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High Impact Research Project Award

2019 (Cycle 30)
Tobacco and cannabis exposure during pregnancy in six race/ethnic subgroups in California 2019 (Cycle 30) $960,000
Sequoia Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

The impact of cartoon-based marketing strategies on e-cigarette appeal and use among adolescents 2019 (Cycle 30) $1,225,843
University of Southern California State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Multilevel prevention of commercial tobacco-related harms on rural California Tribal lands 2019 (Cycle 30) $1,102,650
PIRE California, Inc. Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

The impact of price on the demand for marijuana and cigarettes 2019 (Cycle 30) $937,500
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Youth-initiated tobacco harm reduction? A qualitative study of sexual and gender minorities 2019 (Cycle 30) $1,070,979
Scientific Analysis Corporation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

The Impact of Recreational Marijuana Legalization on Tobacco and Marijuana Co-Use 2019 (Cycle 30) $1,091,974
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Are mothers and their children at risk from in utero exposure to grandmaternal smoking? 2019 (Cycle 30) $952,370
Sequoia Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Determining Risk of Transfer of Hookah Tobacco Thirdhand Smoke 2019 (Cycle 30) $1,128,750
San Diego State University Research Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

What is the local lung dose of smoke from emerging tobacco products? 2019 (Cycle 30) $935,724
University of California, Davis Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

2019 (Cycle 29)
Gestational E-Cigarette Exposure, Transgenerational Asthma, and the Germ Cell Epigenetic Memory 2019 (Cycle 29) $1,048,215
LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Pulmonary Disease

A Community Based Approach to Tobacco Control 2019 (Cycle 29) $974,719
Loyola Marymount University State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Long-term impact of cannabis exposure on the adolescent brain 2019 (Cycle 29) $937,500
University of California, Irvine Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Combined intranasal oxytocin and mindfulness training as a novel treatment for smoking cessation 2019 (Cycle 29) $1,231,893
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Disparities in Rates & Impact of Tobacco and Marijuana Use in UCLA Primary Care 2019 (Cycle 29) $932,434
University of California, Los Angeles Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Characterization of innate immunity in pollution-induced exacerbation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 2019 (Cycle 29) $933,635
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

Cancer prevention through low cost remediation of arsenic in drinking water 2019 (Cycle 29) $914,614
University of California, Berkeley Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

E-Cigarette Aerosol Characterization Using Holography and Machine Learning 2019 (Cycle 29) $936,669
University of California, Los Angeles Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Evaluating Highly Selective Nicotinic Receptor Agonists and Antagonists 2019 (Cycle 29) $1,227,300
California Institute of Technology Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Development of allosteric inhibitors against a molecular target (IKK) induced by cytokines and cigarette smoke 2019 (Cycle 29) $921,703
University of California, San Diego Cancer

Large scale analyses of generic smoking interaction on cardiometabolic traits 2019 (Cycle 29) $874,673
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Targeting aggressive kidney cancer cells deficient in a metabolic enzyme 2019 (Cycle 29) $937,500
University of California, Davis Cancer

Underlying Mechanisms Regulating the Effects of Inhaled Nicotine upon Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm 2019 (Cycle 29) $1,044,000
Palo Alto Veterans Institute For Research Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cells as a Sensor in Tobacco Induced Lung Diseases 2019 (Cycle 29) $937,500
University of California, San Diego Pulmonary Disease

Fetal nicotine exposure develops heart ischemia-sensitive phenotype 2019 (Cycle 29) $1,185,000
Loma Linda University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

2019 (Cycle 28)
Health behaviors of 18-39 yo survivors of childhood cancers 2019 (Cycle 28) $670,328
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Measuring Environmental Tobacco and Cannabis 2019 (Cycle 28) $907,034
University of California, San Francisco Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Proximity to cannabis retailers & adolescent use 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,237,497
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Smoking Cessation in California Medicaid Programs 2019 (Cycle 28) $587,017
University of California, San Diego State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Genotoxic effects of alternative tobacco products & alcohol 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,297,500
Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Are smokers switching to vaping at lower risk for cancer? 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,229,278
University of Southern California Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

MRI-Derived Risk Maps to Predict Prostate Cancer Progression 2019 (Cycle 28) $615,860
University of California, San Francisco Cancer

The role of PKDs in atherosclerosis & coronary heart disease 2019 (Cycle 28) $933,858
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

The effect of tobacco on oral mucosal renewal & regeneration 2019 (Cycle 28) $934,501
University of California, San Francisco Oral Disease and Dental Health

