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Centre County, Pa., funds by Health and Human Services, Department of

Listing $45,352,134.40 in stimulus funds from Health and Human Services, Department of for Centre

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
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $14,830,000 National Center for Research Resources, Recovery Act Construction Support Penn State proposes to build a new 1,858 m2 (20,000 GSF) animal biosafety level three (ABSL-3) building. This facility is critically needed to support expanding research programs in emerging pathogens, zoonoses, vector borne di... Show more National Institutes of Health 3/04/2010
STRATEGIC POLYMER SCIENCES, INC. $2,192,113 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We aim to develop an advanced electric micro-steerable mapping and ablation catheter using a new class of proprietary EAPs. The micro-steerable catheter can be controlled remotely with a computer and eliminate the X-Ray radiation exposure of the physician National Institutes of Health 6/03/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $1,613,425 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This proposal describes a request for funds to purchase a newly developed secondary ion mass spectrometer for 3-dimensional chemical imaging of biological cells and tissue. The instrument is based upon the use of a micro-focused ion beam consisting of ene National Institutes of Health 5/13/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $1,506,522 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Hypertension remains a hugely costly problem in the United States in terms of morbidity and economic burden. Many patients cannot or will not take medications; the application proposes a non-pharmacological intervention that will help hypertensive patient National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $1,455,395 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Being born a girl or boy carries implications for physical and psychological health and illness. Considerable scientific and public interest is focused on the development and maintenance of these sex-related processes, but there are noticeable gaps that w National Institutes of Health 7/24/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $1,187,066 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Neglect affects large numbers of children each year and its negative health, social, emotional and academic consequences to children are well documented. Despite this, there has been little theoretical or empirical work identifying its causes. Social info National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $1,155,524 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project seeks to generate new large-scale nationally representative public-use data for the United States that are crucial for conducting scientific and policy-relevant research on (1) immigrant health and mortality and (2) how immigration contribute
This spending item is part of a $1,331,711 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/29/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $1,066,948 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Obesity in childhood is increasing at an alarming rate. For children ages 2-5 years, the prevalence of overweight children has almost tripled over the last 30 years, from 5% to 13.9%, while the prevalence for children aged 6-11 years increased from 4% to National Institutes of Health 8/12/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $1,009,959 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Current experimental evidence supports a J- or U-shaped association between alcohol consumption and heart attack and/or high blood pressure. As such, while light-to-moderate drinking has been associated with protection from heart disease, heavy drinking i National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $998,808 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Impact: This P30 will unfreeze a new faculty recruitment to enhance resources through a Biomedical Research Core Center in Neural Engineering at Penn State University. The impact will be the ability to hire a powerful and unique candidate in a multidiscip National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $998,210 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Interpersonal behavior affects individuals' emotions, arousal, stress, and facilitated or impairs social support, intimacy, and relational satisfaction. This project will deliver new methods and models that allow for more specific articulation and linking National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $995,883 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad Challenge Area (12) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (STEM) and specific Challenge Topic 12-ES-101: Material Development for Environmental Health Curriculum. K-12 students share the public's conc National Institutes of Health 9/21/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $926,942 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support To pilot test a universal program developed to enhance family protective factors near the end of elementary school, thereby buffering children from the elevated risks of substance use and associated problems that will soon emerge in early adolescence. The National Institutes of Health 6/01/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $828,258 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This application addresses broad challenge area (15) Translational Science and specific challenge topic 15-MH-101, Effects of Psychotropic Medications on Neurodevelopment and Behavior in Animal Models'. Antidepressants and anxiolytics are increasingly pre National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $783,744 ARRA - Prevention and Wellness--State Territories and Pacific Islands This grant supports promotion of wellness and chronic disease prevention through state-wide and local policy environment and environmental change. Specific areas that are addressed through this grant are obesity, physical activit... Show more
This spending item is part of a $1,544,828 allocation. See details
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2/06/2010
KEYSTONE RURAL HEALTH CONSORTIA INC $748,380 ARRA Health Center Integrated Services Development Initiative[g1] New Access Piont Grant for Mountain Top Area Medical Association Health Resources and Services Administration 2/26/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $724,515 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The human cutaneous circulation is an accessible, representative vascular bed for in vivo examination of mechanisms that contribute to vascular dysfunction with essential hypertension (HT). This proposal is a logical extension of our previous work investi
This spending item is part of a $765,515 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $635,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The efforts of the human genome project are beginning to provide important findings for human health. Technological advances in the laboratory, particularly in characterizing human genomic variation, have created new approaches for studying the human geno National Institutes of Health 3/01/2012
