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Worcester County, Mass., funds by Health and Human Services, Department of

Listing $93,113,450.51 in stimulus funds from Health and Human Services, Department of for Worcester

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
COMMUNITY HEALTH CONNECTIONS, INC. $10,732,754 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] FIP Facility Investment Program. Community Health Connections, Inc. is an FQHC with 4 sites in the North Central region of Massachusetts. Our largest health center site and corporate headquarters in Fitchburg is located on the Burbank... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 10/19/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $5,237,334 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Responding to RFA-RR-09-007, this application seeks funding to renovate portions of the 6th, 7th, 8th floors, and roof level of the University of Massachusetts Medical Schools (UMMS) research wing. The renovation plan will consolidate, enlarge, and enhan National Institutes of Health 3/11/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $2,547,273 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The discovery of the Toll-Like Receptor Proteins (TLRs) and their importance in the regulation of host response to infection has led to a series of investigations related to the role of host proteins and cytokines in microbial pathogenesis. Recent work ha
This spending item is part of a $3,684,576 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $2,507,052 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support 'This award was for a 3-year Director's opportunity award entitled ''Translating Dosage Compensation to Trisomy''. Our lab has long studied inactivation of one X-chromosome which provides for equal dosage of genes between males and females. While basi National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $2,000,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The mission of the Beta Cell Biology Consortium (BCBC) is to bring a team-based approach to the acquisition of new knowledge and the production of novel resources necessary to develop cell-based therapies for insulin delivery. The main research strategies
This spending item is part of a $5,239,099 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/22/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $1,499,216 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This Administrative Supplement to the New England Primate Research Center (NEPRC) Base Grant (P51 RR000168-48) is to support the development of a new translational laboratory animal model directed at understanding the relationship between common metabolic National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $1,445,608 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Full Human Genome Sequencing in ALS - The causes of most neurodegenerative disorders (ALS, Alzheimer and Parkinson disease) are poorly understood, despite remarkable advances in delineating the molecular pathology in the rare forms of these diseases that
This spending item is part of a $3,608,339 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $1,354,091 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this four-year study, 'School Worksite Weight Gain Prevention Intervention Study', is to determine the effectiveness of an ecological worksite intervention compared to a self-directed, print-materials only control group at reducing weight g National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $1,303,141 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support STEC strains causing kidney failure are serious Category B pathogens associated primarily with food and waterborne disease. They represent an important global emerging infection with relevance to both food-borne illness and bioterrorism. The virulence of National Institutes of Health 8/02/2010
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $1,286,441 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Infection of children with Shiga toxin (Stx) producing Escherichia coli (STEC), primarily a food and waterborne aquired disease, is the leading cause of hemolytic-uremic syndrom (HUS) in the US. There is no specific treatment to prevent or ameliorate HUS.
This spending item is part of a $1,345,823 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $1,220,498 Recovery Act Comparative Effectiveness Research - AHRQ 'This project proposes the following three aims: (Aim 1) To conduct a needs assessment for the nursing home setting relevant to the AHRQ CERSG entitled ''Off-Label Use of Atypical Antopsychotic Drugs.'' The assessment will identify: (a) intere... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,487,080 allocation. See details
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9/28/2010
MICROBIOTIX INC $1,093,449 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The increasing prevalence of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacterial pathogens represents a major unmet medical need. Naturally occuring or intentionally engineered drug-resistance in biothreat agents is also a serio
This spending item is part of a $1,786,142 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $1,068,814 Recovery Act Comparative Effectiveness Research - AHRQ StoryGuides: Making Comparative Effectiveness Useful for Vulnerable Patients will culturally adapt the AHRQ Comparative Effectiveness Patient Guides (the Guides) through storytelling (narrative communication), test their use in a randomized tri... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,487,683 allocation. See details
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9/28/2010
WORCESTER COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL, INC. $1,019,009 ARRA - Community Services Block Grant The Community Services Block Grant program improves the economic and social well-being of low-income individuals and families of the Commonwealth. The overall objective of the CSBG-ARRA program is to assist low-income residents in becoming economically
This spending item is part of a $24,922,586 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/10/2009
FAMILY HEALTH CENTER OF WORCESTER, INC. $1,002,885 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The purpose of this Capital Improvement Grant award is to expand access to needed primary health care services specifically by creating better efficiencies and productivity through renovations and updating equipment. All funds will be ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $999,599 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (15): Translational Science and specific Challenge Topic, 15-NS-104: Early-stage Therapy Development. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrigs disease) is a devastating neurodegenerative condition National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $999,014 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Schizophrenia is defined by a lack of a straightforward genetic cause for a very large majority of affected individuals. The prefrontal cortex (PFC), among other brain regions, is thought to be frequently in subjects in schizophrenia, as reflected by its National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $993,864 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Architectural Epigenetics of Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: This application addresses broad Challenge Area (14) Stem Cells, and the specific Challenge topic, 14-AG-104: Delineate factors that control the differentiation of pluripotent ste National Institutes of Health 4/30/2010
GREAT BROOK VALLEY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $991,965 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The CIP funds allow Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center to renovate approximately 4,600 SF to provide additional medical and mental health rooms so that new providers hired under IDS can have space in which to see new patients. ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $976,217 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Title: Production of new animal models to determine how CTLA-4 contributes to T1D susceptibility The genetic basis of T1D has been intensely investigated. More than 20 and 5 T1D-susceptibility genes have been mapped in rodents and humans respectively, wit National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
COMMUNITY HEALTH CONNECTIONS, INC. $949,790 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] CIP - The CIP funds will be used to enhance two of our existing facilities in order to expand and improve patient care. The first project involves the renovation of our oldest facilty. This is a 55 year old building that is being donat... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $913,419 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long-term goal of this proposal is to understand the mechanism of canalicular bile formation and cholestasis. Our present understanding of the pathogenesis of cholestasis is based on studies to define the physiological regulation of transporters invol National Institutes of Health 8/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $845,014 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The blurring of the distinction between treatment and research in the minds of participants in phase 3 clinical trials has been referred to as therapeutic misconception (TM). This has been widely recognized as a major problem for informed consent to resea
