February 2020 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in February 2020. View previously selected grants, or a full summary of this month’s awards. For detailed information on research funding, visit Sponsored Research Reporting on the Research Support site.


Development of Synthetic Gene Feedback Circuits to Prevent TAU Aggregation

Total Anticipated

$1,000,000

Principal Investigator

Benjamin L Wolozin, School of Medicine

Sponsor

Bright Focus Foundation


Air Pollution and Noise Exposures in Relation to Dementia: From Brain Imaging Markers to Clinical Disease

Total Anticipated

$2,311,211

Principal Investigator

Jennifer Weuve, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Treating Chronic Pain in Buprenorphine Patients in Primary Care Setting

Total Anticipated

$3,708,703

Principal Investigator

Michael Stein, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse


Preventing Childhood Obesity Through Youth Empowerment: A Cluster RCT of the H2GO Program

Total Anticipated

$3,255,142

Principal Investigator

Monica Li-Sha Wang, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases


Time-Series Measurements of Biomass Change from Insar (Tandem-X), Modis, and Libar Observations

Total Anticipated

$653,852

Principal Investigator

Alessandro Baccini, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NASA


Mechanisms of Prior Protein Toxicity

Total Anticipated

$3,209,274

Principal Investigator

David A Harris, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Diseases


ESpace: An Automated System for High-Throughput, Closed-Loop Control of Continuous Molecular Evolution to Enable Novel Therapeutics

Total Anticipated

$2,401,673

Principal Investigator

Ahmad Khalil, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging


Optimization of Nanoparticle Tumor-Localization and Drug-Loading for Treating Mesothelioma 1 R01 CA232056-01

Total Anticipated

$2,734,490

Principal Investigator

Mark W Grinstaff, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Cancer Institute


Molecular Mechanisms of Translational Regulation in Aging

Total Anticipated

$1,186,482

Principal Investigator

Vyacheslav Labunskyy, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Voice and Speech Sensorimotor Control in Parkinsons Disease

Total Anticipated

$2,600,995

Principal Investigator

Frank H Guenther, Sargent College

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Deafness & Communication Disorders


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