Congratulations to CIHR Project Grant Recipients!

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The Department of Pediatrics would like to congratulate Drs. Geneviève Bernard, Nancy Braverman, Lily Hechtman, Laurent Legault, Maryam Oskoui, and Aimee Ryan on being awarded 2017 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants!

For more information about each project please click on the project titles below.

RECIPIENT PROJECT TITLE YEARS AWARDED AMOUNT AWARDED

Dr. Geneviève Bernard (PI)

Unraveling the molecular basis of novel forms of hypomyelinating leukodystrophies

2017-2020 $563,959

Dr. Nancy Braverman (co-PI)

Getting ready for vision therapy in peroxisome biogenesis disorders

2017-2022

$959,310

Dr. Lily Hetchman (PI)

Efficacy of cognitive behavioural and skills training therapy of adolescents with ADHD

2017-2021

$715,276

Dr. Laurent Legault (PI)

Optimizing insulin basal rate adjustments to prevent exercise-induced hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes using insulin pump therapy

2017-2020

$351,901

Dr. Maryam Oskoui (co-PI)

Genetic insights to the causes of cerebral palsy 2017-2021 $600,524

Dr. Aimee Ryan (co-PI)

Transient disruption of blood-testis barrier for efficient delivery of spermatogonial stem cells to their niches: Toward a novel fertility restoration strategy for boys with cancer 2017-2022 $837,675