Individual Grants

In this section we provide periodic updates on LSDF's active grants and share their successes in improving health and the economy in Washington.

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Grant Title PI Organization Year of Award Type of Grant Status
Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium Phase I Clinical Trials Program Cheever, Martin Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 2007 Program Completed
Diabetes Evaluation in Washington (DEW-IT) Study Hagopian, William Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute 2007 Project Completed
Early Learning and Brain Development: MEG Brain Imaging Center for Infants and Children Kuhl, Patricia University of Washington 2007 Program Completed
IHUT (Intracranial and Intraventricular Hemorrhage with Ultrasound Enhanced Thrombolysis) Newell, David Swedish Medical Center 2007 Project Completed
Monitoring Breast-Cancer Metastasis and Treatment Efficacy Chiu, Daniel University of Washington 2007 Project Completed
Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program (SCOAP) Flum, David University of Washington 2007 Project Completed
Program for Autoimmune Disease Intervention (PADI) Nepom, Gerald Benaroya Research Institute 2007 Program Completed
Rapid fingerprinting of cardiac biomarkers. Ivory, Neil Washington State University 2007 Project Completed
Next Generation Clinical Proteomics to Target Human Health Challenges Smith, Richard Battelle, Pacific Northwest Division 2007 Program Completed
Institute for Genetic Medicine Jarvik, Gail University of Washington 2007 Program Completed
Applying Health Information Technology to Improve Medication Management Hummel, Jeffrey Qualis Health 2007 Project Completed
Engineering Monocytes to Treat Ectopic Calcification Giachelli, Cecilia University of Washington 2008 Project Completed
Washington Vaccine Alliance Corey, Lawrence Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 2008 Program Completed
Transcutaneous Acoustic Palpation (TAP) for localizing painful pathology Mourad, Pierre University of Washington 2008 Project Completed
Program of Excellence in Rural Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Roll, John Washington State University 2008 Program Completed
Chemoaffinity Agents for the Detection of Prostate Cancer Berkman, Clifford Washington State University 2008 Project Completed
Center for Intracellular Delivery of Biologics Stayton, Patrick University of Washington 2008 Program Completed
Smart home-based health platform for functional monitoring and intervention Cook, Diane Washington State University 2008 Project Completed
Brain-computer interfaces for functional recovery from brain injury Fetz, Eberhard University of Washington 2008 Project Completed
Program to Integrate Technology and Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Rea, Thomas Seattle & King County Department of Public Health 2008 Program Completed
Self-Powered Smart Cards for Diagnostic Screening Stayton, Patrick University of Washington 2008 Project Completed
Peptides that increase the efficacy of monoclonal antibody therapy of cancer Lieber, Andre University of Washington 2009 Project Completed
Consortium Biospecimen Program (CBP) Porter, Peggy Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 2009 Program Completed
Wheat for Celiac Patients and Improved Disease Prevention vonWettstein, Diter Washington State University 2009 Project Active
Noninvasive clinical monitor for early detection of shock Schenkman, Kenneth University of Washington 2009 Commercialization Completed
Development of Artemisinin Compounds for Cancer Treatment Sasaki, Tomikazu University of Washington 2009 Project Active
Imaging Oximetry of Peripheral Ischemia for Identification of Amputation Level Leotta, Daniel University of Washington 2009 Project Completed
Northwest Genomics Center Nickerson, Debbie University of Washington 2009 Opportunity Completed
Cutaneous Healing into Porous Biomaterials Impedes Infection Fleckman, Philip University of Washington 2009 Commercialization Completed
Bioengineered osteopontin to treat vascular calcification or 'hardening of the arteries' Giachelli, Cecilia University of Washington 2009 Commercialization Completed
A cost-effective hydrogel-growth factor complex to improve bone healing Karin, Norman Battelle-Pacific Northwest Division 2009 Project Completed
