Unusual Cause of Anisocoria - The Antipodes of Ocular Autonomic Dysfunction,"
by Frederick Lepore, MD, professor, Neurology and
Ophthalmology, was in the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Vol. 21, 1999. Dr. Lepore
also authored "Divergence Paresis: A Non-localizing Cause of Diplopia," in the
Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Vol. 19, 1999.
Inhibin and hCG Multiple Marker Strategy to Differentiate Viable From Nonviable
Pregnancies," co-authored by David Seifer, MD, associate
professor and director, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility,
was in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vol. 95, 2000.
of Nerve Growth Cones Induced by Localized Increases in Intracellular Calcium
Ions," by James Zheng, PhD, assistant professor,
Neuroscience and Cell Biology, was in Nature, Vol. 403, January 2000.
Hendren, DO, director,
Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and director, Institute of Quality,
Research and Training, was voted president-elect of the National Society of Professors
of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at their annual meeting.
Lake, MPH, RNC, CCRC, assistant
professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, was awarded the New
Jersey Section Nurse of the Year - Peg Bergen Award 1999 by the Association of
Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. She was also awarded the Stan Graven
Award at the National Perinatal Association 1999 Conference.
Leiblum, PhD, professor,
Psychiatry, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, was selected as one of this year's
Women of Excellence by the Middlesex County Commission on the Status of Women,
Department of Human Services.
Poiani, MD, associate
professor, and Lawrence Davanzo, DO, clinical assistant
professor, both in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Medicine, received
the Golden Oak Leaf Award from the VA New Jersey Health Care System.
Delnevo, PhD, MPH,
assistant professor, Environmental and Community Medicine, received a three-year,
$466,882 grant from the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and the
CDC for "A National Study of 28 Medical Schools to Determine Future Physicians'
Prostate Cancer Screening Counseling Attitudes and Practices."
Foty, PhD, assistant
professor, Surgery, Division of Surgical Sciences, received a three-year, $75,000
grant from the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program for "Tissue
Surface Tensiometry: A Novel Method for Assessing the Invasive Potential of Prostate
Golbe, MD, professor,
Neurology, received a one-year, $90,940 grant from Schwarz Pharmaceutical, Inc.
to study "Transdermal SPM 962 in Early Stage Parkinson's Disease."
Gottlieb, MD, PhD,
director, Clinical Research Center, received a one-year, $428,250 grant from Genentech,
Inc., for "Protocol ACD2058g: A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group,
Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter, Multidose Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and
Safety of Subcutaneously Administered Anti-CD1a in Adults with Moderate to Severe
Plaque Psoriasis." Gottlieb also received a one-year, $146,500 grant from Genentech,
Inc., for "Protocol ACD2062g: An Open-Label, Multidose, Multicenter Study to Evaluate
the Safety and Tolerability of Subcutaneously Administered Anti-CD11a in Adults
with Plaque Psoriasis Previously Treated with Anti-CD11a or Placebo."
Robert Hamer, MD, associate professor, Psychiatry,
and Matthew Menza, MD, associate professor, Neurology,
received a one-year, $70,872 grant from SmithKline Beecham for "A Double-blind,
Placebo Controlled, 3-arm Fixed Dose Study of Paroxetine CR Continuous Treatment
(12.5mg and 25mg/day) for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder."
Hampsey, PhD, associate
professor, Biochemistry, received a four-year, $1,254,000 grant from the NIH for
"Genetics of Transcription Initiation in Yeast."
Hendren, DO, professor,
Psychiatry and Pediatrics, director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and director,
The Institute for Quality, Research and Training, received a two-year, $251,788
grant from Lilly Research Laboratories for "A Phase III Open-label Safety and
Efficacy Study of Tomoxetine Hydrochloride in Outpatients with ADHD, ages 6 to
Inouye, PhD, professor
and chair, Biochemistry, received a four-year, $2 million grant from the NIH for
a project on "Stress Response and Adaptation in Escherichia Coli."
Alexey Ryazanov, PhD, assistant professor, Pharmacology
and member, The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, received a four-year, $931,544
grant from the NIH to study the "Mechanism of Drug Resistance."
