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  March 5, 2001


The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in January. 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 printed in one or more issues, according to space. The complete list is posted on the web.

Department Prinincipal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Federal Research
Neuroscience Barbarese, E. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $252,000 12/00-11/01
Oligodendrocyte Ontogeny and Differentiation
Clinical Research Berlin, B. Research Resources $1,935,330 12/00-11/01
General Clinical Research Center
Neuroscience Bernstein, L. Nat'l Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $6,627 8/00-7/01
Comparisons Binaural Processing at Low & High Frequencies
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Dept. of Education $50,000 12/00-11/01
Research and Training Service Coordination
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Dept. of Education $180,000 1/01-12/01
Child Find: Parent Support During Screening
Biochemistry Carson, J. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $236,094 12/97-11/01
Myelin Protein Polymorphism and Membrane Biogenesis
Physiology Furneaux, H. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $83,746 11/00-12/00
Regulation of VEGF MRNA Stability by Hypoxia
Physiology Hla, T. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $272,085 1/99-11/01
Cyclooxygenase genes in Vascular Pathobiology
Biochemistry King, G. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $278,600 1/01-12/01
Topological Regulation of Prokaryotic Cell Division
Physiology Loew, L. General Medical Sciences $7,547 12/98-11/01
Potentiometric Dyes and Membrane Permeability
Center for Immunology Menoret, A. National Cancer Institute $198,801 11/00-12/01
Immunological Role of the Stress Inducible HSP70
Microbiology Pfeiffer, S. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $297,659 1/96-12/01
Clonal Lines of the Nervous System
Medicine Pilbeam, C. Nat'l Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal $5,972 1/00-11/01
Regulation of the Prostaglandin G/H Synthases in Bone
Molecular Medicine Rosenberg, D. Environmental Health Sciences $54,143 7/00-2/01
Mechanisms of Intestinal Carcinogenesis of DBPs
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. Nat'l Eye Institute $1,327 12/99-11/01
Molecular Genetics of Chronic Open-Angle Glaucoma
Microbiology Weller, S. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $365,989 12/97-11/01
Genetics of HSV DNA Replication
Microbial Pathogenetics Wikel, S. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $167,525 7/00-12/01
Host Immunosuppressive Proteins of Tick Salivary Gland
Genetics & Development Wu, D. Nat'l Cancer Institute $201,009 1/01-12/01
Signaling Mechanisms for WNT Proteins
Private Research
Pediatric Dentistry Beazoglou, T. Donaghue Foundation $60,000 1/99-12/01
Improving Prenatal Screening Protocols
Center for Aging Bellantonio, S. Donaghue Foundation $43,814 1/00-12/01
Quality Care for Assisted Living Persons
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Federation for Children with Special Needs $11,804 9/00-9/01
Subcontract for Grant CFDA 84.024
Genetics & Development Clark, S. Scleroderma Foundation $30,000 11/01-12/01
Studies of Collagen Synthesis in the Tight Skin Mouse
Psychiatry Covault, J. Donaghue Foundation $58,530 1/00-12/01
Markers of Biological Risk in Schizophrenia
Psychiatry Deckel, A. R & C Patterson Trust $50,000 11/00-10/01
Nitric Oxide Synthase in Huntington's Disease
Community Medicine Gregorio, D. Assoc. of Teachers of Preventive Medicine $205,257 9/00-901
Geographic Studies of Prostate Cancer
Orthopedics Gronowicz, G. Donaghue Foundation $57,334 1/00-12/01
The Effect of Aging on Human Bone Cell/Implant Interaction
Orthopedics Gronowicz, G. Tufts University $55,720 9/00-5/01
