CDRF Recipients (FY21)

Recipients of Cross-Disciplinary Research Fund awards in FY21

Principal Investigators Project Title Departments

Susan Anenberg, Hana Akselrod

Advancing GW Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration in Climate Change and Public Health Research

Environmental & Occupational Health; Infectious Diseases

Michael Bukrinsky, Lawrence Rothblat

Animal Model to Investigate HIV-Associated Cognitive Impairment

Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine; Psychological & Brain Sciences

James Hahn, Michele Mietus-Snyder

Predicting 3D Body Composition Using Optical Surface Scans

Computer Science; Pediatrics

John Hawdon, Damien O'Halloran

Genetic Mechanism of Multidrug Resistance In the Canine Hookworm Ancylostoma Caninum

Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine; Biological Sciences

Xitong Liu, Xiangyun Qiu

Elucidating the Role of Organic Matter in Regulating Nucleation and Growth of Mineral Scales

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Physics

Hui Lu, Rahul Simha

Bridging the Gap Between Individual Neurons And Behavior: Studying Circuits in Rett Syndrome

Pharmacology & Physiology; Computer Science

Luyao Lu, Hui Lu

Wireless Multifunctional All-Optical Modulation and Imaging Biointerfaces for In Vivo Behavioral Studies

Biomedical Engineering; Pharmacology & Physiology

Yonatan Lupu, Neil Johnson

Dynamic Tracking of Online Hate Groups

Political Science; Physics

Robert Orttung, Donna Attanasio

Building GW Leadership in Disaster Preparedness and Response

Sustainable GW; Energy Law Programs

Kimberly Robien, Ami Zota

Bisphenol and Phthalate Exposures in Women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer Receiving Doxorubicin Chemotherapy - A Pilot Study

Exercise & Nutrition Sciences; Environmental & Occupational Health

Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz, Newton Kendig

Biomedical HIV Prevention Services for High-Risk Populations Returning to Their Communities After Incarceration in the Caribbean

Prevention & Community Health; Medicine

Kausik Sarkar, Raj Rao

Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS) And Microbubbles for Osteochondral Regeneration in 3D Printed Scaffolds

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering; Orthopedic Surgery

Danmeng Shuai, John Lafleur

Photocatalytic Graphitic Carbon Nitride for Inhibiting Biofilm Development and Encrustations on Indwelling Urinary Catheters

Civil & Environmental Engineering; Emergency Medicine