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Grants Update :: July and August 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 July 2010 and August 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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7/2/2014  7/1/2015 Backes, Carl Randomized, controlled trial of early versus delayed umbilical cord clamping in
infants with congenital heart disease
American Heart Association $60,500.00
7/16/2013   7/1/2014 Bartlett, Jeffrey Adeno-associated Viral Vector Modification for Targeted Motor Neuron Therapy Emory University $78,856.00
9/2/2014  9/1/2015 Casamassimo, Paul Coordinated Early Intervention to Reduce Dental Caries in a High Risk,
Caries-Susceptible Early Childhood Program
Central Benefits Health Care Foundation $115,479.00
1/2/2014 1/1/2015 Coury, Daniel Autism Treatment Network Clinical Coordinating Center Massachusetts General Hospital $306,264.00
7/2/2013 7/1/2014 Cunningham, Nancy Ohio Mental Health Network for School Success Miami University $9,000.00
8/2/2014 8/1/2015 Edwards, Jennifer The affect of hormones and oxygen-limitation on gonococcal pathophysiology National Institutes of Health $314,879.00
5/1/2016 Flanigan, Kevin A double-blind, escalating dose, randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess
the pharmacokinetics, safety and tolerability of single subcutaneous injections of
study drug in non-ambulant subjects with Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Anonymous $290,511.00
11/3/2013  9/1/2015 Flanigan, Kevin Translational Research in the Dystrophinopathies National Institutes of Health $265,937.00
4/2/2014 4/1/2015 Flanigan, Kevin Translational Research in the Dystrophinopathies National Institutes of Health $911,883.00
3/2/2014 3/1/2015 Gastier-Foster, Julie COG Neuroblastoma Reference Laboratory National Childhood Cancer Foundation $308,034.00
2/2/2014   7/1/2014 Hoffman, Robert The Collaborative Network for Clinical Research in Immune Tolerance The Regents of the University of California $26,266.00
7/2/2013 7/1/2014 Jaeger, Carol Advanced Education Nursing Grants Ohio State University Research Foundation $38,614.00
7/2/2014 7/1/2015 Johnson, Eric Unique cardiac interactions of dystrophin and their role in dilated cardiomyopathy American Heart Association of Ohio $23,000.00
7/2/2014 7/1/2015 Kaspar, Brian Pre-clinical Safety Studies of AAV9-SMN in mouse and monkey to support a Pre-IND FDA Anonymous $250,000.00
6/2/2014 7/1/2014 Kelleher, Kelly Access to Psychiatric Services for Children Ohio Department of Mental Health $6,924.00
8/2/2014 8/1/2015 King, Samantha Mechanisms of Pneumococcal Adherence National Institutes of Health $320,760.00
7/2/2014 7/1/2015 Liu, Yusen  The Role of MKP-1 in innate immune responses to LPS National Institutes of Health $270,962.00
6/2/2014 6/1/2015 Lucchesi, Pam Ang II, RAGE and Oxidative Stress in Type II Diabetic Coronary Artery Remodeling National Institutes of Health $435,745.00
7/2/2014 7/1/2015 Marion, Carolyn Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program American Heart Association $23,000.00
7/2/2014 7/1/2016 Mousa, Hayat Establishing Normal Pediatric Values for MII-pH Anonymous $16,500.00
7/2/2014  7/1/2015 Munson, Robert Heme, Iron and Oxidative Stress: Regulation of Iron Homeostasis in H. Influenzae National Institutes of Health $356,400.00

5/1/2015 Ramilo, Octavio Harnessing Human DC subsets for Improved Mucosal Vaccines Baylor Research Institute $188,268.00
8/2/2013 8/1/2014 Ramilo, Octavio The study drug plus intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) for the primary treatment
of patients with acute Kawasaki disease
University of California, San Diego $107,100.00
7/2/2014 7/1/2015 Smith,Gary Safe Play Areas for Ross County Kids (SPARK) Project Central Benefits Health Care Foundation $150,000.00
4/20/2014 4/19/2015 Spencer, Charles A 15 Week, Randomized, Double Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Flexible-Dose, Safety and Efficacy Study of Study Drug in Adolescents (12-16 Years Old) with Fibromyalgia (A0081180) Anonymous $35,954.00
7/2/2014 7/1/2015 Stewart, James (BGA) RAS and AGE/RAGE interplay in diabetic ECM remodeling American Heart Association  $66,000.00
1/2/2014 1/1/2015 Termuhlen, Amanda LIVESTRONG Center at OSUCCC Ohio State University Research Foundation $2,731.00
6/2/2014 6/1/2015 Vieland, Veronica Combining epidemiologic designs to model genetic risks for psychiatric disorders National Institutes of Health (NIH) $1,229,082.00
4/2/2014  1/1/2015 Vieland, Veronica Autism Genome Project Anonymous $213,094.00
10/2/2013 9/1/2015 Walker, Christopher Immunological Strategies for Curing Chronic Hepatitus Virus Infections Emory University $1,398,566.00
          JUNE Total $7,820,309.00
6/1/2010 5/31/2011 Alvarez, Carlos DNA Copy Number Variation in Dogs National Institutes of Health $180,000.00
7/1/2009 8/31/2011 Cheatham, John COAST Compassionate Use Johns Hopkins University $7,431.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Comstock, R.Dawn Can Anthropometric Measurements Explain Gender Differences in Concussion
Rates Among High School Basketball, Soccer, and Lacrosse Players?
