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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $14.7 million during April, including $3.1 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Arrick, B.—Medicine
Allegheny-Singer Research Institute
"NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial"

Beyea, S.—Community and Family Medicine and L. Kobokovich—Nursing
Health Resources and Services Administration
"Competency for Geriatric Nursing in Rural New England"
Three-year award

Brownell, J.—Physics and Astronomy
Sarnoff Corporation
"Chemical Countermeasures via TeraHz Spectrometry"
Eight-month award

Dematteo, C.—Medicine
Health Resources and Services Administration
"Ryan White Care Act Title III Early Intervention Services (EIS) Program"

Drake, R.—Psychiatry
Wright State University
"RRTC on Substance Abuse, Disability, and Employment"

Ernstoff, M. and K. Meehan—Medicine, B.F. Cole—Community and Family Medicine and R. Harris—Radiology
National Cancer Institute
"Lymphodepletion for Melanoma Patients"
Two-year award

Gibson, U.—Engineering Sciences and J. Bel Bruno—Chemistry, and A. Eastman—Pharmacology and Toxicology
Department of Education
"Nanotechnology in the Health Sciences"
Three-year award

Khan, M. and H. Swartz—Radiology, R. Comi—Medicine, and B. Pogue—Engineering Sciences
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
"Development of EPR and NIR Oximetry for Diabetic Foot"
Two-year award

Kleck, R.—Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Science Foundation
"The Functional Equivalence of Morphological and Expressive Cues as Signals of Dominance and Affiliation"
Three-year award

Lawrence, M.—Hopkins Center
New England Foundation for the Arts
"NEFA-Class Divide New England (Anne Galjour)"
and "NEFA-Siti Company"
and "NEFA-Trio Mediaeval"

Liu, S.—Medicine
State of New Hampshire
"Standardizing Treatment for Nicotine Addiction and Dependence within Healthcare Systems"
Two-month award

Lynch, K.—Physics and Astronomy
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"Sounding of the Cusp Ion Fountain Energization Region-2: SCIFER-2"
Three-year award

Malenka, D.—Medicine
Maine Medical Center
"New Cardiac Surgery Programs: Patients, Outcomes, Access"
34-month award

McGrath, S.—Engineering Sciences
Department of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
"Investigation of Photoplethysmogram Features Using Lower Body Negative Pressure Data Analysis"
and U.S. Army Research Institute for Environmental Medicine
"Acute Mountain Sickness Electronic Data Capture System"
Nine-month award

Olson, A.—Pediatrics and C. Gaffney—Community and Family Medicine
National Cancer Institute
"UV Sunsafe: New Approaches to Reduce Teen UV Exposure"
Two-year award

Olson, A.—Pediatrics
Health Resources and Services Administration
"Integrated Care for NH CSCHCN"
Three-year award

Orellana, R.—Mathematics
National Security Agency
"Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics: An International Combinatorics Conference"
and National Science Foundation
"Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics: An International Combinatorics Conference"

Ray, L.—Engineering Sciences
Sound Innovations Incorporated
"An Active Noise Reduction Communication Earplug for Helicopter Crew"
Two-year award

Rigas, J.—Medicine
NeoRx Corporation
"A Randomized Phase II Study of Picoplatin or Topotecan Second Line Therapy for Patients with Resistant and Refractory Small Cell Lung Cancer"

Taylor, R.—Microbiology
Celldex Therapeutics, Incorporated
"An Improved Targeted Vaccine Strategy against Anthrax"

Winkler, P.—Mathematics
National Science Foundation
"Submodular Percolation: A Proposal for Research in Combinatorics"
Three-year award

Winn, J.—Chemistry
Department of Education
"GAANN Project in Chemistry at Dartmouth College"
Three-year award

Yeh, H.—Physiology
National Institutes of Health
"The Septohippocampal System: Regulation by Neurotrophins"
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