2010     2011     2012     2013     2014     2015     2016     2017     2018

 
New and Competitively Renewed
Peer-Reviewed Awards Received in 2013

Dr. Julian Abrams    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award, CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Risk Factors and Markers for Intestinal Metaplasia of the Gastric Cardia”
   

Dr. Domenico Accili    
32-month new research grant, JPB Foundation
“β-Cell Differentiation as a Diabetes Treatment”
   

4-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Mechanisms of Beta Cell Failure”
   

5-year Center Core Grant (P30) competitive renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center”
   

Dr. Armin Alaedini    
1-year research agreement, Lyme Research Alliance
“Novel Antibody Biomarkers of Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome”
   

Dr. Jennifer Amengual    
Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University
“Therapeutic Targeting of the Unfolded Protein Response (UPR) with selective HDAC6 inhibitor (ACY1215) for the Treatment of Lymphoma: Understanding the Relationship between UPR and Apoptosis”
  Abstract

Michael Badgley (mentor: Dr. Ken Olive)    
4-year new Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, NIH/NCI
“Genetic and Pharmacological Manipulation of System xc in Pancreatic Cancer”
  Abstract

Dr. Matthew Baldwin    
New Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s NIH CTSA K12 program
“Improving Critical Illness Survivorship for Older Adults”
   

Dr. R. Graham Barr    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research (R21) grant, NIH/NHLBI
“HDL Cholesterol and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Events in Five Cohorts”
  Abstract

Dr. Joan Bathon    
2-year Disease Targeted Innovative Research Grant, Rheumatology Research Foundation
“Pathways and Biomarkers of Myocardial Dysfunction In Rheumatoid Arthritis”
  Abstract

1-year Building Interdisciplinary Research Team (BIRT) funding, NIH/NIAMS [multiple PI award w/ Dr. A. Hielscher (Biomedical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Radiology)]
“Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease in RA”
 
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2-year new Clinical Trial Planning Cooperative Agreement, NIH/NAMS [Multiple PI award w/ Dr. Daniel Solomon (Brigham and Women’s Hospital)]
“Treat to Target to Reduce Atherosclerosis in Rheumatoid Arthritis”
 
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Dr. Jorge Matias Caviglia    
3-year new Transition Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K22), NIH/NCI
“TLR4 in Obesity-Driven Liver Cancer"
  Abstract

Dr. Jason Choi (mentor: Dr. Howard Worman)    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99), NIH/NHLBI
“Dusp4 in the Pathogenesis of LMNA Cardiomyopathysis”
  Abstract

Dr. Adi Cohen    
3-year new R03, NIH/NIAMS
“IGF-1, Bone Turnover and Response to Teriparatide in Premenopausal Women with IOP”
  Abstract

Joshua Cook (mentor: Dr. Domenico Accili)    
4-year Predoctoral M.D./Ph.D. Fellowship, NIH/NIDDK
“The Role of FoxO1 in the Regulation of the Adipocyte Browning Response”
  Abstract

Drs. Remi Creusot and Donna Farber [with Dr. Lance Kam (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research (CaMPR) Phase I Planning Grant, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Engineering Immunity through Biomaterials”
   

Dr. Katherine Crew    
Health Practice Research Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Increasing Breast Cancer Chemoprevention in the Primary Care Setting”
   

Dr. Remi Creusot    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
"Mapping Ectopic Expression of Islet Antigens in Tolerogenic Cell Subsets from Human Peripheral Lymphoid Tissues"
  Abstract

Dr. Karina Davidson    
2 1/2-year new Investigator Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (to support Dr. Carmela Alcantara), NIH/NIHLBI   Abstract

5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Depression Screening RCT in ACS Patients: Quality of Life and Cost Outcomes”
 
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2-year Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) Award, New York State Department of Health
"Innovation Center for Improving 30-day Readmission and Patient Satisfaction: HPR iSCRIPT Center"
   

Susan Dewolf    
(mentors: Drs. Megan Sykes and Waichi Wong)
1-year Student Scholar Grant, American Society of Nephrology (ASN)/ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
“Mechanism of T Cell Tolerance in Patients Receiving Combined Kidney and Bone Marrow Transplantation"
   

Dr. Donald Edmondson    
5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Impact of Social-Interpersonal Factors in the ER on PTSD/Cardiac Outcomes”
  Abstract

