The following new and competitive renewal grants and awards were recorded in the Office of Grants Management for August 1999.
"Estrogen and Intercellular Communication in Bone Osteocytes," Dr. Jean Jiang, American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), $39,000, 1 year.
Chronic Nursing Care
"Advanced Practice Public Health Nurse--MSN/MPH
Partners," Dr. Beverly Robinson, The University of
Texas Health Science Center--Houston/Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), $35,695, 1 year.
"Water Fluoridation and Texas Health Steps (EPISDT-Medicaid) Cost in Texas," Dr. John Brown, Texas Depart-ment of Health (TDI), $8,527, 1 year.
Dental Diagnostic Science
"Angulation Error Analysis in Longitudinal Radiography," Dr. Brent Dove, Electro Medical Systems, $10,200, 1 year.
"Clinical Evaluation of X-ray Aiming Device for Longitudinal Radiographic Analysis," Dr. Brent Dove, Electro Medical Systems, $71,000, 1 year.
"Grants for Geriatric Education Centers," Dr. Michele Saunders, DHHS/HRSA, $755,488, 3 years.
"Antinociceptive Effects of Propiram and its Metabolites," Dr. Christopher Flores, Globomax LLC, $57,600, 1 year.
"Family Practice Residency Program Pilot Project Grant," Dr. Joshua Freeman, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), $197,400, 1 year.
"Toward the Development and Establishment of a Nurse Workforce Data System," Dr. Antonio Furino, Texas Nurses Foundation (TNF), $20,000, 1 year.
"Family Practice Residency Program," Dr. Janet Realini, THECB, $492,336, 1 year.
Institute of Biotechnology
"The BRCA Genes, the DNA Repair Machinery and Cancer," Dr. Phang-Lang Chen, The V Foundation, $50,000, 2 years.
"Molecular Biology of the Synapse," Dr. Eileen Lafer, National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), $36,250, 2 years.
"Basic Mechanisms Underlying Neurotransmission," Dr. Eileen Lafer, Muscular Dystrophy Association, $197,078, 3 years.
Dean of the Medical School
"Medical Hispanic Center of Excellence," Dr. Martha Medrano, DHHS/HRSA, $1,547,529, 1 year.
"1999 UHS Agreement," Dr. James Young, University Health System, $3,812,260, 1 year.
"Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement (IPA) for Rosemarie Plaetke," Dr. Sherry Abboud, South Texas Veterans Health Care Sytem (STVHCS), $35,152, 1 year.
"IPA for Cheresa Calhoun," Dr. Sherry Abboud, STVHCS, $42,508, 2 years.
"Phase 1 Dose-Escalation Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Recombinant Human CD40 Ligand in Cancer Patients," Dr. Jeanne Anderson, Cancer Therapy and Research Center (CTRC)/Immunex, $35,040, 2 years.
"A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multi-Center Study Comparing the Effects of Atorvastatin vs. Pravastatin on the Progression/Quantification of Coronary Atherosclerotic Lesions as Measured by Intravascular Ultrasound," Dr. Steven Bailey, Covalent Group Inc./Parke Davis, $220,000, 9 months.
"Predictors of Neuropsychiatric SLE--Supplement," Dr. Robin Brey, NIH/NINDS, $30,000, 2 years.
"Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium," Dr. Charles Coltman, NIH/National Cancer Institute (NCI), $75,000, 5 years.
"IPA for George E. Crawford," Dr. George Crawford, STVHCS, $11,000, 5 months.
"A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Determine the Effect of A-100 on Glycemic Control in Overweight Type-2 Diabetic Subjects Treated with Metformin Alone or Metformin in Combination with Sulfonylurea," Dr. Ralph DeFronzo, Amgen, $60,000, 10 months.
"The Disablement Process in Rheumatoid Arthritis," Dr. Agustin Escalante, NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHHD), $1,539,634, 5 years.
"Effect of Antioxidant Fermented Cellulose Products on Animals," Dr. Gabriel Fernandes, Advanced H2O, $12,000, 11 months.
"Cardiac Disease Management Program," Dr. Gregory Freeman, United States Department of Defense (DOD), $4,000,000, 3 years.
"IPAA for Zhongding Lu," STVHCS, $60,132, 1 year.
"The Role of Estrogen Receptor-A in Breast Cancer Metastases to Bone," Dr. Theresa Guise, Dept. of the Army, $280,764, 3 years.
"Mechanisms of Action in DPP Intervention," Dr. Steven Haffner, University of Tennessee, $8,186, 1 year.
"Study of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in Generalized Myasthenia Gravis," Dr. Carlayne Jackson, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), $26,000, 1 1/2 years.
"Role of PTH Receptor in Breast Cancer Metastasis to Bone," Dr. Sanna-Maria Kakonen, Dept. of the Army, $126,000, 3 years.
"IPA for Tazuko K. Hymer," Dr. Michael Katz, STVHCS, $41,859, 1 year.
"IPA for April Lynn Sousa," Dr. Michael Katz, STVHCS, $30,959, 1 year.
"Mechanisms of Visceralization in Leishmaniasis," Dr. Peter Melby, NIH, $25,000, 1 year.
