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New and Competitively Renewed
Peer-Reviewed Awards Received in 2014

Dr. Julian Abrams    
1-year Clinical Research Award, American College of Gastroenterology
"Proton Pump Inhibitors and Clostridium difficile Infection in Children"
  Abstract

1-year June & Donald O. Castell, MD, Esophageal Clinical Research Award, American Gastroenterological Association/AGA Research Foundation
“Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of a Gastrin Receptor Antagonist in Barrett’s Esophagus”
 
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Dr. Melissa Accordino (Mentor: Dr. Dawn Hershman)    
1-year new Young Investigator Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
“Electronic Educational Alert to Reduce Overuse of Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor in Patients Hospitalized for Febrile Neutropenia”
  Abstract

Dr. Armin Alaedini    
3-year new Autism Research Program Idea Development Award, Department of Defense/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program
“Proteomic Mapping of the Immune Response to Gluten in Children with Autism”
  Abstract

1-year new research grant, Lyme Research Alliance
“Novel Antibody Biomarkers of Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome”
   

Dr. Matthew Baldwin    
5-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NIA
“Frailty and Outcomes in Older Survivors of Critical Illness”
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Dr. R Graham Barr    
4-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Pulmonary Microvascular Blood Flow and Cor Pulmonale Parvus in Emphysema/COPD”
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4-year new R01 grant, NIH/NHLBI [Multiple PI award w/ Dr. Andrew Laine (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]
“Novel Quantitative Emphysema Subtypes in MESA and SPIROMICS”
   

Dr. Elana Bernstein    
1-year Translational Grant Program, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP)
“Survival of Systemic Sclerosis Patients Following Lung Transplantation”
   

Dr. Jahar Bhattacharya    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Mitochondrial Dynamics in Acute Lung Injury”
   

Dr. John Bilezikian    
5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Primary Hyperparathyroidism”
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Dr. Angelo Biviano [Multiple PI award with Dr. Elisa Konofagou PhD (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Columbia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
“STOP-AF: Rotor Detection Algorithm (RDA) to Assess Triggers of Atrial Fibrillation During Catheter Ablation Procedure”
   

Dr. William Blaner    
Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research in support of graduate student Diego Scerbo, NIH/NIDDK
“Diabetes-mediated Effects of Myeloid Precursors and Vascular Complications”
   

Dr. Karen Brudney    
2-year Personnel Mobility Program Agreement, CDC/Center for Global Health
“TB Building and Strengthening Infection Control Strategies”
   

Dr. Wellington Cardoso    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Regulation of the Ciliated Cell Program In Airway Progenitors”
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Dr. Jorge Matias Caviglia    
3-year new Small Grant (R03) for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, NIH/NIDDK
“TLR4 in Obesity-Driven Liver Fibrosis”
   

Dr. Robin Clugston (mentor: Dr. William Blaner)    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99), NIH/NIAAA
“Alcoholic Liver Disease and its Association with Hepatic Vitamin A Homeostasis”
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Drs. Remi Creusot and Donna Farber [with Dr. Lance Kam (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research (CaMPR) Phase II Grant, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Engineering Immunity through Biomaterials”
   

Dr. Katherine Crew
   
[Multiple PI award with Dr. Rita Kukafka (Dept of  Biomedical Informatics)]
5-year new R01, NIH/NCI
“Increasing Breast Cancer Chemoprevention in the Primary Care Setting”
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Community Based Participatory Research Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Understanding Social, Cultural, and Religious Factors Influencing BRCA Genetic Testing in the Orthodox Jewish Community”
   

Dr. Karina Davidson    
13-month High School Diversity Supplement (HSS) to support Mr. Tyree Meredith, NIH/NHLBI    

3-year new Accelerating PCOR and Methodological Research award, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
“Engaging Stakeholders in Building Patient-Centered, N-of-1 Randomized and Other Controlled Trial Methods“
 
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Dr. Roxanne Dutia (Mentor: Blandine Laferrère)    
Berrie Research Fellowship, Berrie Center Frontiers in Diabetes Research Program
"Effect of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass on Postprandial Lipemia and Bile Acid Kinetics"
   

Dr. Mariangels de Planell Saguer (Mentor: Dr. Rachel Miller)    
1-year new Fellowship, Stony Wold-Herbert Fund
"Role of BACH2 and Treg Cells in Air Pollution-Induced Childhood Asthma"
   

