University of Wisconsin–Madison

Completed Grants

Extramural

Repurposing alpha1 noradrenergic antagonists for alcoholism treatment.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Research Service Award (F31 AA022845)
Jesse Kaye (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor), Craig Berridge (Co-Sponsor).
Direct costs: $93,075
Status: Funded. 09/2014 – 08/2017

Anxiety and biased decision-making in drug-deprived marijuana users.
National Institute of Drug Abuse, National Research Service Award (F31 DA032184)
Kathryn Hefner (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $89,223
Status: Completed. 09/2011 – 08/2014

Neural processes underlying the effects of stress on behavioral inhibition.
National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship (DGE-0718123)
Jesse Kaye (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $154,995
Status: Completed. 09/2010 – 8/2013

Matching cognitive remediation to cognitive deficits in substance-abusing inmates.
John Curtin (MPI), Joseph Newman (MPI)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (R21 DA030876)
Direct costs: $275,000
Status: Completed. 09/2010 – 08/2014

Predicting quit success: physiological measures and real-world experiences of negative affect during nicotine withdrawal.
National Cancer Institute Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, Pre-doctoral Grant Program (P50CA143188)
Kathryn Hefner (Trainee), Jesse Kaye (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $30,000
Status: Completed. 09/2010 – 08/2011

Stress neuroadaptations in alcoholism.
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Research Service Award (F31 AA018608)
Christine Moberg (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $84,230
Status: Completed. 08/2009 – 07/2012

Cognitive-emotion interactions in psychopathy.
National Institute on Mental Health (R01 MH078980)
John Curtin (MPI), Joseph Newman (MPI)
Direct costs: $1,150,000
Status: Completed. 07/2007 – 06/2013

Sex differences in the effect of smoking withdrawal on emotion response.
National Institute of Drug Abuse (R36 DA022373)
Joanne Hogle (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $100,000
Status: Completed, 10/2006 – 09/2008

Cognitive control deficits in alcoholism risk.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R01 AA15384)
John Curtin (PI), Timothy Baker (Co-I), Alan Lang (Consultant), Kenneth Sher (Consultant)
Direct costs: $1,012,500
Status: Completed. 04/2006 – 03/2011

Tobacco withdrawal, relapse, and negative affect: A component process analysis.
National Cancer Institute / National Institute on Drug Abuse Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center Award (sub-award P50 DA19706)
Direct costs: $32,000
John Curtin (PI)
Status: Completed. 07/2005 – 06/2006

Transdisciplinary tobacco use research center.
National Cancer Institute/National Institute on Drug Abuse (P50 DA19706)
John Curtin (sub-award PI), T. Baker (PI)
Direct costs: $32,000
Status: Completed. 07/2005 – 06/2006

Electrophysiological examination of mechanisms underlying alcohol effects on behavioral regulation.
Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation
John Curtin (PI)
Direct costs: $94,667
Status: Completed. 06/2004 – 05/2006

Color-naming performance in nicotine withdrawal and during stress.
National Cancer Institute/National Institute on Drug Abuse Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, Pre-doctoral Grant
Danielle McCarthy (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $10,000
Status: Completed. 09/2003 – 08/2004

Stress effects on expectancy and urge.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R03 AA1035032)
Jennifer Read (PI), John Curtin (Consultant)
Status: Completed. 0 8/2003 – 07/2006

Sex differences in the effect of smoking withdrawal on psychophysiological indices of affective motivation.
National Cancer Institute Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, Pre-doctoral Grant Program
Joanne Hogle (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $10,000
Status: Completed. 09/2003 – 08/2004

Characterizing the negative affect dynamics of nicotine withdrawal.
National Cancer Institute Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center, Pre-doctoral Grant Program
Megan Piper (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $10,000
Status: Completed. 09/2002 – 08/2003

Alcohol effects on explicit cue vs. contextual fear.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R03 AA13422)
John Curtin (PI)
Direct costs: $100,000
Status: Completed. 03/2002 – 02/2004

