Past Award Recipients


Allied Health

2014 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 paid over 1 year
Karen Rance, DNP RN CPNP AE-C

Indiana Joint Asthma Coalition
Project: “Implementing a Statewide Asthma Management Plan in Indiana”

2014 ARTrust Mini Grant - $9,600 paid over 1 year
Maureen Damitz, AE-C

Chicago Asthma Consortium
Project: “Asthma Community Advisory Board for Chicago”


2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $6,100 over one year
Emily C. Weiler

University of Montana
Project: “Investigation of Dust Mites in Indoor Residential Environments in the Northern Rocky Mountains”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $9,000 over 1 year
Patricia Mason Fritz
Health Research, Inc.
Project: “Cleaning Products and Asthma: Education and Information for the Hospitality Industry”

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $5,000 over 1 year
Kathryn V. Blake, PharmD
Nemours Children's Clinic
Project: "Parental Fear Towards Commonly Used Medications for Children with Persistent Asthma"

2007 ART Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Consuelo M. Carcel, RN

Children's Hospital of Orange County - Breathmobile
Project: "The Impact of Home Visits on Retention in a Low-Income School Based Mobile Asthma Clinic"

2007 ART Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Patricia S. Hutcheson

Saint Louis University Medical School
Project: "Is Allergic Fungal Sinusitis A Distinct Form Of Chronic Rhinosinusitis?"

2007 ART Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Carrie L. Vibbert, RN

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Project: "Does Use of Asthma Controllers Really Indicate Asthma "Control?"

2006 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Sheryl L. Delancy, RN

Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic
Project: “Systemic Reactions (SI) to Immunotherapy (IT) Using Standardized Extract in Over 700,000 Injections”

2006 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Anne E. Borgmeyer, RN, NP

St. Louis Children's Hospital
Project: “The Role of the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in an Inpatient Asthma Program”

2006 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Renee G. Houser, LPN

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Project: “Modern Technology Making Immunotherapy Safer”

2005 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Karen S. Rance, NP

Tidewater Pediatric Consultants
Project: “Improved Asthma Outcomes Achieved Through a Synergistic Relationship of Pharmacology and Education in a High Risk Population”

2005 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Debra A. Sedlak, MSN, CPNP

Duke University Medical Center
Project: “Subcutaneous Infusion of Immune Globulin in an Infant with Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)”

2005 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Judith C. Taylor-Fishwick, MSc

Eastern VA Med. School Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
Project: “Asthma Ambassadors - A Home Visiting Program in Public Housing Programs in Southeastern Virginia ”

2004 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Jean Curtin Brosnan, MA

Statistical Programmer/Data Analyst
Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Project: “Predictors of Indoor Allergens”

2004 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Karen A. Callahan, RN, MS

Nurse/Program Manager, Department of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Project: “Providing an In-Home Allergen Control Intervention: A Comparison of Behavioral Changes in Inner-city Homes with Asthma”

2004 ERT Allied Health Travel Grant - $750 one-time award
Teresa Kim Rodehorst, PhD, RNC

Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing
Project: “Interdisciplinary Education: Perceptions of the Usefulness of a Clinical Simulation to Promote Learning About Asthma in Children”
 

Clinical Research

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $6,000 over 1 year
Alan H. Boyar, MD

Dr. Alan Boyar
Project: “Air Sample Analysis Southeastern New Mexico”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $11,000 over 1 year
Carla M. Davis, MD

Baylor College of Medicine
Project: “Randomized Comparison Trial of Topical Fluticasone and Dietary Elimination in Eosinophilic Esophagitis”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $3,000 over 1 year
Stanley Goldstein, MD, FAAAAI

Project: “Text Messaging to Improve Asthma Control in Adolescents”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $11,000 over 1 year
Stephen A. Tilles, MD, FAAAAI

ASTHMA, Inc.
Project: “Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Motion in Adolescent Athletes: Comparison of Vocal Cord Dysfunction with Matched Controls”

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $3,573 over 1 year
Mark Holbreich, MD, FAAAAI

Indiana University
Project: "The Prevalence of Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis and Allergic Sentization in Amish Children"

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $10,000 over 1 year
Betty Ann Petrak-Ron, MD, FAAAAI

Boulder Community Hospital
Project: "Use of Salivary Can f1 Concentration To Compare Dogs, Dogs Within a Breed, and 4 Common Breeds of Household Dogs"

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $5,500 over 1 year
Richard R. Rosenthal, MD, FAAAAI

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Project: Simplified Method for Eucapnic Hyperventilation

2006 ERT Clinical Research Grant - $10,000 over 12 months
Seema Sharma Aceves, MD, PhD
Children's Hospital San Diego
Project: “Evaluating Disease Severity and Tissue Remodeling in Pediatric Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis”

2005 ERT Clinical Research Grant - $10,000 over 12 months
Kevin P. O'Brien, MD, FAAAAI

Parker, Colorado
Project: “Prevention of Atopy by Combination of Lactobacillus Supplements (pro-TH1) and Omega-3 Supplements (anti-TH2) During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: A Randomized, Placebo- controlled Trial.”

