Pilot/Early Career Awards

FY2020 Awards

Lay Teng Ang, PhD
Instructor, Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
Study Title: Developing Abundant Human Hepatocytes from Embryonic Stem Cells - A New Tool to Study Fatty Liver Disease

Agnieszka Czechowicz, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation & Regenerative Medicine)
Study Title: Characterization of Novel Human HSC-Cell Surface Receptors

Bereketeab Haileselassie, MD
Instructor, Pediatrics (Critical Care)
Study Title: Role of Cell-Free Mitochondrial Content in Sepsis-Induced Immune Paralysis

Michael Ma, MD
Assistant Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Pediatric Cardiac Surgery)
Study Title: Understanding Heart Valve Dysfunction in Patients with Single Ventricle Defects

Juno Obedin-Maliver, MD, MPH, MAS
Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Study Title: The Association Between Self-Reported Parental Structures on California Birth Certificates and Perinatal Health

Kunj Raju Sheth, MD
Assistant Professor, Urology
Study Title: Novel Prenatal Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO) Vesicoamniotic Shunt

Past Awards