CTSA Inter-Institutional Pilot Project Award Recipients

Current

Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH

Yoshimi Anzai, MD, MPH

Professor
Department of Radiology
University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Novel hypoxia imaging for Head and Neck Cancer: Imaging phenotype for personalized treatment

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

Kansas University, Luke Ledbetter, MD

Alana Welm, PhD

Alana Welm, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Oncological Sciences
University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Identification of Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Breast Cancer Malignant Progression

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

 Kansas University, Fariba Behbod, Pharm. PhD

Marcela Smid, MD, MS, MA

Marcela Smid, MD, MS, MA

Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Models of Care for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder, and Infants with Opioid Exposure: A Collaborative Pilot Study with the Western States

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Jessica Coker, MD

University of New Mexico, Sherry Weitzen, MD, PhD

University of Kentucky, Amanda Fallin-Bennett, PhD, RN

Ellen Beswick, PhD

Ellen Beswick, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Gastroenterology

University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Analyzing Disparities in The Immune Response to Colon Cancer

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

University of New Mexico, Fares Qeadan, PhD

Past

Mariana Baserga, MD, MSCI

Mariana Baserga, MD, MSCI

Associate Professor (Clinical)
Department of Pediatrics
University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Mild Encephalopathy of the Neonate Treated with Darbepoetin (MEND)

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

University of New Mexico, Tara DuPont, MD

Julie Fritz, PhD, PT

Julie Fritz, PhD, PT

Distinguished Professor

Physical Therapy and Athletic Training

University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Early Care Decisions and the Risk of Long-Term Opioid Use in Patients

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Bradley Martin, PharmD, PhD

Nicholas Johnson, MD

Nicholas Johnson, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Rasch Analysis of Clinical Severity in FSHD (ROC-FSHD) CTSA

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

University of Kansas Medical Center / Jeffrey Statland, MD

Omar Wever-Pinzon, MD

Omar Wever-Pinzon, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Cardiology

University of Utah

Research Project Title  

Role of Genetic and Epigenetic Factors in Cardiac Failure and Recovery

Collaborating Institution & Investigator

University of Kentucky, Kenneth Campbell, PhD