Funded Awards May 2021

PIAgencyTitle
Mohamed AbdelbakiLilaBean Foundation/University of California, San FranciscoA Phase I Trial Evaluating the Combination of Trametinib and Everolimus in Pediatric and Young Adult Patients with Recurrent Low Grade Gliomas
Vikas DharnidharkaNIH/R01/The Children’s Mercy HospitalReaching Equity for Adults and CHildren in Transplant (REACH-TRANSPLANT)
Melanie FieldsNIH/R01The Impact of Cerebral Metabolic Stress on the Development of the Structural and Functional Connectome in Pediatric Sickle Cell Anemia
Stephanie FritzNIH/R01Microbial Community Disruption Following Topical Antimicrobial Application in Staphylococcus aureus-Affected Households
Robert HayashiNIH/UG1/The Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaAALL1131 Supplemental PCR
David HunstadSLCH FoundationCatlin Funding – ID Fellow Continuing Education Support
Lila NolanNIH/F32Regulation of Intestinal Immunity by Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Signaling in Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Cynthia OrtinauAdditional Ventures/Single Ventricle Research Fund/Harvard/Children’s Hospital of BostonA Clinical Prediction Tool for Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Single Ventricle Heart Disease
Katie PlaxMUHIV ECHO Consulting (MU/MTN) – Phyllis Ballard
Katie PlaxMUHIV ECHO Consulting (MU/MTN) – Stacey Higgins 
Katie PlaxSTL MHBThe AWARE Project (Adult)
Katie PlaxSTL MHBThe AWARE Project (Youth)
Katie PlaxCity of St. Louis, TheThe SPOT STI Services
Ronald RubensteinCFFCF Center Program
Ronald RubensteinSLCH Foundation Robert C. Strunk Chair for Lung and Respiratory Research
Joshua RubinNIH/P01/Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineSex-Based Differences in Glioma (Projects 1, Core B, Core C)
Janet ScheelSLCH FoundationPulmonary Hypertension Program Assistant
Bryan SiskK-T Support GroupDetermining Care and Communication Needs and Experiences in Vascular Anomalies
Gregory StorchHRSASUPPLEMENT: Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part D Women, Infants, Children, and Youth (WICY) Grants 
George Van HareFDAFDA IPA Van Hare
Kel Vin WooAmerican Lung AssociationIdentification of Therapeutic Targets for Hypoxia-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension
Aecha YbarraEnduring Hearts /University of MichiganThe impact of Fontan circulatory failure, frailty, and resilience on heart failure and transplant outcomes
Funded Awards
Funded Grants September 2021

PI Agency Title Megan Cooper NIH/ UG3/UH3/Baylor College of Medicine Safety and Efficacy of Itacitinib in treatment of JAK/STAT gain of function disorders Amjad Horani CDI Mechanisms of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Cynthia Ortinau Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Association of Parental Psychological Distress with Brain and Neurodevelopment in Congenital Heart …

Funded Awards
Funded Grants August 2021

PI Agency Title Fahd Ahmad NIH/CCHMC EMS for Children: Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN)  Jonathan Cooper NIH/R56 Characterizing and testing the efficacy of AAV-mediated gene therapy in a novel CRISPR/Cas9 generated sheepmodel of Cln1 disease. Jorge Di Paola NIH/R01/Ohio State University A Reversible Aptamer Based Therapeutic to Treat …

Funded Awards
Funded Grants July 2021

PI Agency Title Mohamed Abdelbaki EIF/The Hospital for Sick Children 3CI Study: Childhood Cancer Combination Immunotherapy. Phase 1b and Expansion Study of Nivolumab Combination Immunotherapy in Children, Adolescent and Young Adult (CAYA) Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Hypermutant Cancers Amy Armstrong Aflac Foundation/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta A Maintenance Protocol of Sirolimus in …