Bindu Kalesan, PhD, MPH, is the recipient of a three-year, $693,695 award from the Department of Justice to study “racial and ethnic differences in non-fatal firearm injuries using a spatiotemporal approach.”
Lawreen H. Connors, PhD, is the recipient of an NIH High Priority, Short-Term Project Award, for her research “molecular mechanism of senile cardiac amyloidosis.”
A three-year, $446K grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will be used to explore different approaches to capturing health data using mobile devices such as smartphones.
Hui Feng, MD, PhD, received a $792K American Cancer Society grant to study why T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia is so aggressive and resistant to treatment.
Researchers examined the statistical relationship between coronary artery disease and the presence of mental health conditions in female veterans over the age of 45.
Hugo J. Aparicio, MD, MPH, will study the vascular risk factors, brain imaging, biomarkers and genetics associated with aging and cognitive decline among participants of the Framingham Heart Study.
Emili’s vision is “to create a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary research hub that tackles important fundamental questions in the field by forging new links with interested researchers across both BU campuses, the greater Boston area, and the world.”
Correction of Genetic Mutation in Stem Cells Offers Directions for Treatment of Lung Diseases in Children
The findings will make it easier to study lung diseases like neonatal respiratory distress and COPD.
The new research offers a possible mechanism for distinguishing CTE from other diseases.
Julie Palmer, ScD, is the recipient of the 2017 American Association for Cancer Research Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities funded by Susan G. Komen®.