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Cook County, Ill., funds by Health and Human Services, Department of

Listing $522,121,872.86 in stimulus funds from Health and Human Services, Department of for Cook

Note: For some programs where states do not report where money will be distributed across the state, we do not have the allocation for individual counties. Those programs include: Medicaid, unemployment benefits and food stamps. Those amounts are included in the totals for where the state agency receiving that money is located.

Amount refers to both the amount of stimulus funding going toward the project and the face value of the loan.

Recipient Amount Description Federal Dept./Agency Date
CHICAGO, CITY OF $19,444,226 ARRA - Community Services Block Grant This award represents IllinoisG?? allocation of CSBG ARRA 2009 funding. One hundred percent of these funds were allocated to 36 CAAs and one statewide migrant organization including the benefit enrollment and coordination funding. CAAs used the funding
This spending item is part of a $47,232,781 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/14/2009
ILLINOIS DEPT OF HEALTHCARE & FAMILY SERVICES $15,937,639 ARRA - State Grants to Promote Health Information Technology The purpose of the State Health Information Exchange Cooperative Agreement Program is to fund statesG?? efforts to rapidly build capacity for exchanging health information across the health care system both within and across states. As an a... Show more
This spending item is part of a $18,837,639 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
AUNT MARTHA'S YOUTH SERVICE CENTER, INC. $11,885,212 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center has been awarded on 3/11/2010 with program title: ARRA - Facility Investment Program. There are two projects included in this funding. First project under FIP is construction of a new 22,000 square ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/11/2010
LAWNDALE CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $10,000,000 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Project: ARRA - Facility Investment Program Purpose: These funds will be used to construct a new Health and Wellness Center in the under-resourced community of North Lawndale, Chicago Goal: To meet the growing need for quality afford... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 10/19/2009
LAWNDALE CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $10,000,000 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] These funds will be used to construct a new Health and Wellness Center. Health Resources and Services Administration 10/19/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $9,915,615 National Center for Research Resources, Recovery Act Construction Support The College of Dentistry proposes to renovate 23,000 square feet of space into up-to-date, LEED certified research space. This project will add at least 9,000 square feet of new research space and renovate approximately 14,000... Show more National Institutes of Health 3/18/2010
RESPIRATORY HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN CHICAGO $8,542,402 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
This spending item is part of a $11,551,828 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $7,777,023 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The major goals of this project are to identify risk factors for incident Alzheimer's disease in a biracial community and to estimate prevalence and incidence of Alzheimer's disease in this community.
This spending item is part of a $8,038,504 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $7,139,848 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Northwestern University in partnership with the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services and a number of local and national collaborators will establish The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) focused on... Show more
This spending item is part of a $8,523,386 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
IIT RESEARCH INSTITUTE $7,000,000 This award supports studies to evaluate the chemotherapeutic activity of novel drugs and natural products using in vivo xenograft models for human cancer. It is projected that over 200 agents will be evaluated for activity in various xenograft models dur National Institutes of Health 8/10/2010
ACCESS COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORK $6,716,558 National Center for Research Resources, Recovery Act Construction Support Access Community Health Network (ACCESS), a 501(c)3 federally qualified health center (FQHC) organization, has secured $6.7 million under the NIH Recovery Act Limited Competition: Extramural Research Facilities Improvement Prog... Show more National Institutes of Health 4/21/2010
CHICAGO, CITY OF $6,379,790 ARRA - Head Start COLA awards provide cost of living increase for Head Start Early/ Head Start staff and notable service and support items affected and verified by the inflationary index. The QI (Quality Improvement) awards are designated no less than 50% professional dev
This spending item is part of a $8,554,350 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 8/06/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $5,984,977 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Gene map of the HLA class I supercluster: Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) are used to map regions of the human genome that contribute to disease, but such analyses do not identify the specific causative gene and genetic variant. Although the patte National Institutes of Health 9/20/2010
COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OF COOK COUNT $5,936,018 ARRA - Community Services Block Grant This award represents IllinoisG?? allocation of CSBG ARRA 2009 funding. One hundred percent of these funds were allocated to 36 CAAs and one statewide migrant organization including the benefit enrollment and coordination funding. CAAs used the funding
This spending item is part of a $47,232,781 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/14/2009
COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OF COOK COUNT $5,721,903 ARRA - Head Start ARRA Early Head Start Expansion Supports an increase in the enrollment of additional children as well as create new teaching and administrative positions within Early Head Start. The Early Head Start Program provides comprehensive, year-round, child and f Administration for Children and Families 11/23/2009
PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE OF METROPOLITAN CHICAGO $5,624,031 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $4,989,619 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder of premenopausal women, affecting ~7% of this population. It has major reproductive and metabolic morbidities across the lifespan, including markedly increased prevalence rates of obes
This spending item is part of a $5,310,858 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/31/2009
BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD ASSOCIATION $4,527,633 This Task Order formalizes a commitment to an expanded scope of work with three major work components: 1. Develop and refine topics for CERs that are informative to stakeholder decisional needs. 2. Conduct CERs with systematic and transparent methods.
This spending item is part of a $5,996,188 allocation. See details
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 10/24/2009
CHICAGO, CITY OF $4,244,167 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
PCC COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER $4,053,042 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The purpose of FIP funding is to complete interior renovations and purchase equipment and furniture for PCC's new South Family Health Center. PCC plans to relocate the current facility from a very small rented space in Oak Park, IL to ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 10/19/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $3,752,994 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support EVE is a consortium comprised of all U.S. investigators who have conducted genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of asthma and whose main objective is to combine results of individual studies to increase the overall power to identify asthma-susceptibilit
This spending item is part of a $7,375,208 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $3,376,082 National Center for Research Resources, Recovery Act Construction Support The University of Chicago submits this proposal in response to RFA-RR-09-008 to construct The University of Chicago Biomedical Cleanroom to support basic research in biomedical science. Many forefront areas of experimental biom... Show more National Institutes of Health 3/11/2010
CHILDCARE NETWORK OF EVANSTON, THE $3,291,516 ARRA - Head Start Early Head Start ARRA Expansion In July 2009 CNE received temporary ARRA funding for Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), and program Quality Improvement. In December 2009 CNE received ARRA funding for expansion child care services. All awards are consist Administration for Children and Families 12/02/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $3,004,884 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support No research with a Highly Pathogenic Agent or Select Agent has been performed or is planned to be performed under this grant. Surrogate strains with low pathogenicity will be used to evaluate such agents. Bacillus anthracis, Francisella tularensis and Y
This spending item is part of a $4,023,530 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
NEAR NORTH HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION, THE $2,998,849 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Grant name: Enhancing Quality Utilizing Information Technology in Patient Care. Purpose: This is a two year grant to the Alliance of Community Health Centers, a Health Center Controlled Network to implement EHR in 4 new Health Centers... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/01/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $2,940,707 The purpose of this project is to increase access to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) claims data through the creation of public use data and to determine a method of providing public access to these data which is useful to researchers and
This spending item is part of a $8,997,697 allocation. See details
Health Care Financing Admin. (was Medicare and Medicaid Serv.) 9/27/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $2,931,085 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) requests grant support to purchase a state-of-the-art whole-body 3 Tesla (3T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner to perform advanced anatomic, functional, spectroscopic and physiologic imaging for biomedic National Institutes of Health 2/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $2,866,125 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Nanoprobe for High Resolution Hard X-ray Fluorescence Microscopy (vendor X-Radia) In the interest of advancing our understanding of natural metal homeostasis in cells and tissues, as well as to detail localization, quantitation and chemical states of nano National Institutes of Health 5/06/2010
CHRISTOPHER HOUSE $2,828,603 ARRA - Head Start Early Head Start ARRA Expansion for Christopher House. The agency has four locations on the North and West side of Chicago, which is located in Cook County, IL. Once complete, the expansion will serve both infants/toddlers and parents. Administration for Children and Families 11/23/2009
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS $2,802,253 ARRA - Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Pediatric Research Network Program PROS has been funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau (HRSA MCHB) for a three-year, $3.5 million project, in which a sam... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,499,979 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 8/27/2010
METROPOLITAN CHICAGO HEALTH CARE COUNCIL $2,760,012 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Project Title: Illinois Health Information Technology Extension Center Collaborative (I-HITEC) Service Area: State of Illinois less Chicago 606 Applicant Name: Northern Illinois University, Lowden Hall, DeKalb, IL 60115. The Illinois Health Infor... Show more
This spending item is part of a $9,094,318 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $2,701,560 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award will support the design, construction and fixed equipment purchases required to expand our IT capacity by establishing a new computer facility that will be designated solely for research needs. The proposed renovations will create a research co National Institutes of Health 3/18/2010
ACCESS COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORK $2,684,837 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) received $2,684,837 in Increased Demand for Services program funding. This grant supported three key objectives: 1) increasing the number of health care providers available to see patients; 2) ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $2,630,530 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support As life expectancy in the United States continues to rise, the maintenance of physical independence among older Americans has emerged as a major clinical and public health priority. Efficient and reliable locomotion, or the ability to move without assista
This spending item is part of a $29,648,216 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $2,522,391 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The broad, long-term objective of this proposal is to improve he detection and treatment for patients suffering from various diseases in the neurological, cardiovascular, or body systems. Investigators at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Med National Institutes of Health 7/01/2010
ACCESS COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORK $2,500,000 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Access Community Health Network (ACCESS) received $2.5 million in Capital Improvement Program funding for two projects: the expansion of ACCESS Kedzie Family Health Center and the relocation and construction of ACCESS Cabrini Family He... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
AUNT MARTHA'S YOUTH SERVICE CENTER, INC. $2,449,295 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The Electronic Practice Management (EPM) system has been implemented at our 17 Community Health Centers. The Electronic Health Record (EHR) multidisciplinary core team has completed the eLearning classes on how to navigate and operat... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $2,335,143 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal addresses Theme 4 (Focusing on global health) of NIH RFA-OD-10-005 by aiming to generate staphylococcal vaccines. The project also addresses Theme 1 (Applying Genomics and Other High Throughput Technologies) through the systematic analysis o National Institutes of Health 9/29/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $2,253,950 NORC as the Prime Recipient of these ARRA funds is required by our task award to provide the appropriate personnel,materials,supplies, and services and do all things necessary for providing its best efforts to perform Recovery Act work for the Evaluation
This spending item is part of a $2,458,246 allocation. See details
Program Support Center 3/31/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $2,117,820 The purpose of this contract is to design and conduct an overarching evaluation of the Beacon Community Cooperative Agreement Program. This program has funded 17 communities with relatively high levels of health information technology (health IT) adoption
This spending item is part of a $3,298,978 allocation. See details
Program Support Center 3/01/2011
OUNCE OF PREVENTION FUND $2,104,812 ARRA - Head Start Project Name:Early Head Start ARRA Expansion/Years 1 and 2. Number of children to be served is 198, increased from 140 as of September 30, 2010. Program Options offered are 1)center based, 2)home based and 3)services to pregnant women. The Early Head S
This spending item is part of a $4,684,213 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 11/20/2009
ERIE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $1,999,951 ARRA - Community Health Applied Research Network Community Health Applied Research Network grant Health Resources and Services Administration 8/25/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,999,858 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The historical approaches to training biomedical scientists have been very successful at creating a talented, creative, community of scientists, but have failed to produce meaningful improvement in the participation of individuals from underrepresented ra National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,924,346 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goals of the University of Chicago CTSA program are to train scientists and health care providers at the University, our partner institutions, and our community to determine the molecular underpinnings of disease or disease predisposition in National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,885,844 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Ebola and Marburg viruses belong to the family Filoviridae and can cause fatal hemorrhagic fevers characterized by widespread tissue destruction with an incubation period of 4-14 days. Because of the safety concerns, these viruses are designated as the bi
This spending item is part of a $2,085,844 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/12/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,822,043 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Comparative effectiveness research (CER) is the conduct and synthesis of systematic research comparing interventions and strategies to promote health and diagnose and treat disease. This research is intended to inform patients, providers, and decision-mak
This spending item is part of a $2,435,723 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
EL VALOR CORPORATION $1,686,779 ARRA - Head Start provide early head start services for 206 children in the Lawndale area in Chicago, Illinois. This project title is Early Head Start ARRA Expansion. Award allows El Vlaor to continue to serve 206 early head start children in the Lawndale area of Chicago Administration for Children and Families 11/18/2009
LAWNDALE CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $1,649,370 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] These funds are being used to renovate two clinics and upgrade the clinic's information system Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $1,607,758 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This study aims to uncover informatin about differences in gene expression between individuals with schizophrenia versus controls, their relationship to previously studied genetic variation, and the joint analysis thereof. Besides informing important are
This spending item is part of a $1,976,440 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,597,119 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to identify functional variants of environmentally responsive genes that are biologically relevant to motor neuron degeneration of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (SALS) and primary lateral sclerosis (PLS). Considerable National Institutes of Health 7/14/2009
MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOUNDATION $1,502,520 ARRA - Health Information Technology Professionals in Health Care The Midwest Community College Health Information Technology Consortium provides training in six work force roles to support electronic health records implementation across 10 Midwest states through campus-based training, distance learn... Show more
This spending item is part of a $14,897,896 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 4/02/2010
COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OF COOK COUNT $1,495,364 ARRA - Head Start ARRA COLA/QI funds permenantly increased the pay of staff through a cost of living adjustment and increased the payscale to improve the overall quality of the program. It also provided stipends as incentives to staff for completing course work. Provided s Administration for Children and Families 6/19/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,492,049 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There are two significant barriers to including these PROs in comparative effectiveness research (CER): Lack of standardization of PRO scores required to make interpretable comparisons, and feasibility (including acceptability and cost to providers). We p National Institutes of Health 9/21/2010
ERIE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $1,488,837 ARRA - Community Health Applied Research Network Community Health Applied Research Network grant
This spending item is part of a $1,999,951 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 8/25/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,486,857 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Microbial translocation as a cause of systemic immune activation: Systemic immune activation has been shown to correlate with the rate of HIV disease progression. The underlying causes of such immune activation remain unclear, however. In chronic HIV infe National Institutes of Health 8/30/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,485,341 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement is for the recruitment of new faculty in NCI Designated Cancer Center (P30) and in Minority Serving Institutions funded through the U54 Comprehensive Minority Institution/ Cancer Center Partnership National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $1,466,787 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Brooklyn WINS site is one of six clinical WIHS sites that together form the largest ongoing study of HIV infection in women in the US The WIHS in general, and the SUNY Brooklyn site in particular, have demonstrated their ability to recruit, retain and
This spending item is part of a $3,111,766 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
CHILDREN'S HOME & AID SOCIETY OF ILLINOIS $1,442,955 ARRA - Head Start This award provides for ARRA Early Head Start Expansion funds to serve 60 children. The Early Head Start program provides family-centered services for low-income families with very young children (pre-birth to 3) to promote the healthy development of the Administration for Children and Families 11/24/2009
DE PAUL UNIVERSITY $1,420,842 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness of the Oxford House model with Latino residents whose values, beliefs and behaviors differ depending on their level of acculturation. In the past, those Latino individuals who have used Oxford Hous National Institutes of Health 5/15/2009
NEAR NORTH HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION, THE $1,418,300 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] A total of $1,418,300 in award funds will be divided between two projects: the renovation of space at Komed Holman Health Center for use as a wellness center, 340b pharmacy, office space and x-ray laboratory ($918,300); and the repair ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
NEAR NORTH HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION, THE $1,418,300 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] A total of $1,418,300 in award funds was divided between two projects: the renovation of space at Komed Holman Health Center for use as a wellness center, 340B pharmacy, office space, radiology suite, offices ($918,300) and the repair ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,406,101 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Protein disulfide isomerase in vascular diseases. The research interest of my laboratory is to understand the molecular mechanisms of vascular diseases such as thrombosis and inflammation. We are currently focusing on the role of protein disulfide isomera National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,402,967 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a key health condition. Comparative effectiveness research (CER) is underdeveloped, particularly in COPD. The development of a high impact CER research agenda requires a collaborative infrastructure between
This spending item is part of a $7,439,784 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,399,955 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This competitive revision application supports the development of Comparative Effectiveness Research for Eliminating Disparities (CERED), which includes four CERED cores: Research, Training, Data Infrastructure, and Dissemination. The research project o National Institutes of Health 7/28/2010
PCC COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER $1,380,640 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The purpose of CIP funding is to complete interior renovations and purchase equipment and furniture for PCC's new Austin Family Health Center. This new 18,300 square foot facility will allow PCC to offer expanded primary health care se... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,362,875 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The theoretical framework of this study maintains that the main paradigm guiding the sociological study of the impact of psychosocial stressors on distress and drinking outcomes has primarily operationalized micro-level social stressors. By contract, stud National Institutes of Health 5/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,362,875 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The aims of this two year grant were: 1) to develop instruments, utilizing focus groups representing both genders and diverse racial/ethnic groups, to delineate the domains of salient current macro level stressors (MLS), the nature and intensity of exposu National Institutes of Health 5/22/2009
LAWNDALE CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $1,300,000 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Project:Recovery Act Health Center Cluster Program Purpose: For the creation of a New Access Point for a community health center in the Archer Heights Neighborhood Goals: To open a new access point to serve the uninsured and low-inc... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 2/26/2009
FRIEND FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $1,300,000 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] New Access Point (NAP) Friend Family Health Center, Inc (FFHC) The purpose of the award is to provide increased access to care and reduce barriers to treatment. The NAP is a traditional free standing facility designed to provide on-si... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 2/26/2009
ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION ALLIANCE, NFP $1,300,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
ERIE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $1,294,085 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Erie Family Health Center's CIP Project, the Erie Humboldt Park Renovation Project, will ensure that the Erie Humboldt Park Health Center remains a major source of health services for the community. The current building where the heal... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $1,283,683 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Food allergy (FA), a condition caused by an immunoglobulin (Ig) E-mediated hypersensitivity reaction to food, is a growing clinical and public health problem in the U.S. and worldwide. FA affects approximately 5-8% children and 1-4% of adults. A positiv
This spending item is part of a $1,342,900 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/21/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,265,118 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Short sleep duration (less than 6 hours/night) is associated with a higher prevalence and incidence of hypertension, diabetes, and overweight/obesity, all of which can contribute to coronary heart disease. Pathophysiologic mechanisms that could explain th
This spending item is part of a $1,298,274 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,231,805 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Natural products and nature-derived materials continue to represent major analytical challenges in biomedical research. Their innate chemical complexity is of biogenetic origin, and can obscure correlations between chemical structures and observed biologi National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,228,600 Recovery Act Comparative Effectiveness Research - AHRQ A low literacy multimedia approach to disseminate bilingual diabetes CERSGs Improving the accessibility of CER findings is especially important for underserved populations. The overall objective of the proposed demonstration project is to test wh... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,492,002 allocation. See details
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 8/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,211,040 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our hypothesis is that we can drastically accelerate scientific discovery by collecting and making visible, comparable, and computable hypotheses, hunches, and theory-specific evidence beyond the dominant paradigm(s) of the field. Accordingly, we propose National Institutes of Health 5/07/2009
PORTER NOVELLI INC $1,200,975 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,200,055 This Task Order formalizes a commitment to an expanded scope of work with three major work components: 1. Develop and refine topics for CERs that are informative to stakeholder decisional needs. 2. Conduct CERs with systematic and transparent methods.
