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Table 1. NIH, State, and Foundation grants received with the assistance of one or more CTN Core Facilities.

Principal Investigator(s) Department

Agency

Title

Dates           Total award $

                      All years

M. Aitken, MD Pediatrics

CDC

Strike out passenger injury

02/07-01/10      749,963

        "

DHHS

Development and Evaluation of Targeted ATV Safety Educational Strategies for Rural Children

09/07-08/10      549,642

        "

ACH

Pediatric Injury Prevention Center

07/07-06/10      741,000

        "

Allstate

Building consensus for safer teen driving

08/07-07/08        49,997

        "

AR Dept Tran

Mapping the way to success toolkit & guide

12/07-11/11      472,378

        "

NHTSA

Improving Teen Driving through Parental Responsibility

09/09-08/11      600,000

        "

HSO

Child Passenger Safety Education Project

10/10-09-11       190,000

        "

NIH-NICHD subcon

Safety in Seconds 2.0                                         (A. Gielen PI)

04/12-03/17       286,290

        "

NIH-NICHD subcon

Neurobehavioral Outcome of Head Injury in Children (H. Levin PI)

08/12-07/13         27,500

E. Al-Chaer, PhD Pediatrics

NIH-NIDDK R01

Mechanisms of chronic visceral hyperalgesia

09/04-03/06       335,362

        "

Allergan

Treatment for irritable bowel syndrome

09/04-12/05       545,000

        "

GlaxoSmith K

Irritable bowel syndrome treatment

09/04-09-07       360,000

        "

Allergan

New agents for IBS

09/04-12/07    1,200,000

        "

NIH-NIDDK R01

Sex hormones and visceral hypersensitivity

04/08-03/13    1,800,000

        "

NIH-NIDDK  R21

Role of Microglia in Chronic Visceral Pain

06/09-05/11       310,000

        "

NIH-NIDDK subcon

Spinal Microglial Mechanisms of Visceral Hypersensitivity  (C. Saab PI)

07/10-06/12         40,000

P. Beck, MD/PhD     IBS student

NIH-NINDS F30

Role of leptin in arousal

07/09-06/13       150,000

A. Charlesworth, PhD Neurobiol. (left UAMS)

Amer Heart

Role of Zar family proteins in M-phase control

07/07-06/11        400,000

       "

UAMS-MREF

Genetic analysis of development

01/07-12/07         15,000

       "

UAMS-COM

Regulation of M-phase by Zar family proteins

11/06-12/07         15,000

G. Childs, PhD  Neurobiology

NIH-NICHD R01

The significance of leptin signals to somatotropes and gonadotropes

07/09-06/14    1,754,460

       "

NIH-NICHD R03

Significance of Pituitary Leptin to Gonadotropes

04/09-03/12       145,000

C. Cole, RN, PhD

Nursing (ret.)

NIH-NINR R15

Feasibility Study: Attention Measured in Alzheimer's & Mild Cognitive Impairment.

07/07-06/09       142,900

       "

NIH-NINR   K23

Sleep fragmentation and Attention in Alzheimer's Disease

07/06-06/11       283,838

       "

NIH-NINR

Tailored biobehavioral interventions in AD

07/08-06/09         15,000

       "

Beverly Healthcare

Sleep research in AD

07/08-06/09         31,481

J. Dornhoffer, MD

ENT

Tinnitus Res Cons

Using PET-CT to Target and Validate Low-Frequency TMS as a Treatment for Tinnitus

07/06-06/09      300,000

E. Garcia-Rill, PhD Neurobiology

NIH-NINDS   R01

Central modulation of rhythms

07/07-06/12   1,250,000

S. T. Griffin, PhD Geriatrics

NIH-NIA   P01

Early events in Alzheimer pathogenesis

04/09-03/14   6,066,664

R. W. Hall, MD  Pediatrics

Medicaid

Telemedicine outreach utilizing collaborative health care

05/08-04/13   1,458,826

        "

