CIHR announces more than $13.7 M in project grants to FoM and affiliated research institutes

Posted on Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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

CIHR funds innovative health research for the benefit of all Canadians, and the Faculty of Medicine continues to shine in its enviable position as a leading research-intensive institution.

Well done to the following research groups on behalf of the entire Faculty:

  • Paul R Albert. Overcoming resistance to antidepressant treatment.$791,775
  • Jay M Baltz; Andrea Juriscova. The roles of betaine and its mitochondrial synthesis in oocyte and preimplantation embryo health. $807,075
  • Jamie C Brehaut; Susan Marlin. Using behavioural science to understand and improve participation in clinical trials. $963,900
  • Shane W English; Justin Presseau, Maria Luisa Marti. Establishing an International Core Outcome Set in SAH – What and When to Measure in SAH Research.$100,000
  • Dean A Fergusson; Manoj M Lalu.Patient and Public Involvement in Preclinical Laboratory Research: A Scoping Review.$76,500
  • Johne X Liu. Calcium nanodomains and spindle assembly.$918,000
  • Lynn A Megeney. The role of caspase activity in beneficial and adverse cardiac hypertrophy.$745,875
  • Benjamin K Tsang. The exosome-mediated role of plasma gelsolin in tumour cell – immune cell communication in the regulation of chemosensitivity in ovarian cancer.$784,125
  • Shawn T Beug. Targeted immunotherapy for the treatment of brain cancer.$795,000
  • Jean-Philippe Chaput. Sleep extension and insulin sensitivity in short-sleeping adolescents having risk factors for type 2 diabetes.$229,500
  • Pierre Blier. Mechanisms involved in triggering the rapid and sustained antidepressant effects of ketamine. $757,350
  • Munir Boodhwani. Treatment in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: Surgery vs. Surveillance (TITAN:SvS) – A Multi-center Randomized Controlled Trial.$1,797,750
  • Jodi D Edwards. Investigating the utility of markers of left atrial cardiopathy for the estimation of dementia risk in aging adults.$306,001
  • Katey Rayner. The pro-death protein MLKL regulates hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic pathways in atherosclerosis.$782,595
  • Heather E Tulloch. Psychological profile and intervention needs of patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection.$100,000
  • Monique C Potvin Kent. Unhealthy food and beverage sponsorship of children’s sports clubs in two policy environments.$393,976
  • Maxime W Rousseaux. Mechanisms of neuronal demise via a-Syn mislocation in neurodegenerative diseases.$918,000
  • Isabelle Catelas. Identification of molecular mechanisms involved in the biological response to implant wear and corrosion.$826,200
  • Marc-Andre Langlois. Uncovering the unexpected role of LTR promoter mutations in HIV-1 latency.$784,125
  • Gergely Silasi. Impact of regional microinfarct load on cortical reorganization and stroke recovery.$827,155
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