Pilot Grant Recipients - Round #140 Georgia CTSA BERD (8/2024)


5 awards funded

  • Machine Learning Framework for Deciphering Tissue Microenvironment from Multi-view, Multi-section, and Multi-sample Spatial Genomics data ($20,000)
    • PI: Jian Hu, PhD in Biostatistics, Assistant Professor of Human Genetics, Center for Computational and Quantitative Genetics, Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Characterizing Utilization of Regionalized Systems of Maternal Care: New Multi-Level Datasets and Modeling Approaches ($16,611)
    • PI: Lauren N. Steimle, PhD, Harold R. and Mary Anne Nash Early Career Professor & Assistant Professor, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Mapping the genetic control of gene expression with single-cell omics data ($20,000)
    • PI: Chang Su, PhD, Assistant Professor, Emory University
    • Co-I: Emma Jingfei Zhang, PhD, Associate Professor, Emory University
  • Characterizing gait in Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor disorder using functional data models ($20,000)
    • PI: Julia Wrobel, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
    • Co-I: J. Lucas McKay, PhD, MSCR, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics and Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
    • Co-I: Christine Doss Esper, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
  • AI-Enhanced Early Triage for Occlusion Myocardial Infarction Using Prehospital Electrocardiogram ($20,000)
    • PI: Ran Xiao, PhD, MS, Assistant Professor, Center for Data Science, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Associated Faculty, Department of Computer Science, School of Arts and Sciences, Emory University
    • Co-I: Alex Fedorov, PhD, Assistant Professor, Center for Data Science, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University
    • Co-I: Lekshmi Kumar, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine