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CRF supports faculty in obtaining grant funding for family research primarily through the Family Research Scholars Program. In addition, CRF offers funding opportunities through the Student Grants and Awards Program, which provides funding to students so they can work with and be mentored by UMass faculty on research projects, and which provides recognition for outstanding student research on family issues.

Activation of Nrf2 during embryonic development: mechanisms and consequences

Principal Investigator: Alicia Timme-Laragy PhD
Amount: $2,269,923
Award Period:
June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2027

A Daily Self-Regulation Intervention for Persons with Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias and their Spouses

Principal Investigator: Holly Laws PhD
Amount: $12,188
Award Period:
September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2025

Close Physiologic Stress and Sexual Orientation Disparities in Risk for Type 2 Diabetes among Women

Principal Investigator: Nicole Vankim PhD
Amount: $614,644
Award Period:
July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2024