YCCI 2007 Pilot Awardees

Translational and Interdisciplinary Research

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Patty LeePulmonary & Critical CareEmphysema: The Inter-related Roles of Toll-like Receptors, Smoking and Age.$150,0008/1/07-
7/31/09
Linda MayesYale Child Study CenterNeural Circuitry of Parent Attachment in Subsgraycellce Abuse$150,0008/1/07-
7/31/09
Joanne WeidhaasTherapeutic RadiologyMicroRNA Signatures in Basal-like Breast Cancer: Predicting Outcome and Targets$150,0008/1/07-
7/31/09
Total Translational and Interdisciplinary Research$450,000

Biostatistics and Informatics

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Ning SunEPHDevelopment of Pathway Analysis Methods through Data Integration & Their Application to Leukemogenesis$25,0009/1/07-
8/31/08
Total Biostatistics and Informatics$25,000

Novel Clinical and Translational Methodologies

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Douglas
Befroy
Internal Medicine-EndoImplementation of FAST-MRS to Study Mitochondrial Function at 4T$19,97210/1/07-
9/30/08
Demetrios BraddockPathologyValidation of Bithionol, Hexachlorophene & Merbromin as a Chemotherapeutic Agents in the treatment of Ovarian Carcinoma & Melanoma$24,50010/1/07-
9/30/08
Chirag ParikhNephrologyIdentifying Acute Tubular Necrosis in Patients with Cirrhosis and Renal Dysfunction$20,00010/1/07-
9/30/08
Total Novel Clinical and Translational Methodologies$64,472

Junior Faculty

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Zoher GhogawalaNeurosurgeryProspective Multicenter Trial Comparing Ventral to Dorsal Surgery for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy$50,00010/1/07-
9/30/09
Erica HerzogInternal Medicine- PulmonaryInvestigation of Fibrocytes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis$50,00010/1/07-
9/30/09
Marietta VazquezPediatricsEffectiveness of Influenza Vaccine Given to Pregnant Women in Preventing Hospitalization in their Infants$50,00010/1/07-
9/30/09
Total Junior Faculty$150,000

Community-Based Research and Engagement

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Nora GroceEPH, with community partners Community Mediation (Charles Pillsbury), Prevention Research Center (Karem Shuval)Evaluating the Impact of a Violence Prevention Program among Urban Youth in the New Haven Public Schools$25,00010/1/07-
9/30/08
Karen DorseyPediatrics with community partners Fair Haven Community Health Center (Maria Mauldon)Family Based Group Visits to Combat Pediatric Obesity$25,00010/1/07-
9/30/08
Total Community-Based Research and Engagement$50,000
Total Pilot Awards for 2007$739,472