CIHR Fall 2020 Project Grant Competition Results

Congratulations to the recipients of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research 2020 Fall Project Grant Competition!

Several members of the WHRI were a part of successful teams:

CIHR Project Grants

Materials and Technologies for Highly Sensitive Biomarker Analysis of Extracellular Vesicles Toward Cancer Diagnostics

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Walter R Algar, Karla Williams*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

N/A

AMOUNT

$367,200 (3 yrs 0 mth)


Perinatal Anxiety Disorders Screening Study

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Nichole Fairbrother*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Arianne Albert*; Martin M Antony; Fanie Collardeau; Benicio N Frey; Patricia A Janssen*; Sarah Norris

AMOUNT

$684,676 (4 yrs 0 mth)


SuPA Mobility: Supporting Physical Activity to Promote Mobility in Mobility-Limited Older Adults

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Teresa Y Liu-Ambrose*; Jennifer C Davis; Linda C Li

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Ryan S Falck; Kenneth M Madden; Ryan E Rhodes; Mohsen Sadatsafavi; Hubert H Wong

AMOUNT

$631,128 (6 yrs 0 mth)


Role of Female Sex Hormones on Aging in Women Living with HIV.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Melanie C Murray*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Jason C Bropy; Allison J Carter; Hélène Côté*; Chelsea Elwood*; Angela K Kaida*; Elizabeth M King; Carmen Logie; Mona R Loutfy; Valerie Nicholson; Neora Pick*; Jerilynn C Prior*; Kate Salters; Joel Singer

AMOUNT

$382,500 (5 yrs 0 mth)


Promoting Health Equity Through Anti-Colonial Health Systems Transformation: The xacqanal itkinil (Many Ways of Working on the Same Thing) Research Project

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Sana Shahram, Christopher Horsethief, Bernadette M Pauly*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Alexandra Kent; Shaunee Murphy; Sophie Pierre; Smokii Sumac

AMOUNT

$956,250 (5 yrs 0 mth)


International Indigenous-led mobilization of the United Nations Inter-Agency Support Group on Indigenous Issues and the WHO consolidated guidelines of sexual and reproductive health and rights of Indigenous Women and Girls: Leading an intersectoral response through community-driven self-determination.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Martin, Carrie; Loutfy, Mona R; Masching, Renee

CO-INVESTIGATORS
Clive Aspin; Anita C Benoit; Rebecca Gormley; Angela K Kaida*; Mina Kazemi; Karen M Lawford; Andrea F Mellor; Trevor Stratton

AMOUNT
$3,469,275 (5 yrs 0 mth)


CMV Dynamics and Transmission in Pregnancy: Comparison Between Women Living with and without HIV

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Isabelle Boucoiran; Soren M Gantt*

CO-INVESTIGATORS
Arianne Albert*;  Hélène Côté*; Abdoulaye B Diallo; Chelsea Elwood*; Fatima Kakkar; Elisabeth K McClymont; Deborah M Money*; Laura J Sauve*; Hugo Soudeyns

AMOUNT
$707,624 (4 yrs 0 mth)


Evaluating the impact of a mandatory switching policy for biosimilars

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Mark Harrison; Nicholas Bansback

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Aslam H Anis; Reed Beall; Fiona Mary Clement; Mary A De Vera*; Michael R Law

AMOUNT

$298, 350 (3 yrs 0 mth)

Operating Grants: COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities

All-cause and cause-specific acute morbidity attributable to Covid-19 epidemic, severe Covid-19 symptoms, and adverse birth outcomes in Canada

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Sarka Lisonkova*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Jeffrey N Bone*; Amélie Boutin*; Wee Shian Chan*; K.S Joseph; Giulia Muraca*; Razaz, Neda

AMOUNT

$168,300 (2 yrs)


CIHR Project Grants – Priority Announcement Grants

Every maternal death counts: understanding driving safety in pregnant and post-partum women

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Jennifer Hutcheon*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Samuel Harper

AMOUNT

$75,000 (1 yr)


Teaching by Texting to Promote Healthy Behaviours in Pregnancy

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Patricia Janssen*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Arianne Albert*; Hamideh Bayrampour*; Jesse Coleman; Cindy-Lee E Dennis; Nichole Fairbrother*; Wanrudee Isaranuwatchai; Nazeem Muhajarine; Sarah B Munro*; Jennifer B Murray; Wendy V Norman*; Regina M Renner*; Kathrin Stoll*; Suzanne C Tough; Saraswathi Vedam* (Supervisor: Dr. Janssen)

AMOUNT

$100,000 (1 yr)


The CART PREG-Epi Study: Pandemic Reproductive health and health Equity-Guidance from Epidemiology to improve reproductive, perinatal, and maternal mental health and substance use care

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS

Wendy Norman*; Marni D Brownell; Elizabeth K Darling; Samuel Harper; Bonnie J Henry; Beth Murray-Davis

CO-INVESTIGATORS

Brittany L Bingham; Jennifer M. Blake; Sarah Carsley; Daniel Chateau; Dustin J Costescu; Cheryl Davies*; Deshayne B Fell; Ana C Hanlon-Dearman; Erin Hetherington; Jennifer A Hutcheon*; Laurence Y Katz; Kimberlyn M McGrail; Katherine A Muldoon; Nathan C Nickel; Ann P Pederson*; Vanessa Poliquin; Helen Pymar; Chelsea A Ruth; Laura Schummers*; Deepa Singal; Marcelo L Urquia; Glenys M Webster

AMOUNT

$100,000 (1 yr)


Yves Joanette Award of Excellence in Research in Aging: SuPA Mobility: Supporting Physical Activity to Promote Mobility in Mobility-Limited Older Adults

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Teresa Liu-Ambrose*

CO-INVESTIGATORS

N/A

AMOUNT

$28,000 (1 yr)

*WHRI member

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