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Year Name Title
2022-2024 Natasha Marie Corbitt, MD, PhD
UT Southwestern
Dallas, TX
Genetic and Cellular Drivers of Bile Duct Destruction in Biliary Atresia
2022-2024 Jeong S. Hyun, MD
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Characterization of Fibrosis In Crohn’s Disease through Mesenteric Adipose Tissue
2022-2024 Lisa M. McElroy, MD
Duke University
Durham, NC
Creating a Multidimensional Data Architecture to Improve Equity in Organ Transplantation
2021-2023 Filip Bednar, MD, PhD
Regents of the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Epigenetic Regulation of the Pancreatic Cancer Metabolism
2021-2023 Neha Goel, MD
University of Miami
Miami, FL
Characterizing the Impact of Genetic Ancestry and Multilevel Social Determinants of Health on Epigenomic Patterns and Signatures Driving Disparate Breast Cancer Outcomes
2021-2023 Jesse D. Vrecenak, MD
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
Gut-Directed In Utero Cellular Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis
2020-2022 Ian E. Brown, MD, PhD
University of California Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA
The Role and Regulation of P-selectin in Acute Pulmonary Arterial Thrombosis following Blunt Thoracic Trauma
2020-2022 Eric G. Sheu, MD, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA
Characterization of a Novel, Gut-Restricted Metabolite That Links the Microbiome and the Anti-Diabetic Effects of Bariatric Surgery
2020-2022 Heather Wachtel, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Genomic Profiles and Targeted Therapy for Malignant Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
2019-2021 Rohit Chandwani, MD, PhD
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY
Memory of Inflammation in the Pre-Neoplastic Pancreas
2019-2021 Jonathan D. Spicer, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center
Montreal, QC Canada
Targeting Neutrophils as a Novel Therapeutic Adjuncts to the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients
2019-2021 David H. Stitelman, MD
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Fetal Gene Editing for Hemoglobinopathies
2018-2020 William H. Kitchens, Jr., MD, PhD
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia
Rap1-Interacting Adaptor Molecule (RIAM) as a New Target for Transplant Immunosuppression
2018-2020 Colin A. Martin, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
Early Microbial Influence of IgA Secretion and Immune Development
2018-2020 George Plitas, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
CD177 Identifies a Novel Subset of Regulatory T Cells (Treg) Infiltrating Human Breast Cancer
2017-2019 Matthew Delano, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Immune Impact of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Severe Sepsis Outcomes
2017-2019 Joseph Scalea, MD
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Transplantation Tolerance without the Risks of Bone Marrow Transplantation: Eliminating the Need for Hematopoietic Stem Cells by Using Regulatory Myeloid Cells and Novel Biomarkers
2017-2019 Mohamed Zayed, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
Targeting Diabetic Peripheral Arterial Disease Phospholipogenesis
2016-2018 Vatche G. Agopian, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Molecular Analysis of Circulating Tumor Cells as a Prognostic Biomarker in Hepatocellular Carcinoma
2016-2018 Genevieve M. Boland, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Analysis of Circulating Exosomes in Melanoma Responders/Non-responders to Immunotherapy
2015-2017 Todd W. Costantini, MD
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA
A Human-Specific Mechanism Gauging Neuroinflammation and its Implications for Vagal Nerve Therapeutics
2015-2017 Paige Porrett, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Genesis and Regulation of Pregnancy-induced Anti-fetal T cell Memory
2015-2017 Brian R. Untch, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY
Adaptive and Acquired Resistance Mechanisms to the Therapeutic Targeting of Hras in Thyroid Cancer
2014-2016 Karin M. Hardiman, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Molecular Approaches to Improving Rectal Cancer Care
2014-2016 Shirling Tsai, MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Control of TGF-beta signaling by LRP1 in the pathogenesis of aortic aneurysms
2014-2016 Daniel S. Eiferman, MD
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Attenuation of Neuroinflammation by Methylene Blue Intervention in a Mouse Model of Traumatic Brain Injury
2013-2015 Bao-Ngoc H. Nguyen, MD
George Washington University
Washington, DC
The Role of Poly (Adp) Ribose Polymerase During Ischemic and Diabetic Wound Healing Process
2013-2015 Kimberly J. Riehle, MD
University of Washington,
Seattle, Washington
Improving Regeneration in the Fibrotic Liver
2013-2015 Joseph J. Skitzki, MD
Roswell Park Cancer Institute,
Buffalo, New York
Quinacrine for the Regional Therapy of Melanoma
2012-2014 Ryan C. Fields, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Advanced Genetic and Molecular Analysis of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
2012-2014 James J. Mezhir, MD
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, Iowa
Extracellular Superoxide Dismutase Alters the Tumor Microenvironment in Pancreatic Cancer
2012-2014 Sunil Singhal, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Intraoperative Imaging of Lung Cancer
2011-2013 Vishal Bansal, MD
University of California San Diego
San Diego, California
Unlocking the healing potential of the central nervous system: The role of the vagus nerve following injury
2011-2013 Bryan W. Tillman, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Evaluating a Cell Specific Depletion Approach for Circulating Progenitor Cells in the Prevention of Late Vascular Graft Failure
2011-2012 David G. Rabkin, MD
University of Washington
Medical Center
Seattle, Washington
Cytokine removal by hemoadsorption after brain death; effect on ventricular function before and after orthotopic transplantation in a porcine model
2010-2012 Eric C. Liao, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Application of Zebrafish Models of Cleft Lip and Palate as Whole-Organism Substrate for Drug Discovery
