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  October 21, 2002

The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in August. 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 Bernstein, L. National Institute on Deaf & Communication Disorders $204,450 8/00-7/03
Comparisons of Binaural Processing at Low and High Frequencies
Child & Family Studies Program Bruder, M. Health Resources & Services Administration $382,888 7/01-6/03
University Center for Excellence
Surgery Das, D. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $185,191 8/99-7/03
Transgenic/Knockout Animals in Myocardial Preservation
Periodontology Dongari, A. National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Research $184,875 8/02-7/03
Oral Epithelial Cell Cytokines Candida & PMN Candidiasis Activation
Neuroscience Eipper, E. National Institute of Diabetes/Digestive/Kidney Diseases $607,273 4/02-3/03
Biochemistry and Physiology of Peptide Amidation
Prosthodontics Freilich, M. Dental Research $122,951 7/01-5/03
Evaluation of Fiber Biomaterials for Oral Implantology
Physiology Hla, T. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $1,757,533 7/02-6/03
Interactive Signaling Modules in Vascular Remodeling
Psychiatry. Kadden, R National Institute on Drug Abuse $358,529 8/00-6/03
Contingency Management for Marijuana Dependence
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $135,656 8/02-7/03
Novel Approaches to Alcoholism Pharmacotherapy and Risk
Medicine Kream, B. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin Diseases $1,194,799 8/02-7/03
Core A: Administrative Core
Community Medicine & Health Kulldorff, M. National Cancer Institute $367,706 8/02-7/03
Tests for Spatial Randomness in Cancer Maps
Medicine Lorenzo, J. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin Diseases $272,600 8/02-7/03
Studies of CD45R/B220+ Osteclast Precursor
Oral Diagnosis Lurie, A. Dental Research $588,542 7/02-6/03
Skeletal, Craniofacial and Oral Biology Training Grant
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute on Drug Abuse $358,585 8/02-7/03
Lower-Cost Contingency Management in a Group Setting
Behavioral Science & Communication Reisine, S. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin Diseases $307,033 7/99-6/03
Employment and Health Status Among Women with Fibromyalgia
Microbiology Rothfield, L. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $63,159 4/02-3/03
E. Coli Min Proteins
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. National Eye Institute $326,250 8/00-7/03
Molecular Genetics of Primary Congenital Glaucoma
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $303,750 8/01-7/03
Molecular Characterization of Familial Lymphedema
Medicine Shanley, J. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $144,000 8/01-7/03
Effect of Ethanol Consumption on Vaccine Responses
Medicine Warren, N. Veterans Administration $49,278 7/01-6/03
IPA Veterans Administration Environmental Epidemiology
Private Research
Orthopaedic Surgery Adams, D. Arthrex Inc. $25,000 9/02-8/03
UCHC Orthopaedic Research Assistance Funding
Pediatrics. Cloutier, M St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center $7,400 3/01-3/02
The Healthy Homes Project
Psychiatry Cole, S. Dartmouth College $136,950 6/02-5/03
MacArthur Foundation Depression Management Projects Pilot of the Primary Care etc.
Psychiatry Covault, J. NARSAD $15,000 7/01-6/03
Biological and Genetic Markers in Schizophrenia
Psychiatry Ford, J. Child Health & Development Institute of Connecticut $11,510 10/01-6/02
Early Childhood Behavioral Health Programs
Psychiatry Ford, J. Child Health & Development Institute of Connecticut $13,935 7/01-6/02
Early Childhood Behavioral Health Programs
Prosthodonics Freilich, M. ITI Foundation $60,085 9/00-11/03
Use of Fiber-Reinforced Composites in Implant Dentistry
Biomaterials Center Goldberg, J. Pentron Laboratory Technologies $73,787 6/01-5/03
Advanced Reinforced Thermoplastics for Dental Applications
Medicine Hager, D. Duke University $1,472 6/98-6/02
Sudden Cardiac Heart Failure Trial
Neurology Hassan, M. University of Rochester $18,939 2/01-12/03
Multi-Center Double-Study of Rasagiline Mesylate in Parkinson's Disease
Prosthodontics Kelly, J. Vita $48,996 9/02-8/05
Optimization of Ceramic/Glass IPCs Using Pre-Ceramic Precursors
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. Yale $11,826 9/00-8/02
Genetics of Cocaine-Induced Psychosis
Surgery. Kurtzman, S NSABP Foundation $4,200 2/97-1/03
NSABP Breast & Bowel Treatment
Surgery Kurtzman, S. NSABP Foundation $400 6/95-6/03
NSABP Breast Cancer Trial
Center for Immunotherapy of Cancer & Infectious Diseases Li, Z. Antigenics $69,602 12/01-12/02
Induction of Specific T-Cell by HSP70
Physiology Loew, L. Molecular Probes Inc. $3,186 4/95-4/03
Material Transfer Agreement
Medicine. Malchoff, C Patterson Trust $56,000 6/02-9/03
Positional Cloning of the FPTC/PRN Susceptibility Gene
Prosthodontics Meiers, J. Ivoclar North America $7,410 2/01-5/03
Color Stability of Tetric Cerem Used with Tetric Flow Chroma as a Liner
Pediatric Dentistry Mina, M. Patterson Trust $46,000 6/02-9/03
Identification of Stem Cells in Dental Pulp
Genetics & Dev. Biology Mohler, W. Muscular Dystrophy Association $65,000 7/02-6/03
Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Cell Fusion
Genetics & Dev. Biology Mohler, W. Ellison Medical Foundation $50,000 8/01-7/05
New Approaches to Characterizing Cellular Changes in Sarcopenia
Dermatology Murphy, M. Dermatology Foundation $18,432 7/02-6/03
Hypoxic Regulation of the Cell Cycle in Melonoma
Medicine Parke, A. Lupus Foundation of America $17,500 1/02-12/02
Lupus Block Grant
Oral Diagnosis Peterson, D. American College of Radiology $37,625 6/00-12/02
IB-367 Rinse in Reducing the Severity of Oral Mucositis in Patients
Oral Diagnosis Peterson, D. ILEX Oncology Services $21,607 4/00-3/03
Double Placebo-Controlled Study of AES0014
UConn Center on Aging. Prestwood, K Duke University $3,000 8/02-7/03
Efficacy of Intravenous Zoledronic Acid in Preventing Secondary Osteoporosis
Medicine Rothfield, N. Otsuka Maryland Research Institute $2,100 9/01-6/03
A Double-Center Blinded Sequential Crossover Study of OPC-28326
Medicine Wu, G. Connecticut Innovations $25,000 12/99-3/03
Development of Chimeric Human-Rodent Livers
State Research
Community Medicine & Health Burleson, J. Mental Health/Addiction Services $2,991 5/02-12/02
Evaluation of 2002 Synar Tobacco Program

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