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Department of Pediatrics

Grants

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Carol J. Baker, M.D.

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Title: Vaccine treatment and evaluation units: Evaluation of control measures against diseases other than AIDS
Funding Agency: NIH-NIAID
Role: Co-Investigator

Title: Strengthening the evidence base: Epidemiology and laboratory capacity for infectious diseases (ELC) rotavirus vaccine effectiveness
Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Role: Co-Investigator

Title: Project to evaluate hepatitis B vaccine-induced immunity among US-born adolescents who received hepatitis B primary vaccination series during early childhood
Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Role: Co-Investigator

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Allison Bartlett, M.D.

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Title: Role of the Staphylococcus aureus adhesion molecule SdrD in attachment and invasive disease
Funding Agency: NIAID/NIH (K08)
Mentor: Mangnus Hook, Ph.D.

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C. Mary Healy, M.D.

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Title: The cocoon strategy: Preventing severe and fatal pertussis in infants through family immunization
Funding Agency: Baylor/Methodist Community Health Fund Children's Health Fund, Harris Health System
Role: Principal Investigator

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Kristina G. Hulten, Ph.D.

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Title: Toxin expression in community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus
Funding Agency: Curtis & Doris K. Hankamer Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator

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Sheldon L. Kaplan, M.D.

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Title: Probing the human virome for the etiology of Kawasaki disease in children
Funding Agency: Gulf Coast Collaborative Research
Role: Principal Investigator

Title: The United States Pediatric Multi-Center Pneumococcal Surveillance Study Group
Funding Agency: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Role: Principal Investigator

Title: Prevention of recurrent CA-Staphylococcus infections in children
Funding Agency: Thrasher Foundation
Role: Principal Investigator

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Katherine Y. King M.D., Ph.D.

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Title: The role of interferon-gamma in the regulation of hematopoietic stem cells
Funding Agency: NHLBI/NIH (K08)
Mentor: Margaret Goodell, Ph.D.

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Flor Munoz, M.D.

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Title: Vaccine and treatment evaluation units: Evaluation of control measures against diseases other than AIDS
Funding Agency: (Contract NIH-NIAID-DMID-08-03 )

Title: Maternal immunization with Tdap and effect on infant responses to DTaP vaccination
Role: Site Principal Investigator

Title: CMV vaccine in adolescent females
Role: Site Principal Investigator

Title: Novel H1N2 influenza vaccine in pediatrics – concomitant vs. sequential administration with TIV
Role: Site Principal Investigator

Title: Crossover rotavirus vaccine study
Role: Site Principal Investigator

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Debra Palazzi, M.D.

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Title: Epidemiology and risk factors for Candida non-albicans fungemia in the pediatric population
Funding Agency: Merck
Role: Principal Investigator

Title: Phase 1, open-label study of the safety and pharmacokinetics of repeated-dose micafungin in children (2-5 years and 6-11 years) and adolescents (12-16 years) with esophageal candidiasis or other invasive candidiasis
Funding Agency: Astellas, Pharma, US, Inc.
Role: Principal Investigator

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Pedro A. Piedra, M.D.

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Title: Control of epidemic influenza
Funding Agency: MedImmune
Role: Principal Investigator

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Jesus G. Vallejo, M.D.

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Title: Role of toll-like receptors 3 and 4 in viral heart disease
Funding Agency: NHLB/NIH (R01)
Role: Principal Investigator

Title: Role of TLR3-TRIF variants in host susceptibility to viral myocarditis
Funding Agency: NHLB/NIH (R21)
Role: Principal Investigator