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Research Awards

June

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $24.7 million during June, including $11.4 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:

Barth, R.J. - Surgery
Duke University
"ACOSOG Studies Z10 and Z11"

Belanger, D.J. - Financial Aid
Department of Education
"Pell Grant"

Blencowe, M.P. - Physics and Astronomy
University of Georgia
"NIRT: Theoretical Nanomechanics: From Cells to Solids"
4-Year Award

Buckey, J.C. - Medicine
National Space Biomedical Research Institute
"Associate Team Leader Grant"

Byfield, J.A. - History
Institute of International Education
"Dartmouth Ibadan Faculty Exchange: Building an American Studies Bridge"
2-Year Award

Chang, T. - Biochemistry
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
"Cell Mutants Defective in Cholesterol Ester Formation"
4-Year Award

Coffey, D.J. - Medicine
University of Vermont
"Parkinson Disease Neuroprotection Clinical Trial"

Collier, J.P. - Thayer School
DePuy Inc, A Johnson and Johnson Company
"Depuy 2002"

PI-Duhaime, A. - Surgery
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
"Trauma to the Immature Brain: Response, Repair, and Treatment"
5-Year Award

Dunlap, J.C. - Genetics
Pew Charitable Trust
"Latin American Fellows Program"
2-Year Award

Eastman, A.R. - Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Cancer Institute
"Cell Death Induced by Anticancer Agents"
4-Year Award

Ely, P. - Medicine
IDEC Pharmaceuticals Corporation
"Hematopoietic Toxicity Study of Zevalin Treated in Patients w/Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma"

Folt, C.L. - Biological Sciences
United States Department of Agriculture
"Restoration Ecology of Juvenile Atlantic Salmon"

Gazzaniga, M.S. and M.G. Funnell, S.T. Grafton, M.E. Roser, D.J. Turk - Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
"Neurologic and Cognitive Analysis of Colostomy Patients"
4-Year Award

Holmes, G.L. - Medicine
UCB Pharma, Inc.
"Role of Levetiracetamin Preventing Visual-Spatial Memory Impairment Following Status Epilepticus"

Israel, M.A. - Norris Cotton Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute
"Cancer Center Support Grant"
5-Year Award

Koval, K.J. - Orthopaedics
Hand Innovations, Incorporated
"Fractures-Fixation-Hand Innovations"

Lienhard, G.E. - Biochemistry
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
"Phosphotyrosyl Proteins in Insulin Receptor Signaling"
5-Year Award

MacAdam, B.J. - Hood Museum
The Robert and Dorothy Goldberg Charitable Foundation
"Conservation - Benjamin Champney Drawing"

McClung, C. - Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
"15th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research"

McHugo, G.J. - Community and Family Medicine and R.E. Drake, M.J. Friedman, K.T. Mueser, S.D. Rosenberg - Psychiatry 
National Institute of Mental Health
"An RCT of the Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model"

Noelle, R.J. - Microbiology
National Cancer Institute
"BCMA: Controlling the Survival of Diffentiated B Cells"
5-Year Award

Norris, F.H. - Psychiatry
Veteran's Administration
"IPA Agreement"

Petrenko, V.F. - Thayer School
Seldon Technologies, LLC
"Carbon Nanotube Filters: Manufacturing and Testing"

Rimberg, A. - Physics and Astronomy
Dept. of Defense, Army Research Office
"Investigation of High Frequency Charge Dynamics in Nanoscale Structures"

Schaller, G.E. - Biological Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Analysis of Two-Component Signaling Elements from Arabidopsis"
and
National Science Foundation
"Signaling by Ethylene Receptors of Arabidopsis"
2-Year Award

Schwartz, L. M. - Medicine
National Cancer Institute
"Improving the Quality of News Reporting on Medicine"
2-Year Award

Spielberg, S.P. - Medical School Administration and A.J. Saykin -  Psychiatry
National Center for Research Resources
"Neuroimaging Research Center: High Field Facility"

Spinella, M.J. - Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Cancer Institute
"Retinoid Tumor Differentiation Mechanisms"
5-Year Award

Sporn, M.B. - Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Cancer Institute
"New Triterpenoids for Chemoprevention of Cancer"
5-Year Award

