Research Projects & Grants

College/University

  • VIPS: Vascular Effects of Infection in Pediatric Stroke, Role: Principal Investigator, University of California, San Francisco, (08/2011 - 07/2013) Status: Closed
  • Topical Rapamycin Therapy to Alleviate Cutaneous Manifestations of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex, Role: Principal Investigator, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Status: Awarded

Federal

  • Pain and Hypoxia in Premature Neonates, Role: Consultant, National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS, (07/2009 - 04/2014) Status: Closed
  • Neonatal Brain Ischemia: Neuroimaging as a Basis For Rational Stem Cell Therapy, Role: PD/PI, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS, (03/2009 - 02/2014) Status: Closed
  • Pediatric TBI and DAI: Normal Appearing Brain is Not Normal, Role: Principal Investigator, National Institutes of Health/DHHS, Status: Awarded
  • Pediatric TBI and DAI: normal appearing brain is not normal, Role: Principal Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS, (06/2006 - 03/2015) Status: Closed
  • Non pharmacological interventions for procedural pain in preterm neonates, Role: Other Significant Contributor, National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS, (09/2014 - 07/2019) Status: Closed
  • Procedural pain and hypoxia in preterm infants (R21), Role: Co-investigator, National Institutes of Health/DHHS, (07/2007 - 05/2008) Status: Closed
  • Automated MRI qualification of therapeutic neuronal stem cell activity, Role: Principal Investigator, National Medical Technology Testbed, Inc., (02/2009 - 03/2011) Status: Closed
  • Pediatric TBI and DAI: Normal Appearing Brain is Not Normal, Role: PD/PI, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH/DHHS, (09/2009 - 03/2013) Status: Closed
  • AQP4 and JNK Inhibition Together Reduce Edema and Excitotoxic Injury in jTBI, Role: Principal Investigator, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS, (07/2009 - 06/2015) Status: Closed

For Profit Organization

  • Synthetic corticotropin therapy to reduce neuroinflammation and promote functional recovery after TBI, Role: Principal Investigator, West Therapeutic Development, LLC, Status: Awarded
  • General Research-Stem Cell, Role: Principal Investigator, Private Funds, (08/2007 - 06/2011) Status: Closed

Internal

  • Neonatal resistance to ischemia: importance of brain nos, LLU Dept. of Pediatrics, Status: Closed
  • Sports Concussions: When is it safe to return to play?, Role: Co-Investigator, LLU Children's Hospital, (11/2011 - 12/2017) Status: Closed
  • Automated Core-Penumbra Quantification in Acute Ischemic Stroke, Role: Co-Investigator, LLU School of Medicine, (01/2013 - 06/2015) Status: Closed
  • Nitric Oxide, Reperfusion Injury and the Development of Cerebral Palsy, LLU Pediatric Endowment, Status: Closed
  • Neonatal Brain Ischemia, Role: Principal Investigator, LLU Dept. of Pediatrics, (04/1996 - 06/2011) Status: Closed

Non-Profit Organization

  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Natural History Study: Renal Manifestations, Role: Principal Investigator, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, (02/2009 - 04/2010) Status: Closed
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Natural History Database Project, Role: Principal Investigator, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, (07/2008 - 12/2022) Status: Awarded
  • Transcritptional Mechanisms Underlying Hypoxia-induced White Matter Injury During Early Postnatal Development, Role: Mentor, Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation, (11/2012 - 10/2015) Status: Closed
  • The Rapamycin Renal Study, Role: Principal Investigator, Brigham & Women's Hospital, (03/2006 - 02/2009) Status: Closed