Research in Medicine

The Department of Medicine at Henry Ford has surpassed $28 million in research funding annually, with several ongoing program projects, R01 grants, and subcontracts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

NIH program project grants

  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: Vasoactive Autacoids in Blood Pressure Regulation, Principal Investigator: O. Carretero, M.D., Division of Hypertension and Vascular Research, Henry Ford Hospital.
  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: Novel Roles for the Kidney, Principal Investigator: P. Ortiz, Ph.D., Division of Hypertension and Vascular Research Division, Henry Ford Hospital.

NIH R01 grants

  • National Institute of Mental Health: Longitudinal Study of Predisposition and Life Events in Triggering Insomnia, Principal Investigator: C. L. Drake, Ph.D., Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital.
  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: Impact of Race and Genetic Factors on Beta-blocker Effectiveness in Heart Failure, Principal Investigator: D. E. Lanfear, M.D., Division of Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital.
  • National Cancer Institute: Discovery of Anticancer Drugs from Cyanophytes, Principal Investigator: F. A. Valeriote, Ph.D., Hematology/Oncology Division, Henry Ford Hospital.
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease: Pets and the Infant Microbiome: Effect on Immune Maturation and Atopic Asthma - Project 2, Principal Investigator: E. Zoratti, M.D., Division of Allergy and Immunology, Henry Ford Hospital.

National Institutes of Health subcontracts

  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease subcontracts:
    • Inner City Asthma Consortium, Principal Investigator: E. Zoratti, M.D., Division of Allergy and Immunology, Henry Ford Hospital.
    • Community Program for Clinical Research on AIDS, Clinical Trials Unit, AIDS Clinical Trials Group, Principal Investigator: N. Markowitz, M.D., Division of Infectious Diseases, Henry Ford Hospital.
  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute subcontract: Cardiac Energy Metabolism in Heart Failure, Principal Investigator: H. Sabbah, Ph.D., Division of Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital.
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases subcontract: Registry for Asthma Characterization and Recruitment (RACR), Principal Investigator: E. Zoratti, M.D., Division of Allergy and Immunology, Henry Ford Hospital.
  • National Cancer Institute subcontract: Merging Marine-Derived Cytotoxic Natural Products With Experimental Therapeutics, Principal Investigator: F. A. Valeriote, Ph.D., Hematology/Oncology Division, Henry Ford Hospital.