Anonymous $129,521.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Comstock, R.Dawn Mouthgard BITES (Behavior, Impulsivity, Theory Evaluation Study) National Institutes of Health $71,280.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011  Fu,Haiyan AAV9 Gene Therapy for treating Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIB by systemic
vector delivery
Ben’s Dream-Sanfilippo Research Foundation $200,000.00
3/1/2010   2/28/2011 Gastier-Foster, Julie Wilms Tumor Testing National Childhood Cancer Foundation $97,409.00
3/1/2010 2/28/2011 Gastier-Foster, Julie Acute Lymphocytic Leukemic Reference Laboratory National Childhood Cancer Foundation $427,231.00
3/1/2010 2/28/2011 Hammond, Sue COG STS Pathology Review National Childhood Cancer Foundation $18,750.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Hoffman, Robert Trialnet Oral Insulin University of South Florida $12,497.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Hoffman, Robert Natural History Study of the Development of Type 1 Diabetes University of South Florida $24,690.00
11/1/2009 1/31/2010 Houghton, Peter Rapamycin-Induced Selective Apoptosis in Malignant Cells National Institutes of Health $207,604.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Ingraham, Susan CCTS T32 Ohio State University Office of Sponsored
3/1/2010 2/28/2011 Kahwash, Samir COG AML Pathology Review  National Childhood Cancer Foundation $37,500.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Kaspar, Brian Role of Potent Trophic Factors on Glia and Motor Neurons in ALS National Institutes of Health $311,851.00
7/1/2010 3/31/2011 Kelleher, Kelly Access to Psychiatric Services for Children Anonymous $58,076.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Kelleher, Kelly Cross Design Synthesis: Combining evidence about antidepressants and suicidality National Institutes of Health $291,182.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Leguire, Lawrence ODH SOS grant  Anonymous $300,000.00
7/1/2010  6/30/2011 Lin, Jiayuh Dual Inhibitors Target JAK2 and STAT3 as a Novel Therapeutic Approach
for Pancreatic Cancer 
Anonymous $100,000.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Lin, Jiayuh A new curcumin analogue with potent suppressive activity in pancreatic cancer National Institutes of Health $76,320.00
5/1/2010  4/30/2011 Lloyd, Eric Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Consortium: Hypothermia St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
and Barrow Neurological Institute
10/1/2009  9/30/2010 Lovering, Arleen Women, Infant and Childrens Nutrition Program (WIC) Anonymous  
5/1/2010 5/1/2011 Mendell, Jerry Gene Therapy Research Johns Hopkins University $9,500.00
3/1/2010 2/28/2011 Mendell, Jerry NF-kB Inhibition Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Ohio State University Research Foundation $63,387.00
2/1/2010 7/31/2010 Mentser, Mark Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Study (C-Kid II) Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia $20,000.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Murphy,Mary Ann Collaborative Office Rounds Anonymous $13,821.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2013 Patel, Hiren  A Prospective, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety of Vitamin D Receptor Activators as Determined by Hypercalcemia in Pediatric Patients ages 0 to 16 with Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 5 Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis Anonymous $34,600.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Reynolds, Brady Impulsive Behavior and Treatment Outcomes for Adolescent Smoking National Institutes of Health $285,120.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Rhodes, Melissa Comprehensive Sickle Cell Treatment Center Anonymous $149,171.00
10/1/2009 9/30/2010 Smith, Gary National Electronic Injury Surveillance System Anonymous $7,440.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Smith, Gary Factors Affecting Motor Vehicle Crashes in Ohio Anonymous $138,770.00
4/19/2010 4/18/2011 Spencer, Charles A 6-Month, Open-Label, Safety Trial of Study Drug in Adolescent
Patients with Fibromyalgia (A0081231)
Anonymous $26,101.00
9/30/2010 9/29/2011 Stevens, Jack (John) Improving Trauma Care in Central Ohio for Youths With Complex Trauma Anonymous $400,000.00
3/1/2010 2/28/2011 Termuhlen, Amanda COG Clinical Study Funding Rider Study Chair 18760 National Childhood Cancer Foundation $7,376.00
7/1/2010 6/30/2011 Wold, Loren Ultrafine Particle-Induced Heart Dysfunction American Heart Association $77,000.00
7/1/2010  6/30/2011 Yang, Jing  Regulation of Hedgehog signaling at the level of Gli National Institutes of Health $280,800.00
8/1/2010 7/31/2011 Yeates, Keith Social Outcomes in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury National Institutes of Health $261,793.00
          JULY Total $4,432,937.00

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