August 2021 Selected Grants

Below is a brief snapshot of some of the research grants awarded to Boston University faculty in August 2021. 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.


Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Total Anticipated

$ 16,140,612

Principal Investigator

Neil K Kowall, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


A Prospective Study of Male Factors, Fertility, and Pregnancy Outcomes

Total Anticipated

$ 3,430,980

Principal Investigator

Lauren A Wise, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development


Using Genetic Variation to Study Biology of Blood Lipids & Coronary Heart Disease

Total Anticipated

$ 3,061,481

Principal Investigator

Gina Marie Peloso, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Postpartum Remote Blood Pressure Monitoring Program: Study Of Reducing Severe Maternal Morbidity Among Black and Latina Women by Incorporating Patient Experiences and Systems Science

Total Anticipated

$ 2,945,463

Principal Investigator

Samantha Parker Kelleher, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Molecular Mechanisms of Corneal Wound Repair

Total Anticipated

$ 1,237,500

Principal Investigator

Vickery E Trinkaus-Randall, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Eye Institute


Early Breast Cancer Treatment Response Monitoring with Real-Time Diffuse Optical Imaging

Total Anticipated

$ 821,340

Principal Investigator

Darren Robyler, College of Engineering

Sponsor

Department of Defense/Army Medical Research


Classifying Malignant Pulmonary Nodules Using Biophysics-Enhanced Artificial Intelligence

Total Anticipated

$ 660,000

Principal Investigator

Hadi Nia, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering


Linear and Circular Polarization as a Probe of the Relativistic Jets of Blazars

Total Anticipated

$ 519,184

Principal Investigator

Alan P Marscher, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


How Do Selection, Plasticity, and Dispersal Interact to Determine Coral Success in Warmer and More Variable Environments?

Total Anticipated

$ 516,757

Principal Investigator

Sarah Davies, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Neuro-Autonomy: Neuroscience-Inspired Perception, Navigation and Spatial Awareness for Autonomous Robots

Total Anticipated

$ 497,047

Principal Investigator

Roberto Tron, College of Engineering

Sponsor

Department of Defense/ONR


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