2004 Research Grants (New & Renewed)

Principal Investigator: Steven A. Abrams, M.D.
Title: Calcium Absorption and Bone Formation during Puberty
Source: NIH NIAMS

Title: Evaluation of Mineral Absorption in Infants Fed Human Milk or Infant Formula
Source: Mead Johnson Nutritional Group

Title: Efficacy of Iron-Fortified Flour With and Without Vitamin A and Zinc in Controlling Iron Deficiency Anemia and Improving Health and Nutrition in Peruvian Infants
Source: The Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional

Title: Dietary Factors Affecting Calcium and Zinc Absorption Nigerian Children with Rickets
Source: NIH Fogarty International Center

Title: Effect of Nondigestible Oligosaccharides (NOS) on Calcium Absorption in Adolescent Girls
Source: Tiense Suikerraffinaderij

Title: Analyzing Stable Isotopes of Calcium using Thermal Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Source: Krug Life Sciences

Title: Ethnic Variability and Calcium Absorption: A Potential Mechanism for Ethnic Differences in Osteoporosis Prevalence
Source: National Osteoporosis Foundation (Wayne State Subcontract)

Title: Evaluation of the Fortification of Rice Flour with Iron, Zinc and Folate in Sri Lankan Children
Source: International Atomic Energy Agency

Title: Evaluation of Iron and Zinc Absorption from Fortified Foods in the Diet of Indonesian Children
Source: International Atomic Energy Agency

Principal Investigator: Cheryl B. Anderson, Ph.D.
Title: Transitions in Physical Activity during Adolescence
Source: NIH NCI

Principal Investigator: Tom Baranowski, Ph.D.
Title: Middle School Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Multicultural 5-A-Day Boy Scout Badge
Source: American Cancer Society

Title: Computer-Based Intervention for Type 2 Diabetes in Youth
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Home Fruit, Juice and Vegetable Availability
Source: NIH NCI

Principal Investigator: Dennis M. Bier, M.D.
Title: USDA ARS Cooperative Agreement
Source: USDA ARS

Title: Bristol-Myers Squibb Research Grant in Nutrition
Source: Bristol-Myers

Principal Investigator: Douglas G. Burrin, Ph.D.
Title: Minimal Enteral Nutrient Requirements in Neonates
Source: NIH NICHD

Title: Metabolism of Enteral Glutamate in the Neonatal Pig Intestine
Source: International Glutamate Technical Committee

Title: Intestinal Metabolism of a Alpha-Ketoglutarate (AKG) in Weanling Pigs
Source: Gramineer International

Title: Short-Term Efficacy of Sulfates
Source: Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Principal Investigator: Nancy F. Butte, Ph.D.
Title: Genetics of Childhood Obesity
Source: NIH NHLBI

Title: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Hispanic Obese Youth
Source: NIH NIDDK

Principal Investigator: Karen W. Cullen, Dr.P.H.
Title: Evaluation of Policy Change on Middle School Student Lunch Consumption
Source: USDA ERS

Title: A Ground Level Weight Management Approach: Creating Healthy Home Eating Environments
Source: USDA NRI

Title: Family's Web: Cancer Prevention for Daughters
Source: NIH NCI

Principal Investigator: Teresa A. Davis, Ph.D.
Title: Regulation of Neonatal Muscle Protein Synthesis
Source: NIH NIAMS

Title: Mechanism of Muscle Growth Stimulation By Somatotropin in Pigs
Source: USDA NRI

Title: Improve Growth of Sow-Reared Piglets in Enhancing Arginine Synthesis
Source: USDA NRI (Texas A&M Subcontract)

Principal Investigator: Kenneth J. Ellis, Ph.D.
Title: Assessment of the Pea Pod®, Infant Body Composition System, for Measuring the Body Composition of Infants during the First 6 Months of Life
Source: Life Measurements, Inc.