Neuroinflammation and Smoking Cessation Treatment Response 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,066,612
Veterans Medical Research Foundation Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Cannabis and Tobacco Co-Use and the Developing Brain 2019 (Cycle 28) $928,325
University of California, San Diego Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Implementation Research to Cut Colorectal Cancer Disparities 2019 (Cycle 28) $910,175
University of California, Los Angeles Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms and Tobacco Dependence 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,235,906
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Tobacco Policies and Disparities: California vs. the US 2019 (Cycle 28) $933,303
University of California, San Diego State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Therapeutic targeting to inhibit lung fibrosis progression 2019 (Cycle 28) $925,286
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

GLP-1 Hormone in Severe Asthma 2019 (Cycle 28) $937,500
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Tobacco regulation of amyloidogenic diseases 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,098,139
Stanford University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Molecular Pathogenesis & Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia 2019 (Cycle 28) $935,403
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Effects of Cigarette Smoking & Vaping on Heart Attack 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,066,980
Huntington Medical Research Institute Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Smoking reinstatement in major depressive disorder 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,255,153
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Genetic relationship between impulsivity and nicotine abuse 2019 (Cycle 28) $935,550
University of California, San Diego Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Tobacco and Cannabis Intervention for Young Black MSM 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,106,197
California State University, Long Beach Foundation Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Lung cancer cell response to Cdk4/6 inhibition 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,047,491
University of California, Santa Cruz Cancer

Economic Impact of Proposition 56 on Low-Income Californians 2019 (Cycle 28) $917,959
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Exposure to Marijuana Smoking: the Effect of Proximity 2019 (Cycle 28) $1,137,361
Stanford University Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Stemness suppressors to combat aggressive breast cancers 2019 (Cycle 28) $933,655
University of California, San Diego Cancer

E-Cigs Excite the Human Splenocardiac Axis: Role of Nicotine 2019 (Cycle 28) $935,983
University of California, Los Angeles Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Systemic aging and salivary stem cells 2019 (Cycle 28) $934,778
University of California, San Francisco Oral Disease and Dental Health

Role of DNA damage in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension 2019 (Cycle 28) $936,679
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

2018 (Cycle 27)
Marijuana Dispensaries and Adolescents' Use of Marijuana and Tobacco 2018 (Cycle 27) $895,649
University of California, San Diego Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Natural Products for the Treatment of Never Smoker Lung Cancer 2018 (Cycle 27) $935,133
University of California, Santa Cruz Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Pulmonary Innate Lymphoid Cells and airway inflammation in COPD 2018 (Cycle 27) $937,500
University of California, Davis Pulmonary Disease

Parkin-mediated mitochondrial quality control and cardiovascular disease 2018 (Cycle 27) $937,500
University of California, San Diego Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Vaping Nicotine and Cannabis in Adolescence and Early Adulthood 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,230,250
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Effects of nicotine e-cigarette self-administration on addiction 2018 (Cycle 27) $459,503
Scripps Research Institute Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Exposure to Tobacco, E-Cigarette, and Marijuana in Mutlin-Unit Housing 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,095,903
San Diego State University Research Foundation Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Tobacco smoking and inborn genetics: effects on leukemogenesis 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,215,889
University of Southern California Cancer

E-cigarette vaping, chemical composition and lung toxicity 2018 (Cycle 27) $910,493
University of California, Davis Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Human iPSCs for Elucidating Cardiovascular Risks of E-Cigarettes 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,197,500
Stanford University Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Smoking in California drug treatment: A policy intervention 2018 (Cycle 27) $931,110
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Role of a Critical Cell Surface Molecule in Tobacco-induced Lung Immune Cell Trafficking 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,002,925
Palo Alto Veterans Institute For Research Pulmonary Disease

Tobacco Exposure and Asthma Disparity in Minority Children 2018 (Cycle 27) $935,584
University of California, San Francisco Pulmonary Disease

DEVELOPMENTAL NICOTINE EXPOSURE: NEUROTRANSMITTER PLASTICITY 2018 (Cycle 27) $926,775
University of California, San Diego Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

S-Nitrosylation of DNMTs in epigenetic regulation of tumors 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,448,303
Scripps Research Institute Cancer

Impact of new policies on young adult tobacco and marijuana 2018 (Cycle 27) $908,748
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Atrial Fibrillation 2018 (Cycle 27) $903,503
University of California, San Francisco Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease

Improving diagnostic and therapeutic imaging tools for COPD 2018 (Cycle 27) $919,571
University of California, Los Angeles Pulmonary Disease

SRF Phosphorylation and the Progression to Heart Failure 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,209,921
Stanford University Cardiovascular Disease

