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asthma and allergic and immunologic disease

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Currently Funded Awards

During 2019, the AAAAI Foundation will support 11 grants totaling over $680,000. The support for these multi-year awards is only possible through continued support from our donors. Consider making a gift today to help support continued research in the A/I field.

Matthew C. Altman, MD, MPhil
Maria J. Gutierrez, MD
Paul J. Maglione, MD, PhD
Caroline L. Sokol, MD, PhD
Lori Broderick, MD, PhD
Sarah E. Henrickson, MD, PhD
Adora A. Lin, MD, PhD
Lora G. Bankova, MD
Kirsten Kloepfer, MD, MS
Timothy P. Moran, MD, PhD
Kimberly Blumenthal, MD, MSc
Andrew Lindsley, MD, PhD

 

















Matthew C. Altman, MD, MPhil
University of Washington
Regulatory Circuits Between Antiviral Type I Interferon and Th2-Type Inflammation in Pediatric Asthma
Award Term: July 2019 - June 2022

 

















Maria J. Gutierrez, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Antibody Secreting Cell Dysfunction and Infection Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Award Term: July 2019 - June 2022

 
















Paul J. Maglione, MD, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine
How B Cell Developmental Defects Shape Manifestations of Common Variable Immunodeficiency
Award Term: July 2019 - June 2022

 




















Caroline L. Sokol, MD, PhD
The AAAAI Foundation & Dr. Donald Y. M. Leung/ JACI Editors Faculty Development Award
Massachusetts General Hospital Allergy Associates
Innate Immune Control of Th2 Differentiation
Award Term: July 2019 - June 2022

 


Lori Broderick, MD, PhD

UC San Diego
Project: “Molecular Mechanisms of Immunodysregulatory Disorders”
Award Term: July 2018-June 2021

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Broderick.

 


Sarah E. Henrickson, MD, PhD

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Project: “Defining Exhaustion and Immunometabolic Alterations in Primary Immunodeficiency”
Award Term: July 2018-June 2021

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Henrickson.

 


Adora A. Lin, MD, PhD
Children’s National Medical Center
Project: “Elucidation of the Role of B Cells in Food Allergy, Sensitization, and Tolerance”
Award Term: July 2018-June 2021

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Lin.

 

Want to learn more about our 2018 Award Recipients? Click here to read an editorial on our awardees from the July 2018 edition of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

 



2017 - Lora G. Bankova, MD

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Project: "A Novel Cysteinyl Leukotriene Pathway for Control of Epithelial Cell Differentiation and Function"
Award Term: July 2017 - June 2020

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Bankova.

 



2017 - Kirsten Kloepfer, MD, MS
Indiana University
Project: “Microbial Influence on Airway Function and Inflammation”
Award Term: July 2017 - June 2020

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Kloepfer.

 



2017 - Timothy P. Moran, MD, PhD
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Project: "Role of Neuropilin-2 in Allergic Asthma Pathogenesis
Award Term: July 2017 - June 2020

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Moran.

 

Want to learn more about our 2017 Award Recipients? Click here to read an editorial on our awardees from the August 2017 edition of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

 











2016 - Kimberly Blumenthal, MD, MSc
The AAAAI Foundation & Dr. Phillip Lieberman Faculty Development Award
Massachusetts General Hospital
Project: “New Approaches to Beta-Lactam Allergy Research”
Award term: July 2016 - June 2019

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Blumenthal.

 











2016 - Andrew Lindsley, MD, PhD
The AAAAI Foundation & Dr. Donald Y. M. Leung/JACI Editors Faculty Development Award
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Project: “ORMDL3 Enhances Macrophage Function in Asthma Pathogenesis”
Award term: July 2016 - June 2019

Click here to read our interview with Dr. Lindsley.