Dr. Marco Di Tullio    
5-year new R01, NIH/NINDS
“Prevalence and Predictors of Asymptomatic Atrial Fibrillation in the Community”
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Dr. Donna Farber    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Lung Resident Niches for Memory CD4 T Cells”
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Dr. Anthony Ferrante    
4-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“Immune Regulation of Adipose Tissue Mass”
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Dr. Daniel Freedberg    
Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s NIH CTSA K12 program
“Adverse Effects of Proton Pump Inhibitors on the Gastrointestinal Health of Children”
   

Dr. Laura Geraldino-Pardilla    
2-year new Scientist Development Award, Rheumatology Research Foundation
“Anti-Ro Antibodies and Cardiac Conduction Defects in Adult Patients with SLE”
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Dr. Ali Gharvi    
5-year competing R01 renewal, NIH/NIDDK [Multiple PI award with Dr. Jan Novak (Univ. of Alabama-Birmingham)]
“Elucidating IgA nephropathy through Genetic Studies of IgA1 Glycosylation”
   

Drs. Ali Gharavi and Jonathan Barasch
[Multiple PI award with Dr. Cathy Mendelsohn (Dept. of Urology)]
   
5-year new George M. O’Brien Urology Cooperative Research Center, NIH/NIDDK
“The Genetic Origins and Complications of Urinary Tract Abnormalities”
   

Drs. Ali Gharvi and Andrew Bomback    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIMHD
“Ancestry, Genetic Risk and Health Disparities in Immune-Mediated Nephritis”
  Abstract

Dr. Tamas Gonda    
5-year new Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08), NIH/NIDDK
“Targeting the Microenvironment in Gastric Chemoprevention”
  Abstract

Dr. Claire Gordon    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Identifying Tissue Reservoirs for Immune-Mediated Control of Chronic Human Herpesviruses”
  Abstract

Dr. Rachel Gordon    
Columbia University Provost’s Faculty Grant Program on Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery
“Team-based Learning and a Flipped Classroom Approach for Fourth-year Medical Students”
  Abstract

Dr. Philip Green    
5-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NHLBI
“Frailty Related Risk: Poor Physiologic Reserve During and After Valve Replacement”
  Abstract

Dr. Dawn Hershman    
2-year new R03, NIH/NCI
“A Randomized Trial of Topical Menthol for Chemotherapy Induced Neuropathy”
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1-year research grant, Breast Cancer Research Foundation
“Reducing Overuse, Improving Adherence and Understanding Barriers to Quality Cancer Care”
   

Nicholas Hutchings (Mentor: Dr. John Bilezikian)    
David E. Rogers Fellowship, New York Academy of Medicine
“Identifying Risk factors for Fragility Fractures among Elderly Armenians: Initiating Treatment and Prevention Strategies”
  Abstract

Dr. Kevin Kalinsky    
2-year Small Grant (R03), NIH/NCI
“Pre-Surgical trial of Metformin and Atorvastatin in Operable Breast Cancer”
  Abstract

Dr. Krzysztof Kiryluk    
2-year new Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant, American Society of Nephrology/ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
“GWAS-based Pathogenesis Model of IgA Nephropathy”
  Abstract

Health Practice Research Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Glomerular Disease Dashboard: An Integrated Support Tool for Clinical Care and Research of Patients with Glomerular Disorders”
 
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1-year Translational Grant Program, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP)
“Donor-Recipient Genomic Incompatibilities in Solid Organ Transplantation
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Dr. Ian Kronish    
1-year Translational Grant Program, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP)
“Telemonitoring Medication Adherence to Prevent Heart Failure Readmissions: A Pilot Study”
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4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“PTSD, Medication Adherence, and Prognosis after Acute Coronary Syndromes”  
 
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Raaka Kumbhakar (mentor: Dr. Yoko Furuya)    
Medical Student Scholar Award, Infectious Diseases Society of America Education and Research
“Evolving Epidemiology of 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Adult Inpatients from 2009 to Present at Columbia University Medical Center”
   

Dr. Blandine Laferrere    
4-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“Long Term Change of GLP-1 Insulinotropic Effect after GBP Surgery”
  Abstract

Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl
   
3-year Research Scholar Award, American Gastroenterological Association
“Risk Factors For Celiac Disease and the Health Effects of Gluten”
   

3-year Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Scholars Program award
“Gluten and the Microbiome in Individuals with Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity”
  Abstract

