YCCI 2009 Pilot Awardees

Translational and Interdisciplinary Research

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Christopher BreuerSurgeryNon-invasive techniques for serial monitoring of vascular neo tissue formation in vivo$150,0001/1/09-
12/31/10
Geoffrey Lowell ChuppInternal Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical CareGenotype-Phenotype Relationships of the Chitinase- Like Protein CH13L1/YKL-40 in childhood and adult asthma and the establishment of the Yale Center for Asthma and Airways Disease Research Group$150,0001/1/09-
12/31/10
Chiang-Shan (Ray) LiPsychiatryA Genetically Informed Neural Endophenotype of Cocaine Dependence$149,9251/1/09-
6/31/11
Total Translational and Interdisciplinary Research$449,925

Core Technologies

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Margaret HostetterPediatricsInhibition of Candida Albicans Biofilm by Statin Analog$13,5831/1/09-
12/31/09
Robert MalisonPsychiatryD2 High and the Pharmacogenetics of Cocaine Aversion: A Clinical-Translational Study using {11 C} PHNO PET$15,0001/1/09-12/31/09
Toshiharu ShinokaSurgeryEvaluating the Growth Potential of Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts Using Serial MRI$9,7201/1/09-6/31/11
Stephen StrittmatterNeurologyPET Imaging of Axonal Regeneration After Spinal Cord Injury$15,0001/1/09-12/31/09
Total Core Technologies$53,303

Novel Clinical and Translational Methodologies

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Ketan BulsaraNeurosurgeryEncephalomyosynangiosis to Promote Angiogenesis and Neurogenesis following Ischemic Stroke$25,0001/1/09-
12/31/09
Jonathan GrauerOrthopaedicsFunctional Spinal Range of Motion Before and After Treatment$7,9811/1/09-
12/31/09
Richard KibbeyInternal Medicine - EndocrineMeasurement of In Vivo Glucose Metabolism and TCA Flux by 13CIsotopologue Mass Spectroscopy$22,9061/1/09-
12/31/09
Total Novel Clinical and Translational Methodologies$55,887

Community-Based Research and Engagement

PIDepartmentProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Jody Sindelar, PhD and Stephanie O'Malley, PhDEPH; PsychiatryFinancial Message Framing to Motivate Low Income Smokers Who Would Not Otherwise Quit$25,0007/1/08-
6/30/09
Lubna PalOGBYNHealth Benefits of Vitamin D in Overweight/Obese Women with Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)$25,0007/1/08-
6/30/09
Total Community-Based Research and Engagement$50,000
Total Pilot Awards for 2009$609,115