Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2012 CTSC Annual Pilot Awards

Efstathios Karathanasis, Ph.D.

CWRU SOM and University Hospitals Case Medical Center

"Improved tumor oxygenation using an ethyl nitrite-loaded nanoparticle delivery system"

Kiju Lee, Ph.D.

CWRU School of Medicine

"Feasibility evaluation of a customizable social robot for behavioral assessment and intervention for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD)"

Svetlana Pundik, M.D.

Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC

"Feasibility of enhancing recovery of sensory deficits after stroke with rTMS"

Yogen Saunthararajah, M.D.

Cleveland Clinic

"Development of a Natural Product Class into Potent Lysine Demethylase Inhibitors and Activators of Tumor Suppressor RB"

Nicole Seiberlich, Ph.D.

CWRU School of Medicine

"Evaluation of Cardiac Functional Parameters in Patients Using Non-Gated, Free-Breathing Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging"

Neelesh Sharma, M.D., Ph.D.

University Hospitals Case Medical Center

"Modulating tumor vascular permeability by deletion/inhibition of sphingosine kinase-1 toenhance the response to chemotherapy in lung cancer."

Mei Zhang, Ph.D.

CWRU School of Medicine

"Adoptive immunotherapy using ex vivo activated melanoma-draining lymph node (TDLN) T cells against human melanoma xenografts"