Grants and contracts awarded to Yale School of Medicine

May/June, 2010


Federal

  • Choukri Ben Mamoun, NIH, Transcriptional Regulators of the Malarial var Multigene Family, 2 years, $447,316
  • Angelique Bordey, NIH, Cerebellar Neurogenesis, 5 years, $2,017,031
  • Michael J. Caplan, NIH, Cell Biology of Renal Sodium Pump: Sorting and Function, 5 years, $2,952,924
  • Sonia Caprio, NIH, Study to Investigate the Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes in Youth, 5 years, $2,077,807
  • Richard E. Carson, NIH, State-of-the-Art PET/CT Instrumentation, 1 year, $2,300,000 
  • Christopher M. Colangelo, NIH, 5500 QTRAP Mass Spectrometer for Yale Keck Lab, 1 year, $491,747 
  • Todd Constable, NIH, Method for Measuring Functional Subunits in Human Cortex, 4 years, $1,613,625
  • Pietro De Camilli, NIH, Molecular Mechanisms in Synaptic Vesicle Recycling, 4 years, $1,469,133
  • Gary V. Desir, NIH, Renalase in Acute Kidney Injury: Utility as Biomarker and Therapeutic Agent, 1 year, $500,000
  • Daniel C. DiMaio, NIH, Cell Transformation by Bovine Papillomavirus, 5 years, $2,678,587
  • Ronald S. Duman, NIH, Antidepressants: Signal Transduction and Gene Expression, 5 years, $1,768,750
  • Leah Ferrucci, NIH, Epidemiology, Genetics and Behaviors in a Study of Basal Cell Carcinoma, 3 years, $113,436
  • Helen Fox, NIH, Cognitive Processes for Pharmacotherapy and Treatment Outcome in Cocaine Dependent Individuals, 5 years, $773,253
  • Cary P. Gross, NIH, Use and Outcomes of Radiation Therapy for Medicare Patients with Common Cancers, 3 years, $1,565,949
  • David Hafler, NIH, Autoimmune Centers of Excellence: Investigation of Innate Immunity in Multiple Sclerosis, 5 years, $1,653,739; NIH, T Cell Recognition of Myelin in Multiple Sclerosis, 1 year, $390,668
  • Nathan Hansen, Nat’l Inst. of Mental Health, Intervention to Reduce Acute Stress and HIV Risk in Newly HIV Diagnosed Men, 3 years, $732,594
  • Fumiaki Imamura, NIH, Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Mitral Cell Development, 3 years, $496,500
  • Akiko Iwasaki, NIH, Autophagy in Antiviral Immunity, 5 years, $2,046,572
  • Themis Kyriakides, NIH, MCP-1 and Attenuation of the Foreign Body Response, 4 years, $1,357,100
  • Daeyeol Lee, NIH, Decision Making and Orbitofrontal Cortex, 5 years, $1,861,875
  • Ifat Levy, NIH, Cognitive Bases of Risk-Taking Over the Lifespan: Psychophysics and Brain Imaging, 5 years, $1,661,141
  • Paul J. Lombroso, NIH, Molecular and Cellular Analysis of Brain EnrichedPTPS, 5 years, $2,098,409
  • James C. McPartland, NIH, Connectivity in Social Brain Systems in Autism, 2 years, $454,660
  • Ruslan M. Medzhitov, NIH, Role of Basophils in Initiating Th2 Immune Responses, 5 years, $2,066,130
  • Walther H. Mothes, NIH, Two-Photon Microscope for Intravital Imaging, 1 year, $487,929
  • Michael H. Nathanson, NIH, A Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope for Research and Education, 5 months, $931,206
  • Karin Reinisch, NIH, Structural Studies of the MHC Class 1 Peptide Loading Complex, 2 years, $413,750
  • Scott A. Rivkees, NIH, Periventricular White Matter Injury Prevention, 4 years, $1,603,281
  • Marc I. Rosen, NIH, Improving Clinician Ratings of Money Mismanagement: Addictions Impact, 4 years, $1,295,519
  • Michael Rowe, NIH, Citizenship and Mental Illness, 2 years, $455,125
  • Alan C. Sartorelli, NIH, Hypoxia-Activated O6-Benzylguanine Prodrugs, 3 years, $955,802
  • John Schell, NIH, Using VSV Vectors to Elicit Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies Against SIV Envelope, 3 years, $156,438
  • Sunny Shin, NIH, Molecular and Cellular Characterization of Host Response Pathways Triggered by Vacuolar Bacterial Pathogens, 7 months, $94,770
  • Jody Sindelar, NIH, Aging Research at the 2010 through 2014ASHECON Biennial Conferences, 5 years, $125,000
  • Carter Takacs, NIH, Roles of miRNAs During Vertebrate Brain Morphogenesis, 3 years, $155,538
  • Seyedtaghi Takyar, NIH, MIR-1 is a Critical Regulator of VEGF-Induced Angiogenesis, 2 years, $237,600
  • Taiwo Adedapo Togun, NIH, Identification of Genomic Biomarkers of Trastuzumab Response, 3 years, $82,760
  • Derek K. Toomre, NIH, Super-Resolution Structured Illumination Microscope (SIM), 1 year, $496,785
  • Mikhail Torban, Nat’l Inst. on Drug Abuse, INVEST Drug Abuse Research Fellowship, 1 year, $44,000
  • Benjamin E. Turk, NIH, Identification of Exosite-Targeting Inhibitors of Anthrax Lethal Factor, 1 year, $165,500
  • Li Wen, NIH, Environment, Innate Immunity and Type 1 Diabetes, 4 years, $1,655,000

