2020 HTRS/ATHN Dataset Research Engagement and ATHN Mentorship (“DREAM”) Award 

The DREAM Award cycle is now open.  Pre-proposals must be submitted by 11:59 PM ET on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. 

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What is the DREAM Award?

The 2020 DREAM Award is offered through the collaboration of HTRS and ATHN and supported by an independent medical educational grant from Takeda.

The DREAM Award is designed to:

  • Advance the care of patients with bleeding and clotting disorders by funding research in the field of hemostasis and/or thrombosis
  • Address the shortage of skilled academic physician researchers in non-malignant hematology in the U.S. by providing funding, mentorship, and career development support

DREAM AWARD RFP

Summary of key info:

  • Applicants residing in the U.S. and working at U.S.-based, ATHN-affiliated HTCs are eligible to apply for a 2020 DREAM Award. (If the applicant is not presently working at an ATHN-affiliated HTC, he/she is required to collaborate with a primary mentor who is working at an ATHN-affiliated HTC to be eligible.)
  • The award offers funding of $50,000 USD per recipient for projects lasting up to one year and $100,000 USD per recipient for projects lasting up to two years
  • New this year: all proposals will be submitted through ATHN’s online application process. After February 10, 2020, contact [email protected] to request a link to the application
  • Pre-Proposals will be due Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
  • Invited full proposals will be due Wednesday, July 15, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. ET.
  • Awards will be announced September 1, 2020 for 12-month projects running from September 1, 2020 through August 31, 2021, or 24-month projects running from September1, 2020 through August 31, 2022.

Check out all details in the DREAM AWARD RFP.

Applicants should contact [email protected] to request a link to the application.

ATHN DATA SHARING AND USE AGREEMENT

Award recipients will be asked to agree to and sign a revised agreement before accessing the ATHNdataset.

 

PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS

The 2019 DREAM Award recipient supported by an independent medical educational grant from Takeda is:

Divyaswathi Citla Sridhar, MBBS (One Year Award)
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital, Case Western Reserve University
Mentor:
Sanjay Ahuja, MD, MSc, MBA, UH Hospitals
Co-Mentor: Robert Sidonio Jr., Children's Hospital of Atlanta

The 2018 DREAM Award recipient supported by an independent medical educational grant from Takeda is:

Jennifer G. Davila, MD (Two Year Award)
Children's Hospital at Montefiore/
Hemophilia Treatment Center at Montefiore Medical Center
Mentor: Leslie Raffini, MD, MSCE (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
Co-Mentor: Courtney Thornburg, MD (Rady's Children's Hospital, San Diego)

Collaborator:

Fernando F. Corrales-Medina, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
University of Miami - Miller School of Medicine

 

The 2018 DREAM Award recipient supported by Hemophilia of Georgia is:

Beverly A. Schaefer, MD (One Year Award)
University at Buffalo/Hemophilia Center of Western New York

Mentor: Peter A. Kouides, MD (University of Rochester School of Medicine/Mary M. Gooley Hemophilia Center)

 

The 2017 DREAM Award recipient supported by an independent medical educational grant from Takeda is:

Kristina M. Haley, DO, MCR (Two Year Award)
Oregon Health & Science University Hemophilia Center
Mentor: Michael Recht, MD, PhD
Co-Mentor: Roshni Kulkarni, MD (Michigan State University)

Collaborators:

Robert F. Sidonio, Jr., MD, MSc
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Hemostasis and Thrombosis
Emory University

Shirley Abraham, MD
Director, Ted R. Montoya Hemophilia Treatment Center
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of New Mexico

 

The 2016 DREAM Award recipients supported by Hemophilia of Georgia are:

Stacy Croteau, MD (Two Year Award)
Instructor in Pediatrics
Boston Children's Hospital/Boston Hemophilia Center
Mentor: Ellis Neufeld, MD, PhD
Project Title: Evolving Real-World Use of Standard and EHL Products in Moderate and Severe Hemophilia Patients: A Practical Application of the ATHN Dataset

Lynn Malec, MD (Two Year Award)
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/Hemophilia Center of Western PA
Mentor: Margaret Ragni, MD
Project Title: Is Prophylaxis Putting Hemophilic Joints in the PINK: An ATHN-LINKED Observational Study

Duc "Bobby" Q. Tran, MD, MSc (One Year Award)
Instructor
Emory University Comprehensive Bleeding Disorders Center
Mentors: Christine Kempton, MD, MSc and Barry Vaughn, PhD, MPH
Project Title: Characteristics Associated with Prescribed Prophylaxis of Factor Replacement

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The 2015 DREAM Award recipients supported by an independent medical educational grant from Takeda are:

Tyler W. Buckner, MD, MSc (One Year Award)
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology
University of Colorado, Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus/University of Colorado Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
Mentors: Marilyn Manco-Johnson, MD and Adit Ginde, MD, MPH
Project Title: Regional and center-level variation in utilization of orthopedic surgical interventions in persons with hemophilia

Ming Y. Lim, MB BChir, MA (One Year Award)
Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Medical University of South Carolina/UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
Mentors: Nigel Key, MB, ChB, FRCP and Christine Kempton, MD, MSc
Project Title: Inhibitors in non-severe hemophilia A patients

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