New Research Grant Awards

The following departmental faculty were awarded new competitive and non-competitive research grants during calendar year 2017.

Ashraf S. Habib, MBBCh, MSc, MHSc, FRCAAshraf S. Habib, MBBCh, MSc, MHSc, FRCA
Evaluation and Risk Assessment for Persistent Postsurgical Pain After Breast Surgery: A Collaborative Prospective Cohort Study
Award Date: 8/14/2017
Funding Agency: Duke University and the Duke-National University of Singapore (NUS) Medical School
Grant Amount: $200,000

Jamie Privratsky, MDJamie Privratsky, MD, PhD
The Role of Macrophage IL-1 Signaling in Acute Kidney Injury and Recovery
Award Date: 8/7/2017
Funding Agency: International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS)
Grant Amount: $175,000

Miles Berger, MD, PhDMiles Berger, MD, PhD
Neuro-Inflammation in Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: CSF and fMRI Studies
Award Date: 7/5/2017
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Grant Amount: $1,195,505

Quintin J. Quinones, MD, PhDQuintin J. Quinones, MD, PhD
Reversible Immunomodulation as a Strategy for Ischemia Tolerance in Hibernation
Award Date: 5/23/2017
Funding Agency: Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER)
Grant Amount: $175,000

Madan M. Kwatra, PhDMadan M. Kwatra, PhD
Evaluation of Novel Anti-Cancer Agents, Either Alone or in Combination, for Activity Against Glioblastoma Subtypes: A Personalized Medicine Approach
Award Date: 5/11/2017
Funding Agency: Genzada Pharmaceuticals
Grant Amount: $763,200

Madan M. Kwatra, PhDMadan M. Kwatra, PhD
Development of VAL-083, Alone or in Combination With Other Agents, to Inhibit the Growth of Specific Subsets of Glioblastoma (Personalized Drug Development)
Award Date: 4/20/2017
Funding Agency: DelMar Pharmaceuticals
Grant Amount: $715,500

Jeffrey M. Taekman, MDJeffrey M. Taekman, MD
Simulation-Based Crisis Resource Management as a Risk Reduction Strategy for the Health System
Award Date: 3/27/2017
Funding Agency: Durham Casualty
Grant Amount: $108,668

William Maixner, DDS, PhDWilliam Maixner, DDS, PhD
Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions
Award Date: 3/20/2017
Funding Agency: University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Grant Amount: $158,998

Anne Cherry, MDAnne D. Cherry, MD
Interface of Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Immune Activation in Heterotopic Mouse Heart Transplant
Award Date: 3/20/2017
Award Title: AST TIRN Basic Science Faculty Development Research Grant
Funding Agency: Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN), an American Society of Transplantation (AST) Program
Grant Amount: $50,000

Thomas E. Buchheit, MDThomas E. Buchheit, MD
Germline Epigenetic Effects of Opioids (GEEO)
Award Date: 3/16/2017
Funding Agency: Research Triangle Institute International
Grant Amount: $79,999

Madan M. Kwatra, PhDMadan M. Kwatra, PhD
Efficacy of AZD9291 Against EGFRvIII-Positive Glioblastoma
Award Date: 3/1/2017
Funding Agency: AstraZeneca
Grant Amount: $97,109

Annemarie Thompson, MDMadhav Swaminathan, MD, FASE, FAHAAnnemarie Thompson, MD
Madhav Swaminathan, MD, FASE, FAHA

PROMISE – Perioperative Risk Optimization with Machine Learning for an Improved Surgical Experience
Award Date: 3/1/2017
Funding Agency: The Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI)
Grant Amount: $50,000

Jennifer Dominguez, MDJennifer Dominguez, MD, MHS
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Screening in Pregnant Women with Chronic Hypertension
Award Date: 2/14/2017
Funding Agency: Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP)
Grant Amount: $100,000

Sven-Eric Jordt, PhDSven-Eric Jordt, PhD
Biomarkers of Lung Injury in Methyl Isocyanate Exposed Rodents and Pigs
Award Date: 2/10/2017
Funding Agency: University of Colorado – Denver
Grant Amount: $577,458

Jeffrey C. Gadsden, MDJeffrey C. Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
Mallinckrodt Hip IV vs. PO Acetaminophen
Award Date: 1/19/2017
Funding Agency: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Grant Amount: $199,734

Ankeet D. Udani, MD, MSEdAnkeet D. Udani, MD, MSEd
Psychological and Workplace Safety Changes After the Implementation of Safety Modules in the Operating Rooms of India Narayana Health System: A Qualitative Study
Award Date: 1/24/2017
Funding Agency: ChatrHealth
Grant Amount: $15,000