Over 136 previous awardees

Iris Ahronowitz, MD

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Team Building Award

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The USC High Risk Skin Disease Clinic and Research Collaborative

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Omid Akbari, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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The role of tolerogenic plasmocytoid dendritic cells in airway hyperreactivity

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Denise Al Alam, PhD

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Research Pilot

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The role of Fibroblast Growth Factor 10 (FGF10) in necrotizing enterocolitis

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Hooman Allayee, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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A Novel Genetics Platform for the Dissection of Complex Traits

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Maria Aranda, PhD, MPA, MSW, BSW

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Multi-CTSI (UCLA and USC/CHLA) Healthy Aging in Los Angeles Team Science Award

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Bringing Evidenced-Based Depression Treatment to Historically Underrepresented Older Minorities

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Sanjay Arora, MD

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Research Pilot

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Qualitative analysis of a text-message based intervention for inner-city patients with diabetes

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Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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It’s Time-The Tamale Lesson: Transforming Cervical Cancer Education for Latinas with Low Literacy

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Bing Bai, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Resource Development

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Fully Automated Quantitative Adiposity Analysis Using MicroCT in Mouse Models

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Ruchi Bajpai, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Epigenetic profile based identification of regulatory circuitry To determinine diagnostic and prognostic targets in Neuroblastomas

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Yaniv Bar-Cohen, MD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Development of a Rechargeable Battery System for a Fetal Micropacemaker

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Britni Belcher, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Fathers' Parenting Practices and Their Children's Obesogenic Behaviors

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Stefanie Bodison, DOT

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Underrepresented Faculty

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Investigation of the Neural Mechanisms of Sensorimotor Integration in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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N. Tess Boley Cruz, PhD

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Community-Based Health Intervention

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Comparison of a print fotonovela vs an audiovisual novela to reduce obesity risk in Latino families in Los Angeles

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John Brekke, PhD

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Community-Based Health Intervention

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Community Mental Health Practice Based Research Network

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John Brekke, PhD

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Team Building Award

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Building a crossed state practice-based research networks (PBRN) for mental health

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John Briere, PhD

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Research Pilot

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A Brief Intervention to Reduce PTSD in Acutely Burned Hospital Patients

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Julio A. Camarero, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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High throughput screening of novel ultrastable peptide scaffolds targeting CXCR4 as HIV therapeutics

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Todd Pou-Yen Chang, MD

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Research Pilot

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A validation study for simulating capillary refill in a mass-casualty simulation: a feasibility analysis

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Todd Chang, MD

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Team Building Award

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Development of a Game-based Health Resarch Institute

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Preet M. Chaudhary, MD, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Targeting Myc in KSHV-associated malignancies

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Iris Chi, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research

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Translating Caregiver Self-Management Research for Chinese Immigrant Community Use through Participatory Co-Design App Development

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Nyam-Osor Chimge, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Optimizing Therapy for RUNX1-defective Breast Cancer

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Robert Hsiu-Ping Chow, MD, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Photovoltaic Nanoswitches for Next-Generation Artificial Retina

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Myles Gordon Cockburn, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Reducing Sun Exposure Behaviors in High-Risk Melanoma Patients

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Dean M. Coffey, PsyD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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The Impact of Evidence-Based Parent Training on Pediatric Health Service Utilization

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Lucio Comai, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Development of small molecule therapeutics with optimized blood-brain barrier permeability for DM1

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Giovanni Cucchiaro, MD

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Team Building Award

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Pediatric Pain and Exposure to Violence: Building Clinical and Community Research Collaborations

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Daryl L. Davies, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Repositioning Ivermectin for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders/First in Human Studies

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Christina Dieli-Conwright, PhD, CSCS, CET

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Feasibility of implementing and conducting a 12-week HIIT in BCS during chemotherapy

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Jennifer Dien Bard, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Anaerobic Bacteremia in Children

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Chuanqing Ding, MD, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Development and characterization of a rapamycin-based eye drop for the treatment of autoimmune-mediated dry eye

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Vinay Duddalwar, MD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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A Novel Radioepigenomics Approach to Discriminate Aggressive from Indolent Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Dominique Duncan, MD

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Team Building Award

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Collaborative quality control and correction of neuroimaging data using web-services and virtual reality environment

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Susan Enguidanos, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Pilot Study of Remote Monitoring for Identifying Palliative Care Needs among Seriously Ill Patients

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Alan L. Epstein, MD, PhD

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Novel Methods and Technology

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Development of Anti-LHR Antibody for the Immunotherapy of Prostate Cancer

