CHF Funded Research

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
Steven Colan, M.D.
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston
“Novel Cardiac Biomarkers & Echocardiographic Modalities for Rejection Surveillance after Pediatric Heart Transplantation”
Amount awarded in 2013 — $99,040
Amount awarded in 2014 — $100,000
Arash Kheradvar, M.D.
University of California – Irvine, Irvine
“A Self-regenerative Hybrid Heart Valve”
Amount awarded in 2013 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2014 — $100,000
Robert Levy, M.D.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Oxidate Damage to Bioprosthetic Heart Valves – Mechanisms & Prevention”
Amount awarded in 2013 — $91,049
Amount awarded in 2014 — $91,000
Lisa Paquette, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles
“Brain Development in Children with Congenital Heart Disease: From Fetus through Childhood”
Amount awarded in 2013 — $68,635
Amount awarded in 2014 — $68,000
Christopher Caldarone, M.D.
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
“Understanding Right Ventricular Physiology of Tetrology of Fallot”
Amount awarded in 2013 — $71,000

Andrew C. Glatz, M.D.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
“Efficacy and durability of embolization of systemic-to-pulmonary collateral vessels in superior cavo-pulmonary connection patients prior to Fontan completion”
Amount awarded in 2012 — $72,719
Amount awarded in 2014 — $76,677
Douglas Cowan, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D
Children’s Hospital Boston
“Development of a Cell-based therapy for Congenital Complete Heart Block”
Amount awarded in 2012 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2014 — $100,000
Conrad Epting
Northwestern University
“Transcriptional Profiling of Pediatric Cardiac Stem Cells”
Amount awarded in 2012 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2013 — $100,000
Brian W. McCrindle, M.D., MPH
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
“Late Functional Status of a cohort of Survivors with Critical Aortic Stenosis: A Congenital Heart Surgeons Society Study”
Amount awarded in 2012 — $96,829

Bradley Marino MD
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
"Do Serum and Stool Biochemical and Hematopoietic Biomarkers Predict Low Cardiac Index in Patients with Fontan Physiology?”
Amount awarded in 2011 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2014 — $100,000 (Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital)
Sunjay Kaushal, MD
Children’s Memorial Hospital
Engineering a Heart Valve with Patient Specific Cells
Amount awarded in 2011 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2013 — $100,000
Patrick Jay, MD
Washington University School of Medicine
“Genes that Prevent Congenital Heart Disease”
Amount awarded in 2011 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2012 — $100,000
Daniel Bernstein MD
Stanford Medical Center
“MicoRNAs Unique to the Stressed Right Ventricle”
Amount awarded in 2011 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2012 — $100,000
Jeffrey Jacobs MD
The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida, St. Petersburg, FL
“Linking the Congenital Heart Surgery Database of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons with the Congenital Heart Surgeon’s Society Database”
Amount awarded in 2011 — $100,00
Amount awarded in 2012 — $100,000