Grant Recipients



Grant recipients will be posted here for yearly-awarded grants.

2016
ARS New Investigator Grants
Do-Yeon Cho
University of Alabama
Controlled Ciprofloxacin and Ivacaftor Delivery via Sinus Stent
($25,000)

Adam DeConde
University of California San Diego
Group 2 innate lymphocytes in aspirin exacerbated chronic rhinosinusitis

ARS Resident Research Grants ($8,000)
Ashton Lehmann
Massachussettes Eye & Ear
"Periostin as a Biomarker for Chronic Rhinosinusitis"

Robert Taylor
Medical University of South Carolina
"Steroid Resistance in CRS Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells"

2015
ARS New Investigator Award:
No Recipeint

ARS Resident Research Grant
Carol Yan, MD University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA
Elucidating gram-positive factors stimulating T2R sinonasal innate defense
($8,000)

ARS Resident Research Grant  
Arjun Parasher, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York NY
The Role of Doxycycline in Severe Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps
($8,000)

2014


ARS New Investigator Award
Justin Turner, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Pro-inflammatory Mediators Alter Expression of NF-Kappa B-Regulating Deubiquitinases in Sinonasal Epithelial Cells ($25,000)

ARS Resident Research Grants
Nyall London, MD
John Hopkins University
($8,000)

ARS/AAOA Research Grant
Zachary Soler, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Sleep Dysfunction in Chronic Rhinosinusisits ($20,000)


2013

ARS New Investigator Award
Nithin Adappa, MD
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
T2R38 Polymorphisms is a disease modifier in CF CRS ($25,000)

ARS Resident Research Grants
Adam Kimple, MD
University of North Carolina
Regulator of G-Protein Signaling-22: A Putative Regulator of Motile Cilia ($8,000)

Sarah Novis, MD
University of Michigan
Variations in Antibiotic Usage for the Treatment of Acute Sinusitis ($8,000)



2012


ARS New Investigator Award
Benjamin Bleier, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA
Project: MDR1/P-gp Overexpression and Negative Feedback Insensitivity in CRSwNP ($25,000)

ARS Resident Research Grants
Adrienne M. Laury, MD 
Emory University, Atlanta, GA 
Project: Periostin and RANKL Expression in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis ($8,000)

Henry P. Barham, MD
University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Project: Periostin and RANKL Expression in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis ($8,000) 

2011
ARS New Investigator Award
Holly Boyer, M.D.
University of Minnesota
"Office Sclerotherapy for epistaxis due to hereditary hemorrhagic telangectasia"


Resident Research Grants

Nicholas Sorrell, M.D.
"Manuka Honey for Management of CRS - an in vitro and in vivo analysis"
($8,000)

Samuel Oyer, M.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
"Inflammatory role of fibroblasts in chronic rhinosinusitis"
($8,000)




2010

2010 Resident Research Grants
"Nasal packing as a drug-delivery system post-operatively in chronic sinusitis"
$8,000
Garrett Griffin, MD
University of Michigan

"Inflammatory cytokine modulation of sinonasal ciliary dynamics"
$8,000
Jessica Shen, MD
University of Pennsylvania

"Single vs. combined anti-leukotriene therapy in the treatment of CRS"
$8,000
Marika Russell, MD
University of California, San Francisco

2010 New Investigator Award
"Characterization of human sinonasal intercellular junctional proteins"
$25,000
Sarah Wise, M.D.
Emory University



2009

2009 New Investigator Award
"Novel Flavonoid Compounds for Cystic Fibrosis Chronic Rhinosinusitis"
$25,000
Brad Woodworth, M.D.

"Mucin Expression in Paranasal Respiratory Epithelial Cell Culture"
$16,000
David Poetker, M.D.



2008

2008 Resident Research Grant
"Microarray Analysis of Chronic Rhinosinusitis"
$8,000
Frederick Roedinger, MD
University of California San Fransisco School of Medicine

2008 Resident Research Grant
"Mechanisms of B-cell Recruitment in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps"
$8,000
Monica Patadia, MD
Northwestern University School of Medicine

2008 New Investigator Award
"The Role of Epithelial Cells in Chronic Rhinosinusitis"
$25,000
Bradley Otto, MD
University of Pittburgh Medical Center



2007

2007 Resident Research Grant
"Virtual Surgical Rehearsal for Pre-op Planning in Frontal Recess Sinus Surgery"
$8000
Sachin Parikh, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine

2007 Resident Research Grant
"In Vivo Laser Tissue Welding in the Rabbit Paranasal Sinus"
$8000
Benjamin Bleier, MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

2007 New Investigator Award
"Regulatory T-cells in Chronic Rhinosinusitis"
$25,000
Jayant Pinto, MD
University of Chicago School of Medicine



2006

2006 Resident Research Grant
"The Electro-olfactogram in the Diagnosis of Olfactory Dysfunction"
$8000
Sumana Jothi, MD
University of California San Diego School of Medicine

2006 Resident Research Grant
"The role of Non-IgE Inflammatory Pathways in Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis"
$8000
Amber Luong, MD
University of Texas Southwestern


2005

2005 Resident Research Grant
"Role of Toll-like Receptors in Chronic Sinusitis"
$8000
Murugappan Ramanathan Jr, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

2005 Resident Research Grant
"Nasal Airway Physiology During Stages of Sleep"
$8000
Luc G. T. Morris, MD
New York University School of Medicine



Revised 09/21/2017
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