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(October 16, 2000)

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The following grants are a compilation of those received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in August. 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
Orthopedics Adams, D. NSF Behavioral & Natural Sciences $100,000 6/00-7/01
Acquisition of Ultra High Precision Lowforce Material Test System
Microbiology Bansal, R. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $132,026 7/99-6/01
FGF Receptor Function in Oligodendrocyte Differentiation
Psychiatry Bauer, L. National Institute of Mental Health $242, 998 9/99-5/01
Neuroimaging of HIV and Comorbid Disorders
Clinical Research Center Berlin, R. Research Resources $151,764 12/99-11/00
General Clinical Research Center
Neuroscience Bernstein, L. National Inst. on Deaf & Communication Disorders $196,413 8/00-7/01
Comparisons Binaural Processing at Low & High Frequencies
Prosthodontics Bryers, J. NSF-Physiology, Cellular & Molecular Biology $122,056 8/98-7/01
Use of Gene Therapy to Prevent Bacterial Infections of Biomaterials
Physiology Campagnola, P. Research Resources $98,946 8/99-7/01
Non-Linear Optical Methods in Near-Field Optical Microscopy Studies
Microbiology Carmichael, G. National Cancer Institute $127,180 3/00-2/01
Processing and Function of Polyoma RNA
Surgery Das, D. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $327,274 9/98-7/01
Phospholipid Degradation in Reperfusion Injury
Surgery Das, D. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $174,560 8/99-3/01
Transgenic/Knockout Animals in Myocardial Preservation
Center on Aging Fortinsky, R. National Institute of Nursing Research $181,872 4/99-3/01
Resource Use and Patient Outcomes in Medicate Home Care
Neuroscience Hewitt, S. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $50,000 9/97-5/01
Cytokine-Medicated Enhancement of Neuronal Injury
Medicine Kadden, R. National Institute of Drug Abuse $311,406 8/00-7/01
Contingency Management for Marijuana Dependence
Medicine Kream, B. Nat'l Inst. of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases $991,902 8/00-7/01
Core A, Administrative Core
Medicine LeFrancois, L. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $212,302 8/97-7/01
Requirement for C08 7 Cell Activation and Migration in Vivo
Physiology Loew, L. Research Resources $896,352 8/00-7/01
National Resource for Cell Analysis and Modeling
Oral Diagnosis Lurje, A. Dental Research $151,211 8/00-7/01
Institutional Dentists Scientist Training Program
Biochemistry Mayer, B. National Cancer Institute $267,677 7/00-6/01
Biologically Relevant NCK Interacting Programs
Biochemistry Ozols, J. General Medical Sciences $384,898 6/99-7/01
Isolation and Structure of Microsomal Membrane Proteins
Pharmacology Papermaster, D. National Eye Institute $196,811 7/99-6/01
Membrane Biosynthesis in Normal and Dystrophic Retinas
Physiology Peluso, J. Child Health & Human Development $27,628 6/98-7/01
Progesterone Regulation of Granulosa Cell Function
Biochemistry Peng, Z. General Medical Sciences $111,806 8/96-7/01
Folding and Dynamics of a Molten Globule
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute of Mental Health $211,644 6/99-7/01
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments -- Pathological Gambling
Neuroscience Potashner, S. National Institute on Deaf & Communication Disorders) $208,098 7/99-6/01
Neurotransmitters in the Auditory System
Microbial Pathogenesis Radolf, J. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $123,116 7/99-6/01
Membrane Proteins of Borrelia burgdorferi
Microbial Pathogenesis Radolf, J. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $239,623 4/99-6/01
Membrane Immunogens of Treponema pallidum
Behavioral Sci. & Comm. Reisine, S. Nat'l Inst. of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases $303,496 7/99-6/01
Employment and Health Status Among Women with Fibromyalgia
Biostructure & Function Rossomando, E. Dental Research $129,144 10/98-8/01
Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. National Eye Institute $313, 425 6/00-7/01
Molecular Genetics of Primary Congenital Glaucoma
Community Medicine & Healing Sheehan, J. National Cancer Institute $131,386 6/00-5/01
Studies in the Geographic Distribution of Breast Cancer
Biostructure & Function Upholt, W. Dental Research $63,613 7/00-6/01
Institutional Dentist Scientist Award
Center for Immunotherapy Aguila, H. Sandler Program for Asthma Research $125,000 7/00-6/01
NK Cells in Allergic Asthma
Neuroscience Akeroyd, M. Unspecified Mixed Sources $2,000 8/00-7/01
Auditory Experiments Concerning the Binaural Perception of Vowels
Physiology Caron, J. Leas Fdn. for Leukemia Research $10,000 7/99-6/01
Discovery of a New Form of Tubulin Protein
Surgery Das, D. California Table Grapes Comm. $25,000 6/00-7/01
Grapes and Cardioprotection
Microbiology Harris, S. A-T Children's Project $49,989 3/99-5/01
Regulation of the Aspergillus DNA Damage Response
Pediatrics Lapin, C. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation $54,545 7/00-6/01
Cystic Fibrosis Center Grant
Physiology Loew, L. Molecular Probes Inc. $2,118 4/95-4/01
Material Transfer
Medicine Puddington, L. American Lung Association $35,000 4/00-3/01
TCR Cells Promote Immunoglobulin Production
Pediatrics Ratzan, S. Joslin Diabetes Center Inc. $890 5/95-4/00
Diabetes Prevention Trial - Type 1
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. The Glaucoma Foundation $49,940 7/00-6/01
Metabolic Analysis of Potential Glaucomatous Substrates
Pharmacology Smilowitz, H. University of Bern $2,307 4/99-12/00
Collaborative Research on Malignant Glioma Therapy
Medicine Sporn, J. Tufts University $41,700 7/94-12/00
ECOG Cooperative Outreach Program
Center for Immunotherapy Srivastava, P. Leas Fdn. for Leukemia Research $10,000 9/99-12/00
Treatment of Indolent B-Cell Lymphoma and CLL Patients
Community Medicine & Healing Gregorio, D. Department of Public Health $72,955 7/00-6/01
Breast Cancer Needs Assessment in Connecticut
Scholarships & Fellowships
Neuroscience Pfeiffer, S. Multiple Sclerosis of Canada $5,565 7/99-6/01
Research Fellowship - Luke Yun Suk Oh
Medicine Schluns, K. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $37,516 8/00-7/01
Research Fellowship - K. Schluns
Microbiology Weller, S. Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Fdn. $37,000 8/00-7/01
Role of the HSV-1 Alkaline Nuclease - Nina Reuven Fellowship
Educational Related Programs
Neurology Felice, K. Muscular Dystrophy $5,250 1/93-12/00
MDA-Sponsored Clinic
Medicine Garibaldi, R. Pfizer Inc. $1,000 3/97-12/00
Medical Grand Rounds - 3/18/97
Obstetrics & Gynecology Palley, J. Department of Public Health $32,730 7/00-6/01
New Britain Fetal & Infant Mortality Review
Medicine Parke, A. Unspecified Mixed Sources $700 8/99-7/01
Rheumatology Grand Rounds
Oral Diagnosis Peterson, D. Brigham & Women's Hospital $8,000 6/00-7/01
R13 Mucosal Injury in Cancer Patients
Medicine White, W. Unspecified Mixed Sources $42,500 2/00-7/01
Novel Approaches to Cardiovascular Risk Reduction