Interactive effects of nicotine on cognitive processing, fear response and task performance.
National Cancer Institute Transdisciplinary Tobacco Use Research Center Award (sub-award P50 CA84724)
John Curtin (sub-award PI), Michael Fiore (PI)
Direct costs: $39,446
Status: Completed. 10/2001 – 09/2002

Probing affective and cognitive effects of alcohol.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R01 AA12164)
Alan Lang (PI), John Curtin (Consultant)
Status: Completed. 03/2000 – 02/2006

Alcohol, emotion, and event related potentials.
National Research Service Award for Independent Research National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (F31 AA05511)
Direct costs: $18,000
Status: Completed. 04/1998 – 03/1999

Intramural

Test-retest reliability of physiological indices of affective state in the NPU-threat and IAPS tasks. (Senior Honors Thesis)
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
C. Rohrer (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 09/2013 – 08/2014

Certain vs. uncertain reward valuation during marijuana withdrawal.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
J. Idlas (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor).
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 09/2012 – 08/2013

Stress, Anxiety, and Alcoholism: Affective Contributions to the Maintenance of Addiction.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program
Christine Moberg (Trainee), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $6,000
Status: Completed. 03/2010 – 04/2011

Psychological and neurological effects during fear conditioning in psychopathic offenders.
John Curtin (Co-PI), Joseph Newman (PI)
University of Wisconsin Intercampus Research Incentive grant.
Direct costs: $50,000
Status: Completed. 09/2010 – 08/2011

Alcohol and anxiety: Effects of spatial uncertainty.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
Benjamin Shapiro (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 09/2010 – 08/2011

H.I. Romnes Award for Research Excellence.
University of Wisconsin
John Curtin (PI)
Direct costs: $50,000
Status: Completed. 09/2006 – 08/2014

Food addiction: Withdrawal-related increases in anxiety among high-sugar food dependent individuals.
Senior Honors Thesis Summer Research Grant
Walter Craig Williams (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $3,000
Status: Completed: 09/2009 – 08/2010

Effects of tobacco withdrawal on executive control of attention.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
Jesse Kaye (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 07/2006 – 06/2007

Emotion and emotion regulation deficits among individuals with a family history of alcohol use disorders.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
S. Abramovitz and V. Yeh (Undergraduate Student Researchers), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 07/2005 – 06/2006

Alcohol and behavioral regulation: Examination of components of executive attention cognitive control.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Research Award
John Curtin (PI)
Direct costs: $19,873
Status: Completed. 07/2003 – 06/2004

Emotion and emotion regulation deficits among individuals with a family history of alcohol use disorders.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
M. Gulotta (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 07/2003 – 06/2004

Heart rate increase and EEG asymmetry response indices of approach motivation: Mechanisms responsible for alcohol use disorder risk.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
B. Weiss (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 07/2003 – 06/2004

Alcohol effects on regulative and evaluative components of cognitive control.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
P. Rothwell (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $5,000
Status: Completed. 07/2002 – 06/2003

Alcohol and stress response: A test of the mediating role of attentional focus using startle probe methodology.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
B. Worden (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $4,000
Status: Completed. 07/2002 – 06/2003

Alcohol and fear response: Dissociation in explicit vs. contextual fear.
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation Research Award
John Curtin (PI)
Direct costs: $16,779
Status: Completed. 07/2001 – 06/2002

Alcohol and intoxicated behavior: The mediating role of acute deficits in attentional processing.
Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Award
D. Green (Undergraduate Student Researcher), John Curtin (Sponsor)
Direct costs: $4,000
Status: Completed. 07/2001 – 06/2002

Adolescent cue reactivity: Examining approach and avoidance component processes.
Brown University Clinical Psychology Training Consortium Research Grant
John Curtin (PI)
Direct costs: $1,000
Status: Completed. 08/1999 – 07/2000

Dissertation Research Grant.
Florida State University
John Curtin (PI)
Status: Completed. 1999

Kellogg Dissertation Award.
Department of Psychology, Florida State University
John Curtin (PI)
Status: Completed. 1999