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UC Merced Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center University of California, Merced $3,785,037
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research Policy Centers 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Anna Song-Ph.D.

Impacts of Thirdhand Smoke on Public Health University of California, San Francisco $2,474,154
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Integrated Research Project 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Neal Benowitz-M.D.

Clinician Initiated Smoking Prevention: A Controlled Trial San Diego State University Research Foundation $2,071,588
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Melbourne Hovell-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Ascertainment of environmental tobacco exposure in pregnancy Sequoia Foundation $2,053,747
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Martin Kharrazi-Ph.D.

Lowering Smoking & ETS Risks in Immigrant Pacific Rim Youth University of Southern California $1,955,276
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Integrated Research Project 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: C. Anderson Johnson-Ph.D.

Treating tobacco use among high risk, low income smokers University of California, San Francisco $1,835,949
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Community Practice-Based Research 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Joseph Guydish-Ph.D.

Thirdhand Tobacco Smoke Expsoure and Health Risk Assessment University of California, San Francisco $1,742,462
General Biomedical Science Integrated Research Project 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Neal Benowitz-M.D.

Expanding Los Angeles County eConsult Cessation Services University of California, Davis $1,688,266
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Community Practice-Based Research 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Elisa Tong-MD, MA

Smoking during pregnancy: chromosome damage in newborns Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $1,662,871
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: James Tucker-Ph.D.

Quantitative Genetic Analysis SRI International $1,490,600
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Dorit Carmelli-Ph.D.

S-Nitrosylation of DNMTs in epigenetic regulation of tumors Scripps Research Institute $1,448,303
Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Stuart Lipton-M.D., Ph.D.

Effects of nicotine e-cigarette self-administration on addic Scripps Research Institute $1,377,035
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Olivier George-Ph.D.

Genotoxic effects of alternative tobacco products & alcohol Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $1,297,500
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Timothy O'Connor-Ph.D.

Proximity to cannabis retailers & adolescent use University of Southern California $1,237,497
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Jennifer Unger-Ph.D.

Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms and Tobacco Dependence University of Southern California $1,235,906
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Adam Leventhal-Ph.D.

Vaping Nicotine and Cannabis in Adolescence and Early Adulth University of Southern California $1,230,250
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Jessica Barrington-Trimis-PhD

Are smokers switching to vaping at lower risk for cancer? University of Southern California $1,229,278
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Ahmad Besaratinia-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Tobacco smoking and inborn genetics: effects on leukemogenes University of Southern California $1,215,889
Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Joseph Wiemels-PhD

Smoking reinstatement in major depressive disorder University of Southern California $1,215,153
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Raina Pang-B.S.

SRF Phosphorylation and the Progression to Heart Failure Stanford University $1,209,921
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Michael Kapiloff-M.D., Ph.D.

Human iPSCs for Elucidating Cardiovascular Risks of E-Cigare Stanford University $1,177,500
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Joseph Wu-M.D., Ph.D.

Evaluation of the Tobacco Prevention Toolkit Stanford University $1,175,996
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D.

School tobacco program and policy trial University of Southern California $1,162,877
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Mary Ann Pentz-Ph.D.

Environmental & Genetic Risk Factors for Bladder Cancer University of Southern California $1,147,940
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Ronald Ross-M.D.

Hyperactive nicotine receptors California Institute of Technology $1,138,225
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

Exposure to Marijuana Smoking: the Effect of Proximity Stanford University $1,137,361
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Lynn Hildemann-Ph.D.

Tobacco and Cannabis Intervention for Young Black MSM California State University, Long Beach Foundation $1,106,197
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Laura D'Anna-DrPH

Tobacco regulation of amyloidogenic diseases Stanford University $1,098,139
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Ronglih Liao-Ph.D.

Exposure to Tobacco, E-Cigarette, and Marijuana in Multi-Uni San Diego State University Research Foundation $1,095,903
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Reducing Environmental Tobacco Smoke in Latino Children San Diego State University Research Foundation $1,085,128
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Terry Conway-Ph.D.

Effects of Cigarette Smoking & Vaping on Heart Attack Huntington Medical Research Institute $1,066,980
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Robert Kloner-MD, PhD

Neuroinflammation and Smoking Cessation Treatment Response Veterans Medical Research Foundation $1,066,612
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Arthur Brody-M.D.

Novel DNA vaccines for the treatment of lung cancer Scripps Research Institute $1,063,300
Cancer Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Ralph Reisfeld-Ph.D.

Self Management for Tobacco-Related Chronic Diseases Stanford University $1,049,257
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Halsted Holman-M.D.

Lung cancer cell response to Cdk4/6 inhibition University of California, Santa Cruz $1,047,491
Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Seth Rubin-Ph.D.

Maternal DNA repair of tobacco-induced sperm lesions Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $1,046,880
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Andrew Wyrobek-Ph.D.

A Genetic Marker of Lung Cancer Risk Among Blacks & Whites University of Southern California $1,036,615
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Stephanie London-M.D., Ph.D.

Effect of tobacco smoke on leucocyte adhesion in vivo La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $1,023,946
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Pragada Sriramarao-Ph.D.

Post-isoprenylation processing steps as anticancer targets J. David Gladstone Institutes $1,017,450
Cancer Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Stephen Young-M.D.

Role of a Critical Cell Surface Molecule in Tobacco-induced Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research $1,002,925
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Eugene Butcher-M.D.

Smoking Cessation in Latinos Using Community Health Advisors San Diego State University Research Foundation $992,121
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Gregory Talavera-M.D., M.P.H.

Multiethnic Risk for Lung Disease: Genetics and Smoking University of Southern California $990,000
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Linda Polfus-PhD

Mapping of Genetic Loci for Nicotine Dependence Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center $982,095
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Kirk Wilhelmsen-M.D., Ph.D.

Impact of vape pen placement in music videos on young adults University of Southern California $962,891
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research New Investigator Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Jon-Patrick Allem-Ph.D., M.A.

Nicotine replacement in school-based cessation University of Southern California $961,266
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full SARA 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Clyde Dent-Ph.D. Rita Leeseman-

Effect of Tobacco in Cervical Neoplasia in Young Women University of California, San Francisco $959,796
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Anna-Barbara Moscicki-M.D.

Mobilized dendritic cells for lung cancer Stanford University $950,821
Cancer Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Edgar Engleman-M.D.

Parkin-mediated mitochondrial quality control and cardiovasc University of California, San Diego $937,500
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Asa Gustafsson-Ph.D.

Pulmonary Innate Lymphoid Cells and airway inflammation in C University of California, Davis $937,500
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Angela Haczku-M.D., Ph.D.

Role of DNA damage in Pulmonary Artery Hypertension University of California, San Francisco $937,500
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Akiko Hata-Ph.D.

GLP-1 Hormone in Severe Asthma University of California, Davis $937,500
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Nicholas Kenyon-M.D.,M.A.

Immune reactivity across the spectrum of disease in lung ade University of California, Los Angeles $937,158
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Kostyantyn Krysan-Ph.D.

E-Cigs Excite the Human Splenocardiac Axis: Role of Nicotine University of California, Los Angeles $935,983
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Holly Middlekauff-M.D.

Policy Research to Denormalize Tobacco Use in CA-Pacific Rim University of California, San Francisco $935,668
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research Mackay CA-Pac Rim Tobacco Policy Sc 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Jeremiah Mock-M.Sc., Ph.D.

Tobacco Exposure and Asthma Disparity in Minority Children University of California, San Francisco $935,584
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Esteban Burchard-M.D., M.P.H.

Genetic relationship between impulsivity and nicotine abuse University of California, San Diego $935,550
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Abraham Palmer-PhD

Redefining KRAS dependency as a stress-inducible state University of California, San Diego $935,535
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: David Cheresh-Ph.D.

Molecular Pathogenesis & Therapy for Critical Limb Ischemia University of California, San Francisco $935,403
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Rong Wang-Ph.D.

Natural Products for the Treatment of Never Smoker Lung Canc University of California, Santa Cruz $935,133
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: John MacMillan-Ph.D.

Systemic aging and salivary stem cells University of California, San Francisco $934,778
Oral Disease and Dental Health High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Sarah Knox-Ph.D.

The effect of tobacco on oral mucosal renewal & regeneration University of California, San Francisco $934,501
Oral Disease and Dental Health High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Ophir Klein-M.D.,Ph.D.

The role of PKDs in atherosclerosis & coronary heart disease University of California, San Diego $933,858
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Ju Chen-Ph.D.

Stemness suppressors to combat aggressive breast cancers University of California, San Diego $933,655
Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Jay Desgrosellier-Ph.D.

Tobacco Policies and Disparities: California vs. the US University of California, San Diego $933,303
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Dennis Trinidad-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Smoking in California drug treatment: A policy intervention University of California, San Francisco $931,110
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Joseph Guydish-Ph.D.

Toxicants and Cardiovascular Effects: Cannabis vs Tobacco University of California, San Francisco $929,782
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Gideon St. Helen-Ph.D

Cannabis and Tobacco Co-Use and the Developing Brain University of California, San Diego $928,325
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Joanna Jacobus-Ph.D.

DEVELOPMENTAL NICOTINE EXPOSURE: NEUROTRANSMITTER PLASTICITY University of California, San Diego $926,775
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Davide Dulcis-Ph.D.

Therapeutic targeting to inhibit lung fibrosis progression University of California, Davis $925,286
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Ching-Hsien Chen-Ph.D.

MRI-Derived Risk Maps to Predict Prostate Cancer Progression University of California, San Francisco $924,132
Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Susan Noworolski-Ph.D.

Improving diagnostic and therapeutic imaging tools for COPD University of California, Los Angeles $919,571
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Anand Santhanam-Ph.D,

Economic Impact of Proposition 56 on Low-Income Californians University of California, San Francisco $917,959
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Hai-Yen Sung-Ph.D.

Statistics of Tobacco Smoke Exposure Stanford University $910,542
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Paul Switzer-Ph.D.

E-cigarette vaping, chemical composition and lung toxicity University of California, Davis $910,493
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Kent Pinkerton-Ph.D.

Implementation Research to Cut Colorectal Cancer Disparities University of California, Los Angeles $910,175
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Roshan Bastani-Ph.D.

Impact of new policies on young adult tobacco and marijuana University of California, San Francisco $908,748
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Pamela Ling-M.D., M.P.H.

Measuring Environmental Tobacco and Cannabis University of California, San Francisco $907,034
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Suzaynn Schick-Ph.D.

Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Atrial Fibrillation University of California, San Francisco $903,503
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Gregory Marcus-M.D., M.A.S.

Vascular targeting of lung tumors Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $899,686
Cancer Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Jan Schnitzer-M.D.

Stress and the use of nicotine Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $897,484
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Robert Pechnick-Ph.D.

Tobacco-related disease in native California twins University of Southern California $889,746
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Thomas Mack-M.D., M.P.H.

Multilevel Study of Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Impleme Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute $888,179
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Jiang Li-Ph.D.

Preventing and Reducing Tobacco Use Among Homeless Youth RAND Corporation $879,484
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Joan Tucker-Ph.D.

Marijuana Dispensaries and Adolescents' Use of Marijuana and University of California, San Diego $875,649
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Yuyan Shi-Ph.D.

Family factors in smoking acquisition among Latino youth San Diego State University Research Foundation $865,636
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Rafael Laniado-Laborin-M.D., MPH

Segregation Analysis of Tobacco Use in Families SRI International $863,966
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Gary Swan-Ph.D.

Early Detection of Lung Cancer with Monoclonal Antibodies University of California, Los Angeles $860,784
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: E. Carmack Holmes-M.D.

Suppressor genes of lung cancer The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $859,254
Cancer Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Shi Huang-Ph.D.

Tobacco prevention/cessation at continuation schools University of Southern California $848,679
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Steven Sussman-Ph.D.

Smoking Cessation in Recovering Alcoholic Person (SCRAP) San Diego State University Research Foundation $835,924
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: John Martin-Ph.D.

Smoking and Risk of Proximal Vs. Distal Gastric Cancer University of Southern California $835,887
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Anna Wu-Ph.D.

Studies of novel antitumor agents for lung carcinoma University of California, San Diego $833,491
Cancer Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Michael Kelner-M.D., M.S.

Vascular targeting of lung tumors Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $830,563
Cancer Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Jan Schnitzer-M.D.

Telephone Counseling for Pregnant Smokers University of California, San Diego $828,931
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Shu-Hong Zhu-Ph.D.

Test of an internet virtual world for teen smoking cessation San Diego State University Research Foundation $826,206
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full SARA 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Susan Woodruff-Ph.D. James Crittenden-

Tobacco use & acculturation: CA residents of Korean descent San Diego State University Research Foundation $825,701
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Richard Hofstetter-Ph.D.

Culture and Tobacco Among American Indian Adolescents University of Southern California $824,825
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Jennifer Unger-Ph.D. Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati-Ph.D., M.P.H.

The effect of tobacco smoke on immune function in twins University of Southern California $822,641
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Wendy Cozen-D.O., M.P.H.

p53 and p14ARF: Multiple pathways of lung cancer suppression Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $821,050
Cancer Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Ruth Gjerset-Ph.D.

Retail Access to Tobacco and Youth Smoking Behavior HBSA, Inc. $816,136
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics California Research Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Sharon Lipperman-Kreda-Ph.D.

Smoking, insulin resistance, and endothelial dysfunction Stanford University $814,989
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Gerald Reaven-M.D.

The role of PARC in pulmonary inflammation La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $812,863
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Ingrid Schraufstatter-M.D.

How does cigarette smoke induce cancer? Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $811,518
Cancer Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Gerd Pfeifer-Ph.D.

Predictors of Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Kaiser Foundation Research Institute $809,412
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Catherine Schaefer-Ph.D.

Novel nicotine cessation therapeutics Human BioMolecular Research Institute $802,840
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: John Cashman-Ph.D.

Smoking-induced oxidant stress & platelet integrin alpha.... The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $801,893
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Jeffrey Smith-Ph.D.

Nicotine-dependent recruitment of vascular progenitor cells The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $799,907
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: William Stallcup-Ph.D.

Determining how cholesterol-rich Lp(a) causes heart disease J. David Gladstone Institutes $797,092
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Thomas Innerarity-Ph.D. Robert Pitas-Ph.D.

Por La Vida taking action for tobacco free communities University of California, San Diego $795,633
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Ana Navarro-Ph.D. Beatriz Barraza-Roppe-B.S.

Apolipoprotein E: remnant metabolism and atherogenesis J. David Gladstone Institutes $793,474
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Yadong Huang-M.D., Ph.D.

Social Context of Smoking in Adolescence and Young Adulthood RAND Corporation $791,718
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Joan Tucker-Ph.D.

Does nicotine inhibit anticancer activities of Vitamin A? The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $788,808
Cancer Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Xiao-Kun Zhang-Ph.D.

Novel agents for apoptosis of lung cancer The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $787,977
Cancer Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Xiao-Kun Zhang-Ph.D.

Tobacco use & policies: San Diego Mexican American residents San Diego State University Research Foundation $786,750
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Melbourne Hovell-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Fotonovela to prevent SHS exposure in multiunit housing University of Southern California $785,104
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Jennifer Unger-Ph.D.

Novel DNA vaccines for the treatment of lung cancer Scripps Research Institute $783,900
Cancer Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Ralph Reisfeld-Ph.D.

Cigarette Smoking & Sudden Cardiac Death University of California, San Francisco $783,629
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Melvin Scheinman-M.D.

Pathophysiology of abnormal remnant metabolism in smokers Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute $783,345
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Allen Cooper-M.D.

Unraveling lung cancer signaling pathways Scripps Research Institute $780,780
Cancer Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Jiing-Dwan Lee-Ph.D.

Integrins and drug resistance in small cell lung cancer The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $780,144
Cancer Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Kristiina Vuori-M.D., Ph.D.

Conformationally constrained nicotine vaccines Scripps Research Institute $778,921
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Kim Janda-Ph.D.

Salivary Biomarkers Development for Detection of Lung Cancer University of California, Los Angeles $777,494
Pulmonary Disease Integrated Research Project 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: David Wong-DMD, DMSc

Telephone counseling for smokers using pharmacotherapy University of California, San Diego $774,971
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Shu-Hong Zhu-Ph.D.

California AB13 compliance and ethnicity in urban bars Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $769,266
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Roland Moore-BA, MA, Ph.D.

Thirdhand Smoke Pollution and Exposure in Ex-Smokers' Homes San Diego State University Research Foundation $769,251
Epidemiology California Research Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Nicotinic receptors, smoking and Parkinson's Disease Stanford University $765,971
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Lorene Nelson-Ph.D.

Implementation of tobacco programs in Calif schools University of Southern California $765,192
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Louise Rohrbach-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Effects of nicotine on fetal hematopoiesis Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies $764,400
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Sophia Khaldoyanidi-M.D., Ph.D.

Identifying and Measuring SHS in Multi-Unit Dwellings Stanford University $762,417
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics California Research Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Lynn Hildemann-Ph.D.

Analysis of Retinoid Mediated Anti-cancer Activities The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $757,415
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Magnus Pfahl-Ph.D.

Regulation of the Nicotinic Receptors by Nicotine Salk Institute for Biological Studies $756,102
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Stephen Heinemann-Ph.D.

Tobacco smoke, inflammation & atherosclerosis Scripps Research Institute $754,932
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: William Boisvert-Ph.D. Linda Curtiss-Ph.D.

Expos children to secondhand smoke through cntaminated homes San Diego State University Research Foundation $754,504
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Effect of tobacco smoke on leukocyte adhesion in vivo La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $754,361
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Pragada Sriramarao-Ph.D.

Effects of Prenatal Nicotine Exposure in Brain Development University of Southern California $750,511
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: David Hinton-

Weight Gain as a Predictor of Smoking Relapse SRI International $750,320
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Marcia Ward-Ph.D.

Motivation-enhanced teenage tobacco use cessation University of Southern California $750,248
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Steven Sussman-Ph.D.

Tackling Stem-Like Cells in Tobacco Smoke-Mediated Cancer Ma University of California, Davis $750,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Ching-Hsien Chen-Ph.D.

Simple exposure indicators for ETS particles Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $749,647
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Lara Gundel-Ph.D.

Tobacco Posts Social Media of Vulnerable, At-Risk Groups University of California, San Diego $748,149
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: John Ayers-Ph.D., M.A.

Oncogenic reprogramming of protein translation by DDX3 inact University of California, San Francisco $748,146
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Stephen Floor-Ph. D.

Roles of Hypoxia, Nicotine, & Camp in Ischemic Heart Failure SRI International $746,727
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Keith Webster-Ph.D.

Sociocultural Determinants of Menthol Smoking Among Blacks Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science $746,567
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Bruce Allen-DrPH

Developing treatments that lower blood cholesterol levels Scripps Research Institute $746,536
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Linda Curtiss-Ph.D.

Physician Incentives & Smoking Cessation Effectiveness University of Southern California $745,316
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: James Dwyer-Ph.D.

Do Follow-up Visits Help Patients Quit Smoking? University of California, San Francisco $745,189
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Steven Cummings-B.A., M.D.

Integrated multi-omics approach to detect early lung cancer University of California, Davis $744,466
Cancer Integrated Research Project 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Karen Kelly-MD

Text Messaging-Based Smoking Cessation Program for Homeless RAND Corporation $743,092
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Joan Tucker-Ph.D.

Novel strategy for protecting neurons from injury in stroke Stanford University $742,809
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Robert Sapolsky-Ph.D.

Neurobiological substrates of nicotine addiction Scripps Research Institute $742,393
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Athina Markou-Ph.D.

Tobacco Cessation Among Pregnant Low-Income Latino Women University of Southern California $737,927
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Clyde Dent-Ph.D.

Women and smoking: from adolescence to young adulthood RAND Corporation $737,742
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Phyllis Ellickson-Ph.D.

Establishing Smokefree Policy in California Indian Casinos HBSA, Inc. $734,712
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics California Research Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Roland Moore-BA, MA, Ph.D.

Modulation of hedgehog signaling in tobacco-related emphysem University of California, San Francisco $734,678
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Tien Peng-M.D.

Antioxidants, cigarette smoking and atherosclerosis University of Southern California $730,640
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: James Dwyer-Ph.D.

Smoking as a risk factor in the etiology of down syndrome March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation $730,292
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Claudine Torfs-Ph.D.

Tobacco use and atherosclerosis protection by paraoxonase Scripps Research Institute $729,234
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Linda Curtiss-Ph.D.

Smoking, microsatellite instability & gastric cancers University of Southern California $729,199
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Anna Wu-Ph.D.

IAP Antagonists for lung cancer treatment The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $727,658
Cancer Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: John Reed-M.D., Ph.D.

Environmental contexts of smoking for Southeast Asians Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $726,834
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Juliet Lee-Ph.D.

Detection of occult metastases in patients with lung cancer University of Southern California $723,842
Cancer Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Richard Cote-M.D.