This spending item is part of a $5,996,188 allocation. See details
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 10/24/2009
HEALTHCARE INFORMATION & MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS SOCIETY $1,193,053 Booz Allen will support the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and it Health Information Technology Research Center (HITRC) to plan, coordinate, and facilitate the training of staff in Regional Exchange Centers (REC
This spending item is part of a $9,198,119 allocation. See details
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 3/31/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,164,579 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Patient recruitment and retention Patient recruitment and retention of study subjects has been excellent in this study. The COMET Network was able to screen 108 potential subjects. From these there were 12 screen fails, 3 subjects withdrew consent, two
This spending item is part of a $7,915,507 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,150,035 RECOVERY The primary objectives are to:1) describe the trajectory of fetal growth in twins using two- and three-dimensional ultrasound, 2) compare trajectories of fetal growth between singleton and twin gestations (according to chorionicity) to determine National Institutes of Health 9/23/2010
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $1,146,615 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our longitudinal study of a mouse model of Alzheimer's Disease incorporates microstructural MRI, behavior, morphometric and biochemical measures. The research will examine how cellular arrangement of hippocampus and behavior are affected by developing am National Institutes of Health 7/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,131,386 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this supplement is to strengthen two core facilities by adding two key pieces of equipment that will improve our capability to support translational research in the area of Cancer Immunology. The Human Immunologic Monitoring (HIM) facility National Institutes of Health 9/22/2010
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $1,131,286 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago)was awarded Illinois $1.2 Million. Supplemental evaluation funds to extend and complement its Suburban Cook County Commu... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,216,915 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,120,202 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The mechanisms regulating acute inflammation with severe sepsis need to be better defined to design treatments that can be used to protect the lungs and prevent death from multiple organ failure. Pulmonary macrophages are immune-effector cells that, at le National Institutes of Health 5/30/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,111,028 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The study will provide a significant complement to the parent HCHS/SOL study, to help achieve the goal of examining varied risk and protective factors in Hispanic health and will provide much needed information on the role of SES, sociocultural and psycho
This spending item is part of a $4,710,605 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
FRIEND FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $1,097,840 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Friend Family Health Center, Inc (FFHC) The purpose of the award is to substantially enhance the delivery of health care and social support services to the community. FFHC realizes that there must be ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,082,182 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The present application is to enhance research efforts at the University of Chicago that aim to advance the understanding and treatment of sleep disorders by obtaining support for the hiring of a new tenure-track faculty at the Assistant Professor level. National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,076,010 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This recovery act administrative supplement to the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) will support work to elucidate the role played by microbial translocation in immune activation and CD4+ T cell homeostasis. Chronic activation of the immune system is National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,058,542 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,053,536 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Poor diet and obesity have been linked to increased risks for a number of chronic diseases including cancer and cardiovascular diseases. The proposed research will investigate the relationship between food (candy, baked goods, and chips), beverage (soda) National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,042,363 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Characterization of Therapeutic human monoclonal antibodies against SARS-CoV. Aim-1. /To characterize the relative binding affinities and specificities of human monoclonal antibodies against SARS-CoV. /*/ /We will identify a subset of HmAbs with differ National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $1,039,247 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Previous studies in rats have provided evidence that brief, early-life exposures to bisphenol A (BPA) at environmentally relevant doses results in developmental reprogramming of the prostate gland via epigenetic modifications that enhance carcinogenic sus
This spending item is part of a $1,798,070 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
FAMILY CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $1,035,085 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Family Christian Health Center?s CIP proposal addresses the following immediate needs: 1) Repair and upgrade the existing facility with floor, HVAC, and safety enhancements, and expansion of support space; 2) Upgrade and overhaul of th... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,028,867 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Asthma affects over 17 million people in the United States, and is a significant cause of morbidity. Development of novel therapies to reduce asthma burden is a major priority of the scientific community, yet such studies are often hampered by the limited
This spending item is part of a $8,346,809 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
ALIVIO MEDICAL CENTER, INC $1,011,845 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] This grant will allow Alivio to implement the EHR project within the timeframe of this grant. In order to support this work, Alivio will renovate adequate space to relocate and complete any necessary re-wiring of the main server. The ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $1,011,810 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract: The mechanisms of action of alcohol (ethanol) and nicotine on the nervous system have been studied extensively. However, it was not until a few years ago that microglia were recognized as an important site of National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $1,001,774 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Molecular Markers of Alcohol Exposure and Alcohol-induced Tissue Injury: Alcohol causes tissue injury and organ dysfunction by disrupting the homeostatis interaction between the intestinal microbiome and the human homobiome. The goal is to identify mol
This spending item is part of a $1,974,161 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,000,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal responds to the broad challenge area (04): Clinical Research and specific challenge topic 04-HL-102: Develop Integrative Strategies to Elucidate the Mechanisms of Lung Diseases. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a syndrome characteriz National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $1,000,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (04) Clinical Research and specific Challenge Topic, 04-HL-101: Identify Mechanisms Linking Cardiopulmonary Disease Risk and Sleep-Disordered Breathing. Diabetes is increasing in epidemic proportions in the National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
YOUTH NETWORK COUNCIL $1,000,000 ARRA Strengthening Communities Fund ARRA Strengthening Communities Fund Nonprofits Capacity Building Program: The goal of this program is to build the capacity of our nonprofit partners through training, technical assistance, and financial assistance, to address the broad economic recovery Administration for Children and Families 9/20/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $1,000,000 The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Division of Health Interview Statistics requires the planning and conduct of a follow-up survey of parents who previously participated in the 20 I 0 National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Nee Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $998,787 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Genome-wide Determinants of Prognosis for Early-Onset Breast Cancer This application addresses broad Challenge Area (08) Genomics and specific Challenge Topic, 08-CA-101: Augmenting Genome-Wide Association Studies Prognosis for breast cancer is disproport National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
HEKTOEN INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, THE $998,589 Recovery Act Comparative Effectiveness Research - AHRQ we will focus delivery of A-CASI to our most complex patient population, General Medicine Clinic (GMC) patients. During 2009, the GMC saw 18,000 unique patients who accounted for over 51,000 visits. Many of these patients enter the clinic after b... Show more Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9/28/2010
SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM $998,575 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The North Lawndale Diabetes Community Action Project addresses Challenge Area Comparative Effectiveness Research and the specific Challenge Topic 05-MD-102 Prevention of Chronic Diseases in Disparity Populations. The Sinai Urban Health Institute, Sinai He National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
It Takes A Village Early Learning Center LLC $997,038 ARRA - Head Start Project Name:Early Head Start ARRA Expansion/Years 1 and 2. Number of children to be served is 198, increased from 140 as of September 30, 2010. Program Options offered are 1)center based, 2)home based and 3)services to pregnant women. The Early Head S
This spending item is part of a $4,684,213 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 11/20/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $995,533 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a key health condition. Comparative effectiveness research (CER) is underdeveloped, particularly in COPD. The development of a high impact CER research agenda requires a collaborative infrastructure between
This spending item is part of a $7,439,784 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $994,105 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (15): Translational Science, and specific Challenge Topic, 15-HL-101: Develop improved biocompatible surfaces for implantable blood-contacting medical devices. The broad, long-term objective of this proposal National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $993,348 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose to use bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) recombineering to epitope tag 40 transcription factors per year for chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) followed by sequencing to map binding sites genome wide. A major hurdle for the ENCODE project
This spending item is part of a $1,800,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $992,675 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This CTSA supplemental award is to advance the pace of development of a centralized informatics support infrastructure for clinical studies, to include a participant enrollment database, electronic data capture, electronic case reporting and clinical tria National Institutes of Health 9/07/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $992,343 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall purpose of the study is to examine the mechanisms by which economic incentives offered in food assistance program impact dietary intake of children. We are currently collecting pre-policy implementation baseline data (0 months), and the aims o National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $989,100 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award was issued as a 2 year extension of previous NIH grant 1R01 HD044713-01A2. Project Title: Cell differentiation during decidualization. / Differences in cytoskeletal organization and properties of stromal cells in endometriosis. Decidualizatio National Institutes of Health 7/28/2009
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS $987,597 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness - Leveraging National Organizations The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) tobacco prevention and control ARRA Prevention and Wellness ? Leveraging National Organizations project will leverage existing AAP partners with Communities Putting Prevention the Work (CPPW) a... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,104,597 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 7/13/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $987,371 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) is a disabling dermatologic adverse drug reaction associated with Gadolinium Containing Chelating Agents (GCCAs). Dermatologic adverse drug reactions (dADRs) are important and poorly characterized causes of morbidity an
This spending item is part of a $1,219,042 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $982,922 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The central aim of the study, is to differentiate the alterations in cognitive and affective circuitry in pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) relative to typically developing operations. PBD and ADHD are th National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
HEKTOEN INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, THE $973,801 ARRA Grants for Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Training and Enhancement Specific Objectives and Methodology: Objective #1: To develop and implement a Spanish language and Latino culture curriculum track and a Polish language and culture curriculum track. Activity #1) Begin longitudin... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 9/03/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $971,920 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support P311 is an 8 kDa intracellular protein highly conserved across species. P311 does not belong to any established protein family; neither has signature motifs that could suggest function. In mouse and human P311 is produced in the brain, in vascular smooth National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $956,609 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Diabetes, especially type 2, has been identified as an epidemic in the U.S. and is continuing to grow in prevalence. The burden of diabetes, including prevalence and risk of complications, is greater for low-income individuals and minority groups, especia National Institutes of Health 8/19/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $952,729 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Mammals including humans need amplification by outer hair cells (OHCs) for their high sensitivity and sharp frequency selectivity. OHCs are also the most vulnerable cells in the inner ear and are involved in a majority of sensorineural hearing loss. Altho National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
CHICAGO FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $938,135 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The CIP allows Chicago Family Health Center (CFHC) the wherewithal to address an array of facilities infrastructure, building and site repair, systems upgrades, and health information technology needs that would otherwise not be within... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $931,430 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose to increase the output of our modENCODE project by adding staff to collect chromatin and to produce transgenic BAC tagged transcription factors for which antibodies are not readily available, With current resources our annual production goal is National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $929,298 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application will study an innovative approach to implementing mental health services in child welfare settings to reduce foster childrenG??s behavior problems and improve school outcomes. This work will address two critical needs in child mental hea National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
ERIE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $928,636 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Grant name: HIT Innovations Implementation Project: Establishing a Health Center Controlled Research Infrastructure. Purpose: This is a 2-year HIT Innovations grant award for the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services, a HCCN... Show more
This spending item is part of a $999,998 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 6/01/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $921,031 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ductus arteriosus (DA) is a fetal artery that allows blood ejected from the right ventricle to bypass the pulmonary circulation in utero. At birth, functional closure of the DA is initiated within minutes by O2-induced vasoconstriction. Functional clo National Institutes of Health 6/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $916,323 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We have shown in the fetus and newborn, that in pulmonary vascular relaxation induced by cGMP-elevating agents, cGMP-dependent Protein Kinase (PKG) plays a primary role. We have also reported that hypoxia attenuates nitric oxide-cGMP-mediated relaxation b National Institutes of Health 5/30/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $915,639 This project will develop tools and resources for Regional Extension centers (RECs) to assist eligible health care providers meet meaningful use criteria for public and population health. This project will include an annual environmental scan and gap ana Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 3/31/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $913,342 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Neovascularization of injured tissue is fundamental for its regeneration. Recent studies have indicated an intimate relationship between angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and the repair of injured nerves. Our preliminary data indicate that repair of injured ne National Institutes of Health 5/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $911,792 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Perhaps the greatest current challenge in the treatment of microbial infection is the development of new classes of antibiotics to combat the ever-increasing number of resistant pathogens. However, there are select bacteria that, due to their intracellul National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $908,140 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Dental progenitor cells are a unique stem cell resource for tissue repair and regeneration because of their accessibility and because of the autologous potential of tissues derived from third molar teeth. The current proposal is based on the hypothesis t National Institutes of Health 7/20/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $906,915 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses Broad Challenge Area (06) Enabling Technologies and Specific Challenge Topic 06-OD(OBSSR)-101*, 'Using new technologies to improve adherence' The Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) intensive lifestyle intervention is the gold sta
This spending item is part of a $997,581 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $886,926 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Mortality of patients with chronic lung diseases continues to ncrease in the United States. Understanding the mechanisms of how the lung responds to injury and how this leads to abnormal lung healing is key to the development of novel therapeutic strategi National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $885,485 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The proposed research is directed at the study of growth-associated protein GAP-43, an essential presynaptic protein with critical functions in neural development (axonal pathfinding), and plasticity (long-term potentiation, learning and memory). Because National Institutes of Health 5/26/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $876,120 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The identification of ultraconserved non-coding sequences in vertebrates has been associated with developmental regulators and DNA binding proteins. One of the first of these was identified in the intergenic region between the Dlx-5 and Dlx-6 genes, memb National Institutes of Health 7/13/2009
AUNT MARTHA'S YOUTH SERVICE CENTER, INC. $870,847 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center, Inc. has been awarded on 3/27/2009 with program title: ARRA - Increase Services to Health Centers. With the fund, AMYSC and it's Health Network has been able to address the growing need for primary ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $861,813 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposed Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Statistical Center (PSC) will advise and educate members of the network on a range of qualitative research methods; develop and implement processes to ensure data quality; pro
This spending item is part of a $1,200,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $856,469 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (08) Genomics and specific Challenge Topic, 08-ES-104: Identification of alterations in epigenetic marks related to environmental exposures. In the US, over one million people are occupationally exposed to p
This spending item is part of a $995,214 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $832,452 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall purpose of this award is to provide funding for a new faculty member, and also to establish Loyola's Alcohol Research Center (LARC). These funds will enable us to better direct our alcohol interests in the direction of alcohol and injury. A National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
SGA YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES NFP $825,346 ARRA - Head Start Project Name:Early Head Start ARRA Expansion/Years 1 and 2. Number of children to be served is 198, increased from 140 as of September 30, 2010. Program Options offered are 1)center based, 2)home based and 3)services to pregnant women. The Early Head S
This spending item is part of a $4,684,213 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 11/20/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $821,420 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall goal of the proposed project is to explore the role of the brain histone epigenome in modulating the effect of life experiences on cognitive decline and dementia. In prior work, we found that while cognitive decline in old age often results fr
This spending item is part of a $998,322 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $811,890 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this study is to examine the hypothesis that alterations in neurogenesis occur in a specific manner in AlzheimerG??s disease and are manifested by an imaging-detectable impairments and by alterations in neurogenic gene expression. This hypothe National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
HILTON HOTELS CORPORATION $811,704 The mission of the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service (BCRS) is to improve the health of the Nation's underserved communities and vulnerable populations by coordinating the recruitment and retention of caring health professionals in the health ca
This spending item is part of a $8,973,095 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 9/23/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $811,054 RECOVERY OS CER: Evaluation of ARRA Supported Grantee Efforts to Implement and Spread CER Finding
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $806,148 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The recognition of the hierarchies of genetic pathways coordinating heart development remains incomplete, in part because of the difficulties to identify the critical cis-acting sequences that are required for the regionalized expression of genes during c
This spending item is part of a $843,762 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $800,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The thrust of the present project is drug discovery based at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), with partner institution at the Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, Hanoi (Institute of Chemistry), and an industrial partner based in Prin National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
ST AUGUSTINE COLLEGE $799,338 ARRA - Head Start COLA awards provide cost of living increase for Head Start Early/ Head Start staff and notable service and support items affected and verified by the inflationary index. The QI (Quality Improvement) awards are designated no less than 50% professional dev
This spending item is part of a $8,554,350 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 8/06/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $794,834 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose to study the role of intermediate filaments (IF) in cell shape and motility. Our overarching hypothesis is that alterations in the assembly states and mechanical properties of cytoskeletal IF, specifically the type III IF composed of vimentin, National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
HEKTOEN INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, THE $787,716 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Brooklyn WINS site is one of six clinical WIHS sites that together form the largest ongoing study of HIV infection in women in the US The WIHS in general, and the SUNY Brooklyn site in particular, have demonstrated their ability to recruit, retain and
This spending item is part of a $803,600 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $785,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Aims stem from our initial investigations of enzymes that metabolize peptides such as bradykinin (BK), angiotensins and others. Inhibitors of angiotensin I converting enzyme (kininase II; ACE) are currently used to treat millions of patients with hype National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $785,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support With the support from the ARRA 2009, we will devote the next two years to test the deleterious effects of dematin deficiency on erythrocyte membrane stability with direct implications in improving our understanding of the molecular etiology of hemolytic a National Institutes of Health 8/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $782,948 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support ParkinsonG??s disease (PD) is an insidious disease that affects the quality of life of over one and a half million people in the United States alone. In the past several decades, it has become accepted that PD occurs as a result of degeneration in dopami
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National Institutes of Health 8/04/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $780,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Evidence suggests that one mechanism of peripheral immunologic tolerance occurs through the process of T cell anergy. Anergic T cells have been characterized to have a defect in TCR/CD28-mediated Ras activation. Recent data have indicated that upregulated National Institutes of Health 7/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $780,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Acute lung injury, sepsis, lung inflammation, and ventilator-induced lung injury are life-threatening conditions associated with lung vascular barrier dysfunction, which may lead to pulmonary edema. Increased levels of atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) in National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $780,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Tolerance to allogeneic grafts can be achieved in a number of rodent models, and long-term graft survival has been reported in a number of non-human primate models. A consistent feature of stable graft acceptance is the control of alloantibody production; National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $780,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Muscle degeneration underlies many forms of muscular dystrophy and may also contribute significantlyto the decline of muscle mass associated with the normal aging process. Limb Girdle MuscularDystrophy 2B is a recessive form of muscular dystrophy that is National Institutes of Health 9/20/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $778,492 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall aim of this application is to understand the fundamental basis of the interaction of local anesthetic/ antiarrhythmic drugs (LA) with the cardiac voltage-gated sodium (Na) channel (NaV1.5). Our multiple-PI format brings together the strengths
This spending item is part of a $1,416,362 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $775,981 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall aim of this P30 proposal to the National Institute of Aging is to enhance the capability of the University of Chicago to perform research on how the social context of older persons - whether personal socioeconomic and health factors, family, o National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $774,737 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to continue the development of a Core Center in Bone and Cancer at Rush University Medical Center by facilitating the recruitment of a new early stage investigator to a tenure-track faculty position. The Medical Center has a l National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $772,065 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose to continue an interdepartmental training program for Drug Discovery Training in Age-Related Disorders - a program devoted to providing predoctoral andpostdoctoral scholars with rigorous interdisciplinary training in drug discovery and exposure National Institutes of Health 5/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $771,728 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support High blood pressure is a strong, modifiable, independent risk factor for cardiovascular and renal disease, and was a primary or contributing cause of 11% of U.S. deaths in 2003 (American Heart Association, 2006). The health burden of high blood pressure
This spending item is part of a $889,990 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/20/2009
ROSELAND CHRISTIAN HEALTH MINISTRIES (INC) $768,770 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] CCHC's CIP grant is supporting a two-part alteration/renovation/repair project focused on the establishment of a new direct service/administrative site, as well as an existing primary care site. Due to the flooding at our Halsted sit... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $762,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our overall objective is to understand why the immune system in SLE (lupus) responds abnormally to nuclear autoantigens from cells undergoing physiologically programmed apoptosis, and how this response could be specifically downregulated for effective the National Institutes of Health 5/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $762,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long-term objective of this application is to better understand the phenomenon of progesterone resistance in endometriosis in order to develop alternate therapies for this disease. The action of progesterone receptor (PR) in the physiological context National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $762,433 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is one of the most common causes of liver disease in the United States, and accounts for the majority of cryptogenic cirrhosis. NASH is associated with the 'metabolic syndrome', which includes insulin-resistance, obesi National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $760,930 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The experiments performed during the first funded period of this project (2000-2004) led to the first evidence of a direct link between senile plaques and tau pathology in an Alzheimer's disease (AD) cell model system (Rapoport et al., 2002). This study s National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $760,712 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support An outstanding question in lymphocyte developmental biology is how a cell with multiple differentiation options becomes restricted to a single developmental fate. Understanding how B- and T-lymphocyte lineage restriction occurs is also clinically relevant National Institutes of Health 5/07/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $752,782 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is one of the two most frequent causes of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP), a disease that afflicts 10% of all patients admitted to intensive care units (170). Studies in humans and animal models have shown that the type III s National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $752,688 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tau proteins normally stabilize microtubules in neuronal processes in the brain. During the course of Alzheimer's disease and certain other neurodegenerative diseases, these proteins dissociate from the micro National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $751,077 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad challenge area (01) Bioethics, and specific Challenge Topic, 02-HG-101: Informed Consent and Data Access Policies. Our project title is 'The Impact of Data Access Policies on Biobank Participation'. The NIH data access pol National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $747,490 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] University of Illinois Medical Center-Mile Square Health Center's (UIMC-MSHC) CIP Cicero project responds to immediate and pressing unmet needs for primary medical care services in the Berwyn-Cicero area. The addition of this clinic t... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/29/2009
NEAR NORTH HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION, THE $746,671 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Grant name: EQUIP--Enhancing Quality Using Information Technology in Patient Care. Purpose: This is a Health Center Controlled Network electronic health records implementation project. Goal and Importance of Goal: To utilize the All... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 9/19/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $744,463 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goals of the University of Chicago CTSA program are to train scientists and health care providers at the University, our partner institutions, and our community to determine the molecular underpinnings of disease or disease predisposition in
This spending item is part of a $857,156 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/26/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $744,009 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Convention suggests that the blood brain barrier (BBB) prevents certain drugs and neurotoxins from gaining access to dopamine (DA) neurons in patients with ParkinsonG??s disease (PD) unless a specific transport mechanism exists. However, we showed in ani National Institutes of Health 8/20/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $736,880 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology is applying to the NIGMS for a Recovery Act grant (RFA-OD-09-005) to recruit a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of Biochemistry of Chromatin Structure and Function. The department had deter National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $725,019 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Biotribological Layers in Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement: The ultimate objective of this research is to improve implant longevity in metal-on-metal bearings and decrease the morbidity and cost associated with revision surgery.
