Career development awardees at OHSU and the Portland VA Medical Center
OCTRI scholars are anyone at OHSU or the Portland VA who has a current or past career development award. This includes VA CDA, NIH K awards, and career development awards available through professional or funding groups like the American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
Listed by year awarded.
Bramhall, Naomi, "Noise Induced Cochlear Neuronal Degeneration and Its Perceptual Consequences" (VA NCRAR-CDA-1).
Chadderdon, Scott, "Physical Activity and Obesity: The role of Eicosanoids in regulating capillary perfusion and vascular insulin resistance" (KL2, NCATS (OCTRI).
Drake, Matt, "Rapid toll-like receptor 7-mediated nitric oxide production in the airway" ( K08, NIH/NHLBI).
Drerup, Catherine (Katie), "Identifying modulators of dyne in-based cargo motility" (K99, NIH/NINDS).
Holley, Amy, "Chronic Pain in Pediatric Primary Care" (K23, NIH/NICHD).
Lovejoy, Travis, "Effect of levodopa on postural motor learning in Parkinson disease" (VA CDA 2).
Nolz, Jeffrey, "Regulation of memory CD8 T cell trafficking to inflamed tissues" (K22, NIAID).
Peterson, Daniel, "Chronic pain management in Veterans with co-occurring substance use disorders" (VA CDA 1).
Sullivan, Donald, "Impact of Specialist Palliative Care on Outcomes in Advanced Stage Lung Cancer" (KL2, NCATS(OCTRI)).
Chattergoon, Nathasha, "The unique role of B-RAF in murine cardiac development and postnatal function" (K01, NIH/NHLBI).
Cherala, Ganesh, “Prenatal growth programs oral contraceptive metabolism and effectiveness” (K12, BIRCWH).
Doggett, J. Stone, "Development of the potent anti-malarial and anti-Toxoplasma drug, ELQ-316 (VA BLR&D CDA-2).
Heintzman, John, "The primary care medical home and preventive service use in Latino immigrants" (K08, AHRQ).
Hinson, Holly, "Fever and inflammation in Neuro Trauma (FAINT)" (K12, Emergency Medicine).
Holtan, Shernan, “Sex-Based Differences in Allogeneic Immune Responses” (K12, BIRCWH).
Lee, Christine, “Metformin and Muscle in Insulin-resistant Older Veterans” (VA CDA-2).
Mackiewicz Seghete, Kristen, "Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive Inhibition in Trauma-exposed Adolescents'' (KL2, NIH/NCATS (OCTRI)).
Quinones, Ana, "Complex Chronic Care Needs of Ethnically Diverse Older Americans" (CDA, American Diabetes Association).
Stecker, Eric, "Influence of pre-existing cardiovascular disease on response to cardiac arrest resuscitation (K12, Emergency Medicine).
Billings, Curtis, “Effects of speech-in-noise training on physiology & perception” (VA CDA-2).
Boone-Heinonen, Janne, “Obesity Disparities” (K12, BIRCWH).
Chang, Anna Marie, “The variability of services provided in emergency care using the Oregon All Payers All Claims Database” (K12, Emergency Medicine).
Dao, Kim-Hien, “Beta-Catenin is a molecular target of the Fanconi Anemia core complex” (K08, NIH/NHLBI).
Gibbs, Summer, “Nerve specific near infrared fluorescent contrast agents for image-guided surgery” (K01, NIH/NIBIB).
Hibbs, Ryan, “3D structure and function of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors” (K99, NIH/NINDS).
Hinson, Holly, “Quantifying Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity in Traumatic Brain Injury” (CDA - American Academy of Neurology).
Huang, Hai, “Ion channels and presynaptic function of an auditory synapse” (K99, NIH/NIDCD).
Hugos, Lucinda, “Randomized trial of a group program for fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis” (First R01 equivalent - VARR&D).
King, Laurie, “Balance and mild TBI” (KL2, NIH/NCATS (OCTRI).
Lin, Phoebe, “The effect of the microbiome on the development and severity of uveitis” (K08, NIH/NEI).