Stan, R.V. - Pathology
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
"Molecular and Functional Aspects of Vascular Permeability"
2-Year Award

Starai, V. - Biochemistry
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
"Mechanistic Studies of Calcium Flux During Homotypic Vacuole Fusion"
3-Year Award

Yamauchi, Y. - Biochemistry
American Heart Association
"Biochemical and Molecular Characterization of Novel Chinese Hamster Ovary Cell Mutants"
2-Year Award

Zubkoff, M. - Community and Family Medicine
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
"Shared Decision Making Leadership Grant"
2-Year Award

Award commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated.

July

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $20.6 million during July, including $5.6 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:

Andrews, M. - Medicine
Bureau of Maternal and Child Health
"Dartmouth-Hitchcock Family HIV Program"

Arrick, B. - Medicine and W. Wells - Pathology
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
"Epigenetic Consequences of BRCA1: The Key to its Role as a Tumor Suppressor Gene in Human Breast Cancer"
2-Year Award

Beyea, S. - Community and Family Medicine
Health Resources and Services Administration
"A Nurse Residency Program for Competency Development"
3-Year Award

Brinckerhoff, C. and M. Vincenti - Medicine, S. Fiering - Microbiology
M. Sporn - Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Inst. of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease
"Regulation of Collagenase Gene Expression"
3-Year Award

Bucci, D. - Psychology
National Science Foundation
"Brain Mechanisms of Conditioned Stimulus Processing"
5-Year Award

Ernstoff, M. - Medicine
Antigenics Incorporated
"Interleukin 2 and or Dacarbazine/Temozolomide Based Therapy"

Fejes-Toth, A. and G. Fejes-Toth - Physiology
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
"Aldosterone Specificity of Mineralocorticoid Target Cell"
5-Year Award

Feng, X. and C. Renshaw - Earth Sciences
National Science Foundation
"Technician Support:  Watershed Studies at Dartmouth College"
2-Year Award

Fisher, E. - Community and Family Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
"The Dartmouth Atlas Disparities Database"
3-Year Award

Gazzaniga, M. - Psychology and K. Dunbar, L. Petitto - Education
The Charles Dana Foundation
"Arts Cognition Consortium"
3-Year Award

Herron, M. - Government
National Science Foundation
"A Ballot-Level Study of Intentional and Unintentional Abstention in Presidential Election Voting"
16-Month Award

LaBelle, J. - Physics and Astronomy
"Collaborative Research: Polar Experiment Network for Geospace Upper-Atmosphere Investigations (PENGUIn) - A New Vision for Global Studies"
3-Year Award

Lawrence, M. - Hopkins Center
Arts International
"New Voices of Islam"

Lewis, L. - Medicine
GlaxoSmithKline
"PK Interactions Between GW597599 and Docetaxal"

Llewellyn-Thomas, H. - Community and Family Medicine
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
"Health Decision Resource"
2-Year Award

McClung, C. - Biological Sciences
United States Department of Agriculture
"15th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research"

Moeschler, J. - Pediatrics
Bureau of Maternal and Child Health
"Alliance for MCH Leadership Training Program"
5-Year Award

Moore, J. - Genetics
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Bioinformatics Strategies for Biodefense Vaccine Research"
5-Year Award

Orgren, R. - Community and Family Medicine
University of Massachusetts
"National Network of Libraries of Medicine"
Prime-NIH

Parker, H. - Medicine
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
"Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Center Grant"

Shanks, R. - Microbiology
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
"Role of the SasAB locus in S. aureus Biofilms"
2-Year Award

Sundaram, S. - Surgery
Dept of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
"Targeting CYP24 Oncogene for Treatment of Breast Cancer"

Wennberg, J. - Community and Family Medicine
United Health Foundation
"Dartmouth Atlas Project - United Health Foundation"
and
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
"Dartmouth Atlas Project"
3-Year Award

Whitfield, M. - Genetics
The V Foundation for Cancer Research
"Genome-Wide Programs of Cell Growth and Division"
2-Year Award

Wright, D. - Chemistry
American Chemical Society
"Bridged Synthons Derived from Perhalogenated Cyclopropanes"
2-Year Award

Wright, R. - Geography
National Science Foundation
"Collaborative Research:  The Mixed-Race Household in Residential Space"
3-Year Award

Wyman, C. - Engineering Sciences
United States Department of Agriculture
"Lignin Blockers for Lower Cost Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Pretreated Cellulose"
3-Year Award

deMuinck, E. - Medicine
NH Industrial Research Center/Percardia, Incorporated
"LV-to-Vessel Conduit"

Award commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated.

