The ARRA grants will support research in biology, psychology, chemistry and engineering.
Two recent awards will fund Sarah Mattson's psychology research on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
San Diego State University researchers, and in turn the San Diego region, continue to benefit from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, with the announcement of an additional $1.5 million in funding this week. To date, SDSU has received 21 grants, totaling more than $4 million.
The latest grants, awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) support the following SDSU research projects:
- Dr. Roberta Gottlieb, biology, "Rescue and Role of Complex I in Myocardial Ischemic Injury," $157,724
- Asa Gustafsson, biology, "Role of Bnip3 in Myocardial Ischemia/Reperfusion," $265,235
- Sarah Mattson, psychology, "A Multisite Neurobehavioral Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders," $305,875
- William Tong, chemistry, "San Diego State University Minority Biomedical Research Support Program," $319,248
- Satish Sharma, electrical and computer engineering, "CAREER:Novel Reconfigurable Aperture Antennas and Arrays for Compact Multifunctional Antenna Solutions," $400,000
New NIH ARRA supplemental awards for summer students:
- Sanford Bernstein, biology, "Structure of the UNC-45 Chaperone and its Interaction with Skeletal Muscle Myosin,"$14,907
- Kelly Doran, biology, "Blood-Brain Barrier Failure in Bacterial Meningitis," $19,494
- Sarah Mattson, psychology, "A Multisite Neurobehavioral Assessment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders," $40,808
The SDSU Research Foundation tracks ARRA opportunities and awards for the university and submits hundreds of award applications monthly. All grant opportunities, proposals and rewards are managed by the SDSU Research Foundation.
Other ARRA Grant related stories:
SDSU Receives Another $1.2 Million in Stiumulus Research Funding (July 9, 2009)
SDSU Receives $1.5 Million in Stimulus Research Funding (June 3, 2009)