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Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $23.2 million during August, including $9.6 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
Georgetown University
Informatics Support Center for Breast and Colon Cancer Family Registries

Ashare, Alix—Medicine
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease
The Organ Specific Role of Superoxide Dismutase in Sepsis

Ayres, Matthew—Biological Sciences
United States Department of Agriculture
Multi-Institutional Project: Towards Understanding Subcontinental Variation in Forest Pestilence from the Southern Pine Beetle
3-Year Award
Population Ecology of the Southern Pine Beetle
5-Year Award

Bailey-Kellogg, Christopher—Computer Science
National Science Foundation
III-Medium: Collaborative Research: Integration, Prediction, and Generation of Mixed Mode Information using Graphical Models, with Applications to Protein-Protein Interactions
3-Year Award
AF: Small: Collaborative Research: Algorithmic Problems in Protein Structure Studies
3-Year Award

Brakenridge, G Robert—Geography
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
National Drought Monitoring System for Drought Early Warning Using Hydrologic and Ecologic Observations from NASA Satellite Data

Brooks, W. Blair, C. Brackett, A. Tosteson—Medicine
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
Implementing Shared Decision Making in Primary Care (DHMC)

Cochran, Nancy—Community and Family Medicine, A. Tosteson—Medicine
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
Implementing Shared Decision Making in Primary Care (VA)

Collins, E. Dale—Surgery
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
Implementing Shared Decision Making in Primary Care

Cottingham, Kathryn—Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Opening Pandora's Box with a Biotic Key: Can Cyanobacterial Blooms in Nutrient-Poor Lakes Accelerate Eutrophication?
3-Year Award

Crane, Philippe—Physics and Astronomy
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
IPA at NASA Headquarters

Davis, Scott—Thayer School of Engineering
Dept of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Com
Intra-operative Molecular Imaging for Rapid Assessment of Tumor Margins
3-Year Award

Davis, Thomas—Medicine
Eisai Medical Research Incorporated
A Phase II, Multicenter, Open-Label, Single Arm Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Oral E7090 in Medullary and iodine-131 Refractory, Unresectable Differentiated Thyroid Cancers, Stratified by Histology
5-Year Award

Demars, Leslie—Obstetrics and Gynecology
Precision Therapeutics Incorporated
PT001 Study of Progression Free Survival in CHemoFX Assay Sensitive or Resistant Subjects with Primary or Recurrent Epithelial Ovarian Cancer or Primary Perotoneal Carcinoma
2-Month Award

Denton, Richard—Physics and Astronomy
National Science Foundation
Grad Student Support for Development of Dipole Coordinate Hybrid Code Simulation
2-Year Award

Dumont, Larry—Pathology
New Health Sciences, Inc.
Anaerobically Stored Red Blood Cells with Extended Shelf-Life
20-Month Award

Fisher, Elliott—Medicine
Fannie E. Rippel Foundation
Leadership Support for Population Health and Policy

Flanagan, Mary—Film and Television Studies
National Endowment for the Humanities
Metadata Games – An Open Source Electronic Game for Archival Data Systems

Flashman, Laura, R. Santulli, H. Wishart—Psychiatry
Indiana University
Memory Circuitry in MCI and Early Alzheimer's Disease

Folt, Carol—Dean of Faculty, D. Ward—Biological Sciences
United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Effects of Landscape and Climate Change on Mercury Accumulation in Aquatic Ecosystems of the Northern Forest Region
5-Year Award

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

Gibbons, Frederick—Psychological and Brain Sciences
University of Missouri
Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk Behavior

Hawley, Robert—Earth Sciences
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Subglacial Controls on Greenland Ice Sheet Marginal Acceleration
3-Year Award

Haxby, James, A. Connolly—Psychological and Brain Sciences
National Institute of Mental Health
A Similarity-Based Approach for Decoding the Human Object Recognition Pathway

Karagas, Margaret, T.D. Tosteson—Community and Family Medicine, J. Moore—Genetics
National Cancer Institute
Training Program for Quantitative Population Sciences in Cancer

