January 26, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 4

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Newly Granted

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

ANESTHESIOLOGY
"Scarce Medical Specialist Service Contract for Anesthesiology Services," Dr. Joseph Naples, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $67,691, 1 year.

CELLULAR & STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY
"IPAA for Chung S. Song," Dr. Bandana Chatterjee, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $2,082, 1 year. "Continuing Megabase Sequencing at the BCMHGSC," Dr. Susan Naylor, Baylor College of Medicine, $39,771, 10 months.

CHRONIC NURSING CARE
"Causes of Obesity Among Toddlers and Preschoolers in WIC," Dr. Elizabeth Ann Reifsnider, Texas Department of Health, $115,576, 14 months.

COMMUNITY DENTISTRY
"The Texas Initiative for Dental Public/Community Oral Health Infrastructure Development," Dr. John Brown, HRSA Bureau of Health Professionals, $49,993, 13 months.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
"Leon Valley EMS," Dr. Donald Gordon, City of Leon Valley, $71,879, 1 year.

FAMILY NURSING CARE
"Menopausal Decision-making Questionnaire: Instrument Development," Dr. Judith Carol Longworth, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation, $1,000, 1 year.

"Incentive Grant for Professional Nursing Student Retention for FY 00-01 Academic Year," Dr. Norma Rogers, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, $5,000, 1 year.

"Nurse-Guided Exercise Protocol for Minority Women," Dr. Colleen Keller, National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Nursing Research, $100,000, 2 years.

GENERAL DENTISTRY
"Dental Oncology Education Program," Dr. Spencer Redding, Texas A&M Research Foundation, $25,315, 1 year.

"Incidence, Risk Factors and Outcomes of Tooth Fracture," Dr. Linc J. Conn Jr., NIH/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, $51,611, 1 year.

INSTITUTE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
"Yeast DNA Repair Genes and Proteins of the RAD52 Group," Dr. Patrick Sung, NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, $1,470,000, 5 years.

INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD
"IRB Agreement for Part-time Clerical Position," Dr. Wayne Pierson, Cancer Therapy & Research Foundation of South Texas, $17,000, 1 year.

MEDICINE
"IPAA for Jody Gonzalez," Dr. John W. Williams Jr., Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $1,764, 6 months.

"Agreement for Services M. Qaseem Khan," Dr. Geoffrey Weiss, Cancer Therapy & Research Foundation of South Texas, $19,485, 5 months. "In Vitro Assessment of Vitamin D Antagonists," Dr. David Roodman, Teijin Limited, $21,000, 5 months.

"Agreement for Services Dr. Louis Denis," Dr. Geoffrey Weiss, Cancer Therapy & Research Foundation of South Texas, $49,411, 1 year.

"Agreement for Services Dr. Desiree Hao," Dr. Geoffrey Weiss, Cancer Therapy & Research Foundation of South Texas, $50,463, 1 year.

"Agreement for Services Dr. Louis Denis," Dr. Geoffrey Weiss, Cancer Therapy & Research Foundation of South Texas, $52,179, 1 year.

"Developmental Aspects of Osteoclast Formation In Vitro," Dr. David Roodman, NIH/National Institute on Aging, $58,435, 10.5 months.

"IPAA for Jennifer Stewart," Dr. Balakuntalam Kasinath, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $63,595, 1 year.

"IPAA for Thao Phan," Dr. John Sheehan, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $67,460, 2 years.

"Studies in Myeloma," Dr. Gregory Mundy, Biogen Inc., $94,250, 1 year.

"A Random, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging, Phase II Study and Antifungal Activity of Subcutaneous Recombinant Interferon-Y-1B in Conjunction with Patients with Acute Cryptococcal Meningitis," Dr. John Graybill, Intermune Pharmaceuticals Inc., $96,233, 3 months.

"Fluconazole Resistance in Oropharyngeal Candidiasis," Dr. Thomas Patterson, NIH/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, $100,000, 3 years.

"Molecular Tools to Develop Hamster Models of Disease," Dr. Peter Melby, NIH/National Center for Research Resources, $779,244, 4 years.

"Master of Science Degree in Clinical Investigation," Dr. Gregory Mundy, NIH/National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, $997,880, 5 years.

"Preclinical Evaluation of Therapies for Treatment of Cryptococcosis," Dr. John Graybill, NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Non-FDP, $1,017,469, 1 year.

"Mechanisms of Cutaneous Active Vasodilation in Humans," Dr. Dean Kellogg Jr., NIH/National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, $1,028,048, 4 years.

"Neutrophil Activation of the Oxidative Burst," Dr. Robert Clark, NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, $1,806,250, 5 years.

MICROBIOLOGY
"Salmonella Antimicrobial Peptide Resistance Research Supplement for Underrepresented Minorities," Dr. John Gunn, NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, $9,153, 3 years.

OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY
"Family Planning Clinic for BCHD," Dr. Carl Pauerstein, University Health System, $69,000, 1 year.

"Clinical Centers for Clinical Trial & Observation Study/Women's Health Initiative," Dr. Robert Schenken, NIH/National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute/Non-FDP, $1,003,132, 2 years.

OPHTHALMOLOGY
"Aberrations of Eyes in Normal and Clinical Populations," Dr. Raymond Applegate, NIH/National Eye Institute, $27,875, 4 years.

