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Research Grants 2012

  • CRC Tier 1 (April 2007 - March 2014), Canada Research Chair in Flow-Induced Sound and Vibrations. L. Mongeau. $ 1,400,000. From: 04/07 to 03/14.
  • NIH - R01 (NIDCD). Design, construction, and evaluation of implants for vocal fold reconstruction and alteration. L. Mongeau (PI); S. Daniel, R. Chan, M. Sivasankar, S. Thomson (co-PI's). $2,063,038. From 09/08 to 09/13     
  • NSERC, Discovery Grant, Biomechanics of voice production. L. Mongeau. $190,000. From 04/12 to 03/17.
  • CIHR operating grant. Multicenter pilot study on assessment and prevention of platinum-induced ototoxicity. Daniel, S. (PI), Co-PI: Bouffet, Eric; Carret, A.S.; Funnell, R.; Mabbott, D.J.; Benoit R; Mok, E.; Sultan, S.; Zhang, X. $239,476, from 2012 to 2015.
  • CIHR Operating Grant R. Funnell (PI) and S. Daniel (Co-PIs). Mechanics of the outer and middle ear in newborns and infants. Total Amount: $446,901. From 01/10 to 01/13.
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation Leaders Opportunity Fund. S. Daniel (PI). Ototoxicity research and middle ear mechanics. Total amount of equipment purchased $350,000. From 2008 to 2013.
  • CIHR operating grant. Mechanics of the outer and middle ear in newborns and infants. Robert Funnell (PI). Research team: Sam Daniel. $128,777/year. From 01/10 to 03/13.
  • NSERC operating grant. Three-dimensional modelling of complex natural structures. Robert Funnell (PI). $23,000/year. From 04/10 to 03/15.
  • Pittsburgh University (NIH – NIDCD) - $200,000. “Hybrid model of vocal inflammation and tissue mobilization”. (subcontract, Co-P.I.: T. Siegmund). Vocal Fold Vibration Measurements with the Use of Laser Doppler Vibrometry  - funded through a grant received by Dr Mongeau Alfred Chan, Karen Kost MD, Nadine Yammine MD, Luc Mongeau. From April 2007 to March 2012.
  • McGill Faculty of Medicine International Travel Grant Fund for “Ultrafast Laser Ablation of Tissue” (2012) Jowett, N Supervisor: M A Mlynarek. $4,250
  • NIH: 2 R01 DC002390-11 National Institutes of Health (NIH, USA). $1,205,010. PI: Minor/Cullen.     “Physiology of Vestibular Compensation.” Role: co-applicant with Dr. Della Santina, Johns Hopkins: 5 year Operating Grant, The major goal of this project is to study the compensation following peripheral vestibular damage in monkeys. From 09/ 2012 to 10/2017.
  • CIHR/MOP 42440  Canada Institutes of Health Research. $157,554/year. PI: Cullen. “The Role of the Vestibular System in the Control of Voluntary Movements.” 5 year Operating Grant, The major goal of this project is to study the behaviorally-dependent gating of vestibular pathways (that do not mediate the VOR) during active versus passive head rotations in normal monkeys. From 10/2011 to 09/2015.
  • FQNRT Le Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la nature et les technologies  $266,000. PI: Cullen/Chacron. Le traitement nonlinéaire de l'information sensorielle dans le système vestibulaire et ses conséquences sur le comportement : 3 year Operating Grant. In these studies we use a combination of mathematical modeling, in vivo electrophysiological recordings from peripheral and central vestibular neurons, as well as the parallel characterization of animal behaviour to better understand how neural variability and system nonlinearities can be used to transmit vestibular sensory information and whether this information is actually used by the organism. From 5/ 2010- 05/2013.
  • FQRNT-coordinated internationally-peer-reviewed grant. “Wireless Healthcare: Implementation & Applications: Use of Wireless and Location Information in a Québec Emergency Room”. PI: Segal B, with Trueman C, Poissant L, Tamblyn R, Huang A, Beique M, Verter V, Pomalaza J. PROMPT. $104,925. From 2008 to 2012.
  • NSERC Discovery Grant (RGPIN 6662), Signal processing, identification and control in switched non-linear systems. H.L. Galiana. $58,590/yr. From 2007 to 2013.
  • CIHR (Canada) Operating Grant. H.L. Galiana clinical collaborator A. Katsarkas. Novel Protocols and algorithms to measure the VOR. $98,150/year. From 2005 to 2012
  • NSERC Idea to Innovation (i2i). Smart & automatic analysis of ocular nystagmus for tracking patients and astronaut health. H.L. Galiana. $122,800/year. From 2013 to 2014.                        
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Cancer Institute. Randomized controlled trial of the Meaning-Making intervention (MMi) in patients newly diagnosed with advanced cancer: A pilot study. Henry, M. (PI), Cohen, S.R. (PI), Heyland, D., Platt, R., Azoulay, L., Gotlieb, W., Lau, S., Sultanem, K., Batist, G. & Lapointe, B. $100,000. From 2012  to 2013.
  • Fonds de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ). Building a solid knowledge foundation: A research program to innovate psychosocial care and reduce health care costs for head and neck cancer patients. Henry, M. (PI), Rosberger, Z. (PI), Frenkiel, S., Black, M., Hier, M., Zeitouni, A., Kost, K., Mlynarek, A., MacDonald, C., Longo, C.J., Atherton, J., Foulkes, W. & Meaney, M. $203,400. From 09/2012 to 09/2015.
  • Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI). Creating meaning following a cancer: A cognitivo-existential intervention to improve existential and global quality of life.Co-Investigator Gagnon, P. (PI), Fillion, L. (co-PI), Blais, M.-C., Aubin, M., Chochinov, H., Henry, M., Couture, F. & Provencher, L. $657,865. From 07/08 to 07/12.
  • Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (CCSRI). Creating meaning following a cancer: A cognitivo-existential intervention to improve existential and global quality of life. Co-Investigator Gagnon, P. (PI), Fillion, L. (co-PI), Blais, M.-C., Aubin, M., Chochinov, H., Henry (co-PI), M., Couture, F. & Provencher, L. $657,865. From 07/08 to 07/12.
  • Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Société et la Culture (FQRSC). Centre for Research and Intervention on Suicide and Euthanasia. Mishara, B. (PI), Chagnon, F., Daigle, M., Gratton, F., Greenfield, B., Henry, M. (co-PI), Houle, J., Labelle, R., St-Laurent, D., Julien, D., St-Arnaud, J., Weisstub, D., Tousignant, M. $627,130. From 07/08 to 07/12.
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Suicide, santé mentale et milieu de travail: Étude des conséquences du suicide d’un travailleur sur la santé mentale des collègues et sur le climat de travail. Mishara, B. (PI), Alderson, M., Chagnon. F., Daigle, M., Greenfield, B., Henry, M. (co-PI), Lesage, A., Raymond, S., Soares, A., St-Laurent, D. $286,363. From 07/08 to 07/12.
  • Merck Educational Grant: Basic Techniques in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery. Tewfik, M. $5,000. Spring 2012.
  • Medtronic Educational Grant: North American Masterclass of Sinus Surgery and Endoscopic Management of Vascular Injuries Workshop. Tewfik, M. $25,000, Fall 2012.

Research Grants held by the Department in the year 2012 totaling $8,963,229

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