Grants and contracts awarded to Yale School of Medicine

July/August, 2009


  • Serap Aksoy, NIH, Tsetse Fecundity Reduction for Tryopanosomiasis Control, 5 years, $2,064,820
  • Karen Anderson, NIH, Exploring Novel Targeting Strategies for AIDS Protozoal Pathogens, 1 year, $413,750
  • Robert Beech, NIH, Stress-Related Changes in Gene Expression as Biomarkers of Relapse Vulnerability, 2 years, $453,547
  • Vineet Bhandari, NIH, Role of Angiogenic Agents in Alveolar Maturation and Injury, 2 years, $827,500
  • James Boyer, NIH, Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers, 10 months, $296,930
  • Richard Bucala, NIH, MIF and the Host Response to Infection, 5 years, $2,068,750
  • David Calderwood, NIH, Structure and Function of the IPP Complex, 4 years, $1,390,200
  • Michael Caplan, NIH, Ion Pump Partners: Regulators of Sorting and Function, 10 months, $566,331
  • Herta Chao, NIH, Imaging the Effects of Androgen Deprivation Therapy on Cognitive Functions in Patients with Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer, 2 years, $130,400
  • Lauren Cohn, NIH, Immune Regulation in the Respiratory Tract by the Epithelial Protein PLUNC, 2 years, $455,125
  • Michael Crair, NIH, Mechanisms of Visual Map Development in the Superior Colliculus, 4 years, $2,388,716
  • Gary Desir, NIH, The Molecular Physiology of Renalase, 22 months, $645,588
  • Kavita Dhodapkar, NIH, FCY Receptor–Mediated Regulation of Dendritic Cell Function, 4 years, $1,655,000
  • Ralph DiLeone, NIH, Leptin Receptor Signaling and Function in Dopamine Neurons, 4 years, $1,294,726
  • Hester Doyle, NIH, The Contribution of Protein Methylation to the Development of SLE, 2 years, $164,912
  • Jack Elias, NIH, Cigarette Smoke, RIG-Like Helicases and Alveolar Remodeling, 4 years, $1,655,000
  • Americo Esquibies, NIH, Role of VEGF in Lung Development and Hyperoxic Injury, 5 years, $665,550
  • Lynn Fiellin, NIH, An Interactive Video Game for HIV Prevention in At-Risk Adolescents, 5 years, $3,983,099
  • Brian Forsyth, NIH, Addressing Adherence to PMTCT and Early Care of Women and Infants in South Africa, 2 years, $348,450
  • Alison Galvani, NSF, Dynamic Risk Perceptions about Mexican Swine Influenza, 1 year, $57,125
  • Charles Greer, NIH, Genetic Determinants of Local Circuit Organization, 5 years, $1,758,440
  • Yongtao Guan, NSF, CAREER: New Statistical Methods for Massive Spatial, Temporal and Spatial-Temporal Process, 5 years, $400,000
  • Seth Guller, NIH, Targeting Placental Pathophysiology in IUGR and Preeclampsia, 2 years, $827,500
  • Ann Haberman, NIH, In Vivo Imaging of T and B Interactions in Germinal Center Initiation, 4 years, $1,655,000
  • Marc Hammarlund, NIH, Horseman, Pass By: Finding Post-Development Functions of Essential Genes, 4 years, $1,324,000
  • Jonas Hannestad, NIH, Validation of Beta2-Containing Nicotinic Acetylcholinergic Receptors as a Potential Therapeutic Target in Bipolar Disorder, 22 months, $382,516
  • Hoby Hetherington, NIH, B1-Based Localization for MRSI of Human Brain at 7T, 4 years, $2,001,728
  • Minoti Hiremath, Dept of Defense (US), Role of PTHrP and Mesenchymal Wnt Signaling in Mediating the Effects of PTHrP in the Mammary Gland, 3 years, $243,000
  • Jeannette Ickovics, NIH, Interdisciplinary HIV Prevention Training Program, 5 years, $2,240,148
  • Jessica Illuzzi, NIH, Duration of Intrapartum Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Group B Streptococcus, 2 years, $158,175
  • Karl Insogna, NIH, Core Center for Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine, 5 years, $3,310,000
  • Melinda Irwin, NIH, RCT of Exercise on Aromatase Inhibitor Side Effects in Breast Cancer Survivors, 4 years, $2,542,898
  • Yasuko Iwakiri, NIH, Arterial Remodeling in Chronic Liver Disease, 5 years, $1,863,470
  • Susan Kaech, NIH, Transcriptional Control of IL-7 receptor (IL-7R) in T Cells, 3 years, $166,476
