Research Grants 2015

Research Grants – New in 2015
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI), Team Grant: Infrastructure, PI: Cullen, Co-PI: Cook, Chacron, Pack, Joober, Williams, Orlowski, Sonenberg, Martinz-Trujillo, Turecki, Targeted Manipulation of Neural Microcircuits for Understanding and Correcting Brain Dysfunction.  $6,019,533 (04/2015 – 03/2017).
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), 7 year Foundation Grant. Program of investigating vestibular physiology and its disorders.  PI: Cullen, Co-PI: Chacron, Baker. $2,471,000 (07/2015 – 06/2023).
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)  (ranked1st), Randomized controlled trial of the Meaning-Making intervention (MMi) in patients newly diagnosed with advanced cancer: Full trial.  Henry, M. (PI), Cohen, S.R. (PI), Heyland, D., Platt, R., Xun, Z., Azoulay, L., Gotlieb, W., Lau, S., Sultanem, K., Batist, G. & Lapointe, B.  $683,365  (2015-2020).
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Improving depression screening by reducing bias in accuracy estimates: An independent patient data meta-analysis of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS): Thombs, B. (PI), Benedetti, A. (co-PI), Loiselle, C., Pim, C., Gilbody, S., Henry, M., (Project Expert), Ismail, Z., Kloda, L., McMillan, D., Mitchell, N., Patten, S., Shrier, I., Steele, R., Tonelli, M. & Ziegelstein, R.  $100,000  (2015-2016).
  • A Multi-scale, Systems Based Approach to Evaluate Vocal Fold Injury and Repair, PI: Kost, March 2015. 50% share, $15,000.
  • Hybrid Model of Vocal Inflammation and Tissue Mobilization, NIDCD, PI: Kost. 50% share, 2015, $15,000.
  • Investigation of the wound healing effects of Chitosan, Dexamethasone and Hyaluronic acid on injured vocal folds: A multi-armed comparative study on an animal model. PI: Kost., 2015. Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, $10,000.
  • University of Delaware (NIH R01 subcontract), "A Hydrogel-Based Cellular Model of the Human Vocal Fold," X. Jiao, PI.,  Mongeau, L Co-PI.  December 2015 – November 2020, $410,839.
  • NSERC-RTI, A SEM-Based Nanomanipulation System for Manipulation and Multiphysical Characterization of Semiconductor, Metallic, and Biological Nanomaterials, Liu, X, PI. Co-Applicants: Tamimi, F; Song, J; Razzari, L; Mongeau, L; Zetian, M; Dongling, M; Barthelat, F, April 2015 – March 2017, $147,534.
  • Calcul Canada - Annual resources allocation, Mongeau, L.  (34 core years on briaree, 34 core years on guillimin, 81 core years on mp2, 20 GPU core years on guillimin-gpu).  January 2015 – December 2015, $62,975.
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund – Infrastructure for the study of personalized medicine for voice restoration. Li, N. (PI). $250,000 (4/1/15 to 3/31/17).
  • Tewfik, M. Educational grant: North American Masterclass of Sinus Surgery and Endoscopic Management of Vascular Injuries Workshop, from Medtronic, $7,500, Summer 2015.
  • Tewfik, M. Educational grant: North American Masterclass of Sinus Surgery and Endoscopic Management of Vascular Injuries Workshop, from Storz, $3,000 (2015).
  • Rossy Cancer Network Grant (2015): Spectral dual energy CT and textural radiogenomic analysis for optimal tumor delineation, patient staging, and biomarker for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.  Rossy Cancer Center, $99,175.00.  PI: Reza Forghani, Co-applicants Sabrina Daniela Da Silva Wurzba, Michael Hier, Mark Leventhal, Marcin Aleksander Mlynarek, George Shenouda, Khalil Sultanem, Tan Xianming.
  • Rossy Cancer Network Grant (2015), Texture imaging in Head and Neck Cancer.  Dr. Jeffrey Chankowsky, PI; Collaborators: Dr. Jaykumar Nair, Dr. Stephen Probst, Dr. Caroline Reinhold, Dr. George Shenouda, Dr. Khalil Sultanem, Dr. Carlos Torres, Dr. Martin Vallières, Dr. Anthony Zeitouni.  $25000.
  • CRBLM grant (2015), Determining the impact of previous visual and auditory sensory experience on the emergence and quality of auditory processing within the primary auditory cortex (A1) following cochlear implantation.  Drs. Etienne de Villers-Sidani and Patrice Voss, with Dr. Anthony Zeitouni and PhD student, Maryse Thomas.   $10,000.
Total of Grants newly held in 2015: $10,329,921


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