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New and Competitively Renewed
Peer-Reviewed Awards Received in 2017



Dr. Marwah Abdalla    
Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s Irving Institute NIH CTSA KL2 program
"Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Masked Hypertension "
   

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

Dr. Melissa Accordino    
3-year Breast Cancer Research Foundation Career Development Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation/American Society of Clinical Oncology
"SWOG 1620CD: Randomized Multicenter Trial Comparing Tumor Marker Directed Disease Monitoring Versus Usual Care in the Monitoring of Metastatic Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer Patients"
   

Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s Irving Institute NIH CTSA KL2 program
"SWOG 1703CD: Randomized Multicenter Trial Comparing Tumor Marker Directed Disease Monitoring Versus Usual Care in the Monitoring of Metastatic Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer Patients"
   

Dr. Jason Adelman    
4-year new R01, AHRQ
“Providing Evidence and Developing a Toolkit to Accelerate the Adoption of Patient Photographs in Electronic Health Records”
  Abstract

Dr. Armin Alaedini    
Research grant, Global Lyme Alliance
"Immunologic Mechanisms and Biomarkers of Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome"
   

Dr. Qais Al-Awqati    
5-year competitive Short-Term Institutional Research Training Grant (T35) renewal, NIH/ NIDDK
“Training Medical Students in NIDDK Research”
   

Dr. Juan Arriaga    
Pilot Award, Clinical Trials Office/ Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Defining Molecular Drivers and Therapeutic Strategies for Bone Metastasis by Using CRISPR/Cas9-based Functional Screening and Preclinical Assays of Drug Response"
   

Dr. Amer Assal    
Pilot Award, Clinical Trials Office/ Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research "Engraftment Syndrome and Acute Kidney Injury in Patients with Light Chain Amyloidosis following High Dose Chemotherapy and Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation"   Abstract

Dr. Matthew Baldwin    
3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award (“Irving Scholars”), Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Frailty Endotypes in Survivors of Acute Respiratory Failure"
   

Dr. Jonathan Barasch    
1-year Precision Medicine Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Definition of Acute Kidney Injury at Single Cell Resolution”
  Abstract

Dr. Alberto Bartolome (Mentor: Dr. Utpal Pajvani)    
Postdoctoral Minority Fellowship Award, American Diabetes Association
“Unraveling the Role of Notch Signaling in Adult Pancreatic Beta Cells”
  Abstract

Dr. Joan Bathon    
5-year R01 competitive renewal, NIH/NIAMS
“Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis”
  Abstract

Dr. Natalie Bello    
1-year William F. Keating, Esq. Endowment Award, American College of Cardiology
“Home Blood Pressure Monitoring and Hypertension in Pregnancy”
  Abstract

Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s Irving Institute NIH CTSA KL2 program
"Relaxin and Subsequent Hypertension Risk in Women with a History of Pregnancy Induced Hypertension"
   

Dr. Jahar Bhattacharya    
4-year R01 competitive renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Novel Mechanisms of Alveolar Inflammation”
   

Dr. Wellington Cardoso    
7-year new Outstanding Investigator Award (R35), NIH/NHLBI
“Mechanisms Controlling Expansion and Lineage Specification of Airway Progenitors in Development and Disease”
  Abstract

Dr. Bernard Chang    
Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s Irving Institute NIH CTSA KL2 program
"Test of an Alternative Emergency Department Management Strategy for TIA and Minor Stroke Patients; An Explanatory and Guideline-Relevant RCT to Reduce PTSD after TIA and Minor Stroke"
   

Dr. Adi Cohen    
5-year new R01, FDA
“Pregnancy and Lactation Associated Osteoporosis: Bone Microstructure and Metabolism, Genotypic Characteristics, Natural History and Biomarkers of Disease Severity”
  Abstract

Dr. Karina Davidson    
5-year new R01, NIH/NLM
“Re-engineering Precision Therapeutics through N-of-1 Trials”
   

Dr. Keith Diaz    
5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Impact of Prolonged Sedentary Behavior on Cardiac Outcomes and Mortality in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients”
  Abstract