  • Mustafa Khokha, NIH, Developing Transposon Methods for Insertional Mutagenesis in Xenopus, 2 years, $455,125
  • Kenneth Kidd, NSF, ALFRED: Ongoing Growth of an Anthropological Resource, 3 years, $731,577
  • Robert LaMotte, NIH, Neural Mechanisms of Itch, 5 years, $6,256,393
  • Brian Leaderer, NIH, Traffic and Respiratory Morbidity in the Northeast, 5 years, $3,179,812
  • Qiang Leng, NIH, Identification, Characterization and Regulation of Intermediate Conductance K Channels in the Kidney, 5 years, $1,559,347
  • Becca Levy, NIH, Positive Age Stereotypes across the Life Span, 2 years, $826,221
  • Chiang-Shan Li, NIH, Thalamic Processes of Self-control in Cocaine Dependence, 22 months, $383,635; NIH, Imaging Cognitive Control in Cocaine Dependence, 5 years, $639,090
  • Brett Lindenbach, NIH, Molecular Determinants of Hepatitis C Virus Infectivity, 4 years, $1,655,000
  • Shuangge Ma, NIH, Effective Clustering Penalized Methods for Genomic Biomarker Selection, 2 years, $173,605; NSF, Novel Methods for Pharmacogenomic Data Analysis using Gene Clusters, 3 years, $99,998
  • Suzanne Macari, NIH, Perceptual Factors Affecting Social Attention in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2 years, $165,500
  • Arya Mani, NIH, Investigation of Genetic and Physiological Causes of Inherited Vascular and Metabolic Diseases, 5 years, $2,068,750
  • John McCormack, NIH, The Role of SSD1 in Handling of Oxidized RNAs in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, 3 years, $148,974
  • Eric Meffre, NIH, Loss of B Cell Tolerance in Rheumatoid Arthritis, 2 years, $788,236
  • Alexandra Miller, NIH, A Role for Migrating Olfactory Placode Cells in Olfactory Nerve Development, 2 years, $90,254
  • Andrew Miranker, NSF, Protein–Protein Recognition Motifs Based on Solenoid Display, 3 years, $450,000
  • Alan Morrison, NIH, The Rac2-Induced Macrophage Proteome and Vascular Pathology, 3 years, $165,858
  • Michael Nathanson, NIH, Investigative Training in Hepatology, 5 years, $1,249,731
  • Alexander Neumeister, NIH, Serotonin 1B Receptor Imaging in Pathological Gambling and Alcohol Dependence, 2 years, $355,679
  • Laura Niklason, NIH, Research Training in Anesthesiology, 5 years, $843,747
  • Kevin Pelphrey, NIH, Neuroimaging of the Development of Neural Mechanisms for Social Cognition, 2 years, $999,085
  • Kitt Petersen, NIH, Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in the Aged, 1 year, $413,750
  • Anna Rhoades, NSF, Single-Molecule Studies of Tau Conformations and Dynamics, 5 years, $761,404
  • David Rimm, NIH, Optimal Predictors of Response to Trastuzumab, 2 years, $1,172,590
  • Marc Rosen, NIH, Abstinence-Linked Money Management, 4 years, $2,017,242
  • Bruce Rounsaville, NIH, Psychotherapy Development Research Center, 5 years, $11,029,918
  • Eric Rubenstein, NIH, Nuclear Localization and Function of the Transmembrane DOA10 Ubiquitin Ligase, 3 years, $148,974
  • Nancy Ruddle, NIH, Lymphotoxin: Regulation and Biologic Function, 4 years, $839,245
  • Gerard Sanacora, NIH, Effects of Stress and Glutamatergic Agents on Glutamate Cycling and Behavior, 5 years, $1,903,013
  • Richard Schottenfeld, NIH, Pain and Opioid Dependence (POD), 4 years, $1,484,772
  • Nenad Sestan, NIH, Development and Organization of the Human Frontal Cortex, 5 years, $5,707,948; NIH, Molecular Control of Cortical Projection Neuron Identity and Connectivity, 5 years, $1,810,155
  • Gordon Shepherd, NIH, Sense Lab: Integration of Multidisciplinary Sensory Data, 5 years, $3,523,649
  • Robert Sherwin, NIH, Diabetes Mellitus and Disorders of Metabolism, 5 years, $1,637,270
  • Frederick Sigworth, NIH, Fluctuations in Ionic Current through Membrane Channels, 4 years, $1,710,451
  • Rajita Sinha, NIH, Development of Guanfacine to Decrease Drug Craving, Anxiety and Cocaine Relapse Risk, 3 years, $1,056,114
  • Carla Stover, NIH, Integrated Treatment for Fathers Who Perpetrate Domestic Violence, 5 years, $784,663
