With Announcement of 2017 Research Grants, Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI)
Hits $2 Million Level for Research Support
December 6, 2017
My San Antonio - The Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI) today announced
funding for four new research grants focused on the effects of human-animal interaction
on human health, including social skills outcomes for children with autism spectrum
disorder; the physical and developmental health of children living with family pets;
and the mental health and well-being of seniors living alone. These four grant projects
raise HABRI’s total research funding to more than $2 million.
In 2017, HABRI awarded a total of approximately $200,000 to the following four research
projects, identified by the expert HABRI Scientific Advisory Board out of a total
of 48 proposals received:
• Alexandra Protopopova, PhD (Texas Tech University): Integration of AAI and Applied
Behavior Analysis to Improve Academic Performance in Children with Intellectual and/or
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