Academy of Pediatrics
Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
Research Fellowship Award Recipients
Stephanie J. Nakano, MD, University of Colorado, "Regulation of Phosphodiesterase Activity in Pediatric Heart Failure "
Katja M. Gist, DO, University of Colorado, "Use of Near Infrared Spectroscopy for the Early Detection of Acute Kidney Disease in Children Post Cardiopulmonary Bypass "
Thomas C. Dispenza, MD, Indiana University, "Cardiac Cell Stimulation to Shrink Ventricular Septal Defects"
Robert Gregory Webster, MD, Childrens Hospital Boston, "Psychiatric Outcomes in Patients with Rhythm Devices"
Michael Gaies, MD, MPH, University of Michigan, "Effects of Insulin Therapy After Bypass on Infant Myocardium"
Michael-Alice Moga, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, "Ventricular Myosin Isoforms in the Pressure Overloaded Heart."
Cammon B. Arrington, MD, University of Utah, "Molecular
Role of Syndecan-2 in Cardiac Left-Right Development".
Aaron Olson, MD, University of Iowa, "Hypertrophic Signaling
Pathways in the Fetal Heart".
Angela Lorts, MD, University of Michigan, "The Role of P13K
in Sepsis-Mediated Cardiac Dysfunction"
Catherine Kenworthy Allan, MD, Children's Hospital Boston, "Inflammatory
Gene Polymorphisms in Infant Cardiac Surgery"
Nancy J. Halnon, MD, University of California Los Angeles Medical
Center, Mattel Childrens Hospital "Thymic Function in Children
Following Cardiovascular Surgery"
Benjamin L. Siu, MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's
"Identification of Gene Defects that Cause Sudden Infant Death
Andrew Robinson, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
"Developmental Effects of Altered Flow States on the Pulmonary
Vickie Diamandakis Pyevich, MD, University of Iowa, Department of
"Functional Effects of Altered Expression of Phospholemman in Neonatal
Jamie Lohr, MD, University of Minnesota, Division of Pediatric Cardiology
"Cardiac Looping: Genetic Regulation and Cellular Mechanisms"
Denise Shaker, MD, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
"Genetic Mapping of Congenital Heart Disease in Down Syndrome"
Kevin Shannon, MD, UCLA School of Medicine
"Effects of Thyroid Hormone on G-Protein Signal Transduction"
Elizabeth Goldmuntz, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
"Microdeletions of Chromosomal Region 22q11 in Patients with Congenital
Mark Fogel, MD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
"Right Ventricular Biomechanics"
Fuhua Chen, MD, UCLA School of Medicine
"Developmental Changes in Single Cardiac Myocyte K Currents"