferrante, Jr.    
2-year Lewis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize for Columbia University Investigators
“The Role of Macropahge-derived IGF-1 in Atherosclerosis”
   

Dr. Anjali Ganda    
1-year new Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Award
"HDL-Mediated Cholesterol Efflux, Monocytosis, and Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease"
   

Dr. Laura Geraldino-Pardilla    
1-year new Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Award
 “Anti-Citrullinated Peptide Antibodies: Surrogate Markers of Cardiac Dysfunction and/or Atherosclerosis In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients?”
  Abstract

Dr. Jon Giles    
2- year new Marianne J. Legato Research Scholar Award in Gender-Specific Medicine
“Gender Differences in Adipose Tissue Inflammation and Distribution in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Associations with Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Arterial Inflammation”
   

Dr. Monica Goldklang (Mentor: Dr. Jeanine D’Armiento)    
2-year new Young Clinical Scientist Award (Fellow)/Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute
"The Role of MMP-13 in Emphysema Development"
   

1-year new Fellowship, Stony Wold-Herbert Fund
"The Role of MMP-13 in Emphysema Development"
   

Dr. Deepthiman Gowda    
1-year new Educational Research/Innovation grant, Association of American Medical Colleges/ Group on Educational Affairs
“Designing and Evaluating a Development-Staged Physical Examination Curriculum
   

Dr. Philip Green (Mentors: Drs. Mathew Maurer and Martin Leon)    
1-year new Research Fellowship, American College of Cardiology Foundation/Merck
"Valvuloarterial Impedance, Isovolumic Pressure Volume Area, and Frailty as Predictors of Functional and Clinical Improvement in Older Adults after Percutaneous Intervention for Aortic Stenosis"
  Abstract

Dr. Dawn Hershman    
5-year new R01, NIH/NCCAM
“Acupuncture for Aromatase Inhibitor-Related Arthralgias in Breast Cancer Patients”
  Abstract

1-year research grant, Breast Cancer Research Foundation
“Studies in Cancer Survivorship”
 
Abstract

Dr. Li Shin Huang    
2-year new R21, NIH/NIAAA
“Alcohol Intake and Hepatic Fat Metabolism”
  Abstract

Dr. Rui Jiang    
2-year new research grant, Alpha-1 Foundation
“Pulmonary Vascular Damage in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency”
   

Dr. Sanja Jelic    
5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Vascular Endothelial Activation in Sleep Apnea”
  Abstract

Dr. Kevin Kalinsky    
1-year new Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Award
“The Investigation of the Novel AKT Inhibitor on Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Women with Operable Invasive Breast Cancer”
  Abstract

Dr. Krzysztof Kiryluk    
4-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NIDDK
“Quantitative Genetics of Defective IgA1 Glycosylation in IgA Nephropathy”
  Abstract

1-year new Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Award
“Genetic Causes of IgA Nephropathy by Next Generation Sequencing”
 
Abstract

Dr. Judith Korner    
5-year competing R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Metabolic and Endocrine Effects of Bariatric Surgery”
  Abstract

Dr. Donald Landry    
1-year new Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), Dept of Defense/Office of Naval Research
“NMR Spectrometer in Support of Drug Discovery Effort”
  Abstract

Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl    
Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s NIH CTSA K12 program
"Quality Issues in the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease"
   

Research Fellowship, American-Scandinavian Foundation
"Serial Biopsies and Mortality in Celiac Disease: a Population-Based Study"
   

Dr. David Lederer    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease in MESA”
  Abstract

1-year new research grant, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
“Subclinical Interstittial Lung Disease in Mesa: The Mesa Lung Fibrosis Study”
   

Dr. Emerson Lim (Mentor: Dr. Dawn Hershman)    
2-year new Postdoctoral Fellowship, Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Greater New York City Affiliate)
"Predicting Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy using Optical Tomographic Imaging in Women with Breast Cancer"
  Abstract

