From 2008-2014, the CTSI competitively awarded 125 pilot grants totaling $2.2 million to assist investigators and trainees in the development of pilot data to demonstrate the feasibility of new approaches for research and care that can be translated into external funding applications. Following their pilot awards, recipients have published 856 papers, had 209 protocols approved by the IRB, and received 601 external grants with funding of $101.7 million.
See a list below of the recipients of CTSI Pilot Project Awards since 2008. Funding is typically made in three categories: Trainees, Junior Faculty, and Novel Methods and Technologies. Occasionally special categories are added for a particular funding cycle. In each case, awards are for one year. Due to the number of major initiatives funded late in 2009, no awards were made during calendar year 2010.
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Previous Pilot Project Awardees
|Christopher R. Cogle, MD||Oncology||Medicine||2019||UF Informatics Institute-CTSI||Predicting Cancer Occurrence by Unorthodox Reinforcement Learning and AI Policies|
|Yan Gong, PhD||Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research||Pharmacy||2019||UF Informatics Institute-CTSI||Toward Prevention of Cardiotoxicity in Cancer: A Multimodal Approach Leveraging Genomics, Images and Clinical Data|
|Haesuk Park, PhD||Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy||Pharmacy||2019||UF Informatics Institute-CTSI||Using Machine Learning to Predict Direct-Acting Antiviral Treatment Failure in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection|
|Edward Phelps, PhD||Biomedical Engineering||Engineering||2019||Jr. Faculty||Placental Derived Exosomes for Beta Cell Proliferation|
|Sarah Kim, PhD||Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology||Pharmacy||2019||Jr. Faculty||Optimizing Clinical Trial Designs Using Imaging Data for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy|
|Zheng Wang, PhD||Occupational Therapy||Public Health and Health Professions||2019||Jr. Faculty||Novel Pediatric Friendly Approaches to the Assessment of Masticatory Ability in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)|
|Meredith Berry, PhD||Health Education and Behavior||Health and Human Performance||2019||Jr. Faculty||The Potential of Oxytocin to Simultaneously Reduce Opioid Abuse Liability and Pain|
|Rebecca Willcocks, PhD||Physical Therapy||Public Health and Health Professions||2019||Jr. Faculty||Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Bone Fragility in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy|
|Eric Coker, PhD||Environmental and Global Health||Public Health and Health Professions||2019||Jr. Faculty||Utilizing the OneFlorida Data Trust to Examine the Ecological Relationship Between Acute Ambient Air Pollution levels and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Admissions|
|Yong Huang, PhD||Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering||Engineering||2019||Jr. Faculty||Biofabrication of Perfusable Tumor Model for Drug Screening Applications|