RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS


2019 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2019 (Rhinoworld)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Nasal polyp 15-lipoxygenase 1 promotes CCL26/Eotaxin3 expression through ERK activation
Zhipeng Li
University of Pittsburgh

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Socioeconomic status impacts postoperative productivity loss and health utility changes in refractory CRS
Daniel Beswick, MD
University of Colorado

Fall 2019 (Annual Meeting)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Highly Efficient Repair of the Delta-F508 Mutation in Airway Stem Cells of Cystic Fibrosis Patients with Functional Rescue of the Differentiated Epithelia
Sriram Vaidyanathan
Stanford Univeristy


2018 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2018 (ARS at COSM)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Nitric oxide-releasing microparticles as a potent antimicrobial therapeutic against chronic rhinosinusitis bacterial isolates
Waleed Abuzeid, MD
Albert Einstein

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Total Intravenous Anesthesia Improves Intraoperative Visualization During Surgery for High-Grade Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Jacob Brunner, MD
Tulane University

Fall 2018 (Annual Meeting)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Translating Transcription- Proteomics in CRSwNP Reveals Significant Discordance with mRNA Expression
Alan Workman, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Artificially induced smell through trans-ethmoid electrical stimulation of the olfactory bulb
Eric Holbrook, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary


2017 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2017 (ARS at COSM)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Assessment of acquired mucociliary clearance defects using micro-optical coherence tomography
Kiranya Tiperneni, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Defining the minimal clinically important difference for olfactory outcomes in the surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis
Joshua Levy, MD PhD
Emory University

Fall 2017 (Annual Meeting)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Development of Non-Invasive Liquid Biopsy of Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps Using Mucus Derived Exosomal Proteomics
Sarina Mueller, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Olfactory Dysfunction Predicts Subsequent Dementia in Older US Adults
Dara Adams, MD
The University of Chicago


2016 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2016 (ARS at COSM)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Secreted P-glycoprotein is a Non-Invasive Biomarker of Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Angela Nocera, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

The ENS6Q: A validated 6-item questionnaire as a diagnostic aid for empty nose syndrome
Nathalia Velasquez, MD
Stanford University

Fall 2016 (Annual Meeting)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Tolerance and Pharmacokinetics of a Ciprofloxacin-coated Sinus Stent in a Preclinical Model
Do-Yeon Cho, MD
University of Alabama at Birmingham

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

No award.


2015 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2015 (ARS at COSM)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Staphylococcus aureus triggers nitric oxide production in human upper airway epithelium
Ryan Carey, BSE
University of Pennsylvania

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

A novel treatment adjunct for asprin exacerbated respiratory disease: A low salicylate diet. A multi-center randomized control cross-over trial
Smriti Nayan, MD
McMaster University, Canada

Fall 2015 (Annual Meeting)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

TNF-α mediated inflammation in chronic rhinosinusitis due to differential expression of type 1 and type 2 TNF- α receptors
Ping Li, MD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Cost utility analysis of endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis
George Scangas, MD
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary


2014 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2014 (ARS at COSM)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Sinus microbiota in chronic rhinosinusitis
Vijay Ramakrishnan, MD
University of Colorado

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Cost-effectiveness analysis of medical therapy versus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis
Evan Walgama, MD
University of Texas Southwestern

Fall 2014 (Annual Meeting)

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Sinus instillation of Lactobacillus sakei moderates Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection and increases airway microbiome resilience in a murine model.
Emily Cope, MD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

A randomized, controlled, blinded study of bioabsorbable steroid-eluding sinus implants for in-office treatment of recurrent sinonasal polyposis.
Joseph Han, MD
Eastern Virginia Medical School


2013 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2013

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

IL-4 and IL-13 compromise the sinonasal epithelial barrier and perturb intercellular junction protein expression
Sarah Wise, MD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

A systematic review and meta-analysis of asthma outcomes following endoscopic sinus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis
Rishi Vashishta, MD

Fall 2013 (Annual Meeting)

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Steroid-eluting sinus implant for in-office treatment of recurrent nasal polyposis: A prospective, multi-center study.
Fracois Lavigne, MD

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Probiotic manipulation of the chronic rhinosinusitis microbiome.
Edward Cleland, MD


2012 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2012

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Epithelial Permeability Alterations in an In Vitro Air-Liquid Interface Model of Allergic Fungal Rhinosinusitis
Kyle A. Den Beste, B.S.

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Quality-of-Life Outcomes Following Multiple Revision Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
John D. Clinger, MD

Fall 2012

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Sinonasal epithelial wound resealing in an in vitro model: inhibition of wound closure with IL-4 exposure
Sarah Wise, MD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Medical therapy versus surgery for chronic rhinosinusitis: A prospective, multi-institutional study with one-year follow-up
Timothy Smith, MD, MPH


2011 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2011

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Polyhydrated Ionogen with MgBr2 Accelerates in vitro Respiratory Epithelial Healing
Noam Cohen, MD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Cost to Society of the Upfront CT Strategy versus Empiric Medical Therapy in the Diagnosis of Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Randy Leung, MD

Fall 2011

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

A Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial on the Efficacy of Chitosan Gel on Ostial Stenosis Following Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Thanh Ha, MD

COTTLE CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

The effects of nitric oxide on Staphylococcus aureus biofilm growth and its implications in chronic rhinosinusitis
Camille Jardeleza, MD


2010 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2010

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Presence of dendritic cells expressing Pro-TH2 is increased in AFRS
Jennifer Mulligan, MD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

ESS reduces antibiotic utilization in CRS
Naveen Bhandarkar, MD

Fall 2010

COTTLE CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

Safety and Efficacy of a Novel Bioabsorbable, Steroid Eluting Sinus Stent
Andrew Murr, MD

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Development of a sheep model for the study of fungal biofilm in rhinosinusitis: Fungal and bacterial synergy
Sam Boase, MD.


2009 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2009

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Treatment-recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis with polyps is associated with altered epithelial cell expression of interleukin-33
Andrew Lane, MD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

The comparative disease burden of rhinosinusitis
Neil Bhattacharyya, MD

Fall 2009

COTTLE CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

Efficacy of a Novel Chitosan Gel on Hemostasis and Wound Healing Following ESS
Rowan Valentine, MD

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

TNF-Alpha Inhibits Olfactory Regeneration in a Transgenic Model of CRS-Associated Olfactory Loss
Justin Turner, MD, PhD


2008 RESEARCH AWARD RECIPIENTS

Spring 2008

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Reversible Loss of Neuronal Marker Protein Expression in a Transgenic Mouse Model for Sinusitis-associated Olfactory Dysfunction
Justin H. Turner, MD, PhD

CLINICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Construct Validation of a Low-Fidelity Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Model
R Leung MD

Fall 2008

COTTLE CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

Olfactory Function and Disease Severity in Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Jamie Litvack, MD

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Interleukin 1 Receptor-like 1 Gene is Associated with Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Roberto Castano, MD