Highlights

In the Department of Medicine, there were over fifty funded projects from the 2013 academic year.  

Selected studies included:

Division

PI

Description

Cardiology

Rob Sorrentino

Late Sodium Current Blockade in High-Risk ICD Patients

 

Sheldon Litwin

Morbidity and Mortality Related to Gastric Bypass Surgery

 

 

 

Endocrinology

Carlos Isales

Age-Induced Impairment of Nutrient Signaling Results in Bone Loss

 

Max Stachura

Health Sensor Informatics to Support Sleep Disorders Diagnosis

 

 

 

Gastroenterology

Satish Rao

Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial Comparing Neomycin to Rifaximin Plus Neomycin in the Treatment of Methane Positive Subjects with Constipation-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome

 

Satish Rao

Novel Treatment Strategies for Constipation and Role of Brain Gu

 

 

 

General Medicine

Jaspal Gujral

Clarification of Optimal Anticoagulation Through Genetics

 

 

 

Hematology-Oncology

Farrukh Awan

Single-Arm, Phase II, Open-Label Study to Determine the Efficacy of 100 mg 2x Daily Oral Dosing of Midostaurin Adm.to Patients with Aggressive Systemic Mastocytosis or Mast Cell Leukemia +/- an Assoc. Hematological Clonal Non-Mast Cell Lineage Disease

 

Olivier Rixe

An International, Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Study of Rindopepimut/GM-CSF with Adjuvant Temozolomide in Patients with Newly Diagnosed, Surgically Resected, EGFRvlll-Positive Glioblastoma (The "ACT IV" Study)

 

 

 

Infectious Diseases

Cheryl Newman

A Phase IIb, Dose Ranging Study of Oral GSK1265744 in Combination with Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors for Induction of HIV-1 Virologic Suppression followed by an Evaluation of Maintenance of Virologic Suppression when Oral GSK1265744 is Combined with Oral Rilpivirine in HIV-1 Infected Antiretroviral Therapy Naive Adult

 

Peter Rissing

HIV Early Intervention Services (EIS) Program Existing Geographic Service Areas (EISEGA)

 

 

 

Nephrology

Michael Madaio

The Role of Cell Death in Lupus Nephritis

 

Tracy McGaha

The Role of Indoleamine 2-3 Dioxygenase in Marginal Zone-Mediated Tolerance

 

 

 

Pulmonary

Caralee Forseen

A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study of Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution (AZLI) in a Continuous Alternating Therapy (CAT) Regimen of Inhaled Antibiotics for the Treatment of Chronic Pulmonary Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection in Subjects with Cystic Fibrosis

 

James Gossage

Brain Vascular Malformation Consortium: Predictors of Clinical Course