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  December 10, 2001

The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in October. 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 the space available.
Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Research - Federal
Community Medicine & Health Babor, T. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $54,884 10/01-9/03
Support for Project Match Website and Data Dissemination
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Department of Education $200,000 10/00-9/02
Early Intervention in Natural Learning Environments
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Health Resources and Services Administration $347,000 7/01-6/02
University Center for Excellence
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Department of Education $300,000 10/01-9/02
Low Incidence Disabilities
Child & Family Studies Bruder, M. Department of Education $149,585 10/01-9/02
Enhancing Peer Relationships in Natural Environments
Medicine Cherniack, M. Centers for Disease Control $139,300 9/00-9/02
Temporal and Impulsive Characteristics of Hand Tools
Psychiatry Clark, V. National Institute of Drug Abuse $351,420 9/01-6/02
Neural Function in Cocaine Dependence and Relapse
Physiology Fein, A. NSF, Physiology, Cellular & Molecular Biology $106,844 9/01-8/02
Mechanisms of Visual Excitation and Adaptation
Family Medicine Fifield, J. National Center for Health Services and Research (OASH) $70,920 9/01-9/02
Better Pediatric Outcomes Through Chronic Care
Psychiatry Ford, J. National Institute of Justice $501,341 11/00-10/01
Evidence-Based Enhancement of the Detection, Prevention and Treatment
Endodontology Fouad, A. Dental Research $144,182 9/01-8/02
Endodontic Infections in Type 1 Diabetic Hosts
Orthodontics Harrison, J. Nat'l Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $324,938 9/01-8/02
C/EBP Regulation of Osteoblast Function
Psychiatry Hesselbrock, V. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $128,600 12/00-11/01
Core: Research Center Etiology & Treatment of Alcohol Dependence
Physiology Hla, T. Nat'l Institute of Diabetes/Digestive/Kidney $259,672 9/97-8/02
EDG-1 Signaling in Angiogenesis
Medicine Kream, B. Nat'l Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $1,167,331 9/01-7/02
Core A: Administrative Core
Center on Aging Kuchel, G. National Institute on Aging $50,000 9/00-8/01
Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Community Medicine & Health Lazzarini, Z. Centers for Disease Control $255,070 9/01-9/02
Research on the Impact of Laws & Policies on Public Health
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute of Drug Abuse $360,415 9/00-8/02
Vouchers vs Prizes: Contingency Management for Applied Settings
Medicine Raisz, L. Nat'l Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $304,913 9/00-8/02
Factors Influencing Bone Metabolism
Behavioral Science & Comm. Health Reisine, S. Child Health and Human Development $500,000 8/01-7/02
UConn Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women
Genetics & Development Rogina, B. Environmental Health Sciences $67,667 9/01-8/02
Genetic Model of Caloric Restriction
Molecular Medicine Rosenberg, D. National Cancer Institute $146,144 9/01-2/02
Effects of Oxidant Balance on Colon and Breast Cancer
Genetics & Development Rowe, D. General Medical Sciences $72,000 6/01-5/02
Administrative Core
Biochemistry Setlow, P . U.S. Army $90,000 9/99-8/02
Studies on Bacterial Spore Resistance and Regulation
Medicine Storey, E. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $57,663 10/00-9/02
Indoor Air Quality and Health
Medicine Warren, N. National Center for Health Services Research (OASH) $483,956 9/01-9/02
Organizations, Work Environment and Quality of Care
Microbiology Weller, S. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $1,872 12/97-11/01
Genetics of HSV DNA Replication
Research - Private
Clinical Research Center Berlin, R. Carlson Family Foundation Inc. $5,000 10/01-9/02
GCRC Lyme Study
Community Medicine & Health Blechner, B. Dental Research $99,974 10/01-10/02
Advance Care Planning: A Team Approach
Medicine Hager, D. Duke University $2,050 6/98-6/02
Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial - SCD-HEF
Genetics & Development Helfand, S. Ellison Medical Foundation $217,500 10/01-9/02
Isolation of Single Gene Mutations in Drosophila Melangaster
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. Yale $103,002 9/00-8/02
Genetics of Cocaine-Induced Psychosis
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $3,330 2/97-1/02
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Genetics & Development Mohler, W. Ellison Medical Foundation $50,000 8/01-7/02
New Approaches to Characterizing Cellular Changes
Pathology O'Rourke, J. Conn. Eye Bank Visual Research Foundation $5,000 7/99-6/02
Taylor Postdoctoral Fellowship for Vascular Eye Research
Pharmacology Pachter, J. Nat'l Multiple Sclerosis Society $111,747 9/99-9/02
Cellular Interactions at the Blood Brain Barrier
Oral Diagnosis Peterson, D. American College of Radiology $10,750 6/00-12/01
IB-367 Rinse in Reducing the Severity of Oral Mucositis
Pediatrics Salazar, J. UMass $173,149 3/01-2/02
Western New England ACTG
Pediatrics Salazar, J. Connecticut Primary Care Assoc. $2,773 7/01-6/02
Connecticut AIDS Demonstration Project - Hartford Foundation
Medicine Sporn, J. Tufts University $50 7/94-12/02
ECOG Cooperative Outreach Program
Medicine Sporn, J. Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center $937 4/00-5/01
Phase III Study of AE-941 in Addition to Combined Modality Treatment
Oral Diagnosis Tanzer, J. SUNY-Buffalo $103,770 8/00-7/02
Amylase Binding Streptococci, Dental Plaque and Care
Research - State
Psychiatry Ford, J. Department of Children & Families $42,032 10/01-9/02
Primary Care Resilience Enhancement for Optimal Attachment and Treatment
Community Medicine & Health Hansen, H. Department of Public Health $34,928 8/01-6/02
Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Preventability Study

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