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(November 18, 1999, Gazette)

The following is a list of some members of the university community who have received research contracts. The Office of Research has supplied information about the contract recipient, funding source, contract value, and the research topic. This list is not meant to reflect all of the research going on at Memorial now, but rather who received funding for the months of May, June, July and August, 1999.

Bass, Don, Engineering; Design of an Anti-Roll Tank; Universal Marine Ltd.; $ 4,313.30.

Bass, Don, Engineering; Design of an Anti-Roll Tank; Quinlan Brothers Ltd.; $3,816.05.

Bass, Don, Engineering; Design of an Anti-Roll Tank; Chantier Naval Forillon; $4,014.

Best, Leo; Dow, Donald; Pike, John; Drover, Douglas and Hewitt, Richard, Medicine; Enlarged Prostate International Comparator Study – EPICS; Glaxo Wellcome Inc.; $20,000.

Boone, Wilbert and Weir, Harvey, Education/Continuing Education; Video on SchoolNet and Rural Education; Industry Canada; $16,675.
Boone, Wilbert, Education; Attendance at meetings with SchoolNet officials; Industry Canada $1,350.

Brown, Jean and Boone, Wilbert, Education; Rural Education and Community Economic Development Across the North Atlantic Rim; Canada-Newfoundland Agreement on Economic Renewal; $25,000.

Brown, Joseph, Ocean Sciences Centre; Comparison of Cage versus Land-Based Technologies for Ongrowing of Juvenile Yellowtail Flounder; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic Development Agreement; $11,000.

Buckley, David; Hall, Michael and Prasad, Asuri, Medicine; Adolescent 311CUS/0005; Zeneca Pharma Inc.; $100,000.

Buckley, David and Hall, Michael, Medicine; Clinical Trial – HIC No. 99.55; Warner Lambert – Parke Davis; $32,000.

Buckley, David and Hall, Michael, Medicine; Clinical Trial – HIC No. 99.57; Warner Lambert – Parke Davis; $30,000.

Bursey, Ford; Fardy, John and MacIntosh, Don, Medicine; A Twelve Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Dose-Ranging, Placebo-Controlled Study of Alosetron in Subjects with Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia; Glaxo Wellcome Inc.; $17,000.

Bursey, Ford; Fardy, John and MacIntosh, Don, Medicine; Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability of Pantoprazole 40 mg Tablets versus Omeprazole 20 mg Tablets in the Healing of NSAIDs-associated Gastrointestinal Ulcers/Erosions; Byk Canada Inc.; $236,100.

Bursey, Ford; Fardy, John and MacIntosh, Don, Medicine; Efficacy and Tolerability of Pantoprazole 20 mg vs Pantoprazole; 40 mg vs Placebo Tablets once Daily as Prevention of Gastrointestinal Lesions in Arthritic Patients Receiving Continuous; Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Therapy; Byk Canada Inc.; $234,000.

Davis, Philip, Biochemistry; Seal Oil Product Development, Year 4; Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation & Others; $154,992.50.

Fahraeus-Van Ree, Goverdina, Biology; Growth Hormones in Fish from Iron Contaminated Lakes; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $4,900.

Ghazala, Suad, Biochemistry; Spray Dry Hydrolysate Seafood Flavours; Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation & Others; $10,362.58.

Gogan, Niall, Chemistry; Heavy Metal Transport in Soils; Public Works and Government Services Canada; $24,624.

Harnett, John and Barrett, Brendan; Medicine; A three-year, randomized, double-blind study to assess the efficacy and safety of SDZ RAD In novo renal transplant; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada through Queen Elizabeth II; Health Sciences Centre; $37,310.

Harnett, John and Barrett, Brendan; Medicine; A clinical trial involving sirolimus administration to renal allograft recipients; Wyeth-Ayerst Research through Queen Elizabeth II; Health Sciences Centre; $52,877.50.

Hermanutz, Luise, Biology; Balsam Fir Study-Terra Nova National Park; Canadian Heritage - Parks Canada; $10,000.

Hermanutz, Luise; Bell, Trevor and Butler, Karyn, Biology/Geography; Invasive Plant Survey; Canadian Heritage – Parks Canada; $15,500.


Hobeika, Chaker, Medicine; Clinical Trial Protocol No.: DC-037-0002; Astra Pharma Inc.; increase $15,005; revised total: $63,310.

Jacobs, John and Banfield, Colin, Geography; Investigations of the Chemistry of Alpine Snow Cover in Gros Morne National Park; Canadian Heritage – Parks Canada; $5,000.

Johnston, Brian, Student Housing and Food Services; 18th Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic Development Agreement; $36,750.

Jones, Ian, Biology; Behavioural ecology and demography of Alcids at the Gannet Islands, Labrador; Environment Canada; $10,000.

Jordaan, Ian, Engineering; Unification of Ice Testing Program; National Research Council; $17,000.

Jordaan, Ian, Engineering; Canadian Offshore Design for Ice Environments Phase II; Department of Industry, Trade and Technology – Canada/Newfoundland Offshore Development Fund Agreement; $540,000.

Joyce, Carol, Medicine; Improving Diabetes Control in the Elderly; SmithKline Beecham; $91,572.

Joyce, Carol, Medicine; Inhaled insulin compared with subcutaneous insulin in subjects with Type I diabetes mellitus; Pfizer Canada Inc.; $51,144.

Joyce, Carol; Medicine; Inhaled insulin compared to oral agents in subjects with Type 2 diabetes mellitus; Pfizer Canada Inc.; $39,249.60.

Joyce, Carol, Medicine; Inhaled insulin compared with subcutaneous insulin in subjects with Type 2 diabetes mellitus; Pfizer Canada Inc.; $51,144.

