Grants Awarded

 

Research Highlights

2021 Grants Awarded

Cameron, Lisa (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Seed Grant. “Identifying Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Asthma Sever.” 1-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2021

Chakrabarti, Subrata (PI). UWO Internal Pathology, PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Transcriptomic alteration in the retina and brain in dia.” 15-May-2021 to 31-May-2022

Goebel, Emily (PI). UWO Internal Pathology, PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Curriculum Development for Teaching Pathology to Nursing.” 15-May-2021 to 30-April-2022

Maleki, Saman (co-PI). Canadian Cancer Society. Impact Grant Competition. “Fecal microbial transplantation to increase immunotherapy activity in melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer.” 1-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2025

Maleki, Saman (PI). London Regional Cancer Program, Department of Oncology, Western University. Catalyst Grants, Keith's Samitt Translational Research Grant. “The role of IL12 and IL27 on inducing CD39 expression on tumor-specific CD8+ T-cells.” 1-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2022

McKinley, Gerald (PI). Western Strategic Support for SSHRC Success Open Grant. “Self-Harm and Online Communities: An Exploratory Study of Health Promotion Projects to Increase Knowledge about NSSH.” 1-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2021

McKinley, Gerald (co-PI). Project Grant, CIHR. “Screening for Suicide Risk among Older Long-Term Care Residents: Assessing the Prevalence and Correlates of Suicide Ideation in an at-risk Demographic.” 1-Apr-2021 to 31-March-2022

Olea-Popelka, Francisco (PI). Western Strategic Support for SSHRC Success Open Grant. "Understanding and Addressing the Realities, Experiences, and Challenges of Community Health Volunteers as Agents for Behaviour Change in the Context of Human and Zoonotic Tuberculosis in Kajiado County, Kenya.” 1-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2021

Zhang, Qi (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Seed Grant. “Characterizing the amygdala involvement in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.” 1-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2021

Zhang, Qi (PI). Cancer Pathology Translational Research Grant from the Ontario Molecular Pathology Research Network. “Developing a machine learning algorithm for differentiating pseudo-and true invasion in colorectal polyps.” 15-Feb-2021 to 31-Mar-2022

Zhang, Qi (PI). Schulich Collaborative Research Seed Grant program. “Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: An Interdisciplinary Study.” 1-Apr-2021 to 31-Mar-2023

Zhao, Liena (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Seed Grant. “Regulation of YAP/TAZ signaling in liver disease.” 1-Jan-2021 to 31-Dec-2021

2020 Grants Awarded

Cameron, Lisa (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Seed Grant. "Influence of sex hormones on T cell phenotype and function". 1-Feb-2020 to 31-Jan-2021

Cameron, Lisa (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Seed Grant. “Stress and T cell responses”. 1-Feb-2020 to 31-Jan-2021

Chakrabarti, Subrata (PI). Canadian Institutes Health Research. Project Grant (Priority Announcement). “Novel mechanisms in diabetic cardiomyopathy”. 1-Mar-2020 to 31-Mar-2021

Dick, Fred (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Accelerator. “Mechanisms of drug resistance in RB1 mutant prostate cancer”. 1-Feb-2020 to 31-Jan-2021

Dick, Fred (PI). Canadian Institutes Health Research. Project Grant. “Epigenetic regulation of repeat expression by RB and EZH2 in cancer”. 1-Apr-2020 to 31-Mar-2023

Hammond, Robert (PI). UWO Internal Pathology. PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Temporal arteritis and isolated angiitis of the vasa vasorum”. 1-Jul-2020 to 30-Jun-2022

Khan, Zia (PI). RW Internal Research Programs. Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success - Bridge Grant. “Non-canonical signaling mechanisms maintain vascular regenerative stem cells”. 1-Jul-2020 to 30-Jun-2021

McKinley, Gerald (CPI). Social Science Humanities Research Council. Insight Development Grants. “Clarifying the best Interest’s standard in children’s medical decision-making: Toward a consistent and reliable guide for practice”. 1-Jun-2020 to 31-May-2022

McKinley, Gerald (PI). Canadian Research Initiative Substance Misuse. Ocrint Development Fund. “It Takes a Village: Social Inclusion, Support and Purpose as a means of Supporting Individuals engaged in Substance Misuse in a Rural First Nation in Ontario, Canada”. 1-Aug-2020 to 30-Aug-2021

