Two research teams led by Faculty Affiliates, one led by Joyce Balls-Berry and another led jointly by Darrel Hudson and Ganesh Babulal, have received a combined $7 million in grants to support efforts to bring more Black Americans into Alzheimer’s research.
Faculty Affiliate Zakiya Luna shared her expertise in a recent article discussing the recent Supreme Court case, highlighting the particular importance of reproductive rights for women of color.
Faculty Affiliate and Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development Sean Joe lended his expertise in a recent USA Today article. He discussed the increase has been noticeable among preteen Black children, particularly in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faculty Affiliate and Associate Professor of Law Travis Crum shared his expertise in a recent article discussing the consequences of Texas’s redistricting on Black and brown communities.
Faculty affiliate Dr. Sean Joe initiative “HomeGrown STL” has formed a Regional Steering Committee of 25 senior-level decision-makers from across the region to address the critical issues impacting Black boys & young men in the STL region.
Faculty affiliate Michael Esposito shared his recent research with My Modern Met . He discussed the connections between urban planning and cognitive health, and how those connections are shaped by race, gender and socioeconomic status.
Faculty affiliate Bettina Drake and colleagues have received a $17 million National Cancer Institute grant that has a special focus on improving the diversity of research participants.