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1998 Clinical Scientist Award Program

Awarded: Jan 01, 1998

Up to $6.8 million over 3 to 5 years

In 1998, 14 promising young physician-scientists each received grants of $100,000 per year for 3 years, plus additional funds for indirect costs and training. Funding for up to two additional years will be considered on an individual basis. 

1998 CSDA Grantees

AIDS Research

Rany Condos, M.D.
New York University Medical Center
Project: "Aerosol IFN-gamma Treatment to Promote Th1 Response in TB/AIDS"

Andrew D. Badley, M.D.
Ottawa (Canada) General Hospital
(currently at Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN)
Project: "Pathophysiologic Role of Enhanced Fas Susceptibility and Fas Ligand Production in Pathogenesis of HIV Disease"

William E. Cunningham, M.D., M.P.H.
UCLA School of Public Health
Project: "AIDS Health Outcomes and Access to Medical Care"

Michael E. Hagensee, M.D., Ph.D.
Louisiana State University School of Medicine
Project: "Predictors of Cervical Dysplasia in HIV-Infected Women"

Sickle Cell Disease and Other Blood Disorder Research

Marshall S. Horwitz, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington School of Medicine
Project: "Familial Leukemia"

Alison R. Moliterno, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Project: "The Role of the Thrombopoietin Receptor in Myeloproliferative Disorders"

Jonathan G. Drachman, M.D.
University of Washington School of Medicine
Project: "The Molecular Basis of Inherited Thrombocytopenia"

Eleanor S. Pollak, M.D.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Project: "Regulation of Expression of Procoagulant Proteins Prothrombin and Factor VII"

Cancer Research

Howard L. Kaufman, M.D.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Project: "Clinical and Transgenic Models for Cancer Vaccines"

Edmund K. Waller, M.D., Ph.D.
Emory University School of Medicine
Project: "Enhancing Immune Reconstitution in Cancer Patients"

James D. Brooks, M.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Project: "Prostate Cancer Prevention through Induction of Phase Two Enzymes"

Jennifer J. Griggs, M.D.
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Project: "Racial Variations in Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer"

Cardiovascular Disease Research

Daniel M. Bloomfield, M.D.
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University
Project: "Prevalence and Prognostic Significance of T Wave Alternans"

Alison E. Baird, M.B.B.S., F.R.A.C.P., Ph.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Project: "Multimodality Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Acute Stroke"