Poon, Art (PI). National Institutes of Health. Grants in Aid of Research (RO1). “Determinants of HIV transmission fitness”. 11-May-2020 to 30-Apr-2025

Shooshtari, Parisa (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Seed Grant. “Identifying specific cell populations underlying autoimmune diseases using single-cell chromatin accessibility data”. 1-Feb-2020 to 31-Jan-2021

Wylie, Lloy (PI). RW Internal Research Programs. Western Catalyst Research Grant. “Pandemic Partnership or Colonial Calamity? First Nations Health Systems during COVID-19”. 1-May-2020 to 30-Apr-2021

Zhang, Qi (PI). Brain Tumor Foundation Canada. Research Studentships. “Liu,Peter | BTFC Studentship”. 1-Jul-20 to 30-Jun-22

2019 Grants Awarded

Chakrabarti, Subrata (PI). Project Grant. Novel mechanisms in diabetic cardiomyopathy. 1-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2021.

Chakrabarti, Subrata (PI). UWO Internal Pathology. PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Investigating the Effect of Glucose on Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Head and Neck Cancer”. 1-Dec-2019 to 30-Nov-21.

Darling, Mark (PI). Canadian Association Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Research Grant. “Soparlo, Jeff | Evaluating S100A7 in oral dysplasia and squamous cell carcinomas as a screening tool for predicting transformation in potentially malignant oral lesions”. 1-Nov-2019 to 31-Oct-2020

Duennwald, Martin (PI). Lawson Health Research Institute, Fall 2018 IRF Grant. “Oxidative damage impairs stress signaling in breast cancer cellsv”. 1-Jan-2019 to 31-Dec-2019

Duennwald, Martin (CPI). Canadian Institutes Health Research. Project Grant. “Mechanisms of Ubiquitination in Neurodegeneration”. 1-Oct-2019 to 30-Sep-2024

Haig, Aaron (PI). UWO Internal Pathology. PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Studying Medical Students' Perspectives of Pathology and Career Choices Before and After an Anatomical Pathology Rotation”. 1-Dec-2019 to 30-Nov-2021

Khan, Zia (PI). RW Internal Research Programs. Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success - Bridge Grant. “Restoring vascular stem cell niche in diabetes”. 1-Jul-2019 to 30-Jun-2021

Khan, Zia (PI). UWO Internal Schulich School. Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Awards. “Blocking chemotherapy-induced enrichment of ovarian cancer-initiating cells”. 1-Sep-2019 to 31-Aug-2020

Lin, Hanxin (PI). London Health Sciences Centre. Westminster Campus. “Genetic and Genomic Studies of Human Disease”. 1-May-2019 to 30-Apr-2021

McCord, Christina (PI). UWO Donations & Endowments. Oral Pathology Millennium Fund. “Human Papillomavirus Infection in High Grade Oral Epithelial Dysplasia”. 1-Sep-2019 to 31-Aug-2024

McKinley, Gerald (CPI). Social Science Humanities Research Council. Partnership Grants. “Youth Futures: Bringing together Indigenous and Western approaches to promote youth resilience”. 23-Jul-2019 to 31-Aug-2020

Peng, Tianqing (PI). Heart & Stroke Foundation Canada. Grants In Aid Of Research. “Prevention of Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiac Injury with Nicotinamide Riboside”. 1-Jul-2019 to 30-Jun-2022

Shooshtari, Parisa (PI). Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. New Investigator Award. “Shooshtari, Parisa | New Investigator Salary Award”. 1-Jul-2019 to 30-Jun-2025

Wylie, Lloy (PI). Canadian Institutes Health Research. Project Grant. “Educating for Equity: Building Culturally Safe Care through Indigenous Narratives”. 1-Apr-2019 to 31-Mar-2024

Zhang, Qi (PI). Lawson Health Research Institute, Fall 2018 IRF Grant, “Suprabulbar autonomic center involvement in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP): a pilot study”. 1-Jan-2019 to 31-Dec-2020

Zhang, Qi (PI). UWO Internal Pathology. PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds For Academic Development. “Characterization of Long Non-coding RNA HOTAIR and MALAT1 Expression in Hum”. 1-May-2019 to 30-Apr-2021

Zhang, Qi (PI). ONT Brain Institution Foundation. Eplink Sudep Research Project. “Discovering Predictive Biomarkers of Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP)”. 1-May-2019 to 30-Apr-2021