Kaufman, Peter—Medicine
Amgen, Inc.
An International Randomized Double Blind Placebo Controlled Phase 2 Study of MAG 479 with Exemestanve or Fulvestrant in Post Menopausal Women with Hormone Receptor Positive Localled Advanced or Metastatic Breast Cancer
2-Year Award
A Randomized $ Arm Placebo Controlled Phase 2 Trial of AMG 386 in Combination with Bevacizumab and Paclitaxel or AMG386 Plus Paclitaxel as First Line Therapy in Subjects with Her2 Negative Metastatic or Locally Recurrent Breast Cancer
2-Year Award

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

LaBelle, James—Physics and Astronomy
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: PENGUIn—A High-Latitude Window to Geospace Dynamics
2-Year Award

MacKenzie, Todd—Medicine
Veterans Administration
Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality among Veterans with Schizophrenia

Marsh, Bryan—Medicine
State of New Hampshire
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Support
2-Year Award

McGurk, Susan—Psychiatry
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression
Adapted Supported Employment for Older Persons with Severe Mental Illness

Mikucki, Jill—John Sloan Dickey Center
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: GeomicroBiology of Antarctic Subglacial Environments (GBASE) Beneath the Mercer and Whillans Ice Streams
5-Year Award

Modlin, John—Pediatrics, J. Keenan—Psychiatry
State of New Hampshire, Bureau of Special Medical Services
Northern and Central New Hampshire Child Development Program
10-Month Award

Moore, Jason—Genetics, J. Gui—Community and Family Medicine
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bioinformatics Strategies for Biodefense Vaccine Research
4-Year Award

Noelle, Randolph, S. Fiering—Microbiology and Immunology, E. Dmitrovsky—Pharmacology and Toxicology
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Vitamin A and Acquired Immune Privilege

Nolan, Brian—Center for Evaluative Clinical Studies
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Quality of Life in People with Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
9-Month Award

Norris, L Frances—Psychiatry
Collaborative Medical Research Corporation
Joint Personnel Agreement

O'Toole, George—Microbiology and Immunology
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
cdiGMP regulation of Biofilm Formation
5-Year Award

Perez, Raymond, W. Kinlaw, L. Lewis—Medicine, B. Cole, T.D. Tosteson—Community and Family Medicine, C. Rhodes—Pathology
National Cancer Institute
Inhibition of S14 by Conjugated Linoleic Acid in Advanced Solid Tumor Patients

Posmentier, Eric, X. Feng—Earth Sciences
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Estimating Sources of Arctic Moisture Using Ground and Space-Based Measurements of Water Vapor and its Isotopes

Rigby, William—Medicine, T.D. Tosteson—Community and Family Medicine
National Inst. of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Regulation of CD154 Expression
2-Year Award

Rosenberg, Harriet, S. Rosenberg—Psychiatry
Endowment for Health
Project Prevent: The New Hampshire Program to Improve Outcomes for Young Children at Risk for Neglect and Abuse
2-Year Award

Sacerdote, Bruce—Economics
Gates Foundation
College Going Data for Louisiana: Studying Outcomes for Katrina Evacuees, Effects of Charter Schools and Identifying Outperforming High Schools

Springett, Roger—Radiology
National Center for Research Resources
Optical Spectroscopy to Study Mitochondrial Function Within Replicating Cells

Sullivan, Charles, K. Odame—Thayer School of Engineering
National Science Foundation
Collaborative Research: Stacked Controlled-Cell Power Conversion Architecture for Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems
2.5-Year Award

Tomlinson, Craig—Medicine, C. Brenner—Genetics, M. Guerinot, C. McClung, M. McPeak—Biological Sciences, G. O'Toole—Microbiology and Immunology
National Science Foundation
MRI: Acquisition of Next Generation DNA Sequencing Equipment
3-Year Award

Virginia, Ross—Environmental Studies
Portland State University
The Role of Resource Legacy on Contemporary Linkages between Biodiversity and Biogeochemistry in a Cold Desert Ecosystem: The McMurdo Dry Valley LTER Program
3-Month Award

Von Recklinghausen, Friedrich—Pediatrics
Harvard University
An Online Version of CALM

Winkler, Peter—Mathematics
National Science Foundation
Combinatorial Methods for Random Structures in the Plane
3-Year Award

Wright, Peter—Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medical College
AIDS International Training and Research Program
Vanderbilt University
Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Support Center at Vanderbilt-AAMC

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


Last Updated: 11/1/09