This spending item is part of a $968,190 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $828,940 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Role of LPS and Toll-like Receptors in Plague, Award Number R01AI057588 from the NIH - Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is proposing to use Y. pestis strains that generate modified LPS to study evasion and activation of innate immunity by National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $821,456 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our studies will elucidate molecular mechanisms that control cell division in osteoblasts, as a component of normal development and maintenance of bone tissue. Our studies focus on a transcription factor that is critical for bone formation in human and mo National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $821,354 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support TLR4 Signaling in alcoholic liver disease, Award Number R01AA017729 from the National Institute On Alcohol Abuse And Alcoholism (NIAAA), is aimed at investigating the role of Toll-like receptor 4-dependent signaling in experimental alcoholic liver disease National Institutes of Health 8/20/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $821,354 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long-term goal of the proposed research is to reveal the physiological functions and in vivo mechanisms of G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) endocytosis and postendocytic trafficking. GPCRs are the largest family of membrane receptors that receive se National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $820,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Over the next several years, the number of older individuals in the U.S. population will increase dramatically. Associated with this aging population, will be a large surge in the number of cases of age-associated illnesses. Understanding the aging proc National Institutes of Health 7/21/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $815,936 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this proposal is to use a new technique for molecular typing of major histocompatibility complex type I molecules to provide detailed genetic information on the entire specific pathogen free rhesus macaque colony at the New England Primate Res National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $802,320 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Abstract: Paradigm shifting studies in the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) have enhanced our view of the evolution and function of circadian clocks in animals. The Specific Aims of Parent Grant expand our knowledge of the unique properties of the CR National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $771,298 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The broad goal of this work is to use the C. elegans model system to understand the genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying the developmental regulation of microRNA expression. There are more than 150 distinct microRNA genes in C. elegans, including m National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $722,813 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Improvements in cancer screening effectiveness, higher participation rates and faster introduction of new screening tests could have pronounced effects on the health of the community by reducing cancer burden. Cancer screening effectiveness in real-world
This spending item is part of a $3,988,809 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $722,700 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This research is a feasibility study that is organ specific and is aimed at determining the ability of a dedicated breast computed tomography system (herein, referred to as breast CT system) to visualize lesions. Specifically, this research is to demonst National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine International, Inc. $720,249 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The limited supply of red blood cells (RBC) and platelets is a serious medical issue that can have life-threatening consequences for transfusion-dependent patients, particularly those who develop platelet allo-immunity. The low prevalence of O Rh-negative
This spending item is part of a $1,896,390 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/20/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $706,278 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of our research is to provide a cellular and molecular understanding of human Rad51-mediated DNA repair. The catalytic activity of Rad51 is of fundamental importance to homologous recombination, a process required for maintenance of genome integ National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $692,463 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support HIV infection is associated with increased incidences of multiple tumors, many of which are associated with oncogenic tumor viruses like KSHV, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), or human papillomavirus (HPV). HIV infection is a worldwide health issue affecting bot
This spending item is part of a $997,466 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $684,680 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Youth with mental health needs during the transition to adulthood have tremendously compromised functioning in working, living independently, and staying out of trouble with the law. Office-based mental health treatment is accessed by 760,000 transition a
This spending item is part of a $766,764 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $681,638 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support To maintain tissue homeostasis and normal functions, damaged cells need to be replaced or repaired. In mammals, such process requires extensive cell proliferation. A consequence of this massive proliferation is the accumulation of mutations, some of which National Institutes of Health 6/05/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $669,529 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This program will continue to study fundamental structural properties of the cell nucleus that support biological control and are disrupted in leukemia and metastatic breast cancer. We will gain insight into components of nuclear organization that can be National Institutes of Health 9/02/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $664,155 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Data resulting from our prior and current research, support the suggestion that the elmiric acids (EMA), which are carboxy containing analogs of the endocannabinoid anandamide, are potential anti-inflammatory agents (Burstein et al., 2007). It was observe National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $656,534 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Cryptosporidium parvum and C. homonis are opportunistic protozoan parasites frequently infecting AIDS patients and other immune-compromised individuals. The long-tem objective of this research is to use genetic methods to identify genes controlling specif National Institutes of Health 5/21/2009
MONTACHUSETT OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL INC $634,105 ARRA - Community Services Block Grant The Community Services Block Grant program improves the economic and social well-being of low-income individuals and families of the Commonwealth. The overall objective of the CSBG-ARRA program is to assist low-income residents in becoming economically
This spending item is part of a $24,922,586 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/10/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $631,198 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this proposal is to examine the role of internal Ca2+ stores in neurohypophyseal nerve terminals of magnocellular hypothalamic neurons found in the posterior pituitary. These terminals secrete Oxytocin or Arginine Vasopressin, which have w National Institutes of Health 9/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $609,057 ARRA Grants for Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Training and Enhancement Decription of proposed project: The overall purpose of our proposed project is to enhance medical education and clinical service in underserved settings, such as Community Health Centers, by training primary care... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 7/15/2010
TRUSTEES OF CLARK UNIVERSITY $600,259 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Depression is one of the most prevalent and disabling psychiatric disorders, and evidence suggests that low-income Latinos may be at particularly high risk for experiencing the disorder. However, utilization of formal mental health services is very low in National Institutes of Health 5/08/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $600,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support As the AIDS pandemic continues, the emergence of HIV variants that are drug resistant is a therapeutic challenge. The nine FDA-approved HIV-1 protease inhibitors are currently the most potent of the anti-viral drugs in the treatment of HIV infected patien National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $599,806 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project directly addressed the broad Challenge Area (06) Enabling Technologies and specific Challenge Topic: Chemist/Biologist collaborations facilitating tool development. The goal of this project is to target the N linked glycans on ion-conducting
This spending item is part of a $999,154 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $598,056 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Funds are requested to support a post-doc to begin his faculty career as an Instructor at Harvard Medical School to serve at New England Primate Research Center. These funds will be used to pay salary plus fringe for two years, and for 2 research assistan National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $577,917 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Funds will support 2 new faculty Instructors at Harvard Medical School, to serve at the New England Primate Research Center. These funds will be used to pay for an estimated 2.5 research assistants, and for the needed equipment, supplies and support to ma National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $512,696 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is part of the ENCODE consortium and aims to 1) identify novel long-range acting gene regulatory elements and 2) to link these elements to specific (distant) target genes. This grant focuses on 1% of the human genome that was selected by the E National Institutes of Health 9/10/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $501,097 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our overall goal is to identify transcription factors (TFs) that can bind C. elegans gene promoters. This will further our understanding of the networks that control gene expression and to delineate the regulatory genomic code. In the first year of the Pr National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $499,209 Recovery Act Comparative Effectiveness Research - AHRQ Optimizing Chronic Disease Prevention and Management in Advanced Dementia: We propose to study the effectiveness of medication prophylaxis for chronic illness in the medically complex population of nursing home (NH) residents with advanced demen... Show more Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 9/28/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $495,218 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