Zhao, Liena (PI). UWO Internal Pathology. PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Characterization of Protease Activated Receptor---2 expression in fatty liver disease”. 1-May-2019 to 30-Apr-2021

Zheng, Xiufen (PI). Natural Sciences & Engineering Research. Discovery Grants. “The role of circular RNAAEBP2 in dendritic cells”. 1-Apr-19 to 31-Mar-24

2018 Grants Awarded

Cameron, Lisa (PI). Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success Accelerator Grant. "Glucocorticoids - Friend or Foe in Asthma?". 1-Feb-2018 to 31-Jan-2019

Darling, Mark (PI). Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Student Research Grant - Ben Rogala, “Etiology of Granular Cell Tumors”. 1-Apr-2018 to 31-Dec-2018

Darling, Mark (Co-PI). Western University CIHR Project Grant. “Novel Biomaterials-Based Strategies to Stimulate Periodontal Tissue Regeneration”. 1-Sept-2018 to 31-Aug-2023

Duennwald, Martin (PI). Parkinson Society of SW Ontario, Student Research Grant – Michael Tauro, “Alpah-synuclein Interfers with Mitochondrial Homeostasis in Parkinson’s Disease”.  1-June-2018 to 31-May-2019

Duennwald, Martin (PI). Western University CIHR Project Grant. “An integrated strategy to identify inhibitors of protein-protein interactions as potential therapeutics for Parkinson's disease”. 1-Sept-2018 to 31-Aug-2023

Poon, Art (PI). CIHR Project Grant. "Development, evaluation and implementation of genetic clustering methods for the real-time molecular surveillance of HIV outbreaks". 1-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2023.

Poon, Art (PI). CIHR Project Grant. "Phylodynamics of HIV within hosts." 1-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2023.

Poon, Art (PI). NSERC Discovery Grant, “Modelling the evolution of virus genomes”.  1-Apr-2018 to 31-Mar-2023.

Sadikovic, Bekim (PI). AstraZeneca Canada, "Clinical validation of Next Generation Sequencing panel testing in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded ovarian cancer specimens for sequence, copy number, and epi-mutation testing." 1-Jan-2018 to 30-Jun-2020.

Sadikovic, Bekim (PI). Pfizer Canada, "Transthyretin TTR Amyloidosis and Pan-Neuropathy Genetic Screening." 1-Jan-2018 to 31-Dec-2018.

Sadikovic, Bekim (PI). London Regional Cancer Program Catalyst Grant for Cancer Research and Training Program, "Development of diagnostic and prognostic epigenomic tools in prostate cancer." 1-Jan-2018 to 31-Mar-2018.

Solh, Ziad (PI). Canadian Blood Services BloodTechNet Award. Applying educational tools of knowledge translation to reduce the inappropriate use of
plasma in Ontario: a collaboration between Canadian Blood Services and Ontario hospitals. 1-May-2018 to 30-Apr-2019.

Zhang, Qi (PI). Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Research Grant. “Discovering Lung Cancer Biomarkers Predictive of Brain Metastasis”. 1-Sept-2018 to 31-Sept-2020.

2017 Grants Awarded

Ang, Lee-Cyn (PI). PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Characterisation of Connexin 43 expressin in gliomas and brain metastasis.” 11/1/2016 to 10/31/2018

Cameron, Lisa (PI). Research Western Internal Research Programs, Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success - Bridge Grant. “Understanding how Estrogen Signaling Influences Th2 cells and Glucocorticoid Responses: Implications for Asthma in Women.”  2/1/2017 to 1/31/2018

Cameron, Lisa (PI). Canadian Allergy Asthma Immunology Foundation Research Fellowship. “Regulation of Th2 phenotype by GC and Estrogen; link to severe asthma.” 7/1/2017 to 6/30/2018

Cameron, Lisa (PI). Canadian Allergy Asthma Immunology Foundation Research Grant. “Genetic Variation In CRTh2 Influences Th2 cell Function and Response to Medication.” 7/1/2017 to 6/30/2018

Cameron, Lisa (Co-PI). Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Catalyst Grant: Personalized Health Catalyst Grants. “Influence of Sex Hormones on Associateion CRTh2 Gene Variants and Asthma in Women”.  01/09/2017 to 31/08/2019