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $627,868 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
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $593,593 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The prevalence of cancer in the United States is associated with costs greater than $100 billion annually, and the causes of this disease are not entirely understood. It remains possible that exposure to chemical carcinogens contributes significantly to b National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
CEN-CLEAR CHILD SERVICES, INC $524,790 ARRA - Head Start This award provides for ARRA Head Start expansion to serve 32 additional children for two years (From 9/30/09 - 9/29/11). The Head Start program promotes the school readiness of low-income children through the provision of comprehensive health, developmen Administration for Children and Families 9/24/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $499,800 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The Illumina Genome Analyzer IIx will add a needed capability to the core sequencing facility of Penn State's Center for Gene Regulation and Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics. Our current genomics research with the help of next-generation National Institutes of Health 5/06/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $470,200 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Toward a PROSPER State Partnership Network: Building Infrastructure and Capacity The problem addressed is the lack of well-integrated infrastructure across public education systems to support sustained, quality implementation of evidence-based interventi
This spending item is part of a $2,745,304 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
CEN-CLEAR CHILD SERVICES, INC $437,669 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 and Early Head Start prom Administration for Children and Families 5/29/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $432,061 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Human health is highly dependent upon proper gene expression. Understanding how genes are regulated is critical in our understanding how mis- regulation leads to diseases. One major point where genes are regulated is during the assembly of the transcripti National Institutes of Health 8/13/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $384,822 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Understanding the events involved in the emergence of human pathogens from animal commensals/pathogens is important to our ability to confront their increasingly frequent outbreak. In an intriguing experiment of nature, the persistent commensal of a broad National Institutes of Health 8/03/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $355,108 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The work is complete and the remaining balance of the award will be returned to NIH. Dendrites and axons extend long distances from the neuronal cell body and so can be damaged independently from it. It is known that axons possess their own active dege National Institutes of Health 5/15/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $346,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The pilot research project will examine the empirical validity of key assumptions regarding the epidemiology of adolescent alcohol use that underlie current federal and state policies toward community- based prevention of alcohol use and other problem beh National Institutes of Health 8/17/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $321,300 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There are many research questions about effects of naturally-occuring behaviors (e.g. dieting) on overweight and obesity for which a randomized controlled trial would be untenable. For these we must rely on observational studies, and causal inference with National Institutes of Health 7/19/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $284,673 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The regulation of gene expression is a fundamental process in cells, and alterations in this process have been linked to numerous disease states in humans. It is regulated at multiple levels, requiring highly coordinated and integrated events including ch National Institutes of Health 8/03/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $262,718 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Responsible decision-making is a cornerstone of prevention programs. However, attention has focused primarily on an individual's responsibility for his/her own behavior. Our project frames the avoidance of ATOD as a social responsibility that friends shou
This spending item is part of a $393,684 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/07/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $248,606 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
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $222,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This project addresses the NHLBI RC2 GO application entitled 'Characterizing Differentiated Heart, Lung, and Blood Cells Derived by Reprogramming Human Embryonic and Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells.' Emerging technologies to generate induced pluripotent st
This spending item is part of a $1,962,019 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $219,594 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Increasingly available and inexpensive high-throughput DNA sequencing holds great promise for biomedical research, but informatics challenge block the full realization of the potential of this transformative technology. In particular progress is limited b
This spending item is part of a $1,515,743 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $218,659 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Our tissue engineering approach to heart muscle regeneration combines heart cells with a biodegradable polymer template (scaffold) in a laboratory culture device (bioreactor) to create a contractile heart muscle graft. Such tissue engineered cardiac graft
This spending item is part of a $1,265,929 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/01/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $218,170 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Craniosynostosis, the premature fusion of one or more cranial sutures (most commonly those of the calvaria), is a common malformation occurring in 1 out of every 2500 live births, and shows marked variation of cranial phenotypes. Our aims are to study the
This spending item is part of a $383,198 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $208,703 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of the proposed research is to examine the relationship between socioeconomic status (SES), socioeconomic instability and overweight among young children of immigrants and children of natives. This topic is significant because over one in five U.
