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Research Grants

PI Project Title Award Sponsor
Robert A. Fisher, MD A2ALL Patient Safety System Improvements in Liver Donor Liver Transplantation $192,911 National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Robert A. Fisher, MD Liver Tissue and Cell Distribution

$286,633

same as above
Robert A. Fisher, MD Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohort Study $3,600,000 same as above
Martin Mangino, PhD Performance of a New Hemostatic Material in Severe Arterial Laceration $84,409 Resodyn Corporation
Martin J. Mangino, PhD The Cytoskeletal System in Preservation Injury $307,110 National Institutes of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases
Adrian Cotterell, MD Controlled, Randomized, Prospective, Double-Blind, Multi-Center, Phase I/II, Dose-Escalation Study of the Safety, PK & Clinical Activity of 15NP for Prophylaxis of Delayed Graft Function in Patients Undergoing Deceased Donor Kidney Transplanation $157,275 Quark Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Adrian Cotterell, MD A 12 month, multi-center, randomized open-label noninferiority study comparing the safety & efficacy of concentration-controlled Everolimus with low dose tacrolimus to CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) with standard dose tacrolimus in de novo relan transplant recipients $133,460 Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Kenneth L. Williams, MDiv,
BS, EMT-P
Special Initiative Grant for Accredited ALS Training Program > Center for Trauma & Critical Care Education (CTCCE) $102,808 Commonwealth of Virginia, Office of Emergency Medical Services
Amelia Grover, MD VCU Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) $100,000 VCU School of Medicine
Kazuaki Takabe, MD, PhD The Role of ABC Transporters in Sphingosine Kinase Induced Tumorigenicity of Breast CA $100,000 National Institute of Child Health & Human Development/NIH
Kazuaki Takabe, MD, PhD Sphingosine Kinase 1 as a New Target for Systemic Therapy against Breast Cancer $150,000 Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Kazuaki Takabe, MD, PhD VCU School of Medicine Bridge Grant Award $50,000 VCU School of Medicine
Kazuaki Takabe, MD, Phd,
Masayuki Nagahashi, MD, PhD
The role of sphingosine-1-phosphate in obesity-mediated breast cancer progression $100,000 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Jennifer Rhodes, MD “Analysis of Sequence Variation in the Exome of Siblings Affected by Non-Syndromic Craniosynostosis.”
> Center for Craniofacial Care
$46,013 Richmond Eye & Ear Hospital
Michael Feldman, MD “A Comparative Study of the ReCell Device and Autologous Split-thickness Meshed Skin Graft in the Treatment of Acute Burn Injuries.” > Evans-Haynes Burn Center $49,000 Avita Medical
Michel Aboutanos, MD Get Real-Alcohol Choices & Consequences for Youth (GR-ACY) > more about GR-ACY $54,012 US Dept of Transportation (with DMV)
Therèse Duane, MD “Manual of Procedure for the Surgical Infection Society (SIS) Multicenter Study of Duration of Antibiotics for Intrabdominal Infection.” $15,534 University of Virginia
Derek Brinster, MD “Evaluation of the clinical performance of the Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft with the Captiva Delivery System for Treatment of Acute, Complicated Type B Aortic Dissections.” $121,771 Medtronic
Ronald Merrell, MD “Enhancing the Minimally Invasive Surgery Skills of General Surgeons and Allied Surgical Specialists.”
> MIS Center
$47,900 National Academy of Sciences
Dorne Yager, PhD “Topical Antimicrobral Agents w/ Tissue Protective Properties” $217,314 IASIS Molecular Sciences
Dorne Yager, PhD “Pilot Infected Diabetic Wound” $10,293 IASIS Molecular Sciences
Vigneshwar Kasirajan, MD ABLATE AF Registry Trial —“AtriCure Synergy Bipolar RF Energy Lesions for Non-Paroxysmal Forms of Atrial Fibrillation Treatment during Concomitant On-Pump Endo/Epicardial Cardiac Surgery.” > Pauley Heart Center $53,750 AtriCure, Inc.
James Bittner, MD MIS Training Fellowship Program > MIS Program $53,000 Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
James Bittner, MD ReCharge Study > Surgical Weight Loss Center $1,705,313 EnteroMedics
Therèse Duane, MD Study LRS114689: “A study to Assess the Safety, Tolerability and Preliminary Efficacy of GSK225105 in the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infection of adults.” $287,631 GlaxoSmithKline
Christopher Campbell, MD The Role of Bone Marrow Mediated Fibroblast Precursors in Keloid Formation $15,000 VCU AD Williams Foundation


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