October 2021 Selected Grants

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


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

Total Anticipated

$ 9,516,883

Principal Investigator

Anna Devor, Center for Systems Neuroscience

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Retain6: Models of Care for the First 6 Months of HIV Treatment

Total Anticipated

$ 4,399,760

Principal Investigator

Sydney B Rosen, School of Public Health

Sponsor

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation


Modeling Complex Mechanisms Underlying Oral Health Disparities in Young Children and Their Caregivers

Total Anticipated

$ 2,641,816

Principal Investigator

Brenda Clement Heaton, School of Dental Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research


Late Pathologies of Exposure to Repetitive Head Impacts From Contact Sports: White Matter and Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment, Dementia, and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

Total Anticipated

$ 2,309,451

Principal Investigator

Michael Alosco, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Program Support for Research on the IMF, Climate, and De-Carbonization

Total Anticipated

$ 1,000,000

Principal Investigator

Kevin Gallagher, Global Development Policy Center

Sponsor

Quadrature Climate Foundation


Targeting Epigenetic Modifiers of Phenotype Switching in Targeted Therapy-Resistant Melanoma

Total Anticipated

$ 876,317

Principal Investigator

Rhoda M Alani, School of Medicine

Sponsor

Department of Defense/Army Medical Research


Promoting Racial Empathy and Anti-Racist Practices in ECE

Total Anticipated

$ 778,199

Principal Investigator

Nneka Ibekwe, Wheelock College of Education & Human Development

Sponsor

W.K. Kellogg Foundation


Greening the Belt Road Initiative: Data Analysis for Transparency and Accountability (D.A.T.A.)

Total Anticipated

$ 500,000

Principal Investigator

Kevin Gallagher, Global Development Policy Center

Sponsor

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation


Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: ONSET: Optics-enabled Network Defenses for Extreme Terabit DDoS Attacks

Total Anticipated

$ 399,999

Principal Investigator

Zaoxing Liu, College of Engineering

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Generation of Human IPSC-Derived Entorhinal Cortex Neurons for Probing Selective Neuronal Vulnerability in Alzheimer’s Disease

Total Anticipated

$ 350,000

Principal Investigator

Jean-Pierre Roussarie, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


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