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Inno Dev

2008 (Cycle 17)
Banning Butts: The Environmental Case 2008 (Cycle 17) $54,040
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Instant SHS Feedback as a Catalyst for Smoke-Free Homes 2008 (Cycle 17) $129,917
San Diego State University Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Banning Butts: The Environmental Case 2008 (Cycle 17) $45,460
San Diego State University Research Foundation Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Evaluating Mechanisms of Change in a Smoking Intervention 2008 (Cycle 17) $219,376
RAND Corporation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

2007 (Cycle 16)
Fusion proteins that convert VEGF into a cell death factor 2007 (Cycle 16) $100,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Investigating College Student Cigarette Smoking Self-change 2007 (Cycle 16) $138,580
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Computer Simulation as a Tool for Reducing SHS Exposure 2007 (Cycle 16) $113,549
Education Training and Research Associates, Inc. Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Does nicotine exposure inhibit convective drug delivery ? 2007 (Cycle 16) $119,692
La Jolla Bioengineering Institute Cancer

Nicotine modifies cardiac growth during adolescence 2007 (Cycle 16) $128,358
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Cardiovascular Disease

2006 (Cycle 15)
Mechanisms of Tobacco-Induced Retinal Neovascularization 2006 (Cycle 15) $155,211
Stanford University Cardiovascular Disease

Nicotine Disrupts PTHrP-Driven Paracrine Signaling Globally 2006 (Cycle 15) $133,126
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center General Biomedical Science

Social Smoking within College Drinking Environments 2006 (Cycle 15) $141,114
San Diego State University Research Foundation Epidemiology

Novel Approaches to Lung Cancer Research 2006 (Cycle 15) $189,486
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

2005 (Cycle 14)
Effects of social capital on smoking: elasticity & pathways 2005 (Cycle 14) $98,854
University of California, Berkeley Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Development of nicotine withdrawal measures 2005 (Cycle 14) $50,956
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Asthma, gender, and ETS: pathogenic synergy 2005 (Cycle 14) $98,908
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

A novel, 3-dimensional approach to non-invasive diagnostics 2005 (Cycle 14) $99,000
University of California, Irvine Cancer

A mindfulness-based approach to relapse prevention 2005 (Cycle 14) $133,530
California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

African American church role in tobacco norm change 2005 (Cycle 14) $115,098
Health Education Council Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Tobacco radioactivity & public health policy 2005 (Cycle 14) $154,367
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Development of nicotine withdrawal measures 2005 (Cycle 14) $91,173
Scripps Research Institute Nicotine Dependence

2004 (Cycle 13)
Antiatherogenic helical segments of apo A-I 2004 (Cycle 13) $141,230
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Cardiovascular Disease

Secondhand smoke contamination and resale value 2004 (Cycle 13) $146,760
San Diego State University Research Foundation Epidemiology

Does nicotine increase sprouting of pericyte tubes? 2004 (Cycle 13) $207,300
La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Airway transcriptome changes in smokers 2004 (Cycle 13) $99,500
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

2003 (Cycle 12)
Dietary fat and ETS effects on lung epithelial biology 2003 (Cycle 12) $99,827
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

CSF biomarkers of brain metastases from lung cancer 2003 (Cycle 12) $100,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

A web-based support community as a tool for ST cessation 2003 (Cycle 12) $100,000
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

A novel FMRI smoking craving and reward paradigm 2003 (Cycle 12) $96,949
University of California, Los Angeles Nicotine Dependence

2002 (Cycle 11)
Tobacco-altered tissue of the mouth may promote oral cancer 2002 (Cycle 11) $113,120
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Cancer

Effect of nicotine on fetal hemopoietic stem cell migration 2002 (Cycle 11) $152,352
La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Isothiocyantes among African Americans and Caucasions 2002 (Cycle 11) $73,270
University of California, Irvine Epidemiology

Mentholated cigarettes and risk of acute MI, CHD, and stroke 2002 (Cycle 11) $106,246
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute Epidemiology

2001 (Cycle 10)
Effect of cigarette smoking on pulmonary metastasis 2001 (Cycle 10) $36,236
University of California, Davis Cancer

Overcoming drug resistance in small cell lung cancer 2001 (Cycle 10) $141,340
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Exploring tobacco cessation services on CA college campuses 2001 (Cycle 10) $81,995
Public Health Institute Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Cigarette smoke effects on cells crucial for wound healing 2001 (Cycle 10) $74,500
University of California, Riverside General Biomedical Science

Measuring adolescent smoking cessation motives and methods 2001 (Cycle 10) $103,273
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Epidemiology

2000 (Cycle 9)
A new molecular approach for predicting lung cancer 2000 (Cycle 9) $75,000
University of California, Irvine Cancer

Role of released ATP in cardiovascular effects of nicotine 2000 (Cycle 9) $75,000
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

