FY15 Investigator-Initiated Research Award

The list of Fiscal Year 2015 Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award applications recommended for funding is for informational purposes only. Identification on this list of applications recommended for funding is not intended to either confer a right to funding nor does it guarantee funding. The award of federal funds to support any of these applications is contingent upon successful negotiations and applicable federal policy.

Institution Principal Investigator Topic Area

Alabama, University of, at Birmingham

Stanley Bridges

Rheumatoid Arthritis

California, University of, San Diego

Francisco Villarreal

Women's Heart Disease

Chicago, University of

Gokhan Mutlu

Acute Lung Injury

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Christine McDonald

Healthcare-acquired Infection Reduction

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Michelle Longworth

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

David Geoffrey Vince

Cardiovascular Health

Colorado, University of, at Denver

Charles Edelstein

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Columbia University Medical Center

Jahar Bhattacharya

Acute Lung Injury

Huntington Medical Research Institutes

Robert Kloner

Cardiovascular Health

Massachusetts General Hospital

Benjamin Medoff

Respiratory Health

Melbourne, University of

Tammy Haut Donahue

Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis

Mississippi State University

James Stewart


New York University

Despina Sitara

Cardiovascular Health

Northern California Institute for Research and Education

Beth Cohen

Psychotropic Medications

Pittsburgh, University of

Chuanju Liu

Congenital Heart Disease

Sanaria, Inc

Stephen Hoffman


South Carolina, Medical University of

Tamara Nowling


Stanford University

Cecilia Lo

Congenital Heart Disease

Stanford University

Xinnan Wang

Mitochondrial Disease

Texas, University of, Health Science Center at Houston

Shervin Assassi


Tufts University

Lauren Black

Congenital Heart Disease

Virginia Commonwealth University

Shilpa Iyer

Mitochondrial Disease

Washington State University, Pullman

Hans Van Dongen

Sleep Disorders

Washington, University of

Joan Sanders

Advanced Prosthetics

Wayne State University

Lawrence Grossman

Mitochondrial Disease

Yale University

Naftali Kaminski

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Yale University

Clara Abraham

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Last updated Monday, January 3, 2022