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  September 25, 2000


The following grants are a compilation of those received through the University of Connecticut Health Center Office of Grants and Contracts in July. The list represents new awards as well as continuations. The list of grants is supplied to the Advance by the Health Center Office of Grants and Contracts.

Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Center for Immunotherapy Aguila, H. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $208,950 7/00-6/01
Functional Heterogeneity of NK Cells During Development
Microbiology Bansal, R. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $44,009 7/99-6/00
FGF Receptor Function in Oligodendrocyte Differentiation
Clinical Research Center Berlin, R. Research Resources $54,255 12/99-11/00
General Clinical Research Center
Pediatrics Bruder, M. Health Resources & Services Administration $194,149 7/00-6/01
Project Connect: Medical Home
Pediatrics Bruder, M. Department of Education $300,000 7/00-6/01
Early Intervention Credential
Genetics & Development Clark, S. Nat'l Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $271,549 7/97-6/01
Osteoblastic Stemcells as Gene Therapy
Neuroscience Kim, D. Nat'l Institute on Deaf & Comm. Disorders (DC) $215,382 7/96-6/01
Auditory Neurobiology and Biophysics
Pathology Kreutzer, D. Nat'l Institute of Diabetes/Digestive/Kidney Dis. $249,914 7/97-5/01
Mechanisms of Chronic Prostatitis
Physiology Loew, L. U.S. Navy $53,803 7/98-12/00
The Optical Patch Clamp Stage III
Neuroscience Morest, D. Neurological Disorder & Stroke $102,990 7/97-4/01
Inner Ear and Central Auditory Development
Neuroscience Morest, D. Nat'l Institute on Deaf & Comm. Disorders (DC) $242,092 7/99-6/01
Anatomy of the Auditory System
Medicine Mukherji, B. National Cancer Institute $307,125 9/97-6/01
Peptide and APC-Based Melanoma Vaccine
Biochemistry Ozols, J. General Medical Scineces $65,604 7/99-6/01
Isolation and Structure of Microsomal Membrane Proteins
Neuroscience Potashner, S. Nat'l Institute on Deaf & Comm. Disorders (DC) $69,366 7/99-6/01
Neurotransmitters in the Auditory System
Microbial Pathogenesis Radolf, J. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $79,875 4/99-6/00
Membrane Immunogens of Treponema Pallidum
Center for Immunotherapy Srivastava, P. National Cancer Institute $250,740 7/00-6/01
Receptor for GP96 on Macrophages and Dendric Cells
Medicine Storey, E. Environmental Health Sciences $189,839 7/96-6/01
Academic Award in Environmental/Occupational Medicine
Biostructure and Function Upholt, W. Dental Research $224,466 7/00-6/01
Institutional Dentist Scientist Award
Microbial Pathogenesis Wikel, S. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $162,645 7/00-6/01
Host Immunosuppressive Proteins of Tick Salivary Gland
Pharmacology Andjelkovic, A. American Heart Association $49,500 7/00-6/01
Astrocyte: Leukocyte Interaction Regulates MCP-1
Pediatric Dentistry Beazoglou, T. Wisconsin Dental Association $40,000 7/00-12/00
Analysis, Recommendations and Projections of Dental Workforce Needs
Medicine Berns, E. Duke University $2,100 6/98-12/00
Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial - SCD-HEFT
Physiology Caron, J. American Heart Association $49,500 7/00-6/01
Functional Analysis of Palmityolated Tubulin
Psychiatry Cooney, J. Yale $25,942 9/99-8/00
Tobacco Dependence and Risk Factors for Treatment Failure
Restorative Dentistry Fouad, A. American Association For Endodontists Foundation $25,200 7/00-6/01
Root Canal Bacterial Flora: The Effect of Type I Diabetes Mellitus
Orthodontics Godwin, S. American Association of Orthodontists $15,000 7/00-6/01
Calcium Receptor-Mediated Regulation of Osteoblasts
Center on Aging Kenny, A. American Federation for Aging Research Inc. $50,000 7/00-6/01
Effect of Testosterone on Cognitive Function in Men
Center on Aging Kenny, A. Brookdale Foundation $14,400 7/00-6/01
Effects of Testosterone on Cognitive Function in Men with Early Decline
Biochemistry King, S. American Heart Association $49,500 7/00-6/01
Intracellular Transport and the Regulation of Molecular Motorcargo
Medicine Kream, B. American Association of Orthodontists $7,500 7/00-6/01
Parathyroid Hormone Regulation of the Icer Promoter in Osteoblastic Cells
Community Medicine & Healing Lazzarini, Z. American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics $1,9350 2/99-3/01
The Connecticut Statewide Pain Management Initiative
Physiology Lee, M. American Heart Association $66,000 7/00-6/01
Novel Signaling Molecules Regulated by the EDG-1 Receptor in Angiogenesis
Rheumatology LeFrancois, L. Pharmingen $1,331 9/94-12/00
License Agreement
Genetics & Development Lichtler, A. Osteogenisis Imperfecta Foundation Inc. $60,000 7/00-6/01
Alpha-4 Integrin Vector Development for Gene Therapy of Bone
Physiology Loew, L. CT Innovations Inc. $87,500 8/99-7/01
Fluorescence Detection of Latent Fingerprints
Genetics & Developmental Biology Mohler, W. Muscular Dystrophy $65,000 7/00-6/01
Molecular and Cellular Mechanism of Cell Fusion
Medicine Oncken, C. Yale $9,191 9/99-8/00
Subcontract to Yale University Center Grant
Pathology O'Rourke, J. Diabetes Action Research & Education Foundation $5,000 1/99-12/00
Educational Attack on Juvenile Diabetic Blindness with Pictures
Orthodontics Pae, E. American Association of Orthodontists $7,445 7/00-6/01
Changes in Sub-Cellular Structure of the Masseter Muscle Subjected to Stretch
Neurology Panzer, V. New York Academy of Medicine $50,000 7/00-6/01
Quantitative Clinical Assessment of Elderly Fallers
Pharmacology Papermaster, D. The Foundation for Fighting Blindness $55,400 7/00-6/01
Analysis of Retinal Degeneration using Transgenic Xenopus Laevis
Behavioral Science & Communication Reisine, S. Arthritis Foundation $79,915 7/00-6/01
Health Status and Employment among Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Center on Aging Sullivan, G. Association of American Medical Colleges $50,000 7/00-6/01
Enhance Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine Education at UConn
Medicine Wu, C. American Lung Association $25,000 7/00-6/01
Cytomegalovirus Augments Interferon-Y in an Asthma Mouse
Community Medicine & Healing Ungemack, J. Mental Health: Health/Addiction Services $71,670 7/99-7/00
State Incentive Grant
Educational Related
Orthopedic Surgery Adams, D. Nat'l Osteoporosis Foundation $2,250 7/00-10/00
Microtomography & Nanoindentation Studies of Mouse Bone
Associate Dean of Student Affairs Lawson, P. Health Resources and Services Administration $14,545 7/00-6/01
Exceptional Financial Need Scholarship
Associate Dean of Student Affairs Lawson, P. Health Resources and Services Administration $15,754 7/00-6/01
Health Professions Student Loans - Dental
Associate Dean of Student Affairs Lawson, P. Health Resources and Services Administration $13,885 7/00-6/01
Financial Assistance for Disadvantaged Health Professions Students
Microbial Pathogenesis Radolf, J. Arthritis Foundation $28,000 7/00-6/01
Macrophage Activation by Spirochetal Lipoproteins