CIHR announces more than $15M in project grants to FoM and affiliated research institutes

Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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Twenty-nine projects led by research teams from the Faculty of Medicine and affiliated research institutes received the funding in the most recent Project Grant Competition.

Congratulations to all of our members of the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine and affiliated institutes on their recent success with CIHR Project Grant funding:

Alqurashi, Waleed; Plint, Amy C; Shaker, Marcus S (CHEO Research Institute)
Project Title: Canadian Anaphylaxis Network-Predicting Recurrence after Emergency Presentation for Allergic REactions (CAN-PREPARE)
Baenziger, John E
Project Title: Elucidating conformational transitions in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor to enable drug discovery
Béïque, Jean-Claude (2)
Project Title: Synaptic and network processing in the raphe nucleus 
Project Title: Emergent neural computations from recurrent circuit dynamics in a mood-related network
Brand, Marjorie C (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Understanding the mechanism of TLX1-induced T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Carrier, Marc; Ikesaka, Rick T (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Primary thromboprophylaxis with rivaroxaban in patients with malignancy and central venous catheters: TRIM-Line. 

Corsi, Daniel (CHEO Research Institute)
Project Title: Vaping in Canada: Investigating the geographic distribution and sociodemographic correlates of e-cigarette use

D’Costa, Vanessa
Project Title: Acinetobacter baumannii: Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Evasion of Host Cellular Immunity

de Azeredo Coutinho, Thais (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
Project Title: Aortic Function as a PREDICTor of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm (TAA) Expansion: Development and Validation of a TAA Growth Prediction Model - the PREDICT-TAA Study
Downar, James; graves, elan; Kutty, Sudha; Wegier, Pete (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Use of an automated prospective clinical surveillance tool to drive screening for unmet palliative needs among patients in the final year of life
Downey, Michael S
Project Title: Lysine polyphosphorylation as a regulator of bacterial stress
El-Chaar, Darine (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Connection to Perinatal Care for the Management of Maternal Non-Communicable Diseases: The CONNECT Project

Goldfield, Gary; Davis, Christopher G (CHEO Research Institute)
Project Title: Effects of Reducing Social Media Use on Emotional Distress in Youth

Guo, Yanfang (CHEO Research Institute)
Project Title: Gestational weight loss in obese women and risk for adverse perinatal outcomes: a population-based retrospective cohort study
Hundemer, Gregory; Agharazii, Mohsen; Goupil, Remi; Madore, François (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Characterizing Cardiovascular Outcomes in Subclinical Primary Aldosteronism
Little, Julian; Bennett, Derrick; Duthie, Susan J; MacFarlane, Amanda; McNulty, Helene; Potvin Kent, Monique C; Theodoratou, Evropi
Project Title: Folate and vitamin B12 and global health - evaluation of policies informed by integrated assessment of health effects
McIsaac, Daniel I; Boland, Laura S; Gill, Marlyn; Hutton, Brian E (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: An umbrella review of prehabilitation interventions in surgery to inform policy and practice
Megeney, Lynn A (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Caspase 3 stimulation of dystrophic muscle stem cell differentiation
Mestre, Tiago (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: ICarePD: a feasibility controlled trial to investigate the addition of an Integrated Care Network to usual physician-centered care to address complex care needs in Parkinson disease
Ouimet, Mireille I (University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
Project Title: Age-associated macrophage dysfunction in atherosclerosis regression

Parks, Robin; Kothary, Rashmi; Warman-Chardon, Jodi; Vacratsis, Otis (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Extracellular vesicles as a biomarker and therapeutic for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Schlossmacher, Michael G (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Oxidation of Parkin is Linked to Neuroprotection in Adult Mammalian Brain

Shamy, Michael (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Feasibility of Advanced Consent for ParticipaTION in Acute Stroke Trials (ACTION)
Siegal, Deborah M (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Post-Bleed Management of Antithrombotic Therapy after Gastrointestinal Bleeding (PANTHER-GI): A Mixed-Methods Study of Patient Values and Preferences
Tanuseputro, Peter; Perlman, Christopher M; Pinto, Andrew D; Taljaard, Monica (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Investigating the Impact of Cannabis Retail Policies on Health Harms and Benefits
Thiruganasambandamoorthy, Venkatesh (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute)
Project Title: Validation of the Canadian Prehospital Syncope Risk Score
Wang, JianLi (The Royal’s Institute of Mental Health Research)
Project Title: Predicting perceived and unmet mental health needs in the populations
Wang, Lisheng; Gadde, Suresh
Project Title: A new strategy capable of directly killing cancer cells and concurrently boosting anti-tumor immunity for the effective treatment of TNBC
Wiper-Bergeron, Nadine L
Project Title: Glucocorticoid signalling in regenerating muscle: Mechanisms behind wasting side effects in healthy muscle and paradoxical benefit in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy treatment.



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