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Muller Fabbri, MD, PhD

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Research Pilot

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MicroRNAs secreted by Tumor Associated Macrophages and resistance in Neuroblastoma

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Shohreh Farzan, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research

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Exploring environmental influences on longitudinal markers of cardiovascular health in emerging adults

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James Finley, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research

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Validation and Prediction of a Novel Biomechanical Assessment of Fall Risk in People Post-Stroke

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Simon Andrew Gayther, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Functional Analysis of UCA1, a Long-Non Coding RNA Implicated in Development and Prognosis in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer

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Jeremy Goldbach, PhD

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Community-Based Health Intervention

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Pilot Testing of the Familia Adelante - Revised

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Charles Gomer, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Targeting Survivin to Improve Retinoblastoma Therapy

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Michael Isaac Goran, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Ethnic differences in adipose tissue inflammation

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Tara L. Gruenewald, PhD

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Research Pilot

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A Pilot Feasibility Assessment of the Art Through the Ages Intergenerational Activity Intervention

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Gilgor Gucev, MD

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Team Building Award

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Spine Preoperative Anxiety of Research Taskforce: Development of a Multidisciplinary Team to Investigate an Understudied Phenomenon in Spine Surgery

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Erick Guerrero, PhD

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Team Building Award

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Team Building to Develop Transdisciplinarity and Respond to the Opioid Epidemic

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Erick Guerrero, PhD

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Underrepresented Faculty

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Leadership Intervention to Improve the Translation and Implementation of Culturally Responsive Evidence-Based Practices

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Sarah Hamm-Alvarez, PhD

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Team Building Incubator

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Science and Technology Forum

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Benjamin Henwood, PhD

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Mobile Health Research Project

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Piloting ecological momentary assessment with adults who have mental illness

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Megan M Herting, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Near-roadway air pollution and brain-behavior risk factors for obesity in young adults

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Florence M. Hofman, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Regulation of Glioma Cancer Stem Cells by the Tumor Vasculature

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Justin Ichida, PhD in Clinical/Translational Science or equivalent

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Systematic identification of ALS-causing mutations using the TISON assay

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Sue Ann Ingles, PhD

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Novel Methods and Technology

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Cell-free RNA in maternal serum as a placental biomarker

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Leidy Lismeri Isenalumhe, MD

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Underrepresented Faculty

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The Pharmocokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Vincristine in the Adolescent and Young Adult Population

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Hossein Jadvar, MD, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Disintegrin PET of Prostate Cancer

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Michael Jakowec, PhD

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Team Building Incubator

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Neuroplasticity in the Brain Circuitry Controlling Cognitive and Motor Behavior: A New Therapeutic target for Parkinson's Disease

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Joyce Rivera Javier, MD, MPH

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Mentor-based Training Bridge

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A Community-Based Randomized Trial to Increase Participation of Immigrants in Evidence-Based Parenting Interventions

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Jill E Johnston, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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NOVEL BIOMARKERS TO DETERMINE SUSCEPTIBLE WINDOWS OF EXPOSURE TO TOXIC METALS FROM A METAL SMELTER

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W. Martin Kast, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Evaluation of Sp17 as a biomarker for detection of early stage ovarian cancer

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Eve Kelland, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Modulation of clinical disease course in models of Multiple Sclerosis following treatment with the angiotensin peptide A(1-7).

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Eric Kezirian, MD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Drug-Induced Sleep Endoscopy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Robinder G Khemani, MD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Is adherence to consensus based guidelines for management of Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (PARDS) associated with improved outcome?

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Richard W Kim, MD

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Research Process and Methods

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Machine Learning for Clinical Outcomes in Congenital Heart Disease

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Kevin King, MD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Time Intensity Curve Analysis in Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Evaluation of EphB4 as a Therapeutic Target in the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma

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Michele D. Kipke, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Assessing the Acceptability and Feasibility of Biomedical HIV Prevention Methods among African American Young Men Who Have Sex with Men

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Andrea Kovacs, MD

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Research Pilot

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The Role of Vitamin D in the Mother-to-Child-Transmission of CMV in Women with HIV

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Grace C. Kung, MD

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Research Pilot

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Post-Operative Troponin Levels in Infants Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

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Jason James Kutch, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Integrating electromyography and sonographic imaging for evidence-based physical therapy for chronic pelvic pain

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Robert Ladner, PhD

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Novel Methods and Technology

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Development and validation of a novel high throughput diagnostic platform for quantitating deoxynucleotide triphosphates

