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2012 Pilot Program Awards

The CCTSI at the University of Colorado Denver is pleased to announce the awarding of the 2012 Pilot Program Awards to clinical and translational investigators of the University of Colorado, its CCTSI affiliated institutions and community partners. Below is a comprehensive listing of the successful Pilot Projects. Please join us in congratulating these talented investigators.

 Translational Pilot Program Awards

CCTSI administered, generously funded by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus

Principal Investigator

Affiliation

Project Title

Mentored Pilot Award - $30,000
John Hartney, PhD Immunology
National Jewish Health
Thromboxane receptor inhibition for COPD
Isabelle Buard, PhD Department of Psychiatry
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Multimodal neuroimaging of motor dysfunction in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Claudia Jakubzick, PhD Departments of Pediatrics and Immunology
National Jewish Health
Pulmonary CD103+ DCs are cross-presenting DCs required for cancer immunity.
Kathryn Chatfield, MD, PhD Department of Pediatrics
Division of Cardiology
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Cardiolipin Metabolism in Pediatric Heart Failure
Amrut Ambardekar, MD Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Longitudinal Effects of Unloading with a Left Ventricular Assist Device on Myocyte Contractility and Left Ventricular Mechanics
Junior Faculty Pilot Award - $30,000
Roger Bannister, PhD Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
RGK proteins and ALS muscle
Marco Gonzalez, PhD Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neurology
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
The Role of Proteolysis in Epilepsy
Geeta Sharma, PhD Departments of Cell & Developmental Biology and Physiology & Biophysics
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Cholinergic modulation of neurogenesis in adult CNS
Independent Investigator Award - $60,000
Sally Tarbell, PhD Department of Psychiatry
Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Anxiety Risk in Youth with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome: Threat Perception, Coping and Physiological Reactivity
Team Science Award - $100,000
Rui Zhao, PhD Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Targeting a transcriptional co-repressor CtBP for cancer therapy

 Community Engagement Pilot Program Awards

(*Principal Investigator)

Academic Partners and Affiliations

Community Partners and Affiliations

Title

Abstract/ Poster

Joint Pilot Projects
Al Marcus, PhD
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Sonia Okuyama Sasaki, MD*
Denver Health and Hospital Authority
Pilot Study of the Feasibility and Acceptability of Psychosocial Counseling via Telephone for Underserved Cancer Survivors at Denver Health Hospital Abstract
Mori Krantz, MD
School of Medicine
Cardiology
Denver Health and University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Rachel Cleaves*
LiveWell Westwood/ CCCD/ University of Colorado Denver
Factors Influencing Participation and Cardiovascular Outcomes in a Community-Based Zumba Exercise Program Abstract
Deborah Main, PhD*
School of Medicine
Health & Behavioral Sciences
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
George Ware
Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart
Testing methods for identifying and describing the health, health care needs and resources for socially isolated older adults Abstract
Greg Gutierrez, MD*
Denver Health Medical Center
Leah Huffer-Solomon, CTRS
Denver Parks and Recreation, Adaptive Recreation Office
Evaluation of a Joint Community Health Services and City Parks and Recreation Exercise Program Abstract
Hal C. Lewis, PhD*
School of Medicine
JFK Partners
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Tammye Pirie
Aurora Public Schools
An Investigation of Home-Based, Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation for High School Students with Persistent Learning and Behavioral Symptoms Following Brain Injury Abstract
Amy Huebschmann, MD
University Medicine
Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
Center for Women's Health Research
Lucille Johnson*
The Center for African-American Health
Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity for African-American Women Abstract
Poster
Partnership Development Projects
Eileen Thomas, PhD, RN
School of Medicine
College of Nursing
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Lourdes Yun*
Asian Pacific Development Center
Integrative Care Services for Asian Pacific Islanders in Colorado Communities Abstract
Poster
Rocio I Pereira, MD*
School of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology/ Metabolism/ Diabetes
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Robin Waterman, PhD
Aurora Community Connection
Establishment of a community-academic partnership to develop evidence-based lifestyle interventions aimed towards obesity prevention and weight-loss in Latino families Abstract

 Child and Maternal Health Program Awards

CCTSI administered, generously funded by Children’s Hospital Colorado Research Institute

Principal Investigator

Affiliation

Project Title

Mentored Pilot Award
Peter Baker, MD Fellow
Pediatrics, Clinical Genetics & Metabolism
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Atypical non-ketotic hyperglycinemia: a heterogeneous condition caused by disorders of iron-sulfur cluster biogenesis
Edward Garrido Senior Instructor
Pediatrics/Kempe Center
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Violence Exposure and its Impact on Executive Functions and Violence Perpetration
Patricia Huguelet, MD Assistant Professor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Validation of the “My Mood” (M3) Mental Screen Among Perinatal Adolescents
Taizo Nakano, MD Fellow
Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
The development of patient specific mimotope vaccines to enhance the endogenous T-cell response against Neuroblastoma
Junior Pilot Award
Shelley Miyamoto, MD Assistant Professor
Pediatrics/ Cardiology
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Impact of Phosphodiesterase inhibition on cAMP Expression in Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Kenneth Hurt, MD, PhD Obstetrics & Gynecology/Basic Reproductive Sciences
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
A novel signaling pathway in preterm labor: uterine tocolysis and transplacental fetal
David Brumbaugh, MD Pediatrics/Gastroenterology, Hematology, and Nutrition
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Identification of a clinically useful measure of nutritional status in children with SMA
Angela Czaja, MD, MSc Assistant Professor
Pediatrics/Critical Care
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Physician Decision Making in Medication Prescribing
Meghan Donnelly, MD Fellow
Obstetrics & Gynecology/Maternal Fetal Medicine
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus
Cervical Ultrasound Elastography for the Prediction of Preterm Birth