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Surgery Research Grant Activity and Awarded Clinical Trials

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Abdominal Transplant Surgery


Andrew Barbas
Andrew S. Barbas, MD

"The Delivery of AAV Vector to Liver Allograft using Machine Perfusion System"
American Society of Transplant Surgeons

"Gene therapy of discarded human kidney grafts during 48 hours ex-vivo machine perfusion"
Asklepios BioPharmaceutical, Inc.

"Next Generation AAV Vectors for Kidney Gene Therapy"
BridgeBio Gene Therapy Research, Inc.


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

"AX-158: Utilizing Nck Inhibition as Immunomodulation in Allotransplantation"
Artax Biopharma, Inc.


Stuart Knechtle, MD
Stuart J. Knechtle, MD

"Targeting complement C3 to prevent acute antibody-mediated rejection for a deceased-donor kidney transplant in sensitized recipients"
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

"Allo Vir ALVR105"
Allovir, Inc.

"Developing clinically relevant immunosuppressive regimen for pig to rhesus kidney transplantation using transgenic pigs"
eGenesis, Inc.

"Evaluation of anti-CD38mAb (MOR202) to desensitize highly sensitized non-human primates"
MorphoSys US Inc.

"Targeting the B Cell Response to Treat Antibody-Mediated Rejection"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Jean Kwun, PhD
Jean Kwun, PhD

"Targeting complement C2 in a sensitized rat cardiac allograft model"
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Dr. Debra Sudan
Debra L. Sudan, MD
"Sample Collection for Prospera Enhancement by Detecting dd-cfDNA Levels (PEDAL Study)"
Natera, Inc

"Vectiv Bio - STARS - Pro00107052"
VectivBio AG


Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey Gaca
Jeffrey Gaca, MD

"RESTORE - Pro00106522"
Edwards Life Sciences Corporation

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

"Outcome After Tricuspid Valve Repair With Tri-Ad Ring at Duke University - Pro00107182"
Medtronic, Inc.

"Abbott CRD 985 Annuplasty"
St. Jude Medical Inc.


Dr. Matthew Hartwig
Matthew Hartwig, MD
"BMI Service Agreement"
BioMedInnovations, LLC

"LUNGguard Registry"


George Hughes IV, MD
"TRIOMPHE Study - Pro00107432"
Endospan, Ltd

"Terumo Aortic PANTHER"
Vascutek Limited

Carmelo Milano, MD

"Abbott Swift"
Abbott Laboratories


Jacob Schroder, MD
"Guardian Registry"

Peter Smith, MD
"CTSN Coordinating Center for ACTIV-3b (TESICO) for Hospitalized Patients with ARDS Associated with COVID-19"
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Emergency Medicine

Stephanie Ann Eucker, MD, PhD

"Emergency Department Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Pain Management"
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

"PROmotion of COVid-19 VA(X)ccination in the Emergency Department - PROCOVAXED"
University of California - San Francisco


Samuel Francis, MD

"An examination of coagulation and inflammatory response of healthy donor whole blood "
BTG International Inc

Charles Gerardo, MD

"Using community health centers to mitigate the impact of snakebite envenoming in low resource areas"
Fogarty International Center

"Snakebite OPX-PR-01"
Ophirex, Inc


Dr. Julian Hertz
Julian T. Hertz, MD

"Barriers to myocardial infarction care among persons living with HIV in Tanzania"
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Alexander Limkakeng Jr., MD, MHS

"EPPIC-NET Centrexion Knee OA (EN20-01)"
Massachusetts General Hospital

"Sense Diagnostics"
Sense Diagnostics, Inc


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.


Scott Thomas Hollenbeck, MD
"Assessing Adipose Senescence As a Predictor of Graft Survival and Volume Retention"
Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

"BMQ - Pro00107672"

Keri Seymour, DO
"Automatic Metal Ligation Appliers VS WECK Hem-o-Lok Polymer Ligation System"
Teleflex, Inc.


Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral

Brett Phillips, MD, MBA

"A Multi-institutional Randomized Controlled Trial to Determine the Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Tissue Expander-based Breast Reconstruction"
The Plastic Surgery Foundation


Pediatric General Surgery

Tamara Fitzgerald, MD, PhD
"Increasing Accessibility of Laparoscopic Surgery in Low- and Middle-Income Countries"
National Cancer Institute


Surgical Oncology

Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH

"Validation and Implementation of a Machine learning solutions for Surgical Peri-operative workflow"
Verily Life Sciences, LLC


Michael Lidsky, MD

"Exploitation of XLF signaling and the DNA Damage Response as a novel therapeutic strategy in cholangiocarcinoma"
American College of Surgeons


Georgia Beasley
Sabino Zani Jr., MD

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




Surgical Sciences

Aravind Asokan, PhD
Aravind Asokan, PhD

"Next Generation AAV Vectors for Kidney Gene Therapy"
BridgeBio Gene Therapy Research, Inc.


Dawn Bowles, PhD

"Fortilin, CTNNA3, and the Heart"
University of Washington

Chin-Ho Chen, PhD
"New Non-Nuceleotide Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors for Drug Resistant HIV Strains"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Gayathri Devi, PhD
Gayathri R. Devi, PhD

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

Stephanie Jost, MS, PhD
"NK cell responses to JC polyomavirus"
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center


Dr. David Montefiori
David C. Montefiori, PhD
"Neutralizing Antibody Response Assessment for a Phase 2/3 Randomized, Observer-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Study to Evaluate the Safety, Reactogenicity, and Effectiveness of mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine"
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.

Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.

"Moderna mRNA-1273 P201 (Part B) Trial Neutralizing Antibody Assessment"
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.

"A Phase 2/3, Two-Part, Open-Label, Dose-Escalation, Age De-escalation and Randomized, Observer-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Expansion Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Reactogenicity, and Effe"
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.

"Moderna mRNA1275 P205 Trial Neutralizing Antibody Assessment"
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.

"A Phase 3b, Open-Label, Safety and Immunogenicity Study of SARS-CoV-2 mRNA-1273 Vaccine in Adult Solid Organ Transplant Recipients and Healthy Controls"
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.

"A Phase 1, Randomized, Observer-Blind, Dose-Ranging Study to Evaluate the Safety, Reactogenicity, and Immunogenicity of mRNA-1283 and mRNA-1273 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine in Adults Aged 18-55 Years"
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.


Smita Nair, PhD

"Molecular and Immunologic Characterization of In-Transit Melanoma"
Melanoma Research Alliance


Roger Keith Reeves, PhD

"NK cell mobilization as a pathogenic etiology of SARSCoV2 gastrointestinal disease"
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

"Fine Mechanisms of Adaptive NK Cell Formation Against HIV and SIV"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"Natural killer cell receptor-expressing B cells as regulators of mucosal immunity in SIV infection"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"Antigen-Specific NK Cell Memory Against SIV and HIV Vaccines"
National Institutes of Health

"Mechanisms of Natural Killer Cell Clearance of SIV from Lymphoid Follicles"
National Institutes of Health

"Microbial and innate immune mechanisms of oral inflammation during SIV infection"
National Institutes of Health


Xiaoying Shen, PhD

"HHSN272201800004C-Option 10"
National Institutes of Health

"Nonhuman Primate Option 3"
National Institutes of Health


Georgia Tomaras, PhD
Georgia D. Tomaras, PhD

"Impact of Antibody Effector Function Diversity on Antiviral Activity In Situ"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"Sanofi Coronavirus Studies"
Sanofi Pasteur, Inc

"HVTN TB Supplement"
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center


Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery


Joseph Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS

"Resorbable, Phsophorylated Poly(ester urea) Surgical Adhesive to Enhance Fracture Healing"
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases


Sean Paul Montgomery, MD

"Artificial Intelligence for point of care ultrasound"
Kitware Inc.



Dr. Brant Inman
Brant A. Inman, MD, MS
"A Phase 3, Multi-center, Randomized Study Evaluating Efficacy of TAR-200 in Combination With Cetrelimab Versus Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy in Participants With Muscle-Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma (M"
Janssen Research & Development, LLC


Deborah Kaye, MD, MS
"Decreasing the Financial Burden for Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer By Understanding Provider Decision-Making"
American Urological Association Foundation

Aaron Lentz, MD
"IT MATTERS Pro00108660"
Boston Scientific Corporation


Dr. Michael Lipkin
Michael E. Lipkin, MD
"MOSES Laser RCT - Pro00104482"
Mayo Clinic Hospital - Arizona


J Todd Purves, MD, PhD
"A Two-part, Multicenter, Dose-titration Study Evaluating the Efficacy, Safety, Pharmacodynamics, and Pharmacokinetics of Oxybutynin Chloride 10% Gel for the Treatment of Detrusor Overactivity Associat"
Allergan Sales, LLC

Jonathan Routh, MD, MPH
"DICERNA PHXC 502 Study"
Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Kevin Southerland, MD
"Macrophage-Satellite Cell Interactions in the Ischemic Limb"
Vascular Cures


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