Grants and contracts awarded to Yale School of Medicine


  • Serap Aksoy, NIH, Tsetse–Trypanosome Interaction, 2 years, $454,221

  • Jeffrey Bender, NIH, Molecular Models of Immune-Mediated Vascular Injury, 5 years, $2,068,645

  • Alfred Bothwell, NIH, PPAR-Mediated Inhibition of Vascular Remodeling, 4 years, $1,654,688

  • Arthur Broadus, NIH, Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide, 4 years, $2,035,479

  • William Cafferty, NIH, Plasticity of Intact Circuits Restores Function after Spinal Cord Injury, 2 years, $179,820 

  • Tara Chaplin, NIH, Gender, Emotional Arousal, and Risk for Adolescent Substance Abuse, 5 years, $774,714 

  • Lynn Cooley, NIH, Oocyte Development in Drosophila, 4 years, $2,363,907

  • Jonathan Cornett, NIH, Transposon Mutagenesis Screen for Mammalian Cancer Gene Discovery, 3 years, $147,750 

  • Erol Fikrig, NIH, Borrelia burgdorferi Interactions with Ixodes scapularis, 5 years, $2,001,804

  • Jorge Galán, NIH, Virulence Factors of Salmonella typhi, 5 years, $2,068,646; NIH, Host Cell Signaling Pathways Induced by Salmonella, 5 years, $2,995,445

  • Carlos Grilo, NIH, Treatment of Obesity and Binge Eating: Stepped-Care Versus Standard Behavioral Weight Loss, 5 years, $3,027,963

  • Sohail Husain, NIH, Calcineurin in Pathologic Zymogen Activation, 2 years, $165,460

  • Manisha Juthani-Mehta, NIH, UTI in Nursing Home Residents: Research Training and Clinical Investigation, 5 years, $798,525

  • Anthony Koleske, NIH, Regulation of Dendritic Spine Shape and Synapse and Dendrite Stability by Arg, 5 years, $1,809,973

  • Diane Krause, NIH, Type II Pneumocyte Engraftment of Bone Marrow Stem Cells, 5 years, $2,068,645

  • Jack Kronengold, NIH, Slick and Slack Heteromers in Neuronal Excitability, 3 years, $113,316

  • Rachel Lampert, NIH, T-Wave Alternans and Emotion in Daily Life, 5 years, $1,747,627

  • Patty Lee, NIH, Heme Oxygenase-1 in Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury, 5 years, $2,068,542

  • Chiang-Shan Li, NIH, Cognitive Control and Cocaine Dependence, 5 years, $1,591,444

  • Richard Lifton, NIH, Genetics and Genomics of Human Disease, 5 years, $1,522,800

  • Jinyu Lu, NIH, Decipher the Genetic Basis of Tumor Metastasis in Drosophila, 3 years, $159,018

  • Laura Manuelidis, NIH, New Animal and Culture Models to Rapidly Evaluate Infectivity of the vCJD Agent, 2 years, $455,063

  • Andrew Miranker, NIH, Conformations and Dynamics of Amyloid-Induced Membrane Disruption, 2 years, $416,950

  • Elijah Paintsil, NIH, HIV Nucleoside Analogs Translational Studies; Resistance and Metabolism, 5 years, $629,100

  • Christopher Pittenger, NIH, CREB and the Molecular Underpinnings of Habit Learning, 5 years, $904,230 

  • John Rose, NIH, Immune Responses to VSV/HIV/SIV Hybrids in Macaques, 3 years, $1,969,162

  • Ruth Sharf, NIH, Role of Orexin in Morphine Dependence and Withdrawal, 2 years, $96,472

  • Jody Sindelar, NIH, Equity and Efficacy in Health and Healthcare? 2nd Biennial ASHE Conference, 1 year, $25,000

  • Julie Staley-Gottschalk, NIH, Nicotine Vaccine and Nicotine Occupancy of Brain Nicotinic Receptors, 2 years, $353,523

  • Ning Sun, NIH, Statistical Methods to Study Dynamic Transcriptional Regulatory Networks, 2 years, $455,020

  • Jane Taylor, Dept of Defense (U.S.), Stimulant Therapy and Memory Strength: Implications for the Emergence and Treatment of PTSD, 18 months, $213,410

  • Christian Tschudi, NIH, RNA Capping in Trypanosomes, 5 years, $2,068,541

  • AmyArnsten, Nat’l Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, The Role of DISC1 in Primate Prefrontal Cortical Networks, 1 year, $99,900

  • Elizabeth Bradley, South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Leadership Workshop, 1 year, $120,000

  • Leo Cooney, Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs, Chief Resident Immersion Training in the Care of Older Adults, 2 years, $114,000

  • Mark Gerstein, European Bioinformatics Institute, EDAC: Encode Data Analysis Center, 4 years, $587,948

  • Elena Grigorenko, Columbia University–Teachers College, Maternal Drug Use, Psychopathology and Child Adaptation, 1 year, $211,626

  • Robert Heimer, U.S. Civilian Research and Defense Foundation, Russian Research and Methodological Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention, 2 years, $79,098

  • Kevan Herold, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Int’l, The Role of the Pancreas in Beta Cell Regeneration, 2 years, $451,111; The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Progenitors of Beta Cell Mass Expansion in Arrested Autoimmune Diabetes, 1 year, $30,760

  • Roger Jou, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Characterization of Abnormal Neural Connectivity in Autism Spectrum Disorders using Combinatory Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques, 1 year, $46,992

  • Patricia Keenan, The Pennsylvania State University, Regional Quality Strategy Evaluation Aligning Forces for Quality II, 18 months, $79,763

  • Trace Kershaw, Duke University, Project Parivartan, 6 months, $49,747

  • Paul Lombroso, FRAXA Research Foundation, The Role of STEP in Fragile X Syndrome, 1 year, $84,450

  • Stephanie Massaro, Amgen, Inc., Regulation of Megakaryocytic Differentiation in Human Embryonic Stem Cells, 1 year, $40,000

  • Linda Mayes, Columbia University–Teachers College, Family Research Consortium V: Transdisciplinary Consortium on Mental Health, 3 years, $228,177; University of California–Irvine, Parent/Health-Care Provider Behaviors and Child’s Anxiety, 1 year, $63,527

  • Pasko Rakic, March of Dimes, Origin, Morphogenetic Characteristic and Fate of Cannabinoid Type 1 Receptor (CB1R) Containing Interneurons in Developing Mammalian Cerebrum, 3 years, $298,662

  • Albert Sinusas, Medical University of South Carolina, Collagenase Inhibition in Heart Failure, 2 years, $198,394Hugh Taylor, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., Mechanism of Tissue-Specific Estrogen Complex (TSEC) Action in the Endometrium, 1 year, $224,000