Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success


Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Cameron, Dr. Fred Dick and Dr. Parisa Shooshtari who all received Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success awards. The intent of these grants is to offer critical, one-time funding to support an individual investigator’s research activities for the subsequent development of strong, competitive submissions to external, peer-reviewed research sponsors.

Dr. Lisa Cameron
Project Title: Influence of sex hormones on T cell phenotype and function.

Dr. Fred Dick
Project Title: Mechanisms of drug resistance in RB1 mutant prostate cancer.

Dr. Parisa Shooshtari 
Project Title: Identifying specific cell populations underlying autoimmune diseases using single-cell chromatin accessibility data.