September 2021 Selected Grants

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


Metabolic Responses to an Oral Mixed Meal Tolerance Test: Intra-Individual Changes, Correlates, and Prognostic Significance

Total Anticipated

$ 3,271,168

Principal Investigator

Matthew G Nayor, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Supporting Sustained HIV Treatment Adherence After Initiation

Total Anticipated

$ 2,867,048

Principal Investigator

Lora Sabin, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute of Mental Health


Mitochondrial DNA, Nuclear DNA Methylation, and Cardiometabolic Disease Traits

Total Anticipated

$ 2,430,459

Principal Investigator

Chunyu Liu, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Down Syndrome: Toward Optimal Trajectories and Health Equity Using Medicaid Analytic Extract (DS-TO-THE-MAX)

Total Anticipated

$ 2,124,301

Principal Investigator

Eric S Rubenstein, School of Public Health

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Linking Root and Soil Microbial Stress Metabolism to Watershed Biogeochemistry Under Rapid Year-Round Environmental Change

Total Anticipated

$ 989,201

Principal Investigator

Jennifer Marie Bhatnagar, College of Arts & Sciences

Sponsor

Department of Energy


Exploring the Pathophysiology of AD and ADRDS with 3D Steroid Models

Total Anticipated

$ 916,247

Principal Investigator

Benjamin L Wolozin, School of Medicine

Sponsor

NIH/National Institute on Aging


Identifying Objective Diagnostic Markers of Gulf War Illness: Salivary and Plasma Autoantibodies Against Neural Proteins Validated with Brain Imaging

Total Anticipated

$ 696,337

Principal Investigator

Kimberly A Sullivan, School of Public Health

Sponsor

Department of Defense/Army Medical Research


Developing Recommendations for Aligning RWJF’s Grantmaking with the Goal of Unraveling the Impact of Structural Racism on Health

Total Anticipated

$ 503,403

Principal Investigator

Sandro Galea, School of Public Health

Sponsor

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Future-Proof, Trustworthy Telemetry on Heterogeneous Networks

Total Anticipated

$ 500,000

Principal Investigator

Zaoxing Liu, College of Engineering

Sponsor

National Science Foundation


Enhancing Supported Employment Services for Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities to Address Workplace Prejudice and Discrimination

Total Anticipated

$ 498,904

Principal Investigator

Zlatka L Russinova, Sargent College

Sponsor

Administration for Community Living


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