Awards - Grants & Scholarships - Current Recipients
Current Grants and Scholarship Recipients
Below are the .2016 NORMAN E. SHUMWAY CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARD RECIPIENT:
2016 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP GRANT AWARD RECIPIENTS:
University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
Director of Research: Shaf Keshavjee, MD, FRCSC
Project: "Multidimensional Analysis of Alloreactivity and Intragraft Cellular Immunity in Human Lung Allograft Rejection"
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Director of Research: Daniel Kreisel, MD, PhD
Project: "The role of CD11c+ cells in maintaining tolerance after lung transplantation"
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Director of Research: Minnie Sarwal, MD, MRCP, FRCP, DCH, PhD
Project: "The protective role of SPI6 in adoptively transferred regulatory T cells in transplantation"
2016 ISHLT/O.H. FRAZIER AWARD IN MCS TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH Sponsored by HeartWare
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Director of Research: Nir Uriel, MD, MSc
Project: "Molecular Mechanisms of Angiodysplasia in Human Patients with Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices"
2016 TRANSPLANT REGISTRY EARLY CAREER AWARD RECIPIENTS:
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Director of Research: Keith Aaronson, MD, MS
Project: "The role of transplant rates on choice of left ventricular assist device or maximal medical therapy"
Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Project: "Impact of Mechanical Circulatory Support Pre Cardiac Transplant on the Development of Coronary Allograft Vasculopathy Post Transplantation: An analysis of the ISHLT Adult Heart Transplant Registry"
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
Project: "Contemporary Analysis of Heart Transplantation Outcomes in Patients with Neuromuscular Cardiomyopathies"
University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Mentor: Luciano Potena, MD, PhD
Project: "Dissecting Factors Influencing Late Post-Transplant Survival in Patients Transplanted With or Without LVAD According to Age and Comorbidities: A Step Forward to Optimize Patients’ Selection and Net Heart Transplant Benefit"
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Mentor: Gundeep Dhillon, MD, MPH
Project: "Development and Validation of a Survival Prediction Model for Elderly Lung Transplant Recipients"
2016 NHSAH RESEARCH GRANT RECIPIENTS:
Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Mentor: Lars Lung, MD, PhD
Project: "Orthotopic Heart-Lung Transplantation: Outcomes and predictors of outcomes in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome, idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension and in other congenital etiologies"
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Project: "Clinicians’ Acceptance of Interactive Health Technologies to Support Patients’ Self-Management"
2015 INTERNATIONAL TRAVELING SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Project: "Decision Making in Adolescents and Young Adults Pre- and Post-Heart Transplantation"