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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $15.4 million during March, including $2.5 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Anderson, G.—Microbiology
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
"Investigating Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance on CF-Derived Airway Cells"
Two-Year Award

Andrew, A. and B. Cole and M. Karagas—Community and Family Medicine and J. Moore—Genetics
National Cancer Institute
"Comprehensive Assessment of Bladder Cancer Genetic Susceptibility"
Two-Year Award

Bostick, B.—Earth Sciences
Environ Foundation
"Identifying and Treating Arsenic Contamination in the Mekong River Delta"
Two-Year Award

Chaboyer, B.—Physics and Astronomy
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
"Anchoring the Population II Distance Scale: Accurate Ages for Globular Clusters and Field Halo Stars"
Space Telescope Science Institute
"An ACS Survey of Galactic Globular Clusters"
Two-Year Award

Chen, C—Biological Sciences
University of Michigan
"CA-II-15 Lake Champlain Atmospheric and Hydrodynamic Research"

Conradt, B.—Genetics
American Cancer Society
"Apoptotic Function of Mitochondrial Fragmentation in C. elegans"
Four-Year Award

DeLeo Splaine, J. and F. Tanga and N. Nutile-Mc Menemy—Anesthesiology and W. Hickey—Pathology
National Institute on Drug Abuse
"Alternatives to Opioids for Chronic Pain: Part III"
Five-Year Award

Dietrich, A.—Community and Family Medicine
Henry Jackson Foundation
"Re-Engineering Systems for Primary Care Treatment of Depression and PTSD-Military"
10-Month Award

Dragnev, K.—Medicine
University of Minnesota
"Neoadjuvant Carbo/Gemzar With Thalidomide in Stage II & IIA NSCLC"

Duell, E.—Community and Family Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
"Molecular Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer"

Fadul, C.—Medicine
Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
"Oral in Adults with Glioblastoma Multiforme: A Phase II Clinical Trial"

Fanciullo, G. and I. Byock—Anesthesiology
DCS Corp.
"Platform-Independent Hub for POR in Oncology"
Six-Month Award

Fisher, E.—Medicine
Brandeis University
"Medicare/Medicaid Research and Demonstration-Task 1"
Three-Year Award

Fisher-Vanden, K.—Environmental Studies
Department of Energy
"Workshop on Technological Change and the Environment"

Gougelet, R.—Medicine
State of New Hampshire
"Exercises to Test Community Developed Plans for Smallpox Response"

Jackson, B.—Earth Sciences
National Cancer Institute
"NCI Contract to Measure Arsenic in Water Samples"
Three-Month Award

Lahey, T.—Medicine
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Mechanisms of Regulatory T cell Suppression of HIV-Specific Cellular Immunity"
Five-Year Award

Lynde, D.—Psychiatry
State of Connecticut
"Technical Assistance and Training Regarding Evidence Based Practices Toolkits"
Eight-Month Award

Meehan, K.—Medicine
Berlex Laboratories
"Immune Mobilization of Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cells Using Interleukin 2 and GM-CSF"

Mueller, H.—Physics and Astronomy
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"Interstellar Neutral Atoms in the 3D Heliosphere: Detailed Modeling"
Three-Year Award

O'Toole, G.—Microbiology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
"Inhibition of Biofilm Formation by Osmotic Stress"

Robey, R.—Medicine
American Heart Association
"Mitochondrial Hexokinases and Cell Survival"
Three-Year Award

Sanchez, Y.—Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Cancer Institute
"Dissection of the DNA Damage Checkpoint Pathways"
39-Month Award

Santos, E.—Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Defense, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
"On the Effects of Culture and Society on Adversarial Attitudes and Behaviors"
35-Month Award
Securboration, Incorporated
"Fused Intent Systems"
Three-Year Award
University of Connecticut
"On Effectively Handling Large Volumes of Geospatial Intelligence Information: A Formal Distributed Real-Time Processing Approach"
11-Month Award
Dept of Defense, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
"On Effectively Handling Large Volumes of Geospatial Intelligence Information: A Formal Distributed Real-Time Processing Approach"
Four-Year Award

Smith, T.—Physics and Astronomy
University of New Hampshire
"The Analysis of BLAST Data"

Tanski, S.—Pediatrics
University of Rochester
"Effectively Reducing All Children's Exposure to Secondhand Smoke (SHS)"

Yeo, K. and H. Lee—Pathology
Nanogen, Inc.
"Nanogen NC-400 Alpha Evaluation for CYP P450 Assays"
Six-Month Award

Zhang, T. and C. Sentman—Microbiology
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
"Immunotherapy of Lymphoma Using Chimeric NKG2D-Bearing T Cells"
Three-Year Award

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

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Last Updated: 12/17/08