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  June 17, 2002

The following grants were 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 Advance by the Health Center's 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
Neuroscience Busciglio, J. Child Health & Human Development $139,675 3/00-2/03
Role of ETS-2 and SOD-1 in Down Syndrome Neuropathology
Microbiology Carmichael, G. National Cancer Institute $305,231 3/00-2/03
Processing and Function of Polyoma RNA
Pathology Cone, R. National Eye Institute $253,167 2/01-1/03
Cellular Pathways of Ocular Immunoregulation
Genetics & Developmental Biology Graveley, B. General Medical Sciences $231,200 3/01-2/03
The Function of Pre-MRNA Splicing Activators
Molecular Medicine Hansen, M. Nat'l. Inst. of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $287,588 6/01-2/03
Locating Novel Paget's Loci by Tumor Allelotyping
Medicine LeFrancois, L. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $235,615 3/99-2/03
Intestine as a Site Extrathymic T-Cell Generation
Behavioral Sciences & Community Health Litt, M. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAA) $$502,860 12/01-2/03
Network and Contingency Management for Alcohol Treatment
Genetics & Developmental Biology Mayer, B. National Cancer Institute $133,659 3/02-2/03
Profiling Tumor Cells by SH2 Domain Binding Pattern
Medicine Pilbeam, C. Nat'l. Inst. of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $275,025 4/01-2/03
Mechanical Loading of Bone and Prostaglandins
Physiology Terasaki, M. General Medical Sciences $170,140 3/00-2/03
Endogenous Inhibitor of Neuronal IINSP3 Gated Channels
Neuroscience Trahiotis, C. Nat'l. Inst. on Deaf and Comm. Disorders (DC) $150,815 3/98-2/03
Spectral and Temporal Factors in Binaural Hearing
Endodontology Zhu, Q. Nat'l. Inst. of Dental Research $72,333 3/02-2/03
Enamel Matrix Derivative Regulated Genes
Private Research
Community Medicine & Health Care Bailit, H. Hartford Hospital $39,642 11/01-6/02
Pipeline Profession and Practice Community-Based Dental Education
Community Medicine & Health Care Bailit, H. Donaghue Foundation $277,483 2/02-2/03
Easy Breathing
Community Medicine & Health Care. Burleson, J Baystate Medical $20,591 12/98-3/02
Evaluation of Renal Palliative Care Initiative
Neurology Demarcaida, A. Univ. of Rochester $57,696 10/01-2/02
Randomized Study of TV-1203 Dispersible Tablets in Advanced Parkinson's
Center on Aging Fortinsky, R. Yale Univ. $51,704 1/02-12/02
Connecticut Collaboration for Fall Prevention Project
Prosthodontics Gulizio, M. American College of Prosthodontics $6,000 11/01-10/02
Implant Retained Overdentures and the Necessity of Implant Parallelism
Medicine Hager, D. Duke Univ. $150 6/98-6/02
Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial - SCD-Heft
Neurology Hassan, M. Univ. of Rochester $11,532 2/01-7/02
A Multi-Center Double-Study of Rasagiline Mesylate in Parkinson's Disease
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $4,250 2/97-1/02
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Orthodontics Nanda, R. Northeastern Society of Orthodontists $500 3/02-2/03
Working Patterns of Male and Female Orthodontists in the United States
Clinical Research Center Raisz, L. National Childhood Cancer Foundation $8,188 1/99-6/02
Clinical Research Associates Committee
Medicine Rothfield, N. UCLA $92,138 10/01-6/02
CYC in SSC Study (UCLA) with NIH (Subcontract)
Biochemistry Setlow, P. Univ. of California at Berkeley $87,300 6/01-6/02
Genome-Based Discovery of Threat Agent Medical Countermeasures
Physiology Shapiro, L. American Cancer Society $295,146 9/01-6/03
The Role of MAF in Hematopoiesis
Medicine Wu, C. American Liver Foundation $100,000 1/02-12/03
A RAT HCV Hepatitis Model to Study E1 and E2 Gene Function
State Research
Community Medicine & Health Care Burleson, J. Mental Health/Addiction Svs. $3,000 5/01-12/01
Evaluation of Underage Tobacco Purchase Field Study
Psychiatry Ford, J. Dept. of Children & Families $4,000 10/01-9/02
Primary Care Resilience Enhancemen t for Optimal Attachment and Development

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