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PARC Pilot Grant Program Winners
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural PARC pilot grant program.  Our grants program was designed to fund junior investigators with promising pilot work on any acute care topic involving time-sensitive enrollment. We had a tremendous response from the Penn research community, representing a diverse range of clinical and translational topics.  After a rigorous evaluation by our review committee, the following grants have been awarded:
John Greenwood David Jang   John Greenwood, MD / David Jang, MD (Emergency Medicine) Title: Alterations in mitochondrial bioenergetics and dynamics in blood cells obtained from emergency department patients with sepsis
Danielle Sandsmark   Danielle Sandsmark, MD, PhD (Neurology) Title: The natural history of endothelial progenitor cell mobilization and cerebral microvascular injury after traumatic brain injury
Michael Shashaty   Michael Shashaty, MD (Medicine/Pulmonary critical care) Necroptosis and cell-free DNA in the Pathogenesis of Organ Dysfunction after Trauma
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