Faculty Research Fellowship, Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center
“Interrupting Prolonged Sitting to Improve Cardiometabolic Biomarkers: a Cross-Over Trial”

 
Abstract

3-year Diversity Supplement to support Ms. Andrea Duran, NIH/NHLBI
“Home and Neighborhood Environmental Determinants of Objectively Measured Sedentary Behavior among Acute Coronary Syndrome Survivors”
   

Dr. Amanda Doran (Mentor: Dr. Ira Tabas)    
Glorney-Raisbeck Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases, The New York Academy of Medicine
“CaMKlly in Advanced Atherosclerosis and Insulin Resistance”
   

Seed Grant Research Program, American Medical Association Foundation
“CaMKIIγ  in Advanced Atherosclerosis and Insulin Resistance”
   

5-year Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award, American Heart Association
“A Novel Multifunctional Role for CaMKIIg in Advanced Atherosclerosis”
   

Dr. Donald Edmondson    
3-year Diversity Research Supplement to support Dr. Raymond Givens, NIH/NHLBI    

Dr. Donna Farber    
5-year consortium cooperative agreement, NIH/NIAID
“Human Anti-Viral Immune Responses in Tissues and Circulation”
  Abstract

5-year cooperative agreement competitive renewal, NIH/NIAID and the Office of AIDS Research
“Development of Lung T cell Responses in Infant Respiratory Immunity”
   

Dr. Hilda Fernandez    
Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s Irving Institute NIH CTSA KL2 program
“Genomic Disorders, Chronic Kidney Disease and Neurocognitive Status in Children”
  Abstract

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

Dr. Barry Fine    
3-year Louis V. Gerstner Jr., Scholars Program award
“The STK25 Signaling Pathway in Cardiomyocytes”
   

1-year Precision Medicine Pilot Award/Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Modeling and Prediction of Primary Graft Dysfunction after Heart Transplant"
 
Abstract

Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program - Discovery Award, Department of Defense/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
“Cardiomyocyte Chirality Defects in Congenital Heart Disease”
   

5-year Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08), NIH/NHLBI
“The STK25 Signaling Pathway in Human Cardiac Cells”
   

Dr. Pamela Freda    
3-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“New Approaches to the Evaluation and Treatment of Acromegaly”
  Abstract

Dr. Daniel Freedberg    
4-year new Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23), NIH/NIDDK
“Loss of Gastrointestinal Colonization Resistance and Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in the Intensive Care Unit”
  Abstract

Dr. Arthur (Reshad) Garan    
Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development Award, CUMC’s Irving Institute NIH CTSA KL2 program
"Optimizing Function of Cardiac Rhythm Devices in Patients Supported by Left Ventricular Assist Device"
   

Dr. Henry Ginsberg    
7-year new Outstanding Investigator Award (R 35), NIH/NHLBI
“Phenotyping Genetic Disorders of Hepatic Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism in Cells, Mice, and Men”
  Abstract

Dr. Rishi Goyal    
National Endowment for the Humanities
“Humanities Connections Curriculum for Medicine, Literature and Society”
   

Emily Groopman (Mentor: Dr. Ali Gharavi)    
4-year M.D./Ph.D. Pre-doctoral Fellowship, NIH/NIDDK
“Utility of Genomic Diagnostics for Chronic Kidney Disease”
  Abstract

Dr. Arnold Han    
3-year Louis V. Gerstner Jr., Scholars Program award
“T Cell Function and Specificity in Colorectal Cancer”
   

1-year Precision Medicine Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Precision T Cell Receptor-Based Cancer Therapies”
   

Dr. Dawn Hershman    
1-year grant, Breast Cancer Research Foundation
“Understanding Barriers to Quality Cancer Care”
   

Dr. Vivek Iyer    
1-year Precision Medicine Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Patient-Specific Computational Models to Guide Atrial Fibrillation Therapy”
  Abstract

Dr. Sanja Jelic    
3-year R01 competitive renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Vascular Endothelial Activation in Sleep Apnea”
   