2010-2012 Tippi C. MacKenzie, MD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Maternal Immune Responses to Fetal Surgical Intervention
2010-2012 Genevieve Melton-Meaux, MD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Application of Biomedical Informatics Technologies to the Electronic Health Record to Assess Gastrointestinal Surgical Patient Outcomes
2009-2011 Jen Jen Yeh, MD
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Targeting the Ras-Ral GEF-Ral Pathway for Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
2009-2011 James O. Park, MD
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Glypican-3 Targeted Nanocarrier-mediated Contrast Magnetic Resonance Imaging Enhances Diagnosis of Indeterminant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Lesions
2009-2011 Caprice Greenberg, MD
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Institutional Variation in the Surgical Treatment of Early Stage Breast Cancer
2008-2010 Jennifer F. Tseng, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Worcester, Massachusetts
Neoadjuvant Strategies for Pancreatic Cancer: A Decision Analysis Model
2008-2010 Rebecca  A. Gladdy, MD, PhD
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario
Genetic Mechanisms of Sarcomagenesis
2008-2010 Andrew M. Cameron, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Prevention of Recurrent Hepatitis C After Liver Transplantation Using RNA Interference
2007-2009 Michael J. Englesbe, MD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Seasonal Variation in Surgical Quality at Teaching and Non-Teaching Medical Centers in the United States
2007-2009 Robert W. O'Rourke, MD
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Portland, Oregon
Immunologic Function in Obese Bariatric Surgery Patients
2007-2009 Christopher Wolfgang, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
Targeting Lipid Mediations of Pancreatic Cancer Growth
2006-2008 Marc G. Jeschke, MD, PhD
Shriners Burns Hospital for Children
Galveston, Texas
Insulin Administration Improves Hepatic Structure and Function via The P13K/Adt/Wnt/B-catenin
2006-2008 Christopher E. Touloukian, MD
Indiana University
Indianapolis, Indiana
Enhancing Tumor Immunity by Altering Systemic Antigen Expression
2005-2007 Christopher K. Breuer, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Investigating the Growth Potential of Tissue Engineered Venous Conduits in a Juvenile Lamb Model
2005-2007 Nita Ahuja, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Division of Surgical Oncology
Baltimore, Maryland
Methylation Profiles in Colorectal Cancer-Utility in Prognosis and Diagnosis
2004-2006 John F. Renz, M.D.
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation
New York, New York
The Effect of Heat Shock Protein Expression Upon the Immunogenicity of Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma
2004-2006 Shahab A. Akhter, M.D.
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio
The role of the Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Kinase in the Development of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
2003-2005 Daniel A. Saltzman, M.D.
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Mechanisms of Tumor Prevention for Attenuated Salmonella
2003-2005 James C. Y. Dunn, M.D.
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
Intestinal Tissue Engineering for the Treatment of Short Bowel Syndrome
2002-2004 Christopher R. Mantyh, M.D.
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Neurogenic Mechanisms of Chronic Colitis
2002-2004 Herbert Chen, M.D.
University of Wisconsin Hospital
Madison, Wisconsin
Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Possible Therapeutic Role for the RAS/RAF Signal Transduction Pathway
2001-2003 Michael S. Mulligan, M.D.
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Role of Chemokines in Ischemia Reperfusion of Lung
2001-2003 James S. Allan, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
The Role of MHC Allopeptides and Indirect Allo-recognition in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Lung Rejection
2000-2002 Gilbert R. Upchurch, Jr., M.D.
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Activation of Matix Metalloproteinases During Aneurysm Formation is Nitric Oxide Dependent
2000-2002 Robert C. Gorman, M.D.
Hospital University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Surgery for Post-Infarction Left Ventricular Remodelling
1999-2001 Vivian Gahtan, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Molecular Basis of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Migration: Thrombospondin-1 as a Paradigm
1998-2000 John A. Goss, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Infectious Tolerance and Its Role in Intrathymic Tolerance
1997-1999 Michael S. Conte, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Endothelial Restoration and Vascular Remodeling
1996-1998 Bruce R. Rosengard, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Two-Way Cell Trafficking and Microchimerism: Mechanisms of Rejection and Tolerance in Response to Solid Organ and Cellular Transplants
1994-1996 Ronald J. Weigel, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California
Transcriptional Regulation of Estrogen Receptor in Breast Carcinoma
1992-1994 Jonathan S. Bromberg, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Michigan Medical Center
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Anti-CD2 and Anti-CD3 Monoclonal Antibodies Synergize to Prolong Allograft Survival with Decreased Side Effects
1990-1992 B. Mark Evers, M.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
Effect of GI Hormones on Growth of Normal and Neoplastic Gut Tissue
1988-1990 Lawrence Rosenberg, M.D.
Montreal General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA
Islet Cell Differentiation in the Hamster Pancreas
1986-1988 Ronald G. Tompkins, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Hybrid Artificial Liver Using Gel Entrapped Hepatocytes
1984-1986 Michael E. Shapiro, M.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts
Immune Regulation of Intraabdominal Abscesses
1982-1984 Dana K. Andersen, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Studies on the Pathophysiologic Role of Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide (GIP) in Medically and Surgically Induced Changes in Glucose Metabolism

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