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  March 31, 2003


The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in February. 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
Pathology Cone, R. National Eye Institute $253,750 2/01-1/04
 Cellular Pathways of Ocular Immunoregulation
Biochemistry Cowan, A. NSF-Physiol., Cell., & Molec. Biology $13,800 1/03-12/03
 Second International Symposium for Computational Cell Biology
Psychiatry Hesselbrock, V. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $1,766,591 1/03-11/03
 Administrative Core
Medicine Hurley, M. Natl. Inst. of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Skin Diseases $270,100 2/00-1/04
 Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Expression in Bone Cells
Psychiatry Kaminer, Y. Alcohol & Alcoholism (NIAAA) $94,996 7/01-1/04
 Aftercare for Adolescents with Substance Abuse Disorder
Biochemistry King, G. Research Resources $245,000 2/03-1/04
 Cryoprobe Upgrades for 500 & 600 MHz NMR Spectrometers
Medicine Kream, B. Natl. Inst. of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Skin Diseases $239,358 2/00-1/04
 Parthyroid Hormone-Induced Icer in Bone
Medicine Lefrancois, L. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $362,500 9/02-2/04
 Role of IL-15 in CD8 T Cell Development and Response
Surgery Maulik, N. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $352,600 2/03-1/04
 Preconditioning in Open Heart Surgery
Pharmacology Smilowitz, H. Brookhaven National Laboratory $43,564 7/01-7/03
 Targeted Ablation of Tumors by Boron Neutron-Capture Therapy
Psychiatry Steinberg, K. Child Health & Human Development $109,934 2/01-1/04
 Prenatal Predictors of Risk for Child Maltreatment
Medicine Storey, E. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $20,000 10/00-9/03
 Indoor Air Quality and Health
Center for Microbial Pathogenesis Wikel, S. U.S. Army $630,492 2/03-1/04
 Anti-Vector Vaccines to Control Mosquito and Tick Transmitted Diseases
Medicine Wu, G. Natl. Inst. of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal, Skin Diseases $319,000 2/01-1/04
 Targeted Gene Delivery and Expression in Hepatocytes
 Private Research
Community Medicine & Health Care Babor, T. World Health Organization $15,000 2/03-6/04
 WHO Screening and Brief Interventions
Medicine Clark, R. R & C Patterson Trust $45,000 2/03-5/04
 A New Therapeutic Approach for EAE and Multiple Sclerosis
Medicine Dieckhaus, K. Yale $8,861 4/02-3/03
 New England Program for AIDS Clinical Trials
Pediatric Dentistry Douglass, J. Ct. Health Foundation $38,471 12/02-9/05
 Promoting and Evaluating Dental Access for CT Husky Children
Family Medicine Fifield, J. St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center $41,889 9/02-8/05
 Scientific Research on a Weight Control Project
Pediatrics Greenstein, R. Ct. Children's Medical Center $37,241 7/02-6/03
 Genetics Program
Office of Health Opportunity Hurley, M. Aetna Foundation $168,000 9/02-8/05
 HPPI Middle School Program
Prosthodontics Kelly, J.R. ITI Foundation $230,514 1/03-12/03
 Academic Fatigue Research Center
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $600 6/95-5/03
 NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $890 2/97-1/04
 NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Physiology. Loew, L Univ. of Virginia $146,084 9/01-7/03
 Cell Migration Consortium
Genetics & Developmental Biology. Mohler, W R & C Patterson Trust $50,000 2/03-5/04
 Mechanism and Regulation of Mammalian Myogenic Cell Fusion
Pediatrics Rosengren, S. Univ. of California-San Diego Medical Center $100 12/99-11/03
 Asthma Medications in Pregnancy Project
Pediatrics Salazar, J. Ct. Primary Care Assoc. $29,992 7/02-6/03
 Connecticut AIDS Demonstration Project - State Funds (Ryan White II)
Pediatrics Salazar, J. Ct. Primary Care Assoc. $172,106 8/02-7/03
 Connecticut AIDS Demonstration Project - Fed. Funds (Ryan White IV)
Oral Diagnosis Tanzer, J. Univ. of Washington $21,315 1/03-7/03
 Pilot Studies of Colonization and Cariogenicity
 State Research
Psychiatry Ford, J. Mental Health/Addiction Svs. $33,352 10/02-4/03
 Evaluation of the Project Safe Homeless Families Initiative
Pediatrics Greenstein, R. Dept. of Public Health $30,368 7/02-6/03
 Ct. Statewide Genetics Service Program
Community Medicine & Health Sheehan J. UConn-Storrs $8,130 1/02-6/03
 Screening Hispanic Mothers for Postpartum Depression
Community Medicine Tennen, H. Conn. $11,804 8/01-7/03
 Daily Stress, College Drinking and Protective Factors

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