February 2022 Selected Grants

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


Pulmonary Pathophysiology Sub-Phenotypes of Pneumonia

Total Anticipated

$ 4,008,474

Principal Investigator

Joseph P Mizgerd, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Risk for Later-Life Cognitive Impairment, Neurobehavioral Dysregulation, and Dementia in Former Soccer and American Football Players: The Head Impact and Trauma Surveillance Study (HITSS)

Total Anticipated

$ 3,995,702

Principal Investigator

Robert A Stern, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Prefrontal Anatomic Pathways in Executive Control

Total Anticipated

$ 3,499,321

Principal Investigator

Helen Barbas, Sargent College

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Mental Health


Preventing Childhood Obesity Through Youth Empowerment: A Cluster RCT of the H2GO Program

Total Anticipated

$ 3,255,142

Principal Investigator

Monica L Wang, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)


Advancement of a Poxvirus Inhibitor

Total Anticipated

$ 3,160,844

Principal Investigator

John Connor, NEIDL

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


The Ninos Cohort: Children’s Kidney Health in a High-Risk Region for CKDU

Total Anticipated

$ 2,955,198

Principal Investigator

Jessica Leibler, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)


GATA-6 in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Total Anticipated

$ 2,575,340

Principal Investigator

Maria Trojanowska, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


A-plus Trial: Multi-Site Efficacy and Safety Trial of Intrapartum Azithromycin in LMICS

Total Anticipated

$ 1,436,036

Principal Investigator

Kevin C Thomas, School of Medicine

Sponsor

Foundation for the National Institutes of Health


Multnomah County Preschool for All Evaluation

Total Anticipated

$ 800,000

Principal Investigator

Stephanie Curenton, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Sponsor

W.K. Kellogg Foundation


Core Support for the Center for Antiracist Research, Including their Work on the Emancipator

Total Anticipated

$ 600,000

Principal Investigator

Monica L Wang, Canter for Antiracist Research

Sponsor

The Ford Foundation


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