Awards for June 2012

Federal Awards – June 2012

Abrams, John, NIH, Genetics Training Program, $188,847; Abrams, John, NIH, Molecular and Genetic Control of Programmed Cell Death - Diversity Supplement, $5,716; Altschuler, Steven, NIH, On Emergence of Polarization and Motility Responses from Chemotactic Networks, $300,059; Bachoo, Robert, NIH, Genetic Dissection of Glioblastoma: Cell of Origin, $341,472; Badawy, Mohamed, Medical College of Wisconsin/NIH, Study of EMS Findings Predictive of Pediatric Trauma Center Needs, $7,702; Bibb, James, NIH, Role of Cdk5 in Stroke, $347,630; Byerly, Matthew, Duke Univ./NIH, Comparison of Long-Acting Injectable Medications for Schizophrenia; ACLAIMS, $7,025; Cannon, Stephen, NIH, Disease Pathogenesis and Modification for CaV1.1-Associated Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis, $387,744; Carroll, Thomas, NIH, Role of Wnt Signaling in Kidney Tubule Formation, $307,751; Chan, Roger, NIH, Biomechanical Characterization of Vocal Fold Tissues, $403,592; Chen, Chuo, NIH, Identifying Molecular Targets and Biological Signatures of CAM Natural Products, $445,346; Chen, David, NASA, Mechanisms of Repair of HZE Induced DNA Double-Strand Breaks in Human Cells-Extension Supplement, $250,200;

Choi, Changho, NIH, Novel High-Field MRS Study of CNS Neurotransmitter Function in Schizophrenia, $198,646; Chong, Benjamin, NIH, Molecular Markers in Discoid Lupus Erythematous, $123,012; Choy, Hak, American College of Radiology/NIH, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) Committee Chair, $3,000; Chuang, David, Baylor/NIH, Phenylbutyrate Therapy for Maple Syrup Urine Disease, $67,522; Cobb, Melanie, NIH, Insulin-Regulated MAP Kinase Pathways, $522,201; Cobb, Melanie, NIH, Cell & Molecular Biology Training Program, $398,452; DeBose-Boyd, Russell, NIH, Dissecting ER-Associated Degradation of Membrane Protein in Drosophila S2 Cells, $306,789; Devous, Michael, UT Dallas/NIH, Neuroimaging of Dedifferentiation and Memory Across Lifespan, $31,296; Emslie, Graham, Univ. of Alabama/NIH, ATN Coordinating Center, $44,637; Evans, Patricia, Wayne State Univ./NIH, Early Pharmacotherapy Guided by Biomarkers in Autism, $100,259; Falck, J Russell, Medical College of Wisconsin/NIH, Cytochrome P450 Eicosanoids and Myocardial Injury, $23,578;

Fitzgerald, John, Duke Univ./NIH, IPF-PANTHER: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Research Network, $6,077; Flores, Glenn, NIH, Randomized Trial of Effects of Parent Mentors on Insuring Minority Children, $553,227; Friedman, Deborah, Univ. of Rochester/NIH, Data Coordination and Biostatics Center for NORDIC Network, $42,953; Gardner, Kevin, NIH, Molecular Biophysics Predoctoral Training Program, $125,762; Getachew, Yonas, NIH, Drug Induced Hepatotoxcity During Viral Hepatitis, $142,668; Graff, Jonathan, NIH, Invertebrate Models of Fat Storage, $367,879; Green, Carla, NIH, Structure/Function Studies of Mammalian Circadian Clock Proteins, $317,834; Greilich, Philip, New England Research Institutes/NIH, REd CEll Storage Duration Study (RECESS); Site 5440, $19,770; Grishin, Nick, NIH, Computational Methods for Structural-Functional Studies of Proteins, $306,789;