Sage Integrative Bionetwork Community: Scalable Resource for the State of Washington Friend, Stephen Sage Bionetworks 2009 Program Completed
High-throughput generation of monoclonal anti-peptide antibodies for high sensitivity targeted MS analysis of biomarker candidates Ozinsky, Adrian Institute for Systems Biology 2009 Project Completed
Molecular Imaging & Therapy using Ultrasound Matula, Thomas University of Washington 2009 Program Active
Impact of SCOAP on Health-Care Resource Use and Cost Flum, David University of Washington 2010 Supplement Completed
Olfactory Delivery of Centrally-Acting Analgesics Terman, Gregory University of Washington 2010 Commercialization Active
A Randomized Clinical Trial of Pediatric Lumbar Puncture Success Using The Compass, a Compact Quantitative Pressure Transducer Brown, Julie Seattle Children's Research Institute 2010 Commercialization Completed
High-Throughput Sequencing of T-Cell Receptors Robins, Harlan Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 2010 Commercialization Completed
Washington Phenotyped Biospecimen Resource Slattery, John University of Washington 2010 Program Active
Non-Invasive Detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the Exhaled Breath of Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis Burns, Jane Seattle Children's Hospital 2010 Commercialization Completed
Gadolinium-Lipid Nanoparticles for More Effective and Safe Medical Diagnosis with MRI Ho, Rodney University of Washington 2010 Commercialization Active
An Auto-regulated Externalized Cerebrospinal Fluid Drainage System for Improved Control, Safety, and Patient Mobility in Neurosurgery Patients Lutz, Barry University of Washington 2010 Commercialization Completed
Laser Imaging for Early Caries Detection and Cost-Effective Oral Health Seibel, Eric University of Washington 2010 Commercialization Completed
Next Generation High Speed Immunoassay Stayton, Patrick University of Washington 2010 Commercialization Completed
Drug Discovery for Orphan G Protein-Coupled Receptors Demopulos, Gregory A. Omeros Corporation 2010 Opportunity Completed
SCOAP Comparative Effectiveness Research Translation Network Flum, David University of Washington 2010 Program Active
A Program for Cell-Based Diabetes Therapy Cirulli, Vincenzo University of Washington 2010 Program Active
Porous biomaterials to resist percutaneous infection Fleckman, Philip University of Washington 2011 Commercialization Active
Screening for Atrial Fibrillation, a Cause of Preventable Strokes Linker, David University of Washington 2011 Commercialization Active
Muscle Oxygenation for Noninvasive Stratification of Shock Severity Schenkman, Kenneth University of Washington 2011 Commercialization Completed
CASAS-Care: Pilot Study of a Smart Home in a Box Cook, Diane Washington State University 2011 Commercialization Completed
Definitive Human Testing of Pain Localization and Quantification Based on Transcutaneous Acoustic Palpation (TAP) Mourad, Pierre University of Washington 2011 Commercialization Completed
Unique point-of-care diagnostic for detection of respiratory viruses Rose, Timothy Seattle Children's Research Institute 2011 Commercialization Completed
Injectable radiogels for high-dose therapy of non-resectable solid tumors Fisher, Darrell Battelle, Pacific Northwest Division 2011 Commercialization Completed
Isolation of Rare Cells and Circulating Tumor Cells with Low-Expression Biomarkers Chiu, Daniel University of Washington 2012 Supplement Active
MITT - Minimally Invasive Transcranial Thrombectomy Wilcox, Robert Viket Medical Corp. 2012 Commercialization Completed
Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium Phase 1 Clinical Trials Program Correlative Study: Individualized Therapy for Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cheever, Martin Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 2012 Supplement Active
The Scale-Up and Optimization of Smart Magnetic Nanoparticle Synthesis Schulte, Thomas Nexgenia, Inc. 2012 Commercialization Active
Improved diagnosis of healthcare-associated infections Cangelosi, Gerard University of Washington 2012 Commercialization Active
Platelet-Dx: an innovative, point-of-care product for detecting trauma-induced coagulation problems and improving emergency medicine Sniadecki, Nathan University of Washington 2012 Commercialization Completed
