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  December 11, 2000


The following grants are a compilation of those received through the UConn Health Center's Office of Grants and Contracts in November. The list represents new awards as well as continuations. The list of grants is supplied to the Advance by the Health Center Office of Grants and Contracts and is published in one or more issues of the print edition, depending on space available, but the entire list is provided online.

Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Research - Federal
Community Medicine & Healing Babor, T. Health Resources & Services $199,999 9/30-9/01
Referring for Early Recovery SBI - Training
Pediatrics Bruder, M. Dept. of Education $175,678 10/00-9/01
Social Competence in Early Childhood/Effects of Curriculum Focus
Pediatrics Bruder, M. Dept. of Education $149,585 10/00-9/01
Enhancing Peer Relationships in Natural Environments
Pediatrics Bruder, M. Dept. of Education $200,000 10/00-9/01
An Examination of Alternatives for Latino Families
Pediatrics Bruder, M. Dept. of Education $200,000 10/00-9/01
Early Intervention in Natural Learning Environments
Medicine Cherniack, M. Centers for Disease Control $278,800 9/00-9/01
Temporal and Impulsive Characteristics of Hand Tools
Medicine Cherniack, M. Centers for Disease Control $318,753 9/00-9/01
Exposure Response Relationship in Hand Arm Vibration
Pediatrics Cloutier, M. Health Care Research & Quality $297,174 9/00-8/01
MCO Use of a Pediatric Asthma Management Program
Psychiatry Ford, J. SAMHSA $459.997 9/00-8/01
Evaluation of a Community-Provider Linkage Model
Psychiatry Hesselbrock, V. NIAAA $105,188 12/99-11/00
Core: Research Center Etiology and Treatment of ALC Dependence
Community Medicine & Health Kulldorff, M. National Cancer Institute $16,113 9/00-9/01
Generalization of Spatial Scan Statistic
Community Medicine & Health Lazzarini, Z. Center for Disease Control $248, 643 9/00-9/01
Research on the Impact of Laws and Policies on Public Health
Psychiatry Petry, N. National Institute of Mental Health $138,513 6/99-7/01
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatments - Pathological Gambling
Microbiology Pfeiffer, S. Neurological Disorders & Stroke $318,999 9/00-8/01
Proteomic Mapping of Myelin and Its Membrane Subdomains
Medicine Raisz, L. National Institute of Arthritis/Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases $304,560 9/00-8/01
Factors Influencing Bone Metabolism
Genetics & Developmental Biology Rowe, D. General Medical Sciences $327,184 9/00-7/01
Promoter GFP Markers of the Osteoprogenitor Lineage
Medicine Storey, E. Environmental Protection Agency $87,000 10/00-9/01
Indoor Air Quality and Health
Medicine Trape-Cardoso, M. Centers for Disease Control $8,560 9/00-12/00
Nash Numerator/Denominator Data
Medicine Trape-Cardoso, M. Centers for Disease Control $39,090 9/00-9/01
Using Nash to Reduce Percutaneous Injuries Among HCW
Microbial Pathogenesis Wikel, S. Centers for Disease Control $136,977 9/00-2/01
Conduct Research and Education Programs on Lyme Disease in the U.S.
Research - Private
Center on Aging Fortinsky, R. Univ. of Southern Maine $91,984 11/99-6/00
Medicaid Policy Coop. Agreement 1999-2000, New England Project
Psychiatry Hesselbrock, V. SUNY at Brooklyn $568,706 9/00-8/01
Collaborative Studies on the Genetics of Alcoholism
Hematology-Oncology Mukherji, B UCLA $35,566 1/00-12/00
Immunologic Response to Engineered DC
Pediatrics Pappagallo, M. Cooper Hospital University Med. $7,200 7/98-12/00
Early Non-Tidal vs. Tidal Ventilation in VLBW Infants
Oral Diagnosis Peterson, D. Univ. of Pennsylvania $84,343 9/99-8/01
Biobehavioral Interventions for Oral Pain Mucositis
Medicine Peterson, D. Univ. of Hartford $6,000 6/00-2/01
Biodynamic Model Affecting Martian Spacesuit/Tool Design
Pediatrics Rosengren, S. Univ. of California-San Diego $100 12/99-11/00
Asthma Medications in Pregnancy Project
Pharmacology Schenkman, J. UConn-Storrs $4,260 9/99-12/01
Electrocatalytic Studies of Toxic Pollutant Activation
Community Medicine & Health Sheehan, J. Arthritis Foundation $98,620 7/00-6/01
Modeling the Measures and Causes of Physical Disability in Arthritis
Medicine Wu, G. Connecticut Innovations $25,000 12/99-11/00
Development Chimeric Human-Rodent Livers
Scholarships and Fellowships
Neuroscience Pfeiffer, S. Multiple Sclerosis Soc. of Canada $5,416 7/99-6/01
Research Fellowship: Luke Yun Suk Oh
Education Related Programs
Medicine Bona, R. Worcester Memorial Hospital $23,591 9/99-5/00
Hemophilia Center Program
Medicine Bona, R. Worcester Memorial Hospital $31,690 9/99-9/00
Comprehensive Hemophilia Center Program
Community Medicine & Health Burleson, J. Greater Bridgeport Adolescent Center $60,640 10/99-9/00
Evaluation of GBAPP's Stop Program
Medicine Garibaldi, R. Pfizer Inc. $1,250 3/97-12/01
Medical Grand Rounds
Medical Dean's Office Gould, B. Health Resources & Services $933,726 9/00-9/01
Basic AHEC
Pediatrics Greenstein, R. Dept. of Public Health $236,010 7/00-6/01
Connecticut Statewide Genetics Service Program
Medicine Shoukri, K. Unspecified Mixed Sources $1,175 8/97-6/01
Medical Grand Rounds