Faculty Features

Faculty Feature Amjad Horani

Amjad was born and grew up in the beautiful city of Jerusalem, to a family of educators. Dad is a retired professor of education and a major of middle eastern history. Mom is a retired elementary school principal. Although Amjad and his two younger brothers are Jerusalemites by birth and …

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New Employees April/May 2021

April 2021 Staff Title Division Olivea Burns Patient Billing/Servcs Rep II Ambulatory Care Aliyah Graves Case Worker I Infectious Disease Tammy Dalynn Green Clinical Nurse Coordinator Hematology/Oncology Heather Marie Harry Staff Nurse Pediatric Clinical Research Unit (PCRU) Randolph La Barrie Case Worker I Infectious Disease Margaret Lutz Medical Assistant II …

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Funded Awards April 2021

PI Agency Title  Jeffrey Bednarski HRSA/University of California, San Francisco Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Screening and Education  Thomas Ferkol State of Missouri Genetics Program, Newborn Cystic Fibrosis-Region 3  Jessica Pittman CFF/Seattle Children’s Hospital A Prospective Study to Evaluate Biological and Clinical Effects of Significantly Corrected CFTR Function (The PROMISE Study) …

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Funded Awards March 2021

PI Agency Title  Jorge Di Paola SLCH Foundation Pedal The Cause: Cancer Clinical Trial Program / Director of Clinical Research  Jorge Di Paola SLCH Foundation Pedal the Cause: Seahorse Analyzer  Misty Good CZI/NEC Society Biorepository for Necrotizing Enterocolitis  Robert Hayashi SLCH Foundation 2020 Funding Request – AFR-2020-880 SLCH Audiology   David …

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Faculty Feature Carol Kao

Carol “Mimi” Kao was born in Blacksburg, Virginia. Her parents emigrated from Taiwan to the United States where her father pursued his PhD in aerospace engineering at Virginia Tech, some of her earliest childhood memories are cheering on the Hokies. In kindergarten, she remembers being hospitalized after many days of …

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Faculty Feature David Bark

Raised in a rural farming town in northern Illinois, Dave began his career baling hay and detasseling corn. This occurred in between hide and seek among farm equipment. Dave’s academic career began at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). Coming from an engineering parent and another that taught math, it …

New Employees

New Employees March 2021

Staff Title Division Tamara Abou-Antoun Sr Scientist Hematology/Oncology Brian Palmer Bangs Graduate Student Infectious Disease Jennifer Becker Clinical Research Aide Allergy Immun Pulm Med Keisha A Blanchard Payroll Associate Central Admin Brittany Bonty Clinical Research Coord I Infectious Disease Nicole C. Brown Case Worker I Infectious Disease Christina Daniel Research …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards February 2021

PI Agency Title Angela Brown NIH/U01 17/22 Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study (DPPOS) Phase 3 – Research Project Juliane Bubeck Wardenburg NIH/R01 Development of human adaptive immunity to Staphylococcus aureus Abby Green DOD Mutagenic Deaminase Activity in Cancer Jeffrey Magee Leukemia & Lymphoma Society/Career Development Program Neonatal origins of pediatric …

New Employees

New Employees Jan-March

Staff Title Division Aaron Michael Aanestad WU Student Infectious Disease Laura Beilsmith Clinical Research Aide Infectious Disease Melissa Lynn Bizzle Clinical Research Aide Allergy Immun Pulm Med Amber Craig Grant Assistant Central Admin Thomas Emerson Clinic Manager Cardiology Jarena Ewing Medical Assistant II Ambulatory Care Serdar Gorumlu Postdoc Research Associate …

Funded Awards

Funded Awards January 2021

PI Agency Title  F.S. Cole CDC/Task Force for Global Health, Inc COVID-19 Electronic Health Data Initiative  Brian DeBosch Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Supplement-Modeling Human Hepatocytes to Translate Glucose-fasting Mimetics as Novel Therapies Against Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.  Jorge Di Paola NIH/R33/University of Colorado A systems biology approach to identifying the …