2022 HTRS/ATHN Dataset Research Engagement and ATHN Mentorship (“DREAM”) Award 

The 2022 HTRS/ATHN DREAM Award cycle is now open.  Pre-Proposals are due April 18, 2022 and invited Full Proposals are due June 27, 2022.

Together, we're helping turn dreams into reality.  

What is the DREAM Award?

The 2022 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, and
  • Address the shortage of skilled academic physician researchers in non-malignant hematology in the U.S. by providing funding, mentorship, and career development support to early-stage physician scientists pursuing academic research careers in non-malignant hematology

DREAM AWARD 2022 RFP

Summary of key info:

  • New this year: Applicants must be located at participating ATHN Affiliate institutions to be eligible to apply for a 2022 DREAM Award to fully understand the data and how to access.
  • Primary mentors must be part of the ATHN Affiliate Network.
  • The award may offer 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

Check out all 2022 program details in the DREAM AWARD RFP.

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 2020 DREAM Award recipients supported by an independent medical educational grant from Takeda are:

Angela Weyand, MD (Two Year Award)
Assistant Professor, University of Michigan Medical School
Mentor: Stephen W. Pipe, MD, Professor/HTC Director, University of Michigan Medical School

Neeraja Swaminathan, MBBS (One Year Award)
Fellow, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Mentor:
Anjali Sharathkumar, MBBS, MD MS, HTC Medical Director, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
 

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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