August 2010 Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $18.6 million during August, including $7.5 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Baker, Ian — Thayer School of Engineering, D. Cole — Material Science & Mechanical Engineering

National Science Foundation

Strain-Induced Fabric Development in Ice Under Hydrostatic Pressure

3-Year Project

Bartels, Stephen — Psychiatry

Veterans Administration

Beth Harwood IPA with VA

Bickel, Sharon, A. Gladfelter, G. Schaller, R. Sloboda — Biological Sciences

National Science Foundation

ARRA:MRI-R^2: Acquisition of Nikon A1RSi Confocal Microscope with Hybrid Scanner and Spectral Unmixing

3-Year Project

Bomberger, Jennifer — Physiology

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Polymicrobial Interactions in the Lung

2-Year Project

Bond, Gary — Psychiatry

University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Adapting Evidence-Based Supported Employment for Transition Age Youth

Bond, Gary — Psychiatry

University of Texas at San Antonio

Sustaining Public Academic Research Collaborations

Buckey, Jay — Medicine

Creare, Inc.

Non-Invasive Bubble Detections in Tissue

Buckey, Jay — Medicine

National Space Biomedical Research Institute

A Multimedia Computer-Based, Self-Directed, Autonomous, Stress and Anxiety Management Countermeasure

Campbell, Andrew, T. Choudhury — Computer Science, R. Raizada — William H. Neukom Institute for Computational Science

National Science Foundation

EAGER: Brain-Mobile Interfaces: Exploratory Research into the Development of Networked NeuralPhones

2-Year Project

Chang, Ta Yuan — Biochemistry

National Institute on Aging

Cholesterol and Sphingolipid Metabolism in Alzheimer's Disease

5-Year Project

Feng, Xiahong, E. Posmentier — Earth Sciences

National Science Foundation

Collaborative Research: A Pan-Arctic, Storm-by-storm Isotopic Investigation of the Influence of Arctic Sea Ice on Precipitation - A Crucial Link in the Coupled Climate System

3-Year Project

Gibbons, Frederick — Psychological and Brain Sciences

University of Missouri

Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk Behavior

Glueck, David — Chemistry

National Science Foundation

Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric Synthesis of P-Stereogenic Phosphines

3-Year Project

Griswold, Karl — Thayer School of Engineering

Wallace H. Coulter Foundation

Genetically Engineered Lysozyme for Treatment of Pulmonary Infections

2-Year Project

Hudson, Mary — Physics & Astronomy

University of New Hampshire

Radiation Belt Storm Probes - Energetic Particle, Composition, and Thermal Plasma (RBSP-ECT)

2-Year Project

Kaplan, Lawrence, J. Modlin — Pediatrics

State of Vermont

Vermont Dept of Health CSHN

Kotz, David — Computer Science, D. Anthony — Sociology

University of Illinois

Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects on Security (SHARPS)

Kress, Brian — Physics & Astronomy

National Science Foundation

Collaborative Research:  Modeling and Observations of the East-West Effect in Solar Energetic Particle Flux at Geosynchronous

3-Year Project

Lotko, William — Thayer School of Engineering

National Science Foundation

Causal Electron Precipitation in Geospace Weather: Model Development, Validation, Event Studies

3-Year Project

Lyon, John, B. Rogers — Physics & Astronomy

National Science Foundation

Collaborative Research:  Reconnection in the Dayside Magnetosphere

3-Year Project

Magilligan, Francis — Geography

National Science Foundation

Quantifying the Geomorphic and Sedimentological Responses to Dam Removal

McGovern, Mark, J. Hamblen — Psychiatry, T. Stecker — Community & Family Medicine

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Integrated CBT for Co-Occurring PTSD and Substance Use Disorders

4-Year Project

McGovern, Mark — Psychiatry


The Co-occurring Disorders Initiative (CODI)

McGurk, Susan — Psychiatry


Cognitive Remediation and Supported Employment for Severe Mental Illness in a Community Based Setting

Mierke, Dale — Chemistry, M. Spaller — Pharmacology & Toxicology

Brown University

Structure-Function Based Development of Virion Specific Antagonists for JCV-Induced PML

Olson, Ardis — Pediatrics

Johns Hopkins University

Using Handheld Computers for Enhanced Mental Health Care in Primary Care

Ornstein, Deborah — Medicine

University of Massachusetts

Hemophilia Comprehensive Care

Pogue, Brian — Biomedical Engineering

Massachusetts General Hospital

An Online-Measurement and Model-Based Approach to PDT

Pomerance, Carl — Mathematics

National Science Foundation

Topics in Number Theory

3-Year Project

Rzucidlo, Eva — Surgery

Yale University

Effects of Second Hand Cigarette Smoke Exposure on Adiponectin, mTOR and Vascular Disease

Santos, Eugene, G. Cybenko — Thayer School of Engineering, P. Thompson — Computer Science

Dept. of Defense, Intelligence Advanced Reserach Projects Activity

Dartmouth Metalearning Working Group

Schulson, Erland — Thayer School of Engineering

National Science Foundation

Collaborative Research: Development of a Thermodynamic Sea Ice Model with Resolved Melt Ponds for Use in Linking Climate Model Parameterizations with Field Data

Shubitidze, Fridon — Thayer School of Engineering

Dept of Defense, US Army Corps of Engineers

EMI Modeling for UXO Detection and Discrimination Underwater

4-Year Project

Sloboda, Roger — Biological Sciences

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Undergraduate Science Education 2010: Core

4-Year Project

Splaine, Mark, P. Batalden — The Dartmouth Inst. for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, K. Shannon — Community & Family Medicine

John Snow Inc.

Improving the Performance of Routine Immunization Systems in Africa (ARISE)

2-Year Project

Staiger, Douglas — Economics

Rand Corporation

Teacher Effectiveness Measurement Project Value-Added and Assessment Team Proposal

2-Year Project

Thorstensen, John — Physics & Astronomy

National Science Foundation

Fundamental Astronomy of Cataclysmic Binaries

3-Year Project

Wishart, Heather — Psychiatry

Washington Neuropsychology Research Group

Comparison of Alemtuzumab (Campath®) and High Dose Interferon Beta-1a (Rebif®) Treatment on Cognition in Subjects with Relapsing Forms of MS

2-Year Project

Wright, Peter — Pediatrics

Vanderbilt University

Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Support Center at Vanderbilt-AAMC

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