December 2010 Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $8.7 million during December, including $5 million in new and competing awards.  Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Ahmed, Yasmath—Genetics

Emerald Foundation

Regulation of the Wnt/b-Catenin Signal Transduction Pathway

Anton, Kristen—Community & Family Medicine

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL Early Detection Research Network

4-Month Project

Anton, KristenCommunity & Family Medicine

University of Southern California

The Colon Cancer Family Registry: USC Consortium

Barry, Elizabeth, J. ReesCommunity & Family Medicine, K. HendricksPediatrics

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Vitamin D and the Risk of Upper Respiratory and GI Infections

BelBruno, JosephChemistry

Constellation Wines U.S.

The Application of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers to the Extraction of Methoxypyrazines from Wine

Chen, CeliaBiological Sciences

Ecosystems Research Group, Ltd.

Mercury in the Lake Champlain Food Web

Cochran, NancyThe Dartmouth Inst. for Health Policy & Clinical Practice

Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making

Implementing Shared Decision Making in Primary Care (VA)

3-Month Project

Enelow, RichardMedicine

Medical College of Georgia

Cellular Targets of Influenza Infection in Vivo

Fanos, JoannaPediatrics

University of Massachusetts

New England Regional Cooperative, Heritable Disorders

Fisher, ElliottThe Dartmouth Inst. for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, E. Nelson - Community & Family Medicine

Commonwealth Fund

Developing and Implementing Standardized Performance Measure Collection and Reporting to Evaluate Accountable Care Organizations

Freemantle, SarahPharmacology & Toxicology

Uniting Against Lung Cancer

Therapeutic Targeting of Oncogenic MicroRNA-31 in Lung Cancer

2-Year Project

Funnell, MargaretWomen in Science Project

Dept. of Defense, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab.

CRREL Contract for Services - WISP Internship Program

Green, AlanPsychiatry

State of Maine

Psychiatric Staffing

Green, Alan, M. BrunettePsychiatry

Fast-Track Drugs and Biologics, LLC

A Phase 2, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial to Assess the Efficacy of Varenicline Tartrate for Alcohol Dependence in Very Heavy Drinkers

Higgs, HenryBiochemistry

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Biological Mechanism of INF2-Mediated FSGS

Leiter, James, M. BilodeauPhysiology

American Heart Association - Founders Affiliate

The Role of the Astrocytic Mas Receptor in the RVLM in a Setting of Chronic Heart Failure: Is it a Critical Component of Enhanced Sympathetic Tone?

2-Year Project

McGovern, MarkPsychiatry

New Futures

Adolescent Treatment Initiative

3-Month Project

Mirza, SohailOrthopaedics

Oregon Health Sciences University

Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction Rule

Rees, Judith, A. AndrewCommunity & Family Medicine, A. TostesonMedicine

ICF Macro

CDC Core Registry Activities and Special Projects

3-Year Project

Samaha, DebraPediatrics

State of New Hampshire, Highway Safety Agency

Virtual Driver Interactive Simulators

Sempere, Lorenzo, T. MacKenzie, G. SchwartzMedicine, W. WellsPathology

National Cancer Institute

MicroRNAs as Novel Biomarkers for Management of Breast Cancer

2-Year Project

Shubitidze, FridonThayer School of Engineering

Geometrics, Inc.

Expanded Processing Techniques for EMI Systems

Sporn, MichaelPharmacology & Toxicology

National Foundation for Cancer Research

Prevention of Cancer with Anti-Inflammatory Agents

Taenzer, AndreasAnesthesiology

Children's Hospital Boston

Effects of General vs. Regional Anesthesia on Infant Neurodevelopment and Apnea

Taube, JeffreyPsychological and Brain Sciences

American Psychological Association

Interactions Between the Brain's Representation of Spatial Location and Direction

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