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Monday, August 10 2015

Over $3 Million CIHR Grants Announced for Eleven Researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine

MONTRÉAL, August 10, 2015 – The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced more than 3 million dollars of grants to eleven researchers at the Université de Montréal affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center during the last twelve months. The CIHR promote excellence by awarding grants to innovative projects which drive progress, with a view of improving the health of Canadians and maintaining Canada's competitiveness in today's knowledge economy.

OPERATING GRANTS

The projects that are supported by a CIHR Operating Grant represent excellence, a value that encompasses originality and creativity; scientific and ethical soundness and high probability of achieving measurable impact.

  • Barnett, Tracie, Neighbourhood environment and obesity in children and adolescents: investigating nocturnal and diurnal pathways, 5 years
  • Beausejour, Christian, Characterization of senescent cells fate using novel transgenic and humanized mouse models, 5 years
  • Brendgen, Rosemarie, Adult health outcomes in male and female victims of school bullying: a longitudinal and genetically informed study of underlying bio-physiological mechanisms, years
  • Duval, Michel, Toward the cure of neuroblastoma: innovative immunotherapeutic approaches, years
  • Kadoury, Samuel, Image-guided device interventions for arterial therapies in liver cancer, 3 years
  • Lippé, Sarah, The predictive brain: a sensitive biomarker of neurodevelopment, 5 years

NEW INVESTIGATOR SALARY AWARD

The objective of the New Investigator Salary Award program is to provide outstanding new investigators with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their independence in initiating and conducting health research through provision of a contribution to their salary.

INSTITUTE OF NUTRITION, METABOLISM AND DIABETES START-UP FUNDS

Bridge funding for Clinicians and New Investigators (INM)

  • Joyal, Jean-Sébastien, Mitochondrial origins of pathological angiogenesis in Age-Related Macular Degeneration, 1 year

OPERATING GRANT: TRANSITIONAL OPERATING GRANT: 2014- 2015 PRIORITY ANNOUNCEMENT

The specific objective of the Operating Grant Priority Announcement is to offer additional sources of funding for highly rated applications that are relevant to specific CIHR research priority areas.

Transfusion Science

  • Emeriaud, Guillaume, Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) and delayed TRALI: a prospective study in critically ill children, 3 years

PROOF OF PRINCIPLE PROGRAM - PHASE I 

The Proof of Principle – Phase I Program provides funding for proof of principle research projects designed to advance discoveries/inventions towards commercializable technologies, with a view to attract new investment, and create new science-based businesses, organizations and initiatives.

  • Moreau, Alain, Preclinical validation of a disease-modifying Osteoarthritis drug, 1 year

COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAM 

The Community Support Program is designed to foster community development by providing grants and awards for the purposes of aiding research and knowledge translation activities where the circumstances fall outside CIHR's programs; and by supporting individuals and organizations whose goals are consistent with the Institute's and CIHR and its Institutes vision, mandate and strategic directions.

  • Awadalla, Philip, Population biobanks, big data and next-generation technologies in the era of personalized medicine, 1 years

SPOR NETWOKS IN CHRONIC DISEASES – LOI

Canada's Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) is about ensuring that the right patient receives the right intervention at the right time. Its objective is to foster evidence-informed health care by bringing innovative diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to the point of care, so as to ensure greater quality, accountability, and accessibility of care. The network in chronic diseases has been identified to deliver on the SPOR objectives.

  • Carmant, Lionel, The POPEYE project: Prevention of Ongoing Psychosocial comorbidities through Early intervention in Youth living with Epilepsy. A new transformative model for the management of chronic diseases, 1 year

About the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center 

CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center is a leading mother-child research institution affiliated with the Université de Montréal. It brings together more than 200 research investigators, including over 90 clinicians, as well as 360 graduate and post-graduate students focused on finding innovative prevention means, faster and less invasive treatments, as well as personalized approaches to medicine. The Center is part of CHU Sainte-Justine, which is the largest mother-child center in Canada and second most important pediatric center in North America. More on research.chusj.org

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