Hamra, Franklin, NIH, Sperm Stem Cell Libraries for Biological Research (Prev. R24 RR032326), $590,934; Hamra, Franklin, NIH, Molecular Mechanisms of Spermatogonial Development, $308,213; Hendrixson, David, NIH, Campylobacter Jejuni Flagellar Regulation and Synthesis, $397,291; Hendrixson, David, NIH, Campylobacter Jejuni Flagellar Regulation and Synthesis - Diversity Suppl, $33,257; Henkemeyer, Mark, NIH, Bidirectional Tyrosine Kinase Signaling, $402,182; Hill, Joseph, NIH, Training in Cardiovascular Research, $415,517; Hsieh, Jenny, NIH, Novel Mechanisms of Adult Neurogenesis in Physiological and Pathological Contexts, $129,168; Hsieh, Jenny, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/NIH, Neuronal Circuit Mechanisms of Epileptogenesis, $32,691; Hsieh, Jer-Tsong, U.S.Dept. of Defense, Role of microRNA in Aggressive Prostate Cancer, $238,313; Huber, Kimberly (N. Tsai, Fellow), NIH, Investigation of Protocadherin-10 in MEF2- and FMRP-Mediated Synapse Elimination, $53,942;

Igarashi, Peter, NIH, UT Southwestern O'Brien Kidney Research Core Center, $258,282; Igarashi, Peter, NIH, Renal Control of Body Composition and Blood Pressure (MPI), $252,198; Jain, Mamta, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Ctr./NIH, FHCRC HVTN 505 Protocol Site Expansion, $353,336; Janowski, Bethany, NIH, Molecular Switches: Regulatory RNAs Targeting Nuclear Hormone Receptor Promoters, $246,201; Jiang, Jin, NIH, Mechanism of Hedgehog Signal Transduction Across Plasma Membrane, $322,521; Karandikar, Nitin, NIH, CNS-Specific Regulatory CD8+ T Cells in Autoimmune Demyelination - Diversity Supplement, $63,141; Khera, Amit, Yale Univ./NIH, Young Women with Acute Myocardial Infarction (VIRGO), $1,340; Levine, Benjamin, NIH, Aging, Fitness & Failure: Mechanisms of Diastolic Dysfunction, $596,216; Levine, Beth, NIH, Infectious Diseases Training Program, $123,281; Liu, Yi, NIH, Molecular Mechanisms of Neurospora Circadian Clock, $322,521;

Malter, James, Univ. of Wisconsin/NIH, Role of Eosinophils in Airway Inflammation and Remodeling, $284,553; Malter, James, NIH, Pin1 Regulation of Prosurvival Signaling in Eosinophils, $193,907; Mangelsdorf, David, NIH, Mechanisms of Drug Action and Disposition, $348,750; Michaely, Peter, Natl. Science Fndtn., Development of ANK-Repeat Proteins as Nanosprings, $140,000; Miller, David, Gynecologic Oncology Group/NIH, Gynecologic Oncology Group Studies (Per Capita), $20,215; Mineo, Chieko, NIH, Discovery of Novel Interventions of Antiphospholipid Syndrome, $397,500; Munshi, Nikhil, NIH, Molecular Dissection of Cardiac Conduction System Development, $130,040; Norgard, Michael, NIH, Molecular Microbiology Training Grant, $279,118; Nwariaku, Ohwofiemu, NIH, Training in Trauma, Inflammation, Sepsis and Critical Care, $132,259; Olson, Eric, NIH, MicroRNA Control of Cardiac Gene Expression, Function and Disease, $530,801; Olson, Eric, NIH, MicroRNA Control of Cardiac Gene Expression, Function and Disease - Diversity Supplement, $55,820;