Title: The smart study - A Large, Simple Trial Comparing Two Strategies for Management of Anti-retroviral Therapy
Source: CDC Social & Scientific Sys (Subcntract)

Principal Investigator: Ralph D. Feigin, M.D.
Title: General Clinical Research Center (Dennis M. Bier, Program Director)
Source: NIH NCRR

Title: Baylor Child Health Research Center (Morey W. Haymond, Program Director)
Source: NIH NICHD

Principal Investigator: Marta L. Fiorotto, Ph.D.
Title: Determinants of Skeletal Muscle Growth Potential
Source: NIH NIAMS

Title: Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone Gene Transfer for Domestic Livestock
Source: USDA NRI

Principal Investigator: Jennifer O. Fisher, Ph.D.
Title: Effects of Age on Children's Responses To Large Portions and Self-Selected Portions
Source: International Life Sciences Institute

Title: Feeding Influences on Infant Intake Regulation and Overweight
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Large Portion Effects on Daily Intake in Young Children and their Mothers
Source: USDA NRI

Principal Investigator: Michael A. Grusak, Ph.D.
Title: Retinol Equivalence of Plant Carotenoids in Children
Source: NIH NIDDK (Tufts University Subcontract)

Title: Harnessing Plant Biotechnology to Improve the Health of the Poor
Source: USDA CIAT

Principal Investigator:Darryl L. Hadsell, Ph.D.
Title: IRS-1 and -2 Signaling in Mammary Development and Cancer
Source: NIH NCI

Title: IGF-1 Regulates Lactational Persistence
Source: USDA NRI

Principal Investigator: Morey W. Haymond, M.D.
Title: Baylor Mentored Clinical Investigator Award
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Treatment Options for Children with Type 2 Diabetes
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Baylor Child Health Research Center
Source: NIH NICHD

Title: Baylor Mentored Diabetes Investigator Award
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Effects of Carbohydrate Intake on Insulin Sensitivity and Macronutrient Fuel Metabolism in Children and Adolescents
Source: Mars, Inc.

Title: Baylor Clinical Scientist Training Program
Source: NIH NHLBI

Title: Baylor Pediatric Diabetes Research Training Program
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Insulin Pump Treatment in Young Children
Source: Medtronics MiniMed, Inc.

Principal Investigator: William C. Heird, M.D.
Title: Impact of Development on Protein Utilization and Growth
Source: NIH NICHD

Principal Investigator: Karen K. Hirschi, Ph.D.
Title: Developmental Defects in Blood and Blood Vessel Formation
Source: NIH NHLBI

Title: Vascular Potential of Adult Stem Cells
Source: NIH NHLBI

Title: Regulation of Hemogenic Endothelium During Embryonic Development
Source: American Heart Assoc.

Title: Contribution of Bone Marrow Derived Cells to Alloderm-Faciilitated Wound Healing
Source: LifeCell Corporation

Title: Engineering Capillary Networks
Source: NIH NHLBI (U of Michigan Sucntract)

Title: SMC Differentiation During Vascular Graft Assembly
Source: NIH NHLBI (Rice U. Subcontract)

Title: Arteries Engineered from Porcine Vascular Cells
Source: NIH NHLBI (Duke U Subcontract)

Principal Investigator: Kendal K. Hirschi, Ph.D.
Title: Arabidopsis 2010 - Discovering Transporters for Essential Minerals and Toxic Ions in Plants
Source: NSF

Title: Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Calcium Signaling in Plants: Analysis of Vacuolar Calcium Transporters and Regulators
Source: NSF

Title: Nutritional Impact of Modifying Calcium Partitioning
Source: NIH NIDDK (Minority Supplement)

Principal Investigator: Judy M. Hopkinson, Ph.D.
Title: Proposal for Evaluation of a Novel Breast Pump
Source: Playtex Corporation

Title: Hospital Based Paraprofessional Lactation Clinic
Source: CDC Assoc Amer Medical

Title: Determination of Sample Size Required to Evaluate the Efficacy of a Novel Breast Pump
Source: Playtex Corporation

Principal Investigator: Russell P. Jago, Ph.D.
Title: Moderating Effect of the Environment on Adolescent Physical Activity
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Principal Investigator: Farook Jahoor, Ph.D.
Title: Glutathione Homeostasis and Oxidant Damage in Kwashiorkor
Source: NIH NIDDK

Title: Glutathione Homeostasis in Sickle Cell Disease
Source: NIH Fogarty International