Campigotto, Aaron (Co-Applicant). Canadian Immunization Research Network. "Linking laboratory and administrative data to study influenza and influenza vaccine epidemiology." Principal Investigator: Scott Halperin. 1/1/2017

Chakrabarti, Subrata (PI). Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Kilborn Visiting Researcher Fund. “Novel epigenetic mechanisms in chronic diabetic complications.”  5/1/2017 to 4/30/2019

Chakrabarti, Subrata (PI). PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Mitochondrial SIRTs in glucose induced tissue damage.” 11/1/2017 to 10/31/2019

Darling, Mark R (PI). Canadian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Student Research Grant. “McLean, Lachlan: Evaluating the Utility of Protein Biomarker, S100A7, in Predicting the Transformation of Oral Dysplasia.” 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017

Driman, David K (PI). PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development.  “Histological elucidation of tumour deposits in colorectal adenocarcinoma.” 11/1/2016 to 10/31/2018

Duennwald, Martin (PI). Research Western Internal Research Programs, Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success – Accelerator Grant. “Cellular Responses to Protein Misfolding in Aging Cells.” 1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017

Duennwald, Martin (PI). Canada Foundation Innovation, Infrastructure Operating Fund (IOF.) “Systems Biology Infrastructure to Explore Protein Misfolding and Cellular Protein.” 1/1/2017 to 3/31/2022

Duennwald, Martin (PI). ALS Society Canada Trainee Program. “DiGregorio, Sonja: The Role of RGNEF and Cellular Stress Response in ALS.” 9/1/2017 to 8/31/2019

Frisbee, Stephanie J (Co-PI). University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Collaborative Research Seed Grant “Multidisciplinary Initiative for Population Health Research in Chronic Diseases”. 7/1/2017-30/6/2019

Frisbee, Stephanie J (PI). Research Western Internal Research Programs, Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success - Seed Grant. “Impact of Health Systems Quality on Patient Outcomes and  Populaton Health for Myocardial Infarction.” 3/1/2017 to 2/28/2018

Frisbee, Stephanie J (Co-PI). Networks of Centres of Excellence CANeT, Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada. “Acute Myocardial Infarction Quality Assurance Study Canada (AMIQA).” 3/1/2017 to 2/28/2019

Hammond, Robert (PI). PIFAD - Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development.  “Comparative Histopathology of Embolic Agents in Central Nervous System Arteriovenous Malformations.” 11/1/2016 to 10/31/2018

Khan, Zia Ali (PI). Research Western Internal Research Programs, Western Strategic Support for CIHR Success - Bridge Grant. “Stem Cell Microenvironment in Vascular Complications of Diabetes.” 2/1/2017 to 1/31/2018

Knoll, Joan Helen Mary (PI). Ontario Centres Excellence Inc. SOSCIP TalentEdge PDF Program. “Automated Cytogenetic Dosimetry as a Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasure.” 3/6/2017 to 3/5/2019

McKinley, Gerald Patrick (PI). Developmental Disabilities Division, Dr. Benjamin Goldberg Research Grant. “North de Pencier: Environmentally-induced retardation": Intellectual Testing and Overdiagnosis of Developmental Disabilities at the Sioux Lookout Zone Hospital, 1969-1996.”  7/1/2017 to 6/30/2018

McKinley, Gerald Patrick (PI). Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation.  “North de Pencier: Indigenous Mental Health Workers and Cross-Cultural Psychiatry at the Sioux Lookout Zone Hospital, 1969-1996“. 09/11/2017 to 09/10/2018

Peng,Tianqing (PI). Natural Sciences &  Engineering Researchdiscovery Grants. “Molecular basis of junctophilin-2 regulation of ryanodine receptor-2 in cardiomyocytes." 4/1/2017 to 3/31/2022

Poon, Art F Y (PI). Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grant. “Phylodynamics of HIV within hosts.” 4/1/2017 to 3/31/2018

Shkrum, Michael J (PI). Transport Canada Vehicle Collisions and Defect Investigations. “Transport Canada Motor Vehicle Collision Investigations.” 10/1/2017 to 3/31/2019

Solh, Ziad (PI). Physicians Services Incorporated Foundation (PSI). Graham Farquharson Knowledge Translation Award. 7/1/2017 to 6/30/2020.

Tuck A (Co-PI). London Regional Cancer Program Catalyst Grant: “Kinome profiling of triple negative breast cancer cells to reveal predictors of response to targeted therapy.” 1-Jan-2017 to 31-Dec-2017.

