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  November 12, 2002

The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in September. 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
Surgery Albertsen, P. National Center Health Services Research (OASH) $304,581 9/30/98-9/29/03
Comparison of Treatment Efficacy for Prostate Cancer
Community Medicine & Health Babor, T. National Institute Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $145,000 9/28/01-8/31/03
Evaluating Industry Codes Governing Malt Liquor Ads
Child & Family Studies Program Bruder, M. DHHS-Admin. for Children with Families $100,000 9/30/02-9/29/03
Child Care for Children with Complex Special Needs
Biomaterials Center Bryers, J. NSF-Physiology, Cellular & Molecular Biology $130,474 9/1/01-8/31/03
Substrata Surface Chemistry, Conformation of Contaminant Upon Absorption
Physiology Campagnola, P. General Medical Sciences $166,692 9/1/00-8/31/03
Multi-Photon Biomedical Nanofabrication
Pediatrics Cloutier, M. National Center Health Services Research (OASH) $294,829 9/10/02-8/31/03
MCO Use of a Pediatric Asthma Management Program
Pediatrics Cloutier, M. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $395,954 9/15/02-8/31/03
The Provider and Organization in Asthma Guidelines
Surgery Das, D. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $226,692 9/10/01-7/31/03
Phospholipid Signaling in Myocardial Ischemic Reperfusion Injury
Family Medicine Fifield, J. National Center Health Services Research (OASH) $60,275 9/30/02-9/29/03
Better Pediatric Outcomes Through Chronic Care
Endodontology Fouad, A. Dental Research $145,000 9/30/01-8/31/03
Endodontic Infections in Type 1 Diabetic Hosts
Pathology Goldschneider, I. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $217,500 9/15/01-8/31/03
Induction of Acquired Thymic Tolerance by Regulatory APCS
Physiology Han, D. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $290,000 9/1/00-8/31/03
Apoptotic Signaling Networks in Atherogenesis
Genetics & Developmental Biology Helfand, S. National Institute on Aging $36,250 9/30/02-3/31/03
Single Gene Mutants that Confer Longevity in Drosophila
Psychiatry Kaminer, Y. National Institute Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $478,342 7/1/01-6/30/03
Maintenance of Treatment Gains in Adolescents with Alcohol-Related Disorders
Center on Aging Kenny, A. National Institute on Aging $362,500 9/30/01-6/30/03
Testosterone for Prevention of Fractures in Men with Osteoporosis
Medicine LeFrancois, L. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $181,250 9/1/02-2/28/03
Role of IL-15 in CD8 T Cell Development and Response
Genetics & Developmental Biology. Lichtler, A National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $72,500 9/28/01-7/31/03
Collal-Driven Ligand-Regulated CRE Transgenic Mice
Physiology Loew, L. Research Resources $1,387,647 9/10/02-8/30/03
National Resource for Cell Analysis and Modeling
Molecular Medicine Mallya, S. National Institute Dental Craniofacial Research $116,475 9/1/02-8/31/03
Cyclin D1 in Oral Carcinogenesis
Traumatology/ Emergency Medicine McCormick, M. Health Resources & Services Administration $179,097 9/1/02-8/31/03
Poison Control Centers Stabilization & Enhancement Program
Pediatric Dentistry Mina, M. Dental Research $269,282 9/1/01-8/31/03
Growth and Development of the Mandibular Arch
Pharmacology Pachter, J. National Institute of Mental Health $253,750 9/1/01-6/30/03
CNS Inflammation in Nervous and Mental Disease
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute on Drug Abuse $86,241 9/30/98-8/31/03
Treatment for Dually Dependent Methadone Patients
Neuroscience Pfeiffer, S. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $325,350 9/30/00-8/31/03
Proteomic Mapping of Myelin and Its Membrane Subdomains
Medicine Puddington, L. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $290,000 9/15/00-7/31/03
TCR Gamma Delta Cells Promote TH2 Lineage Commitment and IGE Production
Medicine Raisz, L. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $306,675 9/13/00-8/31/03
Factors Influencing Bone Metabolism
Behavioral Science & Communication Reisine, S. Child Health & Human Development $500,000 8/1/02-7/31/03
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Women's Health
