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Exploratory/Developmental Award

2015 (Cycle 24)
Lung Cancer Screening: The Views of Patients and Physicians 2015 (Cycle 24) $249,475
University of California, San Francisco Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Influence of Hormone Use on Smoking among Transwomen/men 2015 (Cycle 24) $229,372
Public Health Institute Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Impact of health reform on smoking and treatment utilization 2015 (Cycle 24) $294,174
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Cigarette Butt-derived Pollutants in the Coastal Environment 2015 (Cycle 24) $200,000
California State University, Long Beach Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

A Comprehensive Investigation of ENDS Use in Adolescents 2015 (Cycle 24) $248,535
University of California, San Francisco Regulatory Science/New Products

2014 (Cycle 23)
Subcellular pharmacokinetics of nicotinic compounds 2014 (Cycle 23) $314,942
California Institute of Technology Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

CTCs for early detection and characterization of lung cancer 2014 (Cycle 23) $334,748
SRI International Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Characterization of emissions from electronic cigarettes 2014 (Cycle 23) $228,278
University of California, Los Angeles Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Indoor vaping: chemical characterization and health impacts 2014 (Cycle 23) $298,823
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Treatment Engagement for Outpatient Smokers with Psychiatric 2014 (Cycle 23) $247,105
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Impact of electronic cigarettes on cardiac risk 2014 (Cycle 23) $278,525
University of California, Los Angeles Regulatory Science/New Products

Menthol Cigarette Smoking & Neuroinflammation 2014 (Cycle 23) $108,118
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Menthol Cigarette Smoking & Neuroinflammation 2014 (Cycle 23) $100,979
Brentwood Biomedical Research Institute Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

2013 (Cycle 22)
MicroRNA Therapeutics for Nicotine Addiction 2013 (Cycle 22) $250,000
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Prenatal Nicotine Exposure and Epigenetic Regulation of AT2R 2013 (Cycle 22) $316,000
Loma Linda University Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

An experimental assessment of FDA graphic warning labels 2013 (Cycle 22) $252,794
University of California, San Francisco Regulatory Science/New Products

Atmospheric transformations of second hand smoke 2013 (Cycle 22) $270,107
California State University, Fresno Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

A pilot tobacco control intervention for homeless adults 2013 (Cycle 22) $249,536
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Hookah, Sympathetic Nerves, and Coronary Perfusion in Humans 2013 (Cycle 22) $337,337
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

2012 (Cycle 21)
Improving Tobacco Dependence Treatment in the Addictions 2012 (Cycle 21) $219,000
University of California, San Francisco Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Cigarette Producer Responsibility Project 2012 (Cycle 21) $229,875
Cigarette Butt Pollution Project Regulatory Science/New Products

Oxidative Stress/Inflammation in Pulmonary Disease 2012 (Cycle 21) $409,427
Scripps Research Institute Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Screening Smokers for Depression Using California's Helpline 2012 (Cycle 21) $181,932
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

TITF1 signature biomarkers for early lung cancer detection 2012 (Cycle 21) $343,799
Stanford University Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Identifying new markers for diagnosis and treatment of SCLC 2012 (Cycle 21) $219,000
University of California, San Francisco Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Virtual Intervention for Lung Cancer Stigma 2012 (Cycle 21) $218,875
University of California, San Francisco Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Imaging SHS Deposition in the Airways of Sprague-Dawley Rats 2012 (Cycle 21) $218,999
University of California, Davis Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

2011 (Cycle 20)
Nicotine Receptor in Nicotine Dependence 2011 (Cycle 20) $404,642
California Institute of Technology Nicotine Dependence

Role for fibroblasts in the chronic immune response in COPD 2011 (Cycle 20) $250,000
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

Electronic Cigarettes: Are They Safe? 2011 (Cycle 20) $280,000
University of California, Riverside General Biomedical Science

Tobacco Cessation Interventions for Mental Health Patients 2011 (Cycle 20) $343,173
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Design of Complement Inhibitors for Cardiovascular Disease 2011 (Cycle 20) $250,000
University of California, Riverside Cardiovascular Disease

The effects of stereotype threat on smoking behavior 2011 (Cycle 20) $263,932
University of California, Los Angeles Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Sirtuin deacetylase and RAS-dependent cancers 2011 (Cycle 20) $420,000
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Cancer

Genome-wide mapping of smoke-induced DNA damage and mutation 2011 (Cycle 20) $334,652
University of Southern California Cancer

Tobacco-use by LGBTQ youth: prevalence and correlates 2011 (Cycle 20) $304,650
Education Training and Research Associates, Inc. Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Effect of Smoking on Vascular Calcification in COPD 2011 (Cycle 20) $352,244
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Cardiovascular Disease

Proteomic Mapping of Human Lung Tumor Endothelium 2011 (Cycle 20) $487,182
Proteomics Research Institute for Systems Medicine Cancer

SMART:Sequential Motion Adaptation to Improve Lung Cancer RT 2011 (Cycle 20) $250,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Lung cancer detection by methylation-preserving PCR 2011 (Cycle 20) $324,325
University of Southern California Cancer

Genome-wide mapping of smoke-induced DNA damage and mutation 2011 (Cycle 20) $80,381
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Cancer

Leveraging Adjuvants for Improved Nicotine Vaccines 2011 (Cycle 20) $421,413
Scripps Research Institute Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