Dr. Jennifer Lewey    
1-year new ACCF/Merck Research Fellowship, American College of Cardiology Foundation
“Impact of High Deductible Health Plans on Clinical Outcomes and Health Disparities for Patients with Congestive Heart Failure”
   

Dr. Emerson Lim    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Feasibility of Diffuse Optical Tomography (DOT) in Prostate Cancer Detection and Risk Assessment”
  Abstract

Dr. Ying Liu (mentor: Dr. Jon Giles)    
Resident Research Preceptorship, Rheumatology Research Foundation
“Psychosocial Comorbidities and Subclinical Atherosclerosis and Quality of Life in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Comparison with the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis”
  Abstract

Drs. Franklin Lowy and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann    
2-year Research Initiatives for Science and Engineering (RISE) award, Columbia University
"Development of a New York City Antibiotic Resistome Map: Identifying Neighborhood and Individual Level Factors that Contribute to the Prevalence of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Community."
[co-investigators: Drs. Andrew Rundle (Epidemiology), Carolyn Herzig (Nursing), Susan Whittier (Pathology and Cell Biology), and Kathryn Neckerman (Social Work)]
  Abstract

Dr. Jonathan Lu    
2-year Lewis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize for Columbia University Investigators
“Preclinical Drug Therapy Studies for LMNA Dilated Cardiomyopathy Using Engineered Isogenic Human Pluripotent Stem Cells”
   

Dr. Steven Marx    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI [Multiple PI award with Dr. Henry Colecraft (Dept. of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics)]
“L-Type Calcium Channel Trafficking and Modulation in Heart”
   

4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI [Multiple PI award with Dr. Geoffrey Pitt, (Duke University)]
“Calmodulin Regulation of Na+ Channels in Neurons and Cardiomyocytes”
   

Dr. Mathew Maurer    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21), NIH/NIA [Multiple PI award with Dr. Scott Hummel (University of Michigan)]
“DASH-SRD Post Acute Decompensated Heart Failure Hospitalization”
  Abstract

2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21), NIH/NIA [Multiple PI award with Drs. Evelyn Horn, Alex Reyentovich, and Sean Pinney (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)]
“Can Ventricular Assist Devices Reverse the Frailty Phenotype”
 
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Dr. Matthew Maurer    
2-year Small Grant (R03), NIH/NCI
“Characterizing the Functional Significance of the Highly Prognostic FGD3-SUSD3 Metagene in Breast Cancer”
  Abstract

Dr. Rachel Miller    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI [Multiple PI award with Dr. Kari Nadeau (Stanford)
“Secondhand Smoke and Asthma: Mechanistic Outcomes of DNA Methylation in T Cells”
  Abstract

Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award (“Irving Scholars”), CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Predicting the Responsiveness to a Novel Multi-Kinase Inhibitorin Patients with Low-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome”
   

Dr. Alfred Neugut    
5-year Community Oncology Research Program Minority/Underserved Community Site cooperative agreement, NIH/NCI [Multiple PI award with Drs. Kara Kelly (Pediatrics) and Andrew Lassman (Neurology)]
“Columbia University Minority/Underserved Site NCI Community Oncology Research Program”
  Abstract

3-year new research grant, Brain Tumor Foundation
“Brain Tumor Early Detection Study”
   

Dr. Thomas Nickolas    
2-year new Norman S. Coplon Extramural Grant Program, Satellite Healthcare
“A Comparative Trial of Calcitriol versus Placebo for the Preservation of Bone Mass and Strength after Kidney Transplantation”
   

1-year Translational Grant Program, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP)
“Using Electronic Health Records to Design a CKD-Specific Fracture Risk Assessment Tool”
 

Dr. Max O'Donnell    
Workshop support, Stony Wold - Herbert Fund
“Moving Beyond Adherence: Patient Centered Approaches to Drug-Resistant TB and HIV Treatment”
   

Dr. Kenneth Olive    
2-year new R21, NIH/NCI
“Preclinical Evaluation of a Targeted Bmi1 Inhibitor in Pancreatic Cancer”
  Abstract

Dr. Andong Qiu    
3-year new Grant-in-Aid, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate)
“A Protein Which Removes Toxic Iron”
   

Dr. Maya Rao    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Creating a Comprehensive Nutrition Plan in Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease: A Pilot Study”
  Abstract

Dr. Hongxia Ren    
2-year new Pathway to Independence award (K99), NIH/NIDDK
“GPR17 Function in Metabolism and Satiety Control”
   