This spending item is part of a $383,405 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/07/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $199,887 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Trajectories of psychosocial and functional change during late life reflect a combination of age-related, disability-related, and mortality-related processes. The proposed research examines heterogeneity of change across multiple domains of function (ph
This spending item is part of a $319,069 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $199,800 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Increasingly available and inexpensive high-throughput DNA sequencing holds great promise for biomedical research, but informatics challenge block the full realization of the potential of this transformative technology. In particular progress is limited b
This spending item is part of a $1,515,743 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/24/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $199,597 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support RNA-based enzymes are crucial in many important biological processes including translation and RNA processing. While in some RNA-based enzymes the RNA moiety alone is capable of performing catalysis, many of them contain proteins that are required for the National Institutes of Health 9/18/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $189,652 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Post-menopausal women are especially vulnerable to ischemic insult, and ~80,000 more cardiovascular deaths occur yearly in aged women than in aged men. Conflicting data exist on the role of estrogen (E2) in modulating ischemic tolerance (IT), due in part National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
CEN-CLEAR CHILD SERVICES, INC $186,425 ARRA - Head Start This award provided for an ARRA Early Learning Mentor Coach initiative. Head Start Advisory staff were provided leadership training; staff were mentored regarding post-secondary education for baccalaureate and associate degrees, and have been assisted one Administration for Children and Families 9/15/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $183,794 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Insight into post-transcriptional regulatory mechanisms will be sought through the study of a novel paradigm in global regulation, the carbon storage regulatory (Csr) system of Escherichia coli. Csr includes CsrA, an RNA binding protein that regulates tra
This spending item is part of a $394,789 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/15/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $183,309 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The broad, long-term objectives of this research are to elucidate the fundamental principles and mechanisms of hydrogen transfer in enzyme catalysis and to address unresolved issues in biologically important systems. These objectives will be accomplished National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $174,690 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support To date, only partial understanding of the formation of medicinal alkaloids at the enzyme and gene levels has been attained. In addition, the evolutionary origins of these biosynthetic pathways remain unsolved. The explosive increase in understanding of b
This spending item is part of a $602,266 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 7/16/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $166,665 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This competing continuation proposal describes the 'next steps' in a program of research initiated in 2003, entitled the Head Start REDI (Research based, Developmentally Informed) project. The REDI project was designed to enhance the impact of Head Start National Institutes of Health 9/01/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $166,223 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Despite the severity of the AIDS epidemic and the centrality of pregnancy and fertility to life in sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about how AIDS and its consequences alter reproductive goals and strategies. The Young Adult Families and AIDS Study (YA National Institutes of Health 7/21/2010
CHILD DEVELOPMENT & FAMILY COUNCIL OF CENTRE COUNTY INC $157,443 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds have two mandatory earmarks, Infant/Toddler and Quality. The Infant/Toddler funds are utilized for new center-based Keystone Babies programs. Specifically, th
This spending item is part of a $60,146,767 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $157,202 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The purpose of this project is to examine how a group of low-income parents from New Orleans, most of whom are single African American women, have coped with the effects of Hurricane Katrina. The 1,019 low-income parents in our sample are part of a random
This spending item is part of a $186,347 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $156,523 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support HCV NS3 and NS5A: Biochemical Mechanisms and Biological Functions; The long-term goal of this project is to determine the mechanism of RNA replication of HCV. The immediate focus of this proposal is on those proteins that bind and manipulate HCV RNA. N