Saidi, MD, professor,
Medicine and chief, Division of Hematology, received three one-year grants for
the New Jersey Regional Hemophilia Program: a $251,008 grant from the New Jersey
State Department of Health; a $163,316 grant from the Maternal and Child Health
Bureau, Department of Health and Human Services; and a $166,331 grant from the
Department of Health and Human Services/CDC.
Smulian, MD, MPH,
assistant professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, received
a three-year, $536,000 grant from CDC through the New Jersey Department of Health
and Senior Services for a National Birth Defects Prevention Study for the Fetal
Abnormalities Registry of the State of New Jersey.
Tian, PhD, assistant
professor, Environmental and Community Medicine, received a three-year, $605,185
grant from the NIH for "Interaction Between AH Receptor and NfkB Pathways."
Knuppel, MD, MPH,
professor and chair, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, presented
grand rounds on "Health Economics for the Practicing OB/GYN" at the Albert Einstein
College of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, NY.
Kostis, MD, John
G. Detwiler Professor of Cardiology, professor, Medicine and Pharmacology and
chair, Medicine, presented "Plasma Atrial Natriuretic Peptide, Cyclic Guanosine
Monophosphate, and Endothelin Response to Omapatrilat in Heart Failure" and "Beneficial
Effects of Vasopeptidase Inhibition on Mortality and Morbidity in Heart Failure:
Evidence from the Omapatrilat Heart Failure Program."
Lewis, PhD, University
Distinguished Professor, and director, Institute for the Study of Child Development,
Pediatrics, presented "Cognitive Emotion Connection in Development" at the 13th
Toyota Conference on Affective Minds, Mikkabi, Shizuoka, Japan. He also presented
"Developmental Models of Psychopathology" at the University of the Sacred Heart,
Das, MD, professor,
Medicine, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, presented "Development of Gastroesophageal
Pre-Cancerous Conditions" and "New Frontiers on the Management of Inflammatory
Bowel Disease" at the multi-disciplinary international symposium he chaired called
"Medicine in the Millennium," held at Science City, Calcutta, India.
Ukeje, EdD, assistant
professor, Institute for the Study of Child Development, Pediatrics, presented
"The Importance of Early Childhood Education for the World's Children" at a news
conference for release of UNICEF's 2000 State of the World's Children Report.
of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences had abstracts
accepted and presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Society of Maternal-Fetal
Medicine in Miami Beach: Allan Fisher, MD, assistant
professor, Neural Tube Defects and the Timing of Death Through One Year of
Age in the United States and Down Syndrome and the Timing of Death Through One
Year of Age in the United States; Edwin Guzman, MD, associate
professor, A Comparison of Sonographic Cervical Parameters in Predicting Spontaneous
Preterm Birth in Twin Gestations and A Comparison of Sonographic Cervical Parameters
in Predicting Spontaneous Preterm Birth in Triplet Gestations; Wendy
Kinzler, MD, fellow, Parental Age Difference and Pregnancy Outcomes
in the United States and Prenatally Diagnosed Unilateral Ventriculomegaly; Natalie
Meirowitz, MD, fellow, Evaluation of Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes
in the United States and Success of Induction of Labor Among Women With Eclampsia
in the United States; Angela Ranzini, MD, associate
professor, Pregnancy Complications in Women of Advanced Maternal Age: A Population-based
Study in the United States and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Is It Related to
Intrauterine Infection?; John Smulian, MD, assistant
professor, Timing of Infant Death by Gestational Age at Delivery in Pregnancies
Complicated by Intrauterine Growth Restriction: A Population-based Study and Timing
of Infant Death by Gestational Age at Delivery After an Uncomplicated Pregnancy:
A Population-based Study in the United States; Anthony Vintzileos,
MD, professor, Do Maternal-fetal Medicine Practice Characteristics
Influence High-risk Referral Decisions by General Obstetrician-gynecologists?;
Lami Yeo, MD, assistant professor, The Relationship
Between Perinatal Outcomes and Degree of Elevated Maternal Serum Alpha-fetoprotein;
Cande Ananth, PhD, MPH, assistant professor, Timing
of Infant Death by Gestational Age at Delivery in Pregnancies Complicated by Abruption:
A Population-based Study and Risk Factors for Placental Abruption in Singleton
and Twin Gestations in the United States, and Christine Walters,
RDMS, Inter-and Intra-observer Variations in the Measurement of Sonographic
Cervical Parameters Before and After Cerclage Placement.