Grant recipients

• Development of a collaborative team for the prevention of hip osteoarthritis

John C. Clohisy, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery

• Isolation, expansion and activation of human natural killer cells for adoptive immunotherapy of cancer

Todd A. Fehniger, M.D., Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow in the Division of Oncology

• Time course of auditory cortex reorganization following sudden unilateral deafness

Jill B. Firszt, Ph.D., associate professor of otolaryngology

• Formation of a “Women’s Health Specimen Consortium”

Ann M. Gronowski, Ph.D., associate professor of pathology and immunology

• Collaborative group for nectrotizing enterocolitis

Aaron Hamvas, M.D., the James P. Keating, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics

• Program planning for prevention research in community health centers

Aimee S. James, Ph.D., assistant professor of surgery

• Interdisciplinary program development in sickle cell pain research

Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D., the Russell & Mary Shelden Professor of Anesthesiology

• Protocol development for comparative urine proteomic studies in humans

Henry Lai, M.D., assistant professor of surgery

• Pilot study of stem cell mobilization by G-CSF to treat severe peripheral artery disease

Daniel C. Link, M.D., associate professor of medicine in the Division of Oncology

• Wireless sensor network technology for clinical monitoring

Chenyang Lu, Ph.D., assistant professor in computer science and engineering

• Exploration of the host immune response in community-acquired methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureas disease

Stephanie A. Lutter, M.D., clinical trainee in pediatrics infectious disease

• Risk factors for complications after spine surgery in the elderly

Margaret A. Olsen, Ph.D., research assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases

• Effects of gene-environment interactions on bone mass density in rheumatoid arthritis

Prabha Ranganathan, M.D., assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Rheumatology

• A randomized controlled trial for parents of young overweight children

Denise E. Wilfley, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry

• Gradient echo plural contrast imaging — novel MRI technique for evaluating multiple sclerosis

Dmitriy A. Yablonskiy, Ph.D., professor of radiology