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Fellowships Awarded


Duncan-Lowey, Jeffrey: "The role of a Coxiella burnetii effector protein that inhibits RIG-I signaling"
NIAID: 1F30AI181493

Tyagi, Sidharth: "Targeted degradation of NaV1.8 as a therapeutic strategy for pain"
NINDS; 1F31NS135909

Gokhan, Ilhan: "Elucidating the Role of Biomechanical Strain in Atrial Physiology and Arrhythmias"
NHLBI; 1F30HL170584

Brancale, Joseph BA: “Investigating the role of endothelial Gimap5 in maintaining liver homeostasis”
NIDDK: 1F30DK138640

Adejumo, Philip 0: “Deep Learning-enhanced Evaluation of Quality of Care and Disparities Among Patients with Heart Failure in the Electronic Health Record”
NHLBI: 1F30HL176149

Khattar, Nikkita: “Assessing activation in the human brain using ultra-high performance FDG functional PET to investigate neurodegenerative disorders”
NIA: 1F30AG087667

Ellis, Katharine Taylor: “ Leveraging mosaic genodermatoses to discover genetic and molecular mechanisms of comedogenesis”
NIAMS : 1F31AR082696

Robbins, Charles John: “ Next-generation diagnostic approaches for HER2-low breast cancer and trastuzumab deruxtecan therapy”
NCI: 1F30CA287869


ADKINSON, BRENDAN: “Characterizing neuroimaging 'brain-behavior' model performance bias in rural populations”
NIMHD; 1F30MD018941

DAVOUDIAN, PASHA A: "Subcortical targets involved in the action of psilocybin in learned and innate escape behaviors"
NIDA; 1F30DA059437

JENSEN, TYLER BARRY: " H2AJ as a regulator of placental senescence and genome organization"
NICHD; 1F30HD112087

LI, DAN: "Enhancing K-12 School Safety During a Respiratory Viral Pandemic"
NICHD; 1F30HD107932

BACHTEL, NATHANIEL DALE: "Mast cell regulation of food allergen induced malaise through GDF15-GFRAL signaling"
NIAID; 1F30AI174787

OYAMA, SAKURAKO: "Ovarian Function Among Samoan Women with Obesity"
NICHD; 1F30HD111263

ZHENG, SIJIN: "Development of novel fetal hemoglobin inducers using targeted protein degradation"
NHLBI; 1F30HL164007


Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

ZHAO, AMY YUE-TING: “Identifying Disease-Specific Immune Cell Shifts in Chronic Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Diseases with Single-Cell RNA Sequencing”
NHLBI; 1F30HL162459

HUBBARD, BRANDON: “Elucidating the pathophysiology and molecular mechanisms of renal insulin resistance”
NIDDK; 1F30DK131846

BATCHELOR, HANNAH MARIE: “Plasticity of cortical networks during learning”
NEI; 1F30EY034380

FITZPATRICK, SARAH E.: “The Role of the ASD Risk Gene CHD8 in Neural Development”
NIMH; 1F30MH132282

GOODWIN, JUSTIN: “High-resolution malaria parasite and drug dynamics in the context of antimalarial treatment and drug resistance selection”
NICHD; 1F31HD109060

HENNEIN, RACHEL: “Communities of Practice for lay health worker-delivered contact investigation for TB: Mechanisms and context”
NHLBI: 1F30HL164061


Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

CHERSKOV, ADRIANA: “Characterizing human-specific expression of ZP2 in the cerebellum”
NIMH; 1F30MH123074

PARK, ANNSEA: “A novel class of long non-coding RNA in regulation of the type I interferonresponse”
NIAID; 1F30AI157301

KRIBAKARAN, SAHANA: “Investigating the Associations Between Safety Cue Learning and Trauma Exposure in Development”
NIMH; 1F30MH124271

KUCHROO, MANIK: “Characterizing Shared Features of Innate Immune Cells across Neurodegenerative Diseases using Single Cell Expression and Chromatin Accessibility Data”
NIAID; 1F30AI157270

GONZALEZ, LUIS: “Regulation of venous remodeling and arteriovenous fistula patency by the matricellular protein Tenascin-C”
NHLBI; 1F30HL156469

TALTY, RONAN CHRISTOPHER: “Ferroptosis as a Modulator of Checkpoint Inhibitor Immunotherapy”
NCI; 1F30CA254246

TAKASUGI, TAYLOR NICHOLAS: “Understanding Telomere Elongation Mechanisms in Cancer”
NCI; 1F30CA254123

GUNASEKERA, KENNETH SURANGA: “Spatial and Decision Analytic Models for Addressing Challenges in Pediatric Tuberculosis Control and Care”
NICHD; 1F30HD105440

AHN, SHAWN: “Deep Learning-based Framework for Segmentation and Motion Tracking of Left Ventricle in 3D Echocardiography”
NHLBI; 1F30HL158154

LYNN, ANNA Y: “Optimization of Polymeric Nanoparticles Encapsulating Peptide Nucleic Acids for In Utero Gene Editing of the Fetal Brain.”
NICHD; 1F30HD106692

NGUYEN, MYTIEN: “Elucidating the pathological translocation mechanism(s) of a commensal bacterium in autoimmune liver disease”
NIAID; 1F30AI157227

PHAN, DUY: “Role of TRIM71 in neural stem cell biology and congenital hydrocephalus”
NICHD; 1F30HD106694

WOO, ELIZABETH KA-YOON: “Investigating the Neuronal Signals Initiating Synapse Loss in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease”
NIA; 1F30AG074629

