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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.

Congratulations to the ASPEN Rhoads Research Foundation 2021 Grant Recipients


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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