2012 Grant Winners


2012 SCA Foundation Grant Recipients

SCA/IARS Starter Grants

Tobias Piegeler, M.D
University of Illinois at Chicago
“Amide-linked Local Anesthetics as Src kinase inhibitors in Pulmonary Vascular Inflammation – A New Target for Old Drugs?”

Friederike Ursula Behmenburg, M.D.
University Hospital Duesseldorf
“Does protection of the aged heart by targeting mitochondrial large conductance Ca2+- activated potassium channels improve long term hemodynamic performance?”

SCA/IARS Mid-Career Grant

Amanda A. Fox, M.D., M.P.H.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
“Genome-Wide Assessment of Genetic Associations with Heart Failure after Primary Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery”

Roizen Anesthesia Research Foundation New Investigator Grant

Se-Chan Kim
University of Bonn
“CpG Oligodeoxynucleotide mediated postconditioning and immunomodulating effect in myocardial ischemia and reperfusion injury”

Kaplan Leadership Grants

Dalia A. Banks, M.D.
University of California, San Diego
“Clinical Anesthesia Director for the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) and Director for the Post Treatment Unit at SCVC”

Sasha Shillcutt, M.D.
University of Nebraska
“The Development of a Multi-Specialty Perioperative Echocardiography Service at the University of Nebraska Medical Center”