2012 grant recipients

Recipient institutions

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Dr. Wendy Spettigue)
Examining the effectiveness of an online parent psychoeducation intervention for the management of child and adolescent eating disorders: an Ontario multi-site initiative 2012 report [PDF]
$30,000
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (Dr. Allison Kennedy)
Development and evaluation of a brief group intervention for youth presenting to the ED with mild to moderate suicidal ideation 2012 report [PDF]
$30,000
Peer Support Accreditation and Certification (Canada) (Stéphane Grenier)
Elevation of the practice of mental health peer support to a formally recognized and nationally accepted method of mental health care that is complementary to clinical care methods and established employee assistance programs 2012 report [PDF]
$30,000
Memorial University of Newfoundland$20,000
Université Laval$25,000
Université de Montréal$25,000
McGill University$25,000
University of Ottawa$25,000
Queen's University$25,000
University of Toronto$25,000
University of Western Ontario$25,000
University of British Columbia$25,000

Student recipients

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Jason AckermanActive surveillance for favourable risk of prostate cancer in Canada: interpretation of clinical parametersDr. Laurence Klotz
Jillian GreenStudy the mechanisms of cell injury and recovery in cerebral ischemiaDr. Mario Valentino
Jennifer LemessurierSorafenib for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma Dr. Melanie Seal
Sarah SmithReview of pilot dialectical behavior therapy skills group for adolescents with chronic and severe inability to regulate emotional responsesDr. Weldon Bonnell
For further information on the papers from Memorial University

Université Laval

Jean-Philippe BlaisImplication thérapeutique de la voie mTOR dans le cancer superficiel de la vessieDr. Yves Coumartin
Marie-Andrée Bérubé-LespéranceComorbidité entre les troubles anxieux et les troubles psychotiquesDr. Marc-André Roy
Juliane GuayPharmacological repression of serotonin receptor 2B (HTR2B) in metastatic ocular melanoma cellsDr. Solonge Landreuille
Marie JulienAssociation de malignité aux papillomes bénins de sein diagnostiqués à la biopsie à l'aiguilleDr. Louise Provencher
Marie-Hélène LaflammeImpact de la mutation Q121 de l'ectronucléotide pyrophosphatase phosphodiesterase 1 (ENPP1) sur son activité enzymatique et sur la réponse à l'insulineDr. Patrick Mathieu
Jean-Simon LalancetteBody composition analysis of patients with lung cancer via computed tomographyDr. Francois Maltais
Goran RimacRetrospective study on positron emission tomography (18F-FDG-PET) accuracy for initial staging of patients with high risk prostate cancer (Gleason score 8, 9, or 10)Dr. Frederic Pouliot
For further information on the papers from Université Laval

Université de Montréal

Émile DemersCrystallization of Lin28 complexes involved in microRNA biogenesisDr. Pascale Legault
Alexandra DesroyersPre-conditionnement des cellules souches pour l'évaluation de leur potential thérapeutique dans les maladies cardiovasculairesDr. Nicolas Noiseux
Nassr NamaThe peptidomimetric TC14012, an inverse agonist on CXCR4-B arrestine2 pathwayDr. Nikolaus Heveker
Karine Moineau-ValléeSOCS1 interacts with an ssDNA mimicking motif found in p53, p73 and E2F1Dr. Gerardo Ferbeyre
Jessica PichéPaysage génomique de la leucémie lymphoblastique aigue de l'enfantDr. Daniel Sinnett
For further information on the papers from Université de Montréal

McGill University

Emmy CaiWhat predicts positive response to psychostimulants on math performance in children with ADHDDr. Natalie Grizenko
Nastasija LezaicFamilial endophenotypes in mood disordersDr. Nancy Low
Nicole MakUnderstanding the consequence of lactate rise in post-cardiac surgery patientsDr. Kosar Khwaja
Daniel MarinescuIdentification of the unstable carotid atherosclerotic plaque: from bench to clinical practiceDr. Stella Kaskalopoulou
Natalie MathewsThe role of the MAPK phosphatase DUSP3 in mediating senescence in pilocytic astrocytoma Dr. Nada Jabado
Shiru LiuRole of the translation initiation factor elF4E in therapeutic response and resistance to RAF inhibition in melanoma cellsDr. Wilson Miller
Paul SavageInvestigating the role of tumor-derived extracellular vesicles in the generation of cancer-associated fibroblastsDr. Morag Park
For further information on the papers from McGill University

University of Ottawa

Rita HafiziThe Canadian Quit Smoking Program for HIV Patients: tackling morbidities of cardiovascular disease and deprestionDr. Louise Balfour
Eeidre OngaroCharacterizing atherosclerotic plaque with sodium flouride PETDr. Robert Beanlands
Nghi PhanSurgery vs. radiation treatment of spinal metastasesDr. Eugene K. Wai
Sophia ColantonioThe association of indoor tanning usage and cutaneous malignant melanoma in adults in North America: systematic review and meta-analysisDr. Jennifer Beecker
Ryan TamClinical characteristics of TIA in atrial fibrillation patientsDr. M. Sharma
For further information on the papers from University of Ottawa

Queen's University

David HeCNV scoring matrix assemblyDr. Lakshmi Muthaswamy
Daniel MokThe prevalence of chronic pain after CABG in Canada: a pilot studyDr. Tarit Sam
Sohaib MunirDiagnostic accuracy of computer tomography for intra-atrial thrombosis in patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrolation Dr. Raveen Pal
Laura NarducciExploring how Facebook may contribute to anxiety in adolescents with anxiety disorders Dr. Sarosh Khalid-Khan
William ReginoldMild cognitive impairment and quality of life in Parkinson's disease patients Dr. Connie Marras
For further information on the papers from Queen's University

University of Toronto

Matthew AdamsonThe added value of exercise variables in addition to clinical predictors to predict prognosis in heart failureDr. Heather Ross
Chrystal ChanIdentification of genomic disorders associated with schizophreniaDr. Anne Bassett
Nicolas Chin-YeeGenetic syndromes and genetic risk factors in adults with congenital cardiac diseaseDr. Anne Bassett
Vlad DraganThe atrial fibrillation therapies after emergency room visit: outpatient care for patients with aAcute AF - the after 3 student Dr. Paul Dorian
Marcus Ede AllanGender differences in the methods of completed suicides from 1998 to 2009 in TorontoDr. Ayal Schaffer
Justine GiddensEvaluating cognitive and clinical symptoms in cannabis dependent individuals with and without schizophrenia: a one-month abstinence study Dr. Tony George
David MatthewsNovel approaches to the epidemiology of bipolar disorderDr. Benjamin Goldstein
Hala MuaddiUse of the anti-diabetic drug metformin in cancer therpayDr. Marianne Koritzinsky
Ankit RastogiPharmacokinetics of tranexameric acid in patients with varying renal function undergoing high risk cardiac surgery with the use of cardiopulmonary bypassDr. Marcin Wasowica
For further information on the papers from University of Toronto

University of Western Ontario

Colin AdamsFimH as a uroplakin-specific ligand for bladder cancer imaging in vivo Dr. Jonathan Izawa
Arvand BarghiValidation of a radiation oncology contouring library Dr. George Rodrigues
Jack (Zhe) LiThyroid malignancy as a late toxicity of pediatric oncology treatment Dr. Jason Franklin
Neil MundiOncolytic viruses for the treatment of head and neck squamous cell carconomaDr. Anthony Nichols
Francesca SchiavoneCommon elements for the psychotherapeutic management of patients with self injurious behaviourDr. Paul Links
For further information on the papers from University of Western Ontario

University of British Columbia

Isabel Chen Training the physician-advocate: a collaborative Cuban-Canadian-American colloquium on medical education Dr. Shafik Dharamsi
Janny Xue ChenEvaluation of morbidity and mortality in children undergoing heart transplantation:  a 15-year retrospective review of health-related outcomes at British Columbia Children's HospitalDr. Derek George Human
Vivian LiuNutritional needs-based assessment for patients with primary brain cancer and their families Dr. Roy Ma
Sari RaberImproving health in the Downtown Eastside through street soccer: a longitudinal examination of a creative preventative health strategy Dr. Alasdair Barr
Kelsey SteamsThrombotic events in cancer patients Dr. Janine Davies
Samantha StubbinsAssessment of atrial fibrillation (AF) burden in patients with af and heart failure (HF) - a pilot project Dr. Anthony Tang
Bez ToosiDetection of skin cancer lesions with rapid Raman scanning apparatus in comparison to Raman single probedetection Dr. David McLean
Darryl WanAutonomic dysreflexia in patients with chronic spinal cord injury: an evaluation of socio-economic impact and quality of care in the emergency room Dr. Andrei Krassioukov
Charlie ZhangImpact of aortic prosthesis-patient mismatch on survival in patients of the AVERT trial Dr. Eric Jamieson
For further information on the papers from University of British Columbia
  Updated 16-02-2014