The purpose of the Symptom Science Area of Excellence is to develop effective, innovative, and accessible strategies to prevent and treat symptoms of chronic disease across the illness trajectory in diverse populations and settings.
Currently funded grants include:
- $1.22M NIH K76 grant, PI Meghan Mattos
"Internet-based insomnia intervention to prevent cognitive decline in older adults with mild cognitive impairment"
- $321K iTHRIV / NIH KL2 grant + $60K 3Cavaliers Fund grant, PI Jessie Gibson
"Decision measurement and modification of threat interpretation bias to reduce anxiety in Huntington's disease" and "Assessing anxious thinking patterns among patients with neurodegenerative movement disorders"
- $3.4M NIH/NINR grant, PI Virginia LeBaron
"Characterizing the complexity of cancer pain in the home context by leveraging smart health technology"
- $325K and $14K iTHRIV Scholars Mentored Career Development Award and UVA Center for Public Health seed grant, PI Lee Ann Johnson
"Comorbidity profiles and their influence on treatment and survival among underserved individuals with advanced lung cancer"
- $60K + $60K 3Cavaliers Fund and Virginia Department of Health grant, PIs Jill Howie-Esquivel and Maureen Metzger
"Feasibility of symptom burden palliation using a gentle activity intervention in patients with end-stage renal disease: Pali-Kidney" and "Virginia telehealth initiative to prevent and manage diabetes and heart disease and stroke"
- $25K 3Cavaliers Fund + UVA Brain Institute, co-I Ishan Williams
"Animating Alzheimer's disease"
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