Grants and Projects

Research Grants (As Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator)

  • Principal Investigator: NIH Grant R29 AI 43220, "Models and Inferential Tools for HIV-1 Dynamics in Vivo," funded (FIRST Award) by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 1998-2003.
  • Principal Investigator: NIH Grant R01 AI 45356, "Modeling Cellular Kinetics in Treated HIV Patients," funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 1999-2003.
  • Principal Investigator: NIH Grant R01 AI 52765, "Nonparametrical Modeling of Long-Term HIV/Cell Dynamics," funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 2002-2006.
  • Principal Investigator: NIH Grant R01 AI 055290, "AIDS Clinical Trial Modeling and Simulations," funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 2003-2008.
  • Principal Investigator & Director: NIH Grant Contract NOI-AI 50020,"Center for Biodefense Immune Modeling," Funded by NIAID/NIH, 2005-2015.
  • Co-Principal Investigator & Co-Director: NIH Grant UL1 RR024160, "The Biomedical Informatics (BI) Key Function, the University of Rochester's Clinical and Translational Science Institute," (Co-PIs: Drs. David Krusch and Dongwen Wang), funded by NIH/NCRR, 2006-2011.
  • Co-Principal Investigator: Novel ethodology CTSI grant, "Development of Objective Gating Methods for High-Dimensional Flow Cytometry Data for Translational Research," (Co-PI with Dr. Tim Mosmann), funded by the University of Rochester CTSI, 2008-2009.
  • Principal Investigator: NIH Subcontract, R21 AI078842, "Analysis of Differential Resistance Emergence Risk for Differential Treatment Applications," (PI at University of Delaware: Ryan M. Zurakowski), funded by NIAID/NIH, 2009-2011.
  • Principal Investigator: Multidisciplinary Pilot Award, University of Rochester Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR), "Meta-Population Model of HIV/TB Co-Epidemics in a Cape Town Community," funded by NIAID/NIH, 2009-2010.
  • Principal Investigator: NIH Grant RO1 AI087135, "Estimation Methods for Nonlinear ODE Models in AIDS Research," funded by NIAID/NIH 2010-2013.
  • Principal Investigator: Novel Methodology CTSI grant, "Development of Statistical Methods and Bioinformatics Tools for Modeling Dynamic Gene Regulatory Networkds for Translational Research - A Systems Biology Approach," funded by the University of Rochester CTSI, 2010-2012 .
  • Co-Principal Investigator: NIH Institutional Research Training Grant (T32), "Training in Biostatistics for HIV/AIDS," (Co-PI: Dr. Hua Liang), funded by NIAID/NIH 2010-2015.
  • Principal Investigator: Administrative Supplements (for U.S. - China Biomedical Collaborative Research on Cancer, Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases including HIV/AIDS and its Co-morbidities) to the NIH Grant RO1 AI087135, “Estimation Methods for Nonlinear ODE Models in AIDS Research,” funded by NIAID/NIH, 2011-2012.
  • Co-Principal Investigator (Contact-PI): NIH Grant NO1 AI 50020, “Center for Biodefense Immune Modeling," (Co-PI: Martin Zand, M.D./Ph.D.) funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH (5-year renewal), 2010-2015.

Research Grants (As Core Director, Co-Investigator or Statistician)

  • My Role: Senior Statistician and Section Head, NIH Grant U01 AI38855, “Adult ACTG-Statistical Analysis and Data Management Center,” (PI: Victor De Gruttola and Michael Hughes), a contract project funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 1996–2003.
  • My Role: Senior Statistician, NIH Grant P01 AI56356, “HSV-1 Amplicon Vectors for HIV Vaccine Delivery,” (PI: Michael C. Keefer), a program project funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 2003–2008.
  • My Role: Senior Statistician, NIH Grant RO1 HL079511, “Images of a Healthy Worksite,” (PI: Isabel Diana Fernandez), funded by NHLBI/NIH, 2004–2008.
  • My Role: Statistician, ATPM Grant, “Baby-Friendly’s Impact on Duration and Exclusivity,” (PI: Ann Marie Dozier), funded by ATPM, 2004-2005.
  • My Role: Steering Committee Member and Director of the Biomathematics, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core, Developmental-Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR), (Co-PIs: Drs. Stephen Dewhurst and Michael Keefer), funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 2008–2013.
  • My Role: Director, Biostatistics  and Data Management Core, the New York Influenza Center of Excellence (NYICE), Co-PIs: Drs. John Treanor and David Topham, funded by NIAID/NIH, 2007-2014.
  • My Role: Co-Investigator and Statistician, URMC CTSI Novel Methodology Grant, “Using Heavy Water in vivo Labeling to Measure Human Proliferation and Die-Away Kinetics- Development of the Core Facility at the University of Rochester,” (PI: Frances Eun-Hyung Lee, MD), funded by URMC CTSI, 2007-2008.
  • My Role: Co-Investigator and Senior Statistician, NIH Grant RO1 DC009395, “Hearing Impairment in HIV/AIDS,” (PI: Amneris E. Luque), funded by NIAID/NIH, 2009-2014.
  • My Role: Senior Statistician, CDC Grant 3 U48 DP001910-01S1, “The Rochester Prevention Research Center,” (PI: Tom Pearson), funded by CDC, 2009-2014.
  • My Role: Director, Biostatistics and Modeling Core, NIH Program Grant 3PO1 MH64570, “Novel Adjunctive Therapies for NeuroAIDS,” (PI: Harris A. Gelbard, M.D./Ph.D.), funded by NIH, 2010-2015.
  • My Role: Director, Biostatistics and Data Management Core, NIH Program Grant 1 PO1 AI078907, “B Cells in Health and Disease,” (PI: Ignacio Sanz, MD), funded by NIAID/NIH, 2010-2015.
  • My Role:Director, the Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Core and the Steering Committee Member, Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR), (Co-PIs: Drs. Stephen Dewhurst and Michael Keefer), funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH, 2013–2018.

Research Projects