Marshall, Nicole, “Maternal Body Composition” (KL2, NIH/NCATS (OCTRI).
Nielson, Carrie, “Mineralization Gene Variants: Biochemical Implications and Associations with BMD” (K01, NIH/NIAMS).
Rowell, Susan, “TEG and TBI Progression” (K12, Emergency Medicine).
Soumyanath, Amala, “Preparing for a clinical trial of Centella asiatica in cognitive impairment” (Reentry into Biomedical Research Careers - Supplement to P30 OADC).
Traer, Elie, “Extrinsic Mechanisms of Kinase Resistance” (KL2, NIH/NCATS (OCTRI)).
Tyner, Jeffrey, “ROR1 as a Therapeutic Target in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia” (R00, NIH/NCI).
Wilhelm, Clare, “Role of Neuroinflammation in Behavioral Deficits Resulting from Chronic Alcohol” (VA CDA-2).
Xu, Jing, “Anti-Müllerian Hormone in Primate Folliculogenesis and Fertility Preservation” (K12, BIRCWH).
Zuckerman, Katharine, “Reducing Barriers to Autism Care for Latino Children” (K23, NIH NIMH).
Adler, Eric, “Profiling Inherited Cardiomyopathies Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes” (K23, NIH/NHLBI).
Agarwal, Anupriya, “Role of p27 in chronic myeloid leukemia and its potential as a therapeutic target” (K99, NIH/NCI).
Bogan, Randy, “The Primate Corpus Luteum: Functional Regression and Cardiovascular Impacts” (K99, NIH/NICHD).
DeBarber, Andrea, “Newborn Screening for Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis; A Paradigm for Screening in Newborns with Bile Acid Synthesis Disorders” (KL2, NIH/NCATS (OCTRI)).
Dugan, Jae, “Characterization of the NOD2 NBD Domain and Role in Chronic Inflammation” (VA CDA-2).
El Youssef, Joseph, “Glucagon-Insulin-Glucose Physiology Study” (K23, NIH/NIDDK).
Fair, Damien, “Functional circuits as endophenotype in ADHD” (R00, NIH/NIMH).
Harriff, Melanie, “Mtb Uptake and Antigen Presentation in Human Lung Epithelial Cells” (VA CDA-2).
Hutchens, Michael, “Sex Difference in Renal Injury After Cardiac Arrest:Mechanisms of Estrogen Action” (K08, NIH/NIDDK).
Jacobs, Peter, “Integrating Auditory and Visual Information to Improve Hearing Aids” (VA CDA).
Lee, Christine, “The Role of Insulin Resistance in Sarcopenia” (K12 BIRCWH).
McBride, Jodi, “RNAI Therapy for Huntingtons Disease: Safety and Efficacy in the Nonhuman Primate” (R00 NIH/NINDS).
Mist, Scott, “Traditional Chinese Medicine for Fibromyalgia: A Whole Systems Trial” (K23 NIH/NCCAM).
O'Neal, Seth, “Taenia solium Thai-Burma border” (KL2, NIH/NCATS (OCTRI)).
O'Tierney-Gin, Perrie, “Maternal obesity depresses essential fatty acid transport in the placenta” (K99, NIH/NICHD).
Pennesi, Mark, “Serotonin Receptor Modulation of Neurotrophic Factors in the Retina” (K08, NIH/NEI).
Petryniak, Magdalena, “GENETIC MECHANISMS OF OLIGODENDROGENESIS AND REMYELINATION” (K08, NIH/NINDS).
Schnell, Eric, “Neuroligin Involvement in Synapse Formation During Adult Neurogenesis” (VA CDA-2).
Slatore, Christopher, “Lung Cancer Evaluation: Associations between Communication & Health” (VA CDA-2).
Sproat, Richard, “NLP for Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Children and Adults” (K25, NIH/NIDCD).
Starmer, Amy, “The Comparative Effectiveness of Strategies to Improve Physician Handoffs of Care” (K12, Comparative Effectiveness Research).
