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RO1-HL095393

09/24/08 – 07/31/12

NIH-NHLBI (PI Schwartz)

Genomic Signatures for Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonia

The overall goal of this project is to combine genetic and genomic findings from patients with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP) to develop and validate phenotypically anchored molecular signatures that will serve to refine the diagnostic criteria for these diseases.


RO1-HL097163

07/01/09 – 06/30/14

NIH-NHLBI (PI Schwartz)

GWAS in Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease 

The purpose of this proposal is to discover genetic variants that are central to the development of fibrosing interstitial lung diseases (fILD). Since both genetic variants and the environment increase the risk of disease development in fILD, we seek to comprehensively identify genetic variants associated with fILD by considering environmental exposures while studying the genetics of this group of complex diseases.  


RO1-HL101251

07/01/09 – 6/30/14

NIH-NHLBI (PIs Cosgrove/Schwartz/Yang)

Asthma: an Epidemic Caused by Epigenetics?

The purpose of this proposal is to determine the extent to which epigenetic mechanisms contribute to the etiology of asthma in humans.  The hypothesis pursued in this proposal is that epigenetic mechanisms play a fundamental role in the etiology of asthma by modulating the methylation state and transcriptional activity of critical genes that affect immune maturation and this then leads to the development of asthma. 


P01-ES18181

09/01/09-08/31/14 

NIH-NIEHS (PI Schwartz; Project 3 PDs Schwartz/Yang)    

Environmental Determinants of Airway Disease in Children    

The theme of this proposed Center is to investigate the etiology and pathogenesis of airway disease in children. 


P01-HL092870

01/19/10-12/31/14

NIH-NHLBI (PI Blackwell, PD Schwartz)           

Mechanisms of Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis; Gene and Environment Interactions in Pulmonary Fibrosis

The overall goal of the project is to discover genetic variants that are central to the development of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP) by investigating combinations of genetic variations or polymorphisms interact with cigarette smoke and/or viruses to predispose individuals to the clinical development of pulmonary fibrosis. 


N01-AI90052

09/30/09-11/30/14 

NIH-NIAID (PI Busse; PD Schwartz)           

The Role of Epigenetics in Inner City Asthma

The overall goal of this proposal is to determine the extent to which epigenetic mechanisms contribute to the etiology of asthma in children living in the inner city.   


RC2-HL101715

09/30/09-9/29/12 (NCE)

NIH-NHLBI (PIs Geraci/Kaminski/Quackenbush/Schwartz/Sciurba/Spira)

Lung Genomics Research Consortium

The overall goal of this project is to establish a genetic, molecular, and quantitative clinical phenotyping warehouse for the lung research community that would enable investigators to develop and test hypotheses to understand the etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical manifestation of complex, chronic lung diseases.  


RC1-HD063508

09/30/09-9/29/12 (NCE) 

NIH-NICHD (PIs Gelfand/Hauk/Schwartz)

Antenatal Dietary Supplementation is a Risk Factor for Infant Atopy through Epigenetics

Our hypothesis is that epigenetic mechanisms play a fundamental role in the etiology and induction of atopic disease by modulating the methylation state and transcriptional activity of critical genes. 


S10-RR031832

06/15/11-06/14/12

NIH-NCRR (PI Schwartz)

Supercomputer Linux Cluster for Genomics and Proteomics

The addition of a high-performance computing resource at NJH allows the currently-funded NIH- sponsored studies in genetics, genomics, and proteomics the greatest opportunity for success in elucidating the genetic and molecular basis of pulmonary and immunologic disease in our patient populations.