Smoking and echogenicity of the arterial intima 2000 (Cycle 9) $119,299
University of Southern California Epidemiology

Life histories: Chinese-American elders' smoking encounters 2000 (Cycle 9) $17,146
Stanford University Epidemiology

Innovation to prevent post-partum relapse 2000 (Cycle 9) $75,000
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Cigarette smoking in HIV-positive populations 2000 (Cycle 9) $74,882
University of California, San Francisco Epidemiology

Diagnostic tools of HDL damage by tobacco smoke 2000 (Cycle 9) $113,878
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Cardiovascular Disease

Development of a new device to measure ambulatory smoking 2000 (Cycle 9) $72,238
University of California, Los Angeles Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

The angiogenic role of interleukin-8 in lung cancer 2000 (Cycle 9) $152,785
La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine Cancer

Chemopreventive strategies against lung cancer recurrence 2000 (Cycle 9) $75,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Regulation of MAP kinase signaling pathway in lung cancer 2000 (Cycle 9) $84,671
University of California, San Diego Cancer

1999 (Cycle 8)
Liposome targeted chemotherapy to treat lung cancer 1999 (Cycle 8) $75,000
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

A retroviral link to human tobacco-related lung cancer? 1999 (Cycle 8) $74,500
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Genetic links to nicotine addiction: ethics of testing teens 1999 (Cycle 8) $115,591
Stanford University Epidemiology

Effect of secondhand smoke on pulmonary t cell recruitment 1999 (Cycle 8) $69,094
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Co-regulator mechanisms in lung cancer 1999 (Cycle 8) $38,267
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Smoking, gender, hormones and the brain 1999 (Cycle 8) $69,084
University of California, Los Angeles Nicotine Dependence

Monitoring exposure to tobacco-specific nitrosamines 1999 (Cycle 8) $74,999
University of California, Riverside Cancer

Pager-cued therapeutic messages for smoking cessation 1999 (Cycle 8) $74,889
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Smoke on bacterial interactions with airway epithelia 1999 (Cycle 8) $74,449
University of California, Berkeley Pulmonary Disease

IL-12 genetic immunotherapy for lung cancer 1999 (Cycle 8) $75,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Hmong cultural practices and patterns of tobacco use 1999 (Cycle 8) $83,383
California Health Collaborative Epidemiology

1998 (Cycle 7)
Early detection of oral cancer 1998 (Cycle 7) $74,901
University of California, Irvine Cancer

Toxic compounds targeted to lung tumor blood vessels 1998 (Cycle 7) $144,300
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Discovery of serum markers of lung cancer 1998 (Cycle 7) $120,300
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cancer

Cigarette smoke effects on human vascular endothelial genes 1998 (Cycle 7) $75,000
University of California, Riverside Cardiovascular Disease

Passive smoking, metabolizing genes and female lung cancer 1998 (Cycle 7) $111,740
Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles Epidemiology

Pilot test of a 3-D chat room for rural teen smokers 1998 (Cycle 7) $112,437
San Diego State University Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Isolation of lung tumor proteins for a novel treatment 1998 (Cycle 7) $75,000
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Nicotine replacement therapy: pharmacists' counseling role 1998 (Cycle 7) $113,929
SRI International Nicotine Dependence

The effect of nicotine and cigarette smoke on respiration 1998 (Cycle 7) $130,177
Scripps Research Institute Epidemiology

Alternative sources of ETS exposure in infants 1998 (Cycle 7) $109,687
San Diego State University Research Foundation Epidemiology

Allocation of Health Care to Smokers: Practice and Ethics 1998 (Cycle 7) $113,598
Stanford University Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Website as a medium for intervention in teen smoking 1998 (Cycle 7) $73,159
University of California, San Diego Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

1997 (Cycle 6)
A novel lung tumor suppressor 1997 (Cycle 6) $144,788
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Bioactive lipids in tobacco related lung cancers 1997 (Cycle 6) $74,496
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Role of immune defenses in lung cancer therapy 1997 (Cycle 6) $75,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Effects of perinatal nicotine on the Brain 1997 (Cycle 6) $93,122
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Nicotine Dependence

Macular pigment regeneration upon smoking cessation 1997 (Cycle 6) $74,988
University of California, Berkeley General Biomedical Science

How do tobacco smoke compounds impair lung surfactant? 1997 (Cycle 6) $74,961
University of California, Santa Barbara Pulmonary Disease

Functional MRI of neural activation 1997 (Cycle 6) $48,447
University of California, Los Angeles Nicotine Dependence

Cholesterol metabolism and atherosclerosis 1997 (Cycle 6) $74,500
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

Plasma antioxidant enzymes as markers of smoke injury 1997 (Cycle 6) $123,073
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Cardiovascular Disease

