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Grants

Grants and Contracts FY 09

CBT and Venlafaxine Treatments for Anxiety in Alcoholism (RO1 NIAAA)
PI: Domenic Ciraulo, MD Facility: BMC

Interdisciplinary Study of Two Novel Anticonvulsants (RO1 NIAAA)
PI: Domenic Ciraulo, MD Facility: BMC

NIAAA: Clinical Investigators Group, Chairman (N award NIAAA)
PI: Domenic Ciraulo, MD (N) Facility: BMC

Facilities Expansion and Renovation (N award NIAAA)
PI: Domenic A. Ciraulo, MD Facility: Quincy

The Effects of Yoga on Brain GABA Levels (R21 National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)
PI: Chris C. Streeter, MD Facility: BU

Cellular and Neurochemical Neuromechanisms of REM Sleep (RO1 NIMH)
PI: Subimal Datta, MD Facility: BU

Mechanisms Underlying the Cognitive Function of Sleep (RO1 NINDS)
PI: Subimal Datta, MD Facility: BU

Ad Lens Pathology: Biochemistry and Diagnostic Imaging (RO1 NIGMS, also NSF NOGA pending)
PI: Lee Goldstein, MD Facility: BU

Cognitive-Behavioral Couples Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (R34 NIMH)
PI: Candice Monson Facility: VA (NIMH)

Postdoctoral Training in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (T32 NIMH)
PI: Terence Keane Facility: VA

Effects of Nicotine in Smokers with Anxious Mood (K23 NIDA)
PI: Sandra Baker-Morissette Facility: VA

Examining Written Disclosure as an Intervention for PTSD (R34 NIMH)
PI: Denise Sloan Facility: VA

Coping with the Treat of Terror (R21 NIMH)
PI: Brett Litz Facility: VA

Internet-based Self-Management Intervention for Prolonged Grief (R34 NIMH))
PI: Brett Litz Facility: VA

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship Abuse, and Physical Health (K08 NIMH))
PI: Casey Taft Facility: VA

GABAergic Neurotransmission in PTSD (R21 NIMH)
PI: Ann Rasmusson Facility: VA

Ethanol Seeking & Intake: Microdialysis/DA/GABA (K01 NIAAA)
PI: Kimberly Leite-Morris Facility: BU-VA partnership

Memory-Induced Performance Costs in Amnesia (RO1 NIMH)
PI: Margaret Keane Facility: VA

Effects of Repetition on Learning and Memory in Amnesia (RO1 NIMH)
PI: Mieke Verfaellie Facility: VA

The Genetics of Negative Conflict Behavior (RO1 NIMH)
PI: Mark Miller Facility: VA

Developing a Culturally Competent Trauma Therapy (R34 NIMH)
PI: Janet Osterman, MD Facility: BU

PTSD-Focused Relationship Enhancement Therapy for Returning Veterans +Their Partners (U49 NIMH)
PI: Casey Taft Ph.D. Facility: VA

Pathways of Risk and Resilience in Firefighter Recruits (NIMH RO-1) Gulliver with subcontract to
PI: Rose Zimmering

Bupropion Treatment for Smokers in Recovery (RO1 NIDA)
PI: David Kalman Facility: VA

HIV Prevention for the Mentally Ill: Motivation-Skills (R34 NIMH)
PI: Stephen Brady Ph.D. Facility: BUMC
 
Center for Children in Crisis (DMH)
PI: Domenic Ciraulo, MD Facility: BMC
 
Department of Mental Health, School and Community Services DMH
PI: Leslie Fishman, PhD Facility: BMC

Department of Mental Health, IRTP, Boston DMH
PI: Leslie Fishman, PhD Facility: BMC
 
Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership, BEST
PI: Leslie Fishman, PhD Facility: BMC
 
Department of Mental Health, Psychiatric Residency and Psychology Internship DMH
PI: Leslie Fishman, PhD Facility: BMC
 
Department of Mental Health, Recovery Learning Community
PI: Peggy Johnson, MD Facility: BMC

Navigating the Healthcare Maze, Bristol-Myers Squibb
PI: Peggy Johnson, MD Facility: BMC
 
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health
African Women’s Ujambo (Good Health) Initiative
PI: Lin Piwowarczyk, MD Facility: BMC

Department of Health and Human Services, Rehabilitation for Success
PI: Lin Piwowarczyk, MD Facility: BMC
 
Refugee Health Development Fund
PI: Lin Piwowarczyk, MD Facility: BMC
 
The Clowes Fund, Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights
PI: Lin Piwowarczyk, MD Facility: BMC
 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights
PI: Lin Piwowarczyk, MD Facility: BMC

Tauber Foundation, Support for Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights
PI: Lin Piwowarczyk, MD Facility: BMC
 
Reisert Foundation, Oral Health Project, Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights
PI: Lin Piwowarczyk, MD Facility: BMC

SPIMA (SBIR NIMH)
PI: Ofra Sarid-Segal, MD Facility: BU
 

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of BU School of Medicine