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September 2008

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 & Family

  • 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 and Rothstein, R. - 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 & 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

Cornell, Cornelius and Mckernan, L. - 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 - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Department of Defense
  • Mapping the Human Terrain of Computer Networks

DeLeo, Joyce and Romero-Sandoval, E. - Anesthesiology

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Microglial Regulation in Opioid Tolerance, Hyperalgesia and Addiction

Dietrich, Allen - Community & 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
Gui, J. - Community & Family Medicine
Harris, R. - Radiology
Schned, A. - Pathology
Seigne, J. - 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, Santulli, R., and Wishart, H. - Psychiatry

  • Indiana University
  • Memory Circuitry in MCI and Early Alzheimer's Disease
  • 2-Year Award

Frank, Elaine - Pediatrics

  • State of New Hampshire
  • Buckle Up New Hampshire
  • State of New Hampshire, Highway Safety Agency
  • Statewide Child Passenger Safety Program

Gaur, Arti - Microbiology & 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 and Strawbridge, R. - 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 & 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 & Family Medicine

  • University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center
  • Genome-Wide Association Analysis Of Bladder Cancer

LaBelle, James and Hudson, M. - Physics & Astronomy
Pavone, M. - Women in Science Project
Shepherd, S. - Thayer School of Engineering

  • 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 & Astronomy
Gibson, U. - 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 & Family Medicine

  • Veterans Administration
  • Morden IPA

Nelson, William - Psychiatry

  • National Rural Health Association
  • Rural Health Care Ethics Training Manual

Onega, Tracy and Dietrich, A. - Community & Family Medicine

  • Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Assessing and Improving Mammography

O'Toole, George - Microbiology & Immunology

  • Gates Foundation
  • Expansile Nanoparticles for Delivery of Antibiotics

Paulsen, Keith - Biomedical Engineering
Pogue, B. - Thayer School of Engineering
Weaver, J. - Radiology

  • National Cancer Institute
  • Frequency Domain Optical Imaging of Breast Cancer

Pratt, Sarah and Mueser, K. - 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 & Toxicology

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • Characterization of a Soluble form of Sonic Hedgehog

Roisin, Benoit - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Appollo Wind Technologies
  • Development of an Isothermal Compressor for Air-Conditioning Systems

Santos, Eugene - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Dept. of Defense, Office of Naval Research
  • Complex Adaptive Problem Solving for Teams in Critical Care Environments
  • 3-Year Award

Shubitidze, Fridon - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Dept. 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 and Drake, R. - Psychiatry
McHugo, G. - Community & 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

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

Last Updated: 10/20/09