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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.
Corinne C. Aragaki, School of Public Health (SPH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), $422,592, H. Pylori Infection in Hispanic Children: Immune Response Pathway SNP Patterns.
Eric Boerwinkle, SPH, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases (IMM), and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), NIH, $1,407,792, Genetics of Hypertension-Associated Treatments (GENHAT).
Sharon Crandell, Medical School (MS), Abbott Laboratories, $4,500, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Pediatric Residency Program (Memorial Hermann Healthcare System); Abbott Laboratories, $4,500, UT Medical School at Houston Pediatric Residency Program (L. B. Johnson General Hospital).
Pramod Dash, MS and GSBS, NIH, $1,624,220, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex in Memory Formation.
Anne H. Dougherty, MS, Boston Scientific, $65,000, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship 2007-2008.
Valentin Dragoi, MS and GSBS, James S. McDonnell Foundation, $452,942, State-Dependent Cortical Activity and Visual Behavior.
Alexandra E. Evans, SPH, University of South Carolina, $8,902, Enrich: Duke Endowment Wellness Project.
Laura E. Ferguson, MS, American Academy of Pediatrics, $3,600, Shots Plus: Linking Immunizations to Developmental Screening.
Charles E. Ford, SPH, NIH, $742,500, Genetics of Hypertensive Associated Treatments (GENHAT).
Carin A. Hagberg, MS, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, $100,000, Anticipation of the Difficult Airway: Preoperative Airway Assessment Form.
D. Michael Hallman, SPH and GSBS, NIH, $1,104,295, Genes, Hormones, Growth and Body Fat: Project Heartbeat.
Craig L. Hanis, SPH and GSBS, NIH, $2,252,600, Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes in Starr County, Texas.
Vasanthi Jayaraman, MS and GSBS, NIH, $105,968, Conformational Changes in Glutamate Receptor.
John R. Klein, Dental Branch (DB) and GSBS, International Association for Dental Research, $2,400, Chemotactic Activity of Mouse Gingival Fibroblast-Derived MCP-1 and CCL25.
David D. McPherson, MS, University of Cincinnati, $356,817, Ultrasound-Assisted Thrombolysis for Stroke Therapy.
John Mohr, MS, Hartford Hospital, $11,600, Pharmacokinetics of Daptomycin in Patients Receiving Continuous Veno-Venous Hemodiafiltration.
Maria T. Morandi, SPH, Capital Area Council of Governments, $5,035, Acrolein Follow Up Study.
Nancy G. Murray, SPH, UT Medical Branch at Galveston, $29,785, Region VI Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infections - Video Project.
John O'Brien, MS and GSBS, NIH, $220,318, Facilities for Research Use of Fish.
Rade Paravina, DB and GSBS, Oregon Health Sciences University, $2,000, The Effect of Surface Finish of One-Step and Multiple-Step Polishing Systems on Various Resin Composites - Part 1.
Mildred M. Ramirez, MS, Emmes Corporation, $206,694, Consortium on Safe Labor.
John D. Reveille, MS, UT Health Science Center at Houston, $200,499, Cognitive Function in SLE (Cognition).
Hazim J. Safi, MS, Duke University, $18,798, Anti-Coagulation Strategy with Bioprosthetic Valves Post-Operative Event Registry (ANSWER).
Kimberly C. Smith, MS, UT Tyler, $19,991, Pediatric Tuberculosis Services.
John W. Sparks, MS, Pediatrix Medical Group, $10,000, Characteristics of Cord Blood Immunologic Parameters of Infants <32 Weeks Gestation.
Henry W. Strobel, MS and GSBS, NIH, $105,968, Resolution of Inflammation after Trauma/Insult by Cytochrome P450 4f Family.
Wendell C. Taylor, SPH, NIH, $148,500, Booster Break: A 21st Century Innovation to Improve Worker Health and Production.
Xiurong Zhao, MS, NIH, $357,328, PPARG in Macrophage Promote Hematoma Absorption after Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
Christine A. Brosnan, School of Nursing (SON), Health Resources and Services Administration, $81,136, Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships.
Phillip B. Carpenter, MS and GSBS, NIH, $208,695, Role of 53BP1 during the DNA Damage Response.
Stephen P. Daiger, SPH and GSBS, Foundation for Fighting Blindness, $445,084, Module V: Molecular Studies of Autosomal Forms of Retinitis Pigmentosa; Foundation for Fighting Blindness, $96,891, Retnet, Retinal Information Network.
D. Michael Hallman, SPH and GSBS, NIH, $2,082,484, Genetic Epidemiology of Change in CVD Risk Factors.
Department of Internal Medicine, Harris County Hospital District, $452,190, Ryan White Title 1 Formula (DHHS) Outpatient Ambulatory Grants.
Rodney C. Lester, SON, Health Resources and Services Administration, $10,864, Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship.
Steven J. Norris, MS and GSBS, NIH, $2,524,932, Virulence Determinants of Borrelia Burgdorferi.
Claudio N. Cavasotto, SHIS, Burnham Institute, $33,234, 15 Deoxy D12, 14 Pge, J2 as a Ligand of Rx Ralpha; Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research, $33,407, Rational Discovery of ROR Gamma Modulators.
Mikhail G. Kolonin, Administration and Finance and IMM, Department of the Army, $115,455, Role of White Adipose Tissue in Prostate Cancer Progression.
Sean I. Savitz, MS, American Heart Association, Texas, $264,000, Defining Mammalian Pathways of Neuronal Necrosis.
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