October 10, 2000
Volume XXXIII, No. 35

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The following grants, awards and contracts were recorded recently in the Office of Grants Management and Reports.

BIOCHEMISTRY

"Increase in the Resolution of DNA Sequencing," Dr. Philip Serwer, National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Human Genome Research Institute, $369,627, 2 years.

"Structural Study of Fals-Associated Cu-Zn Superoxide Dismutase Mutants," Dr. Peter John Hart, American Federation for Aging Research, $1,500, 1 year.

CELLULAR & STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY

"Regulation of Intracellular Calcium Release by Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptors and Mitochondria," Dr. James Lechleiter, American Heart Association, Texas Affiliate, $119,544, 2 years.

DEAN, NURSING SCHOOL

"Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships," Dr. Janet Allan, Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA)-Bureau of Health Professions, $74,330, 1 year.

EDUCATIONAL RESOUCES

"Improving the Quality of Resident Performance Appraisals," Dr. John Littlefield, National Board of Examiners, $60,000, 2 years.

ENDODONTICS

"Evaluation of TTX-Resistant Sodium Channels in Patients with Irreversible Pulpits," Dr. Jeffrey Dryden, American Association of Endodontists, $11,700, 1 year.

"Development of a Multimedia Program for Endodontic Education," Dr. Kenneth Hargreaves, American Association of Endodontists, $19,250, 1 year.

FAMILY NURSING CARE

"Practice Profile: Smoking Cessation in Postpartum," Dr. Carol Ledbetter, University Health System, $50,000, 10 months.

FAMILY PRACTICE

"Texas Orthopaedic Shoulder and Sports Surgery," Dr. Walter Calmbach, Texas Orthopaedic Shoulder & Sports Surgery, $5,000, 1 year.

"Family Practice Sports Medicine Fellowship-Orthopaedic Surgery Associates of San Antonio," Dr. Calmbach, Orthopaedic Surgery Associates of San Antonio, $15,000, 1 year.

"Graduate Medical Education," Dr. Joshua Freeman, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $384,439, 1 year.

"Toward the Development and Establishment of a Nurse Workforce Data System," Dr. Antonio Furino, Texas Nurses Foundation, $281,666, 1 year.

INSTITUTE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY

"The BRCA Genes, the DNA Repair Machinery and Cancer," Dr. Phang-Lang Chen, V Foundation, $50,000, 1 year.

"DNA Repair and Tumor Suppressor Genes," Dr. Eva Y.H.P. Lee, NIH-National Cancer Institute, $4,853,112, 4 years.

LABORATORY ANIMAL RESOURCES

"Developing and Improving Institutional Animal Resources," Dr. Robert Wolf, NIH, $233,000, 1 year.

MEDICINE

"Cancidas in a Guinea Pig Model of Experimental Invasive Aspergillosis," Dr. Thomas Patterson, MERCK & Co. Inc., $57,169, 2 years.

"Positively Aging-Phase II," Dr. Michael Lichtenstein, NIH-National Center for Research Resources, $807,411, 3 years.

"Predictors of Neuropsychiatric SLE," Dr. Robin Brey, NIH-National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, $488,642, 3 years.

"Graduate Medical Education," Dr. Robert Clark, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $384,439, 1 year.

"The Disablement Process in Mexican Americans with Rheumatoid Arthritis," Dr. Agustin Escalante, National Arthritis Foundation, $90,000, 1 year.

"Primary Care Residency Program," Dr. Debra Hunt, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $45,000, 1 year.

"Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement (IPAA) for Services of Kelly S. Cone," Dr. Jeanne Anderson, Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $23,980, 2 years.

"IPAA for Melinda Ochoa," Dr. Pamela New, Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $23,247, 1 year.

"IPAA for Maria Bunegin," Dr. Hanna Abboud, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $3,712, 1 year.

"IPAA for Gilbert Ramirez," Dr. Cynthia Mulrow, Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $15,544, 1 year.

MICROBIOLOGY

"Mechanisms of Chlamydial Evasion of Immune Recognition," Dr. Guangming Zhong, NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, $1,545,000, 5 years.

OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

"Graduate Medical Education," Dr. Carl Pauerstein, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $384,439, 1 year.

OPHTHALMOLOGY

"Inhibition of Apoptosis in Experimental Glaucoma," Dr. Stuart McKinnon, Fight for Sight Inc., $12,000, 1 year.

"Otsuka Research Fellowship in Glaucoma," Dr. McKinnon, American Glaucoma Society, $30,000, 1 year.

PATHOLOGY

"Neonatal Dietary Programming of Bile Acid Metabolism," Dr. Glen Mott, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, $11,797, 1 year.

"Hyperglycemia-Induced NF-Kappa B-Modulated Regulation in Vascular Cells: Connection to Atherosclerosis," Dr. Sumathy Mohan, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, $134,433, 1 year.

"Flow Shear-Induced NF-KB-Mediated Regulation," Dr. Mohan, NIH-National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, $603,000, 4 years.

"FGF3 Receptor/BMP4: Pathways Regulating Skeletal Gowth," Dr. Michael Naski, NIH-National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, $1,188,515, 4 years.

"Role of Polymorphism in Diet-Induced Dyslipidemia and Atherosclerosis," Dr. Clyde McMahan, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, $11,000, 1 year.

PEDIATRICS

"Pediatric Oncology Group/Phase I Trials in Children-NAP Committee Vice Chair and Pharmacology Subcommittee Chair," Dr. Steven Weitman, Northwestern University, $8,469, 1 year.

"Graduate Medical Education," Dr. Celia Kaye, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $384,439, 1 year.

"Texas Genetics Network (TEXGENE)," Dr. Kaye, Texas Department of Health, $43,344, 1 year.

"Primary Care Residency Program," Dr. Robert Nolan, Jr., Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $60,000, 1 year.

"Role of Fibronectin in Tubulogenesis," Dr. Mazen Arar, National Kidney Foundation, $50,000, 1 year.

"Baboon and Rhesus Herpes Viruses," Dr. Hal Jenson, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, $37,702, 1 year.

"Residency Training in Primary Care," Dr. David Schneider, HRSA-Bureau of Health Professions, $388,800, 3 years.

"Supplement to Alamo Workforce School to Careers Program," Dr. Nancy Amodei, Alamo Work Force, $5,000, 4 months.

"Partners in Parenting Education (P.I.P.E.-Within the PREMIEre Program)," Dr. Kathleen Matula, Spurs Foundation, $2,000, 1 year.

PHARMACOLOGY

"Discriminative Effects of Benzodiazepine Withdrawal," Dr. Charles France, NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse, $225,843, 18 months.

"Relationship Between Unit-Specific Antibiotic Usage and Susceptibility," Dr. David Burgess, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, $58,500, 7 months.

"Relationship Between Antibiotic Usage and Susceptibility Patterns Hospitalwide," Dr. Burgess, Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, $22,500, 8 months.

"Effect of Antidepressants on the Kinetics of Serotonin Uptake In Vivo in Mice with Genetic Alterations of the Serotonin Transporter," Dr. Lynette Daws, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, $58,239, 2 years.

"Cutaneous Vasomotor Control by a Sympathetic Co-transmitter," Dr. Dan Stephens, American College of Sports Medicine, $5,000, 1 year.

PSYCHIATRY

"Texas Earns: Employment Assistance Through Reciprocity," Dr. Margaret Hoppe, Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, $21,940, 1 year.

"Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry," Dr. Teresita Balderas, American Psychiatry Association, $42,300, 1 year.

"Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry," Dr. Rolando Medina, American Psychiatry Association, $42,300, 1 year.

"Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry," Dr. Joe Thornton, American Psychiatry Association, $47,130, 1 year.

"Combination Therapy in Rapid Cycling Bipolar Disorder," Dr. Charles Bowden, Theodore and Vada Stanley Foundation, $150,000, 2 years.

"Pharmacological Treatments for Alcoholism," Dr. Bankole Johnson, NIH-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, $3,155,435, 4 years, 10 months.

RADIOLOGY

"Clinical Physics Program Support (Graduate Program)," Dr. Gary Fullerton, Cancer Therapy and Research Center Research Foundation, $94,300, 1 year.

RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

"Novel Delivery of ALA in PDT for Basal Cell Carcinoma," Dr. Henry Rawls, NIH-National Cancer Institute, $3,158, 2 months.

SURGERY

"IPAA for Bedolla Roble," Dr. Jeffrey Kreisberg, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $25,492, 1 year.