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  March 10, 2003


[ Index to Previous Grants Received ]

The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in January. 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
Microbiology Carmichael, G. General Medical Sciences $239,250 1/03-12/03
The Fate of DSRNA in the Nucleus
Medicine Cherniack, M. Centers for Disease Control $12,013 9/02-9/03
Exposure Response Relationship in Hand Arm Vibration
Biostructure & Function Dealy, C. Child Health & Human Development $72,500 1/03-12/03
Gap Junctions/Limb Outgrowth, Patterning, Skeletogenesis
Oral Diagnosis Frank, M. Nat'l. Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $291,564 1/03-12/03
Human Salty and Bitter Taste Mechanisms
Biochemistry King, G. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $290,000 1/01-12/03
Topological Regulation of Prokaryotic Cell Division
Biostructure & Function Kosher, R. Child Health & Human Development $326,250 1/03-12/03
Role of DIX-5 in Chondrocyte Differentiation
Medicine Liang, B. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $362,500 9/02-8/03
Purinergic Signaling in Cultured Heart Cells
Genetics & Developmental Biology Mohler, W. Child Health & Human Development $264,940 1/03-12/03
Function of the Protein EFF-1 in Cell Membrane Fusion
Microbiology Weller, S. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $418,106 1/03-12/03
Genetics of HSV DNA Replication
Genetics & Developmental Biology Wu, D. National Cancer Institute $226,755 1/01-12/03
Signaling Mechanisms for WNT Proteins
Private Research
Community Medicine & Health. Affleck, G Arizona State Univ. $20,267 1/01-6/03
Adatpion to Pain and Interpersonal Stress in Fibromyalgia
Surgery Albertsen, P. Mass. General Hosp. $14,952 9/01-9/03
Prostate Cancer Screening and Mortality: Seattle vs. CT
Medicine Bonkovsky, H. American Porphyria Foundation $10,000 11/02-10/03
Research Studies Related to Detection and Treatment of Porphyria
Medicine Bonkovsky, H. UMass. $155,300 9/02-4/03
Halt-C Trial
Physiology Claffey, K. Donaghue Foundation $110,000 1/03-12/07
Mechanisms of MT1-MMP-Dependent Breast Cancer Metastasis
Medicine Dieckhaus, K. Yale $9,947 4/02-3/03
Proact - New England Program for AIDS Clinical Trials
Medicine Hager, D. Duke University $100 6/98-6/03
Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure Trial - SC-Heft
Genetics & Developmental Biology Helfand, S. Donaghue Foundation $123,734 1/00-12/04
Molecular Genetics of Aging
Neuroscience Hewett, S. Donaghue Foundation $118,973 1/01-12/05
Mechanisms of Inflammatory Central Nervous System Injury
Pediatrics Hussain, N. Donaghue Foundation $96,929 1/03-12/05
Regional Database to Study Outcomes in Premature Babies
Biochemistry King, S. Donaghue Foundation $118,973 1/01-12/05
Intracellular Transport and the Regulation of Molecula Motor-Cargo Inter.
Biochemistry Koppel, D. Population Council $13,401 7/02-6/07
Protein Dynamics in Sperm Surface Membrane Domains
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. Yale $133,900 9/00-8/03
Genetics of Cocaine-Induced Psychosis
Hospital Administration Kressner, S. New Britain Foundation for Public Giving $20,000 7/02-6/03
Health Career Connections for Youth
Center on Aging Kuchel, G. Donaghue Foundation $117,031 1/03-12/04
Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly: A Translational Approach
Community Medicine & Health Kulldorff, M. NYAM $110,254 4/02-3/03
To Develop and Disseminate Syndromic Surveillance Software
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $500 6/95-5/03
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $50 2/97-1/03
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Community Medicine & Health Lazzarini, Z. Temple Univ. $67,680 6/02-12/03
The Evaluation of Feeral Human Subjects Protection as a Regulatory System
Surgery Leonard, G. Donaghue Foundation $60,000 1/01-12/03
Non-Invasive Measures of Auditory Integrity in Infants
Medicine Oncken, C. Donaghue Foundation $60,000 1/01-12/03
Effects of Nicotine on Bone Turnover in Older Women
Biochemistry Peng, Z.-Y. American Cancer Society $606,770 1/02-12/05
Structural Consequences of Cancer-Derived Mutations in Tumor Supp. 16
Psychiatry Petry, N. Donaghue Foundation $118,973 1/01-12/05
Brief Interventions for Problem Gamblers
Medicine Pilbeam, C. Donaghue Foundation $114,400 1/02-12/06
Cox-2 Regulation of Osteoblast Replication and Apoptosis
Genetics & Developmental Biology Reenan, R. Donaghue Foundation $114,400 1/02-12/06
Neurogenetics of Ion Channel Function and Dysfunction
Behavioral Science & Community Health Reisine, S. Univ. Med/Dent. of New Jersey $28,873 4/02-3/03
Child Oral Health Quality of Life Questionnaire
Medicine Rothfield, N. UCLA $82,341 10/01-6/03
Scleroderma Lung Study
Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Shafer, D. ITI Foundation $27,000 8/01-1/04
Immediate Implant Placement with Transmucosal Healing - A Controlled Study
Medicine Taxel, P. The V Foundation $60,000 1/03-12/03
The Potential Role of Estrogen on the Inhibition of Both Osteoclastogenesis and Skeletal Metastasis
Microbiology Weller, S. Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln $64,330 8/01-6/03
Salary Support for S. Xygax and C. Pearson
Medicine White, W. Unrestricted $5,700 10/96-12/03
Residual Funds - Clinical Trials
Medicine White, W. Donaghue Foundation $60,497 1/01-12/03
Blood Pressure Measurement During Pregnancy
State Research
Surgery Albertsen, P. Dept. of Public Health $17,299 8/02-7/03
Prostate Cancer Outcomes Study - PHA
Child & Family Studies Program Bruder, M. Dept. of Children & Families $60,000 12/02-9/03
DCF Mental Health Consultation
Psychiatry Ford, J. Dept. of Children & Families $43,561 10/02-9/03
Prokids Plus Program
Behavioral Science & Community Health Litt, M. Dept. of Mental Health/Addiction Svs. $23,657 8/03
Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment

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