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Allison Elizabeth Ashley-Koch

Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Nephrology
Duke Box 104775, Durham, NC 27701
300 N Duke St., Durham, NC 27701

Selected Grants


Identification of Host-Specific Determinants of APOL1-associated COVAN

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Establishing the Suicide Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium to elucidate the genetics and biology of suicide outcomes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai · 2024 - 2028

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Professional Development Core

ResearchCore Lead · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Networking Development Core

ResearchCo-Core Leader · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

Identification of Host-Specific Determinants of APOL1-associated COVAN

ResearchAdvisor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

Establishing the Suicide Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium to elucidate the genetics and biology of suicide outcomes

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai · 2024 - 2028

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Professional Development Core

ResearchCore Lead · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

U2C/TL1 NC KUH TRIO Networking Development Core

ResearchCo-Core Leader · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2023 - 2028

Genomic Architecture of Functional Brain Networks in PTSD

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institute of Mental Health · 2023 - 2026

Hematology & Transfusion Medicine (T32)

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPreceptor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1975 - 2026

Genetic and Genomics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2020 - 2025

NINDS Research Education Programs for Residents and Fellows in Neurosurgery

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2025

Untangling the diversity in the genetic architecture of late-onset Alzheimer's disease using single cell multi-omics

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2025

RPE Exosomes in Age-related Macular Degeneration

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Epigenetic Age Acceleration and Psychoneurological Symptoms in Sickle Cell Disease

ResearchCo-Principal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2022 - 2024

Eyes of Africa: The Genetics of Blindness

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by University of Ibadan · 2017 - 2023

Identifying novel clinical, genetic and proteomic risk factors for sickle cell nephropathy.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2023

A Phase II trial of topical sodium nitrite in patients with sickle cell disease and leg ulcers Cost Reimbursable

Clinical TrialCollaborator · Awarded by Food and Drug Administration · 2017 - 2022

Modeling Sickle Cell Disease phenotypes through supervised learning of patient multi-omic data

FellowshipPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute · 2020 - 2021

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2021

Sharing Comprehensive 'Omics in Sickle Cell Disease Through the NHLBI TOPMed Network

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Inc. · 2019 - 2020

Transcriptomic, therapeutic and genetic investigations of sickle cell nephropathy

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2020

Genetics Training Grant

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1979 - 2020

MVP IPA - Allison Ashley-Koch

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2019 - 2020

IPA--Allison Ashley-Koch

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2018 - 2020

High-throughput Metabolite Profiling and Genetic Analyses to Identify Novel Predictive Biomarkers of SCD-related Complications

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation · 2015 - 2020

Genetic and Functional Studies of Human Ciliary Syndromes

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2019

Duke-UNC Clinical Hematology and Transfusion Research Career Development Program

ResearchMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2006 - 2019

Identification of Susceptibility Genes for Essential Tremor

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by Columbia University · 2015 - 2019

Decoding schizophrenia-From GWAS to functional regulatory variants

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2014 - 2019

Behavioral and genetic mechanisms of smoking risk in individuals with ADHD

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2018

IPA - Allison Ashley-Koch

ResearchBiostatistician · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2016 - 2018

Linking ciliary biology to the functional annotation of psychiatric disorders

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2016 - 2017

Genome-wide Association Analysis in the Neurocognitive Outcomes of Depression in the Elderly (NCODE) data set.

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Connecticut · 2017 - 2017

Genetic and Environmental Predictors of Combat-Related PTSD

ResearchBioinformatics Specialist · Awarded by University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio · 2015 - 2016

Extension of Hematologic & Clinical Genotype-Phenotype Associations in SCD Using Exome Chip & Metabolomic Analysis

ResearchConsultant · Awarded by Doris Duke Charitable Foundation · 2013 - 2015

Biorepository Core Lab for the PTSD-TBI Clinical Consortium

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by University of California - San Diego · 2009 - 2015

Imaging Genetic Predictors of Psychotherapy Outcomes in Unipolar Depression

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2012 - 2015

Linkage and candidate gene analysis in non-syndromic Chiari type I

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2015

IPA - Allison Ashley-Koch

ResearchStatistician · Awarded by Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center · 2012 - 2014

Neuropharmacology of Response Inhibition in Comorbid ADHD and Nicotine Dependence

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2014

Elucidating Outcome and Risk from Improved Exposure Assessment and Mechanistic Studies

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill · 2011 - 2014

Admixture Mapping of Glaucoma Genes in African Americans

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2013

Genetic Contributions to Alterations in Brain Structure and Function in Depression

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2008 - 2012

Genetic basis of smoking abstinence, smoking reinforcement, and inhibitory control

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2009 - 2012

Recovery Act Funds for Administrative Supplements for Conte Center grant programs

ResearchInvestigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2010 - 2011

Pulmonary Hypertension in SCD

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2005 - 2011

Candidate Gene Analysis of Persistent AD/HD

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2004 - 2010

Hereditary basis of neural tube defects

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1999 - 2010

Outcome Modifying Genes in Sickle Cell Diseases

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2001 - 2008

Molecular and genetic epidemiology of autism

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2007

Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology of Autism

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 1997 - 2007

Genetics and epidemiology of essential tremor

ResearchCo Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2002 - 2007

Stress, Serotonin Genes & Health Disparities

ResearchCollaborator · Awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Science · 2000 - 2006

External Relationships


  • Nemours Children's Hospital

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