The Kulkarni Lab, along with the Gelman Lab, report a rapid blood test to identify COVID-19 patients at high risk of severe disease

Dr. Hrishikesh Kulkarni has been published in JCI Insight. The article is titled “Rapid Blood Test Identifies COVID-19 Patients at High Risk of Severe Disease.” Dr. Kulkarni has received a news release at Washington University School of Medicine about his article as seen here.

The Kulkarni Lab receives the Department of
Defense Discovery Award!

Dr. Hrishikesh Kulkarni (Principal Investigator) received a Discovery Award (Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program) from the Department of Defense for the period of 7/1/20 – 6/30/22. Along with Dr. Andrew Gelman (Cardiothoracic Surgery), they will study how activators of the complement cascade (such as pentraxin 3) increase the risk of acute lung injury (primary graft dysfunction) after lung transplantation with the aim of devising therapies to block its effect.

Hrish Kulkarni, MD, MSCI Receives CDI Grant

Dr. Kulkarni has received an award from the Children’s Discovery Institute. His grant will be for $300,000 for 5 years. The title is “Harnessing the complement system to mitigate acute lung injury.”

Hrish Kulkarni, MD, MSCI Receives K08 from NIH

Hrish Kulkarni, MD, MSCI has received a K08 from the NIH. His project title is C3 Mitigates Epithelial Injury in Pneumonia. The project period will be from 09/01/2019 to 08/31/2024.

Congratulations to the 2019 SPIRiT Awardee
Dr. Hrishikesh Kulkarni!

Hrishikesh Kulkarni, MD, MSCI, with his collaborating PI, has been awarded a $50,000/one year award for his research project through the SPIRiTfunding program. The SPIRiT (Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation) consortium is a partnership between Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) sites including: Johns Hopkins University, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, Washington University in St. Louis, and Yale University. SPIRiT awardees must submit projects where they collaborate with an investigator from a participating CTSA institution.

Hrishikesh Kulkarni, MD, MSCI, receives Biomedical
Research Award from American Lung Association

Hrishikesh Kulkarni, MD, MSCI, an Instructor of Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine has received a Biomedical Research Award from the American Lung Association to investigate the role of complement protein C3 in severe pneumonia.

Hrishikesh Kulkarni, MD received admission to
ICTS KL2 Career Development Program

Hrishikesh Kulkarni, MD, Instructor in Medicine, received admission to Washington University’s ICTS KL2 Career Development Program as a Clinical Research Scholar.