Punaro, Marilynn, Duke Univ./NIH, CARRANet: Accelerating Toward Evidence Based Culture in Pediatric Rheumatology - ARRA Stimulus Funding, $170; Repa, Joyce, NIH, Nuclear Hormone Receptor Regulation of Cholesterol Absorption, $307,751; Rice, Luke, NIH, Conformation and Recognition in Microtubule Dynamics, $301,941; Roth, Michael, NIH, Concerted Attack on Patient Specific Oncogenic Vulnerabilities in Lung Cancer - Extension Supplement, $595,625; Rutherford, Cynthia, UTHSC Houston/CDC, Public Health Surveillance for Prevention of Complications of Bleeding and Clotting Disorders, $16,434; Schaffer, Joseph, NIH, NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network Clinical Sites, $98,855; Schiller, Joan, Eastern Coop Oncology GRP/NIH, ECOG Clinical Trials - FEDERAL Payments, $2,800; Schmid, Sandra, NIH, Defining Role of Dynamin in Endocytosis, $76,791; Schmid, Sandra, NIH, Clathrin Coated Vesicle Cycle, $52,860; Schneider, Jay, NIH, Microenvironmental Control of Progenitors in Organ Dysfunction and Repair (MPI), $1,195,425;

Sperandio, Vanessa, NIH, Host Pathogen Signaling in Intestine, $212,112; Szmuk, Peter, Children’s Hospital Boston/NIH, Effects of General vs. Regional Anesthesia on Infant Neurodevelopment and Apnea, $3,410; Tamminga, Carol, NIH, Bipolar & Schizophrenia Consortium for Parsing Endophenotypes - Supplement, $175,255; Terada, Lance, NIH, Training Program in Lung Biology and Disease, $429,609; Torres, Fernando, Duke Univ./NIH, Mechanisms of Beta Cell Responses in Autoimmune Disease, $254,045; Van Oers, Nicolai, NIH, Integrative Immunology Training Program, $361,775; Wiebe, Deborah, Univ. of Utah/NIH, Self-Regulation Approach to Diabetes Adherence into Emerging Adulthood, $261,332; Winick, Naomi, Children’s Oncology Group/NIH, COG Chair Grant PCR; #1233, $41,340; Wolf, Steven, Rochal Industries/NSF, SBIR Phase I: Correlation of Surface Free Energy and Cytocompatibility of Amphiphilic Biomaterials, $9,277;

Wright, Woodring, NIH, Gene Expression in Aging and Development, $410,695; Ye, Jin, NIH, Regulated Intramembrane Proteolysis of CREB3L1 in Innate Antiviral Response, $393,422; Zhang, Chengcheng, U.S. Dept. of Defense, Dissecting Role of IGFBP2 in Development of Acute Myeloid Leukemia, $392,500; Zigman, Jeffrey, NIH, Role of Central Amygdala in Ghrelin-Mediated Reward-Based Eating Behavior, $67,398; Zinn, Andrew, NIH, Medical Scientist Training Program at UTSW, $854,900.

Non-Federal Awards – June 2012

Ahn, Chul, CPRIT, C1: Biostatistics, $116,854; Alto, Neal, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Systems Architecture of Bacterial Effector/Host Membrane Interactions, $100,000; Amarasingham, Ruben, Dallas County Hospital District, Developing Artificial Intelligence to Support Automated Identification of Pts at High Risk for Readmission, $48,197; Amarasingham, Ruben, Dallas County Hospital District, Developing Clinical Decision Support Tool to Prospectively Identify Pts at High Risk for Hospital Readmissions, $13,254; Chen, David, CPRIT, P1: Impact of DNA-PKcs Phosphorylation at T2609 Cluster on Pathway Choice for DNA Double-Strand Break Repair and Tumorigenesis, $271,051; Chen, David, CPRIT, Administrative Core: DNA Double-Strand Break Repair and Genome Stability, $97,547; Choy, Hak, CPRIT, Administrative Core: Technology Directed Advances in Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer, $118,394;

