In 2000, 17 young physician-scientists received awards as follows: 13 at the junior faculty level each received grants of $100,000 per year for up to 5 years, and four at the fellow level each received grants of $65,000 per year for up to 2 years, after which they are expected to transition to faculty-level awards of $100,000 per year for up to 3 years.
2000 CSDA Grantees
Michael J. Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D.
Project: "Molecular & Functional Basis of Cardiac Channelopathies"
Richard Aplenc, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Project: "Relapse Risk & Phase II Genotypes in Pediatric ALL"
David Bangsberg, M.D., M.P.H.
University of California, San Francisco
Project: "Antiretroviral Outcomes Research in the HIV+ Urban Poor"
Ramon Brugada, M.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
(currently at Masonic Medical Research Laboratory, NY)
Project: "Molecular Genetic Basis for Familial Atrial Fibrillation"
Mark H. Drazner, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Project: "Gene-Environment Interactions & LV Hypertrophy"
John V. Frangioni, M.D., Ph.D.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Project: "Low-Molecular Weight Ligands for Bladder Cancer"
William C. Hahn, M.D., Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Project: "New Models of Human Cancer"
Carolyn C. Hoppe, M.D.
Children’s Hospital Oakland
Project: "Genetic Predictors for Stroke in Children with Sickle Cell Anemia"
Jennifer J. Jaroscak, M.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Project: "Placental Effects on Expansion of Umbilical Cord Blood"
Pamela C. Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D.
Dartmouth Medical School
Project: "Health Outcomes of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome"
Dean H. Kedes, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Project: "Growth & Pathogenesis of Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus"
Sancy A. Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Utah
Project: "Regulatory Pathways in Papillomavirus-Induced Cancers"
David C. Lyden, M.D., Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
(currently at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY)
Project: "Anti-Angiogenic Agents Down-Regulate Id Genes"
Mary F. McNaughton Collins, M.D., M.P.H.
Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Project: "Impact of Suspicious Prostate Cancer Screening Tests"
Philip J. Norris, M.D.
Harvard Medical School/ Massachusetts General Hospital
(currently at Blood Systems Research Institute)
Project: "Analysis of HIV-1-Specific T Helper Cell Clones"
Kathryn M. Rexrode, M.D., M.P.H.
Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Project: "Hormonal Predictors of CVD in Women"
David A. Sweetser, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington School of Medicine
(currently at Massachusetts General Hospital, MA)
Project: "Tumor Suppressor Genes in Acute Myeloid Leu