The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awarded $125,743 to Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine, to investigate functional characterization of mABC1 protein.
The National Institute of Child Health and Disease and National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDKD) awarded $207,500 to Michael Caplan, MD, professor of pediatrics, to study the role of PAF and TLR in neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.
David S. Channin, MD, associate professor of radiology, received $246,535 from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for a comparison of LCD versus CRT displays for mammography.
The NIDDKD awarded $126,144 to Sheldon Chen, MD, assistant professor of medicine, to conduct research on podocyte dysfunction in diabetic glomerulopathy.
The American Cancer Society awarded $239,000 to Linda L. Emanuel, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and director of the Buehler Center on Aging, to investigate developing a nested whole-person care guide with screening and evaluation steps.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke awarded $111,855 to Charles J. Heckman, PhD, associate professor of physiology, to investigate motoneuron properties in chronic spinal injury.
Warren A. Kibbe, PhD, research associate professor, Lurie Cancer Center, received $87,729 from the NCI to review a tissue banking system developer project and an open source commercial clinical trials management system.
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation awarded $122,740 to Victor V. Levenson, MD, PhD, research associate professor, Lurie Cancer Center, for the study entitled, “Genes Inducing Resistance to Tamoxifen: Development and Validation of Clinical Biomarkers.”
The National Patient Advocate Foundation awarded $90,000 to Jon D. Miller, PhD, professor of cell and molecular biology, to study patient access to cancer clinical trials.
Toshio Narahashi, PhD, Alfred Newton Richards Professor of Pharmacology, received $80,000 from Janssen Pharmaceutical Co. for a study of Alzheimer’s drugs entitled, “Galantamine-Memantine Co-Application: Mechanism of Beneficial Action.”
Carol A. Podlasek, PhD, research assistant professor of urology, received $213,050 from the NIDDKD for the study entitled, “Can Abnormal Sonic Hedgehog Signaling Cause Erectile Dysfunction?”
The NCI also awarded $159,638 to Steven T. Rosen, MD, Genevieve E. Teuton Professor of Medicine and director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, to investigate the prognostic impact of glucocorticoid receptors in myeloma. Dr. Rosen also received $200,000 from the Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation to support the Angels Among Us Compassionate Care Fund.
Vijay P. Sarthy, PhD, professor of ophthalmology, received $216,820 from the National Eye Institute to support vision research infrastructure development.
Greg A. Smith, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology—immunology, received $80,000 from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to study coordination of herpesvirus assembly and transport in axons of sensory neurons.
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development awarded $107,865 to Whitney P. Witt, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of medicine, to investigate interactions between childhood illness and the family.