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New and Competitively Renewed
Peer-Reviewed Awards Received in 2012

Dr. Domenico Accili    
1-year new supplement to support “Collaborative Activities to Promote Metabolomics Research”, NIH/NIDDK    

Dr. Cara Agerstrand    
Fellowship, Stony Wold - Herbert Fund.
"Effects of Ambient Airborne Metals on the Development of Asthma and Allergic-Related Outcomes"
   

Dr. Brooke Aggarwal    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"A Randomized Pilot Study of an ICD/Heart Failure Patient - Family Caregiver Dyad Intervention"
   

Dr. Armin Alaedini    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"Proteomic Analysis of the Antibody Response in Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity"
   

2-year new project of the Northeast Biodefense Center, NIH/NIAID [PI W.I. Lipkin (Mailman School of Public Health)].
"Molecular Biomarkers for Identification of Disease Stage in Lyme Borreliosis"
 
Abstract

Dr. Ziad Ali    
3-year new Pathway to Independence award (R00), NIH/NHLBI.
“The Role of the Orphan Receptor Tyrosine Kinase ROS1 in Vascular Disease”
  Abstract

3-year CUMC Paul A. Marks Scholar
"Identifying Vascular Bed Specific Targets of Atherosclerosis using Network Analysis of Differential Expression"
   

Dr. Qais Al-Awqati    
5-year new short-term training grant, NIH/NIDDK.
“Training Medical Students in NIDDK Research”
  Abstract

Dr. Jennifer Amengual
   
4-year new Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development award, American Society of Hematology [in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation].
"Epigenetic Modulation of the Bcl-6: p53 Axis in Aggressive Lymphomas"
  Abstract

Dr. Jonathan Barasch    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK.
“Iron Delivery in the Developing Kidney”
  Abstract

3-year new research grant, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation.
“SPNS1 mediates TFR-1 Iron Delivery in Organogenesis”
   

Dr. Joan Bathon
   
2-year new Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related.
Research (to support Dr. Laura Geraldino-Pardilla), NIH/NIAMS
  Abstract

Dr. Paul Berk    
1-year new Pilot and Feasibility Grant, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center.
“A Novel Human Peptide that Reduces Adipocyte Uptake of Long Chain Fatty Acids”
  Abstract

Dr. Kara Bickham    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"Development of Respiratory Immunity in Infants and Children"
  Abstract

Dr. John Bilezikian    
1-year new conference grant, NIH/NIDDK.
"Sixth Forum on Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Diseases for Fellows in Training"
   

Training grant supplement to support short-term research training for medical students at Diabetes Centers, NIH/NIDDK.
   

Edem Binka
[Doris Duke student, CUMC mentors: Drs. Magdalena Sobieszczyk and Philip LaRussa (Dept. of Pediatrics)]
   
Medical Student Scholar award, Infectious Diseases Society of America Education and Research Foundation.
“Vitamin D Levels and Bone Health in Severely Malnourished HIV-Infected Children Initiating HAART in Durban, South Africa”
  Abstract

Dr. Angelo Biviano    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"Utility of Atrial Electrogram Signal Analysis in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation"
  Abstract

Dr. William Blaner    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21), NIH/NIAAA.
“Alcohol Consumption and Brown Adipose Tissue”
  Abstract

Margarita Borovka (mentor: Dr. Mathew Maurer)    
Glorney-Raisbeck Medical Student Grant in Cardiovascular Research, New York Academy of Medicine “Efficacy of Treating Anemia in Heart Failure with a Preserved Ejection Fraction (HFPEF) on Ventricular Function, Exercise Capacity, and Health Status”   Abstract

Dr. Adi Cohen    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"The Growth Hormone Axis and Bone Turnover in Premenopausal Women with Idiopathic Osteoporosis"
   

Dr. Katherine Crew    
1-year new Biomedical Informatics Health Practice Research Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research/Department of Biomedical Informatics
“Increasing Breast Cancer Chemoprevention in the Primary Care Setting”
  Abstract

Dr. Natalie Cusano
   
5-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NIDDK.
“Skeletal Regulation of Cortical and Trabecular Bone by Parathyroid Hormone”
  Abstract

Drs. Jeanine D'Armiento and Lynne Johnson
   
3-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI.
“Imaging RAGE Pro-inflammatory Signaling and Cellular Apoptosis in Emphysema”
  Abstract

Dr. Thuy-Tien Dam    
4-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NIA.
“Low Magnitude Mechanical Stimulation to Increase Muscle Strength among Frail Adult”
   