Drs. Lynne Johnson and Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic    
Translational Therapeutics (TRx) Pilot Award and Accelerator, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Direct Application of Antibody Impregnated Bioengineered Patch to Improve Wound Healing in Diabetes"
   

Dr. Kevin Kalinsky [Multiple PI award with Drs. Laura Kaufman and Asja Guzman (Dept. of Chemistry)]    
Columbia Biomedical Technology Accelerator, Columbia Technology Ventures
"OncoShell: A Rapid Functional Test of Breast Cancer Drug Sensitivity"
  Abstract

Dr. Kyeong Kim    
3-year new Scientist Development Grant, American Heart Association
“Role of Gamma-Secretase in Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis”
   

Dr. Krzysztof Kiryluk, Jonathan Barasch, and Andrew Bomback    
2-year cooperative agreement, NIH/NIDDK
“Kidney Precision Medicine Program (KPMP): Columbia AKI Recruitment Site”
  Abstract

Dr. Kimberly Komatsubara (mentors: Drs. Richard Carvajal and Mahesh Mansukhani)    
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Personalized Medicine in the Adult Experimental Therapeutics Cancer Clinic at Columbia University Medical Center"
   

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

Dr. Deepa Kumaraiah    
Pilot Award, Clinical Trials Office/ Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"inSensor: Novel device for reducing pulmonary complications in hospitalized patients by improving compliance with incentive spirometer use"
   

Dr. Taiyi (Diana) Kuo (Mentor: Dr. Domenico Accili)    
Berrie Scholar in Diabetes Research Award, Russell Berrie Foundation
“The Epigenetic Role of FoxO1 in Pancreatic Beta Cells”
   

Dr. Alexander Kushnir (Mentors: Drs. Steven Marx and Andrew Marks)    
Research Grant, RYR-1 Foundation
“RyR1 Myopathy Database”
  Abstract

[Multiple PI award with Dr. Sinisa Vukelic (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering)]
Columbia Biomedical Technology Accelerator, Columbia Technology Ventures
"inSensor: Novel Device for Reducing Pulmonary Complications in Hospitalized Patients by Improving Compliance with Incentive Spirometer Use"
   

Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl    
Pilot Award, Clinical Trials Office/ Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"A Pilot Study to Test the Feasibility and Acceptability of Using Gluten Sensor Devices & Social Video-Based Discussion Tools to Promote a Gluten-Free Diet in Patients with Celiac Disease"
  Abstract

Drs. David Lederer and Wellington Cardoso (Multiple PI award)    
4-year R01 competing renewal, NIH/NHLBI
“Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease in MESA and FAR-ILD”
  Abstract

3-year Diversity Supplement to support Ms. Imaani Easthausen, NIH/NHLBI
“Subclinical Interstitial Lung Disease in MESA and FAR-ILD”
   

Dr. Matthew Lewis    
Pilot Award, Clinical Trials Office/ Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"A Precision Medicine Based Approach to Biomarker Discovery in Fontan Associated Liver Disease"
   

Dr. Jose Luchsinger    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIA
“Are there Ethnic Differences in Brain Amyloid and Tau in the Seventh Decade of Life?
  Abstract

5-year new R01, NIH/NIA [Multiple PI grant with Dr. Davangere Devanand (Dept. of Psychiatry)]
“Testing Olfaction in Primary Care to Detect Alzheimer's Disease and other Dementias (TOPAD)”
 
Abstract

Dr. Jennifer Lue (Mentor: Jennifer Amengual)    
Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology/ Conquer Cancer Foundation
"Targeting Epigenetic Derangements in Germinal Centered Derived Lymphomas through the Synergistic Inhibition of EZH2 and Histone Deacetylases"
   

Dr. Gulam Abbas Manji    
4-year new R01, FDA
“Phase 2 Study of Combination Therapy with PLX3397 and Sirolimus to Target Tumor-Associated Macrophages in Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors”
  Abstract