Tanyi, James, “Effects of Transcytolemmal Water Exchange in Pharmacokinetic Analysis of DCE-MRI Data” (CDA - Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research & Education Foundation).
Unni, Vivek, “The Regulation of AlphaL-Synuclein and Neurodegeneration in Parkinson's Disease” (K08, NIH/NINDS).
Adler, Eric, “Profiling Inherited Cardiomyopathies Using Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes” (KL2, NIH/NCRR (OCTRI)).
Bender, Kevin, “Function and regulation of action potential bursts in the auditory system” (K99, NIH/NIDCD).
Block, Rebecca, “Fertility Decisions among Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer” (K12, BIRCWH).
Cameron, Michelle, “Mechanisms of Imbalance in MS” (VA CDA-2).
Carlson, Kathleen, “TBI and PTSD Comorbidity in OEF/OIF Veterans: Prevalence and Predictors” (VA CDA-2).
Cottrell, Erika, “Policy, practice and the role of patient preferences surrounding elective induction of labor prior to 39 weeks gestation” (K12, Comparative Effectiveness Research).
Erten-Lyons, Deniz, “Genetics and Healthy Brain Aging” (VA CDA-2).
Fair, Damien, “Functional circuits as endophenotype in ADHD” (K99, NIH/NIMH).
Friedlander, Joel, “Improving Pediatric Informed Consent and Assent Through Shared Decision Making” (K12, Comparative Effectiveness Research).
Hartung, Daniel, “Comparative Effectiveness of Atypical Antipsychotic Drug Policies” (K12, Comparative Effectiveness Research).
King, Laurie, “Effects of Physical Therapy in Chronic Neurologic Populations” (First R01 equivalent Foundation for Physical Therapy).
Konrad-Martin, Dawn, “Determinants of Word Recognition Speed in Older Listeners” (VA CDTA).
Kruer, Michael, “Novel gene discovery to characterize fundamental mechanisms of neurodegeneration” (CDA - American Academy of Neurology Clinical Research Training Fellowship).
Lancioni, Christina, “MTB directly regulates human CD4+ T cell activation” (K08, NIH/NIAID).
Lee, Christopher, “Gender Differences in Multi-Dimensional Symptoms Experienced by Adults with Heart Failure” (K12, BIRCWH).
Lin, Mike, “Endothelial SK3 Channel Modulation of EDHF is Estrogen Regulated” (K99, NIH/NHLBI).
McBride, Jodi, “RNAI Therapy for Huntingtons Disease: Safety and Efficacy in the Nonhuman Primate” (K99, NIH/NINDS).
Naugler, Willscott, “Role of Bile Acids in Initiation of Liver Regeneration” (K08, NIH/NIDDK).
Nielson, Carrie, “Urine-Plasma-Serum Pyrophosphate Pilot Study” (K12, BIRCWH).
Peterson, Amie, “The Effects of Vitamin D on Balance in Parkinson's Disease” (VA CDA).
Salinthone, Sonemany, “Anti-inflammatory role of LA in MS” (VA CDA-2).
Shafran, Izhak, “Assessing Brain Function and Engagement” (K25, NIH/NIA).
Simpson, Eric, “Prevention study for atopic dermatitis” (K23, NIH/NIAMS).
Spain, Rebecca, “Lipoic acid for neuroprotection in secondary progressive MS” (VA CDA-2).
Tyner, Jeffrey, “ROR1 as a Therapeutic Target in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia” (K99, NIH/NCI).
Weiss, Jessica, “Characterization and Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in the Very Elderly” (K12, Comparative Effectiveness Research).
Wilson (Long), Anna, “Parent and Teen Health Study” (K23, NIH/NICHD).
Anderson, Valerie, “Quantitative Measurement of Cerebrovascular Permeability in Early Dementia” (K25, NIH/NIA).
Barnes, Anthony, “The Role of LKB1 in the Specification of Neuronal Polarity” (K01, NIH/NIMH).
Billings, Curtis, “Neural Encoding of Signals in Noise Effects of Hearing Impairment” (VA CDA-1).
