Model-Based Decisions in Sepsis (MODS)
A team of University of Pittsburgh researchers including McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty members recently received funding for an R01 proposal from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The title of the proposal is “Model-Based Decisions in Sepsis (MODS)” and the amount is $800,000 of direct costs through 2018. The team (in alphabetical order) includes:
- Derek Angus, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Critical Care Medicine and Director of CRISMA (Clinical Research, Investigation, and Systems Modeling of Acute Illnesses) Center at the University of Pittsburgh (co-principal investigator)
- Gilles Clermont, MD, Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Medical Director of the Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling at the University of Pittsburgh (principal investigator)
- Robert Parker, PhD, Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, and Member of the Molecular Therapeutics and Drug Discovery Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (co-principal investigator)
- Francis Pike, PhD, Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh (co-principal investigator)
- David Swigon, PhD, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and an Associate Member in the Department of Computational Biology, University of Pittsburgh (co-principal investigator)
The Research Project (R01) grant is an award made to support a discrete, specified, circumscribed project to be performed by the named investigator(s) in an area representing the investigator’s specific interest and competencies, based on the mission of the NIH.