Awards 2014

SPARK

PI:  Paul Bollyky, MD
Project Title: Repositioning Hymecromone for Type 1 Diabetes Prevention

Co-PIs:  Gilbert Chu, MD and Matthew Kanan
Project Title: Rapid Small Volume Detection of Blood Ammonia

Co-PIs:  Kevin Grimes, MD and Daria Mochly-Rosen, MD
Project Title: Student-led Projects to Address Pediatric Indications

Co-PIs:  Alfred T. Lane, MD, Jayakumar Rajadas, MD and M. Peter Marinkovich, MD
Project Title: Microneedle Patch Delivery of Type VII Collagen to the Skin

PI:  Bruce Ling
Project Title: Novel Diagnostics for Kawasaki Disease with Vasculitis Biomarkers

PI:  Clara Lo, MD
Project Title: N-Acetylcysteine for Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia
Co-PIs:  Peter Marinkovich, MD and Atul Butte

Project Title: Topical Ion Channel Blockers: A Novel Mechanism to Treat Psoriasis
PI:  Anthony Ricci, PhD
Project Title: Protecting the Inner Ear from Cisplatin Toxicity Using Small Molecule Activators of Aldehyde Dehydrogenase

Co-PIs:  Anthony J. Ricci, PhD and Chen Che-Hong
Project Title: Developing Non-Ototoxic Aminoglycoside Antibiotics

Co-PIs:  Kathleen M. Sakamoto, MD and Mark Smith
Project Title: Targeting CREB for AML Therapy

PI:  Peter Santa Maria, PhD
Project Title: Heparin Binding – Epidermal Growth Factor as a Treatment for Chronic Tympanic Membrane Perforation

PI:  David K. Stevenson, MD
Project Title: Chemoprevention of Neonatal Jaundice Using Zinc Protoporphyrin

PI:  Matt van de Rijn, MD
Project Title: Monoclonal Antibody Inhibiting R0R2 to Treat Sarcomas

Stanford Cancer Institute

PI:  Eric Alejandro Sweet-Cordero, MD
Project Title: Personalized Genomics in Pediatric Oncology

Stanford Cardiovascular Institute (CVI)

PI:  Susan Fernandes
Predicting 10-Year Mortality in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease

PI:  Scott Ceresnak, MD
A Novel Signal Analysis Tool Ablation of Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW) in Children

Co-PIs:  Seda Tierney MD, David Rosenthal MD
Parental Acquisition of Echocardiographic Images in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients Using “Pocket” Ultrasound: A Tele-health Feasibility Study

PI:  Joshua Knowles, MD
Exploring the Role of Maternal Insulin Resistance in Congenital Heart Defects

PI:  Matthew Porteus, PhD
Comparison of Isoform Expression Differences by SMRT Sequencing of Isogenic iPS Derived Cardiomyocytes Corrected for the Myotonic Dystrophy Expanded Triplet Report

Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection (ITI)

PI: Julie Parsonnet, MD
Effects of probiotics on gut function, integrity, and inflammation in Bangladeshi infants

PI:  Kenneth Weinberg, MD
Optimizing Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte Therapy of EPB-PTLD by Clonal Tracking of Viral and Lymphocyte
Populations

PI:  Timothy Sweeney, MD, PhD
Prospective Validation of an 11-Gene Set for Distinguishing Sterile SIRS from Sepsis in Pediatric ICU Patients at Admission

Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

PI:  Marius Wernig, MD
Developing a new therapy for childhood white matter diseases

PI:  Michelle Monje, MD
The role of neuronal activity in NF1-associated optic pathway gliomagenesis

PI:  Maria Grazia Roncarolo, MD
Tr1-mediated killing of primary AML blasts