February 2011 Research Awards


Dartmouth researchers were awarded $14.5 million during February, including $2.3 million in new and competing awards.  Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

Barry, Elizabeth—Community & Family Medicine, R. Rothstein—MedicineYeshiva University Kidney Function with Vitamin D/Calcium 7-Month Project

Braga, MatthewPediatricsThe Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute Multi-Center NEAR4KIDS 4-Month Project

Brunette, MaryPsychiatryUniversity of Illinois Is Carbon Monoxide Feedback Necessary to Motivate SMI Smokers to Quit?

Fiering, StevenMicrobiology & ImmunologyAspen Medisys, Inc. Magnetically Energized Nanotherapeutics for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer 6-Month Project

Green, AlanPsychiatryNorth Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System Improving Substance Abuse and Clinical Outcomes in Heavy Cannabis Users

Griswold, KarlThayer School of EngineeringNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Molecular Engineering of Humanized Anti-Staphylococcal Lytic Enzymes 2-Year Project

Guyre, PaulPhysiology, P. PioliObstetrics and Gynecology, M. YeagerAnesthesiologyNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Physiological vs. Pharmacological Effects of Glucocorticoids on Human Monocytes 2-Year Project

Hartov, AlexanderThayer School of EngineeringNew Hampshire Industrial Research Center Fully Automated Segmentation of Aortic Aneurisms

Hegel, MarkPsychiatryThomas Jefferson University Behavior Activation to Prevent Cognitive Decline in African Americans with MCI

Likosky, DonaldSurgeryAgency for Healthcare Research & Quality National Cardiovascular Surgery Quality Improvement Network Planning Conferences

Lusardi, AnnamariaEconomics, L. GlinertAsian & Middle East Languages and LiteraturesRand Corporation Financial Literacy Research Consortium:  Five Steps to Planning Success

McAllister, Thomas, L. FlashmanPsychiatryUniversity of California, San Diego CREATE Clinical Trial with UCSD 2-Year Project

Meng, MingPsychological and Brain SciencesNational Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depressi Neural Underpinning of Emotion Perception and its Disorders 2-Year Project

O’Toole, GeorgeMicrobiology & ImmunologyPulmatrix, Inc. Testing Pulmatrix Compounds

Shworak, NicholasMedicineYale University Recruitment, DNA Preparation and Statistical Support for Phamacogenetic Studies

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

Stern, JudyObstetrics and GynecologyBoston University Child Health after Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Population Study 8-Month Project

Taube, JeffreyPsychological and Brain SciencesNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Neural Basis for Spatial Cognition 5-Year Project

Wheatley, ThaliaPsychological and Brain SciencesUniversity of Pennsylvania Neural Correlates of Dynamic Social Intelligence 2-Year Project

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

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