  • Stephen Strittmatter, NIH, Molecular Determinants of Adult CNS Axon Growth, 2 years, $963,898
  • Scott Strobel, NSF, IRES: U.S./Ecuador/Peru/International: Undergraduate Rainforest Expedition and Laboratory, 3 years, $115,065
  • Bindu Sukumaran, NIH, Characterization of an Anaplasma phagocytophilum Protein Interfering with Eukaryotic Vacuolar Transport Pathway, 2 years, $165,500
  • Jane Taylor, NIH, Motivation in Addiction: PKA Mechanisms, 5 years, $1,399,507
  • Mary Tinetti, NIH, Universal Outcomes as a Common Metric across Multiple Diseases in Elders, 2 years, $373,203
  • Flora Vaccarino, NIH, Environmental Enrichment and Neuronal Turnover in the Brain, 2 years, $331,000
  • Fei Wang, NIH, Frontotemporal Neural Systems in Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia, 5 years, $897,352
  • Tong Wang, NIH, Axial Flow Effects in Proximal Tubule, 5 years, $2,050,925
  • Anne Williamson, NIH, Glutamate–Glutamine Metabolism in Primary Human Brain Tumors, 2 years, $455,125
  • Lawrence Young, NIH, AMP-Activated Protein Kinase in the Ischemic Heart, 4 years, $1,655,000
  • Dejan Zecevic, NIH, Voltage-Sensitive Dye Imaging from the Nervous System, 4 years, $1,446,842
  • Caroline Zeiss, NIH, Building a Better AMD Mouse, 2 years, $455,125
  • Tongzhang Zheng, NIH, Research Training for Cancer Epidemiology and Biostatistics in China, 5 years, $1,107,087

  • Neil Aggarwal, American Psychiatric Association, APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship, 1 year, $32,895
  • Diego Alvarez, Pew Medical Fellowships, The Cell Biology of Hepatitis C Virus Entry, 3 years, $90,000
  • Marc Auerbach, R Baby Foundation, A Multi-Center Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Simulation of Patient Outcomes, 1 year, $90,000
  • Henry Binder, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Planning for the Delivery of a More Effective Oral Rehydration Solution to Improve Diarrhea Control Worldwide, 2 years, $1,803,724
  • Elizabeth Bradley, Commonwealth Fund, Hospital Variation in Survival Rates after Acute Myocardial Infarction, 2 years, $203,185; South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Leadership Workshop, 14 months, $140,000
  • Christopher Breuer, Advanced Technologies and Regenerative Medicine, LLC, Development of a Murine Model for Evaluating Tissue Engineered Vascular Graft (Aortic Interposition Model), 1 year, $63,765
  • Natalia Buza, Cap Foundation Scholars Program, Scholars Research Fellowship, 1 year, $25,000
  • Ilana Chefetz-Menaker, Life Sciences Research Foundation, Identification and Characterization of Ovarian Cancer Stem Cells, 3 years, $168,000
  • Hyung Chun, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Role of the Apelin-APJ Pathway in Vascular Wall Disease, 4 years, $307,663
  • Oscar Colegio, Dermatology Foundation, Defining the Role of the Innate Immune System in Tumor Progression and Metastasis, 1 year, $55,000; Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, Defining the Role of the Innate Immune System in Tumor Progression and Metastasis, 3 years, $275,667
  • Daniel Colón-Ramos, Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Fund, Inc., Molecular Factors Directing Orchestrated Circuit Formation during the Development of the Thermotaxis Circuits in C. clegans, 3 years, $150,000
  • Eve Colson, Boston University, Study of Attitudes and Factors Affecting Infant Care, 1 year, $56,244
  • Joseph Contessa, American Society for Radiation Oncology, Targeting N-Linked Glycosylation to Radiosensitize Malignant Gliomas, 2 years, $250,000
  • Neera Dahl, Plexxikon, Inc., A PKD Patient Registry, 1 year, $64,940
  • Charles Dela Cruz, Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute, Mechanisms of Synergy between Cigarette Smoke and RSV, 3 years, $325,500
