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Dartmouth researchers were awarded $28.3 million during July, including $13.7 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Adams, Lisa–Medicine
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
Improved Technologies for Kigoma Communities
3-Year Award

Anthony, Denise–Sociology
National Security Agency
Establishing an Information Assurance Scholarship Program and Capacity Building Initiatives at Dartmouth College
14-Month Award

Bickel, Sharon–Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
The Role of Sister-Chromatid Cohesion in Heterochromatin-Mediated Association of Achiasmate Homologues in Drosophila Oocytes
3-Year Award

Buckey, Jay–Medicine
National Space Biomedical Research Institute
A Multimedia Computer-Based, Self-Directed, Autonomous, Stress and Anxiety Management Countermeasure
Creare, Inc.
Hot Weather Performance of a Next Generation Flight Deck Cranial
4-Month Award

Buckey, Jay,
T. MacKenzie–Medicine

Dept. of Defense, Office of Naval Research
Field Deployable Hearing Assessment System for Tracking Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Bzik, David,
B. Fox–Microbiology and Immunology

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Genetic Models for Post-Genome Functional Analysis of Toxoplasma gondii
2-Year Award

Chaffee, Sara–Pediatrics
National Children's Alliance
Children's Oncology Group

Cheung, Ambrose–Microbiology and Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
The Toxin-Antitoxin System of Staphylococcus aureus
2-Year Award

Conejo-Garcia, Jose–Microbiology and Immunology
National Cancer Institute
Boosting Anti-Tumor Immune Responses by Modulating Genes with Nanoparticles
Boosting Therapeutic Immunity Against Ovarian Cancer through CD40/TLR Agonists
3-Year Award

Demars, Leslie–Obstetrics and Gynecology
Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
A Phase 2 Trial of MLN8237, a Novel Aurora A Kinase inhibitor, in Treatment of Patients with Platinum-Refractory or Platinum-Resistant Epithelial Ovarian, Fallopian tube, or Primary Peritoneal Carcinoma
2-Year Award

deMuinck, Ebo–Medicine
University of CT Health Center
Angiogenesis in Diseased Model
8-Month Award

Diamond, Solomon–Thayer School of Engineering
National Institute on Aging
Merging Diffuse Optical Tomography with EEG, MEG and MRI for Neurovascular Exams

Diamond, Solomon,
V. Kultavewuti–Thayer School of Engineering

Department of Education
An Expanded Initiative on Engineering and Medicine
2-Year Award

Drake, Robert,
R. Whitley–Psychiatry,
M. Fox–Community and Family Medicine

Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene Incoporated
Transformation Transfer Initiative
9-Month Award

Eastman, Alan–Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Cancer Institute
Molecular Therapeutics of Cancer Gordon Research Conference

Eisenberg, Burton–Surgery
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
A Phase II, Randomized, Open-Label, Multicenter Study of 5 Year Adjuvant Imitib Mesylate (Gleevec) in Patients at Significant Risk for Recurrence Following Complete Resection of Primary Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST)

Green, Alan,
M. Brunette,
D. Noordsy,
R. Roth–Psychiatry

National Institute on Drug Abuse
Cannabis and Schizophrenia: Self-medication and Agonist Treatment

Groszek, Marcia–Mathematics
Department of Education
Graduate Fellowships in Mathematics at Dartmouth College

Guerinot, Mary Lou–Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Integrating Iron Uptake and Distribution in Plants
3-Year Award

Gulledge, Allan–Physiology,
B. Pogue–Thayer School of Engineering,
R. Sloboda–Biological Sciences

National Science Foundation
MRI: Acquisition of a Multi-Photon Imaging and Electrophysiology Rig
3-Year Award

Hendricks, Kristy–Pediatrics
Tufts University
Nutrition and HIV Progression

Hudson, Mary,
J. Labelle, K. Lynch,
R. Millan–Physics and Astronomy

Department of Education
Graduate Assistance In Areas of National Need Program

Hughes, Russell–Chemistry
National Science Foundation
Reactions of Transfition Metal Perfluoroalkyl and Perfluoralkylidene Complexes
3-Year Award

