January 2022 Selected Grants

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


Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Detection Diagnosis, Course, and Risk Factors

Total Anticipated

$ 15,978,873

Principal Investigator

Robert A Stern, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Local Neuronal Drive and Neuromodulatory Control of Activity in the Pial Neurovascular Circuit

Total Anticipated

$ 13,925,926

Principal Investigator

Anna Devor, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Pneumonia Biology

Total Anticipated

$ 5,671,251

Principal Investigator

Joseph P Mizgerd, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Cerebrovascular Remodeling and Neurodegenerative Changes in Alzheimer’s Disease

Total Anticipated

$ 3,946,601

Principal Investigator

Yanhang Zhang, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Sleep-Dependent Modulation of Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow in Aging an Across Genetic Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Total Anticipated

$ 3,416,984

Principal Investigator

Laura Lewis, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Multidimensional Optimization of Voltage Indicators for In Vivo Neural Activity Imaging

Total Anticipated

$ 3,366,388

Principal Investigator

Xue Han, College of Engineering

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Mental Health


Positive Psychology and Formation-Based Flourishing Among Spiritual Leaders and Therapists

Total Anticipated

$ 2,194,385

Principal Investigator

Steven Sandage, Danielsen Institute

Sponsor

Peale Foundation


Quantification of Improvement in Scratch Behavior and Sleep in Children with Atopic Dermatitis on Crisaborole Ointment

Total Anticipated

$ 1,515,113

Principal Investigator

Kevin C Thomas, School of Medicine

Sponsor

Pfizer, Inc.


Engineering Branching Networks through Synthetic Turing Morphogen Circuits

Total Anticipated

$ 1,300,000

Principal Investigator

Wilson Wong, College of Engineering

Sponsor

The Paul G Allen Institute


Transitions: Deep Learning Models for Microbial Image Analysis and Time-Series Predictions

Total Anticipated

$ 638,578

Principal Investigator

Mary Dunlop, College of Engineering

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


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