  • Kavita Dhodapkar, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Regulation of Fc Gamma Receptors in Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, 3 years, $405,000
  • Antonette Dulay, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, A Role for Soluble Modulators of Innate Immunity in Regulating the Intra-Amniotic Inflammatory Response to Infection, 3 years, $300,000
  • Stephanie Eisenbarth, College of American Pathologists Foundation, Evaluating the Role of IL-1beta in the Generation of Immunity Following Nalp3 Inflammasome Activation by Aluminum Adjuvants, 1 year, $25,000
  • Jack Elias, Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute, Cigarette Smoke and RIG-Like Helicase Innate Immunity, 3 years, $325,500
  • Eran Elinav, Cancer Research Institute, Role and Mechanism of Inflammasome Dysregulation in Autoimmunity, 3 years, $145,500
  • Ada Fenick, The Children’s Fund of Connecticut, Enhancement of Developmental Screening in the Medical Home, 20 months, $115,000
  • Liana Fraenkel, American College of Rheumatology, Improving Risk Communication and Decision Making in RA, 2 years, $400,000
  • Xiao-Bing Gao, Foundation for Prader-Willi Research, Hypocrelin/Crexin Deficiency in Prader-Willi Syndrome Animal Models, 1 year, $50,000
  • Arnar Geirsson, The Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education, Role of MicroRNA in Cardiac Ischemia and Heart Failure, 2 years, $100,000
  • Jonathan Grauer, Stryker Spine, Biochemical Comparison of Uniaxial Screws and Monoaxial Screws, 8 months, $26,685
  • Hamada Hamid, Epilepsy Foundation of America, Characterizing Hippocampal–Frontal Circuits in Epilepsy and Depression, 1 year, $40,000; Nat’l EpiFellows Foundation, White Matter Changes in Epilepsy and Depression, 1 year, $20,000
  • Marc Hammarlund, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, Strategies to Study the Function of Essential Genes in Neurons, 3 years, $300,000
  • Jamie Harrington, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Evaluation and Characterization of Nanomaterials for Noninvasive Monitoring of Human Embryonic Stem Cell–Based Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts, 22 months, $38,000
  • Lyndsay Harris, CALGB Foundation, Biomarker Incubator to Define and Validate Predictors of Response to Paclitaxel and Trastuzumab, 1 year, $44,967
  • Kevan Herold, American Diabetes Association, Inc., Beta before Alpha: The Importance of Residual Beta Cell Function for Alpha Cell Secretion of Glucagon in Response to Hypolycemia, 2 years, $150,000; Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Int’l, Preclinical Studies of Anti-CD3 mAb and IL-1 Antagonists, 2 years, $324,020
  • Hoby Hetherington, Resonance Research, Inc., Optimization of Human Head MRI and MRS using High Order Shim Insert, 6 months, $54,968
  • Narutoshi Hibino, American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, Nanomaterials for Noninvasive Monitoring of Mouse Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell–Based Tissue Engineering Vascular Graft, 2 years, $87,000
  • Theodore Holford, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Microsimulation of Longitudinal Smoking and Lung Cancer Risk, 2 years, $250,241
  • Henry Huang, University of Montana, PET Imaging Tracers to Quantify Norepinephrine Transporter in the Brain, 1 year, $138,439
  • Beth Jones, University of Miami, Effectively Communicating Mammography Results to Underserved Women, 1 year, $3,333
  • Kaveh Khoshnood, China CDC, Multidisciplinary HIV and TB Implementation Sciences Training in China, 9 months, $129,983
  • Felix Knauf, Amgen, Inc., Role of Transporter SLC26A2 in Oxalate Homestasis, 1 year, $40,000
  • Christine Ko, Dermatology Foundation, Comparison of Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Keratoacanthoma, 1 year, $20,000
  • Peter Krause, Tufts University, Xenodiagnosis of Lyme Disease, 1 year, $37,569