Irwin, Rebecca–Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
Consumer-Resource Interactions: Impacts of a Plant Invasion on the Individual and Colony Performance of a Native Pollinator
3-Year Award

Israel, Mark,
B. Paolella–Pediatrics

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Id2 Enhances Radiation Resistance in Glioma and is Regulated by p53

Jack, Thomas,
M. Ayres–Biological Sciences

Department of Energy
Increasing Graduate Education in the Biological Sciences
3-Year Award

Jiang, Shudong–Thayer School of Engineering
National Institutes of Health
NIR Hypoxia Imaging of Breast Tumor Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Vivo

Kelly, Meredith,
L. Sonder–Earth Sciences

National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Sensitivity of Local Glaciers in Central East Greenland to Holocene Climate Change
3-Year Award

Kotz, David,
S. Smith–Computer Science,
D. Anthony–Sociology,
A. Gettinger–Anesthesiology,
M.E. Johnson–Tuck School

National Science Foundation
TC: Large: Trustworthy Information Systems for Healthcare (TISH)
3-Year Award

Levy, L.–Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Comparative Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in India and the US to Assess Environmental Risk Factors and Gut Flora

Moeschler, John–Pediatrics
Bureau of Maternal and Child Health
Alliance for MCH Leadership Training Program

Nattie, Eugene,
D. Bartlett, J. Daubenspeck,
J. Leiter, A. Li‚—Physiology, R. Darnall—Pediatrics

Children's Hospital Boston
Ventral Medulla and SIDS

Noelle, Randolph,
S. Asin,
C. Rollenhagen—Microbiology and Immunology

Veterans Administration
IPA - Christine Rollenhagen

Pratt, Sarah,
K. Mueser—Psychiatry

Massachusetts General Hospital
Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention for Schizophrenia

Rigas, James—Medicine
A Phase 1/2 Study of Aflibercept Administered in Combination with Pemetrexed and Cisplatin in Patients with Advanced Carcinoma
4-Year Award

Roebuck, Bill—Pharmacology and Toxicology
Johns Hopkins University
Molecular Mechanisms of Chemoprevention: Dithiolethiones
10-Month Award

Santos, Eugene,
G. Cybenko—Thayer School of Engineering

Securboration, Inc.
Policy-based Recovery On Virtualized Enterprise Networks (PROVEN)
16-Month Award

Schulson, Erland—Thayer School of Engineering
United States Department of the Interior
Frictional Sliding of Sea Ice: A Scale-Independent Mechanical Process Underlying Brittle Compressive Failure on Scales Large and Small
6-Month Award

Sporn, Michael—Pharmacology and Toxicology,
K. Liby—Medicine

Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Chemoprevention of ER-Negative Breast Cancer

Stanton, Bruce—Physiology,
R. Enelow—Medicine,
W. Green—Microbiology and Immunology

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Pseudomonas-Host Interactions in Cystic Fibrosis

Stecker, Tracy—Community and Family Medicine,
P. Schnurr—Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health
Increasing PTSD Treatment Engagement Among Returning OEF/OIF Veterans

Tevosian, Sergei—Genetics
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Transcriptional Control of Mammalian Sexual Development
11-Month Award
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
The Role for Canonical Beta-Catenin Signaling in Valve Development in Mice

Viola, Lorenza—Physics and Astronomy
National Science Foundation
ARRA: High-Fidelity Quantum Information Processing via Dynamical Quantum Error Control
3-Year Award

Wade, William—Microbiology and Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
A Novel Cholera Subunit Vaccine Based on 4 Colonization Factors
2-Year Award

Wells, Wendy—Pathology,
B. Pogue—Thayer School of Engineering

National Center for Research Resources
A Spatially-Modulated Scatter Imaging System to Detect Tumor-Associated Stroma

Whiteside, James—Obstetrics and Gynecology,
K. Spratt - Orthopaedics

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Decision-Making in Pelvic Floor Disorders: Translating Outcomes to Practice
2-Year Award

Wilcox, Dean—Chemistry
National Science Foundation
ARRA: Thermodynamics of Metal-Protein Interactions
2-Year Award

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


Last Updated: 1/7/10