CHF Funded Research

Ming-Sing Si, MD
Mott Children’s Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI
Thymus Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Right Ventricle Failure in HLHS
Amount awarded in 2015 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2016 — $100,000
Dr. Lucile Ryckebusch
University of California, San Diego
Regulation of atrioventricular canal restriction by Tmem2
Amount awarded in 2015 — $25,920

Dr. Mary Wagner
Emory University
Calcium handling remodeling during development and disease
Amount awarded in 2015 — $89,100

Dr. John Kheir
Boston Children’s Hospital
Hydrogen Gas as a Neuroprotective Agent during Circulatory Arrest for Congenital Heart Surgery
Amount awarded in 2015 — $106,920

Dr. Chulan Kwon
Johns Hopkins
Cell-autonomous control of heart progenitors in niche
Amount awarded in 2015 — $83,160

Ariel Rydeen
Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati
Requirements for Cyp26 enzymes in second heart field addition and ventricular maintenance
Amount awarded in 2015 — $14,040

Juliet Varghese
The Ohio State University
Noninvasive oxygen saturation estimation with quantitative MRI T2 mapping
Amount awarded in 2015 — $14,040

Dr. John LaDisa,
Marquette University
Mechanistic analysis of mechanical alterations to improve therapeutic interventions for aortic coarctation
Amount awarded in 2015 — $77,121

Doff McElhinney, MD
Stanford University
DNA Damage Following Radiation Exposure in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Cardiac Catheterization: Exposure-Effect Variability and Factors Associated with Impaired DNA Repair
Amount awarded in 2015 — $20,000

Christopher Kane Breuer
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Development of an Improved Vascular Graft for use in Congenital Heart Surgery
Amount awarded in 2014 — $50,000
Amount awarded in 2015 — $50,000
Lisa Martin, PhD
D. Woodrow, Benson, PhD
Children's Hospital of Cincinnati
“Genetic Underpinnings of Isolated Hypoplastic Left Heart”
Amount awarded in 2014 — $99,768
Amount awarded in 2015 — $99,733
Sevick, Eva PhD, MD
University of Texas - Health Science Center
“Near-Infrared Fluorescence Imaging of the Lymphatic System in Children with Chylous Pleural Effusion after Heart Surgery – A Feasibility Pilot Study”
Amount awarded in 2014 — $25,000
Amount awarded in 2015 — $61,056
Welke, Karl MD, MS
Children's Hospital of Illinois ( Peoria )
“Developing a National Model for Regionalization of Care for Children Undergoing Congenital Cardiac Surgery in the United States”
Amount awarded in 2014 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2015 — $30,991
Rodefeld, Mark, MD
Indiana University
“Cavopulmonary Assist Device Development for Fontan Circulatory Support”
Amount awarded in 2014 — $100,000

Caroline E Burns, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown
“Genetic Analysis of Tbx1 in Disorders Involving the Great Vessels of the Heart”
Amount awarded in 2013 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2014 — $100,000