Dr. Donna Farber    
5-year new Program Project (P01) grant, NIH/NIAID
 “Tissue Compartmentalization of Human Lymphocytes”
  Abstract

2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research (R21) grant, NIH/NIAMS
“A Novel Mouse Model for Immune-Mediated Skin Fibrosis in Scleroderma"
 
Abstract

Dr. Gabrielle Fredman (mentor: Dr. Ira Tabas)    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99), NIH/NHLBI
“Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators in Atherosclerosis”
  Abstract

Dr. Anjali Ganda    
3-year Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Scholars Program award.
"Mechanisms of Monocytosis and Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease"
   

5-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NIDDK
“Mechanisms of Monocytosis and Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Patients with CKD”
   

Dr. Ali Gharavi    
[Multiple PI award with Dr. Richard Lifton (Yale Univ)]
1-year Administrative Supplement for Research on Sex/Gender Differences, NIH/NIDDK
“Discovery and Fine Mapping of Susceptibility Loci for IgA Nephropathy”
   

5-year cooperative agreement, NIH/NIDDK
“Advancing Clinical Research in Primary Glomerular Diseases”
 
Abstract

2-year Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) Award, New York State Department of Health
"A Personalized Genomic Medicine Program for Kidney Diseases"
   

Dr. Jon Giles    
2-year Independent Grant for Learning and Change, Pfizer Inc.
“Evaluation of an Education and Electronic Medical Record Based Vaccination Optimization Intervention in Rheumatoid Arthritis”
  Abstract

Dr. Henry Ginsberg    
4-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Assembly and Secretion of Apo B Containing Lipoproteins”
  Abstract

Dr. Ira Goldberg    
5-year Training Grant (T32) competitive renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Postdoctoral Training in Arteriosclerosis Research"
   

Dr. Rachel J. Gordon    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research (CaMPR) Phase II Grant, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Staphylococcal Skin and Soft Tissue Infections in MSM: An Internet-Based Quantitative and Qualitative Investigation and US-Wide Molecular Epidemiology"
  Abstract

Dr. Scott Hammer    
7-year competitive cooperative agreement renewal, NIH/NIAID [Multiple PI award with Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr (Mailman School of Public Health)]
“Columbia Partnership for Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS Clinical Trails Unit”
   

Drs. Scott Hammer and Frank Lowy    
5-year new Post-doctoral Training Grant, NIH/NIAID
“Columbia Integrated Training Program in Infectious Disease Research”
  Abstract

Michael Healy (mentor: Dr. Magda Sobieszczyk)    
Seed Grant Research Program, AMA Foundation
"Microbial Translocation in Malnourished HIV-Infected Children Initiating HAART"

Medical Student Scholar award, Infectious Diseases Society of America Education and Research Foundation
"Microbial Translocation and Immune Activation in Malnourished HIV-infected Children Initiating HAART"
   

Dr. Dawn Hershman    
4-year new R01, NIH/NCI
"Using SWOG-Medicare Database to Evaluate Long-Term Toxicities of Cancer Survivors"
  Abstract

Dr. Christine Cho-Shing Hsu    
Advanced Transplant Hepatology Fellowship/American Association for the Study of Liver Disease    

Dr. Mohammad Islam    
3-year Parker B. Francis Fellowship, Francis Families Foundation
“Alveolar Protective Mechanism of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Acute Lung Injury”
   

Dr. Vivek Iyer    
5-year Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08), NIH/NHLBI
“Cell-type Specificity of Heritable Channelopathies: Role of the Purkinje Fiber”

  Abstract

Dr. Kevin Kalinsky    
New Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s NIH CTSA K12 program
“Monitoring Neoadjuvant Anti-Angiogenics in Breast Cancer with Optical Tomography”
   

Dr. Krzysztof Kiryluk    
2-year new Small Research (R03) grant, NIH/NIDDK
“Population-Based Study of Serum IgA, IgA1, and Galactose-Deficient IgA1 Levels”
  Abstract

Dr. Judith Korner [Multiple PI award with Dr. Samuel Sia (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Columbia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
“Brown Adipose Microtissues (iBAMs) for Treating Obesity and Associated Diabetes”
   

Dr. Stavroula Kousteni    
5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIAMS
“Osteoblast as a Determinant of Leukemogenesis”
  Abstract

Dr. Ian Kronish    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Using Mobile Health to Improve Medication Adherence in a Social Network”
  Abstract

Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award, CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“The "Celiac Stomach": Gastric Environment and the Risk of Celiac Disease”
   

Dr. David Lederer    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI [Multiple PI w/ Dr. Jason Christie (Univ of Pennsylvania)]
“Obesity, Inflammation, and Lung Injury after Lung Transplantation”
  Abstract

Dr. Suzanne Lentzsch    
1-year new Bridge Grant, American Society of Hematology
“Role of MMP13 in Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease”
  Abstract

5-year new R01, NIH/NCI
“The Role of MMP13 in Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease”
 
Abstract

Dr. Frank Lowy    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program, NIH/NIAID
“The Use of Whole Genome Sequencing to Identify Spread of USA300 in the Community”
  Abstract

Dr. Jose Luchsinger    
5-year new R01, NIH/NINR [Multiple PI award w/ Drs. Robert Lucerno (CU School of Nursing) and Mary Mittelman (NYU School of Medicine)]
“New York City Hispanic Dementia Caregiver Research Program (NHiRP)”
  Abstract

3-year new research award, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
“Northern-Manhattan Hispanic Caregiver Intervention Effectiveness Study (NHiCE)”
 
Abstract

Dr. Larry Luchsinger (mentor: Dr. Hans Snoeck)
   
3-year new Druckenmiller Fellowship, New York Stem Cell Foundation
“The Role of Prdm 16 Isoforms in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Function”
   

Dr. Donna Mancini    
Imaging Core Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Non-invasive Assessment for Right Ventricular Failure following Left Ventricular Assist Device”
   

Dr. Steve Marx    
3-year new Grant-in-Aid, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate)
“Targeting Signaling Pathways that Regulate CaV1.2 Function for Treating Arrhythmias”
   

4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI [multiple PI award w/ Dr. G. Pitt (Duke Univ)]
“Investigation of Calcium Modulation in Cardiomyocytes by Novel Methods”
 
Abstract

Dr. Rachel Miller    
2-year Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (to support Dr. Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir), NIH/NIEHS  

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee    
5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Yes1 as a Quiescence Regulator in Hematopoietic Stem Cells”
   

[multiple PI award with Dr. Shan Zha (Institute for Cancer Genetics)]
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research (R21) grant, NIH/NIAID
“The Role of XLF in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Maintenance and Function”
   

Dr. Paul Oberstein    
1-year Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology/Conquer Cancer Foundation
“Evaluation of the Therapeutic Effect of a Small Molecule Inhibitor of the ncoprotein BMI1 in Pancreatic Cancer”
   

Dr. Owen O'Connor    
3-year research grant, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
“Epigenetic Approaches to PTCL Therapy”
   

Dr. Gabrielle Page-Wilson    
Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University
"Elevated Plasma Proopiomelanocortin and Agouti-related Peptide Levels in Ectopic ACTH Tumors: Use in the Differential Diagnosis of ACTH-dependent Cushing's Syndrome"
   

new Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s NIH CTSA K12 program
“Utilization of Proopiomelanocortin and Agouti-related Protein ELISAs in the Differential Diagnosis of ACTH-Dependent Cushing's Syndrome”
   

4-year Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
“Novel Approaches to the Differential Diagnosis and Evaluation of ACTH-dependent Cushing's Syndrome”
   

Dr. Li Qiang (mentor: Dr. Domenico Accili)    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99), NIH/NIDDK
“Brown Remodeling of White Adipose Tissue by PPARgamma Deacetylation”
  Abstract

Dr. Cesare Russo    
2-year Small Grant (R03), NIH/NIAMS
“Anti-CCP Antibodies, TNF-Antagonists, and Cardiac Function in Rheumatoid Arthritis”
  Abstract

Dr. Simone Sanna-Cherchi    
3-year new Grant-in-Aid, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate)
“Integrated Genetic Approaches to Familial Kidney Malformations”
  Abstract

1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Identification of Recessive Alleles Underlying Genomic Disorders of the Kidney and Urinary Tract Development”
   

2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21), NIH/NIDDK
“Genetic Diagnosis of Kidney and Urinary Tract Malformations via Copy Number Variation Analysis”
 
Abstract

Dr. P. Christian Schulze    
5-year new R01 research grant, NIH/NHLBI
“Cardiac Lipotoxicity and Ceramide Metabolism in Heart Failure”
  Abstract

1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office “Serial Analysis of Myocardial Metabolism by Positron Emissions Tomography (PET) in Patients with Heart Failure Undergoing Ventricular Assist Device Implantation”
   