Dr. Jonathan Lu
   
2- year new Marianne J. Legato Research Scholar Award in Gender-Specific Medicine
“Gender Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Models of Congenital Long QT Syndrome”
   

Dr. Jose Luchsinger    
5-year new Resource-Related cooperative agreement, NIH/NIMHD (multiple PI award w/ Dr. B. Boden-Albala, Dept. of Neurology)
“Northern Manhattan Initiative for Minority Involvement in Clinical Trials”
  Abstract

2-year supplement to the "Northern Manhattan Center of Excellence in Minority Health and Health Disparities", NIH/NIMHD
“Environmental Health Disparities Research in the Northern Manhattan Center of Excellence in Minority Health and Health Disparities (NOCEMHD)”
 
Abstract

1-year “Bioethics Research, Training and Translation” supplement to the Northern Manhattan Center of Excellence in Minority Health and Health Disparities (NOCEMHD), NIH/NIMHD
 
Abstract

Dr. Joanne Macdonald    
3-year new research contract, DoD/Defense Threat Reduction Agency
“Allosteric Effectors of Cholinesterase as Pre-Treatments for Nerve Agent Exposure”
  Abstract

Dr. Steven Marx
(Multiple PI award w/Dr. Karlin, Dept of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics)
   
4-year competing R01 renewal, NIH/NINDS
“BK Channel Modulation by Beta Subunits"
   

(Multiple PI award w/Dr. Mark Hardy, Dept of Surgery)
5-year competing training grant renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Postdoctoral Training in Cardiovascular Disease”
 
Abstract

Dr. Matthew Maurer    
3-year new Career Catalyst Research grant, Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Greater New York City Affiliate)
"A Novel Combination Therapy for Triple Negative Breast Cancer: Erlotinib and Metformin"
   

Dr. Rachel Miller    
1-year new award, Thrasher Research Fund
“Residential Pesticide Exposure and Inner City Pediatric Asthma”
  Abstract

5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIEHS
“Black Carbon Exposure, DNA Methylation, Airway Inflammation in Pediatric Asthma”
 
Abstract

Dr. Andrew Moran    
3-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Comparative Effectiveness Analysis of Treat-to-Target and Risk-Based Blood Pressure”
  Abstract

Dr. John Morrow    
5-year new Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award, NIH/NHLBI
“Mechanisms of Ventricular Tachycardia in Lipotoxic Cardiomyopathy”
  Abstract

1-year new Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Award
“PKG Activation to Protect against Arrhythmias in Animal Models of LQTS and Diabetic Cardiomyopathy”
   

Dr. Antoine Muchir    
2-year new research grant, Association Francaise Contre Les Myopathies
“Pharmacological Inhibition to Treat Cardiomyopathy Associated with Muscular Dystrophy”
  Abstract

Shannon Nees (mentors: Drs. Ali Gharavi [Dept. of Medicine/Nephrology] and Drs. Kenneth Glassberg [Dept of Urology]    
Received both an Outstanding Poster Session Presentation Award and a Travel Award at the American Society of Clinical Investigation/Association of American Physicians Joint Meeting (April 2011, Chicago IL) for the presentation, "Linkage and Whole Exome Capture Followed by Next-Generation Sequencing Localize Novel Alleles Responsible for Familial Renal Hypodysplasia". The former award was made on the basis of scientific novelty, quality, and clarity of presentation.

Received a Research Award at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons Student Research Day, April 2011 (1 of 3 awarded to M.D. students school-wide).
   

