Featured Grantees

The researchers highlighted below have been awarded at least one Behavioral Research Program-funded NIH grant. Read on to learn about their experiences as grantees.

Note: The views expressed here are those of the grantees only and do not represent any official position of the National Cancer Institute.

Basic Biobehavioral and Psychological Sciences Branch


Julienne Bower, Ph.D.

Clinical and Health Psychologist
Organization:
  • University of California - Los Angeles

Understanding the relationship of biological aging with cognitive and physical health outcomes, and the role of modifiable behavioral factors, has implications for future interventions designed to mitigate morbidity associated with these biomarker risk profiles in breast cancer patients.”


Laura Porter, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Organization:
  • Duke University School of Medicine

I have ... strived to find ways to help patients and family leverage their relationships to address illness-related challenges together in ways that benefit them as individuals and as a couple, and help them derive meaning from the experience”