Dr. Yvonne Saenger    
2-year new Innovator Award for Cancer Immunology Research, Landon Foundation-American Association for Cancer Research
“Proving Immune Signatures in High Risk Primary Melanoma Rumors to Establish Prognostic Biomarkers and Mechanisms of Successful Immune Surveillance”
   

Dr. Simone Sanna-Cherchi    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“Genetics of Congenital Obstructive Uropathy”
  Abstract

Dr. Steven Shea    
President’s Global Innovation Fund grant, Columbia University
“Socioeconomic Disparities in Non-Communicable Disease Outcomes, Risk Factors, and Access to Health Care in the Chilean Adult Population”
   

Dr. Daichi Shimbo    
4-year Investigator Research Supplement (IRS) to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research in support of Dr. Keith Diaz, NIH/NHLBI
“Translational Research of Negative Emotions and Acute Endothelial Dysfunction”
  Abstract

Madeleine Sowash (mentor: Dr. Anne-Catrin Uhlemann)    
Medical Student Scholar Award, Infectious Diseases Society of America Education and Research Foundation
"Whole-genome Sequencing of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Bloodstream Isolates from a Tertiary Care Hospital"
  Abstract

Dr. Marie-Pierre St.-Onge    
1-year new High Priority, Short-Term Bridge Award (R56), NIH/NHLBI
“Impact of Sleep and Meal Timing on Food Intake Regulation”
  Abstract

Dr. Milan Stojanovic    
1-year new Shared Instrumentation award, NIH/Office of the Director
“UPLC Liquid Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer”
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[Multiple PI award with Dr. Tilla Worgall (Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology)]
Columbia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
“AminoTest: Accurate, Fast, Cheap, Easy Test for Amino Acid Monitoring”
   

Dr. Megan Sykes    
5-year new High Impact Research and Research Infrastructure Cooperative Agreement, NIH/NIDDK
“Mice with Autologous Human T1D-Derived Immune Systems and iPSC-derived Beta Cells”
  Abstract

Dr. Ira Tabas    
(in collaboration with Drs. Joan Bathon, Megan Sykes, Robert Winchester, and Yong-Guang Yang)
1-year Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives Seed (IRIS) Fund Program award
“Humanized Mice to Study Atherosclerosis”
  Abstract

Dr. Alan Tall    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“TTC39B in Metabolism”
   

Dr. Danielle Templeton    
1-year new Pilot Award, Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office
“Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction in Diastolic Heart Failure”
  Abstract

Dr. Anne-Catrin Uhlemann    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award (“Irving Scholars”), CUMC Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Molecular Tracing of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriacae Colonization and Infections in Liver Transplant Patients”
   

1-year Translational Grant Program, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP)
“Whole-genome Sequencing Program to Trace and Limit Multi-Drug Resistant Bacterial Infections at NYPH”
   

Dr. Elaine Wan    
3-year Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. Scholars Program award
“Role of Vascular Ion Channels In Heart Failure"
  Abstract

Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University
“Understanding Gender Differences in Atrial Fibrillation using a Novel Transgenic Mouse Model”
   

Dr. Nan Wang    
5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“HDL, Platelet Progenitors, Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis”
  Abstract

Dr. Timothy Wang    
5-year competitive R01 renewal, NIH/NCI
"Mouse Models of Gastric Cancer"
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5-year competitive research training grant (T32) renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Multidisciplinary Training in Translational Gastrinointestinal and Liver Research
 
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5-year Intestinal Stem Cell Consortium cooperative agreement, NIH/NIDDK [Multiple PI award with Dr. Chandan Guha (Einstein College of Medicine)]
“Differentiating Radio-sensitivities Among Intestinal Stem Cell Pools”
 
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5-year new R01, NIH/NCI [Multiple PI award with Dr. Yiping Han (College of Dental Medicine)]
"Fusobacterium Nucleatum-Mediated Stimulation of Colorectal Cancer: Mechanistic Studies"
 
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Dr. Lauren Wasson    
Seed Grant Program, AMA Foundation
“Sedative Drugs and Subsequent Psychiatric Outcomes Among Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patients in the Medical Intensive Care Unit”

   

Dr. Howard Worman    
1-year High Priority, Short-Term Bridge Award (R56), NIH/NINDS [Multiple PI award with Dr. Gregg Gundersen (Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology)]
“Nucleocytoplasmic Interactions and Dynamics in Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy”
  Abstract

Dr. Siqin Ye    
5-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NHLBI
“Patient Health Information Preference and Statin Therapy”
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