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Schulich/Western Jointly-Funded Researcher Subsidy for Animal Care
Criteria for Eligibility for Subsidized Per-Diem Rates in ACVS-Managed Facilities (2013/14)
In order to be eligible for the subsidized rate for 2013/14, the following criteria will be applied:
1) The PI should have their primary appointment in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.
2) The subsidy will be limited to cage costs for mice and rats.
3) The PI must have required at least 40 average care days per year for mice/rats in either 2011/12 or 2012/13.
4) The PI is expected to have contributed to the academic community at Western and Schulich by either (1) participating in an Animal Use Subcommittee (AUS) related activity, or (2) participating in internal grant review, or (3) participating in a Schulich ad hoc committee (e.g., faculty recruitment, internal grant or award application adjudication, etc.).
PI eligibility for subsidized per-diem rates will be determined annually. These rates will apply only to animal care facilities managed by ACVS-managed, which include the West Valley Building, Health Sciences Animal Facility (in MSB), and Robarts.
Note: Contact the Schulich Research Office for further information about applications.
Deadline for applications: Friday, May 24, 2013
Western Global Health Research Workshop
This recent workshop enabled researchers working in or interested in global health to learn about global health research and to network. Representatives from Grand Challenges Canada, International Development Research Center, Embassy of France, CIHR and ISTPCanada walked the participants through the changing landscape of global health research, and requirements and processes for funding success.
A summary of the workshop and materials from the presenters will be available shortly.
For more information, contact Melanie Katsivo PhD
Telephone: 519 661 2111 ext 20144
Some Recent Publications by Schulich Researchers
Sen S. Chen S. Wu Y. Feng B. Lui EK. Chakrabarti S. Preventive effects of North American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) on diabetic retinopathy and cardiomyopathy. Phytotherapy Research. 27(2):290-8, 2013 Feb
Watling C. Driessen E. van der Vleuten CP. Vanstone M. Lingard L. Beyond individualism: professional culture and its influence on feedback. Medical Education. 47(6):585-94, 2013 Jun.
Glicksman JT. Franklin JH. Shepherd J. Rotenberg BW. An endonasal approach to the resection of a papillary seromucinous adenocarcinoma of the Eustacian tube. Journal of Otolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery. 42(1):12, 2013.
Putman DM. Hess DA. Isolation of Human Umbilical Cord Blood Aldehyde Dehydrogenase-Expressing Progenitor Cells that Modulate Vascular Regenerative Functions In Vitro and In Vivo. Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology. Chapter 2:Unit2A.10, 2013 May.
Gillio-Meina C. Cepinskas G. Cecchini EL. Fraser DD. Translational research in pediatrics II: blood collection, processing, shipping, and storage. Pediatrics. 131(4):754-66, 2013 Apr.
Vincent JI. MacDermid JC. King GJ. Grewal R. Validity and sensitivity to change of patient-reported pain and disability measures for elbow pathologies. Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 43(4):263-74, 2013 Apr.
Power NE. Silberstein JL. Ghoneim TP. Guillonneau B. Touijer KA. Environmental impact of minimally invasive surgery in the United States: an estimate of the carbon dioxide footprint. Journal of Endourology. 26(12):1639-44, 2012 Dec.