Current Active Grants

Increasing Physical Activity Among Inactive Bariatric Surgery Patients

This goal of this project is to increase physical activity and improve bariatric surgery outcomes in patients with low physical activity, through targeting both physical activity and sedentary behaviors (K01 DK083438-01).

Principal Investigator: Dale S. Bond, PhD

Primary Mentor: Rena Wing, PhD

Co-Mentors/Investigators: John Jakicic, PhD; Sivamainthan Vithiananthan, MD; Joseph Fava, PhD

Funding Agency: The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Dates: 2009 - 2014


Increasing Sleep Duration: A Novel Approach to Weight Control

The purpose of the project is to translate the basic science on sleep duration into a novel intervention to reduce obesity and obesity-related co-morbidities. (U01 CA150387-01)

Principal Investigator: Rena Wing, PhD

Co-Investigators:Dale Bond, PhD, Mary Carskadon, PhD; Robert Considine, PhD; Ron Cohen, PhD; Joseph Fava, PhD; Chantelle Hart, PhD; Jeanne McCaffery, PhD; Richard Millman, MD; George Papandonatos, PhD; Donn Posner, PhD; Hollie Raynor, PhD; Katherine Sharkey, MD; and Larry Sweet, PhD.

Funding Agency: The National Cancer Institute

Dates: 2009 - 2014