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  July 22, 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
Molecular Medicine Arnold, A. National Cancer Institute $289,500 04/02-03/03
Cyclin D1-PRAD1 in Mammary Neoplasia
Behavioral Sciences & Community Health Aseltine, R. Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Agency (SAMHSA) $93,757 04/02-04/03
Signs of Suicide: Evaluations of Outcomes
Surgery Das, D. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $323,550 09/01-03/03
Myocardial Preservation During Ischemicarrest
Neuroscience Eipper, E. National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, Kidney Disease $607,273 04/02-03/03
Biochemistry and Physiology of Peptide Amidation
Physiology Fein, A. NSF, Physiology, Cellular & Molecular Biology $102,137 09/01-08/03
Mechanisms of Visual Excitation and Adaption
Oral Diagnosis Frank, M. National Institute on Deaf & Comm. Disorder (DC) $256,585 04/99-03/03
Peripheral Gustatory Processing
Pathology Goldschneider, I. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $278,600 04/02-03/03
Regulatory Microenvironment for BM Lymphoiesis in Vitro
Physiology Hla, T. National Cancer Institute $321,883 04/02-03/03
Mechanisms of COX2 Induced Tumorigenesis
Physiology Jaffe, L. Child Health & Human Development $224,759 04/01-03/03
Signal Transduction at Fertilization
Biostructure and Function Kosher, R. Child Health & Human Development $723,921 04/02-03/03
Genetic Control of Limb Development
Neuroscience Mains, R. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $335,901 04/00-03/03
Cell Biology of Bioactive Peptide Secretion
Clinical Research Center Mansoor, G. National Center for Research Resources $127,658 05/00-04/03
Mentored Patient Oriented Research Career Development
Pathology Rajan, T. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $362,083 06/01-04/03
Brugia Infections in Mice: Role of Eosinphils
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rogina, B. National Institute on Aging $72,375 04/02-03/03
Metabolic Regulation in Aging and Caloric Restriction
Microbiology Rothfield, L. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $252,112 02/00-03/03
Studies of E. Coli Min Proteins
Biostructure and Function Tanzer, M. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $296,043 04/99-03/03
Aggrecan Folding, Chaperones, and Intracellular Routing
Physiology Terasaki, M. General Medical Sciences $170,140 03/00-02/03
Mechanisms of Nuclear Envelope Breakdown
Physiology Watras, J. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $243,775 04/00-02/03
Endogenous Inhibitor of Neuronal Insp3-Gated Channels
Microbiology Weller, S. Allergy and Infectious Diseases $242,989 04/00-03/03
HSV-1 Processing/Packaging Genes
Center for Microbial Pathogenesis Wikel, S. Centers for Disease Control $171,560 03/01-03/03
Co-op Agreement to Prevent Lyme Disease in the U.S.
Private Research
Surgery Albertsen, P. CTRC Research Foundation $2,000 09/01-08/02
The Selenium and Vitamin E Chemopreventoin Trial (Select)
Medicine Dieckhaus, K. City of Hartford $100,000 03/02-02/03
Medication Adherence Support: Ryan White 1 RFP 8217
Pediatric Dentistry Douglass, J. Connecticut Health Foundation $62,520 03/02-02/04
Infant Oral Health Education for Pediatric and Family Residents
Psychiatry Ford, J. Yale University $54,476 09/01-03/02
Treatment/Services Development Center for Children Exposed to Commun.
Medicine Hager, D. Duke University $50 06/98-06/02
Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial - SCD-HEFT
Pediatric Dentistry Hand, A. Univ. of Rochester $20,235 09/00-06/02
Mechanisms of Anion Transport in Salivary Cells
Physiology Jaffe, L. Human Frontiers of Science $37,975 05/00-04/03
Signal Transduction During Oocyte Maturation
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Univ. of Pittsburgh $3,000 06/95-06/03
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Univ. of Pittsburgh $1,800 02/97-12/02
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Physiology Loew, L. Texas A&M University $81,031 04/99-1/02
Stochastic Sensing with Engineered Channel Proteins
Oral Diagnosis Peterson, D. American College of Radiology $6,500 06/00-12/02
IB-367 Rinse in Reducing the Severity of Oral Mucositis in Patients
Pediatrics Ratzan, S. Joslin Diabetes Center Inc. $3,035 05/95-06/02
Diabetes Prevention Trial - Type 1
Pediatrics Salazar, J. City of Hartford $160,031 03/02-02/03
City of Hartford - Ryan White Title I Program
Physiology Terasaki, M. Human Frontiers of Science $37,975 05/00-04/02
Signal Transduction During Oocyte Maturation
Pediatrics Tsipouras, P. Montifiore Medical Center $50,712 11/01-11/02
Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Marfan Syndrome
Surgery Whalen, G. Duke University $3,400 09/01-08/02
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
State Research
Psychiatry Ford, J. Mental Health/Addiction Svs. $9,755 01/02-09/02
Training & Consultation in Motivational-Enhancing and Trauma-Sensitive
Behavioral Sciences & Community Health Reisine, S. Department of Public Health $200,000 01/02-12/03
CIRWH Breast Cancer Pilot Studies

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