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Currently Funded Grants and Contracts

In 2010, the University of Rochester's department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was number 3 in overall NIH funding in the U.S. (not including ARRA grants).  We've also received grants from foundations and the state of New York. As of May 2020, there are 55 active grant projects in the department.

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) oversees all grants both external and internal in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology from the initial application through the close-out process.

Investigator Sponsor Project Title Award Effective Date Final Expiration Date
Ahmed, Ahmed I Mae Stone Goode Comparative analysis of placental perfusion with the use Thermography and three-dimensional Power Doppler ultrasound in normal and fetal growth restriction 7/1/19 6/30/20
Ahmed, Ahmed I FLIR Systems Inc Thermal Camera use for studying the placenta 10/21/19 10/20/20
Arnold, Christine E MCIC Vermont, Inc. Enhancing Shoulder Dystocia Management Skills and Team Training via Updated Simulation Equipment 8/1/18 12/31/19
Barbosu, Cabiria M Health Research Inc Application Evaluation and Course Development to Certify CME Credits 9/1/19 8/31/20
Barrett, Emily S Mt. Sinai School of Medicine (Icahn SOM) Phthalate exposure and gender-related development 5/1/15 1/31/20
Betstadt, Sarah J Mae Stone Goode SPARED: Scheduled Prophylactic Anti-Emetics for Reduction of Emesis with Doxycycline 1/1/15 12/31/19
Bhagavath, Bala Myovant Sciences, Inc. An International Phase 3 Randomized, DB, PC Efficacy & Safety Study to Evaluate Relugolix Co-Administered w/ & w/o Low-Dose Estradiol & Norethindrone 8/23/17 8/22/22
Bhagavath, Bala​ Mae Stone Goode Repository of Uterine Fibroid Tissue and Blood from Patients with Uterine Fibroids 1/1/18 12/31/19
Bhagavath, Bala​ Acessa Health, Inc. Treatment Results of Uterine Sparing Technologies (TRUST) 4/4/16 4/30/24
Bonham, Adrienne D Mae Stone Goode Novel  therapies for the treatment of genital pain 1/1/13 12/31/19
Doyle, Paula J Tribute Pharmaceuticals Inc Pilot study to pursue new applications for intravesical chondroitin sulfate with the trade name Uracyst 3/1/16 2/28/21
Dye, Timothy D CRDF Global Community-based assessment of post-hurricane experience among Puerto Ricans: A medical ecological perspective on environmental disaster and migration 2/27/20 5/26/20
Dye, Timothy D NYS/AIDS Institute Component C:  Resource Center for Excellence 7/1/14 9/30/19
Dye, Timothy D Pfizer Inc Electronic Health Record (EHR) - Enhanced Clinical Communication and Quality-of-Life Improvement in Managing Menopausal Vasomotor Symptoms (MVS) 11/1/14 10/31/20
Dye, Timothy D Mae Stone Goode Enhancing Clinical and Translational Research in Maternal Fetal Health Through Development of a Birth-Related Tissue Repository 1/1/15 12/31/19
Dye, Timothy D DHHS/PHS/NIH Exploring Neurological Effects and Life Experiences of Language Deprivation in the Deaf Community of the Dominican Republic 8/26/19 5/31/21
Dye, Timothy D DHHS/PHS/CDC  MundoComm: ICT for Maternal Health in Costa Rica and Latin America 5/18/15 9/30/19
Dye, Timothy D DHHS/PHS/CDC  mZap! A mobile, community-based GPS mapping surveillance tool empowering communities to alleviate insect-borne disease and ecological risk in Costa Rica 7/15/18 6/30/21
Dye, Timothy D Mae Stone Goode Social factors in ecological context of self-reported coronavirus / COVID-19 experiences:  A global study 4/1/20 3/31/21
Dye, Timothy D NYS/AIDS Institute University of Rochester Resource/Evaluation Center of Excellence 10/1/19 9/30/24
Glantz, John Christopher NYS/Health Regional Perinatal Center 4/1/14 9/30/21
Hall, Wyatte C Mae Stone Goode Deaf Maternal and Child Health Quantitative Analysis and Capacity-Building for Deaf Research 7/1/19 6/30/20
Hall, Wyatte C UNIV/Roch Inst of Tech Investigating Key Biopsychosocial Factors that Mediate Lifespan Management of Prelingual Deafness 8/14/17 7/31/20
Harrington, Amy R Mae Stone Goode EQUATE-RHEDD:  Evaluating Quantity of Antenatal Transplacental Cell Exchange- Rh Expression During Development 1/1/18 12/31/19
