Hunter students and faculty engage in groundbreaking research, with projects supported by $67 million in grants and contract awards in 2018—more than at any other CUNY institution.
The National Cancer Institute awarded Hunter College and Temple University a joint grant to investigate and reduce cancer disparities that adversely affect minority communities. The grant will bolster Hunter’s longstanding commitment to health equity.
Hunter chemistry professor Mandë Holford continues to garner accolades for her groundbreaking research identifying medicinal uses for toxins produced by venomous snails and other venomous creatures.
Professor Hiroshi Matsui, an expert in bio-nanotechnology, deployed the resources of his new Belfer lab to create a tiny new anti-cancer drug carrier. This nanoparticle-based carrier will improve drug delivery and treatment for metastatic osteosarcoma.
This five-year NIH grant will enable psychology professor Jonathon Rendina to conduct research and promote strategies that prevent the spread of HIV.
Hunter psychology professor Tracy Dennis-Tiwary will collaborate with researchers from NYU and Fordham University to study adolescent anxiety. Her research team will also include graduate and undergraduate students from Hunter’s Psychology Department.
Three new National Science Foundation grants will support vital research by faculty in Hunter’s Education, Biology and Geography departments.