Neurobiological substrates of nicotine addiction Scripps Research Institute $723,613
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Athina Markou-Ph.D.

Vapor-phase organics in ETS: dynamics and exposure Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $722,775
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Joan Daisey-Ph.D. Alfred Hodgson-BA

Role of nicotine in neuro protection The Parkinson's Institute $722,263
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Maryka Quik-Ph.D.

Laryngeal Cancer Risk Factors: Tobacco Interactions Public Health Institute $720,644
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Peggy Boyd-DrPH

Nicotine Self-Administration in an Animal Model Scripps Research Institute $720,434
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: George Koob-Ph.D.

Mechanism of nicotine action in developing lung University of Southern California $720,281
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Carol Wuenschell-Ph.D.

Sites of Chemoattractant Receptor Interaction with G Protein Scripps Research Institute $720,174
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Gary Bokoch-Ph.D.

Towards gene therapy for tobacco-related vascular disease J. David Gladstone Institutes $719,328
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: David Dichek-M.D.

Toxic and irritant pollutants from aged secondhand smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $715,914
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Hugo Destaillats-Ph.D.

Roles of Hypoxia, Nicotine & cAMP in Ischemic Heart Failure SRI International $713,367
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Keith Webster-Ph.D.

Dissemination of a smoking cessation program for in patients Stanford University $710,621
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: C. Barr Taylor-M.D.

Barriers to Blue-Collar HMO Smoking Cessation Participation HBSA, Inc. $710,025
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Carol Cunradi-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Macrophage function in atherosclerosis Scripps Research Institute $709,200
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Linda Curtiss-Ph.D.

Vietnamese Smoking Cessation Intervention:A Controlled Trial University of California, San Francisco $707,559
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Steve McPhee-M.D.

Lipoprotein classes and susceptibility to atherosclerosis J. David Gladstone Institutes $702,940
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Stephen Young-M.D.

Inflammation, innate immunity, TLRs, and atherosclerosis Scripps Research Institute $697,650
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Peter Tobias-Ph.D.

Spanish tobacco-related disease self-management: evaluation Stanford University $693,751
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Kate Lorig-Ph.D.

Determinants of Smoking Prevalence among Cambodian Americans California State University, Long Beach Foundation $693,630
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Robert Friis-Ph.D. Kimthai Kuoch-

ApoE isoforms, fatty acid metabolism and atherosclerosis J. David Gladstone Institutes $691,616
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Robert Pitas-Ph.D.

Quantification of population exposure to secondhand smoke Stanford University $686,858
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Paul Switzer-Ph.D.

Certifying Smoke-Free Used Cars San Diego State University Research Foundation $686,734
Industry Influence/Policy Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Amnesty Smoking Prevention Project University of Southern California $686,087
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Richard Scribner-M.D.

Tobacco Induced Hypoxia: Molecular Genetic Responses University of Southern California $685,782
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Laurence Kedes-M.D.

Insulin resistance in smokers undergoing smoking cessation Friends Research Institute, Inc. $684,186
Cardiovascular Disease California Research Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Theodore Friedman-M.D., Ph.D.

Dysregulation of VSMC signaling induced by nicotine Stanford University $683,510
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Philip Tsao-Ph.D.

Tobacco Alteration of TGF Beta3 Control of Palatogenesis University of Southern California $680,175
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Charles Shuler-D.M.D, Ph.D.

Smoking prevention for Asian-American college students Veterans Medical Research Foundation $679,368
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Mark Myers-Ph.D.

ApoE related effect of smoking in cardiovascular disease Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $678,561
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Vasanthy Narayanaswami-Ph.D.

Proteins that Remove Atherogeneic Lipoproteins from Blood J. David Gladstone Institutes $678,254
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Robert Pitas-Ph.D.

Oral clefts, smoking & variation toxin biotransformation Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $677,128
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Edward Lammer-M.D.

Hospital-Based Intervention to Prevent Smoking Relapse Stanford University $676,939
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Robert DeBusk-M.D.

Effects of Social & Personal Coping Programs for Smok Prev University of Southern California $676,689
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Mary Ann Pentz-Ph.D.

Mechanisms by which tobacco accelerates atherosclerosis Stanford University $675,731
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: John Cooke-M.D., Ph.D.

Hyperactive nicotine receptors California Institute of Technology $675,487
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis of Tobacco-Related Lung Disease Scripps Research Institute $675,093
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: William Balch-Ph.D.

Internet-enhanced proactive telephone counseling Veterans Medical Research Foundation $674,731
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Leslie Lenert-M.D., M.S.

Comprehensive evaluation of the ischemic leg Stanford University $672,390
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Dwight Nishimura-Ph.D.

Experimental Approach to Tobacco Control for Hi-Risk Teens San Diego State University Research Foundation $672,155
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: John Elder-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Evaluating a city s smokefree policy in multi-unit housing University of California, San Francisco $671,299
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics California Research Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Valerie Yerger-ND, MA

Health behaviors of 18-39 yo survivors of childhood cancers University of Southern California $670,328
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Joel Milam-Ph.D.

Vitamin A derivatives as antagonists of nicotine effects The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $670,085
Cancer Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Xiao-Kun Zhang-Ph.D.

Smoking and HDL Cholesterol in Minority Youth University of Southern California $669,343
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: James Dwyer-Ph.D.

Improved therapy of lung cancer California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute $668,814
Cancer Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Li-Xi Yang-M.D., Ph.D.

Gastroschisis: maternal smoking and genetic variation Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $668,429
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Edward Lammer-M.D.

Third hand smoke and hypersensitivity Stanford University $668,192
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Stephen Galli-M.D.

Nicotine self-administration in an animal model Scripps Research Institute $660,156
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: George Koob-Ph.D.

Understanding Nicotine and Smoking Cessation Drugs: Release California Institute of Technology $660,000
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

Therapies of muscle dysfunction in obstructive lung disease LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $659,714
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Richard Casaburi-M.D., Ph.D.

Smoking induced dopamine release: buproprion effects Brentwood Biomedical Research Institute $659,060
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Arthur Brody-M.D.

Improved chemoradiotherapy of lung cancer California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute $659,033
Cancer Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Li-Xi Yang-M.D., Ph.D.

Negative effects of smoke on novel HDL mimetic therapies Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $657,970
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: John Bielicki-Ph.D.

Experimental evaluation of minors' access to tobacco San Diego State University Research Foundation $655,347
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Hope Landrine-Ph.D.

Analysis of the Hippo pathway in lung cancer Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $654,999
Cancer Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Gerd Pfeifer-Ph.D.

SHS Exacerbates cerebral ischemia: endothelial mechanisms Stanford University $654,849
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: John Cooke-M.D., Ph.D.

Tobacco, Nitrosamines, Damage, Repair, Mutations, and Cancer Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $654,674
Cancer Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Timothy O'Connor-Ph.D.

Youth-led Tobacco Prevention for Southeast Asian Americans HBSA, Inc. $654,319
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Full CARA 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Juliet Lee-Ph.D.

Functional Synthetic Peptide Mimics of Apolipoprotein E Scripps Research Institute $653,578
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Linda Curtiss-Ph.D.

Pharmacogenetics of Smoking Cessation Stanford University $653,384
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Greer Murphy-M.D., Ph.D.

A Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Intervention:College Athletes University of California, San Francisco $648,997
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Margaret Walsh-MS, EdD

Genotoxicity and Novel Biomarkers of Thirdhand Smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $648,322
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Bo Hang-Ph.D.; M.D.

NRT and paroxetine for smoking cessation Stanford University $646,916
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Joel Killen-Ph.D.

Role of nicotine/nicotinic receptors in Parkinson's disease The Parkinson's Institute $644,770
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Maryka Quik-Ph.D.

Molecular Dynamics & Regulation of Apo A-I's Conformation Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $644,293
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Michael Oda-Ph.D.

Effect of Tobacco on Rat Lung Alveolar Lining Liquid Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $643,213
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Jacob Bastacky-M.D.

Mechanisms underlying diaphragm adaptations in emphysema Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $642,624
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Mario Fournier-Ph.D.

Nicotine and cardiac vulnerability to fibrillation Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $641,821
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Hrayr Karagueuzian-Ph.D.

Transdermal nicotine for smokers with schizophrenia LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $640,429
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Keh-Ming Lin-M.D., M.P.H. Michael Smith-M.D.

Randomized Crossover Clinical Trial of Unfiltered Cigarettes San Diego State University Research Foundation $640,403
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Eyal Oren-Ph.D.

Reducing provision of tobacco to minors from social sources Stanford University $639,838
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Stephen Fortmann-M.D.

Role of Smoking in Progression of Anal Neoplasia University of California, San Francisco $638,812
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Joel Palefsky-M.D.

Uncovering Therapeutic Specificity for Defined Oncogenic Kra Stanford University $636,561
Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Monte Winslow-Ph.D.

Smoking and variation of cardiovascular disease genes Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $635,131
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Edward Lammer-M.D.

Nicotinic receptors in nicotine addiction California Institute of Technology $634,743
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

Tobacco-Related Disease in Native California Twins University of Southern California $634,515
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Thomas Mack-M.D., M.P.H.

Indoor measurements of environmental tobacco smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $634,217
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Richard Sextro-Ph.D.

Anabolic therapies for muscle dysfunction in women with COPD LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $632,153
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Richard Casaburi-M.D., Ph.D.

Neurobehavioral consequences of adolescent nicotine exposure Scripps Research Institute $630,710
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Cindy Ehlers-Ph.D.

Nicotine and congenital heart disease Stanford University $629,797
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Ching-Pin Chang-M.D., PH.D

Novel imaging methods for diagnosing tobacco related cancers Stanford University $629,087
Cancer Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Albert Macovski-Ph.D.

Exposure to Secondhand Smoke: Effects of Proximity Stanford University $628,932
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Lynn Hildemann-Ph.D.

Role of passive smoke on sperm, ICSI and IVF University of California, San Diego $628,862
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Hillary Klonoff-Cohen-Ph.D.

Surveillance for Tobacco-Related Diseases Public Health Institute $627,384
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: George Kaplan-Ph.D.

Heparan sulfate small molecules for contro tumor cell growth California Institute of Technology $626,807
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Linda Hsieh-Wilson-Ph.D.

Behavioral epidemiology of tobacco use among gay men University of California, San Francisco $626,433
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Ronald Stall-Ph.D., M.P.H. Greg Greenwood-Ph.D.

Behavioral effects of neonatal nicotine exposure San Diego State University Research Foundation $624,780
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Edward Riley-Ph.D.

Nicotine, Tobacco Smoke and the Blood-Brain Barrier University of Southern California $624,017
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Berislav Zlokovic-M.D., Ph.D.

Brain nAChR Occupancy: Effect of Secondhand Smoke Brentwood Biomedical Research Institute $623,593
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Arthur Brody-M.D.

Oral clefts, smoking & variation of toxin biotransformation Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $623,472
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Edward Lammer-M.D.

Geography of underage tobacco retail sales in Los Angeles Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $622,260
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Robert Lipton-BA, MA, MPH, Ph.D.

Tobacco Carcinogen Transformation of Human Bronchial Cells University of Southern California $621,592
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Joseph Landolph-Ph.D.

Smokeless tobacco cessation among lumber mill employees University of Southern California $620,213
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Clyde Dent-Ph.D.

Novel regulatory mechanisms for lung cancer growth Veterans Medical Research Foundation $620,032
Cancer Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Randolph Hastings-M.D., Ph.D.

Interaction of Complement C4b-Binding Protein with Protein B Scripps Research Institute $616,016
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: John Griffin-Ph.D.

Vasoactive Mediators of Fetal Growth Retardation Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $615,296
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Lony Castro-M.D.

Role of oxidative stress and mitochondria in COPD University of Southern California $615,251
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Enrique Cadenas-Ph.D.

Deciphering p53 Programs in Lung Cancer Suppression Stanford University $611,377
Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Laura Attardi-Ph.D.

Effect of Single-Session Hypnosis on Smoking Cessation Stanford University $610,950
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: David Spiegel-M.D.

Dissuading at-risk youth from smoking via mass media University of California, Irvine $610,340
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Cornelia Pechmann-Ph.D.

Smoking Policies and Secondhand Smoke in Rental Cars San Diego State University Research Foundation $609,852
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Nicotine-pathological angiogenesis and genetic determinants Stanford University $608,420
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: John Cooke-M.D., Ph.D.

Effects of tobacco-induced gamete damage on embryogenesis Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $607,787
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Francesco Marchetti-Ph.D.

Tobacco and Cannabis: Effects on Fetal Development in Rats San Diego State University Research Foundation $602,000
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Jennifer Thomas-Ph.D.

Remediation of Tobacco Toxicants Polluting Low-Income Multiu San Diego State University Research Foundation $601,884
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Penelope JE Quintana-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Factors Required for K-RAS 4B Membrane Association/Activity Scripps Research Institute $600,414
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Janis Jackson-M.D.

African American Perceptions of Tobacco Denormalization Appr HBSA, Inc. $600,361
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Tamar Antin-DrPH

-Heterologous Expression of Brain Nicotinic Acetylcholine Re California Institute of Technology $598,774
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

A novel approach to prevent in utero nicotine lung injury LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $597,916
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Virender Rehan-M.D.

Prenatal exposure of cigarette smoke impacts cardiac regener Stanford University $596,161
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Ronglih Liao-Ph.D.

Human neurophysiology of nicotine analgesia: sex differences University of California, San Francisco $595,994
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: David Becker-Ph.D.

A dynamic model of smoking and healthcare expenditures in CA University of California, San Francisco $595,843
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Wendy Max-Ph.D.

Structure-function studies of RAS nucleotide-exchange-factor University of Southern California $593,460
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Daniel Broek-Ph.D.

Understanding Nicotinic Receptor Subtype Specificity California Institute of Technology $592,751
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Dennis Dougherty-BS, MS, Ph.D.

ETS effects on breathing patterns University of California, Davis $590,780
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Jesse Joad-M.D.

Apolipoprotein(a) and Cardiovascular Disease Stanford University $590,733
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Richard Lawn-Ph.D.

Cytokine gene-modified dendritic cells for lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $590,523
Cancer Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Steven Dubinett-M.D.

Prop99 & Indigent Care:Lessons for Future Health Care Reform University of California, San Francisco $589,892
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Philip Lee-

Smoking prevention for Asian-American college students Veterans Medical Research Foundation $588,595
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Mark Myers-Ph.D.

Tracking Tobacco Waste to Increase College Policy Engagement University Auxiliary and Research Services Corporation $587,533
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Kim Pulvers-Ph.D.

Smoking Cessation in California Medicaid Programs University of California, San Diego $587,017
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Sara McMenamin-Ph.D.

Heterologous Expression of Brain Nicotinic Receptors California Institute of Technology $586,840
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

Early Detection of Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $586,770
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Michael Oda-Ph.D.

Assessing Tobacco Refusal Skills in Latino Youth San Diego State University Research Foundation $584,719
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: James Sallis-Ph.D.

RCT of tobacco dependence treatment benefits in an HMO & PPO University of California, Berkeley $582,472
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Helen Halpin-Ph.D.

Double-strand Break by THS: Implications for Tobacco Cancer Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $581,626
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Altaf Sarker-Ph.D

Role of a6* nAChR-mediated signaling in nicotine withdrawal SRI International $579,971
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Xiomara Perez-Ph.D.

Analysis of the Effect of Natl Policies on Smoking Behavior University of California, San Diego $579,489
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: John Pierce-Ph.D.

Thrombin Function/Inhibition in Tobacco-Related Diseases SRI International $578,441
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Paul Johnson-Ph.D.

A longitudinal study of smoking transitions in youth University of California, San Diego $577,574
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Elizabeth Gilpin-M.S.

Membrane Signaling Pathways of RAS/RAB Proteins Scripps Research Institute $574,559
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: William Balch-Ph.D.

Tobacco Treatment for Employable Californians Stanford University $573,934
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Judith Prochaska-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Vascular Response to Injury: Potentiation by Nicotine Stanford University $572,478
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Victor Dzau-M.D.

DNA replication, regulation of the cell cycle, and cancer California Institute of Technology $571,742
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Judith Campbell-Ph.D.

Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and California Youth HBSA, Inc. $571,269
Regulatory Science/New Products Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Tamar Antin-DrPH

Oxidative stress and skeletal muscle dysfunction in COPD University of California, San Diego $569,914
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Russell Richardson-Ph.D. Michael Hogan-Ph.D.

Expression of the Human apo-B Gene in Transgenic Mice Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute $569,759
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Beatriz Levy-Wilson-Ph.D.

DUAL USE OF MARIJUANA AND TOBACCO: SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUTH HBSA, Inc. $566,562
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Juliet Lee-Ph.D.

Patterns of tobacco use from adolescence to young adulthood RAND Corporation $565,277
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Phyllis Ellickson-Ph.D.

Effects of passive smoking and pregnancy Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $565,186
Cancer Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Kenneth Turteltaub-Ph.D.

A Novel Approach to Prevent in Utero Nicotine Lung Injury LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $564,957
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Virender Rehan-M.D.

Fetal Nicotine Exposure Alters Bone Marrow Stem Cell Functio LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $563,438
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Virender Rehan-M.D.

Evaluating Relationship of Cannabis use & Tobacco Cessation Veterans Medical Research Foundation $561,591
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Timothy Chen-Pharm.D.

Risks for Selected Birth Defects from Parental Cig Smoke March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation $560,383
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Gary Shaw-Ph.D.

The role of multiple genes in susceptibility to smoking Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $557,829
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: David Comings-M.D.

A stage-based scheduled smoking intervention for Chinese University of California, San Francisco $554,500
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Janice Tsoh-Ph.D.

GIS tools for surveillance and regulation of flavored OTPs Stanford University $553,520
Industry Influence/Policy Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Lisa Henriksen-Ph.D.

Smoke-free bars: analysis of the response from Long Beach California State University, Long Beach Foundation $552,978
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Robert Friis-Ph.D.

Smoking & Adverse Reproductive Health Effects in Women University of California, Davis $550,243
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Ellen Gold-Ph.D.

Keep me smokefree Education Training and Research Associates, Inc. $550,002
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Carol D'Onofrio-DrPH

Shared Genetics of COPD and Lung Cancer Kaiser Foundation Research Institute $549,561
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Lori Sakoda-Ph.D.

Human tryptase gene expression: role in COPD University of California, San Francisco $545,409
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: George Caughey-M.D.

Impact of MPO in Tobacco-related Cardiovascular Disease Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $545,359
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Wanda Reynolds-Ph.D.

Regulation of Oxidant Production in Activated Phagocytes Scripps Research Institute $540,379
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Gary Bokoch-Ph.D.

Hmong smoking prevalence & tobacco uses California State University, Fresno Foundation $539,350
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Vickie Krenz-Ph.D., M.S.P.H. Pao Fang-

Clinical Pharmacology of Tobacco Alkaloids University of California, San Francisco $538,143
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Peyton Jacob-Ph.D.

Regulation of GP IIb-IIIa by the Platelet Cytoskeleton Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $537,597
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Joan Fox-Ph.D.

Internet health research center: smoking, Latinos, & the Web University of California, San Francisco $535,096
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Ricardo Munoz-Ph.D.

Smoking predictors in Mexican American youth University of San Francisco $534,603
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Gerardo Marin-Ph.D.

A Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program: High School Athletes University of California, San Francisco $533,923
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Margaret Walsh-MS, EdD

The Accumbens: A Critical Brain Site for Nicotine Craving Scripps Research Institute $532,964
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Steven Henriksen-

Relationship of perceived risks and benefits to teen smoking University of California, San Francisco $532,037
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D.

Role of Nitric Oxide in Smoking-Related Vascular Impotence LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $531,486
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Nestor Gonzalez-Cadavid-Ph.D.

Assessing Toxicity of Tobacco Product Waste to Humans San Diego State University Research Foundation $530,478
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Eunha Hoh-Ph.D.

ENDS on campus: Changes in policy and retail environments Stanford University $527,296
Industry Influence/Policy Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Lisa Henriksen-Ph.D.

LDL pathophysiology and lipoprotein structure Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $527,245
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Robert Ryan-Ph.D.

Update KiR: An Evidence-Based Program Reducing Teen Tobacco Education Training and Research Associates, Inc. $526,924
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Pamela Drake-Ph.D.

Smoking & Passive Smoking Patterns in Chinese Americans Public Health Institute $524,884
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Marion Lee-Ph.D.

Integrin Cytoplasmic Domains and Ligand Affinity Modulation Scripps Research Institute $522,649
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Timothy O'Toole-Ph.D.

Smoking Policies and Secondhand Smoke in Hotel Rooms San Diego State University Research Foundation $522,544
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Effectiveness Ventilation & other Controls in Reducing ETS Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. $522,494
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Steven Hayward-Ph.D.

