January 2020 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in January 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.


Transcription Factors in Cnidarian Immunity, Symbiosis, and Bleaching

Total Anticipated

$920,972

Principal Investigator

Thomas Gilmore, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Pneumonia Biology

Total Anticipated

$5,565,539

Principal Investigator

Joseph P Mizgerd, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


BU-CMD Chemical Library Consortium: Fostering Collaborations Between Chemists and Biologists for Translational Discovery

Total Anticipated

$2,672,121

Principal Investigator

John A Porco, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences 


Capsite: Community Assessment of Pain and Sensitization in the Elderly

Total Anticipated

$3,314,657

Principal Investigator

Emelia J Benjamin, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Role of Vascular Smooth Muscle BCL11B in Arterial Stiffness

Total Anticipated

$2,976,562

Principal Investigator

Francesca Seta, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Fast, Large-Scale Neuronal Imaging with Multi-Z Confocal Microscopy

Total Anticipated

$1,831,056

Principal Investigator

Jerome Mertz, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging


Superhydrophobic Drug Loaded Buttresses for Prevention of Lung Tumor Recurrence

Total Anticipated

$2,225,869

Principal Investigator

Mark W Grinstaff, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Cancer Institute


Targeting Emerging P2RX7 Signaling Pathways in Animal Models of Alzheimer’s Disease

Total Anticipated

$2,062,500

Principal Investigator

Tsuneya Ikezu, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Development and Testing of Response Surface Methods for Investigating the Epidemiology of Exposure to Mixtures

Total Anticipated

$1,686,775

Principal Investigator

Thomas F Webster, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


China and the International Economic Order

Total Anticipated

$400,000

Principal Investigator

Kevin Gallagher, Academic Institutes & Centers

Sponsor

Carnegie Corporation of New York


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