TOTAL: $22,009,784

By Source


Government: $13,723,828

Non-Government: $8,285,955

By Division


General Surgery: $6,413,253

Public Health Sciences: $5,345,167

Cardiothoracic Surgery: $4,171,264

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: $2,587,015

Urologic Surgery: $2,348,128

Pediatric Surgery: $1,144,958


Total: $4,061,636

General Surgery: $2,238,201

Cardiothoracic Surgery: $1,204,323

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: $245,838

Urologic Surgery: $160,456

Public Health Sciences: $156,680

Pediatric Surgery: $56,138

New awards

Funding above $100,000

Division of General Surgery

Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Ryan Fields, MD

National Institutes of Health R21
Advancing Cancer Biology, Diagnostics and Therapeutics Outside of the Patient: Creation of a Novel, Autologous, Ex Vivo, Vascularized Model of the Tumor Microenvironment

02/01/18-01/31/20: $710,000

William Hawkins, MD

The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital
(Project Award)
Awakening Immunotherapy in Pancreatic Cancer

01/01/18-12/31/20: $550,000

William Hawkins, MD

Anonymous Sponsor
Targeting Pancreatic Cancer Through Inhibition of Intracellular Cholesterol Transport: A Novel Strategy to Exploit Metabolic Changes With Sigma-2 Ligand Therapeutics

01/01/18-12/31/19: $200,000

Dirk Spitzer, PhD

Anonymous Sponsor (Co: PI)
Can Stem Cells Be Utilized To Deliver Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapeutics?

01/01/18-12/31/19: $175,384

Section of Transplant Surgery

Brian Wong, PhD
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Targeting lymphatic endothelial cell metabolism to prevent cardiac allograft vasculopathy in heart transplantation

04/01/18-03/31/20: $160,000

Section of Vascular Surgery

Mohamed Zayed, MD, PhD
American Surgical Association Foundation
Targeting Diabetic Peripheral Arterial Disease Phospholipogenesis

07/01/17-06/30/19: $150,000

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Ida Fox, MD

Department of Defense
Supporting Patient Decisions about Upper Extremity Surgery in Cervical Spinal Cord Injury

09/01/17-08/31/2020: $701,402

Amy Moore, MD

University of Missouri (Department of Defense)
Harnessing Neuroplasticity to Enhance Functional Recovery in Allogenetic Hand Transplant

12/01/17-09/14/19: $212,364

Kamlesh Patel, MD
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation
Craniofacial Lab Support

10/01/17-09/30/20: $180,000

Division of Public Health Sciences

Aimee James, PhD, MPH
Reducing Rural Colon Cancer Disparities through Multi-Level Intervention on Follow-Up after Abnormal Screening Tests

08/01/17-07/31/18: $476,000

Su-Hsin Chang, PhD
Modeling the Coexistence of Chronic Diseases Related to Obesity

08/01/17-05/31/18: $419,000

Mary Politi, PhD
American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant
Supporting Cancer Survivors’ Health Insurance Marketplace Decisions

07/01/17-06/30/20: $706,093

American Cancer Society
Supporting Cancer Survivors’ Health Insurance Marketplace Decisions

07/01/17-06/30/18: $231,000

Adetunji Toriola, MD, PhD, MPH
National Institutes of Health R21
Rank Pathway and Mammographic Density in Mid-Life Women

09/01/17-08/31/19: $204,000

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Section of General Thoracic Surgery

Varun Puri, MD, MSCI
Mid-America Transplant Foundation
Optimizing Donor Management in Lung Transplantation

08/01/17-07/31/20: $326,000

Dan Kreisel, MD, PhD

Compass Therapeutic
Gene Expression Profiles of Lung Grafts During Primary Graft Dysfunction and Tolerance

09/07/14-09/06/19: $181,500

Division of Urologic Surgery

Gerald Andriole, MD
Midwest Stone Institute
Determining the Underlying Cause of False Positive Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging

04/01/18-09/30/19: $100,000