CHF Funded Research

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
Nancy Ghanayem, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin
Neurodevelopmental outcomes and postoperative hemodynamics in children with hypoplastic left heart syndrome
Amount awarded in 2005 — $60,000
Amount awarded in 2006 — $60,000
Jeffrey Pearl, PhD
Children's Hospital Medical Center
The effects of methylprednisolone on the inflammatory response induced by cardiopulmonary bypass during the repair of congenital heart disease
Amount awarded in 2005 — $70,000
Amount awarded in 2004 — $70,000
Lisa Bergersen, MD
Children's Hospital, Boston
Method for evaluating and improving outcomes in pediatric cardiac catheterization
Amount awarded in 2005 — $56,000

Kenneth O. Schowengerdt, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine
The role of neutrophil—derived factors in the pathogenesis of cardiac allograft vasculopathy
Amount awarded in 2005 — $70,000

Aarti Hejmadi Bhat, MD
Oregon Health Sciences Univ. / University of California at San Francisco
Progression of ventricular mass and morphology and conotruncal volume with gestation: a study of normal and abnormal fetal hearts with three and 4D ultrasound
Amount awarded in 2004 — $60,000
Amount awarded in 2005 — $60,000
Emmanuele Delot, MD
Univ. of California Los Angeles
BMP signaling in DiGeorge syndrome mouse models
Amount awarded in 2004 — $70,000
Amount awarded in 2005 — $70,000
Marshall Jacobs, MD
Congenital Heart Surgeons Society
The Congenital Heart Surgeons Society multi-institutional study: pulmonary ventricle-pulmonary artery conduits in infants and young children
Amount awarded in 2004 — $50,000
Amount awarded in 2005 — $50,000
Tajinder P. Singh, MD
Wayne State University
Myocardial flow reserve and sympathetic reinnervation after arterial switch operation
Amount awarded in 2004 — $36,800
Amount awarded in 2005 — $36,000
Tara B. Karamlou, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University
Modifying risk for infant cardiopulmonary bypass: use of a miniaturized circuit and an asanguineous prime to reduce meutrophil-mediated organ dysfunction
Amount awarded in 2004 — $25,000
Amount awarded in 2003 — $40,000
Tara Dixon MD
Ross Ungerlieder MD
Oregon Health and Science University
Development of the optimal strategy for extracorporeal circulation in infants: can the application of a miniaturized circuit and an asanguineous prime allow modification of perfusion parameters to improve outcomes following cardiopulmonary bypass?
Amount awarded in 2004 — $58,643

Cynthia Morris, PhD
Oregon Health and Science University
Prevalence of MTHFR mutations in children with conotruncal defects and their mothers
Amount awarded in 2003 — $40,484
Amount awarded in 2000 — $47,414
D. Woodrow Benson, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Ebstein anomaly: molecular genetic studies of a canine equivalent
Amount awarded in 2002 — $51,123