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Grants Update :: April, May 2010

The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the fastest growing pediatric research centers in the United States and is ranked among the top 10 in national research funding. The Research Institute has historically experienced increased federal funding, with exceptional support from the National Institutes of Health despite unprecendented levels of national competition.

The following is a listing of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s grant funding per the April 2010 and May 2010 Reports. If you have questions regarding The Research Institute’s Grant Funding Report contact Aaron Ufferman, director of Finance and Sponsored Projects at (614) 355-3426.

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Award Total Cost
1/20/10     8/31/10 Bauer, John CellTrap: A novel solid phase platform for analysis of stem/progenitor cells Ohio State University Research Foundation $22,241.00
10/1/09  1/21/10 Comstock, R.Dawn College of Medicine BEER Curriculum OSU College of Medicine $912.00
5/1/09   1/31/10 de los Reyes, Emily Dextrometorphan in Rett syndrome: interim neurologic studies Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy
Drieger, Inc.
8/1/09  7/31/10 Gastier-Foster, Julie COG Studies of Gene Amplification in Rhabdomyosarcoma University of Pennsylvania $67,579.00
4/1/10  6/30/10 Gastier-Foster, Julie ALL - Specimen Banking National Childhood Cancer Foundation $88,163.00
7/1/10 6/30/11 Gerhardt, Cynthia The National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) The National Palliative Care Research Center
3/1/10 COG 2/28/11 Gross, Thomas Chair’s Agreeement  National Childhood Cancer Foundation $29,506.00
3/1/10 2/28/11 Gross, Thomas Associate Chair Grants Officer 18678 National Childhood Cancer Foundation $14,753.00
12/1/09  11/30/10 Hammond, Sue Childhood Cancer Survivor Study St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital $27,758.00
11/1/09 9/29/10 Herman, Gail Comprehensive Clinical Phenotyping and Genetic Mapping for the Discovery of Autism Susceptibility Genes Anonymous $61,536.00
5/1/10 4/30/11 Hoffman, Robert Endothelial Function Predictors in Adolescent Diabetes National Institute of Health $180,000.00
5/1/10 4/30/11 Jadcherla, Sudarshan Pathophysiology of Aerodigestive Reflexes in Infants National Institute of Health $287,612.00
5/1/10 4/30/12 Leber, Amy Simplexa Influenza A/B/RSV Assay Anonymous $35,100.00

12/31/10 Lowes, Linda A comparison of the treatment outcomes of early mobilization versus rest for
acute sprained ankles
Anonymous $40,000.00
4/1/10  3/31/11 Mackner, Laura Social Functioning in Adolescent Chronic Illness National Institute of Health $334,584.00
4/1/10 3/31/11 Martin, Paul Glycosyltransferase Therapy for Myopathies  National Institutes of Health $294,299.00
1/1/10    12/31/12 McCoy, Karen Phase 3b Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Two-Part Trial to Assess
the Safety and Efficacy of Continuous Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution
in Subjects with Cystic Fibrosis and Chronic Burkholderia Species Infection
Anonymous $76,816.00
3/1/10 2/28/11 McLaughlin, K Liver Regeneration with Stem Cells of Uniparental Origin National Institutes of Health $159,264.00


12/31/10 Mulick, James Randomized Trial of Parent Training for Young Children with Autism Ohio State University Research Foundation $25,363.00
1/1/10 12/31/10 Nelin, Leif Non-Invasive Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Premature Infants Regents of the University of Colorado $17,183.00
11/1/09 5/1/11 Patel, Hiren A Phase 3, Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled multicenter study to evaluate the PK, safety, and efficacy of study drug in decreasing serum intact parathyroid hormone levels in pediatric subjects
ages 10 to 16 with CKD
Anonymous $32,744.00
3/1/10 5/31/11 Phiel, Christopher Effects of conditional GSK3 knockout on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease National Institutes of Health $292,248.00
5/1/10  4/30/11 Pietryga, Daniel A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double Blind, Phase III Trial Evaluating
Corticosteroids with Mycophenolate Mofetil vs. Corticosteroids with Placebo as Initial Systemic Treatment of Acute GVHD/BMT
National Childhood Cancer Foundation $54,700.00
4/1/10  6/30/10 Ramirez, Nilsa BPC - Specimen Banking National Childhood Cancer Foundation $90,242.00
4/1/10   6/30/10 Ramirez, Nilsa BPC U24 Informatics - Restricted Funds National Childhood Cancer Foundation $76,858.00
4/1/10 3/31/11 Ramirez, Nilsa Pediatric CHTN:New Scope/Technology Aids Cancer Research National Institutes of Health $867,610.00
3/22/10 3/21/12 Ramirez, Nilsa TCGA Tissue Source Site Anonymous $91,980.00
8/1/09 4/30/10 Repaske, David DEFEND-1: Durable-Response Therapy Evaluation for Early or New-Onset Type 1 Diabetes Anonymous $4,500.00
4/1/10  3/31/12 Soni, Sandeep TACL Phase I Feasibility Study of Clofarabine and Low Dose Total Body
Irradiation (TBI) as a Non-myeloablative Preparative Regimen for Stem Cell
Transplantation (SCT) for Hematologic Malignancies: a Multi-Center Study
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles $26,400.00
10/1/09  12/31/09 Walker, Christopher Durbin/NYU sub New York University School of Medicine $10,584.00
7/1/09  6/30/10 Wold, Loren Cytoskeletal Alterations in a Porcine Model of Restrictive Ventricular Septal Defect Ohio State University Research Foundation $1,400.00