Evans, Walter, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fndtn., Mobile Mammography Outreach, $175,000; Galindo, Rene (R. Galindo, Fellow), Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Screening for New Rhabdomyosarcama Gene in Drosophila Model, $50,000; Gazdar, Adi, CPRIT, P1: Establishing New Validated Cancer Cell Lines in Vitro, $267,828; Goldstein, Joseph (Y. Cheng, Fellow), American Heart Assn. Southwest, Molecular Mechanism of Cholesterol Sensing by SCAP, $43,976; Greenberg, Benjamin, Guthy-Jackson Charitable Fndtn., Guthy-Jackson Repository for NMO, $198,550; Hedayati, Susan (N. Jain, Fellow), American Heart Assn. Southwest, Whole Blood Platelet Aggregation in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients on Aspirin Study, $70,000; Hill, Joseph, CPRIT, P3: Maladaptive Cardiomyocyte Autophagy as Mechanism of Doxorubicin-Induced Heart Failure, $300,000; Horton, Jay (Fellow S. Rong), American Heart Assn. Southwest, Phenotyping Characterization of SREBP2 Knockout Mice, $43,976;

Huang, Jun-Shen, Ladies Leukemia League, Identify and Characterize Leukemia Stem Cells in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, $35,000; Huang, Jun-Shen (Fellow G. Bulut), American Heart Assn. Southwest, Role of p85 and c-Cbl in Erthropoietin Receptor Down-Regulation, $25,000; Inrig, Jula, American Heart Assn. Southwest, Acute and Chronic Effects of High vs Low Dialysate Sodium on Endothelial Cell Function and Blood Pressure, $70,000; Karp, David (E. Solow, Fellow), American Heart Assn. Southwest, Analysis of Endothelial Cells in Rheumatoid Arthritis, $48,000; Kim, Mee Whi, Hereditary Disease Fndtn., Structural Studies of Mutant Huntington by X-Ray Crystallography, $50,000; Koh, Andrew, Global Probiotics Council, Augmenting Mucosal Immunity to Prevent Candida Albicans Infections, $50,000; Lenkinski, Robert, CPRIT, Recruitment of Missing Links, $511,108; Li, Wen-Hong, Human Frontier Science Program, Advancing STED-based Photoactivation to Study Synaptic Physiology at Nanoscale, $116,666;

Mason, Ralph, CPRIT, C1: In Vivo Imaging Core, $164,929; McKnight, Steven, CPRIT, Administrative Core: Discovery of New Drugs for Treatment of Lung Cancer, $128,409; Mendell, Joshua, CPRIT, Recruitment of Rising Stars, $900,000; Minna, John, CPRIT, P1: Molecular Biomarker ID, $377,150; Monson, Nancy, Natl. Multiple Sclerosis Society, Antibody Gene Signature in Transverse Myelitis, $109,023; Morrison, Sean (Hiroaki Ikushima, Fellow), Human Frontier Program, Identifying Primary Events in Acquisition of Metastatic Potential, $55,720; O'Donnell-Mendell, Kathryn, CPRIT, Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members, $500,000; Olson, Eric, CPRIT, P2: MicroRNA Mechanisms and Therapies to Protect Heart During Cancer Chemotherapy, $300,000; Olson, Eric (A. Johnson, Fellow), American Heart Assn. Natl., RNA Binding Proteins Regulate Striated Muscle Development, $77,000; Olson, Eric (G. Huang, Fellow), American Heart Assn. Southwest, Retinoic Acid Signaling in Heart Development and Injury Repair, $70,000;

Pfeiffer, Julie, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, How Gut Microbes Enhance Enteric Virus Infectivity, $100,000; Posner, Bruce, CPRIT, C2: HTS Core, $449,705; Pruitt, Sandi, CPRIT, Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members, $116,388; Radhakrishnan, Arun, American Heart Assn. Natl., Cholesterol Sensing in Cell Membranes, $77,000; Ready, Joseph, CPRIT, P3: Chemistry, $399,212; Repa, Joyce, American Heart Assn. Southwest, Histone Deacetylase Activity and Cholesterol Homeostasis, $70,000; Rhee, Chanhaeng, UT System, Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcer (HAPU): Evaluation and Quality Improvement of HAPU at UTSW, $49,625; Rohatgi, Anand, American Heart Assn. Natl., Moving Beyond HDL Cholesterol, HDL function as Coronary Disease Biomarker, $77,000; Sadek, Hesham, American Heart Assn. Southwest, Regulation of Adult Heart Regeneration by miR-15 Family, $70,000; Sanchez, Pablo (J. Cantey, Fellow), Gerber Fndtn., Use and Misuse of Antibiotic Therapy in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, $20,000.

