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Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

2019 (Cycle 30)
Stem cell signals in the initiation and progression of lung cancer 2019 (Cycle 30) $137,550
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Effects of long-term nicotine exposure on stem cell therapy 2019 (Cycle 30) $207,300
Stanford University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Multilayer investigation of resistance mechanisms to WEE1 inhibition in Small Cell Lung Cancer 2019 (Cycle 30) $207,300
Stanford University Cancer

Targeting pH Homeostasis as a Therapeutic Approach for Pancreatic Cancer 2019 (Cycle 30) $195,450
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Cancer

Defining the mechanism of dynamic matrix stiffening-driven lung cancer metastasis 2019 (Cycle 30) $193,320
University of California, San Diego Cancer

A Human iPSC-based Platform to Unravel the Role of Nicotine in the Pathogenesis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms 2019 (Cycle 30) $178,440
Stanford University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

The effect of combustible cigarettes and electronic cigarettes on oral Candida pathogenesis 2019 (Cycle 30) $187,116
University of California, Los Angeles Oral Disease and Dental Health

miR-200 MicroRNAs in Lung cancer metastasis 2019 (Cycle 30) $191,832
University of California, Berkeley Cancer

Maternal inhaled nicotine enhances endothelial nitric oxide synthase uncoupling leading to a hypertensive phenotype in offspring 2019 (Cycle 30) $187,831
Loma Linda University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Targeting the unique metabolic vulnerabilities of lung cancer 2019 (Cycle 30) $199,872
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Effect of nicotine on the cardiac aging process 2019 (Cycle 30) $191,832
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Effects of Prenatal Nicotine and THC on Dopaminergic Function and Nicotine Intake During Adolescence 2019 (Cycle 30) $199,872
University of California, Irvine Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

2019 (Cycle 29)
Analysis of bladder cancer precursor formation as a basis for early therapeutic intervention 2019 (Cycle 29) $193,320
Stanford University Cancer

Investigating the Roles of Stromal AR in Prostate Cancer Progression 2019 (Cycle 29) $203,280
University of California, Santa Cruz Cancer

Modeling Smoking Induced Cardiac Dysfunction in 3D Microtissues 2019 (Cycle 29) $128,086
Stanford University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Targeting nuclear receptors for the treatment of Pancreatic cancer 2019 (Cycle 29) $180,996
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Constructing a Lung Cancer Map of Drug Resistance States with Single-Cell Analysis 2019 (Cycle 29) $138,450
Stanford University Cancer

Everyday smoking contexts and practices of bisexual young adults 2019 (Cycle 29) $135,392
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Implications of stress-induced LPAR4 expression in lung and pancreatic cancers 2019 (Cycle 29) $180,996
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Effects of Smoking on Hematopoietic Stem Cell Dysfunction and Hematologic Cancers 2019 (Cycle 29) $122,958
University of California, Irvine Cancer

Epigenetic mechanisms in the inflammatory oral lesion of smokers 2019 (Cycle 29) $198,036
University of California, Los Angeles Oral Disease and Dental Health

Effects of cigarette smoke on inflammasome activation in oral cells 2019 (Cycle 29) $176,616
University of the Pacific Oral Disease and Dental Health

Notch3 in Human Lung Adenocarcinoma Pathogenesis and Heterogeneity 2019 (Cycle 29) $176,982
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Functions of caspase-8 mutations in development of head and neck cancer and anti-tumor immunity 2019 (Cycle 29) $247,872
University of California, San Francisco Oral Disease and Dental Health

At the Intersection of social inequity: Tobacco use disparities among diverse LGBTQ adolescents 2019 (Cycle 29) $213,864
San Diego State University Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

2019 (Cycle 28)
Flavored tobacco initiation among youth and young adults 2019 (Cycle 28) $62,243
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Defining the Role of Hedgehog Signaling in Emphysema 2019 (Cycle 28) $180,996
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

Protein Engineering Aids Chimeric Antigen Receptor Design 2019 (Cycle 28) $173,676
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Cancer

The Influence of Social Media on Adolescents' E-Cig Use 2019 (Cycle 28) $117,143
Stanford University Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

HER3-biased Sec61 modulators for treatment of cancers 2019 (Cycle 28) $173,676
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Brd4 function in cardiac lineage commitment & morphogenesis 2019 (Cycle 28) $136,538
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Large-scale analysis of tumor suppressors in lung cancer 2019 (Cycle 28) $173,676
Stanford University Cancer

