The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences


Researchers at the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences annually receive generous grants from such organizations as the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and various science labs. These funds are used to support important research that can potentially effect individuals throughout the world.





Ackerman, Robert. Purdue Social Aggression: Growth, Outcomes, and Digital Communication
Basak, Chandramallika SBIR-Posit Science Inc. Plasticity-based Adaptive Cognitive Remediation for Alzheimer’s Disease Phase II
Basak, Chandramallika NIH Strategic Training to Optimize Neurocognitive Functions in Older Adults
Benham, Sara NIH-F31 Novel Phonological Sequence Learning in Early Typical and Atypical Development
Burton, Michael NIH K22 — The Role of Cell-specific TLR-4 Signaling in Developing Chronic Pain
Burton, Michael Rita Allen Foundation Novel Models to Assess Sufficiency of Single Cell Paradigms in CB1R-Analgesia
Chapman, Sandra UTSW Enhancement of Cognitive Brain Performance in Service Members – Active Duty and Veterans – Cooperative IAC w/UTSW
Chapman, Sandra General Dynamics-Sub Validation of Cognitive Enhancement Techniques for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (VoCET-mTBI)
Dussor, Greg NIH Peroxynitrite and Migraine
Dussor, Greg NIH Meningeal Prolactin Signaling and Female-Selective Migraine Mechanisms
Dussor, Greg CerSci Therapeutics, Inc. STTR: Non-Metal PN Scavenger/Decomposition Catalysts for Treatment of Migraine
Dussor, Greg Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products CGRP-based Preclinical Migraine Studies
Filbey, Francesca Oregon Health and Science University / NIH-NIAAA fMRI and Treatment Response with Binge Drinking Adolescents
Filbey, Francesca NIH The Role of Motivation and Control in Cannabis Use Disorders: A Cross-Cultural Longitudinal Neuroimaging Study
Filbey, Francesca NIH Motor Learning Deficits in Cannabis Users
Goffman, Lisa NIH Sequential Pattern Learning in Children with Developmental Language Disorder
Golden, Richard UTD SEED: Social: Assessing the Core Assumptions of Cognitive Diagnostic Knowledge Tracing
Hart, John Congressional Directed Medical Research Treatment of Memory Disorders in Gulf War Illness with High Definition Transcranial Direct Cortical Stimulation
Hart, John Rainwater Charitable Foundation Study the Mechanism and Sequence of Pathological Change of How TBI Leads to Dementia in NFL Players
Hart, John US Army MRAA Multi-Site Confimatory Efficacy Treatment Trial of Combat-related PTSD
Katz, William UTD SEED: SPIRe: Developing and Testing Speech-simulation Capabilities for Opti-speech Software
Kennedy, Kristen NIH-National Institute on Aging Dopaminergic and Neuroplastic Influences on Longitudinal Change in Cognitive and Brain Aging
Kilgard, Michael – TxBDC Wings for Life Promoting Recovery from Cervical Spinal Cord Injury by Pairing Rehabilitation with Vagus Nerve Stimulation
Kilgard, Michael – TxBDC International Rett Syndrome Foundation Research Grant Reversing Speech Sound Processing Deficits in Rett Syndrome
Kilgard, Michael – TxBDC NIH Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired with Rehabilitative Training to Enhance Plasticity
Kilgard, Michael – TxBDC Teliatry Inc. SRA: Medical Implant Device Technology Development
Kilgard, Michael – TxBDC CDMRP Hearing Restoration through Synaptic Plasticity Directed by Vagus Nerve
Kilgard, Michael – TxBDC DARPA Targeted Neuroplasticity Training to Accelerate Complex Skill Learning
Kilgard, Michael – TxBDC NIH-R01 Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired with Rehabilitative Training to Enhance Plasticity
Krawczyk, Daniel Congressional Directed Medical Research (CDMRP) Improving Cognitive and Functional Deficits after TBI Using Virtual Technology
Kroener, Sven NIH-co-PI with Heng Du Mitochondrial ATP Synthase Dysfunction and Synaptic Stress in Alzheimer’s Disease
Kroener, Sven NSF-co-PI with Zhenping Qin NCS-FO:Sub-Millisecond Optically-Triggered Compound Release to Study Real-Time Brain Activity and Behavior
Kroener, Sven NIH-co-PI with Heng Du GHSR1a and Hippocampal Pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease
Kroener, Sven NIH-co-PI with Jon Ploski Pharmacologically Enhancing the Modification of Strong Modification Resistant Memories
Kroener, Sven NIH-co-PI with Jon Ploski Molecular Basis for the Induction of Reconsolidation Updating
Le Prell, Colleen Henry M. Jackson Foundation Functional Impairments in Service Members with Normal Audiometric Thresholds
Le Prell, Colleen Washington University St. Louis Pharmaceutical Interventions for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss-Acute Exposure Treatment (PINIHL-AET)
Le Prell, Colleen 3M Company SRA: Audibility and Hazardous Noise Exposure: Workers Expresses Needs and the Impact of Hearing Protection
Lobarinas, Edward NIH-1RO1 Effect of Inner Hair Cell Loss and Afferent Damage on Functional Hearing
Maguire, Mandy NSF How Poverty Impacts Brain and Language Development: Understanding the Vocabulary Gap
McIntyre Rodriguez, Christa NIH-co-PI with Jon Ploski Pharmacologically Enhancing the Modification of Strong Modification Resistant Memories
McIntyre Rodriguez, Christa NIH-co-PI with Jon Ploski Molecular Basis for the Induction of Reconsolidation Updating
Mills, Candice NSF Collaborative Research: How Recognizing Gaps in Explanations Influences Children’s Interest in Learning
Motes, Michael UTSW Longitudinal Continuation of TARCC Hispanic Cohort
O’Toole, Alice DOE: Subcontract Oak Ridge National Lab Automated Identity Masking: Advanced Experimental Design, Analysis, and Non-Facial Confounders
O’Toole, Alice NIH-R01 Human Face Representation in Deep Convolutional Neural Networks
O’Toole, Alice University of Maryland: Subcontract IARPA Janus Program Trabsition Research on Optimized Algorithms
Owen, Margaret NIH/University of Georgia Self-Regulation Development and the Transition to Middle School
Paige, Candler NIH/NINDS Blueprint D-SPAN F99 Identification of Sex Specific Regulatory Drug Targets for Chronic Neuropathic Pain
Park, Denise NIH Dallas Lifespan Brain Study-Wave 3: Neurodegeneration and Resilience in Cognition
Park, Denise NIH Impact of Challenging Engagement on Cognition in Older Adults: A Clinical Trial
Park, Denise SMU The Dallas Asthma Brain and Cognition Study
Phensy, Aarron NIH-F31 The Role of the mPTP-regulating Protein Cyclophilin D in Oxidative Stress in a Developmental Rodent Model of Schizophrenia
Pinkham, Amy NIH-R01 Introspective Accuracy, Bias, and Everyday Functioning in Severe Mental Illness
Pinkham, Amy NIH-subaward University of California San Diego Social Cognition and Suicide in Psychotic Disorders
Ploski, Jonathan NIH-R56 Molecular Basis for the Induction of Reconsolidation Updating
Ploski, Jonathan NIH-R01 Pharmacologically Enhancing the Modification of Strong Modification Resistant Memories
Prager, Karen Jerry M. Lewis, M.D. Mental Health Research Foundation (Formerly Timberlawn) Paving the Way to Improved Marital Well-Being
Price, Ted NIH-RO1 Protease Activated Receptor Type 2 Targeting for Migraine Pain
Price, Ted SRA-Merck Sharp & Dohme SRA: In Situ Hybridization on Human DRG
Price, Ted NIH-R01 Sex-specific Regulation of Local Translation and Chronic Pain Mechanisms in Females
Price, Ted AlderBiopharmaceuticals Inc.-SRA Testing Agreement: Does an Anti-CGRP Antibody Inhibit Pain in the Hyperalgesix Priming Model?
Price, Ted NIH-R01 Translation Control of Pain Plasticity
Price, Ted UTD Licensing Accelerator Pilot Award-NIH Protease Actived Receptor Type 2 Targeting for Migraine Pain
Price, Ted UTD-NRUF SEED: SCI award:Center for Advanced Pain Studies
Price, Ted 4E Therapeutics SBIR: Development and Optimization of MNK Inhibitors for the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain
Price, Ted Hoba Therapeutics Testing Agreement — Assess the Analgesic Efficacy of Meteorin
Price, Ted Thomas Jefferson University – Subaward Extracellular Mechanism Regulating Synaptic Function and Pain Plasticity
Price, Ted Thomas Jefferson University – Subaward Novel Mechanisms Regulating Protein Interaction and Pain
Rennaker, Robert — TxBDC NIH-R01 Enhancing Recovery after Chronic Bilateral Cervical Spinal Cord Injury with Targeted Plasticity Therapy
Rennaker, Robert — TxBDC Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Closed-loop Neuromodulation to Treat PTSD
Rodrigue, Karen NIH Mechanisms and Predictors of Brain Aging in Healthy Aging, Preclinical AD and MCI
Rojas, Raul Jerry M. Lewis, M.D. Mental Health Research Foundation (Formerly Timberlawn) Tracking the Early Bilingual Language Growth of Spanish-speaking Children in Dallas: Impact of Exogenous and Endogenous Factors
Rojas, Raul Momentous Institute-MOU Research on Bilingual Language Development and Academic Achievement in Early Childhood Program at Momentous School
Rojas, Raul American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Characterizing Speech Disfluencies in Bilingual (Spanish-English) Children
Rollins, Pam THECB Autism grant Program-Innovative Treatment Models
Rugg, Michael NIH-R01 Relationship Between Neural Correlates of Episodic Memory, Age, Memory Performance
Rugg, Michael NSF Effects of Age on Specificity and Control of Recollected Content
Rypma, Bart National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Effect of Neural-Vascular Coupling Changes on Cognitive Performance in Multiple Sclerosis
Rypma, Bart UTSW ICC- GMO 190905 Support for Dinesh Sivaklundu for MRI Physiological Measures of Disease with MRI Studies from Healthy Controls, Patients with non-specific White Matter Disease and Multiple Sclerosis Patients
Rypma, Bart UTD-Major Extramural Grant Award (MEGA) Development of Calibrated fMRI at the UTD Brain Health Imaging Center
Sasson, Noah THECB Autism Grant Program-Parent-Directed Treatment
Small, Steven NIH Society for the Neurobiology of Language Annual Meeting
Small, Steven NSF An Open Science Platform for the Neurobiology of Language Community
Spence, Jeffrey UTSW-subward BOLD and its Discontents:Age-differences in the Neurophysiology of fMRI Signal
Swanson, Meghan NIH-R00 Early Social Communication Environment and Brain Development in Infants at Risk for Autism
Vanneste, Sven Congressional Directed Medical Research Program Direct Current Stimulation for Pain Treatment of Gulf War Illness
Wig, Gagan James McDonnell Foundation Autism Grant Program
Wig, Gagan NIH-R01 Socioeconomic Mediators of Adult Brain Network Resilience and Vulnerability to Cognitive Decline

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