Dr. Markus Mapara [Multiple PI award with Drs. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic and Holly Wobma (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Columbia Biomedical Technology Accelerator, Columbia Technology Ventures
"IMMPLACATE: Stem Cell Therapy to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality from Graft-vs-Host-Disease in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients"
   

Dr. Kristin McCabe    
Berrie Fellowship, Columbia Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center    

Dr. Sumit Mohan    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“Increasing Minority Population Awareness through Community Teaching for Improved Organ Donation (IMPACT for Improved Organ Donation)”
  Abstract

[Multiple PI with Dr. Diedre Sawinski (University of Pennsylvania)]
5-year cooperative agreement, NIH/NIDDK
“2/2 APOL1 Long-Term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes Network- Clinical Center”
 
Abstract

Dr. Nathalie Moise    
5-year new R01, AHRQ
“TRANSFORM DEPCARE: A Theoretical Approach to Improving Patient Engagement and Shared Decision Making for Minorities in Collaborative Depression Care”
  Abstract

Dr. Andrew Moran    
[Multiple PI award with Drs. Adam Bress (University of Utah) and William Weintraub (Chrsitiana Care Health Services)]
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Patient Level Prediction of Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness in SPRINT (Optimize-SPRINT)”
  Abstract

Dr. Munemasa Mori    
Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program - Discovery Award, Department of Defense/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
“Development of a Novel Approach to Regenerate Functional Lungs”
  Abstract

Dana Neugut    
1-year Medical Student Research Training award, NIH/NIDDK
“Precision Medicine Research in Nephrology”
  Abstract

Dr. Kenneth Olive    
5-year new R01, NIH/NCI
“Targeting Cysteine Import to Induce Ferroptotic Cell Death in Pancreatic Cancer”
  Abstract

Dr. Lale Ozcan    
Young Physician-Scientist Award, American Society for Clinical Investigation    

Dr. Xavier Pi-Sunyer    
5-year Institutional Post-doctoral Research Training grant (T32) competitive renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“Obesity Research Center Training Grant”
  Abstract

Dr. Jianwen Que    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Mechanism of Respiratory System-Esophageal Separation”
  Abstract

4-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“Barrett's Esophagus and Progenitor Cells at the Squamous-Columnar Junction”
   

Dr. Yann Ravussin (Mentor: Dr. Anthony Ferrante)    
Berrie Scholar in Diabetes Research Award, Russell Berrie Foundation
“Overfeeding and Pathways that Regulate Body Weight”
   

Dr. Muredach Reilly    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Human LincRNAs in Macrophage Biology and Related Cardiometabolic Diseases”
  Abstract

Dr. Naiyer Rizvi [Multiple PI award with Dr. Timothy Chan (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)]    
5-year new R01, NIH/NCI
“Elucidating Genetics of Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Lung Cancer”
  Abstract

Drs. Jeffrey Rothman and Gary Schwartz    
Translational Therapeutics (TRx) Pilot Award and Accelerator, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Suppression of Oncogene Transcription by PNAs as Cancer Therapy"
  Abstract

Dr. Mishaela Rubin    
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21), NIH/NIA
“Skeletal Disease in Type 2 Diabetes: A Novel Therapeutic Approach for the Elderly”
   

[with Dr. Stavroula Kousteni (Dept. of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics)]
Translational Therapeutics (TRx) Pilot Award and Accelerator, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Regulation of Appetite by the Skeleton"
 
Abstract

Dr. Adrian Sacher    
3-year Lilly Career Development Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation/American Society of Clinical Oncology
“Identification of Tumor Neoantlgens During Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Resectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"
   

Dr. David Sachs    
1-year High-Priority, Short-Term Bridge Award, NIH/NIAID
“Tolerance to Vascularized Allografts in Miniswine”
  Abstract

Dr. Yvonne Saenger    
Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Pilot Research (CaMPR) I Planning Grant, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Comprehending the Immune Microenvironment: Spatiophenotypic Profiling of Molecular and Cellular Correlates of Disease in Transplantation and Cancer"
   

