April 2011 Research Awards

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $19.7 million during April, 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:

Adams, Lisa, P. Palumbo, E. Talbot, C. von Reyn, R. Waddell - Medicine

Program for Appropriate Technology in Health

TB IQC, TB Tsk Order 2015

Anton, Kristen - Community & Family Medicine

University of Michigan

Translational Research in GI SPORE

5-Year Project

Baker, Ian, F. Kennedy - Thayer School of Engineering

National Science Foundation

Wear of Nanostructured FeNiMnAl

3-Year Project

Bond, Gary, R. Drake - Psychiatry, G. McHugo, K. Swain - Community & Family Medicine

Manila Consulting Group, Inc.

Recovery-Increasing Adoption of Patient Centered Health Research by Primary and Behavioral Health Providers and Systems (CER)

2-Year Project

Caldwell, Robert - Physics & Astronomy

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Observing the Triggering of Dark Energy with Gravitational Lensing Surveys

Cottingham, Kathryn, S. Fey - Biological Sciences

National Science Foundation

DISSERTATION RESEARCH: The Effect of Temperature on Species Interaction and Food Web Structure in Lake Plankton Communities

2-Year Project

Diamond, Solomon - Thayer School of Engineering, A. Abess - Anesthesiology

Creare, Inc.

Anatomic Phantom for Operational EEG

5-Month Project

Gibbons, Frederick - Psychological and Brain Sciences, J. Sargent - Pediatrics

Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii

Self-Control as a Moderator for Effects of Mass Media on Adolescent Substance Abuse

Gormley, Elizabeth - Surgery

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Dise

UITN Steering Committee Chair

Green, Alan, M. Brunette, D. Noordsy - Psychiatry

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Alcoholism and Schizophrenia: A Translational Approach to Treatment

2-Year Project

Green, William, S. Fiering, J. Smith, E. Usherwood - Microbiology & Immunology, R. Enelow, W. Rigby - Medicine, J. Gorham - Pathology

National Center for Research Resources

Center for Molecular, Cellular, and Translational Immunology

5-Year Project

LaBelle, James - Physics & Astronomy

National Science Foundation

Outstanding Questions on Auroral Radiation Fine Structure

3-Year Project

Lawrence, Margaret - Visiting Artists

New England Foundation for the Arts

NEFA NEST Young at Heart Chorus

Lynch, Kristina, R. Millan - Physics & Astronomy

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dartmouth Greencube 3

Lynd, Lee - Thayer School of Engineering

Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Biomass Fermentation to Evaluate Reactivity of Pretreated Solids

6-Month Project

Lynd, Lee - Thayer School of Engineering

Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Nanoporous Inorganic Membranes for Selective Separations in High Temperature Flow-Through Recycle Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass

3-Month Project

Madden, Dean - Biochemistry

Duke University

Computational Active-Site Redesign and Binding Prediction via Molecular Ensembles

Magilligan, Francis - Geography, J. Gartner - Earth Sciences

National Science Foundation

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Connectivity and Discontinuity in River Systems

Mierke, Dale - Chemistry

State University of New York at Stony Brook

Development of Novel and Highly Bioactive Michael Receptors

O'Toole, George - Microbiology & Immunology

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Testing the Efficacy of Combined Tobramycin and Cayston versus Biofilms of P. aeruginosa

Paulsen, Keith, A. Hartov, S. Ji - Thayer School of Engineering, B. Harris - Pathology, C. Belden - Radiology, D. Roberts - Surgery

National Cancer Institute

Preoperative Image Updating for Guidance during Brain Tumor Resection

5-Year Project

Pogue, Brian - Biomedical Engineering

Massachusetts General Hospital

An Online-Measurement and Model-Based Approach to PDT

Pogue, Brian - Thayer School of Engineering

Massachusetts General Hospital

Image Guided Drug Delivery and Therapy in GBM using Photoactivatable Nanocells

Streltsov, Anatoly - Thayer School of Engineering

BAE Systems

Numerical Study of ULF/ELF Waves and Associated Ion Dynamics Caused by HAARP

Streltsov, Anatoly - Thayer School of Engineering

National Science Foundation

GEM: Whistler-Mode Waves in the Radiation Belt: Propagation and Wave-Particles Interaction

3-Year Project

Whitfield, Michael - Genetics

Scleroderma Research Foundation

A Gene Expression Map of Scleroderma

Wright, Peter - Pediatrics

Gates Foundation

Polio Virus Endgame

2-Year Project

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