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Principal Investigators

As of September 1, 2009, the NHLBI has supported hundreds of principal investigators (PIs) with American Recovery and Reinvestment (the Recovery Act) funds, using existing mechanisms, such as expansion of the research paylines from 2008 and 2009, as well as new programs created specifically for the Recovery Act, including Challenge Grants, and Grand Opportunities (GO) grants. Learn more about the scientists who are directing projects or programs supported by grants.

Below are profiles of Recovery Act-funded scientists who provided their photographs to the NHLBI. To find out more about their projects or to see all the NHLBI-funded Recovery Act projects, use the search tool on the right. If you are a PI, please consider sharing your Recovery Act story and photograph for publication on these Web pages.

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Photo of William G. Adams, M.D.William G. Adams, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, BU-CTSI Director of Clinical Research Informatics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Health Disparities Monitoring System
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,886,428
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Photo of Héctor Leonardo Aguila, Ph.D.Héctor Leonardo Aguila, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Immunology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut
Osteoclasts from hESCs as Vectors to Deliver Molecules in the Bone Marrow Space
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $792,159
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Photo of Ferhaan Ahmad, M.D., C.M., Ph.D.Ferhaan Ahmad, M.D., C.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Molecular Mechanisms of Pulmonary Hypertension in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $75,750
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Additional Funding:
Molecular Mechanisms of Pulmonary Hypertension in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $75,750
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Total funding: $151,500
Photo of Ali Ahmed, M.D., M.P.H. Ali Ahmed, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Neurohormonal Blockade and Outcomes in Diastolic Heart Failure
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $512,787
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Additional Funding:
Heart Failure, Chronic Kidney Disease, and Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibition
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $184,843
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Total funding: $697,630
Photo of Fakhrul Ahsan, Ph.D.Fakhrul Ahsan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy, Amarillo, Texas
Anti-PAH Drugs in Inhalable Nanoparticles for Sustained Pulmonary Vasodilation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
Y 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $428,533
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Photo of Barbara T. Alexander, Ph.D.Barbara T. Alexander, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi
Low Birth Weight, the Kidney, and Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $14,297
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Photo of Alvaro Alonso, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.Alvaro Alonso, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
Risk Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical, Biological, and Genetic Markers
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $492,694
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Additional Funding:
Risk Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical, Biological, and Genetic Markers
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $474,529
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Total funding: $967,223
Photo of Jeffery Amack, Ph.D.Jeffery Amack, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York
Regulation of Ciliated Cells that Control Cardiac Laterality
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $341,280
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Additional Funding:
Regulation of Ciliated Cells that Control Cardiac Laterality
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $349,830
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Total funding: $691,110
Photo of James F. Antaki, Ph.D.
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James F. Antaki, Ph.D.
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Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Multi-Scale Model of Thormbosis in Artificial Circulation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $363,774
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Photo of Andrea J. Apter, M.D., M.Sc.Andrea J. Apter, M.D., M.Sc.
Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Patient Advocate and Literary-Based Treatment of Asthma
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $505,555
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Additional Funding:
Individualized Interventions to Improve Asthma Adherence
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $9,178
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Total funding: $514,733
Photo of Stephen L. Archer, M.D.Stephen L. Archer, M.D.
Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
O2 sensing in the Human and Rabbit Ductus Arteriosus
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $454,816
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Photo of Shalom Avraham, M.D., Ph.D.Shalom Avraham, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $50,510
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Photo of Kenneth Melvin Baker, M.D.Kenneth Melvin Baker, M.D.
Professor, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, Texas
Role of Retinoid Mediated Signaling in Diabetes and Cardiac Remodeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $393,750
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Additional Funding:
Role of Retinoid Mediated Signaling in Diabetes and Cardiac Remodeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $399,227
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Total funding: $792,977
Photo of Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D.Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D.
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Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biosciences, Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry, Portland, Oregon
Neutrophins and Development of Baroreceptor Pathways
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $174,342
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Photo of Mike Bamshad, M.D.
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Mike Bamshad, M.D.
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Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington
ARRA - NHLBI Lung Cohorts Sequencing Project
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,594,102
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Additional Funding:
ARRA - NHLBI Lung Cohorts Sequencing Project
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $2,561,111
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Total funding: $5,155,213
Photo of Utpal Banerjee, Ph.D.Utpal Banerjee, Ph.D.
Iriving and Jean Stone Chair in Life Sciences, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $19,829
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Photo of R. Graham Barr, M.D., Dr.P.H.R. Graham Barr, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
Genome-wide and Linkage Study of Quantitative Emphysema Phenotypes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,863
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Additional Funding:
Genome-wide and Linkage Study of Quantitative Emphysema Phenotypes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $470,593
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Total funding: $970,456
Photo of Craig T. Basson, M.D., Ph.D.Craig T. Basson, M.D., Ph.D.
Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
Let-7 miRNA Control of Heart Development
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,998
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Photo of Sompop Bencharit, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.Sompop Bencharit, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Role of Programmed Cell Death10 (PDCD10) in p38 MAP kinase activation and PDK1 si
Administered by the the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $185,000
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Photo of Emelia J. Benjamin, M.D., Sc.M.Emelia J. Benjamin, M.D., Sc.M.
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Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Risk Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical, Biological, and Genetic Markers
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $492,694
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Additional Funding:
Risk Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation: Clinical, Biological, and Genetic Markers
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $474,529
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Total funding: $967,223
Photo of Ivor J. Benjamin, M.D.Ivor J. Benjamin, M.D.
Professor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Reductive Stress in the Pathogenesis of R120GCryAB Cardiomyopathy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $433,005
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Additional Funding:
Reductive Stress in the Pathogenesis of R120GCryAB Cardiomyopathy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $441,466
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Total funding: $874,471
Photo of Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D.Nanette H. Bishopric, M.D.
Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
Transcription Programming in Cardiac Growth
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $23,984
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Photo of J. Edwin Blalock, Ph.D.J. Edwin Blalock, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Therapeutics for Chronic Lung Diseases: Antagonists of PGP, Chemokines and CXCR
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $411,364
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Additional Funding:
Effect of Macrolide Treatment on a Novel Pathway of Neutrophilic Inflammation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $42,413
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Therapeutics for Chronic Lung Diseases: Antagonists of PGP, Chemokines and CXCR
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $411,690
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Total funding: $865,467
Photo of Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.Eric Boerwinkle, Ph.D.
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Director, Human Genetics Center, School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas
Building on GWAS for NHLBI Diseases: The CHARGE Consortium
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $12,281,613
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Photo of Gary M. Bokoch, Ph.D.Gary M. Bokoch, Ph.D.
Professor, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California
G Protein Regulation of the Neutrophil NADPH Oxidase
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $710,981
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Photo of Julie Buring, Sc.D., M.S.Julie Buring, Sc.D., M.S.
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
The Women's Health Study: Addition of New Data to Maximize its Research Impact
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,778
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Additional Funding:
The Women's Health Study: Addition of New Data to Maximize its Research Impact
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $492,524
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Total funding: $992,302
Photo of Michael Busch, M.D., Ph.D.Michael Busch, M.D., Ph.D.
Vice President, Research and Scientific Affairs, Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California
Viral/Immune Parameters of Dengue and WNV in Donors: Blood Safety Implications
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,051,726
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Photo of Joseph G. Cannon, Ph.D.Joseph G. Cannon, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia
Influence of Physical Activity on Leptin Receptor Expression in Adult Women
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $220,500
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Additional Funding:
Influence of Physical Activity on Leptin Receptor Expression in Adult Women
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $183,750
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Total funding: $404,250
Photo of Thomas P. Cappola, MD, Sc.M.Thomas P. Cappola, MD, Sc.M.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Genomics of Myocardial Transcription Factors in Cardiac Remodeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $214,295
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Photo of Greg P. Carman, Ph.D.Greg P. Carman, Ph.D.
Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
A Novel Thin Film Nitinol Covered Stent to Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Jeffrey L. Carson, M.D.Jeffrey L. Carson, M.D.
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Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Transfusion Trigger Trial in Coronary Artery Disease: A Pilot Study
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,392,130
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Photo of Jason R. Carter, Ph.D.Jason R. Carter, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan
Fish Oil and Neurovascular Control in Humans
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $20,904
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Photo of Trevor P. Castor, Ph.D.Trevor P. Castor, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Aphios Corporation, Woburn, Massachusetts
CFI Pathogen Inactivation Technology
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Ching-Pin Chang, M.D., Ph.D.Ching-Pin Chang, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
Mechanisms for Neural Crest Cell Development
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $354,196
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Photo of Ruey-Kang Chang, M.D., M.P.H.Ruey-Kang Chang, M.D., M.P.H.
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LA BioMed Principal Investigator, Pediatric Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-University of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Screening for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,968
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Additional Funding:
Screening for Jervell and Lange-Nielsen Syndrome
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $499,954
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Total funding: $999,922
Photo of Peng-Sheng Chen, M.D.Peng-Sheng Chen, M.D.
Medtronic-Zipes Chair in Cardiology, Indiana University- Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
Autonomic Nerve Activity and Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $17,870
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Additional Funding:
Fibrillation and Defibrillation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $385,000
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Fibrillation and Defibrillation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $382,551
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Total funding: $785,421
Photo of Pi-Wan Cheng, Ph.D.Pi-Wan Cheng, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska, Omaha, Nebraska
Biosynthesis of Tracheal Mucous Glycoproteins
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $468,688
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Additional Funding:
Biosynthesis of Tracheal Mucous Glycoproteins
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $538,489
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Control of Mucin Glycan Branching in Membrane-bound and Secreted Mucins
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $185,625
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Control of Mucin Glycan Branching in Membrane-bound and Secreted Mucins
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $199,131
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Total funding: $1,391,933
Photo of Naomi Chesler, Ph.D.Naomi Chesler, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Vascular Collagen Accumulation & Mechanical Mechanisms in Pulmonary Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $22,643
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Photo of William M. Chilian, Ph.D.William M. Chilian, Ph.D.
