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September 3, 2003


The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in May. 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
Genetics & Developmental Biology Graveley, B. General Medical Sciences $269,002 5/03-4/04
Alternative Splicing of the Drosophila Dscam Pre-MRNA
Biochemistry Gryk, M. Environmental Health Sciences $208,950 5/00-4/04
NMR Structural and Biophysical Studies of XRCC1
Biochemistry King, S. General Medical Sciences $257,705 5/00-4/04
Molecular Analysis of Flagellar Dynein Function
Neuroscience Mains, R. National Institute of Diabetes/Digestive/Kidney Disorders $384,611 5/03-3/04
Cell Biology of Bioactive Peptide Secretion
Clinical Research Mansoor, G. Research Resources $127,658 5/00-4/04
Mentored Patient Oriented Research Career Development Award
Center on Aging Prestwood, K. National Center for Complementary Alternative Medicine $607,805 5/03-4/04
Exploratory Program Grant for Frontier Medicine
Pathology Rajan, T.V. Allergy & Infectious Diseases $362,500 6/01-4/04
Brugia Infections in Mice: Role of Eosinophils
Genetics & Developmental Biology Reenan, R. General Medical Sciences $222,225 5/01-4/04
Genetic Dissection of Pre-MRNA Editing in Drosophila
Neuroscience Schiller, M. National Institute of Mental Health $135,793 7/03-4/04
Regulatory Mechanisms of Kalirin's GEF1 Domain
Genetics & Developmental Biology Wu, D. General Medical Sciences $289,280 5/01-4/04
Molecular Function of Chemoattractant-Mediated Signaling
Private Research
Surgery Albertsen, P. CTRC Research Foundation $10,400 9/01-5/13
The Selenium and Vitamin E Chemoprevention Trial (Select)
Medicine Azrin, M. Unspecified Mixed Sources $6,000 11/01-6/04
Cardiac Catheterization- Residual Account
Medicine Dieckhaus, K. City of Hartford $35,048 3/03-2/04
Ryan White 1 Medication Adherence
Psychiatry Ford, J. City of Stamford $16,260 9/00-9/02
Training & Consultation in Motivational-Enhancing and Trauma-Sensitive etc.
Prosthodontics Kelly, J.R. ITI Foundation $5,230 1/03-12/03
Academic Fatigue Research Centre
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $3,550 6/95-5/04
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Pittsburgh $2,780 2/97-1/04
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Surgery Kurtzman, S. Duke University $1,500 9/01-8/03
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group
Diagnostic Imaging & Therapeutics Lia, S. The Whitaker Foundation $80,000 5/01-4/03
Optimized MRI Techniques for Quantitative Assessment of Brain Tumor etc.
Physiology Loew, L. Molecular Probes Inc. $2,191 4/95-4/04
Material Transfer
Pathology Rajan, T.V. Ellison Medical Foundation $32,000 8/03-7/04
Workshops in India: Clinical Research & Evidence Based Medicine
Neuroscience Rasband, M. Wadsworth Foundation $82,500 5/02-4/04
Neuroglial Interactions at the Node of Ranvier
Pediatrics Salazar, J. City of Hartford $52,582 3/03-7/02
City of Hartford-Ryan White I
Pediatrics Salazar, J. CT Children's Medical Center $5,500 7/02-6/03
Pediatric and Youth HIV Program
Community Medicine Ungemack, J. Caliber Association $59,348 1/03-9/03

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