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Awarded Grants

CCTS funded and co-funded pilot research projects

Collaborative/Partnership Pilot Awards     Novel/Innovative Methodologies Pilot Awards
Community Engagement Pilot Awards     Longitudinal Pilot Awards
Davis/Bremer Pilot Awards     Other Pilot Awards

Collaborative/Partnership Pilot Awards

Trudy Galliard, PhD, RN, CDE
Ethnic & Gender Disparities of Disease Drive Scientist
Award Date: 10/20/2008

Bhuvaneswari Ramaswamy, MD, MRCP
Clinical Researcher to Seek Innovative Treatments
Award Date: 10/20/2008

Jennifer McCallister, MD
Asthma Research Leads Way to Personalized Care
Award Date: 10/20/2008

Jianrong Li, DVM, PhD
Live Vaccine Candidates for Human Metapneumovirus
Award Date: 05/01/2009

Melvin Pascall, PhD
Ware Washing in Removal of Food-borne Viruses
Award Date: 05/01/2009

Jiyoung Lee, PhD
Novel Rapid Detection of P. Aeruginosa Samples
Award Date: 04/14/2009

Dimitris Tatakis, DDS, PhD
Surgical Delay May Improve Periodontal Surgery Outcomes
Award Date: 04/14/2009

Susan Mallery, DDS, PhD
Preventive Topical Gel for Premalignant Oral Lesions
Award Date: 04/14/2009

Ulysses Magalang, MD
Effects of Mandibular Devices on Insulin Sensitivity
Award Date: 04/14/2009

Alison Lane, PhD, OTR/L
Clinical and neurophysiologic identification of sensory dysfunction in children with autism
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Angela Brown, PhD
Pediatric Visual Contrast Sensitivity Test
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Renukaradhya Gourapura, DVM, MS, PhD,  Jordi Torelles, MS, PhD and Chang-Won Lee, DVM, PhD
Evaluation of the efficacy of NKT cell specific adjuvant mediated mucosal influenza vaccine to generate broadly cross-protective candidate vaccine in a pig model
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Yvonne Efebera, MD
Assessment of MicroRNA-155 Expression in acute Graft-versus-Host Disease (aGVHD)
Award Date: 04/25/2011

Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS
Examining the Effects of Dance Dance Revolution on Mobility, Brain Plasticity and Cognition in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Samantha King, PhD and Renukaradhya Gourapura, DVM, MS, PhD
Evaluation of increased influenza titers during bacterial co-infection
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Warren Lo, MD
Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation in children with strokes
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Bharat Bhushan, PhD and Scott Schricker, PhD
Bioinspired Nanofibers for Novel Maxillofacial Prosthetic Adhesives 
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Sudha Agarwal, PhD
BRF1-Driven Bone augmentation 
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Do-Gyoon Kim, PhD
Bone mineralization based diagnosis of oral complications
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Seuli Brill, MD
Development of a novel advance care planning facilitation tool using the patient health record: A pilot study
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Sookyung Hyun, DNSc, RN
Applying Artificial Intelligence to ICU Pressure Ulcer Prediction and Prevention
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Donald Mutti, OD, PhD
Harnessing time outdoors: environmental correlates of plasma vitamin D
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Robert Lee, PhD and Yasuro Sugimoto, PhD
Development of an RNAi therapy for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC)
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Sarah Moore, DVM, DACVIM
The role of hsp70,IL-1B and TNF-a responses in recovery after canine spinal cord injury: a pilot investigation
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Ouliana Ziouzenkova, PhD
Encapsulated engineered cells for obesity treatment
Award Date: 12/15/2011