The Influence of Social Media on Adolescents' E-Cig Use 2019 (Cycle 28) $60,503
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Inflammatory State of Macrophages and COPD Exacerbation 2019 (Cycle 28) $177,972
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

Exosome Release and the Immune Response to Exercise in COPD 2019 (Cycle 28) $193,320
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Pulmonary Disease

2018 (Cycle 27)
Shear Stress : a Master Regulator of the Endothelial Chromatin 2018 (Cycle 27) $223,884
Stanford University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Role of exosomes in rescuing Xerostomia in head and neck cancer 2018 (Cycle 27) $200,297
Stanford University Oral Disease and Dental Health

E-cigarette smoking-induced cardiac injury in East Asian AL 2018 (Cycle 27) $209,484
Stanford University Not specified

Genetic dissection of oncogenic Kras signaling in lung cancer 2018 (Cycle 27) $184,512
Stanford University Cancer

Targeting Macrophages in the Cancer Stem Cell Niche to Beat Chemoresistance 2018 (Cycle 27) $222,407
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

The Action of Nicotine and Nicotine Cessation Drugs Inside Cells 2018 (Cycle 27) $182,184
California Institute of Technology Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Studies on SWI/SNF in 3D chromatin structure with viral epis 2018 (Cycle 27) $212,207
University of California, Davis Cancer

2017 (Cycle 26)
Predilection of CHRNA5 SNP to smoking-related cardiotoxicity 2017 (Cycle 26) $118,800
Stanford University Socio-cultural, Behavioral and Psychological

Analysis of Circulating Tumor RNA for Early Detection of Lung Cancer 2017 (Cycle 26) $118,800
Stanford University Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

ELECTROCHEMICAL ANALYSIS of DNMT1 and miRNA AS BIOMARKERS OF LUNG CANCER 2017 (Cycle 26) $118,800
California Institute of Technology Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

2016 (Cycle 25)
TERT expression and its involvement in pancreatic regeneration and PDAC 2016 (Cycle 25) $118,800
Stanford University Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

miR-34/449 miRNAs in airway multiciliated cells 2016 (Cycle 25) $9,551
University of California, Berkeley Pulmonary Disease

Differential softening of smokers in California 2016 (Cycle 25) $98,339
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

A Differential Approach to Investigate Head and Neck Cancer 2016 (Cycle 25) $118,800
J. David Gladstone Institutes Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

High-throughput systems to dissect Snail-driven malignancy 2016 (Cycle 25) $69,879
University of California, Los Angeles Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Molecular mechanisms of smoking-associated lung cancer 2016 (Cycle 25) $118,449
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Lateral septum circuitry underlying vulnerability to nicotine consumption 2016 (Cycle 25) $118,800
University of California, San Diego Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Smartphone-based smoking cessation with young adults 2016 (Cycle 25) $63,073
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

2015 (Cycle 24)
ROLE OF TOBACCO-RELATED TOXICANTS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE 2015 (Cycle 24) $145,800
University of California, San Diego Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Cardiotoxicity Study of Tobacco Smoking Using hiPSC-CMs 2015 (Cycle 24) $145,800
Stanford University Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Molecular and Cellular Phenotyping of Second Hand Smoke-Related Asthma 2015 (Cycle 24) $47,769
Stanford University Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

2014 (Cycle 23)
Health Disparities: Tobacco Media and LGBT Tobacco Use 2014 (Cycle 23) $143,935
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Novel modulation of AMPA receptor activity by ly-6 proteins 2014 (Cycle 23) $40,668
University of California, San Diego Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Targeting phospho-MARCKS in smoke-mediated lung cancer 2014 (Cycle 23) $91,436
University of California, Davis Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Effects of varenicline in heavy drinking smokers 2014 (Cycle 23) $118,870
University of California, Los Angeles Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Detection of tumor DNA in plasma: definitive early diagnosis 2014 (Cycle 23) $25,104
Stanford University Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

2013 (Cycle 22)
Nicotine Dependence, Metabolism and Smoke Intake in Blacks 2013 (Cycle 22) $87,835
University of California, San Francisco Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

