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SPRING 2019 CIHR COMPETITION RESULTS
Researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will be conducting 15 new projects designed to accelerate discoveries of benefit to human health, thanks to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Spring 2019 Project Grant competition. The RI-MUHC teams received over $7.5 million in project funding.
Across Canada, the competition has approved 382 research grants and 21 bridge grants for a total investment of approximately $275 million. In addition, almost $1.5 million was awarded for 15 priority announcement bridge grants.
The CIHR Project Grant program is designed to capture ideas with the greatest potential to advance health-related fundamental or applied knowledge, health research, health care, health systems, and/or health outcomes.
Congratulations to RI-MUHC grant recipients and their teams!
- Deborah Da Costa, Francine Demontigny
Fathers Matter: A Prospective Study to Identify Determinants of Fathers' Engagement During Pregnancy
- Natalie Dayan, Maria Del Pilar Vélez
Impact of Infertility and its Treatment on Women's Mental Health
- Patricia Fontela, Dean Fergusson
Length of storage of red blood cell units as a risk factor for hospital-acquired infections: an individual patient data meta-analysis
- Bethany Foster
Age-dependent sex differences in graft and patient outcomes among solid organ transplant recipients
- Jacques Genest, Jr.
Desmocollin 1 (DSC1) and atherosclerosis
- Ahmad Haidar
Co-administration of pramlintide and insulin via an automated dual-hormone artificial pancreas system to regulate glucose levels in type 1 diabetes: a 4-week, outpatient, randomized, controlled, crossover trial
- Monzur Murshed
Midface hypoplasia caused by cartilage calcification: A mechanistic study with translational implications
- Cristian O'Flaherty
Regulation of male fertility by peroxiredoxin 6
- Sushmita Pamidi, Evelyn Constantin
Maternal sleep-disordered breathing during pregnancy and long-term health outcomes in children: the 3D pregnancy and birth cohort
- Constantin Polychronakos
Driver somatic mutations in autoimmunity
- Jean-Pierre Routy
Immunosuppressive pathways and HIV reservoirs in tissues
- Guillaume Sebire
Group B Streptococcus-induced placental infection and subsequent sex-dichotomous neurobehavioural impairments in the offspring: Investigating the role of interleukin-1 (IL-1)
- Tomoko Takano, Ciriaco Piccirillo, Susan Samuel
Defining the immune dysfunction in childhood nephrotic syndrome: Toward therapeutic reversal without glucocorticoids
- Evelyne Vinet
Risk of infections with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFi) in pregnant women and their offspring
- Andrey Cybulsky
Mechanism-Based Therapies of Glomerular Disease
Learn more on the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) website
— Last updated July 15, 2019