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December 2008

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $8.7 million during December, including $5.5 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Albert, Mary - Thayer School of Engineering

  • National Science Foundation
  • Collaborative Project: Ice Drilling Program Office (IDPO)

Chaboyer, Brian - Physics & Astronomy

  • Space Telescope Science Institute
  • The Ages of Globular Clusters and the Population II Distance Scale
  • 2-Year Award

Dmitrovsky, Ethan, Freemantle, S., and Kitareewan, S. - Pharmacology & Toxicology

  • National Cancer Institute
  • Retinoic Acid Paradox and Promyelocytic Leukemia

Flashman, Laura - Psychiatry

  • University of Iowa
  • Neurobiological Predictors of Huntington's Disease (PREDICT-HD)

Gerngross, Tillman - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Site-specific PEGylation using Glycoengineered-E. coli
  • 2-Year Award

Gibbons, Frederick - Psychological and Brain Sciences
Gerrard, M. -Psychiatry

  • National Institutes of Health
  • Factors Influencing the Health Behavior of Young African American Adults
  • 3-Month Award

Gougelet, Robert - Medicine

  • State of New Hampshire
  • Northern New England Metropolitan Medical Response System
  • 2.7-Year Award
  • Project 5: Collaborative Planning for Delivery of Essential Healthcare Services

Gustman, Alan - Economics

  • University of Michigan
  • How Do Pension Changes Affect Retirement Preparedness?

Heatherton, Todd, Kelley, W., and Whalen, P. - Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • National Institute of Mental Health
  • Functional Anatomic Studies of Interpersonal Rejection

Hegel, Mark - Psychiatry

  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • Improving Function in AMD Trial (IF-AMD)

Hendricks, Kristy - Pediatrics

  • Tufts University
  • Development and Evaluation of a Food Composition Database for use between Countries
  • 5-Month Award

Holmes, Gregory and Kleen, J. - Pediatrics

  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Cognitive Impact of Interictal Spikes in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Honda, Tadashi and Mierke, D. - Chemistry

  • Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Design and Synthesis of a Novel Class of IKKbeta Inhibitors

Hoopes, P Jack - Surgery

  • Intelligent Medical Implants GmbH
  • Preclinical Assessment of a Retinal Implant Device

Korc, Murray, MacKenzie, T, and Sempere, L. - Medicine

  • National Cancer Institute
  • Role of microRNAs in Genetic Mouse Models of Pancreatic Cancer

Madden, Dean - Biochemistry

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Regulation of the Endocytic Trafficking of CFTR

Merrens, Matthew and Foster, F. - Psychiatry

  • Connecticut Dept of Mental Health and Addiction Services
  • Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment Implementation

Merrens, Matthew - Psychiatry

  • Center for Social Innovation
  • IDDT Consultation - Central City Concern-Oregon
  • 6-Month Award

Moeschler, John - Pediatrics

  • University of New Hampshire
  • A University Affiliated Program in New Hampshire

Nichols, Ralph - Microbiology & Immunology

  • Veterans Administration
  • IPA-Petrella
  • 6-Month Award

Parsonnet, Jeffrey - Medicine

  • Procter and Gamble
  • Pathogenesis of Toxic Shock Syndrome

Pogue, Brian - Biomedical Engineering

  • Physical Sciences, Incorporated
  • A Singlet Molecular Oxygen Imaging Sensor for Photodynamic Therapy
  • 6-Month Award

Shepherd, Simon - Thayer School of Engineering

  • National Science Foundation
  • CEDAR: Characterizing the Variability in the High Latitude Ionospheric Electric Field

Sporn, Michael - Pharmacology & Toxicology

  • National Cancer Institute
  • New Triterpenoids for Chemoprevention of Cancer

Sullivan, Charles - Thayer School of Engineering

  • C. S. Draper Laboratory, Incorporated
  • Miniaturized High-Q VHF Power Inductors using Nanogranular Magnetic Films

Supattapone, Surachai, M. Miller - Biochemistry

  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Role of Prpc Polybasic Domains in Prion Conversion.

Thompson, Paul - Computer Science

  • Milcord Incorporated
  • 6-Month Award

Whitfield, Michael - Genetics

  • Boston University
  • Biomarkers of Disease Activity and Progression in Systemic Sclerosis

Zegans, Michael - Surgery

  • University of California, San Francisco
  • Steroids in Corneal Ulcers Trial

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

Last Updated: 10/20/09