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  • Zheng-Zheng Bao, PhD, associate professor of medicine and cell biology: National Eye Institute, Expression and Regulation of the Axon Guidance Cues, one year, $9,502*
  • Victor L. Boyartchuk, PhD, assistant professor of molecular genetics & microbiology and molecular medicine: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Genetic Control of Immune Response to Listeria Infection, one year, $19,024*
  • Michael Allen Brehm, PhD, research assistant professor of medicine and pathology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Regulation of Virus-Specific T-cell Responses by TNF, one year, $245,038; recommended for one more year, $205,573*
  • Anthony Carruthers, PhD, professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology and physiology: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Glucose Transporter Structure and Function, one year, $287,000; recommended for three more years, $863,625
  • Roger W. Craig, PhD, professor of cell biology: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Structural Basis of Muscle Regulation, one year, $369,000; recommended for four more years, $1.48 million
  • Gerardo Gonzalez-Haddad, MD, associate professor of psychiatry: National Institute on Drug Abuse, Memantine-enhanced Buprenorphine Treatment for Opioid-dependent Young Adults, one year, $417,615; recommended for two more years, $808,247
  • Robert W. Finberg, MD, the Richard M. Haidack Professor of Medicine and chair and professor of medicine and molecular genetics & microbiology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Innate Immunity and Herpes Simplex Pathogensis, four months, $20,671*
  • Terence R. Flotte, MD, professor of pediatrics and molecular genetics & microbiology: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Preclinical & Phase I/II Trials of AAV-AAT Vectors, one year, $406,867; recommended for four more years, $1.6 million
  • Susan J. Gray, PhD, research assistant professor of molecular medicine; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Regulation of Hepatic Glucose Production by Kruppel-like Factor 15, one year, $410,000; recommended for three more years, $987,000
  • Stephen Jones, PhD, associate professor of cell biology and cancer biology: National Cancer Institute, The Role of MDM Proteins in Cell Growth and Tumorigenesis, one year, $324,338
  • Shan Lu, MD, PhD, professor of medicine and biochemistry & molecular pharmacology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Optimization of HIV Vaccines for the Induction of Cross-reactive Antibodies, one year, $2.3 million; recommended for two more years, $5.3 million
  • Judith K. Ockene, PhD, the Barbara Helen Smith Chair in Preventive & Behavioral Medicine and professor of medicine: National Cancer Institute, RCT for Smoking Cessation in 10 Medical Schools, one year, $882,026; recommended for four more years, $3 million
  • Nicholas R. Rhind, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry & molecular pharmacology and cell biology: National Institute of General Medical Sciences, The Role of MRN in the S-Phase DNA Damage Checkpoint, one year, $137,786*
  • Fumihiko Urano, MD, associate professor of molecular medicine: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Diabetes, six months, $19,024*
  • Scott Waddell, PhD, associate professor of neurobiology: National Institute of Mental Health, Mechanisms of Memory Consolidation, one year, $410,000; recommended for four more years, $1.6 million
  • Motojiro Yoshihara, PhD, assistant professor of neurobiology, National Institute of Mental Health, Molecular Mechanism of Synaptic Plasticity, one year, $382,480; recommended for four more years, $1.6 million

*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. For additional information about NIH ARRA funding, visit grants.nih.gov/recovery.