Clinical Validation of Salivary Oral Cancer Biomarkers University of California, Los Angeles $521,831
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: David Wong-DMD, DMSc

Reduction of Passive Smoking in Asthmatic Children: Clinical San Diego State University Research Foundation $521,489
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Melbourne Hovell-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Effect of nicotine on bone marrow cells La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $520,381
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Sophia Khaldoyanidi-M.D., Ph.D.

Spanish/English web site for smoking cessation trials University of California, San Francisco $519,674
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Ricardo Munoz-Ph.D.

Nicotine in the Brain University of California, San Diego $518,966
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Darwin Berg-Ph.D.

Correlates of cigarette craving in acute nicotine withdrawal Brentwood Biomedical Research Institute $517,818
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Murray Jarvik-M.D., Ph.D. Richard Olmstead-Ph.D.

The role of hCDC4 regulation of cyclin E in lung cancer Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $517,032
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Charles Spruck-Ph.D.

Cigarette Smoking & Facial Wrinkling University of California, San Francisco $515,796
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Virginia Ernster-M.D., Ph.D.

Nicotine withdrawal, smoking & attention: an fMRI study University of California, Los Angeles $515,303
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Edythe London-Ph.D.

Immunopharmacotherapy as a treatment for nicotine addiction Scripps Research Institute $515,270
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Kim Janda-Ph.D.

Effects of nicotine withdrawal on aviator performance Stanford University $515,243
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Jerome Yesavage-M.D.

Effect of maternal smoking on human placental development University of California, San Francisco $515,124
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Susan Fisher-Ph.D.

Association of Outlet Density with Smoking and Pack Price Stanford University $515,010
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Lisa Henriksen-Ph.D.

Tobacco Control Digital Library University of California, San Francisco $514,796
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Karen Butter-M.L.

Parkinson's Disease: A Protective Effect of Smoking? Stanford University $512,849
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Lorene Nelson-Ph.D.

Role of Pneumocystis in COPD Progression University of Southern California $512,737
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Alison Morris-M.D. Ahmet Baydur-M.D. Patricio Escalante-M.D.

Protecting the "hood" against tobacco: cessation project University of California, San Francisco $512,200
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Ruth Malone-Ph.D., R.N. Carol McGruder-BA

Environmental Tobacco Smoke & Lung Development University of California, Irvine $512,031
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Ronald Rasmussen-Ph.D.

In Vitro Characterization of Human Airway Gland Cells University of California, San Francisco $511,793
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Walter Finkbeiner-M.D., Ph.D.

Novel Office-Based Device for Imaging Vocal Cord Cancer University of California, Irvine $510,000
Cancer Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Brian Wong-M.D., Ph.D.

Tobacco Industry Targeting of Older Persons University of California, San Francisco $509,993
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Ruth Malone-Ph.D., R.N.

Determinants of smoking among gay & lesbian youth University of California, San Francisco $509,771
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Jay Paul-Ph.D.

Targeting Hypoxia-inducible Factor to Treat Lung Cancer The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $509,490
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Siva Kolluri-Ph.D.

Cotinine Metabolism in Infants and Children University of California, San Francisco $509,473
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Neal Benowitz-M.D.

Use of entertainment education on TV to deter youth smoking University of California, Irvine $509,320
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Cornelia Pechmann-Ph.D.

Reaching and Treating LGBT Smokers: The Internet and NRT University of California, San Francisco $509,201
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Gary Humfleet-Ph.D.

A Family-Based Approach To Reduce Smoking in Vietnamese Men University of California, San Francisco $508,987
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Janice Tsoh-Ph.D.

Clinical Pharmacology of Tobacco Alkaloids University of California, San Francisco $508,848
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Peyton Jacob-Ph.D.

Passive smoking, inflammatory markers and childhood asthma University of California, San Diego $508,299
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Hillary Klonoff-Cohen-Ph.D.

School-based tobacco control programming for deaf/hh youth University of California, Los Angeles $506,967
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full SARA 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Barbara Berman-Ph.D. Debra Sue Guthmann-Ed..D.

Measuring prenatal tobacco exposure in newborn blood spots Sequoia Foundation $506,839
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Juan Yang-Ph.D.

Hypnosis for Smoking Relapse Prevention University of California, San Francisco $506,230
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Timothy Carmody-Ph.D.

Effect of maternal smoking on early human development University of California, San Francisco $505,975
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Susan Fisher-Ph.D.

Effects of Smoking on Metabolism During Rest & Exercise University of California, Berkeley $504,382
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: George Brooks-Ph.D.

Therapy for muscle dysfunction in COPD: cellular adaptations Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $502,904
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Michael Lewis-M.D.

Prospective Study of Cigarette Smoking & Behavior Dysfunctn University of California, Berkeley $500,370
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Nadine Lambert-Ph.D. BA, MA

Determining a role for long noncoding RNAs in smoke-induced University of California, Santa Cruz $500,000
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Susan Carpenter-Ph.D.

Effect of nicotine exposure on mitochondria in myocytes University of California, San Diego $500,000
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Asa Gustafsson-Ph.D.

Controlled study of withdrawal symptoms in teen smokers Stanford University $499,890
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Joel Killen-Ph.D.

Tumor heterogeneity and cooperativity drive metastasis in RC University of California, Los Angeles $499,678
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Lily Wu-M.D., Ph.D.

Natural history of tobacco addiction in adolescents University of California, San Francisco $499,505
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Anna-Barbara Moscicki-M.D.

CONNECT: Smoking Cessation and Lung Cancer Screening University of California, San Francisco $499,241
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Judith Walsh-M.D., M.P.H.

Periodic Gene Expression in the G1 Phase of the Cell Cycle California Institute of Technology $498,844
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Judith Campbell-Ph.D.

Comprehensive Program to Reduce Tobacco-Related Health Dispa University of California, San Francisco $498,823
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Michael Potter-MD

Barriers and Supports for Smoking Cessation: Latinos in Addi HBSA, Inc. $498,793
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Anna Pagano-Ph.D.

Targeting invadopodia in head and neck cancer metastasis University of California, San Diego $498,393
Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Jing Yang-Ph.D.

Management of Smoking by the Elderly in Long Term Care University of California, San Francisco $498,334
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Linda Mitteness-Ph.D.

Treating NSCLC with Next-Gen RNAi Therapeutics Target University of California, San Diego $498,126
Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Steven Dowdy-Ph.D.

Effect of Nicotine, E-Cigarette and Cannabinoids on the Gut University of California, San Diego $497,923
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Pradipta Ghosh-M.D.

Social Cognition and Tobacco Craving in HIV Patients University of California, San Diego $497,598
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Erin Morgan-BA

Interventions to reduce tobacco use among homeless women University of California, San Francisco $496,848
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Elise Riley-Ph.D., MPH

Two approaches to referral for smoking cessation treatment University of California, Los Angeles $496,836
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Scott Eliot Sherman-M.D., M.P.H.

Effects of e-cigarette aerosol on oral epithelial cell metab University of California, Los Angeles $496,801
Oral Disease and Dental Health High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Shen Hu-Ph.D.

Infrared Imaging Methods for the Detection and Diagnosis of University of California, San Francisco $496,684
Oral Disease and Dental Health High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Daniel Fried-

Novel Imuunotherapy for Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles $496,569
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Walter Laug-M.D.

Nicotine metabolism and predicting lung cancer risk in Afric University of Southern California $496,005
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Sungshim Park-Ph.D.

Dissecting Cardiovascular Effects of E-Cigarettes University of California, Los Angeles $495,618
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Jesus Araujo-M.D., Ph.D.

Adolescent susceptibility to tobacco: a panel analysis University of California, Irvine $495,433
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Larry Jamner-Ph.D.

Determinants of Susceptibility to Oxidized Lipoproteins University of California, Los Angeles $495,384
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Alan Fogelman-M.D.

Role of Elastin Peptides in Neutrophil-Mediated Lung Injury Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles $495,336
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Martine Torres-Ph.D.

Nicotine & behavioral regulation in adult ADHD University of California, Irvine $495,079
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Jean-G. Gehricke-Ph.D.

EX-Teen American Indian Tobacco Use Cessation Program University of Southern California $495,000
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Claradina Soto-MPH

Improved identification of subjects genetically at risk for University of Southern California $495,000
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Ite Offringa-Ph.D.

Southern California Vape Shop Reactions to New Policies University of Southern California $495,000
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Steven Sussman-Ph.D.

Triangulum (Tobacco, E-Cigarettes, Marijuana) SHS exposure i University of Southern California $495,000
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati-Ph.D., M.P.H.

The impact of secondhand smoke exposure on COPD outcomes University of California, San Francisco $492,890
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Mark Eisner-M.D., M.P.H. Paul Blanc-M.D., M.S.P.H.

The role of PACAP/PAC1 receptor system in nicotine addiction Western University of Health Sciences $490,832
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Kabirullah Lutfy-Ph.D.

An athletic trainer mediated spit tobacco cessation program University of California, San Francisco $490,546
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Margaret Walsh-MS, EdD

Stress & Smoking in Natural Settings: An Ambulatory Study University of California, Los Angeles $489,853
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: David Shapiro-Ph.D.

Relating Tobacco Access and Consumption Among Youth Stanford University $489,771
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Stephen Fortmann-M.D.

Effect of Maternal Smoking on Early Human Development University of California, San Francisco $489,025
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Susan Fisher-Ph.D.

Using technology to help low-income and Latino smokers quit Palo Alto University, Inc. $488,628
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Ricardo Munoz-Ph.D.

Pathogenesis of Cigarette Smoke-Induced Bronchitis University of California, Davis $487,719
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Jerold Last-Ph.D.

Immunotargeting lung cancer Proteomics Research Institute for Systems Medicine $487,500
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Jan Schnitzer-M.D.

Proteomic Mapping of Human Lung Tumor Endothelium Proteomics Research Institute for Systems Medicine $487,182
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Jan Schnitzer-M.D.

Passive Smoking: Role of Airways Reactivity in Infancy University of California, Berkeley $486,888
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Ira Tager-M.D., M.P.H.

Tobacco & cannabis use among sexual & gender minorities University of California, Los Angeles $486,782
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Ian Holloway-Ph.D.

Hyperactive nicotine receptors California Institute of Technology $486,158
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

Role of aV Integrins in Malignancy of Tobacco/Induced Tumors Scripps Research Institute $485,909
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: David Cheresh-Ph.D.

Tobacco Industry Response to Passive Smoking University of California, San Francisco $484,233
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Stanton Glantz-Ph.D.

Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein (MCP-1) in Atherosclerosis J. David Gladstone Institutes $484,207
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Israel Charo-M.D., Ph.D.

WeChat to Quit: Engage Chinese Patients to Stop Smoking Chinese Community Health Resource Center $484,086
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Angela Sun-Ph.D., MPH

ETS Effects on airway development in the primate lung University of California, Davis $483,652
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Kent Pinkerton-Ph.D.

Benzo[A]pyrene: Biogenetic Effects on Hepatocytes in Vitro University of California, San Diego $482,971
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Hyam Leffert-M.D.

Targeted nanodelivery of anti-inflammatory drugs Proteomics Research Institute for Systems Medicine $482,749
Pulmonary Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Jan Schnitzer-M.D.

Persistent smoking in bars: an ethnographic analysis Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $482,317
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Roland Moore-BA, MA, Ph.D.

mGlu7 activators as drug candidates for nicotine dependence The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $481,721
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Nicholas Cosford-Ph.D.

Alliance for Data dissemination to Achieve Equity (ADEPT) Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment Advocacy & Leadership $481,501
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Special Projects 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Rod Lew-MPH

High Resolution OCT for Early Airway Cancer Detection University of California, Irvine $480,636
Cancer Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Matthew Brenner-M.D.

Low-Cost Contingency Management for Smoking Cessation University of California, San Francisco $478,743
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Timothy Carmody-Ph.D.

An IFN-gamma/mast cell axis in THS-exacerbated allergic airw Stanford University $478,312
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Stephen Galli-M.D.

Bupropion for hospital-based smoking cessation University of California, San Francisco $478,065
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Joel Simon-M.D., M.P.H.

Smokefree Homes and Smoking Initiation in a National Sample University of California, San Diego $477,781
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: John Pierce-Ph.D.

Role of EphA3 receptor mutations in lung cancer The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $477,500
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Elena Pasquale-Ph.D.

Fbxo2: a master regulator of lung cancer metastasis? The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $477,500
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Charles Spruck-Ph.D.

Nonsmokers helping smokers and the role of culture University of California, San Diego $476,656
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Shu-Hong Zhu-Ph.D.

Analysis of California adolescent tobacco data University of California, Los Angeles $475,742
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: William McCarthy-Ph.D.

The Economic Effects of California Cigarette Taxation University of California, Berkeley $474,976
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Teh-Wei Hu-Ph.D.

Investigating the carcinogenic potential of e-cig in humans University of Southern California $474,971
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Ahmad Besaratinia-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Role of Smad protein in growth inhibition of tumor cells Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $474,492
Cancer Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Kunxin Luo-Ph.D.

Enhancing mTOR-targeted lung cancer therapy Scripps Research Institute $473,879
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Jiing-Dwan Lee-Ph.D.

SOX-2 knockdown in stem cells prevents lung tumor recurrence Scripps Research Institute $473,879
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Ralph Reisfeld-Ph.D.

Cigarette smoke alters lipoprotein & artery wall interaction University of California, Los Angeles $472,876
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Alan Fogelman-M.D.

Effects of prenatal nicotine exposure on nicotinic receptors University of California, San Francisco $471,654
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Peter Sargent-Ph.D.

Bupropion for smoking cessation University of California, San Francisco $471,154
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Joel Simon-M.D., M.P.H.

Tobacco exposure in pregnant women in minority populations Sequoia Foundation $469,727
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Martin Kharrazi-Ph.D.

Diaphragm adaptations following treatment for emphysema Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $469,400
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Michael Lewis-M.D.

Diabetes & tobacco exposure in So CA American Indians University of California, San Diego $468,020
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Deborah Morton-Ph.D.

Optim. of Train. in Patients w/Chronic Obstruc. Pulm Disease Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $467,503
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Michael Belman-M.D.

Joint roles of ceramide, EGFR/Src in lung injury and cancer University of California, Davis $467,498
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Tzipora Goldkorn-BSc, MSc, Ph.D.

Economic impact of tobacco taxes on African Americans University of California, San Francisco $467,178
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Hai-Yen Sung-Ph.D.

Tobacco and Marijuana Co-Use Among Emerging Adults in Califo RAND Corporation $466,934
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Joan Tucker-Ph.D.

Birth defects, smoking and host susceptibility March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation $466,200
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Suzan Carmichael-Ph.D.

Nicotine Metabolism in Families University of California, San Francisco $465,537
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Neal Benowitz-M.D.

Carbon monoxide and the brain growth spurt University of California, Los Angeles $464,268
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: John Edmond-Ph.D.

Classroom animation tobacco awareness program effectiveness WestEd $463,718
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full SARA 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Barbara Dietsch-Ph.D. Lynne Dibble-BS, MA Timothy Kordic- Diane Schwartz-M.A.

An Endogenous Lectin in Airway Epithelium & Lung Cancer University of California, San Francisco $463,703
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Hakon Leffler-M.D., Ph.D.

Pager-assisted smoking cessation treatment University of California, San Francisco $463,689
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Timothy Carmody-Ph.D.

TOWARD EQUITY IN SMOKEFREE WORKSITE POLICIES, SHS EXPOSURE & Stanford University $461,799
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Judith Prochaska-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Genomic Signatures of CVD in Twins Discordant for Smoking University of California, San Diego $461,488
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Brinda Rana-PhD

DO ASSURANCES OF VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE REDUCE YOUTH ACCESS AN Stanford University $461,386
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Lisa Henriksen-Ph.D.

Environmental tobacco smoke exposure & adult asthma University of California, San Francisco $460,032
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Mark Eisner-M.D., M.P.H.

Differentiating Preadolescent/Adolescent Paths to Smoking University of Southern California $459,986
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Karen Hennigan-Ph.D.

Suppression of lung adenocarcinoma by miR-34 microRNAs University of California, Berkeley $459,900
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Lin He-Ph.D

Tobacco control policy and population-level harm reduction University of California, San Diego $459,900
Regulatory Science/New Products Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Karen Messer-Ph.D.

Effects of nicotine on postinfarction cardiac remodeling University of California, San Diego $459,799
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Francisco Villarreal-M.D., Ph.D.

CNS effects of prenatal nicotine exposure: threshold dosage LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $458,763
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Russell Poland-Ph.D.

Youth Activity Spaces and Exposure to Tobacco Outlets HBSA, Inc. $457,273
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Sharon Lipperman-Kreda-Ph.D.

Lung volume reduction surgery in an animal emphysema model University of California, Irvine $456,336
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Matthew Brenner-M.D.

Adolescent Susceptibility to Tobacco: A Panel Analysis University of California, Irvine $456,076
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Larry Jamner-Ph.D.

Local Cannabis Regulation: What have we learned from tobacco Public Health Institute $455,992
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Pilot Award 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Lynn Silver-MD, MPH, FAAP

Predictors of Smoking in African American Adolescents University of California, San Francisco $455,536
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Mark Alexander-Ph.D.

Characterization of Particulate-Phase ETS in Differing Envir Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $454,509
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Joan Daisey-Ph.D.

Fertility, smoking and early mammalian development University of California, Riverside $454,490
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Hemoglobin Conversion to Pro-Oxidants by Cigarette Smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $454,365
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Rolf Mehlhorn-Ph.D.

Novel therapy for pancreatic cancer University of California, Irvine $452,332
Cancer Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Hung Fan-Ph.D.

Fertility, smoking and early mammalian development University of California, Riverside $452,243
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Serum cotinine levels and reproductive outcomes Public Health Institute $452,159
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Martin Kharrazi-Ph.D.

Transdermal nicotine replacement for hospitalized smokers University of California, San Francisco $451,969
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Joel Simon-M.D., M.P.H.

Pregnant Smokers: Predictors of Cessation & Relapse University of California, San Francisco $451,831
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Nancy Adler-Ph.D.

Effects of THS toxins on mechanical and drug-induced injury University of California, Riverside $450,896
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Manuela Martins-Green-Ph.D.

Smoking and Embryonal Tumor Study University of California, Los Angeles $450,835
Regulatory Science/New Products Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Julia Heck-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Spanish/English web site for smoking cessation trials University of California, San Francisco $450,400
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Ricardo Munoz-Ph.D.

Effect of maternal smoking on human placental development University of California, San Francisco $450,000
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Susan Fisher-Ph.D.

Novel Therapy Sensitization Strategy for Lung Cancer Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies $450,000
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Ruth Gjerset-Ph.D.

Effect of Smoking on Success Rate of In Vitro Fertilization University of California, San Diego $449,805
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Hillary Klonoff-Cohen-Ph.D.

Smoking initiation among Chinese and Vietnames adolescents University of California, San Francisco $449,734
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Celia Kaplan-Dr.P.H.

ETS exposures in the California Teachers Study cohort Public Health Institute $449,677
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Peggy Reynolds-Ph.D.

Effects of environmental tobacco smoke on the artery wall University of California, Davis $449,673
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: John Rutledge-M.D.

Comparison of Nicotine Metabolism in four Ethnic Groups University of California, San Francisco $449,327
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Eliseo Perez-Stable-M.D.

Cardiovascular responses through spinal nicotinic receptors University of California, San Diego $448,941
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Palmer Taylor-Ph.D.

Assessing the impact of heat-not-burn and next-generation va Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $448,619
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Hugo Destaillats-Ph.D.

Reactivity of surface nicotine towards indoor ozone Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $448,132
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Hugo Destaillats-Ph.D.

Does tobacco exposure delay conception? Sequoia Foundation $447,845
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Michelle Pearl-Ph.D.

Mechanism of Endothelin-Stimulated ANF Secretion San Diego State University Research Foundation $447,480
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Christopher Glembotski-Ph.D.

Inflammatory compounds:role in tobacco-related lung disease University of California, San Diego $447,367
Cancer Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Timothy Bigby-M.D.

ETS effects on pulmonary breathing patterns University of California, Davis $446,954
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Jesse Joad-M.D.

Anti-Tobacco Programming: Reaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing University of California, Los Angeles $446,947
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Barbara Berman-Ph.D.

Nicotine toxicity acting on cardiac neurons University of California, San Diego $446,920
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Darwin Berg-Ph.D.

Electrophysiological Effects of Perinatal Nicotine Exposure Scripps Research Institute $446,225
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Cindy Ehlers-Ph.D.

Molecular origins of ApoB atherogenic lipoproteins University of California, San Francisco $445,617
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Robert Hamilton-Ph.D.

Perinatal Tobacco Exposure Epigenetics & Transgenerational LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $445,312
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Virender Rehan-M.D.

Smoking interventions in diverse LGBT communities Progressive Research & Training for Action $445,068
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Brenda Crawford-

Biological Impact of E-Cigarettes on Lung Carcinogenesis University of California, Los Angeles $444,879
Regulatory Science/New Products Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Steven Dubinett-M.D.