"Breast Cancer Adjuvant Therapy in Older Women," Dr. Peter Ravdin, Case Western Reserve University/NIH, $295,110, 1 year.
"Osteoclasts from Transgenic Mice," Dr. David Roodman, NIH/National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), $1,194,689, 1 year.
"Postdoctoral Fellow Salary Support," Dr. Joel Baseman, CTRC, $30,618, 1 year.
"Graduate Student Salary Support
for Rene Alvarez," Dr. Joel Baseman, Georgia State University, $20,160, 1 year.
"Testing for Mycoplasma Infection: Replicability of NGT and FPCR," Dr. Joel Baseman, SRA Life Science Inc., $135,794, 5 months.
"Graduate Student Salary Support for Azeneth Barrera," Dr. Joel Baseman, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, $4,493, 1 year.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
"Conference Support for the Portland Bone Symposium," Dr. John Schmitz, Whitaker Foundation, $5,000, 1 year.
"Collagen Structure and the Toughness of Bone," Dr. Xiaodu Wang, NIH/NIAMS, $210,965, 1 year.
"Prevalence of Prothrombin Gene Mutation in Victims of Fatal Pulmonary Embolism," Dr. Margaret Gulley, Southern Medical Association, $2,500, 1 year.
"IPA for Jeffrey I. Kreisberg," Dr. Jeffrey Kreisberg, STVHCS, $11,990, 5 months.
"Glucose-Dependent Phenotypic Alterations in Diabetic (IDDM) PMN," Dr. Linda McManus, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, $50,000, 1 year.
"Neonatal Dietary Programming of Bile Acid Metabolism," Dr. Glen Mott, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, $13,614, 1 year.
"PACTG 367-Medical Chart Abstraction of HIV-Infected Pregnant Women and Their Children," Dr. Terence Doran, Social and Scientific Systems Inc., $3,050, 1 year.
"An Open-Label, Comparative Study of the Effect of Sirolimus vs. Standard Treatment Clinical Outcomes and Histological Progression of Allograft Nephropathy in High-Risk Pediatric Renal Transplant Patients," Dr. Ihsan Elshihabi, New York Medical College, $64,000, 5 years.
"Baboon and Rhesus Herpes Viruses," Dr. Hal Jensen, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, $32,821, 1 year.
"A Functional Role for Chromosome 18 in Prostate Cancer Metastasis," Dr. Teresa Johnson-Pais, CTRC, $19,132, 1 year.
"Coinstallation of Surfactant and Budesonide as well as Surfactant and Dibutyryl Can Increase the Production of Surfactant Proteins in Premature Ventilated Rabbits," Dr. Steven Seidner, American Academy of Pediatrics, $2,500, 1 year.
"Clinical Protocol for Phase 3, Double-Blind, Randomized Comparison of Two Administration Schedules of Leridistim (SC-70935) vs. G-CSF in the Prevention of Secondary Febrile Neutropenia in Pediatric Cancer Patients," Dr. Steven Weitman, ILEX/G.D. Searle & Co., $67,750, 2 years, 4 months.
"Oral Treponemes in Periodontal Diseases: HIV and ANUG," Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, NIH/ National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), $995,845, 10 months.
"Non-Human Primate Studies of Oral Disease," Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, Procter & Gamble, $306,525, 5 months.
"Hallucinogens Pharmacology on 5-HT Receptor Subtypes," Dr. Kelly Berg, Mount Sinai Medical College, $120,561, 1 year.
"Novel Actions of Inverse Agonists," Dr. William Clarke, NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), $836,544, 5 years.
"A Randomized, Crossover Study to Evaluate the Effects of Venlafaxine and Nefazodone on the Pharmacokinetics of Alprazolam," Dr. Larry Ereshefsky, Wyeth-Ayerst, $189,504, 1 1/2 years.
"Special Chemistry Analysis," Dr. Yui-Wing Francis Lam, Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation (MH/MR), $105,600, 1 year.
"IPA for Elizabeth Fernandez," Dr. John Strong, STVHCS, $44,808, 1 year.
"Nathan Shock Aging Center," Dr. Arlan Richardson, NIH/National Institute on Aging (NIA), $80,000, 9 months.
"Research on Individual Sensitivity to Benzodiazepines/NRSA," Dr. John Roache, NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), $37,152, 11 months.
"Hybridization Oven for Research Exploring Molecular Changes in Cells Exposed to Various FORS of Microwave Radiation," Dr. Martin Meltz, AFOSR, $5,000, 4 months.
Research Imaging Center
"Functional Imaging of Brain Areas Involved in Ambient Vision," Dr. Peter Fox, Veridian, $9,340, 1 year.
"Mechanical Properties of Glass Ionomer Cements," Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy, GC America, NIH/NIDCR, $1,000, 1 year.
"Changes in Surface Hardness of Conventional and Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cements," Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy, Academy of Operative Dentistry, $2,200, 3 months.
"Radiopaque Adhesive and Restorative Resins," Dr. Henry Rawls, Research Foundation of State University of New York/NIH, $72,894, 1 year.
South Texas Health Research Center
"South Texas Injury Control and Research Center," Dr. Roberto Villarreal, University Health System, $206,397, 1 year.