2017 CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS:

 

Nicole Valenzuela

2017 ISHLT Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award (supported by a gift from Enduring Hearts):

Nicole Valenzuela, PhD, D(ABHI)
UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Project: "Defining Tissue-Resident Endothelial Heterogeneity and Plasticity after Inflammatory Insult in Solid Organ Transplantation"
Enduring Hearts

keki balsara

2017 ISHLT Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award:

Keki Balsara, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Project: "Innate Immune Mechanisms of Myocardial Inflammation Following Transplantation"

 

2017 RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARDS:

 

Ramiro fernandez

ISHLT Research Fellowship Award:

Ramiro Fernandez, MD
Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Project: "Lung-Restricted Antibodies Lead to Lung Allograft Rejection"

jane o

2017 ISHLT/Enduring Hearts Research Fellowship Award:

Jane O, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Project: "En Bloc Donor Thymus Cotransplantation to Achieve Tolerance in Pediatric Heart Recipients"
This project was fully funded by a gift from Enduring Hearts.
Enduring Hearts

 

2017 ISHLT/O.H. FRAZIER AWARD IN MCS TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH Sponsored by Medtronic

 

Yasuhiro Shudo

Yasuhiro Shudo, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Project: "Nanotechnological Approach to Evaluate Myocardial Reverse Remodeling Following HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device Implantation"

 

2017 TRANSPLANT REGISTRY EARLY CAREER AWARDS:

 

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Laith Alshawabkeh, MD, MSc
Brigham & Women's, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Project: "Panel Reactive Antibodies and Outcomes in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease Following Heart Transplantation"

yuka furuya

Yuka Furuya, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
Project: "Outcomes after Lung Transplantation in the Elderly"

Christian heim

Christian Heim, MD
University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
Project: "CMV Donor Recipient Constellation in Adult Heart Transplantation: Risk Factor for Developing Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy?"

Monique Robinson

Monique Robinson, MBBS, MRCP, DPhil
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
Project: "Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: Who Benefits Most from Heart Transplantation? A Contemporary Analysis of the Clinical Outcomes for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease and the Development of a Risk Model Score"

Lorenzo zaffiri

Lorenzo Zaffiri, MD, PhD
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
Project: "Predictors and Outcomes of Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder in Lung Transplant Recipients in the ISHLT Registry"

 

2017 NURSING, HEALTH SCIENCES, AND ALLIED HEALTH RESEARCH GRANT:

 

Samantha Anthony, PhD, MSW
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
Project: "Improving the Care of Pediatric Thoracic Transplant Candidates and Recipients Through the Integration of Patient-Reported Outcomes into Clinical Practice"