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Manne Research Institute IGA Winners

March 19, 2018

R. Gregory Webster, MD, MPHJonathan Kurz, MD, PhDStanley Manne Children’s Research Institute is happy to announce the Winter 2018 Internal Grant Award (IGA) recipients. Merged funds from various institutional and foundation sources will provide one year of research funding to Lurie Children’s investigators so that they can develop projects that will lead to highly competitive extramural applications for sustained research support. We will offer another grant cycle in the Fall. Our Winter 2018 Awardees are:

Visionary Award, an Angel investment to support original research with the potential for high impact and  novel collaborations in the area of children’s health: R. Gregory Webster, MD, MPH (photo left), in Cardiology for "Precision Pharmacogenomics in Pediatric Calmodulinopathy"

Interdisciplinary Colloquia Award to build novel investigator-led multi-disciplinary research groups and develop new synergies and collaborations: Jonathan Kurz, MD, PhD (photo right), in Neurology for "The Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Lecture Series at Lurie Children’s Hospital​"