Congratulations to Associate Professor Steven Borkan, MD, Assistant Professor Daniel Cifuentes, PhD, and Associate Professor Valerie Gouon-Evans, PhD, PharmD.
Category: Grant Awards
The five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health National Institute on Drug Abuse will help fund his latest research on the various aspects of drug addiction, including genetics.
Congratulations to Hugo J. Aparicio, MD, MPH, and Stephanie Puig, PhD!
Congratulations to Julia TCW, PhD!
The three-year, $155,000 award will support her research project, “Health Outcomes of Transitional Space Design for Older Adults with Dementia.”
The hope is that it will ultimately lead to medicines and treatments targeted to specific patients that may help fight diseases like lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis.
She was awarded a three-year, $544,390 grant from the LEO Foundation, one of Denmark’s largest commercial foundations.
Megan Bair-Merritt, MD, MSCE, and Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, have been awarded a two-year $550,000 grant funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation through the COVID-19 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists Collaborative. BUSM is among 22 medical schools receiving funding to help researchers with caregiving responsibilities continue their important contributions to scientific discovery.
The Alliance to Increase Diversity in Genetic Counseling initiative will support 40 underrepresented students in five genetic counseling programs in the Northeastern U.S.
Wendy Kuohung, MD, received a one-year grant to study how genetic variants may predispose pregnant African Americans to an increased risk for preeclampsia.