New CHRF recipients announced
Fifteen Stanford researchers have received a total of $244,000 in this year's second round of awards from the Child Health Research Fund, said Dr. Ann Arvin, professor of pediatrics and of microbiology/immunology and associate chair for academic affairs in the Department of Pediatrics. The awards were announced Oct. 22.
The recipients and their projects are:
- Dr. Daniel Bernstein, associate
professor of pediatrics the role of beta-adrenergic receptors
- Dr. Christopher Contag, assistant
professor of pediatrics rapid functional monitoring of HIV-1
in children resistant to protease drugs.
- Dr. Barry Fleisher, assistant
professor of pediatrics behavioral abnormalities and
neuro-imaging as predictors of cerebral palsy in very low-
- Dr. Louis Halamek, assistant
professor of pediatrics, and Dr. Larry Moss, assistant professor of
surgery, shared equipment for monitoring drug delivery via
partial liquid ventilation and for using ECMO without surgery.
- Dr. Cynthia Kapphahn, staff
physician in pediatrics the increasing use of health
education and community health resources through classroom
- Dr. Alan Krensky, professor of
pediatrics granulysin, a novel cytolytic molecule.
- Dr. David Lewis, associate
professor of pediatrics genetic regulation of airway
hyperreactivity in a mouse model for asthma.
- Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, associate
professor of pediatrics the effect of poliovirus vaccination
patterns on the development of Sabin type 3 mutants.
- Dr. Neyssa Marina, associate
professor of pediatrics the significance of pulmonary nodules
detected by spiral CT of the chest in children with newly diagnosed
- Dr. Richard Moss, professor of
pediatrics use of the Internet for clinical intervention in
cystic fibrosis patients.
- Dr. Eric Sibley, acting assistant
professor of pediatrics lactase transcriptional regulation in
the developing gastrointestinal tract during intestinal-cell
- Dr. Hans Steiner, professor of
psychiatry and behavioral sciences preventive intervention in
high-risk adolescents after psychiatric tauma.
- Dr. Dale Umetsu, associate
professor of pediatrics identification of host-susceptibility
factors for allergic pulmonary disease.
- Dr. Krisa Van Meurs, associate
professor of pediatrics the effect of inhaled nitric oxide on
oxidant injury in infants with severe respiratory