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Wednesday, August 10 2016

Nine researchers and one student at the CHU Sainte-Justine awarded financial support by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

MONTRÉAL, August 10, 2016 – Nine researchers and one student at the CHU Sainte-Justine, the mother-child hospital center affiliated with Université de Montréal, received financial support by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), whose role is to make investments in people, discovery and innovation to increase Canada’s scientific and technological capabilities. The awardees are Carl-Éric Aubin, Mathieu Dehaes, Graziella Di Cristo, Dave Ellemberg, Louis-Philippe Lafleur, Sylvie Girard, Jean-Sébastien Joyal, Emile Levy, Serge McGraw and Hugo Théôret.

2016 RESEARCH GRANTS COMPETITION

Nine researchers were awarded grants from the Discovery Grants Program – Individual (RGPIN) and the Research Tools and Instruments Grants Program (RTI) by the NSERC 2016 Research Grants Competition. The program supports research projects in natural sciences and engineering with a long-term goal. Researcher will receive an operating grant over a five-year period based on their excellence, the merit of their proposal, and their contribution to the training of highly qualified personnel. These grants recognize the creativity and innovation that are at the heart of all research advances.

List of supported projects

  • Carl-Éric Aubin, Biomechanical modeling, orthotics design tools, and innovative instrumentations for spinal disorders (RGPIN)
  • Mathieu Dehaes, Development of innovative optical technologies for quantitative blood perfusion imaging (RTI)
  • Graziella Di Cristo, Role of histone deacetylases in the development of GABAergic interneuron connectivity and function (RGPIN)
  • Dave Ellemberg, The functional connectivity of the human visual system during development (RGPIN)
  • Sylvie Girard, Mechanism of action of HMGB1 in trophoblast differentiation (RGPIN)
  • Jean-Sébastien Joyal, Lipid energy metabolism in retinal neurovascular development (RGPIN)
  • Emile Levy, Intestinal angiopoietin-like protein 4: New regulatory roles in lipid transport and metabolism, lipoprotein assembly and secretion, and molecular mechanisms of action (RGPIN)
  • Serge McGraw, Mechanisms of Inherited Epigenetic Dysregulation in Early Embryonic Development (RGPIN)
  • Hugo Théôret, Understanding the mechanism of action of non-invasive brain stimulation (RGPIN)

2016 SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS COMPETITION

  • Louis-Philippe Lafleur, doctoral student under the supervision of Hugo Théôret

About the CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center

CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center is a leading mother-child research institution affiliated with Université de Montréal. It brings together more than 200 research investigators, including over 90 clinician-scientists, as well as 360 graduate and postgraduate 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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