Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.
Merck Canada announced yesterday the allocation of a total of $16 million in grants to Quebec’s four faculties of medicine. McGill, along with Université de Montréal, Université de Sherbrooke and Université Laval will each receive $4 M to support health research with a translational component conducted in areas of unmet medical need. The announcement was made in Quebec City at the BioContact Quebec Biopharmaceutical Partnership Symposium, in the presence of Dr. Thomas R. Cannell, President and Managing Director, Merck Canada Inc., and of Pierre Duchesne, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology.
Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the CIHR operating grants competition. (Posted June 28, 2013)
Gabriella Gobbi (Martin Beaulieu)
Melatonin MT1 receptor as a target for antidepressant drugs
Jorge Armony (Neda Ladbon Bernasconi)
Effects of Amygdala Lesions on Human Emotional Processing
Véronique Bohbot (John C Breitner, Ridha Joober, Kyoko Konishi)
Genetic modulation of Virtual Navigational Strategies, and Brain Function and Grey Matter in Healthy Aging