This spending item is part of a $1,375,841 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
PRIMECARE COMMUNITY HEALTH INC $724,075 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] PrimeCare Community Health, Inc. proposes to establish a federally qualified community health center in the Chicago community area identified as Portage Park. According to the 2000 U.S. census, Portage Park has a total population of 65... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/24/2009
PRIMECARE COMMUNITY HEALTH INC $724,075 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] PrimeCare Community Health, Inc. proposes to establish a federally qualified community health center in the Chicago community area identified as Portage Park. According to the 2000 U.S. census, Portage Park has a total population of 65... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $718,599 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Ubiquitin and ubiquitin-binding proteins play a critical role in the regulation of protein activity at the surface of eukaryotic cells by controlling the internalization of proteins into the endocytic pathway. Dysfunction of ubiquitin-dependent endocytosi National Institutes of Health 8/07/2009
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CENTERS $717,915 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] ARRA - CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM: HIHC will address the immediate needs of our service area by engaging in four capital projects. 1) Co-location at a new site called Heartland Health Center-Clark will provide convenient primary care ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $713,618 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Voltage-gated ion channels (VGC) are proteins found in the membranes of practically all cells and that through opening and closing (gating) events let ions flow through between the internal and external milieu of the cells acting as very fast signaling en National Institutes of Health 8/10/2009
UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC $709,290 Phase I/II Clinical Trials and Pharmacodynamics NCIG??s Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD), under the umbrella of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), is requesting support for several new and expanded initiatives. The
This spending item is part of a $10,200,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 2/04/2010
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $702,729 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Congestive heart failure (CHF) is associated with an abnormality in cardiac cell function. The molecular mechanisms that underlie this depressed function in CHF are not completely understood. The Major research theme at the Department of Cell and Molecula National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $691,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
This spending item is part of a $11,551,828 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $685,911 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Muller cells, the predominant glial cells in the vertebrate retina, play an essential role in maintaining neuronal health and activity. Recent work on retinal glia has also shown that virtually every retinal disease is associated with `activation' of Mull National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
LAWNDALE CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $668,129 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Project Title: ARRA - Increased Services to Health Centers Purpose: To provide medical care to meet the growing health needs of the uninsured in the communities in the Lawndale service area. Goal: To hire additional clinical staff to... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
CHICAGO, CITY OF $664,759 Aging Congregate Nutrition Services for States ARRA provided funding for Congregate Nutrition Services. Established in 1972 under the Older Americans Act, the program provides meals to Older Americans in congregate facilities such as senior centers, adult day centers, and faith based settings.
This spending item is part of a $2,526,641 allocation. See details
Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $660,848 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Laser scanning microscopy (LSM), including confocal and 2-photon microscopy, continues to play a central role in many areas of biomedical research. In neuroscience alone, the number of applications continues to grow rapidly. However, in contrast to the on National Institutes of Health 9/07/2009
NEAR NORTH HEALTH SERVICE CORPORATION, THE $644,610 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] ARRA ? Health Center Integrated Services Development Purpose of the Grant The purpose of the grant is to expand the capacity and services of Near North Health Service Corporation (NNHSC) in order to better address the health care needs... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/23/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $642,724 NORC will be the prime contractor and will responsible for designing the study methodology and conducting the evaluation. Program Support Center 3/31/2010
HEARTLAND HEALTH OUTREACH, INC. $634,090 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Aterations to/ expansion of 6 exam rooms in the clinic. Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
HEARTLAND HEALTH OUTREACH, INC. $634,090 Alterations to /expansion of 6 exam rooms in the clinic. Health and Human Services, Department of 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $633,792 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long-term goal of our research is to investigate how the intracellular signaling circuitry is wired in response to specific extracellular stimuli, thereby identifying potential therapeutic targets for prevention and treatment of human diseases. In thi National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $632,570 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goals of this proposal are (i) to establish a technology platform for generating high-quality, well- validated synthetic antibodies and (ii) to produce the initial set of synthetic antibodies to high-value antigens useful for epigenetic research. Synt
This spending item is part of a $1,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $628,659 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Patient recruitment and retention Patient recruitment and retention of study subjects has been excellent in this study. The COMET Network was able to screen 108 potential subjects. From these there were 12 screen fails, 3 subjects withdrew consent, two
This spending item is part of a $7,915,507 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $627,774 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goal of this project is to understand the structure of intermediates of fibrillogenesis, focusing on -amyloid (A) of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). The specific aims of this proposal are as follows: 1. To examine, by solid-state NMR, A1-40 fibrils
This spending item is part of a $692,357 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
CHILDREN'S PLACE ASSOCIATION, THE $619,017 ARRA - Head Start Project Name:Early Head Start ARRA Expansion/Years 1 and 2. Number of children to be served is 198, increased from 140 as of September 30, 2010. Program Options offered are 1)center based, 2)home based and 3)services to pregnant women. The Early Head S
This spending item is part of a $4,684,213 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 11/20/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $614,617 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Platelets are transfused for a wide range of thrombotic deficiencies, but there are problems. Platelet collection typically requires pooling harvests from multiple donors. Platelet transfusion risks from bacterial contamination, blood-borne pathogens, and
This spending item is part of a $687,948 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/07/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $613,680 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Comparative effectiveness research (CER) is the conduct and synthesis of systematic research comparing interventions and strategies to promote health and diagnose and treat disease. This research is intended to inform patients, providers, and decision-mak
This spending item is part of a $2,435,723 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $612,688 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The problem of critical antibiotic resistance is rapidly progressing. At a recent AHRQ investigators meeting (September 19, 2011) one report presented demonstrated the doubling of multidrug resistant KPC prevalence in an East coast hospital in the 12 mon
This spending item is part of a $1,031,385 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/26/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $602,597 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This study is an ancillary study to the Chronic Real Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study which began in 2003. The goals of the CRIC Study are to identify unique risk factors which may lead to the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and to explore t National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
CIRCLE FAMILY CARE, INC $598,985 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Capital Improvement Capital Improvement Program Grant: Construction/Renovation Project Electronic Health Records Project IT/Equipment Project Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
CIRCLE FAMILY CARE, INC $598,985 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Capital Improvement Grant Health Resources and Services Administration 6/29/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $598,609 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Biotribological Layers in Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement: The ultimate objective of this research is to improve implant longevity in metal-on-metal bearings and decrease the morbidity and cost associated with revision surgery.
This spending item is part of a $1,375,841 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
CAROLE ROBERTSON CENTER FOR LEARNING $596,822 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
ILLINOIS ACTION FOR CHILDREN $595,000 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant Provide child care financial assistance to low-income working families and fund activities to improve the quality of child care.
This spending item is part of a $73,772,628 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $589,242 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this CTSA supplemental award is to create, evaluate and disseminate new, durable and readily-accessible on-line learning resources to enhance essential skills needed to perform transdisciplinary, team-based basic and clinical translational res National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $588,803 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The significance and nature of this collaboration fits very well with the thematic areas applying genomics and other high throughput technologies, translating basic science discoveries into new and better treatment, using science to enable health care ref
This spending item is part of a $3,161,034 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $581,604 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Diseases and suffering caused by reactivations of latent Herpes Simplex Viruses (HSV) remain a major medical problem notwithstanding effective attenuation of disease by currently available antiviral drugs. The major problem facing development of specific National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $577,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This administrative supplement would be used to provide summer research experience to four undergraduates in 2009 and six in 2010. Expansion would also keep pace with increased student interest, as the level of applications for INN summer programs was hig National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $576,969 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Purposes of award: 1) Determine risks for HIV seroconversion. 2) Determine risks for HSV-2 seroincidence. 3) Analysis of results of antimicrobial resistance testing for Neisseria gonorrhoeae. 4) Conduct polymerase chain reaction assay to detect Mycopl National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $570,344 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application addresses broad Challenge Area (14) Stem Cells and specific Challenge Topic, 14-HL-101: Develop molecular signatures for heart, vascular, lung, and blood diseases by profiling reprogrammed induced plur
This spending item is part of a $999,344 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $570,266 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The proposed project seeks to build the infrastructure for the Community-Academic Partnership: for People Aging with DD (CAP: PADD). Specifically, the CAP: PADD project will reconfigure the bi-directional relationships between an Academic Health Center (A
This spending item is part of a $992,266 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/11/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $564,244 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (08) Genomics and Specific Challenge Topic, 08-HL-101* 'Identify causal genetic variants associated with heart, lung, and blood diseases by application of targeted DNA capture and massively parallel sequenci
This spending item is part of a $1,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $561,739 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project seeks to develop an approach that will improve the diagnosis of acute liver failure in infants, resulting in significantly improved outcome with medical therapy, and reduced utilization of liver transplantation in pediatric patients. Neonatal National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $560,486 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goals of the University of Chicago CTSA program are to train scientists and health care providers at the University, our partner institutions, and our community to determine the molecular underpinnings of disease or disease predisposition in
This spending item is part of a $598,128 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $552,564 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Radiation Biology of EPR Oxygen Images Abstract: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) Oxygen Images (EPROI) have been shown to provide quantitative localized pO2 images in FSa fibro sarcomas grown in the legs of C3H mice. The widths of narrow EPR spectra National Institutes of Health 6/04/2009
HEKTOEN INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, THE $552,559 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $552,054 This federal contract supports two, related projects. Although GW is the prime contractor, it has the lead responsibility for just one of the two projects; the other is being led by our subcontractor, NORC, and will be separately reported. (1) The first
This spending item is part of a $1,081,187 allocation. See details
Program Support Center 6/17/2010
SOCIETY OF THORACIC SURGEONS, THE $551,900 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is a combined project led by the American College of Cardiology (ACCF) and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) to compare two procedures to treat coronary artery disease (CAD), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass gr
This spending item is part of a $4,026,764 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
TCA HEALTH, INC. NFP $550,965 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The ARRA CIP grant is used by TCA Health, Inc to purchase an efficient EMR system that will allow us to improve our operations and medical records policies. TCA has completed the assessment stage with The Alliance of Chicago, the commu... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/26/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $550,807 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Investigating the chemical reactivity and biological activity of anti-tumor natural products is vital to understanding their mechanism of action and developing new therapeutics for the treatment and/or prevention of cancer. This research program aims to d National Institutes of Health 7/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $546,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The NIDDK provides funding to four different basic science consortia. Each of these groups has established an informatics infrastructure, but has done so independently. This poses major limitations for the NIDDK since there is no direct way for visitors
This spending item is part of a $2,595,935 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/27/2009
COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERSHIP OF ILLINOIS $545,680 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] With Capital Improvement Program funding for health centers, Community Health Partnership of Illinois (CHP) proposed to 1) purchase and implement an electronic health record system at one of our migrant health clinic sites (Mendota), 2... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $545,020 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The NIDDK provides funding to four different basic science consortia. Each of these groups has established an informatics infrastructure, but has done so independently. This poses major limitations for the NIDDK since there is no direct way for visitors
This spending item is part of a $2,595,935 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/27/2009
CHICAGO CHILD CARE SOCIETY $543,391 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $539,292 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This CTSA supplemental award is to accelerate the involvement of engineers in the biomedical research and translation process at Northwestern University by 1) instituting a new structured training program in clinical and translational research for enginee National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $530,341 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The research being conducted with the Supplement Award is within the parent NIH project R01 EY016094 [G?Development of Nanoscale Neuromodulating Platforms (NNPs)G?]. The overall project is aimed at developing light-sensitive molecular structures that can National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $526,829 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There are marked health disparities in the US Chinese population, yet we have the most rudimentary understanding of many critical health issues. In addition, there are vast linguistic and cultural challenges that confront health sciences research in Chine
This spending item is part of a $998,229 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/10/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $525,748 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (13) Smart Biomaterials - Theranostics and specific Challenge Topic, 13-DE-101* Novel Self-Healing Smart Dental and Bio-Restorative Materials. Effective repair and replacement of skeletal tissue by synthetic
This spending item is part of a $998,506 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
OUNCE OF PREVENTION FUND $517,575 ARRA - Head Start 1) ARRA Cost of Living and Quality Improvement Funding consistent with the provisions of Section 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act. 2)Number of children served is 1,233. 3)Program Options offered are Full-day Center based, Half-day Center based and Home bas
This spending item is part of a $673,986 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 6/01/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $515,622 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support ACL is the most commonly injured knee ligament in sports-related activities, especially in pivoting sports. ACL injury mechanisms, including factors contributing to the 2-9 times higher incident rate in female athletes than their male counterparts, are st
This spending item is part of a $736,370 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/28/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $514,206 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Abdominal Colpopexy: Comparison of Endoscopic Surgical Strategies Objectives: The objective of this study is to compare costs and short-term outcomes of laparoscopic and robotic- assisted abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC) with respect to patient convalesce
This spending item is part of a $996,090 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
HEKTOEN INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH, THE $500,911 ARRA - Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) through the Division of Patient Safety and Quality has received grant funds to reduce and prevent healthcare associated infections (HAIs). IDPH will use these funds to hire an HAI coordinator who will ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $853,443 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 8/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $500,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This grant proposes to significantly advance the current technology for generation of mouse models of human genetic disease. This addresses broad Challenge Area (15) Translational Science, and Specific Challenge Topic 15-OD(ORDR)-101: Pilot projects for p National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $500,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) supports the research, teaching and testing activities of Northwestern University (NU) faculty using animals. CCM provides the care for and oversees the humane use of animals, houses research animals, maintains su National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $500,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support In the parent grant, we proposed to 1) Determine the ability of human PTH (hPTH) to mitigate or prevent radiation-induced thrombocytopenia in response to a radiation dose resulting in 30% lethality by 30 days (LD30/30) or 95% lethality by 30 days (LD95/30 National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $500,000 The objectives of these contracts are to conduct Phase 2 and early clinical trials of NCI-sponsored agents, to evaluate biologic effects of these agents on their molecular targets, to evealuate other relevant biologic effects and to determine clinically r
This spending item is part of a $650,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $500,000 ARRA - Immunization ARRA-317 Immunization and Vaccines for Children--To increase the number of children and adults vaccinated against vaccine-preventable diseases. This will be accomplished by: 1. Creating a school-based influenza vaccination program targeting students in
This spending item is part of a $625,388 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $498,464 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (06) Enabling Technologies, and specific Challenge Topics, 06-AG-108 Technologies for obtaining genomic, proteomic, and metabolomic data from individual viable cells in complex tissues, and 06-DK-105 Enablin
This spending item is part of a $998,464 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $496,033 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overarching goal for this project is to provide an efficient agent for the prevention of colitis-induced cancer. Chronic colitis is a well-recognized risk factor of colon cancer; an increase in colitis-induced aberrant arachidonic acid (AA) metabolite
This spending item is part of a $639,246 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/12/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $494,637 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of the proposed project is to develop a community driven, open source Disease Ontology (DO) that can be used to link disparate datasets through disease concepts. We will provide a computable structure of inheritable, environmental and infectious
This spending item is part of a $991,237 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/14/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $489,850 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal requests funds to purchase a Zeiss LSM 710 Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope for a group of 8 NIH funded major users and 5 minor users in the Department of Neurology, the Alzheimer's Center and the Neuroscience Institute at Northwestern Uni National Institutes of Health 5/27/2010
DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR SUPPORT ALLIANCE $489,104 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Translational research is the cornerstone of health care advances. However, facilitating communication between research participants or consumers and investigators has been a challenge for decades. Divergent consumer and investigator perspectives have led
This spending item is part of a $905,298 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/14/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $486,206 This project includes, designing and testing a survey instrument that is suitable for collecting data from a complex probability sample survey regarding the parental concerns about recommended childhood vaccines for children aged 7-18 months of age, and c
This spending item is part of a $535,907 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 5/06/2010
REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO $478,259 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of this study is to identify how the suppression of reflex function by antispastic agents affects volitional movement in people with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). Spastic reflexes are commonly treated using medications or other therap
This spending item is part of a $772,692 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $475,395 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Transplantation is the ideal therapy for end stage heart and end stage kidney failure, but allograft survival and function remain suboptimal. This CTOT renewal application will build upon the findings resulting from the previous 4 years of studying biomar
This spending item is part of a $9,955,156 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/13/2010
ERIE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $475,325 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Through the IDS project, Erie Family Health Center will be able to impact the need for health services in the community by: 1) greatly increasing access to primary health care services for the medically underserved in Erie?s service a... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $471,264 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplemental award provides support to Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments (TARGET) Supplements including: 1) High Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (HR-ALL) - Our results establish that we can use comprehensive genom
This spending item is part of a $4,023,579 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $470,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We request the Illumina Solexa GAIIx system, which will be an essential next generation sequencing platform for a wide range of NIH funded projects at the greater Chicago metropolitan area. This new machine will be housed at the High-Throughput Genomic An National Institutes of Health 4/22/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $469,495 This to conduct a study and report on the availability of open-source HIT products for community health centers, rural health clinics and other safety-net providers.
This spending item is part of a $498,073 allocation. See details
Program Support Center 4/08/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $468,348 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The development of new therapeutic drugs against the coronavirus causing Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) is a continuing imperative. Following its emergence in Guangdong Province, China, in November 2002, SARS-coronavirus (SARS-CoV) spread to ot
This spending item is part of a $1,517,021 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/26/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $464,286 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement fund will be used to support the parent grant in analysis. Also added personnel support for a Post-doctoral fellow and a new technician who will carry out the work. Also the supplement will be used to purchase equipment that will further i National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $457,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a devastating condition with no disease-modifying treatment. Fibrosis, the hallmark of SSc, is caused by fibroblast activation with collagen overproduction and myofibroblast differentiation. Transforming growth factor-b (TGF-b) National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $454,047 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The following two aims are designed to supplement our ongoing investigation into the role of tomosyn, which we have shown negatively regulates synaptic transmission at C. elegans synapses. Aim 1) Generate and characterize Drosophila tomosyn mutants. To National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $449,977 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support HIV-caused AIDS is a potentially lethal disease with no vaccine or cure available at the moment. The obstacles to overcome when developing an effective HIV vaccine include devising a strategy that would generate cellular and humoral immunity with sufficie
This spending item is part of a $997,723 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
ALLIANCE FOR A HEALTHIER GENERATION, INC. $449,935 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $446,024 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of phenotypes that includes type 2 diabetes (T2D), obesity, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. These phenotypes show dramatic increases in prevalence in populations that recently switched from a traditional subsiste National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
HEALTHCONNECT ONE $445,350 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $444,714 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This recovery act administrative supplement to the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS) will support work to discover if the disease variant responsible for host control of HIV resides within the HLA-B/-C haplotype block initially identified by genome-wid National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $442,354 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Bacteria resistant to antibiotic therapy accounted for an estimated 94,000 life-threatening infections and over 18,500 deaths in 2005, more deaths than from AIDS that year (Klevens et al. 2007). Resistant bacterial strains have been linked to aggressive a
This spending item is part of a $11,464,018 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/16/2010
AGEOPTIONS, INC. $442,162 Aging Congregate Nutrition Services for States ARRA provided funding for Congregate Nutrition Services. Established in 1972 under the Older Americans Act, the program provides meals to Older Americans in congregate facilities such as senior centers, adult day centers, and faith based settings.