Broberg, Craig, “Heart Failure in Congenital Heart Disease” (K23, NIH/NHLBI).
Dodge, Hiroko, “Patterns and Predictors of Normal Cognitive Aging” (K01, NIH/NIA).
Ford, Christopher, “Mechanisms of Dopamine Transmission in the VTA.” (K99, NIH/NIDA).
Grigsby, Peta, “Compartmental analysis of proteomic biomarkers during intra-uterine infections” (R00 NIH/NICHD).
Jonker, Sonnet, “Transfusion During Pregnancy: Fetal Cardiovascular Recovery Following Chronic Anemia” (K12, BIRCWH).
Kalpathy-Cramer, Jayashree, “Clinical Image Retrieval: User needs assessment, toolbox development & evaluation” (K99, NIH/NLM).
Kim, Antony, “The Evolution of Endocardial Thrombosis in Heart Failure” (K08, NIH/NIHLBI).
Lewis, Michele, “Spouse's effect on counseling to improve patient satisfaction with hearing aids” (VA CDA-2).
Li, Geng-Lin, “Auditory coding at the hair cell ribbon synapse” (K99, NIH/NIDCD).
MacDonald, Kelvin, “Pre-Clinical Assay of Prostone Compounds in Cystic Fibrosis” (K12, Oregon Child Health Research Center).
Matthews, Annette, “Smoking and bipolar disorder” (VA CDA-2).
Morgan, Terrence, “Elevated Angiotensinogen Expression and Fetal Programming in Mice” (K12, BIRCWH).
Nonas, Stephanie, “The Role of Cyclooxygenase 2 in Mechanical Stress-Indused Lung Injury” (K08, NIH/NHLBI).
Purdy, Georgiana, “Mycobacterial genes mediating resistance to bactericidal ubiquitin peptides” (K22, NIH/NIAID).
Roepke, Troy, “Estrogen regulation of channels involved in the control of energy homeostasis” (K99, NIH/NIDDK).
Bowman, Gene, “Platform for nutrition therapy in Alzheimer's” (K23, NIH/NCCAM).
Broberg, Craig, “Heart Failure in Congenital Heart Disease” (CDA - American Heart Association).
Buckley, David, “Cancer Control for Disabled Adults in Rural Primary Care” (CDA - American Cancer Society).
Chadderdon, Scott, “Assessing Vascular Imaging & Remodeling w/Molecular Imaging on Obese Primates” (CDA - American Heart Association).
Chang, Bill, “To Understand the Mechanisms of Resistance and to Develop New Targets for Therapy in Pediatric Ph+ Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia?” (K12, Oregon Child Health Research Center).
Chia, Dennis, “Mechanisms of IGF-I gene transcriptional activation by growth hormone signaling” (K12, Oregon Child Health Research Center).
Chu, Cong-Qiu, “Positive and Negative Regulation of IL-17 in Experimental Arthritis” (K08, NIH/NIAMSD).
Darnall, Beth, “Pain and Immunity” (K12, BIRCWH).
Grigsby, Peta, “Compartmental analysis of proteomic biomarkers during intra-uterine infections” (K99, NIH/NICHD).
Litvack, Jamie, “Role of Depression in the Outcomes of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery” (CDA - American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head/Neck Surgery Foundation).
Loftis, Jennifer, “Prophylactic Antidepressant Treatment” (VA CDA-2).
McCormick, James, “Analysis of distal convoluted tubule function in vivo” (K01, NIH/NIDDK).
McGregor, Jessina, “Antibiotic resistance surveillance to improve empiric therapy in outpatients” (KL2, NIH/NCRR (OCTRI)).
Messamore, Erik, “Niacin Subsensitivity as a Schizophrenia Endophenotype” (VA CDA-2).
Molis, Michelle, “Improving Vowel Perception by Hearing-Impaired Listeners” (VA CDA).
Morasco, Benjamin, “Chronic Pain and Hepatitis C” (K23, NIH/NIDA).
