April 2023 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in April 2023. View grant highlights from previous months or view detailed information on research funding on the Sponsored Research Reporting page.


Improving Pregnancy Outcomes for Women with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Medicaid

Total Anticipated

$3,200,880

Principal Investigator

Eric S. Rubenstein, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


An Assessment of Environmental and Neighborhood-Level Risk Factors for Subfertility Among Black Women in the U.S.

Total Anticipated

$1,920,465

Principal Investigator

Amelia K. Wesselink, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


Assessment Core for a Phase 2, Multi-Center, Multi-Arm, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Adaptive Platform Trial to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy and Potential Therape

Total Anticipated

$1,358,444

Principal Investigator

Daniel J. Lee, Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

Sponsor

PPD Development LLC


Preparing Mathematics Teachers to Teach for Justice and Joy in High-Needs Schools

Total Anticipated

$1,194,291

Principal Investigator

Aaron Brakoniecki, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


The Role of the Locus Coeruleus-Norepinephrine System in Flexible Decision-Making

Total Anticipated

$825,000

Principal Investigator

Benjamin Scott, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Mental Health


Examining RWJF’s Reimagining Child Care Portfolio’s Contribution to Changing the Childcare-Advocacy Ecosystem

Total Anticipated

$750,000

Principal Investigator

Stephanie Curenton, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Sponsor

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Responses of Waves, Particles, and Precipitation to Solar Wind Dynamic Impulsive Changes

Total Anticipated

$688,588

Principal Investigator

Xiaochen Shen, College of Engineering

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Advancing Transformational Energy Justice Across the Renewable Energy Supply Chain

Total Anticipated

$497,428

Principal Investigator

Benjamin Sovacool, Institute for Global Sustainability

Sponsor

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation


Feasibility and Outcome Measures for Infants with Down Syndrome: Advancing Clinical Trial Readiness for a Harness-Based Mobility Intervention

Total Anticipated

$477,482

Principal Investigator

Jana Iverson, Sargent College

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


Collaborative Research: SATC: CORE: MEDIUM: Private Model Personalization

Total Anticipated

$450,000

Principal Investigator

Adam D. Smith, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Please note, anticipated amount is for the entire project period. For more information on a specific award please contact rosamail.bu.edu.

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