March 2019 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in March 2019. 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.


Measuring the Impact and Size of Hospital Participation in the 340B Drug Discount Program

Total Anticipated

$80,655.70

Principal Investigator

Rena Conti, Questrom School of Business

Sponsor

The Commonwealth Fund


Rethinking Chinese Politics

Total Anticipated

$82,009.00

Principal Investigator

Joseph Fewsmith, Pardee School of Global Studies

Sponsor

Smith Richardson Foundation


Modeling Prion Diseases Using Human IPSC-Derived Neurons

Total Anticipated

$487,875.00

Principal Investigator

David A. Harris, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Evaluation of Feasibility for Grand Challenges Pakistan Partnership

Total Anticipated

$100,000.00

Principal Investigator

Muhammad H. Zaman, College of Engineering

Sponsor

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


Veins Of The Muse: Medicine and Literature in the Roman Empire

Total Anticipated

$187,000.00

Principal Investigator

James Uden, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers for Childhood Bacterial Pneumonia in Sub-Saharan Africa

Total Anticipated

$5,487.44

Principal Investigator

Clarissa Valim, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases


Neural Circuits for Regulating Social Behavior in Rodents

Total Anticipated

$1,513,049.00

Principal Investigator

Ian Davison, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders


Recovery of Motor Function Impaired by Cortical Injury: An Exploratory Comparison of The Influences of Four Different Post-Injury Treatments on Processes Affecting Neuroplasticity

Total Anticipated

$453,750.00

Principal Investigator

Douglas Rosene, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Functional Reorganization of The Language and Domain-General Multiple Demand Systems in Aphasia

Total Anticipated

$3,157,580.00

Principal Investigator

Swathi Kiran, Sargent College

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders


Ventricular-Vascular Coupling in The Elderly: Lifecourse Determinants, Trajectories and Prognostic Significance

Total Anticipated

$3,188,819.00

Principal Investigator

Vasan Ramachandran, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


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