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Grants Funded - 2007

(KCOM faculty and staff are listed in bold font)

Baer, Robert W., Ph.D., and Kristi Teal (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Melanoma Migration: Rac1 Response to Integrin Activation and N-cadherin Expression;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-08/31/08.

 

Carlson, George C., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Preclinical Trials of NfKappaB Inhibitors in the MDX Mouse—Year 2;” Association Francaise contre les Myopathies; 40,000 euros; 07/25/07-07/24/08.

 

Carlson, C. George, Ph.D., and Gregory W. Millman (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Role of Activity Patterns on the NFkappa-B Signaling Pathway in the mdx Mouse;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-08/31/08.

 

Carlson, C. George, Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Pre-clinical Trials for Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Sulfasalazine in the Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy;” Charley’s Fund; $103,823; 06/05/07-06/04/08.

 

Cenedella, Richard J., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Biochemistry); “Effect of Monogalactosyl Diacylglycerol, a Paint Glycolipid, on the Development and Progression of Spontaneous Gastrointestinal Cancer in C57BL/6J-APC (Min/J) Mice;” Warner/Fermaturo and ATSU Board of Trustees Research Funds; $4,000; 07/01/07-06/30/09.

 

Clement, Robert (A.T. Still National Osteopathic Museum); “History of Medicine Multimedia Exhibit at the Still National Osteopathic Museum;” Richard S. Brownlee Fund, State Historical Society of Missouri; $250; 09/01/07-05/01/08.

 

Cox, James L., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Biochemistry); “Cystatin Effects on TGFß Signaling in Melanoma Cells;” Warner/Fermaturo and ATSU Board of Trustees Research Funds; $4,000; 07/01/07-06/30/09.

 

Evans, Maria L., M.D. (KCOM Department of Pathology); “Educational Enhancements for Clinical Training in Pathology;” Northeast Missouri Osteopathic Charitable Trust; $34,986; 06/25/07-06/24/08.

 

* Fountain, Doris, R.N. (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center—Year 23;” Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; $32,485; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

 

French, Michael (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “Health Care Delivery Systems Development;” Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; $625,000; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

 

French, Michael (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “Core Functions of Area Health Education Centers;” Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services; $1,000,000; 05/23/07-06/15/07.

 

Fryer, Gary, Ph.D., BAppSc (Osteo), ND (A.T. Still Research Institute); “Electromyographic Characteristics of Deep Thoracic Paraspinal Muscles Identified as Abnormal;” ATSU Strategic Research Fund; $7,125; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

 

Geisbuhler, Timothy, Ph.D., and Kenneth Dood (KCOM Department of Physiology); “The Effect of Hawthorn Extract on Coronary Flow;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 05/01/07-07/31/08.

 

Geisbuhler, Timothy, Ph.D., and Tedi Howell (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Effect of Hawthorn Extract on Free Radical Production in Cardiac Myocytes;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 06/01/07-05/31/08.

 

Head, Janet, Ed.D.(c), R.N., and Michael French (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “Americorps National: AHEC Professional Corps Program—Year 2;” Corporation for National and Community Service; $180,000; 08/01/07-07/31/09.

 

Head, Janet, Ed.D.(c), R.N. (KCOM AHEC Program Office); “Model State Supported AHEC—Year 11;” Health Resources and Services Administration; $259,965; 09/01/07-08/31/08.

 

Jorden, Steven, M.A. (ATSU Office of Student Financial Assistance); “Federal Work Study Program—Year 21;” U.S. Department of Education; $400,000; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

 

Jorden, Steven, M.A. (Student Financial Services); “Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students: Osteopathic Medicine;” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; $74,250; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

 

* Laird, Stephen D., 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., MPH, FAAFP (KCOM Associate Dean of Clinical Educational Affairs/Manager, Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institute of Kirksville); “Curriculum and Faculty Development in Evidence-based Medicine—Year 2;” National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine/NIH; $209,736; 09/01/07-08/31/08.

