Category: Funding

Avrum Spira Leads “Stand Up to Cancer” Dream Team

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Written by: Sara Rimer | Source: BUToday Armed with $12 million, researchers aim for early detection of lung cancer Can lung cancer, rarely diagnosed until it’s in an advanced and deadly stage, be nipped in the bud? Avrum Spira and his team intend to find out. Spira (ENG’02), Alexander Graham Bell Professor in Health […]

William Johnson Receives U01 Grant

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Source: BUSM Office of the Dean Recognition for Large Q1 Grants BUSM has received more than $39 million in grant funding during the first quarter of FY18. New awards and renewals with more than $1 million in total anticipated costs over the life of the award include: (*=award not yet included […]

Vijaya Kolachalama Receives AHA Grant to Improve Cardiovascular Treatments

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Source: BUResearch Vijaya B. Kolachalama, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at BUSM, has received a Scientist Development grant from the American Heart Association (AHA). The $231,000 award will fund his three-year study, “Mechanisms of drug-coated balloon therapy.” This project will focus on developing models for smarter artery care including improving drug […]

Stopping Lung Cancer Before It Gets Going

March 7, 2016 | Written By: Upal Basu Roy, MPH, PhD | Source: LUNGevity “The LUNGevity award provided me the resources to study premalignant lung cells—a stage in which normal lung cells have changed, but not yet completely into cancer cells. This is an extremely important area of cancer research for lung cancer as well […]

Developing tools for early detection of lung cancer

We are leading a $13.6 million study aimed at developing novel technologies for the early detection of lung cancer. The five-year multi-site, multi-phase study that will focus on active military personnel and veterans is funded by the United States Department of Defense (DOD) Lung Cancer Research Program. We are collaborating with military hospitals and Veteran’s Affairs […]