Junior Investigator Pilot/Preliminary Data Grant Program

CHPS is pleased to announce the CHOP and PENN recipients of the 2021 Junior Investigator Preliminary/Feasibility Grant Program (JIPGP) awards. The JIPGP award is intended to support the work of promising junior investigators by providing grant support as well as reduced cost access to the infrastructure and support services of the CHPS.

The awardees are:

“Outcomes Following Acute Brain Dysfunction in Pediatric Sepsis”
Alicia Alcamo, MD, MPH (CHOP)

“Clinical Evaluation of Creatinine Microsampling Assay”
Ganesh Moorthy, PhD (CHOP)

“Effectively Avoiding Sepsis: Longitudinal Transcriptomic Profiling of the Regulated Immune Response to Infection”
Heather Giannini, MD, MS, MSTR (Penn)

“Imaging the response to platelet-rich-plasma in osteoarthritis with T1rho mapping”
Stephanie Jo, MD, PhD (Penn)

“Deep Phenotyping of Individuals with Protein Disrupting Genetic Variants in Gut Hormone Receptors Associated with Lower BMI”
Inuk Zandvakili, MD, PhD (Penn)

Please join us in congratulating these outstanding applicants.

For additional information, please contact John Krall, CHPS Administrative Director, at krallj [at] chop.edu.