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2021 National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) Awards

A message from Dr. Joni Rutter, Acting Director, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.

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Scientific/Medical

Scientific/Medical Group Awards

NCATS National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Team

In recognition of the exceptional vision, planning, development, and establishment of the National Cohort Collaborative (N3C) and the NCATS N3C Data Enclave.

  • Adekunle B. Adewuyi, NCATS
  • Benjamin Richard C. Amor, NCATS
  • Audie A. Atienza, NCATS
  • Adam C. Berger, OD
  • Gary C. Berkson, NCATS
  • Sarah B. Berson, NCATS
  • Samuel A. Bozzette, NCATS
  • Patricia F. Brennan, NLM
  • Penny W. Burgoon, NCATS
  • Dorothy M. Castille, NIMHD
  • Kanna Bhargav Chevva, NCATS
  • Nichol M. Cleveland, NCATS
  • Elaine S. Collier, NCATS
  • Elizabeth E. Conklin, NCATS
  • Janelle Cortner, NCI
  • Kennie J. Cruz-Gutierrez, NCATS
  • Christine M. Cutillo, NCATS
  • Celeste E. Dade-Vinson, OD
  • Erin A. Davis, NCATS
  • Mariam D. Deacy, NCATS
  • Seameen J. Dehdashti, NCATS
  • Christopher J. Dillon, NCATS
  • Teraya M. Donaldson, OD
  • Zulema Furaha I. Eldridge, NCATS
  • Rebecca A. Erwin-Cohen, NCATS
  • Stacia H. Fleisher, NCATS
  • Mihaela C. Frincu, NCATS
  • Rafael T. Fuentes, NCATS
  • Nicole J. Garbarini, NCATS
  • Kenneth R. Gersing, NCATS
  • Andrew T. Girvin, NCATS
  • Neena A. Gohil, NCATS
  • Valery M. Gordon, NCATS
  • Susan K. Gregurick, OD
  • Adebusola O. Grillo, NCATS
  • Irene M. Haas, NCATS
  • Christopher W. Hammond, OD
  • Smita M. Hastak, NCI
  • Sudarsan Raju C. Hemadri, NCATS
  • Stephen M. Hewitt, NCI
  • Sarah J. Imhoff, OD
  • Jijo Johny, NCATS
  • Carrie G. Kennedy, OD
  • Josephine C. Kennedy, NCATS
  • Stuart G. Kern, NIDA
  • John K. Kirsch, NCATS
  • Michael G. Kurilla, NCATS
  • Leslie S. Le, NCATS
  • Ming Lei, NIGMS
  • Brian J. Lind, NCATS
  • David Madoo, NCATS
  • Amin Mannaa, NCATS
  • Racquel A. Marino, NCATS
  • Emily C. Marti, NCATS
  • Lauren K. Massey, NCATS
  • Biju Mathew, NCATS
  • Katie L. Matthews, NCATS
  • Michele A. McGuirl, NIGMS
  • Jacob G. Mensah, NCATS
  • Samuel G. Michael, NCATS
  • Timothy J. Mierzwa, NCATS
  • Leonie Misquitta, NCATS
  • Mahtab Moghiminia, NCATS
  • Madhukar Mosali, NIAAA
  • Sulochana D. Nunna, NCATS
  • Nancy M. Nurthen, NIA
  • Anna K. O'Malley, NCI
  • Shannon Oden, NCATS
  • Taunton T. Paine, OD
  • Rieka N. Plugge, NIDA
  • Lillianne M. Portilla Weingarten, NCATS
  • Barney D. Price, CSR
  • Brian M. Quillin, NCATS
  • Nabeel S. Qureshi, NCATS
  • Erin M. Ramos, NHGRI
  • Anna L. Ramsey Ewing, NCATS
  • Maria Jamela R. Revilleza, NCI
  • Laura L. Rodriguez, NCATS
  • Morgan J. Rutkowski, NCATS
  • Joni L. Rutter, NCATS
  • Clare K. Schmitt, NCATS
  • Pruthvi Raj Seknametla, NCATS
  • Vishal Sharma, NCATS
  • Mohammad U. Sheikh, NCATS
  • Vivek Sairam Siddineni, NCATS
  • Sai Manjula Simhadri, NCATS
  • Michael R. Simon, NCATS
  • Betsy L. Snell, NCATS
  • Robert A. Star, NIDDK
  • Ruba M. Tashman, NCATS
  • Sai Sunil Tata, NIAID
  • Meredith D. Temple-O'Connor, NCATS
  • Gloria F. Velez, NCATS
  • Amit S. Viraktamath, NCATS
  • Kalle D. Virtaneva, NCATS
  • Ke Wang, NCATS
  • Jenelle D. Wiggins, NCATS
  • David B. Wilde, NCATS
  • Artisha Y. Wright, NCATS
  • Gabriela M. Zamora, NCATS
  • Matthew T. Zeback, NCATS
  • Xinzhi Zhang, NCATS

OpenData Portal: Design and Launch Team

In recognition of their efforts to design and launch the NCATS COVID-19 OpenData Portal.

  • Christopher P. Austin, NCATS
  • Kyle R. Brimacombe, NCATS
  • Poorva Dharkar, NCATS
  • Richard T. Eastman, NCATS
  • Matthew D. Hall, NCATS
  • Xin Hu, NCATS
  • Samantha G. Jonson, NCATS
  • Donald Ching-Tze. Lo, NCATS
  • Ewy Audrey R. Mathe, NCATS
  • Samuel G. Michael, NCATS
  • Min Shen, NCATS
  • Kanny Ka K. Wan, NCATS
  • Tongan Zhao, NCATS

Administrative

Administrative Group Awards

Antiviral Summit Team

For organizing the NIH Virtual SARS-CoV-2 Antiviral Therapeutics Summit.