Savita Khanna, PhD
Ischemia, glutamate and neuroprotection
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Cameron Rink, PhD
Significance of TIMP1 in cerebrovascular collateral circulation during acute ischemic stroke
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Lauren O. Bakaletz, PhD; John D. Clements, PhD
Development of a transcutaneous immunization patch and assessment of the efficacy afforded against experimental otitis media due to nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Jose J. Otero, MD, PhD; Jessica Winter, PhD
Induced pluripotent stem cell modeling of respiratory neuron development
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Christopher K. Breuer, MD; Heather Powell, PhD
Development of a Closed, Disposable System for Assembling Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts (Part 2: Evaluation of the Bioequivalence of Cell Isolation Techniques)
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Maryam B. Lustberg, MD, MPH; A. Courtney DeVries, PhD
Prevention of chemotherapy-induced cognitive deficits by docosahexaenoic acid
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Yael Vodovotz, PhD
Bioavailability and distribution of black raspberry phytochemicals from novel OSU functional foods designed for cancer prevention clinical trials
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Chad Rappleye, PhD
Lead Candidate Antifungal Drug Development
Award Date: 8/17/2012

Linda Chlan, PhD, RN, FAAN
Safety, Feasibility, and Acceptability of Patient-Controlled Sedation for Anxiolysis with Dexmedetomidine (PCS-DEX) for Burn-care Dressing Change
Award Date: 09/01/2014 

Do-Gyoon Kim, PhD
Mechanical and compositional analyses of bone tissue
Award Date: 09/01/2014 

Noah Weisleder, PhD
Contribution of membrane repair to the progression of Dermatomyositis and Polymyositis
Award Date: 09/01/2014 

John Kevin Bailey, MD
Combinational Effects of Laser Treatment and Pirfenidone on Hypertrophic Burn Scar Reduction
Award Date: 09/01/2014 

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Community Engagement Pilot Awards

Mary A. Fristad, PhD, ABPP
Effectiveness of Therapy for Children with Mood Disorders
Award Date: 03/01/2009

Amy Ferketich, PhD
Conducting Smoking Cessation Intervention in Appalachia
Award Date: 03/01/2009

Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS
Studying Childhood Obesity and Maternal-Child Feeding
Award Date: 03/01/2009

William Malarkey, MD and Prabu David, PhD
Effects of Meditative Prayer and Mindfulness on Health
Award Date: 03/01/2009

Timothy Buckley, PhD
Bridging Barriers for Community Access and Assistance
Award Date: 03/01/2009

Barbara Polivka, MSN, PhD, Mac Crawford, PhD and Rosemary Chaudry, PhD, MHA, MPH
Building Environmental Public Health Literacy With An Urban Community: A Pilot Study 
Award Date: 01/01/2010

Thelma Patrick, PhD, RN
Partnership With Community Properties (CPO) Impact Corporation To Identify Health Concerns Of Female CPO Residents Of Childbearing Age 
Award Date: 01/01/2010

Kurt Stevenson, MD, MPH and Dwight Powell, MD
Utilization of molecular genotyping and social network analysis to identify outbreaks of community Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
Award Date: 06/30/2010

Gayle Gordillo, MD
Comparison of diabetic foot ulcer limb salvage rates in patients receiving specialized wound care versus standard care at OSUMC
Award Date: 07/01/2010

Celia Wills, PhD, RN
Pilot-testing of a Support Intervention for Shared Decision-making about Depressive Symptoms in Diabetes Mellitus
Award Date: 07/01/2010

Laureen Smith, PhD, RN
Engaging Rural Appalachia in Clinical Research: A community-based participatory project in Pike County, Ohio
Award Date: 04/15/2011

Mira Katz, PhD
Leveraging Social Networks to Increase Cancer Screening in Appalachia
Award Date: 04/30/2011 

Deborah Meyer, PhD, RN and Albert Lai, PhD
Chronic Disease Management in Rural Appalachian Elderly
Award Date: 04/03/2012 

Lin Yang, PhD and Kun Huang, PhD
Integrated Morphological and Genome Analysis for Computer‐Aided Diagnosis and Computer Intervened Personalized Treatment for Lung Cancer
Award Date: 09/01/2012 

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Davis/Bremer Pilot Awards

Madhuri Sopirala, MD, PhD
Burden of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Community – Tackling the Double Edged Sword 
Award Date: 08/01/2009

Rami Khayat, MD
Mechanism of Endothelial Dysfunction in OSA 
Award Date: 08/01/2009

