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NINCDS Makes Neuroscience Awards in Honor of Senator Javits.
—The NINCDS has chosen 24 grant applicants for special neuroscience awards named for former Senator Jacob Javits. The group joins 61 other scientists who have received Javits awards.The Javits neuroscience investigatorships provide individual scientists with up to seven years of grant support for basic or clinical research in the neurologic and communicative sciences.The new Javits awardees and their project titles are as follows:Robert Barchi, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, "Studies of Purified Sodium Channels from Sarcolemma"Linda Bartoshuk, John B. Pierce Foundation, New Haven, Conn, "Taste Psychophysics"Albert Berger, University of Washington, Seattle, "Respiratory System Integration by the Brain Stem"William Cain, John B. Pierce Foundation, New Haven, Conn, "Clinical Olfactory Psychophysics"William Catterall, University of Washington, Seattle, "Voltage-Sensitive Sodium Channels in Brain"George De Vries, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, "Molecular Basis of Axolemmal-Glial Interaction"Paul
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