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High Impact Pilot Award

2019 (Cycle 28)
Targeting invadopodia in head and neck cancer metastasis 2019 (Cycle 28) $498,393
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Randomized Crossover Clinical Trial of Unfiltered Cigarettes 2019 (Cycle 28) $640,403
San Diego State University Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Effect of nicotine exposure on mitochondria in myocytes 2019 (Cycle 28) $500,000
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

Social Cognition and Tobacco Craving in HIV Patients 2019 (Cycle 28) $497,598
University of California, San Diego Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Dissecting Cardiovascular Effects of E-Cigarettes 2019 (Cycle 28) $495,618
University of California, Los Angeles Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Interventions to reduce tobacco use among homeless women 2019 (Cycle 28) $496,848
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Deciphering p53 Programs in Lung Cancer Suppression 2019 (Cycle 28) $611,377
Stanford University Cancer

CONNECT: Smoking Cessation and Lung Cancer Screening 2019 (Cycle 28) $499,241
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Effect of Nicotine, E-Cigarette and Cannabinoids on the Gut 2019 (Cycle 28) $497,923
University of California, San Diego State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Evaluating Relationship of Cannabis use & Tobacco Cessation 2019 (Cycle 28) $561,591
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Treating NSCLC with Next-Gen RNAi Therapeutics Target 2019 (Cycle 28) $498,126
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Tobacco & cannabis use among sexual & gender minorities 2019 (Cycle 28) $486,782
University of California, Los Angeles Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Tobacco and Cannabis: Effects on Fetal Development in Rats 2019 (Cycle 28) $602,000
San Diego State University Research Foundation Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Local Cannabis Regulation: What have we learned from tobacco 2019 (Cycle 28) $455,992
Public Health Institute State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

2018 (Cycle 27)
Text Messaging-Based Smoking Cessation Program for Homeless 2018 (Cycle 27) $743,092
RAND Corporation Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Remediation of Tobacco Toxicants Polluting Low-Income Multiu 2018 (Cycle 27) $601,884
San Diego State University Research Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Effects of e-cigarette aerosol on oral epithelial cell metab 2018 (Cycle 27) $496,801
University of California, Los Angeles Oral Disease and Dental Health

Determining a role for long noncoding RNAs in smoke-induced 2018 (Cycle 27) $500,000
University of California, Santa Cruz Pulmonary Disease

Understanding Nicotine and Smoking Cessation Drugs: Release 2018 (Cycle 27) $660,000
California Institute of Technology Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Infrared Imaging Methods for the Detection and Diagnosis of 2018 (Cycle 27) $496,684
University of California, San Francisco Oral Disease and Dental Health

Comprehensive Program to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Dispa 2018 (Cycle 27) $498,823
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Tracking Tobacco Waste to Increase College Policy Engagement 2018 (Cycle 27) $587,533
University Auxiliary and Research Services Corporation State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Update KiR: An Evidence-Based Program Reducing Teen Tobacco 2018 (Cycle 27) $526,924
Education Training and Research Associates, Inc. Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Prenatal exposure of cigarette smoke impacts cardiac regener 2018 (Cycle 27) $596,161
Stanford University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Uncovering Therapeutic Specificity for Defined Oncogenic Kra 2018 (Cycle 27) $636,561
Stanford University Cancer

Fetal Nicotine Exposure Alters Bone Marrow Stem Cell Functio 2018 (Cycle 27) $563,438
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Whole Genome RNAseq Studies of Blood in Smokers vs Nonsmoke 2018 (Cycle 27) $400,000
University of California, Davis Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

WeChat to Quit: Engage Chinese Patients to Stop Smoking 2018 (Cycle 27) $484,086
Chinese Community Health Resource Center Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Tumor heterogeneity and cooperativity drive metastasis in RC 2018 (Cycle 27) $499,678
University of California, Los Angeles Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

