March 2010 Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $6.3 million during March, including $1.8 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Bernier, Steve—Microbiology & Immunology

Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Molecular Basis of Highly Drug-Resistant Biofilms of P. aeruginosa Grown on CFBE Cells

2-Year Project

Coch, Donna—Education

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Development of Word-Level Reading and the N400 Component of ERP

2-Year Project

Coffey, David—Medicine

University of Vermont

Parkinson Disease Neuroprotection Clinical Trial

Hawley, Robert—Earth Sciences

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Across-Track Elevation Profiles and Sub-Surface Layering in CryoSat-2 Altimeter Waveforms

3-Year Project

Hogan, Deborah—Microbiology & Immunology

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Inhibition of Pseudomonas Phospholipase C

2-Year Project

Keller, Punam—Tuck School

Rand Corporation

Social Marketing Activities to Support the Financial Literacy Research Consortium

Leib, David—Microbiology & Immunology

National Eye Institute

Role of HSV Induced RNA Degradation in Pathogenesis

4-Year Project

Lenck-Santini, Pierre-Pascal—Medicine, G. Holmes—Pediatrics

National Institute of Mental Health

Maturation Processes of Hippocampal Coding in Developing Rats

2-Year Project

Lynch, Kristina—Physics & Astronomy

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dartmouth Greencube 3

McGurk, Susan—Psychiatry, D. Becker—Community and Family Medicine

Northern California Institute for Research and Education

Neuroscience-Guided Remediation of Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia

Morrow, Cathleen—Community & Family Medicine

State of New Hampshire, Division of Public Health Services

Rural Health Scholars

3-Month Project

Nattie, Eugene. K. Barrett—Physiology

CJ Foundation for SIDS

CJ Foundation Fellowship for SIDS Research

Norris, L Frances—Psychiatry

University of Maryland

An Integrated Conception of Community Reslience

2-Year Project

Onega, Tracy—Community & Family Medicine

Group Health Center for Health Studies

Development of a Versatile Geospatial Database within the CRN

Rigas, James—Medicine

Pfizer Inc.

Phase 3, Randomized, Open-Label Study of the Efficacy and Safety of PF-02341006 Versus Standard of Care Chemotherapy (Pemetrexed or Docetaxel) in Patients with Advanced NSLC Harboring ALK Gene Locus

2-Year Project

Rigas, James—Medicine

Pfizer Inc.

Phase 2,Open-Label Single Arm Study of the Efficacy and Safety of PF-02341066 in Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Harboring a Translocation or Inversion Involving the Anaplast

2-Year Project

Sloboda, Roger—Biological Sciences

National Science Foundation

Protein Methylation and Flagellar Stability

3-Year Project

Streltsov, Anatoly—Thayer School of Engineering

Dept. of Defense, Office of Naval Research

Comprehensive Numerical Study of ULF Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Interactions Triggered by High-Power HF Waves Transmitted from HAARP

3-Year Project

Supattapone, Surachai, M. Miller—Biochemistry

Burroughs Wellcome

Infectious Prion H-Bonded Core by H/D Exchange Mass Spectroscopy

3-Month Project

Torresani, Lorenzo—Computer Science

National Science Foundation

CAREER:  Learning Models for Scalable Content-Based Image Retrieval

3-Year Project

Wright, Peter—Pediatrics

Gheskio

GHESKIO Clinical Trials Unit

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