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Research Awards


Dartmouth researchers were awarded $16.7 million during January, including $7.5 million in new awards and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new awards and competing awards, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Ayres, M. - Biological Sciences                            

  • Paul Smiths College
  • "Beech Bark Disease in Northern Hardwoods Forests"

Benson, H. - Biological Sciences                           

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • "Calmodulin Regulation of Flagellar Motility"
  • 2-Year Award

Brown, W. - Provost's Office                               

  • National Center for the Study of Counter-Terrorism and Cyber-Crime
  • "Livewire Cyber Exercise for TOPOFF3"
  • and Cyber Defense Institute Incorporated
  • "NIRT Training Program"
  • 3-Month Award

Brownell, J. - Physics and Astronomy                       

  • Sarnoff Corporation
  • "THz Intracavity Absorption Spectrometer Development"

Cushman-Roisin, B. - Engineering Sciences                  

  • Dept. of Defense, Office of Naval Research
  • "Mesoscale Dynamics of the Adriatic Sea"
  • 3-Year Award

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

  • The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
  • "Rexinoid Therapy for Lung Cancer Prevention"

Erickson, L. - Microbiology                                

  • International Myeloma Foundation
  • "Homeostatic Regulation of a Plasma Cell Precursor Population in Bone Marrow: Potential
  • Targets of Transformation in Multiple Myeloma"

Fesen, R. - Physics and Astronomy                          

  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • "Probing the Dynamics and Shock Physics of the Cas A Supernova Remnant"

Gazzaniga, M. and S. Grafton, T. Heatherton - Psychology, K. Dunbar and L. Petitto - Education

  • National Science Foundation
  • "Center for Cognitive and Educational Neuroscience"
  • 5-Year Award

Gillock, K. - Psychiatry                                   

  • Howard University
  • "REM Sleep and Memory Processing During the Early Development of PTSD"

Groh, J. - Psychology                                      

  • National Science Foundation
  • "Eye Position and the Neural Basis of Sound Location"
  • 4-Year Award

Grubbs, R. and D. Wright - Chemistry

  • "Upgrade of Existing 300 and 500 MHz NMR Spectrometers"
  • 3-Year Award

Heschel, S. - Jewish Studies                               

  • Ford Foundation
  • "Reconceptualizing Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College"
  • 9-Month Award

Israel, M. - Pediatrics                                    

  • Theodora B Betz Foundation
  • "Development Animal Models-Childhood Medulloblastoma"
  • 5-Year Award and
  • "Improved Strategies, Classification Primary Brain Tumors"
  • 5-Year Award

King, B. - Psychiatry and L. Kaplan and P. Andrews - Pediatric

  • Boston University
  • "Treatment of Affective Disturbance in Children with Autism" and
  • Creare, Inc.
  • "A Device for the Measurement of Stereotyped Movements"
  • 8-Month Award

Lewis, L. - Medicine                                       

  • Theradex
  • "Topotecan in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors"

McGovern, M. - Psychiatry                                  

  • State of New Hampshire-Administrative Office of the Courts
  • "Reclaiming Futures"

Petrenko, V. and C. Sullivan - Engineering Sciences

  • Ice Engineering LLC
  • "Development of Novel Icemaker, Phase I"

Riggs, R. - Psychiatry                                     

  • Lance Armstrong Foundation
  • "Sleep and Cognitive Functioning in Breast Cancer Survivors"
  • 2-Year Award

Roskies, A. - Philosophy                                   

  • Simon Fraser University
  • "Concept and Categorization"

Smith, S. - Computer Science                               

  • National Science Foundation
  • "CAREER: Effective Trust Judgments Across Boundaries"
  • 5-Year Award

Speck, N. - Biochemistry                                   

  • University of Virginia
  • "Mouse Model Characterization of AML1-ETO Inhibitors"

Spinella, M. and C. Giuliano - Pharmacology and Toxicology

  • Lance Armstrong Foundation
  • "Retinoid Repressed Target Genes on Chromosome 12p"
  • 3-Year Award

Stanton, B. - Physiology                                   

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

Waddell, R. and L. Purvis - Medicine                                    

  • University of Massachusetts
  • "American Indian/Alaska Native Provider Training Initiative"

Wadsworth, E. and S. Rauh - Community and Family Medicine

  • Endowment for Health
  • "Using Clinical Process Cost Analysis to Eliminate Waste in Health Care"
  • 3-Month Award

deMuinck, E. and A. Kaplan - Medicine

  • Ension, Incorporated
  • "Left Atrial Appendage Isolation Device to Reduce Stroke"

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Last Updated: 12/17/08