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CIHR Funding Success

Congratulations to our Schulich Dentistry Faculty Members on their success in the recent 2018 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Funding Competition:

Douglas Hamilton - $703,800 for 5 years
Co-applicants: Les Kalman, Mark Darling, Amin Rizkalla
Novel Biomaterials‐Based Strategies to Stimulate Periodontal Tissue Regeneration

Walter Siqueira and Elizabeth Gillies - $410,624 for 4 years
Novel Drug Delivery System for the Combat of Dental Caries by using Salivary Peptides

“This funding means everything to the success of our project,” said Dr. Walter Siqueira whose funded project is looking for novel ways to prevent and treat cavities using nanotechnology. “Being awarded this funding from CIHR is a big achievement for our group.”

“The new grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research reflect the quality and the importance of the research that is being undertaken within our School,” said David Litchfield, Vice Dean of Research and Innovation at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. “In addition to enabling new discoveries, this funding will promote advanced training for our next generation of scientists and health care professionals.”

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