2018 CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS:

 

David Schibilsky

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"

Brian Wong

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

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

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:

 

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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 and Liesa Castro

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

Laneshia Tague, MD, MSCI
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
Project: "Association between Allograft Ischemic Time and Adverse Outcomes Following Lung Transplantation"

Amanda Vest

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

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

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"