This spending item is part of a $2,526,641 allocation. See details
Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $431,750 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The awarded project aims to comprehensively identify and characterize genes involved in resistance to human endogenous antimicrobial peptides such as cationic defensin and anionic dermcidin, in Gram-negative bacteria E. coli and Salmonella enterica. Anti National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $431,750 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The clinical success of macrolide antibiotics has been curbed due to the spread of resistance. One of the major resistance mechanisms found in pathogenic strains is the modification of the drug-target, the ribosome, by Erm methyltransferase enzymes. The e National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $431,750 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This R21 exploratory proposal uses an integrated target-oriented approach in the rational development of drugs that may effectively shorten the duration of therapy in tuberculosis (TB) and/or improve the treatment of multi-drug resistant TB. According to National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $430,730 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to identify functional variants of environmentally responsive genes that are biologically relevant to motor neuron degeneration of sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (SALS) and primary lateral sclerosis (PLS). National Institutes of Health 9/03/2009
ILLINOIS PRIMARY HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION INC $429,584 Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) - The purpose of this contract is to obtain services for the Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) program(s) to provide opportunities for health pro
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Health Resources and Services Administration 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $429,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We have identified a novel peptide that acts as an effective therapeutic agent in mouse and hamster models of radiation-induced oral mucositis by targeting tight junctions (TJs) that connect adjacent epithelial cells, thereby protecting the mucosal barrie National Institutes of Health 4/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $429,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Although the effort to catalog the full range of epigenetic marks and assign them functional roles has been a remarkable success to date, how epigenetic states persist through replication and mitosis (epigenetic inheritance) remain as important open quest National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $429,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application addresses broad Challenge Area (14) Stem Cells and specific Challenge Topic, 14-HL-101: Develop molecular signatures for heart, vascular, lung, and blood diseases by profiling reprogrammed induced plur
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National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $428,066 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Innate immunity Toll-like receptors (TLR) have a crucial role in the detection of microbial infection. Specificity for conserved pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) allows TLR proteins to detect the presence of pathogens and to induce the acti National Institutes of Health 7/06/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $428,053 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project will develop a comprehensive array of new statistical methods for analyzing genome-wide association studies, and will apply these methods, and other appropriate methods, to perform in-depth analyses of NIH-funded association studies that atte National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $427,001 The Cancer Knowledge Cloud will connect and share information generated through NCI genomic atlas projects, the caHUB tissue acquisition network, the NCI functional Biology Consortium, NCI patient Characterization Center, the NCI pre-clinical Development
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National Institutes of Health 11/23/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $420,258 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The g134.5 protein, present in herpes simplex viruses (HSV), plays an essential role in viral virulence. Unlike wild-type virus, HSV mutants that lack the g134.5 gene are incapable of replicating and causing diseases. However, the underlying mechanisms National Institutes of Health 6/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $420,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Cytometry, at its core understanding, requires the ability to measure many characteristics of cells and sub- cellular structures for the purpose of understanding the function of proteins within a cell, cell subtypes within a population, and subsequently t National Institutes of Health 12/09/2009
COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS, THE $419,923 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application addresses broad Challenge Area (07): Enhancing Clinical Trials, and specific Challenge Topic, 07-OD(ORDR)-101* Library of Standardized Patient Registry Questions. The primary objective of this applicat
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National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $419,375 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The metabolically obese normal weight (MONW) phenotype is a clustering of obesity-related metabolic disorders in persons with normal body mass index (BMI). Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in normal weight persons is an intriguing representation of the MONW phenoty National Institutes of Health 7/23/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $419,375 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Secretory IgA (SIgA) is an important mediator of mucosal immunity. Strategies that boost SIgA production in the airways will confer benefit to patients that have become susceptible to infections caused by airborne pathogens. Our studies point to a novel m National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $419,375 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support In this project we will test the hypothesis that pharmacological targeting of kainate receptors, a family of ionotropic glutamate receptors, represents a viable therapeutic strategy in an animal model of multiple sclerosis (MS). Glutamate receptor activat National Institutes of Health 5/14/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $415,830 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Whole Genome Association Studies (GWAS) is a very powerful approach for the genetic analysis of complex traits, and interaction(s) between genetic predisposition and environment. Following the statistical analysis of high-density genome-wide association s National Institutes of Health 5/20/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $414,663 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this grant is to develop technology to allow for the control of the neurochemical microenvironment in brain slice physiology experiments.The brain slice preparation has provided amazing access to details of cellular and circuit level brain National Institutes of Health 5/07/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $412,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Schistosomiasis is an important tropical parasitic human disease. Although an effective anti-schistosome drug is in use, it is estimated that 200 million people are infected, 20 million individuals suffer severe disease symptoms, and 280,000 people die an National Institutes of Health 5/29/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $412,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Schistosomiasis is an important tropical parasitic human disease. Although an effective anti-schistosome drug is in use, it is estimated that 200 million people are infected, 20 million individuals suffer severe disease symptoms, and 280,000 people die an National Institutes of Health 5/29/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $412,487 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall purpose of the award to study the effectiveness of combining two known stimulators of bone healing - Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2 and Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound - in a clinical relevant model of orthopedic trauma. While either of these tr National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $411,125 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this two year R21 exploratory award is to characterize and confirm the role of inflammatory cells in wound healing and determine whether the subset of innate lymphocytes regulates the wound healing process via modulation of the local inflam National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $411,125 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This R21 exploratory / development grant is being used to determine how the cellular ubiquitin-proteasome system interacts with coronaviruses. Coronaviruses are common respiratory pathogens capable of causing severe epidemic disease. We discovered that National Institutes of Health 6/04/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $411,125 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Women who abuse alcohol are twice as likely to develop anxiety disorders compared with men, a phenomenon in which the underlying biological mechanisms are unknown. Our overall objective is to identify the interactive effects of alcohol and estrogen on ar National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $409,432 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Hypertrophic growth of adult cardiac myocytes is a clinical manifestation of many cardiovascular disorders and is often a direct cause of heart failure. Occurring as a compensatory response to cardiac stress, it involves thickening of the heart muscle an National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $407,667 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A suite of synchrotron-based x-ray imaging methodologies will be used to assess the development of crystalline biofilms formed by Proteus mirabilis in urinary catheters. Proteus is an extremely common pathogen in urinary tract infections, and is particula National Institutes of Health 5/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $402,605 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Developmental defects of the cerebellum in humans have received less attention than other brainmalformations such as neural tube defects and cortical malformations. Yet, cerebellar malformations arecommon, affecting approximately 1/5000 births. Dandy-Walk National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $401,311 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall purpose of this award is to determine how respiratory viruses cause inflammation. By identifying host factors leading to inflammation upon virus infection, novel therapies to reduce the extent of viral disease may be developed. Additionally, National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $400,475 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The control of every movement, whether it is a basic reflex or a sophisticated skill, is highly complex, involving the control of muscles distributed throughout the limb and body. This complexity is present whether movements are produced naturally by the National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
INTERCALL, INC. $400,280 Conferencing Services Health Care Financing Admin. (was Medicare and Medicaid Serv.) 6/18/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $400,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This study compares an asthma self-management intervention, delivered to the family and tailored to their needs and cultural beliefs, to standard asthma education on these two risk factors for asthma exacerbations in high-risk Puerto Rican children in ele National Institutes of Health 5/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $400,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goals of the University of Chicago CTSA program are to train scientists and health care providers at the University, our partner institutions, and our community to determine the molecular underpinnings of disease or disease predisposition in National Institutes of Health 9/07/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $399,753 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall purpose of the Center for End-of-Life Transition Research is to advance the science of care for people facing the end-of-life transition across the life span (e.g., infants, children, adults, and older adults). We will emphasize patient-cente National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $396,924 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal seeks the continuation of the University of Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC). The Center is an interdepartmental and interinstitutional cooperative endeavor involving investigators from the University of Chicago, Illinois
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National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $394,396 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal builds upon work suggesting that the herbal extract Scutellaria baicalensis (SbE) and its major component baicalein may simulate many important components of cardiac preconditioning (PC), i.e. trigger transient mitochondrial oxidant signalin National Institutes of Health 4/28/2009
ASIAN HUMAN SERVICES FAMILY HEALTH CENTER $393,010 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Asian Human Services Family Health Center (AHSFHC) will increase its efficiency and ability to serve its community through an approach using two projects: renovation project with equipment/IT - build out of a shell area in the current... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $392,734 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Over 7 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic kidney disease and about half a million will await kidney replacement therapy. It is believed that the oxygen availability within the kidney may be an important determinant of the progression of disea
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National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $392,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Chemoattractant-induced phagocyte activation is an important mechanism of host defense. In phagocytes, induced activation of the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) oxidase leads to robust production of reactive oxygen species (ROS), which National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
PINE, MICHAEL, AND ASSOCIATES, INC. $392,391 Recovery Act Comparative Effectiveness Research - AHRQ The goal of this research program is to examine the comparative effectiveness of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures and percutaneous coronary artery interventions (PCI). This will be done by clinical enhancement of the New York State?... Show more
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9/28/2010
PCC COMMUNITY WELLNESS CENTER $392,313 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The purpose of the Increased Demand for Services (IDS) funding is to support the increase of services provided at the PCC West Town Family Health Center, as well as increase access to integrated behavioral healthcare services within a ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $391,930 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The award title is G?Role of NCKX2 in the activation of toxic Zn2+ influx in ischemic neurons.G? Our ultimate goal is to improve the safety of cardiac surgeries that involve cardiopulmonary bypass. Over 700,000 such surgeries are performed in the US each National Institutes of Health 5/15/2009
REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO $391,242 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this proposed research is to improve the efficacy of body weight supported treadmill training (BWSTT) in people post-stroke using a novel robotic therapy that applies forces to the paralyzed leg during the swing phase of gait. Impaired mobilit
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National Institutes of Health 5/11/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $390,287 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Multiple pathway models of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) Project Summary/Abstract The goal of this grant is to examine brain differences during executive functioning and reward processing among children with attention deficit hyperactivi
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National Institutes of Health 6/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $390,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Nuclear factor-KB (NF-?B) is a transcription factor that plays many essential roles in immune responses in vivo, from contributing to the formation of lymph nodes and Peyer's patches to allowing generation and maturation of dendritic cells and controlling National Institutes of Health 6/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $390,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Staphylococcus aureus is the leading cause of community and nosocomially-acquired infectious and toxin-mediated syndromes, some life-threatening that affect patients of all ages. As a species, S. aureus has become resistant to antibiotics of all classes National Institutes of Health 8/02/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $389,024 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Preterm birth in nulliparous women: an understudied population at great risk. The ultimate aims of this observational study of nulliparous women are: to identify maternal characteristics (i.e. environmental, genetic, physiologic) that are associated with National Institutes of Health 7/08/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $388,306 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support With this administrative supplement we will create one full time research position and to maintain a full time research staff position within our research at Northwestern Univerisity both positions will have full benefits. With the relocation to Northwest National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY $386,824 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Funds were requested as an administrative supplement using ARRA funds in order to ?accelerate the tempo of scientific research? by providing additional effort for the ProjectBioCAT - Biophysics Collaborative Access Team from NCRR with an emphasis on aims National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $384,624 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Although energy homeostasis is central in determining feeding behavior, the decision to eat or stop eating is largely controlled by the reward pathway. Research on the homeostatic system has been central to our understanding of energy balance and obesity, National Institutes of Health 8/11/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $383,364 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The risks and potential harms associated with participation in survey research are virtually unknown. Previous work has documented emotional distress in subjects with existing emotional vulnerabilities, although the severity and duration of this distress National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $380,517 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Recombination rate variation and evolution in primates Abstract: Errors in the meiotic recombination process underlie a variety of chromosomal abnormalities, which are associated with spontaneous miscarriages and a wide range of human diseases. In spite o National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
ALIVIO MEDICAL CENTER, INC $375,660 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Due to the current status of the economy and high unemployment rate in our community, Alivio Medical Center has seen an increase in the amount of uninsured patients. With IDS funding Alivio has hired and/or retained healthcare provide... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $375,272 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Staphylococcus aureus is the leading cause of community and nosocomially-acquired infectious and toxin-mediated syndromes, some life-threatening that affect patients of all ages. As a species, S. aureus has become resistant to antibiotics of all classes National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $374,400 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Vaccine Induced Immunity in the Young and Aged: The novel H1N1 influenza virus caused a pandemic that clearly demonstrated the global health threat of reassortant influenza strains. This newly emergent strain is immunologically distinct from other influen
This spending item is part of a $2,462,810 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $372,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The cerebral cortex is thought to be the seat of the complex processes involved in high-level cognition, perception and movement. Of the many cortical areas, the function of the primary visual cortex, or V1, is perhaps the best understood: Many of the tra National Institutes of Health 9/14/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $370,909 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The selective estrogen receptor modulator tamoxifen is efficacious in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer, the most common cancer in women. However, tamoxifen treatment causes menopausal symptoms including hot flashes. In addition, tamoxifen c National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $370,018 The Contractor shall provide services to the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) in the design, development, and launch of an Internet-based network for patient-controlled medical image sharing built upon the Integrating th
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National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $369,050 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Epidemiological data demonstrates strong gender bias in hepatocellular carcinomas. This phenomenon cannot not be attributed to gender differences in life style factors. Moreover, there is no evidence implicating direct effect of sex hormones in the tumor National Institutes of Health 6/03/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $364,409 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our primary objective is to extend the NLSY79 young adult data collection for youth age 21 and over through the 2008 and 2010 data collection rounds. These youth represent the oldest children born to NLSY79 female respondents. The ongoing grant has provid National Institutes of Health 8/01/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $363,757 Comprehensive Research on re-identifying a HIPAA de-identified dataset or health information
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Program Support Center 3/22/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $363,623 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities (CPHHD) were funded by NIH in 2003 to address social, behavioral, and biological/genetic determinants of health disparities. The eight centers collaborated previously on a joint project (supplement National Institutes of Health 9/06/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $363,330 ARRA - Nurse Faculty Loan Program Loans to be awarded to students in advanced nurse education programs Health Resources and Services Administration 6/14/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $363,330 ARRA - Nurse Faculty Loan Program Loans to be awarded to students in advanced nurse education programs Health Resources and Services Administration 6/14/2010
BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CITY OF CHICAGO $362,897 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
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Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY $362,442 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project explores the genetic and neural changes that mediate long-term memory for habituation, a simple form of memory that is shared across the entire animal kingdom. By studying the mechanisms of habituation in a simple model organism (Aplysia cali National Institutes of Health 7/14/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $361,425 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We have developed a plan for a NINDS research organization/consortium to develop, characterize and study iPS cell lines for Parkinson's disease (PD). The overall goal of this consortium of multiple- Pis (see leadership plan) is to organize the rapidly exp
This spending item is part of a $3,700,091 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY $360,870 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Recently employed anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) therapy is a very promising treatment for the wet form of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. To be effective, multiple intravitreal injections are needed every four t National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
CHICAGO FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $357,115 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The Chicago Family Health Center (CFHC) Increased Demand for Services (IDS) program supports: a) 0.6 FTE of a 1.0 FTE family medicine provider (balance using CFHC funds), and related 2.0 FTE Medical Assistant positions; b) three suppor... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
CHINESE AMERICAN SERVICE LEAGUE $356,573 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There are marked health disparities in the US Chinese population, yet we have the most rudimentary understanding of many critical health issues. In addition, there are vast linguistic and cultural challenges that confront health sciences research in Chine
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National Institutes of Health 6/10/2010
COOK, COUNTY OF $352,464 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $351,782 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall goal of this investigation is to determine the molecular distinctions between estrogen agonism and antagonism in hormone dependent tissues and cancers and to use this information to develop and characterize novel compounds that can be used for National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
HIMSS FOUNDATION $350,356 The purpose of the award is to support the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate performance of a collaborative Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN) for the Health information Techn
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 3/31/2010
HEALTHCARE INFORMATION & MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS SOCIETY $350,356 The purpose of the award is to support the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) to plan, implement, maintain and evaluate performed of a collaborative Knowledge Sharing Network (KSN) for the Health Information Technol
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 3/31/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $348,521 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Diagnostic gene expression profiles were first identified ten years ago to identify subsets of childhood leukemia. Since then, untold thousands of studies (2909 listed in PubMed using G??cancer diagnosis microarraysG??) have been published purporting to b
This spending item is part of a $2,862,111 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $347,049 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Median survival from a hepatocellular cancer (HCC) diagnosis is only 8 months; therefore, effective prevention strategies are a high priority. Due to the epidemic of hepatitis C in the 1960G??s-70G??s, incidence has increased; approximately 3.2 million pe
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National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $345,189 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support In our original proposal we sought to demonstrate the expression of chemokine receptors by neural progenitor cells in the adult brain, to examine the effect of SDF1/CXCR4 signaling on adult neural progenitor cells in the dentate gyrus (DG), and to investi National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $341,835 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The experiments in this proposal are functional and structural studies using electrophysiological, fluorescence spectroscopy and protein and chemical modification done simultaneously in voltage dependent proteins such as Na and K channels. The emphasis is National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
ACCESS COMMUNITY HEALTH NETWORK $341,000 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Northwestern University in partnership with the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services and a number of local and national collaborators will establish The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) focused on... Show more
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Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $340,018 ARRA Accelerating Adoption of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) We know from existing comparative effectiveness research that certain feeding practices and therapeutics result in overall harm to preterm infants. We have shown that a large number of preterm infants are currently exposed to thes... Show more
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Office of Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation 9/20/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $337,853 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Highly drug resistant forms of tuberculosis termed multidrug resistant (MDR) and extensively drug resistant (XDR) tuberculosis are on the rise worldwide raising the specter that this disease may once again become virtually incurable.
This spending item is part of a $1,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $334,042 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the commonest rhythm disturbance of the heart, and is a major cause of serious morbidity such as congestive heart failure and cerebrovascular embolism (`stroke'). More recently, AF has been found to be associated with significa National Institutes of Health 5/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $332,366 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our proposalwill investigate the genetic and molecular basis of complex traits and their interactions with theenvironment using the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. We will implement a multi use, high density oligo- nucleotide tiling array for whole geno National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $329,139 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs), including Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) and Conduct Disorder (CD), are among the best, empirically documented forms of early childhood psychopathology. Recent studies have demonstrated that DBDs are identifiable National Institutes of Health 3/15/2010
CHICAGO, CITY OF $327,266 Aging Home-Delivered Nutrition Services for States ARRA provided funding for Home-Delivered Nutrition Services. Established in 1978 under the Older Americans Act, the program provides meals to seniors who are homebound.
This spending item is part of a $1,243,885 allocation. See details
Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
HEARTLAND HEALTH OUTREACH INC $324,221 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Increased outreach-based health care services to individuals experiencing homelessness Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $324,006 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement is targeted to expand the assessment of immunological and nutritional profile of patients enrolled in our prospective randomized clinical trial to evaluate the impact of the intensive medical nutritional therapy (IMNT) intervention on immu National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $323,402 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Comparative effectiveness research (CER) primarily involves estimation of causal effects of alternativetreatments on outcomes. To this end, observational databases are a promising source of information onpatient-level treatments and outcomes. However, obs
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National Institutes of Health 8/01/2011
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $317,688 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this award is to test the hypothesis that acetylation of RNA polymerase impacts the ability of bacterial cells to control transcription. The outcome is expected to be a dramatic alteration of our understanding of bacterial gene expression. National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $317,413 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Transplantation is widely recognized as the treatment of choice for end stage organ failure. While short-term allograft survival has been steadily improving, long-term survival is still not optimal. Most grafts will eventually cease to function, primarily
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National Institutes of Health 8/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $316,278 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The major focus of the original grant was on the molecular mechanisms within CD43 that regulates T cell trafficking. Each aim in the original approved application proposed to define the role of CD43 and interacting molecular partners on T cell traffickin National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $314,869 This contract is to provide a study and report to Congress on the providers who currently do not quaify for incentive payments under HITECH. The study is being done for the US Department of Health and Human Services - Assistant Secretary for Planning and
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Program Support Center 4/26/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $313,693 ARRA - Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP) The Strategic Healthcare IT Advanced Research Projects on Security (SHARPS) project will advance the sophistication, development, and deployment of security and privacy for Health Information Technology (HIT) through long-term research tha... Show more
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Health and Human Services, Department of 3/19/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $313,254 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses Recovery Act Limited Competition: Research and Research Infrastructure 'Grand Opportunities' (GO) (RC2): NIDCR guidelines, RFA-OD-09-004: Area of Scientific Priority 4) Detection of Oral Premalignant and Malignant Lesions. This
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National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $312,980 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is issued in response to Notice OD-09-060, Recovery Act Administrative Supplement brings together three scientist from two institutions to develop new bianalytical tools and methods to understand the molecular changes that signal parasite devel National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $311,150 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Breakdown in decision making and propensity for risk taking are common features of drug addiction that contribute in part to increased rates of unsafe sexual and drug using practices. Compelling evidence demonstrates that HIV+ drug users are more vulnerab National Institutes of Health 6/01/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $310,213 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Ultraviolet (UV) radiation represents a definitive risk factor for skin cancer, particularly in combination with certain underlying genetic traits, such as red hair and fair skin. Skin pigmentation results from the synthesis of melanin in pigment-producin National Institutes of Health 5/21/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $309,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overarching goal of this proposal is to address the A2ALL Funding Opportunity Announcement objective to improve understanding of long-term health and well-being of living donors and on the efficacy of living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). Primary National Institutes of Health 3/16/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $306,200 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Recovery of endothelial integrity after lung vascular injury is a poorly understood aspect of vascular homeostasis. Our long term goals using molecular, cellular, and in vivo approaches are to elucidate the mechanisms of endothelial barrier repair follow National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
OAI, INC. $304,760 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support OAI, Inc. and its HWWT consortium will provide critical health and safety training for 1,335 newly hired and/or retrained weatherization, construction, environmental remediation and debris removal workers and contractors in Illinois, Louisiana, Maine and
This spending item is part of a $482,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/06/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $303,500 Technical support and administrative/management services: Task Order 6, Antiviral and Immune Plasma Infrastructure Development
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National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $303,391 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There is currently much interest in understanding and defining mechanisms that may protect exposed but not HIV infected individuals. On potential mechanism of protection is the generation of antibodies to HIV in the absence of infection. Such antibodies National Institutes of Health 8/02/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $302,571 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support These funds will be used to hire one new postdoctoral research fellow, retain an existing research technician and cover the costs of supplies and services necessary for the conduct of the new studies outlined in this supplement. National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $301,882 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this supplement is to provide additional funding for staff charged with coordinating BMaP and GMaP network participation and building support systems for data collection and management. National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $300,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objectives of the University of Chicago's DDRCC remain 1) to foster digestive diseases-related research in IBD in a supportive, integrative, collaborative and multidisciplinary manner; 2) to enhance the basic research capabilities of established diges National Institutes of Health 7/20/2009
ST AUGUSTINE COLLEGE $299,501 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $299,086 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this CTSA supplement is to accelerate the growth and development of the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute's Biomedical Intelligence Core, a partnership between the Kellogg School of Management and t National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $297,564 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support HIV disease progression varies widely among individuals. Although some genetic or HIV protein factors have been identified that affect disease progression, these do not explain slow HIV disease progression in most cases. We and others found an association
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National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
HEARTLAND INTERNATIONAL HEALTH CENTER $296,981 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] ARRA - Increased Services to Health Centers: In order to meet the growing demand for services in the area, we will increase our capacity to serve new patients, particularly those who lack insurance. We will do this by adding three new ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/23/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $295,754 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this supplement is to identify the genetic variants contributing to inter-individual variation in GCmediated transcriptional response and to determine if these variants were targets of genetic adaptations to different local environments. Becau National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
COMMUNITY HEALTH PARTNERSHIP OF ILLINOIS $294,435 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] With ARRA Increased Services to Health Centers funding, Community Health Partnership of Illinois (CHP)proposes to serve 208 new migrant and seasonal farmworker patients, and provide 2,080 visits over the two year grant period by: hirin... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
BELOVED COMMUNITY FAMILY WELLNESS CENTER $292,560 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Funds were used for partial construction of the Beloved community Family Wellness Center second floor. The construction project is completed as of January 31, 2010. Funds were use to constuct office space and a health education room ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $292,433 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Previous studies in rats have provided evidence that brief, early-life exposures to bisphenol A (BPA) at environmentally relevant doses results in developmental reprogramming of the prostate gland via epigenetic modifications that enhance carcinogenic sus
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National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $288,011 NORC will establish the Technical Advisory Group. Concurrently, we will also develop the study methodology and format of the final report and present it to the TAG and TOO for review. Upon approval, we will begin operationalizing the various components o
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Program Support Center 3/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $287,615 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We are developing our Chaperone-Assisted Crystallography (CAC) technology to solve the structure of protein systems of critical biomedical importance that have been recalcitrant to crystallization by traditional methods. A key innovation is our ability to National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
AGEOPTIONS, INC. $287,000 ARRA - Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Chronic Disease Self-Manage This ARRA project funds the Illinois Chronic Disease Self-Management Project. During this quarter program staff and management negotiated with the potential 10 grantees to achieve desired training participant completers to me... Show more
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Administration on Aging 3/31/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $286,626 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The major barrier to use of autologous EPCs in regenerative vascular medicine is the low number and limited trans-differentiation potential. It is necessary to develop an efficient method to increase the number and/or potency of autologous EPCs. As of now National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $284,634 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Palliative care, a relatively new subspecialty, needs to build its evidence base supporting clinical practice. The Institute of Medicine has identified palliative care as a comparative effectiveness research priority, but increased scientific productivity
This spending item is part of a $7,175,320 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $284,535 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal concerns the study of Men's Assessment of Social Support and Risk Networks. Unfortunately, relatively little is known about the particular social consequences of the aging of the HIV/AIDS population, either for the challenges faced by person
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National Institutes of Health 5/05/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $281,225 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement will create a new senior post-doctoral position for a first year fellow. This is appropriate for ARRA in creating jobs and increasing the tempo of CRS research. National Institutes of Health 9/07/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $281,102 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This grant provides funds for training five pre-doctoral students in disease oriented basic neuroscience with an emphasis on aging and age-related neurological disorders. The program is designed to offer Ph.D. students rigorous and specialized training i National Institutes of Health 5/19/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $277,027 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall purpose of this award is to determine whether mindfulness based stress reduction influences the cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathways of women who are undergoing diagnosis and treatment for breast cancer. Assessment of biological outcomes wil
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National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $276,299 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Collaborative Grants for NCI-APRC Supplemental Support: Relationship of the ARRA Supplement Request to the Parent Grant: The parent grant focuses on the novel finding reported by the Hendrix laboratory (in Nature Medicine and PNAS) demonstrating that the
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National Institutes of Health 8/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $275,299 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Regulated exocytosis in non-excitable cells has several characteristics in common with excitable tissues yet remains poorly investigated. The activated macrophage secretes a large array of small and macromolecular products including cytokines, chemokines, National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
ADA S. MCKINLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. $274,597 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $271,493 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A request for an administrative supplement under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 willl allow for hiring of a new personnel as well as retention of existing fellows. National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $271,141 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is an Administrative Supplement grant for parent grant entitled Reactive oxygen species and endothelial migration funded from March 15/2006 to February 28/2011. The parent grant proposes to study the molecular mechanisms by which reactive oxygen spe National Institutes of Health 7/21/2009
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS $269,987 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Quitting smoking adds an average of seven years to a parent's life, improves the health of the spouse, eliminates the majority of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure of the children, reduces tobacco-related poor pregnancy outcomes, eliminates the greatest cau
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National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
FRIEND FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $269,486 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Increased Demand For Services (IDS) Friend Family Health Center, Inc (FFHC) The purpose of the award is to provide access to critical services in several areas. The areas include: women health services, family case management and healt... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $268,954 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY $267,238 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Accommodation is a main function of the lens. During dynamic focusing, the shape of the lens is changed. The accommodative ability of the lens decreases throughout life, such that it becomes a noticeable problem by around the age of 40. It is proposed tha National Institutes of Health 5/26/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $266,540 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A request for administrative supplement is being made to carry out additional studies on the role of mast Cells in EAE (Experimental Autoimmune/Allergic Encephalomyelitis). We have made outstanding discoveries regarding the role of a population of mast ce National Institutes of Health 8/10/2009
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY $265,700 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this funded project is to optimally design synthetic hydrogel scaffolds of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA) that promote rapid vascularization (angiogenesis) which is essential for the clinical success of implantable tissue engineer
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National Institutes of Health 5/15/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $265,512 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The applicant proposes a 2-AIM strategy to explore molecular mechanisms of SERCA calcium pump regulation by its major binding partner PLB. AIM1 describes the use of fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) to quantify the AFFINITY of PLB binding inte National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $264,924 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this application is to support a research employment opportunity for a postdoctoral fellow with strong molecular biology expertise needed to accomplish several studies within the peer-reviewed and approved parental grant HL089462. These studie National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $264,440 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Role of p67 phox in myocardial hypertrophy This ARRA project will provide crucial data directly contributing to validation of the central hypothesis of our parent R01 grant. These supplemental experiments will directly test our working hypothesis that National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $264,196 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this administrative supplement is to expand on the surgical animal model for studying the effects of coronary artery narrowing that mimicks natural disease progression. In the parent grant, an acute stenosis model with short periods (5-10 National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $264,191 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Ikaros is a nuclear protein and key regulator of T lymphopoiesis. Ikaros deficiency in mice results in abnormal T cell development and, with 100% penetrance, T cell leukemogenesis. However, the mechanistic role of Ikaros in these events is not yet known. National Institutes of Health 6/03/2009
Cancerhelp Institute $263,402 Recovery Act Comparative Effectiveness Research - AHRQ A low literacy multimedia approach to disseminate bilingual diabetes CERSGs Improving the accessibility of CER findings is especially important for underserved populations. The overall objective of the proposed demonstration project is to test wh... Show more
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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 8/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $262,661 The Systolic Blood pressure Intervention Trial, (SPRINT) contractor will conduct a multicenter, randomized clinical trial to determine whether treating systolic blood pressure to a lower goal than currently recommended, will reduce cardiovascular disease.
