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 - MedicineProgram for Appropriate Technology in Health TB IQC, TB Tsk Order 2015

Anton, Kristen - Community & Family MedicineUniversity of Michigan Translational Research in GI SPORE 5-Year Project

Baker, Ian, F. Kennedy - Thayer School of EngineeringNational Science Foundation Wear of Nanostructured FeNiMnAl 3-Year Project

Bond, Gary, R. Drake - Psychiatry, G. McHugo, K. Swain - Community & Family MedicineManila 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 & AstronomyJet Propulsion Laboratory Observing the Triggering of Dark Energy with Gravitational Lensing Surveys

Cottingham, Kathryn, S. Fey - Biological SciencesNational 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 - AnesthesiologyCreare, Inc. Anatomic Phantom for Operational EEG 5-Month Project

Gibbons, Frederick - Psychological and Brain Sciences, J. Sargent - PediatricsResearch Corporation of the University of Hawaii Self-Control as a Moderator for Effects of Mass Media on Adolescent Substance Abuse

Gormley, Elizabeth - SurgeryNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Dise UITN Steering Committee Chair

Green, Alan, M. Brunette, D. Noordsy - PsychiatryNational 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 - PathologyNational Center for Research Resources Center for Molecular, Cellular, and Translational Immunology 5-Year Project

LaBelle, James - Physics & AstronomyNational Science Foundation Outstanding Questions on Auroral Radiation Fine Structure 3-Year ProjectLawrence, Margaret - Visiting ArtistsNew England Foundation for the Arts NEFA NEST Young at Heart ChorusLynch, Kristina, R. Millan - Physics & AstronomyJet Propulsion Laboratory Dartmouth Greencube 3Lynd, Lee - Thayer School of EngineeringDepartment of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Biomass Fermentation to Evaluate Reactivity of Pretreated Solids 6-Month Project

Lynd, Lee - Thayer School of EngineeringDepartment 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 - BiochemistryDuke University Computational Active-Site Redesign and Binding Prediction via Molecular Ensembles

Magilligan, Francis - Geography, J. Gartner - Earth SciencesNational Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research: Connectivity and Discontinuity in River Systems

Mierke, Dale - ChemistryState University of New York at Stony Brook Development of Novel and Highly Bioactive Michael Receptors

O’Toole, George - Microbiology & ImmunologyNovartis 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 - SurgeryNational Cancer Institute Preoperative Image Updating for Guidance during Brain Tumor Resection 5-Year Project

Pogue, Brian - Biomedical EngineeringMassachusetts General Hospital An Online-Measurement and Model-Based Approach to PDT

Pogue, Brian - Thayer School of EngineeringMassachusetts General Hospital Image Guided Drug Delivery and Therapy in GBM using Photoactivatable Nanocells

Streltsov, Anatoly - Thayer School of EngineeringBAE Systems Numerical Study of ULF/ELF Waves and Associated Ion Dynamics Caused by HAARP

Streltsov, Anatoly - Thayer School of EngineeringNational Science Foundation GEM: Whistler-Mode Waves in the Radiation Belt: Propagation and Wave-Particles Interaction 3-Year ProjectWhitfield, Michael - GeneticsScleroderma Research Foundation A Gene Expression Map of Scleroderma

Wright, Peter - PediatricsGates Foundation Polio Virus Endgame 2-Year ProjectAward commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated.

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