Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) announces the results of the 2013 September Operating Grants Competition

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.