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ASPEN is proud and honored to contribute to the careers of researchers studying nutrition therapy, metabolic support, and related clinical nutrition topics. View all Foundation grant recipients and accomplishments stemming from their Foundation-funded research.


2022 Grant Recipients  |  2021 Grant Recipients


2022 ASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation Grant Recipients
Mohamed Tausif R. Siddiqui, MD, CNSC

Mohamed Tausif R. Siddiqui, MD, CNSC

$50,000 Baxter Grant for Parenteral Nutrition Research
Project Title: Investigation of mucosa-associated microbiome and recurrent small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in short bowel syndrome patients.
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Nicole Gilbert, RD

Nicole Gilbert, RD

$25,000 Abbott Nutrition Research Grant
Project Title: Does volume-based enteral feeding improve nutrient delivery in critically ill children? A randomized control trial of enteral nutrition algorithms.
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Ana T. Limon-Miro, PhD, RD
Ana T. Limon-Miro, PhD, RD

$25,000 Norman Yoshimura Grant-B.Braun and the Aesculap Academy
Project Title: Energy metabolism in patients with cirrhosis and obesity.
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Krista Haines, DO, MABMH

Krista Haines, DO, MABMH

$25,000 Maurice Shils Enteral Nutrition Grant - Nestle Nutrition Institute
Project Title: Longitudinal Energy Expenditure in the ICU and Post-ICU Phases in Obese and Non-Obese Hospitalized Patients (LEEP-ON).
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Yimin Chen, PhD, RDN

Yimin Chen, PhD, RDN

$25,000 Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition Research Grant
Project Title: Effect of early-life feeding types on neurodevelopment mediated by the gut-brain axis.
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Amber Hager, RD

Amber Hager, RD

$20,000 C. Richard Fleming Grant & Daniel H. Teitelbaum Grant
Project Title: Serial evaluations of muscle mass, motor development and growth to determine sarcopenia expression and progression in young infants and children with end-stage liver disease before and after liver transplantation.
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2021 ASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation Grant Recipients
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Hassan Dashti, PhD, RD

$50,000 Baxter Grant for Parenteral Nutrition Research 
Project Title: Assessing Metabolic and Sleep Consequences of Overnight Home Parenteral Nutrition.
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Ana Paula Pagano, MSc, RD 

$25,000 Abbott Nutrition Research Grant
Project Title: Using Innovative Tools to Improve Nutritional Assessment in Oncology.
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Gabriella A.M. ten Have, PhD 

$25,000 Norman Yoshimura Grant-B.Braun and the Aesculap Academy
Project Title: Targeted nutritional approach to restore metabolic deregulations during recovery from sepsis as assessed by comprehensive metabolic phenotyping.
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Lisa Martin, PhD, RD
 
$25,000 Maurice Shils Enteral Nutrition Grant - Nestle Nutrition Institute
Project Title: Implementing the Use of CT-images as Part of the Nutrition Care Process: A Feasibility Study.
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Imre W.K. Kouw, PhD, MNutr, BDiet 

$10,000 C. Richard Fleming Grant
Project Title: The effect of enteral feeding pattern on glycemic control and gastrointestinal function in critically ill patients.
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Vikram K. Raghu, MD, MS

$10,000 Daniel H. Teitelbaum Grant
Project Title: Optimal Lipid Supplementation Strategy for the Prevention and Treatment of Parenteral Nutrition-Associated Liver Disease in Children with Intestinal Failure.
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Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, LD

$24,028 Nutrition and COVID-19 Research Grant
Project Title: Does Enteral Feeding Impact Gut “Omics”, Intestinal Integrity and Clinical Outcomes in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients?
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