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Dartmouth researchers were awarded $6.3 million during October and November, including $4 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Ayres, Matthew-Biological Sciences
Hawk Migration Association of North America
RPI: Monitoring Migratory Raptors from Regional to Continental Scales

Becker, Deborah, and Susan McGurk-Psychiatry
University of California, San Diego
Cognitive Training to Improve Work Outcomes in SMI

BelBruno, Joseph-Chemistry
Greenhill AntiBallics Corporation
The Development of Gradient Nanoparticle Structures

Buckey, Jay-Medicine
National Space Biomedical Research Institute
A Multimedia Computer-Based, Self-Directed, Autonomous, Stress and Anxiety Management Countermeasure

DeLong, Peter-Medicine
Antigent Specific Cancer Immunotherapeutic as Adjuvant Therapy in Patients with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
5.5-year award

Eisenberg, Burton-Surgery
Fox Chase Cancer Center
The Molecular Actions of Imatinib Mesylate in GISTs

Ernstoff, Linda-Community and Family Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
DF/HCC Ovarian Cancer SPORE

Fisher, Elliott-Medicine
California Healthcare Foundation
Dartmouth Atlas Project-California Healthcare Foundaton
3-year award

Gerrard, Meg-Psychiatry, F. Gibbons-Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of Georgia
Preventing Alcohol Use Among African American Youths

Gorham, James-Pathology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Chemokines in Autoimmune Hepatitis

Gougelet, Robert-Medicine
State of Vermont
Medical Surge Capacity and Capability of Hospitals and Health Systems in Vermont

Gribble, Gordon-Chemistry
PhytoMedical Technologies, Inc.
Synthesis and Testing of Novel Bis-Acridine Anitumor Compounds

Haxby, James-Psychological and Brain Sciences
Princeton University
Conte Ctr Project 2: Decision Making and Control in Perception and Attention

Hegel, Mark-Psychiatry
Thomas Jefferson University
Low Vision Depression Trial

Henderson, Joseph-Community and Family Medicine
Office of Justice Programs
Sexual Assault: Clinical and Forensic Management Extending/Adapting the Program for Classroom Use


Pfizer Inc.
A Curriculum on Tobacco Use and Dependence for Students and Faculty in the Health Professions

Hoopes, P Jack-Surgery
Euclid Systems Inc
Noninvasive Chemical Cornea Reshaping Using a Feline Model-Phase II

Kress, Brian-Physics and Astronomy
Science Systems and Applications, Incorporated
NAIRAS Nowcast of Atmospheric Ionizing Radiation for Aviation Safety
5-month award

Merrens, Matthew-Psychiatry
State of Vermont
VT Mental Health Employment Programs for Youth and Adults

Myers, Lawrence-Biochemistry
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
The Role of Yeast Mediator in Transcriptional Regulation

Onega, Tracy-Community and Family Medicine, Xun Shi-Geography
Group Health Center for Health Studies
Development of a Versatile Geospatial Database within the CRN

Peterson, Kevin-Biological Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Requirements for Development and Maintenance of Multicellular Life

Phan, Minh-Engineering Sciences
ound Innovations Incorporated
Reduced-Order Models For Signature Propagation
2-year award

Rimberg, Alexander-Physics and Astronomy
University of Wisconsin
Solid State Quantum Computing using Spin Qubits in Si/SiGe Quantum Dots

Rosenberg, Stanley, Mary Jankowski, Harriet Rosenberg-Psychiatry
Endowment for Health Inc
The NH Program to Improve Outcomes for Young Children at Risk for Neglect and Abuse 6 Month Planning Grant
6-month award

Shubitidze, Fridon-Engineering Sciences
Lehigh University
Label Free Genome Sequencing

Sirovich, Brenda-Medicine
Veterans Administration
Harold Bae VA IPA

Spaller, Mark-Pharmacology and Toxicology
Brown University
Development of PDZ Domain Inhibitors for the Multiple Sclerosis

Sporn, Michael-Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Foundation for Cancer Research
Prevention of Cancer with Anti-Inflammatory Agents

Sporn, Michael-Pharmacology and Toxicology, Karen Liby-Medicine
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Chemoprevention of ER-Negative Breast Cancer

Stanton, Bruce-Physiology
University of Connecticut
Novel Assay to Detect CFTR Maturation

Taenzer, Andreas-Anesthesiology
Children's Hospital Boston
Does Anesthesia Harm the Developing Brain?
2-year award

VanderHeyden, Michele-Pediatrics
University of Pennsylvania
Pediatric Intensive Care Units

Waddell, Richard, C. von Reyn-Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
New England AIDS Education and Training Center

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

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Last Updated: 1/16/09