Every day, Boston University faculty receive major grants that power their ideas and accelerate their impact. Here are a handful of awards we can’t stop talking about.

October 2023 Selected Grants

Professor Lee Goldstein was awarded almost 4 million dollars from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging for his research on the use of Lens Beta-Amyloid as a Novel Biomarker for early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded Professor Naomi Hamburg over 3.75 million dollars for her research about Endothelial Cell Health Across the Spectrum of Cardiometabolic Disease. Over 3 million dollars has been awarded to Dr. Swathi Kiran from the National Institute on Deadness & Communication Disorders for her research on computational modeling of language impairment and control in bilingual individuals with post-stroke aphasia and neurodegenerative disorders.

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August 2023 Selected Grants

The National Institute on Aging awarded $3.9 million to Alzheimer’s research led by Julia TCW an assistant professor of pharmacology (MED).

Professor Kamal Sen (ENG) was awarded $2.9 million from the National Science Foundation for his research surrounding Engineering Brian Circuits for Complex Scene Analysis.

Over $800 thousand dollars was awarded to Professor Cathie Klapperich (ENG) from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center for her work on the clinical evaluation of a novel digital health intervention for nutritional anemias.

Junenette Peters, associate professor of environmental health (SPH) was awarded over $700 thousand dollars for her study of the relationship of metal exposures to health, mood, and cognitive functioning in military veterans by the Department of Defense.


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