Research Grant Awards

The following departmental faculty were awarded new competitive and non-competitive research grants (of $100,000 +) during calendar year 2021.

Alina Nicoara, MD, FASE

Alina Nicoara, MD, FASE
Right Ventricle Adaptive Changes in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Award Date: 5/25/2021
Award Type: SCA 2021 Mid-Career Grant
Funding Agency: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA)
Grant Amount: $100,000

Niccolò Terrando, BSc (hons), DIC, PhD

Niccolò Terrando, BSc, DIC, PhD
Neurovascular Dysfunction in Delirium Superimposed on Dementia
Award Date: 5/18/2021
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Grant Amount: $526,781

Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD, DABT

Satya Achanta, DVM, PhD, DABT
Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators as Potential Medical Countermeasures in a Pig Model of Chlorine Gas-Induced Acute Lung Injury
Award Date: 5/6/2021
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Grant Amount: $241,500

Heath Gasier, PhD

Heath Gasier, PhD
Effects of HBO2 on Skeletal Muscle Calcium Regulation and Mitochondrial Function
Award Date: 5/5/2021
Funding Agency: Office of Naval Research
Grant Amount: $227,954

Thomas E. Buchheit, MD

Thomas E. Buchheit, MD
Neuronal and Glial Interactions of Neuropathic Pain
Award Date: 4/29/2021
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Grant Amount: $488,534

Miles Berger, MD, PhD

Miles Berger, MD, PhD
Neuro-Inflammation in Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction: CSF and fMRI Studies
Award Date: 4/22/2021
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Grant Amount: $235,775

Jamie Privratsky, MD, PhD

Jamie R. Privratsky, MD, PhD
The Role of the IL-1 Receptor in the AKI to CKD Transition
Award Date: 4/15/2021
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Grant Amount: $187,854

Karthik Raghunathan, MBBS, MPH

Karthik Raghunathan, MBBS, MPH
Sugammadex versus Neostigmine in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Award Date: 4/13/2021
Funding Agency: Merck & Co., Inc.
Grant Amount: $362,121

Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC

Paul E. Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC
REmotely Monitored, Mobile-Health High Intensity Interval Training after Critical Care (REMM-HIIT)
Award Date: 4/1/2021
Funding Agency: Society of Critical Care Medicine
Grant Amount: $100,000

Brad M. Taicher, DO, MBA

Brad M. Taicher, DO, MBA
MDT20032 BTIGER
Award Date: 3/30/2021
Funding Agency: Medtronic, Inc.
Grant Amount: $105,258

Richard E. Moon, MD, CM, MSc, FRCP, FACP, FCCP

Richard E. Moon, MD, CM, MSc, FRCP, FACP, FCCP
Perfluoromethane to Reduce Decompression Sickness
Award Date: 3/25/2021
Funding Agency: Naval Sea Systems Command
Grant Amount: $850,502

Ashraf S. Habib, MBBCh, MSc, MHSc, FRCA

Ashraf S. Habib, MBBCh, MSc, MHSc, FRCA
Covance HSK3486-304
Award Date: 2/26/2021
Funding Agency: Haisco-USA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Grant Amount: $536,668

William Maixner, DDS, PhD

William Maixner, DDS, PhD
Role of Preoperative Baroreflex Sensitivity on Postoperative and Persistent Pain after Thoracic Surgery
Award Date: 2/3/2021
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Grant Amount: $201,250

Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD

Sven-Eric Jordt, PhD
Project 1: Effects of Flavors on Nicotine Choice and Central Reward Me
Award Date: 1/28/2021
Funding Agency: Yale University
Grant Amount: $276,375

Ashraf S. Habib, MBBCh, MSc, MHSc, FRCA

Ashraf S. Habib, MBBCh, MSc, MHSc, FRCA
HERON HTX-011
Award Date: 1/11/2021
Funding Agency: Heron Therapeutics, Inc.
Grant Amount: $204,835

Noa Segall, PhD

Noa Segall, PhD
Designing Informative and Trustworthy Augmented Intelligence Health Risk Prediction and Surveillance
Award Date: 1/5/2021
Funding Agency: Idaho State University
Grant Amount: $253,522

Chris KeithResearch Grant Awards