The role of VTA glutamate afferents in nicotine addiction 2013 (Cycle 22) $145,681
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Chromatin remodellers Brg1 and Baf60c in heart development 2013 (Cycle 22) $145,800
J. David Gladstone Institutes Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Exploring media to reduce LGBT tobacco use 2013 (Cycle 22) $32,343
Stanford University Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Targeting Smyd3 methyltansferase for lung cancer therapy 2013 (Cycle 22) $101,422
Stanford University Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Adoption and Implementation of Campus Tobacco-free Policies 2013 (Cycle 22) $41,670
University of California, San Francisco Industry Influence/Policy

Menstrual cycle effects on response inhibition in smoking 2013 (Cycle 22) $96,661
University of Southern California Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

2012 (Cycle 21)
Effect of mGlu7 receptor manipulation on actions of nicotine 2012 (Cycle 21) $89,777
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Alpha4beta2 nAChR upregulation in the perforant pathway 2012 (Cycle 21) $26,898
California Institute of Technology Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Novel biomarkers and chemoprevention approaches for SCLC 2012 (Cycle 21) $127,052
Stanford University Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy: friend or foe? 2012 (Cycle 21) $98,506
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Proteomic Assessment of Heavy Metal Mixture Exposure 2012 (Cycle 21) $45,000
University of California, Riverside Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Metabolic stress & cell survival in lung cancer 2012 (Cycle 21) $89,208
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

NOVEL nAChR MODULATORS FOR TREATING NICOTINE ADDICTION 2012 (Cycle 21) $107,727
University of California, San Diego Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

NOVEL nAChR MODULATORS FOR TREATING NICOTINE ADDICTION 2012 (Cycle 21) $27,273
Scripps Research Institute Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Delivering Smoking Cessation to Young Adults in Bars 2012 (Cycle 21) $84,993
University of California, San Francisco Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

2011 (Cycle 20)
Delineating mechanisms of endothelial cytoprotection by APC 2011 (Cycle 20) $65,805
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

Epigenetic effects of cigarette smoke on the infant airway 2011 (Cycle 20) $82,569
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

International Health Policy and Tobacco Control in CA 2011 (Cycle 20) $84,927
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Activation of DDAH for the Treatment of Atherosclerosis 2011 (Cycle 20) $87,350
Stanford University Cardiovascular Disease

Notch mediated mechanisms of mammalian cerebral angiogenesis 2011 (Cycle 20) $104,396
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

Mapping the EphA Receptor Landscape in Lung Cancer 2011 (Cycle 20) $98,299
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

The Role of Alpha2 nAChR Subtypes in Nicotine Withdrawal 2011 (Cycle 20) $135,000
University of California, Los Angeles Nicotine Dependence

Mechanisms of ephrin-B2 signaling mediating vasodilation 2011 (Cycle 20) $131,921
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

Gene-modified Stromal Cell Therapy for Lung Cancer 2011 (Cycle 20) $60,498
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Cigarette smoke and lung injury: mechanism of nSMase2 action 2011 (Cycle 20) $117,255
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Identification of Harm Reduction Sidestream Smoke Toxicants 2011 (Cycle 20) $135,000
University of California, Riverside General Biomedical Science

2010 (Cycle 19)
O-GlcNAc Glycosylation in Lung Cancer 2010 (Cycle 19) $111,397
California Institute of Technology General Biomedical Science

Nicotinic Control of Glutamate Synapse Formation 2010 (Cycle 19) $135,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Smoking-related lung repair and early stage lung cancer 2010 (Cycle 19) $135,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Cessation and Environmental Smoking among Korean Americans 2010 (Cycle 19) $161,060
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

AMPA Receptors and Extinction of Nicotine-Seeking Behavior 2010 (Cycle 19) $135,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Switching off a lung cancer oncogene using small molecules 2010 (Cycle 19) $135,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Inhibiting lung cancer with DNA-binding polyamides 2010 (Cycle 19) $44,500
California Institute of Technology Cancer

Enhancing Validity of a South Asian Tobacco Survey Module 2010 (Cycle 19) $89,999
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Reversible Covalent Kinase Inhibitors to Combat Metastasis 2010 (Cycle 19) $135,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Oncogenic Activation Mechanisms of Phosphoinositol-3-Kinase 2010 (Cycle 19) $135,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Regulation of APC-mediated PAR1 signaling 2010 (Cycle 19) $135,000
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