  • Kyle R. Brimacombe, NCATS
  • Anthony J. Conley, NIAID
  • Mindy Irene E. Davis, NIAID
  • Stephanie L. Ford-Scheimer, NCATS
  • Abigail C. Grossman, NCATS
  • Matthew D. Hall, NCATS
  • Emily C. Marti, NCATS

NCATS RADX-RAD INITIATIVE OBJECTIVE REVIEW TEAM

For design, implementation, and dissemination of procedures to solicit applications, conduct objective scientific review, and develop the pathway for emergency awards for trans-NIH RADx-rad initiatives.

  • Leah T. Croucher, NCATS
  • Stacia H. Fleisher, NCATS
  • Mihaela C. Frincu, NCATS
  • Irene M. Haas, NCATS
  • Christine M. Happel, NCATS
  • Victor M. Henriquez, NCATS
  • Carol Lambert, NCATS
  • Barbara J. Nelson, NCATS
  • Shannon Oden, NCATS
  • Barney D. Price, CSR
  • Anna L. Ramsey Ewing, NCATS
  • Danilo A. Tagle, NCATS
  • Matthew T. Zeback, NCATS

SARS-CoV-2 BSL3 Lab Stand-Up Team

For identifying solutions to the need for bio-safety level 3 laboratories to test candidate therapeutics for SARS-CoV-2 in NIH Building 33.

  • Clifton E. Barry, NIAID
  • Helena I. Boshoff, NIAID
  • Scott A. Bredow, NIDA
  • Kyle R. Brimacombe, NCATS
  • Catherine Chen, NCATS
  • Richard T. Eastman, NCATS
  • Kimberly A. Espinosa, NIDA
  • Marc Ferrer-Alegre, NCATS
  • Matthew D. Hall, NCATS
  • Christopher T. Hanson, NIAID
  • Zina Itkin, NCATS
  • Stuart G. Kern, NIDA
  • Carleen A. Klumpp-Thomas, NCATS
  • Suzanne E. Krall, OD
  • Emily M. Lee, NCATS
  • Brian J. Lind, NCATS
  • Mark E. McNally, NIDA
  • Samuel G. Michael, NCATS
  • Jonathan A. Musselman, NCATS
  • Rieka N. Plugge, NIDA
  • Jose Santinni O. Roma, NIAID
  • Paul Shinn, NCATS
  • Anton M. Simeonov, NCATS
  • Suzanne K. Stinson, NIDA
  • Angel G. Taylor, NCATS

Recognition Across NIH

The following individuals are recognized as part of a group hosted by another IC.

NCI

  • Lillianne M. Portilla Weingarten, NCATS

NIA

  • Lillianne M. Portilla Weingarten, NCATS

NIBIB

  • Audie A. Atienza, NCATS
  • Olga D. Brazhnik, NCATS
  • Gallya Gannot, NCATS
  • Matthew D. Hall, NCATS
  • Andrew D. Kelly, NCATS
  • Carleen A. Klumpp-Thomas, NCATS
  • Lucie A. Low, NCATS
  • Samuel G. Michael, NCATS
  • Erica K. Rosemond, NCATS
  • Clare K. Schmitt, NCATS
  • Saifullah Shafiq, NCATS
  • Michael R. Simon, NCATS
  • Jameson C. Travers, NCATS

NIGMS

  • Sarah E. Dunsmore, NCATS

NINDS

  • Audie A. Atienza, NCATS
  • Penny W. Burgoon, NCATS
  • Kenneth R. Gersing, NCATS
  • Michael G. Kurilla, NCATS
  • Samuel G. Michael, NCATS

OD

  • Audie A. Atienza, NCATS
  • Jane C. Atkinson, NCATS
  • Christopher P. Austin, NCATS
  • Cynthia B. Boucher, NCATS
  • Samuel A. Bozzette, NCATS
  • Olga D. Brazhnik, NCATS
  • Kyle R. Brimacombe, NCATS
  • Soju Chang, NCATS
  • Christine M. Colvis, NCATS
  • Pablo E. Cure Ramirez, NCATS
  • Christine M. Cutillo, NCATS
  • Mariam D. Deacy, NCATS
  • James E. Dickens, NCATS
  • Jamie M. Doyle, NCATS
  • Sarah E. Dunsmore, NCATS
  • Ami D. Gadhia, NCATS
  • Gallya Gannot, NCATS
  • Nicole J. Garbarini, NCATS
  • Irene M. Haas, NCATS
  • Matthew D. Hall, NCATS
  • Samantha G. Jonson, NCATS
  • Michael G. Kurilla, NCATS
  • Brian J. Lind, NCATS
  • Joanne M. Lumsden, NCATS
  • Carol A. Merchant, NCATS
  • Samuel G. Michael, NCATS
  • Joan D. Nagel, NCATS
  • Elizabeth A. Ottinger, NCATS
  • Anne R. Pariser, NCATS
  • Lillianne M. Portilla Weingarten, NCATS
  • Alex Renn, NCATS
  • Erica K. Rosemond, NCATS
  • Mercedes Rubio, NCATS
  • Philip E. Sanderson, NCATS
  • Jessica Yao L. Springer, NCATS
  • Danilo A. Tagle, NCATS
  • Bernard Talbot, NCATS
  • Meredith D. Temple-O'Connor, NCATS
  • Suryanarayana Vepa, NCATS
  • Kanny Ka K. Wan, NCATS
  • Xinzhi Zhang, NCATS
  • Tongan Zhao, NCATS