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Charles H. Hood Foundation | July 2019 Child Health Awardees
By identifying innovative pediatric advancements and providing funding in the critical phases of development, we are able to expedite high-impact breakthroughs that improve the health and lives of millions.
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July 2019 Child Health Awardees

The Hood Foundation is excited to announce our most recent Child Health Research Award recipients! We offer sincere thanks to all of the highly qualified investigators who submitted proposals, as well as our amazing Scientific Reviewers. Congratulations to each of the following on having been selected for funding from a highly competitive group of peers:

William Chang, M.D., Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University) – Microvascular Networks on a Chip to Investigate How Hyperglycemia Induces Microangiopathy in Type 1 Diabetes

Jason Greenberg, M.D., M.H.S. (Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Yale University) – Real-time Prediction and Intervention for Impending Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Children

Nate Jowett, M.D. (Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary) – Gene Therapy for Peripheral Nerve Repair

Eunjung Alice Lee, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Boston Children’s Hospital) – Systematic Discovery and Correction of Splicing Defects Caused by Retroelement Insertions  

Ellen Roche, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) – A Circulatory Support Device for Children with Univentricular Hearts and Failing Fontan Physiology  

Learn more about these awardees and grant programs here.