Crux Multiple Core Biopsy Device Clements, Bob Crux Medical Innovations 2012 Commercialization Active
Adaptive Compression System For Lower Limb Prosthetics Ballas, Michael Epoch Medical Innovations Inc. 2012 Commercialization Active
Development of an indicator cell assay for early detection of Alzheimer's disease from blood samples Smith, Jennifer Institute for Systems Biology 2013 Commercialization Active
Better Healthcare Through Better Data Song, Paul BenchMark Medical 2013 Commercialization Completed
Development of interactive exploration and analysis apps for cancer genomics Shmulevich, Ilya Institute for Systems Biology 2013 Commercialization Active
Acoustical Characterization of OtoStat Speculum Kraus, Mark OtoNexus Medical Technologies, Inc. 2013 Commercialization Active
Washington Innovation Network (WIN) for Life Sciences , TBD Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association 2013 Program Active
Development of Therapeutic Drugs to Prevent Hearing Loss Rubel, Edwin University of Washington 2013 Commercialization Active
Detection of Rare Mutations by Duplex DNA Sequencing Loeb, Lawrence University of Washington 2013 Commercialization Completed
ST Drugs that Treat Glioblastoma Multiforme through a Novel Mechanism Horne, Eric Stella Therapeutics 2013 Commercialization Active
"Tethered-Addressed" Drugs for the Treatment of Cancer McCraith, Stephen RJS Biologics, LLC 2013 Commercialization Completed
A Proof-of-Concept Clinical Trial of Intratumoral Injection of Glucopyranosyl Lipid A (GLA), a Toll-like Receptor 4 (TLR4) Agonist, in Patients with Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Bhatia, Shailender University of Washington 2013 Commercialization Active
A Point-of-Care Device to Rapidly Diagnose Trauma-Induced Coagulopathy Shelby, Patrick University of Washington 2013 Opportunity Active
Integrated Multielectrode-Array Nanodevice for Cardiotoxicity Screening Kim, Deok-Ho University of Washington 2013 Commercialization Active
In Vitro Production of Plasmodium Falciparum Sporozoites Kappe, Stefan Seattle BioMed 2013 Commercialization Active
Washington State Cancer Immunotherapy Initiative Jensen, Michael Seattle Children's Research Institute 2013 Opportunity Active
Launch of the Institute for Protein Design for creating new therapeutics, vaccines and diagnostics Baker, David University of Washington 2013 Opportunity Active
Smart External CSF Drain Clement, Tom Aqueduct Neurosciences, Inc. 2013 Commercialization Active
Evaluation of a small molecule HGF mimetic as an ALS therapeutic Harding, Joseph Washington State University 2013 Commercialization Active
Healing Tooth: Engineered Peptides for Transformative Dental Care Sarikaya, Mehmet University of Washington 2013 Commercialization Active
Development of a Novel PET Imaging Agent for Prostate Cancer Langton-Webster, Beatrice Cancer Targeted Technology 2013 Commercialization Active
Convert Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) Study App into a Full Mobile Delivered Smoking Cessation Program Masterson, Jo 2Morrow, Inc. 2014 Commercialization Active
Development of an in vitro Teratoma assay Cirulli, Vincenzo University of Washington 2014 Commercialization Active
HF-PCR (TM) Point of Care HIV Viral Load Assay Development Dinges, Warren HeatFlow Technologies, Inc. 2014 Commercialization Active
Rapid field test identifying fecal-contaminated waters for pollution source detection Putnam, David Photonic BioSystems, Inc. 2014 Commercialization Active
Assessment of a small molecule hepatocyte growth factor mimetic for the treatment of Parkinson's disease Kawas, Leen M3 Biotechnology, Inc. 2014 Commercialization Active
Preclinical Evaluation of a Long-circulating and Non-immunogenic Drug for the Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Manganiello, Matt Zwitter Technology 2014 Commercialization Active
The Use of LLLT to Treat Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration Tedford, Clark LumiThera, Inc. 2014 Commercialization Active
PIXUL-ChIP: Platform for high throughput epigenetic chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) assays Bomsztyk, Karol University of Washington 2014 Commercialization Active
Next Generation Articulating Surfaces for Load-bearing Implants Bandyopadhyay, Amit Washington State University 2014 Commercialization Active