Surgery Research Grant Activity and Awarded Clinical Trials


Abdominal Transplant Surgery

Annette Jackson

Annette Jackson, PhD
"EP394.A: Real-Time Flow Cytometry For ADAPT Development Budget"
Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason"EP397: Memory B Cell Pilot Assays For ADAPT ITN089ST / ADAPT"
Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason


Kirk Allan


Allan D. Kirk, MD, PhD
"Novel Therapies to Modulate the Inflammatory Alloresponse in Renal Grafts"
University of California - San Francisco

"Surgical Critical Care Initiative (SC2I): Civilian application of military decision support tools for critically injured patients."
Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Stuart Knechtle

Stuart J. Knechtle, MD
"ADAPT Clinical Trial"
Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason

"Evaluation of anti-CD38mAb (MOR202) to desensitize highly sensitized non-human primates"
MorphoSys US Inc.

"Targeting the B Cell Response to Treat Antibody-Mediated Rejection"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Debra Sudan


Debra L. Sudan, MD
"BCH - Pediatric Teduglutide Registry - Pro00108779"
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

"International Intestinal Failure Registry - Pro00100987"
The Transplantation Society

"Paragonix LIVERguard"

"Protara- THRIVE Study - Pro00108876"
Protara Therapeutics, Inc

"The MAPLE Study - Pro00108291"
CareDx, Inc.

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery

Donald Glower

Donald D. Glower Jr., MD
"Abbott CRD 985 Annuplasty"
St. Jude Medical Inc.



David Harpole

David Harpole Jr., MD
"A prospective, non interventional, trial evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of FBLN3 for Mesothelioma pleural effusions"
New York University School of Medicine



Matthew Hartwig


Matthew Hartwig, MD
"Care Dx - TEAMMATE Pro00109245"
CareDx, Inc.

"LUNGguard Registry"

"Objective Lung Assessment Tools For Improved Organ Use In Lung Transplantation

University of Pennsylvania


Chad Hughes

George Hughes IV, MD
Ottawa Heart Research Institute



Jacob Schroder

Jacob Schroder, MD
"Guardian Registry"

"OCS Heart Registry - Pro00109858"


Peter Smith

 Peter Smith, MD
"SARS-CoV-2 vaccination strategies in previously hospitalized and recovered COVID-19 patients"
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Emergency Medicine

Bruce Derrick


Bruce Derrick, MD
"Randomized, double-blind, placebo healthy volunteer exercising at altitude"
Diffusion Pharmaceuticals


Stephanie Eucker


Stephanie Ann Eucker, MD, PhD
"PROmotion of COVid-19 VA(X)ccination in the Emergency Department - PROCOVAXED"
University of California - San Francisco


Charles Gerado


Charles Gerardo, MD
"Snakebite OPX-PR-01"
Ophirex, Inc



Alexander Limkakeng

Alexander Limkakeng Jr., MD, MHS
"Abbott - COVID/Flu Combo Card"
Abbott Disgnostic Scarborough, Inc.

"Administrative Supplement to Support Strategies to Increase Participant Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement in EPPIC NET"
National Institutes of Health


"EPPIC-NET Centrexion Knee OA (EN20-01)"
Massachusetts General Hospital

"Sen-Jam Pharmaceuticals - COVID Ketoifen/Indomethacin study"
Sen-Jam Pharmaceutical

Stephen Shaheen


Stephen Shaheen, MD
BRAINBox Solutions, Inc



Rebecca Theophanous

Rebecca Theophanous, MD
"A POCUS implementation intervention for ED providers in the Durham VAHCS"
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine


Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery


Kunoor Jain-Spangler, MD
"FSF Fellowship"
Foundation for Surgical Fellowships

"MIBS Fellowship Program"
Medtronic, Inc.


Keri Seymour

 Keri Seymour, DO
"Automatic Metal Ligation Appliers VS WECK Hem-o-Lok Polymer Ligation System"
Teleflex, Inc.


Plastic, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery


Scott Thomas Hollenbeck, MD
"2022 Duke Flap Course"
Cook Medical, LLC 



Suhail Mithani

Suhail Mithani, MD

"Baxter healthcare - DermaClose - Pro00106725"
Baxter Healthcare Corporation

"Human Fresh Tissue Lab ¿ Corporate non-CME Educational Program Agreement"
Integra LifeSciences


Brett Phillips

Brett Phillips, MD, MBA
"A Multi-institutional Randomized Controlled Trial to Determine the Optimal Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Tissue Expander-based Breast Reconstruction"
The Plastic Surgery Foundation

"ASPIRe Trial"
Stryker Corporation


Surgical Oncology

Peter Allen

Peter Allen, MD
"Assessment of circulating tumor DNA in patients with resectable pancreatic cancer"
Natera, Inc



Shelley Hwang

Eun-Sil Shelley Hwang, MD, MPH
"A prospective, multi-center pivotal study of the LUM Imaging System for real-time, in vivo margin assessment in breast conserving surgery"
Massachusetts General Hospital

"Molecular and Radiologic Predictors of Invasion in a DCIS Active Surveillance Cohort"
Breast Cancer Research Foundation

"Validation and Implementation of a Machine learning solutions for Surgical Peri-operative workflow"
Verily Life Sciences, LLC


Michael Lidsky

 Michael Lidsky, MD
"Exploitation of XLF signaling and the DNA Damage Response as a novel therapeutic strategy in cholangiocarcinoma"
American College of Surgeon


