2018 CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS:
2018 ISHLT Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award
David Schibilsky, MD
University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Project: "Automated Controlled Ex-Vivo Normothermic Perfusion (ac-EVP) of the Heart and Organ Protection by Carbon-Monoxide Application"
2018 ISHLT Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award:
Brian Wong, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Project: "The Role of Metabolic Regulation of Lymphangiogenesis and Lymphatic Function in Lung Transplantation"
2018 ISHLT Research Fellowship Award
Ei Miyamoto, MD
Latner Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratories, Toronto, ON, Canada
Project: "Pre-Transplant Lung Allograft Cell Therapy with Expanded Recipient Regulatory T Cells: An Ex-Vivo Lung Perfusion Study"
2018 ISHLT/O.H. FRAZIER AWARD IN MCS TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH Sponsored by Medtronic
Kavitha Muthiah, MBChB, PhD, FRACP
St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Project: "Combination of Haemostatic Profile and Vascular Angiogenic Markers as Risk Factors for Gastrointestinal Bleeding - The First Step to Personalization of Antiplatelet Therapy in Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Device Supported Patients"
2018 TRANSPLANT REGISTRY EARLY CAREER AWARDS:
Hakim Ali, MD
Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC, USA
Project: "Clinical Features of Lung Transplant Recipients with Prolonged Survival (>15 years) from the ISHLT Registry"
Daniel Reichart, MD & Liesa Castro, MD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Project: "Development and Validation of a Risk Model for Primary Graft Failure After Heart Transplantation and Comparison to the RADIAL Risk Score"
Laneshia Tague, MD, MSCI
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
Project: "Association between Allograft Ischemic Time and Adverse Outcomes Following Lung Transplantation"
Amanda Vest, MPH
Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
Project: "The Impact of Pre-Transplant Diabetes of Post-Transplant New Onset Diabetes on Outcomes After Heart Transplantation"
Michael Yaoyao Yin, MD
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Project: "Predictors of Favorable Outcome in Patients Bridged to Transplant with Temporary Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices"
2018 NURSING, HEALTH SCIENCES, AND ALLIED HEALTH RESEARCH GRANTS:
Martha Abshire, PhD, RN
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
Project: "The Context of VAD Caregiving: A Mixed Methods, Dyadic Study"
Mary Amanda Dew, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Project: "Health-Related Quality of Life Outcomes in the Late Years After Cardiothoracic Transplantation"