Pediatric Research Center Pilot Grants

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta with partners at Georgia Tech, Emory University, and Morehouse School of Medicine are pleased to offer an annual research pilot program that is aligned with the aims of the Pediatric Research Centers. These pilot award funds are designed to stimulate new research projects and build new collaborations in child health-related research areas.


2016 Grant Awardees

Center for Transforming Pediatric Healthcare Delivery (CTPHD)
Development of a Predictive Clinical Model for Concussion Recovery in Children And Adolescents Who Experience Persistent Concussion Symptoms
Michelle C. LaPlaca, PhD (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Barbara Weissman, MD (Emory University)
May Wang, PhD (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Determination of the Barriers to the Application of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Cure of Sickle Cell Disease
Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD (Emory University)
Nicoleta Serban PhD (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Assessing Quality of Care in a Community-Based Autism Clinic
Jennifer S. Singh, PhD, MPH (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Leslie Rubin, MD (Morehouse School of Medicine)

Pediatric Asthma Outcome Prediction Using Clinical, Environmental and Social Economic Information
Jimeng Sun, PhD (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Javier Tejedor-Sojo, MD (Children's Healthcare of Atlanta)
Elizabeth Searles, MBA (Children's Healthcare of Atlanta)
James Bost, PhD (Children's Healthcare of Atlanta)