Cytotoxicity and Stress Induction by Thirdhand Smoke University of California, Riverside $443,453
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Gene therapy for emphysema University of California, San Francisco $443,179
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Francis Szoka-Ph.D.

Analysis of tobacco industry documents on scientific researc University of California, San Francisco $442,646
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Lisa Bero-Ph.D.

Passive Smoking and Clara Cell Development in the Lungs University of California, Davis $442,317
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Kent Pinkerton-Ph.D.

Environmental tobacco smoke and newborn lung development University of California, Davis $440,500
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Kent Pinkerton-Ph.D.

Comprehensive Tobacco Policy Model University of California, Irvine $439,963
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Tammy Tengs-Sc.D.

Clinical pharmacology of tobacco alkaloids University of California, San Francisco $439,882
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Peyton Jacob-Ph.D.

Tobacco Smoke Exposure & Chromosomally Defective Sperm Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $438,464
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Andrew Wyrobek-Ph.D.

Smoking Related Abnormalities of the Lung Surfactant System University of California, San Diego $438,278
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Roger Spragg-M.D.

Healthy Retail as a Tobacco Control Strategy in SF University of California, Berkeley $437,921
Industry Influence/Policy Full CARA 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Meredith Minkler-DrPH Jessica Estrada-B.A. Lisa Juachon-BA

Nicotonic receptors: role in addiction and reproduction Salk Institute for Biological Studies $437,480
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Stephen Heinemann-Ph.D.

Pulmonary Vascular Leukocytes & Tobacco Products University of California, Irvine $435,721
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: James Williams-Ph.D.

Nicotine May Affect Inflammation University of California, San Francisco $435,425
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Frederick Jia-Pei Miao-M.D., Ph.D.

Passive Smoking & Clara Cell Developement in the Lungs University of California, Davis $435,023
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Kent Pinkerton-Ph.D.

Bispecific molecular therapy of small cell lung cancer University of California, San Diego $434,805
Cancer Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Edward Ball-M.D.

Developmental Relationship between NK and T-Cell Lineages California Institute of Technology $434,126
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Ellen Rothenberg-Ph.D.

The role of media in smoking initiation and cessation University of California, San Diego $433,880
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: David Burns-M.D.

Supplement to tobacco disease in twins University of Southern California $432,989
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Thomas Mack-M.D., M.P.H.

How does smoke activate mucin transcription in lung cells? University of California, San Francisco $432,415
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Carol Basbaum-Ph.D.

Smoking treatment for substance abusing adolescents University of California, San Diego $431,607
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Mark Myers-Ph.D.

Pathogenesis of Smoke-Induced Injury in Airway Epithelium University of California, Davis $431,266
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Reen Wu-Ph.D.

Patterns of tobacco use from adolescence to young adulthood RAND Corporation $431,132
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Phyllis Ellickson-Ph.D.

Neurotransmitter systems and tobacco smoking University of California, Los Angeles $430,910
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Richard Olmstead-Ph.D.

Cardiovascular responses to nicotine University of California, San Diego $430,843
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Palmer Taylor-Ph.D.

To identify Egr-1 target genes important in pulmonary diseas The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $430,539
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Ian de Belle-Ph.D.

Smoking Cessation in Vietnamese: A Controlled Trial University of California, San Francisco $429,006
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Steve McPhee-M.D.

Interactions of Moesin during platelet activation Stanford University $428,524
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Heinz Furthmayr-M.D.

Tobacco oxidants and the ceramide path in lung cell death University of California, Davis $427,613
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Tzipora Goldkorn-BSc, MSc, Ph.D.

Third-Hand Smoke Impact on Platelet Function and Thrombosis Western University of Health Sciences $427,235
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Fadi Khasawneh-PhD

Genotoxicity of Thirdhand Smoke and Aged Secondhand Smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $427,204
General Biomedical Science Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Bo Hang-Ph.D.; M.D.

Context & consequenes of smoking in a blue-collar cohort Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $426,555
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Carol Cunradi-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Quantification of lung doses from inhaled tobacco smoke University of California, Irvine $425,728
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Robert Phalen-Ph.D.

Role of thioredoxin in ETS-induced pulmonary airway injury University of California, Davis $425,665
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Reen Wu-Ph.D.

E-Cigarettes and Coronary Endothelial Function in Dual Users Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $425,477
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Ronald Victor-M.D. Florian Rader-

Effectiveness of a large prenatal tobacco reduction program Sequoia Foundation $425,181
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Michelle Pearl-Ph.D.

Modeling sleep disturbance during nicotine withdrawal SRI International $424,344
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Teresa Steininger-Ph.D.

Ethnic and gender variation in nicotine detoxification SRI International $424,142
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Huijun Ring-Ph.D.

Tumor Infiltrating Lymphocytes & Pulmonary Macrophages University of California, Los Angeles $423,786
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Sidney Golub-

Environmental tobacco smoke effects on lung surfactant University of California, Santa Barbara $423,216
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Joseph Zasadzinski-Ph.D.

Role of Annexins in Neutrophil Degranulation University of California, San Francisco $422,822
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Joel Ernst-M.D.

The Role of CSN6 in Cardiac Muscle and Sudden Cardiac Death University of California, San Diego $421,875
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Farah Sheikh-Ph.D.

Metabolic consequences of tobacco toxicants University of California, San Diego $421,875
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Mohit Jain-M.D., Ph.D.

Role of Glutamate/ACh co-release in nicotine addiction University of California, San Diego $421,875
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Thomas Hnasko-PhD

Prevention of relapse in nicotine dependence: role of mGluR7 University of California, San Diego $421,875
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Xia Li-Ph.D. Victoria Risbrough-Ph.D.

A novel imaging technology for the early detection of Oral C University of California, Los Angeles $421,842
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Maie St. John-MD, PhD

Phenols & PAH in Tobacco-Related Cardiovascular Disease University of Southern California $421,763
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Enrique Cadenas-Ph.D.

Leveraging Adjuvants for Improved Nicotine Vaccines Scripps Research Institute $421,413
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Kim Janda-Ph.D.

Airway inflammation in the evolution of airway fibrosis University of California, San Francisco $421,284
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Stephen Nishimura-M.D.

Chemotherapeutic inhibition of polysialic acid biosynthesis University of California, Davis $420,781
Cancer Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Jacquelyn Gervay-Hague-Ph.D.

Ethnicity and school-level effect on CA student tobacco use University of California, Los Angeles $420,713
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: William McCarthy-Ph.D.

Ultra Low Dose, Effective CT for Lung Cancer Screening University of California, Los Angeles $420,238
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Michael McNitt-Gray-Ph.D.

Protective function of VEGF on the development of emphysema University of California, San Diego $420,000
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Kechun Tang-M.D., Ph.D.

NF-kB mediated inflammation in tobacco-induced lung cancer University of California, San Diego $420,000
Cancer Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Michael Karin-Ph.D.

Activation and detoxification of lung cancer carcinogens University of California, San Diego $420,000
Cancer Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Robert Tukey-Ph.D.

Nicotinic Manipulation of the Hippocampus University of California, San Diego $420,000
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Darwin Berg-Ph.D.

Sirtuin deacetylase and RAS-dependent cancers Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $420,000
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Wenyong Chen-Ph.D.

California's Tobacco Control Program and Tobacco-Use Trends University of California, San Diego $419,901
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics California Research Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Karen Messer-Ph.D.

Use of existing data to dvlp new tobacco control strategies University of California, San Diego $419,888
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Elizabeth Gilpin-M.S. John Pierce-Ph.D. Karen Messer-Ph.D.

Brain imaging in nicotine addiction University of California, Los Angeles $419,881
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Desmond Smith-Ph.D.

Epigenetic Regulation of Airway MUC gene expression by smoke University of California, Davis $419,528
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Reen Wu-Ph.D.

Neurobiological substrates of nicotine addiction University of California, San Diego $419,503
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Athina Markou-Ph.D.

Immune Targeted Therapy for Lung Cancer University of California, Los Angeles $419,500
Cancer Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Sherven Sharma-Ph.D.

Regulations of phase II genes by oxidation products University of California, Merced $419,057
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Henry Forman-Ph.D.

Molecular predictors of oral cancer development University of California, San Francisco $419,000
Cancer Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Richard Charles Jordan-D.D.S., Ph.D.

Tobacco smoke and airway remodeling in asthma University of California, San Diego $418,951
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: David Broide-M.B., Ch.B.

ETS Effects on Lung Surfactant University of California, Santa Barbara $418,874
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Joseph Zasadzinski-Ph.D.

Use of Existing Data to Develop Tobacco Control Strategies University of California, San Diego $418,699
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Karen Messer-Ph.D.

Effect of smoke and gender on bronchiolar injury and repair University of California, Davis $418,207
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Laura Van Winkle-Ph.D.

African Americans and Mentholated Cigarettes Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science $417,968
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Bruce Allen-DrPH

Effects of Tobacco on Rat Lung Alveolar Lining Liquid Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $417,585
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Jacob Bastacky-M.D.

Neuronal oxidative stress from mild carbon monoxide exposure University of California, Los Angeles $417,403
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: John Edmond-Ph.D.

Chemokine-based therapy for lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $416,940
Cancer Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Sherven Sharma-Ph.D.

Paternal Smoking and DNA Methylation in Childhood Leukemia University of California, San Francisco $416,758
Cancer California Research Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Joseph Wiemels-PhD

Irritant and pain-reducing effects of nicotine University of California, Davis $415,704
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Earl Carstens-Ph.D.

Modulating TLR9 Activation for Lung Cancer Therapy The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $415,463
Cancer Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Tsung-Hsien Chuang-Ph.D.

The role of media in smoking initiation & cessation University of California, San Diego $414,203
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: David Burns-M.D.

Doses to Target Tissues from Inhaled Tobacco Smoke University of California, Irvine $413,410
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Robert Phalen-Ph.D.

Effect of smoke and gender on bronchiolar injury and repair University of California, Davis $413,288
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Laura Van Winkle-Ph.D.

Self-hypnosis for smoking cessation University of California, San Francisco $413,119
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Timothy Carmody-Ph.D.

Air pollution, tobacco smoke, & asthma in minority children University of California, San Francisco $412,913
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Esteban Burchard-M.D., M.P.H.

Nicotine and Smoking Effects on Neuromuscular Development Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $412,639
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Mario Fournier-Ph.D.

Nicotine & its metabolites: apoptosis in developing neurons Human BioMolecular Research Institute $412,200
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Jun Zhang-Ph.D.

Effects of Outlet/Ad Density on Teen Smking and Brand Choice Stanford University $410,979
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Lisa Henriksen-Ph.D.

Sex differences in nicotine effects on inflammation University of California, San Francisco $410,570
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Paul Green-Ph.D.

Oxidative Stress/Inflammation in Pulmonary Disease Scripps Research Institute $409,427
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: William Balch-Ph.D.

Dissemination of the Rx for Change in Psychiatry Curriculum University of California, San Francisco $409,106
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Judith Prochaska-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Smoking, Free Radicals, Antioxidants and Disease Prevention University of California, Berkeley $408,853
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Lester Packer-Ph.D.

Evaluation of tobacco and e-cigarette genotoxicity Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $408,000
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Timothy O'Connor-Ph.D.

A new approach to anti-angiogenic therapy in lung cancer Stanford University $407,935
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Calvin Kuo-M.D., Ph.D.

Corporate strategies: design, conduct, publication of resrch University of California, San Francisco $407,567
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Lisa Bero-Ph.D.

Mechanism of stress effects on weight in nicotine withdrawal University of California, San Francisco $407,019
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Jon Levine-M.D., Ph.D.

Effect of Maternal Smoking on Human Placental Development University of California, San Francisco $406,527
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Susan Fisher-Ph.D.

Population studies of new tobacco products and cigarettes University of California, San Diego $406,492
Regulatory Science/New Products Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Karen Messer-Ph.D.

Environmental tobacco smoke effects on lung surfactant University of California, Santa Barbara $406,444
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Joseph Zasadzinski-Ph.D.

Genetic susceptibility to tobacco-induced lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $406,120
Cancer Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Oliver Hankinson-Ph.D.

Role of protein phosphatase 2A in lung cancer University of California, San Diego $405,795
Cancer Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Gernot Walter-Ph.D.

Control of Mucociliary Clearance in the Respiratory Tract University of California, Los Angeles $404,950
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Ellen Dirksen-Ph.D.

Nicotine Receptor in Nicotine Dependence California Institute of Technology $404,642
Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

Signal Transduction and Cell Activation Salk Institute for Biological Studies $404,312
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Bartholomew Sefton-Ph.D.

Lung volume reduction surgery in an emphysema model University of California, Irvine $404,139
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Matthew Brenner-M.D.

Therapeutic potential of oxytocin for nicotine addiction University of Southern California $404,115
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Matthew Kirkpatrick-Ph.D.

cGMP regulation of vascular smooth muscle differentiation University of California, San Diego $403,818
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Renate Pilz-M.D.

SAR Studies of Novel antitumor Agents for Lung Carcinomas University of California, San Diego $403,338
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Michael Kelner-M.D., M.S.

The effect of nicotine on airway inflammation University of Southern California $402,991
Pulmonary Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Omid Akbari-Ph.D.

Neurobiological substrates of nicotine addiction Scripps Research Institute $402,852
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Athina Markou-Ph.D.

Use of existing data to develop new tobacco control strategi University of California, San Diego $402,610
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Elizabeth Gilpin-M.S.

Brain adaptations to chronic nicotine expsoure University of California, Irvine $402,111
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Frances Leslie-Ph.D.

Nicotine and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms Stanford University $400,534
Cardiovascular Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Philip Tsao-Ph.D.

Remnant lipoproteins, apolipoprotein E4 and atherosclerosis J. David Gladstone Institutes $400,500
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Robert Raffai-Ph.D.

Genome-specific synthetic lethal targeting in lung cancer Stanford University $400,000
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Jonathan Pollack-M.D., Ph.D.

Novel Susceptibility Factors in Lung Cancer Evolution Stanford University $400,000
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Ashby Morrison-Ph.D.

Dynamic Imaging of Sodium Channels in Metastatic Lung Cancer Stanford University $400,000
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Justin Du Bois-Ph.D.

Whole Genome RNAseq Studies of Blood in Smokers vs Nonsmoke University of California, Davis $400,000
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Frank Sharp-M.D.

Developing new vaccines for lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $398,511
Cancer Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Michael Roth-M.D.

Reducing minors' access to tobacco: project CHALK Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. $398,114
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Hope Landrine-Ph.D.

Mild carbon monoxide exposure impairs the inner ear University of California, Los Angeles $397,297
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Ivan Lopez-Ph.D.

Project Towards No Nicotine: Afterschool Tobacco Use Prevent University of California, Los Angeles $397,095
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Burton Cowgill-PhD

Investigating the carcinogenicity of e-cig University of Southern California $396,000
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Stella Tommasi-Ph.D.

Effects of Smoke on Fluid Transport Across Trachea University of California, Berkeley $395,115
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Sheldon Miller-Ph.D.

SGLT2 in early diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $394,716
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Claudio Scafoglio-M.D., PhD.

Novel Extracellular Sulfatases and Smoke-induced Lung Cancer University of California, San Francisco $394,380
Cancer Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Steven Rosen-Ph.D.

Cigarette smoke injures lung epithelium by activating nSMase University of California, Davis $394,380
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Tzipora Goldkorn-BSc, MSc, Ph.D.

Pharmacogenomics of New Generation Platinums in Lung Cancer University of California, San Francisco $394,380
Cancer Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Kathleen Giacomini-Ph.D.

Effects of Sedatives on Neuronal Nicotinic Binding University of California, San Francisco $394,301
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Barbara Dodson-M.D.

Clinical Pharmacology of Tobacco Alkaloids University of California, San Francisco $393,855
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Peyton Jacob-Ph.D.

Preserving At Risk Tobacco Control Policy Resources University of California, San Francisco $392,644
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Karen Butter-M.L.

How do nic and cig smoke affect neural control of breathing? University of California, Los Angeles $392,620
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Xuesi Shao-M.D.

Fertility smoking and early mammalian development University of California, Riverside $392,451
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Preserving at-risk tobacco control policy resources University of California, San Francisco $392,344
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Karen Butter-M.L.

Mechanism of smoke-induced MUC5B gene expression University of California, Davis $392,117
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Reen Wu-Ph.D.

Does secondhand smoke induce epigenetic changes? University of Southern California $392,100
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Stella Tommasi-Ph.D.

Cell Adhesion Receptors in Atherogenesis Scripps Research Institute $391,252
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Jeffrey Smith-Ph.D.

Cardiovascular Toxicity of E-Cigarettes: Role of Nicotine University of California, Los Angeles $391,200
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Holly Middlekauff-M.D.

Building Tobacco Cessation Connections Across Los Angeles Co University of California, Davis $391,161
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Community Practice-Based Research 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Elisa Tong-MD, MA

Cardiac ion channels and tobacco-related disease University of California, Santa Barbara $389,983
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Carol Vandenberg-Ph.D.

Does TGF-b modulate Metastasis of Small Cell Lung Carcinoma University of California, San Francisco $389,719
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Rik Derynck-Ph.D.

Preventing tobacco smoke diseases by network antioxidants University of California, Berkeley $388,714
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Lester Packer-Ph.D. Gladys Block-Ph.D.

Modeling and mapping changes in tobacco outlet density Stanford University $387,418
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Lisa Henriksen-Ph.D.

Macrophage DAP12 pathway in emphysema University of California, San Francisco $387,237
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Laura Koth-M.D.

SHS enhances cough via plasticity of brainstem neurons University of California, Davis $387,150
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Jesse Joad-M.D.

American Indian Youth: PSA, Photovoice & Digital Storytellin University of Southern California $387,041
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Claradina Soto-MPH

Put It Out Project for Sexual and Gender Minority Smokers University of California, San Francisco $386,973
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Danielle Ramo-Ph.D. Gary Humfleet-Ph.D.

Laboratory & Ambulatory Assessment of Smoking Withdrawal SRI International $385,814
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Marcia Ward-Ph.D.

Hormone replacement therapy, smoking & lipoprotein oxidation Scripps Research Institute $385,808
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Carole Banka-Ph.D.

An atypical nicotine receptor: target for anti-angiogenics? Stanford University $385,707
Cardiovascular Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: John Cooke-M.D., Ph.D.

Is Electronic Cigarette Aerosol Residue Hazardous? University of California, Riverside $385,491
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Function and Regulation of the Retinoblastoma Protein University of California, San Diego $385,031
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: James Feramisco-Ph.D.

Novel Approach to Head & Neck Cancer Therapy University of Southern California $384,743
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Parkash Gill-M.D.

Role of protein phosphatase 2A in lung cancer University of California, San Diego $384,497
Cancer Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Gernot Walter-Ph.D.

Metabolic and Carcinogen Effect of Electronic Cigarettes Friends Research Institute, Inc. $384,454
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Theodore Friedman-M.D., Ph.D.

Environmental tobacco smoke and early atherosclerosis University of Southern California $383,814
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Wendy Mack-Ph.D.

Effects of Tobacco Smoke on Proto-Oncogene Activity University of California, San Diego $382,758
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Michael Karin-Ph.D.

Chronic nicotine treatment in primates; role of a6b2 nAChRs SRI International $382,500
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Maryka Quik-Ph.D.

African American Smoking and Quitting in California Claremont Graduate University $382,402
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Dennis Trinidad-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Smoking-Induced Impairment of Pulmonary Host Defense University of California, Irvine $381,970
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Michael Selsted-M.D., Ph.D.

The role of nicotine receptors in nicotine dependence University of California, Irvine $381,317
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Katumi Sumikawa-Ph.D.

E-cigarette chemical effects on endothelial function Stanford University $380,870
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Eric Gross-MD, PhD

The Cost of Smoking for California s 58 Counties University of California, San Francisco $379,906
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics California Research Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Wendy Max-Ph.D.

COX-2 regulation of vaccination responses in lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $379,362
Cancer Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Steven Dubinett-M.D.

Substrate Cycles, Calorigenesis & Smoking Cessation University of California, San Francisco $378,709
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Marc Hellerstein-M.D., Ph.D.

Smoking Cessation After Surgery/A Randomized Trial University of California, San Francisco $378,222
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Warren Browner-M.D., M.P.H.

Effects of Nicotine on Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Growth Doheny Eye Institute $377,973
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Kathryn Rich-Ph.D.

Impact of Caffeine Use On Tobacco Cessation & Withdrawal Loma Linda University $377,968
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Jerry Lee-

A Molecular Approach for Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer Stanford University $376,800
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Maximilian Diehn-M.D., Ph.D.

Nicotinic receptors and Parkinson's disease The Parkinson's Institute $376,470
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Maryka Quik-Ph.D.

Health and economic toll of tobacco on CA's LGBT community University of California, San Francisco $375,845
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Wendy Max-Ph.D.