4/1/10 Program
9/30/10 Yeates, Keith School Transitition Reentry The Teaching Research Institute $14,373.00
          APRIL Total $3,405,954.00
05/11/10 04/30/11 Barnard, John NICHD Institutional Training for Pediatricians (T32) National Institutes of Health $121,274.00
05/01/10 04/30/11 Besner, Gail HB-EGF and Intestinal Ischemia/Reperfusion National Institutes of Health $305,554.00
06/01/10 05/31/11 Besner, Gail HB-EGF Therapy for Necrotizing Entercolitis National Institutes of Health $286,403.00
06/01/10 05/31/11 Edwards, Jennifer Complement and hormone receptor modulation during gonococcal
cervical infection
National Institutes of Health $180,000.00
06/01/10 05/31/11 Erwin, Elizabeth Change in allergen exposure and reversibility of the “tolerant” immune response  National Institutes of Health $130,923.00
12/01/09 03/31/10 Flanigan, Kevin Translational Research in the Dystrophinopathies National Institutes of Health $95,000.00
05/01/10 04/30/11 Gardner, William An Observational Descriptive Study of IRB Practies University of Massachusetts Medical School $20,931.00
05/01/10   04/30/11 Garg, Vidu Genetic Regulation of Cardiac Septation National Institutes of Health $360,000.00
07/01/10  06/30/11 Giannone, Peter Novel Therapeutic Targets in Necrotizing Enterocolitis National Institutes of Health $158,216.00
11/09/09  07/31/10 Hall, Mark H1N1 Surveillance Registry Study Children’s Hospital Boston $5,000.00
03/01/10 02/28/11 Hammond, Sue COG STS Pathology Review National Childhood Cancer Foundation  
02/01/10 01/31/10 Houghton, Peter Rapamycin-Induced Selective Apoptosis in Malignant Cells National Institutes of Health $264,384.00
04/01/10 03/31/11 Kaspar, Brian Optimizing Titer and Window of Opportunity for targeting Motor Neurons via
an AAV9 vector in Newborn Non-human primates
Anonymous $100,000.00
06/01/10  05/31/11 Kaspar, Brian AAV9 Mediated Gene Replacement in RTT Anonymous $55,000.00
06/01/10 05/31/11 Kerlin, Bryce Patient and Family Support Group for Hemophilia Clinic Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan $73,113.00
04/15/10 10/14/12 McCoy, Karen An Open-Label, Rollover Study to Evaluate the Long Term Safety and Efficacy
of VX770 in Subjects with Cystic Fibrosis
Anonymous $87,819.00
04/01/10 03/31/11 McHugh, Kirk A genetic model of vesicoureteral reflux and reflux nephrology University of Pittsburgh $25,680.00
05/26/10 05/25/11 Mejias,Maria Biomarkers for Identification of Children at Risk for RSV-induced
Persistent Wheezing
Anonymous $63,125.00
10/01/09 09/30/10 Murray,Robert Healthy eating in early childhood Ohio State University Research Foundation $18,553.00
05/01/10 06/02/10 Nelin, Leif Ikaria Educational Grant Request Ikaria $2,500.00
04/01/10 12/31/10 Ramilo, Octavio SAREPREM Study Anonymous $179,270.00
04/01/10 03/31/11 Ramirez, Nilsa The GOG Tissue Bank Expansion of Scope and Technology Anonymous $516,159.00

02/28/11 Ramirez, Nilsa Childrens Oncology Group - BPC National Childhood Cancer Foundation $841,204.00
04/01/10 06/30/10 Ramirez, Nilsa GOG - Specimen Banking Anonymous $30,000.00
01/01/10  12/31/10 Thackeray, Jonathan ONCAC Program Support Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers $10,000.00
01/01/10 05/14/10 Xiang, Huiyun US Estimates of Hospitalized Pediatric Patients with Severe TBI: Implications for Multicenter Clinical Studies University of Michigan $5,000.00
06/01/10 05/31/11 Yeates, Keith Social Outcomes in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury National Institutes of Health $808,844.00
          MAY Total $4,743,952.00

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