The following new and competitive renewal grants and awards were
recorded in the Office of Grants Management for September 1999.
"A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Efficacy of Botox Purified Neurotoxin Complex Injection into Areas of Focal Tenderness in Subjects with Chronic Lower Back Pain," Dr. Somayaji Ramamurthy, Allergan Inc., $112,200, 1 year, 6 months.
Cellular & Structural Biology
"Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement (IPA) for Annalise Castro," Dr. Bandana Chatterjee, South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS), $602, 2 months.
"South Texas Doctoral Bridge Program," Dr. Damon Herbert, National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), $484,456, 1 year.
Center for Distance Learning & Telehealth
"Department of Agriculture Telemedicine Grant," Dr. Helen Cronenberger, U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Chaparral Health Clinic, $94,836, 2 years.
Dean, Allied Health Sciences
"Physician Assistant Services," Dr. Marilyn Harrington, STVHCS, $14,232, 2 months.
Dean, Medical School
"Teaching Services to St. Mary's University," Dr. Miguel Bedolla, St. Mary's University, $30,472, 1 year.
"Area Health Education Center (AHEC)," Dr. Richard Garcia,
Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS)/Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), $1,412,149, 1 year.
Dental Diagnostic Science
"A Pilot Study to Measure the Effectiveness of Two Types of Toothbrushes in Contacting Tooth Surfaces," Dr. Peggy Gragg, Milton V. Marshall, Ph.D., $8,000, 4 months.
Family Nursing Care
"Cooperative Agreement for Coordinated Community Responses to Prevent Intimate Partnership Violence," Dr. Margaret Brackley, DHHS/Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), $1,629,144, 3 years.
"Sports Medicine Fellow Support," Dr. Walter Calmbach, Texas Orthopaedic Shoulder & Sports Surgery, $5,000, 1 year.
"Health Education & Training Centers," Dr. Alfonso Holguin, DHHS/HRSA, $657,159, 3 years.
"Transfer Deflection & Impact Test on a Denture-Based Resin," Dr. Ramon Baez, Vynacron Dental Resins, $1,440, 3 months.
Institute of Biotechnology
"Mouse Cancer Models by Regulated Inactivation of Tumor Suppressor Genes," Dr. Eva Lee, NIH/National Cancer Institute (NCI), $2,565,494, 4 years.
"Genetics of Diabetic Nephropathy in Mexican Americans," Dr. Hanna Abboud, NIH/National Institute of Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), $2,179,247, 5 years.
"X-Tract X-Sizer for Treatment of Thrombus & Atherosclerosis in Coronary Intervention Trial," Dr. Steven Bailey, Endicore Medical Inc., $15,900, 1 year.
"Secondary Prevention in Small Subcortical Strokes (SP3)," Dr. Oscar Benavente, NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS), $1,439,812, 3 years.
"Physician Services for Patients with Advanced HIV Diseases," Dr. Delia Bullock, University Health System, $190,005, 10 months.
"Physician Services for Patients with Advanced HIV Diseases," Dr. Delia Bullock, University Health System, $149,345, 10 months.
"IPA for Senlin Li," Dr. Robert Clark, STVHCS, $109,611, 2 years.
"A Double-Blind, Randomized Trial of Clopidogrel 300 mg Loading Dose and Aspirin 325 mg, Followed by Clopidogrel 75 mg and Aspirin Daily Compared with Placebo Loading Dose, Followed by Clopidogrel 75 mg and Aspirin Daily for the Prevention of Vascular Events and All-Cause Mortality in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention," Dr. Marc Feldman, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, $30,000, 1 year.
"IPA for Richard Lawrence," Dr. Gabriel Fernandes, Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $97,901, 2 years.
"ADF: A Novel Cytokine Involved in Adipogenesis," Dr. Robert Gregerman, Incell Corp., $19,312, 2 years.
"IPA for Cary Goyes," Dr. Jan Patterson, Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $11,308, 1 year.
"IPA for Cynthia Kelly," Dr. Jan Patterson, Biomedical Research Foundation of South Texas, $19,492, 2 years.
"IPA for William Friedrichs," Dr. David Roodman, STVHCS, $74,670, 2 years.
