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Surgery Research Grant Activity and Awarded Clinical Trials

Friday, March 26, 2021
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Abdominal Transplant Surgery


Andrew Barbas
Andrew S. Barbas, MD

"Proposal for Preliminary Proof-of-Concept Studies with Plasmin in Transplantation"
Grifols USA, LLC

Allan Kirk, MD, PhD
Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD

"Mechanisms of Belatacept-resistant Renal Allograft Rejection"
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company


Stuart Knechtle, MD
Stuart J. Knechtle, MD

"Alexion Sponsored Research Agreement"
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dr. Lisa McElroy
Lisa M. McElroy, MD
"Living Donor Kidney Transplant: Establishing the Phenotype of an Equitable Program"
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Dr. Debra Sudan
Debra L. Sudan, MD
"Kidney Transplant Data Jan 2019 - July 2020"
Proterris, Inc.


Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Donald Glower
Donald D. Glower Jr., MD

"Outcome After Mitral Valve Repair With Simulus Semi-Rigid Ring at Duke University"
Medtronic, Inc.

Dr. David Harpole
David H. Harpole Jr., MD
"NSCLC Recurrence Risk Assessment Using Circulating Proteome"

Dr. Matthew Hartwig
Matthew Hartwig, MD
"ECLS Registry"
Baylor College of Medicine


Emergency Medicine

Dr. Julian Hertz
Julian T. Hertz, MD

"Developing an Intervention to Improve Quality of Myocardial Infarction Care in Northern Tanzania"
National Institutes of Health


Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery

A Daniel Guerron, MD
A. Daniel Guerron, MD
"A Retrospective Multicenter Comparison of Laparoscopic and Robotic-Assisted Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy"
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.


Surgical Oncology

Georgia Beasley
Georgia M. Beasley, MD, MHS

"Tumor-Draining Lymph Node B Cells as Regulators of Melanoma Progression"
National Institutes of Health


Surgical Sciences

Aravind Asokan, PhD
Aravind Asokan, PhD

"AAV rh.74" and "AAV MAAP-Mediated CRISPR Exosome Packaging"
Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc.

"Next Generation AAV Insertional Mutant Vectors for Gene Therapy Applications"
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, LP


Gayathri Devi, PhD
Gayathri R. Devi, PhD

"Overcome Stress Signaling to Prevent Inflammatory Breast Cancer Metastasis"
American Cancer Society, Inc.

Zachary Hartman, PhD
Zachary C. Hartman, PhD

"Investigation of LAMP Anti-Tumor Vaccines"
Immunomic Therapeutics, Inc.

"Efficacy of Replicon-Encapsulated Lipid Nanoparticles for Vaccination Against Breast Cancer In Vivo"
Replicate Bioscience, Inc.


Dr. Jeffrey R. Marks
Jeffrey R. Marks, PhD
"Ovarian Cancer Survival in African-American Women"
Emory University

Dr. David Montefiori
David C. Montefiori, PhD
"WARP Speed Assay Development"
Battelle Memorial Institute

Dr. Joshua Snyder
Joshua C. Snyder, PhD
"Visualizing Tumor Heterogeneity in an Immune Intact and Autochthonous Mouse Model of Breast Cancer"
National Institutes of Health


Georgia Tomaras, PhD
Georgia D. Tomaras, PhD

"Immune Correlates Analysis for the M72 TB Efficacy Study"
National Institutes of Health



Dr. Brant Inman
Brant A. Inman, MD
"Genomic Subtyping and Profiling T1/T2 UC of Bladder"
Decipher Biosciences, Inc.

Dr. Michael Lipkin
Michael E. Lipkin, MD
"Applying Real-Time Data Streams to Predict Operating Room Resource Allocation With Neural Networks"
Mente, Inc./NSF


Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Ellen Dillavou
Ellen D. Dillavou, MD
"Retrospective Evaluate Primary Patency of Arteriovenous Fistulae"
Laminate Medical Technologies Inc.


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