News

Alumni Notes
& Quotes

Classified

In Brief

Meet Memorial

News & Notes

Out & About

Papers & Presentations

Research

Student View

Search This Issue

The Gazette Homepage

Division of University
Relations
Homepage

E-Mail Us

 

 


(November 29, 2001, 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, contact value and the research topic. This list is not meant to reflect all of the research currently going on at Memorial.

ADAMEC, Robert, Psychology; Dose response study in predator stress model of post-traumatic stress disorder; Merck KGaA; $49,014.

ALDERDICE, Catherine, Medicine; COX-2 inhibitor in the treatment of osteoarthritis; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada; $37,050.

ALLEN, Nigel, Marine Institute; Realignment from a recirculated to a flow-through water system in the Aquaculture Quarantine Facility; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic Development Agreement (CEDA); $68,700.

BORNSTEIN, Stephen, NLCAHR; Development of a Provincial Accident Prevention Strategy; Workplace Health Safety and Compensation Commission; $38,460.

BROWN, Joseph, Ocean Sciences Centre; Enhancement of growth and survival in salmon, Atlantic cod and two live prey species for aquaculture production; Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation and others; $117,369.

BROWN, Joseph, Ocean Sciences Centre; Atlantic halibut pedigree project 2001-2002; Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation and others; $136,191.

BROWN, Joseph, Ocean Sciences Centre; Forest harvesting effects with managed buffers on an aquatic ecosystem; Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Science and Technology Youth Internships Program); $9,000.

BRUCE-LOCKHART, Michael; NORVELL, Theodore, Engineering; The teaching machine: software for pedagogical program animation; Human Resources Development Canada — Office of Learning Technologies; $40,000.

CADIGAN, Sean, Public Policy Research Centre; Policy research and analysis; ACOA (PWGSC); $200,000.

CALLAHAN, Russell, Technical Services; Tail assembly and dive planes; National Research Council — Institute for Marine Dynamics (PWGSC); $21,980.

COOPER, A. Rick, Medicine; Linezolid INV/PO versus Vancomycin IV for the treatment of resistant gram-positive bacterial infections in children; Pharmacia Canada Inc.; $29,289.

DEIBEL, Donald; RIVKIN, Richard and THOMPSON, Raymond, Ocean Sciences Centre; Environmental requirements for sustainable shellfish aquaculture (AquaNet project EI6); Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Science and Technology Youth Internships Program); $9,000.

DRIEDZIC, William, Ocean Sciences Centre; Cod aquaculture; Canada/Newfoundland Agreement on Economic Renewal; $130,000.

FAHRAEUS-VAN REE, Goverdina, Biology; Development of method for measuring macrophage activation potential in fish exposed to petroleum and drilling fluids; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $10,000.

FOX, George; PETERS, Sharon and EDSTROM, Harry, Medicine; Treatment of COPD with salmeterol/fluticasone propionate combination product; Glaxo Wellcome Inc.; $244,400.

FOX, George; GJEVRE, John; PETERS, Sharon; BAGGS, Douglas and O’BRIEN, Mary, Medicine; A randomized double-blind multicentre study comparing the efficacy and safety of zithromax (azithromycin) 500 mg once daily for three days versus levaquin (levofloxacin) 500 mg once daily for seven days for the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis due to bacterial respiratory pathogens; Pfizer Canada Inc.; $52,000.

FOX, George; EDSTROM, Harry; GJEVRE, John; DUGUID, Nigel, Medicine; Resource utilisation study in COPD (RUSIC); Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd.; $13,000.

GREEN, John, Biology; Research on cod in a potential marine protected area; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $1,500.

HERMANUTZ, Luise and JACOBS, John, Biology/Geography; Incorporating a Labrador component into the CANTTEX network; Environment Canada; $20,000.

HOOPER, Robert and RIDEOUT, Keith, Biology/Marine Institute; Installation and assessment of a prototype holding system for sea urchins; Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation and others; $109,138.

JACOBS, John, Geography; Climate snowbed research project; Canadian Heritage — Parks Canada; $5,000.

JACOBS, John, Geography; Research and monitoring for change in the Big Pond drainage basin, Terra Nova National Park; Canadian Heritage — Parks Canada; $8,847.

JONES, Ian, Biology; Survival comparison study; United States Fish and Wildlife Service — Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; $18,000.

KAISER, Stephanie, Medicine; Lipidil supra vs atorvastatin in patients with low HDL and abdominal obesity; Fournier Pharma Inc.; $39,000.

KAUR, Sukhinder, Biochemistry; Infrastructure to study the regulation of gene expression by nutrients; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic Development Agreement (CEDA); $20,165.

KAUR, Sukhinder, Biochemistry; Regulation of proteins involved in reverse cholesterol transport pathway; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic Development Agreement (CEDA); $95,334.

KHRAISHI, Majed and REDDY, Bharati, Medicine; Clinical trial research: HIC No. 01.04; Canadian Business; $74,365.

KHRAISHI, Majed and REDDY, Bharati, Medicine; Clinical trial research: HIC No. 01.05; Canadian Business; $29,086.

KHRAISHI, Majed, Medicine; A study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of combination treatment with Anakinra and PEGsTNF-RI in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis; Amgen Canada Inc.; $68,000.

KIROUAC, Gilbert and CHEN, Xihua, Medicine; Neural mechanisms regulating dopamine neurons involved in reward and addiction; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic Development Agreement (CEDA); $40,139.

LIEN, Jon, Psychology; Continued assessment of a lobster conservation program; Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation and others; $104,350.

LIEN, Jon, Psychology; An evaluation of the impact of whale watching vessels in Witless Bay and St. John’s Bay, NF, and an evaluation of voluntary codes of conduct as a management tool to control tour boat impacts on cetaceans; Environment Canada — Canadian Wildlife Service; $52,000.

MAY, Sherry and GASKILL, Herbert, Mathematics and Statistics; Operation Foresight; Canada/Newfoundland Comprehensive Economic Development Agreement (CEDA); $32,294.

MONTEVECCHI, William, Psychology; Squirrel predation on birds; Canadian Heritage - Parks Canada; $5,000.

MONTEVECCHI, William, Psychology; Marine bird and mammal monitoring study; Environmental Studies Research Funds; $30,000.

O’YOUNG, Siu, Engineering; Internet based manufacturing design system; McMaster University (subcontract for CANARIE); $33,264.

PATEL, Thakor, Biology; Analysis of selected sewage related bacteria in biota from St. John’s harbour; Fisheries and Oceans Canada; $6,000.

RENOUF, Priscilla and BELL, Trevor, Anthropology/Geography; Archaeological Research - Port au Choix; Canadian Heritage — Parks Canada; $21,700.

RIVKIN, Richard, Ocean Sciences Centre; Carbon cycling in the upper ocean and foodweb effects of produced water inputs from offshore oil exploitation; Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Science and Technology Youth Internships Program); $8,000.

SUSSEX, Bruce, Medicine; Clinical trial research: HIC No. 01.73; Canadian Business; $52,350.

VEITCH, Brian, Engineering; Performance guidelines for marine evacuation systems on offshore petroleum installations; Canada/Newfoundland Offshore Development Fund; $100,000.

WEIR, Gail, Library; Cleaning, identifying and inventoring an archival collection that documents the history of Newfoundland; Canadian Council of Archives; $9,314.65.

WEST, Roy; LONGERICH, Linda; RANDELL, Edward, Medicine; Food fortification with folic acid for the primary prevention of neural tube defects — phase II; Health Canada; $3,836.