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Previously Funded Vouchers

 

Funded Vouchers for 2017

 

KL2 Career Development Award (GY02)

Homa Ahmadzia

The George Washington University

Prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: identifying women at risk and PK/PD of Tranexamic acid
John Strang

Children's National

Behavioral, Anthropometric and Neural Correlates in Co-Occuring Autism and Gender Dysphoria

CTSI-CN v2.0 GY01 GW Winter Voucher Award Program

Marcos Perez-Losada

The George Washington University

Transmission of pathogens and antimicrobial resistance genes by fecal transplant in children
Ali Ramezani

The George Washington University

Investigation of plasma and urine miRNA profiles associated with progression of CKD in teh CRIC cohort
Ian Toma

The George Washington University

Immune response to Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination in neonates born to HIV infected pregnant women
Amanda Visek

The George Washington University

Secondary analysis of the FUN MAPS to sustain sport-based physical activities

CTSI-CN v2.0 GY01 Winter Voucher Award Program

Andrea Beaton

Children's National

Understanding the Natural History of Latent RHD in Ugandan Youth
Kazue Hashimoto-Torii

Children's National

Consulting for Preparation of NIH/NIAAA STTR Application
Lana Ismail

Children's National

Evaluating echocardiography use for murmurs in the newborn nursery
Lauren Kenworthy

Children's National

Community-Based Intervention for Children with ADHD and ASD

Tessie October

Children's National

Enhancing Physician Communication Skills
Shilpa Patel

Children's National

StethAid for Lungs: A mobile app for recording lungs sounds  
Subechhya Pradhan

Children's National

Optimizing Imaging Techniques for Fetal and Neonatal MRI
Mary Revenis

Children's National

Inflammatory and Brain Injury Biomarkers of Injury in Animal Model of Apnea of Prematurity
Christopher Spurney

Children's National

Longitudinal functional outcomes with a focus of cardiac health in boys and adolescents with muscular dystrophy

Laura Tosi

Children's National

Validation of genome association studies

Funded Vouchers for 2016

 

CTSI-CN v2.0 GY01 Fall Voucher Award Program

Binny Chokshi Children's National Assessment of Feedback delivered by Faculty During Observed Structured Clinical Examination
Uriyoan Colon-Ramos The George Washington University Understanding the social drivers for health: Mechanisms between family environment and diet quality among Latino adults and youth
Nikki Posnack Children's National Pediatric risk assessment of medical device polymers

CTSI-CN Voucher Award Program

Youssef Kousa Children's National

Identification of host genetic risk factors in Congenital Zika Syndrome

CTSI-CN v2.0 GY01 2016-2017 Pilot Award

Sudeepta K. Basu Children's National In vivo quantification of gama-aminobutyric acid in the developing brain of preterm infants
M. Chiara Manzini The George Washington University Defining the molecular mechanisms of sex differences in neurodevelopmental disorders
Ashley Darcy-Mahoney The George Washington University Characterizing Sensory Hypersensitivities in young toddlers with Autism
Nikki Gillum Posnack Children's National

Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Models for Pediatric Risk Assessment

Allison C. Meni Sylvetsky The George Washington University Low-calorie sweeteners induce metabolic dysregulation via alterations in adipose signaling
Maureen Monaghan Children's National Improving Health Communication in Adolescents and Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Marcos Perez-Losada The George Washington University Connect to Conquer: Integrating Clinical, Genomic and Microbial Information to Better Characterize Pediatric Asthma
John M. Schreiber Children's National Use of Echocardiography to Assess Subclinical Myocardial Damage in Children with Refractory Epilepsy or Status Epilepticus
Yin Wang Children's National

Identification of a Druggable Target for MYC Inhibition for Treatment of Group 3 Medulloblastoma

 The Connor Family Innovation Award 

Justin Burton Children's National

A novel mechanical hippotherapy training platformsimulator for children with neurological/musculoskeletal disabilities

Clinical Studies Support/Clinical Research Center Voucher Award

Kimberly Chapman

Children's National

Bio-repository for cells, tissues, and DNA
Sarah Evans

Children's National

Effects of tactile therapy on hand function in children with hemiplegic cerebal palsy: A feasibility study
Sharyn Malcolm

Children's National

Reproductive Issues in Adolescent Females with Polycystic Ovary

Innovative Strategies and Services Voucher Award

Li-Jin Chew

Children's National

Sox17-induced alterations in beta-catenin-associated proteins
Andrea Hahn

Children's National

Metagenomic evaluation of the lung microbiome with antibiotic treatment in cystic fibrosis

