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2002 Innovations in Clinical Research Award

Awarded: Jan 01, 2002

$2.2 million over 2 years

In 2002, 11 investigators or pairs of investigators each received awards of $100,000 per year for two years for research on cardiovascular diseases (including stroke) and sickle cell anemia and other blood disorders (excluding cancer). 

2002 ICRA Grantees

Sherif Abdel-Rahman Ph.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch
Project name: Impact of CYP2C9 Genotype on Long-Term Warfarin Dose Requirement

Christine M. Albert, M.D., M.P.H., and Calum A. MacRae, M.B., Ch.B.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Project name: SCN5A Gene Variants and Risk of Sudden Death

Timothy C. Fisher, M.B. Ch.B., and Alan L. Hiti, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Project name: Lewis Blood Group Antigens and the Severity of Sickle Cell Disease

Patrick F. Kelly, M.D., David A. Williams, M.D., and Franklin O. Smith, M.D.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation
Project name: Gene Transfer into Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Andre M. Leiber, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington
Project name: New Vectors For ã-Globin Expression

Justin D. Pearlman, M.D., M.E., Ph.D., and Mark A. Israel, M.D.
Dartmouth College
Project name: The Development of Novel Vascular Imaging Applications

Lawrence I. Sinoway, M.D., and Laurence M. Demers, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
Project name: Interstitial Norepinephrine in Heart Failure

Kendall A. Smith, M.D., and K. Craig Kent, M.D.
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and New York Presbyterian Hospital
Project name: Arteriosclerosis as a T-Cell-Mediated Disease

John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H., and Deepankar Medhi, Ph.D.
Mid America Heart Institute, and University of Missouri-Kansas City
Project name: Optimizing the Choice of Coronary Revascularization: Creating the Patient-Refined Expectations for Deciding Invasive Cardiac Treatments (PREDICT) Tool

Barney J. Stern, M.D., Vicki Hertzberg, Ph.D., and Allan Levey, M.D., Ph.D.
Emory University
Project name: The Role of the STRK1 Gene in Ischemic Stroke in the USA: the 'STRKUSA' Study

Joseph M. Vinetz, M.D., and Robert H. Gilman, M.D., DTM&H
University of California San Diego, and Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
Project name: Malaria Transmission and the Human Immune Response