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Historical List of CORE Grant Recipients

Historical List of CORE Grant Recipients

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Historical List of CORE Grant Recipients

1985 CORE Grants
Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Timothy Kaiser, MD: The Flow Cytometric Effects of Hyperthermia and Photoradiation on Squamous Carcinoma Cells in vitro

1986 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Douglas E. Dawson, MD: Antiproliferative Antibodies to Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Stephen P. Cass, MD: Compensation after Labyrinthectomy and Vestibular Nerve Section in Cats

1987 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Dan J. Castro, MD: Argon Laser Phototherapy of Human Tumors Sensitized with Rhodamine 123: Intracellular Mechanisms of Action

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Robert Culberson, MD: Correlations of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastatic Potential to the Presence of Somatic Fusion Production

1988 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Daniel J. Franklin, MD: An Experimental Analysis of the Effects of Repeated Sound Exposure

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Perry M. Santos, MD: Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Following Injury

1989 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Jonathon S. Sillman, MD: Functional EleCenterical Stimulation of Denervated Facial Muscles in Rabbits

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Carter Van Waes, MD, PhD: Microbiology of Cancer Suppressor Genes in Head and Neck Cancer

1990 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Mark C. Loury, MD: Purification and Characterization of Human Odorant Binding Protein
Phillip A. Wackym, MD: Localization of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunit mRNA in the Vestibular Periphery

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Ramon M. Esclamado, MD: The Laryngeal Brain Stem Evoked Response as a Predictor for Fatal Reflex Apnea

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Michael D. Seidman, MD: The Protective Effects of Allopurinol, U74006F, and Superoxide Dismutase on Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Edwin M. Overholt, MD: Developmental Changes in Interaural Delay

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Briana Heniford West, MD: EGF Receptor Regulation in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

1991 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
John M. Truelson, MD: Cytogenetic Changes in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Aerodigestive Tract
Richard L. Scher, MD: Expression and Function of the Intercellular Adhesion Molecule on Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
David B. Hom, MD: Vascular Effects of Sustained Fibroblast Growth Factors

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Janice D. Janas, MD: Cochlear Hair Cell Regeneration

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Rick A. Friedman, MD, PhD: Cloning the Insertion Site of a Transgenic Inner Ear Mutant

1992 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
J. Christopher Post, MD: PCR Identificatiion of M. Catarrhalis DNA in Chronic Otitis Medicalia with Effusion

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Jay F. Piccirillo, MD: Rhinosinusitis Outcomes Research: Instrument Validation

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Jay T. Rubinstein, MD, PhD: Single-Fiber Models of EleCenterical Stimulation
Robert N. Strominger, MD: Neural Regeneration in the Damaged Mammalian Cochlea

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Thomas M. Jung, MD, PhD: An Alpha-6 Beta-4 mRNA Deletion May Aid Prognosis of Head and Neck Cancer

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Perry M. Santos, MD: Effect of Sustained Release Nerve Growth Factor and Laminin from a Bioresorbable Nerve Guidance Channel on Nerve Regeneration

1993 CORE Grants
AAOA/AAO-HNSF Combined Research Grant
Fuad Baroody, MD: Effects of Temperature and Humidity on Nasal Allergic Responses

AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Jonathan C. Irish, MD: Epidermal Growth Factor and Ligand Interaction – the Use of Organoid Cultures as a Model for Study

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Anthony Rogerson, MD: Recovery of Laryngeal Function after Laser and Stripping Injury
Benzion Goldwyn, MD: Role of the Peptidergic System During Noise Exposure
K. Brian Romaneschi, MD: Medicaliators of Neuronal Changes in Acquired Deafness
Scott E. Strome, MD: Gene Therapy: Potential Applicability to the Immunotherapy of Metastatic Tumors

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Paul B. Brechtelsbauer, MD: Nitric Oxide and Cochlear Blood Flow

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Richard Rival, MD: The Osteoneogenic Potential of Temporal and Periosteal Flaps

1994 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Markus Gapany, MD: Role of Casein Kinase 2 (CK-2) in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
Moufid Abdo, MD: Evoked Otoacoustic Emissions in Patients on Hemodialysis
Wendell Yarbrough, MD: EMS1 Amplification, Expression, and PHospitalhorylation in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Gregory Hyde, MD: Mitochondrial Role in Auditory Neuron Survival Following Deafness
Kathleen Billings, MD: Apoptosis in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Jill C. Beck, MD: Human Papilloma Virus in Nasal Inverted Papilloma

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
William M. Kuzon, MD: Muscle-Nerve-Muscle Neurotization in Laryngeal and Somatic Muscles

1995 CORE Grants
AAOA/AAO-HNSF Combined Research Grant
Anil Gungor, MD: The Role of Neuropeptides in the Genesis of Nasal Polyps

AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Frederic Pugliano, MD: A Clinical Staging System for Oral Cavity Cancer
Lisa Orloff, MD: Transmural Heparin to Prevent Microvascular Thrombosis

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Richard L. Scher, MD: In Vivo Assessment of Vascular Adhesion of Squamous Carcinoma

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Alice Kuntz, MD: Effects of TGFα on Inner Ear Extra Sensory Cells in Rats
Derek Jones, MD: Development of Implantable Cochlear Nerve MicroeleCenterode for Prosthetic Stimulation of Auditory System
Joseph Hegarty, MD: Factors Preventing Apoptosis in Spiral Ganglion Neurons
Monte O. Harris, MD: Expression of Human Papilloma Virus in Nasal Inverted Papilloma
Oneida Arosarena, MD: Enhancement of Cell-Medicaliated Immunity against Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Paul Hoff, MD: Vascularized Periosteum and Perichondrium in Tracheal Reconstruction

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Thanh-van Nguyen, MD: Micromechanics of Outer Hair Cell Lateral Wall

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Jesse Salmeron, MD: Tissue Oxygen Tension Monitoring in Free Bone Transfer

1996 CORE Grants
AAOA/AAO-HNSF Combined Research Grant
Martin DesRosiers, MD: Nasal Responses to Challenges with Occupational Agents
Timothy L. Smith, MD: The Role of Nitric Oxide as a Medicaliator of Nasal Allergy in Rat

AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Howard W. Francis, MD: Neurophysiology of the Deafferented Rat Cochlear Nucleus

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Judith Cho Lieu, MD: Pediatric Sinusitis Outcomes Study
Richard Gliklich, MD: Assessment of Quality of Life Outcomes in Patients with Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Carol A. Bauer, MD: A Behavioral Model of Chronic Tinnitus in Rats

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
David Dillard, MD: Effects of TGF-b1 on Healing and ECM Expression
Eben L. Rosenthal, MD: Membrane Type Metallo-proteinase in Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Marlan R. Hansen, MD: Intracellular Signaling Mechanisms in Spiral Ganglion Neuron Survival
Paul Bikhazi, MD: Familial Unilateral Acoustic Neuroma: A New Syndrome or a Variable Expression of NF II?
Lawrence R. Lustig, MD: Efficacy of Direct and Adeno-associated, Virus-Medicaliated Neurotrophin-3 in Preventing Neural Degeneration

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Douglas Trask, MD, PhD: Modulation of Chemosensitivity in Squamous Cell Tumors

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Eric Genden, MD: Alloantigen-specific Immunosuppression/Nerve Allotransplantation

1997 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Cherie-Ann Nathan, MD: Tumor Marker e1F-4E in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Head and Neck Cancer

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Ramon Franco, MD: Obstructive Sleep Apnea — Quality of Life Impact Survey (OSA-20)
Robin Brody, MD: Caregiver Assessment of Hearing Loss for Children with OME

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Carol R. Bradford, MD: Predicting Organ Preservation in Advanced Laryngeal Cancer

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Ben Leff, MD: Adoptive Immunotherapy for Subcutaneous Tumor
Patrick Byrne, MD: Molecular Detection of Tumor Response and Disease Progression in Head and Neck Carcinoma
Pavan Reddy, MD: Effects of Aldosterone and Spironolactone on Inner Ear Microvasculature
Vanessa Smith, MD: Differential Regulation of Adhesion Molecule Expression on T Cells with Potent Antitumor Activity