This spending item is part of a $2,491,798 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/24/2010
PRIMECARE COMMUNITY HEALTH INC $259,904 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] ARRA-Increased Demand for Services PrimeCare Community Health Inc. will expand primary and behavioral health care services to those who do not have a medical home. PrimeCare Community Health's target population of 235,986 consists of f... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
PRIMECARE COMMUNITY HEALTH INC $259,904 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] PrimeCare Community Health, Inc. proposes to add one full-time community outreach worker, one full-time nurse, one part-time primary health care provider, and one part-time behavioral health licensed professional. Access awareness con... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
PRIMECARE COMMUNITY HEALTH INC $259,904 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] PrimeCare Community Health Inc. proposes to add one full-time community outreach worker, one full-time nurse, one part-time primary health care provider, and one part-time behavioral health licensed professional. Access awareness cont... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $259,531 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project will help stimulate the economy by the hiring of a new researcher who has critical skills important for this research and by payment for testing of additional research subjects. With the payment to these people, we will accelerate the tempo o National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
FAMILY CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $258,329 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The purpose of this award is to expand access to needed primary health care services specifically by expanding services at existing health center sites in an underserved area or for an underserved population. To provide immediate relie... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
FAMILY CHRISTIAN HEALTH CENTER $258,329 The purpose of this award is to expand access to needed primary health care services specifically by expanding services at existing health center sites in an underserved area or for an underserved population.To provide immediate relief and expedite the e Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $255,388 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Patient navigation (PN) is a community-centered approach that can potentially reduce health disparities by enhancing access to care at an earlier stage of the disease continuum for underserved populations, such as racial/ethnic minorities or individuals w
This spending item is part of a $337,850 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/10/2011
UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC $253,921 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Award Title: A Proteomics Research Resource for Integrative Biology Award Purpose: The next generation proteomics platforms will provide the tools necessary for future applications of proteomics to investigate large human populations. The data from th
This spending item is part of a $2,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $252,857 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The administrative supplement request is for the hiring of a two year fulltime-equivalent position for a post-doctoral fellow. This will also be used for supplies the fellow will be using to investigate glucocorticoid receptor translational isoforms in re National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $252,749 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goals of the University of Chicago CTSA program are to train scientists and health care providers at the University, our partner institutions, and our community to determine the molecular underpinnings of disease or disease predisposition in
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National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $252,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Chromatin remodeling occurs due to covalent histone modifications. Two major enzymes, histone acetyltransferases (HATs) and histone deacetylases (HDACs), regulate histone acetylation and deacetylation, respectively. The acetylation of histones leads to a National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $251,132 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Transplanted organs such as the skin, lung and small bowel are more immunogenic and more resistant to tolerance induction than the heart and kidney. We reasoned that transplantation of the former organs would more likely result in the concurrent exposure National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
DONORS FORUM $250,000 ARRA Strengthening Communities Fund ARRA Strengthening Communities Fund State, Local and Tribal Government Capacity Building Program - This award is made to State, city, county, and Indian/Native American Tribal governments (or organizations designated by such governments) in order to build Administration for Children and Families 9/23/2009
CHICAGO, CITY OF $250,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--State Territories and Pacific Islands This ARRA project focuses on environmental and policy changes in three areas; nutrtion, physical activity and tobacco control: 1) The nutrition changes will focus on the environment of state Head Start sites and their ability to p... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2/04/2010
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $249,406 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Several studies of adults with chronic liver disease have suggested that neuropsychological abnormalities associated with both obvious and sub-clinical hepatic encephalopathy may not fully reverse following liver transplantation with the dominant abnormal
This spending item is part of a $834,478 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/14/2010
GADS HILL CENTER $247,808 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
IMMERSIVETOUCH, INC. $247,600 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): ImmersiveTouch Inc. develops innovative augmented virtual reality software SENSIMMER} for surgical training of residents in such fields as neurosurgery and ophthalmology. In collaboration with the University of Illinoi National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $246,743 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This A-START application proposes formative research aimed at understanding the role of illicit drugs in the transmission dynamics of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV among 18-30 year old African Americans (AA) living in high-risk neighborho National Institutes of Health 5/04/2009
SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY $246,489 ARRA ? Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals Grant Program Name: Equipment to enhance training for health professionals. Project Name: Expanding Technological Resources for Graduate Nursing Programs. Purpose: To expand the capacity for Saint Xavier University's School of Nursing to o... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 8/31/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $245,677 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Homologous recombination plays a critical role in reductional segregation of chromosomes in meiosis. Meiotic recombination is initiated by the programmed induction of DNA double strand breaks (DSBs) and involves a mechanism related to recombinational repa National Institutes of Health 8/03/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $245,262 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Plants are the source of many important medicinal compounds and the diversity of plant species and biochemistry suggests that many more are potentially available. The current understanding of the formation of plant-derived medicinal compounds at the enzym
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National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $245,007 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The request for supplemental support is to further study the primary function of the mitochondrial ATP-binding cassette protein-1 (ABC1). With further study the role of thid novel protein In the transport of iron-sulfur cluster out of mitochondria and wou National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
ALLIANCE OF CHICAGO COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICE LLC $245,000 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Northwestern University in partnership with the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services and a number of local and national collaborators will establish The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) focused on... Show more
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Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
ACGT, INC $244,900 Develop a universal influenza vaccine. The following activities will be performed at the Vaccine Pilot Plant which was specifically developed to rapidly translate research into vaccine products for clinical trials: Production of vaccine Production of m
This spending item is part of a $17,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 12/22/2009
SALVATION ARMY METROPOLITAN DIVISION $244,683 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $243,202 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Goals: The parent award addresses the epigenetic basis whereby developmental exposures to natural or environmental estrogens predispose to prostate carcinoma with aging. Our working hypothesis is that natural or environmental estrogenic exposures at envi
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National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS, THE $241,980 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Northwestern University in partnership with the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services and a number of local and national collaborators will establish The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) focused on... Show more
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Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $241,639 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Inter-species comparisons of gene expression levels will increase our understanding of the evolutionof transcriptional mechanisms and help to identify targets of natural selection. This approach holdsparticular promise for apes, as many human-specific ada National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $240,956 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement will augment the activities and aims supported by the parent grant (5U10HD041250). Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine (LUC-SSOM), has been a clinical site for 8 years in the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN), a clini National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $239,796 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Administrative supplement request is for the hiring of a new full time employee (along with supplies and equipment) to increase the tempo and output of the parent project. National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $236,779 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support For the past several decades, NIH and NIGMS have led efforts to increase diversity among biomedical scientists. Despite committing great financial and human resources to this goal, relatively little progress has been made, especially among science faculty National Institutes of Health 8/07/2009
CIRCLE FAMILY CARE, INC $236,389 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] ARRA - Capital Improvement Program Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
ILLINOIS MIGRANT COUNCIL $236,164 ARRA - Community Services Block Grant This award represents IllinoisG?? allocation of CSBG ARRA 2009 funding. One hundred percent of these funds were allocated to 36 CAAs and one statewide migrant organization including the benefit enrollment and coordination funding. CAAs used the funding
This spending item is part of a $47,232,781 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/14/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $235,585 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Dr. Mariam Aziz - During the past year, we have continued our studies looking at HIV specific ADCC activity in the genital mucosa women in two unique populations of women; women who seroconverted to HIV and women who are at high risk because they regularl
This spending item is part of a $279,804 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/23/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $235,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our long term objective is to understand the essential roles of regulatory carboxypeptidases in physiological and pathological processes. Membrane-bound carboxypeptidase (CP) M is an important regulator of the kallikrein-kinin system via its ability to g National Institutes of Health 1/25/2010
CIRCLE FAMILY CARE, INC $235,389 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Increased Demand for Service Grant (IDS) Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
Advocate Health Care Network $235,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $234,939 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Obesity and its associated metabolic and vascular sequalae are important health problems in the United States. The studies proposed in this grant are aimed at increasing the understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of the adipocyte by investig National Institutes of Health 6/25/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $234,929 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Award Description Spontaneously active embryonic stem cell derived cardiomyocytes could provide biological pacemaker that respond to neurohumoral stimulation and integrate indefinitely into the myocardium circumventing repetitive surgically invasive repai National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $234,903 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Tumor necrosis factor ? (TNF?) plays critical roles in the regulation of inflammation and immunity, but can also induce cell death. TNF? is a potent activator of NF?B, which leads to the synthesis of pro-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic factors. Therefore, National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
ROSELAND CHRISTIAN HEALTH MINISTRIES $233,499 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Increased Demand for Services Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
ROSELAND CHRISTIAN HEALTH MINISTRIES (INC) $233,499 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Under the Increased Demand for Services project, CCHC has hired two additional providers: one Pediatrician and one Nurse Practitioner. As a result, we have increased the number of patients served and medical encounters provided in our... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $232,394 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We requested funds to hire a new staff member to assist us in adding polysomnography (sleep recording) and sleep scoring to these studies. This will expand the scope of the studies in the original grant. This new staff member will gain experience in cir National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER $231,981 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall study objective is to develop a culturally targeted patient navigation training curriculum aimed at increasing breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening behaviors in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) persons. We propose a
This spending item is part of a $436,121 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $231,019 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Congenital heart malformations are among the most prevalent and serious diseases, and in many cases they are life threatening. Certain gene regulators, so called Tbx transcription factors, have been implicated in a number of complex cardiovascular defects National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $229,705 DEVELOP, IMPLEMENT AND TEST STRATEGIES TO INCREASE THE ADOPTION AND DISSEMINATION OF EXISTING COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH (CER)
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Program Support Center 6/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $228,909 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Endometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy with an estimated 40,100 new cases expected in the United States in 2008. Uterine papillary serous carcinoma (UPSC) is an aggressive histologic subtype accounting for about 10% of all cases but
This spending item is part of a $430,068 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/05/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $227,240 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Determine the changes in bacterial microbiota in HIV infected non-progressors, HIV infected progressors and HIV-seronegative women from the Chicago WIHS site over an eight to ten year period between 2000- 2010. We hypothesize that the types, diversity and
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National Institutes of Health 9/29/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $225,631 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The focus of this application is on abnormalities of TDP-43, a protein that underlies a number of neurodegenerative diseases (frontotemporal lobar dementia [FTLD], Parkinson's disease [PD], and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS]). In 2006, ubiquinated cy
This spending item is part of a $441,701 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $225,591 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The current epidemic of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection is a grand opportunity to apply new genetic methods to understanding this disease. There are multiple outcomes from MRSA infection, ranging from curable localized infection to d
This spending item is part of a $2,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OF COOK COUNT $225,000 ARRA - Early Head Start Purpose and scope: Purpose: To provide an additional direct support for our classroom teaching staff and indirect support for our Child Development Specialist. Working in collaboration with two Early Childhood Managers, Coaches will implement coaching Administration for Children and Families 9/16/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $225,000 We have been awarded a contract to provide tumor types to the NCI for The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) project. Specifically to establish a Tissue Source Site (TSS) Network capable of delivering clinically annotated biospecimens through either or both retr
This spending item is part of a $1,627,009 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/27/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $223,770 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Nuclear receptors bind to hormones and vitamins and regulate the activity of hormone inducible genes which in turn influence a cascade of events that impact almost all physiologic pathways including cell differentiation, fat metabolism, energy homeostasis National Institutes of Health 7/05/2010
REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO $220,748 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support ACL is the most commonly injured knee ligament in sports-related activities, especially in pivoting sports. ACL injury mechanisms, including factors contributing to the 2-9 times higher incident rate in female athletes than their male counterparts, are st
This spending item is part of a $736,370 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $220,679 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Goal of this supplement will be to adding both personnel and equipment.It will aid in increasing output by reducing the time spent on complex procedures and increasing experimental yield. National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $219,078 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Mile Square Health Center (MSHC) has targeted Increased Demand for Services funding to support positions at sites in its network where such funding will be spent in communities and populations that are most impacted by the current rece... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $218,965 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplemental award provides support to Therapeutically Applicable Research to Generate Effective Treatments (TARGET) Supplements including: 1) High Risk Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (HR-ALL) - Our results establish that we can use comprehensive genom
This spending item is part of a $4,023,579 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $218,915 NCI's Community Cancer Centers Program (NCCCP) - The network of community hospitals is a complex pilot program whose mission is, through research, to determine ways to bring state of the art cancer care and clinical trials to patients in their local comm
This spending item is part of a $75,135,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $218,430 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall goal of the currently active NEI-funded parent project is to determine the causes and consequences of spatiotemporal contrast processing deficits in individuals with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a group of night-blinding retinal degenerations th National Institutes of Health 8/04/2009
UNITED WAY OF ILLINOIS $218,223 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
AGEOPTIONS, INC. $217,680 Aging Home-Delivered Nutrition Services for States ARRA provided funding for Home-Delivered Nutrition Services. Established in 1978 under the Older Americans Act, the program provides meals to seniors who are homebound.
