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Research awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $16.4 million during May, including $7.2 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Bailey-Kellogg, C. - Computer Science
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
"Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship"
2-Year Award

Baker, I. - Engineering Sciences
National Science Foundation
"Investigation of the Yield Anomaly and Role of APBs in L21-structured Fe2AlX Compounds and Related Alloys"
4-Year Award

Baker, I. - Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Defense, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab.
"Electron Backscatter Patterns"

Brakenridge, G. - Geography
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
"JPL-Dartmouth College Flood Sensor Web"

Dalton, M. - Pediatrics and M. Beach - Anesthesiology
National Cancer Institute
"Movie Influence on Adolescent Smoking: A Follow-Up Study"
5-Year Award

deMuinck, E. - Medicine
NMT Medical, Incorporated
"NMT Medical Pilot Study"

Denton, R. - Physics and Astronomy
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"Field Line Dependence of Magnetospheric Mass Density"

Dmitrovsky, E. and S. Freemantle - Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Cancer Institute
"Cyclin D as a Retinoid Differentiation Molecular Target"
4-Year Award

Ernst, P. - Genetics
The Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research
"MLL-Dependent Pathways in Normal and Leukemic Hematopoiesis"
2-Year Award

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

Green, W. - Microbiology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Mouse AIDS Retrovirus Co-Opting of Immune Interactions"

Hamilton, J. - Pharmacology and Toxicology and C. Folt - Biological Sciences
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
"Toxic Metals in the Northeast: From Biological to Environmental Implications"
3-Year Award

Hoopes, P. - Surgery
Glycofi, Inc.
"GlycoFi Rituxan Project"

Kaufman, P. - Medicine
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
"CCI-779 Letrozole and CCI779 in Combo with Letrozole"

Lawrence, M. - Hopkins Center
New England Foundation for the Arts
"National Dance Project-Bill T. Jones"

Lawrence, M. - Hopkins Center
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council
"New Voices of Islam"

Lerner, F. and C. Merrick - Psychiatry
Duke University
"PILOTS Consultation Contract"

Lewis, L. - Medicine
Lineberry Research Associates
"Phase I Dose Escalation Study of the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, Biological and Clinical Activity of EMD 273066 Administered with Low Dose Cyclophosphamide to Subjects with Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule Positive Advanced Cancers"

Lotko, W. - Engineering Sciences and B. Rogers -Physics and Astronomy
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"Dynamics of Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling: Processes, Rates and Impacts"
3-Year Award

Mbora, D. - Biological Sciences
Margot Marsh Biodiversity Foundation
"Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on The Population of Tana River Red Colobus"

Mueser, K. - Psychiatry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Graduated Recovery Intervention for Early Schizophrenia"

Paulsen, K. and P. Meaney - Engineering Sciences and J. Weaver - Radiology
National Cancer Institute
"Magnetic Resonance Microwave Absorption and Tomography Imaging"

Pogue, B. - Engineering Sciences
Radiation Monitoring Devices, Incorporated
"Cancer Detection Using Diffuse Luminescence Imaging"

Pogue, B. - Engineering Sciences
ART Advanced Research Technologies Incorporated
"Time Domain (TD) Optical Imaging Technology Platform"

Rees, J. - Community and Family Medicine
State of New Hampshire
"New Hampshire Cancer Registry"

Rigas, J. - Medicine
ImClone Systems Incorporated
"Randomized Phase III Study of Docetaxel or Pemetrexed with or without Cetuximab in Patients with Recurrent or Progressive NSCLC after Platinum Based Therapy"

Sargent, J. - Pediatrics
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
"Media Influences on Early Onset Alcohol Use"
3-Year Award

Sharma, M. - Earth Sciences
National Science Foundation
"Search for Hadean Protocrust in Modern Mantle"
2-Year Award

Sinclair, P. - Biochemistry
Veterans Administration
"IPA Agreement with VAM&ROC for Adrian Zaharia"

Sinclair, P. - Biochemistry
"IPA Agreement with VAM&ROC for Nadia Gorman"
2-Year Award

Taube, J. - Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
"Neural Basis for Spatial Cognition"
4-Year Award

Wang, L. - Microbiology
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
"Functional Interplay Between Lysolipid GPCR Family in Immune Control"

Wishart, H. - Psychiatry
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
"Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive and Motor Symptoms in MS"
5-Year Award

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

Correction: A grant received by Laura-Ann Petitto from The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for the study of "Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies of Bilingual Reading," was incorrectly reported in the May 30 issue as Psychology. The grant is for the Education Department.

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Last Updated: 12/17/08