2004 ERT Clinical Research Grant - $10,000 over 12 months
Major Kirk H. Waibel, MD

Assistant Chief
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Project: “Comparison of Smallpox Vaccination Site Care: A Randomized, Blinded Clinical Trial in Vaccinianaive Subjects”
 

Collaborative Programs (Phoenix, JACI/ART, Gail Shapiro)

2014 ARTrust Gail G. Shapiro Clinical Faculty Award - $150,00 paid over 3 years
Michelle I. Hernandez, MD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Project: “Measurement of Asthma Control in African American Adolescents with Asthma Using the ACT”

2010 ART Gail G. Shapiro Clinical Faculty Award - $150,000 over 3 years
Caroline C. Horner, MD, FAAAAI

Washington University School of Medicine
Project: "The Investigation of Stress as an Antecedent of Nocturnal Asthma Symptoms in Children."

2009 ART Gail G. Shapiro Clinical Faculty Award - $150,000 over 3 years
Alan Baptist, MD, MPH

University of Michigan
Project: "Asthma Self-Management for Older Adults"

2006 Phoenix Program Award - $150,000* over 3 years
(Funded by the ERT, the AAAAI Allergy Educational Forum and the AAAAI)
Penn State University College of Medicine
*As the recipient of both the 2006 AAAAI Clinical Fellowship Award and the Phoenix Award, Penn State University will be receiving a total of $250,000 plus matching funds.

2005 Phoenix Program Award - $250,000 over 3 years
(Funded by the ERT, the AAAAI Allergy Educational Forum and the AAAAI)
University of Mississippi Medical Center

2004 Phoenix Program Award - $250,000 over 3 years
(Funded by the ERT, the AAAAI Allergy Educational Forum and the AAAAI)
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Dhavalkumar D. Patel, MD, PhD, FAAAAI, and David B. Peden, MD, FAAAAI, will serve as joint Training Program Directors of the new allergy / immunology program.
 

Faculty

2012 ARTrust Faculty Development Award - $150,000 over 3 years
Patrick J. Brennan, MD, PhD

Brigham & Women's Hospital
Project:  “Dietary Lipids Alter the Immune System by Activating NKT Cells”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 over 1 year
Stephen C. Dreskin, MD, PhD, FAAAAI

University of Colorado Denver
Project: “The Role of Long-Lived Plasma Cells in Peanut Allergy”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 over 1 year
Lisa R. Forbes, MD

Project: “Impaired Dendritic Cell Migration and Decreased SP-D Expression Contributes to Allergen-Induced Epithelial Accumulation and Decreased Lymph-Node Homing of Myeloid Dendritic Cells in the CGD Lung”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $11,000 over 1 year
Rachel L. Miller, MD FAAAAI

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Project: “DNA Methylation in Asthma Genes Following Multi-Faceted Allergen Intervention Trial”

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $13,000 over 1 year
Amal H. Assa'ad, MD, FAAAAI

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Project: "Hemodynamic Alterations during Food Allergy Reactions and Anaphylaxis"

2011 ARTrust Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
(Supported by a grant from the James Hilton Manning and Emma Austin Manning Foundation.)
Pamela Frischmeyer-Guerrerio, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Project: "Role of Transforming Growth Factor Beta in Allergic Disease"

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $8,500 over 1 year
Anupama Kewalramani, MD, FAAAAI

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Project: "Intestinal Barrier Dysfunction in Eosinophilic Esophagitis and IgE-mediated Food Allergy"

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $13,000 over 1 year
Jayant M. Pinto, MD

University of Chicago
Project: "The Airway Microbiome, Host Susceptibility, and Asthma"

2009 ART Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
Kimberly A. Risma, MD, FAAAAI

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Project: "The Functional Consequences of Incomplete Perforin Processing"

2008 ART/JACI Allergy/Immunology Research Support Award - $100,000 over 2 years
Paula J. Busse, MD, FAAAAI

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Project: "Suppression of Antigen Induced Airway Inflammation and Hyperresponsiveness by Oral Tolerance in Aged Mice"