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Yael Raz, MD: Molecular Mechanisms of Thyroid Signaling Hormone in the Developing Organ of Corti

AAOA/AAO-HNSF Combined Research Grant
Robert L. Ferris, MD, PhD: Basic Mechanisms of Transmembrane Protein Trafficking and Antigen Processing Reactions

1998 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Kenley W. Chin, MD: Health Status and Biographic Staging of Rhinosinusitis
Leila A. Mankarious, MD: Mechanisms of Growth and Development of the Human Cricoid Cartilage
Michael A. Spafford, MD: Detection of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using Microsatellite Analysis of Saliva
Afshin Parhiscar, MD: Can Patient Satisfaction with Decisions Predict Compliance with Surgical Therapy?
Dory Durr, MD: Validity of Quebec French Rhinosinusitis Outcome Measure
Patti C. Huang, MD: Development of a New Outcome Measure for Patients with Dysphagia

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Ian N. Jacobs, MD: Gene Therapy in the Prevention of Subglottic Stenosis

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Brook Seeley, MD: T Cell Homing Mechanisms in Adoptive Immunotherapy
Charles Limb, MD: Age-related Development of Synapses in the Cochlear Nuclei of Mice: Effects of Deafness
Charles Tseng, MD: Cells Involved in Cochlear Nerve Fiber Regeneration
Jeffrey Faulkner, MD: Growth and Development of Homograft Tracheal Transplant

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Jeffrey N. Myers, MD, PhD: Biochemoprevention of Premalignant Lesions of the Larynx
John Song, MD: Retinoid Modulation of Autocrine Growth in Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Ted A. Meyer, MD, PhD: Modeling Word Recognition in Adult Cochlear Implant Users

XoMedical Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
Michael A. Spafford, MD: Detection of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using Microsatellite Analysis of Saliva

1999 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Edward M. Weaver, MD, MPH: Correlation between Physiologic Parameters by Polysomnography and QOL Measures in Adult Patients with OSA Syndrome
Eric M. Genden, MD: Donor Specific Immunosuppression to the Laryngotracheal Complex

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Marcella Bothwell, MD: Long-term Outcome of Facial Growth After Pediatric Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Stephen S. Park, MD: Tissue Engineered Cartilage Grown from Human Chondrocytes

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Timothy E. Hullar, MD: Response Dynamics of Irregular Vestibular Afferents
Brian Gastman, MD: Molecular Mechanisms of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck Induced Apoptosis of T Lymphocytes
Hamid Djalilian, MD: GMCSF-Based Vaccine in the Treatment of Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Rats
John Sinacori, MD: Aging in the Human Lateral Cricoarytenoid Muscle

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Surgeon Scientist Award Combined Grant
Lyon Gleich, MD: Alloantigen Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
M. Abraham Kuriakose, MD: Immunotherapy of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Biodegradable Microspheres

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Lawrence R. Lustig, MD: The Characterization of 9, the Nicotinic Hair Cell Acetylcholine Receptor, in Human Inner Ear Tissue

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Elizabeth Redd, MD: Analysis of Primary Synapses in the Congenitally Deaf White Cat

XoMedical Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
John Lasak, MD: Characterization of the Untranslated Regions of the Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Gene

2000 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Andrew P. Lane, MD: Inflammatory Medicaliators in Allergic Fungal Sinusitis

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
David Kay, MD: Quality of Life for Children with Persistent Sinonasal Symptoms

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Robert M. Naclerio, MD: Role of TH1 Cells in Acute Bacterial Sinusitis

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Marta Taylor Becker, MD: Cytokeratins as Molecular Markers for Head and Neck Cancers
Miriam Lango, MD: Mutant EGFR in Head and Neck Cancer
Paul Leong, MD: STAT3 As an Anti-apoptotic Target for SCCHN
Richard Bergstrom, MD: Modulation of Adoptive Immunotherapy Using Tumor Draining Lymph Nodes by Anti-DC40 Monoclonal Antibody
John Germiller, MD: Otocyst Cell Lines as Models of Hair Cell Development

AHNS Pilot Grant
Joseph Sniezek, MD: Cell Cycle Research with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck
Jeffrey Moyer, MD: Dendrimer Nano-technology for the Treatment of Squamous Cell Cancers of the Head and Neck

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Douglas Frank, MD: The AD-p53-Medicaliated Bystander Effect: Investigating the Role of Gap Junctional Intercellular Communication

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
David R. Friedland, MD, PhD: Maturation of Terminal Endings in the Cochlear Nucleus

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Sven-Olrik Streubel, MD: Investigation of the Three-dimensional Properties of the Vestibulo-ocular Reflex

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
F. Robert Glatz, MD: Reconstruction of the Rabbit Trachea using Cultured Tracheal Epithelium with an Autograft Cartilaginous Framework

The Triological Career Development Award
Ronald de Venecia, MD, PhD: Identifying the Interneurons of Acoustic Reflexes

2001 CORE Grants
AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Alexander Ovchinsky, MD: Placebo Response and Otitis Medicalia Outcomes

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Todd Loehrl, MD: Role of Dysautonomia in Upper Airway Inflammation
M. Jennifer Derebery, MD, FACS: Pilot Study of the Effectiveness of Famvir in Meniere’s Disease

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Michael Pitman, MD: Thyroid fluorescence – Using Fluorescence SpeCenteroscopy to Diagnose Thyroid Disease
Norman Ge, MD: Effects of Anti-inflammatory Agents on Hearing Loss, Fibrosis, and Neo-ossification in Experimentally Induced Labyrinthitis Ossificans
Daniel Rothbaum, MD: Robotic Microsurgery in Otology: The Steady Hand in Stapedotomy
Greg Davis, MD: Predicting Quality of Life After Treatment for Chronic Sinusitis
Michael Srodes, MD: Role of Chemokines in Medicaliating Tumor Regression Following Adoptive Immunotherapy
Stephen Y. Lai, MD, PhD: Extracellular Matrix Regulation of Head and Neck Cancers
Tamekia Wakefield, MD: Characterization of the anti-tumor T-cell immune response to autologous and allogenic murine dendritic cells priMedical with irradiated tumor

AHNS Pilot Grant
Elizabeth Sisk, MD: A Pilot Study Investigating DNA Tumor Viruses in Head and Neck Carcinoma
Lori Kornberg, MD: Genetic Changes in Head and Neck Cancers

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Paul Spring, MD: Characterization and Modulation of Multidrug Resistance in Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

ALA-ALVRE Award
Yolanda Heman-Ackah, MD: Effects of Hypoxia on the Laryngeal Chemoreflex

ARS New Investigator Award
David Conley, MD: Apoptosis in the Aging Olfactory Mucosa

ARS Resident Research Grant
Larry Burton, Jr., MD: The Immune Response to Fungi in Chronic Sinusitis and Allergic Rhinitis

ASPO Research Grant
Judith E. Lieu, MD: Prediction of Hearing Loss in High Risk Newborns

GlaxoSmithWellcome Clinical Research Fellowship
Carol S. Shores, MD, PhD: Detection of Occult Cervical Metastasis in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Alan Gi-Lun Cheng, MD: Molecular Studies of Hair Cell Death: Caspase Activation and Inhibition

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Daphne Bascom, MD: Effects of Oral Antioxidant Therapy on Graft Survival

The Triological Career Development Award
John Schweinfurth, MD: Use of the Organotypic (Raft) Epithelial Culture System to Examine the Pathogenesis of Human RPV
Robert Ferris, MD, PhD: Cytolytic Immune Response to p53 in Head and Neck Cancer

XoMedical Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
Albert H. Park, MD: Ropivacaine Injection for Pediatric Adenotonsillectomy

2002 CORE Grants
AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Samson Lee, MD: Differential Genomic Expression Analysis of Craniosynostosis and its Relation to Apoptosis