Dr. Rachael Safyan (Mentors: Drs. Gary Schwartz and Paul Oberstein)    
Gateway for Cancer Research Young Investigator Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
“Translational Evaluation of Combination Hypomethylation with Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Advanced Pancreatic Cancer”
  Abstract

Dr. Simone Sanna-Cherchi    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIDDK
“Genomics of Mammalian Posterior Urethral Valves”
   

3-year Florence and Herbert Irving Clinical Research Career Award (“Irving Scholars”), Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Genetic Studies in Posterior Urethral Valves"
   

Integrating Special Populations Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
“Rapid Genome Sequencing to Guide Clinical Management of Children with Nephrotic Syndrome”
   

Drs. Gary Schwartz and Richard Carvajal    
2-year Empire Clinical Research (ECRIP) Centers, New York State Department of Health
“Optimization and Application of Precision Medicine Oncology in Cancer Care”
   

Dr. Ankit Shah (Mentor: Dr. Blandine Laferrere)    
2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIH/NIDDK
“Mediators of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Remission after Gastric Bypass Surgery”
  Abstract

Research grant, Endocrine Fellows Foundation
“Effect of Dipeptidyl Pepidase-4 Inhibitors o Glucogon-Like Peptide-1 Levels after Gastric Bypass Surgery”
   

Drs. Elizabeth Shane and Adi Cohen    
3-year R01 competing renewal, FDA
“Teriparatide for Idiopathic Osteoporosis in Premenopausal Women: A Phase 2 Study”
  Abstract

Dr. Elizabeth Shane [Multiple PI award with Dr. X. Edward Guo (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Columbia Biomedical Technology Accelerator, Columbia Technology Ventures
"MicrOA: A MicroCT-Based Structural Analysis System to Monitor and Assess Osteoarthritis"
   

Dr. Daichi Shimbo [with Dr. Samuel Sia (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)    
Complex Traits Pilot Award, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research/ Data Sciences Institute
“High-quality Data Acquisition for Cuffless and Calibration-free Blood Pressure Measurement”
   

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

Dr. Ji-Yeon Shin    
1-year Pilot Feasibility Grant, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center
“Nuclear Envelope and Fatty Liver”
   

Dr. Hans-Willem Snoeck    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Mitochondrial Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells”
  Abstract

5-year new R01, NIH/NIA
“Mitochondrial Maintenance Mechanisms of Stem Cells and Aging”
   

Dr. Mark Snyder (Mentor: Dr. Donna Farber)    
1-year Fellowship, American Society of Transplantation’s Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN)
“Role of Tissue Resident Memory T Cells in Both Acute and Chronic Rejection Following Lung Transplantation”
   

Dr. Stefano Spolitu (Mentor: Dr. Lale Ozcan)    
2-year Postdoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association”
‘Glucagon-Mediated Control of PCSK9 and Cholesterol Metabolism”
   

Dr. Milan Stojanovic [with Dr. Henry Hess (Department of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Research Initiatives in Science and Engineering (RISE), Columbia University
“APTAPAINT: Towards Single-Molecule Glycan Sequencing”
  Abstract

Dr. Alexandros Strikoudis (Mentor: Dr. Hans-Willem Snoeck)    
1-year Senior Research Training Fellowship, American Lung Association
“Modeling Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis using CRISPR/Cas9 Genome-Edited Human Pluripotent Stem Cells”
  Abstract

Dr. Ira Surolia    
2-year Precision Medicine Fellowship, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Investigating Shifts in Chromatin Accessibility in Human Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas"
   

Pilot Award, Clinical Trials Office/ Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"Investigating the genetic and epigenetic basis for anticipation in neuroendocrine tumors"
   

Dr. Megan Sykes    
5-year new cooperative agreement (U19), NIH/NIAID
“Regulatory T Cells to Promote Mixed Chimerism for Tolerance to Islets and Kidneys from Deceased and Living Donors”
  Abstract

Drs. Megan Sykes and David Sachs    
4-year Program Project (P01) competitive renewal, NIH/NIAID
“A Tolerance Approach to Xenotransplantation”
  Abstract

Dr. Ira Tabas    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“CaMKII/MK2 Signaling in Cardiometabolic Disease”
  Abstract