Mayday Fnd

AR Neonate electrical stimulation study

11/08-10/10      399,929

A. Hayar, PhD  Neurobiology

NIH-NIDCD   R03

Synchronous bursting among juxtaglomerular neurons

05/04-04/07      150,000

        "

NIH-NIDCD   R01

External tufted cells coordinate olfactory bulb activity

07/05-06/10    1,000,000

        "

NIH-NINDS subcon

Contribution of EPL interneurons to olfaction      (K. Hamilton, PI)

04/08-03/12       150,000

        "

ABI

PSD95 scaffolding of vascular K+ channels in hypertension

01/09-10/10         38,500

T. Kaiser, MD  Pediatrics (left UAMS)

NIH-NICHD   R01

Permissive hypercapnea and IVH

04/08-03/11    2,131,535

       "

NIH-NICHD  R01 subcon

Gene targets for IVH

(L. Ment, PI)

08/07-07/12         55,515

C. J. Kane, PhD  Neurobiology

NIH-NIAAA R01

Microglia modulate ethanol impact on CNS development

09/09-08/14    1,250,000

M. Kiaei, PhD Neurobiology

NIH-NINDS R21

Nrf2/ARE Pathway as a Therapeutic Target for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

03/09-02/12       239,531

A, MacNicol, PhD

 Neurobiology

NIH-NICHD  R01

Maternal gene regulation in early vertebrate development (Co-I)

07/07-06/12      956,250

        "

AR Breast Cancer Res

Musashi2 expression as a novel breast cancer biomarker and therapeutic target (PI)

07/12-06/13        66,481

M. Mennemeier, PhD

Neurobiology

NIH-NINDS  R01

Neglect and Neural Mechanisms of Magnitude Estimation

04/05-03/10   1,784,732

        "

NIH-NICHD

R03

Rehabilitating strength perception after stroke

12/07-11/09      100,000

        "

UAMS

Arousal-related deficits in AD

07/06-06/07        15,000

        "

NIH-NCMRR R03

Innovative treatments in spatial neglect

04/05-03/06      142,000

        "

NIH-NICHD  R21

Identifying and treating arousal related deficits in neglect and dysphagia

01/09-12/11      350,000

        "

UAMS TRI

Effect of rTMS on resting state activity in tinnitus

10/11-09/12        49,986

        "

NIH-NIDCD  R21

Maintenace rTMS for chronic tinnitus relief

04/12-03/14      401,719

S. Mulkey, MD Pediatrics

Thrasher Fnd (Site PI)

Neonatal Erythropoietin And Therapeutic Hypothermia Shortterm Outcome (Y. Wu PI)

10/13-09/16      449,579

N. B. Reese, PT, PhD  Phys Ther (UCA)

NIH-NINDS  R15

Novel Treatment for Hyperreflexia following SCI

12/08-11/10      198,517

C. Sheffer, PhD Coll Pub Health (left UAMS)

Pfizer

Provider education program for treating tobacco use and dependence

01/10-12/12      400,000

         "

NIH-NCI  R03

Treatment Modality and Socioeconomic Status in Treating Tobacco Dependence

03/10-02/12      100,000

         "

NIH-NIMHD R01

RITCh: Reducing socioeconomic disparities in tobacco dependence treatment outcomes

07/12-06/17      966,740

F. J. Urbano, PhD     Vis Sci (UBA)

Guggenheim

Role of calcium channels in cocaine- and methylphenidate-induced alterations

07/11-06/12        25,000

J. Watts, MD/PhD     IBS student

NIH-NIDDK F30

Novel Mechanisms of Visceral Pain: Functional Properties of Microglia

07/10-06/13      160,000

M. Watts, MD/PhD    IBS student

NIH-NIDDK F30

Alpha2-adrenoceptors modulate TRPV4 and reduce inflammation-induced visceral pain

07/10-06/13       160,000