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June 2008

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $27.8 million during June, including $19.6 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Bakitas, Marie – Anesthesiology

  • National Palliative Care Research Center
  • Decision Making and Decision Support Needs of Women with Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • 2-year Award

Brakenridge, G. Robert – Geography

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • SERVIR Africa

Campbell, John – Sociology

  • National Science Foundation
  • Knowledge Regimes and Comparative Political Economy
  • 2-year Award

Carney, Patricia - Community & Family Medicine

  • University of Washington
  • Understanding Variability in Community Mammographers

Chen, Celia - Biological Sciences

  • University of New Hampshire
  • Mercury Dynamics in Estuarine Sediments: Biogeochemical Controls on Bioavailability and Bioaccumulation along Sulfate and Organic Matter Gradients
  • Ecosystems Research Group, Ltd.
  • Atmospheric Exchanges of Mercury with Lake Champlain and Their Influence on Rates of Mercury Accumulation in Plankton and Fish
  • 2-year Award

Chipman, Jonathan - Earth Sciences

  • University of Wisconsin
  • Multisensor Spaceborne Monitoring of Large Lakes Worldwide: Assessment of Trends in Water Quantity and Quality

Cole, Michael - Pharmacology & Toxicology

  • National Cancer Institute
  • Essential Effectors of Myc Function

Cummings, Kevin and Nattie, E. – Physiology

  • Francis Families Foundation
  • Interaction of Carotid Body Activation, the Medullary 5-HT System and Inhibitory Cardiorespiratory Reflexes During Postnatal Development: Implication

Diamond, Solomon G. - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Department of Education
  • A New Interdisciplinary Initiative on Engineering and Medicine

DiRenzo, James and Hutchinson, J. - Pharmacology & Toxicology

  • Dept of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command
  • Genetic Manipulation of Mammary Stem Cells to Reconcile Tumor
  • 3-year Award

Dragnev, Konstantin – Medicine

  • Amgen, Inc.
  • Randomized Double Blind Multicenter Study of Denosumab Compared with Zoledronic Acid (Zometa) in Treatment of Bone Metastases in Subjects with Advance
  • 2-year Award

Dunlap, Jay and Gerber, S. – Genetics

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Genetic and Molecular Dissection of the Neurospora Clock

Ernst, Patricia and Artinger, E. - Genetics

  • Lady Tata Memorial Trust
  • Identifying Critical Roles of the Mixed Lineage Leukemia Gene in Hematopoietic and Leukemia Stem Cells

Green, Alan – Psychiatry

  • State of New Hampshire, New Hampshire Hospital
  • New Hampshire Hospital Contract

Griswold, Karl - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Wallace H. Coulter Foundation
  • Genetically Engineered Lysozyme for Treatment of Pulmonary Infections

Gulledge, Allan – Physiology

  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • Cholinergic Signaling in Cortical Neurons: A Unifying Hypothesis

Hoyt, Kendall – Medicine

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • The Historical Conditions That Foster High Vaccine Innovations and Policy Steps To Rebuild Biodefense Capabilities In The 21st Century

Kaplan, Lawrence – Pediatrics

  • State of New Hampshire, Bureau of Special Medical Services
  • Northern and Central New Hampshire Child Development Program
  • State of New Hampshire, Bureau of Special Medical Services
  • NH Neuromotor Program

Karagas, Margaret - Community & Family Medicine

  • Brown University
  • Molecular Epidemiology of Bladder Cancer
  • 6-month Award

Kasper, Lloyd - Medicine
Buzoni-Gatel, D. - Microbiology & Immunology

  • Harvard University
  • Targeting CD40 and TLR to Induce Protective Immunity to T.gondii

Lynch, Kristina - Physics & Astronomy

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • Rocket Experiment for Neutral Upwelling (RENU)

Norris, L Frances – Psychiatry

  • Veterans Administration
  • IPA
  • Agreement

Olson, Ardis – Pediatrics

  • State of New Hampshire
  • Administrative and Support
  • Contract

Osterberg, Ulf - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Sky Research Incorporated
  • A Complex Approach to UXO Discrimination: Combining Advanced EMI Forward and Statistical Signal Processing Methodologies

O'Toole, George - Microbiology & Immunology

  • Boston University
  • Multivalent Cytophobic Coatings for Inhibition of Pathogenic Biofilms

Pipas, Catherine, Eliassen, M., and Morrow, C. - Community & Family Medicine

  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Addressing Health Care Gaps through Enhanced Education and Student Opportunities

Rigby, William - Medicine
Tosteson, T. - Community & Family Medicine
Tsongalis, G. – Pathology

  • American College of Rheumatology
  • CD154 CA Repeat Polymorphisms and RA Pathogenesis
  • 2-year Award

Sempere, Lorenzo – Medicine

  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • Role of microRNAs in Pancreatic Cancer
  • 2-year Award

Shubitidze, Fridon - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Sky Research Incorporated
  • Simultaneous Inversion of UXO Parameters and Background Response

Simons, Michael - Zhuang, Z., deMuinck, E., and Helisch, A. – Medicine
Dunn, J. - Radiology
Stan, R. - Microbiology & Immunology
Swartz, H. - Radiology

  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • Angiogenesis and Myocardial Ischemia

Speck, Nancy – Biochemistry

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology at Dartmouth

Sporn, Michael - Pharmacology & Toxicology

  • Reata Discovery, Incorporated
  • Sponsored Research Agreement on Triterpenoids

Srinivasan, Subhadra, Doyley, M., Paulsen, K., and Pogue, B. - Thayer School of Engineering

  • National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
  • A Boundary Element Method for MRI/NIR Tomography and Image Guided Fluorescence

Streltsov, Anatoly - Thayer School of Engineering

  • University of Alaska
  • HAARP - Induced Auroral Arcs

Tanski, Susanne – Pediatrics

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Messages for Motivation and Support for Behavior Change in Parent Smoking Project

Taube, Jeffrey - Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders
  • Motor, Vestibular, and Mnemonic Interactions in Directional Heading Perceptions

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

Whitfield, Michael – Genetics

  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Molecular Markers for Scleroderma

Wishart, Heather – Psychiatry

  • TevaPharmaceutical Industries
  • Effects of Glatiramer Acetate on Cognitive fMRI in MS Relapse

Wright, Peter – Pediatrics

  • Vanderbilt University
  • Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Support Center at Vanderbilt-AAMC
  • 5-month Award

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

Last Updated: 10/20/09