Silk Scaffolds for Bone Formation
Anesthesiology Gross, J. Abbott Labs $10,350 11/00-10/01
Dexmedetomidine Sedation for Colonoscopy
Genetics & Development Helfand, S. Donaghue Foundation $114,400 1/00-12/01
Molecular Genetics of Aging
Neuroscience Hewett, S. Donaghue Foudation $110,000 1/01-12/01
Mechanisms of Inflammatory Central Nervous System
Psychiatry Kadden, S. Chestnut Health Systems $28,559 8/00-7/01
Chestnut Health Systems Subcontract
Biochemistry King,S. Donaghue Foundation $110,000 1/01-12/01
Intracellular Transport and the Regulation of Molecules
Medicine Kream, B. American Assoc. of Orthodontics $7,500 7/00-6/01
Parathyroid Hormone Regulation of the Icer Promoter
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburg $4,000 6/95-6/01
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Diagnostic Imaging & Therapy Lai, S. Donaghue Foundation $59,984 1/00-12/01
Improved Stroke Outcome Quantitative Functional MRI
Surgery Leonard, G. Donaghue Foundation $60,000 1/01-12/01
Non-Invasive Measures of Auditory Integrity in Infants
Medicine Onocken, C. Donaghue Foundation $60,000 1/01-12/01
Effects of Nicotine on Bone Turnover in Older Women
Pathology O'Rourke, J. Diabetes Action Rsch. & Educ. Fdn. $5,000 1/99-12/01
Education Attack on Juvenile Diabetic Blindness
Orthodontics Pae, E. American Assoc. of Orthodontics $7,445 7/00-6/01
Changes in Sub-Cellular Structure of the Masseter Muscle
Biochemistry Peng, Z. R & C Patterson Trust $68,000 11/00-10/01
Structural Consequences of Cancer-Deprived Mutation
Psychiatry Petry, N. Yale University $277,074 9/00-8/01
Low-Cost Contingency Management for General Clinic
Psychiatry Petry, N. Donaghue Foundation $110,000 1/01-12/01
Brief Interventions for Problem Gamblers
Microbiology Pfeiffer, S. Multiple Sclerosis $8,000 9/97-9/01
Molecular Mechanisms of Myelin Biogenesis
Medicine Raisz, L. Osteometer Biotech A/S $3,600 8/00-7/01
Study to Validate Reference Values for N-MID Osteocalcin One-Step ELISA
Pediatrics Rosengren, S. Univ. of California at San Diego Medical Center $100 12/99-11/01
Asthma Medications in Pregnancy Project
Pharmacology Smilowitz, H. Univ. of Bern $2,493 4/99-12/01
Collaborative Research on Malignant Glioma Therapy
Community Medicine Stevens, R. Lighting Research Center $10,000 11/00-10/01
Lower Absenteeism Study
Medicine Taxel, P. Donaghue Foundation $60,000 1/00-12/01
Effect of Estrogen on Men with Prostate Cancer
Physiology White, B. R & C Patterson Trust $66,000 11/00-10/01
Estrogen Regulation of GHO Cell Motility
Medicine White, B. Donaghue Foundation $59,841 1/01-12/01
Blood Pressure Measurement During Pregnancy
Genetics & Development Wu, D. Univ. of Rochester $17,048 01/01-12/01
Council for Tobacco Research Residual Account
Genetics & Development Wu, D. American Heart Assoc. $75,000 01/01-12/01
Signaling Mechanisms for G Proteins of the G12 Class
Neuroscience Zecevic, N. Multiple Sclerosis $27,500 1/01-12/01
Expression of Golli-MBP MRNAs and Protein in Multiple Sclerosis Lesions
State Research
Surgery Albertsen, P. Dept. of Public Health $19,715 1/01-7/01
Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study Phase VI
Medical Dean's Office Gould, B. Dept. of Public Health $220,400 9/00-6/01
Breast & Cervical Cancer Education/Tobacco Prevention
Scholarships & Fellowships
Allergy & Infectious Diseases Hazlett, K.   $32,416 1/01-12/01
Research Fellowship -- Karsten Hazlett
Educational Related Programs
Child & Family Studies Cole, M. CT Development Disabilities Council $89,984 10/00-12/01
Partners in Policymaking Connecticut
Obstetrics & Gynecology Curry, S. Dept. of Public Health $17,986 10/00-12/01
Peer Education Program
Obstetrics & Gynecology Palley, J. Dept. of Social Services $25,000 7/00-6/01
Teen Pregnancy Prevention Technical Assistance
Community Medicine Schensul, S. Institute for Community Research $24,665 11/00-6/01
Minority Youth Action Research Training