Grants

Current grant-funded research projects and programs

Auditory Cortex: Synaptic organization and plasticity
Paul Manis, PhD
(35% effort)
NIDCD
03/01/2011 - 02/28/2016
$365,147

Cellular Mechanisms of Auditory Information Processing
Paul Manis, PhD
(45% effort)
NIDCD
04/01/2009 - 03/31/2014
$1,250,000


Research Training in Otolaryngology
Paul Manis, PhD
NIDCD
07/01/2003 - 06/30/2013
$154,122

Mapping the Connectivity of Cochlea Nucleus Bushy Cells
Paul Manis, PhD
NIDCD
09/01/2010 -
08/31/2012
$31,744

Prospective Studies of the Pathogenesis of Schizophrenia
PI: Dr. John Gilmore (Psychiatry)
Co-Investigator: Paul Manis, PhD
(7.5% effort)
NIMH 08/01/2008 - 07/31/2012 $2,195,152

AHRQ Systematic Review of OME
Austin Rose, MD
RTI/UNC
2011 - 2012
$40,000

Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials in Bilateral Cochlear implant users and in Listeners with Bimodal Hearing
PI: Shuman He, Phd
Co-Investigator: Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS
MedEL Corporation
07/01/2011 - 06/30/2013
$218,910

Cochlear Implant Design Testing
Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS
Cochlear Corporation
04/01/2011 - 07/31/2012
$96,200

Acoustic Cues in Auditory Pattern Analysis
PI: Emily Buss, Phd
Co-Investigator: Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS
NIH/NIDCD
04/01/2011 - 03/31/2016
$1,480,000

Cortical Potentials and Speech Perception in Children with Auditory Neuropathy
Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS
NIH/NIDCD
07/05/2011 - 06/30/2013
$407,000

Examine The Use Of Specific Strains Of Probiotics In The Prevention And Treatment Of Allergy-Induced Et Dysfunction
Charles S. Ebert, Jr., MD, MPH
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
$6,000

The Treatment Of Otitis Media With Effusion Using Cpg Oligodeoxynucleotides In An Allergic
Rat Model
Charles S. Ebert, Jr., MD, MPH
Centralized Otolaryngology Research Efforts
07/01/2011 - 07/02/2012
$10,000

Vibrant Sound Bridge Clinical Trial
Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS
MedEL Corporation
06/01/2011 - 11/30/2012
$78,939

Spectral Profile Cues And Synthetic Listening
Emily Buss, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
04/01/2005 - 03/31/2016
$170,000

Development And Plasticity In Normal And Impaired Ears
Co-PI: Emily Buss, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
09/01/1986 - 08/31/2012
$206,903

Spectro-Temporal Analysis In Normal And Impaired Ears
Co-PI: Emily Buss, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
09/01/1986 - 08/31/2012
$210,375

Complex Sound Analysis In Normal And Impaired Ears
Co-PI: Emily Buss, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
12/01/1992 - 08/31/2013
$211,782

Susceptibility To And Release From Masking In Infancy And Childhood
Co-PI: Emily Buss, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
03/01/2011 - 02/28/2016
$250,000

Prospective, Longitudinal, MultiCenter, Descriptive Registry of Patients Receiving Therapy Other Than Surgical Resection
D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH
Imclone Systems
07/06/2006-07/05/2012
$106,300

A Genomic Analysis & Visualization Pipeline Based on an Enterprise Data Warehouse
D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH
(20% effort)
NIH
09/01/2009 – 08/31/2014
$15,000,000

Integrated Analysis of Chromatin Structure and Gene Expression Patterns in Human Tumors
D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH
(5% effort)
National Cancer Institute
09/29/2009 – 07/31/2014
$3,699,542

Flexible Statistical Machine Learning Techniques For Cancer-Related Data
Co-PI: D. Neil Hayes, MD, MPH
(5% effort)
NIH
04/01/2010 – 03/31/2015
$285,568

Various Studies to Advance the Science and Understanding of Hearing Loss and Intervention
PI: Oliver F. Adunka, MD
Co-PI: Douglas C. Fitzpatrick, PhD, and Craig A. Buchman, MD, FACS
Med-El Corporation
12/01/2008 - 12/01/2013
$300,000

Complex Sound Analysis in Normal and Impaired Listeners
John H. Grose, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
12/01/1992 - 08/31/2013
$212,500