FANG, CALVIN: “Functional diversity of somatostatin interneurons in visual cortical circuits”
NEI; 1F30EY032338

SAVALIA, NEIL: “Leveraging Rapid-Acting Antidepressants for Personalized Response”
NIMH; 1F30MH129085

HIGERD, GRANT PHILIP: “Mechanisms and specificity of sodium channel trafficking: Developing a novel analgesic strategy”
NINDS; 1F31NS122417

MIYAGISHIMA, DANIELLE: “Influence of Sex-Hormones in Meningiomas Pathogenesis”
NCI; 1F31CA254426

YANEZ, DIANA ALEXANDRA: “Deciphering the Mechanism of Revertant Mosaicism and Cellular Competition in Ichthyosis with Confetti”
NIAMS; 1F31AR079928


ASABOR, EMMANUELLA: Health Policy Research Scholars Opportunity
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

GARRITANO, JAMES MICHAEL: “Efficient Methods for Dimensionality Reduction ofSingle-Cell RNA-Sequencing Data”
NHGRI; 1F30HG011193

CHOW, RYAN D: “Mechanosensation in tumorigenesis and metastasis”
NCI; 1F30CA250249

CHEN, JENNIFER S: “Regulation of T cell-derived cytokines in allergic airway inflammation”
NHLBI; 1F30HL149151

DESPENZA, TYRONE: “The Role of Pten in Congenital Hydrocephalus”
NINDS; 1F31NS115519

LIN, KINGSON: “Exploitation of Intrinsic DNA Repair Defects with DNA Damaging Agents in Cancer”
NCI; 1F30CA254158

JIANG, RUOYI: “Identifying immunotherapy targets against thymus B cells in AChR myasthenia gravis (MG)”
NIAID; 1F31AI154799


JES CERDEÑA: “Biosocial dynamics of intergenerational transmission of stress”
National Science Foundation

SEWANAN, LORENZO: “Dissecting Contractility, Power, and Work in Human Engineered Heart Tissues with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Mutations”
American Heart Association

THAKRAL, DURGA: Tylenol Future Care Scholarship
Johnson & Johnson

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

KIM, DANIEL J: “Exploring the Innate Sensors Underlying Cancer Immunosurveillance”
NCI; 1F30CA236466

SONG, HOYEON ERIC: “Meningeal lymphangiogenesis effect on malignancy ofglioblastoma.”
NCI; 1F30CA239444

HWANG, WOONG: “Elucidating the function of the CHD gene, RAPGEF5, in Wnt signaling”
NHLBI; 1F30HL143878

MITSON-SALAZAR, ALYSSA: “Investigating the role of IgE independent mast cell responses in allergic sensitization”
NIAID; 1F30AI145102

ZEKAVAT, SEYEDEH MARYAM: “Dissecting the impact of clonal hematopoiesis on atherosclerosis using multiscale 'omics”
NHLBI; 1F30HL149180

RAREDON, MICHA SAM: “Reverse Engineering the Pulmonary Microvasculature”
NHLBI; 1F30HL143906

ECONOMOS, NICHOLAS GEORGE: “Mechanisms of PNA-mediated gene therapy for hematologic disease”
NHLBI; 1F30HL149185

ZOGG, CHERYL K: “The ED.TRAUMA Study: Evaluating the Discordance ofTrauma Readmission And Unanticipated Mortality in the Assessment of hospital quality”
NIA; 1F30AG066371

MELLER, SARAH: “The Role of Microglia in Neuroblast Migration in the Olfactory System”
NIDCD; 1F31DC018469


Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

LU, ALICE: “Characterizing global regulatory networks in human embryonic stem cells”
NICHD; 1F30HD093350

YOUNGBLOOD, MARK: “PBAF Signaling in Meningioma Tumorigenesis”
NCI; 1F30CA213666

DRAVIDA, SWETHASRI: “Neural mechanisms of live joint attentionin autism spectrum disorders: an fNIRS hyperscanning investigation”
NIMH; 1F30MH116626

LINDERMAN, GEORGE: “Efficient Methods for Imputation, Dimensionality Reduction, and Visualization of Single Cell RNA-Sequencing Data”
NHGRI; 1F30HG010102

KRYKBAEVA, IRINA: “Modeling the Immune Response to Melanoma Brain Metastases in Mice”
NCI; 1F30CA228444

XIE, CATHERINE BINGCHAN: “Complement Induces Inflammasome Assembly in Human Endothelium: Mechanisms and Consequences for Graft Rejection”
NIAID; 1F30AI138473

KAPLAN, ALANNA: “Tumor-selective inhibition of DNA repair using pHLIP”
NCI; 1F30CA221065

BARSON, DANIEL: “Developmental participation of VIP interneurons in cortical dynamics”
NEI; 1F30EY029581

LEIBY, KATHERINE: “Regeneration of distal lung epithelium via epithelial-mesenchymal co-culture and modulation of Wnt signaling”
NHLBI; 1F30HL143880

BHATT, SHIVANI: “Investigating the role of glucocorticoid function in PTSD”
NIMH; 1F30MH116607

HANCOCK-CERUTTI, WILLIAM FRANKLIN: “Investigating the lipid transport properties of VPS13C at membrane contact sites in relation to Parkinsons Disease pathogenesis”
NINDS; 1F31NS110229

LIM, YOUNG: “Exploring the Mechanism of Genetic Reversion in Ichthyosis with Confetti”
NIAMS; 1F31AR073627