Role of viral-derived genes in lung cancer Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $375,800
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Francoise Mathieu-Daude-Ph.D.

Developing A Menthol-Centric Smoking Cessation Intervention Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science $374,975
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Bruce Allen-DrPH

The Economic Impact of the California Tobacco 21 Law University of California, San Francisco $374,819
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Wendy Max-Ph.D.

The geography of tobacco related disease in California Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $374,786
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Robert Lipton-BA, MA, MPH, Ph.D.

Readiness for and obstacles to California?s tobacco endgame University of California, San Francisco $374,772
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Ruth Malone-Ph.D., R.N.

Lung Cancer Screening: A Multilevel Intervention University of California, San Francisco $374,770
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Celia Kaplan-Dr.P.H.

The impact of price on the demand for electronic cigarettes University of California, San Francisco $374,677
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Tingting Yao-Ph.D.

Measuring combined tobacco, e-cigarette, and marijuana use University of California, San Francisco $374,448
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Danielle Ramo-Ph.D. Dorothy Apollonio-Ph.D.

Effects of California?s 2016 tobacco policies on initiation, University of California, San Francisco $374,400
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Dorothy Apollonio-Ph.D.

Tobacco/marijuana smoke: from lab to public health policy University of California, San Francisco $373,988
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Matthew Springer-Ph.D.

Effects of pro and anti-smoking cues in stores on craving Stanford University $373,894
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Lisa Henriksen-Ph.D.

Clinical pharmacology of tobacco alkaloids University of California, San Francisco $373,408
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Peyton Jacob-Ph.D.

Impacts of Electronic Cigarette Emissions on Indoor Air Qual University of California, Los Angeles $373,096
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Yifang Zhu-Ph.D.

Ending tobacco use in high risk, low income smokers University of California, San Francisco $373,068
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities Community Practice-Based Research 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Joseph Guydish-Ph.D.

Effect of voltage on electronic cigarette aerosol deposition University of California, San Francisco $372,621
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Gideon St. Helen-Ph.D

Tobacco Product Modulation of TNF Responses in Lung Cells University of California, Riverside $371,620
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Carl Ware-Ph.D.

Programmed cell death in cigarette-induced lung disease University of California, San Francisco $371,556
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: V. Courtney Broaddus-M.D.

Diagnosis and Treatment of MTAse-Deficient Lung Cancers University of California, San Diego $370,631
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Tsutomu Nobori-M.D.

Nicotine and cardiac vulnerability to fibrillation Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $370,057
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Hrayr Karagueuzian-Ph.D.

Nicotine Addiction: Novel ACh Receptors on Neurons University of California, San Diego $369,025
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Darwin Berg-Ph.D.

Tobacco use among American Indian adolescents in California University of Southern California $368,975
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Jennifer Unger-Ph.D.

Ethnic difference in cigarette smoking dynamics among youth University of Southern California $366,852
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Xinguang Chen-Ph.D.

Nicotine pharmacogenetics: influence of ethnicity LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $366,244
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Russell Poland-Ph.D.

California, trade pacts, tobacco control: lessons to learn University of California, San Francisco $366,226
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research Mackay CA-Pac Rim Tobacco Policy Sc 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Stella Bialous-RN, MScN, DrPH

Computer Vision for Detection of Tobacco Related Diseases on University of California, Los Angeles $365,413
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Matthew Brown-Ph.D.

Nicotine Enhanced Adrenal Medullary-Dependent Inflammation University of California, San Francisco $363,563
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Jon Levine-M.D., Ph.D.

Tobacco Carcinogens/C-Kinase Oxidative Activation/Metastasis University of Southern California $363,557
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Rayudu Gopalakrishna-Ph.D.

Role of Protein Phosphatases in Lung Cancer University of Southern California $363,234
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Axel Schonthal-Ph.D.

T-Cell Stimulating Antigen Genes in Tumor Cells University of California, Berkeley $362,814
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Nilabh Shastri-Ph.D.

Tobacco Control in Latino Communities San Diego State University Research Foundation $362,153
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: John Elder-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Effects of Thirdhand Smoke Exposure on the Microbiome of You San Diego State University Research Foundation $361,180
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Understanding nicotinic receptor subtype specificity California Institute of Technology $361,036
Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Dennis Dougherty-BS, MS, Ph.D.

Silicone Wristbands: Personal Samplers for Tobacco Toxicants San Diego State University Research Foundation $360,608
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Penelope JE Quintana-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Peptidyl Phosphonate Inhibitors to Human Leukocyte Elastase SRI International $359,461
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Charles Hiebert-

Predicting and Reducing Cigarette Sales to Minors University of Southern California $358,643
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Hope Landrine-Ph.D.

Mechanisms of targeted therapy resistance in lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $358,500
Cancer Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Kostyantyn Krysan-Ph.D.

Integrin Distribution & Function in Lung Carcinoma Cells University of California, San Francisco $358,128
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Robert Pytela-Ph.D.

Calorigenic and Atherogenic Effects of Smoking and Nicotine University of California, San Francisco $357,492
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Marc Hellerstein-M.D., Ph.D.

Protection of Lung Epithelium by Heat Shock Proteins University of California, Irvine $357,085
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Corinne Wong-Ph.D.

D2 Dopamine Receptor Alleles in Smokers & Nonsmokers University of California, Los Angeles $356,559
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Ernest Noble-M.D., Ph.D.

Effects of Tobacco Smoke on Mucin Production in Rat Airways University of California, San Francisco $356,400
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Carol Basbaum-Ph.D.

Gene Markers for Hypertension University of California, San Francisco $356,151
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Theodore Kurtz-M.D.

Suppression of Oncogenic RAS Mutations University of California, Berkeley $355,159
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Jasper Rine-Ph.D.

Novel Drugs for Lung Cancer Veterans Medical Research Foundation $353,998
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Leonard Deftos-M.D.

Lung Cancer Associated Retinopathy University of California, Davis $352,945
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Alan Roth-M.D.

Vitronectin in Cardiovascular Disease Scripps Research Institute $352,644
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Dietmar Seiffert-M.D.

Recruitment of leukocytes to atherosclerotic lesions in vivo University of California, San Diego $352,405
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Daniel Steinberg-M.D., Ph.D.

Effect of Smoking on Vascular Calcification in COPD LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $352,244
Cardiovascular Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Matthew Budoff-MD

H-Ras Ribozyme Mediated Tumor Suppression of BUX Cells City of Hope National Medical Center $352,183
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Kevin Scanlon-Ph.D.

Informing Smoking Interventions for CA University Students Veterans Medical Research Foundation $352,060
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Mark Myers-Ph.D.

Targeted blood clotting therapy for lung cancer University of Southern California $350,851
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Peisheng Hu-Ph.D.

Predicting and Reducing Cigarette Sales to Minors Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. $350,549
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Hope Landrine-Ph.D.

Virtual world internet chat room for teen smoking cessation San Diego State University Research Foundation $350,007
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full SARA 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Susan Woodruff-Ph.D. Elizabeth Garcia- James Crittenden-

Nicotine & Neuroendocrine Cell Signalling in Fetal Lung University of Southern California $349,873
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Carol Wuenschell-Ph.D.

Developmental Nicotine Exposure and Addiction University of California, Los Angeles $348,348
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Shahrdad Lotfipour-Ph.D.

Suppression of Oncogenic Ras Mutations University of California, Berkeley $348,032
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Jasper Rine-Ph.D.

Activated Protein C in Smokers Thrombosis Scripps Research Institute $347,737
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Andras Gruber-M.D.

Improving tobacco use assessment among youth via telephone University of California, Berkeley $347,440
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Joel Moskowitz-Ph.D.

Molecular Mechanisms of Leukocyte Traffic to the Lungs Stanford University $345,676
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Eugene Butcher-M.D.

Radon Attachment to Cigarette Smoke Aerosols Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $344,430
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Arthur Biermann-Ph.D.

Steroid Influences on Diaphragm Performance in Emphysema Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $343,914
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Michael Lewis-M.D.

TITF1 signature biomarkers for early lung cancer detection Stanford University $343,799
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Jonathan Pollack-M.D., Ph.D.

Tobacco Cessation Interventions for Mental Health Patients Veterans Medical Research Foundation $343,173
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Mark Myers-Ph.D.

Tests of the tobacco industry's youth smoking prevention ads Stanford University $343,044
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Stephen Fortmann-M.D.

Nicotine and Hemostatic Function of Brain Endothelium University of Southern California $342,880
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Vicky Wong-Ph.D.

Role of Protein Phosphatase 2A in Lung Carcinoma University of California, San Diego $342,144
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Gernot Walter-Ph.D.

Regulation of F2RL3/PAR4 Expression and Function by Methylat University of California, San Diego $341,978
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Joann Trejo-Ph.D.

The Role of Tobacco Smoke in Multi-Step Carcinogenesis Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles $341,730
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Anne T'ang-Ph.D.

Prevalence and Correlates of African American Tobacco Use San Diego State University Research Foundation $341,262
Epidemiology Full CARA 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Hope Landrine-Ph.D. Scott Roesch-Ph.D.

Effects of Passive Smoking on Experimental Atherosclerosis University of California, San Francisco $340,594
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: William Parmley-M.D.

Sucellular Localization of CAMP-dependent Protein Kinase University of California, San Diego $338,472
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Susan Taylor-Ph.D.

Health Related Quality of Life Outcomes of Smokers Who Quit University of California, San Francisco $338,364
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Anita Stewart-Ph.D.

Smoking cessation and medical care use/costs in a large HMO University of California, San Francisco $337,964
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Hai-Yen Sung-Ph.D.

Hookah, Sympathetic Nerves, and Coronary Perfusion in Humans Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $337,337
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Exploratory/Developmental Award 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Ronald Victor-M.D.

Expression of a drug resistance gene in head and neck cancer University of California, San Diego $337,086
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Stephen Howell-M.D.

Direct Analysis of Lung Cancer Development & Progression University of Southern California $336,973
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Darryl Shibata-M.D.

Studies of Proto-oncogenes & Growth Genes in Human Lung Canc University of California, Los Angeles $336,209
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Dennis Slamon-M.D., Ph.D.

Nicotine Levels in Pregnant Women & Child Development University of California, Berkeley $335,068
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Brenda Eskenazi-Ph.D.

Prevalence and Correlates of African American Tobacco Use California Black Health Network $335,039
Epidemiology Full CARA 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Denise Adams-Simms-MPH

CTCs for early detection and characterization of lung cancer SRI International $334,748
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Exploratory/Developmental Award 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Xiaohe Liu-Ph.D. , M.D.

Genome-wide mapping of smoke-induced DNA damage and mutation University of Southern California $334,652
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Ahmad Besaratinia-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Smoking and Leukemia: A Molecular Genetic Approach University of California, Los Angeles $334,253
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Judith Gasson-Ph.D.

Transport and disposition of nicotine in the human placenta University of California, San Francisco $333,108
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Deanna Kroetz-Ph.D.

Tech and Telephone Smoking Cessation Treatment for Young Vet Northern California Institute for Research & Education $333,090
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence CA Scholar of Targeted Advance Rsrc 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Ellen Herbst-M.D.

Tumor Suppressor Gene Mutations in Lung Cancer University of Southern California $333,054
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Alan Hiti-

Effect of Cigarette Smoke on High Risk Lipoprotein Profiles Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $332,996
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Trudy Forte-Ph.D.

Black-White Differences in Menthol Cigarette Smoking University of California, Los Angeles $332,764
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Murray Jarvik-M.D., Ph.D.

Novel Benzoxazinone Inhibitors to Hunam Leukocyte Elastase SRI International $332,615
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Charles Hiebert-

Brachial Vasoreactivity in Young Adult Smokers Osteoporosis Medical Center $332,294
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Jacques Barth-M.D., Ph.D.

Tobacco Use In Pregnancy: Chronic Effects On Blood Flow Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $332,222
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Lony Castro-M.D.

Vitamin E kinetics in smokers University of California, Davis $332,110
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Maret Traber-Ph.D.

Vascular Effects of Nicotine: Effect of Age University of California, Irvine $331,124
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Sue Duckles-Ph.D.

Mechanisms underlying modulations of respiration by nicotine University of California, Los Angeles $330,458
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Xuesi Shao-M.D.

Chronic bronchitis: pathology of mucin gene expression University of California, Davis $329,481
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Walter Finkbeiner-M.D., Ph.D.

Lung Cancer: p53 as a Paradigm of Tumor Suppression University of California, Los Angeles $327,795
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Phillip Koeffler-M.D.

Nicotine and Epigenetic Transgenerational Risk of Abdominal Palo Alto Veterans Institute for Research $326,640
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Joshua Spin-M.D.-Ph.D.

Tobacco Use Disparities in Californias Priority Populations University of California, San Diego $326,069
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Dennis Trinidad-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Model for surveillance of CA tobacco control policies Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $325,761
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Harold Holder-Ph.D.

Tobacco Treatment for Employable Californians Stanford University $324,669
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot CARA 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Judith Prochaska-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Determinants of Susceptibilty to Oxidixed Lipoproteins University of California, Los Angeles $324,569
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Alan Fogelman-M.D.

Lung cancer detection by methylation-preserving PCR University of Southern California $324,325
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Ite Offringa-Ph.D.

Impact of tobacco-smoke on apolipoprotein exchangeability Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $324,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Giorgio Cavigiolio-Ph.D.

Active and Passive Smoking and Risk of Colorectal Cancer Cancer Prevention Institute of California $323,850
Epidemiology Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Peggy Reynolds-Ph.D.

Cloning of Two Genes Involved it Tobacco Carcinogenesis University of California, Los Angeles $323,634
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Oliver Hankinson-Ph.D.

A Smoking Prevention Model for Low Income Minority Youth Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science $323,095
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Donna Davis-Ph.D.

Water pipe use, SHS exposure & home policy in Arab Americans San Diego State University Research Foundation $323,068
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Nada Kassem-Dr.P.H., MS, RN

Structure-Function Correlations for Ras p21 and its Mutants University of Southern California $322,049
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Arieh Warshel-Ph.D.

Cytokines and Foam Cell Formation Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute $321,593
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Loren Fong-Ph.D.

Tobacco exposure & subclinical atherosclerosis in NIDDM University of Southern California $321,363
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Wendy Mack-Ph.D.

Benzo[a]pyrene: Biogenetic Effects on Hepatocytes in Vitro University of California, San Diego $321,199
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Hyam Leffert-M.D.

Fertility, Smoking, and Early Mammalian Development University of California, Riverside $321,193
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Nicotinic Receptors, Tolerance and Spinal Neurotransmitters University of California, San Diego $320,869
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Palmer Taylor-Ph.D.

Inflammatory cardiovascular disease induced by autonomic eff University of California, San Diego $320,000
Socio-cultural, Behavioral and Psychological High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Joan Heller-Brown-Ph.D.

Chronic Electronic Cigarette Use and Accelerated Skeletal Mu University of California, San Diego $320,000
Cardiovascular Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Ellen Breen-Ph.D.

A smoke-free home intervention in supportive housing University of California, San Francisco $319,871
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Maya Vijayaraghavan-M.D.

Immunotheranostic MPI for Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related University of California, Berkeley $319,604
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Steven Conolly-Ph.D.

Tumor Suppressor Genes in Human Lung Cancer University of California, Irvine $319,060
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Eric Stanbridge-Ph.D.

Cellular Defects in Lung caused by Tobacco Smoke University of California, San Francisco $319,013
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Alan Verkman-M.D., Ph.D.

Radioimmunotherapy of Lung Cancer University of Southern California $318,994
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Alan Epstein-M.D., Ph.D.

Cigar use prevalence: social and media determinants San Diego State University Research Foundation $318,750
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Joachim Reimann-Ph.D.

Menthol Cigarette Smokers:nAChR Levels and Treatment Effects Brentwood Biomedical Research Institute $317,525
Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Arthur Brody-M.D.

Nicotine Effects on Activity of Brain Catecholamine Neurons University of California, San Diego $317,443
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Stephen Foote-Ph.D.

Ethnicity and the Meaning of Smoking in Older Age Groups University of California, San Francisco $317,076
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Judith Barker-Ph.D.

Cigarette Smoking, Steroidogenesis & Steroid Receptors Stanford University $316,942
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: David Feldman-M.D.

Defensins and à2-macroglobulin in Lung Inflammation University of California, Los Angeles $316,269
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Tomas Ganz-M.D., Ph.D.

Autocrine Interactions Between Bombesin and its Receptor University of California, San Diego $316,238
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Daniel Donoghue-Ph.D.

Smoking and the pathogenesis of macular degeneration University of California, Santa Barbara $316,038
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Lincoln Johnson-Ph.D.

Prenatal Nicotine Exposure and Epigenetic Regulation of AT2R Loma Linda University $316,000
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Exploratory/Developmental Award 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: DaLiao Xiao-Ph.D.

Implementation of California AB 13: smoking ban in bars University of California, San Francisco $315,181
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Lisa Bero-Ph.D.

Mechanisms of Atherogenesis:Role of Shear Stress & Tobacco Stanford University $314,974
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Gary Gibbons-M.D.

Subcellular pharmacokinetics of nicotinic compounds California Institute of Technology $314,942
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Henry Lester-Ph.D.

PRENATAL TOXICITY OF TRADITIONAL AND HARM REDUCTION TOBACCO University of California, Riverside $314,772
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Nicole Zur Nieden-Dr. rer.nat. (Ph.D. equivalent

Identification on Tumors of Molecular Targets for NK Cells University of California, San Francisco $314,006
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: William Seaman-M.D.

Hemoglobin Conversion to Pro-Oxidants by Cigarette Smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $313,201
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Rolf Mehlhorn-Ph.D.

Cigarette Smoke, Nicotine & Acid-induced Duodenal Injury University of California, Los Angeles $311,797
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Felix Leung-M.D.

Environmental influences on tobacco use amg AAPI communities Assoc of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations $311,543
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Rod Lew-MPH

Scientific and Administrative Core University of Southern California $311,057
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Integrated Research Project 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: C. Anderson Johnson-Ph.D.

Empower Korean Families to End Tobacco Use & Smoke Exposure University of California, San Francisco $310,454
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Janice Tsoh-Ph.D.

Toxicity of Harm Reduction Products on Human Development University of California, Riverside $310,000
General Biomedical Science Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Development of a blood test for pancreatic cancer Stanford University $308,819
Cancer Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Anson Lowe-M.D.

Phosphoryl Peptide Inhibitors of Tyrosine Kinases University of California, San Francisco $308,697
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Bradford Gibson-Ph.D.

Role of protein phosphatase 2A in lung cancer University of California, San Diego $307,522
Cancer Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Gernot Walter-Ph.D.

Proteins involved in nicotine receptor clustering University of California, San Diego $307,246
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: William Conroy-Ph.D.

Studies of novel antitumor agents for lung cancers University of California, San Diego $306,000
Cancer Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Michael Kelner-M.D., M.S.

Controlled Thirdhand Smoke Exposure Core University of California, San Francisco $304,957
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Suzaynn Schick-Ph.D.

The Dopamine D2 Receptor in Nicotine Addiction City of Hope National Medical Center $304,790
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: David Comings-M.D.

Tobacco-use by LGBTQ youth: prevalence and correlates Education Training and Research Associates, Inc. $304,650
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: John Shields-Ph.D.

Transcriptional Regulation of Programmed Cell Dealth University of California, Berkeley $304,418
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Astar Winoto-Ph.D.

Nitrogen Oxides and cigarette smoke-induced injury University of California, Davis $304,118
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Albert van der Vliet-Ph.D.

Pulmonary Benzo(A)pyrene Metabolism & Tobacco Smoking University of California, Irvine $303,996
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Yutaka Kikkawa-M.D.

Effect of tobacco-related policy change on smoking behavior University of California, San Diego $303,504
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: David Burns-M.D.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender tobacco use Kaiser Foundation Research Institute $302,119
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Elisabeth Gruskin-DrPH

Tobacco Smoke and Airway Fluid Transport & Composition University of California, Riverside $301,622
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Paul Quinton-Ph.D.

Susceptibility to smoking among adolescent never smokers University of Southern California $301,356
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Jennifer Unger-Ph.D.

Role of PHLPP1 in Astrocytes and Stroke University of California, San Diego $300,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Nicole Purcell-Ph.D.

Dendritic-epithelial cells crosstalk in lung inflammation University of California, Irvine $300,000
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Anshu Agrawal-Ph.D.

ADOLESCENT NICOTINE AND CANNABINOID EXPOSURE ON NICOTINE DEP University of California, Irvine $300,000
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Christie Fowler-Ph.D.

E-cigarette and Tobacco Use Prevention for Deaf and Hard-of- University of California, Los Angeles $299,816
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Barbara Berman-Ph.D.

Understanding the Mechanisms of Smoking Induced Squamous Lun University of California, Los Angeles $299,718
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Brigitte Gomperts-M.D.

Tobacco industry influence on the video game industry University of California, San Francisco $299,582
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Patricia McDaniel-Ph.D.

Tobacco GeneûEnvironment Interactions & Minority Asthmatics University of California, San Francisco $299,500
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Shweta Choudhry-Ph.D., MSc.

In-utero smoke exposure and epigenetic activation of GFI1-fa University of California, San Francisco $299,337
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Kyle Walsh-Ph.D. John Wiencke-Ph.D.

Early Nicotine Exposure Re-Wires Neural Circuits University of California, San Diego $299,335
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Darwin Berg-Ph.D.

Development of the COPD Phenotype:Role of the IL-22/IL-22R1 University of California, Davis $299,333
Pulmonary Disease High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Lisa Miller-Ph.D.

Indoor vaping: chemical characterization and health impacts Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $298,823
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Exploratory/Developmental Award 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Mohamad Sleiman-Ph.D Hugo Destaillats-Ph.D.

Smoking-Induced Mod. of Resp. Burst Oxidase of Human Phagocy University of California, San Diego $298,435
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Robert Smith-M.D.

Smoking and lifestyle risk factors for premenstrual changes University of California, Davis $297,783
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Ellen Gold-Ph.D.

Smoking, Personality and the Risk of Parkinson's Disease Kaiser Foundation Research Institute $297,245
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Stephen Van Den Eeden-Ph.D.

The role of P450s in tobacco-mediated lung cancer California Toxicology Research Institute $295,815
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Scott Allen-M.S., Ph.D.

Genetic Markers of Lung Cancer Risk Among Blacks & Whites University of Southern California $295,028
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Stephanie London-M.D., Ph.D.

Impact of health reform on smoking and treatment utilization Kaiser Foundation Research Institute $294,174
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Kelly Young-Wolff-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Electrophysiological Effects of Perinatal Nicotine Exposure San Diego State University Research Foundation $293,752
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Edward Riley-Ph.D.

Role of integrins in cardiac innervation and function University of California, Santa Barbara $293,277
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Dennis Clegg-Ph.D.

Smoking & COPD: Effects on Cerebral Perfusion & Function LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $292,953
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: James Daly-M.D.

Cigar smoking among young adults: formative research California State University, Long Beach Foundation $292,920
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Fen Rhodes-Ph.D.

Mechanism of Mitotic Chromosome Condensation University of California, San Francisco $292,842
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Timothy Mitchison-Ph.D.

Case studies of indoor air regulations: role of research University of California, San Francisco $292,210
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Lisa Bero-Ph.D.

Complement Mediated Cardiac Ischemei & Thromboxane Release Veterans Medical Research Foundation $291,601
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Bruce Ito-

Do receptors mediate the effects of nicotine on anxiety? Salk Institute for Biological Studies $291,060
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Tammy Booker-Ph.D.

Control of breathing in infants of smoking mothers California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute $290,986
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Kathleen Lewis-M.D.

Social media messaging and public health campaigns: Prop 29 University of California, San Diego $290,315
Industry Influence/Policy Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: John Pierce-Ph.D.

microRNA biomarkers of THS teratogenicity University of California, Riverside $290,302
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Nicole Zur Nieden-Dr. rer.nat. (Ph.D. equivalent

Prenatal Nicotine Exposure and Vascular Programming Loma Linda University $289,840
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: DaLiao Xiao-Ph.D.

Smoking and virulence of periodontal pathogens Loma Linda University $289,574
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Hansel Fletcher-Ph.D.

A Family Intervention to Reduce Smoking in Vietnamese Men University of California, San Francisco $288,421
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Janice Tsoh-Ph.D.

Detrimental Influence of NO on Vascular/Platelet Functions University of California, Los Angeles $288,188
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Louis Ignarro-Ph.D.

Studies in Genotoxicity of Tobacco-Related Carcinogens The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $288,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Yoshinori Kohwi-Ph.D.

Expressing & Cloning of ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channels University of California, Santa Barbara $286,163
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Carol Vandenberg-Ph.D.

Lifetime passive smoke exposure and breast cancer in the CTS Cancer Prevention Institute of California $285,300
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Peggy Reynolds-Ph.D.

Vaccine Strategy Against Tumor-Associated Glycoproteins University of California, San Diego $285,227
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Maurizio Zanetti-M.D.

African Americans: NRT or Alternative Medicine for Cessation University of California, San Francisco $285,000
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Valerie Yerger-ND, MA

Skeletal muscle structure and function in mice lacking VEGF University of California, San Diego $284,491
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Ivan Olfert-Ph.D.

Pharmacological Interventions for Heavy Drinking Smokers University of California, Los Angeles $283,371
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Lara Ray-Ph.D.

Reduction of Passive Smoking in Asthmatic Children San Diego State University Research Foundation $282,971
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Melbourne Hovell-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Genetics and Impulsivity in Smoking Initiation Veterans Medical Research Foundation $282,860
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Neal Doran-Ph.D.

Tobacco Smoking & Genetic Alterations in Bladder Epithelium University of California, San Francisco $282,853
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Frederic Waldman-M.D., Ph.D.

Determinants of Maximum Oxygen Transport. University of California, San Diego $282,699
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Peter Wagner-M.D.

Effects of environmental tobacco smoke on pulmonary allergy University of California, Davis $282,568
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Laurel Gershwin-D.V.M., Ph.D.

Motivational interviewing to prevent postpartum relapse Kaiser Foundation Research Institute $282,502
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Virginia Quinn-MPH

Global determinants of tobacco use onset in diverse youth Education Training and Research Associates, Inc. $280,749
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Scott Carvajal-Ph.D., MPH

Simple Exposure Indicators for Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $280,684
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Lara Gundel-Ph.D.

Lung Development, Tobacco Smoke and Sensitivity to Infection University of California, Davis $280,000
Pulmonary Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Kent Pinkerton-Ph.D.

Secondhand Smoke and Human Prenatal Development University of California, Riverside $280,000
General Biomedical Science Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Electronic Cigarettes: Are They Safe? University of California, Riverside $280,000
General Biomedical Science Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Regulation of biased PAR1 signaling by ubiquitination University of California, San Diego $279,941
General Biomedical Science Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Joann Trejo-Ph.D.

Disproportionate cost of smoking for communities of color University of California, San Francisco $278,980
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Wendy Max-Ph.D.

Nicotinic receptor-lynx interactions California Institute of Technology $278,797
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Julie Miwa-Ph.D.

Mechanistic studies of secondhand-smoke carcinogenicity Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $278,795
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Ahmad Besaratinia-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Impact of electronic cigarettes on cardiac risk University of California, Los Angeles $278,525
Regulatory Science/New Products Exploratory/Developmental Award 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Holly Middlekauff-M.D.

Oxygen Effects on Flow & function in Ischemic Myocardium University of California, San Francisco $278,044
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Brian Cason-M.D.

Nicotine & Cocaine Dynamics: Patterns & Consequences University of California, Los Angeles $277,738
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Elena Stark-M.D., Ph.D.

Characterization of Platelet Thromboxane A2 Receptors Western University of Health Sciences $277,422
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Fadi Khasawneh-PhD

Control of Mucociliary Clearance in the Respiratory Tract University of California, Los Angeles $276,780
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Ellen Dirksen-Ph.D.

Advances in Lung Cancer Detection with Digital Techniques University of California, Los Angeles $276,730
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Denise Aberle-M.D.

Non-Nicotine Tobacco Constituents in Reward: Age Effects University of California, Irvine $275,155
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Frances Leslie-Ph.D.

Smoking and Arterial Flux of Low Density Lipoprotein University of California, Davis $274,674
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: John Rutledge-M.D.

Tobacco-related cancer prevention by Vitamin A derivatives SRI International $274,488
Cancer Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Marcia Dawson-Ph.D.

Role of Nicotine in Enodthelial Cell Function University of Southern California $274,274
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Florence Hofman-Ph.D.

Effectiveness of two different regimens in smoking clinic University of California, Los Angeles $272,989
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Scott Eliot Sherman-M.D., M.P.H.

Indoor chemistry of secondhand and thirdhand smoke Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $271,559
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Mohamad Sleiman-Ph.D

Addressing Substance Abusers Who Also Smoke Northern California Institute for Research & Education $270,931
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Karen Sees-D.O.

Practice-based Intervention for Vietnamese & Korean Patients Asian Health Services $270,707
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot CARA 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Susan Huang-MD

Economic Analysis of Smoking Cessation Therapies University of California, San Francisco $270,206
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: James Milton Lightwood-Ph.D.

Atmospheric transformations of second hand smoke California State University, Fresno Foundation $270,107
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Exploratory/Developmental Award 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Alam Hasson-Ph.D.

Secondhand Smoke and Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infection University of California, San Diego $270,000
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Phung Lam-Ph.D.

Targeting the epithelial-mesenchymal transition in HNSCC University of California, Los Angeles $270,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Maie St. John-MD, PhD

Transcription Regulation of Inflammation by Glucocorticoids University of California, Berkeley $270,000
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Jen-Chywan Wang-Ph.D

Community and Family Context of Teen Smoking University of California, Los Angeles $270,000
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Ritesh Mistry-Ph.D. M.P.A.

Impulsivity as a risk factor for nicotine dependence University of California, San Diego $270,000
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Svetlana Semenova-Ph.D.

Effects of Resistance Training on Tobacco-Related CVD Risk University of California, Los Angeles $270,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Christian Roberts-Ph.D.

Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Sleep Disorders affecting COPD University of California, San Diego $270,000
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Xavier Soler-M.D., Ph.D.

Role of mGluR7 in nicotine dependence University of California, San Diego $270,000
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Xia Li-Ph.D.

Dietary effects on tobacco-related lung cancer University of California, Berkeley $270,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Danica Chen-PhD

Influences that promote ethnic disparities in smoking University of California, San Diego $269,971
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Dennis Trinidad-Ph.D., M.P.H.

New Diagnosis of Bladder Cancer: Smokers Opportunity to Quit University of California, Los Angeles $269,936
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Jeffrey Bassett-M.D.

Novel treatments for COPD with Statins University of California, Davis $269,523
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Benjamin Davis-Ph.D.

Smoking-related changes in LDL and atherosclerosis University of California, San Diego $269,500
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Yury Miller-M.D., Ph.D.

Curriculum for treating nicotine dependence in psychiatry University of California, San Francisco $269,500
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Judith Prochaska-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Stem cell regeneration of the airway: effects of smoke University of California, Davis $269,443
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Philip Thai-M.D.

Toward Smoke-Free Casinos: The Win-River Experience San Diego State University Research Foundation $269,209
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Tobacco Industry Political Strategies After the 1998 MSA University of California, San Francisco $269,000
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Dorothy Apollonio-Ph.D.

Impact of MPO in Tobacco-related Cardiovascular Disease The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $267,555
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Wanda Reynolds-Ph.D.

Tobacco industry use of diet and obesity issues University of California, San Francisco $267,526
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Elizabeth (Libby) Smith-Ph.D.

Enzymatic targets for anticancer therapy J. David Gladstone Institutes $267,304
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Martin Bergo-M.D., Ph.D.

Desensitization of Cholinergic Mechanisms & Nicotine Addictn University of California, Davis $267,178
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Enrique Ochoa-M.D., Ph.D.

Snail-Dependent Malignant Conversion of Airway Epithelium University of California, Los Angeles $266,934
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Tonya Walser-Ph.D.

Nicotinic Effects on Gene Expression in PC-12 Cells University of California, San Diego $266,647
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Joan Heller-Brown-Ph.D.

Neurobiology of Cigarette Craving in Adolescent Smokers University of California, Los Angeles $266,435
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Adriana Galvan-Ph.D.

Visualizing Neural Activity Dynamics During Nicotine Reward University of California, Berkeley $266,321
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment High Impact Pilot Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Stephan Lammel-Ph.D.

Peer-Led Smoking Cessation for the Severely Mentally Ill University of California, Los Angeles $266,178
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot CARA 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Elizabeth Bromley-M.D., Ph.D Herman Corteza-M.S.

Interaction of LDL receptor family members with ligands Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $266,162
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Taichi Yamamoto-Ph.D.

Pathways for Reverse Cholesterol Transport University of California, San Diego $265,990
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Ray Pittman-Ph.D.

Sidestream Tobacco Smoke Dispersion and Inhalability University of California, Irvine $265,856
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Derek Dunn-Rankin-Ph.D.

Peripheral mechanisms of oral cancer pain in a mouse model University of California, San Francisco $265,332
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Brian Schmidt-DDS, MD, PhD

Cigarette Smoke Exposure In Utero: Neonatal Immunity University of California, San Diego $265,000
Pulmonary Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Patricia Finn-M.D.

Mechanisms Underlying Smoking-Induced Oxidation of LDL University of California, San Diego $264,586
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: John Khoo-Ph.D.

Determinants of Thrombin Interaction With Its Receptor University of California, San Francisco $264,243
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Shaun Coughlin-M.D., Ph.D.

High resolution imaging & ablation for smoke induced cancer University of California, Irvine $264,219
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Jun Zhang-Ph.D.

Metals and nanoparticles in electronic cigarette aerosol University of California, Riverside $264,176
Regulatory Science/New Products Research Project Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Nicotine/norharmane as a model of tobacco dependence University of California, Irvine $263,962
Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Frances Leslie-Ph.D.

The effects of stereotype threat on smoking behavior University of California, Los Angeles $263,932
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Jenessa Shapiro-PhD

Hormones and Tobacco: Joint Effects on Reproduction Public Health Institute $263,611
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Shanna Swan-Ph.D.

Molecular neurobiology of nicotine addiction University of California, Los Angeles $263,298
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Jim Boulter-Ph.D.

How does cardiac fuel metabolism influence heart disease? J. David Gladstone Institutes $262,005
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Murielle Marie Veniant-Ph.D.

CNS Processing of Lung Afferent & Cigarette Smoke Inputs University of California, Davis $261,726
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Ann Bonham-Ph.D.

Effect of tobacco related policy change on smoking behavior University of California, San Diego $261,672
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: David Burns-M.D.

A Methodological Multi-Ethnic Study of Smoking Initiation University of California, Los Angeles $260,978
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Celia Kaplan-Dr.P.H.

Human oocyte development and PAH exposure University of California, San Francisco $260,944
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Renee Reijo Pera-Ph.D.

Predictors of Cigarette Smoking in Latino Adolescents University of San Francisco $260,674
Epidemiology Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Gerardo Marin-Ph.D.

Cigarette Smoke Expusure & Antioxidant Activity in Blood Stanford University $260,359
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Diane Tribble-Ph.D.

Oxylipin Mediators Prevent Smoke-Induced Lung Inflammation University of California, Davis $260,203
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Ayala Luria-Ph.D.

NMR Study of 13C Edatrexate Metabolism University of California, Davis $258,990
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Thomas Jue-Ph.D.

Monoclonal Antibody-Drug Conjugate Treatment of Lung Cancer Scripps Clinic & Research Foundation $258,750
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Darlene Elias-M.D.

Smoke Induced Differntial Expression of Cellular Proteins University of California, San Francisco $257,010
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Alma Burlingame-Ph.D.

Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke on Pulmonary Allergy University of California, Davis $256,805
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Laurel Gershwin-D.V.M., Ph.D.

Sacramento Taking Action Against Nicotine Dependence University of California, Davis $256,054
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot CARA 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Elisa Tong-MD, MA Kimberly Bankston-Lee-

Cloning & Expression of the Apo-B mRNA Editing Factor J. David Gladstone Institutes $254,743
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Thomas Innerarity-Ph.D.

Oral Clefts, Candidate Genes, & Parental Tobacco Use March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation $253,154
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Gary Shaw-Ph.D.

An experimental assessment of FDA graphic warning labels University of California, San Francisco $252,794
Regulatory Science/New Products Exploratory/Developmental Award 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Joseph Guydish-Ph.D.

Brain metabolic changes with cigarette craving Brentwood Biomedical Research Institute $250,850
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Arthur Brody-M.D.

Smoking and Lipoprotein-Based Mechanisms of Atherogenesis University of California, San Francisco $250,645
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: John Kane-M.D., Ph.D.

Tobacco Smoke: Mechanistic Roles in COPD University of California, Davis $250,297
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Robert Rucker-Ph.D.

Retinoblastoma Protein Dephosphorylation in Lung Cancer Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles $250,223
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Norbert Berndt-Ph.D.

Autophagy and cell fate in K-Ras mutant lung cancer cells University of California, San Francisco $250,000
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Jayanta Debnath-M.D.

Does Maternal Smoking Impair Neonatal Control of Breathing? University of California, Los Angeles $250,000
Pulmonary Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Xuesi Shao-M.D.

Pro-inflammatory sPLA2, integrins, and smoking University of California, Davis $250,000
Cardiovascular Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Yoshikazu Takada-M.D., Ph.D.

DNA Adducts Arising from Tobacco-derived N-nitrosamines University of California, Riverside $250,000
General Biomedical Science Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Yinsheng Wang-Ph.D.

Notch promotes arteriogenesis in smoke-related limb ischemia University of California, San Francisco $250,000
Cardiovascular Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Rong Wang-Ph.D.

Exploring retailer abandonment of tobacco sales University of California, San Francisco $250,000
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Ruth Malone-Ph.D., R.N.

Using Adultborn Neurons to Combat Nicotine Relapse University of California, San Diego $250,000
Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Darwin Berg-Ph.D.

Effects of THS on cell and molecular mechanisms of healing University of California, Riverside $250,000
General Biomedical Science Exploratory/Developmental Award 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Manuela Martins-Green-Ph.D.

Design of Complement Inhibitors for Cardiovascular Disease University of California, Riverside $250,000
Cardiovascular Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Dimitrios Morikis-Ph.D.

SMART:Sequential Motion Adaptation to Improve Lung Cancer RT University of California, Los Angeles $250,000
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Dan Ruan-Ph.D

Role for fibroblasts in the chronic immune response in COPD University of California, San Francisco $250,000
Pulmonary Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Stephen Nishimura-M.D.

MicroRNA Therapeutics for Nicotine Addiction University of California, San Diego $250,000
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Darwin Berg-Ph.D.

Novel Strategies for School Based-Tobacco Prevention Efforts University of California, San Francisco $249,923
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot SARA 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D.

Low Frequency Smoking Among Latinos University of California, San Diego $249,863
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Shu-Hong Zhu-Ph.D.

Developing policy to reverse cigar trend: roles of media University of California, San Francisco $249,785
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Lisa Bero-Ph.D.

Quantitative Proteomics of Oral Precancer Progression University of California, Los Angeles $249,605
Cancer Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Shen Hu-Ph.D.

Corepressors, TZDs, and tobacco-induced lung inflammation University of California, Davis $249,587
Pulmonary Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Martin Privalsky-Ph.D.

A pilot tobacco control intervention for homeless adults University of California, San Diego $249,536
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Maya Vijayaraghavan-M.D.

Lung Cancer Screening: The Views of Patients and Physicians University of California, San Francisco $249,475
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Exploratory/Developmental Award 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Celia Kaplan-Dr.P.H.

Analysis of a lung tumor supressor gene at 3p21.3 Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $249,438
Cancer Research Project Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Gerd Pfeifer-Ph.D.

Significance of Immune Complexes in Human Lung Carcinoma John Wayne Cancer Institute $249,402
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Rishab Gupta-Ph.D.

Tobacco use and cessation among drug users University of California, Los Angeles $249,392
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Yih-Ing Hser-Ph.D.

A Comprehensive Investigation of ENDS Use in Adolescents University of California, San Francisco $248,535
Regulatory Science/New Products Exploratory/Developmental Award 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Mark Rubinstein-M.D.

Inheritance and Smoking in Urinary Tract & Pancreas Cancer University of Southern California $248,283
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Thomas Mack-M.D., M.P.H.

Effects of Nicotine on Human Information Processing Northern California Institute for Research & Education $247,818
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Roy Halliday-Ph.D.

Treatment Engagement for Outpatient Smokers with Psychiatric Veterans Medical Research Foundation $247,105
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Mark Myers-Ph.D.

Economic impact of smoking for persons with mental disorders University of California, San Francisco $246,701
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Hai-Yen Sung-Ph.D.

Modulating TLR9 Activation for Lung Cancer Therapy Scripps Research Institute $246,467
Cancer Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Tsung-Hsien Chuang-Ph.D.

Hormone replacement therapy, smoking & lipoprotein oxidation La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $245,584
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Carole Banka-Ph.D.

Sympathoexcitatory Effect of Tobacco in Premenopausal Women University of California, Los Angeles $245,492
Cardiovascular Disease Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Holly Middlekauff-M.D.

Modeling ETS Exposure and Dose Using PDA E-Diaries San Diego State University Research Foundation $245,214
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Marilyn Johnson-Kozlow-Ph.D.

Effects of Legislation on ETS Exposure in California University of California, San Diego $245,189
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Arthur Farkas-Ph.D.