 

Martin, John R., Ph.D., and Jabon Ellis (KCOM Department of Pharmacology); “Cannabinoid Receptor Subtypes Role in Neuroprotection During Cerebral Ischemia;” $5,000; 06/01/07-06/01/08.

 

Martin, John R., Ph.D., and Jabon Ellis (KCOM Department of Pharmacology); “Cannabinoid Receptor Subtypes Role in Neuroprotection During Cerebral Ischemia;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 06/01/07-06/01/08.

 

Middlemas, David S., Ph.D., and Erin Klatt (KCOM Department of Pharmacology); “MAOI Antidepressants Induce Neurogenesis in Juvenile Rat Hippocampus;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-06/30/08.

 

Nelson, Cory and Jonathan Parker (KCOM Department of Microbiology/ Immunology; Faculty sponsor, Vineet K. Singh, Ph.D.); “Characterization of the Roles of Staphylococcal LytM in Disease and Antibiotic Resistance;” F. Herbert Fields, DO, Memorial Research Fun; $2,300; 08/01/07-06/30/08.

 

Peterson, D. Fred, Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Physiology); “ECG Student Lab Enrichment;” KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund; $2,550; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

 

Samadi, Abbas, Ph.D., and John Suchland (KCOM Department of Biochemistry); “Ceramide Regulation in Resistant Colon Cancer Cells;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-08/30/08.

 

Sexton, Patricia, M.S., and Jeffrey A. Suzewits, D.O., MPH, FAAFP (KCOM Associate Dean of Clinical Educational Affairs); “Student Clinician Ceremony: Transition from 2nd to 3rd Year;” KOAA/KCOM Education Program Fund; $2,520; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

 

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

 

Sexton, William L., Ph.D., and Kyra Carpenter-Timm (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Interstitial PO2 Kinetics in Contracting Rat Skeletal Muscle;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-06/30/08.

 

Sexton, William L., Ph.D., and Marietta Squire (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Effect of Nitric Oxide on PO2 Kinetics in Type II Diabetic Rats;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-06/30/08.

 

Sexton, William L., Ph.D., and Neha Valeja (KCOM Department of Physiology); “Muscle Fiber Type Specific Changes in VEGF with Voluntary Running;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-06/30/08.

 

* Singh, Vineet K., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology), Brian F. Degenhardt, D.O., C-SPOMM (Assistant VP for Osteopathic Research), Neil J. Sargentini Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology), Lex C. Towns, Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Anatomy), and Christian Fossum, D.O. (Europe) (A.T. Still Research Institute); “Changes in Gene Expression Resulting from Osteopathic Manipulation;” American Osteopathic Association; $50,000; 09/01/07-08/31/08.

 

Singh, Vineet K., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology); “Studying Roles of Staphylococcal Genes in Infection and Disease;” Warner/Fermaturo and ATSU Board of Trustees Research Funds; $4,000; 07/01/07-06/30/09.

 

*Singh, Vineet K., Ph.D. (KCOM Department of Microbiology/Immunology), “Changes in Gene Expression Resulting from Osteopathic Manipulation,” American Osteopathic Association, $50,000; 09/01/07-08/31/08.

 

Theobald, Jr., Robert, Ph.D., and Ryan Dalisky (KCOM Department of Pharmacology); “Effect of Calcium Channel Blockade on M3 Receptor Evoked Bladder Contraction;” KCOM Biomedical Sciences Program; $5,000; 04/01/07-08/31/08.

 

* Wilson, Margaret A., D.O. (KCOM Department of Family/Preventive Medicine and Community Health); “Academic Administrative Units in Primary Care—Year 3;” Health Resources and Services Administration; $215,753; 09/01/07-08/31/08.

 

* Wilson, Margaret A., D.O., and Michelle R. Colen, M.D. (KCOM Department of Family/Preventive Medicine and Community Health); “KCOM’s Predoctoral Training in Family Medicine Project—Year 1;” Health Resources and Services Administration; $172,800; 07/01/07-06/30/08.

* 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 2;” George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, $15,000, 09/01/07-08/31/08.

 

 

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