Recipients of CTSC pilot grant funding announced

The Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) named the recipients of CTSC Annual Pilot Grant Funding. The individuals earning funding and their areas of study are:

Thomas Chelimsky, School of Medicine professor of neurology and director of autonomic disorders at University Hospitals Case Medical Center: “Treatment of Multiple System Atrophy with Electroconvulsive Therapy”

Brian Grimberg, School of Medicine assistant professor of international health: “Pointing Out Malaria Infections with Laser Light”

Nora Nock, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at the School of Medicine: “Revving-Up Exercise for Sustained Weight-Loss by Altering Neurological Reward and Drive (REWARD): A Pilot Study of Assisted Exercise in Obese Endometrial Cancer Patients”

James Reynolds, professor of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine with an appointment at University Hospitals Case Medical Center: “Liposomal Alkyl Nitrites as Novel Sources of Nitric Oxide Bioactivity”

Carl Tyler, School of Medicine professor of family medicine and family medicine doctor at Cleveland Clinic: “Multi-level Exploration of Cancer Control Disparities in a Medically Underserved Population”

David van Duin, professor of medicine who holds an appointment at Cleveland Clinic: “Consortium to Study Carbapenem Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Northeast Ohio”

Claudia Zein, assistant professor of medicine who holds an appointment in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Cleveland Clinic: “Non-invasive Predictors of Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Treated with Pentoxifylline”

GQ Zhang, division chief of medical informatics at the School of Medicine and associate director of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center: “FEMI: Federation of EMR and Medicaid Information for Healthcare Policy and Outcomes Research”

Find more information on CTSC here.