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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $7.9 million during January, including $5.7 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Bartels, Stephen—Psychiatry
Endowment for Health
Evaluation of a Health Promotion Intervention for Persons with Severe Mental Illness

Buckey, Jay—Medicine
National Space Biomedical Research Institute
Pharmacotherapeutics of Intranasal Scopolamine

Buckey, Jay—Medicine
Creare Inc.
Prediction of Hyperbaric Oxygen Toxicity

Carriere, Catherine—Medicine
Marc Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Research
Adult Pancreatic Progenitors as Target of Late Oncogenic Events

Dorosko, Stephanie—Microbiology and Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Mechanisms for HIV-1 Persistence in Human Mammary Tissue and Breast Milk Cells

Fesen, Robert—Physics and Astronomy
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Investigating the X-Ray Variability of Cassiopeia A
2-year award

Kasper, Lloyd—Medicine, J. Gorham—Pathology, J. Moore—Genetics, R. Noelle—Microbiology and Immunology, J. Smith—Microbiology and Immunology, Z. Szczepiorkowski—Pathology and H. Wishart—Psychiatry
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
DMS Collaborative MS Center
5-year award

Koval, Kenneth and K. Spratt—Orthopaedics
Foundation for Orthopaedic Trauma
Early Prediction of Post-Traumatic In-Hospital Mortality in Pediatric Patients

Madden, Dean—Biochemistry
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease
Keeping CFTR in its Place: An Integrated Small-Molecule Approach

Merrick, Cybele—Psychiatry
Veterans Administration
Contract for Library Services

Mierke, Dale—Chemistry
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
G Protein Receptor—Structural Characterization
9-month award

Mierke, Dale—Chemistry
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Drug Design: Glutamate Receptor Signaling

Nelson, Gail—Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Physician Training Program:  Abstinence Based Recovery from Addictive Disease

Norris, L. Frances—Psychiatry
University of Maryland
Advancements in Assessment of Community Resilience
16-month award

Olfati Saber, Reza—Thayer School of Engineering
National Science Foundation
CAREER: Multi-Agent Coordination and Distributed Estimation for Mobile Sensor Networks
5-year award

Pavone, Mary—Women in Science Project
Department of Defense, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
CRREL Contract for Services–WISP Internship Program

Paye, Julie and M. Simons—Medicine
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Role of Synectin in Arterial Development

Pellacini, Fabio—Computer Science
National Science Foundation
CAREER: Intuitive Appearance Design

Pogue, Brian—Biomedical Engineering
Massachusetts General Hospital
An Online-Measurement and Model-Based Approach to PDT

Schaller, George—Biological Sciences
Rohm and Haas Company
Effect of Ethylene Receptor Levels upon the Efficacy of 1-MCP

Swartz, Harold—Radiology
Dept. of Defense, Advanced Research Projects Agency
High Throughput-Low Cost Biologically Based Triage for Radiation Exposure Based on EPR Measurements of Radiation-Induced Changes in Fingernails and Toenails
9-month award

Swartz, Harold—Radiology
Dept. of Defense, Advanced Research Projects Agency
High Throughput-Low Cost Biologically Based Triage for Radiation Exposure Based on In Vivo EPR Measurements of Radiation-Induced Changes in Teeth
9-month award

Van Citters, Douglas—Thayer School of Engineering, R. Connor—Microbiology and Immunology, J.Leiter—Physiology, and S. Spielberg—Dartmouth Medical School
Johnson & Johnson
Extrusion of UHMWPE for Orthopaedic Bearings
2-year award

Wasson, John—Community and Family Medicine
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Care Experience Survey Instruments
10-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