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  June 11, 2001


The following grants are a continuation of those received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in April. The list represents new awards as well as continuations. The list of grants is supplied to the Advanceby the Health Center Office of Grants and Contracts and is printed in one or more issues, according to the space available.

Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Federal Research
Physiology Claffey, K. National Cancer Institute $250,740 4/00-3/02
VEGF MRNA Stabilization Mechanisms in Tumor Angiogenesis
Center on Aging Fortinsky, R. National Institute of Nursing Research $348,532 4/99-3/02
Resource Use and Patient Outcomes in Medicare Home Care
Oral Diagnosis Frank, M. Nat'l. Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $249,110 4/99-3/02
Peripheral Gustatory Processing
Pathology Goldschneider, I. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $278,600 4/00-3/02
Regulatory Microenvironment for BM Lymphoiesis in Vitro
Physiology Hla, T. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $6,400 3/01-1/02
Sphengolipid Modulators of Vascular Growth and Homeostasis
Physiology Jaffe, L. Child Health and Human Development $221,408 4/01-3/01
Signal Transduction at Fertilization
Biostructure & Function Kosher, R. Child Health and Human Development $703,043 4/01-3/02
Genetic Control of Limb Development
Psychiatry Kranzler, R. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $93,807 4/97-3/02
New Approaches to Pharmacotherapy of Alcoholism
Center for Immunotherapy Li, Z. National Cancer Institute $135,610 4/01-3/02
Extracellular Targeted Heat Shock Protein Tumor Vaccine
Neuroscience Mains, R. Nat'l. Inst. of Diabetes/Digestive/Kidney Disease $326,118 4/00-3/02
Cell Biology of Bioactive Peptide Secretion
Medicine Pilbeam, C. Nat'l. Inst. of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $273,800 4/01-2/02
Mechanical Loading of Bone and
Biostructure & Function Tanzer, M. Nat'l. Inst. of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $287,422 4/99-3/02
Aggrecan Folding, Chaperones, and Intracellular Routing
Neurology Waitzman, D. National Eye Institute $210,035 4/98-3/02
Function of Midbrain Structures in Eye Movement Control
Microbiology Weller, S. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $242,989 4/00-3/02
HSV-1 Processing/Packing Genes
Private Research
Community Medicine & Health Bailit, H. Donaghue Foundation $280,872 2/01-1/02
Screening, Outreach and Safety for Abused Prenatal Patients
Community Medicine & Health Bailit, H. Donaghue FoundatioN $536,779 2/01-1/02
Private Public Alliance for Prevention (Asthma Study)
Physiology Hla, T. American National Red Cross $248,085 5/00-4/01
Information Signaling Pathways in the Vasculature
Physiology Jaffe, L. Human Frontiers of Science $39,975 6/00-4/02
Signal Transduction During Oocyte Maturation
Neuroscience Papermaster, D. Marine Biological Lab $13,100 4/00-3/01
Fundamental Aspects of Vision Research
Center for Immunotherapy Srivastava, P. Johns Hopkins Oncology Center $39,500 1/99-12/01
Influence of Random Mutations on the Antigenicity of Colorectal Tumors
Biostructure and Function Tanzer, M. Mizutani Foundation $30,975 5/00-4/02
Cell Surface Calreticulin: A Lectin with a Role in Regulation Cell Shape
Physiology Terasaki, M. Human Frontiers of Science $39,975 5/00-4/02
Signal Transduction During Oocyte Maturation
Pediatrics Tsipouras, P. Cambriatech Management Ltd. $39,992 4/01-3/02
Determination of the Molecular Basis ofsplit-Hand Foot
State Research
Psychiatry Ford, J. Conn. Dept. of Children & Families $49,563 10/00-9/01
Primary Care Resilience Enhancement
Scholarships & Fellowships
Physiology Jaffe, L. Lalor Foundation $30,000 4/01-3/02
Role of Phospholipase C in Initiating Calcium Release at Fertilization
Educational Related Programs
Community Burleson, J. Greater Bridgeport Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention $42,000 10/00-8/01
Evaluation of GBAPP Inc.
Obstetrics & Gynecology Curry, S. Lilly Research Laboratories $2,241 12/99-7/01
Ob/Gyn Grand Rounds
Medicine Kaplan, A. Williams-Labadie Communications for Health $3,677 4/01-3/02
Greater Hartford Nephrology Conferences
Medicine Parke, A. Pfizer Pharmaceuticals $2,500 11/00-11/01
Third Int. Conf. on Sex Hormones, Pregnancy and the Rheumatic Diseases
Pharmacology Smilowitz, H. University of Bern $2,493 4/99-12/01
Collaborative Research on Malignant Glioma Therapy

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