Scherer, Philipp (J. Rutkowski, Fellow), American Heart Assn. Natl., Lymphatic Circulation: Regulator of Adipose Tissue Metabolism, $77,000; Schneider, Jay, CPRIT, P5: Coronary Microvasculature as Target for Cardioprotection for Cancer-Therapy Induced Heart Failure, $262,527; Schneider, Jay, CPRIT, Administrative Core: Cardiotoxicity of Cancer Chemotherapy: Novel Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies, $78,168; Sun, Xiankai, CPRIT, Acquisition of Biomedical Cyclotron and Development of Comprehensive Positron Emission Tomography Program at UTSW for Cancer Research, $300,000; Sun, Xiankai, UT Dallas/CPRIT, Targeting Tumor Microenvironment for Cancer Imaging and Therapy: Renal Clearable and pH Responsive Gold Nanoparticles, $160,146; Thorpe, Philip, CPRIT, P2: Analysis of Determinants of Anti-Tumor Activity of Engineered Antibodies and Antibody Fusions in Mouse Models, $317,754; Timmerman, Robert, CPRIT, P1: Realizing Technological Advances; State of TX Advanced Radiation Therapy (START) Trials, $547,375;

Tu, Benjamin, Johns Hopkins Univ./DARPA, CLIO Gene Guard Thrust, $178,500; Ward Ober, Sally, CPRIT, P1: Engineering Antibodies and Antibody Fusion Proteins that Target PS to Produce New Generation Therapeutics, $308,422; Ward Ober, Sally, CPRIT, Administrative Core: Engineering Anti-Phosphatidylserine Antibodies for Cancer Therapy, $98,454; White, Michael, CPRIT, Cancer Intervention and Prevention Discoveries Program, $960,526; White, Michael, CPRIT, P2: Compound Target ID; Discovery of New Drugs for Treatment of Lung Cancer, $569,082; White, Michael, CPRIT, P3: Mapping Landscape of Conditional Vulnerabilities in Ovarian Cancer, $271,051; Williams, Noelle, CPRIT, C3: Pharmacology Core, $251,600; Winick, Naomi (R. Thienprayoon, Fellow), St. Baldrick’s Fndtn., Factors Associated with Hospice Use in Pediatric Oncology, $67,728; Wu, Jiang, March of Dimes, Decoding Chromatin regulation of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling with Proteomic Approaches, $110,167;

Yu, Hongtao, CPRIT, P3: Regulation of DNA Repair Pathway Choice by Cohesin and Smc5/6 Complex, $271,052; Yu, Yonghao, CPRIT, Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members, $250,000.

Industry Sponsored Awards, dollar amounts not available – June 2012

Collins, Robert, Ph3 Study of V212 in Adult Patients with Solid Tumor or Hematologic Malignancy; Euhus, David, Effect of Weight on Population Pharmacokinetic Analysis of Doxoruicin and Cyclophosphamide; Frohman, Elliot, Study of Ocrelizumab Compared to Interferon Beta-1a (Ribif) in Patients with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis; Husain, Mustafa, Ph2 Study of ALKS 5461 in Subjects with Major Depressive Disorder and Inadequate Response to Antidepressant Therapy; Maalouf, Naim, Effects of Pharmacological Reversal of Hyperuricemia on Features of Metabolic Syndrome; Raj, Ganesh, Prostate Cancer Evaluation in 96-Well Assay; Raskin, Philip, Ph3b Study of Pregabilin in Treatment of Patients with Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy and Pain on Walking.