Grant & Postdoctoral Awards

Spring 2012

Grant Awards

Daniel Bernstein, MD
Professor, Pediatrics Cardiology
Project Title: i- PSC-Derived Cardiomyocytes to Determine Mechanisms of LV Non-Compaction Cardiomyopathy

Catherine Blish, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine Infectious Diseases
Project Title: Defining mechanisms of altered antiviral immunity during pregnancy

David Camarillo, PhD
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering Bioengineering Operations
Project Title: Validating Head Rotation Kinematics from an Instrumented Mouthguard in Football Concussions

Kara Davis, D.O.
Instructor, Pediatrics Hematology, Oncology, Stem Cell & Cancer Biology
Project Title: Prediction of Relapse using Single Cell Deep Proteomic Profiling of Pediatric ALL at Diagnosis

Brian Feldman, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Endocrinology
Project Title: Investigating the Role of Vitamin D in Adipose Tissue

Clara Lo, MD
Instructor, Pediatrics Hematology Oncology, SCT and Cancer Biology
Project Title: The Role of Vanin-1 and Oxidative Stress in Pediatric Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia

Stephen Montgomery, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Project Title: Rapid clinical genomics of children with undiagnosed diseases

Postdoc Awards

Erin Gibson, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Neurology, Child Neurology
Project Title: Stem Cell Mechanisms Governing Discreet Waves of Gliogenesis in the Childhood Brain

Ramona Hoh, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology
Project Title: Roles of Peanut Allergen-Specific B cells in Food Allergy and Response to Oral

Wei Li, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cardiovascular Medicine
Project Title:  Brg.1 CHARGE syndrome, and neural crest cell development

Bethsaida Nieves, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Pediatrics Cancer Biology
Project Title: The molecular function of EWS in RNA Processing

Shaozheng Qin, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Project Title: Maturation of medial temporal lobe and prefrontal cortex in episodic memory in children

Tian Wang, MD, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Project Title: Characterization of hair cell regeneration in the mouse utricle