Research

Research

Past Research

88 percent

of past AST grant recipients are still involved in transplantation

92 percent

of past AST grant recipients are still involved in research

82 percent

of past AST grant recipients say their AST grant had a significant impact on their career

33 percent

of recipients received an NIH K-series grant for the same project

received an NIH R01 for the same project

2020

Career Development Grants

AST Research Network/Gift of Life Faculty Development Clinical Science Research Grant Dr. Shaifali Sandal, MD
McGill University
Research Title: Identifying System-Level Barriers to Living Donor Kidney Transplantation: A Comparative Case Analysis
AST Research Network/Bristol Myers Squibb Faculty Development Basic Science Research Grant Dr. Qing Ding, MD PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Research Title: The Regulatory Role of Plasma Cells (as IL-10+ PCregs) is Counterbalanced by a NOVEL Inflammatory Role (as IL-17+ PCeff)
AST Research Network/Mallinckrodt Faculty Development Clinical Science Research Grant Dr. Michaela Anderson, MD MS
Columbia University
Research Title: Visceral Adipose Tissue and Frailty in Advanced Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
AST Research Network/Robert P. and Mariana R. Scripps Family Foundation in memory of Adam R. Scripps Fellowship Clinical Science Research Grant Dr. Ana Catalina Alvarez Elias, MD, MSc
The Hospital for Sick Children
Research Title: Association of Calcineurin Inhibitors with Chronic Kidney Disease after Non-Renal Solid Organ Transplantation in Children
AST Research Network/CSL Behring Fellowship Basic Science Research Grant Dr. Yang Yang, PhD
McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center
Research Title: Role of Eosinophils in Tissue Repair after Hepatic ischemia Reperfusion Injury
AST Research Network Fellowship Basic Science Research Grant
Dr. John Choi, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Research Title: Novel Role of Qa-1, a Murine Homolog of HLA-E, in Controlling Follicular Helper T Cells during Alloimmune Response