  • Harlan Krumholz, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Clinical Scholars Program, 1 year, $93,543; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Clinical Scholars Program, 2 years, $1,085,855
  • Rachel Lampert, Emory University, Mechanisms Linking Depression to Cardiovascular Risk, 1 year, $18,423
  • Adam Lazorchak, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Role of mTOR Signaling in the Regulation of RAG Recombinase Expression, 3 years, $146,510
  • Patty Lee, Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute, TLR-Mediated Emphysema: Role of Aging and Gender, 3 years, $325,500
  • Seung Lee, Rotary International District 3690 Club of Korea, Therapeutic Implication of PKD, Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors, 1 year, $56,802
  • Ralf Leonhardt, Cancer Research Institute, Characterization of TAP- and Tapasin-Independent MHC Class-1 Restricted Melanoma Epitope, 3 years, $145,500
  • Chiang-Shan Li, Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc., Imaging Cognitive Motor Control in Tourette Syndrome, 1 year, $75,000
  • Susan MacLauchlan, American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, Thrombospondin 2 Regulation by Nitric Oxide Levels in Wound Angiogenesis, 2 years, $42,000
  • Praveen Mannam, American Heart Association, Nat’l Center, Endothelial MKK3 Mediates Sepsis and Lung Injury, 1 year, $65,000
  • Linda Mayes, Hope for Depression Research Foundation, Understanding Abnormal Cortical Activation in Infants of Depressed Mothers, 2 years, $110,000
  • Carolyn Mazure, Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation, Inc., Women’s Health Research at Yale, 2 years, $50,000
  • Brannon McCullough, American Heart Association, Nat’l Center, Mechanics of Cofilin-Induced Actin Filament Severing, 2 years, $42,000
  • Thomas McGlashan, University of Oslo, Collaborative Research Agreement, 1 year, $37,000; Stavanger University Hospital, Collaborative Research Agreement, 1 year, $18,500
  • Carsten Mim, Cancer Research Institute, Structural Studies on BAR-proteins and their Role in Membrane Remodeling, 3 years, $145,500
  • Wang Min, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Epsin in Angiogenesis and Vascular Remodeling, 1 year, $13,659
  • Sukanya Narasimhan, L2 Diagnostics, LLC, Nanoparticle-Based Vaccines against Flaviviruses, 1 year, $34,401
  • Abhinav Nath, American Heart Association, Nat’l Center, Single-Molecule Insights into Detoxification Catalysis and the Response to Oxidative Stress, 2 years, $78,000
  • Ali Ozturk, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Genetics of Intracranial Aneurysms, 1 year, $25,000
  • Anisha Patel, Endocrine Fellows Foundation, Obesity and Metabolic Changes Associated With Transgenic Marshmallow Mice, 1 year, $20,000; Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, Obesity and Metabolic Changes Associated with Transgenic Marshmallow Mice, 1 year, $50,000
  • Kevin Pelphrey, University of Pittsburgh, Biological and Information Processing Mechanisms Underlying Autism, 7 months, $44,238
  • Salley Pels, Nat’l Hemophilia Foundation, Clinical Hemostasis Fellowship, 2 years, $192,498
  • Kitt Petersen, American Diabetes Association, Inc., Distinguished Clinical Scientist Award, 4 years, $760,000
  • Yibing Qyang, American Heart Association, Nat’l Center, Wnt Signaling and Functional Characterization of Isl+ Cardiovascular Progenitor Cells, 4 years, $308,000
  • Lynne Regan, Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation, Development of a Novel Class of Hsp90 Inhibitors as Anti-Cancer Therapeutics, 2 years, $100,000
  • Robert Rosenheck, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Recovery after an Initial Schizophrenic Episode (RAISE): Schizophrenic Episode Recovery, 6 months, $94,795; Duke University, Comparison of Long-Acting Antipsychotic Medications for Schizophrenia (CLAMS), 1 year, $94,795