Chairperson, Department of Integrative Medical Sciences; Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, Rootstown, Ohio
Stem Cell Induction of Coronary Arteriogenesis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Athar H. Chishti, Ph.D.Athar H. Chishti, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Functional Studies of Erythrocyte Dematin
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $392,500
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Photo of Sunghee Cho, Ph.D.Sunghee Cho, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology/Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
The Role of CD36 in Ischemic Inflammation and Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $271,827
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Photo of John W. Christman, M.D.John W. Christman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Macrophage Gene Expression in Acute Lung Inflammation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $564,767
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Additional Funding:
Macrophage Gene Expression in Acute Lung Inflammation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $555,446
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Total funding: $1,120,213
Photo of Mina Kay Chung, M.D.Mina Kay Chung, M.D.
Cardiologist, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $37,178
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Additional Funding:
Genetics of Atrial Fibrillation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $250,814
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Total funding: $287,992
Photo of William A. Coetzee, D.Sc.William A. Coetzee, D.Sc.
Professor, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
Conditional Knockout Mice Lacking K(ATP) Channel Subunits
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $338,166
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Photo of Francis Sessions Cole, M.D.Francis Sessions Cole, M.D.
Park J. White, M.D. Professor of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Genetic Regulation of Surfactant Deficiency
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $10,605
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Photo of Simon J. Conway, Ph.D.Simon J. Conway, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics (Cardiology), Indiana University- Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
Regulation of Periostin by TGFbeta and BMP in Heart Development
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $471,000
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Photo of Keith Elliot Cook, Ph.D.Keith Elliot Cook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Complaint Thoracic Artificial Lungs
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $21,717
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Additional Funding:
Complaint Thoracic Artificial Lungs
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $256,406
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Total funding: $278,123
Photo of John P. Cooke, M.D., Ph.D.John P. Cooke, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
NCE-based Strategy for Nuclear Reprogramming and Regenerative Medicine
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,349,898
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Photo of Scott C. Corbett, Ph.D.Scott C. Corbett, Ph.D.
Lead Systems Engineer, Abiomed, Inc., Danvers, Massachusetts
Minimally Invasive VAD for Treatment of Acute Right Heart Failure
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,832
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Photo of David Cornfield, M.D.David Cornfield, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
Postnatal Lung Development: Mechanisms of Molecular and Vascular Development
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $753,250
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Photo of Peter Cram, M.D., MBAPeter Cram, M.D., MBA
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Cardiac Care in Specialty and General Hospitals
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $317,087
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Photo of John Crispino, Ph.D.John Crispino, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
Identification of Altered Molecular Signatures of Down Syndrome iPS Cells
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Jianmin Cui, Ph.D.Jianmin Cui, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
CA2+ Dependent K+ Channels: Allosteric Gating
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $14,138
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Photo of Brian P. Cupps, Ph.D.Brian P. Cupps, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
3D Myocardial Strain Vectors in Ischemic Heart Diseases
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $437,249
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Additional Funding:
3D Myocardial Strain Vectors in Ischemic Heart Diseases
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $441,849
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Total funding: $879,098
Photo of David T. Curiel, M.D., Ph.D.David T. Curiel, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Development of Double-Targeted Vectors for Long-Term Vascular Expression in Vivo
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $586,759
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Development of Double-Targeted Vectors for Long-Term Vascular Expression in Vivo
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $611,075
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Total funding: $1,197,834
Photo of George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.George Daley, M.D., Ph.D.
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Samuel E. Lux, IV Chair in Hematology; Director, Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Childrens Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
Comparative Phenotypic, Functional, and Molecular Analysis for ESC and iPSC
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,748,199
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Photo of Agustin P. Dalmasso, M.D., D.M.Sc.Agustin P. Dalmasso, M.D., D.M.Sc.
Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Activation of Xenogeneic Endothelium to Resist Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $487,552
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Additional Funding:
Activation of Xenogeneic Endothelium to Resist Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $493,228
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Total funding: $980,780
Photo of Kumuda Das, Ph.D.Kumuda Das, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas
Regulation of caspase-1 by Sod2 in the heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $217,500
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Additional Funding:
Regulation of caspase-1 by Sod2 in the heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $181,250
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Total funding: $398,750
Photo of Salil K. Das, Sc.D., D.Sc.Salil K. Das, Sc.D., D.Sc.
Professor of Biochemistry, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
Abnormality in Gene Expression of Key Mediators of Vitamin A Action in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $73,250
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Photo of Karina Davidson, Ph.D.Karina Davidson, Ph.D.
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The Herbert Irving Associate Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
Comparison of Depression Interventions after Acute Coronary Syndrome (CODIACS)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,155,291
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Comparison of Depression Interventions after Acute Coronary Syndrome (CODIACS)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $1,981,597
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Total funding: $4,136,888
Photo of Jerry Dempsey, Ph.D.Jerry Dempsey, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Targeted Therapies for Selected Phenotypes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $399,974
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Photo of Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D.
William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Biomimetic Approach to the Fabrication of Red Blood Cell Mimics
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $361,926
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Biomimetic Approach to the Fabrication of Red Blood Cell Mimics
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $361,994
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Total funding: $723,920
Photo of Jorge Di Paola, M.D.Jorge Di Paola, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
Use of Microfluidics to Determine Hemostatic Phenotypes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,999
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Photo of Richard A. F. Dixon, Ph.D.Richard A. F. Dixon, Ph.D.
Director, Wafic Said Department of Molecular Cardiology Research, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, Texas
Prostacyclin-Secreting Cells as Therapy for Pulmonary Artery Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Prostacyclin-Secreting Cells as Therapy for Pulmonary Artery Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Total funding: $1,000,000
Photo of Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H.Siobhan Dolan, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York, New York
Ethical and Social Implications of Genetic Testing in the Case of Unexpected Deaths
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $455,941
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Photo of Pamela Douglas, M.D., M.A.C.C., F.A.S.E., F.A.H.A.Pamela Douglas, M.D., M.A.C.C., F.A.S.E., F.A.H.A.
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Ursula Geller Professor of Research in Cardiovascular Diseases, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
PROMISE Trial: Clinical Coordinating Center
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $5,566,450
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PROMISE Trial: Clinical Coordinating Center
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $8,046,691
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Total funding: $13,613,141
Photo of Xiaoping Du, M.D., Ph.D.Xiaoping Du, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $19,468
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Photo of Jeanne F. Duffy, M.B.A., Ph.D.Jeanne F. Duffy, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Circadian & Genetic Evaluation of Extreme Sleep Timing
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Disases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Resarch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,307
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Adaption of Circadian Responses to Light Treatment
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Disases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Resarch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $698,837
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Adaption of Circadian Responses to Light Treatment
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Disases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Resarch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $700,768
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Total funding: $1,414,912
Photo of Donald L. Durden, M.D., Ph.D.Donald L. Durden, M.D., Ph.D.
Aflac Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Role of Syk and Rac2 in Regulation of HIF1alpha and Neovascularization
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $49,338
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Role of Syk and Rac2 in Regulation of HIF1alpha and Neovascularization
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $144,412
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Role of Syk and Rac2 in Regulation of HIF1alpha and Neovascularization
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $231,750
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Total funding: $425,500
Photo of Charmane Eastman, Ph.D.Charmane Eastman, Ph.D.
Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
Phase Response Curves for Home Remedies to Treat Circadian Misalignment
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $16,212
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Phase Response Curves for Home Remedies to Treat Circadian Misalignment
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $58,725
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Phase Response Curves for Home Remedies to Treat Circadian Misalignment
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $59,610
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Total funding: $134,547
Photo of David M. Eckmann, M.D., Ph.D.David M. Eckmann, M.D., Ph.D.
Horatio C. Wood Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Activation of Clotting & Cell Adhesion: Gas Embolism
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $449,030
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Additional Funding:
Activation of Clotting & Cell Adhesion: Gas Embolism
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $458,232
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Total funding: $907,262
Photo of Thomas M. Egan, M.D., M.Sc.Thomas M. Egan, M.D., M.Sc.
Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ex-Vivo Perfusion and Ventilation of Lungs to Assess Transplant Suitability
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $722,679
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Photo of Duane C. Eichler, Ph.D.Duane C. Eichler, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Regulation of the Endothelial Citrulline-Nitric Oxide Cycle
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $416,397
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Regulation of the Endothelial Citrulline-Nitric Oxide Cycle
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $406,965
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Total funding: $823,362
Photo of Leonard M. Eisenberg, Ph.D.Leonard M. Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
Examining the Cellular Heterogeneity of Adult Myocardium Using Transgenic Mice
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $397,500
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Examining the Cellular Heterogeneity of Adult Myocardium Using Transgenic Mice
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $397,500
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Total funding: $795,000
Photo of Brian Elbel, Ph.D., M.P.H.Brian Elbel, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
Influence of Calorie Labeling on Food Choices
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $616,818
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Influence of Calorie Labeling on Food Choices
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $559,166
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Total funding: $1,175,984
Photo of Serpil C. Erzurum, M.D.Serpil C. Erzurum, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Student and/or teacher summer research experiences
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $23,713
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Photo of Lorraine S. Evangelista, R.N., Ph.D.Lorraine S. Evangelista, R.N., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of California Los Angeles School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California
Examining the Effects of High Protein Diet on Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $522,191
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Examining the Effects of High Protein Diet on Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $499,983
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Total funding: $1,022,174
Photo of Guo Chang Fan, Ph.D.Guo Chang Fan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Physiological and Pathophysiological Roles of Hsp20 in the Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $267,314
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Photo of Michael Henry Farrell, M.D.Michael Henry Farrell, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Population Health, Bioethics Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
A Rapid-Throughout Feedback Intervention for Population-Scale Communication Quality Assurance Projects
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,940
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Improvement of Communication Process and Outcomes After Newborn Genetic Screening
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $336,885
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Total funding: $836,825
Photo of Loren J. Field, Ph.D.Loren J. Field, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Indiana University- Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
Transgenic Reporters for Cardiac Growth and Regeneration
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $192,500
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Transgenic Reporters for Cardiac Growth and Regeneration
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $231,000
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Total funding: $423,500
Photo of Jeffrey B. Fowlkes, Ph.D.Jeffrey B. Fowlkes, Ph.D.
Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Quantification of Blood Volume Flow using Ultrasound
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $318,641
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Quantification of Blood Volume Flow using Ultrasound
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $362,698
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Total funding: $681,339
Photo of Lisa E. Freed, M.D., Ph.D.
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Lisa E. Freed, M.D., Ph.D.
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Senior Scientist, Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Affiliated Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Rational Design of a Cardiac Tissue Engineering Scaffold
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $690,516
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Rational Design of a Cardiac Tissue Engineering Scaffold
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $575,413
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Total funding: $1,265,929
Photo of Robert Friedman, M.D.Robert Friedman, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
TeleHealth and Remote Measurement Technologies to Improve Med Adherence in HTN
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,912
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TeleHealth and Remote Measurement Technologies to Improve Med Adherence in HTN
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $499,478
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Total funding: $999,390
Photo of Robert E. Friesel, Ph.D.Robert E. Friesel, Ph.D.
Scientific Director, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
Regulation of Endothelial Cell Function by Sprouty
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $406,955
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Regulation of Endothelial Cell Function by Sprouty
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $412,466
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Total funding: $819,421
Photo of Brenda Oriana Fuentes, M.Ed.Brenda Oriana Fuentes, M.Ed.
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Research Associate/Instructional Specialist in Bilingual Education, University of Texas, El Paso, Texas
Health Literacy and ESL: Integrating Community-Based Models for the U.S.-Mexico Border Region
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $231,804
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Photo of Tobias Funk, Ph.D.Tobias Funk, Ph.D.
Principal Physicist, Triple Rings Technologies, Newark, California
A Low-Dose Fluoroscope for Pediatric Interventional Cardiology
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $488,526
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Photo of Stacey B. Gabriel, Ph.D.Stacey B. Gabriel, Ph.D.
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Co-director of the Genome Sequencing and Analysis Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Comprehensive Sequencing and Analysis of Variation in NHLBI Cohorts
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $10,157,633
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Photo of Sheila Gahagan, M.D., M.P.H.Sheila Gahagan, M.D., M.P.H.
Martin Stein Endowed Chair and Chief, Division of Child Development and Community Health University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular Risk
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $125,568
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Photo of Linda C. Gallo, Ph.D.Linda C. Gallo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California
Ancillary to HCHS/SOL: Sociocultural Factors and CVD Risk/Prevalence in Hispanics
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,478,412
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Ancillary to HCHS/SOL: Sociocultural Factors and CVD Risk/Prevalence in Hispanics
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $2,232,193
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Total funding: $4,710,605
Photo of Hongwei Gao, M.D., Ph.D.Hongwei Gao, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Stat3 and Its Acetylation in Acute Lung Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $268,637
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Photo of Christine Kim Garcia, M.D., Ph.D.Christine Kim Garcia, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Pulmonary Fibrosis and Telomerase Dysfunction
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,700
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Additional Funding:
Pulmonary Fibrosis and Telomerase Dysfunction
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $228,568
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Total funding: $244,268
Photo of Mark W. Geraci, M.D.Mark W. Geraci, M.D.
Professor of Medicine; Head, Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
Prostacyclin Synthase and Receptors in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $18,090
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Additional Funding:
Molecular Physiology Core Applied to Acute Lung Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $527,802
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Total funding: $545,892
Photo of Anthony M. Gerdes, Ph.D.Anthony M. Gerdes, Ph.D.
Professor, University of South Dakota, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Thyroid Hormone Regulation of Vasculature in Adult Myocardium
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $412,235
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Thyroid Hormone Regulation of Vasculature in Adult Myocardium
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $401,360
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Total funding: $813,595
Photo of P. Peter Ghoroghchian, M.D., Ph.D.P. Peter Ghoroghchian, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer, Vindico NanoBioTechnology, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky
Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticles as Artificial Oxygen Carriers
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $199,683
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Photo of Ira Goldberg, M.D.Ira Goldberg, M.D.
Dickinson Richards Professor of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York
Mechanisms of Fatty Acid Uptake By Cardiac Muscle
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $400,750
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Mechanisms of Fatty Acid Uptake By Cardiac Muscle
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $402,500
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Total funding: $803,250
Photo of Victor R. Gordeuk, M.D.Victor R. Gordeuk, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $16,100
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Photo of Timothy A. Graubert, M.D.Timothy A. Graubert, M.D.
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Associate Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Whole Genome Sequencing of Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,224,842
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Photo of Courtney Gray-McGuire, Ph.D.Courtney Gray-McGuire, Ph.D.
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Assistant Member, Oklahoma Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
African American Sarcoidosis Genetics Resource
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,700,000
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Photo of Mitchell Grayson, M.D., F.A.A.A.A.I., F.A.C.A.A.I.Mitchell Grayson, M.D., F.A.A.A.A.I., F.A.C.A.A.I.
Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dendritic Cells in Atopic and Virus-Induced Airway Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $276,422
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Photo of Marion Greaser, M.S. Ph.D.Marion Greaser, M.S. Ph.D.
Director of Muscle Biology Lab, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Titin Splicing Mechanisms and Physical Implications
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $410,019
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Titin Splicing Mechanisms and Physical Implications
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $363,063
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Total funding: $773,082
Photo of Beverly Green, M.D., M.P.H.Beverly Green, M.D., M.P.H.
Group Health Family Physician, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, Washington
Collaborative Behavioral e-Care to Decrease Cardiovascular Risk (e-Compare)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,972
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Additional Funding:
Collaborative Behavioral e-Care to Decrease Cardiovascular Risk (e-Compare)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $489,278
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Total funding: $989,250
Photo of Kathy K. Griendling, Ph.D.Kathy K. Griendling, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Vascular Oxidases in Migration
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $7,556
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NOXR1, A Regulation of NOX4-Dependent Cytoskeletal Remodeling in Vascular Cells
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $484,375
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Total funding: $491,931
Photo of Gabriele Grunig, D.V.M., Ph.D.Gabriele Grunig, D.V.M., Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
Muscularization of Pulmonary Arteries Induced by an Adaptive Immune Response
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $180,089
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Additional Funding:
Muscularization of Pulmonary Arteries Induced by an Adaptive Immune Response
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $232,440
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Total funding: $412,529
Photo of Lan Guan, M.D., Ph.D.Lan Guan, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
Crystallization of Eukaryotic Facilitated Glucose Transporters
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $16,038
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Crystallization of Eukaryotic Facilitated Glucose Transporters
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $200,000
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Total funding: $216,038
Photo of Julius Guccione, M.D., Ph.D.Julius Guccione, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Northern California Institute For Research and Education Inc., San Francisco, California
Simulation of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft and Surgical Ventricular Restoration
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $789,768
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Additional Funding:
Simulation of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft and Surgical Ventricular Restoration
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $762,298
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Total funding: $1,552,066
Photo of Zhongmao Guo, M.D., Ph.D.Zhongmao Guo, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Meherry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Foam Cell Formation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $428,120
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Photo of Patrice G. Guyenet, Ph.D.Patrice G. Guyenet, Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology, University of Virginia Charlottesville, Charlottesville, Virginia
Organization of Central Sympathetic Pathways
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $512,283
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Organization of Central Sympathetic Pathways
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $475,439
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Total funding: $987,722
Photo of Ellen J. Hahn, D.N.S., R.N.Ellen J. Hahn, D.N.S., R.N.
Professor, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural Kentucky
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $19,780
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Additional Funding:
An Intervention for Promoting Smoke-free Policy in Rural Kentucky
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $276,884
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Total funding: $296,664
Photo of David P. Hajjar, Ph.D.David P. Hajjar, Ph.D.
Frank H.T. Rhodes Distinguished Professor, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
Eicosanoid Regulation in Atherosclerosis: Involvement of Inducible NO Synthase
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $427,100
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Additional Funding:
Eicosanoid Regulation in Atherosclerosis: Involvement of Inducible NO Synthase
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $430,964
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Total funding: $858,064
Photo of Roger Joseph Hajjar, M.D.Roger Joseph Hajjar, M.D.
Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University, New York, New York
Regression of Cardiac Hypertrophy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $521,276
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Additional Funding:
Regression of Cardiac Hypertrophy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $537,956
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Picot and Cardiac Hypertrophy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $155,377
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Total funding: $1,214,609
Photo of Jill S. Halterman, M.D., M.P.H.Jill S. Halterman, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York
Using a Novel Technology to Improve Adherence: School-Based Asthma Treatment
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $453,871
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Photo of Heidi E. Hamm, Ph.D.Heidi E. Hamm, Ph.D.
Chair, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Regulation of Vascular Permeability by Thrombin Mediated Signaling Pathways
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,500
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Photo of Scott M. Hammond, Ph.D.Scott M. Hammond, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Micro RNA Regulation of Human Airway Epithelial Phenotype
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Edward L. Hannan, Ph.D.Edward L. Hannan, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, School of Public Health, State University of New York, University at Albany, Albany, New York
Long-Term Survival Following Coronary Revascularizations
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $469,709
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Photo of William David Hardie, M.D.William David Hardie, M.D.
Associate Professor, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Student and/or teacher summer research experiences
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,000
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Photo of Robert A. Harrington, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A.Robert A. Harrington, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A.
Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
ACC/Duke Partnership for a National Cardiovascular Research Infrastructure (NCRI)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,328,715
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Additional Funding:
ACC/Duke Partnership for a National Cardiovascular Research Infrastructure (NCRI)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $1,302,058
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Total funding: $2,630,773
Photo of Seigo Hatada, Ph.D.Seigo Hatada, Ph.D.
Research Scientist II, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Targeted Gene Correction in Multipotent Hematopoietic Cells
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $256,250
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Photo of D. Neil Hayes, M.D.D. Neil Hayes, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Clinical Research, Hematology/Oncology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Micro RNA Regulation of Human Airway Epithelial Phenotype
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Director, Center for LAM Research and Clinical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
The Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Genome Atlas
Administered by the NHLBI Divisions of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,988
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Photo of Brian P. Herring, Ph.D.Brian P. Herring, Ph.D.
Professor, Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
Function of the 130kDa MLCK in Vasculature Physiology and Pathophysiology
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $342,443
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Function of the 130kDa MLCK in Vasculature Physiology and Pathophysiology
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $375,513
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Total funding: $717,956
Photo of Mark Hlatky, M.D.Mark Hlatky, M.D.
Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
Improved Estimates of the Comparative Treatment Effects of CABG and PCI
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,846
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Improved Estimates of the Comparative Treatment Effects of CABG and PCI
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $499,082
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Total funding: $998,928
Photo of Karin Hoffmeister, M.D.Karin Hoffmeister, M.D.
Associate Biologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Carbohydrate-Mediated Platelet Clearance
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $274,944
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Photo of Jeffrey Holmes, M.D., Ph.D.Jeffrey Holmes, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia Charlottesville, Charlottesville, Virginia
Anisotropy in Healing Myocardial Scar Tissue
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $454,500
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Anisotropy in Healing Myocardial Scar Tissue
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $456,483
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Total funding: $910,983
Photo of Robert A. Hromas, M.D.Robert A. Hromas, M.D.
Professor and Chief Hematology - Oncology, University of New Mexico, Alburquerque, New Mexico
Transposase Protein Metnase in Leukemic Decatenation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $168,000
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Photo of Frank B. Hu, M.D., Ph.D.Frank B. Hu, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Dietary Patterns of Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $565,093
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Dietary Patterns of Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $480,674
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Total funding: $1,045,767
Photo of Li Shin Huang, Ph.D.Li Shin Huang, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Columbia University Health Sciences, New York, New York
Regulation of APOB Secretion in Inbred Mouse Strains
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $21,457
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Photo of Joachim H. Ix, M.D, M.A.S.Joachim H. Ix, M.D, M.A.S.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
Fetuin-A: A Novel Biomarker of Vascular Calcification and Diabetes Mellitus
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences , Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $159,268
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Photo of Rebecca D. Jackson, M.D.Rebecca D. Jackson, M.D.
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Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Women's Health Initiative Sequencing Project (WHISP)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,117,232
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Additional Funding:
Women's Health Initiative Sequencing Project (WHISP)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $2,411,094
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Total funding: $4,528,326
Photo of Howard Jacob, Ph.D.Howard Jacob, Ph.D.
Director, Human and Molecular Genetics Center; Warren P. Knowles Chair in Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mechanistic Characterization of Genes for Hypertension and Renal Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $3,382,614
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Photo of Donald Weldon Jacobsen, Ph.D.Donald Weldon Jacobsen, Ph.D.
Professor and Staff, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Homocysteine: Vascular Biochemistry and Metabolism
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $18,212
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Photo of Paul Janmey, Ph.D.Paul Janmey, Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Novel antibacterial agents resistant to inactivation by polyelectrolytes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $438,243
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Novel antibacterial agents resistant to inactivation by polyelectrolytes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $451,390
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Total funding: $889,633
Photo of Paul M. L. Janssen, Ph.D.Paul M. L. Janssen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Electrical and Mechanical Behavior of Live Human Myocardium in Health and Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Electrical and Mechanical Behavior of Live Human Myocardium in Health and Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Total funding: $1,000,000
Photo of Nizar Jarjour, M.D.Nizar Jarjour, M.D.
Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Role of Eosinophils in Airway Inflammation and Remodeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $17,868
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Additional Funding:
Viral Induced Asthma Exacerbations
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $8,934
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Total funding: $26,802
Photo of Hong-Long Ji, M.D.Hong-Long Ji, M.D.
Associate Professor, University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas
ENaC Expression in Human COPD Airway and Lung Tissues
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $70,500
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Regulation of Lung Epithelial Sodium Channels by CGMP
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $204,647
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Total funding: $275,147
Photo of Ishwarlal Jialal, M.D., Ph.D.Ishwarlal Jialal, M.D., Ph.D.
Robert E. Stowell Endowed Chair in Experimental Pathology, University of California Davis Medical Center, Davis, California
CRP, Diabetes, and Atherothrombosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $456,130
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Photo of Bing-Hua Jiang, Ph.D.Bing-Hua Jiang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
WC-Co Nanoparticles in Initiating Angiogenesis by Reactive Oxygen Species
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $424,850
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Photo of Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D.Bruce D. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
Pulmonary Limitations in Chronic Heart Failure
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,896
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Photo of Anne Joseph, M.D., M.P.H.Anne Joseph, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
High Throughput Methods to Measure Disparities in Childhood Exposure to Tobacco
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $641,593
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High Throughput Methods to Measure Disparities in Childhood Exposure to Tobacco
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $549,812
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Total funding: $1,191,405
Photo of Naftali Kaminski, M.D.Naftali Kaminski, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Molecular Phenotypes Within and Across Disease Boundaries in IPF and COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $18,265
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Photo of Peter M Kang, M.D.Peter M Kang, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Apoptosis Inducing Factor in Cardiac Apoptosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $527,240
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Apoptosis Inducing Factor in Cardiac Apoptosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $529,912
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Total funding: $1,057,152
Photo of George Kelley, D.A., F.A.C.S.MGeorge Kelley, D.A., F.A.C.S.M
Professor, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Aerobic Exercise, Diet and Cholesterol: A Meta-Analysis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $139,166
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Aerobic Exercise, Diet and Cholesterol: A Meta-Analysis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $120,428
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Total funding: $259,594
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Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia
Ancillary Study: Identification of Plasma Biomarkers in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $784,389
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Photo of Raouf A. Khalil, Ph.D.Raouf A. Khalil, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Vascular Mechanisms in Pregnancy-induced Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $24,017
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Photo of Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.
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Associate Professor of Medicine and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Immune Modulators of Inflammation in Severe COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $411,039
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Immune Modulators of Inflammation in Severe COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $435,346
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Total funding: $846,385
Photo of Roya Khosravi-Far, Ph.D.Roya Khosravi-Far, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Tumor Selective Apoptosis by Trail
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $266,055
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Tumor Selective Apoptosis by Trail
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $646,990
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Tumor Selective Apoptosis by Trail
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $632,013
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Total funding: $1,545,058
Photo of Mark W. Kieran, M.D., Ph.D.Mark W. Kieran, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Phase II Trial Lonafarnib, Pravastatin, and Zoledronic Acid in Progeria
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,662,201
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Photo of Abby King, Ph.D.Abby King, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Research and Policy and of Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
Modifying Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior via Mobile Phone Technology
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $498,741
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Modifying Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior via Mobile Phone Technology
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $468,637
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Total funding: $967,378
Photo of Elizabeth Klerman, M.D., Ph.D.Elizabeth Klerman, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Human Circadian Sensitivity to Very Short Light Pulses
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $642,690
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Photo of Jay K. Kolls, M.D.Jay K. Kolls, M.D.
Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana
IL-23 / IL-17 and Lung Host Defense
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $7,690
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CD8 T-Cells and Host Defense Against P. CARINII
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $7,690
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Total funding: $15,380
Photo of David F. Kong, M.D.David F. Kong, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
ACC/Duke Partnership for a National Cardiovascular Research Infrastructure (NCRI)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,328,715
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Photo of Darrell Kotton, M.D.Darrell Kotton, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Characterization of Human Hematopoietic and Endodermal Progenitors Derived from iPS Cells Free of Reprogramming Transgenes
Administered by the NHBLI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,396,542
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Photo of William E. Kraus, M.D., F.A.H.A., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.S.M.William E. Kraus, M.D., F.A.H.A., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.S.M.
Professor of Medicine (tenure), Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Genetic Mediators of Metabolic Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,820,437
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Photo of Ronald M. Krauss, M.D.Ronald M. Krauss, M.D.
Senior Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California
HMG-CoA Reductase Alternative Splicing and LDL Response to Statin
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $240,000
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HMG-CoA Reductase Alternative Splicing and LDL Response to Statin
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $200,000
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Total funding: $440,000
Photo of Nancy Kressin, Ph.D.Nancy Kressin, Ph.D.
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Director, Health/Care Disparities Research Program, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Health Disparities Monitoring System
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,886,428
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Massachusetts Health Disparities Monitoring System
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $1,673,516
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Total funding: $3,559,944
Photo of Sunil Kripalani, M.D., M.Sc., F.H.M., Ph.D.Sunil Kripalani, M.D., M.Sc., F.H.M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Pharmacist Intervention for Low Literacy in Cardiovascular Disease (PILL-CVD)
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $168,431
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Photo of Irving L. Kron, M.D.Irving L. Kron, M.D.
