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Research Grant Award

2016-2017 Research Grant Winner

“IL-6/STAT3 mediated urothelial mucosal immunity”
Christina B. Ching, MD
Nationwide Children's Hospital


2015-2016 Research Grant Winner

"Fertility Preservation for Children and Youth with Gender and Sex Development Variance"
Emilie K. Johnson, MD, MPH
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago


2014-2015 Research Grant Winner

"Dietary Determinants of Kidney Stones in Children: Role of Fructose and Zinc"
Gregory E. Tasian, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


2013-2014 Research Grant Winner

"Characterizing the urinary glycome to identify the at-risk child with vesicoureteral reflux"
Richard S. Lee, MD
Department of Urology, Harvard medical School, Boston Children's Hospital


2012-2013 Research Grant Winner

"Is Adenotonsillectomy the Therapy of Choice for Enuresis in Children with Sleep-Disordered Breathing?"
Larisa Kovacevic, MD
Children's Hospital of Michigan, Department of Pediatric Urology


2011-2012 Research Grant Winners

"Analysis of the Genitourinary Microbiome in Pediatric UTI"
Barry Duel, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

"Maturation of Bladder-External Urethral Sphincter Coordination"
His-Yan Wu, MD
Stanford University Medical Center


2010-2011 Research Grant Winners

"Establishing Biological Rationale for Preoperative Androgens in Hypospadias Surgery: Initial Human Studies in Vitro"
Ahmed Haddad, MD
Hospital for Sick Children

"Remembrances of Micturitions Past"
Stephen Zderic, MD
Hospital of Philadelphia


2009-2010 Research Grant Winners

"Survival and Role Potential of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells in Bladder Regeneration"
Dominic Frimberger, M.D.
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
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"SIS Modification with Hyaluronic Acid Nanoparticles"
Brad Kropp, M.D.,
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
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"Mesenchymal Stem Cell Recruitment, Function and Therapeutic Potential in the Bladder Following Outlet Obstruction"
Lynn Woo, M.D.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


2008-2009 Research Grant Winners

"The Role of Bone Marrow Derived Cells in Bladder Obstruction and Fibrosis"
Stacy T. Tanaka, M.D. and John C. Pope IV, M.D.
Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
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"Probiotics-Mediated Suppression of Vaginal Biofilm Function and Pediatric Bacteriuria"
Michael Hsieh, M.D., Ph.D. and James Versalovic, M.D., Ph.D.
Texas Children’s Hospital
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2007-2008 Research Grant Winners

"Investigation of Bladder Epithelial-Stromal Interaction Using a Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Embryonic Bladder Mesenchymal Tissue Recombination Model"
John Makari, M.D. and John Pope, M.D.
Vanderbilt University

"The Transcriptional Regulation of Lower Urinary Tract Development"
Patricio Gargollo, M.D. and Alan Retik, M.D.
Children's Hospital of Boston.