5 awards funded

  • Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Cystic Fibrosis-Related Diabetes ($40,000)
    • Balazs Rada, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia
    • Arlene Stecenko MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine; Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy/Immunology, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sleep, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Emory + Children's Cystic Fibrosis Care Center; Co-Director Emory + Children's Center for Cystic Fibrosis and Airways Disease Research, Marcus Professor of Pulmonology, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Willian Randy Hunt MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine Emory+Children's Center for Cystic Fibrosis McKelvey Lung Transplant Center, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care, & Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Women's Recovery Group adaptation for young adults ages 18 to 25 ($25,936)
    • Justine Welsh, MD, Director, Addiction Services, Emory Healthcare, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Kallio Hunnicutt-Ferguson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Jordan E. Cattie, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
  • A Pilot Study of the Acceptability, Feasibility and Safety of an Individualized Yoga Program for the Treatment of Chronic Pain in Sickle Cell Disease ($39,743)
    • Nitya Bakshi, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Anthony Cooley, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Diana Ross, MSN, RN, Clinical Research Coordinator, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Cynthia Sinha, PhD, Associate Scientist, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Peter Lane, MD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Beatrice Gee, MD, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Identifying Best Approaches to Assess Support Needs of Older Adults Receiving Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder ($39,491)
    • Alexis Bender, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine Emory University
    • Molly M. Perkins, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University
    • Suresh Ambati, PhD, Senior Research Scientist, Microbiology Department, University of Georgia
  • Genomic and Gene-Smoking Interaction Studies for Cognition Trajectories and Cognition Changing Rates ($33,980)
    • Changwei Li, MD, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Georgia
    • Ye Shen, PhD, Association Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Georgia
    • Toni Miles, MD, PhD, Professor of epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Georgia

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