Matthew Oetgen

Children's National

Structural Health Monitoring of Spinal Growing Rods - Design and Production of Instruments
Yanxin Pei

Children's National

Overcoming Therapeutic Resistance in MYC-driven Group 3 Medulloblastoma

Nikki Posnack

Children's National

Cardiovascular health risks associated with phthalate exposure
Masaaki Torii

Children's National

Identification of Proteins Involved with Corpus Callosum Refinement

Funded Vouchers for 2015

 

Pilot Research Awards for Faculties of Children’s National and George Washington University

Cynthia Dowd The George Washington University Targeting Malaria Through Inhibition of MEP Isoprenoid Biosynthesis
Monica Hubal The George Washington University Are Insulin Signaling Improvements following Bariatric Surgery Driven by Adipose-Derived Exosomal microRNA Changes
Amanda Levin Children's National Pediatric Rapid Response Teams: Improve the Team to Improve Patient Outcomes
Javad Nazarian Children's National

Reversal of Aberrant Cancer Epigenome

Nikki Gillum Posnack The George Washington University

Assessing cardiovascular health risks due to plasticizer exposure in chronically transfused patients

Brian Reilly

Children's National

EARgraft: Improved ear drum repair using a custom 3D bioprinted graft

Zungho Wesley Zun Children's National

Non-invasive imaging of placental insufficiency using in vivo arterial spin labeled MRI

Funded Vouchers for 2014

 

Pilot Research Awards for Faculties of Children’s National and George Washington University (Cycle XIII)

Anne Chiaramello George Washington University Novel Epigenetic and Metabolic Approach for the Pediatric Mitochondrial Disease MELAS
Niti Dham

Children's National

Early Detection of Cardiac Toxicity in Childhood Cancer Survivors
Yaser Diab

Children's National

High on-Aspirin Platelet Reactivity /Aspirin Resistance in Children Undergoing Fontan Palliation for Single Ventricle Physiology

Rohan Fernandes

Children's National

Prussian blue nanoparticles for laser-induced photothermal therapy of neuroblastomas

Michael Keller

Children's National

Adoptive immunotherapy for Treatment of Viral Infections in Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders
Mohamad Koubeissi George Washington University Low Frequency Stimulation in Epilepsy
M. Chiara Manzini George Washington University Determining how disorders of cell-extracellular matrix interaction disrupt brain development
Gustavo Nino

Children's National

Molecular, Clinical and Imaging Biomarkers of Severity of Viral Respiratory Illness in Children
Brian Reilly

Children's National

A New Surgical Approach to Otitis Media: Dissolvable On Demand Tympanostomy Tubes
Yin Wang

Children's National

Targeting Early T-cell precursor Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia with Hypoxia inducible factor 1α

Clinical Studies Support/Clinical Research Center Voucher Award

Hema Dave

Children's National

Correlation of P450 liver enzyme CYP2C19 with azole metabolism
Victoria Gomez-Lobo

Children's National

Disorders of Sexual Development-Translational Research Network

Joshua Kanter & Nefthi Sandeep

Children's National

A molecular assay of angiogenesis in cyanotic heart disease patients with aortopulmonary collateral vessels

Catherine Limperopoulos

Children's National

Antecedents of Impaired Brain Development in Fetuses with Heart Disease

Gustavo Nino

Children's National

Maturational Changes in Airway Response to Viral Infections

James Robinson George Washington University Use of Intravenous Tranexamic Acid During Myomectomy: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial
Nora Stinley

Children's National

Feasibility and Outcomes of Complementary and Alternative Pain Management 

Adeline Vanderver

Children's National

New Diagnostic Approaches in Leukodystrophy
Christopher Vaughan

Children's National

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion Biorepository 

ISS, Innovation Award

Michele Mietus-Snyder Children's National

IDEAL Friends Mobile or Web App

Catheeja Ismail George Washington University Sarcopenia screening: development of a feedback-augmented, portable, ultrasound device
Eleanor Mackey Children's National FLIP IT! Providing Teens with Tools for Lifetime Weight Management
Sheela Stuart Children's National

THIC (Thickened-liquid Calculator)

Edward Wong Children's National Development of a novel medical device for extracorporeal treatment of hyperbilirubinemia

ISS, Translational Technology Voucher Award

Anne Chiaramello George Washington University Pharmaco-epigenetic manipulation of mitochondrial homeostasis: therapeutic implications for the pediatric mitochondrial neurodegenerative disease MELAS
Sebahattin Cirak Children's National

Identification of disease genes in exome-negative CMD patients using RNAseq

Joseph Devaney Children's National Regulation of Exercise Response by the Fat Mass and Obesity-Associated (FTO) Gene
Svetlana Ghimbovschi Children's National

