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Wednesday, June 7 2017

$7 million CIHR grants announced for fourteen researchers at CHU Sainte-Justine

MONTRÉAL, June 7, 2017 – The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) awarded 7 million dollars in grants to fourteen 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.

Furthermore, a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship was bestowed on Guillaume Gaudet, a doctoral student under the supervision of Maxime Raison, Ph.D., B.Ing. This scholarship valued at $50,000 per year for three years, aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences, natural sciences, engineering and health. For his part, Joaquín Sanz Remón, a postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Luis Barreiro, Ph.D., was awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. This fellowship valued at $70,000 per year for two years, provides funding to the very best postdoctoral applicants, both nationally and internationally, who will positively contribute to the country's economic, social and research-based growth.
 

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR CHUSJ CO-INVESTIGATOR RESEARCH PROJECT
PROJECT GRANT
ABADIE, Valérie n/a The role of intestinal B cell responses in celiac disease
DI CRISTO, Graziella CARMANT, Lionel Mechanisms underlying vulnerability of selective neuronal circuits following early life seizures
DUCHARME, Francine M. ALOS, Nathalie B.; MAILHOT, Geneviève; TSE, Sze Man Vitamin D in the prevention of Viral-induced Asthma of preschoolers (DIVA): a multicentre randomized controlled trial
LEVY, Emile n/a Functional role of Phospholipase D1 in intestinal lipid transport and chylomicron secretion: insight from congenital malabsorption disorders
TREMBLAY, André n/a Peripheral regulation of PPAR Nuclear Receptors in energy metabolism
PROJECT GRANT – ONE-YEAR GRANT – BRIDGE GRANT
CONROD, Patricia n/a Scaling up access to personality-targeted interventions for youth at risk of substance use disorders in Canada: a hybrid effectiveness/ implementation-facilitation trial
MOREAU, Alain n/a Role of Prohibitins and SUMOylation in OA pathogenesis
PSHEZHETSKY, Alexey V.  BEAUSÉJOUR, Christian; LODYGENSKY, Gregory A. Novel treatments for Lysosomal Neurological Disorders: targeting microglia cells and misfolded proteins for therapy of Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIC
OPERATING GRANT: ANALYSES OF EXISTING CANADIAN COHORTS & DATABASES
BOUCHARD, Maryse FRASER, William D. Perinatal exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) and Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) and weight gain trajectory in children: data from the Maternal-Infant Research on Environmental Chemicals (MIREC) cohort
HERBA, Catherine M. CASTELLANOS-RYAN, Natalie; FRASER, William D.; LIPPÉ, Sarah; SÉGUIN, Jean R. Maternal stress, depression and anxiety during pregnancy and associations with biomarkers of stress in a Canadian pregnancy cohort
TEAM GRANT: EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SEX- AND GENDER-BASED ANALYSIS ON KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION INTERVENTIONS
LABERGE, Marie n/a Modeling an approach to gender-conscious participatory action-oriented research and knowledge transfer favouring equality, equity and occupational/environmental health
RAPID FUNDING FOR DRUG SAFETY AND EFFECTIVENESS NETWORK (DSEN) TARGETED RESEARCH
BÉRARD, Anick n/a Fluconazole and adverse effects of pregnancy
and
Use of ondansetron in pregnancy and the risk of fetal abnormalities
PLANNING AND DISSEMINATION GRANTS – INSTITUTE COMMUNITY SUPPORT 
KAKKAR, Fatima n/a CPARG @30: knowledge translation in the digital age
PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH COLLABORATION GRANTS
FOURNIER, Anne n/a Implementing a transition program between Sainte-Justine pediatric cardiology care and Montreal Heart Institute adult cardiology: patient-resource role
VANIER CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS  – NSERC 
GAUDET, Guillaume n/a Development of an active upper limb exoskeleton for children with musculoskeletal disorders
BANTING POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS
SANZ REMÓN, Joaquín n/a Deciphering the genetic architecture of the interplay between M. tuberculosis and macrophages

 

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 204 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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