2022 Catalyst Awardees

Nadav Ahituv, PhD and Ofer Yizhar-Barnea, PhD Neomer Diagnostics: Next Generation Liquid Biopsy for Early Cancer Detection

Lauren Asarnow, PhD Improving Sleep Among Adolescents through Digital Health Solutions

Andy Chang, PhD and Alexandra Scharr, PhD Targeting a Non-opioid Signaling Pathway to Reverse Opioid-induced Respiratory Depression

Emily Finlayson, MD, MPH, MS PrehabPal: AI-powered Surgery Preparation for Vulnerable Older Adults

Alexander Haddad, MD, Manish Aghi, MD, PhD, MAS, and Noriyuki Kasahara, MD, PhD Synthetic Novel Replicating Retroviral Gene Therapy Platform for the Treatment of Glioblastoma

Keith Hansen, MDJames Gardner, MD, PhD, and Garett Roll, MD, FACS DIATIRO Kidney Cooling Jacket: A Regelation Device to Address the Organ Shortage and Improve Transplant Longevity

Matthew Jacobson, PhD N-(4-(dimethylamino)but-2-enyl)-7-chloro-quinolin-4-amine (DAQ) for Treating Chloroquine-resistant Malaria

Noriyuki Kasahara, MD, PhD Universal Stem Cell-based Delivery of Tumor-Selective Retroviral Replicating Vectors

Anastasia Keller, PhD and Jeannie Bailey, PhD Application of Transcutaneous Spinal Cord Stimulation for Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain

Aras Mattis, MD, PhD Therapeutic Targeting of TM6SF2 Fatty Liver Disease

S. John Liu, MD, PhD, Luke Gilbert, PhD, David Raleigh MD, PhD, and William A. Weiss, MD, PhD High-resolution Discovery of Novel Therapeutics for Glioblastoma Using in vivo CRISPR Perturb-seq

Timothy McCalmont, MD, Michael Wang, MD, Avideh Zakhor, PhD and Neil Neumann, MD, PhD Quantifying Invasive Tumor Volume by Deep Learning to Improve Malignant Melanoma Prognosis

Julie Saba, MD, PhD Adeno-associated Virus-mediated SGPL1 Gene Therapy

Julie Schallhorn, MD, MS and Nailyn Rasool, MD Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation for Sustained Eyelid Closure

Jeffrey Sharon, MD Development and Validation of a Machine Learning Based Smartphone Application for Point of Care Vestibular Testing