ORTHOPAEDICS
"Modulation of Osteogenesis by Implant Surfaces," Dr. Barbara Boyan, ITI Foundation for the Promotion of Oral Implantology, $185,085, 1 year.

PATHOLOGY
"Research Directed Toward Assessment of Activity of Gemifloxacin Against Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Clinical Isolates of Streptococcus Pneumoniae," Dr. James Jorgensen, SmithKline Beecham, $10,800, 3 months.

"Epidemiology of EBV-Defined Hodgkin's Disease," Dr. Margaret Gulley, Johns Hopkins University, $68,407, 2 years.

"Antimicrobial Resistance Testing," Dr. James Jorgensen, Centers for Disease Control, $150,379, 5 years.

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
"Recombinant Protein Core," Dr. Ok Hee Ryu, Forsyth Institute, $139,676, 1 year.

"Protein Interactions in the Enamel Matrix," Dr. James Simmer, Forsyth Institute, $175,670, 5 years.

PEDIATRICS
"HIV Health Education/Risk Reduction Project for High-Risk Minority Youth," Dr. Anthony Scott, Texas Department of Health, $1,485, 1 year.

"Services to Northside ISD for Medical Consultation," Dr. John Mangos, Northside ISD, $15,000, 1 year.

"Characterization of a Latent Nuclear Antigen from Herpesvirus Associated with AIDS-Related Kaposi's Sarcoma," Dr. Shou-Jiang Gao, Association for International Cancer Research, $42,199, 1 year.

"School-based Children's Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Treatment Project," Dr. Daniel Hale, Social & Health Research Center, $42,615, 6 months.

"Texas Genetics Network," Dr. Celia Kaye, Texas Department of Health, $75,000, 1 year.

"Proyecto Juntos," Yolanda Cantu, Valley AIDS Council, $100,000, 1 year.

PHARMACOLOGY
"IPAA for Lynette Daws," Dr. Alan Frazer, Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $44,243, 1 year.

"Peripheral Mechanisms of Canna-binoid Antinociception," Theodore Price, NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse/Non-FDP, $54,180, 3 years.

"Development of Methods for Studying Reinforcing Effects of Drugs in Rats and Monkeys," Dr. Charles France, Porsolt & Partners Pharmacology, $90,000, 2 months.

"Mechanisms Mediating the Cardiovascular Responses to Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia," Dr. Steven Mifflin, NIH/National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, $1,011,500, 4 years.

PSYCHIATRY
"Technical Services for Psychotherapeutic Drug Levels," Dr. Martin Javors, University Health System, $7,200, 2 years.

"Texas Implementation of Medication Algorithms," Dr. Alexander Miller, Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, $15,188, 1 year.

"Children's Medication Algorithm Project (CMAP): A Pilot Study," Dr. Steven Pliszka, Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, $17,079, 1 year.

"Drug Use Liability During Pubertal Development," Dr. Michael Dawes, NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse, $28,615, 1 year.

"Texas Earns: Employment Assistance Through Reciprocity," Dr. Sue Hoppe, Texas Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, $46,171, 1 year.

"IPAA for Angela Marie Casas," Dr. Bankole Johnson, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, $50,860, 2 years.

"Ryan White Care Act of 1990 Title I Program Grant Agreement," Dr. Charles Bowden, University Health System, $60,375, 11 months.

"Pharmacological Treatments for Alcoholism," Dr. Bankole Johnson, NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, $144,000, 5 years.

"Medication Development for Methamphetamine Dependence," Dr. Bankole Johnson, NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse, $1,178,371, 4 years.

"Compensating for Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia," Dr. Dawn Velligan, NIH/National Institute of Mental Health, $1,524,409, 5 years.

"Genetics of Schizophrenia in Latino Populations," Dr. Michael Escamilla, NIH/National Institute of Mental Health, $2,147,434, 4 years.

RADIOLOGY
"Functional Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease Using High-Speed MRI," Dr. Geoffrey David Clarke, American Heart Association, $61,750, 1 year.

RESEARCH IMAGING CENTER
"Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain," Dr. Peter Fox, NIH/National Institute of Mental Health, $230,000, 5 years.

SURGERY
"Control of Differentiation in Colon Carcinoma," Dr. Michael Brattain, NIH/National Cancer Institute, $7,706, 2 years.

"IPAA U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research," Dr. Basil Pruitt, Department of the Army, $20,846, 1 year.

"Targeting Transforming Growth Factor B for Cancer Treatment," Dr. Luzhe Sun, NIH/National Cancer Institute, $36,426, 1 year.

"TGF-B Receptor Alterations and Pancreas Cancer," Dr. James Freeman, NIH/National Cancer Institute, $39,738, 1 year.

"Metastatic Potential of Colorectal Cancer," Dr. Milburn Jessup, NIH/National Cancer Institute, $917,981, 4 years.

"San Antonio Consortium for Research on Incontinence," Dr. Ian Thompson, NIH/National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases/Non-FDP, $974,755, 5 years.

NOTE: The pharmacology grant "Behavioral Pharmacology of Opioids" listed in Newly Granted in the Dec. 15, 2000, issue of The News should have listed Dr. Charles France as the principal investigator.