Medical Research

2002 ICRA Grantees

Targeted Research Areas: Cardiovascular Disease and Blood Disorders

Impact of CYP2C9 Genotype on Long-Term Warfarin Dose Requirement

  • Sherif Abdel-Rahman Ph.D.
    University of Texas Medical Branch

SCN5A Gene Variants and Risk of Sudden Death

  • Christine M. Albert, M.D., M.P.H.
    Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Calum A. MacRae, M.B., Ch.B.
    Massachusetts General Hospital

Lewis Blood Group Antigens and the Severity of Sickle Cell Disease

  • Timothy C. Fisher, M.B. Ch.B.
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
  • Alan L. Hiti, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Gene Transfer into Hematopoietic Stem Cells

  • Patrick F. Kelly, M.D.
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation
  • David A. Williams, M.D.
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation
  • Franklin O. Smith, M.D.
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

New Vectors For ã-Globin Expression

  • Andre M. Leiber, M.D., Ph.D.
    University of Washington

The Development of Novel Vascular Imaging Applications

  • Justin D. Pearlman, M.D., M.E., Ph.D.
    Dartmouth College
  • Mark A. Israel, M.D.
    Dartmouth College

Interstitial Norepinephrine in Heart Failure

  • Lawrence I. Sinoway, M.D.
    Pennsylvania State University
  • Laurence M. Demers, Ph.D.
    Pennsylvania State University

Arteriosclerosis as a T-Cell-Mediated Disease

  • Kendall A. Smith, M.D., Joan and Sanford I. Weill
    Medical College of Cornell University
  • K. Craig Kent, M.D.
    New York Presbyterian Hospital

Optimizing the Choice of Coronary Revascularization: Creating the Patient-Refined Expectations for Deciding Invasive Cardiac Treatments (PREDICT) Tool

  • John A. Spertus, M.D., M.P.H.
    Mid America Heart Institute
  • Deepankar Medhi, Ph.D.
    University of Missouri-Kansas City

The Role of the STRK1 Gene in Ischemic Stroke in the USA: the 'STRKUSA' Study

  • Barney J. Stern, M.D.
    Emory University
  • Vicki Hertzberg, Ph.D.
    Emory University Rollins School of Public Health
  • Allan Levey, M.D., Ph.D.
    Emory University

Malaria Transmission and the Human Immune Response

  • Joseph M. Vinetz, M.D.
    University of Texas Medical Branch
    (currently at the University of California San Diego)
  • Robert H. Gilman, M.D., DTM&H
    Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health