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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $19.5 million during May, 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:

Bailey-Kellogg, C—Computer Science
National Science Foundation
"Qualitative Reasoning Workshop Graduate Student Travel Support"

Brakenridge, G.—Geography
Universities Space Research Association
"Dartmouth Flood Observatory Collaboration with SERVIR"

Buckey, J.—Medicine
Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research
"Non-Invasive Bubble Detection in Tissue"
Three-Year Award

Cheung, A.—Microbiology
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
"The Interaction of S. aureus with CFT-1 Cells"

Direnzo, J.—Pharmacology and Toxicology
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
"Modeling Breast Cancer Initiation through Genetic Manipulation of Mammary Stem Cells"
Two-Year Award

Dmitrovsky, E., S. Freemantle—Pharmacology and Toxicology and W. Petty—Medicine
National Cancer Institute
"Retinoid Cancer Prevention Mechanisms"
Five-Year Award

Fisher, E.—Medicine
Kaiser Permanente
"Examining the Performance of Different Forms of Organization of Physician Practice"
15-Month Award

Fisher, E.—Medicine and D. Staiger—Economics
Commonwealth Fund
"Benchmarks of Excellence and Implications for Efficiency"
Four-Month Award

Gordon, C., D. Webb and C. Sutton—Mathematics
National Science Foundation
"Spectral and Geometric Problems in Global Analysis"
Three-Year Award

Green, A. and. R. Drake—Psychiatry
National Institute of Mental Health
"Clozapine, Cannabis and First Episode Schizophrenia"

Gustman, A.—Economics
University of Michigan
"Development of Labor Market Data in the Health and Retirement Study"

Harris, R.—Radiology
The Association for Medical Ultrasound
"Tele-Ultrasound Real-time Transmission from a Remote Location over Satellite Internet Links"
26-Month Award

Irwin, R.—Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
"Dissertation Research: Reciprocal Outcomes For Both Partners in a Plant-Pollinator Mutualism: Population and Community Perspectives"
Two-Year Award

Keetay, V.—Surgery
Psychological Applications
"Dynamic Assessment of Hearing Aids"
22-Month Award

Kull, F.—Chemistry
American Heart Association - Northeast Affiliate
"Determination of the Three-Dimensional Structure of a Sterol-Binding, Truncated Mutant of Human Caveolin-1"
10-Week Award

Lynde, D.—Psychiatry
State of Connecticut
"CT Offender Reentry Program: IDDT & Motivational Enhancement Therapy"

McGovern, M.—Psychiatry
State of New Hampshire-Administrative Office of the Courts
"Reclaiming Futures"
19-Month Award

McGurk, S., R. Drake, A. Saykin, K. Mueser—Psychiatry, and H. Xie , D. Becker—Community and Family Medicine
National Institute of Mental Health
"Cognitive Training and Supported Employment for SMI"
Four-Year Award

Paulsen, K.—Engineering Sciences
National Cancer Institute
"Alternative Breast Cancer Imaging Modalities"
Five-Year Award

Petitto, L.—Education
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
"Infants' Neural Basis for Language Using New NIRS"
Two-Year Award

Ray, L.—Engineering Sciences
Department of Defense, Army Research Office
"Cooperative Control of Dynamic Mobile Robots in Diverse Terrains"
Three-Year Award

Sanchez, Y.—Pharmacology and Toxicology
Pew Scholars Program-University of California
"Dissection of Checkpoint Pathways in Yeast and Mammals"

Springett, R., H. Swartz—Radiology and B. Pogue—Engineering Sciences
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
"Imaging the Mitochondrial Response to Neural Activity"
Five-Year Award

Strickler, J.—Community and Family Medicine
World Learning
"Dartmouth GDA to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in Kosovo"
18-Month Award

Whitfield, M.—Genetics
Scleroderma Research Foundation
"A Gene Expression Map of Scleroderma"

Yoder, R.—Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
"Postsubiculum & Otolith Contributions to Head Direction"
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