This spending item is part of a $1,243,885 allocation. See details
Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $217,379 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The p90 Ribosomal S6 kinases (RSKs) are immediately downstream effectors of mitogen activated protein kinases and play a major role in regulation of cell proliferation and survival. Among the four isoforms, RSK4 is the most dissimilar and also functionall National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $216,994 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The expected broad impact of the proposed activity are: (A) the theoretical models being developed would provide much needed guidance in the experimental efforts to develop a viable ultra rapid DNA sequencing technology based on the nanapore idea. The ab National Institutes of Health 8/12/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $216,070 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The focus of this application is on abnormalities of TDP-43, a protein that underlies a number of neurodegenerative diseases (frontotemporal lobar dementia [FTLD], Parkinson's disease [PD], and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis [ALS]). In 2006, ubiquinated cy
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National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO $215,186 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this project is to develop a deeper understanding of the mechanisms that allow reorganization of motor functions, and to identify means of exploiting these adaptive mechanisms to facilitate training of novel hand movements. Movement reorgan
This spending item is part of a $844,600 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/15/2009
HULL HOUSE ASSOCIATION $214,592 ARRA - Head Start This program will provide early learning mentor coaching through its Supporting Teachers so that All Children are Ready (STAR) mentor coaching. This program will provide intensive, classroom embedded, professional development for 20-30 teachers in 10-15
This spending item is part of a $225,000 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/16/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $214,502 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Biological treatment strategies by growth factor and Cytokine inhibitors -Overall goals are to understand the biological mechanisms of Discogenic back pain in patients and test out biological therapeutics in our rabbit disc degeneration model. National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
SALVATION ARMY METROPOLITAN DIVISION $214,005 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $212,294 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Fluorescence spectroscopy has made myriad essential contributions to our understanding of molecular and cellular biology. Fundamental properties of intrinsic and extrinsic fluorophores probes in biological systems are exquisitely sensitive to the local bi National Institutes of Health 2/18/2010
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO $212,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support 'Eph/Ephrin signaling in Taste Nerve Targeting. The first aim of the proposed work is to determine which Ephs and ephrins are expressed in gustatory epithelia in the tongue and palate and the sensory nerves that innervate them during embryonic development National Institutes of Health 6/09/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $211,799 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of this research is to systematically study new genes in the Drosophila melanogaster subgroup and to investigate the tempo and mode of new gene originations. We will focus on the new chimerical genes created by RNA-involved retroposition tha
This spending item is part of a $247,383 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $211,549 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Hypothesis: The endogenous TLR-ligand SP-A may act as an anti-inflammatory or pro-inflammatory ligand in pregnancy, depending on site of action (extrauterine vs. intrauterine vs. intraamniotic, respectively). Specific Aims (listed as sub-Aims of the ori National Institutes of Health 8/25/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $211,256 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is an administrative supplement to RO1 GM063843 Protein Specific Polysialylation (PI: Karen Colley). The focus of the parent grant is to define how the polysialyltransferases recognize and polysialylate their major substrate, the neural cell adhesion National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
CHICAGOLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FOUNDATION $208,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--State Territories and Pacific Islands This ARRA project focuses on environmental and policy changes in three areas; nutrtion, physical activity and tobacco control: 1) The nutrition changes will focus on the environment of state Head Start sites and their ability to p... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2/04/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $207,071 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This administrative supplement will be used to hire a laboratory coordinator and a post-doctoral fellow for two years and to purchase an eye tracker. National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $206,270 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement application is requesting funding to construct an EEG lab at the main facilities in the downtown Chicago campus. This will increase the efficiency in scheduling and recruitment and speed up the research program. National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $206,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): HIV induces a progressive and often irreversible deterioration of the immune system. Through years of experimentation and observation, we have learned that immune responses to HIV do exist and have a range of effective
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National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $204,885 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Oral carcinoma have a high incidence of poor response to treatment and worldwide they produce high levels of mortality that has not changed for decades. There is needed novel methods to detect and diagnose oral carcinoma as early as possible. Many patient National Institutes of Health 8/09/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $203,267 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project will expand the scope of the parent project by examining valance-related coding of odor in the human brain as well as its modulation by factors such as learning and context. This study will demonstrate how hedonic context modulates fmri ense National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $200,199 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Human adults can improve their auditory perceptual skills through practice, making perceptual training a promising tool to treat communication disorders. However, the perceptual-training regimens currently used are costly in time, as well as in financial National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
INTERCALL, INC. $200,000 Conferencing Services for CMS Health Care Financing Admin. (was Medicare and Medicaid Serv.) 6/07/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $199,064 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The broad aim of this Grand Opportunity Grant is to understand how race-based social stress, racial/ethnic (R/E) identity, and biological functioning contribute to health and healthy aging. Using the Maryland Adolescent Development in Context Study (MADIC
This spending item is part of a $900,235 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $197,871 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (04) Clinical Research, and the specific Challenge Topic, 04- DA-102: 'A New Look at Longitudinal Data'. This effort will not only jumpstart entirely new lines of research by substantially expanding the brea
This spending item is part of a $998,715 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $196,554 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support SUMMARY: Natural Inhibitors of Carcinogenesis (P01 CA48122) is uniquely designed discovery new cancer chemopreventive agents from deep ocean sediment-derived microorganisms, and promote these discoveries to the level of structurally- and mechanistically-
This spending item is part of a $477,847 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $195,507 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goals of this project are to elucidate the mechanisms involved in the inhibition of Apical Sodium Dependent Bile Acid Transporter (ASBT) by cellular phosphatases, vesicular trafficking and lipid raft-dependent mechanisms. The proposed studies are als National Institutes of Health 7/15/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $195,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This revised proposal (DK081513) focuses on the investigation of serine/threonine phosphorylation of IRS-2 by ERK, mTOR and p70S6K in mediating initial hepatic insulin resistance, Insulin action in the liver plays an important role in maintaining glucose National Institutes of Health 8/04/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $194,683 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The administrative supplement request will be used to add new professional staff, specifically a recent biology graduate working as a Research Technologist, will carry out these additional experiments, and the additional funds will be used to cover cost o National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $194,392 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Schizophrenia affects about 1.3% of the population and yet is responsible for US$28 billion in annual health care costs. The burden of schizophrenia to the patients, their family members and to the society is large. Antipsychotic drugs are the first line National Institutes of Health 3/15/2010
MARY CRANE CHILD DEVELOPMENT C $194,062 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $193,327 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our long-term goal is to understand the structure and function of the PNC and its roles in malignancy. The perinucleolar compartment (PNC) is a multicomponent non-membrane bound nuclear substructure that localizes to the nucleolar periphery. We have found National Institutes of Health 1/08/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $192,580 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The primary purpose of this award was to stimulate basic biological research on cancer. The award supports the hiring of a new graduate student, Yuka Shimizu, and the purchase of laboratory equipment. It is anticipated that the award will lead to the publ National Institutes of Health 8/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $191,600 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support In two previous stages of this project, both funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and carried out successfully, we developed GeneWays, a completely automated system that efficiently distills information about molecular interactions National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $190,318 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The research project plans to perform a comprehensive detection of fusion transcripts in acute myeloid leukemia, with the aims to identify new genes contributing to this disease and to identify new markers for clinical diagnosis, treatment and prognosis o
This spending item is part of a $705,133 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $188,932 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplemental award is focused on increasing activities and personnel to boost participant enrollment (fathers) and retention (mothers and fathers). Improvement in these numbers is the main deliverable. National Institutes of Health 9/22/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $188,753 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The major goal of this project is to assess the associations of genetic markers with cognitive decline among older African Americans and Africans so as to identify genetic factors that are related to this problem.
This spending item is part of a $2,654,871 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $188,261 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Auditory neurons are characterized by their receptive field properties, which describe the organization of parameters such as frequency and amplitude of stimuli that the neurons respond to. Receptive fields are relatively better described for neurons at l National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $188,068 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Project 1 G?? This project examines the role of Na+/H+ exchangers (NHE) in diarrhea associated with infection by enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC). EPEC inhibition of NHE3 may contribute to the pathophysiology of associated diarrhea. EPEC, however, stimula
This spending item is part of a $225,568 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
TRINITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST CHILD CARE CENTERS, INC $187,268 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $187,200 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The research project plans to perform a comprehensive detection of fusion transcripts in acute myeloid leukemia, with the aims to identify new genes contributing to this disease and to identify new markers for clinical diagnosis, treatment and prognosis o
This spending item is part of a $705,133 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $186,827 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Lung cancer is a devastating illness with a poor overall survival. In order to dramatically impact on this disease, new targets and mechanisms have to be identified. One hallmark of lung cancer is enhanced cell motility, migration, invasion and early meta National Institutes of Health 8/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $186,455 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Drosophila embryogenesis is characterized by a highly orchestrated set of events directed by a regulatory gene cascade that creates a coordinate system along the anterior-posterior and dorsal-ventral axes of the embryo. This process must be highly canaliz
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National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $185,074 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We anticipate that the supplement will allow the Center to hire an additional post doctoral research associate. We are presently inquiring about availability of soon to graduate or relatively recent Engineering Ph. D.s with expertise in RF /Microwave desi National Institutes of Health 7/30/2009
HULL HOUSE ASSOCIATION $183,985 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $181,601 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Preliminary evidence suggests that exposure to air pollution may be related to cognitive decline, particularly among older women, and our project evaluates this relation in a large population of older women. Since exposure to air pollution is a potential
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National Institutes of Health 8/01/2009
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN CHI $181,438 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
TCA HEALTH, INC. NFP $181,170 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The ARRA IDS grant provides TCA Health, Inc with the ability to retain and hire medical staff. Achieving this goal will allow us to provide quality care as the demand for community health services increases. Retaining current staff giv... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO $180,970 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $180,030 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall goal of this proposed research to gain a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of rheumatoid arthritis, a chronic debilitating disease of the joints. We have demonstrated that the type III histone deacetyl National Institutes of Health 9/29/2010
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $179,750 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Corneal ectasia, a warping and thinning of the anterior eye, afflicts 1 in 2000 of the general population. Its dynamic mechanism remains poorly understood, in part, due to its diverse and pleiotropic environmental and genetic causes. While treatment optio
This spending item is part of a $261,551 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/27/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $177,571 ARRA - Community Health Applied Research Network Community Health Applied Research Network grant
This spending item is part of a $1,999,951 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 8/25/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $177,266 ARRA - Public Health Traineeship Program The current economic environment in the U.S., as well as in the state of Illinois, has considerably reduced the funding available for higher education programs. As a result, state funding has continually fallen short of meeting the needs of IllinoisG?? h Health Resources and Services Administration 9/03/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $176,682 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The award will allow the prinicipal investigating laboratory to determine the potential use of the engineered mouse models for their utility in pre-clinical studies utilizing pharmacological agents. In addition, the award will also assist in the generati National Institutes of Health 9/07/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $175,392 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The molecular events that lead to proper patterning and reinnervation of the cornea following disease or injury remain largely unknown. The goal of our proposed research is to investigate keratocyte derived guidance cues to the regenerating axons during c National Institutes of Health 7/14/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $175,390 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The control of cell architecture involves coordination of diverse processes, and is closely coupled with mitotic regulation and cell fate determination. This control is fundamental to embryonic development and tissue function; its derangement is an import National Institutes of Health 7/23/2010
ILLINOIS CHAPTER OF AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS $175,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $174,688 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement will be used to fund the continuation of our current senior post-doctoral fellow. Also it will bed used to purchase important equipment for the proposed experiments. National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $174,174 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This competitive revision application seeks additional funding for new aims that are being proposed for original grant application RO1EY10343. The original application sought funds to further our studies of the mechanisms of ischemic preconditioning (IPC) National Institutes of Health 6/05/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $173,767 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Metalloprotease is the most abundant within the five protease classes in humans. Insulin degrading enzyme(IDE) is a zinc-metalloprotease that is involved in the clearance of insulin and amyloid (3 (A3), two keyproteins for the development of diabetes and
This spending item is part of a $240,167 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $173,650 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The CALGB is comprised of 26 academic medical centers and over 200 affiliated community hospitals joined in the pursuit of improved cancer treatment and better understanding of tumor biology and cancer treatment outcomes via the conduct of controlled clin
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National Institutes of Health 5/17/2010
AHIMA FOUNDATION $171,785 HHS requires a study on potential payment incentives for providers not receiving such incentives or other significant funding for EHR adoption and use through HITECH, Medicare, or Medicaid. Specifically, the statute requires that the study examine: 1. t Program Support Center 12/22/2011
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $171,675 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall study objective is to develop a culturally targeted patient navigation training curriculum aimed at increasing breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening behaviors in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) persons. We propose a
This spending item is part of a $436,121 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
ASIAN HUMAN SERVICES FAMILY HEALTH CENTER $171,382 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Grant Name: Increased Demand for Services (IDS) Purpose: IDS funds were awarded by Health resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to address the primary health care needs of Asian Human Services Family Health Center (AHSFHC) growi... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $171,347 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This administrative supplement was used to hire a full-time employee (FTE) to assist NIH-RO1 funded principal investigator (PI). The research goals proposed for the new FTE was within the research scope of the parent grant at the level of the specific aim National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
COOK COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO 152 $170,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION INC $170,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $169,365 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal is to understand the evolution of microRNAs (miRNAs), the coevolution between miRNAs and their targets, and the role miRNA-target interactions play in the expression divergence between closely related species of Drosophila. miRNAs are small regul
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National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
ALLIANCE OF CHICAGO COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICE LLC $167,135 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Northwestern University in partnership with the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services and a number of local and national collaborators will establish The Chicago Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (CHITREC) focused on... Show more
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Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $165,994 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this proposal is to change this landscape in Trypanosoma cruzi drug development. We propose the development of a consortium of academic laboratories and pharmaceutical companies who will investigate a variety of independently identified drug
This spending item is part of a $2,216,397 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $165,778 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ability of B lymphocytes to capture, process and present antigens to T cells is requisite for normal humoral immune responses and contributes to the pathogenesis of both B and T cell mediated autoimmune diseases. B lymphocytes preferentially capture p National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $165,059 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project examines mechanisms of chronic pelvic pain through a combination of clinical and mouse model studies, and these studies are being conducted at Northwestern University through our participation in the NIDDK Multi-Disciplinary Approaches to Chr National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY $165,030 ARRA ? Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals Grant Program Name: Equipment to enhance training for health professionals Project Name: Creating a State of the Art Simulation Lab to Enhance Undergraduate Student Learning Purpose: To purchase equipment to create a state of the art simul... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 9/03/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $163,485 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Nitric oxide synthase (NOS) is a family of enzymes that produces nitric oxide for use in regulating blood pressure, in immune system functioning, and in brain development, memory, and learning. Under pathological conditions, excess nitric oxide is produce National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $161,954 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Regulatory T cells (Tregs), a special subset of T cells, serve as a primary regulator for immune response. The major function of Tregs is to oppose and control Th1, Th2 and Th17 cells. Here we will test a novel hypothesis that in addition to controlling T National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $161,693 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose to analyze crystal structures of non-erythroid spectrin alpha II, to design and prepare mutants that will affect the spectrin II tetramerization region and the alpha and beta spectrin association, and to grow crystals of the alpha beta complex. National Institutes of Health 7/26/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $159,134 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Pre-mRNA splicing must occur with high fidelity to prevent catastrophic errors. Yet, the molecular mechanisms of fidelity in splicing are understood poorly. Splicing is catalyzed by the spliceosome, a dynamic ribonucleoprotein machine in which small nucle
This spending item is part of a $224,067 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $158,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This ARRA award will provide funds for the purchase of a quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) instrument and full-time funding for a graduate student to complete transcriptional profiling for the ABCT and GST genes from the louse using qPCR. Candidate ABCT a
This spending item is part of a $385,491 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/13/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $157,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Role of cellular senescence in mammary cancer prevention by rexinoids The main goal of this grant proposal is to determine the role of cellular senescence (CS) as a potential intermediate (surrogate) endpoint in mammary cancer prevention National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $157,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Exceptional progress has been made during the previous three years of funding under the parent grant entitled G?Molecular Mechanisms of Axonal TransportG? in identifying functional domains on the kinesin heavy and light chains important for regulation of National Institutes of Health 8/17/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $156,297 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement was requested to accelerate the pace of research of the original grant within its approved scope. Namely to perform simulations of calcium selectivity and binding in proteins and ion channels. Additional employment will be provided for on National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $156,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Background: Interstitial lung disease (ILD) encompasses a broad range of chronic lung disorders. The mechanisms of pathogenesis for the development of this disease are mostly unknown. It is widely believed that genetic factors play an important role in th National Institutes of Health 5/08/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $156,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The broad objective of this research proposal is to advance understanding of thyroid physiology through study of genetic defects at key regulatory processes. More specifically, research is centered on the mediation of thyroid hormone (TH) effects by study National Institutes of Health 4/15/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $155,255 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overal goal of my research program is to develop a non-invasive ultrasound method to detect microstructural tissue changes in the cervix leading to labor and birth. Specifically we want to use this as a biomarker for preterm birth. In this project we
This spending item is part of a $237,243 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/09/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $154,912 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose a method for answering critical questions concerning the social determinants of health and health disparities by linking 30 years of comprehensive, nationally-representative sociological data to prospective mortality data containing specific ca
This spending item is part of a $1,184,419 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
MC DERMOTT CENTER, THE $154,876 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
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Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $154,115 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this administrative supplement will be used forjob creation,job retention, and procurement of additional needed equipment that will streamline data collection and analysis enormously. National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $153,583 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Cerebral deposition of ?-amyloid peptides (A?) is one of the pathological hallmarks of AlzheimerG??s disease. A? is generated by sequential proteolysis of amyloid precursor protein (APP) by BACE1 and ?-secretase. ?-secretase is a multimeric protein comple National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $153,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Prenatal Cytogenetic Diagnosis by Array-Based Copy Number Analysis (aCNA) administrative supplement has goals consistent with ARRA funding guidelines. The supplement will: 1) create new geographically dispersed jobs for the entire 2 year period, 2) a
This spending item is part of a $744,988 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $152,930 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The revised application is in response to PA-06-543, 'Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research (R03).' Consistent with this program announcement, we aim to test hypotheses about the developmental pathways to comorbid pain and depress National Institutes of Health 4/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $152,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is an environmental bacterium that is implicated in an increasing spectrum of human disease, including infections of the lung, blood, heart, urinary tract, CNS, eyes, skin, and soft tissue. The respiratory tract is the most co National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $152,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is the causative agent of a wide diversity of diseases ranging from benign skin infection to life-threatening diseases such as endocarditis, osteomyelitis, rhinosinusitis, sepsis, necrotizing pneumonia. R National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $152,332 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This study addresses the relationship between the specialized structure of the mammalian cone photoreceptor synapse and signaling in postsynaptic bipolar cell pathways that are critical for visual perception. Cone photoreceptors mediate vision under condi National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $152,233 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease, which is associated with hyperproliferation and increased invasiveness of synovial fibroblasts (SFs), leading to joint damage. The mechanisms underlying SF cell transformation in RA remain poorly underst National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $152,186 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support These supplemental funds are being used to improve both event ascertainment collection and retention efforts at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study Clinical Center. UIC has enrolled 521 participants National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $152,113 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Patients with diabetes insipidus (DI) present with persistent thirst, polydipsia, and hypotonic polyuria. The disorder is caused by several distinct etiologies and an appropriate diagnostic work-up is essential for the distinction of the various forms tha National Institutes of Health 8/12/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $151,279 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support In an ongoing study of aging in free-ranging female rhesus monkeys, we have obtained evidence that chronic stress and repeated activation of the HPA axis in association with low social status and frequent reproduction result in heightened cortisol respons National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $150,679 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Pulmonary embolism (PE) affects many, with an estimated incidence of up to 69 cases per 100,000 persons annually. In the U.S., 101,000 patients were hospitalized with a primary diagnosis of PE in 2002, resulting in direct medical costs of $720 million. Ou
This spending item is part of a $1,104,458 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/07/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $150,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Long-term objectives of the proposed work are to find out what new pathogenic mechanisms are involved in initiation and progression of idiopathic lung fibrosis (IPF) with the intention to discover new molecular targets that can be used as therapeutic tool National Institutes of Health 5/08/2009
Fourth Episcopal District Office of African Methodist Episcopal Church $150,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
COOK COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT #201 $150,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
PREVENTION PARTNERSHIP INC $150,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
AGEOPTIONS, INC. $150,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
Alexian Brothers of Missouri Inc $150,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--State Territories and Pacific Islands This ARRA project seeks to increase the number of calls for tobacco cessation services to the Illinois Tobacco Quit Line by 13,000 over the 24 month period of the project. During this quarter, a contractual project coordinator (Li... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2/04/2010
BOARD OF EDUCATION OF CITY OF CHICAGO $148,903 ARRA - Head Start COLA awards provide cost of living increase for Head Start Early/ Head Start staff and notable service and support items affected and verified by the inflationary index. The QI (Quality Improvement) awards are designated no less than 50% professional dev
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Administration for Children and Families 8/06/2009
ILLINOIS ACTION FOR CHILDREN $148,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $147,729 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Interest in changes and deficiencies of the immune system during the aging process has gained momentum in recent years. It is now realized that an adequate comprehension of healthy aging requires more foundational knowledge about how to enhance and contro National Institutes of Health 5/19/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $147,297 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This administrative supplement is to fund a fulltime post doctoral fellow to support the completion of the in vitro experiments and to train more investigators in the field of valvular heart disease.
