November 24, 1995


Research contracts. Ms J. Thomas, Pounds 66,094 from the Health Education Authority (diet and CHD prevention in South Asians: readiness for change); Dr A. David, Mr J. Roberts, Pounds 74,000 from the South Thames Regional Health Authority (breast cancer in women from black and ethnic minority groups: determinants of presentation and uptake of treatment in an inner London borough.

European funds. Dr L. C. Mahadevan, Dr E. Cano-Lopez, Ecu97,622 (Pounds 81,600) from the European Commission HCM Programme (purification, characterisation & cloning of two growth factor - and anisomycinactivated protein kinases P45 &P55); Professor A.J. Rogers, Dr V.A. Handerek, Ecu361,487 (Pounds 302,500) from the EC (fibre optics for remote monitoring of structural integrity of elevated temperature insulated systems (FORMS); Professor D.O. Hall, Ecu65,500 from the EC (the use of immobilised cyanobacteria for continuous ammonia fertilisation in rice production); Professor B. Halliwell, Ecu67,500 from the EC HCM Programme (free radical information and antioxidant systems in nitrogen fixing symbioses, studies by new advanced methodologies).


Charities. Dr P. Kumar, Pounds 192,4 from Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine (chronic hypoxaemia and the postnatal maturation of chemosensitivity); Professor P. Gallimore, Pounds 257,440 from Cancer Research Campaign (study of Ad 12 oncogenesis and the roles played by oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes in DNA tumour virus induced transformation and tumour genicity); Dr S. Busby, Pounds 121,799 from The Wellcome Trust (mechanisms of synergic activation of transcription).

Dr A. Ahmed and Professor M. Whittle, Pounds 129,225 from The Wellcome Trust (functional characterisation and cellular localisation of a novel angiogenic growth factor in human placenta); Professor R. Jefferis and Dr J. Lund, Pounds 97,032 from Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (application of 13C NMR to an investigation of the role of terminal glactose and sialic acid residues to rheumatoid factors (RF) binding and the formation of RF/IgG complexes); Dr J. Marshall, Pounds 91,706 from The Wellcome Trust (the roles of central neural and local factors in primary Raynaud's disease); Dr G. Nash, Pounds 100,865 from British Heart Foundation (adhesion between neutrophils and platelets as a promoter of vascular pathology); Dr J. Stephen and Professor N. Brown, Pounds 81,600 from The Wellcome Trust (invasion genes of salmonella typhimurium); Dr E. Johns, Pounds 120,414 from British Heart Foundation (neural control of the kidney in obesity associated hypertension).

Dr J. Mann, Pounds 66,391 from Special Trustees of the Former United Birmingham Hospital's Trust Fund (research fellow to the West Midlands Regional Children's Tumour Registry); Dr N. Barnes, Pounds 52,957 from The Wellcome Trust (neurochemical and molecular investigation of a possible 5-HT receptor mediated response in rat brain); Professor A. Rickinson, Pounds 100,000 from Cancer Research Campaign (contribution to confocal microscope); Professor P. Bacon, Pounds 54,572 from The Wellcome Trust (functional relevance of MHC class II tetramers in auto-immune disease); Drs Salmon and Young, Professor P. Bacon, Pounds 52,957 from The Wellcome Trust (CD45 isoforms and the altered signalling in rat lymphocytes).

Professor D. Kerr, Pounds 97,550 from Cancer Research Campaign (preclinical and clinical pharmacology and macromolecular drug targeting); Dr J. Davey, Pounds 52,257 from Cancer Research Campaign (mechanisms for recovery from cell cycle arrest); Dr J. Jackson, Pounds 140,717 from The Wellcome Trust (structure-function relationship in proton-translocating transhydrogenase from bacterial membranes); Professors Thomas and Jefferis, Drs Cole & Boons, Pounds 79,790 from The Wellcome Trust (analysis of biologically active carbohydrates); Dr G. Niedobitek, Pounds 122,098 from The Wellcome Trust (Epstein-Barr virus infection in immunosuppressed recipients).

Research contracts. Dr H. Pilkington, Pounds 64,000 from INTAS (post-Soviet migration and ethno-political tension: conceptualising the interaction); Professor J. Seville, Pounds 51,399 from Campden Food and Drink Research Association (evaluating food mixing operations based on particle tracking); Professor J. Newton, Pounds 97,651 from Organon Laboratories Ltd (research fellowship); Professor R. Griffiths, Pounds 88,500 from West Midlands Health (Institute of Public Health research staff); Professor T. Benyon, Pounds 107,308 from CFDRA (evaluating food mixing operations based on particle tracking).

Mr P. Ellis, Pounds 69,958 from English Heritage (Wroxeter (Webster) phase 2); Professor J. Corbett, Pounds 83,632 from West Midlands Health (service related research and evaluation in mental disability); Professor D. Booth, Pounds 98,587 from Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (fat and other food components in physiological and sensory satiety); Mr J. Walker, Pounds 124,123 from Department of Environment (assessing the use made of the private rented sector by local authorities).

Professor I. Harris, Pounds 66,240 from Phillips Research Laboratories (processing of rare earth-permanent magnets); Professor I. Harris, Pounds 57,000 from EBG Gessellschaft fur Electromagnische (preparation and ansotropic HDDR powder for hot-pressed magnets); Professor G. Mackay and Dr S. Parkin, Pounds 916,210 from TRL Highway Resource Centre (co-operative crash injury studies - phase 5); Dr T. Button, Pounds 126,087 from Illinois Superconductor Corporation (processing and properties of thick-film high temperature superconductors); Dr D. Kelly, Pounds 80,136 from Children's Services Unit (research fellow clinical in hepatology).

@Professor G. Mackay, Pounds 90,000 from Ford Motor Company (co-operative crash injury study phase 5); Dr C. Gordon, Pounds 60,000 from British S L E Aid Group (research technician); Drs Hill & Ellis, Professor A Rickinson, Pounds 65,084 from West Midlands Health (multiplicity of Epstein-Barr virus infecton in immunocompromised patients).

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