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rogina, B. Environmental Health Sciences $69,575 9/30/01-8/31/03
Genetic Model of Caloric Restriction
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rowe, D. NASA $175,000 9/1/00-8/31/03
Use of FGP Transgenes to Assess Osteoprogenitor Progression in Intact Bone
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rowe, D. General Medical Sciences $316,463 9/30/00-7/31/03
Promoter GFP Markers of the Osteoprogenitor Lineage
Biochemistry Setlow, P. General Medical Services $406,153 9/11/99-8/31/03
Degradation Reactions in Spore Germination
Psychiatry Sevarino, K. National Institute of Drug Abuse $192,011 4/12/02-3/30/03
The Role of Prepro TRH-derived Peptidesin Cocaine Action
Physiology Shapiro, L. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $315,700 9/27/01-7/31/03
Pathway in Inflammation-Driven Angiogenesis
Medicine Thrall, R. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $242,906 9/30/99-8/31/03
The Role of Famma/Delta T Cells in a Mouse Model of Asthma
Biostructure & Function Upholt, W. Dental Research $214,897 7/1/02-6/30/03
Institutional Dentist Scientist Award
Medicine Vella, A. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $326,250 9/30/02-9/29/03
Understanding the Mechanism of 4-1BB Constimulation
Medicine Wu, C. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $326,250 9/1/02-6/30/03
Murine Cytomegalovirus Modulates Allergic Airway Disease
Private Research
Pharmacology Aeschlimann, J. American College of Clinical Pharmacy $10,000 8/1/02-7/31/03
Vancomycin CDP and Vancomycin Resistance in Staphylococcus Aureus
Community Medicine & Health Bailit, H. Hartford Hospital $137,962 11/1/01-6/30/03
Pipeline, Profession and Practice Community-Based Dental Education
Center on Aging Bellantonio, S. Waveny Care Center Inc. $60,000 9/1/01-8/31/04
Evaluating Health Outcomes in Waveny Care Centers and Dementia Care Programs
Physiology Caron, J. Unspecified Mixed Sources $20,000 7/11/99-6/30/03
Discovery of a New Form of Tubulin Protein
Center on Aging Fortinsky, R. University of Southern Maine $23,500 11/1/99-7/31/03
Medicaid Policy Co-op Agreement 1999-2000, New England Project
Pediatric Dentistry Hand, A. University of Cincinnati $17,035 8/1/01-7/31/02
Role of Aquaporin (AQP) in Salivary Secretion
Biochemistry Klobutcher, L. R. & C. Patterson Trust $46,000 9/1/01-8/31/02
Genetic Analysis of Phagocytosis in Tetrahymena
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $400 6/1/95-5/31/03
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $18,820 2/1/97-1/31/03
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Medicine Lee, S. National Osteoporosis Foundation $57,000 9/1/02-8/23/03
Role of Interleukin-7 in Estrogen Withdrawal Induced Osteoclastogenesis
Medicine Sporn, J. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center $700 4/1/00-5/31/03
Phase III Study of AE-941 in Addition to Combined Modality Treatment etc.
Center for Immunotherapy of Cancer & Infectious Diseases Srivastava, P. Antigenics LLC $250,000 2/12/98-12/31/03
Use of Heat Shock Proteins for the Development of Therapeutic etc.
Center for Immunotherapy of Cancer & Infectious Diseases Srivastava, P. Unspecified Mixed Sources $15,000 9/11/99-12/31/03
Treatment of Indolent B-Cell Lymphoma and CLL Patients (HSP70)
Surgery Whalen, G. Duke University $1,900 9/1/01-8/31/03
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
State Research
Child & Family Studies Program Bruder, M. Mental Retardation $16,000 5/31/02-6/1/02
Family Support: What Is It? And How Can I Get It?
Psychiatry Ford, J. Department of Public Health $33,000 11/1/01-3/29/03
Terrorism-Related Behavioral Health Crisis Needs of Connecticut Residents
Psychiatry Ford, J. Mental Health Health/Addiction Services $8,296 8/1/02-9/29/03
Co-occurring Substance Abuse and Trauma Disorders at LMG Inc.
Medical Dean's Office Gould, B. Department of Public Health $200,000 9/1/00-6/30/03
Breast & Cervical Cancer Education/Tobacco Prevention Control
Community Medicine & Health Ungemack, J. Department of Children & Families $112,258 7/15/02-3/31/03
DCF Proposal: The Hartford Youth Project

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