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  February 10, 2003

The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in December. 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
Sponsor Amount Award Period
Federal Research
Neuroscience. Barbarese, E Neurological Disorders & Stroke $253,750 1/01-11/03
Oligodenrocyte Ontogeny and Differentiation
Clinical Research Center Berlin, R. Research Resources $2,444,947 12/02-11/03
General Clinical Research Center: Administrative Account
Neuroscience Bernstein, L. Nat'l. Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $195,468 12/02-11/03
Binaural Processing of Complex Stimuli
Child & Family Studies Program Bruder, M. Dept. of Education $600,000 12/02-11/03
Research and Training Service Coordination
Biochemistry Carson, J. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $275,500 12/01-11/03
Myelin Protein Polymorphism and Membrane Biogenesis
Medicine Cherniack, M. Centers for Disease Control $331,325 9/02-9/03
Exposure Response Relationship in Hand-Arm Vibration
Psychiatry Ford, J. Substance Abuse Mental Health Svc. Agency $325,000 9/02-9/03
Evaluation of a Community-Provider Linkage Model
Neuroscience Kuwasa, S. Nat'l. Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $241,362 12/99-11/03
Neural Mechanisms of Binaural Hearing
Pharmacology Levine, E. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $90,422 12/98-11/03
Neurotrophin Regulation of Glutamate Receptors
Neuroscience Oliver, D. Nat'l. Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $300,419 12/98-11/03
Synaptic Organization of the Auditory System
Neuroscience Pfeiffer, S. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $344,375 12/02-11/03
Oligodendrocyte Differentiation and Myelin Biogenesis
Medicine Pilbeam, C. Nat'l. Inst. of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/ Skin $217,497 1/00-11/03
Regulation of the Prostaglandin G/H Synthases in Bone
Medicine Puddington, L. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $362,500 12/01-11/03
Perinatal Antigen Exposure and Allergic Asthma
Microbial Pathogenesis Center Radolf, J. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $405,696 12/01-11/03
Membrane Proteins of Borrelia Burgdorferi
Pathology Rajan, T.V. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $405,509 12/00-11/03
Factors Affecting Growth of Brugia Malavi in SCID Mice
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. National Eye Institute $406,184 12/99-11/03
Molecular Genetics of Chronic Open-Angle Glaucoma
Microbial Pathogenesis Center Wikel, S. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $177,730 7/00-12/03
Host Immunosuppressive Proteins of Tick Salivary Gland
Private Research
Psychiatry Cooney, J. Yale $27,931 9/01-8/02
Tobacco Dependence and Risk Factors for Treatment Failure
Pediatric Dentistry Hand, A. Univ. of California $29,750 7/00-6/03
Regulation of Submandibular Gland Gene Expression
Psychiatry Hesselbrock, V. State Univ. of NY at Brooklyn $639,658 9/02-8/03
Collaborative Studies on the Genetics of Alcoholism: Participating Center
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $840 6/95-5/03
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Neuroscience Morest, D. Conn. Children's Medical Center $76,000 9/02-8/03
Role of Biotin in the Development of the Auditory System
Medicine Onicken, C. Yale $20,209 9/01-8/02
Subcontract to Yale University Center Grant
Medicine Onicken, C. Yale $20,644 9/02-8/03
Subcontract to Yale University Center Grant
Pediatrics Salazar, J. Univ. of Massachusetts $33,053 3/02-2/03
Western New England Actg.
Center on Aging Sullivan, G. Society of General Internal Medicine $33,363 7/02-6/04
Increasing Education and Research Capacity to Improve Care of Older Americans
Genetics & Developmental Biology Wu, D. American Heart Association $75,000 1/03-12/03
Signaling Mechanisms for G Proteins of the G12 Class