The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Past Grants

Burdens of multimorbidity on hospitalization and mortality in nursing home residents with obesity

Principal Investigator: Ning Zhang PhD
Amount: $181,702
Award Period:
August 1, 2020 to May 31, 2022

Reducing Stress, Anxiety, and Depressive Symptoms Via a Family-centered Preventative Intervention for Immigrants: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial

Principal Investigator: Kalpana Poudel-Tandukar PhD
Amount: $732,144
Award Period:
June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2023

Dr. Poudel-Tandukar’s research focuses on identifying socio-cultural factors that increase stress among immigrant families and developing effective community-based strategies to address these factors. During the three year grant, along with her team, she will seek to implement family-based, culturally-tailored intervention with the goal of creating and implementing strategies to positively impact the mental health of immigrants and their families as well as empowering the communities supporting them to take a leading role in this effort. 

Identifying Massachusetts Communities Disproportionately impacted by cannabis prohibition

Principal Investigator: Jennifer Whitehill PhD
Amount: $53,129
Award Period:
May 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020

Sex Difference in Cognitive and Brain Aging: A Primate Model

Principal Investigator: Agnes Lacreuse PhD
Amount: $1,657,449
Award Period:
July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020

Effect of visualization on students’ understanding of probability concepts

Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Starns PhD
Amount: $300,000
Award Period:
January 1, 2019 to December 30, 2021

Apixaban use in Long Term Care for Atrial Fibrillation (Apixaban LTC-AF)

Principal Investigator: Ning Zhang PhD
Amount: $52,517
Award Period:
January 1, 2019 to January 1, 2021

Effect of Visualization on Students’ Understanding of Probability Concepts in an Innovative Learning Module

Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Starns, PhD PhD
Amount: $300,000
Award Period:
January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021

Electrophysiological Indices of Audiovisual Benefits to Speech Processing in Aging Adults

Amount: $152,794
Award Period:
September 15, 2018 to May 31, 2020