2010 (Cycle 19)
Menthol Cigarette Smokers:nAChR Levels and Treatment Effects 2010 (Cycle 19) $317,525
Brentwood Biomedical Research Institute Nicotine Dependence

Enhancing mTOR-targeted lung cancer therapy 2010 (Cycle 19) $473,879
Scripps Research Institute Cancer

Genotoxicity of Thirdhand Smoke and Aged Secondhand Smoke 2010 (Cycle 19) $427,204
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory General Biomedical Science

Understanding nicotinic receptor subtype specificity 2010 (Cycle 19) $361,036
California Institute of Technology Nicotine Dependence

Fbxo2: a master regulator of lung cancer metastasis? 2010 (Cycle 19) $477,500
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Apoptotic cell clearance and Tobacco Induced COPD 2010 (Cycle 19) $56,857
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

SOX-2 knockdown in stem cells prevents lung tumor recurrence 2010 (Cycle 19) $473,879
Scripps Research Institute Cancer

Dynamic Imaging of Sodium Channels in Metastatic Lung Cancer 2010 (Cycle 19) $400,000
Stanford University Cancer

Secondhand Smoke and Human Prenatal Development 2010 (Cycle 19) $280,000
University of California, Riverside General Biomedical Science

Novel Susceptibility Factors in Lung Cancer Evolution 2010 (Cycle 19) $400,000
Stanford University Cancer

Targeted nanodelivery of anti-inflammatory drugs 2010 (Cycle 19) $482,749
Proteomics Research Institute for Systems Medicine Pulmonary Disease

Effects of THS on cell and molecular mechanisms of healing 2010 (Cycle 19) $250,000
University of California, Riverside General Biomedical Science

A Family Intervention to Reduce Smoking in Vietnamese Men 2010 (Cycle 19) $288,421
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Using Adultborn Neurons to Combat Nicotine Relapse 2010 (Cycle 19) $250,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

2009 (Cycle 18)
Bar Interventions to Decrease Young Adult and LGBT Smoking 2009 (Cycle 18) $244,596
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Pro-inflammatory sPLA2, integrins, and smoking 2009 (Cycle 18) $250,000
University of California, Davis Cardiovascular Disease

Novel Therapy Sensitization Strategy for Lung Cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $450,000
Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies Cancer

Role of EphA3 receptor mutations in lung cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $477,500
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Notch promotes arteriogenesis in smoke-related limb ischemia 2009 (Cycle 18) $250,000
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

An atypical nicotine receptor: target for anti-angiogenics? 2009 (Cycle 18) $385,707
Stanford University Cardiovascular Disease

Economic impact of smoking for persons with mental disorders 2009 (Cycle 18) $246,701
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Corepressors, TZDs, and tobacco-induced lung inflammation 2009 (Cycle 18) $249,587
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Developing A Menthol-Centric Smoking Cessation Intervention 2009 (Cycle 18) $374,975
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Low Frequency Smoking Among Latinos 2009 (Cycle 18) $249,863
University of California, San Diego Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Toxicity of Harm Reduction Products on Human Development 2009 (Cycle 18) $310,000
University of California, Riverside General Biomedical Science

Nicotine/norharmane as a model of tobacco dependence 2009 (Cycle 18) $263,962
University of California, Irvine Nicotine Dependence

Immunotargeting lung cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $487,500
Proteomics Research Institute for Systems Medicine Cancer

Genome-specific synthetic lethal targeting in lung cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $400,000
Stanford University Cancer

A new approach to anti-angiogenic therapy in lung cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $407,935
Stanford University Cancer

Autophagy and cell fate in K-Ras mutant lung cancer cells 2009 (Cycle 18) $250,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

The effect of nicotine on airway inflammation 2009 (Cycle 18) $402,991
University of Southern California Pulmonary Disease

Active and Passive Smoking and Risk of Colorectal Cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $323,850
Cancer Prevention Institute of California Epidemiology

Novel Drugs for Lung Cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $353,998
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Cancer

Does Maternal Smoking Impair Neonatal Control of Breathing? 2009 (Cycle 18) $250,000
University of California, Los Angeles Pulmonary Disease

Cigarette Smoke Exposure In Utero: Neonatal Immunity 2009 (Cycle 18) $265,000
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

Sympathoexcitatory Effect of Tobacco in Premenopausal Women 2009 (Cycle 18) $245,492
University of California, Los Angeles Cardiovascular Disease

Regulation of biased PAR1 signaling by ubiquitination 2009 (Cycle 18) $279,941
University of California, San Diego General Biomedical Science

Quantitative Proteomics of Oral Precancer Progression 2009 (Cycle 18) $249,605
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Nicotine and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms 2009 (Cycle 18) $400,534
Stanford University Cardiovascular Disease

Informing Smoking Interventions for CA University Students 2009 (Cycle 18) $352,060
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

DNA Adducts Arising from Tobacco-derived N-nitrosamines 2009 (Cycle 18) $250,000
University of California, Riverside General Biomedical Science

Modeling and mapping changes in tobacco outlet density 2009 (Cycle 18) $387,418
Stanford University Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Lung Development, Tobacco Smoke and Sensitivity to Infection 2009 (Cycle 18) $280,000
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Exploring retailer abandonment of tobacco sales 2009 (Cycle 18) $250,000
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics