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Research Awards

Published May 3, 2004

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $30.7 million during January, February and March. They were awarded $6.1 million during January, including $2.5 million in new awards and competing awards; $9.6 million during February, including $4.3 million in new awards and competing awards; and $15 million during March, including $9 million in new awards and competing awards. Source: Office of Sponsored Projects

Akay, M. - Thayer School

  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • "Data Mining to Identify Motor Fluctuations in PD"

Ambros, V. - Genetics

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • "Functional Analysis of microRNA Genes in Drosophila"
  • 4-Year Award

Cornell, C. and L. McKernan - Medicine

  • University of Massachusetts
  • "Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia"

Cybenko, G. - Thayer School

  • Department of Defense, Air Force Research Laboratory
  • "Proactive and Predictive Information Assurance for Next Generation Systems"
  • 28-Month Award

Darnall, R. - Pediatrics and J. Daubenspeck - Physiology

  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • "Spontaneous Arousals in Premature Infants"
  • 3-Year Award

Fadul, C. - Medicine

  • Pharmacia
  • "Phase III Open Label of IV Edotearin vs Temozolomide or Carmustine (BCNU) or Lomustine (CCNU in Patients with Glioblatoma Multiforme that has
  • Progressed/Recurred after Alkylator-Based (NEO) Adjuvant Chemotherapy"

Fejes-Toth, A. and G. Fejes-Toth - Physiology

  • American Society of Nephrology
  • "Aldosterone Specificity of Mineralocorticoid Target Cells"

Fesen, R. - Physics and Astronomy

  • Chandra X-Ray Observatory
  • "Identifying Reverse Shock X-Ray Emission in the CAS A Supernova Remnant"

Green, A. - Psychiatry

  • Quintiles, Inc.
  • "Olanzapine Augmented with Atomoxetine in the Treatment of Schizophrenia: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Proof-of-Concept Study of Effects on Cognitive Function"

Higgs, H. - Biochemistry

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • "Comparative Molecular Physiology of Mammalian Formins"
  • 5-Year Award

Karagas, M. - Community and Family Medicine

  • Harvard University
  • "Molecular Epidemiology of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer"

Larsen, E. - Pediatrics

  • National Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • "Children's Oncology Group Reimbursement Contract for NCI Studies"

Lemal, D. - Chemistry

  • National Science Foundation
  • "Problems in Fluorocarbon Chemistry"
  • 3-Year Award

McGrath, D. - Thayer School

  • Veridian
  • "Proactive and Predictive Information Assurance for Next Generation Systems Program (P2ings)"
  • and, United States Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine
  • "Technology for Warfighter Physiological Status Monitoring"

Orgren, R. - Community and Family Medicine

  • Endowment for Health
  • "Convening Grant for Healthcare Workforce Leaders"

Pavone, M. - Women in Science Project

  • Dept. of Defense, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab.
  • "CRREL Contract for Services - WISP Internship Program"

Pipas, J. - Medicine

  • Pharmacia
  • "A Randomized, Multi-center Phase III Trial of Irinotecan in Combination with Three Different Methods of Administration of Fluoropyrimidine"

Rigas, J. - Medicine

  • Ligand Pharmaceutical
  • "Randomized Phase III Trial Comparing Targretin Capsules/Carboplatin/Paclitaxel Versus Carboplatin/Paclitaxel in Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"

Sokol, R. - Sociology

  • Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation
  • "Time Series Analysis of Student Surveys"
  • 2-Year Award

Sundstrom, P. - Microbiology

  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • "Control of Hyphal Gene Expression in Candida Albicans"
  • 2-Year Award
  • and, National Institute of Dental Research
  • "Proteins of Candida Albicans-AIDS-Related Pathogen"
  • 5-Year Award

Taylor, S. - Thayer School

  • Dept. of Defense, Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • "IPA Assignment Agreement with DARPA"
  • 2-Year Award

FEBRUARY

Brakenridge, G. and S. Caquard - Geography

  • World Meteorological Organization
  • "Integrated Flood Management (IFM) for the Lake Victoria Basin"

Buckey, J. - Medicine

  • National Space Biomedical Research Institute
  • "Improved Bubble Detection for EVA"