2009 (Cycle 18)
Role of nicotine and nAChRs in L-dopa-induced dyskinesias. 2009 (Cycle 18) $87,963
SRI International Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Evaluation of GABA in impulsivity and nicotine dependence 2009 (Cycle 18) $97,458
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Acquired apoptotic resistance in 3D lung cancer spheroids 2009 (Cycle 18) $135,000
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Migrating cancer stem cells & early cancer development 2009 (Cycle 18) $90,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Targeting vascular lesions in hypercholesterolemic zebrafish 2009 (Cycle 18) $134,500
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

Control of cellular self-digestion in lung tumorigenesis 2009 (Cycle 18) $135,000
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Un-cooling Smoking Using Social Identity Theory 2009 (Cycle 18) $90,000
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Subcellular basis of nicotine-induced receptor upregulation 2009 (Cycle 18) $135,000
California Institute of Technology Nicotine Dependence

Pathological Angiogenesis and Nicotine: Intracellular Calcium 2009 (Cycle 18) $135,000
Stanford University Cardiovascular Disease

The role of Wilm's tumor gene 1 in lung cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $135,000
Stanford University Cancer

Reactive oxygen species in fresh and aging SHS particles 2009 (Cycle 18) $132,137
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory General Biomedical Science

Protein networks for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors 2009 (Cycle 18) $134,878
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Harnessing the immune system to fight lung cancer 2009 (Cycle 18) $117,637
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Dose dependent effects of passive smoke on vascular function 2009 (Cycle 18) $41,588
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

Patterns of Tobacco and Marijuana Use Among Young Adults 2009 (Cycle 18) $135,000
University of California, San Francisco Epidemiology

Innate Immune Response to Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cells 2009 (Cycle 18) $134,999
Stanford University Cancer

2008 (Cycle 17)
Nicotinic Regulation of GABAergic Inhibition/Excitation 2008 (Cycle 17) $75,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Role of lineage-specific oncogene TITF1 in lung cancer 2008 (Cycle 17) $74,500
Stanford University Cancer

Allosteric Protein Kinase Modulators via Disulfide Trapping 2008 (Cycle 17) $75,000
University of California, San Francisco General Biomedical Science

Genomic Assay to Identify Targets of Anticancer Therapeutics 2008 (Cycle 17) $70,076
Stanford University Cancer

Targeted Imaging and Therapy of Lung Cancer 2008 (Cycle 17) $72,144
Stanford University Cancer

16S rRNA PhyloChip Analysis of Bacterial Communities in COPD 2008 (Cycle 17) $75,000
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

Mechanisms of Tumor Suppressor in Lung Cancer Initiation 2008 (Cycle 17) $75,000
University of California, Davis Cancer

2007 (Cycle 16)
Targeting anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 family members in lung cancer 2007 (Cycle 16) $75,000
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Synthesis of Apoptotic Spirooxindoles 2007 (Cycle 16) $75,000
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope General Biomedical Science

Inhibition of MYC-activated gene expression by polyamides 2007 (Cycle 16) $71,330
California Institute of Technology General Biomedical Science

The Smoking Abstinence Questionnaire 2007 (Cycle 16) $74,997
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Role of inflammation in lung carcinoma neovascularization 2007 (Cycle 16) $75,000
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Mechanism of DNA break repair in germline cells 2007 (Cycle 16) $75,000
University of California, Davis Cancer

Oxygen Transport Following Lung Transplantation in COPD 2007 (Cycle 16) $74,500
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

Impact of Positive Mood on Self-Control Depletion in Smoking 2007 (Cycle 16) $63,340
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Effect of Oxidation on Rate of ApoA-I - HDL Exchange 2007 (Cycle 16) $75,000
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute Cardiovascular Disease

Novel Cationic Polymers for RNAi Delivery in NSCLC Treatment 2007 (Cycle 16) $34,141
University of California, Irvine Cancer

Alpha4* Nicotinic Receptor in Dopaminergic System 2007 (Cycle 16) $75,000
California Institute of Technology Nicotine Dependence

2006 (Cycle 15)
The molecular basis of apoE and LDL receptor interaction 2006 (Cycle 15) $75,000
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute Cardiovascular Disease

Effect of tobacco toxins on human germ cell development 2006 (Cycle 15) $33,290
University of California, San Francisco General Biomedical Science

