CHF Funded Research

Constantine Mavroudis, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fontan Conversion/Arrhythmia Surgery Long-term Database
Amount awarded in 2010 — $50,000
Amount awarded in 2011 — $50,000
Paul Grossfeld, MD
The Regents of the University of California
“The role of ETS-1 in the Neural Crest in Cardiac Development and Disease”
Amount awarded in 2010 — $75,000
Amount awarded in 2011 — $75,000
Marlene Rabinovitch, M.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine
Computationally Guided Design of Biodegradable Drug Eluting Stents for the Treatment and Reversal of Vascular Stenoses in Children with Congenital Heart Defects
Amount awarded in 2008 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2010 — $100,000
Julie A. Brothers, M.D.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Determining the Natural and “Unnatural” History of Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery with an Interarterial Course
Amount awarded in 2008 — $50,000
Amount awarded in 2009 — $50,000
Sunjay Kaushal, M.D., PhD
Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL
Cell Based Therapy for Congenital Cardiomyopathy Using Endogenous Cardiac Stem Cells
Amount awarded in 2008 — $100,000
Amount awarded in 2009 — $100,000
Emile Bacha, M.D.
Children’s Hospital Boston
Human Factors and Patient Safety During Congenital Heart Surgery
Amount awarded in 2007 — $39,750
Amount awarded in 2008 — $36,750
Vidu Garg, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Genetics of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Amount awarded in 2007 — $70,000
Amount awarded in 2008 — $70,000
Edward Hickey, M.D.
Glen Van Arsdell, M.D.
The Hospital for Sick Children
Preconditioning Against Periventricular Leukomalacia Associated with Neonatal Cardiac Surgery
Amount awarded in 2007 — $43,611
Amount awarded in 2008 — $38,891
Lynn A. Sleeper, ScD
New England Research Institutes / Pediatric Heart Network
Follow-up of the Single Ventricle Reconstruction ( SVR ) Trial
Amount awarded in 2007 — $50,000

Ching-Pin Chang, M.D.
Stanford University
Dyrk kinase and Congenital Heart Disease in Downs Syndrome
Amount awarded in 2006 — $99,839
Amount awarded in 2007 — $100,000
Jeffrey Phillip Jacobs, M.D.
Cardiac Surgical Associates
Congenital Heart Disease Multi-Societal Project to Create a Universal Encyclopedia for Definitions of Preoperative Risk Factors and Postoperative Complications Related to Congenital Heart Surgery and Interventions
Amount awarded in 2006 — $50,000
Amount awarded in 2007 — $50,000
Margaret L. Kirby, Ph.D.
Duke University Medical Center
Normal Cardiac Outflow Tract Development Depends on Retinoic Acid Signaling
Amount awarded in 2006 — $88,073
Amount awarded in 2007 — $90,711
Brian W. McCrindle, M.D.
Hospital for Sick Children
Late Functional Status in a Cohort of Survivors with Pulmonary Artresia Intact Ventricular Septum from the Congenital Heart Surgeons Society Study
Amount awarded in 2006 — $86,308
Amount awarded in 2007 — $89,910
Henry Michael Spotnitz, MD
Columbia University
Myocardial protection and support in cyanotic congenital heart disease
Amount awarded in 2006 — $96,938

Pirooz Eghtesady, MD
Children's Hospital, Cincinnati
Role of nitric oxide in the increased placental vascular resistance following cardiopulmonary bypass
Amount awarded in 2005 — $36,479
Amount awarded in 2006 — $36,479