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  November 25, 2002

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 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
Medicine Bonkovsky, H. National Institute of Diabetes/Digestive/ Kidney Disease $355,910 7/02-6/03
Regulation of Hepatic Heme Metabolism
Child & Family Studies Program Bruder, M. Department of Education $180,000 10/02-9/03
Social Comp Curriculum for Toddlers … Mental Health and Behavioral Problems
Child & Family Studies Program Bruder, M. Department of Education $200,000 10/00-9/03
Early Intervention in Natural Learning Environments
Biomaterials Center Bryers, J. National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering $203,121 9/02-8/03
Biomaterials That Promote Healing & Prevention Infection
Psychiatry Clark, V. National Institute of Drug Abuse $362,500 9/01-6/03
Neural Function in Cocaine Dependence and Relapse
Neuroscience Eipper, E. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $126,895 7/02-6/03
Neuroscience Training at UConn Health Center
Orthodontics Harrison, J. National Institute of Arthritis/ Musculoskeletal/Skin $326,250 9/01-8/03
C/EBP Regulation of Osteoblast Function
Pathology Kreutzer, D. U.S. Army $48,387 5/00-5/03
The Role of Growth-Regulated Oncogene (GRO) Proteins in Human Breast etc.
Center on Aging Kuchel, G. National Institute on Aging $645,600 9/00-8/03
Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center
Community Medicine & Health Lazzarini, Z. Centers for Disease Control $255,070 9/02-2/03
Research on the Impact of Laws and Policies on Public Health
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute of Drug Abuse $359,800 9/00-8/03
Vouchers vs. Prizes: Contingency Management for Applied Settings
Neuroscience M. Rasband, Neurological Disorders & Stroke $264,250 9/02-7/03
Neuroglial Interactions at the Node of Raniver
Biostructure and Function Reichenberger, E. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin $108,750 9/02-8/03
Control of Bone Formation in Craniometaphyseal Dysplasia
Biostructure & Function Reichenberger, E. $101,500 9/02-8/03
Molecular Mechanisms for Keloid Formation
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rowe, D. National Institute of Diabetes/ Digestive/ Kidney Disease $1,894,015 9/02-7/03
Research Tool Distribution
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rowe, D. National Institute of Arthritis/ Musculoskeletal/Skin $108,750 9/02-8/03
Development of a GFP-Sensitive Apoptosis Marker Gene
Community Medicine & Health. Schensul, S National Institute of Mental Health $187,000 9/01-8/03
Male Sexual Concerns in Prevention of HIV/STD's in India
Biochemistry Setlow, P. U.S. Army $15,000 7/02-12/02
Mechanisms of the Killing and Development of Spores of Bacillus Species
Physiology Wagner, J. Child Health and Human Development $46,192 11/02-10/03
Modeling the Fertilization of Calcium Wavein Mouse Eggs
Medicine Warren, N. National Center, Health Services Research (OASH) $469,676 9/01-9/03
Organizations, Work Environment and Quality of Care
Private Research
Surgery Albertsen, P. CTRC Research Foundation $1,000 9/01-5/13
The Selenium and Vitamin E Chemo Prevention Trial (Select)
Community Medicine & Health Babor, T. Donaghue Foundation $59,086 11/01-2/02
Vital Signs Program
Community Medicine & Health Bailit, H. Hartford Hospital $6,164 9/02-3/03
Dental Care for Low-Income Children: Feasibility Study
Pediatric Dentistry Beazoglou, T. Connecticut Health Foundation-Children's Fund of Connecticut $51,702 8/02-1/03
Dental Workforce in Connecticut: Issues and Options
Surgery Cloutier, M. St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center $10,450 3/01-3/03
The Healthy Homes Project
Medicine Dieckhaus, K. City of Hartford $9,650 3/02-2/03
Medication Adherence Support; Ryan White
Psychiatry Ford, J. Catholic Charities and Family Services $36,000 9/02-8/03
Trauma Adaptive Recovery Group Education and Therapy (Target)
Psychiatry Ford, J. City of Stamford $16,260 9/02-9/03
Training & Consultation in Motivational-Enhancing and Trauma-Sensitive etc.
Oral Diagnosis Frank, M. University of Miami $52,601 3/01-2/03
Molecular Physiology of Glutamate in Taste; Project II
Genetics & Developmental Biology Helfand, S. Ellison Medical Foundation $217,500 10/01-9/03
Isolation of Single Gene Mutation in Drosophila Melanogaster
Genetics & Developmental Biology Kalajzic, I. Children's Brittle Bone Foundation $50,000 10/02-9/03
Performance of the Osteoblast Lineage in the OIM Mouse
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. Yale $221,712 8/00-7/03
Genetics of Opioid Dependence
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. Yale $129,851 5/02-4/03
Linkage Disequilibrium Studies of Alcohol Dependence
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $1,350 6/95-5/03
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $600 2/97-1/03
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Surgery LaFreniere, D. Walter Lorenz Surgical Inc. $3,000 6/97-12/02
The Use of PGA/PLA Copolymer in Laryngotracheal Reconstruction
Pediatrics Lapin, C. Cystic Fibrosis Foundation $57,922 7/02-6/03
Cystic Fibrosis Center Grant
Center for Immunotherapy of Cancer & Infectious Diseases Li, Z. Antigenics LLC $84,123 3/02-2/03
A Feasibility and Toxicity Study of Vaccination with HSP70 etc.
Behavioral Science & Communication Litt, M. Yale $122,684 8/02-7/03
Combination Nicotine Replacement for Alcoholic Smokers
Physiology Lowe, L. University of Virginia $57,963 9/01-7/02
Cell Migration Consortium
Neuroscience Pfeiffer, S. Multiple Sclerosis $97,948 10/02-9/03
Mechanisms of Myelin Biogenesis
Community Medicine & Health Sheehan, J. Commonwealth of Massachusetts $9,932 7/01-6/02
Geographic Analysis of Colorectal Cancer by Stage of Diagnosis
Medicine Sporn, J. Tufts University $34,875 7/94-12/02
ECOG Cooperative Outreach Program
Center Immunology of Cancer/INF Srivastava, P. Charles A. Dana Foundation $250,000 9/01-9/06
Harnessing DC-91 Ligands for Rapid Treatment of Infections of Unknown Antigens
Medicine Trape-Cardoso, M. Northeast Center for Agricultural Health $14,993 6/02-5/03
Green Tobacco Sickness and Salivary Continue Levels Among Farmworkers
Medicine Wu, G. Connecticut Innovations $75,000 12/99-3/03
Development Chimeric Human-Rodent Livers
State Research
Community Medicine & Health Babor, T. Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services $5,476 9/98-9/02
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