Integrative Systems Biology approach in patients with Uterus Leiomyoma

Yetrib Hathout Children's National Development of surrogate biomarkers to monitor disease progression and response to treatment in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Hiroki Morizono Children's National

Gene therapy for urea cycle disorders: Pharmacologic augmentation of gene therapy with N-carbamylglutamate

Javad Nazarian Children's National Molecular Heterogeneity of Pediatric Brain Tumors
Terence Partridge Children's National Tracing the proteomic changes that accord with onset of disease in dysferlin-deficient skeletal muscle
Brian Rood Children's National

Sub-Group Specific Medulloblastoma Protein Biomarkers

Mary Rose Children's National A Quantitative Proteomics Approach towards identifying the pathogenesis of CF lung disease
Mariam Said Children's National

Evaluation of Ro52/TRIM21 polymorphism as a predictor for the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)

Xiaofang Wu Children's National

Identification of the Genes/Pathways that Induce Submucosal Gland Hyperplasia/Hypertrophy following exposure to Tobacco Smoke 

Funded Vouchers for 2013

 

Clinical Studies Support/Clinical Research Center Voucher Award

Robert Avery Children's National Neuro-ophthalmology Biobank and Data Registry
Kimberly Chapman Children's National Clinical and Basic Investigations of Methylmalonic Acidemia and Related Disorders
Susan Knoblach Children's National

Biomarkers of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents

Adeline Vanderver Children's National

New Diagnostic Approaches in Leukodystrophy

ISS, Technology Transfer Voucher Award

Brian Kirmse Children's National

The genetics of metabolism in HIV exposed and infected children 

Judy Liu

Children's National

Transcriptome Profiling of Focal Epilepsy
Dominic Raj George Washington University MicroRNA as biomarker in glomerular disease

KL2 (Cycle V)

Emily Meier Children's National

Reticulocyte as Risk Marker: Targeted Therapy for Infants with Sickle Cell Anemia

Nickie Niforatos Children's National Brain Development in the Fetus with Growth Restriction

Pilot Research Awards for Faculties of Children’s National and George Washington University (Cycle XII)

Monika Goyal

Children's National

Universal Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening in the Emergency Department:  A Pilot Study to assess Acceptability, Feasibility, and Prevalence
Steven Hardy

Children's National

Feasibility and efficacy of a home-based, computerized cognitive training program in pediatric sickle cell disease
Kazue Hashimoto-Torii

Children's National

Mechanisms generating cellular heterogeneity of stress response in the brain in fetuses exposed to environmental stresses

Richard Levy

Children's National

Developing a novel therapy for brainstem gliomas

Matthew Oetgen

Children's National

Development of novel non-invasive growth plate ablation treatment for children with limb-length discrepancy using MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound 
Elizabeth Wells

Children's National

Assessment of Dissociative Steroids as Dexamethasone Substitute for Pediatric Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma

Collaborative Research Grants for Children’s National, George Washington University, and Virginia Tech Faculty (Cycle XI)

Josep Bassaganya-Riera, Raquel Hontecillas, Roberta DeBiasi & David Diemert VT/VT/Children's National/GW Modeling Host Responses to Clinical Influenza Virus Clinical Isolates
Harry Dorn & Anthony Sandler VT/Children's National Antibody-Conjugated Endohedral Metallofullerene B7-H3 and IL-13 Nanoparticles for Targeted Neuroblastoma Diagnostic and Therapeutic Applications
Anelia Horvath, David Mittelman, & Raja Mazumder GW/VT/GW

Novel Bioinformatics Tools for Alignment of Genomic & Transcriptomic NGS Data

Enusha Karunasena, Harold Garner & Brian Rood VT/VT/Children's National Identifying Medulloblastoma specific DNA Microsatellite Variance-Associated Targets to Create High Affinity Peptide-Based Ligands as Molecular Diagnostic Tools
Judy Liu & Alexei Morozov Children's National/VT Cellular and Molecular Basis of Focal Refractory Epilepsies
Lissett Bickford, An Massaro, Karun Sharma, Raj Shekhar, & Abby Whittington VT/Children's National/Children's National/Children's National/VT

Novel Polymer Composites For In Situ Visualization of Peripherally-Inserted Central Catheters

Michael Fox & Jason Triplett VT/Children's National

Mechanisms of class-specific targeting and topographic map formation in the visual system

GW/MFA Research Awards for Mentored Collaborative Pilots (Cycle X)

Harry Gill George Washington University ApoL1 Variants as a Tool to Predict Chronic Kidney Disease
Adrienne Hancock George Washington University Physiology and Health of the Aging Male-to-Female Transgender Voice
Chunlei Liang George Washington University High-fidelity Modeling and Simulation of Hemodynamic Effect of Peripheral Arterial Stenoses
Ali Ramezani George Washington University Prebiotics, Gut Microbiota, and Endotoxmia in ESRD Patients 
Lijie Zhang George Washington University

Integrating Nanomaterials and 3D Printing for Personalized Osteochondral Repair

Funded Vouchers for 2012

 


Research Awards for Pilot Studies that Promote Integration of Clinical and Research Efforts (Cycle IX)

Robert Avery

Children's National

Immunologic And Genetic Biomarkers Of Ocular Myasthenia Gravis In Children

Ivor Horn

Children's National

Improving Asthma Control through mHealth-Based Home Monitoring

Susan Knoblach

Children's National

Evaluation of biomarkers of mild traumatic brain injury in adolescents
Dinesh Pillai

Children's National

Obesity In Asthma: Adipocyte Exosomes Mediates Tgfb Signaling In Airway Epithelium
Hans Pohl

Children's National

Congenital Obstructive Uropathy Biomarkers Study (CUBS)

Zena Quezado

Children's National

Determination of Pain Sensitivity in Sickle Cell Disease Patients

CTSI-CN Translational Research Intramural Pilot Grant Program (Cycle VIII)

Matthew Colonnese George Washington University Electrical Signatures of Disease Onset in a Mouse Model for Fragile X Syndrome
Joshua Corbin Children's National Correction of amygdala-based defects in the animal model of Fragile X Syndrome
Aisha Liferidge George Washington University

ED Patient Triage to Primary Care and Medical Home Utilization and Cost Analysis

Judy Liu Children's National

Unraveling molecular substrates underlying focal refractory epilepsies

Larissa May George Washington University Barriers and Facilitators to Antimicrobial Stewardship for UTI in the ED Setting
Kabir Yadav George Washington University Improved Understanding of Trauma Resuscitations to Implement Decision Support

KL2 (Cycle IV)

Andrea Beaton

Children's National

Developing a Pathway to Diagnosing Early Rheumatic Heart Disease

Elizabeth Carter Children's National

Relating Documentation Practices to Clinical Workflow in Pediatric Trauma Resuscitation

Exploratory/Developmental Research Awards (Cycle VII) 

Robert Freishtat Children's National Epithelial Mitotic Dyssynchrony in Fibrotic Disease

Research Awards for Pilot Feasibility Studies/Development of Methodologies/Development of New Research Technology (Cycle VI)

Jean Gutierrez George Washington University

Identifying African Americans at Risk for CKD based on Genotype and Urine Markers

Holly Meany

Children's National

Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of Sorafenib and Irinotecan
Lillian Su Children's National

Beyond Leadership: Creating High Performance Medical Teams

Pilot Awards for Projects in HIV/AIDS and Mental Health, Substance Use, and Behavioral Science (Cycle V)

Zhihuan Huang

Georgetown University

Drug use and their associations with HIV risks among female streetwalkers and their clients in Shanghai, ChinaHIV-infected older adults: a pilot study using fMRI among a high risk, community-based sample in DC

Ricardo LaGrange Children's National SmAART: A Novel mHealth Approach to Promote HIV Management with Substance Abusing Adolescents
Manya Mangus George Washington University HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders and cognitive control among HIV-infected older adults: a pilot study using fMRI among a high risk, community-based sample in DC

Children's National Support of Existing and Ongoing Clinical and Translational Research (Cycle IV)

Laurie Conklin

Children's National

Biomarker Discovery Utilizing MicroRNA (miRNA), Genomics, and Proteomics for Detection of Disease Activity and Response to Medications in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Kristina Hardy

Children's National

Computerized Cognitive Training with Preschool-aged Cancer Survivors
Molly Huntsman

Children's National

The origin of intrinsic plasticity in epileptogenesis
Anitha John

Children's National

Characterization of Hepatic Dysfunction in Patients following the Fontan Operation
Catherine Limperopolous

Children's National

Quantification of Placental Structure and Function using Advanced MRI Techniques
Jeffrey Moak

Children's National

Non-pharmacologic control of post-operative junctional ectopic tachycardia using AV nodal fat pad stimulation, feasibility study using an animal model.
Rachel Moon

Children's National

Cultural Differences in Bed sharing Contribute to Infant Mortality Disparities

Javad Nazarian

Children's National

Murine Model of Pediatric Brainstem Glioma
Mathew Sharron

Children's National

Use of Anti-Platelet Compounds to Reduce Multiple Organ Dysfunction in Sepsis
Randi Streisand

Children's National

Supplement to Prevention of Disease Care Behaviors in Early Adolescents with T1 Diabetes
Zohreh Tatari-Calderone

Children's National

A Genomic Approach to Characterize Premature Infants at Risk for Developing Necrotizing Enterocolitis.