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $489,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Project Title: Illumina Genome Analyzer IIx for UMass Deep Sequencing Core. Description: This application requests funding for an Illumina (Solexa) Genome Analyzer IIx massively parallel sequencer to enhance the capacity and capabilities of the Deep Sequ National Institutes of Health 2/18/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $476,038 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Obesity and health complications related to obesity, including diabetes, impact a significant proportion of the population in the United States, and projections indicate that the number of obese and overweight individuals will continue to rise in the futu
This spending item is part of a $746,038 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UMASS MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE INC $465,000 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Regional Extension Center for Commonwealth of Massachusetts In 2008 Massachusetts created the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI), a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC), and the Health Information Technology Council (t... Show more
This spending item is part of a $14,507,318 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $463,569 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support TDP-43 is a major pathological protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and some forms of frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and is also present in ubiquitinated inclusions seen in other neurodegenerative diseases. How TDP-43 contributes to age-dependent National Institutes of Health 6/24/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $463,442 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The ultimate goal of this research is to fundamentally change the ways in which behavioral interventions are delivered. We propose an innovative mobile Enabling Technology-iHeal-that recognizes stressors that threaten a patients recovery and then delivers
This spending item is part of a $995,654 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $451,854 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors are ligand-gated cation channels activated by the endogenous neurotransmitter, acetylcholine (ACh), as well as the highly addictive component of tobacco, nicotine. Expression of neuronal nAChRs in the dopaminerg National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $451,688 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Development of non-invasive technology for islet imaging is a major yet unattained goal for monitoring islet cell mass during the progression of diabetes, for determining the efficacy of therapeutics, and the survival of islets following curative transpla National Institutes of Health 8/10/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $451,636 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The role of nicotinic receptors in nicotine withdrawal. Nicotine addiction is one of the primary causes of preventable mortality in the world. Withdrawal symptoms that occur after nicotine cessation account for the high incidence of relapse in people at National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $451,625 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Polymorphonuclear Phagocytes in Malaria Sepsis, Award Number R21AI080907 from the - Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, is aimed at investigating that the Myeloid Differentiation Factor 88 (MyD88), an adaptor-signaling molecule for the IL-1 recep National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $451,511 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support T cells are involved in many beneficial aspects of the immune system including the control of infections, tumor surveillance, generation of B cell responses, and regulation of homeostasis. In some instances, activated T cells are also detrimental to a ho National Institutes of Health 6/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $441,200 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this proposal is to acquire funds to purchase a Scanco VivaCT 75 high speed in vivo CT instrument to be shared by 8 investigators on the University of Massachusetts Medical School campus. National Institutes of Health 5/20/2010
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE $439,943 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Tuberculosis is a leading health problem worldwide. Mycobacterium tuberculosis virulence is based on its capability to reside inside macrophages. At the center of its pathogenic strategy is the handling of involved heavy metals (Cu+, Zn2+, Fe2+, Mn2+, et National Institutes of Health 7/20/2009
Children's Aid and Family Service, Inc. $439,485 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
This spending item is part of a $23,966,942 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $438,448 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support the goal of the proposed study is to adapt and test the evidence-based collaborative care model (CCM) for homeless women with alcohol use disorders (AUD), including the continuum of risky drinking, abuse and dependence, in a large Health Care for the Home National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $437,882 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this NCRR S10 grant proposal is to acquire a state-of-the-art laserscanning confocal microscope (Leica TCS SP5 AOBS 405UV Spectral Confocal Microscope) to support research of 14 NIH-funded investigators at the New England Primate Research Cent National Institutes of Health 5/27/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $437,331 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Memory is probably one of the most widely studied neuronal phenomena since it is required for all living organisms to function efficiently in known and unknown environments. It has recently been proposed that impairment of memory formation in human beings National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $433,750 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Title: Host Factor Genetics and Susceptibility to Retroviral Infection. The award supports research into the underlying role of host genes in determining susceptibility to infection with AIDS viruses (HIV-1, HIV-2 and the related lentiviruses), in a tr National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $430,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Identification of Transcription Factor Binding Sites in Human Promoters. Transcriptional regulation is a highly coordinated process in the human genome. A significant component of transcriptional regulation is the interaction between transcriptional facto National Institutes of Health 9/02/2010
GREAT BROOK VALLEY HEALTH CENTER, INC. $417,643 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] With its primary site in Worcester, the second largest city in Massachusetts (175,011 population), Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center provides comprehensive services to over 21,000 patients each year. It also operates a satelli... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/23/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $411,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Shigellae are a group of Gram-negative enteric bacilli that cause acute bacillary dysentery in humans. The signature feature of this disease is exhibited by an intense inflammatory reaction manifested clinically as passage of bloody stools. Humans and so National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $411,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support T cell development in the thymus is now known to produce a wide array of distinct T cell lineages. Many of these T cell subsets play key roles in regulating immune responses, both to self as well as to pathogens. In addition to the conventional CD4+ and National Institutes of Health 9/30/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $411,146 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support CD4 Effector Contraction in Influenza Protective immunity depends on memory CD4 T cells generated during initial National Institutes of Health 5/10/2010
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE $408,331 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Development of a laser holography otoscope for diagnosis in the clinic Conductive hearing loss, usually associated with middle-ear disorders, is the most common reason for otologic surgery. The pathogenesis of conductive loss includes, among others, acut
This spending item is part of a $690,347 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/30/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $398,887 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is a Pilot Project Fund from which funding is targeted toward junior faculty at the Instructor and Assistant Professor levels. The aims of the program are to: 1) accelerate the acquisition of critical proof-of-concept data; 2) provide a valuable mean National Institutes of Health 10/08/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $394,573 Perform studies under Antigen Sparing contract relating to H1N1 and other strains of pandemic influenza vaccine.
