Past Career Development Award Recipients



Noran E. Shumway Career Development Award

Julien Guihaire, MD, PhD
Marie Lannelongue Hospital, Le Plessis Robinson, France
"Metabolic Profiling of Cardiac Allografts in a Porcine Model of Organ Donation After Circulatory Death"

Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award

Daniel Calabrese, MD
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
"Targeting Antibody-Dependent NK Cell-Mediated Rejection Pathways in Lung Allograft Recipients"


Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award

David Schibilsky, MD
University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
"Automated Controlled Ex-Vivo Normothermic Perfusion (ac-EVP) of the Heart and Organ Protection by Carbon-Monoxide Application"

Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award

Brian Wong, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
"The Role of Metabolic Regulation of Lymphangiogenesis and Lymphatic Function in Lung Transplantation"


Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award
(supported by a gift from Enduring Hearts)

Nicole Valenzuela, PhD, D(ABHI)
UCLA Immunogenetics Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Defining Tissue-Resident Endothelial Heterogeneity and Plasticity after Inflammatory Insult in Solid Organ Transplantation"

Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award

Keki Baslara, MD
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA
"Innate Immune Mechanisms of Myocardial Inflammation Following Transplantation"


Stephen Juvet, MD, PhD, FRCPC
University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
"Multidimensional Analysis of Alloreactivity and Intragraft Cellular Immunity in Human Lung Allograft Rejection"


Xingan Wang, MD, PhD
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
"The Role of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps on Lung Transplant Tolerance"


Keshava Rajagopal, MD, PhD
University of Maryland SoM and Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
"Impact of mechanical loading on cardiac stem cell function in heart failure"


Tereza Martinu, MD, PhD
Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
"Importance of IL-17 In Post-Transplant Airway Fibrosis"


Sonja Schrepfer, MD, PhD
University Heart Center Hamburg, Germany
"Understanding the Immunobiology of Pluripotent Stem Cell Transplantation"


Glen Westall, MD, PhD
Alfred Hospital, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
"Ex-Vivo Assessment of Pulmonary Xenografts"


Dennis A. Wigle, MD, PhD
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
"Targeted Lung Regeneration from an Understanding of Cell Specification in the Developing Lung"


Alan M. Ramirez, MD
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
"Airway Myofibroblast Differentiation in Obliterative Bronchiolitis"


Anthony Azakie, MD
University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
"Bioengineering Cardiac Myoblasts"


Gordon D. Wu, MD
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
"Mechanism of Graft Tissue Response to Alloanitbody Injury"