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Ite A. Laird-Offringa, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Molecular Profiling to Identify Predictors of Response and Mechanisms of Relapse in Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Ralf Langen, PhD

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Research Pilot

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The Role of Negatively Charged Lipids in Diabetic Amyloid Cytotoxicity

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Meng Law, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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High Resolution MR Permeability and Perfusion Vasoreactivity in the Medial Temporal Lobe as an Early Preclinical Biomarker of Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease

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Changhan Lee, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Evaluation of the novel mitochondria-derived peptide MOTS 3 for type 2 diabetes treatment

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Eunjung Lee, PhD

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Research Pilot

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A feasibility study to implement etiologic Alzheimer’s disease research in the California Teachers Study cohort

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Zibo Li, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Development of targeted drug-delivery vehicle based on crosslinked multilamellar liposome (CML)

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Gangning Liang, PhD

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Novel Methods and Technology

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Simultaneous evaluation of chromatin accessibility and DNA methylation in renal cell carcinoma by a newly developed assay, AcceSssIble.

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Yvonne Lin-Liu, MD, MS

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Research Pilot

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Evaluation of epigenetic drugs as potential therapeutic agents for ARID1A-deficient ovarian clear cell carcinoma (OCCC)

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Karen Lincoln, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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BrainWorks: A Comparative Effectiveness Trial to Examine Text Message-Based Alzheimer’s Disease Education for Community-Dwelling African Americans

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Brett T. Lund, PhD

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Novel Methods and Technology

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Exercise Intervention in the Early Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

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John Andrew MacKay, PhD

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Team Building Incubator

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Moving Targets Symposium 2013: Neurodegenerative Diseases: Therapeutic challenges and opportunities.

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William Magee, MD, DDS

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Research Pilot

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Tissue engineered auricle for ear reconstruction

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William Magee III, MD, DDS

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Clinical and Community Research

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Investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying concomitant cleft lip and/or palate and congenital heart disease: A genetic sequencing study

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Gayla Margolin, PhD

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Mobile Health Research Project

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A Day in the Life": Using Mobile Technology to Measure Romantic Partners' Emotions, Vocalizations, and Physiology as Possible Indicators of Dating Aggression

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Jill L McNitt-Gray, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Integrating Clinical Guidelines and Model Simulation Results to Personalize Interventions

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Ferol E Mennen, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Bio Markers of Early Childhood Trauma and Changes through Intervention

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Rika Meyer, PhD

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Research Pilot

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A Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Acupuncture and Massage in Children and Adolescents with Chronic Pain

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Sonia K. Michail, MD

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Research Pilot

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The effect of therapeutic fecal transplant on the gut microbiome in children with ulcerative colitis

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Sonia Michail, MD

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Team Building Award

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Gut microbiome interest group

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Joel Milam, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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The impact of terminating a 20-year cohort study among women living with HIV.

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Joel Milam, PhD

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Team Building Award

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Development of an interdisciplinary team to expand young adult cancer survivorship science at USC

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John Robert Monterosso, PhD

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Research Pilot

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Neural correlates of impulsive and restrained eating decisions in obese and lean participants

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Krishna Shrinivas Nayak, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Improved DCE Neuro-MRI using Constrained Reconstruction

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Brian Trung Nguyen, MD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Understanding men’s demand for and willingness to use novel male contraceptives: insights from community focus groups and in-depth interviews with clinical trial participants

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Matthew James Oberley, MD, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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Identification of Clinically Actionable Genomic Lesions in Pediatric Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma

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Judy Pa, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research Pilot

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NeuroRiderVR: Targeted physical and cognitive activity in a VR environment for older adults at risk for Alzheimer’s disease

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Kathleen A. Page, MD

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Mentor-based Training Bridge

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Intraturine Exposure to Diabetes and Metabolic Defects in Hispanic Offsrping

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Nuria Pastor-Soler, MD, PhD

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Clinical and Community Research

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Pravastatin and Alkali Therapy in Patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

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Laura Perin, PhD

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Novel Methods and Technology

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Podocyte progenitors derived from human amniotic fluid: applications for drug screening

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Nicos A. Petasis, PhD

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Multidisciplinary Research Project Pilot

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Anti-inflammatory Lipids as Therapeutics for Colon Cancer

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Anne L. Peters, MD

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Community-Based Health Intervention

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Impact of Menu Labeling on Adolescents

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Beth Pyatak, PhD

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DHS-USC-UCLA Implementation Science Pilot Funding Program

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Addressing Uncontrolled Diabetes in Primary Care: A Lifestyle Redesign Approach

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