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Past Awardees

2013 High-Impact Pilot and Feasibility Award recipients

  • Timothy R. DeGrado, Ph.D., Nuclear Medicine Novel PET Imaging Evaluation of Chylous Leaks
  • Michael J. Joyner, M.D., Anesthesiology Physiology of Non-Pulsatile Blood Flow in Humans with LVADs
  • Kenton R. Kaufman, Ph.D., Orthopedic Surgery Compensatory Step Training for Reducing the Fall Incidence of Older Adults Residing in Continuous Care Facilities
  • Y. S. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D., Anesthesiology Reducing Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia by Targeting Bacterial Biofilms with Gold Nanoparticles
  • Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., Gastroenterology Metformin Therapy for Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Moses Rodriguez, M.D., Neurology Neuron-Protective Human Monoclonal Antibodies for Treatment of ALS

2012 High-Impact Pilot and Feasibility Award recipients

  • Michael Joyner, M.D., Anesthesiology Excessive Carotid Body Chemosensitivity and Exercise Intolerance in CHF
  • Moses Rodriguez, M.D., Neurology Antibody-mediated neuro-protection to promote functional improvement following cerebral ischemia
  • John Burnett, Jr., M.D., Cardiovascular Urinary C-Type Natriuretic Peptide: A Novel Biomarker In Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
  • Nadia Laack, M.D. , Radiation Oncology Utility of [18F] FLT-PET and diffusion-weighted MRI for surgical planning, radiotherapy target delineation, and treatment response evaluation in Ewing’s sarcoma patients
  • Istvan Pirko, M.D., Neurology Cortical Plaque-White Matter Plaque Connectivity Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Jyotishman Pathak, Ph.D., Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Using electronic health records for early detection and active surveillance of transfusion related pulmonary complications

2011 High Impact Pilot and Feasibility Award recipients

  • Frank Brozovich, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiovascular Diseases Plasma Renalase in Heart Failure
  • Sorin Pislaru, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiovascular Diseases First-in-Man Ultrasound Measurements of Myocardial Viscoelasticity — A Pilot Study
  • David Woodrum, M.D., Ph.D., Diagnostic Radiology and Lewis Roberts, M.D., Ph.D., Gastroenterology Characterization of a Translational Rat Disease Model for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

2010 High Impact Pilot and Feasibility Award recipients

  • David T. Eton, Ph.D., Health Care Policy and Research Conceptualizing Burden of Treatment in Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
  • Christopher J. Gostout, M.D., Gastroenterology/Hepatology A new surgical retractor for endoluminal and transluminal endoscopic surgery
  • Moses Rodriguez, M.D., Neurology Treatment of viral infections with an inhibitory viral RNA-dependent RNA-polymerase
  • Martin G. Rodriguez-Porcel, M.D., Cardiovascular Diseases Development of an intravascular device to study cellular metabolism and vascular wall biology
  • Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D., Cardiovascular Diseases Molecular Mechanisms Mediating Endothelial Dysfunction in Sleep Apnea Patients
  • Gregory A. Worrell, M.D., Ph.D., Neurology Mayo Minimally Invasive Epilepsy Surgery Disruptive Technology for 21st Century Epilepsy Surgery
  • Jan 23, 2014
  • ART133957