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2014 OFD/RRRC/CTREC Faculty Career Development Fellowship Recipients

Leslie Benson, MD; Instructor in Neurology, Dept. of Neurology; Longitudinal Study of Optical Coherence Tomography in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Sangita Choudhury, PhD; Instructor in Pediatrics, Cardiovascular Research; Lamin-B2: A New Regulator of Heart Muscle Cell Proliferation for Developing Regenerative Therapies for Pediatric Heart Failure

Gulcin Demirci, MD, PhD; Instructor in Surgery, General Surgery; Role of NRP1 for NK Cells in Organ Transplant

Ali Gholipour, PhD; Assistant Professor of Radiology, Radiology; Quantitative MRI Evaluation of Early White Matter Development and Injury

Mehdi Hedjazi Moghari, MD; Instructor in Pediatrics, Cardiology; Creation of 3D Virtual and Physical Heart Models to  Guide Cardiac Surgery for Children with Double Outlet Right Ventricle

Erin Janssen, MD,PhD; Instructor in Pediatrics, Immunology; The Role of DOCK8 Deficient Lymphocytes in the Development of Autoimmunity

Akiko Mammoto, MD, PhD; Instructor in Surgery, Vascular Biology; LRP5-Tie2 Signaling in Lung Vascular Regeneration

Ganeshwaran Mochida, MD, MMSc; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Genetics/Genomics; Genetic Basis and Cellular Models of Abnormal Human Cerebellar Development

Meena Nathan, MD; Instructor in Surgery, Cardiac Surgery; Technical Performance Score - A Quality Assessment Tool in Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Christos Papadelis, PhD; Instructor in Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine; Interictal High Frequency Osillations as Biomarker of Epilepsy in Children

Tracy Richmond, MD, MPH; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine; The Influence of School Environments on Youth Alcohol Initiation and Alcohol Use into Young Adulthood

Mary Beth Son, MD; Instructor in Pediatrics, Immunology; Outcomes of Recently Transitioned Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Joanna Yi, MD; Instructor in Pediatrics, Hematology-Oncology; Drug Combinations for Neuroblastoma: Leveraging BET Inhibition for Synergistic Effects


2014 OFD/RRRC/CTREC Faculty Career Development Fellowships ANNOUNCEMENT 

The Office of Faculty Development, with the joint sponsorship of the Research Recruitment and Resource Committee (RRRC), and the Clinical and Translational Research Executive Committee (CTREC), announces the Boston Children’s Hospital 2014 Career Development Fellowships.

Deadline for Applications: 3PM Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Purpose of the Career Development Fellowships
The purpose is to provide transitional funding for Instructors and Assistant Professors to enhance research productivity during the early critical years of an academic research career. The awards will support resources for research including supplies, salary (PI and/or research assistant), or other requests, upon review, that will contribute to the individual’s academic career development.

The Career Development Fellowships (13 awards)

Each of the Career Development Fellowships provides $50,000/year in direct costs for two years:

  • 4 awards are designated to junior faculty who belong to a racial/ethnic population underrepresented in medicine and science (URM) OR who have family responsibilities such as being the primary caregiver for children and/or parents

  • 9 awards are unrestricted and open to all junior faculty who meet eligibility guidelines.

Those applying under the restricted category are also eligible for the unrestricted awards.

The awards are funded 75% by the hospital and 25% by the Division/Department. For the complete Call for Applications, as well as an Application Outline, FAQ, and details about the match, see links below:

2014 Faculty Career Development Fellowship Call for Applications
2014 Application Outline
2014 Face Page - Word Document
2014 FAQ 

 

For assistance with your clinical and basic research projects, consult the Children's Hospital Clinical Research Center and the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP).

The mission of the Clinical Research Center is to enhance the quality of clinical research at Children's Hospital by providing to members of the research community scientific support, education, and collaborative assistance in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical research.

The Office of Sponsored Programs facilitates the conduct of research at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) by assisting the research community with applying for, negotiating, and managing externally-sponsored research funding. OSP also serves as a primary interface with federal and not-for-profit sponsors and with peer institutions that collaborate with BCH researchers. Email Office of Sponsored Programs

Boston Children's Innovation Acceleration Program website includes a listing of funding resources for the BCH community

BCH Fellowship Recipients:

2013 OFD Faculty Career Development Fellowship Awardees

Suneet Agarwal, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, BCH Div of Hematology-Oncology ; Manipulating Heteroplasmy in Mitochondrial Genetic Disorders

Jing Chen, PhD; Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, BCH Dept of Ophthalmology; A Novel Lipid Mediated Transcription Factor Controls Inflammation in Retinopathy

Jeffrey Dvorin, MD, PhD; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, BCH Div of Infectious Diseases; Molecular Characterization of Merozoite Organizing Protein-1 (MOP1), a Novel and Essential Protein for Replication of Malaria Parasites

Holly Gooding, MD; Instructor in Pediatrics, BCH Div of Adolescent Medicine; Early Life Predictors of Cardiovascular Health

Alejandro Gutierrez, MD; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics; BCH Div of Hematology-Oncology; Pathobiology of Ring Chromosomes in Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma

Sun Hur, PhD; Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, BCH Immune Disease Institute; Molecular Mechanism of Receptor Oligomerization During Innate Immune Signaling

Kiho Im, PhD; Instructor in Pediatrics, BCH Div of Newborn Medicine; MRI Quantification of Altered Brain Networks in Polymicrogyria: Correlation with Seizure and Genetic Subtype

Nasim Maleki, PhD; Instructor in Anesthesia, BCH Dept of Anesthesia - PAIN Group; Understanding the Role of Puberty in Migraine Evolution in Girls: Neuroendocrine, Neuroanatomical and Neurofunctional Interactions

Juan Melero-Martin, PhD; Assistant Professor of Surgery, BCH Dept of Cardiac Surgery; Autologous Vascular Networks for Self-regulated Delivery of Therapeutic Proteins

Brian Polizzotti, PhD; Instructor in Pediatrics, BCH Dept of Cardiology; Development and Testing of Polymer-based Oxygen Gas-filled Microparticles for Treatment of Severe Hypoxia

Christine Sieberg, PhD; Instructor in Psychiatry, BCH Depts of Anesthesia and Psychiatry –  Div of Pain Medicine; Persistent Postsurgical Pain: Characterizing Psychosocial and Quantitative Sensory Profiles in Adolescents Following Spinal Fusion Surgery

Dean Yimlamai, MD, PhD; Instructor in Pediatrics, BCH Div of GI-Nutrition; Hippo Signaling in Liver Cancer Development


http://OFD/RRRC/CTREC Fellowship Recipients 2012_2002.doc

Other HMS BCH Fellowships Awarded to Faculty

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