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KL2 Award Recipients

Below are the recipients of the KL2 Awards. The awards provide up to 3 years of renewable support for the resesarch career of young investigators. See the KL2 Awards page for information about applying for funding. Congratulations to all the recipients.

Funding Cycle FY19

Lunthita Duthely, Ed.D., Research Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Project Title: A Multi-lingual, Culturally-Competent Mobile Health Intervention to Reduce Medical Mistrust, Stigma, and Improve Treatment Adherence Among Women Living with HIV/AIDS

Tali Elfassy, Ph.D., M.S., Research Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences
Project Title: Incident Hypertension and Hypertension Disparities Among U.S. Hispanics of Diverse Backgrounds

Joyce Gomes-Osman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Neurology
Project Title: Assessing Cognitive Improvements, Brain Neuroplasticity and The Role of Genetic Factors After Aerobic Exercise in Sedentary Adults

Mario Saporta, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, Assistant Professor of Neurology
Project Title: Drug Development for Inherited Axonopathies Using a Human Cellular Platform

Funding Cycle FY16

Emmanuel Thomas, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
Project Title: Elucidating Mechanisms Underlying Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in HIV/HCV Coinfection

Justin Watts, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Project Title: Protein arginine methyltransferase 4 (PRMT4) as a therapeutic target in acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

Funding Cycle FY15

Mark Stoutenberg, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Research Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences
Project Title: Translation of a Culturally-Adapted Lifestyle Modification Program with Text Messaging in a Hispanic Community

Ronan Swords, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Project Title: A Phase I Dose Escalation Study of Tranylcypromine (TCP) in Combination with ATRA (Tretinoin) for Adult Patients with Relapsed/ Refractory Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML) and Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

Funding Cycle FY14

Alberto R. Ramos, M.D., M.S.P.H., Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology and Co-Director of the Sleep Medicine Program at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Project Title: Obstructive sleep apnea and cerebral hemodynamics in the Sueño study: Sleep patterns as a risk factor, a sleep ancillary to the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

Natasa Strbo, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Project Title: Humanized mouse model as a translational platform for development of new HIV vaccine approaches

Funding Cycle FY13

John M. Goldberg, M.D., Director of the Pediatric Oncology Early Phase Clinical Trials Program, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Project Title: Novel Dendritic Cell Vaccination and Co-Stimulation in Brain Tumors

Ivan Gonzalez, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Project Title: Evaluation of the Immunosenescence in Perinatally HIV and Behaviorally HIV Infected Cohorts

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