May 2010 Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $11.2 million during May, including $4.2 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Berk, Vincent, G. Cybenko—Thayer School of EngineeringDept. of Defense, Air Force Research Laboratory Reality Checks for Network Traffic Generators

Berke, EthanThe Dartmouth Inst. for Health Policy & Clinical PracticeNational Institute on Aging Aging and the Built Environment:  Applied Technology to Increase Physical Activity 5-Year Project

Berwin, Brent, M. TurkMicrobiology & ImmunologyAmerican Cancer Society Ovarian Cancer Inhibition by Depletion of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells 4-Year Project

Borsuk, MarkThayer School of EngineeringNational Science Foundation A Multi-level, Agent-based Model for Identifying the Factors that Enable or Constrain International Climate Change Negotiations 3-Year Project

Elizalde, SergiMathematicsNational Science Foundation Pattern Avoidance in Dynamical Systems 2-Year Project

Gordon, Carolyn, A. BarnettMathematicsNational Science Foundation Workshop on Spectral Problems

Granger, RichardPsychological and Brain SciencesDept. of Defense, Air Force Research Laboratory Vision for Time-Varying Images

Halter, Ryan, A. HartovThayer School of Engineering, P. Hoopes, D. Roberts - SurgeryNational Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Electrical Impedance-based Imaging of Brain Compliance in an Animal Model 2-Year Project

Hegel, Mark, K. LyonsPsychiatryNational Cancer Institute Participation Restrictions in Young-Middle Adult Rural Breast Cancer Survivors 2-Year Project

Hollister, MatissaSociologyNational Science Foundation Corporate Downsizing and Restructuring in the United States

Kisselev, AlexeiPharmacology & Toxicology, A. Pietnev - ChemistrySusan G. Komen For the Cure Site-Specific Proteasome Inhibitors for the Treatment of Triple-Negative Breast Cancers 3-Year Project

Lawrence, MargaretVisiting ArtistsNew England Foundation for the Arts NEFA Expeditions Bale Folclorico

Lawrence, MargaretVisiting ArtistsNew England Foundation for the Arts NEFA Expeditions Charles Lloyd

Lawrence, MargaretVisiting ArtistsNew England Foundation for the Arts NEFA Expeditions Chucho Valdes

Lawrence, MargaretVisiting ArtistsNew England Foundation for the Arts NEFA Expeditions Sophiline Shapiro Khmer Arts Academy 6-Month Project

Lerner, Frederick, C. MerrickPsychiatryDuke University PILOTS Consultation Contract

Nattie, Eugene, D. Bartlett, J. Daubenspeck, J. Leiter, A. LiPhysiology, R. Darnell - PediatricsChildren's Hospital Boston Ventral Medulla and SIDS

Sentman, CharlesMicrobiology & ImmunologyCeldara Medical, LLC ChNKG2D-Targeted Cellular Cancer Therapy: Preclinical Toxicology

Spaller, MarkPharmacology & ToxicologyMayo Clinic Targeting Pancreatic Cancer Using Peptide Chemistry: From Bench to Bedside

Sporn, MichaelPharmacology & ToxicologyJohns Hopkins University Nrf2 Signaling and Oxidative Stress in Age-related Macular Degeneration

Tse, Peter—Psychological and Brain SciencesJohn Templeton Foundation The Neural Basis of Abstract Thought: A Precondition for Religiosity 5-Year Project Award commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated