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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $29.4 million during June, including $4.5 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Baker, K. - Tuck School
Henry P. Kendall Foundation
"Business Strategies for Vermont Natural Resources Agencies"

Baron, J. - Medicine
University of Michigan
"Great Lakes-New England Clinical and Epidemiology Center"

Birenbaum, D. - Obstetrics and Gynecology
State of New Hampshire, Division of Public Health Services
"Admin Unit for Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program"

Birnie, R. - Earth Sciences and J. LaBelle-Physics and Astronomy, S. Shepherd-Engineering Sciences and M. Pavone-Women in Science Project
University of New Hampshire
"New Hampshire Space Grant Consortium"
5-Year Award

Bolger, D. - Environmental Studies
Montana State University
"The Impact of Invasive Plants on Detrital Food Webs"

Cheung, A. - Microbiology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"RAT, A Regulator of Autolysis in S. aureus"
and
"In Vivo Gene Expression in Staphylococcus aureus"
5-Year Award

Cohen, Y. - Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
"Auditory Response Properties of the Prefrontal Cortex"
5-Year Award

Craig, R. - Pharmacology and Toxicology
Dept of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
"Therapeutic Conversion of Viability-Promoting MCL1 to Death-Inducing Forms"

Cybenko, G. and V. Berk - Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Defense, Air Force Research Laboratory
"Proactive and Predictive Information Assurance for Next Generation Systems"
3-Year Award

Deharvengt, S. and M. Korc - Medicine
Sass Foundation for Medical Research
"Novel Strategies for Targeting Cyclin D1 in Pancreatic Cancer"

Dehghani, H. - Engineering
Sciences
DOBI Medical International, Inc.
"DOBI Medical-Dartmouth Sponsored Project"

deMuinck, E. - Medicine
Medtronic Bio-Medicus, Inc.
"Filterwire Pilot Study"
and
NH Industrial Research Center/Percardia, Incorporated
"VPASS Safety Study"

Direnzo, J. - Pharmacology and Toxicology
Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation
"Evaluation of Genetic Pathways Underlying Stem Cell Renewal"
2-Year Award

Ericson, S. - History
Japan-US Friendship Commission
"Portsmouth Treaty Conference (JUSFC)"

Hansen, R. - Tuck School
The UPS Foundation
"Nonprofit Leadership Development"
2-Year Award

Heschel, S. - Jewish Studies
Institute of International Education
"Dartmouth Summer Institute on Gender in the Fields of Jewish Studies and Islamic Studies"

Karagas, M. - Community and Family Medicine
Harvard University
"Superfund Hazardous Substances Basic Research Program"

Kaufman, P. - Medicine
Ortho Biotech, Incorporated
"Randomized Open Label Trial Comparing Treatment with Either Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin or Capecitabine as First Line Chemotherapy for Metastatic Breast Cancer in Women 65 Years and Older"

Lawrence, M. - Hopkins Center
New England Foundation for the Arts
"Meet the Composer-John McGuire"

McGurk, S. - Psychiatry
The Coalition of Voluntary Mental Health Agencies, Incorporated
"Cognitive Remediation Program"

Meehan, K. - Medicine
Genentech Inc.
"National Lymphomocare Study"

Millan, R. and R. Denton - Physics and Astronomy
National Science Foundation
"GEM-Quantitative Comparison of the Theory and Observations of Relativistic Electron Precipitation Due to Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Waves"
3-Year Award

Nelson, W. - Psychiatry
Veterans Administration
"Business Case for Patient Safety II"
and
Foundation for Healthy Communities
"Rural Ethics Needs Assessment"

Nichols, D. - Anthropology
National Science Foundation
"Collaborative Research at Cerro Portezuelo: Spanning the Classic to Postclassic at a Teotihuacan Regional Center"
3-Year Award

Olson, A. - Pediatrics and C. Gaffney - Community and Family Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
"Healthy Teens Systems Change Project"

Pipas, J. - Medicine
Exelixis, Incorporated
"A Phase III Multicenter, Single Blind, Randomized Study of XL119 versus 5-Fluororacil (5FU) Plus Leucovorin in Subjects with Advanced Biliary Tumors not Amendable to Conventional Surgery"
and
Therion Biologics Corporation
"Phase III Randomized Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficiacy of PANVAC-VF in Combination with GM-CSF vs Best Supportive Care or Palliative Chemotherapy in Patients with Metastatic (Stage IV) Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas"

Ratcliffe, N. - Pathology
National Blood Foundation
"The Role of Dendritic Cell Subsets in Autoimmune Myocarditis and the Potential for Cytotherapy"

Rockmore, D. - Mathematics
Johns Hopkins University
"Group-Theoretic Methods in Protein Structure Determination"

Stitham, J. - Pharmacology and Toxicology
American Heart Association
"Pharmacogenetic/Physiological Importance of hIP Polymorphisms"

Wennberg, J. - Community and Family Medicine
California Healthcare Founation
"Dartmouth Atlas Project/California HealthCare Foundation"
3-Year Award

Wickner, W. - Biochemistry
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
"Protein Compartmentation"
4-Year Award

Yun, K. - Genetics
National Brain Tumor Foundation
"Characterization and Abiation of Tumor Stem Cells in Oligodendroglioma"

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

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Last Updated: 12/17/08