March 2011 Research Awards


Dartmouth researchers were awarded $11.7 million during March, including $7.1 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 - GeneticsNational Cancer Institute APC Tumor Suppressor in Cell Differentiation and Death 5-Year Project

Axelrod, David - SurgerySaint Louis University Reducing Geographic Disparity in Transplant Access:  Clinical and Economic Impact

Carr, Charles - OrthopaedicsOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation OREF Residency Enhancement

Dmitrovsky, Ethan, S. Freemantle, S. Kitareewan - Pharmacology & Toxicology, A. Angeline - Community & Family Medicine, S. Fiering - Microbiology & ImmunologyNational Cancer Institute Lung CancerPrevention Mechanisms 5-Year Project

Dumont, Larry - PathologyFast-Track Drugs and Biologics, LLC PSBC CPP Trial Support 2-Year Project

Gustman, Alan, T. Steinmeier, N. Tabatabai - EconomicsUniversity of Michigan The Effects of Changes in Women’s Labor Market Attachment on Redistribution under the Social Security Benefit Formula

Gustman, Alan, T. Steinmeier, N. Tabatabai - EconomicsUniversity of Michigan How Did the Recession of 2007-2009 Affect the Wealth and Retirement of the Near Retirement Age Population

Halter, Ryan, A. Hartov - Thayer School of Engineering, J. Heany - Surgery, A. Schned - PathologyNational Cancer Institute Intraoperative Surgical Margin Assessment with Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy 4-Year Project

Hart, Katherine - RegistrarYale University YUAG Collection Sharing Initiative 3-Year Project

Kern, Andrew - Biological SciencesNational Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Drosophila Ultraconserved Elements: Function and Evolution 3-Year Project

Kisselev, Alexei - Pharmacology & ToxicologyMultiple Myeloma Research Foundation Molecular Mechanisms of Intrinsic Resistance of Myeloma Cells to Bortezomib 2-Year Project

Kleck, Robert - MALS ProgramNational Institute on Aging A Wrinkle in Time: The Perception of Expressions in the Elderly 3-Year Project

Korc, Murray - MedicineEmory University School of Medicine Theranostic Nanoparticles for Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

Kull, F Jon - ChemistryNational Institute of General Medical Sciences Fine Tuning the Catalytic Cycle of Kinesin Motors 4-Year Project

Luxon, Thomas - EnglishThe Teagle Foundation Engaging Evidence: Programs for Improving Student Learning 2-Year Project

McClung, C Robertson - Biological SciencesNational Science Foundation Genetic Analysis of Natural Variation in the Control of Water Use Efficiency and Response to Drought Stress in Brassica rapa 5-Year Project

McDonough, Christine - OrthopaedicsBoston University Evaluating a Contemporary OA Outcome Measurement Tool for HSR

Moeschler, John - PediatricsUniversity of New Hampshire A University Affiliated Program in New Hampshire

Nelson, Eugene - The Dartmouth Inst. for Health Policy & Clinical PracticeCystic Fibrosis Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Patient and Family Survey

Ornstein, Deborah, L. Mckernan - MedicineUniversity of Massachusetts Prevention of Complications of Hemophilia

O’Toole, George - Microbiology & ImmunologyLucigen Corporation Enzyme Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis Biofilms

Payne, Joshua - Norris Cotton Cancer CenterBurroughs Wellcome Robustness, Evolvability, and Reproductive Isolation in the Signal-Integration Space of Gene Regulatory Networks 2-Month Project

Ray, Laura - Thayer School of EngineeringDept. of Defense, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab. Instrumentation for Near Real-Time Mobility Assessment in Robotic Tractors

Roebuck, Bill - Pharmacology & ToxicologyUniversity of Pittsburgh Molecular Mechanisms of Chemoprevention: NRF2 Signaling

Roskies, Adina - PhilosophyMellon Foundation Neuroethics Meets the Law 2-Year Project

Stanton, Bruce, J. Hamilton - Pharmacology & Toxicology, C. Folt - Office of the Provost, M. Karagas - Community & Family Medicine National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Toxic Metals in the Northeast:  From Biological to Environmental Implications 2-Year Project

Tosteson, Anna, K. Koval - MedicineUniversity of Maryland Community Ambulation following Hip Fracture

Turk, Mary Jo - Microbiology & ImmunologyImmuRx, Inc. Preclinical Development of an Anti-CD40 Super Agonist for Treatment of Melanoma

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

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