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2009 Scholars

Peter M. Abadir, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
“Age-Related Change in Angiotensin Receptors and its Contribution to Chronic Inflammation”
ASP-American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging Award

Kathleen M. Akgun, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
“Aging and Critical Illness in HIV Infected Patients”
ASP-CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians Geriatric Development Research Award

Alison Huang, MD
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine
“The Impact of Urogenital Aging on Functioning and Wellbeing in Women”
Society of General Internal Medicine-Association of Chiefs of General Internal Medicine-ASP T. Franklin Williams Scholars Award in Geriatrics

Danelle F. James, MD
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
“Age-Related Differences in Immunomodulatory Therapy for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia”
The American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Foundation-ASP Young Investigator Award in Geriatric Oncology

Eswar Krishnan, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
“Does Frailty in Old Age Amplify Glucocorticoid Toxicity?”
American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation-ASP Junior Career Development Award in Geriatric Medicine

Rohit Loomba, MD
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
“Sex-Specific Effect of Alcohol and Obesity and Adipocytokines in Geriatric Fatty Liver Disease in a Prospective Population-Based Cohort: Rancho Bernardo Study”
American Gastroenterological Association Foundation-Sucampo-ASP Designated Research Award in Geriatric Gastroenterology

Sharmilee Nyenhuis, MD
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
“Identification and Impact of Age-Related Changes in Neutrophils During an Asthma Exacerbation”
ASP-American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Geriatrics Development Initiative Junior Faculty Development Award

Peter P. Reese, MD
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
“Predictors of Mortality Among Older Renal Transplant Candidates and Recipients: Implications for Organ Allocation Policy in the United States”
American Society of Nephrology-ASP Junior Development Award in Geriatric Nephrology

Erik B. Schelbert, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
“Risk Stratification with Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance”
ASP-American Heart Association Career Development Award in Geriatric Cardiology

John M. Stafford, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Hyperglycemia as a Driver of Altered High-Density Lipoprotein Metabolism After Menopause”
American Diabetes Association-ASP Young Investigator Innovation Award in Geriatric Endocrinology

H. Keipp Talbot, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Influenza Vaccine Immunologic Correlates”
ASP-Infectious Diseases Society of America Young Investigator Award in Geriatrics