2017 (Cycle 26)
Nicotine and Epigenetic Transgenerational Risk of Abdominal 2017 (Cycle 26) $326,640
Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research Cardiovascular Disease

A Molecular Approach for Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer 2017 (Cycle 26) $376,800
Stanford University Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Understanding the Mechanisms of Smoking Induced Squamous Lun 2017 (Cycle 26) $299,718
University of California, Los Angeles Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Visualizing Neural Activity Dynamics During Nicotine Reward 2017 (Cycle 26) $266,321
University of California, Berkeley Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Empower Korean Families to End Tobacco Use & Smoke Exposure 2017 (Cycle 26) $310,454
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

E-cigarette and Tobacco Use Prevention for Deaf and Hard-of- 2017 (Cycle 26) $299,816
University of California, Los Angeles Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

E-cigarette chemical effects on endothelial function 2017 (Cycle 26) $380,870
Stanford University Cardiovascular Disease

Assessing the impact of heat-not-burn and next-generation va 2017 (Cycle 26) $448,619
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Immunotheranostic MPI for Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related 2017 (Cycle 26) $319,604
University of California, Berkeley Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Development of the COPD Phenotype:Role of the IL-22/IL-22R1 2017 (Cycle 26) $299,333
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Does secondhand smoke induce epigenetic changes? 2017 (Cycle 26) $392,100
University of Southern California Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Tobacco industry influence on the video game industry 2017 (Cycle 26) $299,582
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Inflammatory cardiovascular disease induced by autonomic eff 2017 (Cycle 26) $320,000
University of California, San Diego Socio-cultural, Behavioral and Psychological

Regulation of F2RL3/PAR4 Expression and Function by Methylat 2017 (Cycle 26) $341,978
University of California, San Diego Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Effects of Thirdhand Smoke Exposure on the Microbiome of You 2017 (Cycle 26) $361,180
San Diego State University Research Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

In-utero smoke exposure and epigenetic activation of GFI1-fa 2017 (Cycle 26) $299,337
University of California, San Francisco Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

ADOLESCENT NICOTINE AND CANNABINOID EXPOSURE ON NICOTINE DEP 2017 (Cycle 26) $300,000
University of California, Irvine Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

American Indian Youth: PSA, Photovoice & Digital Storytellin 2017 (Cycle 26) $387,041
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Chronic Electronic Cigarette Use and Accelerated Skeletal Mu 2017 (Cycle 26) $320,000
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular Disease

2016 (Cycle 25)
Metabolic and Carcinogen Effect of Electronic Cigarettes 2016 (Cycle 25) $384,454
Friends Research Institute, Inc. Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Therapeutic potential of oxytocin for nicotine addiction 2016 (Cycle 25) $404,115
University of Southern California Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

A smoke-free home intervention in supportive housing 2016 (Cycle 25) $319,871
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

E-Cigarettes and Coronary Endothelial Function in Dual Users 2016 (Cycle 25) $425,477
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Cardiovascular Disease

Evaluation of tobacco and e-cigarette genotoxicity 2016 (Cycle 25) $408,000
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

mGlu7 activators as drug candidates for nicotine dependence 2016 (Cycle 25) $481,721
The Burnham Institute for Medical Research Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Fighting Big Tobacco with Big Data 2016 (Cycle 25) $229,057
Stanford University State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Early Nicotine Exposure Re-Wires Neural Circuits 2016 (Cycle 25) $299,335
University of California, San Diego Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Dendritic-epithelial cells crosstalk in lung inflammation 2016 (Cycle 25) $300,000
University of California, Irvine Pulmonary Disease

Silicone Wristbands: Personal Samplers for Tobacco Toxicants 2016 (Cycle 25) $360,608
San Diego State University Research Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

microRNA biomarkers of THS teratogenicity 2016 (Cycle 25) $290,302
University of California, Riverside Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Investigating the carcinogenicity of e-cig 2016 (Cycle 25) $396,000
University of Southern California Environmental Exposure/Toxicology