This spending item is part of a $62,478,417 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 9/28/2009
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $392,429 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Giardia lamblia is a common cause of intestinal infections. We propose to screen large collections of small molecules to identify new leads for future development of drugs against this parasite.
This spending item is part of a $427,657 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/21/2009
WORCESTER, CITY OF $392,158 ARRA - Head Start The Head Start program is a porgram of the United States Department of Health and Human services that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. Administration for Children and Families 6/26/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $391,146 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This program continues to study the tissue specific and developmental regulation of a bone essential transcription factor Runx2 and bone-specific matrix protein, the osteocalcin (OC). In the current program period, we discovered a regulatory network of h National Institutes of Health 9/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $359,053 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This Administrative Supplement to the Currently Funded Project Epigenetic Changes in Frontal Lobe of Schizophrenics, 5R01MH071476-04, will, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, expand our research goals via the incorporation of n National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $347,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is a Competitive Revision of R01DA017792-10, ?Anxiolytic Effects and Abuse of BZ Receptor Ligands?. The overall goal of the parent grant is to investigate the extent to which GABAA (a class of receptors that respond to the neurotransmitter gamma-amin National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $341,139 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support HIV infection is associated with increased incidences of multiple tumors, many of which are associated with oncogenic tumor viruses like KSHV, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), or human papillomavirus (HPV). HIV infection is a worldwide health issue affecting bot
This spending item is part of a $997,466 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
COMMUNITY HEALTHLINK, INC. $339,495 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] HRSA awarded Community Helthlink (CHL) funding for a renovation project and to purchase equipment. The renovation project improves life safety in the clinic as it provides funding to allow CHL to renovate its building fire escape. CH... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 6/25/2009
FAMILY HEALTH CENTER OF WORCESTER, INC. $335,022 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] The purpose of the Increase for Demand grant award is to expand access to needed primary health care services specifically by expanding services in an underserved area and for an underserved population. The positions described in the D... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $328,543 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is a competitive revision request for grant RO1 DE 007444, 'Bone matrix and bone resorption,' under which we are investigating the osteoclast cell biology of a protein we discovered called plekhm1. Evidence indicates that plekhm1 is required fo National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $328,543 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is a competitive revision request for grant RO1 DE 007444, 'Bone matrix and bone resorption,' under which we are investigating the osteoclast cell biology of a protein we discovered called plekhm1. Evidence indicates that plekhm1 is required fo National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $327,584 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application is submitted by a group of investigators at 9 sites distributed throughout the U.S. where there are active developmental research programs involving substantial numbers of typically developing children, and neuroimaging investigators with
This spending item is part of a $8,950,690 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
RELIANT MEDICAL GROUP, INC $327,007 ARRA - State Grants to Promote Health Information Technology The Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI), a non-divisible component of the Massachusetts Technology Park Corporation, was created in 2008 by the Massachusetts legislature to deploy Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems in all health care... Show more
This spending item is part of a $13,992,348 allocation. See details
Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
WORCESTER COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL, INC. $315,534 ARRA - Head Start This award provides for ARRA Head Start Expansion funds to serve an additional 17 children, consistent with the provisions of Ssection 640(a)(5) of the Head Start Act for the Head Start and/or Early Head Start program. Head Start promotes the school readi Administration for Children and Families 9/17/2009
COMMUNITY HEALTH CONNECTIONS, INC. $299,757 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] This project will provide urgent care services to established health center patients that were not able to be seen by their primary care provider and to those who have no primary care provider, insured or not. Members of MassHealth, ma... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $290,676 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this administrative supplement is to accelerate the analysis of human immune responses to category A-C viral pathogens. The overall objectives of the UMMS Collaborating Center for Translational Research on Human Immunology and Biodefense ar National Institutes of Health 8/23/2010
RELIANT MEDICAL GROUP, INC $285,000 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Regional Extension Center for Commonwealth of Massachusetts In 2008 Massachusetts created the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI), a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC), and the Health Information Technology Council (t... Show more
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Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $283,291 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award is designed to investigate the role of protein kinase C epsilon (PKCe) in the antiadrenergic action of adenosine. The antiadrenergic action of adenosine via adenosine A1 receptors limits the responsiveness of the heart to beta-adrenergic nerv National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
MOUNT WACHUSETT COMMUNITY COLLEGE $271,000 ARRA ? Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals ARRA-Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals D76HP20613 To fund helathcare training equipment for MWCC nursing program to improve capacity to train nursing students through expanding and upgrading the simulated nursing labs ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 9/03/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $263,168 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support ARRA-DNA Mismatch and Double-Strand Break Repair Homologous recombination is a mechanism that is essential to allow cells to tolerate DNA damage produced by various DNA damaging agents. The long term goals of the parent proposal are to define the mechanis National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $262,800 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Recent work in our lab identified NKG2D-NKG2D ligand (Rae-1)- mediated interactions between activated NK cells and T cells and PyV-induced tumor cells, and our data suggest that these interactions may play an important role in the resistance to PyV-induce National Institutes of Health 8/27/2009
GUILD OF ST AGNES DAY CARE INC $260,672 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $257,193 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Hsp90 is a unique chaperone that is essential in eukaryotes and that helps to produce and maintain the active state of a select set of biologically and medically important substrates/clients including many signal transduction proteins. Through these clien National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