2008 ART/JACI Junior Faculty Salary Support Award - $100,000 over 2 years
Kari C. Nadeau, MD, PhD, FAAAAI

Stanford University Medical Center
Project: "Mechanisms of Action of Chemokines in Treg of Allergic Asthmatics"

2007 ART Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
Christine Seroogy, MD, FAAAAI

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Project: "The role of toll-like receptors (TLRs) in CD25+ T regulatory cell development and function"

2005 ERT Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
Jordan S. Orange, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Project: “Directed Secretion Through the Immunological Synapse”

2003 ERT Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
Sanjeev Jain, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
University of Washington School of Medicine
Project: “Development of Structure Based Inhibitors of Nitric Oxide Synthase for the Treatment of Asthma”

2002 ERT Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
Steven M. Canfield, MD, PhD

Instructor in Medicine
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Project: “Molecular Mechanisms of Mediating Increased Risk of Atopy and Asthma Associated with the R576 Allele of the IL-4 Receptor Alpha Chain”

2001 ERT Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
R. Stokes Peebles, MD, FAAAAI

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Project: "Contribution of Cyclooxygenase Products to Allergic Diseases"

2000 ERT Faculty Development Award - $300,000 over 3 years
John Hunt, MD, FAAAAI

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary)
University of Virginia
Project: “Endogenous Airway Acidification Due to Impaired Epithelial Ammonia Production in Asthma”

1999 ERT Faculty Salary Support Award - $45,000 over 3 years
Jocelyn Celestin, MD, FAAAAI

Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Albany Medical College
Project: "Development of Allergy and Immunology Rotations"

1999 ERT Faculty Salary Support Award - $45,000 over 3 years
Jay M. Portnoy, MD, FAAAAI

Chief, Section of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Children’s Mercy Hospital
Project: "Development of Research Curriculum"

1999 ERT Faculty Development Award - $90,000 over 3 years
Andrew H. Liu, MD, FAAAAI

Associate Professor
Training Program Director
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Project: "Immune Pathogenesis of Asthma in Young Children"

1998 ERT Faculty Development Award - $90,000 over 3 years
Hal Hoffman, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Project: “Location of Single Gene Responsible for the Autosomal Dominant Disorder Familial Cold Urticaria”

1997
(no award presented because of development of trustees)

1996 ERT Faculty Development Award - $90,000 over 3 years
Andrew Scharenberg, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Immunology
University of Washington and Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center
Beth Israel Hospital, Boston
Project: "Analysis of the Role of FceRiβ in Pathophysiologic Responses to Allergen Challenge"

1995 ERT Faculty Development Award - $90,000 over 3 years
Hans C. Oettgen, MD, PhD, FAAAAI

Clinical Director, Division of Immunology
Children’s Hospital, Boston
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard School of Medicine
Project: “Genetic Analysis of the Functions of IgE in Allergic Pathology”

1994 ERT Faculty Development Award - $90,000 over 3 years
Ramsay Fuleihan, MD

Associate Research Scientist
Yale University School of Medicine
Project: "Molecular Analysis of the XX Linked Hyper IgM Syndrome"

1993 ERT Faculty Development Award - $90,000 over 3 years
Ulus Atasoy, MD

Senior Research Associate
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University School of Medicine
Project: "The Effects of Nonsense Mutations upon Adenosine Deaminase mRNA Levels"
 

Fellows-in-Training

2014 ARTrust Mini Grant - $15,000 paid over 1 year
Yamini Virkud, MD, MA

Massachusetts General Hospital
Project: “Predictors of Adverse Events Associated with Peanut Oral Immunotherapy”

2014 ARTrust Mini Grant - $15,000 paid over 1 year
David Morris, MD

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Project: “Characterization of Eosinophil Progenitors in the Peripheral Blood of Pediatric Patients with Active Eosinophilic Esophagitis”

2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 over one year
Artemio M. Jongco III, MD, PhD, MPH

Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Project: “Exploring Neutrophil Dysfunction in X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia”

2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 over one year
Joshua L. Kennedy, MD

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Project: “PMN-Derived Protease Metabolism of IL-33 in Response to Rhinovirus Amplifies Allergic Inflammation”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 over 1 year
Joy Hsu, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Project: “Genetic Factors in Innate Immunity Associated with Chronic Rhinosinusitis”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 over 1 year
Laurie M. McWilliams, MD

Duke University
Project: “Profiling Changes in Enteric Microbiome Constituents in Peanut OIT Patients”

2012 ARTrust Mini Grant - $10,000 over 1 year
Ningxi Zhu, MD

Creighton University
Project: “Effects of Cigarette Smoke Exposure on RGS2 Expression and Airway Hyperresponsiveness”

