Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Recent Awards

The Department of Medicine wishes to celebrate new and competing renewals awarded during the past 12 calendar months which were awarded in amounts greater than $100,000.

  • February Awards
    02.28.2018
    Bochner, BruceAllergyUsing siglecs and their ligands to treat allergic diseases  SALTADNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Schleimer, RobertAllergyInitiators, biomarkers and mechanisms of epithelial dysfunction and immune pathogenesis in chronic rhinosinusitis and aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD)National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • January Awards
    01.31.2018
    Wunderink, RichardPulmonarySuccessful Clinical Response In Pneumonia Therapy (SCRIPT) Systems Biology CenterNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • December Awards
    12.31.2017
    Hanauer, StephenGastroenterologyDefining Molecular Pathways in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (B16-147)AbbVie Inc.
    Lam, Anna PulmonaryWnt-beta-catenin cross interactions in alveolar macrophages and epithelial cells in persistence of SSc-ILDNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • November Awards
    11.30.2017

    Prickett, Michelle

    Medicine/Pulmonary

    A Pilot Study to Define Colistin Population PK and Interrogate Renal TD

    Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.

  • October Awards
    10.31.2017
    Kumar, KrishanHematology- OncologyTargeting hyaluronan synthesis and signaling with BET inhibitors in pancreatic cancerNational Cancer Institute
    Persell, StephenGeneral Internal MedImproving Hypertension Using a Smartphone-Enabled Personal Control Program: The Smart Hypertension Control StudyOMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Wolf, MichaelGeneral Internal MedDeveloping a Consumer Activation and Engagement Tool for the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaEli Lilly and Company
    Zhang, BinHematology- OncologyPARP inhibition and tumor immunityAbbVie Inc.
  • September Awards
    09.30.2017
    Wunderink, RichardMedicine/PulmonaryOptimizing clinical use of Polymyxin B: Teaching an old drug to treat superbugsNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (subcontract from University of Michigan)
    Budinger, GR Medicine/PulmonaryA Systems Biology Approach to Mapping Aging in the lungNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Sporn, PeterMedicine/PulmonaryHypercapnia and Suppression of Anti-viral Host DefenseNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Yu, JindanMedicine/Hematology- OncologyRole of C10orfl12 in Prostate CancerU.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
    Platanias, LeonidasLurie Comprehensive Cancer Ctr/Robert H. Lurie Cancer CntrTraining Program in Signal Transduction and CancerNational Cancer Institute
    McDermott, Mary Medicine/General Internal MedHepatocyte growth factor to Improve Functioning in PAD: the HI-PAD StudyNational Institute on Aging
    El Muayed, MalekMedicine/EndocrinologyMechanisms of Cadmium Induced Dysglycemia and Type 2 Diabetes MellitusNational Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    Sharma, LeenaMedicine/RheumatologyCore Center for Clinical Research at Northwestern UniversityNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
    O'Leary, KevinMedicine/Hospital MedicineRedesigning Systems to Improve Quality for Hospitalized PatientsAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
  • August Awards
    08.31.2017
    Oliver, GuillermoMedicine/NephrologyProx1 in Mammalian LymphangiogenesisNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Ramsey-Goldman, RosalindMedicine/RheumatologyAlgorithms to Identify Systemic Lupus from Electronic Health Record DataNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
    Yu, JindanMedicine/Hematology- OncologyTargeting EZH2 in castration-resistant prostate cancerU.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
    D'Aquila, RichardMedicine/Infectious DiseasesRole of mTOR in inflammatory monocytes in HIV infectionNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Green, RichardMedicine/HepatologyCholestasis and the Unfolded Protein ResponseNational Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • July Awards
    07.31.2017
    Molitch, MarkMedicine/EndocrinologyEpidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC)National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (subcontract from Case Western Reserve University)
    Kho, AbelInst for Public Health & Med/Ctr Health Info PartnershipAspirin Dosing: A Patient-Centric Trial Assessing Benefits and Long-term Effectiveness (ADAPTABLE)Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (subcontract from Chicago Community Trust)
    Aleppo, GraziaMedicine/EndocrinologyWireless Innovation for Seniors with Diabetes Mellitus (WISDM)JDRF International and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust (subcontract from Jaeb Center for Health Research)
    Pope, RichardMedicine/RheumatologyInflammatory arthritis: mechanistic insights into initiation and progressionNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
    Bass, JosephMedicine/EndocrinologyControl of islet beta specific Pdx-1 and MafA transcriptionNational Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (subcontract from Vanderbilt University)
    Molitch, MarkMedicine/EndocrinologyEpidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC)National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (subcontract from Case Western Reserve University)
    Ramsey-Goldman, RosalindMedicine/RheumatologyNational Lupus Outreach and Clinical Trail Education Program (Lupus program)-LUPUS CONVERSATIONS ProjectOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Health
    Ardehali, HosseinFeinberg Cardiovasc Rsrch Inst/Feinberg CardiovascularRole of tristetraprolin in cardiac fatty acid metabolism and the development of heart failureAmerican Heart Association
