Pilot Grants

Five pilot grants are available each year to promote a collaborative research relationship in translational medicine between Johns Hopkins University and Sun Yat-sen University.

2013 Pilot Grants were awarded to:

  • Stephan Ehrhardt, MD, MPH; Nan Guo, PhD, MHS; Kenrad Nelson, MD; Chloe Thio, MD:

“Prevention of Vertical Hepatitis B Virus Transmission in China”

  • Susan Hutfless, MS, PhD; Daniel Peterson, MD, PhD:

“Fecal Microbiome Differences in Ulcerative Colitis Among Chinese Patients”

  • Paul Lipkin, MD; Tao Wang, MD, PhD; Paul Law, MD, MPH:

“Establishing Interactive Autism Network to Accelerate Autism Research in China”

  • Jodi Segal, MD, MPH:

“Designing a Passive Drug Safety Surveillance System in Guangdong Province”

  • Jessica Yeh, PhD:

“Diabetes Management in Older Adults”

 

2014 Pilot Grants were awarded to:

  • Stephan Ehrhardt, MD, MPH; Nan Guo, PhD, MHS; Kenrad Nelson, MD; Chloe Thio, MD:

“Prevention of Vertical Hepatitis B Virus Transmission in China”

  • Lilly Engineer, MBBS, DrPH, MHA:

“Reducing Central Line-associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSIs) and Improving Safety Culture by Implementing the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) in 2 SYSU ICUs in China”

  • Susan Hutfless, MS, PhD; Daniel Peterson, MD, PhD:

“Developing New Technologies to Profile the Human Gut Microbiome among Colorectal Cancer Cases and Controls”

  • Lisa Jacobs, MD:

“Management of the Phyllodes Tumor of the Breast (PTB)”

  • Shmuel Shoham, MD:

“The Liver Transplant Infectious Diseases Modified Prospective Cohort Study”


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