April 2010 Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $15.6 million during April, including $2.8 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 Jet Propulsion Laboratory EDRN Biomarker Atlas: GI System 4-Month Project

Bartels, Stephen—Psychiatry National Institute of Mental Health Training Geriatric Mental Health Services Researchers 5-Year Project

Chaffee, Sara—Pediatrics National Children's Alliance Children's Oncology Group

Connor, Ruth—Microbiology and Immunology Symbiora, Inc. Application of Microbial Symbiotic Factors (MSF) in the Gastrointestinal Tract

Elizalde, Sergi, R. Orellana, V. Vatter—Mathematics National Science Foundation Conference on Permutation Patterns 2010

Jackson, Brian—Earth Sciences, M. Karagas—Community and Family Medicine Westat Measurement of Elements in Toenails

Kozul, Courtney, R. Enelow—Medicine National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences In Utero Arsenic and H1N1 Influenza—The Role of CD8+ T Cells in Immunopathology 3-Year Project

Kress, Brian—Physics and Astronomy, S. Elizalde, R. Orellana, V. Vatter—Mathematics National Aeronautics and Space Administration Geomagnetic Cutoff Nowcast 2-Year Project

Kuemmerle, Nancy—Physiology Sarcoma Foundation of America Lipid Metabolism in Liposarcoma:  A Novel Target for Therapeutic Intervention

Kull, F Jon, R. Cantor, D. Glueck, J. Winn—Chemistry Department of Education GAANN Project in Chemistry at Dartmouth College 3-Year Project

Mierke, Dale—Chemistry National Center for Research Resources Acquisition of 700 MHz NMR for Automated Chemical/Peptide Library Screening

Nelson, Eugene—The Dartmouth Inst. for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Patient and Family Survey

Ray, Laura—Thayer School of Engineering Jet Propulsion Laboratory Terrain Characterization for Enhanced Mobility of Autonomous Robots

Sharma, Mukul—Earth Sciences National Science Foundation A Test for the Extraterrestrial Origin of the Magnetic Spherules/Grains at the Younger Dryas Boundary 2-Year Project

Streltsov, Anatoly—Thayer School of Engineering BAE Systems Numerical Study of ULF/ELF Waves and Associated Ion Dynamics Caused by HAARP

Sullivan, Charles—Thayer School Administration Power Sources Manufacturers Association Switching Power Converter Core Loss Pilot Project

Whalen, Paul—Psychological and Brain Sciences National Institute of Mental Health Amygdala-Prefrontal Interactions When Interpreting Ambiguous Facial Expressions of Others 2-Year Project

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