Function In Lung Matrix of a Laminin-Binding Lectin University of California, San Francisco $244,977
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Douglas Cooper-Ph.D.

Acculturation & cigarette smoking among Asian-Americans University of Southern California $244,715
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Xinguang Chen-Ph.D.

Bar Interventions to Decrease Young Adult and LGBT Smoking University of California, San Francisco $244,596
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Exploratory/Developmental Award 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Pamela Ling-M.D., M.P.H.

Na/H Exchange in Hypoxic/Ischemic Myocardium: Effects on Ca University of California, Davis $243,322
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Steven Anderson-Ph.D.

Interactive Mobile Doctor (iMD) for Asian smokers University of California, San Francisco $242,705
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Full CARA 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Janice Tsoh-Ph.D.

Nicotine pharmacogenetics: influence of ethnicity Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $242,344
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Russell Poland-Ph.D.

The Cost of Passive Smoking on Children's Health RAND Corporation $242,086
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Robert Valdez-Ph.D.

Evaluation of office ETS exposure in relation to AB 13 Public Health Institute $242,063
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Leon Alevantis-M.S.

Multiple Salivary Biomarkers for Lung Cancer Detection University of California, Los Angeles $241,103
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Lei Zhang-Ph.D.

Funding Ovarian Cancer Research in California Ovarian Cancer Research Fund $236,953
Cancer Special Projects 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Jon Zeidman-

Functional Antagonists of Nicotine Northern California Institute for Research & Education $236,936
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: S. Paul Berger-M.D.

Tobacco-Related Disease Trends among 118,000 Californians University of California, Los Angeles $236,471
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: James Enstrom-Ph.D., M.P.H.

A Youth Development & Parent Toolkit for Tobacco Education University of California, San Francisco $235,583
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Full SARA 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D.

Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Lung Cancer University of California, Davis $234,432
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Hanspeter Witschi-M.D.

Meta-Analysis of Prop 99 Competitive Grant Funded Projects University of California, Berkeley $232,993
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: William Bruvold-Ph.D.

Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension & Maternal Smoking Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $232,350
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Cynthia Bearer-M.D., Ph.D.

Aggression and Nicotine University of California, Irvine $230,826
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Larry Jamner-Ph.D.

Investigating E-cigarette Promotion with Young Journalists Public Health Institute $230,492
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot CARA 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Alison Chopel-M.P.H.

Cigarette Producer Responsibility Project Cigarette Butt Pollution Project $229,875
Regulatory Science/New Products Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Thomas Novotny-M.D., MPH

Influence of Hormone Use on Smoking among Transwomen/men Public Health Institute $229,372
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Tooru Nemoto-Ph.D.

Fighting Big Tobacco with Big Data Stanford University $229,057
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Pilot Award 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Robert Proctor-PhD

Characterization of emissions from electronic cigarettes University of California, Los Angeles $228,278
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Exploratory/Developmental Award 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Yifang Zhu-Ph.D.

Angiotensin II and Restenosis after Coronary Angioplasty University of California, Davis $228,018
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Jerry Powell-M.D.

Irritant and analgesic effects of nicotine University of California, Davis $226,650
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Earl Carstens-Ph.D.

The Effect of Cigarette Smoke on Airway Neuronal Receptors University of California, San Francisco $225,260
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: David Baker-Ph.D.

Molecular Basis of Lung Cancer Metastasis University of California, San Francisco $225,093
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Robert Cohen-M.D.

Neuroendocrine responses to nicotine: a physiologic probe University of California, San Francisco $225,000
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Lori Karan-M.D.

Preclinical Studies of Novel Agents for Lung Cancer University of California, San Diego $225,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Michael Kelner-M.D., M.S.

MS Studies of Tobacco -- Specific Adducts with Hemoglobin University of California, San Francisco $225,000
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Surinder Kaur-

NMYC Oncogene Expression in Small Cell Lung Cancer University of California, Los Angeles $225,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Alexander Black-M.D.

Local Cytokine Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer University of California, Los Angeles $225,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Steven Dubinett-M.D.

Effects of Cigarette Smoking in Low-Dose Zinc Fume Inhalatio University of California, San Francisco $225,000
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Paul Blanc-M.D., M.S.P.H.

A Metabolic Mechanism of Action of Antiischemic Agents University of California, Los Angeles $225,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Freny Mody-M.D.

Endothelial Barrier Injury by Tobacco Smoke University of California, Davis $225,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Ping Nian He-M.D., Ph.D.

Nicotinic Receptor Biology in CNS Neurons: An in vitro Model University of California, San Diego $225,000
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Jerold Chun-M.D., Ph.D.

Carbon monoxide as a modulator of myocardial function University of California, Davis $225,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Ulrike Kreutzer-Ph.D.

Regulation of lung inflammation by the LTC4 synthase pathway University of California, San Diego $225,000
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Kenneth Serio-M.D.

Smoking & depression in Chinese vs. non-Chinese University of California, San Francisco $225,000
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Janice Tsoh-Ph.D.

New therapy for lung cancer using radioiodide University of California, Los Angeles $225,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Min Huang-M.D., M.S.

Lung cancer therapy with in vivo-generated dendritic cells University of California, Los Angeles $225,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Saroj Basak-Ph.D.

Pathways of catabolism of oxidized phospholipids University of California, San Diego $225,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Peter Friedman-Ph.D.

Tobacco-Related Carcinogens in Human Epithelial Cells Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $224,999
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Allan Tischler-Ph.D.

Diaphragm Structural and Metabolic Changes in Emphysema University of California, San Diego $224,988
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: David Poole-Ph.D., D.Sc.

Involvement of PI3K pathway in bladder cancer invasion University of California, Davis $224,984
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Colleen Sweeney-Ph.D.

Tumor Specific Antibodies University of California, Davis $224,974
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Patrick Leung-Ph.D.

Nicotinic receptors & synaptic aging University of California, San Diego $224,973
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Jay Coggan-Ph.D.

The biological basis of nicotine addiction University of California, Riverside $224,949
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Bruce Cohen-Ph.D.

Prospective relationship between risk perception & teen toba University of California, San Francisco $224,884
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D.

Skeletal muscle structure and function in COPD University of California, San Diego $224,842
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Timothy Gavin-Ph.D.

Gene Augmentation Therapy for Tobacco Induced Emphysema University of California, Davis $224,786
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Robert Malone-M.D.

Growth Cntrl Pathways in Thyroid Follicular Epithelial Cells University of California, San Diego $224,759
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Judy Meinkoth-Ph.D.

Cost of Smoking University of California, San Francisco $224,626
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Special Projects 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Stanton Glantz-Ph.D.

Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor signaling University of California, San Francisco $224,500
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Timothy Quinn-M.D.

COPD: oxygen transport and metabolism in skeletal muscle University of California, San Diego $224,500
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Luke Haseler-Ph.D.

Tobacco Prevention for Hard to Reach Youth San Diego State University Research Foundation $224,497
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Alan Litrownik-Ph.D.

Tobacco Smoke, Benzene, & Mechanisms of Leukemogenesis University of California, Riverside $224,492
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: David Eastmond-Ph.D.

Predictors of adolescent smoking initiation and cessation University of California, San Diego $224,374
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Won Choi-Ph.D.

Activation of NF-kB by cigarette smoke University of California, Davis $224,217
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Richart Harper-M.D.

Effects of Cigarette Smoke on Nerve and Blood Vessel Growth University of California, San Francisco $224,082
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Peter Baluk-Ph.D.

Shear Stress : a Master Regulator of the Endothelial Chromat Stanford University $223,884
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Jan-Renier Moonen-M.D., Ph.D.

Neutrophil Cytostatic Activity Against Lung Tumor Cells University of California, Los Angeles $223,628
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Hungyi Shau-Ph.D.

Release of Pulmonary Peptides: Nicotine & Inflammation University of California, San Diego $223,588
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Xiao-Ying Hua-M.D., Ph.D.

Effects of tobacco on inflammatory cell responses University of California, Davis $223,585
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Lisa Miller-Ph.D.

A Youth Development & Parent Toolkit for Tobacco Education Stanford University $223,411
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Full SARA 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D.

Effects of Cigarette Smoking on Leukocyte Adhesion Molecules University of California, San Francisco $223,015
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: David Erle-M.D.

Interdependence - smoking behavior & mood in natural setting University of California, Los Angeles $222,843
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Richard Olmstead-Ph.D.

Targeting Macrophages in the Cancer Stem Cell Niche to Beat University of California, Los Angeles $222,407
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Allison Sharrow-Ph.D.

Human Mast Cell Proteases:Func.&Exprssn. N Smkg-Indcd Diseas University of California, San Diego $222,277
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Elizabeth Tam-M.D.

Cigarette Smoke Induced Changes in Gene Expression University of California, Davis $222,046
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Cynthia Robinson-M.D.

Environmental Tobacco Smoke & Epithelial Barrier Function University of California, Davis $221,949
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Jeffrey Cheek-Ph.D.

An economic analysis of factors influencing teen smoking University of California, San Diego $221,497
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Sherry Emery-M.B.A., Ph.D.

Impact of Nursing Care on Symptom Distress & Quality of Life University of California, Los Angeles $221,193
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Linda Sarna-D.N.Sc., RN, AOCN, FAAN

The Mechanism of Nicotine-Induced Gastric Mucosal Injury University of California, Los Angeles $221,032
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Paul Guth-M.D.

Nicotine & Cardiavascular Control During Exercise University of California, Davis $220,302
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Charles Stebbins-Ph.D.

The tobacco industry and scientific research University of California, San Francisco $219,846
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Lisa Bero-Ph.D.

Angiotensin II Regulation of the Cardiac Fibroblast University of California, San Diego $219,533
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Francisco Villarreal-M.D., Ph.D.

Evaluating Mechanisms of Change in a Smoking Intervention RAND Corporation $219,376
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Harold Green-Ph.D.

Improving Tobacco Dependence Treatment in the Addictions University of California, San Francisco $219,000
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Joseph Guydish-Ph.D.

Identifying new markers for diagnosis and treatment of SCLC University of California, San Francisco $219,000
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Pao-Tien Chuang-M.D., Ph.D.

Imaging SHS Deposition in the Airways of Sprague-Dawley Rats University of California, Davis $218,999
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Anthony Wexler-B.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Tobacco & Its Releated Diseases: Law, Policy & Politics University of California, Berkeley $218,932
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Stephen Sugarman-J.D.

Virtual Intervention for Lung Cancer Stigma University of California, San Francisco $218,875
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Janine Cataldo-PhD

Relationship between tobacco use and abruptio placentae University of California, San Diego $218,713
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Kathryn Hollenbach-M.P.H, Ph.D.

Smoking Intervention for Women Seen in Primary Care Practice University of California, San Francisco $218,178
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Mary Croughan-Minihane-Ph.D.

Smoking Prev. for Hispanic Pregnant&Non-pregnant Adolescents University of California, San Francisco $217,470
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Regina Otero-Sabogal-Ph.D.

Alterations in gene expression after tobacco smoke exposure University of California, Davis $216,612
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Ken Yoneda-M.D.

Economic Impact of Secondhand Smoke for Communities of Color University of California, San Francisco $216,038
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Wendy Max-Ph.D.

Tobacco Smoke, Free Radicals, Antioxidants & Disease University of California, Berkeley $215,713
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Lester Packer-Ph.D.

The Role of the Macrophage in Lung Cancer University of California, Los Angeles $215,007
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Gayle Baldwin-Ph.D.

Genetic Aberrations in Tobacco-Related Lung Carcinogenesis University of Southern California $214,126
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Pradip Roy-Burman-Ph.D.

Effect of sidestream smoke on lung injury and repair University of California, Davis $214,070
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Laura Van Winkle-Ph.D.

Smoking-Related Risks for Small Cell Lung Cancer in Women University of California, Irvine $214,066
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Kathryn Osann-Ph.D.

50000 Fold Signal Enhancement for Imaging Vulnerable Plaque Huntington Medical Research Institute $213,845
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Pratip Bhattacharya-Ph.D.

Acculturation, media, peers, parents and adolescent smoking University of Southern California $213,511
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Integrated Research Project 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Jennifer Unger-Ph.D.

p53 Mutations in Sporadic & Familial Childhood Tumors University of California, Davis $213,407
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Sara Bodner-M.D.

Studies on SWI/SNF in 3D chromatin structure with viral epis University of California, Davis $212,207
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Yuanzhi Lyu-Ph.D.

Interactive Mobile Doctor (iMD) for Asian smokers Asian Health Services $212,075
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Full CARA 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Susan Huang-MD Thu Quach-Ph.D., M.P.H. Janice Tsoh-Ph.D.

Sidestream Smoke Effects on Immature Airway Receptors University of California, Davis $211,744
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Jesse Joad-M.D.

Expression of the Human apo-B Gene in Transgenic Mice J. David Gladstone Institutes $211,090
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Beatriz Levy-Wilson-Ph.D.

Deposition of inhaled carcinogens in ETS University of California, Irvine $210,446
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Michael Oldham-M.S.

Evaluation of office ETS exposure in relation to AB13 Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $208,554
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: William Fisk-B.S., M.S.

Smoking, Nicotine, Sleep & Mood in Normals & Depression University of California, San Diego $207,434
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: J. Christian Gillin-M.D.

Does nicotine increase sprouting of pericyte tubes? La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $207,300
Cardiovascular Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Ugur Ozerdem-M.D.

Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure and somatic alterations in c University of Southern California $207,122
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Adam De Smith-Ph.D.

Effects of Tobacco Taxation Upon Population Health Status University of California, San Diego $206,547
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Integrated Research Project 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Robert Kaplan-Ph.D.

Youth-led Tobacco Prevention among CA Southeast Asians HBSA, Inc. $205,687
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot CARA 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Juliet Lee-Ph.D.

Controlling Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke University of California, Berkeley $205,357
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: William Nazaroff-Ph.D.

Environmental influences on tobacco use amg AAPI communities Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment Advocacy & Leadership $204,722
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Rod Lew-MPH

Retinoic Acid Receptor Expression in Human Lung Cancer University of California, Los Angeles $204,590
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Stephen Nimer-M.D.

Effects of Smoking on High Density Lipoprotein Species University of California, San Francisco $203,942
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: John Kane-M.D., Ph.D.

Evaluation of California's TUPE Program University of California, San Diego $202,621
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot SARA 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Shu-Hong Zhu-Ph.D.

Tumor Models & Radioimmunotherapy of Human Lung Cancers City of Hope National Medical Center $202,062
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Feng-Ming Chen-Ph.D.

Modifiers of susceptibility to smoking for lung cancer University of Southern California $201,856
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Bryan Langholz-Ph.D.

Characterization of a New Tumor Suppressor Gene University of California, San Diego $200,810
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Tsutomu Nobori-M.D.

Role of exosomes in rescuing Xerostomia in head and neck can Stanford University $200,297
Oral Disease and Dental Health Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Vignesh Viswanathan-Ph.D

Cigarette Butt-derived Pollutants in the Coastal Environment California State University, Long Beach Foundation $200,000
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Exploratory/Developmental Award 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Rich Gossett-B.S.

Carotid Body Amplification of Exertional Dyspnea in Smokers University of California, Los Angeles $196,560
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Susan Ward-Ph.D.

Chronic nicotine treatment in primates; role of a6b2 nAChRs The Parkinson's Institute $194,628
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Maryka Quik-Ph.D.

Effects of exposure to secondhand smoke Kaiser Foundation Research Institute $194,404
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Carlos Iribarren-M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Exosome Release and the Immune Response to Exercise in COPD LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $193,320
Pulmonary Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Asghar Abbasi-Ph.D

Measurement & Outcomes of Dyspnea in COPD University of California, San Diego $193,253
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Robert Kaplan-Ph.D.

Smoking, estrogen metabolites & cognitive function University of California, San Diego $193,049
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Donna Kritz-Silverstein-Ph.D.

Interaction of Occupational Aerosols & Tobacco Smoke University of California, Los Angeles $192,878
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: William Hinds-

Control of Differentiation of the Early Embryonic Heart California Institute of Technology $191,398
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Elias Lazarides-Ph.D.

Ad and Movie Imagery and Teen's Perceptions About Smokers University of California, Irvine $190,616
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Cornelia Pechmann-Ph.D.

Secondhand smoke promotes chemical toxicity in fetal lung University of California, Davis $190,536
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Frederick Royce-M.D.

Genomics & transcriptome of oral precncr prgrssion in smkers University of California, Los Angeles $189,541
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Xiaofeng Zhou-Ph.D.

Novel Approaches to Lung Cancer Research The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $189,486
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Kristiina Vuori-M.D., Ph.D.

Nicotine effects on neurological development University of California, Irvine $189,233
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Raju Metherate-Ph.D.

Engineering Salmonella for lung cancer therapy Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $187,550
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Nabil Arrach-Ph.D.

Did CTCP impact on youth affect lifetime cigarettes smoked? University of California, San Diego $187,175
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: John Pierce-Ph.D.

The Relationship of Tobacco Exposure to Semen Biomarkers University of California, San Francisco $186,739
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: David Rempel-M.D., M.P.H.

Cost of Smoking in California University of California, San Francisco $185,697
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Dorothy Rice-Sc.D.

Genetic dissection of oncogenic Kras signaling in lung cance Stanford University $184,512
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Rui Tang-Ph.D.

The Chinese Community Internet Stop Smoking Project Chinese Community Health Resource Center $184,355
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot CARA 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Angela Sun-Ph.D., MPH

Assessing nicotine relapse in a mouse model SRI International $183,804
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Taline Khroyan-Ph.D.

Neurotoxic effects of nicotine: anatomy, mechanisms, effects University of California, Los Angeles $183,424
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Gaylord Ellison-Ph.D.

Oral Cancer: Adhesive Interactions During Progression University of California, San Francisco $182,765
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Randall Kramer-Ph.D.

The Action of Nicotine and Nicotine Cessation Drugs Inside California Institute of Technology $182,184
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Aaron Nichols-Ph.D.

Nicotine, Hypertension & Induction of Aortic Disease University of California, Davis $182,010
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Michael Dubick-

Screening Smokers for Depression Using California's Helpline University of California, San Diego $181,932
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Exploratory/Developmental Award 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: David Strong-Ph.D.

Defining the Role of Hedgehog Signaling in Emphysema University of California, San Francisco $180,996
Pulmonary Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Chaoqun Wang-Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences

The Role of Sleep in Successful Smoking Cessation Long Beach Research Foundation $180,399
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Richard Berry-M.D.

NGAL-dependent Apoptosis Resistance in NSCLC University of California, Los Angeles $180,000
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Xiaoyan Cui-Ph.D.

Tobacco, acculturation and gastric cancer among Hispanics University of California, Davis $179,367
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Lesley Butler-Ph.D.

Inflammatory State of Macrophages and COPD Exacerbation University of California, San Francisco $177,972
Pulmonary Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Sreelakshmi Vasudevan-PhD

The Influence of Social Media on Adolescents' E-Cig Use University of California, San Francisco $177,646
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Erin Vogel-Ph.D.

Response of Respiratory Cancers to Novel Antiofolates University of Southern California $175,926
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Richard Moran-Ph.D.

Involvement of Lipids in Smoking-induced LDL Atherogenicity Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $175,844
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Jeroen van den Berg-Ph.D.

Determinants of Tobacco Use Among Young Adult South Asians Claremont Graduate University $175,825
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot CARA 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Paula Palmer-Ph.D.

Development of an Afterschool Tobacco Use Prevention Program University of California, Los Angeles $175,822
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot CARA 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Burton Cowgill-PhD

Role of Mast Cell Tryptase in Tobacco-Induced Carcinogenesis Stanford University $175,409
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Stephen Ruoss-M.D.

Recruitment of leucocytes to atherosclerotic lesions in vivo University of California, San Diego $175,102
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Daniel Steinberg-M.D., Ph.D.

Stem Cell Transplantation for Small&Non-small Cell Lung Canc University of California, Los Angeles $174,666
Cancer New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Gary Schiller-M.D.

Large-scale analysis of tumor suppressors in lung cancer Stanford University $173,676
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Hongchen Cai-Ph.D.

Protein Engineering Aids Chimeric Antigen Receptor Design Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope $173,676
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Lawrence Stern-Ph.D. Chemical Engineering

HER3-biased Sec61 modulators for treatment of cancers University of California, San Francisco $173,676
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Haoyuan Wang-Ph.D.

Regulation of Natural Killer Cell Activity by Theophylline University of California, Los Angeles $172,231
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Michael Roth-M.D.

Cell Adhesion Receptors in Atherogenesis The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $170,341
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Jeffrey Smith-Ph.D.

The eff of nicot on brain activity & neurocognition in schiz University of California, Irvine $167,964
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Kirsten Fleming-Ph.D.