This spending item is part of a $389,046 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/11/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $150,652 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The continuing development of synthesis strategies based on the chemistry of alkynyliodonium salts and their derived alkylidenecarbenes will occupy the majority of the proposed efforts. The alkynyliodonium salt-based chemistry will find purchase in total National Institutes of Health 8/31/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $143,075 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The increasing burden of malaria, in part, due to drug resistance in the parasite Plasmodium falciparum,demands new therapies. Recent research in the field of transcription has demonstrated the functionalimportance of chromatin in regulating gene expressi National Institutes of Health 9/07/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $113,250 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Asthma affects millions of people worldwide and has been gaining prevalence in the US. Symptoms of allergic asthma include airway inflammation, increased numbers of eosinophils in BAL and sputum, and airways hyperresponsiveness. While the role of eosinoph National Institutes of Health 9/17/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $108,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The overall aim of this three-year project is to develop a Global Health program that is based on a multidisciplinary educational framework for addressing African health issues in the context of georesource management (oil, gas, and mineral extraction), e National Institutes of Health 9/03/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $107,609 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Helicases are enzymes whose activities are essential to DNA replication, homologous recombination, D-loop strand invasion and replication for restart. In so far as these events are central to cell division in how helicases in particular function in normal National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $107,122 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Asthma affects millions of people worldwide and is gaining prevalence in the U.S. with the greatest increase seen among inner city African Americans and Hispanics. The reasons for this increase are not well understood, but may be the result of a complex i National Institutes of Health 7/14/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $104,134 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Despite scientific advances, there is an acute need for sophisticated, socially-relevant, multidisciplinary collaborative research to build our capacity to promote all youngsters' mental health, to prevent the problems that jeopardize their social and aca National Institutes of Health 9/28/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $103,980 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Each somatic cell in a human body contains the same genetic information, but the diverse function of differentiated cells is made possible through precise control of gene activity. Proper gene regulation is crucial for the normal function of a cell, and h National Institutes of Health 9/15/2010
QUANTUMBIO, INC $99,940 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The current state of the art of in silico drug discovery relies almost exclusively on molecular mechanics force fields, such as AMBER, and empirical potentials. It is well known that while these approaches are excellen National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $98,618 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The title of this award is Children Living in Rural Poverty: The Continuation of the Family Life Project. This award will fund the genotyping of approximately 100 candidate genes from children and mothers who currently participate in the Family Life Proj
This spending item is part of a $149,793 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/01/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $98,228 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support To facilitate the study of molecular evolution and understand the origins and evolution of new genetic systems at the molecular level, two mutually related research projects are proposed. The first project is for developing new statistical methods and eff National Institutes of Health 8/14/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $94,092 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Vitamin A and its active metabolite, retinoic acid (RA), affect the immune system in multiple ways. Our research is focused on the ability of retinoids to work together with co-stimulatory molecules, of both endogenous and exogenous origin, to promote str National Institutes of Health 2/19/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $91,503 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support A child's inability to get a good night's sleep has become a major public health concern. Among childrenof preschool age and older, sleep disturbances are linked to daytime behavior problems, sleepiness andpoor attention, and academic underachievement. Ve National Institutes of Health 8/17/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $91,041 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Lipoic acid is an essential sulfur-containing cofacor that is found in several multienzyme complexes that are involved in energy metabolism. In its functional form it is covaleritly attached to the epsilon amino group of a specific lysine residue on a des National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $90,817 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Post-transcriptional regulatory mechanisms play a role in gene expression in probably all organisms. TRAP of Bacillus subtilis regulates tryptophan biosynthesis and transport by transcription attenuation and translational control mechanisms. When activate National Institutes of Health 7/17/2009
CHILD DEVELOPMENT & FAMILY COUNCIL OF CENTRE COUNTY INC $88,712 ARRA Child Care and Development Block Grant The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) funds have two mandatory earmarks, Infant/Toddler and Quality. The Infant/Toddler funds are utilized for new center-based Keystone Babies programs. Specifically, th
This spending item is part of a $60,146,767 allocation. See details
