Currently Funded Grants

Advance-CTR
Investigators: Rosen, Rochelle
Type: Subcontract
Agency: National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) / Brown University

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Attentional and Neuroendocrine Biomarkers of Risk for Adolescent Depression
Investigators: Vergara-Lopez, Chrystal
Type: NARSAD Young Investigator Award
Agency: Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

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Attentional and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms of Depression Among Adolescent Girls
Investigators: Vergara-Lopez, Chrystal
Type: Advance-CTR Mentored Research Award
Agency: Brown University

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Defining Chronic Lyme Symptoms and Quality of Life to Develop Future Interventions 
Investigator: Vargas, Sara 
Type: Seed Grant 
Agency: Rhode Island Foundation 

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Development of a Group Prenatal Care Intervention to Address Maternal and Child NCD Risk in American Samoa
Investigators: Rosen, Rochelle
Type: Subcontract
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)/ Yale
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Enriching the Rhode Island Child Health Study
Investigators: Stroud, Laura
Type: Subcontract
Agency: NIEHS/Emory University School of Medicine
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Exploring Synergistic Effects of Aerobic Exercise and Mindfulness Training on Cognitive Function in Older Adults: A Pilot, Proof of Concept Study 
Investigator: Salmoirago-Blotcher, Elena
Type: Pilot Project 
Agency: Brown University 

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Fetal Behavior, Brain & Stress Response: Ultrasound Markers of Maternal Smoking
Investigators: Stroud, Laura
Type: R01
Agency: Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
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HIV/Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute (RETI)
Investigators: Nelson, Kimberly
Type: Subcontract
Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) / Fordham University
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HPA & Neural Response to Peer Rejection: Biomarkers of Adolescent Depression Risk
Investigators: Stroud, Laura
Type: R01
Agency: NIMH
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I Live Inspired: Individually Tailored and Integrated Social Support Network for Tobacco Cessation
Investigators: Bock, Beth
Type: Subcontract
Agency: NIH / Live Inspired
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Impact of Flavors and Design Features on Patterns of Waterpipe Use and Toxicity in Pregnant Mothers
Investigators: Stroud, Laura / Scott-Sheldon, Lori
Type: R01
Agency: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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Impact of Flavors and Design Features on Patterns of Waterpipe Use and Toxicity in Pregnant Mothers (supplement)
Investigators: Stroud, Laura / Scott-Sheldon, Lori
Type: Admin. Supplement
Agency: NIDA/ Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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Low-Intensity Weight Loss for Young Adults: Autonomous vs. Extrinsic Motivation
Investigators: Fava, Joseph
Type: Subcontract
Agency: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) / Virginia Commonwealth
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Maternal Depression During Pregnancy: Novel Brain and Behavioral Markers of Risk in the Fetus
Investigators: Stroud, Laura
Type: NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant
Agency: Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

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Maternal Smoking, HPA and Epigenetic Pathways to Infant Neurobehavioral Deficits
Investigators: Stroud, Laura
Type: R01
Agency: NIDA
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Media Influences on Risk Behaviors Among Young Men
Investigators: Nelson, Kimberly
Type: K23
Agency: NIMH
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Mindfulness Training to Improve ART Adherence and Reduce Risk Behavior among Persons Living with HIV
Investigators: Carey, Michael / Salmoirago-Blotcher, Elena
Type: R34
Agency: NCCAM
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Monoclonal Antibody-based Multipurpose Microbicides
Investigators: Guthrie, Kate
Type: Subcontract
Agency: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) / Boston University
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Peers Promoting Exercise Adoption and Maintenance Among Cancer Survivors
Investigators: Dunsiger, Shira
Type: R01
Agency: NCI / University of South Carolina
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Prenatal Marijuana: Impact on Infant Neurobehavior, Stress, and Epigenetic Mechanisms
Investigators: Stroud, Laura
Type: R01
Agency: National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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Positive Psychotherapy for Smoking Cessation Enhanced with Text Messaging: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Investigators: Bock, Beth
Type: Subcontract
Agency: NCI / Brown University
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Proactive Tobacco Treatment in a Medicaid Health Home
Investigators: Japuntich, Sandra
Type: Medical Research Grant
Agency: Rhode Island Foundation

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Promoting Physical Activity in Latinas via Interactive Web-based Technology 
Investigators: Dunsiger, Shira 
Type: Subcontract 
Agency: National Cancer Institute (NCI) / Brown University 
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Promoting Research Training During Psychiatry Residency
Investigators: Vargas, Sara
Type: Subcontract
Agency: NIMH / Brown University
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Promoting the Use of the MyLifespan Patient Portal at the Ob-Gyn Associates Midwifery Practice: Provider and Patient Perspectives
Investigators: Vargas, Sara
Type: Pilot Project
Agency: The Miriam Hospital Foundation

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Psychosocial, Immunological, and Biobehavioral Benefits of Stress Management Interventions for Chronic Diseases: Comprehensive Systematic Review and Meta-Analyses
Investigators: Scott-Sheldon, Lori / Carey, Michael
Type: R01
Agency: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
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Reducing Alcohol-Related HIV/STI Risk for Women in Reproductive Health Clinics
Investigators: Carey, Michael
Type: R34
Agency: NIAAA
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The Role of Resilience in Addressing Racial Disparities in Adverse HIV-Related Outcomes
Investigators: Carey, Michael
Type: Subcontract
Agency: NIMH / Brown University
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Seamos Saludables: Culturally and Linguistically Adapted Physical Activity Intervention for Latinas
Investigators: Dunsiger, Shira
Type: Subcontract
Agency: National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) / University of California San Diego
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Secondary Prevention Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Using Integrated Smoking Cessation and Mood Management
Investigators: Japuntich, Sandra
Type: Subcontract
Agency: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) / Minneapolis Medical Research Foundation
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Systematic Development of Antiretroviral Intravaginal Rings for HIV Prevention
Investigators: Guthrie, Kate
Type: Subcontract
Agency: NIH / Oak Crest Institute of Science
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