This spending item is part of a $251,573 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $145,600 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A large segment of the female population is affected by premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and menopausal symptoms. Limited medical treatments are available, some with severe adverse effects. Instead, many women have turned to botanical dietary supplements. Ang National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
SCHAUMBURG, VILLAGE OF $145,500 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
Park Midlothian District $145,399 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
THORNTON FRACTIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 215 (INC) $145,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
FOREST PARK, VILLAGE OF $145,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
COUNCIL OF ISLAMIC ORGANIZATIONS OF GREATER CHICAGO $145,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 218 $143,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $142,412 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The primary goal of this supplement is to conduct one additional longitudinal follow-up with an established cohort of participants, first identified and characterized in mid-adolescence, and recruited based on relative risk for cigarette smoking. This rel National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $141,375 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Developing and validating assistive neuro-technologies: 06-NS-104 Abstract/summary: Development and Translational Assessment of a Tongue-Based Assistive Neuro-Technology (ANT) for Individuals with Severe Neurological Disorders. More than two million Ameri
This spending item is part of a $998,645 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $141,290 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is issued in response to Notice OD-09-060, Recovery Act Administrative Supplements Providing Summer Research Experiences for Students and Science Educators. DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Epithelial cells are polarized into distinct apica National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $141,248 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Eukaryotic genomic DNA exists and functions in a highly compacted form, as a repeating array of nucleosomes called chromatin. Nucleosomes occlude much of the DNA that wraps them from interaction with other gene regulatory proteins and enzymes, yet nucleos National Institutes of Health 9/08/2009
CHICAGO RIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT 127-5 $141,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $140,854 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Children's Memorial Hospital is a leading clinical center in the ChiLDREN consortium, and its predecessors BARC and CLiC. The project to which the requested supplement would contribute involves our ongoing contributions to achieving the goals of the ChiL National Institutes of Health 2/05/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $140,142 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Intravenous (IV) administration of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) is an effective and approved therapy for acute stroke when treatment is begun within 3 hours of symptom onset. Recent data suggest limited benefits up to 4.5 hours after symptom onset
This spending item is part of a $3,067,107 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
BERWYN, CITY OF $140,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
BEACON THERAPEUTIC SCHOOL, INC. $139,554 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $138,614 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement will allow us to continue our progress in two areas. First, we determined whether our cheY mutants generated by gene shuffling have increased affinity for the target protein FliM in the activated and inactive forms. This information will a National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
CENTERS FOR NEW HORIZONS, INC. $138,000 ARRA - Head Start Project Name:Early Head Start ARRA Expansion/Years 1 and 2. Number of children to be served is 198, increased from 140 as of September 30, 2010. Program Options offered are 1)center based, 2)home based and 3)services to pregnant women. The Early Head S
This spending item is part of a $4,684,213 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 11/20/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $137,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Hyperglycemia in diabetes leads to kidney damage that may ultimately culminate in end stage renal disease (ESRD), the most severe stage of chronic kidney disease. ESRD patients must rely on frequent hemodialysis treatments to extend life. Some ESRD patien National Institutes of Health 5/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $135,760 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Human Microbiome Project (HMP) is an NIH Roadmap program that will produce unprecedented amounts of information about the microbial communities living on and within humans. The objective of our current work is to provide a Data Analysis and Coordinati
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National Institutes of Health 9/10/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $135,111 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal describes a rational system for the identification of genes that controlnaturally occurring variability for fear conditioning (FC) in mice using a quantitative trait locus (QTL) mappingstrategy. As QTL strategies and technologies have mature National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
SOUTH SUBURBAN MAYORS & MANAGERS ASSOCIATION INC $135,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $132,374 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Epidemiologic data have shown associations between short sleep duration and elevated body mass index (BMI). So far, the major evidence in support of a causal mechanism comes from our laboratory studies of healthy young adults submitted to sleep restrictio National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
HULL HOUSE ASSOCIATION $131,190 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $130,192 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ability to coordinate head and eye movements for the retention of clear images on retina is fundamental for vision perception in daily life. Pathological changes to a region of Cerebellum, Flocculus, appear to cause severe deficits in our ability to m National Institutes of Health 7/31/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $129,637 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this project is to develop a deeper understanding of the mechanisms that allow reorganization of motor functions, and to identify means of exploiting these adaptive mechanisms to facilitate training of novel hand movements. Movement reorgan
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National Institutes of Health 8/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $128,958 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The administrative supplement will greatly increase the value of the originally proposed project by enabling us to determine the effects of potential regulators on both the tail-microtubule interaction and on tail-mediated regulation of the heads. National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
REHABILITATION INSTITUTE RESEARCH CORPORATION $128,469 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Developing and validating assistive neuro-technologies: 06-NS-104 Abstract/summary: Development and Translational Assessment of a Tongue-Based Assistive Neuro-Technology (ANT) for Individuals with Severe Neurological Disorders. More than two million Ameri
This spending item is part of a $998,645 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $128,100 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goals of this supplement is to accelerate the pace of our aims by hiring a new technician and accelerate the pace of use of computers and interpretation of data by hiring a colleague with substantial simulation expertise. National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $127,920 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Normal aging can reduce memory resolution, or the degree of clarity and sensory detail in subjectively experienced recollections. However, we do not know the degree that these reductions are due to a primary loss of resolution abilities, diminished strate National Institutes of Health 5/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $127,751 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A shared FTMS instrument upgrade to further biomolecular research at UIC. The instrument is used at the Proteomics and Infomatics Facility at the Research Resources Center. National Institutes of Health 5/07/2009
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $127,409 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our long-term goal is to elucidate the roles of a novel protein C53 in regulation of cell cycle progression and DNA damage response, and to explore potential utilization of this novel protein as a novel therapeutic approach. Regulation of cell cycle and National Institutes of Health 8/10/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $127,054 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Research has consistently shown that children's eating and weight status are strongly influenced by parental feeding styles and practices. Because it is infeasible to randomize naturalistic behaviors, data that relate feeding practices to child eating typ
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National Institutes of Health 4/27/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $126,517 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This Supplement would create a new full-time position for an expert in technical writing to achieve the following goals. This new position would rapidly accelerate achievement of our program objectives of maximizing the probability that supported students National Institutes of Health 8/07/2009
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN CHI $125,024 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
RIVERDALE, VILLAGE OF $125,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO $122,127 ARRA - Head Start COLA awards provide cost of living increase for Head Start Early/ Head Start staff and notable service and support items affected and verified by the inflationary index. The QI (Quality Improvement) awards are designated no less than 50% professional dev
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Administration for Children and Families 8/06/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $121,584 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support As life expectancy in the US continues to rise, the maintenance of independence among older Americans has emerged as a major clinical and public health priority. Efficient and reliable locomotion, or the ability to move without assistance, is a fundamenta
This spending item is part of a $1,524,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 3/31/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $120,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The longitudinal study of the CHASRS sample began in 2002 with a population-based sample of 229 adults 50 to 67 years old. We have been accumulating broad and richly deep data to optimally address how psychosocial factors, especially objective and perceiv National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers $120,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
CHICAGO ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN SCIENCE $119,937 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this funded project is to optimally design synthetic hydrogel scaffolds of poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA) that promote rapid vascularization (angiogenesis) which is essential for the clinical success of implantable tissue engineer
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National Institutes of Health 5/15/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $119,910 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose to leverage the patient cohort with metal onmetal hip replacements that is available in Specific Aim #2 of the parent grant. These patients have been followed for up to four years with serial determinations of serum metal concentrations and met National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $119,903 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is a proposal to acquire a state of the art Typhoon Fluoroimager/Phosphoimager as a shared instrument for the Northwestern University research community. This instrument provides versatile imaging capabilities and exceptional sensitivity for characte National Institutes of Health 2/20/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $119,004 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ability of individual cells to adhere and differentiate into distinct tissues is a major feature of multicellular organisms. The cadherin/catenin adhesion signaling system plays a central role in coordinating cell-cell adhesion and differentiation, as National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
East Maine School District 63 Foundation $119,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $118,262 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support High blood pressure is a strong, modifiable, independent risk factor for cardiovascular and renal disease, and was a primary or contributing cause of 11% of U.S. deaths in 2003 (American Heart Association, 2006). The health burden of high blood pressure
This spending item is part of a $889,990 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/20/2009
BELOVED COMMUNITY FAMILY WELLNESS CENTER $117,530 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The IDS funds provides for an increase health center staffing for a family practice physican and an outreach worker. These funds have assisted us in decreasing the number of patients visiting the emergency room and has allowed us to in... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $117,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DA and other members of the TO subgroup of Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus (TMEV) group induce a persistent infection, with a restricted virus gene expression, associated with chronic inflammatory demyelination of the spinal cord. Evidence sugges National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 25 $117,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $116,759 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Neuronal nAChRs are composed of a number of subtypes as classified by their diverse pharmacology and distribution in the central and peripheral nervous system. We propose to study one such subtype, the neuronal a-bungarotoxin binding receptor (BgtR) in th National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
ZUCHEM INC. $116,668 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Many biologically active natural products owe their bioactivity at least in part to glycosylation. Natural product glycosylation in the discovery of new pharmaceutical compounds is becoming increasingly important. However, methods for creating diverse gly National Institutes of Health 8/13/2010
Henry Booth House $116,273 ARRA - Head Start COLA awards provide cost of living increase for Head Start Early/ Head Start staff and notable service and support items affected and verified by the inflationary index. The QI (Quality Improvement) awards are designated no less than 50% professional dev
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Administration for Children and Families 8/06/2009
TINLEY PARK, VILLAGE OF $116,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $115,917 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Women face a variety of medical decisions during pregnancy and childbirth. While there are extensive educational resources for pregnant women, modern medicine presents decisions that many women are poorly equipped to make. Issues such as prenatal screenin
This spending item is part of a $213,771 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/07/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $115,880 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Analyses of Registration Bipolar Prophylaxis Trials to Develop New Study Designs This application addresses Challenge Area (05) Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) and specific Challenge Topic 05-MH-102 Cost Effectiveness of Mental Health Interventio
This spending item is part of a $723,678 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
ASIAN HUMAN SERVICES, INC. $115,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--State Territories and Pacific Islands This ARRA project seeks to increase the number of calls for tobacco cessation services to the Illinois Tobacco Quit Line by 13,000 over the 24 month period of the project. During this quarter, a contractual project coordinator (Li... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2/04/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $114,827 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There are marked health disparities in the US Chinese population, yet we have the most rudimentary understanding of many critical health issues. In addition, there are vast linguistic and cultural challenges that confront health sciences research in Chine
This spending item is part of a $998,229 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/10/2010
CICERO PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT # 99 $114,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $113,715 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Program Immerses participants in the active Research program being conducted by the Oncofertility Consortium which is exploring and expanding options for the reproductive future of cancer survivors. They propose to expand this effort by providing full National Institutes of Health 6/02/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $112,950 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Epilepsy Phenome/Genome Project is investigating how genes influence the phenotypes of common and rare epilepsies and has proposed to accelerate collection of phenotypic information by hiring a research assistant at each clinical center.
This spending item is part of a $1,558,189 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $110,254 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall focus was to utilize new approaches and methodologies in the supplemental application to accelerate the understanding of the epigenetic mechanisms associated with endometriosis. In collaboration with Dr. Shuk-Mei Ho samples from 3 groups of pa
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National Institutes of Health 12/23/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $108,359 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is a supplement to the applicantG??s K08 award entitled Notch Signaling in the Corneal Epithelium. The primary purpose of this supplement is to hire a laboratory technician to perform critical and exciting experiments within the scope of the K0 National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $108,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The proposed supplement is consistent with the NIMH priority area of G?Retaining post-doctoral fellows and early stage investigators in the field of mental health research.G? Funds from this administrative supplement will be used to create a full-time po National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $108,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The parent grant K23 AG030944 or Paul B. Beeson Award in Aging proposed to examine a broad set of 5 specific aims over 4 years (7/2008-6/2012) and to conduct a prospective, population-based epidemiological study of the relations of the overall self-neglec National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $106,750 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Transport of organelles and macromolecular complexes through the cytoplasm is essential for every eukaryotic cell. This process is performed by motor proteins that use the chemical energy of ATP hydrolysis to move their cargo along microtubules and actin National Institutes of Health 1/14/2010
CHICAGO YOUTH CENTERS AND CAMP ROSENTHAL, INC $106,307 ARRA - Head Start COLA awards provide cost of living increase for Head Start Early/ Head Start staff and notable service and support items affected and verified by the inflationary index. The QI (Quality Improvement) awards are designated no less than 50% professional dev
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Administration for Children and Families 8/06/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $106,276 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This supplement will be used to purchase equipment that will allow the PI to delagate routine experiments to a skilled laboratory technician. Also to re-hire a former laboratory technician for a part time position. These investments will allow the lab t National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $105,682 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of this study is to identify how the suppression of reflex function by antispastic agents affects volitional movement in people with incomplete spinal cord injury (SCI). Spastic reflexes are commonly treated using medications or other therap
This spending item is part of a $772,692 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $105,541 ARRA - Community Health Applied Research Network Community Health Applied Research Network grant
This spending item is part of a $1,999,951 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 8/25/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $105,520 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The focus of this proposal is to further characterize the mechanism of RHO inactivation by RID. My two specific aims are to 1) Isolate regions and residues of the MARTXVc RID membrance localization doamin which are important for function. 2) Identify bind National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $105,409 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our understanding of reaction mechanisms in biological systems at the molecular level is presently based largely on knowledge of static, chemically- or physically-trapped structures obtained by high resolution X-ray crystallographic and NMR techniques. Ho National Institutes of Health 3/31/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $105,339 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We are conducting an experiment to examine how adults learn a grammar involving combining sounds of an artificial language. Grammar learning provides an advantage for investigating the interaction between genes and language acquisition because of the est National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $105,300 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This renewal revision proposal focuses on a key problem in radiation biology, elucidating molecular determinants of checkpoint and repair responses to G1 DNA damage. Our model system is the budding yeast S. cerevisiae. We have studied the cell cycle delay National Institutes of Health 12/04/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $105,191 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long-term aim of the proposed research is to identify genetic variation contributing to diabetic retinopathy. There have been extensive research efforts to understand the genetics of diabetic retinopathy, however, linkage and candidate gene studies h National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $104,590 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The present application requests an administrative supplement for a 2-year period for R01 DK-071696 Sleep disturbances as a non-traditional risk factor for chronic kidney disease (CKD). The parent grant is an ancillary study to the Chronic Renal Insuffici National Institutes of Health 11/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $103,669 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Project 1: The development of new ideas and approaches to understanding the mechanisms of natural HIV-1 resistance. In collaboration with the University of Washington, we hypothesize that HIV-1 infection in high risk seronegatives (HRSN) is below the dete
This spending item is part of a $2,221,266 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/03/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $103,601 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The nucleosome is the fundamental packing unit of chromatin formed by association of DNA and histone octamer in eukaryotic chromosomes. The detailed locations of nucleosomes along genomic DNA are critical for proper gene regulation - and therefore for the National Institutes of Health 4/23/2010
CHILDREN'S MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, THE $100,483 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall purpose of the Administrative Supplement to my K 22 grant is to extend my research on regulatory pathways that promote prostate cancer bone metastasis and demonstrate a novel relationship between two highly conserved pathways in development an National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this administrative supplement is to hire an additional research assistant for a two year period to expedite the aim of the parent grant. National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Intestinal homeostasis is the essential and dynamic equilibrium of factors that maintain normalmucosal function, integrity, self-renewal, and host defense. In acute diseases, the pathogenic insult is self-limited and intestinal homeostasis is restored. In National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The first aim of this supplemental grant will increase the emphasis on two other TGF-beta receptor adaptor molecules, DAB2 and Axin. The second aim is to complete the development of reagents that are critical for the assessment of SARA protein in animal d National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Abstract Human allogeneic islet cell transplantation as a therapy for cure for type 1 diabetes can be significantly improved if the deleterious effects of indefinite immunosuppression, particularly with their direct toxicity to cells, can be eliminated. T National Institutes of Health 1/15/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall objective of this revised proposal is to elucidate the molecular mechanisms coupling electrical excitability of -cells to glucose-induced insulin secretion (GSIS) in normal and diabetic states. We seek to test hypotheses concerning the role of National Institutes of Health 2/02/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Vibrio cholerae O1 is the causative agent of pandemic cholera, a severe diarrheal disease still prevalent worldwide. The major etiologic agent of the Seventh Cholera Pandemic that began in 1961 and continues today is the cholera toxin producing El Tor O1 National Institutes of Health 4/26/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The South Side of Chicago is a 95 square mile region including 34 of Chicago's 77 community areas, and is one of the nation's largest contiguous urban African American communities (72% of 1.1 million people). Seven of the 8 poorest communities in Chicago National Institutes of Health 8/09/2010
HOWARD BROWN HEALTH CENTER $100,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $99,974 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to increase recruitment and retention of underrepresented and underserved populations into AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) clinical trials. The ACTG is committed to enrollment of domestic clinical trial participants in propor
This spending item is part of a $1,130,883 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $99,959 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The parent grant aims to define the mechanisms by which the proinflammatory cytokines interferon-y (IFN'y) and tumor necrosis factor (TNF) disrupt the intestinal epithelial barrier and trigger disease. The specific aims of the parent grant were: 1. To de National Institutes of Health 12/03/2009
IIT RESEARCH INSTITUTE $99,757 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Many chronic inflammatory diseases are linked to an elevated risk of developing cancer. Yet, the functional significance of chronic inflammation in carcinogenesis is largely unknown. In the colon, strong support for a link between inflammation and cance National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $99,524 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Funds from this supplement will be used to hire a recent master's degree student as new research technician. This individual will work closely with current staff to both accelerate the pace of research of the parent grant and to accomplish the aims of thi National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NORTHSHORE UNIVERSITY HEALTHSYSTEM RESEARCH INSTITUTE $99,125 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Necrotizing enterocolitis is a common and devastating intestinal emergency that primarily affects premature infants, whose etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment strategies remain poorly understood. Findings in our lab and others has identified an importa National Institutes of Health 7/27/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $98,671 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is to be used improve both events ascertainment collection and retention effors for the Hispanic Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (HCRIC) Study. The HCRIC Study is based at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and is a R01 funded anci National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $98,671 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is to be used improve both events ascertainment collection and retention effors for the Hispanic Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (HCRIC) Study. The HCRIC Study is based at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and is a R01 funded anci National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $98,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) have been shown to be important as therapeutic targets againstlung cancer. However, even with the RTK epidermal growth factor receptor inhibition, the responsewith small molecule inhibitors is at best 5%-15% in refractory National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $97,938 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of this supplement is to apply BacMAM cell culture, to improve the parent grant. It will be used to purchase equipment and the recruitment of additional work/hours of personnel support, in full accordance to the intention of the Recovery Act National Institutes of Health 9/15/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $97,762 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The E4508 randomized phase II clinical trial will evaluate the combination of chemotherapy with EGFR inhibition, IGF-1R inhibition or both. Although the clinical study accrual rate is estimated at 12 months, there will be an interim toxicity analysis requ
This spending item is part of a $797,350 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $97,701 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We have proposed to purchase a fluorescence microscope, an essential equipment for our study that aims to investigate a novel gene called Sirt1 in type 1 diabetes development and therapy. National Institutes of Health 2/28/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $97,644 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ECOG Pathology Coordinating Office-Reference Laboratory (PCO-RL) continues to serve as a centralized facility that supports scientific endeavors within ECOG and between cooperative groups. The ECOG PCO-RL has embedded uniform SOPs into CTEP approved c National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $97,461 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Monocarboxylate transporter 1 (MCT1) is involved in the luminal absorption of butyrate in human intestinal epithelial cells (hIECs). Since, butyrate absorption is crucial in determining colonocyte health and epithelial integrity, it is essential to under National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
DEAF COMMUNICATION BY INNOVATION, LLC $97,194 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--State Territories and Pacific Islands This ARRA project seeks to increase the number of calls for tobacco cessation services to the Illinois Tobacco Quit Line by 13,000 over the 24 month period of the project. During this quarter, a contractual project coordinator (Li... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2/04/2010
Abraham Lincoln Centre $96,883 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $95,586 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This study seeks to elucidate the mechanistic basis of immune responses to factor VIII (FVIII) in some but not all hemophilia A (HA) patients and the increased risk of HA patients with black African ancestry for developing that complication following ther
This spending item is part of a $6,507,463 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
ASIAN HEALTH COALITION $95,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
HEALTHCARE ALTERNATIVE SYSTEMS, INC $95,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
Institute For Development of E $95,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
MIDWEST BUSINESS GROUP ON HEALTH $95,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $94,616 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Currently, five (5) faculty researchers in Department of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria are working on twelve (12) NIH funded projects (with an additional 1 pending and 1 in transfer), as well a National Institutes of Health 3/25/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $94,224 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support These additional studies will accelerate and extend the research goals of the parent grant and will result in economic stimulus by providing salary support for research personnel, contracting commercial services, and purchasing supplies. Moreover, these National Institutes of Health 11/19/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $94,164 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The original award notice of NIH Training Grant T32GM079086-01, effective 7/1/09 for 5 years, showed an allotment for support for 2 students in year 1, 4 in year 2 and 6 in each of years 3, 4, and 5. When we received the 3rd year award notice, effective 7 National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $93,930 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal requests renewal funding for the Predoctoral Biotechnology Training Program at Northwestern University. This interdisciplinary and interdepartmental Program offers biotechnology training opportunities for a select group of PhD students from National Institutes of Health 8/03/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $93,600 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Brain becomes more resilient to injury through activity, including that from spreading depression (SD). While, mechanisms for this intrinsic process remain undefined, they involve innate cytokines. Importantly, innate cytokines are redundant and pleiotrop National Institutes of Health 8/20/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $93,600 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The focus of this competing continuation proposal is the localization and characterization of susceptibility genes for Tourette's Disorder (TD) and related conditions. The investigators are members of a longstanding international collaboration, the Touret
This spending item is part of a $1,701,689 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $93,600 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A major challenge in vaccinology is that the efficacy of a vaccine can only be ascertained retrospectively, upon infection. The identification of molecular signatures induced rapidly after vaccination, which correlate with and predict, the later developme
This spending item is part of a $3,213,142 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/12/2010
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $93,106 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (05) Comparative Effectiveness Research and specific Challenge Topic, 05-AR-102: Comparative Effectiveness (CE) of Treatments for Chronic Childhood Arthritis and Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Skin Disease. Infan
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National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $92,824 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The movement of leukocytes across the endothelial cell layer of blood vessels is critical to mounting an effective inflammatory response but is also a connected pathology of such diseases at athersclerosis, mutliple sclerosis and arthritis. This poorly un National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