2-year new Mary and David Hoar Fellowship in the Prevention and Treatment of Hip Fracture, New York Academy of Medicine.
“Sarcopenia: an Important Modifiable Mediator for Hip Fractures”
   

Dr. Nichole Danzl (mentor: Dr. Megan Sykes)    
3-year new Post-doctoral Fellowship, NIH/NIDDK.
“Cell Intrinsic Immunopathology of Type I Diabetes in Humanized Mice”
  Abstract

DrS. Karina Davidson and Matthew Burg    
3-year new research grant, NIH/Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences Opportunity Network.
“Ecological Link of Psychosocial Stress to Exercise: Personalized Pathways”
  Abstract

Dr. Emily DiMango    
1-year new Center Grant, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
“Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program”
   

new American Lung Association funding for the Asthma Clinical Research Center of the New York City Consortium [(with Dr. Joan Reibman (NYU)].
“Long-acting Beta Agonist Step Down Study (LASST)”
   

Dr. Konstantinos Drosatos (mentor: Dr. Ira Goldberg)    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99/R00), NIH/NHLBI.
“Mechanisms of Reduced Fatty Acid Oxidation and Cardiac Dysfunction in Sepsis”
  Abstract

Dr. Andrew Einstein    
1-year new research grant, Margaret Q. Landenberger Research Foundation.
"Nuclear Cardiology Radiation Exposure and Protocols Survey"
  Abstract

3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award, CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Reducing Radiation Dose from Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography Using Low-Voltage and Single-Heartbeat Volume Scanning”
   

Dr. Andrew Eisenberger [Multiple PI award with Dr. Carolyn Westhoff (Ob/Gyn)]    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research Award – Phase II, 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. Donna Farber    
3-year new R01, NIH/NIAID.
“Development of Lung T Cell Responses in Infant Respiratory Immunity”
   

Dr. Anthony Ferrante    
5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK.
“Adipose Tissue Macrophage Phenotype and Function”
  Abstract

Dr. Nicholas Fiebach    
Supplemental Extension, Association of American Medical Colleges/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“Regional Medicine-Public Health Education Centers-GME”
  Abstract

Dr. Itsaso Garcia-Arcos (mentor: Dr. Ira Goldberg)    
2-year new Post-doctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate).
“Adipose Lipid Metabolism and Regulation of Triglycerides and Inflammation”
  Abstract

Dr. Ali Gharavi    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK [Multiple PI award with Dr. Richard Lifton (Yale Univ)].  
“Discovery and Fine Mapping of Susceptibility Loci for IgA Nephropathy”
  Abstract

Dr. Jon Giles    
2-year new Disease Targeted Research Grant, American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation.
“Adipose Tissue Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis”
  Abstract

Dr. Henry Ginsberg    
3-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI.
"Pathways of Fenofibrate Effects on Cardiovascular Outcomes in ACCORD"
  Abstract

31-month new Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (to support Dr. Gissette Reyes-Soffer), NIH/NHLBI.
   

Dr. Ira Goldberg    
4-year R01 competitive renewal, NIH/NHLBI.
"Mechanisms of Fatty Acid Uptake by Cardiac Muscle"
  Abstract

4-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK [Multiple PI award w/ Dr. E. Fisher (NYU)].
“Diabetes-Mediated Effects on Myeloid Precursors and Vascular Complications”
  Abstract

Drs. Ira Goldberg and Li Shin Huang    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21), NIH/NHLBI.
“Nutritional and Hormonal Pathways for Reduction of ApoB-lipoproteins”
  Abstract

Dr. Tamas Gonda    
3-year new Junior Faculty Development Grant, American College of Gastroenterology.
“Epigenetic Profiling and Modification in Barrett's Esophagus"
  Abstract

Dr. Rachel J. Gordon    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research (CaMPR) Phase I Planning Grant, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Staphylococcal Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in MSM: Risk Factors and US-wide Molecular Epidemiology with an Internet-Based Randomized OTC Intervention”
   

Dr. Rebecca Haeusler (mentor: Dr. Domenico Accili)    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99), NIH/NHLBI.
“Role of FoxO1 in Lipid Metabolism”
  Abstract

Schaefer Research Scholars Program award in recognition of her research in atherosclerosis and insulin action.
   

