Stanford Pediatric IBD and Celiac Disease Research Program Awards

FY 2021 Seed Grant Awards

Rosa Bacchetta, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)
Study Title: Engineered Regulatory T Cells as an Autologous Immune Modulator for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Dylan Dodd, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pathology and Microbiology & Immunology
Study Title: Microbiome Metabolites as Predictive Markers of Outcomes in Pediatric Crohn's Disease

Christopher Garcia, PhD
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Physiology and Structural Biology
Study Title: Therapeutic Development of Engineered IL‐22 Agonists in IBD

Jeong S. Hyun, MD
Assistant Professor, Surgery (Pediatric Surgery)
Study Title: Characterization of Fibrosis in Crohn's Disease through Mesenteric Adipose Tissue

Calvin Kuo, MD, PhD
Professor, Medicine (Hematology)
Study Title: Organoid Modeling of Immune‐epithelial Interactions in Pediatric Celiac Disease

Elizabeth Mellins, MD
Professor, Pediatrics (Human Gene Therapy)
Study Title: Optimizing TCR‐like Reagents for Study of Gliadin Presentation

FY 2021 Postdoctoral Support Awards

Elias Gerrick, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Pathology
Study Title: Investigation of Divergent Modulation of IBD by Symbiotic Protists of the Microbiota

Qinghui Mu, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Hematology
Study Title: Organoid Modeling of Immune-epithelial Interaction in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease