June 15, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 24

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


BIOCHEMISTRY

"Biomedical Research Equipment," Dr. Merle Olson, Houston Endowment Inc., $1 million, 1 year.

"Conformational Dynamics of T7 RNA Polymerase Transcription," Dr. Rui Sousa, National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, $947,264, 4 years.


EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

"Medical Direction, Quality Assurance and Continuing Education for EMS Personnel," Dr. Donald Gordon, Devine Emergency Medical Services, $6,180, 1 year.


ENDODONTICS

"The Development and Validation of an Ultrasensitive Method to Measure Neuropeptide Secretion from Small Clinical Pulp Samples," Dr. Kenneth Hargreaves, Merck & Co., $50,400, 1 year.


FAMILY AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE

"Center for Excellence in Geriatrics Education," Dr. David Espino, John A. Hartford Foundation, $450,000, 3 years.

"HIV Program Evaluation and Development for the Bureau of HIV and STD Prevention," Dr. Alfonso Holguin, Texas Department of Health, $645,786, 1 year.


LIBRARY

"Technology Awareness Conference," Tania Bardyn, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, $7,000, 5 months.


MEDICINE

"Antiphospholipid Antibodies and Vascular Disease," Dr. Robin Brey, University of Maryland at Baltimore, $248,484, 1 year.

"Transfer of Flow Cytometer Laboratory Core Funds," Dr. Yair Gazitt, San Antonio Cancer Institute, $58,173, 7 months.

"Translational Regulation in Diabetic Nephrology," Dr. Balakuntalam Kasinath, American Diabetes Association, $100,000, 1 year.

"Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement for Narayanasamy Elango," Dr. Michael Katz, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $68,985, 1 year.


OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY

"Services to Develop, Implement and Evaluate the Effectiveness of a Case Management Outreach/Education Program for the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes," Dr. Deborah Conway, University Health System, $125,000, 1 year.


OPHTHALMOLOGY

"The Role of Photo-Activated Melanosomes and Cellular Antioxidant Defenses in the Response of RPE Cells to Laser Radiation," Dr. Randolph Glickman, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $66,260, 5 months.


ORTHOPAEDICS

"CEBBI Membership Agreement," Dr. Barbara Boyan, GeneLogic Inc., $5,000, 1 year.


PEDIATRICS

"Prevalence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Among Adolescents in Detention," Dr. Rita Bair, Texas Department of Health, $76,851, 1 year.

"Development and Implementation of a Pediatric Asthma Program to Serve Home Health Patients," Dr. John Mangos, Christus Santa Rosa Health Care Corp., $5,000, 1 year.


PHARMACOLOGY

"Determination of Mechanisms of Regulation and Potential Roles of Mouse Phosphoinositide-Dependent Protein Kinase (PDK1) in Insulin Signaling," Dr. Feng Liu, American Diabetes Association, $65,550, 1 year.

"Peripheral Mechanisms of Cannabinoid Antinociception," Dr. Theodore Price, NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse, $5,774, 3 years.


STUDENT SERVICES

"Pell Grant Program," Robert Lawson, U.S. Department of Education, $22,138, 1 year.


SURGERY

"TGFB Type II Receptor Gene as a Target for the Anti-Tumor Effect of Farnesyltransferase Inhibitors in Pancreatic Cancer," Dr. James Freeman, Marc Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Research, $125,000, 1 year.


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