Nolt, Dawn, “Characterization of the phagosome during Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection” (K08, NIH/NIAID).
Nyendak, Melissa, “Definition of Human Immunodominant CD8 Antigens in Tuberculosis” (KL2, NIH/NCRR (OCTRI)).
Obhrai, Jagdeep, “Activation of the alloimmune response” (K08 NIH/NIAID).
O'Rourke, Robert, “Tissue Inflammation and Immunologic Function in Human Obesity” (K08 NIH/NIDDK).
Poehlein, Christian, “Characterizing and Regulating Tumor-induced Regulatory T Cells” (K22 NIH/NCI).
Rieckmann, Traci, “Adoption of Evidence-Based Practices in Substance Abuse Treatment” (K23 NIH/NIDA).
Shin, Jung Bum, “Dynamics of Hair Bundle Proteins” (K99, NIH/NIDCD).
Singh, Satinder, “Transport and Inhibition in a Biogenic Amine Transporter” (K99, NIH/NIMH).
Taylor, Jason, “Genetic modification of macaque T-cells w/foamy viral vectors for HIV model” (K08, NIH/NIAID).
Wahbeh, Helane, “Mechanistic pathways for mindfulness meditation in PTSD” (K01, NIH/NCCAM).
Winthrop, Kevin, “Mycobacterial disease prevention: pharmacovigilance and inflammatory disease” (K08, AHRQ).
Wu, Wendy, “Ovarian hormone deficiency reduces intrinsic excitability and abolishes acute estrogen sensitivity in hippocampal CA1 pyramidal neurons.” (K12, BIRCWH).
Alumkal, Joshi, “The Elucidation of Clinically Significant Mechanisms of Gene Silencing” (KL2, NIH/NCRR (OCTRI)).
Barrett, Thomas, “Expression of GRK3 and Association with Bipolar Disorder” (K08, NIH/NINDS).
Chia, Dennis, “Mechanisms of IGF-I gene transcriptional activation by growth hormone signaling” (K08, NIH/NIDDK).
Ford, Matthew, “Nicotine Modulation of Ethanol Consumption and Discrimination” (K01, NIH/NIAAA).
Frias, Antonio, “Maternal high-fat diet disturbs uteroplacental hemodynamics and increases the frequency of stillbirth in a nonhuman primate model of excess nutrition” (K12, WRHR).
Gallun, Frederick, “Modeling Auditory Integration in People with Impaired Hearing” (VA CDA-2).
Gold, Marielle, “Lung Epithelial Cell Immunity to Mycobacterium Tuberculosis.” (VA CDA).
Gregg, Jessica, “Health Beliefs, Acculturation, Pap Smears among Latinos from Mexico” (KL2, NIH/NCRR (OCTRI)).
Huckans, Marilyn, “Cognitive and Cortical Effects of Hepatitis C and Interferon Therapy” (VA CDA).
Korthuis, Philip, “Quality Outcomes for Patients with Drug Abuse and HIV” (K23, NIH/NIDA).
Newgard, Craig, “Improving Prehospital Trauma Triage: cost-effective and efficient mechanism” (CDA - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation).
Nguyen-Huynh, Anh, “Meniere's Disease” (KL2, NIH/NCRR (OCTRI)).
Chung, Kathryn, “Quantification of Levodopa Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson Disease” (VA CDA).
DeVoe, Jennifer, “Oregon Children's Access to Healthcare Survey (CAHS)” (K08, AHRQ).
Erten-Lyons, Deniz, “Genetics and Healthy Brain Aging” (VA RCD).
Gillingham, Melanie, “Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders & Body Weight Regulation” (K01, NIH/NIDDK).
Goy, Elizabeth, “Parkinson Disease at the end of life: Symptoms, Needs, and Mortality” (VA CDA).
Haney, Elizabeth, “Clinical Implications of Serotonin in Bone” (K23, NIH/NIAMS).
Klopfenstein, Bethany, “Cortisol Regulation in PCOS” (K23, NiH/NCRR).