Tuck A (PI). OICR (Ontario Institute for Cancer Research)/Ontario Molecular Pathology Reserach Network (OMPRN). "The Role of the Transcriptional Regulator TBX3 in Early Breast Cancer Progression: a possible regulator of the transition from in situ (DCIS) to invasive mammary carcinoma (IMC)."  2/01/2017 to 3/31/2018.

2016 Grants Awarded

Cecchini M (PI). PSI Foundation Resident Research Grant. “Loss of CDX2 as a clinically actionable biomarker in stage II and III colon cancer.”  Sept 2016. 

Chakrabarti S (PI). Canadian Diabetes Association: Grant-in-Aid/Operating Grant. “Pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy.” 1 Jul 2016 – 31 Jan 2019.

Chakrabarti S (PI). Heart & Stroke Foundation Canada: Grants in Aid of Research. “Vasoactive and cardioactive factors in diabetic heart disease.” 1 Jul 2016 – 30 Jun 2019.

Chakrabarti S (PI). Schulich Equipment Aid Grant. “Imaging system for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.” 1 Feb 2016 – 31 Jan 2017.

Duennwald M (PI). Canada Foundation Innovation: Leaders Opportunity Fund. "Systems Biology Infrastructure to Explore Protein Misfolding and Cellular Protein Quality Control in Human Diseases." 1 May 2016 - 30 April 2021.

Duennwald M (PI). ALS Canada/Brain Canada: Pilot Grant. "RGNEF modulates protein misfolding in ALS". 1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2018.

Duennwald M (PI). Natural Sciences & Engineering Research: Discovery Grants. “J proteins direct the processing of misfolded proteins within cellular protein quality control.” 1 Apr 2016 – 31 Mar 2021.

Fuller J (PI). Alberta Health Services. “Improving vancomycin utilization with the aid of a rapid identification method for staphylococcal bloodstream infections.” 1 Jul 2016 – 30 Jun 2017.

Haig A (PI). Multiple Organ Transplant Program. Transplantation Pathology Core Laboratory funding support. 1 Apr 2016 – 31 Mar 2017.

Howlett CJ (PI). Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Influence of the retinoblastoma tumor suppressor on the expression of neuroendocrine markers in lung adenocarcinoma.” 1 July 2016 – 30 Jun 2018.

Khan Z (PI).  Canadian Institutes Health Research: Planning and Dissemination Grant – ICS.  “Endothelial cells in the pathophysiology of diabetic complications”. 1 Jan 2016 – 31 Mar 2017.

Knoll J (PI). Natural Sciences & Engineering Research: Discovery Grants. “Unravelling the metaphase epigenome: Differences in DNA accessibility between homologous chromosomes.” 1 Apr 2016 – 31 Mar 2021. 

Leong H (PI). Research Western Internal Research Programs: Western Support for CIHR Success Seed Grant. "PolySialic Acid Expression on Circulating Tumor Microparticles as a "Fluid Biopsy" for Next Generation Cancer Risk Stratification?" 1 Mar 2016 – 28 Feb 2017.

Moussa M (Co-I). Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR). "PARCE cohort group for assessing prostate cancer on radical prostatectomy". 1 July 2016 - 30 June 2017

Parapuram S (Co-I). Schulich Collaborative Research Seed Grants (CRSG). “Tissue engineering a resilient bio-artificial cornea for human transplantation.” Feb 2016.

Poon AFY (PI). Ontario Genomics Institute: Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. “Kamphir: a versatile framework to fit models to phylogenetic tree shapes.” 1 Oct 2016 – 30 Sept 2018.

Poon AFY (PI). Canadian Institutes Health Research: New Investigator Award.  1 Aug 2016 – 30 June 2018.

Sadikovic B (PI). Illumina Inc. "Development of a Clinical Whole-Genome DNA Methylation Microarray".  1 Jul 2016 - 30 June 2018.

Stecho W (PI), Sadikovic B (Collaborator). Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR): Pathology Research Fellowship. "The role of aberrant Nrf2/Keap 1 pathway activation across a broad spectrum of human cancers." 1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2017.

Tuck AB (Collaborator). US Army Department of Defence Breast Cancer Research Program: Breakthrough Award Level 1. "Polysialic acid as a mediator of breast cancer progression and a potential biomarker for risk startification." 1 Oct 2016 - 30 Sep 2019.

