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Friday, August 5 2016

Over $7.5 million CIHR grants announced for fifteen researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine

MONTRÉAL, August 5, 2016 – The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) awarded more than 7.5 million dollars of grants to fifteen 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.

 

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR CO-INVESTIGATOR RESEARCH PROJECT
FOUNDATION GRANT
BEAUCHAMP, Miriam n/a Bridging the gap in paediatric traumatic brain injury: Environmental, biological and clinical markers associated with preschool concussion and TBI
PROJECT GRANT 
BIRCA, Ala DEHAES, Mathieu (Co-PI); LODYGENSKY, Gregory Impact of rewarming on the brain health of cooled neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
BOOIJ, Linda BOUCHARD, Maryse(Co-PI); FRASER, William In utero exposure to Bisphenol-A and the developing brain in humans: A longitudinal study of epigenetic mechanisms
CÔTÉ, Sylvana BOOIJ, Linda; HERBA, Catherine; MÂSSE, Benoît; TREMBLAY, Richard; VITARO, Frank From birth to adulthood: The risk and protective factors leading to mental health problems (MHPs) in a representative population sample
HARDY, Pierre n/a Modulation of macrophages activity by human T-lymphocyte-derived microparticles contributes to their antiangiogenic effects in ischemic retinopathy
HENDERSON, Mélanie BARNETT, Tracie; BIGRAS, Jean-Luc; MATHIEU, Marie-Eve; NUYT, Anne Monique; VAN HULST, Andraea Early myocardial morphologic and functional changes and their association with diet and physical activity in adolescents with type 1 diabetes
LAVOIE, Jean-Claude n/a Preventing bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants by adding glutathione to their parenteral nutrition, a translational study
PSHEZHETSKY, Alexey PASTORE, Yves Neuraminidase 1 as a trigger of immune thrombocytopenia: Using pre-clinical models to understand pathophysiology of the disease and develop novel therapies
SÉGUIN, Jean R. CASTELLANOS RYAN, Natalie; FRASER, William; HERBA, Catherine Challenges to the vulnerable child in the transitions from preschool to grade school in a pregnancy cohort
ONE-YEAR GRANT – BRIDGE GRANT
HERBA, Catherine CASTELLANOS RYAN, Natalie; FRASER, William; LIPPÉ, Sarah; SÉGUIN, Jean R. Maternal stress, depression and anxiety during pregnancy and early child development: A study of psychosocial and biological mechanisms
NEW INVESTIGATOR SALARY AWARD
ROSSIGNOL, Elsa n/a Impairments of cortical GABAergic interneurons in epilepsy
TEAM GRANT: RARE-3 JOINT TRANSNATIONAL CALL
ANDELFINGER, Gregor n/a Improving care for cohesinopathies: From heart phenotypes to novel therapies
TEAM GRANT: CLINICIAN-INVESTIGATOR TEAMS IN OBSTETRICS & MATERNAL-FETAL MEDICINE
BOUCOIRAN, Isabelle AUDIBERT, Francois; LEDUC, Line; Nuyt, Anne Monique; PAYOT, Antoine; REY, Evelyne E; SOUDEYNS, Hugo Montreal Emerging Research Team in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MERe)
PROGRAMMATIC GRANTS IN ENVIRONMENTS, GENES AND CHRONIC DISEASE
AWADALLA, Philip BOILEAU, Catherine; NOISEL, Nolwenn Determining the genetic and environmental factors associated with metabolic phenotypes across Canada 
HEALTHY AND PRODUCTIVE WORK
MATHIEU, Marie-Eve n/a Stand up to be active and productive: Increased health outcomes and productivity in workers using active desks

 

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 385 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 pediatric center in North America. More on research.chusj.org

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