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2013 Clinical Scientist Development Award

Awarded: Jul 01, 2013

$7.78M over 3 years

In 2013, 16 junior physician-scientists each received three-year grants of $486,000 to support their transition from mentored to independent clinical research careers.

2013 CSDA Grantees

Gregory Beatty, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Project: "A Role for Peripheral Blood Monocytes in Regulating Tumor Biology in Pancreatic Cancer"

Catherine Blish, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
Project: "Systems Immunology to Understand Antiviral Deficits during Pregnancy"

Yee-Ming Chan, M.D., Ph.D.
Boston Children's Hospital
Project: "The Kisspeptin-Stimulation Test as a Novel Diagnostic Tool for the Evaluation of Delayed Puberty: Addressing an Unmet Medical Need in Adolescents"

Eric Collisson, M.D.
University of California San Francisco
Project: "Personalizing Treatment for Patients with Pancreatic Cancer"

Stavros Drakos, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Utah
Project: "Humans as a Model Organism to Study Metabolic Changes in Heart Failure and Myocardial Recovery"

Shirit Einav, M.D.
Stanford University
Project: "Development of AAK1 and GAK Inhibitors for Combating Drug-Resistant HIV"

Stephanie Eisenbarth, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University
Project: "Regulating Dendritic Cell Migration during Vaccination"

Santhi Ganesh, M.D.
University of Michigan
Project: "The Genetics of Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Associated Aneurysmal Disease"

Karunesh Ganguly, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California San Francisco
Project: "Electrocorticography Based Control of an Anthropomorphic Upper Limb Exoskeleton"

Johann Gudjonsson, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Project: "Influence of Risk Alleles on the Composition of the Inflammatory Network in Psoriasis and Prioritization for Functional Studies"

Neil Hanchard, M.D. Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Project: "An Integrated Genomics Approach to Identifying Causal Differences between Edematous and Non-Edematous Severe Childhood Malnutrition"

Adam Lauring, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Project: "Viral Mutant Networks and Effective Influenza Control"

Vinit Mahajan, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Iowa
Project: "Molecular Genetic Mechanisms of Calpain-5 Autoimmunity"

James Murrough, M.D.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University
Project: "Ketamine Plus Lithium as a Novel Pharmacotherapeutic Strategy in Treatment-Resistant Depression"

Sandesh Sreenath Nagamani, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Project: "Nitric Oxide Supplementation as a Therapeutic Intervention in Argininosuccinic Aciduria"

Soumya Raychaudhuri, M.D., Ph.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Project: "Fine-Mapping Causal Genetic Alleles in Rheumatoid Arthritis"