Konrad-Martin, Dawn, “Determinants of Word Recognition Speed in Older Listeners” (VA ARCD).
McEvoy, Cynthia, “In-Utero Smoke, Vitamin C and Newborn Lung Function” (K23, NIH/NHLBI).
Nagel, Bonnie, “Neurocognition and Brain Development in Youth” (K08, NIH/NINDS).
Wisdom, Jennifer, “Adolescent Recovery from Drug Abuse” (K23, NIH/NIDA).
Zhang, Zili, “IL-23, ThIL-17, and Uveitis” (K08, NIH/NEI).
Bryant, Damani, “Estrogen Receptor Ligands and Neuroprotective Therapy” (K12, BIRCWH).
Dobscha, Steven, “Co-occurring Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care” (VA CDA).
Dorr, David, “Enhancing Guidelines with Collaborative Care Agents” (K22, NIH/NLM).
Elsas, Siegward, “Complementary behavioral treatment approaches to epilepsy” (K23, NIH/NCCAM).
Fromme, Erik, “Systematic Approaches to Supportive Care in Prostate CA” (K07, NIH/NCI).
Gold, Jeffrey, “Role of CD40 in sepsis induced lung injury” (K08, NIH/NIHLBI).
Kurre, Peter, “Genetic targeting of proviral integration in stem cells” (K08, NIH/NHLBI).
Landry, Gregory, “Functional Outcome of Critical Limb Ischemia” (K23, NIH/NHLBI).
Lewis, Michele, “Spouse's effect on counseling to improve patient satisfaction with hearing aids” (VA RCC).
Madison, Dana, “Transcriptional Repression by CtBP at the p21 Promoter” (K08, NIH/NCI).
Meyers, Gabrielle, “Clonal Evolution and Dominance in PNH” (K23, NIH/NCRR).
Nemecek, Eneida, “Radioimmunotherapy of high-risk AML in first remission” (K23, NIH/NCI).
Nicolaidis, Christina, “Developing an Abuse-Sensitive Depression Care Model” (K23, NIH/NIMH).
Song, Howard, “Interventions to Improve Cardiovascular Surgical Outcomes” (K12, BIRCWH).
Tshala-Katumbay, Daniel, “Toxic Probes of Axonopathy” (K01, NIH/NINDS).
Yadav, Vijayshree, “Lipoic acid in MS” (K23, NIH/NCCAM).
Edelman, Alison, “Oral Contraceptive Efficacy and Body Weight” (K12, WRHR).
Jobe, Blair, “Screening for Barrett's Esophagus in Otolaryngology Patients” (K23, NIH/NIDDK).
Kuehl, Kerry, “Health Promotion Intervention:Sedentary Care Patients” (K23, NIH/NCRR).
LeBlanc, Erin, “Estradiol Fluctuation pilot” (K23, NIH/NCRR).
Lee, Ellen, “In vivo imaging of corneal inflammation” (K08, NIH//NEI).
Mansberger, Steven, “The Northwest Tribal Vision Project” (K23, NIH/NEI).
Misra, Sahana, “Influence of Mood State on Capacity to Consent to Research in Bipolar Patients” (VA RCD).
Pereira, Leonardo, “Proteomic Analysis of Maternal Serum for Prediction of Preterm Delivery” (K12, WRHR).
Shinto, Lynne, “Fish oil as therapy for depression in MS” (K23, NIH/NCCAM).
Silbert, Lisa, “Effects of White Matter Change on Cognitive Processing Speed” (K23, NIH/NIA).
Emens, Jonathan, “Circadian Genetics of Sighted Morning and Evening Types and Blind Free Runners” (K23, NIH/NCRR).
Le, Dai-Trang, “The Role of Adenosine in Chronic Ischemic Cardiomyopathy” (K08, NIH/NHLBI).
Shannon, Jackilen, “Dietary fatty acid intake, COX-2 expression and risk of prostate cancer” (K22, NIH/NCI).
Selden, Nathan, “Purinergic control of medullary pain modulation” (K08, NIH/NINDS).