How omega-3 fatty acids prevent or slow cancer 2006 (Cycle 15) $74,808
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Effect of tobacco toxins on human germ cell development 2006 (Cycle 15) $40,204
Stanford University General Biomedical Science

Nicotine recp mediated dopamine release and chronic nicotine 2006 (Cycle 15) $75,000
The Parkinson's Institute General Biomedical Science

Development of Fluorescent Probes for Sensing DNA Mismatches 2006 (Cycle 15) $65,369
California Institute of Technology General Biomedical Science

How smoke induces lung damage via oxidative stress 2006 (Cycle 15) $75,000
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Pathways of how socioeconomic context affects teen smoking 2006 (Cycle 15) $75,000
University of California, Los Angeles Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Nicotine Receptors: Role in Nicotine Addiction 2006 (Cycle 15) $20,748
California Institute of Technology Nicotine Dependence

Effect of Sidestream Tobacco Smoke on Parkin Null Mice 2006 (Cycle 15) $48,256
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

2005 (Cycle 14)
Bupropion and nicotine dependence: behavior & neurochemisty 2005 (Cycle 14) $37,500
Scripps Research Institute Nicotine Dependence

Effects of nicotine on hematopoietic stem cell migration 2005 (Cycle 14) $74,500
La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine General Biomedical Science

Chemical synthesis of communesin B, a novel antineoplastic 2005 (Cycle 14) $74,403
California Institute of Technology General Biomedical Science

Bupropion and nicotine dependence: behavior & neurochemisty 2005 (Cycle 14) $37,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Nicotine's effects on uterine artery contractillity 2005 (Cycle 14) $73,878
Loma Linda University Nicotine Dependence

Role of p53-regulated sestrin genes in lung cancer 2005 (Cycle 14) $73,500
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Effect of PDGF inhibition on angiogenesis in lung cancer 2005 (Cycle 14) $74,500
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Role of GL12 in oral mucosa maintenance and carcinogenesis 2005 (Cycle 14) $73,485
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Marketing low-tar cigarettes and new harm-reduced products 2005 (Cycle 14) $74,500
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Integrin receptors and heart disease 2005 (Cycle 14) $35,323
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

2004 (Cycle 13)
Chronic CO exposure impairs the developing auditory system 2004 (Cycle 13) $75,000
University of California, Los Angeles General Biomedical Science

Nicotinic receptors at GABAergic synapses in the hippocampus 2004 (Cycle 13) $75,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Regulation of epithelial cell polarity and lung disease 2004 (Cycle 13) $75,000
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

The role of platelets in atherogenesis in the mouse 2004 (Cycle 13) $34,769
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

Tobacco oxidants, EGF receptor stability, and lung disease 2004 (Cycle 13) $75,000
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Nicotine effects on gene expression and metaplasticity 2004 (Cycle 13) $74,500
Stanford University Nicotine Dependence

Regulation of nicotinic signaling 2004 (Cycle 13) $20,499
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

2003 (Cycle 12)
IRAK-1 & active TGF-beta: Counter-regulators in emphysema? 2003 (Cycle 12) $69,000
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

Tobacco industry analysis of secondhand smoke 2003 (Cycle 12) $70,000
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Triglyceride metabolism: Genetics, smoking and heart disease 2003 (Cycle 12) $75,438
J. David Gladstone Institutes Cardiovascular Disease

Structure of CYP2A6: the principal nicotine oxidase 2003 (Cycle 12) $75,060
Scripps Research Institute General Biomedical Science

Regulatory genes of nicotine adaptation in C.elegans 2003 (Cycle 12) $70,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Second Hand Smoke: Latino asthmatic children 2003 (Cycle 12) $75,506
San Diego State University Research Foundation Epidemiology

Mechanism of TGF-a shedding in lung cancer development 2003 (Cycle 12) $69,600
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Focal adhesion kinase regulation of Cox-2 in lung cancer 2003 (Cycle 12) $74,520
Scripps Research Institute Cancer

Individual and gender differences in nicotine sensitivity 2003 (Cycle 12) $69,495
University of California, Irvine Nicotine Dependence

Tobacco use, home policy, and life events in at-risk women 2003 (Cycle 12) $75,386
San Diego State University Research Foundation Epidemiology

COX-2-dependent modulation of survivin in lung cancer 2003 (Cycle 12) $69,500
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

