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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $17.9 million during September, including $10.7 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
National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
"STAR Trial P2"

Baker, I.- Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Defense, Army Research Office
"A Clean Room for Preparation of Snow and Ice Specimens for Microstructural Characterization"

Bartels, S.- Psychiatry
National Institute of Mental Health
"Training Geriatric Mental Health Services Researchers"
5-Year Award

Bernstein, H.- Pediatrics
Health Resources and Services Administration
"Pediatrics in Practice Virtual Learning Center"
3-Year Award

Buckey, J.- Medicine and M. Hegel-Psychiatry
National Space Biomedical Research Institute
"Self-Guided Depression Treatment on Long-Duration Space Flights: A Continuation Study"

Collier, J.- Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
"The Dartmouth Biomedical Engineering Center: Laboratory for Orthopaedic Retrieval Analysis and Research"
3-Year Award

Dalton, M. and J. Sargent - Pediatrics, M. Beach - Anesthesiology and L. Titus-Ernstoff - Community and Family Medicine
National Cancer Institute
"Environmental and Family Influences on Adolescent Overweight"
5-Year Award

Davis, T.- Medicine
Amgen, Inc.
"A Phase 2 Open Label Study of AMG 706 to Treat Subjects with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Thyroid Cancer"

Dematteo, C.- Medicine
Health Resources and Services Administration
"Ryan White Care Act Title III Capacity Development Grant Program"

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

Drake, R.- Psychiatry
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
"A Shared Decision Making Needs Assessment for People with Severe Mental Illness"

Fesen, R.- Physics and Astronomy
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
"Infrared Study of Supernova Ejecta and Dust-Cycle 2"
32-Month Award

Frank, E.- Pediatrics
State of New Hampshire, Highway Safety Agency
"Statewide Child Passenger Safety Program"
"Buckle Up New Hampshire"

Gorham, J.- Pathology
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
"Genetic Linkage Analysis of Immune Liver Disease in Mice"
2-Year Award

Gorman, P.- Psychiatry
State of Maine
"Maine EBP Implementation Consultation"

Green, W.- Microbiology
National Cancer Institute
"The Pathogenesis of MAIDS and Specific T Cell Responses"
5-Year Award

Heimsath, A.- Earth Sciences
National Science Foundation
"Collaborative Research: Tectonics and Topography in the Transverse Ranges: Landscape Response to Increasing Rock Uplift"
3-Year Award

Kazal, L. and R. Orgren - Community and Family Medicine
Endowment for Health
"Planning the New Hampshire Telehealth Program"
6-Month Award

Kerrigan, C.- Surgery
University of Washington
"Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Diagnosis & Treatment Study"

Kotz, D.- ISTS and W. Stearns - Engineering Sciences, T. Henderson - Computer Science
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
"MAP: Security through Measurement for Wireless LANs"
2-Year Award
and Office of Justice Programs
"Institute for Security Technology Studies/Byrne Funds"
18-Month Award

Lynd, L., C. Wyman and T. Gerngross - Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
"Biocommodity Engineering Research Initiative"

McGurk, S.- Psychiatry
Department of Education
"Cognitive Training and Supported Employment in Severe Mental Illness"
3-Year Award

Meehan, K.- Medicine
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
"An Open Label, Safety and Tolerability Study of Deferasirox for Treatment of Transfusion Iron Overload in Low Risk and INT-1 Myelodysplastic Patients Using Serum Ferritin Monitoring"

Meyer, L.- Medicine
Schering Corporation
"Independent Educational Grant"

Miles, K.- Community and Family Medicine
Riverbend Community Mental Health Center
"Riverbend Consultant Contract-Transition Wrap Around"

Orgren, R.- Community and Family Medicine
University of Massachusetts
"Health Information Outreach-New Hampshire"

Osterberg, U. and E. Garmire - Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
"Smart Laser Beams"

Paulsen, K.- Engineering Sciences and J. Weaver - Radiology
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
"Advanced Magnetic Resonance Elastography"
4-Year Award

Pearlman, J. and E. deMuinck - Medicine
Bristol-Myers Squibb
"Assessment of Arterial Wall Imaging with an RP 845 Analog"
3-Month Award

Rigas, J.- Medicine and B. Cole, M. Carey - Community and Family Medicine
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
"Paradigm Website"
and National Cancer Institute
"IASLC Biology and Prevention Lung CA Workshop"

Rosenberg, S.- Psychiatry
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
"The New Hampshire Project for Adolescent Trauma Treatment (PATT)"
4-Year Award

Santos, E.- Engineering Sciences
Dept. of Defense, Air Force Research Laboratory
"Real-World Cognitive Multi-Taskings and Problem Solving: A Large-Scale Cognitive Architecture Simulation through High Performance Computing-Project CASIE"
2-Year Award

Schaller, G.- Biological Sciences
Department of Energy
"Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Ethelene Perception and Signaling in Arabidopsis"
3-Year Award

Smith, S.- Computer Science
Sun Microsystems, Inc.
"OpenSolaris COE"
2-Year Award

Sullivan, C.- Engineering Sciences
General Electric
"Magnetics for Robust Integrated Power Electronics"

Titus-Ernstoff, L.- Community and Family Medicine
National Cancer Institute
"Continuation of Follow-up of DES-Exposed Cohorts"
5-Year Award

Von Reyn, C., E. Talbot and R. Waddell - Medicine, B. Cole - Community and Family Medicine
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
"Disseminated Tuberculosis in HIV Infection: Epidemiology & Prevention"
3-Year Award

Wallace, D.- Mathematics
American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
"Mathematics Across the Community College Curriculum"
11-Month Award

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

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Last Updated: 12/17/08