Hoeger, Kathleen M Mae Stone Goode Defining the Impact of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome on Sleep Quality and Melatonin Levels 1/1/16 12/31/19
Hoeger, Kathleen M Mae Stone Goode Environmental Chemicals, Hormones and Ovary Study 4/1/15 12/31/19
Hoeger, Kathleen M AbbVie, Inc. Phase 2, Multicenter, Double-blind (Sponsor-unblinded), Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Elagolix in Women with Poly 8/1/19 7/31/21
Hoeger, Kathleen M Mae Stone Goode Prenatal Androgens and PCOS 1/1/12 12/31/19
Hoeger, Kathleen M UNIV/Cornell Relevance of polycystic ovarian morphology in the clinical evaluation of PCOS 8/28/18 5/31/23
Hollenbach, Stefanie Mae Stone Goode Structural Properties of Placentas (SToPP): Ischemic Placental Disease 1/1/18 12/31/19
Levandowski, Brooke A NYS/AIDS Institute Component B Statewide Multicultural and Culturally Responsive Organizational Development - LGBT Health and Human Services Sexuality-Related Program 5/1/19 4/30/24
Linder, Mitchell A Mae Stone Goode Using an Electronic Format to Assist in Early Detection of Postpartum Depression 7/1/19 6/30/20
Lynch, Tara A Mae Stone Goode Correlating Placental Villitis and HPV Infection in Pregnancy with Risk for Spontaneous Preterm Delivery 1/1/17 12/31/19
Miller, Richard Kermit Research Fnd for Mental Hygiene, Inc. Human Placental Morphology, Function, and Pathology:  Relationship to Environmental Exposures and Newborn and Child Health 7/1/18 4/30/20
Miller, Richard Kermit UNIV/Pittsburgh Placental Origins of Phthalate-induced Changes in Fetal Reproductive Development 7/1/18 4/30/22
Miller, Richard Kermit UNIV/Rutgers Placental Responses to Environmental Chemicals 7/1/18 4/30/23
Miller, Richard Kermit Org. of Teratology Information Specialist The OTIS/Mother to Baby Reproductive and Environmental Health Network 9/1/14 8/31/20
Murphy, Shawn P Mae Stone Goode Generation of recombinant Zika virus expressing green fluorescence protein for studies of infection in the human placenta 1/1/17 12/31/19
Pressman, Eva K UNIV/New York NYU Pediatric Obesity, Metabolism and Kidney Cohort Center 9/1/18 8/31/21
Pressman, Eva K UNIV/Washington Prenatal and Early Childhood Pathways to Health:  An Integrated Model of Chemical and Social Exposures, Biological Mechanisms, and Sex-Specific Effect 9/1/18 8/31/20
Pressman, Eva K UNIV/Rutgers Prenatal anxiety, androgens and sex-dependent development 3/1/17 5/31/21
Sanderson, Derrick J Mae Stone Goode Patient Acceptable Symptom State in Non-Surgical Management of Female Stress Urinary Incontinence 7/1/19 6/30/20
Seligman, Neil S Mae Stone Goode Encouraging Obstetricians to Prescribe Buprenorphine: Has this Public Policy Increased Access to Medication Assisted Treatment for Pregnant Women with 7/1/19 6/30/20
Seligman, Neil S PreTel Inc. Optimizing and validating an EMG-based fetal monitor to identify true preterm labor: Novel sensors for external fetal monitoring; second generation bi 7/5/18 1/4/20
Smith, Shannon M Mae Stone Goode Understanding the relationships between dyadic coping and relationship satisfaction, stress, and pain in chronic pelvic and vulvar pain patients and t 1/1/18 12/31/19
Stodgell, Christopher J Mae Stone Goode Gene-Environment Interactions in Teratogen-Induced Autism 1/1/10 12/31/19
Thornburg, Loralei Lacina MCIC Vermont, Inc. An Inter-professional Approach to Improving the Consistent Application of Best Practice Indications for Nulliparous Term, Singleton, Vertex Primary Ces 10/1/19 12/15/20
Thornburg, Loralei Lacina MCIC Vermont, Inc. Improving Documentation for Critical Ob Events 1/1/17 12/31/19
Thornburg, Loralei Lacina MCIC Vermont, Inc. Neonatal Neurological Injury Review  1/1/17 12/31/19
Weston, Elizabeth A Mae Stone Goode Early Gestational Weight Gain, Weight Retention and Body Composition 6 Months Postpartum 1/1/18 12/31/19
Wood, Megan Lindsay Falsetta DHHS/PHS/NIH Mechanisms of vulvodynia involving dysregulation of pro-resolving lipids 9/13/18 5/31/23
Wood, Megan Lindsay Falsetta Mae Stone Goode The Role of Scarring in Vulvar Lichenoid Disease: New Paths to Improving Treatment 7/1/19 6/30/20
Wood, Ronald Wesley Mae Stone Goode Cannabinoid Agonist as a Treatment for Cyclophosphamide Induced Cystitis in Mouse Bladder 1/1/17 12/31/19