Walsh JC (PI). Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Medical student perceptions of pathology, pathologists, and pathology teaching. Pilot study.” 1 May 2016 – 30 Apr 2018.

Zhang ZX (Co-I). Kidney Foundation of Canada. “Regulation of NK cell-mediated kidney injury and chronic graft rejection by the interactions of NKR-P1:Clr receptor and ligand pairs.” July 2016.

Zheng X (PI). Lawson Health Research Institute: Internal Research Fund. “Differentiating the role of host IDO from tumour IDO in suppressing antitumour immunity.” Spring 2016.

2015 Grant Awarded

Arany E (PI). Lawson Health Research Institute: Internal Research Fund. “Effect of dietary olive oil supplementation during pregnancy to diabetic mothers, and its impact on pancreatic development on their offspring at birth and at young adulthood.”  Spring 2015.

Cameron L (PI). Canadian Respiratory Research Network: Pilot Project Funding.  “Evaluation of Circulating Levels of CRTh2 as a Biomarker for Severe Asthma.”  1 Feb 2015 – 30 June 2016.

Chakrabarti S (PI). Lawson Health Research Institute: Internal Research Fund (Studentship for R. Filek). “Structural and Functional Changes to the Retina and Optic Nerve Following Anti-VEGF Treatments in Diabetic Retinopathy.” Spring 2015.

Duennwald M (PI). ALS Canada/Brain Canada: Discovery Grants.  “RGNEF modulates protein misfolding in ALS.” 1 Oct 2015 – 30 Sep 2017.

Fuller J (PI). Merck. “Prospective Surveillance of Candida and Aspergillus Infections in Canadian Hospitals.” 1 Jul 2015 – 30 Jun 2016.

Gabril M (PI). Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “The Clinicopathological Characteristics, Immunohistochemcal Profile and Prognosis of Intraductal Carcinomas of Prostate.” 1 Oct 2015 – 30 Sep 2017.

Haig A (PI). Multiple Organ Transplant Program. Transplantation Pathology Core Laboratory funding support. 1 Apr 2015 – 31 Mar 2016.

Howlett CJ, Sadikovic B (Co-PIs). Ontario Institute for Cancer Research: Transformative Pathology Research Fellowship (funding support for Dr. Will Stecho).  “The role of Nrf2/Keap1 antioxidant pathway in cancer.”  15 Dec 2015 – 14 Jun 2016.

Howlett CJ (PI).  Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Influence of the retinoblastoma tumor suppressor on the expression of neuroendocrine markers in lung adenocarcinoma.” 1 Oct 2015 – 30 Sep 2017.

Howlett CJ (Co-I). Combined funding from PSI Foundation, Canadian Urologic Oncology Group, and Dept. Surgery IRF. “A Window of Opportunity Study to Evaluate the Role of the Combination of Metformin and Simvastatin as a Neoadjuvant Therapy in Invasive Bladder Cancer.”  Fall 2015.

Khan ZA (PI). Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada: Grants in Aid of Research. “Regulation of vascular stem cell differentiation and plasticity.” 1 Jul 2015 – 30 Jun 2018.

Khan ZA (PI). Ontario Institute of Regenerative Medicine: New Ideas Grant. “Mechanisms regulating differentiation competence in hemangioma stem cells.” 1 Dec 2015 – 30 Jun 2016.

Khan ZA (PI). Lawson Health Research Institute: Internal Research Fund. "Role of T-box 2 in maintaining differentiation competence in infantile hemangioma." Fall 2015.

Shkrum MJ (PI). Pathology Internal Funds for Academic Development. “Tool mark striation patterns by serrated blades in human tissue.” 1 Sept 2015 – 30 Jun 2017.

Shkrum MJ (Co-PI).  Children's Health Foundation, London Health Sciences Centre. C” Protecting Children: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach to Prevent Rear Occupant Motor Vehicle Crash-Related Injuries.” 1-Jan-2015 to 31-Dec-2015.

Tuck A (Co-I).  LRCP Catalyst Grant. “Osteopontin as a predictive biomarker for anti-EGFR therapy in breast cancer.” 1 May 2015 – 30 Apr 2016.

Zheng XF (PI), Min WP. Canadian Institutes Health Research: Operating Grant.  “The role of growth differentiation factor 15 in heart transplantation.”  1 Jul 2015 – 30 Jun 2020.