Adeline Vanderver

Children's National

Molecular Mechanisms of Vanishing White Matter disease
Irene Zohn

Children's National

The role of p38IP in axial skeleton defects

 

Funded Vouchers for 2011

 

KL2 (Cycle III)

Larissa May George Washington University Antimicrobial Stewardship through MRSA Diagnosis in ED Patients with Abscesses
Qing Pan George Washington University

Genetic Disparities Associated with Nephropathy, Retinopathy and Neuropathy in Type 1 Diabetes Patients

Pilot Projects (Cycle III)

Amanda Castel George Washington University Formative Research to Assess the Acceptability and Uptake of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) with Antiretrovirals for HIV Prevention among Persons at High- Risk for HIV
Michael Compton George Washington University A Community-Engaged Pilot Project to Prepare for Larger-Scale Anti-Stigma Schizophrenia Research
Ivor Horn Children's National Piloting Mobile Technology to Enhance Parent Provider Communication and Improve Asthma Care
Katherine Kelly Children's National

Partnership for Academic Support and Success: PASS

Rachel Moon Children's National Acceptability of Educational Videos Delivered via an Electronic Patient Portal
Earl Parrish George Washington University Formative Research to Develop a Systematic Approach for Sentiment Analysis as a Community Engagement Tool for Translation of Clinical Research and Public Health Interventions

Pilot Projects (Cycle II)

Ali Ramezani George Washington University Anti-HIV-1 Erythrocyte Viral Trap
Marc Siegel George Washington University Genomic Analysis of Respiratory Pathogens
Xiaofang Wu Children's National In vitro Models of Glandular Hyperplasia from Basal Cells in Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Irene Zohn Children's National

Identification of modifiers of iron deficiency induced neural tube defects

KL2 (Cycle II)

Brian Kirmse

Children's National

The Effects of Antiretroviral Therapy on Energy Metabolism in Children

 

Funded Vouchers for 2010

 

Pilot Projects (Cycle I)

Anamaris Colberg-Poley Children's National

Alteration of neural precursor cell functions by human cytomegalovirus

Robert Freishtat Children's National Dyssynchronous Mitosis and Inflammation in Asthmatic Epithelium
Yetrib Hathou Children's National

HTRA1 as a new target for treatment of muscular dystrophies

Monica Hubal Children's National

Genetic influences on depot-specific adipose tissue remodeling with obesity

Lauren Kenworthy Children's National Parsing Genetic Heterogeneity in Autism with Continuous Flexibility Measures
Catherine Klein Children's National Electronic Intervention to Improve Health Behaviors in African American College Students (EI-AACS)
Andrew Meltzer George Washington University

H. pylori testing for patients with non-specific abdominal pain in the Emergency Department

Javad Nazarian Children's National Clinical and Translational Approaches for Understanding Pediatric Brian Tumors
Travis O'Brien George Washington University Genetic Factors Associated with Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome
Diego Preciado Children's National Biological Repair of Airway Defects Using BMP-2 in Extracellular Matrix Gel
Irene Riz George Washington University Apoptotic Role of NfkB in T-All Therapeutic Response
Xiaoyan Song Children's National

Clostridium difficile Infections in Children: Epidemiology, Treatment, and Outcomes

Amita Vyas George Washington University Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes Among South Asian American Families
Zuyi Wang Children's National

Computational systems biology to develop a testable model of glucocorticoid action in asthma.

Lijie Zhang George Washington University

Biologically Inspired 3D Nanostructured Bone Substitutes for Children Bone Repair and Regeneration

Novel Clinical and Translational Methodologies (Cycle I)

Kristy Brown Children's National Method Development for A Antisense Oligonucleotide Tissue Detection Assay
Michael Keidar George Washington University Cold plasma cancer therapy
Zhenyu Li George Washington University A Miniaturized Biosensor for Fast Screening of Infant Patients’ Serostatus or Genotype Using Small Volume (<50uL) Heel Prick Whole Blood Samples
Christopher Spurney Children's National Use of plethysmography as a novel outcome measure in mouse models of congenital muscular dystrophy

KL2 (Cycle I)

Maureen Monaghan Children's National

Predictors of Health Outcomes in Emerging Adults with T1 Diabetes

Kabir Yadav George Washington University

Better, Stronger, Faster: Translating Biomedical Informatics Tools to Accelerate Comparative Effectiveness Research