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Announcement: Congratulations to four new Collaborative Research Seed Grants recipients

We are pleased to announce the results of the recent Collaborative Research Seed Grants (CRSG) competition.

CRSG provides seed funding for the formation and development of new interdisciplinary collaborative research teams.This new funding will help to promote new collaborations that build on different scientific and scholarly backgrounds, facilitate breakthroughs in solving research questions in a collaborative manner, and position Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's researchers to successfully respond to targeted requests for proposals from Tri-Council or other funding agencies.
Newly funded projects are:

Project: tRNA variation in diseases of proteostasis
PI: Chris Brandl (Department of Biochemistry)
Co-Investigators: Rob Hegele (Department of Medicine / Robarts Research Institute); Patrick O’Donoghue (Department of Biochemistry)

Project: Optimization of 3D-Printed Porous Titanium Constructs for Craniofacial Reconstruction
PI: Amin Rizkalla (Schulich Dentistry / Department of Medical Biophysics)
Co-Investigators: Henry Lapointe (Schulich Dentistry); Yara Hosein (Schulich Dentistry)

Project: Combination targeted immunotherapy for the treatment of metastatic ovarian cancer
PI: Trevor Shepherd (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Co-Investigators: John McCormick (Department of Microbiology and Immunology); John Ronald (Department of Medical Biophysics / Robarts Research Institute)

Project: Multidisciplinary Initiative for Population Health Research in Chronic Diseases
PI: Piotr Wilk (Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Co-Investigators:  Saverio Stranges, Kelly Anderson, Sisera Sarma, Dan Lizotte (Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics); Stephanie Frisbee (Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine); Amardeep Thind (Interfaculty Program in Public Health) ; Rob Petrella, Stewart Harris (Department of Family Medicine); Kambiz Norozi (Department of Paediatrics); Pallav Garg (Department of Medicine); Arlene MacDougall,  Javeed Sukhera (Department of Psychiatry)