Non-Federal

  • Mert O. Bahtiyar, American Inst. of Ultrasound in Medicine, Fetal Cardiac Response to Intraamniotic Infection, 2 years, $10,000
  • Richard E. Carson, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 5HTT and 5-HT2A Receptors in Impulsive Aggression and Effects of Fluoxetine, 1 year, $217,675
  • Susan R. Compton, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Evaluation of Risk Factors for Mouse Parovirus Transmission, 1 year, $43,545
  • Weiguo Cui, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2010 Travel Grant Program, 1 month, $3,500
  • Patrick G. Gallagher, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Erythrocyte Hydration Pathways as Modifiers in Sickle Cell Disease, 3 years, $486,000
  • Joel E. Gelernter, Butler Hospital, Dex/CRH Test Response Endophenotypes, 1 year, $16,545
  • Susan Michelle Goebel Goody, FRAXA Research Foundation, STEP: A Novel Therapeutic Drug Target in Fragile X Syndrome, 2 years, $90,000
  • Albert Ko, Chembio Diagnostic Systems, Inc., Rapid Test for Leptospirosis, 2 years, $421,715
  • Mark J. Mamula, Academy for Applied Science, Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program 2010, 2 months, $2,600
  • Luis N. Marenco, University of Alabama at Birmingham, OR-ModelDB: A Resource for the Computational Biology of Chemosensory Receptors, 1 year, $24,930
  • Richard A. Marottoli, American Medical Association Foundation, Medical Fitness to Drive, 8 months, $8,000
  • Linda C. Mayes, University of Maryland at College Park, Novel Behavioral Activation Intervention, Reward Processing, and Youth Smoking Cessation, 3 years, $80,623
  • Diane McMahon-Pratt, Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc., Rapid Field Test Kit for Differentiation of Human and Animal Leishmania in the Sand Fly Vector, 6 months, $10,000
  • Pramod Kumar Mistry, Genzyme Corporation, Biomarker Discovery and Validation in Gaucher Disease, 1 year, $148,345
  • Yorgo Eugene Modis, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Travel Grant, 5 months, $1,000; Burroughs Wellcome Fund,Burroughs Wellcome Fund Seminar Grant, 10 months, $1,000
  • Deepak Narayan, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation,Hemangioma: Stem Cell Tumor of Pericyte Origin, 1 year, $10,000
  • Ali Kemal Ozturk, American Association of Neurological Surgeons,Whole Exome Sequencing in Five Large Intracranial Aneurysm Families, 1 year, $15,000
  • A. David Paltiel, Harvard Medical School, Modeling the Impact of HIVPrevention Interventions, 4 years, $263,253
  • Chirag R. Parikh, Northern California Institute for Research & Education, The Aging Kidney in HIV Infection: Biomarkers of Early Detection for Kidney Injury, 1 year, $2,312,475
  • Marc N. Potenza, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Norepinephrine Transporter Imaging in Alcohol Dependence and Obesity, 3 years, $201,255; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Norepinephrine Transporter Imaging in Alcohol Dependence and Obesity (ARRA supplement), 1 year, $433,730; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Serotonin 1B Receptor Imaging in PTSD with and without Co-morbid Depression, 1 year, $30,878; Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Serotonin 1B Receptor Imaging in Major Depressive Disorder, 1 year, $7,614
  • Valerie Reinke, March of Dimes, Control of Cell Proliferation by VRK1 in Mouse Germ Cells and Embryos, 3 years, $324,099
  • Harvey A. Risch, Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, Collaborative Genetic Study of Ovarian Cancer Risk, 1 year, $28,828
  • Scott A. Rivkees, JS Genetics, Identification of Oligodendrocyte Stimulators, 10 months, $227,346
  • Lara Elise Rosenbaum, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Evaluating the Role of E-Cadherin in Melanoma Invasion and Metastasis, 2 years, $38,000
  • Mark Shlomchik, University of Buffalo, Identification of Specific Roles for Ets-1 in B Cell Tolerance, 5 years, $168,572
  • Gerald I. Shulman, Covidien AG, Rat Model of Surgical Alleviation of Type 2 Diabetes by RYGB or Catheterization of the Small Intestine, 2 years, $352,515
  • Janis Lee Tondora, Columbus House, PCP Training for Columbus House,8 months, $10,706
  • Xiao-Jing Wang, The Swartz Foundation, Sloan/Swartz Summer Meeting, 2 months, $24,934
  • Stephen Waxman, Nancy Taylor Foundation for Chronic Diseases, Inc., Proof-of-Principle of Novel Pharmacotherapies for Neuropathic Pain: Production of Gene-slicing Molecules for Studies on Pain, 2 years, $223,038