MONTACHUSETT OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL INC $256,273 ARRA - Head Start ARRA Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) and Quality Improvement funding concistant with tHE Provisions ofSection 640(a)(5) of the head Start Act. Cost-of-Living Adjustment ( COLA)Increase4 of 1.84% in the amount of $ 77,513 for head Start. Increases paid Administration for Children and Families 6/26/2009
PROTHELIA $251,936 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our objective is to develop an intravenously delivered protein therapy for treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a disease that occurs in 1 of every 3500 male births. DMD is caused by a deficiency of dystroph National Institutes of Health 9/04/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $248,724 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project will establish a surveillance system for cardiovascular disease in approximately 11 million health maintenance organization (HMO) members. The surveillance system will be initially established for coronary heart disease (CHD), heart failure (
This spending item is part of a $7,217,106 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $247,634 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The parent RO1 grant of this ARRA supplement received a score of 115 (1.3%) in 2007. The goal was to use both cultured rodent primary neurons and Drosophila models to examine molecular mechanisms of the pathogenesis of frontotemporal dementia (FTD). In th National Institutes of Health 9/10/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $246,750 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Project Description: The importance of innate immune cells in the pathophysiology of alcoholic liver injury is evident from animal models and human studies. Resident macrophages in the liver are activated by endotoxin in portal circulation to produce infl National Institutes of Health 9/07/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $238,157 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The rough endoplasmic reticulum is a major site of protein synthesis in eukaryotic cells, serving as the entry point for the secretory pathway, and the biosynthetic site for the majority of cellular integral membrane proteins. The long-term goal of the pa National Institutes of Health 2/17/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $237,901 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Overview The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) Forensic Transition Team (FTT), a case management based re-entry program, has been in existence for over 10 years. Although there have been descriptive studies documenting favorable short-term
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National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $232,744 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We submitted this administrative supplement in response to the request for administrative supplements through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). With the funds we are:1. Accelerating science by adding comparative effectiveness implementa
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National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $231,341 ARRA - Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) - Senior
This spending item is part of a $2,708,560 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/24/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $229,950 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support RNA interference (RNAi) is a widespread gene-silencing phenomenon initiated by a double-stranded RNA that is converted into small interfering RNAs (siRNAs). Although the detailed mechanism whereby siRNA silences its target gene expression is not understo
This spending item is part of a $1,034,246 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/04/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $226,127 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support To develop an extensive, de-identified, easily accessible database including information about child and adult residents using clinical data from: (1) New England's largest safety net hospital, Boston Medical Center, and its affiliated community health ce
This spending item is part of a $3,559,944 allocation. See details
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UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $221,663 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Programmed cell death plays an important role during animal development, and defects in this process result in a variety of human disorders including cancer and autoimmunity. Apoptosis and autophagic cell death are the two most prominent morphological fo National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $212,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This exploratory R-21 project will test the hypotheses that apparent deficits in symbolic capacity shown by children with neurodevelopmental disabilities be may 1) explainable as deviant, typically unmeasured stimulus control processes rather than capacit National Institutes of Health 9/02/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $207,917 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Research Associate, to be named. A research associate will greatly enhance execution and needed technical evaluation to achieve project goals with additional rigor, and give more clinical relevance to project outcomes. In the next two years it is crucia
This spending item is part of a $229,517 allocation. See details
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MICROBIOTIX INC $200,000 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 MASSACHUSETTS $198,312 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Insulin Signaling and Metabolic Regulation in Adipocytes:Failure of normal adipocyte function has been proposed to be a key element in the development of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes related to obesity. We have pursued studies of regulators of a National Institutes of Health 12/14/2009
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE $197,601 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Recent evidence suggests that the delivery of human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) to the infarcted heart improves mechanical function in both clinical and experimental animal studies, although the functional mechanism remains equivocal. A major limitati National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $197,490 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Mechanisms of protective immunity induced by live attenuated simian immunodeficiency virus vaccines. The role of antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity in simian immunodeficiency virus infection is poorly understood and infrequently investigated du National Institutes of Health 5/03/2010
Eclinicalworks, LLC $196,500 ARRA - Health Information Technology Extension Program Regional Extension Center for Commonwealth of Massachusetts In 2008 Massachusetts created the Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI), a division of the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MTC), and the Health Information Technology Council (t... Show more
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Health and Human Services, Department of 2/08/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $195,373 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A basic science NIH research grant entitled 'Plasticity in Airway Smooth Muscle'. Prior experiments showed that airway smooth muscles, which is responsible for asthma, can adapt to a very wide range of length. The purpose of the present studies are 2-fold
This spending item is part of a $999,943 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/30/2009
