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    October 20, 2003


The following grants were received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in August. 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 Award Award Period
Federal Research
Surgery Das, D. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $233,731 9/01-7/04
Phospholipid Signaling in Myocardial Ischemic Reperfusion Injury
Oral Diagnosis Frank, M. National Institute on Deaf & Comm. Disorders $50,000 1/03-12/03
Human Salty and Bitter Taste Mechanisms
Biostructure & Function Kosher, R. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development $8,370 4/03-3/04
Genetic Control of Limb Development
Psychiatry Kranzler, H. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism $135,778 8/02-7/04
Novel Approaches to Alcoholism Pharmacotherapy and Risk
Medicine Kream, B. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin Diseases $1,230,647 8/03-7/04
Core A: Administrative Core
Community Medicine & Health Kulldorff, M. National Cancer Institute $342,472 8/02-7/04
Tests for Spatial Randomness in Cancer Maps
Pharmacology Levine, E. National Institute on Drug Abuse $209,085 8/03-4/04
Cannabinoid Modulation of Cortical Synaptic Transmission
Medicine Lorenzo, J. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal/Skin Diseases $272,600 8/02-7/04
Studies of CD45R/B220+ Osteclast Precursor
Surgery Maulik, N. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $354,400 8/03-7/04
Ventricular Remodeling in the Adapted Heart
Neuroscience Papermaster, D. National Eye Institute $150,446 8/99-2/04
Membrane Biosynthesis in Normal and Dystrophic Retinas
Assistant Vice President Paplauskas, L. U.S. Office of Research Integrity $15,130 8/03-1/04
Support for Office of Research Integrity Conference
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute of Mental Health $306,328 8/99-7/04
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments-Pathological Gambling
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute on Drug Abuse $359,800 8/02-7/04
Lower-Cost Contingency Management in a Group Setting
Medicine Puddington, L. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $290,000 9/00-7/04
TCR Gamma Delta Cells Promote TH2 Lineage Commitment and IGE Production
Center for Microbial Pathogenesis Radolf, J. National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases $362,577 4/01-5/04
Cutaneous Immune Response in Early Syphilis
Neuroscience Rasband, M. National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke $275,500 9/02-7/04
Neuroglial Interactions at the Node of Raniver
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rowe, D. National Institute of General Medical Sciences $316,463 9/00-7/04
Promoter GFP Markers of the Osteoprogenitor Lineage
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rowe, D. National Institute of Diabetes/Digestive/Kidney Disorders $1,848,890 8/03-7/04
Research Tool Distribution
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. National Eye Institute $326,250 8/00-7/04
Molecular Genetics of Primary Congenital Glaucoma
Surgery Sarfarazi, M. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute $303,750 8/01-7/04
Molecular Characterization of Familial Lymphedema
Physiology Wolgemuth, C. NSF: Physiology, Cellular & Molecular Biology $44,898 8/03-7/04
Cellular Biomechanics of Bacilius Subtilis
Private Research
Community Medicine & Health Bailit, H. Donaghue Foundation $114,457 2/01-11/03
Screening, Outreach and Safety for Abused Prenatal Patients
Community Medicine & Health Bailit, H. Hartford Hospital $87,529 11/01-6/04
Pipeline, Profession and Practice Community-Based Dental Education
Center on Aging Fortinsky, R. University of Southern Maine $22,500 11/99-7/03
Medicaid Policy Coop. Agreement 1999-2000, New England Project
Genetics & Developmental Biology Fridell, Y. American Federation for Aging Research Inc. $28,000 7/03-6/05
Mitochondrial Uncoupling and Aging
Office of Health Opportunity Hurley, M. Connecticut Health Foundation $10,000 1/03-12/03
Health Professions Partnership Initiative Evaluation
Center on Aging Kerins, G. Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene $9,281 8/01-7/05
Multicenter Vitamin E Trial in Aging Persons with Down Syndrome
Biochemistry Koppel, D. Population Council $12,569 7/02-6/07
Protein Dynamics in Sperm Surface Membrane Domains
Surgery Kurtzman, S. University of Pittsburgh $400 6/95-5/04
NSABP Breast Cancer Prevention Trial
Surgery Kurtzman, S. University of Pittsburgh $4,450 2/97-1/04
NSABP Breast Cancer and Bowel Cancer Treatment
Pharmacology Levine, E. Patterson Trust $50,000 8/03-10/04
Physiological Role of Endogenous Cannabinoids in the Neocortex
Medicine Moyo, V. Tufts University $40,300 7/94-12/02
ECOG Cooperative Outreach Program
Pediatrics Rosengren, S. University of California at San Diego Medical Center $100 12/99-11/03
Asthma Medications in Pregnancy Project
Medicine Storey, E. Yale University $25,697 4/03-3/04
Health and Socioeconomic Factors of Non-Specific Building-Related Illness