November 11, 1994

UNIVERSITY OF YORK Research grants

Drs A. Marvin, J. Dawson and J. Angus, Pounds 157,719 from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (diffuse screened rooms using pseudo-random phase reflection gratings); Dr D. Orr, Pounds 432,636 from the EPSRC (substorm location and ULF wave studies with enhanced magnetometer networks); Professor J. McDermid, Pounds 129,507 from the EPSRC (theory of systems integration with application to dependable systems) European funds Professor R. Perutz, ECU 97,622 from the European Commission (reaction intermediates in C-H bond activation by transition molecules); Dr J. Sparrow, ECU 97,442 from the European Commission (site-directed mutagenesis of actin to probe the binding of the alpha-actinin family of actin-binding proteins); Professor D. Sanders, ECU 176,400 from the European Commission (plant molecular genetics for an environmentally compatible agriculture).


Dr P. Bennett, Pounds 63,465 from Action Research (the use of molecular biology techniques to reduce the risk of invasive procedures in fetal alloimmunisation); Dr A. Lighton, Pounds 57,409 from Action Research (the application of molecular biology to prenatal diagnosis); Professor M. Walport, Pounds 516,985 from the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (complement deficiency and the genes of SLC); Drs George and Haskard, Pounds 98,882 from the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (generation of recombinant anti-E-selectin antibodies for targeting activated endothelium in vivo); Mr P. Hornick, Pounds 62,850 from the British Heart Foundation (alloreactive T cells in Orthotopic cardiac transplantation); Dr P. Camici, Pounds 60,389 from the British Heart Foundation (does altered central nervous processing of pain stimuli explain silent myocardial ischaemia and syndrome X); Dr S. Legon, Pounds 108,154 from the British Heart Foundation (an abundant G-protein linked orphan receptor and its role in vasculature); Professor J. Goldman, Pounds 293,573 from the Leukaemia Research Fund (adult leukaemia); Dr P. Strong, Pounds 50,852 from the Muscular Dystrophy Group (transcript levels in affected skeletal muscles and alternative splicing); Professor J. Hughes, Pounds 61,976 from the National Asthma Campaign (regulation of pulmonary beta andrenergenic receptors in human asthma); Drs M. Silverman and N. Wilson, Pounds 93,242 from the National Asthma Campaign (airway inflammation in childhood asthma assessed by induced sputum); Dr A. Chu, Pounds 64,763 from the National Kidney Research Fund (investigation of the squamous cell carcinoma in the renal transplant patient); Professor A. Rees, Pounds 63,755 from the National Kidney Research Fund (T-cell receptor genes in Goodpasture syndrome); Dr C. Pusey, Pounds 64,499 from the National Kidney Research Fund (anti T-cell immunotherapy in experimental autoimmune glomerulonerphritis); Dr A. Chu, Pounds 91,035 from the Radiological Research Trust (fellowship); Mr P. Royston, Pounds 99,168 from the Wellcome Trust (statistical methodology for constructing time-specific reference intervals); Dr G. Gray, Pounds 130,818 from the Wellcome Trust (fellowship); Professor S. Bloom, Pounds 112,496 from the Wellcome Trust(identification of the neurones involved in appetite control and their alteration in disease by mapping the expression of C-FOS); Professor D.

Davies, Pounds 312,369 from the Wellcome Trust (equipment support for biomedical applications of mass spectrometry); Dr D. Gray, Pounds 55,725 from the Wellcome Trust (an analysis of activation versus survival signals delivered via CD40 during the development and maintenance of memory B cells).

Research contracts Dr C. Foster, Pounds 55,000 from Stanley Thomas Johnson (molecular biological events in early prostate cancer); Professor N. Fisk, Pounds 66,000 from Ferring Prod Development (double blind randomised comparison of Antosiban versus terbutaline in the treatment of acute preterm labour); Professor M. Ritter, Pounds 153,309 from Antisoma (salary support for post doctorate student); Professor N. B. Pride, Pounds 80,000 from Glaxo (funding for research fellow); Dr P. G. Camici, Pounds 204,000 from Knoll Pharmacutici SPA (the effects of different drugs on coronary flow reserve and ventricular remodelling in patients following acute myocardial infarction); Drs N. Gooderham and S. Shaunak, Pounds 290,516 from ML Laboratories (characterisation of the anti-HIV-1 activity of dextrin 2 sulphate).

Research grants Drs P. Stainer and G. Moore, Pounds 107,243 from the Medical Research Council (fine mapping of the X-linked cleft palate and ankyloglossia locus); Professor G. M. Bydder, Pounds 100,630 from the MRC (quantification of brain growth and development in health and disease using 30 MRI); Dr J. Hand, Pounds 144,193 from the MRC (prediction and verification of energy deposition and temperate rise in humans during magnetic resonance procedures); Professor M. Walport, Pounds 98,756 from the MRC (CLq deficiency and SLE fellowship); Dr J. Calam, Pounds 86,500 from the MRC (effects of 2 cytokines on gastro endocrine cells).

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