CHICAGO COMMONS ASSOCIATION $92,743 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
MARY CRANE CHILD DEVELOPMENT C $92,681 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $92,492 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long-term objective of this project is a better understanding of the role of genetic and environmental factors in human neuropsychiatric disorders through the study of the Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome (GTS), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and
This spending item is part of a $917,920 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $92,046 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Modern drugs are highly functionalized molecules, and often these molecules are chiral. The most promising solution for production of these molecules has relied on an asymmetric catalytic process, especially catalytic asymmetric oxidation, which can intro National Institutes of Health 1/22/2010
CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY $91,537 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support MBRS SCORE Program at Chicago State University National Institutes of Health 12/01/2009
CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY $91,537 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This administrative supplement to the Chicago State University MBRS-SCORE program funds the replacement of obsolete and/or inoperative capital equipment used in a NIH-funded MBRS-SCORE research program at a minority-serving university. The acquisition of National Institutes of Health 12/01/2009
SKOKIE, VILLAGE OF $91,500 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $91,026 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Successful cell division requires positioning of the division plane so that the segregated sets of chromosomes are cleanly partitioned into two separate cells. Furthermore, in some cell types, including stem cells, the division plane must be coordinated w National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
DES PLAINES, CITY OF $90,300 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $90,249 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This ARRA administrative supplement to the parent independent phase K22 award addresses 2 areas of scientific priority of the ARRA Supplement (NOT-OD-09-056): area (3); enhancing data collection, biological assays, instrumentation or measurement in existi National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $90,240 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The broad goal of the proposal is to understand the functional organization of the early thalamocortical stages of processing in the auditory system. This involves a better functional understanding of the various pathways connecting the inferior colliculu National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART $90,113 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $90,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The aim of the K99/R00 award is to assist the grantee in the transition from postdoctoral fellow to independent investigator. The supplemental year of K99 funding will allow Dr. Lear to make additional progress in the scientific aims of the grant and in c National Institutes of Health 5/12/2009
CHICAGO COMMONS ASSOCIATION $89,978 ARRA - Head Start This award provides for ARRA Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), and Quality Improvement Funding consistent with provisions of section 640(a)(5)of the Head Start Act for the Head Start and/or Early Head Start program. The Early Head Start program promotes Administration for Children and Families 6/09/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $89,375 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support It is well recognized that African American women have a higher rate, larger size and worse morbidity of uterine leiomyomata (ULM) than white women. Identification of the genetic variants and differences in gene expression in ULM of different races will g
This spending item is part of a $167,375 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/05/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $89,225 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The E1508 randomized phase II clinical trial will evaluate the combination of cisplatin and etoposide versus cisplatin and etoposide with either GDC-0449 or IMC-A12 for selection of the regimen with superior anti-cancer activity (primary endpoint is progr
This spending item is part of a $785,220 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $88,610 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, where the dopaminergic neuronal cells in the brain slowly undergo cell death, leading to a decrease in dopamine production and causing muscle rigidity and tremors. Several proteins have been National Institutes of Health 12/11/2009
BELOVED COMMUNITY FAMILY WELLNESS CENTER $88,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
ADA S. MCKINLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. $87,940 ARRA - Head Start COLA awards provide cost of living increase for Head Start Early/ Head Start staff and notable service and support items affected and verified by the inflationary index. The QI (Quality Improvement) awards are designated no less than 50% professional dev
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Administration for Children and Families 8/06/2009
ILLINOIS MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH COALITION $87,766 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $87,632 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Methylmercury (MeHg) is a ubiquitous environmental pollutant. The neurotoxicity of MeHg and the high susceptibility of the developing brain are well established both in humans and experimental animals. Prenatally expos
This spending item is part of a $878,148 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
CHILDREN'S HOME & AID SOCIETY OF ILLINOIS $87,592 ARRA - Head Start Early HeadStart ARRA COLA (cost of living adjustment) and QI (quality improvement) Funding for Early Head Start Staff. The Early Headstart program provides family-centered services for low-income families with very young children (birth to 3) to promote h Administration for Children and Families 6/03/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $87,133 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Dendritic cells (DCs) are potent antigen presenting cells (APCs) due to the ability to stimulate nai've T cells with antigen. DCs are also a promising new source of vaccine development. Endocytosis and migration are two key processes in the ability of DCs National Institutes of Health 3/17/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $87,028 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal is a request for support of the Northwestern University pre-doctoral training program in Molecular Biophysics. Past support from the training grant has played a major role in stimulating interdisciplinary interactions between faculty, studen National Institutes of Health 8/12/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $87,028 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this training program is to produce students with a broad multi-disciplinary background that enables them to use a variety of approaches to solve important problems in the field of neurobiology. To this end, students complete courses that span National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $87,028 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BMB)and the Department of Chemistry (Chem) atThe University of Chicago propose continuation and expansion of an interdisciplinary, predoctoral trainingprogram directed at the interface of the chemical an National Institutes of Health 8/03/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $86,757 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The proposal is a response for a research project (cooperative agreement) by the NIH-NIDDK for consideration for one of 10 Clinical Evaluation and Treatment Centers (CETC) forming a consortium to develop and conduct a randomized placebo controlled trial t National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
SANDSTORM DESIGN, INC. $86,561 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There is a growing recognition of the importance of subjective patient-reported outcomes (PRO) in patient care. Several recent studies have observed positive impacts of routine use of PRO assessments in clinical practice, reporting improved physical, fun
This spending item is part of a $999,413 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $86,242 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The funded studies will share tissues from two ARRA Grand Opportunity awards between investigators to permit the analysis of additional endpoints. Specifically, male Wistar rats being perinatally exposed to BPA (late fetal and early neonatal life) in the National Institutes of Health 6/04/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $86,188 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our Center for the Structural Biology of Cellular Host Elements in Egress, Trafficking, and Assembly of HIV CHEETAH studies the structural biology of HIV/Host interactions involved in viral trafficking and assembly. Here, we request funds that will enabl
This spending item is part of a $467,025 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $86,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Current proposal is extension and continuation of previous work on epigenetic markers for multiple sclerosis. We have shown that patients with multiple sclerosis have a specific pattern of DNA methylation in cell-free circulating plasma DNA in blood. This National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $85,846 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Abnormalities in the metabolism of the essential metal ion copper result in a spectrum of devastating human diseases such as Menkes and Wilsons Disease, and bear on neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. Acknowledging t National Institutes of Health 8/17/2010
PUBLIC HEALTH INSTITUTE OF METROPOLITAN CHICAGO $85,629 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago)was awarded Illinois $1.2 Million. Supplemental evaluation funds to extend and complement its Suburban Cook County Commu... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/30/2010
SOCIETY OF THORACIC SURGEONS, THE $85,625 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses Challenge Area (04) Clinical Research and specific Challenge Topic 04-HL-114: Using existing datasets to plan effectiveness trials in pediatric cardiology. Most of the treatments used in children undergoing congenital heart surg
This spending item is part of a $847,352 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
CHICAGO ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION IN SCIENCE $85,608 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Despite substantial progress several fundamental issues of hypertensive renal damage remain unresolved. (1) The term 'BP load' is still used genetically due to the complexity of the BP phenotype because of its fundamental lability and oscillating phenotyp National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
COALITION OF LIMITED ENGLISH SPEAKING ELDERLY $85,515 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--State Territories and Pacific Islands This ARRA project seeks to increase the number of calls for tobacco cessation services to the Illinois Tobacco Quit Line by 13,000 over the 24 month period of the project. During this quarter, a contractual project coordinator (Li... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2/04/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $85,199 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our parent grant, entitled G?Answering Information Needs in WorkflowG?, proposes to explore technologies to help clinicians articulate information needs that arise during clinical practice, and address them in a timely manner that fits with clinical workf
This spending item is part of a $185,745 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
INTERCALL, INC. $85,000 Funding for conference calling task order. Health Care Financing Admin. (was Medicare and Medicaid Serv.) 12/01/2010
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF CHICAGO $85,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
BROOKWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 167 $85,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
MENTAL HEALTH AMERICA OF ILLINOIS $84,689 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY $83,388 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this award is to provide a student with post-master's training. The minority fellowship plan will provide her with a 2-year translational research experience within the aims and scope of the parent R01 project. National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $82,556 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This fellowship will support the study of the metabolic control of hepatitis B virus (HBV) biosynthesis and more specifically bile acid regulation of HBV both in cell culture and in vivo. The long-term objectives are to understand the in vivo mechanisms r National Institutes of Health 8/11/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $81,801 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Corneal ectasia, a warping and thinning of the anterior eye, afflicts 1 in 2000 of the general population. Its dynamic mechanism remains poorly understood, in part, due to its diverse and pleiotropic environmental and genetic causes. While treatment optio
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National Institutes of Health 9/27/2010
ANN & ROBERT H. LURIE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF CHICAGO $80,623 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Novel Approaches to Screening for Inflicted Childhood Neurotrauma Inflicted childhood neurotrauma (ICN) - traumatic brain injury due to child abuse - is the leading cause of death from traumatic brain injury (TBI) in children less than 2 yrs of age. Rec
This spending item is part of a $1,151,244 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $80,421 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a life-threatening inflammatory bowel disorder of unknown cause that affects approximately 10% of premature infants born <1500gm. Prematurity is the greatest risk factor rather than any particular insult, suggesting that National Institutes of Health 7/27/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $80,415 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) is the fifth most common cause of cancer death in the United States with a five-year survival rate of 64% overall (1996-03). Despite the promise of prognostic immune signatures, measurement of gene expression using microarrays i
This spending item is part of a $120,297 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $80,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Equipment: Avanti J-30I: $38,700 Our Beckman J2-21 was purchased in 1979 and has been experiencing a number of problems, including: the motor was replaced in 2006, the current problems are a failing lid lock that prevents operation, a laboring condenser, National Institutes of Health 3/10/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $80,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of the requested supplement is to purchase a second pulsed, tunable laser source for our multi-photon microscope. The additional laser source will allow uncompromised multi-color fluorescence imaging and thereby accelerate all three Specific A National Institutes of Health 1/29/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $80,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The parent grant, entitled G?Accurate protein structural comparison by TOPOFITG? and aimed to continue the development of the PIG??s package for 3D protein structure alignment called TOPOFIT. The significance of the project was recognized by the NLM/
This spending item is part of a $118,986 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/24/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $79,639 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Spontaneous and ENU-induced mouse mutants are a tremendously valuable resource for their ability to model human disease. The study of these mutants has provided new insights into basic clinically relevant biological mechanisms, which would not have been a National Institutes of Health 6/01/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $79,277 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of this proposal is to examine outcomes of a treatment intervention designed to increase functional use of complex (multi-clausal) sentences in school-age students with primary language impairments that impact literacy and academic achieveme
This spending item is part of a $442,011 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/09/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $79,277 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of this proposal is to examine outcomes of a treatment intervention designed to increase functional use of complex (multi-clausal) sentences in school-age students with primary language impairments that impact literacy and academic achieveme
This spending item is part of a $442,011 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/09/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $79,200 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
LESTER AND ROSALIE ANIXTER CENTER $79,167 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
WESTSIDE HOLISTIC FAMILY SERVICES, INC $79,082 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $78,678 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This administrative supplement grant will provide a timely support for the structural characterization of a human DNA/RNA modification protein ABH3 bound to DNA. ABH3 is a human homologue of E. Coli AlkB. This protein has been identified as a prostate c
This spending item is part of a $115,943 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/14/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $78,332 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Racial disparities exist in cardiovascular disease (CVD), with blacks having more prevalent and severe CVD compared to whites, independent of race-related differences in CVD risk factors. Despite having higher rates of CVD, blacks are less likely than whi
This spending item is part of a $1,538,421 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $78,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support To study the role of cellular sulfation in embryonic brain development, the investigators have developed a novel inducible RNAi system to reduce the cellular levels of PAPS, the universal sulfate donor in the cell. They have generated transgenic mice whic National Institutes of Health 9/09/2010
SGA YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES NFP $78,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $77,875 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among men. At the moment, we do not understand the underlying etiology, or why different groups, such as African Americans, have higher rates of disease. Risk factors for prostate can
This spending item is part of a $2,839,825 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $77,706 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is an application for an administrative supplement to the J.P. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) at The University of Chicago, which is about to begin its fourth year. We are requesting Seed Grant funds for National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $77,560 ARRA - Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students The College of Medicine Office of Student Financial Aid will distribute the ARRA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students funds to medical students who have demonstrated that they have come from a disadvantaged background. This financial assistance will ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/14/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $76,172 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support My long term goal is to understand the mechanisms that initiate development of the mammalian cerebral cortex and control the formation of the cortical area map, the basic functional organization of the cortex. Findings should be relevant to understanding National Institutes of Health 7/07/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $75,039 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support c-Jun N-terminal protein kinase (JNK; also known as stress-activated protein kinase, SAPK) plays a central role in proliferation, differentiation, programmed cell death and transformation. Overwhelming evidence implicates that JNK is a key regulator in ma National Institutes of Health 1/15/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $75,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The longitudinal study of the CHASRS sample began in 2002 with a population-based sample of 229 adults 50 to 67 years old. We have been accumulating broad and richly deep data to optimally address how psychosocial factors, especially objective and perceiv National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION $75,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The intent of this proposal is to develop a dental informatics resource to support evidence-based dental care. Evidence-based dentistry is an approach of integrating the scientific basis for clinical care, using the best available scientific evidence, wit National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
Y2kwanzaa.org $75,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
Crossroads Coalition $75,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
BLUE ISLAND, CITY OF $75,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
TRAVELERS & IMMIGRANTS AID'S HEARTLAND ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN NEEDS& HUMAN RIGHTS $75,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $73,982 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Many signaling cascades have been implicated in hematopoietic development. Among these is the wnt pathway, which has been proposed to be involved in the self-renewal of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and in sustaining National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $72,999 ARRA - Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Scholarships to be awarded to disadvantaged students Health Resources and Services Administration 6/14/2010
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $72,633 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder of premenopausal women, affecting ~7% of this population. It has major reproductive and metabolic morbidities across the lifespan, including markedly increased prevalence rates of obes
This spending item is part of a $5,310,858 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/31/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $72,589 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Delineating folding mechanisms has tremendous implications for human health and biological function. Folding errors in vivo may be responsible for the loss of more than 30% of synthesized polypeptides, while misfolded conformers have been implicated in a National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $71,738 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support ParkinsonG??s disease (PD) is an insidious disease that affects the quality of life of over one and a half million people in the United States alone. In the past several decades, it has become accepted that PD occurs as a result of degeneration in dopami
This spending item is part of a $854,686 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/04/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $71,624 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our primary objective is to identify specific gene variants that are related to the formation and rupture of intracranial aneurysms (IA). Our experienced collaborative and highly productive team of Familial Intracranial Aneurysm (FIA) Investigators at 27
This spending item is part of a $8,081,413 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $71,193 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Administrative supplement to an active NIH Research Grant entitled Molecular Determinants of Oral Tongue Cancer Metastasis This is an application requesting administrative supplement, for equipment, to an active NIH Research Grant entitled Molecular Deter National Institutes of Health 8/28/2009
MATTESON SCHOOL DISTRICT 162 (INC) $71,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
A. M. BUS COMPANY $70,395 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $70,100 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The 775 residue infected cell protein No.O (ICPO) of herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) is amultifunctional protein known primarily as a promiscuous transactivator. Studies initiated during the previousgrant period demonstrated that it contains ubiquitin liga National Institutes of Health 8/28/2009
PREVENTION PARTNERSHIP INC $70,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF ILLINOIS $69,828 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $69,640 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project has obtained follow up photography of the fundus of CRIC patients. Analyisis of the photographs has been completed. We will be performing the statistical analysis of the results. This will allow us to investigate the relationship between pro
This spending item is part of a $1,464,614 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, THE $68,815 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project aims to examine the trafficking and processing of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) in neurons. APP gives rise the amyloid-p protein (AS),is mutated in a subset of Alzheimer's disease patients, and is the enzymatic substrate of the protease National Institutes of Health 6/04/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $68,729 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Northwestern University Clinical Trials Unit (NU-CTU) is an existing and very productive clinical unit within the AIDS Clinical Trails Group. The NU-CTU has been invited to participate in the current ACTG application for a Network which will focus on National Institutes of Health 9/13/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $68,500 Technical support and administrative/management services: Task Order 6, Antiviral and Immune Plasma Infrastructure Development
This spending item is part of a $12,962,657 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $67,710 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this supplement is to provide the opportunity for 3 high school and 3 undergraduate college students to work in a summer research experience and participate in existing unique and focused cancer educational initiatives. National Institutes of Health 6/05/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $67,025 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars & Fellows Support Center @ Vanderbilt University G?? Association of American Medical Colleges (FICRS?F) requests an administrative increase for the Fogarty International Clinical Research Scholars Suppo
This spending item is part of a $3,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/20/2009
CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY $67,025 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
BOARD OF EDUCATION DISTRICT 89 $67,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
This spending item is part of a $15,898,821 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $66,719 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This administrative supplement would be used to provide summer research experience to four undergraduates in 2009 and six in 2010. Expansion would also keep pace with increased student interest, as the level of applications for INN summer programs was hig National Institutes of Health 6/02/2009
Northwest Municipal Conference $66,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $65,594 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The neuroinvasive herpesviruses are a highly-prevalent group of the alpha-herpesvirus subfamily that includes the human pathogens: herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 (HSV-1, HSV-2), and varicella zoster virus (VZV). An additional member of this group is a National Institutes of Health 8/28/2009
CHILDCARE NETWORK OF EVANSTON, THE $65,281 ARRA - Head Start Early Head Start- COLA and Quality Improvement This award provides for ARRA Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), and Quality Improvement Funding consistent with the provisions of Section 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act for the Head Start and/or Early Head S Administration for Children and Families 6/10/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $65,044 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is issued in response to Notice OD-09-060, Recovery Act Administrative Supplements Providing Summer Research Experiences for Students and Science Educators. This funds will ensure continued employment of fulltime Computer Programmer and allow a National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL $65,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
CHICAGO, CITY OF $64,804 ARRA - Immunization ARRA-317 Immunization and Vaccines for Children--To increase the number of children and adults vaccinated against vaccine-preventable diseases. This will be accomplished by: 1. Creating a school-based influenza vaccination program targeting students in
This spending item is part of a $625,388 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 9/15/2009
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY $64,583 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goal of this project is to understand the structure of intermediates of fibrillogenesis, focusing on -amyloid (A) of Alzheimer's Disease (AD). The specific aims of this proposal are as follows: 1. To examine, by solid-state NMR, A1-40 fibrils
This spending item is part of a $692,357 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $63,425 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this proposal is to investigate the role of myosin I in the nucleus. Nuclear myosin I is a member of the myosin superfamily of actin activated ATPases that is found in the nucleus. We have previously demonstrated that it is involved in transc National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
ERIE FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $63,212 ARRA - Community Health Applied Research Network Community Health Applied Research Network grant
This spending item is part of a $1,999,951 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 8/25/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $62,811 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to determine the mechanism of how HIV induces the non-classical major histocompatiblity complex class I molecule, HLA-G and how HLA-G may prevent natural killer cells from killing HIV-infected cells. National Institutes of Health 9/20/2010
CHICAGO YOUTH CENTERS AND CAMP ROSENTHAL, INC $62,664 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
ADA S. MCKINLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC. $62,317 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
AUNT MARTHA'S YOUTH SERVICE CENTER, INC. $62,281 ARRA - Head Start 1) ARRA Cost of Living and Quality Improvement Funding consistent with the provisions of Section 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act. 2)Number of children served is 1,233. 3)Program Options offered are Full-day Center based, Half-day Center based and Home bas
This spending item is part of a $673,986 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 6/01/2009
EL VALOR CORPORATION $62,277 ARRA - Head Start Funding is being used to increase salaries, provide services to expecting mothers, curriculum training for staff and mothers. Purchase library books and materials and include training for staff and parents on hte use of materials that is age appropriate Administration for Children and Families 6/11/2009
SEVEN GENERATIONS AHEAD $62,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $61,994 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (05) Comparative Effectiveness Research and specific Challenge Topic, 05-AR-102: Comparative Effectiveness (CE) of Treatments for Chronic Childhood Arthritis and Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Skin Disease. Infan
This spending item is part of a $548,978 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
CAROLE ROBERTSON CENTER FOR LEARNING $61,417 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start Expansion (ARRA) program supports Early Head Start services for 300 additional infants, toddlers and pregnant women and Head Start services for 290 additional children. In addition to services, funding also supports startup costs and techni
This spending item is part of a $10,258,452 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2009
ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY $60,832 ARRA - Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students - The proposed project provided scholarships for economically disadvantaged graduate students who are pursuing the doctoral degree (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology at Roosevelt. Many of our full time doctoral students... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/14/2010
ALLIANCE OF CHICAGO COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICE LLC $60,625 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Chicago Tobacco Prevention Project (CTPP) aims to create long-term systems and environmental changes that reduce smoking rates and exposure to secondhand smoke. Specifically, CTPP aims to reduce Chicago's adult smoking rate by... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER $60,571 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support UNC Developmental Disabilities Research Center. IDDRC portion of supplement: The Developmental Neuroimaging Laboratory is a core facility for the UNC IDDRC. We requested a supplement to our core to enable the acquisition and analysis of electrophysiol
This spending item is part of a $463,653 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $60,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal seeks the continuation of the University of Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC). The Center is an interdepartmental and interinstitutional cooperative endeavor involving investigators from the University of Chicago, Illinois
This spending item is part of a $574,400 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $60,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal seeks the continuation of the University of Chicago Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC). The Center is an interdepartmental and interinstitutional cooperative endeavor involving investigators from the University of Chicago, Illinois
This spending item is part of a $574,400 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
DELTA INSTITUTE $60,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS $60,000 ARRA - Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Chronic Disease Self-Manage This ARRA project funds the Illinois Chronic Disease Self-Management Project. During this quarter program staff and management negotiated with the potential 10 grantees to achieve desired training participant completers to me... Show more
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Administration on Aging 3/31/2010
ASIAN HEALTH COALITION $60,000 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work Suburban Cook County (Cook County Department of Public Health/Public Health Institute of Metropolitan Chicago), Illinois was awarded $15.9 Million. Communities Putting Prevention to Work , an obesity prevention project addressing... Show more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/18/2010
CENTER RESOURCES FOR TEACHING & LEARNING, THE $60,000 ARRA - Head Start The Illinois Office of theGovernor has received funds to support Illinois' advisory council on early childhood education and care through the federal State Advisory Council grant. The Illinois Early Learning Council will advance a high quality, accessibl
This spending item is part of a $3,748,357 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/16/2010
NATIONAL OPINION RESEARCH CENTER $59,995 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this grant is to build and test a data storage and dissemination system for confidential data, which obviates the need for users to build and secure their own computing environments. Recent advances in public utility (or 'cloud') computing
This spending item is part of a $618,494 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/27/2011
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY $59,824 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our current treatment algorithms provide for treating a