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2022 Clinical Scientist Development Award

Awarded: Jul 01, 2022

$495,000 over 3 years

In 2022, 17 physician scientists received three-year grants of $495,000 each to support projects that have the potential to advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease and to enable their transition to independent research careers.  

Erica Farrand, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Project name: The Future of ILD Care Delivery: Overcoming Barriers to Telehealth with Remote Monitoring

Marat Fudim, MD, MHS
Duke University
Project name: Role of the Splanchnic Vascular Compartment in Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Rohan Khera, MBBS, MS
Yale University
Project name: Developing Artificial Intelligence Algorithms for Screening of Myocardial Disorders from Single-lead Electrocardiography and Wearable Devices

Andrea Knittel, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Project name: Justice Core: Implementing Evidence-based Substance Use Disorder Treatment Through Alternatives to Perinatal Incarceration

Giselle López, MD, PhD
Duke University
Project name: Genomic and Spatial Expression Analysis of Oligodendroglioma to Identify Novel Therapeutic and Prognostic Targets

Sydney Lu, MD, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine
Project name: Targeting Cancer-Associated RNA Splicing Factor Mutations and Resultant Neoantigens for Immunotherapy

Jason Nagata, MD, MS
University of California, San Francisco
Project name: Optimizing Adolescent Screen Use to Promote Cardiovascular Health through Data Science

Sidharth Puram, MD, PhD
Washington University in St. Louis
Project name: Deciphering Immunotherapy Resistance in Head and Neck Cancer Using Single Cell Genomics and Spatial Techniques

Fatima Rodriguez, MD, MPH
Stanford School of Medicine
Project name: PICTURE (Picture of Incidental Calcium to Understand Risk Estimate)

Catherine Spina, MD, PhD
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Project name: Adenosine Signaling Modulation, Checkpoint Inhibition and Tumor Irradiation for Patients with Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer

Madeline Sterling, MD, MPH
Weill Cornell Medicine
Project name: Improving the Mental Health of Home Health Aides

Carl Streed Jr., MD, MPH, FACP
Boston Medical Center
Project name: Assessing and Addressing Inequities in Cardiovascular Health for Transgender Adults

Stephanie Tankou, MD, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Project name: Impact of Vancomycin on the Gut Microbiome and Immune Function in Multiple Sclerosis

Peyton Thompson, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Project name: Simplifying Hepatitis B Care in Pregnancy by Combining Birth-dose Vaccine and Tenofovir: The COMBAT HBV Feasibility Trial

Miriam Udler, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Project name: Drug Discovery for Type 2 Diabetes Using Genetic Pathways

Aaron Viny, MD, MS
Columbia University
Project name: Epigenetic Coupling of DNA Methylation and Chromatin Structure as Determinants of Cell Fate Specification in Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Kevin Wei, MD, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Project name: Targeting Fibrosis in Treatment-resistance Rheumatoid Arthritis