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Dartmouth researchers were awarded $8.2 million during January, including $5.2 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:


Baker, Ian-Engineering Sciences
National Science Foundation
SGER: Magnetically Triggered Joining Using Nanocrystalline Fe-Al Powders
5-Month Award

Baron, John-Medicine
University of Southern California
Consortium for Colorectal Cancer Family Registry

Bengtson, Elizabeth-Medicine
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Phase 2 Randomized Study of Velcade, Dexamethasone and Revlimid vs. Velcade Dexamethasone Cyclephosphamide and Revlimid in Previously Untreated Patients with Newly Diagnosed Symptomatic Multiple Myeloma
2-Year Award

Byock, Ira, M. Bakitas-Anesthesiology
Dynamic Clinical Systems, Inc.
Patient-Friendly IT System for Symptom Surveillance and Patient-Reported
9-Month Award

Cheung, Ambrose-Microbiology and Immunology
National Institutes of Health
Defining the Bacterial Factors that Modulate Sensitivity to B-lactam in CA-MRSA

Coffey, David-Medicine
University of Vermont
Parkinson Disease Neuroprotection Clinical Trial
6-Month Award

Dorsey, Michael-Environmental Studies
Ford Foundation
Climate Justice Research Group
2-Year Award

Fadul, Camilo-Medicine
Schering-Plough Corporation
A Randomized Phase 2 Study of Maintenance Temozolomide vs. Observation in Stable or Responding Stage IIIB/IV Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
2-Year Award

Frank, Elaine-Pediatrics
State of New Hampshire, Highway Safety Agency
Pickup Truck Seat Belt Campaign

Gerber, Scott-Genetics
Tufts University
Molecular Mechanisms of the Necroptosis Activation Complex

Gibbons, Frederick-Psychological and Brain Sciences, M. Gerrard-Psychiatry
National Institute on Drug Abuse
A Social-Cognitive Model of Adolescent Substance Use
9-Month Award

Granger, Richard-Psychological and Brain Sciences
Portland State University
Machine Architecture for Nano-Scale Intelligent Systems
8-Month Award

Hendricks, Kristy-Pediatrics
Tufts University
Evaluation of the Impact of Zinc and/or Micronutrient Supplementation on Intestinal Flora, Diarrheal Disease Burden, Intestinal Mucosal integrity and Growth among Cohorts of Children in Pakistan
4-Month Award

Hwa, John-Pharmacology and Toxicology, T. Mackenzie-Medicine, K. Martin-Surgery
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Pharmacogenetics of the Human Prostacyclin Receptor

Kress, Brian-Physics and Astronomy
Science Systems and Applications, Incorporated
NAIRAS Nowcast of Atmospheric Ionizing Radiation for Aviation Safety
6-Month Award

McAllister, Thomas, L. Flashman, J. Ford, M. Friedman, K. Mueser, P. Schnurr-Psychiatry, J. Moore-Genetics, T.D. Tosteson-Community and Family Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Dartmouth and NCPTSD/Northern New England VA Consortium for PTSD/TBI

Pavone, Mary-Women in Science Project
Department of Defense, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab
CRREL Contract for Services-WISP Internship Program
10-Month Award

Pogue, Brian-Engineering Sciences
Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.
Cancer Detection Using Diffuse Luminescence Imaging
2-Year Award

Romero-Sandoval, Edgar-Anesthesiology
American Pain Society
Cannabinoids and Glial Interactions in Acute and Chronic Pain
1.3-Year Award

Roskies, Adina-Philosophy
Johns Hopkins University
Free Will and Moral Responsibility: Implications of Advances in Neuroscience
2-Year Award

Rothstein, Richard-Medicine, G. Adrales, W. Laycock, M. Vassiliou-Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital
NOTES Gastrojejunostomy

Shepherd, Simon-Engineering Sciences
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Mid-Latitude SuperDARN Radar Infrastructure for the Study of Ionospheric Electrodynamics and Atmospheric Processes on Global Scales
4-Year Award

Stecker, Tracy-Community and Family Medicine
Veterans Administration
IPA FY09: National Center for Patient Safety
9-Month Award

Tosteson, Tor Devin, A. Tosteson-Medicine, J. Weinstein-Orthopaedics
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
Alternative Approaches to Health Outcomes Calculators for Aiding Understanding of the Results of Complex Longitudinal Clinical Trials: The Spine Patient Outcomes Trial (SPORT)

von Reyn, C, L. Adams, R. Waddell-Medicine, R. Connor, S. Dorosko-Microbiology and Immunology, K. Hendricks-Pediatrics
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Effects of Protein-calorie Supplementation on HIV Disease in Breastfeeding Women

von Reyn, C, T. Lahey, R. Waddell-Medicine
Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation
DarDar TB Vaccine Trial Cohort
6-Month Award

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


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Last Updated: 2/28/09