Cole, M. - Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • National Cancer Institute
  • "MYC Dependent Pathways in Apoptosis and Lymphomagenesis"
  • 5-Year Award

Cormen, T. - Computer Science

  • International Business Machines, Inc.
  • "Asynchronous Buffered Computation Design and Engineering Framework Generator"
  • 3-Year Award

Dmitrovsky, E. - Pharmacology and Toxicology and K. Dragnev and W. Petty - Medicine

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • "Phase I Study of ABT-751 w. Capecitabine"

Dragnev, K. - Medicine

  • Ligand Pharmaceutical
  • "Targretin and Tarceva for Aerodigestive Cancers"

Fowler, L. and M. Dunne - Rockefeller Center

  • Surdna Foundaton
  • "Public Impact Initiative"

Gautier, M. - Medicine

  • Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • "Phase 2 Study of Velcade in Subjects W/Relapsed Mantle Cell Lymphoma"
  • and, Berlex Laboratories
  • "Phase II Comparing Combo Treatment with Fludarabine and Alemtuzuma to Fludarabine and Rituximab"

Givan, A. - Physiology

  • National Institutes of Health
  • "Purchase of a Multi-Parameter Flow Cytometer with High-Speed Sorting"

Green, A. - Psychiatry

  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • "Antipsychotics and Alcohol Drinking in Rodents"
  • 2-Year Award

Greenberg, E. - Community and Family Medicine

  • ORC Macro
  • "Assessment of Completeness of Reporting of Melanoma to Central Cancer Registries"

Jones, J. - Biological Sciences

  • Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
  • "Chapter Reviews for Middle School Textbook"

Lawrence, M. - Hopkins Center

  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • "04/05 Performances"

Lienhard, G. - Biochemistry

  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • "Insulin Regulation of the Adipocyte Glucose Transporter"
  • 5-Year Award

Little, G. - Pediatrics

  • State of Ohio, Department of Health
  • "Ohio Department of Health Services Contract"

McClung, C. - Biological Sciences

  • National Science Foundation
  • "Molecular Genetic Analysis of Plant Circadian Rhythms"
  • 4-year award

Noelle, R. - Microbiology

  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • "Cognate Activation of B Lymphocytes"
  • 5-Year Award

Ow, M. and V. Ambrose - Genetics

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • "Regulation of Lin-4 Expression in Caenorhabditis Elegans"
  • 2-Year Award

Perez, R. and L. Lewis - Medicine

  • NS Pharma, Incorporated
  • "Dose Escalation Study of IV Administered NS-9 in Subjects with Liver Metastases"

Peterson, D. - Linguistics and Cognitive Science

  • National Science Foundation
  • "CAREER: Chittagong Hill Tracts Linguistic Documentation"
  • 5-Year Award

Petty, W. - Medicine

  • American Society for Clinical Oncology
  • "Mechanisms for an Active Targeted Combination Therapy"

Robbins, D. - Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • National Cancer Institute
  • "Reconstitution of a Hedgehog Signaling Complex"
  • 5-Year Award

Shworak, N. - Medicine

  • American Heart Association
  • "A Novel Mouse Model of Myxomatous Valvular Disease"

Sporn, M. - Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • National Foundation for Cancer Research
  • "Prevention of Cancer with Anti-Inflammatory Agents"
  • 2-Year Award

St Germain, D. - Medicine and V. Galton and A. Hernandez - Physiology

  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • "The Role of the Type 3 Deiodinase in Development"
  • 4-Year Award

Streltsov, A. and W. Lotko - Thayer School

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • "Electrodynamics of Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling at High Latitudes Including Plasma Transport"

Supattapone, S. - Biochemistry

  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • "Mechanism of Prion Propagation"
  • 4-Year Award

Turk, D. - Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • "The Own-Race Bias and the Cerebral Hemispheres"
  • 2-Year Award

Usherwood, E. - Microbiology

  • National Cancer Institute
  • "Immune Surveillance in Murine Gammaherpesvirus Infection"
  • 5-year Award

MARCH

Ahles, T. - Psychiatry

  • Brown University
  • "Cancer Assessments and Reports of End-of-Life Treatment"
  • 3-Year Award