Shu-Hua Wang, MD, MPH & TM
Hospital transmission of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA):Characterization of epidemiologic, molecular, geographic, and phylogenetic features
Award Date: 08/01/2009

Steven Ing, MD, MSCE
Relationship of red blood cell n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid concentrations to fracture and bone mineral density in the Women’s Health
Award Date: 08/01/2009

Carl Schmidt, MD, MSCI
Integration of Multimodal Heat Sensitive Microbubbles with Therapeutic Thermal Ablation for Liver Malignancy
Award Date: 06/01/2010

Ergun Kocak, MD, MS
Gene Therapy of Plastic Surgical Flap Tissues in a Mouse Xenograft Model to Treat Human Colorectal Tumor Implants
Award Date: 06/01/2010

Matthew Old, MD
Novel Oncolytic Virus Therapy In Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Award Date: 06/01/2010

Stephen Cook, MD, FACC
Cardiovascular Stress Treadmill Imaging In The Young Adult With Tetralogy Of Fallot
Award Date: 06/01/2010

John Christoforidis, MD
The Effect of Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Agents on the Function of Cutaneous Wound Healing in a Rabbit Model 
Award Date: 06/01/2011

Jon Wisler, MD
Microvesicles and MicroRNAs as Mediators of Sepsis
Award Date: 06/01/2011

Kathleen Dungan, MD
Effect of glycemic variability on autonomic tone in hospitalized patients with type 2 diabetes
Award Date: 06/01/2011

Ravi Tripathi, MD
Local anesthetics infiltration for pain management after cardiac surgery: novel roles beyond blocking nerves
Award Date: 06/01/2011

Trent Tipple, MD
miR-17~92 Cluster Expression in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Award Date: 06/01/2011

Katherine Walsh, MD
Targeting DNA methylation in Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Award Date: 05/15/2012

Sujatha P Bhandary, MD
Human Sternotomy Wound Inflammation and Leukocyte derived Opioid peptides
Award Date: 05/15/2012

Ciaran J. Powers, MD, PhD
miR profiling for prediction of post-hemorrhagic vasospasm
Award Date: 05/15/2012

Don Hayes, MD, MS
An investigation of novel biomarkers for diagnosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension in patients with cystic fibrosis
Award Date: 06/17/2013 

Robert Wesolowski, MD
Study of Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cells in Patients Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer
Award Date: 06/17/2013

Chadwick Wright, MD, PhD
123Iodine-labeled HN1-800dye agents for dual-modality intraoperative surgical guidance during resection of head & neck squamous cell carcinoma
Award Date: 06/17/2013 

Hamdy Elsayed-Awad, MD
Significance of Bupivacaine in regulation of wound inflammation: mechanisms beyond blocking nerves
Award Date: 09/15/2013 

James Chen, MD
Predicting patient sensitivity to doxorubicin in advanced soft-tissue sarcoma through a multi-scale similarity algorithm
Award Date: 06/15/2014 

Benjamin Kopp, MD, FAAP
Enhancing oxidative bacterial killing in cystic fibrosis (CF) macrophages
Award Date: 06/15/2014 

Sonal Pannu, MD
Titration of Inspired Oxygen during Mechanical Ventilation using a Bedside Decision Support Tool
Award Date: 06/15/2014 

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Novel/Innovative Methodologies Pilots

Arthur Burghes, PhD
Identification of Altered Transcripts in Motor Neurons and Motor Axons of SMA Mice
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Estelle Cormet-Boyaka, PhD
Deciphering the Effects of Cadmium on Airway Epithelial Cells 
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Cameron Rink, PhD
Pial Collateral Recruitment and Remodeling in Acute Ischemic Stroke 
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Gregg Hadley, PhD
Role of CD103 in Promoting Tubular Injury During Clinical Renal Allograft Rejection 
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Savita Khanna, PhD
Mechanisms in brain injury and protection 
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Heather Powell, PhD
Laser Capture Microdissection of Skin: Uncovering MicroRNA's Role in Aging and Biomechanics
Date: 05/01/2010

