Ten awards funded:

  • Quality of Life In School-Aged Children Treated For Unilateral Congenital Cataract
    • Carolyn Drews-Botsch, PhD, Professor Emory, Rollins School of Public Health-Epidemiology ($25,828)
  • Molecular Analysis of Vestibular Schwannomas to Access Treatable Targets: Applying Current Technology to a Rare Disease
    • Jeffrey Olson, MD, Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Neurosurgery ($30,000)
  • Inflammation-Related Alterations in Corticostriatal Connectivity in Depression: Reversal with Levodopa
    • Jennifer Felger, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences ($29,926)
  • Reversing HIV Induced B Cell Dysfunction using Zoledronic Acid
    • Kehmia Titnanji, PhD, Instructor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Medicine ($29,700)
  • Glutathione Redox Imbalance in CF and CFRD Lung Disease
    • William Hunt, MD, Assistant Professor Emory University, School of Medicine-Medicine ($30,000)
  • Effects of Flame Retardant Exposure on Human Sprematogenesis Using a Novel In Vitro Model
    • Charles Easley, PhD, Instructor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Cell Biology ($30,000)
  • Growing up on the Margins: Exploring Pathways for Positive Transitions to Adulthood in an Urban Slum in Asuncion Paraguay
    • Karen Andes, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health-Global Health ($29,400)
  • Assessment of Health Literacy, Medication Adherence, and a Pilot Multi-Component Intervention to Improve Medication Adherence in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Heba Iskandar, MD, Msc, Assistant Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Digestive Diseases ($30,000)
  • Effects of Acute Chest Syndrome-Related Intravascular Hemolysis on Pro-Inflammatory Immune Priming for Alloimmunization in Sickle Cell Disease Patients
    • Ross Fasano, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Pathology and Laboratory Medicine ($30,000)
  • Gut Microbiome and Metabolome in Phenylketonuria
    • Veronika Fedirko, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health-Epidemiology ($30,000)

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