Dr. Maria Hamm    
18-month grant, Arnold P. Gold Foundation.
“An Innovative Global Health Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents at Columbia”
   

Dr. Garrett Heinrich (mentor: Dr. Domenico Accili)    
1-year new Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIH/NIDDK.
“Insulin Action on GLUT4 and FOXO1 in the Brain”
  Abstract

Dr. Shante Hinson (mentor: Dr. Edward Dwyer)    
1-year new Paula de Merieux Fellowship Training Award, American College of Rheumatology/Rheumatology Research Foundation    

Dr. Fay Kastrinos    
3-year Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Scholars Program award.
"Identification of Pathogenic Mismatch Repair Gene Variants for the Early Detection of Inherited Colorectal Cancer"
   

Dr. Donald Landry    
2-year new Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Exploratory/Developmental Project in Translational Research (R21), NIH/NINDS.
“Development of Amodiaquine and its Analogs as Reactivators of Organophosphate-inhibited Acetylcholinesterase”
  Abstract

Dr. David Lederer    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"Obesity, Inflammation, and Lung Injury after Lung Transplantation"
  Abstract

1-year new research grant, Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.
"Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease in MESA: The MESA Lung Fibrosis Study"
   

Dr. Suzanne Lentzsch    
13-month new research agreement, International Myeloma Foundation.
"The Role of C/EBPbeta as a Potential Novel Target for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma”
  Abstract

Dr. Guoxia Liu    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases using No vel Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Inhibitors"
  Abstract

Dr. Randy Longman    
2-year new Fellowship to Faculty Transition Award, American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation.
“Phenotypic, Functional and Molecular Characterization of Innate Lymphoid Calls in Human IBD and their Regulation”
   

Dr. Rachel Miller    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21), NIH/NIAID.
“Mouse Allergen Intervention and DNA Methylation of Asthma Regulatory Genes”
  Abstract

1-year new Mini Grant, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology/Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Education and Research Organization (ARTrust).
“DNA Methylation in Asthma Genes Following Multi-Faceted Allergen Intervention Trial”
   

Dr. Andrew Moran    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award, CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Cost-Effectiveness of Primary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in U.S. Adults Based on 30-Year Risk”
   

Dr. Andrew Murphy (mentor: Dr. Alan Tall)    
2-year new Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate).
“The Role of the IL-3 Receptor Common B-Subunit in Regulating HSPC Proliferation, Monocytosis and Atherosclerosis”
  Abstract

Dr. Al Neugut    
1-year new contract, Health Research, Inc. (affiliated with the New York State Department of Health and funded by a cooperative agreement from the CDC).
“Integrated Cancer Services Program”
   

Dr. Kim Nguyen (mentor: Dr. Judy Korner)    
1-year new Marilyn Fishman Grant for Diabetes Research, Endocrine Fellows Foundation
“The Predictive Value of Insulin Secretion and Gut Hormones in Improved Glucose Homeostasis Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery versus Intensive Medical and Lifestyle Therapy”
   

Dr. Kenneth Olive    
4-year new Research Scholar Grant, American Cancer Society.
"Preclinical Evaluation of Parp Inhibition in Pancreatic Cancer"
  Abstract

Dr. Lale Ozcan    
2-year new Pilot and Feasibility Grant, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center.
“Role of CaMK II in Hepatic Insulin Signaling in Obesity”
  Abstract

Dr. Utpal Pajvani    
3-year new research grant, Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr, Foundation.
“Notch Regulates Hepatic Glucose and Lipid Metabolism”
  Abstract

4-year Lewis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize for Columbia University Investigators.
“Notch Inhibition Prevents Diabetes and Fatty Liver, and may Attenuate Obesity-Induced Risk of Atherosclerosis”
 
Abstract

1-year Pilot Feasibility Grant, Columbia University Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center.
“Inhibition of Hepatic Notch Signaling Improves Glucose and Lipid Metabolism”
 
Abstract

3-year CUMC Paul A. Marks Scholar
   

Dr. Neal Paragas (mentor: Dr. Jonathan Barasch)    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99), NIH/NIDDK.
“Intercalated Cells of the Distal Nephron Defend the Urinary System”
  Abstract

Dr. Amol Rangneker (mentor: Dr. Robert Brown)    
1-year new Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.    

Dr. Cesare Russo    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"Subclinical Cardiac Dysfunction, Myocardial Inflammation and Perfusion in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis"
  Abstract

Dr. Darpun Sachdev (mentor: Dr. Magda Sobieszczyk)    
Seed Grant Research Program, AMA Foundation.
"Bridging Advances in Topical and Oral Chemoprophylaxis to HIV-Negative Patients (BATON)"
  Abstract

Dr. Rosemary Sampogna    
2-year new Career Development Grant, American Society of Nephrology.
“Circadian Clock Genes as Determinants of Kidney Architecture, Nephron Number and Hypertension”
   

Dr. Joseph Schwartz    
2 ½ -year new Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (to support Dr. Keith Diaz, mentor: Dr. Daichi Shimbo), NIH/NHLBI.    