Jesse Kwiek, PhD
Using Laser Capture Microdissection to Query HIV-1 Geonomic Diversity in Discrete Regions of Formalin-Fixed Placental Biopsies 
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Nicanor Moldovan, PhD
Profiling Circulating Cardiovascular Progenitor Cells 
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Ouliana Ziouzenkova, PhD
Encapsulated Thermogenic Adipocytes for Obesity Treatment  
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Qinghua Sun, MD, PhD
Air Pollution and Perivascular Fat-mediated Vascular Dysfunction  
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Stephen Kolb, MD, PhD
AU-rich element Containing mRNA Levels in Motor Neurons from Transgenic HSPB1 Mice  
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Thomas Schmittgen, PhD
MicroRNA Profiling in Microdissected Pancreatic Precursor Lesions   
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Rene Anand, PhD, Stephanie Amici
Modulation of Nicotinic Receptors by Cytosolic Proteins
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Terry Elton, PhD
Cardiovascular Disease, miRNAs, and Aberrant AT1R Expression: Is there a common link?
Award Date: 05/01/2010

Ching-Shan Chou, PhD , Avner Friedman, PhD, Gayle Gordillo, MD, FACS, Heather Powell, PhD and Sabyasachi Biswas, PhD
Mathematical and Computational Approaches to Study Burn Propagation and Intervention   
Award Date: 07/01/2010

Jeffrey Chalmers, PhD and Charles Shapiro, MD
Quantitative Multiparameter Fluorescent Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells   
Award Date: 07/01/2010

Victor Jin, PhD and Michael Ostrowski, PhD
Computer-aided Tools for Identification of Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Biomarkers   
Award Date: 07/01/2010

Raghu Machiraju, PhD and Kun Huang, PhD
PhenoLIMS – A Laboratory Information System (LIMS) for Gleaning Molecular and Morphological Phenotypes in Clinical Outcomes   
Award Date: 07/01/2010

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Longitudinal Pilot Awards

Henry Wong, MD, PhD
Development of novel STAT3 inhibitor in the treatment of psoriasis   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Sashwati Roy, PhD
Novel bioelectric based dressings for treatment of chronic wound biofilm infections   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

L James Lee, PhD
A nanoelectroporation patch for non-viral gene and drug delivery in vivo   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Amanda Toland, PhD, FACMG
Stratification of cancer risk in BRCA mutation carriers   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Jianjie Ma, PhD
Targeting MG53-mediated repair of renal tubular epithelium for treatment of acute kidney injury   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Amal Amer, MD, PhD
Targeting microRNA to moderate inflammation and CFTR function in cystic fibrosis   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Furrukh Khan, PhD
Immersive 3D gaming therapy for treating hemispatial neglect   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Holly Dabelko-Schoeny, MSW, PhD
Prescribing dault day health services to reduce emergency department and hospital readmissions   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Larry Schlesinger, MD
A systems biology approach to advance the understanding and treatment of patients with chronic granulomatous diseases using a novel ex vivo human model   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Gayle Gordillo, MD, FACS
Bench to bedside translation of berry therapy for hemangiomas   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Abhay Satoskar, MD, PhD
Discovery of novel vaccine adjuvants from plant derived sterols   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

Shu-Hua Wang, MD, PharmD, MPH, TM
Improved diagnosis of mycobacterium bovis infections in humans and cattle   
Award Date: 06/09/2014

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Other Pilot Awards

Lisa Christian, PhD
Adaptation of Stress Response During Pregnancy
Award Date: 04/01/2009

Gregory Lesinski, PhD
Evaluation of Novel Jak2-STAT3 Inhibitors in Melanoma
Award Date: 04/01/2009

Amy R. Darragh, PhD, OTR/L
Musculoskeletal Health and Disorders in Caregivers
Award Date: 04/01/2009

David Pitt, MD
Detecting Cortical Demyelination with Ultra-Highfield MRI
Award Date: 04/01/2009

Vish Subramaniam, PhD
New Method for Detection of Cancer
Award Date: 04/01/2009

James Belknap, DVM, PhD
Laser Capture Microdissection in Equine Laminitis
Award Date: 04/01/2009

Marilyn Lewis, PhD
Maternal-Fetal Bonding with Substance Abusing Mothers
Award Date: 04/01/2009