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants- $10,000 over 1 year
Marie Camacho-Halili, MD
Winthrop University Hospital
Project: "IL-33 and its role in allergic disease and atherosclerosis"

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $15,000 over 1 year
Farinaz Farrahi, MD
Scripps Clinic
Project: "Treatment of Chronic Rhinosinusitis Using Ayurvedic Therapies"

2011 ARTrust Mini Grants - $14,000 over 1 year
Eveline Y. Wu, MD

Duke University Medical Center
Project: "The Contribution of Complement to the Anti-inflammatory Effects of Sialylated IgG"

2004 ERT/AAAAI Clinical Fellowship Award - $100,000 over 2 years
Kevin Parks, MD

Creighton University Medical Center
 

Medical School Faculty

2014 ARTrust/Food Allergy Research & Education, Inc. Howard Gittis Memorial 3rd/4th Year Fellowship/Junior Faculty Research Award - $130,000 paid over 2 years (The award is funded by an unrestricted educational grant from the Food Allergy Research and Education (FARE).
Emily McGowan, MD
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Project: “Folic Acid Supplementation: A Risk Factor for the Development of Food Allergy?”

2014 ARTrust/TMS Research Award in Mastocytosis and/or Mast Cell Activation Syndrome - $60,000 paid over 1 year
Tanya Laidlaw, MD

Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Project: “Characterization of a Novel Growth and Survival Factor for Human Mast Cells”

2014 Hope APFED/ARTrust™ Pilot Grant Award - $140,000 paid over 2 years
Michiko Oyoshi, PhD, MSc

Boston Children’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Project: “Mechanisms of Eosinophil Recruitment to Esophagitis Driven By Cutaneous Sensitization”

2014 ARTrust Mini Grant - $11,727 paid over 1 year
Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, FAAAAI

Stanford University
Project: “Establishing Epigenetics Differences between Itreg and Ntreg”

2014 ARTrust Mini Grant - $15,000 paid over 1 year
Jennifer Leiding, MD

University of South Florida
Project: “Investigation of Endothelial Dysfunction as Measured by Endothelial Adhesion Markers in Chronic Granulomatous Disease”


2013 HOPE APFED/ARTrust Pilot Grant Award MSF - $140,000 over two years
Seema Sharma Aceves, MD, PhD, FAAAAI

University of Califronia San Diego
Project: “Novel Epithelial Markers for Tissue Fibrosis in Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis”

2013 ARTrust Faculty Development Award MSF - $300,000 over three years
Patricia C. Fulkerson, MD, PhD

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Project: “Regulation of Eosinophil Progenitors by Toll-Like Receptors”

2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $12,000 over one year
Mark C. Glaum, MD, PhD, FAAAAI

University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine and James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital
Project: “Molecular Quantification of Tree Pollen by qPCR”

2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $12,000 over one year
Sarah K. Nicholas, MD

Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
Project: “Adoptive Transfer of Anti-Viral Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes to Improve Outcomes in Primary Immunodeficiency Patients with T and NK Cell Defects”

2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $12,000 over one year
Sharmilee M. Nyenhuis, MD

University of Illinois at Chicago
Project: “Polyunsaturated Lysophosphatidic Acid As a Potential Asthma Biomarker in Exhale Breath Condensates”

2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $1,000 over one year
Kirk H. Waibel, MD, FAAAAI

San Antonio Military Medical Center
Project: “Immunological and Clinical Assessment of Cluster Immunotherapy During Allergen Immunotherapy Refill Dosing”
 

One-time Assistance Programs

2007 ART Hurricane Katrina Program Assistance Grant - $20,000 grant per Institution
Tulane University

LSU-New Orleans

2006 ERT Hurricane Katrina Program Assistance Grants - $30,000 grant per recipient
Tulane University

LSU-New Orleans

2006 ERT Hurricane Katrina FIT Travel Scholarships, One-time awards
Fellows-in-Training from Tulane and LSU-New Orleans
Douglas G. Barstow, Jr., MD
Kareem Elshatory, MD
Cathryn Cali Hassett, MD
Anupama Kewalramani, MD
Linda Jong Un Ree Kim, MD
Paul Niolet, MD
Oner Ozdemir, MD
Kenneth Paris, MD
Michael W. Reder, MD
Pierre Sakali, MD
 

Private Practice

2013 ARTrust Mini Grant - $15,000 over one year
Miguel J. Lanz, MD FAAAAI

AAADRS Clinical Research Center
Project: “The Use of Nebulized Budesonide in Eosinophilic Esophagitis to Reveal Reduction of Exhaled Nitric Oxide and Eosinophil Counts in Esophageal Biopsies”

AAAAI - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology