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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.
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);
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);
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 OBRIEN,
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)
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;
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.
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;
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. Johns 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
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.
OYOUNG, 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. Johns harbour; Fisheries and Oceans Canada;
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
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.