2021 Catalyst Awardees

Nirav Bhakta, MD, PhD, Xavier Orain, and Franklin Heng Breathily: Computer Vision-based Spirometry 

Miles Conrad, MD, MPH and Phillip Messersmith, PhD, and Mark Wilson, MD A Novel Hydrodissection Material for Percutaneous Tumor Ablation

Nicole Jiam, MD and David Conrad, MD The PolyBarb Nasal Implant System: A Novel Steroid-eluting Absorbable Drug Delivery Platform for Inflammatory Diseases of the Nose

Chaz Langelier, MD, PhD A Rapid Host Gene Expression Classifier to Enhance COVID-19 Diagnosis and Predict Outcomes

Bin Liu, PhD Therapeutic Development of a Novel Wnt Agonist Antibody that is Not a Ligand Surrogate

David Raleigh, MD, PhD, Jeremy Reiter, PhD, and William Chen, MD A Gene Expression Panel Biomarker for Meningioma Risk-Stratification

Julie Saba, MD, PhD Adeno-Associated Viral Mediated SGPL1 Gene Replacement for Sphingosine Phosphate Lyase Insufficiency Syndrome (SPLIS)

Prasad Shirvalkar, MD, PhD and Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD EEG Guided Personalized Spinal Cord Stimulation for Chronic Pain

Ida Sim, MD, PhD Patient-Generated Data (PGD) Cloud: A Public Digital Utility for Patient-Generated Data as a Service

Yao Sun, MD, PhD  NeoTune: A Tuneable Non-invasive High-Frequency Ventilation Device

Aaron Tward, MD, PhD and Vicente Planells-Palop, PhD Next-Generation Human Squamous Cell Cancer Modeling for Drug Discovery

Erik Ullian, PhD Investigating Neuronal Cell Autonomous and Non-Cell Autonomous Mechanisms of Degeneration

Lei Wang, PhD Developing Irreversible Covalent Protein Drugs for Treating SARS-CoV-2 Infection via PERx