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2006 Clinical Scientist Development Awards

Awarded: Jan 01, 2006

$9,315,000 over 3 years

In 2006, 23 junior physician-scientists each received three-year grants of $405,000.

2006 CSDA Grantees

Ferhaan Ahmad, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Project: "Identification of the Genetic Determinants of ARVD"

Alessandro Cataliotti, M.D., Ph.D.
Mayo Clinic
Project: "Clinical Proteomics and Protein Therapeutics in Human Hypertension"

Michael K. Cooper, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Project: "Monitoring and Manipulating Hh Signaling in Gliomas"

Grant Dorsey, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Project: "Interactions between HIV and Malaria in African Children"

Gianpietro Dotti, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Project: "Chimeric T Cells for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia"

Matthew L. Freedman, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Project: "Genetic Determinants of Prostate Cancer Aggressiveness"

Mardi Gomberg-Maitland, M.D., M.Sc.
University of Chicago
Project: "Novel Therapeutics in Pulmonary Hypertension"

Rosandra Kaplan, M.D.
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Project: "VEGFR1 as a Novel Predictor of Metastasis"

Ross L. Levine, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Project: "JAK-STAT Signaling in Myeloproliferative Disorders"

Rita Nanda, M.D.
University of Chicago
Project: "The Role of BRCA1 Methylation in Basal-like Breast Cancer"

Sanjiv M. Narayan, M.D., M.B.
University of California, San Diego
Project: "Regional Reentry in Atrial Fibrillation"

Christopher Newton-Cheh, M.D., M.P.H.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Project: "Genetic Determinants of QT Interval, Sudden Death"

Anju Nohria, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Project: "Role of Rho/Rho Kinase in Human Atherosclerosis"

W. Kimryn Rathmell, M.D., Ph.D.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Project: "Renal Cell Carcinoma: Biologic Indicators of Response to Targeted Therapy"

Harmony R. Reynolds, M.D.
New York University School of Medicine
Project: "Study of Women with ACS and Non-Obstructive CAD (SWAN)"

Kimberly A. Risma, M.D., Ph.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Project: "Mechanisms of Altered Lymphocyte Cytotoxicity"

Michael B. Rothberg, M.D., M.P.H.
Tufts University Medical Center / Baystate Medical Center
Project: "VTE Prophylaxis in Medical Patients"

Manish Sagar, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Project: "Selection of HIV-1 Variants during Transmission"

Catherine S. Todd, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California, San Diego
Project: "An Integrated Program of Needle Exchange and VCT in Kabul"

Thomas D. Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
Project: "Peptide Targeted Imaging of Esophageal Dysplasia"

Jonathan Weinsaft, M.D., M.A.
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Project: "DE-MRI Tissue Specific Detection of Post MI Thrombi"

Mitchell David Wong, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California Los Angeles
Project: "Coronary Disease: Race, Prevention and Treatment"

Xu Yu, M.D., M.Sc.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Project: "Tissue-Specific Protective Immunity Against HIV-1"