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Grants Funded - 2008

(KCOM faculty and staff are listed in bold font)

Baer, Robert W., Ph.D., and Daniel Felling (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Chemokine Signaling in Melanoma;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/09.

 

Boling, Ralph, D.O. (KCOM Department of Surgery); “American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology Teaching Materials;” KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund; $3,000; 07/01/08-06/30/09.

 

Cenedella, Richard, Ph.D., and Shawn Dowling (KCOM Department of Biochemistry); "Orlistat as a Potential Therapeutic Supplement for Gastrointestinal Cancer;" KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 01/10/08-06/30/09.

 

Chamberlain, Neal R., Ph.D., and Vineet K. Singh, Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology); "Genetic Regulation of Persister Formation in Staphylococcus aureus;" Warner/Fermaturo and ATSU Board of Trustees Research Funds; $4,000; 06/01/08-05/31/10.

 

Chamberlain, Neal R., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology) and Dean Maag (ATSU Academic Technologies); “Moving From Passive to Active Learning: Use of an Audience Response System;” KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund; $5,600; 07/01/08-06/30/09.

 

Clement, Robert, M.A. and Jason Haxton, M.A. (Still National Osteopathic Museum); “Security System for Still National Osteopathic Museum and National Center for Osteopathic History;” KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund; $1,400; 07/01/08-06/30/09.

 

Cox, James L., Ph.D., and Allyson Mondino (KCOM Department of Biochemistry); “Expression of Cystatin Variants in Human Melanoma;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/09.

 

*Degenhardt, Brian F., D.O., C-NMM/OMM, C-OFP (Assistant Vice President for Osteopathic Research/A.T. Still Research Institute) and John George, Ph.D. (KCOM Associate Dean of Curriculum); “Establishment of the Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment Data Warehouse;” ATSU Strategic Research Fund; $23,850; 06/01/08-05/31/09.

 

Degenhardt, Brian F., D.O., C-NMM/OMM, C-OFP (Assistant Vice President for Osteopathic Research/A.T. Still Research Institute); “Center for Osteopathic Palpatory Diagnostic and Therapeutic Studies;” Osteopathic Heritage Foundation Auseon/Bowden Endowment; $221,357; 04/01/08-03/31/09.

 

French, Michael (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “PRIMO Health Care Delivery Systems Development"; Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; $1,425,000; 07/01/08-06/30/09.

French, Michael (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “Missouri Comprehensive Advanced Life Support (CALS) Training Program - Year 04;” Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; $100,000; 05/01/08-08/31/09.

 

*Fryer, Gary A., Ph.D. (A.T. Still Research Institute) and James Adams, D.O.; “Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Subjects with Acute Unilateral Neck Pain and Restricted Motion: A Pilot Study;” ATSU Strategic Research Fund; $7,986; 06/01/08-05/31/09.

 

*Fryer, Gary A., Ph.D. (A.T. Still Research Institute), G. Barry Robbins Jr., D.O., FACN; (KCOM Department of Neurobehavioral Sciences), and Michael Bird, Ph.D.; (biomechanics consultant); “The Effect of OMT Application on EMG Activity in the Deep and Superficial Thoracic Paravertebral Muscles;” ATSU Strategic Research Fund; $5,421; 06/01/08-05/31/09.

 

*Fryer, Gary A., Ph.D. (A.T. Still Research Institute), G. Barry Robbins Jr., D.O., FACN (KCOM Department of Neurobehavioral Sciences), and Michael Bird, Ph.D. (biomechanics consultant); “The Effect of OMT Application on the Lumbar Flexion-relaxation and Responses to Postural Perturbations in Low Back Pain Subjects;” ATSU Strategic Research Fund; $4,075; 06/01/08-05/31/09.

 

Geisbuhler, Timothy P., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Effect of Hawthorn Extract on Coronary Flow in Adult Rat Heart;” Warner/Fermaturo and ATSU Board of Trustees Research Funds; $4,000; 06/01/08-05/31/10.

 

Head, Janet, Ed.D., R.N. (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “Model State Supported AHEC - Year 12;”Health Resources and Services Administration; $246,331; 09/01/08-08/31/09.

