New CTSI Scholars announced

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) announced seven new scholars will join its faculty career development programs. The programs are designed to support junior investigators as they build independent research careers.

Congratulations to the new awardees!

New Investigator Pre-K Career Development Award

Michael Usher, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine
Project title: Health Outcomes of Inter-hospital Transfers: Improving Health Care Delivery at the Local and National Level
Mentoring Team: Anne Joseph, Weihua Guan

Beshay Zordoky, PhD
Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Project title: Preclinical Model of Juvenile Doxorubicin-induced Cardiotoxicity
Mentoring Team: Pamala Jacobson, Haitao Chu

KL2 Scholars Career Development Award

Eric Lock, PhD
Department of Biostatistics
Project title: Biomarkers from Multi-source, Multi-way Data
Mentoring Team: Peter Bitterman, Michael Georgieff, Wei Pan

Stephanie Misono, MD, MPH
Department of Otolaryngology
Project title: Dysphonia, Distress, and Control: Technology-based Assessment and Intervention
Mentoring Team: Kelvin Lim, Patricia Frazier, Kyle Rudser

William Schmalstieg, MD
Department of Neurology
Project title: Mechanisms of CD8+ T Cell-mediated Axon Injury
Mentoring Team: Stephen Jameson, Charles Howe, James Hodges

Chetan Shenoy, MD
Department of Medicine
Project title: Cardiac Fibrosis for Risk Prediction in Cancer Therapy Cardiotoxicity
Mentoring Team: Russell Luepker, Daniel Duprez, Sue Duval

K to R01 Transition to Independence Award

Bryan Williams, MD, PhD
Department of Medicine
Project title: The Role of the Arginine Decarboxylase Pathway in CF Lung Disease
Mentoring Team: David Ingbar, John Hughes

Read about CTSI’s career development opportunities