CRCHUM scientists received 13 new Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) grants in the last Project Grant competition, the results of which were announced on May 15th.
10 full grants and 3 bridge funds were awarded, for a total of $7,609,574.
"I congratulate all the researchers who were successful in this last competition. Our success rate illustrates our competitiveness and the relevance of our initiatives to advance health research," said Vincent Poitout, Director of CRCHUM and Director of Research at the CHUM.
Nationally, CIHR has provided 475 research grants and 121 bridge funds for an investment of approximately $359 million. The average grant size/duration is approximately $729,467 over 4.4 years.
Funded Recipients and Projects (10)
Gliopeptidic regulation of hypothalamic neuronal circuitry by endozepines and energy balance
Exploring the role of the circadian clock in regulating HIV replication and viral reservoir reactivation in Th17 cells
Adriana Di Polo
Tau: a novel target to prevent early neuronal dysfunction and death in glaucoma.
What is the cause of chromosome segregation error in the mammalian preimplantation embryo?
Targeting alpha-beta-hydrolase domain 6 in the neural control of body weight, reward and mood
Single-cell characterization of viral transcription- and translation-competent HIV and SIV reservoirs
Gareth E Lim
Targeting molecular scaffolds for the treatment of obesity and metabolic disease
HB-EGF as a central regulator of pancreatic beta-cell proliferation
Role and therapeutic potential of RGS16 in pancreatic beta cells
A transgenic mouse model of multiple sclerosis offers new ways to identify mechanisms of progression and novel therapies
Bridge grant recipients and projects (3)
K+ channels as key targets to favor alveolar epithelial integrity and function during the resolution of acute respiratory distress syndrome
Integrin alpha8 is a novel mediator of pro-inflammatory T lymphocyte migration across the CNS barriers
Maternal Diabetes Induces Perinatal Programming of Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease: Role Of Hedgehog Interacting Protein (Hhip)