2016 awardees

CHI3L1 and its receptors in pulmonary fibrosis

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Yang Zhou, PhD 
Brown University 

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Barry Shea, MD
Rhode Island Hospital 

Mentor: Jack Elias, MD 

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A sensor-enabled circadian light system for improving student alertness and focus in Rhode Island’s schools

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Gustavo Fernandes, PhD
Brown University 

Co-PI: Eliza Van Reen, PhD, Bradley Hospital 
Mentor: Mary Carskadon, PhD
Mentor: Jimmy Xu, PhD

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Brain/behavior mechanisms of emotion dysregulation in adolescents with Mood and Anxiety Disorders (MAD)

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Kerri Kim, PhD
Bradley Hospital 
Brown University 

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Kunal Mankodiya, PhD
University of Rhode Island 

Mentor: Daniel Dickstein, MD 

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Community-engaged tribal research to assess dietary exposures to mercury and PCBs

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Marcella Thompson, PhD
University of Rhode Island

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Elizabeth Hoover, PhD
Brown University 

Mentor: Alison Field, ScD
Mentor: Gregory Wellenius, ScD 

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Mitochondrial ROS-Dependent Modification of RyR/BKCa Signaling Axis in Diabetes

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Richard Clements, PhD
​Ocean State Research Institute of the Providence VA Medical Center, Vascular Research Lab 
Rhode Island Hospital, Cardiothoracic Surgery Research/Cardiovascular Research Center
Brown University, The Warren Alpert Medical School 

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Neel Sodha, MD
Rhode Island Hospital 
Brown University, The Warren Alpert Medical School 

Investigator: Dmitry Terentyev, PhD
Mentor: Frank Sellke, MD
Mentor: Samuel Dudley, MD, PhD

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Meniscal Repair Using a Novel Subset of Cartilage-Derived Human Stem Cells

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Chathuraka Jayasuriya, PhD
Rhode Island Hospital, Department of Orthopedics
Brown University 

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Brett Owens, MD
The Miriam Hospital 
Rhode Island Hospital
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Mentor: Michael Ehrlich, MD 
Mentor: Qian Chen, MD, PhD