Fertility, Smoking, and Early Mammalian Development University of California, Riverside $166,751
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Prudence Talbot-Ph.D.

Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure and somatic alterations in c University of California, San Francisco $166,601
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology High Impact Research Project Award 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Adam De Smith-Ph.D.

The Cost of Smoking for CA's Racial/Ethnic Communities University of California, San Francisco $165,972
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Wendy Max-Ph.D.

Will ApoE cause regression of atherosclerotic lesions? J. David Gladstone Institutes $165,299
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Robert Pitas-Ph.D.

Research to inform public policy re: electronic cigs in CA University of Southern California $165,000
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Special Projects 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Jennifer Unger-Ph.D.

Factors Required for K-RAS 4B Membrane Assoc & Activity Scripps Research Institute $164,736
General Biomedical Science New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Janis Jackson-M.D.

The Dopamine D2 Receptor in Nicotine Addiction City of Hope National Medical Center $162,870
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: David Comings-M.D.

Effectiveness Evaluation of the I Decide Program University of Southern California $162,304
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full SARA 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Louise Rohrbach-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Cessation and Environmental Smoking among Korean Americans University of Southern California $161,060
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Jimi Huh-M.A.

Case study on tobacco use legislation RAND Corporation $160,907
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Peter Jacobson-J.D., M.P.H.

Total Synthesis of Delavatine A and its Structural Analogues University of California, Berkeley $159,924
Cancer Dissertation Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Vignesh Palani-B.S.

Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Among Lumber Mill Employees University of Southern California $159,203
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Steven Sussman-Ph.D.

Effects of tobacco-induced gamete damage on embryogenesis Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $158,853
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Francesco Marchetti-Ph.D.

Modeling US Lung Cancer Death Rates University of California, San Diego $158,756
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: David Burns-M.D.

Human oocyte development and PAH exposure Stanford University $158,034
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Renee Reijo Pera-Ph.D.

Youth-led Tobacco Prevention among CA Southeast Asians Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation $157,495
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot CARA 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Juliet Lee-Ph.D.

Radioimmunotherapy & Hypoxic Cytotoxin in Squamous Cancer SRI International $157,321
Cancer Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Virginia Langmuir-M.D.

Activation of Bnip3 in tobacco-induced heart disease San Diego State University Research Foundation $155,791
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Asa Gustafsson-Ph.D.

Mechanisms of Tobacco-Induced Retinal Neovascularization Stanford University $155,211
Cardiovascular Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: John Cooke-M.D., Ph.D.

Oxidative damage to sperm DNA: smoking and diet interaction University of California, Berkeley $155,135
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Bruce Ames-Ph.D.

Tobacco radioactivity & public health policy Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $154,367
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Hrayr Karagueuzian-Ph.D.

Filipino Smoking Prevalance Survey in California Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum $153,533
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Michael Jang-M.A.

Quality of Tobacco Industry Funded Research University of California, San Francisco $152,885
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Lisa Bero-Ph.D.

Gene Modification of Human Lung Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyt University of California, Los Angeles $152,816
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: James Economou-M.D., Ph.D.

The angiogenic role of interleukin-8 in lung cancer La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $152,785
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Ingrid Schraufstatter-M.D.

Synthesis of Noscapinoids for Treatment of Lung Cancer University of California, Los Angeles $152,688
Cancer Dissertation Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Timothy Boit-BA

Novel Hypoxic Cytotoxins To Enhance Lung Cancer Radiotherapy SRI International $152,412
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Daniel Pollart-Ph.D.

Effect of nicotine on fetal hemopoietic stem cell migration La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $152,352
Cardiovascular Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Sophia Khaldoyanidi-M.D., Ph.D.

Smoking Ordinances, Passive Smoking and Smoking Cessation Molecular Medicine Research Institute $151,547
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Joel Moskowitz-Ph.D.

Explaining racial differences in smoking San Diego State University Research Foundation $151,430
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Hope Landrine-Ph.D.

Smoking & Atherosclerosis--An Autoimmune Phenomenon? University of California, Davis $151,149
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Paul Davis-Ph.D.

Determinants of Tobacco Use Among Young Adult South Asians Special Service for Groups $150,931
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot CARA 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Zul Surani-B.S.

Predicting response to mTOR inhibitors in oral cancer University of California, San Diego $150,867
Oral Disease and Dental Health Dissertation Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Daniela Nachmanson-B.S.

Nicotine & The Heart: Potential Link to Sudden Death University of California, San Francisco $150,000
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Keith Lurie-M.D.

Cardiovascular Ultrasound Machine for SHS/THS Exposure Core University of California, San Francisco $150,000
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Special Projects 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Suzaynn Schick-Ph.D.

Tobacco-related cancer prevention by Vitamin A derivatives Molecular Medicine Research Institute $149,947
Cancer Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Marcia Dawson-Ph.D.

Effects of Passive Smoking on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome University of California, San Diego $149,900
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Hillary Klonoff-Cohen-Ph.D.

Crowd Membership and Tobacco Use Among Young Adolescents University of California, San Francisco $149,877
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: M. Margaret Dolcini-Ph.D.

Factors Affecting Smoking Initiation in Young Latina Women University of California, Los Angeles $149,705
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Celia Kaplan-Dr.P.H.

Environmental influences on tobacco use amg AAPI communities CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services Corporation $149,610
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Full CARA 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Sora Tanjasiri-DrPH, MPH

Nitric oxide-dependent cell signaling in vascular cells University of California, San Diego $149,557
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Tanima Gudi-Ph.D.

Developing E-Cigs School-Based Prevention Curricula Stanford University $149,352
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Pilot SARA 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D. Ira Sachnoff-

Explaining racial differences in smoking Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. $149,280
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Hope Landrine-Ph.D.

2-Xylosides Inhibit Glycolipid Synthesis and Cell Growth The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $149,221
Cardiovascular Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Hudson Freeze-Ph.D.

Neuropharmacology of nicotine relapse Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $149,175
Nicotine Dependence New Investigator Awards 2003 (Cycle 12)
Investigators: Xiu Liu-M.D., Ph.D.

The role of P450s in tobacco-mediated lung cancer La Jolla Institute for Molecular Medicine $147,858
Cancer New Investigator Awards 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Scott Allen-M.S., Ph.D.

Chronic bronchitis: pathology of mucin gene expression University of California, San Francisco $147,758
Pulmonary Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Walter Finkbeiner-M.D., Ph.D.

Tech and Telephone Smoking Cessation Treatment for Young Vet University of California, San Francisco $146,789
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence CA Scholar of Targeted Advance Rsrc 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Ellen Herbst-M.D.

Secondhand smoke contamination and resale value San Diego State University Research Foundation $146,760
Epidemiology Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Georg Matt-Ph.D.

Chromatin remodellers Brg1 and Baf60c in heart development J. David Gladstone Institutes $145,800
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Swetansu Hota-Ph.D

Cardiotoxicity Study of Tobacco Smoking Using hiPSC-CMs Stanford University $145,800
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Yingxin Li-Ph.D.

ROLE OF TOBACCO-RELATED TOXICANTS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE University of California, San Diego $145,800
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2015 (Cycle 24)
Investigators: Jeramie Watrous-Ph.D.

The role of VTA glutamate afferents in nicotine addiction University of California, San Diego $145,681
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2013 (Cycle 22)
Investigators: Ji Hoon Yoo-Ph.D.

A novel lung tumor suppressor The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $144,788
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Steven Frisch-Ph.D.

Political Activities of the Tobacco Industry in California University of California, San Francisco $144,498
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Michael Begay-Ph.D.

Toxic compounds targeted to lung tumor blood vessels The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $144,300
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Wadih Arap-M.D., Ph.D. Erkki Ruoslahti-M.D., Ph.D.

Health Disparities: Tobacco Media and LGBT Tobacco Use University of California, San Diego $143,935
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Kristen Emory-Ph.D., M.A.

Targeted Delivery of p53 to Lung Carcinoma Cells Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center $143,150
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Ruth Gjerset-Ph.D.

Preneoplastic Lesions and Polarity Changes in Lung Epithelia The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $142,731
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Erkki Ruoslahti-M.D., Ph.D.

Overcoming drug resistance in small cell lung cancer The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $141,340
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2001 (Cycle 10)
Investigators: Kristiina Vuori-M.D., Ph.D.

Antiatherogenic helical segments of apo A-I Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $141,230
Cardiovascular Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: John Bielicki-Ph.D.

Social Smoking within College Drinking Environments San Diego State University Research Foundation $141,114
Epidemiology Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Mark Reed-Ph.D.

Role of Ah Receptor Nuclear Translocator in Carcinogenesis University of California, Los Angeles $140,096
Cancer Research Project Awards 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Oliver Hankinson-Ph.D.

Tobacco Use Among Hispanics in California University of California, San Diego $138,919
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Ana Navarro-Ph.D.

Investigating College Student Cigarette Smoking Self-change Veterans Medical Research Foundation $138,580
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Mark Myers-Ph.D.

Lung Cancer: p53 as a Paradigm of Tumor Suppression Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $138,420
Cancer Research Project Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Phillip Koeffler-M.D.

Improving access to Industry and tobacco control resources University of California, San Francisco $138,267
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics California Research Award 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Karen Butter-M.L.

The Character, Costs, and Impacts of Public Smoking Programs University of California, Berkeley $137,264
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Franklin Zimring-J.D.

Evaluation of ad strategies for preventing youth tobacco use University of California, Irvine $136,953
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Cornelia Pechmann-Ph.D.

Effects of Nicotine on Weight Stanford University $136,752
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Fredric Kraemer-M.D.

Brd4 function in cardiac lineage commitment & morphogenesis University of California, San Francisco $136,538
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Arun Padmanabhan-M.D.

Quantifying of Stem Cell Toxicology with Deep Neural Network University of California, Riverside $136,435
Environmental Exposure/Toxicology Dissertation Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Adam Witmer-B.S.

Correlates of Smoking in Teen, Adult & Pregnant Women in CA University of California, San Francisco $136,082
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Virginia Ernster-M.D., Ph.D.

SIKs: Novel Regulators of Cardiomyocyte Plasticity University of California, San Francisco $135,846
Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease Dissertation Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Austin Hsu-B.S.

Animal Models of Human Risk from Environmental Tobacco Smoke University of California, Davis $135,482
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Philip Kass-D.V.M., Ph.D.

Diaphragm Cellular & Functional Adaptations to Emphysema Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $135,116
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Mario Fournier-Ph.D.

Subcellular basis of nicotine-induced receptor upregulation California Institute of Technology $135,000
Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Rahul Srinivasan-Ph.D.

Control of cellular self-digestion in lung tumorigenesis The Burnham Institute for Medical Research $135,000
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Renata Sano-PhD

Patterns of Tobacco and Marijuana Use Among Young Adults University of California, San Francisco $135,000
Epidemiology Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Danielle Ramo-Ph.D.

The role of Wilm's tumor gene 1 in lung cancer Stanford University $135,000
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Silvestre Vicent-Ph.D.

Pathological Angiogenesis and Nicotine:Intracellular Calcium Stanford University $135,000
Cardiovascular Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Jieun Lee-Ph.D.

Acquired apoptotic resistance in 3D lung cancer spheroids University of California, San Francisco $135,000
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Dario Barbone-Ph.D.

Regulation of APC-mediated PAR1 signaling University of California, San Diego $135,000
Cardiovascular Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Michael Dores-Ph.D.

Switching off a lung cancer oncogene using small molecules University of California, San Francisco $135,000
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Ulf Peters-Ph.D.

Smoking-related lung repair and early stage lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $135,000
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Aik Ooi-Ph.D.

Oncogenic Activation Mechanisms of Phosphoinositol-3-Kinase University of California, San Francisco $135,000
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Julia Rumpf-PhD

AMPA Receptors and Extinction of Nicotine-Seeking Behavior University of California, San Diego $135,000
Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Manoranjan Dsouza-M.D., Ph.D.

Nicotinic Control of Glutamate Synapse Formation University of California, San Diego $135,000
Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Xulong Wang-Ph.D.

Reversible Covalent Kinase Inhibitors to Combat Metastasis University of California, San Francisco $135,000
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2010 (Cycle 19)
Investigators: Shyam Krishnan-Ph.D.

Identification of Harm Reduction Sidestream Smoke Toxicants University of California, Riverside $135,000
General Biomedical Science Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Sabrina Lin-Ph.D.

The Role of Alpha2 nAChR Subtypes in Nicotine Withdrawal University of California, Los Angeles $135,000
Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Shahrdad Lotfipour-Ph.D.

Innate Immune Response to Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cells Stanford University $134,999
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Oihana Murillo-Ph.D.

Protein networks for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors University of California, San Diego $134,878
Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: David Gomez Varela-Ph.D.

Structural Mechanism of Rb Inactivation in Lung Adenocarcino University of California, Santa Cruz $134,659
Cancer Dissertation Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Carrie Tambo-B.S.

Targeted Degradation of Proliferative E2F in Nicotine-Induce University of California, Santa Cruz $134,659
Cancer Dissertation Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Alison Barrett-B.S. Biochemistry and Molecula

Targeting vascular lesions in hypercholesterolemic zebrafish University of California, San Diego $134,500
Cardiovascular Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Longhou Fang-Ph.D.

Activation of Bnip3 in tobacco-induced heart disease Scripps Research Institute $134,074
Cardiovascular Disease New Investigator Awards 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Asa Gustafsson-Ph.D.

Pediatrician training to prevent children's tobacco exposure University of California, San Francisco $133,852
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Eliseo Perez-Stable-M.D.

Regulation of Endothelial Inflammatory Responses by GPCRs University of California, San Diego $133,793
Cardiovascular Disease Dissertation Awards 2018 (Cycle 27)
Investigators: Cara Rada-B.A.

A mindfulness-based approach to relapse prevention California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute $133,530
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2005 (Cycle 14)
Investigators: Cassandra Vieten-Ph.D.

Nicotine Disrupts PTHrP-Driven Paracrine Signaling Globally LA Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center $133,126
General Biomedical Science Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2006 (Cycle 15)
Investigators: Virender Rehan-M.D.

Oxidative damage to sperm DNA: smoking and diet interaction Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute $132,367
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Bruce Ames-Ph.D.

Reactive oxygen species in fresh and aging SHS particles Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $132,137
General Biomedical Science Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Mohamad Sleiman-Ph.D

Mechanisms of ephrin-B2 signaling mediating vasodilation University of California, San Francisco $131,921
Cardiovascular Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Henar Cuervo Grajal-Ph.D.

The effect of nicotine and cigarette smoke on respiration Scripps Research Institute $130,177
Epidemiology Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Merrill Mitler-Ph.D.

Instant SHS Feedback as a Catalyst for Smoke-Free Homes San Diego State University Research Foundation $129,917
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2008 (Cycle 17)
Investigators: Neil Klepeis-

Modeling cost/effectiveness of tobacco control programs University of California, San Diego $129,915
Public Health, Public Policy, and Economics Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Robert Kaplan-Ph.D.

Prenatal smoke exposure and age at Menarche Sequoia Foundation $129,090
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2002 (Cycle 11)
Investigators: Gayle Windham-Ph.D.

Nicotine modifies cardiac growth during adolescence Veterans Medical Research Foundation $128,358
Cardiovascular Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Wilbur Lew-M.D.

Tobacco Use Disparities in Californias Priority Populations Claremont Graduate University $127,634
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Dennis Trinidad-Ph.D., M.P.H.

Modeling U.S. Lung Cancer Death Rates University of California, San Diego $127,276
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: David Burns-M.D.

Novel biomarkers and chemoprevention approaches for SCLC Stanford University $127,052
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2012 (Cycle 21)
Investigators: Nadine Jahchan-Ph.D.

Selective Lung Tumor Inhibition With 4-Ipomeanol Analogs Scripps Research Institute $126,499
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Darryl Rideout-Ph.D.

Regulation of a novel airway glandular mucin by smoke University of California, Davis $126,126
Pulmonary Disease New Investigator Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Yin Chen-Ph.D.

Novel Strategies for School Based-Tobacco Prevention Effort University of California, San Francisco $124,933
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot SARA 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Bonnie Halpern-Felsher-Ph.D.

Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Fetal Growth Retardation University of California, Davis $124,865
General Biomedical Science Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Hanspeter Witschi-M.D.

California pharm-assists for smoking cessation SRI International $124,689
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Pilot CARA 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Karen Hudmon-Dr.P.H., R.P.H., M.S. Marilyn Shreve-R.Ph.

Flavored tobacco initiation among youth and young adults University of California, San Francisco $124,306
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2019 (Cycle 28)
Investigators: Shannon Watkins-Ph.D.

Family Intervention to Prevent Smoking: Preliminary Studies Stanford University $123,704
Tobacco-Use Prevention and Cessation New Investigator Awards 1992 (Cycle 1)
Investigators: Christine Jackson-Ph.D.

Plasma antioxidant enzymes as markers of smoke injury Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory $123,073
Cardiovascular Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1997 (Cycle 6)
Investigators: Trudy Forte-Ph.D.

Lifetime passive smoke exposure and breast cancer in the CTS Public Health Institute $122,659
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 2004 (Cycle 13)
Investigators: Peggy Reynolds-Ph.D.

Tobacco Products, Activin-A, and Lung Cancers University of Southern California $122,583
Pulmonary Disease Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1995 (Cycle 4)
Investigators: Shao-Yao Ying-Ph.D.

Understanding and preventing college smoking University of Southern California $122,377
Epidemiology New Investigator Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Donna Spruijt-Metz-Ph.D.

Asymmetric Synthesis of (-)-Podophyllotoxin University of California, Santa Cruz $121,946
Cancer Research Project Awards 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Joseph Konopelski-Ph.D.

Chronic respiratory effects of past and passive smoking Loma Linda Preventive Medicine Medical Group, Inc. $121,461
Epidemiology Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: David Abbey-Ph.D.

Role of the Acetyl LDL Receptor in Atherogenesis J. David Gladstone Institutes $121,187
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 1994 (Cycle 3)
Investigators: Robert Pitas-Ph.D.

Detection of Lung Cancer Micrometastases University of Southern California $120,346
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1993 (Cycle 2)
Investigators: Richard Cote-M.D.

Discovery of serum markers of lung cancer Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $120,300
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 1998 (Cycle 7)
Investigators: Phillip Koeffler-M.D.

Smoking, breast cancer and tobacco metabolizing genes Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles $120,000
Epidemiology Research Project Awards 1999 (Cycle 8)
Investigators: Jan Van Tornout-M.D., M.S.

Nicotine & cardiac vulnerability to fibrillation Cedars-Sinai Medical Center $120,000
Cardiovascular Disease Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Hrayr Karagueuzian-Ph.D.

Neurobehavioral consequences of adolescent nicotine exposure Scripps Research Institute $120,000
Nicotine Dependence Research Project Awards 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: Cindy Ehlers-Ph.D.

Does nicotine exposure inhibit convective drug delivery ? La Jolla Bioengineering Institute $119,692
Cancer Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2007 (Cycle 16)
Investigators: Ugur Ozerdem-M.D.

Smoking and echogenicity of the arterial intima University of Southern California $119,299
Epidemiology Inno Dev & Exp Awards (IDEAS) 2000 (Cycle 9)
Investigators: James Dwyer-Ph.D.

Effects of varenicline in heavy drinking smokers University of California, Los Angeles $118,870
Disparities /Prevention/ Cessation/ Nicotine Dependence Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2014 (Cycle 23)
Investigators: Daniel Roche-Ph.D

Lateral septum circuitry underlying vulnerability to nicotin University of California, San Diego $118,800
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Sora Shin-Ph.D.

TERT expression and its involvement in pancreatic regenerati Stanford University $118,800
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Patrick Neuhoefer-Ph.D.

A Differential Approach to Investigate Head and Neck Cancer J. David Gladstone Institutes $118,800
Early Diagnosis/Pathogenesis Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Manon Eckhardt-Ph.D.

ELECTROCHEMICAL ANALYSIS of DNMT1 and miRNA AS BIOMARKERS OF California Institute of Technology $118,800
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Yingxin Deng-Ph.D.

Analysis of Circulating Tumor RNA for Early Detection of Lun Stanford University $118,800
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Young-Jun Jeon-Ph.D.

Predilection of CHRNA5 SNP to smoking-related cardiotoxicity Stanford University $118,800
Socio-cultural, Behavioral and Psychological Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2017 (Cycle 26)
Investigators: Joe Zhang-Ph.D., M.D.

Molecular mechanisms of smoking-associated lung cancer Salk Institute for Biological Studies $118,449
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2016 (Cycle 25)
Investigators: Laura Rodon Ahnert-Ph.D

Harnessing the immune system to fight lung cancer University of California, Los Angeles $117,637
Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2009 (Cycle 18)
Investigators: Asa Andersson-Ph.D.

Cigarette smoke and lung injury: mechanism of nSMase2 action University of California, Davis $117,255
Pulmonary Disease Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards 2011 (Cycle 20)
Investigators: Simone Filosto-Ph.D.