GLSYNTHESIS INC. $191,458 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Oligomeric, conjugated water soluble (p-phenylene-ethynes) (G?OPEsG?) are strongly fluorescent at long wavelengths and are 'superquenchable' by interaction with appropriate small molecules. They and the polymeric versions (G?PPEsG?), however, have signif National Institutes of Health 6/14/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $186,599 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We will conduct two studies that will serve to improve and enable the accomplishment of the specific aims of 5R01 GM030758: 28-29. The first addresses time and data loss due to human cells migrating off the fields of view during the time lapse observati National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $183,800 ARRA ? Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals Project Title: Preparing family medicine residents to care for the underserved: Using simulation to enhance resident procedural skills and patient access to comprehensive care. The Worcester Family Medicine Residency (WFMR) is committed ... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 9/07/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $182,462 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support To understand normal development and differentiation, it is necessary to determine the mechanisms by which cells initiate new programs of gene expression and promote formation of specific cell lineages. Typically, this involves activation of genes that a National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $180,226 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to develop a new set of molecular reagents that specifically deliver molecular probes to the individual subunits of functioning K+ channel complexes. The development of this novel technology will enable the facile determination National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $178,039 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Use of nonhuman primates requires specialized training and experience on part of veterinary and animal husbandry staff. Opportunities for individuals to acquire such skills are few and currently there is a shortage of qualified veterinarians to fill this National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE $175,226 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The award was made to speed up production of a complete polarizable force field for proteins. This will permit more accurate calculations of protein structures and protein-ligand binding energies. The results are expected to be of positive value in biomed National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $173,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This R03 grant, 5R03DA025802, entitiled TAAR1 polymorphisms in rhesus monkeys supports a research project that will run for two years. In this grant, we assess the function of Trace Amine Associated receptor 1 (TAAR1) and identifying novel polymorphisms i National Institutes of Health 5/07/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $170,284 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The role of microRNAs in the Erythropoietic Stress Response. In aim 1, we will Investigate whether candidate erythroid miRNAs are differentially expressed in erythroid progenitors of mouse models of erythropoietic stress. In aim 2, we wukk investigate w National Institutes of Health 8/01/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $164,229 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Before sperm are able to successfully fuse with and fertilize the egg they must successfully migrate through the female reproductive tract and reach the ovulated oocytes. During this migration the sperm undergo Capacitation - defined as the ability to rec National Institutes of Health 7/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $162,366 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall scope of the parent grant is to understand how ATP allosterically inhibits the transport activity of the human, blood brain barrier glucose transport protein, GLUT1 .The supplement seeks additional support to identify sites of interaction bet National Institutes of Health 12/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $159,831 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Every person differs in his or her response to pathogens and in the likelihood that they will suffer from complex diseases such as cancer, heart disease or diabetes. Individual susceptibility to disease is determined in part by genetics, and we can map wi
This spending item is part of a $1,500,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
TRUSTEES OF CLARK UNIVERSITY $152,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to investigate the unique strengths and potential challenges of lesbian couples across the transition to adoptive parenthood. Given that parental mental health has implications for child development, and the fact that adoption National Institutes of Health 5/08/2009
WORCESTER COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL, INC. $149,296 ARRA - Head Start 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 early Head Start Programs. Head Start promotes the school readin Administration for Children and Families 6/16/2009
Central Mass Agency On Aging $141,891 Aging Congregate Nutrition Services for States The Executive Office of Elder Affairs received a grant of $1.4M from the Federal Administration on Aging to provide Congregate Meals. Congregate meals are provided at senior centers and other community based locations. In addition to offering healthy m... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,403,578 allocation. See details
Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $141,405 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The hormone prolactin (PRL) in combination with the steroidal and neuropeptidergic changes accompanying pregnancy stimulate the onset of maternal care. The actions of PRL have been clearly demonstrated in studies in the rat. Direct infusions of PRL into National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $141,267 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Project Plan: This project will explore novel strategies to accelerate the progress of searching for novel analgesic and anti-inflammatory agents. It is known that research on analgesic and anti-inflammatory agents has been among the most active topics in
This spending item is part of a $383,786 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $137,786 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The award was made to fund a novel technical approach to one of the Aims of the parent grant. The goal is to develop a sister-chromatid exchange assay to allow us to measure replication-coupled recombination in vivo. Such a capability would allow us to i National Institutes of Health 6/18/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $131,976 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have classified the filoviruses (Ebola, Marburg) and arenaviruses (e.g., Lassa, Junin, Machupo) that cause hemorrhagic fever (HF) as
This spending item is part of a $946,260 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $128,720 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (04) Clinical Research and specific Challenge Topic, 04-HL- 105: Treatment of Heart Failure with Preserved Systolic Function Multiple advances in pharmacological and device therapies have been made to improv
This spending item is part of a $999,852 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
COMMUNITY HEALTHLINK, INC. $127,590 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] Grant Name: HRSA-Increased Demand for Services (IDS) Purpose: HRSA awarded Community Healthlink (CHL) this grant to respond to the increasing demand for health care services in our Health Care for the Homeless Program(HCH). The incre... Show more Health Resources and Services Administration 3/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $124,975 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This ARRA award is an administrative supplement to NIH Grant R01 GM081422. The stated goals of the supplement request were two-fold. First, we proposed to develop a new high-throughput sequencing / in vitro selection method in order to increase our capa National Institutes of Health 1/08/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $123,063 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award, received in just the last 7-10 days, is for supplemental funds ($75,000 direct costs for one year) to support use of human iPS cells to study the fundamental aspects of X-chromosome inactivation in human females. The title of the parent R01 gr National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $123,028 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award was for supplemental funds ($75,000 direct costs) to support inclusion of research using iPS cells (induced pluripotent stem cells) to augment the goals of the parent R01 grant (GM085548). The overall goal of this funded project requires an inn National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $122,196 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Award to purchase simulation equipment in support of primary care training at Boston University School of Medicine, including a simulation mannequin, a simulation auscultation torso, and associated support equipment.