Professor of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Adenosine Receptor Activation in Pulmonary Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $18,550
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Photo of Calvin Kuo, M.D.Calvin Kuo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Hematology, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
VEGF Regulation of Hepatic Erythropoietin Synthesis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $187,911
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Photo of Periannan Kuppusamy, Ph.D.Periannan Kuppusamy, Ph.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
PTENuating Restenosis: An Innovative PTEN Promoter for Cardioprotection
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $187,500
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PTENuating Restenosis: An Innovative PTEN Promoter for Cardioprotection
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $225,000
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Total funding: $412,500
Photo of Michael Kyba, Ph.D.Michael Kyba, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Lillehei Endowed Scholar, Lillehei Heart Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Probing the Hematopoietic Hox Code
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $18,724
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Probing the Hematopoietic Hox Code
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $256,096
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Lineage-Specific Reprogramming to Blood with a Transcription Factor Cocktail
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $354,349
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Total funding: $629,169
Photo of Andrea Ladd, Ph.D.Andrea Ladd, Ph.D.
Assistant Staff, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Role of pre-mRNA Alternative Splicing Programs in Heart and Muscle Development
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $353,250
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Role of pre-mRNA Alternative Splicing Programs in Heart and Muscle Development
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $353,250
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Total funding: $706,500
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Principal Investigator, Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California
Chromosomal Microdeletions Causing Heart Defects
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $668,140
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Chromosomal Microdeletions Causing Heart Defects
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $663,675
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Total funding: $1,331,815
Photo of Kenneth R. Laurita, Ph.D.Kenneth R. Laurita, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
Targeted Cell Therapy for the Treatment of Ventricular Tachycardia
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $495,951
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Professor of Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Thrombospondin 4 A1
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $711,148
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Thrombospondin 4 A1
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $701,914
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Total funding: $1,413,062
Photo of Charles W. Leffler, M.S., Ph.D.Charles W. Leffler, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Physiology and Pediatrics, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
Student and/or teacher summer research experiences
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $220,946
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Photo of Vijaya Mohan Rao Lella, Ph.D.Vijaya Mohan Rao Lella, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Tyler, Tyler, Texas
Initiation and Regulation of Blood Coagulation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $408,932
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Photo of Michelle R. Lennartz, Ph.D.Michelle R. Lennartz, Ph.D.
Professor, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
Role of Macrophage Activation in Carotid Plaque Instability
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $210,306
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Role of Macrophage Activation in Carotid Plaque Instability
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $196,250
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Total funding: $406,556
Photo of Laurel K. Leslie, M.D., M.P.H.Laurel K. Leslie, M.D., M.P.H.
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Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children, Boston, Massachusetts
The Comparative Effectiveness of ECG Screening in Children with ADHD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $495,907
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Photo of Jennifer Li, M.D.Jennifer Li, M.D.
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Professor of Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Comparative Effectiveness of Medications Used in Congenital Heart Surgery
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $450,815
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Photo of Zihai Li, M.D., Ph.D.Zihai Li, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Immunology and Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut
Novel Chaperone Mechanism for Platelet Disorder
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Jonathan R. Linder, M.D.Jonathan R. Linder, M.D.
Professor, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, Oregon
Molecular Imaging of Ischemic Memory with Ultrasound
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $498,823
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Photo of Jerry B. Lingrel, Ph.D.Jerry B. Lingrel, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Functional Studies of the NA,K-ATPASE
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $67,510
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Photo of John LiPuma, M.D.John LiPuma, M.D.
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Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Lung Microbiota in Cystic Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,999
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Photo of Lin Liu, Ph.D.Lin Liu, Ph.D.
Professor, Oklahoma State University Stillwater, Stillwater, Oklahoma
MicroRNA Expression Profiling in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $73,850
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Additional Funding:
MicroRNA Expression Profiling in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $73,850
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Role of Micrornas in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $221,550
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Role of Micrornas in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $184,625
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Total funding: $553,875
Photo of Wanqing Liu, Ph.D.Wanqing Liu, Ph.D.
Research Associate, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Genetic Role of EGFR Pathway in Interstitial Lung Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $78,000
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Photo of Michael Longaker, M.D.Michael Longaker, M.D.
Professor of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
Derivation of iPS Cells and iPS Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Dwight C. Look, M.D.Dwight C. Look, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Induction of COPD Exacerbation by Haemophilus Influenzae
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $8,916
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Photo of Hongbo Luo, Ph.D.Hongbo Luo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Molecular basis of neutrophil spontaneous death
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $292,346
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Photo of Jun Ma, M.D., Ph.D.Jun Ma, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Staff Scientist, Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc., Palo Alto, California
Can Diet- and Exercise-induced Weight Loss Improve Asthma Control in Obese Adults?
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,040
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Can Diet- and Exercise-induced Weight Loss Improve Asthma Control in Obese Adults?
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $282,092
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Total funding: $297,132
Photo of Calum MacRae, Ph.D.Calum MacRae, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Functional Evaluation of GWAS Loci for Cardiovascular Intermediate Phenotypes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $544,391
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Photo of Ronald R. Magness, Ph.D.Ronald R. Magness, Ph.D.
Vice Chair for Research Administration, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Endothelium-derived Vasodilators in Pregnancy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $18,955
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Photo of Philip W. Majerus, M.D.Philip W. Majerus, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Phosphatidylinositol Signaling and Human Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,112,914
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Phosphatidylinositol Signaling and Human Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $1,144,086
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Total funding: $2,257,000
Photo of Douglas L. Mann, M.D.Douglas L. Mann, M.D.
Lewin Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Cytoprotective Cytokine Signaling in the Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $392,147
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Photo of Karen L. Margolis, M.D.Karen L. Margolis, M.D.
Professor, HealthPartners Research Foundation, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Home Blood Pressure Telemonitoring and Case Management to Control Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $16,848
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Professor, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Intracellular Pathways of Monocyte Survival
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $17,010
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Photo of Molly A. Martin, M.D.Molly A. Martin, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
A Community-Academic Partnership to Improve Asthma Management in Latino Children
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $216,310
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A Community-Academic Partnership to Improve Asthma Management in Latino Children
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $183,940
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Total funding: $400,250
Photo of Fernando J. Martinez, M.D., M.SFernando J. Martinez, M.D., M.S
Professor of Internal Medicine; Associate Chief for Clinical Research, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan
CTRIP: Molecular Phenotypes of Rapidly Progressive Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $4,219,951
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Photo of Francisco Soto Mas, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.Francisco Soto Mas, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor of Health Education, Department of Teacher Education, University of Texas, El Paso, Texas
Co-Director, Translational Hispanic Health Research Initiative (THHRI), El Paso, Texas
Health Literacy and ESL: Integrating Community-Based Models for the U.S.-Mexico Border Region
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $231,804
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Health Literacy and ESL: Integrating Community-Based Models for the U.S.-Mexico Border Region
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $188,278
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Total funding: $420,082
Photo of Jason R. McCarthy, Ph.D.Jason R. McCarthy, Ph.D.
Investigator, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Multimodal Nanoagents for the Detection and Treatment of Atherosclerosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $265,125
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Multimodal Nanoagents for the Detection and Treatment of Atherosclerosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $221,250
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Total funding: $486,375
Photo of Jeanette McCarthy, Ph.D.Jeanette McCarthy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
Pharmacogenetics of Lipid Response to Estrogen Therapy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $154,850
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Photo of Jeannine S. McCune, Pharm.D.Jeannine S. McCune, Pharm.D.
Associate Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington
Population Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics in Nonablative Stem Cell Recipients
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $293,934
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Photo of Edward E. McKee, Ph.D.Edward E. McKee, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Indiana University- Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana
Mitochondrial Toxicity of Antiviral Nucleosides in AIDS Therapy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $404,061
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Mitochondrial Toxicity of Antiviral Nucleosides
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $399,854
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Total funding: $803,915
Photo of Frank D. McKeon, Ph.D.Frank D. McKeon, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Monoclonal Antibody and Genetic Markers of Airway Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Jamie McKnight, Ph.D.Jamie McKnight, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Early Events in Lipoprotein Assembly
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $375,000
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Photo of Scott W. J. McPhee, Ph.D., M.P.H.Scott W. J. McPhee, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Vice President of Clinical Development, Asklepios Biopharmaceutical Inc., Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Self-Complementary AAV2 Factor IX for Hemophilia B
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $2,999,988
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Photo of Cynthia J. Meininger, Ph.D.Cynthia J. Meininger, Ph.D.
Professor, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, Texas
Treating Endothelial Dysfunction with Targeted Nanoparticle-based BH4 Delivery
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $198,950
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Treating Endothelial Dysfunction with Targeted Nanoparticle-based BH4 Delivery
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $225,000
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Total funding: $423,950
Photo of Thomas A. Mellman, M.D.Thomas A. Mellman, M.D.
Professor, Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Studies, Office of the Director
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $60,608
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Associate Professor of Biochemistry; Director of the Proteomics Core, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ancillary Study: Identification of Plasma Biomarkers in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $784,389
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Photo of Deborah Meyers, Ph.D.Deborah Meyers, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Linking Genetics, Genomics, and Phenomics to Better Understand Asthma Severity
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,701,308
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Photo of Carol H. Miao, Ph.D.Carol H. Miao, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle, Washington
Ultrasound-Mediated Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $25,978
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Nonviral Gene Medicine for Hemophilia A
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,198,239
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Nonviral Gene Medicine for Hemophilia A
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $1,157,090
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Total funding: $2,381,307
Photo of Peter A. Michaely, Ph.D.Peter A. Michaely, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
Characterization of the Role of ARH on LDLR Function
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $199,830
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Characterization of the Role of ARH on LDLR Function
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $12,560
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Total funding: $212,390
Photo of Raymond Quezon Migrino, M.D., F.A.C.C.Raymond Quezon Migrino, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Vascular Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress in Primary Amyloidosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $231,716
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Vascular Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress in Primary Amyloidosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $149,258
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Total funding: $380,974
Photo of Lindsey A. Miles, Ph.D.Lindsey A. Miles, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California
Proteomic Analysis of Plasminogen Receptors
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $21,899
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Photo of Dianna M. Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D.Dianna M. Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Univerity of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston, Houston, Texas
Sequencing Candidate Genes for Hyperplastic Vasculomyopathy
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $7,223
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Photo of José Luis Millán, Ph.D.José Luis Millán, Ph.D.
