Current and Recent Grants

Conduits Community Engaged Research Pilot Project Program (Henry Sacks & Rosamond Rhodes, Co-PIs)
8/1/2013-7/31/2014
Feasibility Study on Barriers to Research on Controlled Drugs for HIV;


1 R25 TW008171-01A1 (Rhodes, R, PI)
7/1/2012- 6/30/ 2017
NIH R25/Fogarty "Research Ethics Education in the Balkans and Black Sea Countries"
By pooling the combined resources of Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM) and the University of Belgrade School of Medicine (UBSM) this project will create an educational program for clinicians, biomedical researchers and other professionals from the Balkans and Black Sea countries that will provide the knowledge and skills to enable trainees to become leaders and spearhead the development of research ethics infrastructure and regulation in the region.


The John Conley Foundation for Ethics and Philosophy of Medicine (Rhodes, R, PI)
1/1/2013 – 12/31/2013
Ethics Education;


IF1347248 (Wasserstein, Melissa P., PI)
NIH, Lysosomal Storage Diseases: A Pilot Newborn Screen and Examination of the Associated Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues


UL1TR000067 (Sampson, Hugh, PI)
7/14/09 – 3/31/14
NIH/NCRRRR Mount Sinai Institutes for Clinical and Translational Sciences
The purpose of this project is to establish a new research paradigm at Mount Sinai, which will create an integrated multidisciplinary environment that will enable translation of cutting-edge research more quickly and easily from "bench-to-bedside-to-implementation" in the community; train and create an "academic home" for the clinical and translational investigators of tomorrow; and supply the governance, facilities, resources and opportunities needed to elevate the clinical research enterprise.


10-1555-00001-01-PD (Erwin P Bottinger, PI)
NIH UO1 " eMERGE: Biorepository for Genomic Medicine in Diverse Communities"
The application has a broad scope of activities, ranging from electronic phenotyping using EMR data, to incorporating genomic data with clinical care through EMR in a secure and compliant manner, and to propose a concept study for incorporating genomic risk scores in preventive care for cardiovascular disease in our primary care, general medicine communities here. I shall offer input from the perspective an ethicist and an educator on the development of educational materials and the assessment of provider and patient perceptions.


PA-R01 #050633 (Gong, Michelle, PI)
8/4/06-7/31/11
NIH, Surrogate Consent in Research This project examines the attitudes of patients and surrogates to allowing surrogate consent for research. This part of the study is conducted by asking for their responses to various protocols that would accept enrollment with only surrogate consent. The study also survey IRB policies for accepting surrogate consent to research.


2R01HL073387-09A1 (Richardson, Lynne, PI)
6/1/13-12/31/2016
NIH / National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute
Community VOICES 3 (Community Views On Informed Consent in Emergency Situations)
This project builds on a previous study of community attitudes towards research without informed consent. It aims at developing guidance and tools for conducting community consultation in emergency research without informed consent.


RFA-RM-08-030 (Rhodes, Rosamond, PI)
9/24/09-8/31/2011
NIH, Office of the Director (OD) & National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) "Human Microbiome and the Social Fabric"
This project brings together an interdisciplinary team of 25 academics and clinicians to develop policy recommendations related to issues raised by human microbiome research and to produce a book for informing researchers and the public about these issues. The Oxford University Press will be published this volume.


1U34 DK084544-01 (MPI McGinn, Jabs)
07/01/09 - 06/30/11
Primary Care Provider Education on Common Disease Genetics
The goal of this planning grant is to develop and evaluate a multi-component intervention to improve the education and communication skills of primary care physicians and patients regarding the genetics of complex adult-onset diseases.


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