2018 Research Awards


Boston Children’s Hospital (Kimberly Mills, MD) $318,921
Boston, MA
Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis versus Placebo – a Blinded Randomized Control Trial to Evaluate the Safety of Two Strategies in Critically Ill Infants with Congenital Heart Disease (SUPPRESS-CHD)


Brigham and Women’s Hospital   (Katherine Bell, MD) $20,000
Boston, MA
Body composition analysis: A useful tool for assessing nutritional status in premature infants?


Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Sanyukta Desai, MD, MS) $20,000
Cincinnati, OH
Imaging Gently: Identifying Opportunities to Reduce Imaging Overuse in Hospitalized Children


Cochrane Neonatal/University of Vermont  (Roger Soll, MD) $262,562
Burlington, VT
Evidence synthesis for preterm infant nutrition


Denver Health Foundation (Holly Frost, MD) $349,380
Denver, CO
The NO TEARS study: Using Nasopharyngeal Organism Testing to determine outcomes of children with EAR infections.


Oregon Health & Science University (Hayden Leeds, BS) $19,979
Portland, OR
Assessment of Pulmonary Function Tests in Infants with Congenital Heart Disease


St Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Julia Hurwitz, PhD) $247,500
Memphis, TN
Influence of vitamin A and D supplements on the success of the pneumococcus conjugate vaccine in children (PCVIT)


University of Maryland (Bing Ma, MS, PhD) $332,151
College Park, MD
An accurate, non-invasive discriminatory screening test for rapid detection of elevated intestinal permeability in preterm infants at risk for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)


University of Miami- Dept of Pediatrics (Waleed Kurtom, MD) $19,987
Miami, FL
Impact of arterial oxygen saturation on ventilatory instability in extremely premature infants


University of Michigan (Elizabeth Ames, MD) $20,000
Ann Arbor, MI
Optimal strategy for renal replacement therapy in newborns with hyperammonemia due to inborn errors of metabolism


University of Michigan (Lori Isom, PhD) $350,000
Ann Arbor, MI
Discovering mechanisms of SCN1B-linked pediatric Dravet syndrome with high risk of Sudden Unexpected Death in EPilepsy (SUDEP)


University of Pennsylvania (Kevin Nead, MPhil, MD) $19,957
Philadelphia, PA
Risk of cancer in children among families known to carry BRCA1/2 mutations


Washington University, St Louis (Xunjun Xiao, PhD) $284,426
St. Louis, MO
Pancreatic Lipase Related Protein 2 W340Δ Polymorphism as a Risk Factor for Failure to Thrive in Infants


 Grants Awarded in Previous Years

2017 Research Grants

2016 Research Grants

2015 Research Grants