- Gyongyi Szabo, MD, PhD, professor of medicine: National Institute of
Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Mechanisms of Alcohol Mediated Organ and
Tissue Damage, one year, $15,000
- Andrew R. Tapper, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry: National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Ethanol Regulation of Neuronal Nicotinic Receptor Expression in Reward Circuitry, one year, $205,104; recommended for one more year, $246,750*
- John V. Walsh, MD, professor of physiology and biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Regulation and Function of Internal Ca2+ Stores in Nerve Terminals, one year, $323,249, recommended for one more year, $307,949*
- Linda F. Weinreb, MD, professor of family medicine & community health and pediatrics: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, A Model for Primary Care Management of Alcohol Use Disorders Among Homeless Women, one year, $228,782, recommended for one more year, $209,666*
- Andre J. Van Wijnen, PhD, associate professor of cell biology: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Bone Cell Growth Regulation by Runx2/Cbfa1, one year, $410,208, recommended for one more year, $411,248*
*These NIH funds were awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Multiple funding options exist under the ARRA, including accelerating ongoing science by supplementing existing grants and funding new grants that are likely to produce results within two years. To download a complete list of NIH ARRA grants awarded to UMMS investigators click here.