CIHR Fall 2018 Project Grant Competition Results Announced

Congratulations to our faculty on their recent success! Four applications to the CIHR Fall 2018 Project Grant competition submitted by Surgery members will receive a total of approximately $3.19M in funding:

  • Drs. Dianne Bryant and Alan Getgood, “Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction using Bone Patellar Bone or Quad Tendon Autograft with or without Lateral Extra Articular Tenodesis in Individuals who are at High Risk of Graft Failure (STABILITY II)”$952,425
  • Dr. Patrick Luke, “Therapeutic potential of bloodless oxygenated perfusion of donor kidneys for prolonged
    storage and protection for transplantation” $520,200
  • Dr. Emil Schemitsch, “The DECIPHER Study: Determinants of Function and Clinically Important Outcomes following Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elder Population: A National Cohort” $875,925
  • Dr. Xiufen Zheng, “The Role of Circular RNA in Heart Transplantation” $849,150