Dr. Alfred Neugut    
3-year new Improving Cancer Care Grant, American Society of Clinical Oncology/Conquer Cancer Foundation and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure
“Text Messaging to Reduce Early Discontinuation of Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy in Breast Cancer: Randomized Trial”
  Abstract

Lucas Nikkel (mentors: Drs. Thomas Nickolas and Elizabeth Shane)    
Received a Young Investigator Award at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting (Sept 2011, San Diego CA) for the oral presentation, "Reduced Fracture Risk After Kidney Transplant With Early Corticosteroid Withdrawal Regimens: An Analysis of the United States Renal Data System"    

Dr. Ken Olive    
5-year new R01, NIH/NCI
“Mechanisms of the Stromal Response to Smoothened Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer”
  Abstract

2-year new Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-Career Development Award, American Association for Cancer Research
“The Role of HIF1 and Hypoxia in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma”
 
Abstract

1-year new Shared Instrumentation Grant, NIH/NCRR
“Micro Ultrasound Scanner to Track Tumor Models”
   

Dr. Lale Ozcan (Mentor: Dr. Ira Tabas)
   
4-year new Scientist Development Grant, American Heart Association (National)
“Role of CaMKII in Atherosclerosis and Proatherogenic Effects Related to Insulin Resistance”
  Abstract

Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson    
1-year new Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Award
“Treatment of Hyperprolactinemia with the Nonergoline Dopamine Agonist Ropinirole: A Dose Escalation Study of Efficacy and Tolerability”
   

Dr. Utpal Pajvani    
5-year new Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08), NIH/NIDDK
“Notch and Regulators of Notch Signaling Impact Both Glucose and Lipid Metabolism”
   

Dr. Adrienne Phillips    
4-year new Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development award, American Society of Hematology [in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation]
“Novel Therapy for HTLV-1 Related Adult T Cell Leukemia/ Lymphoma (ATLL)"
  Abstract

Dr. Andong Qiu (Multiple PI award w/ Dr. Jonathan Barasch)
   
1-year new bridge award, NIH/NIDDK
“Iron Delivery in the Developing Kidney”
   

Dr. P. Christian Schulze    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award, CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Skeletal Muscle and Myocardial Lipotoxicity in Heart Failure”
   

Dr. Elizabeth Shane    
4-year new R01, FDA
“Phase 2 Teriparatide for Tx of Idiopathic Osteoporosis in Premenopausal Women”
  Abstract

Dr. Steven Shea    
5-year training grant competitive renewal, HRSA
“Primary Care Research Fellowship Program”
  Abstract

5-year competitive renewal, HRSA
“Faculty Development in Primary Care"
   

Dr. Abby Siegel    
4-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NCI
“Methylation and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Outcomes”
  Abstract

Dr. Hugo Sondermeijer (mentor: Dr. Megan Sykes)    
1-year new research grant, European Society of Transplantation/American Society of Transplantation
“Regulatory T Cells for Promotion of Durable Hematopoietic Chimerism and Immune Tolerance in a Nonhuman Primate Model”
  Abstract

Dr. Emily Stein    
new Junior Faculty Clinical Research in Osteoporosis Award, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
"Glucocorticioid Effects on Postmenopausal Skeletal Microarchitecture and Stiffness"
  Abstract

Dr. Milan Stojanovic    
2-year new R21, NIH/NIBIB
“Aptameric Modulation of Relaxivity in MRI Contrast Agents”
   

Dr. Megan Sykes (in support of Dr. Nichole Danzl)    
4-year new Mentor-Based Post-doctoral Fellowship Award, American Diabetes Association
“Cell Intrinsic Immunopathology of Type 1 Diabetes in a Humanized Mouse Model”
  Abstract

Dr. Ira Tabas    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Autophagy in Advanced Atherosclerosis”
  Abstract

4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Mechanisms of Defective Efferocytosis in Atherosclerosis”
 
Abstract

Dr. Hiroyuki Tahara (mentor: Dr. Megan Sykes)    
2-year new fellowship, American Society of Transplantation
“Development of Specific Tolerance in Pig-to-Human Thymic Transplantation Model Using Humanized Mice”
  Abstract

Dr. Alan Tall    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
"ABCG1 and Endothelial Function"
  Abstract

4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“ABCA1/ABCG1 in Myeloid Populations and Atherogenesis”
 