2002 (Cycle 11)
Nicotinic receptors on hippocampal neurons 2002 (Cycle 11) $69,940
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Tobacco carcinogens influence Ah-receptor function 2002 (Cycle 11) $43,344
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Efficacy of the nicotine patch in adolescents & young adults 2002 (Cycle 11) $69,800
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Effect of cigarette smoke and nicotine on taste processing 2002 (Cycle 11) $70,000
University of California, Davis Nicotine Dependence

Total synthesis of cribrostatin 4, a potent anticancer agent 2002 (Cycle 11) $74,927
California Institute of Technology Cancer

Neuroadaptations underlying nicotine dependence 2002 (Cycle 11) $60,379
Scripps Research Institute Nicotine Dependence

Regulation of integrin activation by calcineurin 2002 (Cycle 11) $68,437
Scripps Research Institute Cardiovascular Disease

Multibehavioral changes for disease prevention among smokers 2002 (Cycle 11) $69,824
University of California, San Francisco Epidemiology

2001 (Cycle 10)
ZIP kinase and lung cancer 2001 (Cycle 10) $65,854
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

PPARs in intestinal and colonic tumorigenesis 2001 (Cycle 10) $74,952
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Cancer

Neuronal nicotinic receptor trafficking in nicotine addiction 2001 (Cycle 10) $71,664
California Institute of Technology Nicotine Dependence

Functions of IRF-1 and Smad3 interaction in lung cancer 2001 (Cycle 10) $69,750
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Nicotine dependence & schizophrenia 2001 (Cycle 10) $75,600
Scripps Research Institute Nicotine Dependence

Depression as a predictor of smoking treatment outcome 2001 (Cycle 10) $52,467
University of California, San Francisco Epidemiology

Molecular targets for tobacco oxidants in lung cell death 2001 (Cycle 10) $70,000
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Contributions of CNRs to nicotinic signaling 2001 (Cycle 10) $70,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

2000 (Cycle 9)
Transcriptional regulation in normal and neoplastic lung 2000 (Cycle 9) $69,350
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Thiol-aldehyde adducts and tobacco smoke toxicity 2000 (Cycle 9) $49,622
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Cell-cell interact reg distrib of nic receptrs on neurons 2000 (Cycle 9) $29,754
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Mitotic spindle checkpoint & chromosomal instability 2000 (Cycle 9) $69,500
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research General Biomedical Science

Siah-family proteins in lung cancer 2000 (Cycle 9) $74,560
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

1999 (Cycle 8)
Effects of PSA content and formal features on smoking norms 1999 (Cycle 8) $44,284
Stanford University Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Effect of tobacco smoke on nitric oxide synthesis 1999 (Cycle 8) $70,000
University of California, Davis Cardiovascular Disease

Study of novel metastasis inhibitors in lung cancer 1999 (Cycle 8) $69,208
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Dynamics of state tobacco control making 1999 (Cycle 8) $70,000
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

A model system for smoking-related damage to proteins 1999 (Cycle 8) $75,375
J. David Gladstone Institutes Cardiovascular Disease

Membrane proteins and TGF-alpha/EGFR: a role in lung cancer? 1999 (Cycle 8) $40,436
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Oxidized lipids and programmed cell death in atherosclerosis 1999 (Cycle 8) $69,116
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

The role of chloride in tobacco-smoke-induced cancer 1999 (Cycle 8) $30,580
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Importance of Rce1 and Ras in tobacco-induced cancers 1999 (Cycle 8) $75,209
J. David Gladstone Institutes Cancer

1998 (Cycle 7)
How are beneficial cholesterol transport proteins produced? 1998 (Cycle 7) $37,069
J. David Gladstone Institutes Cardiovascular Disease

Dissecting signaling pathways to test cancer-killing agents 1998 (Cycle 7) $69,694
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Structural determinants of alpha-toxin: nAChR interactions 1998 (Cycle 7) $70,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Boosting the immune response against lung cancer 1998 (Cycle 7) $70,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

A study of Bax, a gene involved in killing tumor cells 1998 (Cycle 7) $75,060
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

TGF-a: we need it, but too much is bad 1998 (Cycle 7) $69,967
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

The role of nitric oxide in nicot induced muscle cell death 1998 (Cycle 7) $68,011
The Parkinson's Institute Nicotine Dependence

