Grants

July 19, 1996

UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM Charities

Dr M. Lacey, Pounds 140,450 from the Wellcome Trust (synaptic physiology and pharmacology of single substantia nigra pars reticulata neurones: electrophysiology of a basal ganglia output); Dr C. Gregory, Pounds 36,985 from Cancer Research Campaign (regulation of apoptosis in human B cells); Dr M. Kendall, Pounds 55,364 from Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust (investigation of central serotoninergic function and fatigue-related illness);

Dr A. Logan, Pounds 124,584 from the Wellcome Trust (transforming growth factor-B correlates of scarring and axon growth arrest after penetrating injury to the central nervous system); Dr P. Weller, Pounds 68,337 from STFUBH (clinical fellowship); Dr J. Davey, Pounds 50,860 from Cancer Research Campaign (second messengers of the pheronome response in the fission yeast schizosaccharomyces pombe); Professor J. Dowell, Pounds 126,325 from the Royal Society (study of confinement topics in QCD); Professor R. Palmer, Pounds 81,288 from the Royal Society (Dorothy Hodgkin fellowship - surfact photodynamics in the vacuum ultra violet); Dr M. Tobin, Pounds 150,000 from Royal National Institute for the Blind (education of visually handicapped); Drs G. Anderson and J. Shuttleworth, Pounds 98,000 from the Wellcome Trust (flow cytometry in T-cell development and cell cycle control); Dr E. Elias, Pounds 34,723 from STFUBHT (technician support);

Professor P. Bacon, Pounds 35,000 from Birmingham Arthritis Appeals Trust (clinic area upgrade) and Pounds 56,607 from Arthritis and Theumatism Council (re-examination of T-cell deficiencies in chronic immune arthritis in relationship to the two-signal model of T-cell activation); Dr H. Pilkington, Pounds 65,8 from Leverhulme Trust (reception and resistance of images of the West among Russian youth); Professor P. Gallimore, Pounds 130,983 from Cancer Research Campaign (study of cutaneous and mucosal human papillomavirus (HPV) E4 proteins) and Pounds 2,553 from CRC (study of Ad 12 oncogenesis and roles played by oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes in DNA tumour virus induced transformation and tumourigenicity);

Professor A. Rickinson, Pounds 87,679 from Cancer Research Campaign, (Epstein-Barr virus infections of lympho-epithelium and the pathogenesis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma) and Pounds 90,636 from CRC (Epstein-Barr virus infection of B Lymphocytes and pathogenesis of Burkitt's lymphoma) and with Dr. A. Taylor, Pounds 141,632 from CRC (genes involved in predisposition to some human cancers) and with Professor D. Kerr, Pounds 280,616 from CRC (departmental expenses); Professor L. Young, Pounds 43,050 from CRC (lectureship); Professor M. Sheppard and Dr J. Lord, Pounds 25,306 from STFUBHT (determination of role of members of protein kinase C family in regulation of human thyroid growth and function); Professor W. Littler, Pounds 60,000 from BHF (project to fund clinical research laboratory); Professor D. Kerr, Pounds 314,648 from CRC (trails unit core funding);

Dr T. Lovick, Pounds 110,234 from the Wellcome Trust (role of nitric oxide and 5,hydroxytryptamine in long-lasting inhibitory modulation of the midbrain aversive system by the medullary rathe); Dr H. Earl, Pounds 45,488 from CRC (randomised trial of CMF v sequential doxurubicin followed by CMF in women receiving adjuvant chemotherapy).

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