CHD Research Funded in Pennsylvania

Karl Degenhardt, M.D.
Environmental and Genetic interactions in Congenital Heart Disease
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount Awarded 2016  – $99,290
Robert Levy, M.D.
“Oxidate Damage to Bioprosthetic Heart Valves – Mechanisms & Prevention”
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount Awarded: 2013 – $91,049
Amount Awarded: 2014 – $91,049

Andrew C. Glatz, M.D.
Efficacy and durability of embolization of systemic-to-pulmonary collateral vessels in superior cavo-pulmonary connection patients prior to Fontan completion
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount Awarded: 2012 – $72,719
Amount Awarded: 2014 – $76,677

 Meryl Cohen, MD
“Hepatic  Function in Single Ventricle Congenital Heart Disease Before and After the Fontan Operation”
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount Awarded: 2011 – $49,047

Julie A. Brothers, M.D.
“Determining the Natural and ‘Unnatural’ History of Anomalous Aortic Origin of a Coronary Artery with an Interarterial Course (AAOCA): A Multi-Institutional Study”
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount Awarded: 2008 – $50,000
Amount Awarded: 2009 – $50,000

Alvin Chin, M.D.
“Identification and Analysis of Zebrafish Models of Heterotaxy Syndrome”
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Amount Awarded – 2001: $100,000

Lazaros Kockhilas, M.D.
“Molecular Regulation of Neural Crest Contribution in the Developing Cardiac Outflow Tract”
The University of Pennsylvania, PA
Amount Awarded: 2001 – $45,000
Amount Awarded: 2000 – $41,400

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