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Dartmouth researchers were awarded $15.1 million during September, including $10.1 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Anton, Kristen—Community and Family Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
EDRN Content Management Pilot for GI Data
6-month award

Ayres, Matthew—Biological Sciences
United States Department of Agriculture
Sirex Noctilio: Reproductive Success, Interactions with Native Species, and the Forensic Dendropathology of Infested Trees              

Barnett, Alexander—Mathematics
National Science Foundation
Efficient Spectrally Accurate Global Basis Methods for High Frequency Wave Scattering, Chaotic Eigenmodes, and Photonics

Baron, John—Medicine
University of Michigan
Great Lakes—New England Clinical and Epidemiology Center
Veterans Administration
Kristin Collins IPA

Baron, John, R. Rothstein—Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Calcium/Vitamin D, Biomarkers and Colon Polyp Prevention

Beisswenger, Paul—Medicine
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Glycation/Oxidative Biomarkers, Glucose Patterns, and Diabetic Nephropathy

Blencowe, Miles—Physics and Astronomy
National Science Foundation
Theory of Quantum Electromechanical Systems

Conradt, Barbara—Genetics
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Regulation and Role of Dynamin-related GTPases in C. Elegans Apoptosis

Cornell, Cornelius, L. Mckernan—Medicine
University of Massachusetts
Hemophilia Comprehensive Care  

Cui, Zhiyong—Medicine
Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute
A Disposable Device to Measure Secondhand Smoke Exposure     

Cybenko, George—Engineering Sciences
Department of Defense
Mapping the Human Terrain of Computer Networks

DeLeo, Joyce, E. Romero-Sandoval—Anesthesiology
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Microglial Regulation in Opioid Tolerance, Hyperalgesia and Addiction

Dietrich, Allen—Community and Family Medicine
National Cancer Institute
Variations in Colonoscopy Screening: A Population-Based Study

Eickelman, Dale—John Sloan Dickey Center
University of Kuwait
American University of Kuwait-Dartmouth Advisory Project

Ernstoff, Marc—Medicine, J. Gui—Community and Family Medicine, R. Harris—Radiology, A. Schned—Pathology, J. Seigne—Surgery
National Cancer Institute
Immunotherapy for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Fisher-Vanden, Karen—Environmental Studies
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: An Improved Model of Endogenous Technical Change Considering Uncertain R&D Returns and Uncertain Climate Response
3-year award

Flashman, Laura, R. Santulli, H. Wishart—Psychiatry
Indiana University
Memory Circuitry in MCI and Early Alzheimer’s Disease
2-year award
State of New Hampshire
Buckle Up New Hampshire

Frank, Elaine—Pediatrics
State of New Hampshire, Highway Safety Agency
Statewide Child Passenger Safety Program

Gaur, Arti—Microbiology and Immunology
Brain Tumor Society
Role of mir-10a and mir-10b in Regulating the Pathology of Glioblastoma Multiforme
2-year award

Gerber, Scott—Genetics
Tufts University, New England Medical Center
Mechanistic Analysis of Necrostatins: Specific Inhibitors of Programmed Necrosis                                   

Green, Alan—Psychiatry
Augusta Mental Health Institute
Psychiatric Staffing
Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc.
Paliperidone and Alcohol Drinking in the Syrian Golden Hamster and in the Alcohol-Preferring “P” Rat
2-year award

Haxby, James—Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Institute of Mental Health
Analysis of Multi-Voxel Patterns of Activity in fMRI Data
5-month award

Hoopes, P. Jack, R. Strawbridge—Surgery
Triton Systems, Inc.
Assessment of Antibody Directed Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Hyperthermia and Radiation Treatment of Cancer Using Murine Models              

Johnson, Kay—Pediatrics
Centers for Disease Control
CDC IPA K. Johnson                                                                  

Jukosky, James—Microbiology and Immunology
Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute
The Influence of Second-Hand Cigarette Smoke on the Innate Immune Function of Nasal Epithelial Cells

Karagas, Margaret—Community and Family Medicine
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Genome-Wide Association Analysis Of Bladder Cancer

LaBelle, James, M. Hudson—Physics and Astronomy, M. Pavone—Women in Science Project, S. Shepherd—Engineering Sciences
University of New Hampshire
New Hampshire Space Grant Consortium
2-year award

Lipson, Jane—Chemistry
National Science Foundation
Studies on Polymer Glasses, Melts, and Solutions

Lukovits, Timothy—Medicine
Yale University
Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke Trial (IRIS)

Lynch, Kristina—Physics and Astronomy, U. Gibson—Thayer School of Engineering
University of New Hampshire
Enabling Technologies for Scientific Innovation through Sensor Development

Mikucki, Jill—Earth Sciences
Montana State University
Plankton Dynamics in McMurdo Dry Valley Lakes During the Transition to Polar Night
2-year award

Morden, Nancy—Community and Family Medicine
Veterans Administration
Morden IPA

Nelson, William—Psychiatry
National Rural Health Association
Rural Health Care Ethics Training Manual

Onega, Tracy, A. Dietrich—Community and Family Medicine
Oregon Health Sciences University
Assessing and Improving Mammography

O’Toole, George—Microbiology and Immunology
Gates Foundation
Expansile Nanoparticles for Delivery of Antibiotics

Paulsen, Keith—Biomedical Engineering, B. Pogue—Thayer School of Engineering, J. Weaver—Radiology
National Cancer Institute
Frequency Domain Optical Imaging of Breast Cancer

Pratt, Sarah, K. Mueser—Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention for Schizophrenia
2-year award

Ray, Laura—Thayer School of Engineering
Sound Innovations Incorporated
Distributed Beamforming with Wireless Sensor Networks for Remote Auditory Presence
3-year award

Rigas, James—Medicine
ICON Clinical Research
Randomized Double Blind Parallel Three Arm Multicenter Phase II trial of Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Ipilimumab BMS 734016 in Combo with Taxol Paraplatin compared to Taxol Paraplatin Alone in Previously Untreated Subjects with Lung Cancer
2-year award

Robbins, David—Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Characterization of a Soluble Form of Sonic Hedgehog

Roisin, Benoit—Thayer School of Engineering
Apollo Wind Technologies
Development of an Isothermal Compressor for Air-Conditioning Systems

Santos, Eugene—Thayer School of Engineering
Department of Defense, Office of Naval Research
Complex Adaptive Problem Solving for Teams in Critical Care Environments
3-year award

Shubitidze, Fridon—Engineering Sciences
Department of Defense, Army Research Office
Resolving and Discriminating Overlapping Anomalies from Multiple Objects in Cluttered Environments

Swartz, Harold—Radiology
University of Rochester
In Vivo EPR for After-the-Fact Measurement of Dose
Resonance Research Incorporated
Portable Post-Radiation Bio-Dosimeter

Whitley, Robert, R. Drake—Psychiatry, G. McHugo—Community and Family Medicine
Department of Education
Building Knowledge and Capacity in the Rehabilitation and Recovery of African Americans Suffering from Severe Mental Illness: The Dartmouth Howard Collaboration.

Correction: The Oct. 6 issue of Vox of Dartmouth incorrectly identified Karl Koenig’s department as medicine in the July and August “Research Awards.” Koenig is a member of the Department of Orthopaedics. 

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


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Last Updated: 12/17/08