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Congratulations to five RI-MUHC researchers!

Aug. 6, 2020

Source: McGill Newsroom. Five researchers from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) are among 15 McGill Faculty of Medicine members awarded Canada Research Chairs in 2020. McGill’s research projects supported by this new round of funding range from population health informatics to Indigenous nutrition, and from food sovereignty to earthquake seismology. Of the 34 CRCs awarded to McGill researchers, 30 are new and four are renewals.

Congratulations to the following RI-MUHC members:

  • Shirin Abbasinejad Enger, Canada Research Chair in Medical Physics, CIHR, Tier 2 (New)
  • Stefanie Blain-Moraes, Canada Research Chair in Biosignal Interaction and Personhood Technology, CIHR, Tier 2 (New)
  • David Buckeridge, Canada Research Chair in Population Health Informatics, CIHR, Tier 1 (New)
  • Nada Jabado, Canada Research Chair in Pediatric Oncology, CIHR, Tier 1 (New)
  • Dick Menzies, Canada Research Chair in Tuberculosis Research, CIHR, Tier 1 (New)
Shirin Abbasinejad Enger, Stefanie Blain-Moraes, David Buckeridge, Nada Jabado and Dick Menzies are distinguished members of the Research Institute of the MUHC
Shirin Abbasinejad Enger, Stefanie Blain-Moraes, David Buckeridge, Nada Jabado and Dick Menzies are distinguished members of the Research Institute of the MUHC

We also congratulate two researchers from The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute–Hospital) who are affiliated with the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience (BRaIN) Program at the RI-MUHC:

  • Boris Bernhardt, Canada Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroinformatics of Healthy and Diseased Brains, CIHR, Tier 2 (New)
  • Robert Zatorre, Canada Research Chair in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, CIHR, Tier 1 (New)

The Canada Research Chairs Program stands at the centre of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world's top countries in research and development. It invests approximately $295 million per year to attract and retain a diverse cadre of world-class researchers, to reinforce academic research and training excellence in Canadian postsecondary institutions.

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