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Dartmouth researchers were awarded $8.9 million during February, including $3.8 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Albert, Daniel-Medicine
Amgen, Inc.
Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of AMG811 in Subjects with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
2-year Award

Bengtson, Elizabeth-Medicine
Genentech Inc.
A Phase III Multicenter Open Label Study of Rituximab Faster Infusion Time in Patients with Previously Untreated Diffuse Large B Cell or Follicular Non Hodgkins Lymphoma
3-year Award

Buckey, Jay-Medicine
Creare Inc.
Non-Invasive Bubble Detections in Tissue
1.3-year Award

Chaffee, Sara-Pediatrics
Children's Oncology Group
Children's Oncology Group
5-year Award

Collier, John-Engineering Sciences
DePuy Inc., A Johnson and Johnson Company
Depuy 2002

Compton, Duane-Biochemistry
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Organization of the Mammalian Mitotic Spindle

Conejo-Garcia, Jose-Microbiology and Immunology
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
Re-programming Therapeutically Relevant Immune Responses Against Ovarian Cancer
2-year Award

Conradt, Barbara-Genetics
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Analysis of Cell Death Regulation in C. elegans

Cybenko, George-Engineering Sciences
Department of Defense, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Characterization and Planning for Computer Network Operations
9-month Award

Demars, Leslie-Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ortho Biotech Inc.
Phase II Single Arm Study of Carboplatin and DOXIL plus Bevacizumab in Subjects with Platinum Sensitive Recurrent Ovarian Fallopian Tube and Primary Peritoneal Cancers
2-year Award

Fanos, Joanna-Pediatrics
University of Massachusetts
New England Regional Cooperative, Heritable Disorders

Garmire, Elsa-Engineering Sciences
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance
Engineering a Sustainable Business Model Framework for Scalable Mobile Entrepreneurship in the Developing World

Gougelet, Robert-Medicine
New Hampshire Hospital Association
HC Standard (HCS) Implementation
2-year Award

Halter, Ryan-Engineering Sciences
Intuitive Surgical Inc.
Surgical Margin Detection of Prostate with EIS: Laboratory Investigation

Hoopes, P. Jack-Surgery
Philips Medical Systems
Pre-Clinical Nepio Experimental Evaluations

Mueser, Kim-Psychiatry
Veterans Administration
Illness Management and Recovery for Veterans with Severe Mental Illness

Noelle, Randolph-Microbiology and Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Cognate Activation of B Lymphocytes

O'Connor, Gerald-Medicine
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Cystic Fibrosis National Program
and Cystic Fybrosis Patient Registry

O'Toole, George-Microbiology and Immunology
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Effects of Aztreonam for Inhalation Solution and/or Fosfomycin/tobramycin (FTI) on Biofilm Formation
5-month Award

Rigas, James-Medicine
Pfizer Inc.
Randomized Open-Label Phase III Trial of Erlotinib Alone or In Combination with CP-751, 871 in Patient with Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Rutman, Maia-Pediatrics
Bureau of Maternal and Child Health
Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership

Sanchez, Yolanda-Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Identification of Drug Targets for NF1

Shworak, Nicholas-Medicine
Mizutani Foundation
The Role of Anticoagulant Heparan Sulfate in Cell Signaling

Vlahovska, Petia-Engineering Sciences
National Science Foundation
CAREER: Dynamics of Cells and Cellular Mimetics in Flow and Electric Fields: An Integrated Biophysical and Engineering Approach
5-year Award

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

Wright, Peter-Pediatrics
GHESKIO Clinical Trials Unit
2-year Award

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


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Last Updated: 3/26/09