November 17, 1995


Dr L. C. Mahadevan, Pounds 92,150 from the Wellcome Trust (analysis of chromatin-associated signalling responses concomitant with immediate-early (IE) gene activation using a plasmid-based model); Professor N. H. K. Holder, Pounds 57,001 from the Wellcome Trust (function of B61 related eph receptor tyrosine kinase ligands on zebrafish brain devlopment); Professor A. Greenough, Pounds 150,000 from the Children Nationwide Medical Research Fund (Children Nationwide Nestle); Dr J. Dale, Pounds 57,409 from King Edward's Hospital Fund (evaluation of the nurse provided telephone advice service);

Dr M. Layton, Professor A. J. Bellingham, Pounds 50,000 from James Stewardson Research & Welfare Trust for Children with T.P.I. (Triose phosphate isomerase (TPI) deficiency); Professor D. J. Hayton, Pounds 82,500 from the Baring Foundation (contribution towards the salary costs of the Director for the British Institute of Human Rights, and a senior research fellow in the School of Law); Dr D. H. Davies, Pounds 59,995 from the Wellcome Trust (purchase of a liquid scintillation counter); Professor J. F. Martin, Dr A. J. de Belder, Pounds 123,778 from the British Heart Foundation (the role of a novel platelet selective nitric oxide donor, S-nitrosoglutathione, in cardiovascular disease); Dr J. D. Erusalimsky, Dr I. Zachary, Pounds 89,203 from the British Heart Foundation (signal transduction mechanisms in megakaryocytopoiesis: role of kinase C & protein tyrosine phosphorylation); Dr I. Zachary, Pounds 97,129 from the British Heart Foundation (regulation of p125 focal adhesion kinase in vascular smooth muscle cells; Dr I. Zachary, Pounds 234,175 from the British Heart Foundation (role of protein tyrosine kinases in the phenotypic transition of vascular smooth muscle cells: regulation of p125 focal adhesion kinase and identification of novel kinases); Drs D. K. Shori, G. B. Proctor, Pounds 194,555 from the Wellcome Trust (how do nerves control the resynthesis of mucins and PRPs following their secretion from salivary gland acinar cells); Professor P. G. Jenner, Pounds 56,761 from the Wellcome Trust (the effect of carbon monoxide on brain function); Dr J. Robbins, Pounds 147,836 from the Wellcome Trust (a role for calcium mobilising second messengers in mammalian central neurones); Professor P. G. Jenner, Pounds 107,9 from the Parkinson's Disease Society (mechanisms underlying dyskinesias and potential neurotoxicity of L-Dopa); Professor R. C. Hider, Dr S. Bansal Pounds 57,001 from the Wellcome Trust (design, synthesis and evaluation of novel biodegradable penetration enhancers).

Research grants

Ms S. M. Willett, Pounds 145,430 from the Economic and Social Research Council (European technology transfer & weapons proliferation in Pacific Asia); Professor F. Hibbert, Pounds 75,076 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (contribution towards a fluorescence facility); Dr V. A. Handerek, Professor A. J. Rogers and Mr P. J. Langlois, Pounds 66,736 from EPSRC (investigation of fast signal processing for distributed optical fibre sensing systems); Drs P. M. W. Bath, S. Williams and Professor B. S. Meldrum, Pounds 173,264 from the Medical Research Council (the effect of nitric oxide donors on experimental stroke); Dr M. Peckham, Pounds 169,776 from BBSRC (the role of titin in muscle: a gene targeting approach)

Research contracts

Professor T. J. Peters, Dr T. Mahmud, Pounds 64,159 from South Thames Regional Health Authority (research training fellowship); Dr D. J. Squires, Pounds 121,807 from the British Library (use of IT-assisted information systems in academic research 2); Mr M. Askew, Professor M. Brown, Pounds 56,531 from the Nuffield Foundation (raising attainment in numeracy); Drs M. Lord, R. Luff, Mr R. Lewis, Pounds 141,702 from South and West Regional Health Authority (a shell shoe fitting service for stock orthopaedic shoes); to be continued

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