BAG-1, a unique gene involved in smoking-associated cancers 1998 (Cycle 7) $75,060
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Functional significance of the protein CD40 in lung cancer 1998 (Cycle 7) $35,000
University of California, San Diego Cancer

1997 (Cycle 6)
Role of intracellular signals in tobacco-related disease 1997 (Cycle 6) $69,600
University of California, San Diego Cancer

A novel therapeutic target for stroke 1997 (Cycle 6) $72,310
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cardiovascular Disease

Current legal issues in tobacco 1997 (Cycle 6) $34,746
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Does nicotine alter intercellular communication pathways? 1997 (Cycle 6) $68,864
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Analysis of a nicotine-related receptor binding site 1997 (Cycle 6) $69,218
University of California, San Francisco Nicotine Dependence

1995 (Cycle 4)
Function of Rb-interacting zinc-finger protein, "RIZ" 1995 (Cycle 4) $13,665
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center Cancer

Proteolytic Maturation of Ras & Yeast a-Factor 1995 (Cycle 4) $65,000
University of California, Berkeley Cancer

Effects of Disturbed Flow on Endothelial Cell Function 1995 (Cycle 4) $52,345
University of California, Los Angeles Cardiovascular Disease

Physiology of Diastolic Dysfunction during Transient Ischemia 1995 (Cycle 4) $30,000
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

The Cellular Localization and Function of Cyclophilin B 1995 (Cycle 4) $60,775
University of California, San Diego General Biomedical Science

Function of Rb-interacting zinc-finger protein, "RIZ" 1995 (Cycle 4) $32,400
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Isolation of a Tumor Promoter Induced C-Fos Kinase 1995 (Cycle 4) $55,000
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Nicotine Interactions with Central Stress Circuitry 1995 (Cycle 4) $69,120
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Nicotine Dependence

Role in Associated Proteins in TGF-B Receptor Signalling 1995 (Cycle 4) $29,990
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

Regulation of Nicotinic Receptors on Neurons by Muscle 1995 (Cycle 4) $37,783
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Growth Factor Receptor Activation by Papillomavirus Proteins 1995 (Cycle 4) $63,439
University of California, San Diego Cancer

1994 (Cycle 3)
Protein Kinases: Unique Probes for the ATP Binding Site 1994 (Cycle 3) $69,411
University of California, San Diego General Biomedical Science

Molecular Mechanisms of Brain Nicotinic Receptor Inactivation 1994 (Cycle 3) $42,567
California Institute of Technology Nicotine Dependence

Signal Transduction by TGF-d Precursor During Transformation 1994 (Cycle 3) $69,110
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

MDMI a Gene Involved in Yeast Mitochondrial Inheritance 1994 (Cycle 3) $70,000
University of California, San Diego Cancer

DNA Damage in Germ & Somatic Cells of Smokers 1994 (Cycle 3) $70,000
University of California, Berkeley General Biomedical Science

Retinoid X Receptors in Oncogenesis 1994 (Cycle 3) $75,600
Salk Institute for Biological Studies Cancer

Isolation/Oncogene-activated cJun Kinase Linking Ras to AP-1 1994 (Cycle 3) $53,750
University of California, San Diego Cancer

The Mechanics and Regulation of Centromere Function 1994 (Cycle 3) $69,586
University of California, Santa Barbara General Biomedical Science

Cell Cycle Regulation of Proliferation Genes 1994 (Cycle 3) $32,400
California Institute of Technology Cancer

Self-Presentation: Adolescent Cigarette Effects 1994 (Cycle 3) $18,400
University of Southern California Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Biochemical and Functional Characterization of HIP-116 1994 (Cycle 3) $75,600
Salk Institute for Biological Studies General Biomedical Science

Tobacco Smoke Exposure-Induced Alt of Vasc Fibrinolytic Sys 1994 (Cycle 3) $30,469
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

Regulation of the cJun protein by phosphorylation 1994 (Cycle 3) $70,000
University of California, San Diego General Biomedical Science

1993 (Cycle 2)
Assessment of Teen Tobacco Use by Primary Care Physicians 1993 (Cycle 2) $70,000
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Role of Yeast CDC7 Gene in Initiation of DNA Replicaton 1993 (Cycle 2) $44,906
California Institute of Technology General Biomedical Science

Post-Translational Processing of Ras and Yeast a-Factor 1993 (Cycle 2) $70,000
University of California, Berkeley General Biomedical Science