Cheung, A. - Microbiology

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • "The Interaction of S. aureus with CFT-1 Cells"
  • 2-Year Award

DeLeo Splaine, J. - Anesthesiology

  • Avigen Incorporated
  • "Avigen Contract"

Dematteo, C. - Medicine

  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • "Ryan White Care Act Title III Early Intervention Services (EIS) Program"

Dietrich, A. - Community and Family Medicine and L. Butterly - Medicine

  • National Cancer Institute
  • "Develop a Primary Care Colon Cancer Screening Consortium"
  • 2-Year Award

Dragnev, K. - Medicine

  • Ligand Pharmaceutical
  • "Phase I PK Evaluation of Targretin & Cis/Vin in Advanced NSCLC"

Dunlap, J. - Genetics and J. Loros - Biochemistry

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • "Functional Analysis of a Model Filamentous Fungus (NIGMS Program Project)"
  • 5-Year Award

Flanagan, J. and C. Barlowe - Biochemistry

  • National Institutes of Health
  • "Soluble Cargo Selection in COPII-Dependent ER-Export"
  • 3-Year Award

Frank, E. - Pediatrics

  • National Safe Kids Campaign
  • "Safe Kids Initiative"

Gillock, K., R. Ferguson , M. Hegel, T. Mellman and C. Zayfert - Psychiatry

  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • "PTSD, Medical Utilization and Health in Primary Care"

Hwa, J. - Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • "Pharmacogenetics of the Human Prostacyclin Receptor"
  • 4-Year Award

Kollisch, D. - Community and Family Medicine

  • American International Health Alliance
  • "Reproductive Health Partnership in Kosovo"

Lawrence, M. - Hopkins Center

  • New England Foundation for the Arts
  • "Cudamani"
  • and, "Axis Dance Company"
  • and, "Mark Morris Dance Group"
  • and, "Erin Orr - "Savage Nursery""

Meehan, K. - Medicine

  • Amgen, Inc.
  • "Health Care Utilization & Costs Assoc. w/Anemia Correction"

O'Toole, G. - Microbiology

  • National Science Foundation
  • "Research Experience for Undergraduate-Molecular and Cellular Biology"
  • 3-Year Award

Pipas, J. - Medicine

  • Hoffman La Roche
  • "Phase III Study of Intermittent Oral Capecitabine w/Combo IV Oxaplatin"

Powell, R. - Surgery

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • "Endothelial Cell Regulation of Smooth Muscle Phenotype"
  • 4-Year Award

Rigby, W. - Medicine

  • National Inst. of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease
  • "Autoimmunity/Connective Tissue Biology Training Program"
  • 5-Year Award

Simons, M. - Medicine, E. deMuinck - Medicine, H. Swartz - Radiology, J. Dunn - Radiology and M. Mulligan-Kehoe - Surgery

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • "Angiogenesis and Myocardial Ischemia"
  • 4-Year Award

Sporn, M. - Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • "Prevention of Cancer in Rats by Raloxifene and Analogs"

Stanton, B. - Physiology

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • "RDP Developmental Grant (Cell Culture/Cell Biology Core)"

Titus-Ernstoff, L. and B. Cole - Community and Family Medicine

  • National Cancer Institute
  • "Atypical Nevi in Melanoma: A Case Control Study"
  • 3-Year Award

Weaver, J. - Radiology, Y. Cheung - Radiology and K. Paulsen - Thayer School

  • National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  • "Mapping the Mechanical Properties of the Diabetic Foot"

Wybourne, M. - Provost's Office and G. Cybenko - Thayer School

  • Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice
  • "The Institute for Security Studies at Dartmouth College"

Wybourne, M. - Provost's Office and B. Donald - Computer Science

  • Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice
  • "The Institute for Security Studies at Dartmouth College"

Wybourne, M. - Provost's Office and D. Kotz - Computer Science

  • Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice
  • "The Institute for Security Studies at Dartmouth College"

Wybourne, M. - Provost's Office and D. McGrath - Thayer School

  • Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice
  • "The Institute for Security Studies at Dartmouth College"

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