Intraoperative Measures Of Hearing Preservation
PI: Oliver F. Adunka, MD, FACS
Co-PI: Douglas C. Fitzpatrick, PhD
North Carolina Translational & Clinical Sciences Institute (NCTraCS)
2012-2013
$32,500

Temporal Masking and Speech Recognition in the Aging Auditory System: US-Brazil
John H. Grose, PhD
NIDCD
07/01/2011 - 06/30/2013
$58,335

Development And Plasticity In Normal And Impaired Hearing
Joseph W. Hall, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
09/01/1986 - 08/31/2012
Direct costs
$200,996/year
Indirect costs
$92,458

The Effect Of Cochlear Hearing Loss On Across-Frequency Spectro-Temporal Analysis
Joseph W. Hall, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
09/01/1986 - 07/31/2014
Present year direct
costs $203,643
Indirect costs
$97,749

Spectro-Temporal Analysis in Normal and Impaired Ears
Joseph W. Hall, PhD
NIDCD
09/01/1986 - 07/31/2014
$301,392

The Treatment of Otitis Media with Effusion Using CpG Oligodeoxynucleotides
Baishakhi Choundry, MD
AAOHNS 07/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
$10,000

The Role Of Probiotics In Prevention And Treatment Of Otitis Media With Effusion
Baishakhi Choundry, MD
AAOA
06/2011- 05/2012
$6,000

Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials in Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users
Shuman He, PhD
NIH/NIDCD
2012-2015
Direct costs
$300,000
Indirect costs $144,000

Cortical Potentials and Speech Perception in Children with Auditory Neuropathy
Co-PI: Shuman He, PhD
NIH-NIDCD
2011-2013
Direct costs $274,982
Indirect costs $132,000

Cortical Auditory Evoked Potentials in Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users and Listeners with Bimodal Hearing
Shuman He, PhD
MED-EL Hearing Solutions
2011-2013
Direct costs $140,384
Indirect costs $31,495

Rapid Case Ascertainment Core
Co-PI: Andrew F. Olshan, PhD
Cancer Center Core Support
1999 - 2015
$18,239,570

Quality of Life Among African-American Head and Neck Cancer Survivors
Andrew F. Olshan, PhD
Lance Armstrong Foundation
2007 - 2012
$225,000

North Carolina Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention
Andrew F. Olshan, PhD
CDC
2002- 2013
$900,000 annually

Genetic Susceptibility Factors in the Etiology of Neuroblastoma
Andrew F. Olshan, PhD
NCI
2008 - 2013
$2,891,925

Training Program in Reproductive, Perinatal, and Pediatric Epidemiology
Co-PI: Andrew F. Olshan, PhD
NICHD
2008 - 2013
$1,430,220

Moderators of Functional Outcomes in Children with Mild to Severe Hearing Loss
UNC Co-PI: Patricia Roush, AuD
(15% effort)
NIH/NIDCD
08/01/2008 - 07/31/2013
Direct costs
$1,031,736
Totalling
$1,506,334

Predictive Modeling for Treatment of Upper Airway Obstruction in Young Children
Carlton J. Zdanski, MD, FACS, FAAP
NIH
2010 - 2014
$3,600,00086

Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction
Co-Investigator: Julia S. Kimbell, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
04/01/2009 – 03/31/2013
Direct costs
$87,000/year

Computer Modeling of Surgical Outcomes for Nasal Airway Obstruction (ARRA Supplement)
Co-Investigator: Julia S. Kimbell, PhD
Medical College of Wisconsin
09/01/2009 – 08/31/2012
Direct costs
$55,837/year

Predictive Modeling for Treatment of Upper Airway Obstruction in Young Children
Co-Investigator: Julia S. Kimbell, PhD
NIH/NHLBI
09/17/2010 – 08/31/2014
Direct costs
$649,137

Modeling the Pediatric Upper Airway Using A-OCT and DNS CFD
Co-Investigator: Julia S. Kimbell, PhD
NIH/NHLBI
09/17/2010 – 08/31/2014
Direct costs
$31,952

Towards Small Molecule Modulators Of Rgs Proteins
Adam J. Kimple, MD
NIMH
2011 - 2012
$32,894

Improving Surgical Education of Otolaryngology Residents in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Brent A. Senior, MD
AOE Innovative Grants Committee
2011 - 2012
$2,420