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CCTS Pilot Grant Projects Funded

2010 Pilot Grant Projects Funded

The UIC Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is pleased to announce that it has awarded funding to three projects in its 2010 Pilot Grant Program.  The program, supported by the Office of the Provost, and the Health Science Colleges, is devoted to clinical and translational research – specifically, in this round: (1) Pediatric and Child Health Research; and (2) Community-Engaged Research.

Over twenty letters of intent were submitted.  Of these, 15 were selected to submit full proposals.  The funded projects include investigators from 9 different departments and 4 colleges and 1 community organization.

The 2010 CCTS Pilot Grant Recipients are:
“Development of a DKA Risk Score in Children”. PI: Diego Ize-Ludlow, Visiting Assistant Professor, COM, Pediatrics.  Co- investigators: Andrew Boyd, Research Assistant Professor, AHS, Biomedical and Health Information Sciences; William Galanter, Associate Professor, COM, Medicine;  Leslie Briars, Clinical Assistant Professor, COP, Pharmacy Practice; and Songya Pang, Professor, COM, Pediatrics. (COM). [Show Summary/Hide]

“Family Planning and Community College Students”. PI: Nadine Peacock, Associate Professor, SPH, Community Health Sciences; Co-PI:  Alan Schwartz, Associate Professor, COM, Medical Education.  Co-Investigators:  Bryna Harwood, Associate Professor, COM, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Leonard Etlinger, Executive Director of the City Colleges of Chicago. [Show Summary/Hide]

“Serotonin Signaling in Autistic Patients”. PI: Mark Rasenick, Professor, COM, Physiology and Biophysics, Co-PI: Edwin Cook, Professor, COM, Psychiatry. [Show Summary/Hide]