Current Grant Recipients


 

2019 CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS:

David Schibilsky

2019 ISHLT Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award

Julien Guihaire, MD, PhD
Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Le Plessis Robinson, France
Project: " Metabolic Profiling of Cardiac Allografts in a Porcine Model of Organ Donation After Circulatory Death"


 
Daniel Calabrese

2019 ISHLT Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award:

Daniel Calabrese, MD
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Project: "Targeting Antibody-Dependent NK Cell-Mediated Rejection Pathways in Lung Allograft Recipients"

 

2019 ISHLT Research Fellowship Award

Maria-Nieves Sanz

Maria-Nieves Sanz, PhD
Berne University Hospital, Berne, Switzerland
Project: "Role of Mitochondrial Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns (mtDAMPs) in Heart Transplantation with Donation after Circulatory Death"

 

2019 ISHLT/ENDURING HEARTS TRANSPLANT LONGEVITY RESEARCH AWARDS

Kiran Khush

Kiran Khush, MD
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Project: "Leukotriene B4: A Potential Mediator and Biomarker for Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy"


 
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Shelley Miyamoto, MD
Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, USA
Project: "Circulating microRNAs: Biomarker for Acute Graft Rejection in Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients"

 

2019 ISHLT/O.H. FRAZIER AWARD IN MCS TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH Sponsored by Medtronic

Jasmin Hanke

Jasmin Hanke, MD
Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
Project: "Hemodynamic Effects of Mechanical Unloading of the Systemic Ventricle in a Chronic Fontan Animal Model"

 

2019 TRANSPLANT REGISTRY EARLY CAREER AWARDS:

Lauren Cooper

Lauren Cooper, MD, MHS
Inova Heart & Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, USA
Project: "Clinical Features of Lung Transplant Recipients with Prolonged Survival (>15 years) from the ISHLT RegistryImplications of Induction Therapy After Heart Transplantation"


 
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Michael Harhay, PhD, MPH, MS, M.Bioethics
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Project: "Lung Retransplantation Outcomes: Critical Periods after Primary Transplantation and Predictors of Survival"


 
In-Cheol Kim

In-Cheol Kim, MD
Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center, Daegu, South Korea
Project: "Predictors and Clinical Outcome of Lymphoproliferative Disorders in Heart Transplant Recipients"


 
Anjan Tibrewala

Anjan Tibrewala, MD
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
Project: "Risk of Renal Dysfunction following Heart Transplantation in Left Ventricular Assist Device Patients"


 
Jefferson Vieira

Jefferson Vieira, MD, MBA, PhD
Monte Klinikum Hospital, Fortaleza/CE, Brazil
Project: "The Impact of Donor Cocaine Use on Short and Long-term Outcomes Following Heart Transplantation"

 

2019 NURSING, HEALTH SCIENCES, AND ALLIED HEALTH RESEARCH GRANTS:

 

Brittany Koons

Brittany Koons, PhD, RN
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Project: "Prospective Study of Symptom Profiles and Length of Post-transplant Hospitalization Among Lung Transplant Candidates"


 

Benjamin Tarrant, B.Physio
Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia
Project: "Post-operative, Inpatient Rehabilitation After Lung Transplant Evaluation (PIRATE): A Feasibility Study"