Kaiser, Stephanie, Medicine; A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study to compare the efficacy and safety of cerivastatin 0.4 mg and 0.8 mg versus placebo once daily in the treatment of patients with mixed dyslipidemia; Bayer Inc.; $72,200.

Keough, Kevin; Biochemistry; Continuation Project 1999: Liposome Systems for use in Aquaculture; Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation & Others; $257,675.

Khraishi, Majed; Medicine; Arthritis Study; Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute; $25,200.

King, Wayne, P.J. Gardiner Institute; New Enterprise Store Program – St. John’s; ACOA; $22,170.

King, Wayne, P.J. Gardiner Institute; New Enterprise Store Program – Happy Valley-Goose Bay; ACOA; $19,788.

King, Wayne, P.J. Gardiner Institute; New Enterprise Store Program – Grand Falls-Windsor; ACOA; $21,067.

Lien, Jon, Psychology; Marine Mammal Internship with the Whale Research Group of Newfoundland; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $6,000.

MacCallum, Calvin and Rose, Barry, Medicine; AMISK – Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Enoxaparin and Streptokinase in Patients Presenting with MI; Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Canada Inc.;$45,500.

Malsbury, Charles, Psychology; The Effect of SERM III on Social Memory in Ovariectomized Female Rats; Eli Lilly and Company; $23,163.

Miller, Ted, Biology; Black-Backed Woodpecker Study-Terra Nova National Park; Canadian Heritage – Parks Canada; $8,000.

Miller, Ted, Biology; Acoustic Signatures of Piping Plover; Canadian Heritage - Parks Canada; $7,000.

Montevecchi, William, Psychology; Red Squirrel Study-Terra Nova National Park; Canadian Heritage – Parks Canada; $10,000.

Montevecchi, William, Psychology; Ecology of Cone-Dependent Finches Study; Canadian Heritage – Parks Canada; $7,000.

Montevecchi, William, Psychology; Seabird and Marine Mammal Surveys on Husky Oil Supply Vessels; Husky Oil; $7,000.

Montevecchi, William, Psychology; Seabird Attraction to Offshore Platforms and Seabird Monitoring from Offshore Support Vessels and Other Ships; Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers; $25,000.

Muram, Bhanu, Medicine; Clinical Trial Protocol No.: DC-037-0002; Astra Pharma Inc.; increase of $15,005; revised total: $63,310.

Murphy, Terrence, Arts; Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Website; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic; Development Agreement (CEDA); $100,000.

Parrish, Christopher, Ocean Sciences Centre; Analysis of Seawater Samples for Inorganic Nutrients; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $4,000.

Peters, Sharon and Fox, George, Medicine; Inhaled BY9010 versus inhaled budesonide in patients with mild to moderate asthma; Byk Canada Inc.; $60,000.

Pryse-Phillips, William; Goodridge, Alan and Ogunyemi, Abayomi, Medicine; Rapimelt Zeneca Pharma Inc.; $11,960.

Rahimtula, Anver, Biochemistry; Assessment of Lipid Peroxidation Potential of Copper Ore; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $4,600.

Rahimtula, Anver, Biochemistry; Investigate the Effects of Magnetite on Selected Biochemical Parameters in Tissues of Rainbow Trout (MDA-Protein Adducts; Superoxide Dismutase and Catalase); Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $4,800.

Rahimtula, Anver, Biochemistry; Assessment of Oxidative Damaging Potential of Leachate from Iron Ore Tailings; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $3,250.

Rahimtula, Anver, Biochemistry; Assessment of Lipid Peroxidation Potential of Iron Ore; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $4,600.

Rahimtula, Anver, Biochemistry; Assessment of Potential of Iron-Ore Leachate to Damage Cellular Electron Transport Functions; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $4,600.

Renouf, Priscilla and Bell, Trevor, Anthropology/Geography; The Port au Choix Archaeology and Sea Level History Project; Canadian Heritage - Parks Canada; $30,113.75.

Riggs, Bert, Centre for Newfoundland Studies; Arrangement and Description of Archival Fonds Canadian Council of Archives; $6,000.

Rivkin, Richard, Ocean Sciences Centre; The Influence of Produced Water on Microbial Activity; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; increase $2,600; revised total: $10,600.

Rivkin, Richard, Ocean Sciences Centre; Microzooplankton Hervibory and Bacterivory in the North Water Polynya; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; increase $6,100; revised total: $16,100.

Rivkin, Richard, Ocean Sciences Centre; Metals in the Food Chain of Coastal Labrador; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; increase $6,100; revised total: $20,475.

Rose, Barry, Medicine; Clinical Trial Research HIC #: 98.202; Foreign Business; $28,420.

Sheppard, Bruce and Schulz, Henry, Education; Human Resources Study of the Education Sector in Newfoundland and Labrador; Human Resources Development Canada; $131,000.

Sussex, Bruce, Medicine; Clinical Trial HIC No.: 98.184; Foreign Pharmaceutical Company; $112,000.

Sussex, Bruce, Medicine; Praise II Study; Pfizer Canada Inc.; increase $10,000; revised total: $81,747.

Tuck, James and Mathias, Cathy, Anthropology; Ferryland Archaeological Project; Canadian Museums Association; $4,830.

Warkentin, Ian, Biology, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College; Riparian Habitat Quality Study; Canadian Heritage - Parks Canada; $8,500.

Winsor, Blair, Business Administration; HRDC Graduate Internships; Human Resources Development Canada; $149,000.

Wolinetz, Steven, Political Science; Youth International Internships; Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade; $150,000.