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Department Grants and Awards January through June 2016
June 9, 2016

Federal Funding

K23 – Bill Heerman, NHLBI, GROW Baby: Improving Maternal Gestational Weight Gain and Infant Growth in the Growing Right Onto Wellness (GROW) Trial  (749K)
R01 – Sarika Peters, NICHD, Markers of Disease Progression in MECP2 Duplication Syndrome ($1.6M)
R01 – Terry Dermody, NIAID, Chikungunya Virus Replication and Pathogenesis ($3.7M)
R01 – Lori Jordan, NINDS, MRI-based quantitative brain oxygen metabolism identifying high risk of infarct recurrence in sickle cell anemia ($1.7M)
R21 – Bibhash Paria, NICHD, Parous Mouse: A unique model to define uterine receptivity versus nonreceptivity ($431K)
U01 – Prince Kannankeril, NHLBI, Role of Genetic Variants in Sudden Death in the Young ($3.2M)
K12 – Steven Webber, NICHD, Pathogenesis, Targeted Therapeutics, and New Vaccines for Childhood Diseases ($1.7M)
Foundation and Association Grants

Michael DeBaun: Transcranial Doppler Flow Velocity in Iron Deficient Nigerian Children with Sickle Cell Disease ($26K)
Justin Godown: Speckle tracking echocardiography detection ($26K)
Brown: Therapeutic Development Network (TDN) Expansion ($701K)
Zach Warren: Vanderbilt SPARK ($450K)
Ngoc Hanh Vu: Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care Physician Fellowship ($65K)
VUMC Faculty Research Scholars

Elaine Shelton
Leigh Howard

Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
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