  • James Rothman, G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Charitable Foundation, Regulation of Vesicle Transport Pathways Established by Genome-Scale Function Scans, 1 year, $197,068
  • Lauren Saunders, American Heart Association, Nat’l Center, Characterization of Autotaxin, a Lysophospholipase D, 2 years, $42,000
  • Montrell Seay, United Negro College Fund, UNCF-Merck Postdoctoral Fellow, 18 months, $85,000
  • Hua Shen, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, The Impact of CD14 and CD36 Signaling in Costimulatory Blockade Extension of Allograft Survival, 1 year, $40,000
  • Anushree Shirali, Nat’l Kidney Foundation, Nanoparticle-Encapsulated Delivery of Immunosuppression during Transplantation, 2 years, $100,000
  • Mark Shlomchik, Boston University, Activation and Regulation of Autoimmunity by Innate Immune Sensing Pathways, 5 years, $2,293,327
  • Gerald Shulman, American Diabetes Association, Inc., Mentor Based Award, 4 years, $144,000
  • Frederick Sigworth, Princeton University, Improved Algorithms for Macromolecular Structure Determination by Cryo-EM + NMR Spectroscopy, 5 years, $500,000
  • Mark Solomon, American Heart Association, Nat’l Center, Pseudosubstrate Inhibition of the Anaphase-Promoting Complex, 3 years, $198,000
  • Ajay Srivastava, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Determining Myocardial Blood Flow Reserve in Cardiac Transplant Recipients by 82-Rb PET, 1 year, $30,000
  • Gary Stack, College of American Pathologists Foundation, Delayed Hemolytic Transfusion Reactions, 1 year, $10,000
  • Hanna Stevens, American Psychiatric Institute for Research and Education, Wyeth Research Fellowship, 1 year, $45,000
  • Michael Strambler, Nat’l Research Council, Diversity Fellowship, 1 year, $41,500
  • Stephen Strittmatter, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, Screening the Genome for Axonal Regeneration Control, 2 years, $250,000
  • Patrick Sung, New York University, Mechanisms of DNA Motor Proteins in Homologous Recombination, 10 months, $99,176
  • Hugh Taylor, The John B. Pierce Laboratory, Inc., Compromised Microcirculation in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, 1 year, $20,421
  • David Tuck, Philips Medical Systems, Integration of Imaging and Genomic Data in Breast Cancer, 2.5 years, $475,662
  • Flora Vaccarino, Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc., Interneuron Deficit and Functional Compartments of the Striatum in Tourette Syndrome, 1 year, $71,892
  • Vivian Vlamakis, American College of Rheumatology, An Analysis of CD4 T-Cell Subsets in Patients with SLE, 3 years, $150,000
  • Fei Wang, The Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation, The Neural Circuitry of Adolescent Major Depressive Disorder: A Multi-Modality Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study, 2 years, $60,000
  • Stuart Weinzimer, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Int’l, Prevention of Nocturnal Hypoglycemia with Automatic Pump Suspension, 1 year, $241,873
  • Sherman Weissman, American Society of Hematology, A Biochemical Approach to Isolate Extracellular and Intracellular Interacor(s) of the Stem Cell Antigen CD34, 6 months, $4,000
  • Carol Weitzman, Lulac Head Start Inc., Head Start, 1 year, $30,000
  • Dawn Wetzel, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Phagocytosis and Leishmania Invasion, 2 years, $90,000
  • Bruce Wexler, Nat’l Inst. of Mental Health & Neurosciences, fMRI during Simulated Social Interactions in Schizophrenia: Emotion- and Cognition-Related Brain Activations, 3 years, $965,500
  • Dianqing Wu, University of Connecticut, Interactive Signaling Modules and Vascular Phenotypes, 10 months, $409,069
  • James Yue, Depuy Spine, Inc., Clinical Spine Fellowship, 1 year, $80,000; Medtronic Spinal and Biologics, Charitable Spine Fellowship, 1 year, $80,000
  • Hitten Zaveri, ITN Energy Systems, Inc., Wireless Multimodal Brain Monitoring, 2 years, $265,341