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Mike Shin, MD: The Role of Cytokines in Nasal Polyp Formation
Angela Powell-Davis, MD: A Role for Vitamin D3 in the Treatment of Human Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Bridget Hathaway, MD: Tumor-derived, DNA-based Vaccines for SCCHN
Karin Hotchkiss, MD: Ion Channel Protein Interactions in the Mammalian Ear
Pamela Roehm, MD: Apoptosis Induced By Transtympanic Gentamicin Injection
Robert Cullen, MD: Neuronal Responses to Bilateral Cochlear Implants
Samuel Gubbels, MD: Tracheal Reconstruction Using Porcine Small Intestine Submucosa in a Rabbit Model
Walter Lee, MD: Allogenic Tumor Hybrid Cells As Basis for Tumor Vaccine

AHNS Pilot Grant
Wen Jiang, MD: Identification of CSMD1 Binding Partners
Matthew Wolpoe, MD: Immunotherapy in NEU+/p53- Mice with Salivary Cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Richard Wong, MD: Herpes Virus Oncolytic and Immunostimulatory (IL 12) Gene Therapy for Cancer

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Quinton Gopen, MD: Unbiased Stereologic Estimates of Spiral Ganglion Cells and Auditory Nerve Fibers in Normal and Pathologic Human Temporal Bones

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Rose Mary Stocks, MD: Regional Chemoprotection Against Cisplatin-induced Hearing Loss

ARS New Investigator Award
Karen Fong, MD: Influence of Estrogen on Maturation of Olfactory Neurons

GlaxoSmithWellcome Clinical Research Fellowship
Andrew P. Lane, MD: Olfactory Neuron Function in Chronic Sinusitis

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Lee Akst, MD: T-lymphocyte Response to HER2 neu in Head and Neck Tumors

The Triological Career Development Award
Boyd Gillespie, MD: Swallowing Outcomes After Head and Neck Cancer Treatment
Cecilia Canto, MD: Opportunistic Infections Involving the Vestibular-Auditory Pathways in AIDS
Michael Underbrink, MD: Effect of Human Herpes Virus-8 on Human Papillomavirus TransforMedical Cell Lines
Timothy E. Hullar, MD: Information Transfer by Vestibular Nerve Afferents

XoMedical Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
Angela Powell-Davis, MD: A Role for Vitamin D3 in the Treatment of Human Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

2003 CORE Grants
AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
David Hicks, MD: Effect of TGF-B on nasal septal chondrocytes in alginate

AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Stephen Y. Lai, MD, PhD: Hypoxia-inducible Factor 1 (HIF-1) Modulates HNSCC Growth and Invasion

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Duane Sewell, MD: Cancer Immunotherapy for HPV+ Head and Neck Tumors

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Andrew Gaut, MD: Genetically Targeted Radiotherapy of Head and Neck Cancer
Chris Oliver, MD: Targeting Apoptosis Resistance in Head and Neck Cancer
David Poetker, MD: A Novel Vaccine Strategy for Papilloma Virus

AHNS Pilot Grant
Mark Jameson, MD, PhD: Insulin-like Growth Factor System in Head and Neck Cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Eben L. Rosenthal, MD: The Role of EMMPRIN in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Yael Raz, MD: SLIT/ROBO Signaling in the Developing Auditory System

ALA-ALVRE Award
Christopher Hartnick, MD: Development and Maturation of the Pediatric Vocal Chord

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Clifford Hume, MD, PhD: Hair Cell Induction in the Postnatal Organ of Corti

ARS Resident Research Grant
Alex Bien, MD: Nasal Mucosal Sensitivity in Young and Old
Joel Perloff, MD: Evaluation of Biofilms in Chronic Sinusitis

ASPO Research Grant
Scott Brietzke, MD: Pulse Transit Time and Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
James Chan, MD: Inner Ear Injury in Autoimmune Sensorineural Hearing Loss

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Dana Smith, MD: Bone Regeneration in Rats Using BNMP-2 AND VEGF Plasmid DNA

The Triological Career Development Award
Craig A. Buchman, MD: Pathogenesis of Viral Otitis Medicalia
David Friedland, MD, PhD: Differential Gene Expression in the Cochlear Nucleus
Farrel Buchinsky, MD: Genetics of Papilloma-induced Voice Disturbance

2004 CORE Grants
AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Investigator Development Grant
David Kim, MD: Functional Rhinoplasty: Multicenter Prospective Outcomes

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Amir Karamzadeh, MD: Modulation of Keloid Growth Using Photodynamic Therapy

AAOA/AAO-HNSF Combined Research Grant
Anton Chen, MD: Expression of Surfactant Protein in Otitis Medicalia

AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Eric Kezirian, MD, MPH: OSA Evaluation with Propofol-induced Sleep Endoscopy
Priya Krishna, MD: Fibroblast Transplantation for Vocal Fold Repair

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Marina Boruk, MD: Caregiver Well-being and Child Quality of Life

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Gary L. Clayman, MD, DDS: Characterization Of Lekti in Head and Neck Cancer
Steven Goudy, MD, PhD: IRF-6 Depends on BMP-2, BMP-4, and SHH in Palatogenesis

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
David Hicks, MD: Effect of TGF-B on Nasal Septal Chondrocytes in Alginate
Lee Ching Anderson, MD: Effects of Intratympanic Gentamicin on Canal Cristae
Michael Shinners, MD: Myogenic Regulatory Factors in Rabbit Laryngeal Muscles
Nathan Sautter, MD: Outcome of Acoustic Injury in MCP-1/CCR-2 Knockout Mice
Randall Taylor, MD: Microarray Analysis of NF Kappa-B and PPAR Gamma in HNSCC
Scott Thompson, MD: Estrogen Blockade and Otoacoustic Emissions

AHNS Pilot Grant
Douglas Reh, MD: Role of Smad4 in HNSCC Formation and Progression
Kepal Patel, MD: Anti-MUC1 Targeting in Aggressive Thyroid Cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Jeffrey S. Wolf, MD: Head and Neck Cancer Growth Suppression by Lactoferrin

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Alan Micco, MD: In Vivo Mapping of Implant EleCenterode Current Pathways

ARS New Investigator Award
James Palmer, MD: Assessment of Bacterial Biofilms in Sinusitis

ARS Resident Research Grant
Joseph Raviv, MD: EleCenterical Olfactory Responses After Axotomy in Mice
Michele St. Martin, MD: Aerosol Deposition Efficiency in the Paranasal Sinuses

ASPO Research Grant
Nalin Patel, MD: Cidofovir-modulated Gene Expression in RRP

GlaxoSmithWellcome Clinical Research Fellowship
Giovana R. Thomas-Smith, MD: Stress and Immunity in Patients with Head & Neck Cancer

Norwich-Eaton/Procter & Gamble/Mallinckrodt Resident Research Grants
Marc D. Eisen, MD: EleCenterode Interaction in Pediatric Cochlear Implants

The Triological Career Development Award
David Roberson, MD: Effect of Limited Work Hours on Errors in Otolaryngology
Edward M. Weaver, MD, MPH: Nasal Obstruction and Sleep Apnea Treatment Outcomes
Sandeep Kathju, MD: Molecular Analysis of Mucosal Wound Healing
Yael Raz, MD: Inner Ear Morphogenesis in slit3 -/- Mice
Kevin Brown, MD: Autocrine Regulation of Vestibular Schwannoma Growth
Samir Khariwala, MD: Donor Bone Marrow and Laryngeal Allograft Tolerance

2005 CORE Grants

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Brian Chung, MD: Novel HA-based Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Augmentation
Vincent Chan, MD: Inhibition of MSC Activity in Cutaneous Wound Healing

AAO-HNSF Earleen Elkins Research Training Award
Marc Eisen, MD: EleCenterophysiology of the Implanted Congenitally Deaf Cat

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
David O. Francis, MD: Surveillance Strategies and Outcomes in Head & Neck Cancer

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Carol S. Shores, MD, PhD: Microarray analysis prediction of cisplatin sensitivity

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Aaron Friedman, MD: Dendritic Cells and Laryngeal Ttransplantation
Derek Lam, MD: Development of a Composite Measure of the Nasal Airway
Felipe Santos, MD: Hair Cell Toxicity
Jayakar Nayak, MD: Antigen Processing Machinery in SCCHN
Ricardo Cristobal, MD: Gene Expression in Stem Cells from the Inner Ear
Scott Schraff, MD: Immunomodulary Genes in CMV-related Inner Ear Injury