Effects of nicotine exposure in utero on brain cell death 1997 (Cycle 6) $74,499
University of California, San Diego General Biomedical Science

1995 (Cycle 4)
Targeted Delivery of p53 to Lung Carcinoma Cells 1995 (Cycle 4) $143,150
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Cancer

Maternal Smoking Habit Modification Via Fetal Visualization 1995 (Cycle 4) $54,471
University of California, San Diego Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Genetic Susceptibility to Lung Cancer 1995 (Cycle 4) $104,580
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Epidemiology

Smoking, Gender, Self-Selection & Absence from Work 1995 (Cycle 4) $55,306
San Jose State University Foundation Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Maternal Smoking Habit Modification Via Fetal Visualization 1995 (Cycle 4) $16,475
Sharp HealthCare-Sharp Memorial Hospital Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Irritant & Analgesic Effects of Nicotine 1995 (Cycle 4) $75,000
University of California, Davis General Biomedical Science

A New Approach for Studying the Mechanism of Squamous Metapl 1995 (Cycle 4) $75,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Preneoplastic Lesions and Polarity Changes in Lung Epithelia 1995 (Cycle 4) $142,731
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Cloning of a Lung Tumor Transport Gene for Drug Development 1995 (Cycle 4) $104,966
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Tobacco Products, Activin-A, and Lung Cancers 1995 (Cycle 4) $122,583
University of Southern California Pulmonary Disease

2-Xylosides Inhibit Glycolipid Synthesis and Cell Growth 1995 (Cycle 4) $149,221
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cardiovascular Disease

1994 (Cycle 3)
Smoker Macrophage Response to Mycobacteria 1994 (Cycle 3) $74,986
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

The Role of TGF-B1 In Intimal Hyperplasia 1994 (Cycle 3) $66,448
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cardiovascular Disease

Gene Therapy for Emphysema 1994 (Cycle 3) $74,844
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

Tumor-Specific Vascular Proteins in Lung Cancer 1994 (Cycle 3) $75,000
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Interaction of Cadmium with Sickle Red Cells 1994 (Cycle 3) $17,363
University of California, Berkeley Cardiovascular Disease

Can Computer Games Prevent Tobacco Use? 1994 (Cycle 3) $105,362
Stanford University Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Environmental Tobacco Smoke & the Brain Growth Spurt 1994 (Cycle 3) $75,000
University of California, Los Angeles General Biomedical Science

The Effects of Cotinine on Human Information Processing 1994 (Cycle 3) $74,912
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Serum Free Fatty Acid Levels in Patients with Malignancies 1994 (Cycle 3) $107,728
Medical Biology Institute Cancer

1993 (Cycle 2)
Detection of Lung Cancer Micrometastases 1993 (Cycle 2) $120,346
University of Southern California Cancer

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Hepatitis B Virus 1993 (Cycle 2) $75,000
University of California, San Francisco General Biomedical Science

Antimicrobial Proteins of Human Alveolar Macrophages 1993 (Cycle 2) $71,549
University of California, Los Angeles Pulmonary Disease

Novel Hypoxic Cytotoxins To Enhance Lung Cancer Radiotherapy 1993 (Cycle 2) $152,412
SRI International Cancer

Effect of Nicotine on Fibrinolytic Responsiveness in Vivo 1993 (Cycle 2) $69,941
Scripps Research Institute Cardiovascular Disease

Long term patterns and consequences of tobacco use among.... 1993 (Cycle 2) $74,838
University of California, Los Angeles Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Affect Regulation in the Prevention of Smoking Relapse 1993 (Cycle 2) $70,601
Northern California Institute for Research & Education Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Selective Lung Tumor Inhibition With 4-Ipomeanol Analogs 1993 (Cycle 2) $126,499
Scripps Research Institute Cancer

Chronic respiratory effects of past and passive smoking 1993 (Cycle 2) $121,461
Loma Linda Preventive Medicine Medical Group, Inc. Epidemiology

Targeting of SCLC myc mRNA by Photoactivatable DNA Probes 1993 (Cycle 2) $108,353
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Cancer

Human Markers for(S)-Nicotine Biotransformation & Pathology 1993 (Cycle 2) $58,899
University of California, San Francisco Nicotine Dependence

An Idea for a Cohort Study of Tobacco-Related Cancers 1993 (Cycle 2) $73,428
University of California, Los Angeles Epidemiology

A Hypothalamic Mechanism of Nicotine Reward and Addiction 1993 (Cycle 2) $61,640
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke on Pulmonary Allergy 1993 (Cycle 2) $62,512
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Detection of Lung Tumor Derived DNA in Sputum Using PCR 1993 (Cycle 2) $115,098
University of Southern California Cancer

Assessing Organizational Influence on Chinese Smoking 1993 (Cycle 2) $75,150
University of California, Los Angeles Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation