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Contracts & Grants
Information is courtesy of the Office of Sponsored Projects. Each listing includes the faculty member's name and school(s) appointments at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, contracting or granting agency, funding amount and project title.
Noriaki Aoki, School of Health Information Sciences (SHIS), Schull Institute, $14,346, Designing Performance Feedback System for Medical Management in Japan.
Nancy Bergstrom, School of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, $8,000, The Role of Sleep and Sleep-Related Correlates in the Development of Delirium; and Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association, $3,000, Promise of Nursing Regional Faculty Fellowship Program.
Nathan Bryan, Administration and Finance (A&F), American Heart Association, National, $260,000, Supplemental Nitrite Restores NO Homeostasis and Enhances Cardiovascular Health.
Stephen P. Daiger, School of Public Health (SPH) and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), Foundation for Fighting Blindness, $242,752, Large Deletions Causing Recessive Retinitis Pigmentosa and Related Diseases.
Xianglin L. Du, SPH, Baylor College of Medicine, $19,921, Evaluating the Utilization of Screening for Hepatocellular Carcinoma.
Maria E. Fernandez, SPH, Research Triangle Institute, $400,000, Assessing Problem Areas in Referrals for Chronic Hematological Malignancies and Developing Interventions to Address Them.
Catherine M. Flaitz, Dental Branch (DB), Discus Dental Inc., $11,700, Effects of Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Containing Agents and Re-mineralizing Fluid on Enamel Caries-like Lesion Formation and Progression in Vitro.
Jeffrey A. Frost, Medical School (MS) and GSBS, National Institutes of Health (NIH), $1,264,825, Rho-GEFS in Cellular Proliferation and Transformation
Shaoling Huang, MS, American Heart Association, National, $150,211, Acoustically Active Liposomes for Ultrasound-Controlled/Enhanced Pharmaceutical Delivery in Atherosclerosis.
Patrick Kee, MS, American Heart Association, Texas, $260,000, Targeted Imaging of Endothelial Adhesion Molecule Expression: Effects of CETP Inhibition.
Kathy L. Klos, SPH, American Heart Association, Texas, $128,629, The Sterol-O-Acyltransferase 1 Gene and HDL Metabolism.
Michael Lorenz, MS and GSBS, NIH, $1,841,230, Roles of Acetate Metabolism in the Virulence of Candida Albicans.
Gary McLean, MS, INSERM Scientific, $3,250, Sponsored Laboratory Research Agreement.
Kristina D. Mena, SPH, Universities Space Research Association, $25,542, Quantitative Microbial Risk Model.
Dianna M. Milewicz, MS and GSBS, Research Triangle Institute, $601,937, Registry of Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms (GENTAC).
Parsa Mirhaji, A&F, Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services, $173,763, Harris County Integrative Bio surveillance System Demonstration Project.
Joe C. Ontiveros, DB and GSBS, Centrix Inc., $4,000, Compressive Strength, Disintegration and Adhesive Properties of Zinc Oxide/Eugenol Cements.
John D. Reveille, MS, American College of Rheumatology, $15,000, ACR/REF Resident Research Preceptorship.
Yang Xia, MS and GSBS, NIH, $408,375, Adenosine Signaling and Priapism.
Joseph L. Alcorn, MS and GSBS, NIH, $371,250, Hormonal Regulation of Surfactant Protein MRNA Stability.
Noriaki Aoki, SHIS, Schull Institute, $64,273, Web-Based Patient Registry Development for Quality Assessment of the Care for Trauma, AMI and Stroke in the Emergency Centers in Japan.
Carrie L. Dodrill, MS, Texas Department of State Health Services, $73,060, Screening Brief Intervention Referral and Treatment Project (Insight).
Sarah A. Felknor, SPH, NIH, $587,500, International Training and Research Program.
Gloria P. Heresi, MS, Harris County, $146,187, Pediatric Primary Medical Care and Medical Case Management
Steve Massey, MS and GSBS, NIH, $1,848,975, Neurotransmitter Mechanisms in the Mammalian Retina.
Heinrich Taegtmeyer, MS and GSBS, NIH, $1,498,246, Atrophic Remodeling of the Cardiomyocyte.
Stephen B. Tucker, MS, Clayton Foundation for Research, $38,850, The Anti-Tumor Effects of Interferon on Squamous Cell Carcinoma.