CHF Funded Research

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
Ross Ungerleider MD
Wake Forest, NC /Brenner Children’s Hospital
“Investigation of Optimal Timing of Blood Transfusion During Neonatal Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Order to Minimize Inflammatory Response and Limit Blood Utilization”
Amount awarded in 2011 — $93,178

Meryl Cohen MD
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
“Hepatic Function in Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease Before and After the Fontan Operation”
Amount awarded in 2011 — $49,047

Jane W. Newburger, M.D., M.P.H.
Children’s Hospital Corporation
The Relation of Regional Brain Structure to Long-term Development and Behavior in d-TGA Patients
Amount awarded in 2010 — $89,750
Amount awarded in 2011 — $45,590
Jeffrey Phillip Jacobs, MD, FACS, FACC, FCCP
The Congenital Heart Institute of Florida
“Creation of a Visual Encyclopedia Illustrating the Terms and Definitions of The International Paediatric and Congenital Cardiac Code, a system of nomenclature developed by The International Society for Nomenclature of Paediatric and CHD
Amount awarded in 2010 — $50,000
Amount awarded in 2011 — $50,000