Dartmouth Discovery: Grants

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Dartmouth researchers were awarded $2.2 million in new and competing awards during March 2013, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects.

Robyn Millan, Brett Anderson

Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Robyn Millan, shown above with graduate student Brett Anderson, is working with Professor of Physics and Astronomy Kristina Lynch on a three-year project sponsored by the University of New Hampshire. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)

March 2013 Research Awards

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

Lisa Adams, P. Palumbo, E. Talbot, R. Waddell, C. von Reyn—Medicine
Sponsoring agency: Program for Appropriate Technology in Health
Project: “TB IQC, TB Tsk Order 2015”
Nine-month project

William Black—Radiology
Sponsoring agency: American College of Radiology
Project: “ACRIN 6654 Medicare Data Analysis Subaward Agreement”

Francois Dorais—Mathematics
Sponsoring agency: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Project: “MathOverflow”

Alan Eastman—Pharmacology and Toxicology and N. Khan—Radiology
Sponsoring agency: National Cancer Institute
Project: “Mechanisms of Sensitivity to Cell Cycle Checkpoint Inhibitors”
Five-year project

Kevin Evans—College Forester Office
Sponsoring agency: USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Project: “EQIP Program: Old Roadway Reclamation and Bronto Work”
56-month project

Rory Gawler—Outdoor Programs
Sponsoring agency: Fields Pond Foundation
Project: “Smarts Mountain Trail Maintenance”
Four-month project

Paul Gorman—Psychiatry
Sponsoring agency: Vermont Department of Health
Project: “Vermont State Hospital Consultation”
Four-month project

Alan Green, D. Gulick and J. Khokhar—Psychiatry
Sponsoring agency: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Project: “Iloperidone for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder in Schizophrenia:  A Preclinical
Study in Alcohol-Preferring Rodents”
15-month project

Alan Gustman—Economics
Sponsoring agency: University of Michigan
Project: “The Social Security Windfall Elimination & Government Pension Offset Provisions for Public Employees in the Health and Retirement Study”

Todd Heatherton—Psychological and Brain Sciences
Sponsoring agency: National Cancer Institute
Project: “Neural Predictors of Real World Appetitive and Addictive Behaviors”
Four-year project

P. Jack Hoopes—Surgery
Sponsoring agency: Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc.
Project: “Ethicon Training Course”
14-month project

Kristina Lynch and R. Millan—Physics & Astronomy
Sponsoring agency: University of New Hampshire
Project: “UNH-Dartmouth NASA EPSCoR”
Three-year project

John Moeschler—Pediatrics
Sponsoring agency: University of New Hampshire
Project: “A University Affiliated Program in New Hampshire”

Rachel Obbard—Thayer School of Engineering
Sponsoring agency: National Science Foundation
Project: “Bromide in Snow in the Sea Ice Zone”
Three-year project

Andrew Pachner—Neurology
Sponsoring agency: The Sanofi-Aventis Group
Project: “Teriflunomide and Disability Progression in an Animal Model of MS”

Keith Paulsen—Thayer School of Engineering
Sponsoring agency: National Cancer Institute
Project: “Combined Breast Tomosynthesis and Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Cancer Detection”
Four-year project

Eugene Santos—Thayer School of Engineering and G. Cybenko—Electrical and Computer Engineering
Sponsoring agency: Arctan, Inc.
Project: “Detecting Manipulation of the Trading Mechanisms and Instruments Used for Financial Securities”

Anna Shubina—Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Sponsoring agency: Milcord Incorporated
Project: “VPN Underground: Fingerprinter Tool & Guidelines to Limit Identifying VPN Traces”
Five-month project

Rachel Silver—Office of the Provost
Sponsoring agency: The Bernard Osher Foundation
Project: “ILEAD Program Support”

Mark Splaine—The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, P. Batalden—Pediatrics and G. Ogrinc—Medicine
Sponsoring agency: Veterans Administration
Project: “Development of a VA National Quality Scholars Program”

Timothy Stablein—Institute for Security, Technology, and Society and K. Loud—Pediatrics
Sponsoring agency: Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality
Project: “Privacy in Practice: The Role of EHRs in Pediatrician Interactions with Patients”
18-month project

Scott Williams—Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Sciences
Sponsoring agency: Vanderbilt University
Project: “Pharmacogenetics of ACE inhibitor-Associated Angioedema”
35-month project

Michael Zegans—Surgery
Sponsoring agency: University of California, San Francisco
Project: “Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial and TANA II ”