April 2022 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in April 2022. 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.


Framingham Heart Study

Total Anticipated

$ 24,993,572

Principal Investigator

Vasan Ramachandran, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Air Pollution and Alzheimer’s Dementia Neuropathologic and Olfactory Mechanisms in Multi-Ethnic Longitudinal Cohorts

Total Anticipated

$ 3,800,587

Principal Investigator

Jennifer Weuve, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Systems Genetics of Premorbid and Cocaine use Traits in a Rat Reduced Complexity Cross

Total Anticipated

$ 3,520,916

Principal Investigator

Cameron D Bryant, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Drug Abuse


Improving Care Giver Adherence to Recommended Infant Care Practices

Total Anticipated

$ 3,394,952

Principal Investigator

Michael J Corwin, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


Neuroimaging the Impact of Respiration and Respiratory-Gated Neuromodulation on Human Glymphatic Physiology

Total Anticipated

$ 3,353,529

Principal Investigator

Laura Lewis, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health


Advancing Engagement and Efficacy of Interventions of Co-Morbid Sleep and Behavior Problems in Young Children

Total Anticipated

$ 3,320,567

Principal Investigator

Amanda Carrillo, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development


The STAT3 Response of Excitatory Neurons to Epileptogenic Brain Injury

Total Anticipated

$ 3,305,223

Principal Investigator

Shelley J Russek, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Understanding the Mechanisms of Change and Optimal Parameters in Conversation Treatment for Aphasia

Total Anticipated

$3,217,654

Principal Investigator

Elizabeth L Hoover, Sargent College

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders


Novel Biosensors Based on Mining Bacterial Transcription Factors

Total Anticipated

$ 2,638,046

Principal Investigator

James E Galagan, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering


High-Throughput Mapping of Synaptic Connectivity Between Transcriptomically Defined Cell Types

Total Anticipated

$ 1,423,833

Principal Investigator

Michael N Economo, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Mental Health


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