Grants and contracts awarded to Yale School of Medicine

May/June 2007


  • Hervé Agaisse, NIH, High-Throughput Assays for Imaging Human Intracellular Pathogen Infections, 3 years, $1,115,907
  • Norma Andrews, NIH, Molecular Determinants of Intracellular Survival and Replication in Leishmania, 4 years, $3,903,249
  • Jonathan Bogan, NIH, Insulin-Stimulated Ubiquitin-Like Modification, 5 years, $1,529,795
  • Titus Boggon, NIH, Structural Basis of Jak3-Mediated Interleukin-2 Family Signal Transduction, 5 years, $2,060,895
  • Alfred Bothwell, NIH, Generation of Synthetic Human Islet Microorgans, 4 years, $1,355,905
  • Valeria Busygina, NIH, Role of BLM Protein Complex in the Maintenance of Genome Integrity, 1 year, $49,646
  • Lawrence Cohen, NIH, Optical Studies of Neuron Activity and Organization, 1 year, $412,500
  • Michael Crair, NIH, Yale Core Grant for Vision Research, 5 years, $2,423,665
  • John Forrest, NIH, Short-Term Research Training: Students in Health Professional Schools, 5 years, $1,078,790
  • Nigel Grindley, NIH, Structure and Function of DNA Polymerase I of E. coli, 4 years, $2,393,726
  • Stuart Hicks, NIH, S. typhimurium Leucine-Rich Repeat Effector Proteins, 3 years, $153,822
  • Fahmeed Hyder, NIH, Core Center for Quantitative Neuroscience with Magnetic Resonance, 5 years, $3,730,341
  • Shrikant Mane, NIH, GeneChip Automation and MegAllele System for Microarray Analysis at Yale University, 1 year, $1,054,868
  • Daniel Mathalon, NIH, Functional Brain Abnormalities in the Schizophrenia Prodrome, 5 years, $2,559,966
  • Laura Ment, NIH, Gene Targets for Intraventricular Hemorrhage, 5 years, $8,024,951
  • Drew Murphy, NIH, The Effect of MRE11/RAD50 on Fidelity of Synthesis by DNA Polymerase Beta, 1.5 years, $66,739
  • Chirag Parikh, NIH, Novel Biomarkers in Cardiac Surgery to Detect Acute Kidney Injury, 5 years, $3,884,530
  • James Poling, NIH, Pharmacotherapy and Contingency Management for Opioid and Cocaine Dependence, 5 years, $2,136,192
  • Robert Roth, NIH, Chronic PCP Primate PFC Dopamine Deficit and Schizophrenia, 5 years, $2,615,109
  • David Schatz, NIH, Immunoglobulin and T Cell Receptor Gene Assembly, 5 years, $1,653,917
  • Gerald Shadel, NIH, Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Oxidative Stress in Ataxia-Telangiectasia, 5 years, $1,808,971
  • Sally Shaywitz, NIH, The Connecticut Longitudinal Study in the Fourth Decade, 3.5 years, $3,274,067
  • Mark Shlomchik, NIH, LSR II Flow Cytometer Analyzer, 1 year, $339,163
  • Hugh Taylor, NIH, Alteration of HOX Gene Expression by Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals, 5 years, $1,757,111; NIH, Center for Endometrial Biology and Endometriosis, 5 years, $6,492,789
  • Flora Vaccarino, NIH, Inhibitory Interneurons in Tourette Syndrome, 4 years, $1,042,521
  • Lawrence Young, NIH, VisualSonics’ Vevo 770 Imaging System, 1 year, $274,450
  • David Zenisek, NIH, Development of a Model System for Presynaptic Study, 2 years, $454,375
  • Tongzhang Zheng, NIH, Research Training for Environmental Health Study in China, 5 years, $611,250
  • Yufeng Zhou, NIH, Structural Basis of the Binding of Blockers to Potassium Channels, 5 years, $1,488,450

  • David Cone, Nat’l Association of EMS Physicians, Disaster Triage Research Using Virtual Reality, 1 year, $6,500
  • Daryn David, American Psychoanalytic Association, Investigating the Internal Working Model, 1 year, $13,287
  • Nancy Dunbar, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Characterization of Cystic Fibrosis Bone Disease, 1 year, $36,500
  • Caroline Easton, Children’s Community Programs of CT Inc., New Haven Educational Reentry and Delinquency Program, 1 year, $90,849
  • Cynthia Epperson, March of Dimes, Effectiveness of Cognitive Processing Therapy in Reducing Post-Traumatic Symptoms and Enhancing Birth Outcomes in Pregnant Women with a Previous Pregnancy Loss or Complication, 3 years, $220,101
  • Jason Fletcher, American Educational Research Association, Examining the Effects of Full Inclusion on the Classmates of Children with Special Needs, 1 year, $19,800
  • Gerald Friedland, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Combating MDR and XDR TB and HIV in Rural South Africa, 2 years, $200,000
  • Rosana Gonzalez-Colaso, Physician Assistant Education Association, Physician Assistant Utilization Among Children with Special Health Care Needs: Type of Provider and Satisfaction with Care, 1 year, $8,000
  • Keith Hawkins, Hartford Hospital, Schizophrenia Biomarkers: Memory, Genes and Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 1 year, $10,795
  • Amy Justice, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Genetic and Inflammatory Factors in Anemia in the Elderly, 1 year, $53,218
  • Jonathan Knisely, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, Hypoxia, Stem Cell Markers, and DNA Repair Genes in Glioblastoma Multiforme—Correlation with Prognosis, 1.5 years, $50,000; HistoRx, Inc., Glioblastoma Tissue Microarray Clinical Data Abstraction Project, 0.5 years, $41,106
  • Qiang Leng, Iowa State University, Pain Receptor Mediated Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Echinacea and Other Species, 1 year, $78,388
  • Sheng-Fu Lo, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Role of TGF-Beta, IL-17, and Th17 Cells in Cerebral Aneurysm Formation and Rupture, 2 years, $36,000
  • Prakash Nadkarni, Massachusetts General Hospital, Cancer Genetics Network, 5 years, $659,494
  • Peter Rabinowitz, Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Occupational Risk Factors for Infection in Northeastern Poultry Workers, 1 year, $20,000
  • Lynne Regan, University of Washington, Combining Computation and Selection in Protein-Ligand Design, 0.5 years, $52,794; Human Frontier Science Program Organization, The Folding of Helical Repeat Proteins, 3 years, $462,000
  • Marc Rosen, University of California–Los Angeles, Multi-Site Collaborative Study for Adherence: Virologic and Clinical Outcomes, $96,300
  • Eugene Shapiro, Northern Illinois University, Long-Term Outcome of Childhood Onset Epilepsy, 1 year, $341,575
  • Frederick Sigworth, Harvard University, Atomic Resolution in Biological Electron Microscopy, 1 year, $273,999
  • Benjamin Turk, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Regulation of Metal Ion Homeostasis by Channel Kinases, 1 year, $75,994
  • Mary Warner, Physician Assistant Education Association, Career Patterns in Physician Assistants: A Retrospective Longitudinal Study, 1 year, $10,806
  • Sherman Weissman, March of Dimes, Precise Definition of Genomic Alterations Associated with Velo-Cardio-Facial Syndrome (VCFS), 3 years, $325,719
  • John Wysolmerski, University of Pennsylvania, Intercellular Signaling in Embryonic and Postnatal Mammary Gland Development, 10 months, $13,699