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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.
Ananth Annapragada, School of Health Information Sciences (SHIS) and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), Marval Therapeutics Inc., $104,299, NCTX, A Novel Liposomal CT Contrast Agent For Blood Pool Imaging.
Kit-Sing Au, Medical School (MS) and GSBS, Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, $220,150, Development of New Molecular Testing for the Tsc1 and Tsc2 Genes.
Nancy Bergstrom, School of Nursing, National Institutes of Health (NIH), $2,537,614, Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multi-Site Rct in Nursing Facilities.
Eric Boerwinkle, School of Public Health (SPH) and GSBS, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, $298,852, The University of Texas Southwestern Testing Agreement.
Joan M. C. Bull, MS, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Inc., $300,000, The Role of Therapy-Induced Autophagy and Apoptosis in Metastatic Breast Cancer Response.
Herbert L. Dupont, SPH and GSBS, University of Houston, $24,360, Salary Reimbursement Agreement.
Carmel B. Dyer, MS, Health Resources & Services Administration, $648,000, UTHealth Geriatric Education Center.
Mauro Ferrari, Administration and Finance (A&F) and GSBS, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, $299,780, Biogeo - Understanding the Effect of Size and Shape in Biological Systems to Learn; Department of the Army, $658,440, Nanovectors for Targeting and Delivery of Therapeutics to Her-2 Neu Positive Breast Cancer Cells; Food & Drug Administration, $10,000, Alliance for Nano-Health.
Michael J. Gambello, MS and GSBS, NIH, $1,301,943, Mouse Models of the Neuropathology of Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
Ali J. Marian, A&F, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, $50,000, Genetic Causes of Premature Myocardial Infarction.
Christine Markham, SPH, Administration for Children and Families, $2,500,000, Application for Supplementary Activities: Evaluation of Abstinence Only and Abstinence-Plus HIV, STI and Pregnancy Prevention for Middle School Students.
Jonathan Ophir, NIH, $326,700, Novel Poroelastographic Imaging of Cancerous Tissues.
Rade Paravina, Dental Branch (DB) and GSBS, Kuraray America Inc., $12,000, Blending Effect of Resin Composites.; Kuraray America Inc., $13,500, Effect of Accelerated Aging on Color Translucency and Gloss of Composites Project 2.
Joy M. Schmitz, MS, NIH, $1,485,000, Contingency Management Plus Levodopa/Carbidopa for Treatment of Cocaine Dependence.
George M. Stancel, GSBS, UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, $50,000, Eig121 as a Molecular Switch for Endometrial Carcinoma Differentiation.
Elaine Symanski, SPH, NIH, $148,500, Hazardous Air Pollutants and Lymphohematopoietic Cancer Incidence in Houston, 1995-2005.
Ray S. Taylor, DB, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, $15,000, Smart Paint Project.
Eric Thomas, MS, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, $775,331, Using Electronic Records to Detect and Learn from Ambulatory Diagnostic Errors.
Kim Waller, MS, NIH, $371,250, Prenatal Ultrasound and Birth Defects.
Scott T. Walters, SPH, National Institute of Corrections, $123,666, An Evaluation of Motivational Interviewing to Increase Compliance in a Probation Setting.
Lawrence W. Whitehead, SPH, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, $80,000, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston Study.
Mark L. Williams, SPH, NIH, $170,789, Close Relationship and HIV Risk among Inner-City Drug Users.
Crystal W. Sexton, MS, Texas Education Agency, $315,928, Texas Reading First - Technical Assistance.
Carmel B. Dyer, MS, NIH, $340,000, Consortium for Research in Elder Self-Neglect (RMI).