    Crispino, JohnMedicine/Hematology- OncologyThe Role of Chaf1b in malignant and normal hematopoiesisAmerican Society of Hematology
    Perlman, HarrisMedicine/RheumatologyUnderstanding the role of macrophages in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritisRheumatology Research Foundation
    Abecassis, MichaelComprehensive Transplant Ctr/Compreh Transplant Ctr ParentTransplant Surgery Scientist Training ProgramNational Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    Ardehali, HosseinFeinberg Cardiovasc Rsrch Inst/Feinberg CardiovascularNorthwestern University Molecular and Translational Cardiovascular Training ProgramNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Pope, RichardMedicine/RheumatologyPostdoctoral Rheumatology TrainingNational Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
    D'Aquila, RichardMedicine/Infectious DiseasesPathogenesis of Rebound SIV/HIV Viremia After Antiretroviral TherapyNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Kho, AbelInst for Public Health & Med/Ctr Health Info PartnershipData and Research Support Center: Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Coordinating Center (U2C)Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health (subcontract from Vanderbilt University)
    Shah, SanjivMedicine/CardiologyCharacterizing HIV-Related Heart Failure (HF): Leveraging the NHLBI HF NetworkNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (subcontract from Duke University)
    Hauser, AlanMedicine/Infectious DiseasesNorthwestern University Infectious Diseases Education and Science (NuIDeas)National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Yu, JindanMedicine/Hematology- OncologyLoss of ZDHHC-medicated Scribble palmitoylation disrupts cell polarity and promotes prostate cancer progressionU.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
  • June Awards
    06.30.2017
    Winter, DeborahMedicine/RheumatologyComparing the Regulatory Networks Underlying Inflammation in Arthritis & AgingArthritis National Research Foundation
    Kandula, NamrathaMedicine/General Internal MedCommunity Translation of the South Asian Healthy Lifestyle Intervention (SAHELI)National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Cook-Mills, JoanMedicine/AllergyTocopherol regulation of the development of responsiveness to allergen early in lifeNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • May Awards
    05.31.2017
    Lindquist, LeeMedicine/GeriatricsLeveraging Patient Partner/Stakeholder Engagement to Implement PCOR - PlanYourLifespan.orgPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
    Crispino, JohnMedicine/Hematology- OncologyAberrant megakaryopoiesis in the myeloproliferative neoplasms.National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Cook-Mills, JoanMedicine/AllergyLipid Regulation of the Development of Responsiveness to Allergen in Neonates and InfantsNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Crispino, JohnMedicine/Hematology- OncologyMechanisms of Leukemogenesis in Down SyndromeNational Cancer Institute
    Lindquist, LeeMedicine/GeriatricsHome Centered CareHome Centered Care Institute
    Hussain, MahaMedicine/Hematology- OncologyTherapy Consortium AwardProstate Cancer Foundation
    Gupta, RuchiInst for Public Health & Med/Center for Community HealthFood Allergy Outcomes Related to White and African American Racial Differences (FORWARD)National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • April Awards
    04.30.2017
    Shah, SanjivMedicine/CardiologyRole of Female Sex and Hormone Status on HFpEF Pathophysiology and TherapyAmerican Heart Association (subcontract from Johns Hopkins University)
    Lee, DanielFeinberg Cardiovasc Rsrch Inst/Feinberg CardiovascularPRE-DETERMINE: Biologic Markers and MRI SCD Cohort StudyNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (subcontract from Brigham and Women's Hospital)
    Hulse, KathrynMedicine/AllergyStudies of human B cell responses and antibody production during chronic airway inflammationNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Lam, Anna Medicine/PulmonaryMonocyte differentiation by Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in Systemic Sclerosis Interstitial Lung DiseaseScleroderma Foundation
    Bryce, PaulMedicine/AllergyPhenotypic and functional plasticity of mast cells in homeostasis and allergyNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
    Pandolfino, JohnMedicine/GastroenterologyEffectiveness of Physiologic Testing in PPI Non-RespondersNational Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    Wolf, MichaelComprehensive Transplant Ctr/Compreh Transplant Ctr ParentTransplant Regimen Adherence for Kidney Recipients by Engaging Information Technologies: The TAKE IT TrialNational Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    Ackermann, RonaldInst for Public Health & Med/Center for Community HealthHealth and Economic Impacts of Coverage Requirements and Health System-Community Coordination for Diabetes PreventionNational Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • March Awards
    03.31.2017
    Perlman, HarrisMedicine/RheumatologyRole of Oscar in leukocyte secretion of TNF-alpha in patients with rheumatoid arthritisStrategic Pharma-Academic Research Consortium (subcontract from Indiana University)
    Linder, JeffreyMedicine/General Internal MedExamining Non-Visit-Based Antibiotic Use to Improve Safety and Limit ResistanceAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    Zhang, BinMedicine/Hematology- OncologyThe role of GPSM3 in tumor-promoting emergency myelopoiesisNational Cancer Institute
    Rinella, MaryMedicine/HepatologyTARGET-NASH: A 5-year Longitudinal Observational Study of Patients with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease or Nonalcoholic SteatohepatitisTARGET PharmaSolutions, Inc.