Grant Award Recipients

2012

ASPO $20,000
Jordan Virbalas
Evaluation of the CYP2D6 gene in a diverse urban population 

ASPO $20,000
Erin Kirkham
Assessment and Validation of Lymphatic Malformation Functional Assessment

 

2011

ASPO $20,000
Joseph Haddad, Jr., MD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Identification of Genes Associated with Familial Non-syndromic Cleft Lip/Palate

ASPO $20,000
Marci Lesperance, MD, MS
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Development of a Cost Effective Algorithm for Evaluation of Genetic Hearing Loss

 

2010

ASPO $20,000
Albert Park, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Vaccination Strategy for Congenital CMV Sensorineural Hearing Loss

ASPO $20,000
Jennifer Mulligan, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Contribution of Vitamin D Deficiency to Immune Dysfunction in Children with CRS

 

2009

ASPO $15,000
Garani Nadaraja, MD
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Mechanisms of Aminoglycoside Upake in Murine Hair Cells

ASPO $15,000
Johannes Grimmer, MD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Determining if Mutation in Region 7q32 is the Genetic Cause of PHACES Syndrome

Daiichi $5,000
Scott Brietzke, MD
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, North Potomac, MD
Objective Analysis of Pediatric Snoring Before and After Adenotonsillectomy 

 

2008

ASPO $10,000
Randall Harris, PhD
Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC
Genetics of Moraxella Catarrhalis Resistance to Human Antimicrobial Peptides

ASPO $10,000
Philip Zald, MD
Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
Innate Immune Response Gene Polymorphisms in Otitis Media

ASPO $10,000
Scott Stephan, MD
The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Repair of Facial Critical Size Defect Using Injectable Tissue Engineered Bone

Daiichi $5,000
Shelby Leuin, MD
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
In Vivo Optical Microscopy of the Pediatric Vocal Fold

 

2007

ASPO $15,000
Sung K. Moon, MD, PhD
House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Role of Spiral Ligament Fibrocyte in Otitis Media-Induced Inner Ear Inflammation

ASPO $15,000
David Hartemink, MD
Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, Wi
Gene Expression in the Middle Ear Epithelium o f the Chincilla

DAIICHI $5,000
Samuel Ostrower, MD
Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY
Genetic Changes in the Pharyngeal Mucosa of Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

 

2006

CORE $15,000
Minali Amin, MD
Children’s Hospital of Boston
The Effects of Gastro-Esophageal Acid Suppression on Post Tonsillectomy Pain

CORE $7,500
Henry C. Ou, MD
University of Washington
Development of a Standardized Scale for Ototoxicity

ASPO $7,500
Jason Mangiardi, MD
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Comparison of Polysomnography Outcomes for Microdebrider Assisted Partial Intracapsular Tonsillectomy Versus Total Tonsillectomy

DAIICHI $5,000
Greg Licameli, MD
Children’s Hospital of Boston
Establishing and Normalizing Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMPs) in the Pediatric Population

 

2005

ASPO $10,000
Minka Latrice Schofield, MD
Columbus Children’s Research Institute
Development of a Rat Model of Lymphatic Malformations

CORE $5,000
Thuy Phung, MD, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Role of mTOR in the Pathogenesis of Infant Hemangioma

DAIICHI $5,000
Albert H. Park, MD
University of Utah
Development of Biofilm Resistant Ventilation Tubes

ASPO GRANT VIA CORE/AAO-HNSF $15,000
Rebecca S. Stone, MD
Boston Medical Center Corporation
OSD inFTT: Prevalence and Growth Effects of Tonsillectomy