November 2021 Selected Grants

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


National Center on Improving Literacy

Total Anticipated

$ 7,480,666

Principal Investigator

Francis J. Fien, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Sponsor

Department of Education


Boston Alcohol Research Collaboration on HIV?AIDS-Comorbidity Center (Boston ARCH CC)

Total Anticipated

$ 7,113,473

Principal Investigator

Richard Saitz, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse


Defining the Beta-Catenin/CBP Axis in Head and Neck Cancer

Total Anticipated

$ 3,236,456

Principal Investigator

Maria A Kukuruzinska, School Dental Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research


A Preconception Cohort Study of Environmental Chemicals, Fertility, and Miscarriage

Total Anticipated

$ 3,056,365

Principal Investigator

Lauren A Wise, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


Effects of Exogenous Testosterone Therapy on Communication in Gender Diverse Speakers

Total Anticipated

$ 2,788,904

Principal Investigator

Cara Stepp, Sargent College

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders


Minor Consent Laws and HIV Prevention Among Adolescents in the United States

Total Anticipated

$ 2,772,993

Principal Investigator

Kimberly M Nelson, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Mental Health


Developing a Patient-Specific Organoid Model of Pulmonary Fibrosis Using IPSCS

Total Anticipated

$ 2,479,297

Principal Investigator

Darrell Kotton, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Evidence to Improve Heat Warning Effectiveness in Reducing Morbidity and Mortality

Total Anticipated

$ 2,045,593

Principal Investigator

Gregory Wellenius, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences


Lusaka Postmortem COVID-19 Surveillance Study

Total Anticipated

$ 1,494,958

Principal Investigator

Christopher J Gill, School of Public Health

Sponsor

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


Evaluation of Latent Neurological Effects of Hypobaric Pressure Fluctuations In Physiological Episodes

Total Anticipated

$ 181,770,000

Principal Investigator

Lee E Goldstein, School of Medicine

Sponsor

Advanced Technology International


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