YCCI 2015 Pilot Awardees

CTSA Consortium Multi Institutional Pilot Grants
PIDept.ProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
David FiellinInternal Medicine- General MedicineStrengthening the Science of Community Engaged Research: a Tool to Assess Research Activity and Capacity$ 50,000.007/01/15- 6/30/17
CTSA Consortium Multi Institutional Pilot Grants$50,000.00





Pilot Projects Utilizing New Emerging Core Technologies for the Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology (CBIT) Core Pre- Application
PIDept.ProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Marc AuerbachPediatrics- Emergency MedicineImproving CPR Quality: A Novel Approach Combining Integrated Real-Time Feedback and Gamification$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Theodore BlaineOrthopaedicsPolyether Ketone Ketone (PEKK) Glenoid Reconstruction in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Pramod BondeSurgery- Cardiac SurgeryRecover Pump System for Heart Failure Patient Population$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
J. Elliott BrownDiagnostic RadiologyA Novel Bone Marrow Biopsy System$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Michael DilunaNeurosurgeryThe Pursuit of a Smart Shunt$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Marjorie FunkSchool of NursingImproving Patient Safety Through Innovation in the Process Of IV Line Tracing$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Ania JastreboffInternal Medicine- EndocrineDevelopment of a Novel Weight Loss Technology: Interactive Moment-To-Moment Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology Providing Motivational Feedback For Weight Loss$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Meir KrygerInternal Medicine- Pulmonary and Critical CareA Novel Sleep Apnea Treatment: A Wearable Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Device$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Themis KyriakidesPathologyNanopatterned Glucose Biosensor with Enhanced Sensitivity$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Cassius Iyad Ochoa ChaarSurgery- VascularNovel Endovascular Retrieval System for Inferior Vena Cava Filters$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Michael PaidasObstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive SciencesDemonstration of the Clinical Utility of a Novel Urine-Based Diagnostic for Preeclampsia$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Kurt RobertsSurgery- GastrointestinalVacuum Asssisted Mesh Fixation$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Manuel I Rodriguez-DavalosSurgery- TransplantationIntestinal Perfusion Device$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
W. Mark SaltzmanBiomedical EngineeringNanoparticles and Nanoparticle-Releasing Vaginal Rings for intermediate- to Long-Term Delivery of Antiretroviral Agents (ARVs)$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
W. Mark SaltzmanBiomedical EngineeringA Safe and Efficient Sunblock Based on Bioadhesive Nanoparticles$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Albert SinusasInternal Medicine- CardiologyEndovascular Device for Beta Particle Detection and Targeted Interventions$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Stephanie SudikoffPediatrics- Critical CareSimulation of External Pacing and Arrhythmia Management: A Novel Training Experience$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Steven TommasiniOrthopaedicsThoracostomy Tube Insertion Assist Device$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Richard TorresLaboratory MedicineA System for Rapid, Diagnostic-Quality, Intraoperative Microscopic Examination$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Hitten ZaveriNeurologyFocal Brain Cooling$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Jiangbing ZhouNeurosurgeryA Novel Nanotechnology Platform for Systemic Treatment of Brain Cancer$ 1,500.001/24/15- 4/15/15
Pilot Projects Utilizing New Emerging Core Technologies for the Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology (CBIT) Core Pre- Application$31,500.00





SPIRiT (Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation) Consortium Pilot Grant Award
PIDept.ProjectAmount FundedAward Dates
Daniel JacobyInternal Medicine- CardiologyIdentifying the Genetic Underpinnings of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy$ 38,000.005/01/15- 4/30/16
SPIRiT (Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation) Consortium Pilot Grant Award$38,000.00