Holbrook, Nathan, OMS 1 and Gary Fryer, Ph.D. (A.T. Still Research Institute); “Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in the Emergency Department: Osteopathic Emergency Physicians' Perspectives;” AOA Research Fellowship; $10,000; 09/01/08-08/31/09.

 

Laird, Stephen, D.O., MHPE, FACOS (KCOM Associate Dean for Academic Affairs), William L. Sexton, Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Physiology) and Jeffrey A. Suzewits, D.O., M.P.H., FAAFP (KCOM Associate Dean of Clinical Educational Affairs); “Curriculum and Faculty Development in Evidencebased Medicine - Year 3;”National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine/NIH; $205,541; 09/01/08-08/31/09.

Martin, John R., Ph.D., and Zachary Webb (KCOM Department of Pharmacology); “Involvement of the Posterior Hypothalamic Nucleus During Hemorrhage of Conscious Freely Moving Rats;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/09.

 

McGovern, Rene, Ph.D., and Courtney McDowell (KCOM Department of Neurobehavioral Sciences); “Behavioral Modification of Non-compliant Dementia Patients in a Long-term Care Facility;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/09.

Middlemas, David S., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Pharmacology); "Antidepressant Drug Induced Neurogenesis in Juvenile Rat Hippocampus;” Warner/Fermaturo and ATSU Board of Trustees Research Funds; $4,000; 06/01/08-05/31/10.

Purcell, Edwin S., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Anatomy); “Rectal Vault and Anal Canal Measurements in Human Subjects;”Hollister Incorporated; $2,500; 08/11/08-06/30/09.

Purcell, Edwin S., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Anatomy), Christian Fossum, D.O. (Europe), and Gary A. Fryer, Ph.D. (A.T. Still Research Institute), and Eric Snider, D.O. (KCOM Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine); “The Influence of Mood and Manipulative Therapy on Autonomic Function;” ATSU Strategic Research Fund; $7,759; 06/01/08-05/31/09.

 

Rickelman Jr., John, D.O. (KCOM Department of Internal Medicine); “Point of Care Ultrasound Development Program;” Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust; $55,000; 06/18/08-06/17/09.

 

Sexton, William L., Ph.D., and Emily Keeslar (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Influence of Cocaine on Microvascular PO2 and Contractile Activity in Rat Skeletal Muscle;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/09.

 

Sexton, William L., Ph.D., and Jonathan Parker (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Hollister-KCOM Clinical Research Fellowship,” Hollister, Inc.; $19,150; 08/01/08-07/31/09.

Singh, Vineet K., Ph.D. and Michael Syring (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology); “dnaK Regulated Gene Expression in Staphylococcus aureus;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/10.

 

Snider, Karen T., D.O., Eric Snider, D.O., and Brett DeGooyer, D.O. (KCOM Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine); “Retrospective Chart Review of the OMM Hospital Consultation Service at Northeast Regional Medical Center;” ATSU Strategic Research Fund; $5,300; 06/01/08-05/31/09.

 

Stuart, Melissa, Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology); “Inhibition of GAPDH-RNA Interactions by Monoclonal Antibody 8B7;” Warner/ Fermaturo and ATSU Board of Trustees Research Funds; $2,400; 06/01/08-05/31/09.

 

Stuart, Melissa, Ph.D., and Joseph Whitman (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology); “Epitope Mapping of GRIFIN Using Monoclonal Antibody 10A5;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/09.

 

Theobald, Jr., Robert, Ph.D., and Sarah Ignash (KCOM Department of Pharmacology); “Urodynamic Responses of Juvenile Cats to NO Donor Administration (SIN-1);” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/08-06/30/09.

 

*Wilson, Margaret A., D.O., and Trish Sexton, D.H.Ed. (KCOM Department of Family/Preventive Medicine and Community Health); “A Longitudinal Program in Spirituality and Culturally Competent Care -- Year 3;” George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, $5,000; 09/01/08-08/31/09.


*Wilson, Margaret A., D.O., and Trish Sexton, D.H.Ed. (KCOM Department of Family/Preventive Medicine and Community Health); “KCOM’s Predoctoral Training in Family Medicine Project - Year 2;” Health Resources and Services Administration, $178,200; 07/01/08-06/30/09.

 

 

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*Written by or with assistance from the Office of Grants and Program Development and/or the Office of Research Support.