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Grants Awarded in 2014

 

Behavioral and Social Advisory Council

Charlotte A. Boettiger, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Neural circuit bases of impulsive choice in emerging adults and heavy drinking adults.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

 

Julia Braverman, Ph.D., Cambridge Health Alliance, “The effect of tailoring a testimonial message on excessive drinking by personal relevance on implicit and explicit narrative persuasion.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

Abby Goldstein, Ph.D., University of Toronto, “Examination of a developmental model of alcohol use and alcohol problems in emerging adulthood.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 


Derek K. Iwamoto, Ph.D., University of Maryland, “The role of feminine norms on prospective alcohol use among underage Asian-American and Caucasian women.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

Matthew Pearson, Ph.D., University of New Mexico, “Affective dynamics and alcohol outcomes: An ecological momentary assessment study.” Approved for $75,000 for one year.

 

 

 

 

Sarah L. Pedersen, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, “Implicit alcohol cognitions and disinhibition: A pathway to alcohol problems.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Plawecki, M.D., Indiana University, “Alcohol exposure rate control.” Approved for $75,000 for the first of two years.

 

 

 

 

Brian A. Primack, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, “Systematic analysis of alcohol-related content in social media.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Advisory Council

Dian J. Chiang, M.D., M.P.H., Cleveland Clinic Foundation, “Complement system and polymorphisms in alcoholic steatohepatitis: From animal model to human.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

Nicholas W. Gilpin, Ph.D., Louisiana State University HSC, “Role of melanocortin-4 receptors (MC4Rs) in chronic alcohol-induced changes in thermal sensitivity.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

 

Kazue Hashimoto-Torii, Ph.D., Children’s Research Institute, “Heterogeneous activation of stress response signaling in the brain by fetal alcohol exposure.” Approved for $50,000 for one year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mariana Lazo, Ph.D., M.D., Sc.M., Johns Hopkins University, “The role of moderate alcohol consumption in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.” Approved for $50,000 for the second of two years.

 

 

 

 

Brian N. Mathur, Ph.D., University of Maryland School of Medicine, “Ethanol modulation of nucleus accumbens inhibitory microcircuits.” Approved for $50,000 for one year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zoe McElligott, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Role of amygdalar neurotensin neurons in alcohol drinking.” Approved for $50,000 for one year.

 

 

 

 

James J. Prisciandaro, Ph.D., Medical University of South Carolina, “An investigation of disturbances in glutamatergic neurotransmission in frequent heavy episodic drinkers.” Approved for $50,000 for one year.

 

 

 

 

 

Please refer to the links below for grants awarded in previous years:

Grants Awarded in 2013

Grants Awarded in 2012

Grants Awarded in 2011

Grants Awarded in 2010

Grants Awarded in 2009

Grants Awarded in 2008

ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research honors its grant recipients.

 

Since 1982, the Foundation has provided awards for over 570 honored grantees from Canadian, South African and U.S. distinguished institutions.

 

Foundation grantees are encouraged to publish the results of their investigations, without prior review or approval by the Foundation, further assuring quality and independence in science. Our recently updated Research Reference Guide documents Foundation success in fulfilling its mission since its founding in 1982.


 

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