Dartmouth Discovery: Grants

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $2 million in new and competing awards during February 2013, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects.

Surachai Supattapone Surachai Supattapone is a professor of biochemistry at the Geisel School of Medicine. His project, “Mechanism of Prion Propagation,” is sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. (Photo by Joe Mehling '69)

February 2013 Research Awards

Award commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated.

Duane Compton—Biochemistry

Sponsoring agency: National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Project: “Organization of the Mammalian Mitotic Spindle”

Four-year project

Surachai Supattapone—Biochemistry

Sponsoring agency: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Project: “Mechanism of Prion Propagation”

Five-year project

Maia Rutman—Pediatrics

Sponsoring agency: Bureau of Maternal and Child Health

Project: “Emergency Medical Services for Children State Partnership”

Four-year project

Laura Flashman, T. McAllister and P. Schnurr—Psychiatry

Sponsoring agency: Veterans Medical Research Foundation

Project: “ACT Trial-Therapist Togus ME and Project Lead”

Two-year project

Tracy Stecker—Community and Family Medicine

Sponsoring agency: Department of Defense, Army Medical Research and Development

Project: “Increasing Treatment Seeking Among At-Risk Service Members Returning from War Zones”

Five-year project

John Lyon—Physics and Astronomy

Sponsoring agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Project: “Energy Transport from Tail to Ring Current via Fast, Low Entropy Flows”

Four-year project

Diane Gilbert-Diamond and Z. Li—Community and Family Medicine, T. Heatherton—Psychological and Brain Sciences and J. Sargent—Pediatrics

Sponsoring agency: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Project: “Children’s Genetic Predisposition to Eat Without Hunger After Food Advertisements”

Two-year project

Brock Christensen, A. Andrew, J. Gui and M. Karagas—Community and Family Medicine

Sponsoring agency: National Cancer Institute

Project: “MicroRNA Related Genetic Variation in Bladder Cancer”

Two-year project

Carrie Colla—The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Administration

Sponsoring agency: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Project: “Prevalence and Variation in Over-Use of Health Services: Choosing Wisely”

George Cybenko—Thayer School of Engineering

Sponsoring agency: Department of Defense, Air Force Research Laboratory

Project: “Quantifying and Assessing Covertness in Adversarial Environments”

Richard Enelow and T. MacKenzie—Medicine

Sponsoring agency: Veterans Administration

Project: “IPA-MacKenzie”

10-month project

Scott Chasan-Taber—The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice Administration

Sponsoring agency: State of Vermont

Project: “Analysis Health Care Spending”

Two-year project

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