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  May 5, 2003


The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in March. 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.

Department Principal
Sponsor Award Award Period
Federal Research
Neuroscience Busciglio, J. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $143,863 3/00-2/04
Role of ETS-2 and SOD-1 in Down Syndrome Neuropathology
Microbiology Carmichael, G. National Cancer Inst. $305,231 3/00-2/04
Processing and Function of Polyoma RNA
Biochemistry Cowan, A. Research Resources $34,000 3/03-3/04
Second International Symposium on Computational Cell Biology
Surgery Das, D. Heart, Lung, & Blood Inst. $326,250 9/01-3/04
Myocardial Preservation During Ischemic Arrest
Genetics & Developmental Biology Graveley, B. General Medical Sciences $232,000 3/03-2/04
The Function of Pre-mRNA Splicing Activators
Molecular Medicine Hansen, M. Nat'l Inst. of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin Disorders $287,750 6/01-2/04
Locating Novel Paget's Loci by Tumor Allelotyping
Center for Vascular Biology Hla, T. Heart, Lung, & Blood Inst. $326,250 3/01-1/04
Sphingolipid Modulators of Vascular Growth and Homeostasis
Medicine Lefrancois, L. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $242,683 3/99-2/04
Intestine as a Site of Extrathymic T-Cell Generation
Behavioral Sciences & Communication Litt, M. NIAAA $532,091 3/02-2/04
Network and Contingency Management for Alcohol Treatment
Neuroscience Morest, D. Nat'l Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $312,112 3/03-2/04
Neurogenesis in the Auditory System
Medicine Oncken, C. Nat'l Inst. on Drug Abuse $364,521 7/02-3/04
Nicotine Replacement Treatment for Pregnant Smokers
Psychiatry Petry, N. Nat'l Inst. of Mental Health $360,340 8/99-7/03
  Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments for Pathological Gambling
Biochemistry Setlow, P. U.S. Army $88,528 7/02-12/03
Mechanisms of the Killing and Development of Spores of Bacillus Species
Neuroscience Trahiotis, C. Nat'l. Inst. on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $262,262 3/03-2/04
Spectral and Temporal Factors in Binaural Hearing
Medicine Vella, A. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $135,938 3/03-2/04
Understanding the Mechanisms of 4-1BB Constimulation
Microbial Pathogenesis Center Wikel, S. Centers for Disease Control $171,560 3/03-3/04
Co-op Agreement to Prevent Lyme Disease in the United States
Endodontology Zhu, Q. Nat'l Inst. of Dental & Craniofacial Research $72,500 3/02-2/04
Enamel Matrix Derivative Regulated Genes
Private Research
Community Medicine & Healing Babor, T. Donaghue Foundation $95,611 11/01-6/03
Vital Signs Program
Microbial Pathogenesis Center Ben Mamoun, C. Oregon Health & Science Univ. $80,000 1/03-12/03
Nucleoside Transporters of Plasmodium Falciparum
Pediatrics Cloutier, M. St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center $10,450 3/01-3/04
The Healthy Homes Project
Family Medicine Fifield, J. Hill Health Corp. $18,627 7/02-6/03
Evaluation of the Hill Health OAPP Grant
Psychiatry Ford, J. Child Health & Development Inst. of Connecticut Inc. $55,418 2/03-2/04
Study of Behavioral Health Assessment Practice for Children in JJ System
Psychiatry Ford, J. Child Health & Development Inst. of Connecticut Inc. $13,937 7/02-6/03
Assist CHDI for Programmatic Policy and Research Goals
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. Yale University $56,048 9/02-8/03
Genetics of Cocaine Dependence
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $16,100 6/95-5/03
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $8,420 2/97-1/04
NSABP Breast and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Physiology Loew, L. Texas A&M University $258,581 4/99-11/03
Stochastic Sensing with Engineered Channel Proteins
Medicine McSorley, S. R&C Patterson Trust $60,000 2/03-5/04
Development of Sub-Unit Vaccine Against Typhoid
Molecular Medicine Rosenberg, D. R & C Patterson Trust $40,000 2/03-5/04
Gene Profiling of Premalignant Colon Lesions
State Research
Surgery Kurtzman, S. UConn-Storrs $57,926 9/02-8/03
Near Infared Diffused Light Imaging with Ultrasound Guidance
Community Medicine & Health Ungemack, J. Mental Health/Addiction Services $38,660 7/01-6/03
State Incentive Grant (SIG)
Community Medicine & Health Ungemack, J. Mental Health/Addiction Services $42,136 1/03-9/03
Substance Abuse Needs Assessment Study

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