This spending item is part of a $954,402 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/02/2010
PARALLABS, INC $118,848 chemagic Magnetic Separation Module I, for purification of Nucleic Acids Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 8/07/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $118,298 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Impact of Early Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV Persistence grant aims to determine the effect of early versus delayed HAART on viral persistence, and to determine the association between high-through put measures of low level viral load and amount of r
This spending item is part of a $1,408,606 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT & FELLOWS OF $111,749 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This ARRA Administrative Supplement to provides a significant portion of support for a research assistant. Adding a new research assistant will accelerate the tempo of the research who will further develop genotyping assays for identified functional allel National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
PAKACHOAG ACRES DAY CARE CENTER, INC. $106,202 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
This spending item is part of a $23,966,942 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $100,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award was intended to obtain an upgraded microscope that will be used in NIAID funded projects National Institutes of Health 8/23/2010
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $99,356 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Clostridium difficile is a bacteria that causes epidemic disease throughout the United States and has become a major public health concern in health care facilities and the community. Understading the ways in which C. difficile causes disease by describin National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $97,877 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Rapid cell movement is important for the normal functioning of the immune system and for the spread of metastatic tumor cells. Migrating cells extend surface protrusions at their front edges, bind to the external matrix at focal adhesions, and then disas National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $94,231 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Regular physical activity plays an important role in health and disease prevention. In our parent grant Correlates of Physical Activity in Adolescents with Intellectual Disabilities (ID), we are examining physical activity levels, sedentary behavior, and National Institutes of Health 7/21/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $92,845 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our current work under this grant has focused on understanding the function of one of the FYVE-domain containing proteins, WDFY2 in cultured cells. We identified this previously uncharacterized protein, which contains a FYVE domain embedded within WD40 re National Institutes of Health 1/20/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $92,824 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The award is a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship. The title of the work is 'Genomic Variability of Cytomegalovirus in a Clinical Setting'. The purpose of the fellowship is develop a better understand National Institutes of Health 7/22/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $91,850 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This is an ARRA administrative supplement to enable the Specific Aims of parent grant NIH 5 R37 GM030626 to be achieved more quickly and with greater insight. Funds have been awarded to equip an existing light microscope for Differential Interference Con National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $86,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support My lab studies the circuitry of cellular signaling pathways and one of our long-term goal is to define which connections are critical in vivo to the progression of human cancer and to use that knowledge to facilitate the development of targeted therapies. National Institutes of Health 9/23/2009
WATERS CORPORATION $82,747 Awarding Agency purchased laboratory equipment and supplies from Prime Recipient. National Institutes of Health 4/26/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $82,042 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The main goal of the supplemental ARRA funding is to find out the mRNA content of wild type huntingitn and mutant huntingtin (expanded CAG repeats) in human striatum and cortex. This is a critical question in potential therapy for Huntington's disease. National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $81,962 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--Communities Putting Prevention to Work The Commission's Tobacco prevention effort will engage youth and community members in policy efforts to reduce youth tobacco use and exposure, including reducing exposure of youth and communities of color to tobacco industry marke... Show more
This spending item is part of a $6,119,677 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3/19/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $80,966 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support For this supplement, I plan to recruit several summer researchers, for summer 2009 and summer 2010, to accelerate the pace of discovery and to provide research opportunities for high school and undergraduate students, as well as a science educator. For s National Institutes of Health 6/04/2009
RELIANT MEDICAL GROUP, INC $79,219 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of the pilot is to estimate the effect size of the new IMET/TE system in reducing tobacco, drug, and alcohol use. We will use these estimates and our pilot study experience to design a future study comparing iMET/TE to TAU in a much larger po
This spending item is part of a $951,326 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $77,781 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The mitotic repsonse to DNA damage. DNA damage disrupts mitotic chromosome segregation through a poorly defined process termed mitotic catastrophe. During early Drosophila embryogensis, this processi is linked to Chk2 kinase dependent centrosome inactiv National Institutes of Health 3/24/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $75,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this request is for an administrative supplement to complete an ongoing process that is aimed at developing a Portable Instrument Evaluation Service (PIES) that will be made available to all IDDRC investigators at the University of Massachu National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
Central Mass Agency On Aging $69,853 Aging Home-Delivered Nutrition Services for States The Executive Office of Elder Affairs received a grant of $690,992 from the Administration on Aging to provide home delivered meals to low income elders. These meals will help elders remain healthy, independent, and active in their community. This g... Show more
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Administration on Aging 3/18/2009
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE $69,362 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long-term goal of the current project (2 R15 GM069562-02) is to develop a fundamental understanding of the regulatory control of terpene production in Artemisia annua so that in planta metabolic manipulation of terpenoid biosynthesis can eventually be National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $67,996 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Immunology of Infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the US. With 332,511 new cases having been reported in 2007. More than 60 million cases are estimated to occur National Institutes of Health 4/05/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $67,582 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This award provides additional funding for 2R37AA014372-06A1 for the purchase of equipment only and will have no impact on jobs being created or maintained. More than 2 million Americans suffer from alcohol-related liver disease and about 30,000 die from National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
MONTACHUSETT OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL INC $67,550 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
FAMILY SERVICE ORGANIZATION OF WORCESTER, INC. $66,667 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
This spending item is part of a $23,966,942 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $65,281 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of the ARRA administrative supplement is to support Dr. Doubeni's accelerated career development program in key scientific areas that will position him to become an independently funded researcher. The supplement supports studies on cancer National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $64,502 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Drug Targets for Tuberculosis. Despite the availability of antibiotics, tuberculosis remains a major cause of death worldwide. Current drugs, while effective and inexpensive, are quite difficult to administer because of the very extended courses of treatm
This spending item is part of a $801,605 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/12/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $60,000 The purpose of this contract is to provide services for the Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) program(s) to provide opportunities for health professions students and residents to serve on multidisciplinary health care
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Health Resources and Services Administration 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $55,825 The purpose of this contract is to provide services for the Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) program(s) to provide opportunities for health professions students and residents to serve on multidisciplinary health care
This spending item is part of a $567,522 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 9/30/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $55,000 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