Abstract

Dr. Bekir Tanriover    
2-year IMMERSE in CER (Innovative Mentoring and MPH Education in Research and Scientific Excellence in Comparative Effectiveness Research) K program support, NIH
“Identification of Risk Factors of Allograft Failure and Patient Mortality in Deceased Donor Expanded Criteria Kidney Donor Transplantation (ECD), Optimization of Donor Recipient Matching and Cost Effectiveness Analysis in ECD”
  Abstract

Dr. Ilya Trakht [co-PI: Dr. P. Diament (Dept. of Electrical Engineering)]    
2-year new research agreement, Selz Foundation
“Treatment of Malaria with Electromagnetic Fields”
   

Dr. Elizabeth Verna    
2-year new Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s NIH CTSA K12 program
“Serum Lipopolysaccharide Measurement to Predict Hepatic Fibrosis in Liver Transplant Recipients with Hepatitis C”
  Abstract

2-year new Sheila Sherlock Clinical and Translational Research Award in Liver Diseases, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
   

Dr. Marcella Walker    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award, CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Cardiovascular Effects of Vitamin D Deficiency”
   

Dr. Timothy Wang    
5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“The Function and Regulation of Histidine Decarboxylase in Gut Inflammation”
  Abstract

2-year training grant “Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research”, NIH/NIDDK [to support Dr. Juan Baez (mentor: Dr. Alan Tall)]
"Mechanism of Hepatosteatosis induced by MTP Inhibition: Examining the Role of the Unfolded Protein Response"
 
Abstract

5-year new Tumor Microenvironment Network (TMEN) cooperative agreement, NIH/NCI
“Myofibroblasts in Gastrointestinal Cancers”
 
Abstract

5-year new Translational Research Network cooperative agreement, NIH/NCI [Multiple PI award w/ A. Rustgi (U Penn), and K. Wang (Mayo Clinic)]
“Stem Cells and the Origins of Barrett's Esophagus”
 
Abstract

Ying Wang (Mentor: Dr. Ira Tabas)    
2-year new Predoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate)
“A Novel Molecular Mechanism Linking Prolonged ER Stress with the Mitochondrial Pathway of Apoptosis”
   

Dr. Sharon Wardlaw    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“CSF Neuropeptide, Hormonal and Metabolomic Analysis in Human Energy Balance”
  Abstract

Dr. William Whang    
2-year Lewis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize for Columbia University Investigators
“Early Phase Randomized Trial of a Novel Algorithm for Mapping Left Atrial Flutter”
   

Dr. Robert Winchester    
3-year new research award, Lupus Research Institute
“A Novel Role for NK Cells in the Increased Risk of Preeclampsia in SLE”
   

Dr. Howard Worman
(Multiple PI award w/ Dr. Gregg Gundersen, Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology)
   
new 5-year R01, NIH/NICHD
“The Nucleocytoskeleton in Progeria and Aging”
  Abstract

Dr. Anette Wu    
1-year new Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Award
"Induction of Liver Allograft Tolerance through Bone Marrow Transplantation: Translational Pre-clinical Pilot Study in Monkeys"
  Abstract

Dr. Xunhai Xu (mentor: Dr. Kevin Kalinsky)    
1-year new Young Investigator Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation of the America Society of Clinical Oncology
“Evaluating Blood-Based Biomarkers in Patients Treated with an AKT Inhibitor (MK-2206) in a Pre-surgical Mode”
  Abstract

Dr. Siqin (Kye) Ye (Mentors: Drs. Karina Davidson and Daichi Shimbo)    
1-year new Research Fellowship, American College of Cardiology Foundation/Merck
“In-Hospital Predictors of Primary and Secondary Non-adherence in Post-ACS Patients: Development and Validation of a Prediction Model"
  Abstract

Dr. Michael Yin    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIAID
“HIV and the Menopausal Transition: Effects on Musculoskeletal Health”
   

3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award, CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Vitamin D: Effects on Bone Mass, Muscle Strength, and Immune Function in HIV-Infected Women”