"A Single-Blind, Randomized, Usual Therapy-Controlled, Double-Crossover Study to Evaluate the Sleep Efficacy & Safety of the Cuddle Ewe Underquilt in Fibromyalgia Syndrome," Dr. Jon Russell, The Cuddle Ewe Co. LLC., $73,219, 1 year.
"IPA for Jin E. Tang," Dr. Jon Sheehan, STVHCS, $64,548, 2 years.
"IPA for Desiree Hao," Dr. Geoffrey Weiss, Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC), $50,463, 1 year.
"IPA for Sun Young Rah," Dr. Geoffrey Weiss, CTRC, $52,224, 1 year.
"San Antonio Sexually Transmitted Diseases Cooperative Research Center," Dr. Joel Baseman, NIH/National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID), $5,513,464, 4 years.
"Gene Expression of Retinal Ganglion Cells," Dr. Stuart McKinnon, NIH/National Eye Institute (NEI), $264,975, 9 months.
"Proteolipids in Matrix-Mediated Calcification," Dr. Simon Van Dijk, NIH/National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), $30,000, 1 year.
"IPA for Nandini Ghosh-Choudhury," Dr. Sherry Abboud, STVHCS, $32,164, 2 years.
"Molecular & Genetic Epidemiology of Gliomas," Dr. Peter O'Connell, NIH/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, $73,104, 1 year.
"A1422-010 Central Mycology Laboratory," Dr. Michael Rinaldi, Bristol-Myers Squibb, $32,250, 1 year.
"Specialized Caries Research Center," Dr. Kevin Donly, NIH/University of Iowa, $55,997, 8 months.
"Alamo Children's Advocacy Center (ACAC)," Dr. Celia Kaye, Alamo Children's Advocacy Center, $109,897, 1 year.
"Newborn Screening & Genetics Services Center," Dr. Bradford Therrell, DHHS/HRSA, $1,050,000, 2 years, 8 months.
"Clinical Pharmacy Program," Dr. Louis Littlefield, University of Texas at Austin, $92,000, 1 year.
"Transcription Factors Involved in Cardiogenesis," Dr. Anthony Firulli, NIH/National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI), $1,068,642, 4 years.
"Investigation of Lateral Forces Due to Amlocclusion as Primary Etiology in Abfractive Lesions," Dr. Ryan Farnum, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, $1,500, 2 years.
"A Clinical Evaluation of Tokuyama Sofreliner," Dr. John Jones, Tokuyama America Inc., $39,600, 1 year.
"Program for Minority Research Training in PsychiatryYadira Hernandez," Dr. Charles Bowden, American Psychiatric Association, $22,608, 9 months.
"Iloperidone Study ILP3000," Dr. Alexander Miller, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, $34,250, 4 years.
"NF-KB Regulation in Simulated Microgravity-Exposed Human Lymphocytes," Dr. Mohan Natarajan, NASA, $10,020, 3 months.
Research Imaging Center
"Robotic Image-Guided Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation," Dr. Peter Fox, NIH/National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), $793,713, 2 years, 7 months.
"Mechanical Properties of Surefil," Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy, Dentsply/Caulk, $2,000, 3 months.
"TGFB Type II Receptor Gene for Anti-Tumor Effect of Inhibitors in Pancreatic Cancer," Dr. James Freeman, Marc Lustgarten Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, $125,000, 1 year.
"Resident Minimally Invasive Training Module," Dr. Kenneth Sirinek, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, $140,000, 1 year.
"A Multicenter Phase III Study to Assess the Safety & Efficacy of Bactericidal, Permeability-Increasing Protein in RBP121 in Patients with Hemorrhage Due to Trauma," Dr. Ronald Stewart, Clinicor Inc., $102,000, 5 months.
"Central Office for the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial," Dr. Ian Thompson, CTRC, $122,275, 1 year.
"A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blind Study to Compare Safety & Hemostatic Efficacy of the Fibrin Sealant, Beriplast-P, Combined with Standard Care Compared with Standard Care Alone in the Prevention of Surgical Bleeding During Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy," Dr. Ian Thompson, Centeon L.L.C., $37,000, 1 year.
"Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA) Medical Director," Dr. William Washburn, TOSA, $48,000, 2 years.