Regulation of CO2 Transport in Circulatory & Respiratory ... 1993 (Cycle 2) $75,600
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Cardiovascular Disease

Neuronal ACh Receptors: Candidates for Mediating Addiction 1993 (Cycle 2) $66,994
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Homeobox Genes Hematopoiesis and Leukemogenesis 1993 (Cycle 2) $70,000
University of California, Los Angeles Cancer

Ras Prenylation, Cholesterol Biosynthesis and Lung Cancer 1993 (Cycle 2) $49,960
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Direct Effect of Nicotine on the Early Outward K Channel 1993 (Cycle 2) $75,588
Northern California Institute for Research & Education Pulmonary Disease

Probing the Nucleotide Binding Site of Protein Kinases 1993 (Cycle 2) $41,146
University of California, San Diego General Biomedical Science

Mechanisms of Thrombin/Receptor Interaction 1993 (Cycle 2) $68,817
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

Involvement of RAS and Krev-1 in Lung Cancer 1993 (Cycle 2) $50,552
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Cancer

Nicotine, Paraventricular Nuclei and Corticosteroids 1993 (Cycle 2) $58,408
University of California, San Francisco General Biomedical Science

Protein Prenyltransferases Required for Ras Function 1993 (Cycle 2) $70,000
University of California, Berkeley General Biomedical Science

Nicotine-induced Changes in Gene Expression 1993 (Cycle 2) $70,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Regulation of Tranformation by the Fos Gene 1993 (Cycle 2) $61,384
Salk Institute for Biological Studies General Biomedical Science

1992 (Cycle 1)
Lung Reflexes & Afferent Properties in Health and Disease 1992 (Cycle 1) $70,000
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Nicotine Effects on Enodthelial Cell Growth & Function 1992 (Cycle 1) $69,038
University of California, Davis Cardiovascular Disease

Effects of Cigarette Smoke in Rat Pulmonary Arteries 1992 (Cycle 1) $68,650
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

Drug Resistance During Induction Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer 1992 (Cycle 1) $31,874
Stanford University Cancer

Glutathione Transferase in Lung Cancer: Transfection Studies 1992 (Cycle 1) $67,732
Stanford University Cancer

Influence of Cigarette Smoke on Neurogenic Inflammation 1992 (Cycle 1) $57,180
University of California, San Francisco General Biomedical Science

Endothelial Barrier Injury by Tobacco Smoke 1992 (Cycle 1) $60,945
University of California, Davis Cardiovascular Disease

Smoking & Lipoprotein-Based Mechanisms of Atherogenesis 1992 (Cycle 1) $69,999
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular Disease

Pulmonary Epithelial Injury by Tobacco Smoke in Vitro 1992 (Cycle 1) $70,616
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Effects of Cigarettes & Carbon Monixide in Exercise in COP 1992 (Cycle 1) $75,247
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Pulmonary Disease

Molecular Dynamics of Acetylcholinesterase Mutants 1992 (Cycle 1) $70,000
University of California, San Diego Nicotine Dependence

Acute & Chronic Nicotine Treatment on Gastric Ulceration 1992 (Cycle 1) $70,000
University of California, Los Angeles General Biomedical Science

Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase Secretion by Airway Epithelia 1992 (Cycle 1) $70,156
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

Health Services Research 1992 (Cycle 1) $53,118
University of California, San Francisco Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics

Analysis of RAS Mutations in the Canine Smoking Model 1992 (Cycle 1) $70,000
University of California, Davis Cancer

Cigarette Smoking Alterations in Thrombolytic Parameters 1992 (Cycle 1) $70,000
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

IL-1 & PDGF: mRNA & Protein in Prodution by Alveolar Macro 1992 (Cycle 1) $56,204
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

Acute & Chronic Effects of Tobacco & Non-tobacco Smoking 1992 (Cycle 1) $27,491
University of California, Los Angeles Pulmonary Disease

Molecular Mechanism of Retinoic Acid Action 1992 (Cycle 1) $75,600
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research General Biomedical Science

Molecular Studies of NNK-Induced Lung Tumors in Hamsters 1992 (Cycle 1) $35,000
University of California, Davis Cancer

Role of Jun Family of Proto-Oncogenes in Lung Cancer 1992 (Cycle 1) $68,400
University of California, San Diego Cancer