Current Studies

Study for Alcohol Reduction (StAR)
The Study for Alcohol Reduction (StAR) is a federally funded research program at Boston University. The purpose of this study is to further investigate a medication called Zonisamide (ZON), which has been shown to be more effective than a placebo in reducing alcohol consumption.

Find more information at https://studyforalcoholreduction.com/

Templeton Values Study
The Templeton Study, funded by the John Templeton Foundation, is being conducted at Boston University. The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy of the newly developed Unified Protocol (UP) +, a modified version of the UP designed to enhance positive affect.

Massachusetts Nurses Study
In collaboration with the Massachusetts Nursing Association, researchers at Boston University are exploring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nurses. This study will assess behavioral and mental health function in a large sample of nurses, both during the peak of the pandemic and across time.