Dr. Jonathan Shaffer    
2-year new Clinical Research Program award, AHA (national).
“CHD Incidence: Depression and Vitamin D Deficiency Risk”
  Abstract

Samantha Shapiro (mentor: Dr. Ali Gharavi)    
1-year Student Scholar Grant, American Society of Nephrology.
“Genetics of IgA Nephropathy”
   

Dr. Shonni Silverberg    
5-year competitive “Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research” (K24) renewal, NIH/NIDDK.
“Non-Classical Manifestations of Primary Hyperparathyroidism”
  Abstract

Dr. Meghan Sise (mentor: Dr. Scott Hammer)    
Seed Grant Research Program, AMA Foundation.
“Linkage to Care and Management of Chronic Non-HIV Comorbidities in HIV Infected Patients Over Fifty”
  Abstract

Dr. Hans-Willem Snoeck    
5-year R01 competitive renewal, NIH/NIA.
“Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Longevity"
  Abstract

Dr. Milan Stojanovic    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant, NIH/NIBIB.
“Isolation of Narrow Subpopulations of Cells Using Molecular Computing Cascades”
   

[Multiple PI award with Dr. Hao Yan (Arizona State Univ)]
5-year new Director's Transformative Research Award, NIH/NIGMS.
“Theranostic Nano-objects: Basic Principles and Initial Applications”
 
Abstract

Dr. Alan Tall
   
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI.
“Hyperinsulinemia, mTOR Activity and Plasma Lipoproteins”
  Abstract

Eric Tang [Doris Duke student, CUMC mentor: Dr. Magdalena Sobieszczyk]
   
Medical Student Scholar award, Infectious Diseases Society of America Education and Research Foundation.
“Using Online Social Networks to Assess Acceptability of and Willingness to Use Rectal Microbicides Among Men who have Sex with Men in Peru”
  Abstract

Dr. Bekir Tanriover    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
 "Effect of Living Kidney Donation on Metabolic State and Insulin Sensitivity"
  Abstract

Dr. Delphine Taylor    
4-year new award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism in Medicine      
“Living Will Educational Project for Medical Students”
   

Dr. Yared Tekabe    
Imaging Core Pilot Award Program funding, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.
 "VEGF-directed Imaging of the Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque"
   

Chad Trent (mentor: Dr. Ira Goldberg)    
2-year new Pre-doctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate).
“Investigating the Role of the Cardiac Lipid Droplet”
  Abstract

Dr. Damian Turner (mentor: Dr. Donna Farber)    
Parker B. Francis Fellowship, Francis Family Foundation.
“Resident and Recruited Memory CD4 T Cells in Respiratory Immunity and Pathology”
  Abstract

Dr. Nir Uriel    
a 5-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NHLBI.
“Insulin Resist ance in Chronic Heart Failure: Pathophysiology and Potential for Reversal”
  Abstract

Dr. Timothy Wang    
5-year new cooperative agreement on “Collaborative Research in the Tumor Microenvironment”, NIH/NCI [[Multiple PI award with Dr. S. Erdman (MIT)].
“GI Tract Dysbiosis and Breast Cancer”
  Abstract

1-year new High Priority, Short-Term research grant, NIH/NIDDK.
“Quiescent Dclk1+ Stem Cells in the Mouse Intestine”
   

1-year new Medical Student Research Training Program supplement to support Ms. Sarah Rosen [mentors: Dr. Megan Sykes and Waichi Wong], NIH/NIDDK.
"Is Neutropenia Post-Liver Transplant Associated with T-Cell Chimerism? A Possible Opportunity for Tolerance Induction"
   

Dr. Waichi Wong    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office.
"Is Neutropenia Post-Liver Transplant Associated with T-Cell Chimerism? A Possible Opportunity for Tolerance Induction"
   

Dr. Howard Worman    
1-year new grant, Los Angeles Thoracic and Cardiovascular Foundation.
“Therapies for Intermediate Filament Diseases”
  Abstract

Dr. Yong-Guang Yang    
5-year competing R01 renewal, NIH/NIAID.
“Role of CD47 in Xenograft Rejection by Macrophages”
  Abstract

Dr. Michael Yin    
5-year new R01, NIH/NICHD [Multiple PI award w/ Dr. S. Arpadi (Pediatrics/Epidemiology/Sergievsky Center)].
"Bone Health in Perinatally HIV-infected South African Children on Antiretrovirals"
  Abstract