Principal Investigator: Carlos H. Lifschitz, M.D.
Title: Effect of Glutamine Supplementation on Morbidity in Low-Birth-Weight Infant
Source: The Gerber Foundation

Principal Investigator: Kathleen J. Motil, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Growth and Nutritional Status of Children with Ectodermal Dysplasia Syndromes
Source: National Fdn. for Ectodermal Dysplasias

Principal Investigator: Paul A. Nakata, Ph.D.
Title: The Role of Calcium Oxalate Crystals in Plant Defense against Insects
Source: USDA NRI

Principal Investigator: Theresa A. Nicklas, Dr.P.H.
Title: Fruit and Vegetable Issues of Head Start Families
Source: NIH NCI (UAB Subcontract)

Title: Eating Patterns and Diet Quality in Young Adults
Source: USDA ERS Cooperative Agreement

Title: Environmental Influences on Children’s Food Consumption
Source: USDA NRI

Title: Ecological Analysis of Eating Patterns in Children and Young Adults
Source: Kellogg Corporate Citizenship Fund

Title: Environmental Influences on Children's Consumption of Dairy Products: Family Environment
Source: Dairy Management, Inc.

Title: Eating Behaviors and Obesity: Temporal Associations, Tracking, And Predictiveness
Source: Mars, Inc.

Principal Investigator: Heather Patrick, Ph.D.
Title: Getting Kids to Eat Their Vegetables: The Importance of Choice.
Source: Bristol Myers Squibb Nutrition Award

Principal Investigator: Robert J. Shulman, M.D.
Title: Recurrent Abdominal Pain in Children
Source: NIH NINR

Title: Stomach Emptying in Premature Infants
Source: The Gerber Foundation

Title: Intestinal Permeability in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Source: Crohns and Colitis Foundation

Title: Stomach Emptying in Premature Infants
Source: The Gerber Foundation

Title: Enteral Insulin and Intestinal Ontogeny in Preterm Infants
Source: USDA NRI

Title: A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Clinical Outcomes of 2 Doses of Oral Pantoprazole in Children (12-16 Years Old) with Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Source: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Title: A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Clinical Outcomes of Multiple Doses of Oral Pantoprazole in Children (5-11 Years Old) with Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Source: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Title: Catflo Activase (Alteplase) Pediatric Study
Source: Genentech, Inc.

Title: A Safety Trial Using Recombinant Urokinase in the Treatment of Occluded Central Venous Catheters
Source: Abbott Laboratories, Inc.

Principal Investigator: Janice E. Stuff, Ph.D.
Title: Development of Diet Methodology for N-nitroso Components
Source: NIH NCI

Title: Interaction with the Lower Mississippi Delta Nutrition Intervention Research Initiative
Source: USDA Delta

Principal Investigator: Agneta L. Sunehag, M.D., Ph.D.
Title: Gluconeogenesis in Very Low Birth Weight Infants
Source: NIH NICHD

Title: The Impact of Dietary Carbohydrate Intake on Insulin Sensitivity and Glucose Metabolism in Obese Adolescents
Source: Mars, Inc.

Title: Role of Glutamate in Supporting Gluconeogenesis in Human Infants Born Very Prematurely
Source: International Glutamate Technical Committee

Principal Investigator: Deborah I. Thompson, Ph.D.
Title: Dual Code Theory and Youth Physical Activity Self Efficacy
Source: NIH NCI

Title: Factors Influencing on Rates in an E-health Obesity Prevention Program Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity to 8-10 Year Old African American Girls
Source: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Principal Investigator: Qiang Tong, Ph.D.
Title: AKT Regulates Adipogenesis through GATA Phosphorylation
Source: Baylor Seed Funds

Principal Investigator: Robert A. Waterland, Ph.D.
Title: Early Nutritional Influences on Mammalian Epigenetics
Source: NIH NIDDK (Duke U Subcontract)

Principal Investigator: William W. Wong, Ph.D.
Title: The Effects of Soy Isoflavones on Calcium Metabolism in Postmenopausal Women
Source: USDA IFAFS

Title: The Effects of Soy Isoflavones on Nitric Oxide Production in Postmenopausal Women
Source: NIH NIA

 


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