Surgical Sciences

Dawn Bowles

Dawn Bowles, PhD
"A Multi-omics and Multi-Species Examination of Combined Environmental Stressors of Space Exploration"
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

"Proteomic Signatures of Space Radiation Induced Cardiovascular Degeneration"
National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Devi Gayathri

 Gayathri R. Devi, PhD
"Molecular Determinants of Health Disparities in Inflammatory Breast Cancer"
National Institutes of Health



Guido Ferrari

Guido Ferrari, MD
"ADCC Core"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"In vitro characterization of antibody-dependent cellular mediated cytotoxic responses against SARS-CoV-2"
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Zachary Hartman

 Zachary Hartman, PhD
"Enabling effective anti-tumor immunity from targeted antibodies through dual innate and adaptive immune checkpoint blockade in non-immunogenic cancers"
National Institutes of Health


Stephanie Jost

Stephanie Jost, MS, PhD
"Heterosubtypic immunity to influenza virus mediated by MHC-E-restricted memory NK cells"
National Institutes of Health


Herbert Lyerly

Herbert Lyerly, MD
"Therapeutic targeting of breast cancer and host immune responses at inflection points in the disease trajectory"
Department of Defense



Jeffrey Marks


Jeffrey Marks, PhD
"sCRA Sample Agreement"
Cleveland Diagnostics, Inc



David Montefiori

David C. Montefiori, PhD
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"Cape Town Sub"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"CAVIMC 2022-2026 Grant Renewal"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"Core 1"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"Dartmouth Sub"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"MGH/Ragon Sub"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"Neutralizing antibody assessment for EID 030 SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Phase I trial"
Henry M. Jackson Foundation

"Neutralizing Antibody Assessment for Moderna mRNA 1283-P201 Trial"
Moderna Therapeutics, Inc.

"New Mexico Consortium"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"NICD Sub"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"Program Management"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"UAB Sub"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Justin Pollara


Justin Pollara, PhD
"Escape of maternal plasma broadly neutralizing antibody responses as a mechanism of mother to child HIV transmission"
Weill Cornell Medicine


Keith Reeves

Roger Keith Reeves, PhD
"BEAT-HIV: Delaney Collaboratory to Cure HIV-1 Infection by Combination Immunotherapy"
Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology

"Fine Mechanisms of Adaptive NK Cell Formation Against HIV and SIV"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"Next Generation Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies to Clear HIV-1 Reservoir"
University of Maryland, Baltimore

"NK cell mobilization as a pathogenic etiology of SARSCoV2 gastrointestinal disease"
National Institutes of Health

"Microbial and innate immune mechanisms of oral inflammation during SIV infection"
National Institutes of Health


Georgia Tomaras


Georgia D. Tomaras, PhD
"Impact of Antibody Effector Function Diversity on Antiviral Activity In Situ"
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

"A Phase 3, Randomized, Observer-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Immunogenicity of a SARS-CoV-2 Recombinant Spike Protein Nanoparticle Vaccine (SARS-CoV-2 rS) "
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

"Binding Ab Core"
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

"HVTN TB Supplement"
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Trauma, Acute, and Critical Care Surgery

Joseph Fernandez-Moure

Joseph Fernandez-Moure, MD, MS
"Resorbable, Phsophorylated Poly(ester urea) Surgical Adhesive to Enhance Fracture Healing"
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases



Krista Haines

 Krista Haines, MA, DO
"(LEEP-ON) Longitudinal Energy Expenditure in the ICU and Post-ICU Phases in Obese and Non-Obese Hospitalized Patients"
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition



Sean Paul Montgomery

Sean Paul Montgomery, MD
"Artificial Intelligence for point of care ultrasound"
Kitware Inc.



Michael Abern

Michael Abern, MD
"Medtronic Expand URO - Pro00108661"
Medtronic, Inc.



Brant Inman


Brant A. Inman, MD, MS
"A Phase 3, Multi-center, Randomized Study Evaluating Efficacy of TAR-200 in Combination With Cetrelimab Versus Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy in Participants With Muscle-Invasive Urothelial Carcinoma (M"
Janssen Research & Development, LLC

"A Phase 3 Study of CG0070 in Patients with Non-Muscular Invasive Bladder Cancer (NMIBC) Unresponsive to Bacillus CalmetteGuerin (BCG)"
CG Oncology, Inc.

"Enfortumab vedotin treatment in non-muscle invasive bladder cancer Pro00108709"
Seagen, Inc

"LUMINOS-103: A Basket Trial Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of PVSRIPO and PVSRIPO in Combination with Anti-PD-1/L1 Checkpoint Inhibitors in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors"
Istari Oncology


Deborah Kaye

Deborah Kaye, MD, MS
"Decreasing the Financial Burden for Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer By Understanding Provider Decision-Making"
American Urological Association Foundation



Aaron Lentz


Aaron Lentz, MD
"IT MATTERS Pro00108660"
Boston Scientific Corporation

"NGS Penile Implant Study"


Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson, MD, MPH
"Reconstructive Urology and Genitourinary Cancer Survivorship Fellowship"
Boston Scientific Corporation



Glenn Preminger

Glenn Preminger, MD
"Duke Endourology Fellowship"
Boston Scientific Corporation


Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 

Cynthia Shortell

Cynthia Shortell, MD
"Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial (CREST-2) Trial"
Mayo Clinic