Nearly $5.7 million from CIHR to 10 CRCHUM teams

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The management of the CRCHUM would like to warmly congratulate the winning teams of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Fall 2023 Project Grants competition on their success.

In all, six teams were awarded more than $5.2 million in grants, and four others were awarded transitional grants of $100,000 each. The success rate for applications submitted by CRCHUM teams is 20%. The national average is 17.2%.

Funded projects:

Christopher Rose—Research theme: Cardiometabolic/Project Grant awarded for five years ($933,300) 
Defining the impact of different pathogenic factors on the irreversibility of hepatic encephalopathy in chronic liver disease

Dominique Roy—Research theme: Cancer/Project Grant awarded for five years ($772,650) 
Targeting itaconate production to improve oncolytic virus therapy

John Stagg—Research theme: Cancer/Project Grant awarded for five years ($1,013,625$) 
Deciphering the role of protease-activated receptor 2 in immuno-oncology

Dr. An Tang et Guy Cloutier—Research theme: imaging and engineering/Project Grant awarded for five years ($1,014,120) 
Quantitative ultrasound to improve detection and diagnosis of liver cancer

Dr. Alexandre Yves Poppe—Research theme: Neuroscience/Project Grant awarded for three years ($439,874) 
EASI-TOC: Endovascular Acute Stroke Intervention-Tandem OCclusion: atrial of acute cervical internal carotid artery stenting during endovascularthrombectomy for anterior circulation stroke

Dr. Daniel von Renteln—Research theme: imaging and engineering/Project Grant awarded for five years ($1,101,600) 
Reducing neoplasia recurrence after endoscopic resection of large colorectal polyps

Dr. Antoine Boivin et Ghislaine Rouly—Research theme: Innovation hub/bridge grant for one year ($100,000) 
How Peers in Healthcare Teams Transform Homelessness Prevention and Care Practices: A Participatory Multiple Case Study

Naglaa Shoukry—Research theme: Cardiometabolic/bridge grant for one year ($100,000) 
Sex-Dependent Role of IL22 during Metabolic Dysfunction-associated Liver Disease (MASLD)

Petronela Ancuta—Research theme: Immunopathology/bridge grant for one year ($100,000) 
Identification of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor as a Novel Druggable Modulator of HIV-1 Latency

Nadia Sourial—Research theme: Innovation hub/bridge grant for one year ($100,000) 
Opening the black box on the contribution of interprofessional health providers in primary care: Measuring performance indicators that reflect and optimize practice

In total, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research is funding 368 researchers for an investment of $325 million.

To view all CIHR competition results 

Nearly $5.7 million from CIHR to 10 CRCHUM teams