August

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $18.7 million during August, including $5.4 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 
United States Department of Agriculture
"The Effects of Host Species and Infestation Size on Population Ecology of Endroctonus Frontalis"
3-Year Award

Baron, J. - Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
"Aspirin, Inflammation Markers, and Colorectal Adenoma"
and
National Cancer Institute
"Aspirin Prevention of Large Bowel Polyps"
4-Year Award

Bucci, D. - Psychology
National Institute of Mental Health
"Chollinergic Involvement in ADHD and Substance Abuse"
3-Year Award

Carney, P. - Community and Family Medicine
University of Washington
"Understanding Variability in Community Mammographers"

Chen, C. - Biology
University of New Hampshire
"Trophic Transfer of Metals in Estuarine Food Webs"

Cole, B. - Community and Family Medicine and D. Jewell - Library
Booz Allen Hamilton
"CA BIG"

Fisher, E. - Community and Family Medicine
State of Vermont
"Vermont Data Analysis Project"
2-Year Award

Groh, J. - Psychology
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
"CRCNS: Integrative Information Processing"
4-Year Award

Harper, D. - Obstetrics and Gynecology
GlaxoSmithKline
"GSK 008 HPV 16 and 18 Vaccine Phase III Trial"

Holmes, G. - Medicine
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance
"Pathophysiology of Epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis"

Kollisch, D. - Community and Family Medicine
State of New Hampshire
"Rural Health Program"

Masters, R. - Government
Dept. of Defense, Defense Contracting Command-Washington
"Kinship and Hierarchy in Local, National, and International Systems"
2-Year Award

Ohgami, N. - Biochemistry
National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation
"Demonstration of NPC1 as a Lipid Binding Protein in Vitro"
2-Year Award

Padilla, T. - History
Ford Foundation
"From Agraristas to Guerrilleros:  the Jaramillista Movement and the Myth of the Pax-Priista"

Paulsen, K. - P. Meaney - Engineering Sciences
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
"Microwave Imaging for Therapy Monitoring Assessment"
4-Year Award

Schaller, G. - Biological Sciences
United States Department of Agriculture
"Role of Type-B Response Regulators in Cytokinin Signal Transduction"
3-Year Award

Sloboda, R. - Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
"Analysis of Intraflagellar Transport"
3-Year Award

Speck, N. - Biochemistry
University of Virginia
"Biochemistry of Leukemia Virus Core-Binding Factor/Structure/Function of CBFb/Mouse Models for FPD/AML"

Sporn, M. - Pharmacology and Toxicology
Reata Discovery, Incorporated
"Sponsored Research Agreement on Triterpenoids"
2-Year Award

Sturup, S. - Earth Sciences
Battelle Memorial Institute
"The Impact of Water Contaminants on Human Health-Arsenic"

Wennberg, J. - Community and Family Medicine
Aetna Foundation Incorporated
"Dartmouth Atlas Data Project"
and
WellPoint Foundation
"Dartmouth Atlas Project - Wellpoint"

Wright, D. - Chemistry
American Cancer Society
"Inhibitors of Phosphatidyl Inositol-3-Kinase"
4-Year Award

Wyman, C. - Engineering Sciences
Department of Energy
"Integration of Leading Biomass Pretreatment Technologies with Enzymatic Digestion and Hydrolyzate Fermentation"
3-Year Award

Zubkoff, M. - and D. Eubank - Community and Family Medicine
Bureau of Health Professions
"Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care"
3-Year Award
and
Zubkoff, M. - Community and Family Medicine
"Model State Supported Area Health Education Center Program"

Award commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated.

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Last Updated: 12/17/08