Congenital Hyperinsulinism International

Overview of Past Grant Winners

The following is a listing of our “Raring to Go For CHI” Million Dollar Bike Ride Grant Winners along with information about the research.

2018 Grant Winner

2018 Grant Winner Amanda Ackerman, MD, PhD

Home Institution: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Award Amount: $84,080

Research Topic: Vitamin E Supplementation in Hyperinsulinism / Hyperammonemia Syndrome

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2017 award recipient Diva De Leon

2017 Grant Winner Dr. Diva De León, MD, MSC

Home Institution: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Award Amount: $87,109

Research Topic: Bihormonal Bionic Pancreas for the treatment of Diabetes Post-Pancreatectomy in Children with Congenital Hyperinsulinism

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Million Dollar Bike Race Grant Winner

2016 Grant Winner Changhong Li, MD, PhD

Home Institution: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Award Amount: $82,000

Research Topic: Drug development for the Treatment of Glutamate Dehydrogenase Hyperinsulinism

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2015 Grant Winner

2015 Grant Winner Mark Dunne, BSc, PhD

Home Institution: University of Manchester

Award Amount: $71,000

Research Topic: Towards Precision Medicine of the Treatment of Congenital Hyperinsulinism in Infancy

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Million Dollar Bike Ride

2014 Grant Winner Dr. Diva De León, MD, MSC

Home Institution: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Award Amount: $60,000

Research Topic: Pilot Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Sirolimus in the Treatment of Congenital Hyperinsulinism

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