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Award Winners

Steve Laviolette and Walter Rushlow received a new 2 year, $150,000 Ontario Mental Health Foundation grant to research ‘The effects of Adolescent Cannabinoid Exposure on Dopamine Function: Implications for Neuropsychiatric Disorders’.

Charles Rice and Shiva Singh (Biology) were awarded a Western Strategic Support - NSERC Accelerator Grant, Total of $46,250

Lina Dagnino received a Schulich Equipment AID grant “Epidermal integrity and transformation: from cell biology to therapies” PI: Lina Dagnino (Physiology and Pharmacology) Co-PIs: Peter Stathopulos and Silvia Penuela

Silvia Penuela won a Western Strategic Support – CIHR Seed Grant for the project entitled: "Pannexin 1 as a regulator of adipose cell function and fat accumulation in diet-induced obesity and diabetes" Total: $25,000

Renee Phillips (Schmid lab) was awarded the C. Kingsley Allison Research Award by the Psychiatry Department “Sensory Filtering in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder”, co PIs: Susanne Schmid, Rob Nicolson, Total: $8,161.50

Susanne Schmid was awarded Seed Funding by the Psychiatry Department “Sensory Filtering in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder”, co PIs: Renee Phillips, Rob Nicolson, Total: $ 7,470