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $54,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Cryptosporidiosis is an opportunistic infection caused by Cryptosporidium parvum or C. hominis in humans. We propose to study the role of key antigen presenting cells and dendritic cells in stimulating anti-parasite immunity in cryptosporidiosis. National Institutes of Health 7/20/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $53,932 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project seeks to create a new employment opportunity in an active NIA parent grant. The parent grant is a research scientist training award (1K01AG031836-01A1) with a potentially important and ambitious research program on cost-related nonadherence ( National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $51,209 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Good glycemic control, lipid control, or blood pressure (BP) control can be achieved by adherence to recommended care, including medication, preventive care, and lifestyle modifications. Good physiologic control, in turn, attenuates risk of progression to
This spending item is part of a $339,604 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/04/2009
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $49,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Lyme disease is the most common vector borne disease in the United States. Although antibiotic therapy is clinically effective in treating the symptoms of Lyme disease for patients early in the course of disease, a significant number of patients who rece
This spending item is part of a $471,506 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $48,999 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support During the present and previous grant periods, our laboratory has comprehensively investigated the patterns of RNA expression in normal resting and activated neutrophils. These studies revealed remarkably vigorous transcriptional activity in neutrophils,
This spending item is part of a $98,998 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 12/17/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $48,286 ARRA - Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students $48,286 in additional funding for the HHS sponsored Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students. Health Resources and Services Administration 9/03/2009
WEBSTER SQUARE DAY CARE CENTER, INC. $48,141 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $44,672 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a prevalent, costly condition with high morbidity and mortality. Our goal is to determine prospectively mechanisms by which type 2 DM alters cerebral microcirculation and contributes to brain tissue damage and cognitive decline i
This spending item is part of a $1,201,760 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/12/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $43,362 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Funds were requested to support two undergraduate students summer research. One student employed high-throughput yeast two-hybrid assays to identify transcription factor dimers that may function in the C. elegans digestive tract. The other student employe National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
TRUSTEES OF TUFTS COLLEGE INC $43,311 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The tick-borne infections, Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis and Babesiosis, are significant public health problem in the U.S. Once potential approach to the control of these diseases is to reduce carriage of the organisms in their wild-life reservoirs. In thi
This spending item is part of a $632,829 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/27/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $42,959 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
WRIGHT, GEORGE E $39,858 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Scope of overall project and anticipated contribution of supplement. The overall project is to advance a hybrid antibiotic AU-FQ compound consisting of a Gram+ DNA polymerase III inhibitor and a fluoroquinolone, to IND status with the FDA. Experiments in National Institutes of Health 6/05/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $39,096 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this project is to examine the mechanisms of sperm capacitation and the role of polycystic kidney disease proteins in capacitation. These studies require detailed examination of sperm motility and can best be carried out using a Computer Assi National Institutes of Health 7/29/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $37,561 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 National Institutes of Health 4/13/2011
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $36,500 ARRA - Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students $36,500 in funding for the HHS Sponsored ARRA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students. Health Resources and Services Administration 6/14/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $36,457 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose a phase II trial that combines pimary oncologist's choice of chemotherapy (ChemoT) Consisting of 4 cycles or 4 months of followed by lymphodepletion with low dose fludarabine (Flu) and Cyclophosphamide (Cy) before giving multiple influsions of
This spending item is part of a $1,002,772 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $36,457 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose a phase II trial that combines pimary oncologist's choice of chemotherapy (ChemoT) Consisting of 4 cycles or 4 months of followed by lymphodepletion with low dose fludarabine (Flu) and Cyclophosphamide (Cy) before giving multiple influsions of
This spending item is part of a $1,002,772 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
RAINBOW CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. $32,336 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $31,894 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support One goal of our R01 supported research is to produce monoclonal antibody populations derived from immunologically humanized mice immunized with test HIV vaccine candidates . Our original strategy was to use conventional hybridization techniques employing National Institutes of Health 6/01/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $30,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application responds to broad Challenge Area (05): Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER), and specific Challenge Topic 05-AR-101: Comparative Effectiveness of Biologics in Autoimmune Rheumatic and Skin Diseases, with emphasis on five diseases: rhe
This spending item is part of a $999,370 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $28,839 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Upon activation by antigen, B cells undergo antibody class (isotype) switching, changing from expression of IgM to expression of IgG, IgA or IgE, while maintaining specificity for the same antigen. Since the isotype determines the effector function of the National Institutes of Health 6/04/2009
YOUNG MEN CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION $27,263 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
KIDS UNLIMITED SERVICES INC $25,177 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
MONTACHUSETT REGIONAL YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION $21,528 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
COLLEGE OF THE HOLY CROSS $17,638 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The long term goal of this project is to delinate the complete catalytic mechanisms of protein splicing by applying solution NMR in an interdisciplinary approach for studying enzyme catalysis, structure, dynamics and function.
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National Institutes of Health 2/05/2010
WORCESTER, CITY OF $14,983 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
MOTHER HUBBARD PRE-SCHOOL, INC $14,038 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
ELM PARK CENTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, INC. $13,934 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $13,470 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The funds will be used to develop, open and analyze three H1N1 studies in HIV-infected populations. The first study will determine the safety and immunogenicity of an H1N1 vaccine in HIV-infected pregnant women. The second study will determine safety an
This spending item is part of a $1,701,287 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 11/25/2009
YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS $10,634 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $10,460 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The funds will be used to develop, open and analyze three H1N1 studies in HIV-infected populations. The first study will determine the safety and immunogenicity of an H1N1 vaccine in HIV-infected pregnant women. The second study will determine safety an
This spending item is part of a $1,701,287 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 11/25/2009
MICROBIOTIX INC $10,360 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support In the parent grant we discussed screening of 100,000 discrete compounds. Microbiotix has recently acquired two new libraries of 50 thousand compounds. The supplemental request is for hiring a summer student for screening the newly acquired libraries as d National Institutes of Health 7/14/2009
WORCESTER COMPREHENSIVE CHILD CARE SERVICES, INC $5,499 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The Child Care Development Fund assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance, and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/education. The ARRA Child Care Develop
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Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $5,124 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The funds will be used to develop, open and analyze three H1N1 studies in HIV-infected populations. The first study will determine the safety and immunogenicity of an H1N1 vaccine in HIV-infected pregnant women. The second study will determine safety an
This spending item is part of a $1,701,287 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 11/25/2009
ASHBURNHAM-WESTMINSTER REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT $5,000 ARRA - Head Start Massachusetts' original application for SAC funding outlined six goals: 1) develop an interagency Early Childhood Information System; 2) conduct a needs assessment on multi-risk families with infants and toddlers; 3) develop birth through age 8 community
This spending item is part of a $1,301,837 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 8/01/2010
UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS $0 ARRA ? Equipment to Enhance Training for Health Professionals The application requests $164,032 to purchase equipment to support training by Berkshire AHEC at its primary training sites, Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) and Fairview Hospital, a critical access hospital in Berkshire County, MA. $64,992... Show more
This spending item is part of a $164,032 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 9/02/2010