Cristian Taborda (Mentor: Dr. Ran Reshef)    
Minority Medical Student Award Program, American Society of Hematology
“Role of Microbiome Diversity in Shaping the Graft-Versus-Host Immune Response after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation”
  Abstract

Dr. Alan Tall    
4-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Mechanisms Linking LNK Genetic Variation to Atherothrombosis”
  Abstract

Dr. Meghna Trivedi    
Mentored Clinical Investigator Career Development award, CUMC’s Irving Institute NIH CTSA KL2 program
“Patient and Physician Knowledge, Attitudes, and Expectations of Genomic Testing to Inform Treatment Decisions for Advanced Cancer”
   

Dr. Emily Tsai    
1-year Presidential Career Development Award, American College of Cardiology
“Therapeutic Potential of Myocardial Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase Stimulation in Right Ventricular Dysfunction: Microdomains of Novel Cardioprotective cGMP Signaling Mechanisms”
  Abstract

5-year new R01, NIH/NHLBI
“Novel Cardioprotective sGC/cGMP Microdomains: Therapeutic Targets in Medically Treated HF”
 
Abstract

Dr. Anne-Catrin Uhlemann [with Dr. Filippo Mancia (Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics)]
Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives Seed (IRIS) Fund Program, Columbia University
“Combating Resistance to Last-Resort Antibiotics through Combined Genomic and Structure-Guided Approaches”
   

Dr. Elaine Wan [Multiple PI award with Dr. Elisa Konofagou, (Dept. of Biomedical Engineering)]    
Columbia Biomedical Technology Accelerator, Columbia Technology Ventures
"VISIBLATE: A Novel Imaging System for Real Time Assessment of Ablation Lesions during Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias"
   

Dr. Runsheng Wang    
Pilot Award, Clinical Trials Office/ Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
"N-of-1 trials of Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Spondyloarthritis with adaptive design"
   

Dr. Timothy Wang [Multiple PI award with Drs. Anil Rustgi (University of Pennsylvania) and Kenneth Wang (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine)]    
5-year Specialized Center-Cooperative Agreement (U54) competitive renewal, NIH/NCI
“The Role of the Microenvironment in Barrett's Esophagus”
  Abstract

2-year new Translational Research Grant, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
“Targeting Cholinergic Receptors to Suppress Pancreatic Cancer”
   

4-year R01 competitive renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“The Function and Regulation of Histidine Decarboxylase in Gut Inflammation”
  Abstract

Dr. Sharon Wardlaw    
3-year R01 competitive renewal, NIH/NIDDK
“CSF Neuropeptide, Hormonal and Metabolomic Analysis in Human Energy”
  Abstract

Dr. Kelley Yan    
3-year Louis V. Gerstner Jr., Scholars Program award
“Age-Related Changes in Intestinal Stem Cell Function”
   

Young Physician-Scientist Award, American Society for Clinical Investigation
   

Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University
“Directed Differentiation Enteroendocrine Cells”
   

2-year new R03, NIH/NIDDK
“Enteroendocrine Cell Subsets with Reserve Stem Cell Function”
   

Dr. Michael Yin [Multiple PI award with Dr. Sunil Wadhwa (College of Dental Medicine)]    
5-year new R01, NIH/NIDCR
“Oral Immune Activation and Alveolar Bone Loss in HIV-Infected Postmenopausal Women”
   

[Multiple PI award with Dr. Stephen Arpadi (Dept. of Pediatrics)]
2-year new Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant (R21), NIH/NIA
“Biological Aging in Older HIV-Infected African Americans”
   

Changyu Zhu (Mentor: Dr. Utpal Pajvani)    
2-year Predoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association (Founders Affiliate)
“Investigate the Jagged1-Notch-Osteopontin axis in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis and Fibrosis”
  Abstract

Dr. Emmanuel Zorn    
5-year cooperative agreement, NIH/NIAID
“Development and Significance of the Plasma Cell Niche in the Human Infant Thymus”
  Abstract