AHNS Pilot Grant
Emiro Caicedo-Granados, MD: In Vivo Effects of Resveratrol on Tumorigenesis
Seungwon Kim, MD: Therapy of Thyroid Carcinoma with Erbitux and Avastatin

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Surgeon Scientist Award Combined Grant
Jeffrey Moyer, MD: Immunotherapy of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancers

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Steven Wang, MD: Hyaluranon Signaling in Head and Neck Cancer Progression

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
John Germiller, MD: Stimulating Auditory Nerve Growth with Embryonic Factors

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Romaine Johnson, MD: Mitochondrial Mutation Screening in At-risk Infants

ARS New Investigator Award
Rodney J. Schlosser, MD: Surfactant Proteins A and D in Chronic Sinusitis

ARS Resident Research Grant
Luc Morris, MD: Nasal Airway Physiology during Stages of Sleep
Murugappan Ramanathan, MD: The Role of Toll-like Receptors in Chronic Sinusitis

ASPO Research Grant
Rebecca Stone, MD: OSD in Failure to Thrive: Prevalence and Growth Effects of Tonsillectomy

GlaxoSmithWellcome Clinical Research Fellowship
Marion Couch, MD, PhD: Allogeneic Vaccines with Immunomodulation for Oral Cancer

2006 CORE Grants

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Karthik Balakrishnan, MD: Evaluation of a Comprehensive Sleep Apnea Disease Severity Staging System

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Wendell G. Yarbrough, MD: Effect of P13K Inhibition in HPV-associated HNSCC

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Matthew Provenzano, MD: Pharmacologic Up-regulation of the Sodium Iodine Symporter in Thyroid Carcinoma
Paul Weinberger, MD: Molecular Analysis of Human Papilloma Virus-associated Oropharyngeal Cancer
Robert Kang, MD: Validation of a Music Perception Test for Adult Cochlear Implantees
Stephen Weber, MD: Role of AKT in Progression of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Mark S. Weinberger, MD: Modulation of Adhesion Molecule Expression in Nasal Allergy

AHNS Pilot Grant
Chad Galer, MD: Cadherin Expression in Invasion and Metastasis of Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Christine Gail Gourin, MD: Serum Protein Profiling of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Michael Kupferman, MD, PhD: Preclinical Modeling of a Novel Inhibitor of STAT3 Signaling in HNSCC

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Ted A. Meyer, MD, PhD: Signal Detection with Cochlear Implants

ARS New Investigator Award
Alexander Chiu, MD: Efficacy of Topical Lactoferrin and Antibiotics in an Animal Model of Sinusitis
Sumana Jothi, MD: The EleCentero-Olfactogram (EOG) in the Diagnosis of Olfactory Dysfunction

ARS Resident Research Grant
Amber Luong, MD: The Role of Non-IgE Inflammatory Pathway in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis

ASPO Research Grant
Manali Amin, MD: The Effects of Gastro-esophageal Acid Suppression on Post-tonsillectomy Pain

Sinus and Allergy Health Partnership
Noam Cohen, MD: Altered Sinonasal Ciliary Dynamics in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

The Triological Career Development Award
Bradley Kesser, MD: An In Vitro Model System to Study Gene Transfer in the Human Inner Ear
Diego Preciado, MD: Mechanisms of Inflammatory and Smoke-induced Mucin Gene Activation in OM
Priya Krishna, MD: PriMedical Fibroblasts and Decorin: Two Novel Therapies to Treat Vocal Fold Scarring

2007 CORE Grants

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Grant
Regan Thomas, MD: Rejuvenation of Skin w/ Anti-wrinkle Creams: Studies in the hairless mouse
Travis Tollefson, MD: Restoration of Eyelid Closure in Facial Paralysis Using Artificial Muscle

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Christian Lane Stallworth, MD: Coblation Thermal Reformation of Cartilage

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Seth M. Cohen, MD: Impact of Dysphonia in the Primary Care Community

AAO-HNSF Maureen Hannley Research Training Award
Albert H. Park, MD: Development of a Guinea Pig Model for CMV Induced Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Pamela Roehm, MD, PhD: The Role of Neurotrophins in HSV-1 Latency in a Vestibular Neuritis Model

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Richard Orlandi, MD: Development of an Animal Model for Sinus Wound Healing
Rodney J. Schlosser, MD: Sublingual Immunotherapy: Clinical and Immunologic Outcomes

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Alexander Tell Hillel, MD: Bioactive Polymer System to Engineer Adipose Tissue
Angela A. Chang, MD: Tissue Engineering of Human Nasal Septal Cartilage in a Perfusion Bioreactor
Chris Cederberg, MD: Clinical Correlation Between Strial Presbycusis and Cardiovascular Disease
David O. Francis, MD: Reevaluation of GERD as a Risk Factor for Laryngeal Cancer
Jonathan Yew Ming Ting, MD: Validating a Novel Speech Discrimination Test in Hearing-Impaired Infants
Michael Edward Stadler, MD: Effects of TLRs 4 & 9 on an Allogeneic Whole Cell GM-CSF-Screting Tumor Vaccine
Paula Janelle Harmon, MD: Viral response to Chemotherapy in Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma
Ryan Palivela Raju, MD, MBA: Role of the Wnt pathway in Oropharyngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
Sarah Louise Rohde, MD: The Role of VEGF in Isolated Cleft Palate
Selena Eldora Heman-Ackah, MD: Prevention of Age-Related Hearing Loss in C57BL Mice

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award sponsored by Xoran Technologies, Inc.
Thuy-Anh Nguyen Melvin, MD: The Effects of Cochlear Implantation of Vestibular Function

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Pilot Grant
Vivian Faye Wu, MD: Stage-Specfic Roles of Stat 3 in HNSCC Development and Progression

AHNS Pilot Grant
Andres Lopez Albaitero, MD: Immune Activation by EGFR-specific mAB Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Surgeon Scientist Award Combined Grant
Maie St. John, MD, PhD: Combination EGFR And Cox-2 Inhibition in HNSCC: Understanding And Targeting EMT

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Andrew Gregory Sikora, MD, PhD: Inducible Nitrix Oxide Synthase (iNOS) as a Therapeutic Target in Melanoma
Mihir R. Patel, MD: Immunohistochemical Microarray Gene Expression Differences of Thyroid Neoplasms

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Adam Markaryan, PhD: Mitochondrial DNA Deletion In Cochlear Tissues and Presbycusis

ALA-ALVRE Award
Valarie Cote, MD: Validation of a Pediatric Reflux Finding Score and Questionnaire

ARS New Investigator Award
Jayant Pinto, MD: Regulatory T cells in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

ARS Resident Research Grant
Benjamin Saul Bleier, MD: In Vivo Laser Tissue Welding in the Rabbit Paranasal Sinus
Sachin Parikh, MD: Virtual Surgical Rehearsal for Pre-op Planning in Frontal Recess Sinus Surgery

ASPO Daiichi Innovative Technology Grant
Samuel Ostrower, MD: Genetic Changes in the Pharyngeal Mucosa of Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

ASPO Research Grant
David Hartemink, MD: Gene Expression in the Middle Ear Epithelium of the Chinchilla
Sung K Moon, MD, PhD: Role of the Spiral Ligament Fibrocyte in Otitis Medicalia-included Inner Ear Inflammation

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Arash Moradzadeh, MD: Characterization of Schwann Cell Migration Into Peripheral Nerve Allographs

The Triological Career Development Award
Ana H. Kim, MD: Role of the Gap Junctions in Innear Ear Hair Cell Ototoxicity and Regeneration
Christine Gail Gourin, MD: Proteomic Analysis of Patient with Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Seungwon Kim, MD: Concomitant Targeting of EGFR and VEGFR in Head and Neck Cancers
Steven Goudy, MD, PhD: Irf6 is Critical in Palate Development and Interacts with Fgf8, Fgf10 and Tbx1
Walter Lee, MD: Immunotherapy Using Allogenic Squamous Cell Tumor-Dendritic Cell Fusion Hybrids

2008 CORE Grants

AAOA/AAO-HNSF Combined Research Grant
Xiaoyang Hua, MD: Role of Adenosine in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Jamie Litvack-Robinson, MD: Role of Depression in the Outcomes of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

AAO-HNSF Maureen Hannley Research Training Award
John Sok, MD: Characterization of Collagen Type11alpha1 in Head and Neck Cancer

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Alan Cheng, MD: Hair cell regeneration: chimeric chicken/mouse ears
Mark Prince, MD: Development of an efficient model for the study of HNCC cancer stem cells
Baran Sumer, MD: Functionalized nanotubular polymeric particles for targeted cancer imaging

AAO-HNSF Rande H. Lazar Health Services Research Grant
Amy Anne Lassig, MD: The effect of treating institution on outcomes in head and neck cancer

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Ronna Hertzano, MD: Characterization of cluster of differentiation proteins in the mouse inner ear
Daniel Jethanamest, MD: Frequency map fitting for postlingually deaf cochlear implant users
Mark Lorenz, MD: Tissue-Engineered Cochlear Implants: A Murine Stem Cell Model
Lynn Chiu, MD: Screening for ototoxic drugs: mammalian validation
Landon Duyka, MD: Hormone Receptors Identified in Vascular Malformations of the Head and Neck
Jeremy Meier, MD: Fluorescence SpeCenteroscopy in Oral Cavity Cancer
Eric Snyder, MD: Injury Threshold Detection in Optical Nerve Stimulation
Jennifer Hsia, MD: Gene expression profiling of fluorescently labeled mouse spiral ganglion neurons
Harry Hwang, MD: Efficacy of topiramate in patients with vestibular migraines

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award sponsored by Xoran Technologies, Inc.
Kevin Wang, MD: CT-guided Frequency-Place Mapping for Bilateral Cochlear Implant Patients

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Pilot Grant
Rolando Rosas, MD, MSc: Differentiation of squamous cancers with PPAR gamma

AHNS Pilot Grant
Christopher Towe, MD: Characterizing the Inhibition of SCCRO by Ubiquitinated Proteins
Daniel Schneider, MD: Human Papilloma Virus Association with HNSCC

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Brandon Bentz, MD: Non-Retinoid Metabolite’s of beta-Carotene and p53 in Head and Neck Cancer
Mark Jameson, MD, PhD: CABYR: A Novel Cancer-Testis Antigen in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Judith Lieu, MD, PhD: Inter-regional brain interactions in children with unilateral hearing loss

ALA-ALVRE Award
Dinesh Chhetri, MD: In vivo measurements of vocal fold stiffness

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Joseph Roche, MD: Long term changes in synaptic function of cells in the rat auditory cortex

ARS New Investigator Award
Bradley Otto, MD: The Role of Epithelial Cells in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps

ARS Resident Research Grant
Monica Patadia, MD: Mechanisms of B-Cell Recruitment in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps

ASPO Daiichi Innovative Technology Grant
Frederick Roediger, MD: Microarray Analysis of Chronic Rhinosinusitis

ASPO Research Grant
Shelby Leuin, MD: In Vivo Optical Microscopy of the Pediatric Vocal Fold
Randall Harris, MD: Genetics of Moraxella catarrhalis resistance to human antimicrobial peptides
Phillip Zald, MD: Innate Immune Response Gene Polymorphisms in Otitis Medicalia
Scott Stephan, MD: Repair of a facial critical size defect using injectable tissue engineered bone

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Richard Gurgel, MD: Contribution of Merlin Inactivation in Facial Nerve Schwann Cell Regeneration

The Triological Career Development Award
Michael Kupferman, MD: Critical Role of TrkB for Invasion and Metastasis in Head and Neck Cancer
Abraham Jacob, MD: Combination EGFR and AKT Pathway Inhibition for Treating Vestibular Schwannoma
Kenneth Lee, MD, PhD: Eph-ephrin signaling in cochlear innervation
Carol Bier-Laning, MD: Loss of heterozygosity initiated by apoptotic DNA cleavage in head & neck cancer
Devraj Basu, MD, PhD: Therapy Resistance in Cancer Stem Cells of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

2009 CORE Grants

AAOA/AAO-HNSF Combined Research Grant
Jiri Prazma, MD, PhD: Immunologic effects of LPS on OVA-induced Eustachian tube dysfunction in rats

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Ravindra Uppaluri, MD: Contribution of chemokine receptor CXCR3 to cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
Silvana M. Papagerakis, MD: Metastatic and invasive behavior of head and neck cancer stem cells

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Betty S. Tsai, MD: Effect of cochlear capsule bone matrix material properties on hearing
Dylan K. Chan, MD: Cochlear stem-cell therapy for mammalian hair-cell regeneration
Eli R. Groppo, MD: Oropharyngeal Human Papillomavirus (HPV) colonization and anogenital dysplasia
Jack R. Schleiffarth, MD: A Zebrafish Model for Cleft Lip and Palate
James E. Lupo, MD: Physiological assessment of middle ear implant stimulation of the round window
Jason Bloom, MD: Laser Facial Nerve Welding in a Rabbit Model
Jonathan C. Kopelovich, MD: Gene expression changes in the rat spiral ganglion with eleCenterical stimulation
Jonathan Skirko, MD: Quality of Life Instruments in Velopharyngeal Insufficiency (VPI)
Kalpesh Vakharia, MD: Facial Nerve Paralysis and Darbepoetin
Lauren A. Kilpatrick, MD: The Role of SDF-1 and Hematopoietic Stem Cells in Spiral Ganglion Preservation
Noel Jabbour, MD: Validated Objective Assessment Tools for Airway Endoscopy Simulation
Osarenoma U. Olomu, MD: Psychophysics of the Aging Vestibular System
Pavan S. Mallur, MD: Characterization of 532nm Pulsed KTP-Induced Scar Modulation in the Rat Larynx
Uchechukwu C. Megwalu, MD: DIM Inhibits Stem Cell Medicaliated Neovascularization in Thyroid Disease
Vivian F. Wu, MD: New mechanisms that regulate c-Myc oncogenic activity in HNSCC

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award sponsored by Xoran Technologies, Inc.
Stephanie A. Shintani Smith, MD: Computed Tomography of Cochlear Soft Tissues at a Cellular Level

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Pilot Grant
Alec Vaezi, MD, PhD: Implications of abnormal mitosis in chromosomal instability and tumorigenesis

AHNS Pilot Grant
Raewyn Seaberg, MD, PhD: MECT1-MAML2 fusion transcript in patients with mucoepidermoid carcinoma

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Surgeon Scientist Award Combined Grant
Neil Gross, MD: Phase I/II Study of Postoperative Adjuvant Chemoradiation for Cutaneous SCCHN

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Babak Givi, MD: Pathway as a determinant of vaccinia oncolytic efficacy in thyroid cancer
Rutherford Ongkeko, MD, PhD: BMI1 in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma stem cells

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Matthew L. Bush, MD: In vitro and in vivo response to HDAC inhibitors by vestibular schwannomas

ASPO Research Grant
Garani Nadaraja, MD: Mechanisms of Aminoglycoside Uptake in Murine Hair Cells
Johannes Grimmer, MD: Determining if mutation in region 7q32 is the genetic cause of PHACES syndrome
Scott Brietzke, MD: Objective Analysis of Pediatric Snoring Before and After Adenotonsillectomy

DRF Centurion Clinical Research Grant
Mark Eckert, MD: Neural Changes Underlying Speech-Perception Training in the Aging Brain

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Richard Zoumalan, MD: Prevention of radiation-induced skin fibrosis by topical gene therapy

The Triological Career Development Award
Alan Cheng, MD: The role of Wnt signaling in maintaining the inner ear stem cells
Jeffrey Scott Magnuson, MD: Proactive Approach to Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer Patients
Michael Pitman, MD: A Rat Model of Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury:Investigation of RLN Motoneurons
Pamela Roehm, MD: Role of TrkB in Maintenance of Latency in a Culture Model of Vestibular Neuritis
Steve C. Lee, MD: Modulators of immune activation by anti-EGFR monoclonal antibodies in SCCHN

