The program will focus on training healthcare providers in universal screening and counseling for unhealthy alcohol use – with ongoing coaching and technical assistance.
Category: Grant Awards
Biochemistry Postdoctoral Associate Ladan Amin, PhD, has received a three-year research fellowship and Assistant Professor of Medicine Nicole L. Spartano, PhD, was awarded a research grant.
The team will lead a clinical study focused on assessing the potential of intravenous ultrasound, an emerging technique, to investigate and diagnose the mechanical properties of central venous stenosis.
Dr. Mez, assistant professor of neurology, has received a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the Department of Defense.
Using MRI data and biomarkers, he will examine patterns of white matter alterations in former NFL players.
University colleagues received a $900,000, three-year grant that will be used to measure the effectiveness of Project BRIGHT, “Building Resilience through Intervention: Growing Healthier Together.”
For the third year the Foundation has funded Strength at Home, an intervention led by Casey Taft, PhD, which addresses the high rates of trauma-related violence in intimate relationships in which one or both partners have served in the military.
This is part of a $28 million grant to six institutions in the AHA research network and is the first grant of this type for BU.
The investigators will collaborate with Brown University and Lifespan health system in Rhode Island to fund new and continuing initiatives at the Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR).
This $250,000 grant to BUSM’s Women Veterans Network (WoVeN) brings the Foundations’ total commitment to $750,000.