Dr. Robert Schwabe    
5-year new cooperative agreement (U01), NIH/NIAAA [multiple PI award w/ Dr. W. Mehal (Yale Univ)]
“Targeting DAMPs in Alcoholic Hepatitis”
   

Dr. Jonathan Shaffer    
5-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NHLBI
"Improving QoL in Outpatients with Heart Failure: A Dose-Finding Study and RCT"
  Abstract

Dr. Daichi Shimbo    
5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Translational Research of Negative Emotions and Acute Endothelial Dysfunction”
  Abstract

3-year new R01 research grant, NIH/NHLBI [Multiple PI award with Drs. Paul Munter (University of Alabama at Birmingham) and Gbenga Ogedegbe (NYU)]
“Incorporation of a Hypertension Working Group into the Jackson Heart Study”
   

Eileen Shu (mentor: Dr. Magda Sobieszczyk)    
Medical Student Scholar award, Infectious Diseases Society of America Education and Research Foundation
"Tuberculosis (TB) Vaccine Readiness in a High TB Prevalence Population in Lima, Perú"
   

Dr. Meghan Sise    
2-year new Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship, ASN Foundation for Kidney Research    

Dr. Parijatham Sivasubramanian (mentor: Dr. Katherine Crew)    
1-year new Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology Conquer Cancer Foundation
“MicroRNA Expression in Benign Breast Tissue as a Biomarker of Breast Cancer Risk”
   

Dr. Hans-Willem Snoeck    
5-year new R01, NIH/NCI
“Mechanism of Action of Prdm16 in Hematopoietic Stem Cells”
  Abstract

Dr. Tomoko Sugiyama Kato    
Imaging Core Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Non-invasive Assessment for Right Ventricular Failure following Left Ventricular Assist Device”
   

1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Serial Analysis of Myocardial Metabolism by Positron Emissions Tomography (PET) in Patients with Heart Failure Undergoing Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
   

Dr. Megan Sykes    
1-year new research grant, Frederick Banting Foundation
“Durable Mixed Chimerism for Islet Allograft Tolerance”
  Abstract

Dr. Ira Tabas    
5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Mechanisms and Consequences of Stress-Induced Macrophage Death in Atherosclerosis”
  Abstract

5-year competitive Program Project (P01) renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Mechanisms of Atherogenesis in Insulin Resistance”
 
Abstract

Joseph Thome (mentor: Dr. Donna Farber)    
3-year Pre-doctoral Fellowship, NIH/NIA
Longevity and Turnover of Human Naive T Cells in Lymphoid Tissue"
  Abstract

Dr. Anne-Catrin Uhlemann    
Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University
“Molecular Determinants of Staphyloccocus aureus in HIV-Infected individuals”
   

Dr. Elizabeth Verna    
Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University
“Bacterial Translocation and Endotoxin in the Prediction and Prevention of Recurrent Liver Fibrosis Following Liver Transplantation in Patients with Hepatitis C”
   

Dr. Marcella Walker    
Imaging Core Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Cognitive Abnormalities and their Reversibility with Parathyroidectomy”
  Abstract

Dr. Elaine Wan    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Roles of Vascular Ion Channels in Heart Failure”
   

Dr. Tim Wang    
4-year new research grant, Lustgarten Foundation
“Role of Neurons in the Development and Progression of Pancreatic Cancer”
  Abstract

2-year new Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Innovative Grant, American Association for Cancer Research
“DCLK1 in Pancreatic Tumorigenesis”
 
Abstract

2-year Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research [to support Dr. Jorge Caviglia (mentor: Dr. Robert Schwabe)]
"Myofibroblasts in Gastrointestinal Cancers"
 
Abstract

3-year new Research Grant (R01), NIH/NIDDK
“Quiescent Dclk1+ Stem Cells in the Mouse Intestine”
 
Abstract

Dr. Robert Winchester    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21), NIH/NIAMS
“An RA Immune System Derived from Patient's Stem Cells”
  Abstract

Dr. Minjun Yu (mentor: Dr. Donna Farber)    
2-year new Postdoctoral Fellowship, Arthritis Foundation
“A Novel Mouse Model for Immune-Mediated Skin Fibrosis”
  Abstract

Dr. Julien Zuber (mentor: Dr. Megan Sykes)    
1-year new Schaefer Research Scholars award   Abstract