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  February 5, 2001


The following grants are a compilation of those received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in December. 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 and is published in one or more issues of the print edition, depending on space available, but the entire list is provided online.

Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Research - Federal
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Department of Education $50,000 12/00-11/01
Research and Training Service Coordination
Psychiatry Hesselbrock, V. Alcohol and Alcoholism (NIAAA) $162,567 12/00-11/01
Core: Research Center Etiology and Treatment of Alcohol Dependence
Neuroscience Kuwada, S. National Institute on Deafness and Comm. Disorders $22,746 12/99-11/01
Neural Mechanisms of Binaural Hearing
Pharmacology Levine, E. Neurological Disorders and Stroke $6,955 12/98-11/01
Neurotrophin Regulation of Glutamate Receptors
Physiology Loew, L. General Medical Sciences $25,737 12/98-11/01
Potentiometric Dyes and Membrane Permeability
Neuroscience Oliver, D. National Institute in Deafness and Comm. Disorders $28,316 12/98-11/01
Synaptic Organization of the Auditory System
Endocrinology/Medicine Pilbeam, C. National Institute of Arthritis Musculoskeletal/Skin $19,904 11/00-11/01
Regulation of the Prostaglandin G/H Synthases in Bone
Pathology Rajan, T. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $39,128 12/00-11/01
Factors Affecting Growth of Brugia Malavi in Scid Mice
Diagnotic Imaging Ramsby, G. Research Resources $10,447 9/99-6/01
Quantification of Perceptual Information in Visual Data
Genetics Rowe, D. NASA $8,750 9/00-6/01
Use of GFP Transgenes to Assess Osteoprogenitor Progression in Intact Bone
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. National Eye Institute $38,153 12/99-11/01
Molecular Genetics of Chronic Open-Angle Glaucoma
Research -- Private
Physiology Campagnola, P. Trinity College $7,601 9/99-3/01
Nanofabrication for Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering
Psychiatry Clark, V. National Center for Responsible Gaming $8,510 9/00-3/01
Functional MRI of Prefrontal Cortex Function in Pathological Gamblers
Pharmacology Epstein, P. The Smart Family Foundation Inc. $5,000 12/00-11/01
Phosphodiesterase as a Target for Leukemia and Breast Cancer
Center on Aging Fortinsky, R. Alzheimer's Association $7, 850 12/00-11/01
Randomized Care Coordinated Trial for Family Caregivers of Dementia Patients
Community Medicine & Healthcare Lazzarini, Z. American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics $973 2/99-3/01
The Connecticut Statewide Pain Management Initiative
Pathology O'Rourke, J. Connecticut Eye Bank Visual Research Foundation $100 7/99-6/01
Taylor Postdoctoral Fellowship for Vascular Eye Research
Community Medicine & Healthcare Sheehan, J. Massachusetts CDC $999 11/00-6/01
Geographical Analysis of Breast Cancers by State of Diagnosis
Henatology/ Oncology Sporn, J. Tufts University $1,051 7/94-12/01
ECOG Cooperative Outreach Program
Scholarships and Fellowships
Molecular Medicine Arnold, A. Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation $3,497 10/00-9/01
Mechanisms of Cyclin D1 Oncogenicity in Mammary Neoplasia
Residency Program Onobrakpeya, O. Endocrine Fellows Foundation $750 12/00-11/01
Effect of Norethindrone Acetate on Bone Turnover
Related Programs
Obstetrics Curry, S. Department of Social Services $202 10/00-12/00
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Coordination
Obstetrics Curry, S. Planned Parenthood of Connecticut Inc. $811 10/00-12/00
Family Planning Services Title X
Neurology Felice, K. Muscular Dystrophy Association $525 10/93-12/00
MDA-Sponsored Clinic
Correctional Managed Healthcare Pesanti, E. Department of Public Health $6,364 10/00-12/00
TB Surveillance Program
Pharmacology Smilowitz, H. University of Bern $969 4/99-12/01
Collaborative Research on Malignant Glioma Therapy
GI/Medicine Wu, G. TAP Pharmaceutical $2,035 8/00-1/01
New Developments in Digestive Diseases
GI/Medicine Wu, G. Solvay Pharmaceuticals $200 4/97-3/01
Gastroenterology Grand Rounds