Evaluation of the Tobacco Prevention Toolkit 2018 (Cycle 27) $1,175,996
Stanford University Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Immune reactivity across the spectrum of disease in lung adenocarcinoma 2018 (Cycle 27) $937,158
University of California, Los Angeles Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Redefining KRAS dependency as a stress-inducible state 2018 (Cycle 27) $935,535
University of California, San Diego Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Toxicants and Cardiovascular Effects: Cannabis vs Tobacco 2018 (Cycle 27) $929,782
University of California, San Francisco Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

2017 (Cycle 26)
Did CTCP impact on youth affect lifetime cigarettes smoked? 2017 (Cycle 26) $186,238
University of California, San Diego State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

The impact of price on the demand for electronic cigarettes 2017 (Cycle 26) $374,677
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

SGLT2 in early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer 2017 (Cycle 26) $414,716
University of California, Los Angeles Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Effects of California's 2016 tobacco policies on initiation, use, & quitting 2017 (Cycle 26) $374,400
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Barriers and Supports for Smoking Cessation: Latinos in Addiction Treatment 2017 (Cycle 26) $498,793
HBSA, Inc. Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

Computer Vision for Detection of Tobacco Related Diseases on 2017 (Cycle 26) $365,413
University of California, Los Angeles Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis

Longitudinal Effects of Nicotine on the Developing Adolescent Brain 2017 (Cycle 26) $65,130
University of California, Los Angeles Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Investigating the carcinogenic potential of e-cig in humans 2017 (Cycle 26) $474,971
University of Southern California Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Role of a6* nAChR-mediated signaling in nicotine withdrawal 2017 (Cycle 26) $579,971
SRI International Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment

Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure and somatic alterations in childhood ALL 2017 (Cycle 26) $207,122
University of Southern California Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Is Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Residue Hazardous? 2017 (Cycle 26) $385,491
University of California, Riverside Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Readiness for and obstacles to California's tobacco endgame 2017 (Cycle 26) $375,526
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Southern California Vape Shop Reactions to New Policies 2017 (Cycle 26) $495,000
University of Southern California State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Impacts of Electronic Cigarette Emissions on Indoor Air Quality 2017 (Cycle 26) $373,096
University of California, Los Angeles Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Improved identification of subjects genetically at risk for lung cancer 2017 (Cycle 26) $495,000
University of Southern California Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Put It Out Project for Sexual and Gender Minority Smokers 2017 (Cycle 26) $386,973
University of California, San Francisco Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence

Double-strand Break by THS: Implications for Tobacco Cancer 2017 (Cycle 26) $581,626
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Nicotine metabolism and predicting lung cancer risk in African Americans 2017 (Cycle 26) $496,005
University of Southern California Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure and somatic alterations in childhood ALL 2017 (Cycle 26) $166,601
University of California, San Francisco Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

The Economic Impact of the California Tobacco 21 Law 2017 (Cycle 26) $374,819
University of California, San Francisco State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Project Towards No Nicotine: Afterschool Tobacco Use Prevention Program 2017 (Cycle 26) $397,095
University of California, Los Angeles Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Lung Cancer Screening: A Multilevel Intervention 2017 (Cycle 26) $374,770
University of California, San Francisco Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer

An IFN-gamma/mast cell axis in THS-exacerbated allergic airway inflammation 2017 (Cycle 26) $478,312
Stanford University Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Triangulum (Tobacco, E-Cigarettes, Marijuana) SHS exposure in Low SES MUH 2017 (Cycle 26) $495,000
University of Southern California State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Tobacco and Marijuana Co-Use Among Emerging Adults in California 2017 (Cycle 26) $466,934
RAND Corporation Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

2016 (Cycle 25)
Toward Equity in Smokefree Worksite Policies, SHS Exposure & Retail Density 2016 (Cycle 25) $388,371
Stanford University State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Youth Activity Spaces and Exposure to Tobacco Outlets 2016 (Cycle 25) $457,273
HBSA, Inc. State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

Do Assurances of Voluntary Compliance Reduce Youth Access and Marketing? 2016 (Cycle 25) $461,386
Stanford University State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research

EX-Teen American Indian Tobacco Use Cessation Program 2016 (Cycle 25) $495,000
University of Southern California Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation

Measuring combined tobacco, e-cigarette, and marijuana use 2016 (Cycle 25) $374,448
University of California, San Francisco Tobacco-Related Health Disparities

Cardiovascular Toxicity of E-Cigarettes: Role of Nicotine 2016 (Cycle 25) $391,200
University of California, Los Angeles Cardiovascular Disease

Tobacco/marijuana smoke: from lab to public health policy 2016 (Cycle 25) $373,988
University of California, San Francisco Environmental Exposure/Toxicology

Effect of voltage on electronic cigarette aerosol deposition 2016 (Cycle 25) $372,621
University of California, San Francisco Environmental Exposure/Toxicology