Administration for Children and Families 4/09/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $87,133 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Mutations are the cause of many human genetic diseases and the main source of genetic variation in natural populations. Thus, elucidating the mechanisms of mutagenesis is of great significance. The fact that, in mammals, the number of germline cell divisi National Institutes of Health 9/09/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $85,500 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The objective of this program is to develop novel electroactive polymer (EAP) actuator technology for refreshable full page Braille display and graphic display. Built upon the experiences and successful foundation laid by a R21 program, the goal of this w National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $76,818 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support We propose the creation of the virtual Melvin First International Center for Innovative Air Disinfection Technology. The Center, based in Boston, with collaborating universities and agencies in the US and abroad (South Africa, initially), will provide an
This spending item is part of a $418,983 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/27/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $74,037 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support This submission is in response to Notice Number NOT-OD-09-058 entitled: NIH Announces the Availability of Recovery Act Funds for Competitive Revision Applications. Control of gene expression is essential for normal development, and many diseases can be at National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $74,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support There is overwhelming clinical evidence of the interactions between sleep and epilepsy, but the literature on seizure prediction has largely disregarded the effects of state of vigilance (SOV) on seizure generation. Existing seizure prediction algorithms National Institutes of Health 5/15/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $69,361 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Successfully eradicating HIV infection will require understanding how cellular reservoirs that poorly express virus are established and maintained, as well as determining whether these populations can be purged of HIV. This proposal focuses on the biochem
This spending item is part of a $833,634 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 6/18/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $54,000 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a leading cause of liver cancer worldwide. During infection, HCV induces the formation of rearranged membrane structures termed web. These membranes are also observed in vitro following expression of HCV NS4B protein alone. Vari National Institutes of Health 9/25/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $44,095 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Regulation of gene expression by noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) is an emerging paradigm in biology. ncRNAs regulate a variety of processes, including transcription, translation, RNA modification, mRNA stability, RNA splicing, chromatin structure, and protein sta National Institutes of Health 9/16/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $40,000 ARRA- State Primary Care Offices ARRA - State Primary Care Offices award supports the Pennsylvania Primary Care Office in it's responsibilities for the coordination of activities within Pennsylvania as they relate to the strengthening of the primary care workforce activites administered
This spending item is part of a $374,665 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 9/15/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $40,000 ARRA- State Primary Care Offices ARRA - State Primary Care Offices award supports the Pennsylvania Primary Care Office in it's responsibilities for the coordination of activities within Pennsylvania as they relate to the strengthening of the primary care workforce activites administered
This spending item is part of a $374,665 allocation. See details
Health Resources and Services Administration 9/15/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $37,422 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
This spending item is part of a $164,476 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 4/27/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $29,923 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The goal of this proposal is to determine the X-ray crystal structures of archaeal RNA polymerase and its complexes with auxiliary protein factors and nucleic acid. The transcription apparatus in Archaea can be described as a simplified version of its euk National Institutes of Health 6/18/2010
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $28,497 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support The primary goal of this proposal is to increase the pace of experimental determination of the function of large and high priority gene families in bacterial genomes. These genes can help elucidate the mechanisms of antibiotic resistance, provide new drug
This spending item is part of a $4,000,000 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 9/30/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $22,670 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Over 17% of U.S. adolescents are considered overweight. The proposed study will advance our understanding of the dynamic relationship of overweight status and psychosocial adjustment problems during the period of pubertal transition, which will have impor
This spending item is part of a $145,234 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/29/2009
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, THE $22,670 Trans-NIH Recovery Act Research Support Over 17% of U.S. adolescents are considered overweight. The proposed study will advance our understanding of the dynamic relationship of overweight status and psychosocial adjustment problems during the period of pubertal transition, which will have impor
This spending item is part of a $72,631 allocation. See details
National Institutes of Health 5/29/2009
County of Centre $20,000 Aging Congregate Nutrition Services for States The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (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... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,005,971 allocation. See details
Administration on Aging 3/18/2009