The Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) has announced the results of the 2013 September Operating Grants Competition. In total, 15 projects across Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Robarts Research Institute were funded through CIHR. Congratulations to all of the successful applicants:
Arthur Brown, PhD
Investigating the role of SOX9 in recovery from spinal cord injury.
Ewa Cairns, PhD
The role of anti-homocitrullinated protein/peptide immune responses in Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Ian Cunningham, PhD
High-performance X-ray detectors that maximize image quality and reduce patient exposures.
Jeffrey Dixon, PhD
Ion transport and signaling in skeletal cells: P2 nucleotide receptor function in bone.
Thomas Drysdale, PhD
The cellular basis of early cardiac morphogenesis.
David Holdsworth, PhD
Dynamic micro-computed tomography for pre-clinical musculoskeletal research.
Shun-Cheng Li, PhD
Characterizing the LeSH/LUSH superfamily of bacterial effector proteins in the pathogenesis of Legionnaires’ disease.
Hong Ling, PhD
Translesion DNA replication and its regulation.
David Litchfield, PhD
Control of cell proliferation & Survival: Pathological rewiring of regulatory pathways by protein kinase CK2.
Wei-Yang Lu, PhD
Regulation of pulmonary inflammation by alveolar GABAergic signaling.
Grace Parraga, PhD
Structure-function magnetic resonance imaging of asthma.
Gary Shaw, PhD
Mechanisms of membrane repair and trafficking by S100 proteins.
Dr. David Spence
Intestinal microbiome and extremes of atherosclerosis: 1. TMAO.
Bradley Urquhart, PhD
Drug disposition in chronic kidney disease.
Charles Weijer, PhD
The ethics of neuroimaging after serious brain injury.