2010 CORE Grants

Alcon Foundation/AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant
Haena Kim, MD: Bacterial inhibition by innate antimicrobials in chronic rhinosinusitis

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Grant
Elizabeth Whiting Chance, MD: Tissue engineered, 3D dermal implant prefabrication using nanofiber scaffolds

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Melynda Barnes, MD: The neuroprotective effects of copaxone after facial nerve injury
Joshua Weissman, MD: Evaluation of radiofrequency therapy for lateral nasal wall collapse

AAOA Foundation Research Grant
Murugappan Ramanathan, MD: The role of allergen specific T cells in chronic sinusitis with nasal polyps

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Marcelo Antunes, MD: Tobacco smoke mediated induction of upper airway bacterial biofilms
Jolie Chang, MD: Otoacoustic emissions and cochlear efferent function in Parkinson’s disease
John P. Dahl, MD, PhD, MBA: Flexible cartilage in microtia repair: umbilical cord stem cells on Nano-Implant
Taylor Fordham, MD: Therapeutic potential of topical antioxidants in CRS
Joseph E. Hall, MD: Modulation of inflammatory signaling in acute phonotrauma
Summer Hanson, MD: Adipose derived MSCs with a hydrogel scaffold for soft tissue augmentation
Nancy Judd, MD: Anti-tumorigenic activity of zoledronate in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma
Abie H. Mendelsohn, MD: Acoustic effects of asymmetric laryngeal stimulation
Matthew W. Miller, MD: Distribution and trafficking of cisplatin within the cochlea
Rick F. Nelson, MD, PhD: Defining the role of CatSper ion channels in the cochlea
Peter Revenaugh, MD: Characterization of tyramine-based hyaluronan as a cartilage substitute
Sunitha M. Sequeira, MD: MicroCT-assisted evaluation of superior canal dehiscence
Rahul Seth, MD: Facial nerve neurorrhaphy and the effects of glucocorticoids

AAO-HNSF Maureen Hannley Research Training Award
Corinna G. Levine, MD: The impact of sleep surgery on the quality of life of sleep apnea patients

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Amy Chen, MD: Comparative effectiveness of laryngeal cancer treatment using SEER-Medicare
Spencer Payne, MD: Expression of LTE4 receptors in aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease
Jonathan Skirko, MD: Effect of interaction of allergic rhinitis and CPAP
Andre M. Wineland, MD: Resting-state neural connectivity in patients with tinnitus without bother

AAO-HNSF Rande H. Lazar Health Services Research Grant
Amy Chen, MD: Reporting of quality initiatives in head and neck cancer; a feasibility study

AHNS Pilot Grant
Mihir K. Bhayani, MD: Enhancing radiosensitivity through inhibition of the STAT3/HIF1 pathway in HNSCC
Osamu Tetsu, MD, PhD: Improvement of EGFR targeted therapy for salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Pilot Grant
Vlad Constantin Sandulache, MD, PhD: Targeting glycolysis in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Thomas J. Ow, MD: TP53 gain of function mutation in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
Yelizaveta Shnayder, MD: Intralymphatic delivery of cisplatin-hyaluronic acid conjugate in a mouse model

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Joseph Capt Clarke, MD: Directing spiral ganglion neurite growth on micropatterned methacrylate polymers

The Triological Career Development Award
Oliver Franz Adunka, MD: Electrophysiologic correlates of intracochlear electrode positioning
Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD, MPH: The effect of allergens and pollution on laryngeal inflammation
Eunice Yuzu Chen, MD, PhD: Tissue oxygenation and optimizing intervention for wound healing
Stacey Lynn Ishman, MD: Pharyngeal anatomic & functional measures in persistent pediatric sleep apnea
Kourosh Parham, MD, PhD: The effects of the bisphosphonates on otosclerotic osteoblasts
Adam Mikial Zanation, MD: Prospective clinical trial evaluating morbidity after skull base tumor surgery

ALA-ALVRE Award
Marvin P. Fried, MD: Epithelial barrier function following vocal fold injury

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Yuri Agrawal, MD: Physiology of vestibular dysfunction and clinical implications
Alan Gi-Lun Cheng, MD: Blockade of aminoglycoside entry into hair cells

ARS New Investigator Award
Sarah K. Wise, MD: Characterization of human sinonasal intercellular junctional proteins

ARS Resident Research Grant
Garrett Griffin, MD: Nasal packing as a drug-delivery system postoperatively in chronic sinusitis
Marika Dubin Russell, MD: Single vs. combined anti-leukotriene therapy in the treatment of CRS
Jessica Chunhan Shen, MD: Inflammatory cytokine modulation of sinonasal ciliary dynamics

ASPO Research Grant
Jennifer K. Mulligan, PhD: Contribution of vitamin D deficiency to immune dysfunction in children with CRS
Albert H. Park, MD: Vaccination strategy for congenital CMV sensorineural hearing loss

DRF Centurion Clinical Research Grant
Craig A. Buchman, MD: Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder in children

Olympus/AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant
Caroline A. Banks, MD: Macrophage differentiation and function in chronic rhinosinusitis

2011 CORE Grants

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by The Alcon Foundation
Candice C. Colby, MD: Genetic Assay of Newborns Who Fail Auditory Physiologic Screening

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by the Oticon Foundation
Yu-Lan Mary Ying, MD: Role of Sirt3 in Hearing Preservation

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by Olympus
Robbi A. Kupfer, MD: Spontaneous laryngeal reinnervation following recurrent laryngeal nerve injury

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Arnaud F. Bewley, MD: Defining cetuximab’s impact on HNSCC subpopulation dynamics and invasiveness
Baishakhi Choudhury, MD: The Treatment of Otitis Media with Effusion using CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides
Daniel R. Clayburgh, MD, PhD: Changes in gene expression in metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
Nathan Jowett, MD: Osseointegration Following Ultrafast Laser Ablation Osteotomy
Anton M. Kushnaryov, MD: Rabbit Nasal Defect Model and Repair with Autogenous Engineered Septal Cartilage
Jennifer Yoon Lee, MD: Novel Murine Model of Granulation Tissue in Laryngotracheal Stenosis Joshua R. Mitchell, MD: Biochemical basis for early vs. delayed vocal fold mobilization after microflap
Marcus M. Monroe, MD: Functional and Clinical Significance of Lgr6 Expression in Head and Neck Cancer
Jeffrey Phillips, MD: Curcumin inhibits UV radiation-induced cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma in vivo
Marsha S. Reuther, MD: Hypoxia modulated tissue engineering of human nasal septum
Javad A. Sajan, MD: Validated Assessment Tools for Reconstructing Facial Defects in Simulation
Bryan K. Ward, MD: Diabetes and Inner Ear Vestibular Dysfunction

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Alexis Donneys, MD: A Combined Approach for Managing Mandibular Non-Unions After Radionecrosis
Christine G. Gourin, MD: The Effect of Volume on Long-Term Outcomes and Costs of Head and Neck Cancer
Kenneth H. Lee, MD, PhD: Enhanced Cochlear Implant Signal Transfer With Carbon Nanotube Coated Electrodes
Pamela C. Roehm, MD, PhD: Injuries and Mechanisms Causing HSV1 Reactivation in Peripheral Neurons

AHNS Pilot Grant
Waleed M. Abuzeid, MD: STAT3 inhibition for the treatment of head and neck cancer
Sunshine M. Dwojak, MD: Outcomes among American Indians in South Dakota with Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Pilot Grant
Jonathan R. George, MPH, MD: Case-control study of a novel head and neck squamous cell carcinoma biomarker

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Natalya Chernichenko, MD: The Role of Rho Family Proteins in Perineural Invasion by Cancer Cells
Paul M. Weinberger, MD: Minimally invasive multiplexed assays for the detection of thyroid cancer

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Tara Rachakonda, MD: Validity, discriminative ability and sensitivity to change of the HEAR-QL

ARS New Investigator Award
Holly Boyer, MD: Office-sclerotherapy for epistaxis due to hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia

ARS Resident Research Grant
Samuel L. Oyer, MD: Inflammatory role of fibroblasts in chronic rhinosinusitis
Nicholas C. Sorrel, MD: Manuka Honey for Management of CRS – an in vitro and in vivo Analysis

ASPO Research Grant
Joseph Haddad, Jr., MD: Identification of Genes Associated with Familial Non-syndromic Cleft Lip/Palate
Marci Lesperance, MD: Development of a cost-effective algorithm for evaluation of genetic hearing loss

DRF Centurion Clinical Research Grant
James E. Saunders, MD: Genetic Hearing Loss in Remote Nicaraguan Families

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Grant
Robin W. Lindsay, MD: Development of Comparative Effectiveness Tools in Facial Paralysis
J. Regan Thomas, MD: Experimental Studies on Photo Aging in the Mouse model

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Sang Woo Kim, MD: Histologic Changes Following Sensory Neuroprotection of Facial Musculature

PSF/AAO-HNSF Combined Grant
Iram N. Ahmad, MD: Role of p75NTR and Merlin in Schwann Cell Response Following Facial Nerve Injury

The Triological Career Development Award
Ronna Hertzano, MD, PhD: Cell type-specific genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interactions in the ear
Bruce K. Tan, MD: The Role of Autoimmunity in Chronic Sinusitis with Nasal Polyps

2012 CORE Grants

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by The Alcon Foundation
Robert Eppsteiner, MD: Genetic Contribution to Cochlear Implant Performance

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by the Oticon Foundation
Elena B. Willis, MD: Boosting Speech Perception after Cochlear Implantation with Tablet Software

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by Olympus
Corinna G. Levine, MD: Modification and Validation of a Quality of Life Comorbidity Index

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Morgan R. Bliss, MD: Laryngeal reanimation with a high density electrode array
Paula Borges, MD: Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Inhibitors as Anti-Head and Neck Cancer Compounds
David Tan-Wei Chang, MD, PhD: Protein-engineered hydrogel as a delivery vehicle for mouse inner ear stem cells
Rebecca J. Hammon, MD: The Role of Apoptosis in Clinical Response of HNSCC to Cisplatin Therapy
Matthew Hubbard, MD: Use of Nanoimmunoassay to Predict Response to Targeted Therapy in HNSCC
Brian Kellermeyer, MD: The role of Ednrb in central auditory pathway development
Benjamin C. Paul, MD: Localized Gene Silencing in Vocal Fold Injury
Marsha S. Reuther, MD: Volume Expansion and Reshaping of Tissue Engineered Human Septal Cartilage
Marisa Ryan, MD: Prognostic Value of Tregs in Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Head and Neck Melanoma
Vlad C. Sandulache, MD, PhD: MRI based evaluation of metabolic targeting in anaplastic thyroid cancer
Nicole Schmitt, MD: Role of Osteopontin in Cisplatin Toxicity
Andrew G. Shuman, MD: Decision-Making in Laryngeal Cancer
Steven Sperry, MD: Defining Two Distinct Quiescent Subpopulations within Head and Neck Cancers
Marietta Tan, MD: The role of aquaporin-1 in salivary gland adenoid cystic carcinoma
Jeffrey B. Watson, MD: In vitro compaction of tissue engineered human septal cartilage
Andre M. Wineland, MD: Novel computer-based approach to assess the cognitive impact of tinnitus

AAO-HNSF Maureen Hannley Research Training Award
Rodrigo Silva, MD: RNA-targeting approach to prevent ear canal stenosis
Joshua Tokita, MD: Merlin, a tumor suppression protein, inhibits neurite growth

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Yen-fu Cheng, MD: Novel strategy for deafness treatment-Posttranslational Atoh1 regulation by Sox2

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Alexander Langerman, MD: Antibiotic Usage in Head and Neck Surgery

AAO-HNSF Rande H. Lazar Health Services Research Grant
Emily F. Boss, MD, MPH: Influence of Socioeconomic Status on Patient Experience in Pediatric OHNS

AHNS Pilot Grant
John W. Frederick, MD: Anti-CD147 inhibits EGFR signaling in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma
Daria Gaykalova, PhD: Transcription Factor Signature of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Pilot Grant
Neerav Goyal, MD, MPH: Determining the Association between Radon Levels and Thyroid Cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Allen Szu Hao Ho, MD: Mutational characterization of adenoid cystic carcinoma

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Alan G. Gheng, MD: Characterizing hair cell regeneration in the mouse utricle

ALA-ALVRE Award
Jennifer Long, MD: In vivo vocal fold cover layer replacement

ALA-Nestle Nutrition Institute Dysphagia Research Grant
Cara Stepp, PhD: Voluntary Control of Anterior Neck Musculature in Parkinsonian Dysphagia

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Nathan Schularick, MD: p75NTR Signaling in Vestibular Schwannomas

ARS New Investigator Award
Benjamin S. Bleier, MD: MDR1/P-gp Overexpression and Negative Feedback Insensitivity in CRSwNP

ARS Resident Research Grant
Henry P. Barham, MD: Investigation into Nasal Solitary Chemoreceptor Cells
Adrienne M. Laury, MD: Periostin and RANKL Expression in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis

Knowles Center Collaborative Grant
Anna Lysakowski, PhD: Protein Composition of the Striated Organelle in Vestibular Hair Cells

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Gregg W. Schmedes, MD: Novel biofeedback therapy for facial paresis/paralysis

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Investigator Development Grant
Vijay Ramakrishnan, MD: Endoscopic repair of skull base defects with synthetic hydrogel matrices

The Triological Career Development Award
Wade Wei-De Chien, MD: Gene therapy for genetic hearing loss
Anne Getz, MD: Adverse Outcomes in Endoscopic Skull Base and Sinus Surgery
Ian N. Jacobs, MD: Tissue-Engineered Rabbit Model for Pediatric Laryngotracheal Reconstruction
Jayakar V. Nayak, MD, PhD: Basal cells in maintenance and regeneration of the nasal epithelium
Melissa Pynnonen, MD: Rhinosinusitis: Variations in care and opportunities for improvement

2013 CORE Grants

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by The Alcon Foundation
Britni H. Jacobs, MD: The role of vascular endothelial growth factor in palate development

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by the Oticon Foundation
Dunia Abdul-Aziz, MD: Epigenetic regulation of hair cell differentiation

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by Cook Medical
Andrea M. Park, MD: Low Dose Colchicine and Paclitaxel inhibit Post-Traumatic Nerve Regrowth

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by Doctors Company
Carrie L. Nieman, MD, MPH: Hearing Health Care Among Minority and Low Income Older Adults

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Randall A. Bly, MD: Computer Modeled Multiportal Approaches to the Skull Base
Samuel Hahn, MD: Genetic variations in bitter taste receptors and sinonasal infection
Kyle M. Hatten, MD: Bitter and sweet taste receptor regulation of upper respiratory immunity
Candace M. Hrelec, MD: Prevention of Cisplatin-Induced Ototoxicity by Intratympanic Dexamethasone
Jinwei Hu, MD: Vitamin C deficiency-induced middle ear and inner ear dysfunction in mice
Elliot Kozin, MD: Optogenetic control of auditory neurons using a new generation opsin
Jonathan H. Law, MD: The Contribution of HOXB7 to Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma Metastasis
Matthew Lee, MD: Regeneration of Mandibular Defects Using Adipose-Derived Stem Cells
Lauren Luk, MD: Gentamicin entry into hair cells and toxicity
Brendan P. O’Connell, MD: Impact of oral steroids on local dendritic cells in chronic rhinosinusitis
Andrea M. Park, MD: Evaluating the efficacy of post-operative voice rest: a pilot study
Seiji Shibata, MD, PhD: Using RNA-Interference to Rescue Progressive Hearing Loss in the Tmc1 Mouse

AAO-HNSF Maureen Hannley Research Award
Milan Amin, MD: Investigation of the Role of Steroids in Enhancing Voice Therapy Outcomes

