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CTN funding for Phase III will be added in 2019.
 

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