Douglas McCarty, PhD
Improving Islet Cell Transplants Through Gene Transfer
Award Date: 04/01/2009

Sean Lawler, PhD
Recapitulation of Glioma Invasion Using Nanofibers
Award Date: 04/01/2009

Christopher A. Adin, DVM, Diplomate
Award Date: 02/01/2009

Sarandeep Huja, DDS, PhD
Award Date: 05/01/2009

Avner Friedman, PhD
Modeling oxygen transport in surgical transfer
Award Date: 07/01/2009 

Ching-Shih Chen, PhD
Targeting autophagy and AKT signaling with novel small moleculesfor the treatment of intracellular pathogens 
Award Date: 10/01/2009

Jeremy Neal, PhD, MS, RNC,  Douglas Kniss, PhD and Thelma Patrick, PhD, RN
Evaluation of maternal inflammatory markers as predictors of active labor onset among low-risk, nulliparous women: Role of cervical dilation in the diagnosis of true labor 
Award Date: 10/01/2009

Julia Pinsonneault, PhD
Genetic Contributions to ADHD Subtypes with Markers of Drug Response in Autism
Award Date: 10/01/2009

Sanjay Rajagopalan, MD
Molecular Imaging of Inflammation
Award Date: 10/01/2009

Hamdy Elsayed-Awad, MD
Local wound environment in regulation of pain and wound healing in post-sternotomy cardiac surgery patients
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Ruchika Shaurya Prakash, PhD
Effects of mindfulness training on cognitive and brain plasticity of older adults
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Heather Powell, PhD
Mechano-Modulation of Hypertrophic Scar Development
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Savita Khanna, PhD
The Janus face of glutamate in brain injury: from neurotoxin to neuroprotectant  
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Zhenguo Liu, MD, PhD
Targeting bone marrow stem cells by oxidized low-density lipoprotein prevents tumor growth and progression 
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Sampath Parthasarathy, PhD, MBA, FAHA and Martha Belury, PhD, RD
Diabetic Hypertriglyceridemia: A novel mechanistic insight that would lead to new drug development and therapies
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Denis Guttridge, PhD, Federica Montanaro, PhD, Mark Bloomston, MD and Pete Muscarella, MD
Muscle Stem Cells as a New Therapeutic Target in Pancreatic Cancer Cachexia 
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Robert Stephens Jr., PhD and Brian Kaspar, PhD
Viral-Mediated Spinal Glutamate Transporter Over-expression and Visceral Pain
Award Date: 12/01/2009

Karen Wruck, PhD
Discovery, Innovation and New Product Development: Training and Consultative Support Program for CCTS Pilot-Funded Investigators and K-Awardees 
Award Date: 01/01/2010 

Mahmood Khan, PhD
Establishment of a multi-investigator team for evaluation of preclinical cardiac stem cell therapy
Award Date: 08/01/2010

Ronald Xu, PhD
Minimally invasive surgery with multimodal imaging guidance
Award Date: 08/01/2010

Cameron Rink, PhD
Cerebrovascular collateral recruitment and remodeling in acute ischemic stroke
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Jodi McDaniel, PhD
Lipid mediators play important roles in inflammation regulation, but the lipid mediators that are prevalent in the microenvironment of chronic venous stasis ulcers have not been determined
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Konstantinos Boudoulas, MD
Stem Cell Therapy for Cardiac Regeneration
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Louise Rodino-Klapac, PhD
AAV5 Mediated Dysferlin Delivery as a Therapeutic Strategy for Dysferlinopathies
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Zongyang Sun, DDS, PhD
Bone regeneration: an autologous cell transplantation, tissue engineering and mechanical distraction approach
Award Date: 12/01/2010

Brad Rovin, MD
Biomarkers of kidney pathology
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Gunjan Agarwal, PhD and Richard Gumina, MD
DDR1: a novel player in thrombosis
Award Date: 12/01/2011

Jeff Kuret, PhD and Michael Tweedle, PhD
PET imaging agents for tauopathic neurodegenerative diseases
Award Date: 12/01/2011

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