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2010 Innovations in Clinical Research Awards

Awarded: Jan 01, 2010

$1,458,000 over 3 years

In 2010, the foundation awarded three-year grants of $486,000 each to three early-stage research projects that have the potential to catalyze innovative therapies for sickle cell disease.

2010 ICRA Grantees

Patrick G. Gallagher, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Project name: Erythrocyte Hydration Pathways as Modifiers in Sickle Cell Disease

Derek A. Persons, M.D., Ph.D., and Andy C. Wilber, Ph.D.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Southern Illinois University of Medicine
Project name: Identification of Novel Factors and Mechanisms Influencing Expression of Fetal Hemoglobin

Russell E. Ware, M.D., Ph.D.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Project name: Genetic Predictors of Cerebrovascular Disease in Sickle Cell Anemia