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Fisher Center Discovery Program Award Winners

The Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases recently awarded grants to JHU faculty.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, proposals were solicited for both environmental infectious diseases and SARS-CoV-2.  The Fisher Center is directed by Dr. Paul G. Auwaerter.

Congratulations to the following Hopkins faculty including two from the Department of Medicine (in bold):

FCDP Awarded Projects for 2021

PI School Department Project Title
Netz Arroyo, PhD Medicine Pharmacology and Molecular Science Point-of-need platform for population-scale monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies
Challice Bonifant, MD, PhD Medicine Oncology, Pediatric Oncology H84T-BanLec CAR-NK Cells as Treatment for SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Karen Carroll, MD Medicine Pathology, Microbiology Next Generation Sequencing for Pathogen Identification in Lower Respiratory Infections
Meghan Davis, DVM, MPH, PhD Public Health Environmental Health Engineering Immunologic markers associated with environmental exposure to enterotoxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus
Maged M. Harraz, MD, PhD Medicine Neuroscience Autophagic degradation of ACE2 as a Therapeutic Target in Covid-19
Nate Permpalung, MD, MPH Medicine Medicine, ID Optimizing Diagnostics for Environmentally Acquired Fungal Pneumonia Complicating COVID-19
Matthew Robinson, MD Medicine Medicine, ID A comprehensive suite of web tools to predict COVID-19 trajectory
Maxim Rosario, MB BCh BAO Medicine Pathology Adoptive NK cell Therapy for Acquired Fungal Infection





Kelsey Bennett