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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $24.1 million during August, including $5 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Ahmed, Y. and H. Benchabane-Genetics
National Cancer Institute
"APC Tumor Suppressor in Cell Differentiation and Death"
Five-Year Award

Andrew, A.-Community and Family Medicine
National Cancer Institute
"Bladder Cancer Prognostic Indicators"
Five-Year Award

Baker, I.-Engineering Science
Dept. of Defense, Army Research Office
"Nanoindentation of Metamorphosized Snow"
Six-Month Award

Barnett, A.-Mathematics
National Science Foundation
"High Frequency Cavity Eigenmodes: Rapid Computational Methods, Appplications, and Asymptotics"
Three-Year Award

Bartels, S.-Psychiatry
University of New Hampshire
"Integrating Long-Term Supports and Affordable Housing"
34-Month Award

Bostick, B.-Earth Sciences Environmental Protection Agency
"EPA Star Fellowship for Samantha Saalfield"

Carney, P.-Community and Family Medicine and T. MacKenzie-Medicine
National Cancer Institute
"New Hampshire Mammography Network"
Five-Year Award

Carr, C.-Surgery and J. Slover-Orthopaedics
Orthopaedic Research Foundation
"JBJS Resident Journal Club Application"

Collier, J.-Engineering Sciences 
DePuy Inc, A Johnson and Johnson Company
"Depuy 2002"

Connor, R.-Microbiology  National Institutes of Health
"Lactic Acid Bacteria in Mucosal Defense against HIV-1"

Crane, P.-Physics and Astronomy 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"IPA at NASA Headquarters"
Two-Year Award

Cybenko, G.-Engineering Sciences
Central Intelligence Agency
"DCI Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program"
Three-Year Award

Dolph, P.-Biological Sciences
National Eye Institute
"Lysosomal Proteases and Retinal Degeneration"
Three-Year Award

Dragnev, K.-Medicine 
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
"A Multicenter, Open Label, Phase Two Study of VELCADE (bortezomib) for Injection in Previously Treated Patients with Stage IIIB and IV Bronchioloalveolar Features"

Ericson, S.-History
Japan Foundation, Center for Global Partnership
"Portsmouth and its Legacies:  An International Conference Commemorating the Centennial of the Russo-Japanese Peace Treaty of 1905"
17-Month Award

Ernstoff, M.-Medicine
Cancer and Leukemia Group B Foundation
"CALGB Institution Grant"

Goodman, D.-Pediatrics
Josiah Macy Jr Foundation
"Ninth International Medical Workforce Collaborative"

Gougelet, R.-Medicine
State of New Hampshire
"Northern New England Metropolitan Medical Response System"

Hamilton, J.-Pharmacology and Toxicology and B. Jackson-Earth Sciences
National Cancer Institute
"NCI Contract to Measure Arsenic in Water Samples"

Hogan, D.-Microbiology  
University of California, San Francisco
"Molecular Analysis of Host-Microflora Interactions"
Four-Year Award

Hughes, R.-Chemistry
National Science Foundation
"Selective Activation of Carbon-Fluorine Bonds Using Transition Metal Complexes"
Three-Year Award

Kollisch, D.-Community and Family Medicine
State of New Hampshire, Division of Public Health Services
"Rural Scholars Program"
Two-Year Award

LaBelle, J.-Physics and Astronomy
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
"Correlations of High-Frequencies and Auroral Roar Measurements"
and
University of New Hampshire
"Development of an Autonomous Real-time Remote Observatory (ARRO)"

Langford, G.-Biological Sciences   
National Science Foundation
"Brain MyosinFive and Synaptic Plasticity"

Lewis, L.-Medicine
GlaxoSmithKline
"Safety Profile of Lapatinib in Cancer Patients"

Magilligan, F.-Geography
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
"Assessing the Present and Future Role of Large Woody Debris as a Critical Habitat Element in Atlantic Salmon Rivers"
Two-Year Award

McPeek, M.-Biological Sciences and H. Farid-Computer Science
National Science Foundatio
"The Evolution of Mate Choice in Damselflies"
Four-Year Award

Miles, K.-Community and Family Medicine
Endowment for Health
"It's Your Life! A Program to Reduce Barriers to Mental Health Care for Lower Income Older Adults"

O'Connor, G.-Medicine  
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
"Cystic Fibrosis National Program"
and
"CF Patient Registry"

Olson, A. - Pediatrics and C. Gaffney-Community and Family Medicine
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
"Promoting Healthy Families through Enhanced Primary Care"
Two-Year Award
and
State of New Hampshire
"Administrative and Support Contract"
Two-Year Award

Paulsen, K.-Engineering Sciences 
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
"Modeling of Brain Deformation During Surgery"
Four-Year Award

Renshaw, C.-Earth Sciences and E. Schulson-Engineering Sciences
National Science Foundation
"Fracture of Sea Ice under Low Confinement: The Transition from Splitting to Shear Faulting"
Two-Year Award

Santos, E.-Engineering Sciences     
Securboration, Incorporated
"Emergent Campaign Level Adversarial Modeling System"
18-Month Award

Saykin, A.-Psychiatry 
University of California
"Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative"

Sloboda, R.-Biological Sciences      
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
"Polypeptides of the Flagellar Tip Complex"
Two-Year Award

Staiger, D.-Economics
University of California, Los Angeles
"A Study Of National Board Certified Teachers in Los Angeles (Subcontract to UCLA)"
Two-Year Award

Thompson, P.-Computer Science     
General Motors
"Information Extraction for Ungrammatical Text"
Two-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