Professor, Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla, California
Leads and Target Validation for Medial Vascular Calcification in CKD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,870
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Photo of Jeffrey Miller, M.D.Jeffrey Miller, M.D.
Professor, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minnesota
NK Cell Differentiation from Stem Cells
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $377,500
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Photo of Langdon LeForrest Miller, M.D.Langdon LeForrest Miller, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer, PTC Therapeutics, Inc., South Plainfield, New Jersey
Phase 2a Study of Ataluren in Hemophilia A and B
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $498,215
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Photo of William M. Miller, Ph.D.William M. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Director, Master of Biotechnology Program, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Bioengineering Challenges for Platelet Production from Hematopoietic Stem Cells
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $344,998
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Photo of Daria Mochly-Rosen, Ph.D.Daria Mochly-Rosen, Ph.D.
Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Protein Kinase C Isozymes in Ischemic Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $292,784
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Photo of Thalachallour Mohanakumar, Ph.D.Thalachallour Mohanakumar, Ph.D.
Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Immune Mechanisms of Rejection in Human Lung Allografts
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $561,803
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Photo of Emile Mohler, M.D.Emile Mohler, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Validation of a Vascular Health Profile for Cardiovascular Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $456,475
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Photo of Ali Mokdad, Ph.D.Ali Mokdad, Ph.D.
Professor, Global Health; Adjunct Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Novel Methods of Measuring Health Disparities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,626,800
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Novel Methods of Measuring Health Disparities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $1,727,500
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Total funding: $3,354,300
Photo of James W. Mold, M.D., M.P.H.James W. Mold, M.D., M.P.H.
Director of Research, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Implementation of Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care: A Comparison of Four Approaches
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $819,626
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Photo of Paul Monahan, M.D.Paul Monahan, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Attending Physician, Comprehensive Hemophilia Diagnostic and Treatment Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Self-Complementary AAV2 Factor IX for Hemophilia B
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $2,999,988
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Photo of Deane Fremont Mosher, M.D.Deane Fremont Mosher, M.D.
Professor of Biomolecular Chemistry and Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Fibronectin and Platelet Function
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $7,425
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Photo of Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., M.P.H.Dariush Mozaffarian, M.D., M.P.H.
Co-Director, Program in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Ancillary: Inflammation/Oxidation, Omega-3's, Post-Op AFiB Cognitive Decline
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,207,492
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Fatty Acids and Major Cardiovascular Outcomes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $283,792
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Total funding: $2,491,284
Photo of Brian Murphy, M.D., M.P.H.Brian Murphy, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Pneumocystis Jirovecii and Macrophages in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $74,166
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Pneumocystis Jirovecii and Macrophages in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $74,250
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Total funding: $148,416
Photo of Christopher J.L. Murray, D.Phil., M.D.Christopher J.L. Murray, D.Phil., M.D.
Professor, Global Health; Adjunct Professor, Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Novel Methods of Measuring Health Disparities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,626,800
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Photo of Frederick Naftolin, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.R.C.O.G.Frederick Naftolin, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.R.C.O.G.
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Director, Reproductive Biology Research, York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
Estradiol-Induced Sialyation of NCAM Prevents Leucocyte: Endothelial Adhesion
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $496,482
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Photo of Nirinjini Naidoo, Ph.D.Nirinjini Naidoo, Ph.D.
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Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Biomarker for Sleep Loss: A Proteomic Determination
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Biomarker for Sleep Loss: A Proteomic Determination
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Total funding: $1,000,000
Photo of Amir Naqwi, Ph.D.Amir Naqwi, Ph.D.
President, Powerscope, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $16,250
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Photo of David G. Nathan, M.D.David G. Nathan, M.D.
Robert A. Stranahan Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
Treatment of Sickle Cell Crisis with Inhibitors of NKT Cell Activation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $868,656
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Photo of Robert S. Negrin, M.D.Robert S. Negrin, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Regulatory T Cells in Allogeneic Transplantation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,184,266
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Regulatory T Cells in Allogeneic Transplantation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $750,258
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Total funding: $1,934,524
Photo of Dianne Neumark-Sztainer Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.Dianne Neumark-Sztainer Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.
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Professor, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $737,481
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Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $736,964
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Total funding: $1,474,445
Photo of Colin G. Nichols, Ph.D.Colin G. Nichols, Ph.D.
Carl Cori Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels in the Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $304,000
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ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels in the Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $313,042
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Total funding: $617,042
Photo of Jerry A. Nick, M.D.Jerry A. Nick, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health Center, Denver, Colorado
Viral-Induced Adaptation of Neutrophil Response in ARDS
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $14,102
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Viral-Induced Adaptation of Neutrophil Response in ARDS
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $283,204
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Total funding: $297,306
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Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington
Northwest Genomics Center
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $11,008,061
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Northwest Genomics Center
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $14,019,408
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Total funding: $25,027,469
Photo of Mark Nicolls, M.D.Mark Nicolls, M.D.
Staff Physician, Palo Alto Institute for Research and Education, Inc., Palo Alto, California
An Autoimmune Basis for Pulmonary Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $58,013
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An Autoimmune Basis for Pulmonary Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $240,149
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Total funding: $298,162
Photo of Javier Nieto, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.H.S.Javier Nieto, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.H.S.
Helfaer Professor of Public Health, Professor of Population Health Sciences and Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
Novel Population Health Approach to Address CVD and Pulmonary Health Disparities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,675,080
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Novel Population Health Approach to Address CVD and Pulmonary Health Disparities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $2,651,000
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Total funding: $5,326,080
Photo of Kazuko Nishikura, Ph.D.Kazuko Nishikura, Ph.D.
Professor, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Control of Cardiogenesis by microRNA Editing
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $490,161
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Photo of Stephen L. Nishimura, M.D.Stephen L. Nishimura, M.D.
Professor of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Role of Squamous Metaplasia in Airway Wall Thickening in COPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $470,278
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Photo of Imre Noth, M.D.Imre Noth, M.D.
Associate Professor, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Genome-Wide Association and Exon Sequencing Study in IPF
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Arline and Pete Harman Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California
Population Based Study of Genomic Influences on the Development of BPD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,141,528
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Photo of Michael N. Oda, Ph.D.Michael N. Oda, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California
Structure of Apolipoprotein A-I on Defined States of HDL
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $400,000
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Structure of Apolipoprotein A-I on Defined States of HDL
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $412,000
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Total funding: $812,000
Photo of Brenda Ogle, Ph.D.Brenda Ogle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Directed Cell Fusion for the Treatment of Myocardial Infarction
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $204,225
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Intrinsic Fluorescence to Guide Characterization and Purification of Stem Cells
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $1,000,000
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Total funding: $1,204,225
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Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
Blood Pressure Control During Exercise in Heart Failure
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $536,200
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Additional Funding:
Blood Pressure Control During Exercise in Heart Failure
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $17,706
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NTS Adenosine Receptors in Cardiovascular Control
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $17,706
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Integrative Cardiovascular Control During Exercise in Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $531,614
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Integrative Cardiovascular Control During Exercise in Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $380,003
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Total funding: $1,483,229
Photo of Thomas W. Owen, Ph.D.Thomas W. Owen, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, InnoSense LLC, Torrance, California
Multiplexed Cardiac Biomarker Detection Using Electrochemically Active Aptamers
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $195,586
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Photo of Christina Maria Pabelick, M.D.Christina Maria Pabelick, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota
The Role of Caveolins in Lung Inflammation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,896
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The Role of Caveolins in Lung Inflammation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $255,711
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Total funding: $271,607
Photo of Sophie Paczesny, M.D., Ph.D.Sophie Paczesny, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Graft Versus Host Disease Biomarkers: Prediction of Onset and Response to Therapy
Administered by the NHBLI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of James Parker, Ph.D.James Parker, Ph.D.
Professor, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
TRPV4 Initiates Ventilator Induced Lung Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $355,200
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TRPV4 Initiates Ventilator Induced Lung Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $356,100
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Total funding: $711,300
Photo of Winston C. Patterson, M.D., M.B.A.Winston C. Patterson, M.D., M.B.A.
Director of the UNC McAllister Heart Institute at the UNC School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Student and/or teacher summer research experiences
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $20,733
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Photo of Samuel Patz, Ph.D.Samuel Patz, Ph.D.
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Associate Professor of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Ventilation Stethoscope
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,775
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Photo of Daniel E. Polsky, M.P.P., Ph.D.Daniel E. Polsky, M.P.P., Ph.D.
Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Market Competition and the Quality of Home Health Services
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $25,956
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Photo of Igor A. Prudovsky, Ph.D.Igor A. Prudovsky, Ph.D.
Scientist II, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine
Release of FGF1 and Pathology of Angiogenesis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $443,128
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Photo of Gloria S. Pryhuber, M.D.Gloria S. Pryhuber, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Cell Specific Responses to TNF-Alpha in Lung Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $13,195
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Photo of John Quackenbush, Ph.D.John Quackenbush, Ph.D.
Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Lung Genomic Research Consortium
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $5,987,215
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Photo of Usha Raj, M.D.Usha Raj, M.D.
Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Mechanisms of cGMP-Mediated Vasodilation in Perinatal Lung
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $451,375
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Photo of Desikan Rajagopal, Ph.D.Desikan Rajagopal, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, InVasc Therapeutics, Inc., Tucker, Georgia
Development of a New Class of Pharmacological Mediators for Myeloperoxidase Inhibition
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $199,932
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Alpha Lipoic Acid Derivatives for the Treatment of Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $190,703
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Total funding: $390,635
Photo of Scott H. Randell, Ph.D.Scott H. Randell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Micro RNA Regulation of Human Airway Epithelial Phenotype
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Dabeeru C. Rao, Ph.D.Dabeeru C. Rao, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Development of Data Ontologies for Integrating Multi-Center Cardiovascular Studies
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $488,000
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Development of Data Ontologies for Integrating Multi-Center Cardiovascular Studies
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $474,912
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Exploring a New Direction to Gene Discovery for Hypertension in the Large FBPP
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $152,000
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Exploring a New Direction to Gene Discovery for Hypertension in the Large FBPP
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $151,463
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Total funding: $1,266,375
Photo of Susan Redline, M.D., M.P.H.Susan Redline, M.D., M.P.H.