AAO-HNSF Saidee Keller Memorial Research Award
Matthew Geltzeiler, MD: Personalized Cancer Care for Head and Neck Malignancy

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Richard Kollmar, PhD: Restoration of recurrent-laryngeal-nerve function after injury in a rat model

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Sydney C. Butts, MD: Perceptual Assessment of Velopharyngeal Dysfunction by Otolaryngology Residents

AAOA Foundation Research Grant
Charles S. Ebert, Jr., MD, MPH: Protease-activated receptors in allergic fungal rhinosinusitis
Amber Luong, MD: TLR4 Signaling in the Pathophysiology of Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis

AHNS Pilot Grant
Matthew Hedberg, BA: Title: PI3K Signaling and PIK3CA; Critical Mitogenic Drivers in HNSCC

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Grant
Michael Sim, MD: Effects of Carrier-Based Intralymphatic Cisplatin on Cancer Stem Cells

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Nicole C. Schmitt, MD: Effects of STAT1 on Cisplatin and Cetuximab Sensitivity in HNSCC Patients

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Combined Award
Luc G. Morris, MD: The EGFR phosphatase PTPRS as a modulator of cetuximab resistance in HNSCC

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison Memorial Research Award
Yen-Fu Cheng, MD: Voluntary Control of Anterior Neck Musculature in Parkinsonian Dysphagia

ALA-ALVRE Award
Jacob Pieter-Noordzji, MD: Treatment of Chronic Laryngopharyngeal Irritability with Amitriptyline

ARS New Investigator Award
Nithin Adappa, MD: T2R38 polymorphisms as a disease modifier of CF chronic rhinosinusitis

ARS Resident Research Grant
Adam J. Kimple, MD, PhD: Regulator of G-Protein Signaling-22: a Putative Regulator of Motile Cilia
Sarah Novis, MD: Variations in Antibiotic Usage for the Treatment of Acute Sinusitis

ASPO Research Grant
Erin Kirkham, MD: Assessment and Validation of Lymphatic Malformation Functional Assessment
Jordan Virbalas, MD: Evaluation of the CYP2D6 gene in a diverse urban population

Knowles Center Collaborative Grant
David Kohrman, PhD: Genetic Analysis of Formin Proteins in Progressive Hearing Loss

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Meir Hershcovitch, MD: Enhancing Peripheral Nerve Repair with a Bioresorbable Metal

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Investigator Development Grant
P. Daniel Ward, MD: Investigation of an Implantable Neuroprosthesis for Facial Reanimation

The Triological Career Development Award
Alexander T. Hillel, MD: Role of Inflammation in the Development of Laryngotracheal Fibrosis
Amy Anne D. Lassig, MD: The effect of smoking on wound healing in head and neck surgery
Amber Luong, MD: Dissecting Fungal Induced IL-33 Production in Respiratory Epithelial Cells
Andrew McCall, MD: Influences of Limb Afferents on Central Vestibular Processing
Albert Park, MD: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Induced Hearing Loss in a Murine Model

2014 CORE Grants

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by The Alcon Foundation
Courtney Hill, MD: Effect of tonsillectomy on taste acuity and BMI in children

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by the Oticon Foundation
Chad Ruffin, MD: Using the Novel CISPA Outcome Measure to Improve Cochlear Implants

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Grant Sponsored by Cook Medical
Xiaoyang Hua, MD: Nasal Priming of Lung Innate Immunity

AAO-HNSF Resident Research Award
Marisa Buchakjian, MD, PhD: Developing a conditional TP53/PTEN knockout mouse model of tongue cancer
William Carroll, MD: Vitamin D3 deficiency and fibroblast proliferation in chronic sinusitis
Amelia Clark, MD: A randomized controlled trial of bevacizumab for HHT-related epistaxis
Daniel Faden, MD: Whole Genome/Transcriptome Sequencing of Oral Tongue Carcinoma in Non-smokers
Elisabeth Ference, MD: Antibiotic Prescriptions for Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Children
John Gleysteen, MD: Role of Wnt Signaling in Metastatic Oral Cavity Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Adam Kimple, MD, PhD: Regulating Mucociliary Clearance
Eugene Sansoni, MD: Disease Severity and Vitamin D in Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Priyanka Shah, MD: Role of Disulfiram in oxidative stress and OSCC xenograft burden
Travis Shiba, MD: In-vivo Tissue Engineered Vocal Fold Cover Layer Replacement

AAO-HNSF Saidee Keller Memorial Research Award
Deepa Danan, MD, MBA: The Effect of Adipose-Derived Stem Cells on H&N Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AAO-HNSF Percy Memorial Research Award
Maie St. John, MD, PhD: A Novel Modular Polymer Platform for the Treatment of Oral and HNSCC

AAO-HNSF Health Services Research Grant
Erin Kirkham, MD: The Association Between Snoring and High-Risk Carotid Plaques: A Pilot Study

AAO-HNSF Rande H. Lazar Health Services Research Grant
Raj Dedhia, MD: Assessing the Validity of VOTE Scoring for Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy

AHNS Pilot Grant
Monika Freiser, BS: HNSCC Disparities: Identifying Critical Barriers and Intervention Targets

AHNS Alando J. Ballantyne Resident Research Grant
Jennifer Wang, MD: Chromatin Remodeling and Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Research Development Award
Joseph Curry, MD: Multicompartment glycolytic metabolism in head and neck cancer

AHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Combined Award
Seungwon Kim, MD: Mechanism of Perineural Invasion in Head and Neck Cancer

AHRF Wiley H. Harrison MD Award
Kristy Truong, MD: Biochemical and Topographic Guidance of Spiral Ganglion Neurite Growth

ALA-Seymour R. Cohen Research Award
Christopher Johnson, MD: Effect of sterilization on viability of murine tracheal cartilage grafts

ANS/AAO-HNSF Herbert Silverstein Otology and Neurotology Research Award
Dylan Chan, MD, PhD: Gap junctions in the cochlear response to sound and noise in vitro

ARS New Investigator Award
Justin Turner, MD: Regulation of Inflammation by Deubiquitinases in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

ARS Resident Research Grant
Elizabeth Cottrill, MD: Characterization of Sinonasal Solitary Chemosensory Cells
Nyall London, MD, PhD: Targeting ARNO-Arf6 to stabilize barrier dysfunction in chronic rhinosinusitis

ARS/AAOA Joint Clinical Research Award
Zachary Soler, MD, MSc: Sleep dysfunction in chronic rhinosinusitis

ASPO Research Grant
Robert Morrison, MD: Computer-Aided Designed 3D-Printed Bioscaffold For Auricular Reconstruction
Graham Strub, MD, PhD: MicroRNA-mediated regression of infantile hemangioma by propanolol

ASPO Research Career Development Award
Emily F. Boss, MD, MPH: Shared Decision-Making and Outcomes in Pediatric SDB

ASPO Dustin Micah Harper Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis Research Grant
Simon Best, MD: The PD-1 and PD-L1 Pathway in Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis

Knowles Center Collaborative Grant
Steven DeVries, MD, PhD: Role of marshalin in signaling at ribbon synapses

AAFPRS Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant
Shaun Desai, MD: Complications of alloplastic and allograft implants following septorhinoplasty
Leslie Kim, MD, MPH: Fractionated CO2 Laser Resurfacing of Radial Forearm Free Flap Donor Site Scars
Sagar Patel, MD: Biomechanics of the Orbital Floor Fracture

AAFPRS Research Scholar Award
Jon-Paul Pepper, MD: Peripheral nerve grafts engineered from mature human fibroblasts

The Triological Career Development Award
Simon Best, MD: Therapeutic DNA vaccine for Recurrent Respiratory Papillomatosis
Matthew Bush, MD: Promoting Early Congenital Hearing Loss Diagnosis With Patient Navigation
Jolie Chang, MD: Plasticity of Binaural Integration in Asymmetric Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Jeremy Meier, MD: Improving value in pediatric tonsillectomy through shared decision making
Aaron Moberly, MD: Personalizing Aural Rehabilitation for Adults with Cochlear Implants
Stephanie Smith, MD: Acute rhinosinusitis complications: risks and role of prior antibiotics

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