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Professor, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
PHASE II Trial of Sleep Apnea Treatment to Reduce Cardiovascular Morbidity
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,190,865
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Photo of Paul W. Rehrig, Ph.D.Paul W. Rehrig, Ph.D.
Director of Program Management, Strategic Polymer Sciences, Inc., State College, Pennsylvania
Precise Micro-Steerable Mapping and Ablation Catheters for Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $2,192,113
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Photo of William M. Reichert, Ph.D.William M. Reichert, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Student and/or teacher summer research experiences
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $10,296
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Photo of Stephen Rich, Ph.D.Stephen Rich, Ph.D.
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Professor of Health Sciences; Director, Center for Public Health Genomics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Copy Number Variants (CNVs) and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in MESA
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $494,860
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Photo of Barbara Riegel, M.N., D.N.Sc.Barbara Riegel, M.N., D.N.Sc.
Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Impact of Sleepiness on Heart Failure Self-Care
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $71,900
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Photo of Mark L. Robbins, Ph.D.Mark L. Robbins, Ph.D.
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Associate Professor, Psychology Department, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
Feasibility of Expert System to Promote African American Blood Donation for SCD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $247,368
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Feasibility of Expert System to Promote African American Blood Donation for SCD
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $186,820
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Total funding: $434,188
Photo of Simon C. Robson, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.Simon C. Robson, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
Purinergic Thromboregulation
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $737,500
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Photo of Stanley Rockson, M.D.Stanley Rockson, M.D.
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
Biomarkers for the Detection of Lymphatic Vascular Insufficiency
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Mary Rogers, Clinical EpidemiologistMary Rogers, Clinical Epidemiologist
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Blood Transfusions: Gender Differences in Utilization, Predictors, and Outcomes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $239,076
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Blood Transfusions: Gender Differences in Utilization, Predictors, and Outcomes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $199,336
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Total funding: $438,412
Photo of Robert Scott Ross, M.D.Robert Scott Ross, M.D.
Principal Investigator, Veterans Medical Research Foundation San Diego, San Diego, California
Integrin Function in Cardiac Remodeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $16,992
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Photo of Ke-He Ruan, M.D., Ph.D.Ke-He Ruan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Prostaglandin I Synthase, Thromboxane A Synthase, and Prostaglandin E Synthase
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $24,969
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Photo of David E. Ruggero, Ph.D.David E. Ruggero, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
Role of rRNA Modifications in Dyskeratosis Congenita and Translation Control
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $238,616
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Director of Transfusion Services, HUP, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Transfusion Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Proatherogenic Properties of Platelet Factor 4
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $170,374
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Photo of Monika M. Safford, M.D.Monika M. Safford, M.D.
Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
REGARDS - MI Study
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences , Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $24,539
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REGARDS - MI Study
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences , Epidemiology Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $291,741
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Total funding: $316,280
Photo of Umadevi S. Sajjan, Ph.D.Umadevi S. Sajjan, Ph.D.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Co-Infections of Rhinovirus and Bacteria in Chronic Lung Disorders
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $192,522
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Photo of Kathleen Miho Sakamoto, M.D., Ph.D.Kathleen Miho Sakamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, University of California Los Angeles, Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California
Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Myeloproliferative Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $46,200
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Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Myeloproliferative Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $46,200
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Total funding: $92,400
Photo of Kathryn L. Sandberg, Ph.D.Kathryn L. Sandberg, Ph.D.
Director, Georgetown University, Washington, District of Columbia
Posttranscriptional Regulation of Angiotensin Receptors
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $19,034
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Photo of Philip L. Sannes, Ph.D.Philip L. Sannes, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell Biology, North Carolina State University Raleigh, Raleigh, North Carolina
Differentiation of Alveolar Epithelium in Pulmonary Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $74,459
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Differentiation of Alveolar Epithelium in Pulmonary Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $74,500
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Total funding: $148,959
Photo of Rashmin C. Savani, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.Rashmin C. Savani, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.
Professor and William Buchanan Chair in Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, Texas
ABCA3 and the Response to Lung Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $200,415
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ABCA3 and the Response to Lung Injury
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $15,700
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Total funding: $216,115
Photo of Frank A. J. Scheer, Ph.D.Frank A. J. Scheer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
New Faculty in Sleep Medicine
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $372,480
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Photo of Robert Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.B.M.R.Robert Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.B.M.R.
Director, Institute of Natural Medicine and Prevention at Maharishi University of Management; Dean, Maharishi College of Perfect Health, Maharishi University of Management, Maharishi Vedic City, Iowa
Usefulness of Stress Reduction in the Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in African Americans
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $498,918
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Usefulness of Stress Reduction in the Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease in African Americans
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $499,588
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Total funding: $998,506
Photo of David A. Schwartz, M.D.David A. Schwartz, M.D.
Director, Center for Genetics and Therapeutics, National Jewish Center, Denver, Colorado
Lung Genomics Research Consortium
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $5,987,215
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Photo of Frank C. Sciurba, M.D.Frank C. Sciurba, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Lung Genomic Research Consortium
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $5,987,215
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Photo of Craig Selzman, M.D., F.A.C.S.Craig Selzman, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Professor, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Mechanisms of Myocardial Recovery
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $359,901
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Photo of Shey-Shing Sheu, Ph.D.Shey-Shing Sheu, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
Student and/or teacher summer research experiences
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $17,610
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Photo of Paula K. Shireman, M.D.Paula K. Shireman, M.D.
Associate Professor and Staff Physician, University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
Chemokines and Immune Cells in Hind Limb Ischemia
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $166,273
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Photo of Joanne Hetzler Shorter, Ph.D.Joanne Hetzler Shorter, Ph.D.
Principal Scientist, Aerodyne Research, Inc., Billerica, Massachusetts
Breath Analysis Using Quantum Cascade Lasers
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $14,821
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Photo of Edwin Silverman, M.D., Ph.D.Edwin Silverman, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Unclassified Spirometric Abnormalities: Radiology, Epidemiology, and Genetics
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,878
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Assistant Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Nox4 and Cardiac Fibrosis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act funding: $273,118
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Photo of John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H.John Spertus, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri
Transforming PCI Informed Consent into an Evidence-based Decision-making Tool
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $2,121,454
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Photo of Robert C. Speth, Ph.D.Robert C. Speth, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Brain Specific NON-AT1, NON-AT2 Angiotensin Binding Site
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $197,044
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Brain Specific NON-AT1, NON-AT2 Angiotensin Binding Site
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $15,611
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Brain Specific NON-AT1, NON-AT2 Angiotensin Binding Site
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $46,099
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Brain Specific NON-AT1, NON-AT2 Angiotensin Binding Site
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $172,199
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Brain Specific NON-AT1, NON-AT2 Angiotensin Binding Site
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $15,611
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Brain Specific NON-AT1, NON-AT2 Angiotensin Binding Site
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $6,866
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Total funding: $453,430
Photo of Avrum Elliott Spira, M.D., M.Sc.Avrum Elliott Spira, M.D., M.Sc.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Lung Genomic Research Consortium
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $5,987,215
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Photo of Gregory L. Stahl, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.Gregory L. Stahl, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.
Paul Allen Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Innate Immunity, Biomarkers, and Myocardial Infarction
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $494,636
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Photo of Martin H. Steinberg, M.D.Martin H. Steinberg, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Pathology, and Laboratory Medicine; Director of the Center of Excellence in Sickle Cell Disease, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston
Genetic Diversity of Sickle Cell Anemia
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $1,796,727
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Photo of Troy Stevens, M.S., Ph.D.Troy Stevens, M.S., Ph.D.
Professor of Pharmacology and Medicine, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
Student and/or teacher summer research experiences
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $16,202
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Photo of Victor Stevens, Ph.D.Victor Stevens, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Research Institute, Portland, Oregon
Analysis of Five Year Follow-Up Data from the Weight Loss Maintenance Trial
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,546
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Photo of David Stevenson, M.D.David Stevenson, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
Therapeutic Use of Heme Analogs: Absorption in Intestine
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $14,006
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Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Diet and Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $612,415
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Diet and Exercise in Type 2 Diabetes
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $797,675
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Two Diets with Exercise in Abdominal Obesity: Cardiovascular Effects
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $785,169
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Two Diets with Exercise in Abdominal Obesity: Cardiovascular Effects
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $806,472
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Total funding: $3,001,731
Photo of Jay F. Storz, Ph.D.Jay F. Storz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska School of Biological Sciences, Lincoln, Nebraska
Mechanisms of Hemoglobin Adaptation to Hypoxia in High-Altitude Rodents
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $220,774
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Photo of Bela Suki, Ph.D.Bela Suki, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Effects of Mechanical Forces on Lung Injury and Repair
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $496,539
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Effects of Mechanical Forces on Lung Injury and Repair
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $494,887
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Total funding: $991,426
Photo of Mark Sussman, Ph.D.Mark Sussman, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Biology, San Diego State University, San Diego, California
Engineering Cardiac Progenitor Cells to Enhance Myrocardial Regeneration
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Andrew M. Tager, M.D.Andrew M. Tager, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
The LPA Pathway in Lung Fibrosis: Novel Mediators and New Therapeutic Targets
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $465,876
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The LPA Pathway in Lung Fibrosis: Novel Mediators and New Therapeutic Targets
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $456,242
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Total funding: $922,118
Photo of Shuichi Takayama, Ph.D.Shuichi Takayama, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $22,248
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Photo of Koji Tamada, M.D., Ph.D.Koji Tamada, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
LIGHT co-stimulatory therapy on GVHD and GVL
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $273,614
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Photo of Esra Tasali, M.D.Esra Tasali, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Effective Treatment of Sleep Apnea in Prediabetes to Reduce Cardiometabolic Risk
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Pathways Linking Reduced Sleep Duration and Quality to Obesity Risk
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, National Center on Sleep Disorders Research
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $132,374
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Total funding: $632,374
Photo of Robert J. Thomas, M.D.Robert J. Thomas, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
ECG-Derived Cardiopulmonary Coupling Biomarkers of Sleep, Sleep-Breathing, and Cardiovascular Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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ECG-Derived Cardiopulmonary Coupling Biomarkers of Sleep, Sleep-Breathing, and Cardiovascular Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Total funding: $1,000,000
Photo of Joe Y. Tien, Ph.D.Joe Y. Tien, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Engineering Functional Lymphatic Networks in Vitro
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $243,750
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Engineering Functional Lymphatic Networks in Vitro
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $203,125
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Total funding: $446,875
Photo of Matthew C. Trudeau, Ph.D.Matthew C. Trudeau, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
Molecular Physiology of HERG (KCNH2) Pottasium Channels
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $375,000
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Molecular Physiology of HERG (KCNH2) Pottasium Channels
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $375,780
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Total funding: $750,780
Photo of Gea-Ny Tseng, Ph.D.Gea-Ny Tseng, Ph.D.
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Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Molecular Basis for Kv Channel Heterogeneity in the Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $470,828
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Molecular Basis for Kv Channel Heterogeneity in the Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $437,573
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Total funding: $908,401
Photo of Rubin Tuder, M.D.Rubin Tuder, M.D.
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Director, University of Colorado at Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado
Zipcode Based Nano-Imaging of Hypertensive Pulmonary Arteries
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Additional Funding:
Zipcode Based Nano-Imaging of Hypertensive Pulmonary Arteries
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $499,999
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Microbiome in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $76,792
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Microbiome in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $76,542
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Total funding: $1,153,333
Photo of David A. Tulis, Ph.D., F.A.H.ADavid A. Tulis, Ph.D., F.A.H.A
Assocate Professor, East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, North Carolina
No-Independent CGMP Regulation of Vascular Remodeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $34,096
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Additional Funding:
No-Independent CGMP Regulation of Vascular Remodeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $228,326
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Total funding: $262,422
Photo of Viola Vaccarino, M.D., Ph.D.Viola Vaccarino, M.D., Ph.D.
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Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Mechanisms Linking Depression to Cardiovascular Risk
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $780,847
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Dhananjay Madhukar Vaidya, Ph.D.
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Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Genetic Determinants of Premature Vascular Dysfunction in Families
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $733,832
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Genetic Determinants of Premature Vascular Dysfunction in Families
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $701,682
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Total funding: $1,435,514
Photo of Jennifer E. Van Eyk, Ph.D.Jennifer E. Van Eyk, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Biological Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Post-translational regulation of embryonic stem cells: a proteomic study
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $407,332
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Post-translational regulation of embryonic stem cells: a proteomic study
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $403,025
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Novel Biomarkers in Aortic Aneurysms and Acute Aortic Dissection
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Total funding: $1,310,357
Photo of Thomas A. Vassiliades, Jr., M.D., M.B.A.Thomas A. Vassiliades, Jr., M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
Hybrid Coronary Revascularization Versus Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Planning Grant
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Donata Vercelli, M.D.Donata Vercelli, M.D.
Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
Epigenetic Predictors of Asthma in Neonates
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $486,119
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Photo of Neeraj Vij, Ph.D.Neeraj Vij, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Mechanisms of VCP/P97 and Proteasomal Pathway in COPD Pathogenesis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $82,000
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Additional Funding:
Mechanisms of VCP/P97 and Proteasomal Pathway in COPD Pathogenesis
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $82,000
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Total funding: $164,000
Photo of David Alan Vorp, Ph.D.David Alan Vorp, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Biomechanical Evaluation of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $18,884
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Photo of Yi Wang, Ph.D.Yi Wang, Ph.D.
Faculty Distinguished Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York
Student and/or teacher training opportunities
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Development and Structural Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $22,835
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Photo of Felix W. Wehrli, Ph.D.Felix W. Wehrli, Ph.D.
Director, Laboratory of Structural NMR Imaging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Integrated MRI-Based Examination for Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $458,607
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Photo of William S. Weintraub, M.D., F.A.C.C.William S. Weintraub, M.D., F.A.C.C.
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Chair of the CathPCI Steering Committee, American College of Cardiology Foundation, Washington, District of Columbia
Director, Division of Cardiology, Christiana Care Health System, Washington, District of Columbia
ACCF-STS Database Collaboration on the Comparative Effectiveness of PCI and CABG
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 funding: $2,655,996
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Photo of James N. Weiss, M.D.James N. Weiss, M.D.
Kawata Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Physiology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Metabolic Oscillations in Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $424,677
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Metabolic Oscillations in Heart
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $433,294
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Total funding: $857,971
Photo of Andrew S. Weyrich, Ph.D.Andrew S. Weyrich, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Reverse Transcriptase Activity in Megakaryocytes and Platelets
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $225,750
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Reverse Transcriptase Activity in Megakaryocytes and Platelets
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $188,125
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Total funding: $413,875
Photo of Jeffrey Whitsett, M.D.Jeffrey Whitsett, M.D.
Executive Director, Perinatal Institute, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Unbiased Genome-Wide Screen to Identify Genes Regulating Mucous Cell Hyperplasia
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $430,500
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Additional Funding:
Reagents for Detection and Isolation of Pulmonary Progenitor Cell Populations
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
500000: $500,000
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Total funding: $930,500
Photo of John P. Wikswo, Ph.D.John P. Wikswo, Ph.D.
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Gordon A. Cain University Professor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
Correlative Multimodal Imaging of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Metabolism
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $566,138
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Correlative Multimodal Imaging of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Metabolism
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Heart Failure and Arrhythmia Branch: $540,275
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Total funding: $1,106,413
Photo of Gordon H. Williams, M.D.Gordon H. Williams, M.D.
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
Aldosterone, Histone Demethylase, and Cardiovascular Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $631,481
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Photo of Emily Wilson, Ph.D.Emily Wilson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, Texas
TGF-beta Complex Serves as a Mechanosensor in the Vascular Wall
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $216,034
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TGF-beta Complex Serves as a Mechanosensor in the Vascular Wall
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $179,409
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Total funding: $395,443
Photo of James M. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D.James M. Wilson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DNA Virus as Vectors for Cardiovascular Diseases
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Office of the Director
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $28,350
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Photo of Gerard C. Wong, Ph.D.Gerard C. Wong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois
Controlling Bacterial Biofilms in Cystic Fibrosis Airways
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $290,675
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Additional Funding:
Controlling Bacterial Biofilms in Cystic Fibrosis Airways
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $263,600
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Total funding: $554,275
Photo of Hector Wong, M.D.Hector Wong, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Director, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Pediatric Sepsis Biomarker Risk Model
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,950
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Photo of John Wood, M.D., Ph.D.John Wood, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Iron-Mediated Vascular Disease in Sickle Cell Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Blood Diseases Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Photo of Joseph Wu, M.D.Joseph Wu, M.D.
Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California
Molecular Imaging of Resident Cardiac Stem Cells
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $500,000
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Biological Insights into Dynamics of Stem Cell Differentiation and Misbehavior
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Transfusion Medicine and Cellular Therapeutics Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $277,707
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Total funding: $777,707
Photo of Zhongjun Wu, Ph.D.Zhongjun Wu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
Linking Multiscale Dynamics of Shear-Induced Blood Damage to CFD Modeling
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research, Cell Biology and Physiology Center
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $203,406
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Photo of Judith Wylie-Rosett, M.Ed., Ed.D.Judith Wylie-Rosett, M.Ed., Ed.D.
Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University, New York, New York
Chinese American Cardiovascular Health Assessment - CHACHA
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Clinical Applications and Prevention Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $71,380
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Photo of Cuneyt Yilmaz, M.Sc., Ph.D.Cuneyt Yilmaz, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Quantification of Regional Lung Disease by Computed Tomography
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $78,500
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Quantification of Regional Lung Disease by Computed Tomography
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $78,500
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Total funding: $157,000
Photo of Stephen Young, M.D.Stephen Young, M.D.
Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Antibodies to Define Molecular Mechanisms of Hypertriglyceridemia
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $409,336
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Photo of Jason Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.Jason Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
Capacitative CA2+ Entry and TRP Channels in Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Lung Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $23,642
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Photo of Neil Zakai, M.D.Neil Zakai, M.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
Reasons for Racial Disparities in Venous Thromboembolism
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $499,963
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Additional Funding:
Reasons for Racial Disparities in Venous Thromboembolism
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $496,163
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Total funding: $996,126
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Pamela L. Zeitlin, M.D., Ph.D.
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Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Chloride Channels in Lung Development
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases, Airway Biology and Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $67,043
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Photo of Ming Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.Ming Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
The Role of Autoimmune Natural IgM in Human Myocardial Infarction
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $221,617
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Additional Funding:
The Role of Autoimmune Natural IgM in Human Myocardial Infarction
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease Branch
FY 2010 Recovery Act Funding: $203,323
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Total funding: $424,940
Photo of Jinying Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.Jinying Zhao, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Genetic Variations in the HPA Axis and Comorbidity of Depression and Cardiovascular Disease
Administered by the NHLBI Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, Advanced Technologies and Surgery Branch
FY 2009 Recovery Act Funding: $219,750
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