Recipient institutions

Royal Ottawa Hospital – Research Chair in Suicide Prevention $100,000
Royal Ottawa Hospital – Prize for Mental Health Research. Year 6 winner: Dr. Nicholas Carleton, University of Regina $100,000
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – BRAVA project $75,000
Compassionate Ottawa – Healthy End of Life Program (HELP) $213,675
Queen’s University – Mental Health Research $230,179
Memorial University of Newfoundland $25,000
Dalhousie University $25,000
Université Laval $25,000
Université de Sherbrooke $22,000
Université de Montréal $25,000
McGill University $15,625
University of Ottawa $25,000
Queen’s University $25,000
University of Toronto $24,750
McMaster University $25,000
University of Western Ontario $25,000
Northern Ontario School of Medicine $22,600
University of Saskatchewan $25,000
University of Alberta $3000
University of Calgary $25,000
University of British Columbia $25,000

Student recipients

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor(s)
Leah Burrows Prognostic value of coronary artery calcification on low-dose CT when performing myocardial perfusion imaging Dr. Jeffrey Flemming
Sydney London Prostate cancer risk in transwomen Dr. Holly Etchegary
Dr. Ken Kao
Melissa Loyzer Functional characterization of a variant of uncertain significance in the IQGAP2 tumor suppressor Dr. Darren O’Rielly
Dr. Terry-Lynn Young
Dr. Lesa Dawson
Hamza Shogan Blood flow redistribution during hyperinsulinemia in type 2 diabetes Dr. Graham Fraser
Lauren Winsor Hematology/oncology patients’ perceptions of quality of care in an outpatient ambulatory care unit Dr. Debra Bergstrom

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Dalhousie University

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor(s)
Adrienne Borrie The role of NK cell-based immunotherapy for ovarian cancer Dr. Jeanette Boudreau
Cody Harper Developing a standardized pan-Canadian patient education guidance document for radiation treatment programs Dr. Amanda Caissue
Abigail Newman Bioprosthetic valve deterioration in aortic position Dr. Aliter Hashem
Dr. Osama Elkhateeb
Mark O’Reilly Enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery: a pilot observational study Dr. Hashem Aliter
Dr. Edgar Chedrawy
Meng-Chiao (Angela) Tsai Distribution of patients with melanoma in Nova Scotia, 2015-2020 Dr. Peter Hull

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Université Laval

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Jonathan Bouchard Effects of chronic stress on neurovascular health: implication for post-stroke depression Dr. Caroline Rhéaume
Jessie Clairoux Efficiency of interval training with restriction of blood flow in endurance adults Dr. François Billaut
Valérie Deschênes Étude du rôle de la sérotonine dans la génèse de l’insuffisance mitrale fonctionnelle Dr. Caroline Rhéaume
Gaelle Gloaguen Profile liés à l’âge dans l’expérience de la neuropathie périphérique chimio-induite Dr. Lynn Gauthier
Anthony Labrecque-Binet Evaluation of a new assessment protocol for retrosternal pain at the emergency department Dr. Caroline Rhéaume
Rosalie Robert Biomarqueurs et paramètres prédictifs de succès lors d’une procédure MitraClip Dr. Jean-Michel Paradis
Audrey-Anne Roy Exploration of the link between cognition and extrapyramidal symptoms induced by antipsychotics among persons with a psychotic disorder: a brake on everyday functioning? Dr. Marc-André Roy
Hong Hao Xu Studying risk factors and striving to increase the efficacy of prevention programs for cutaneous melanoma in Canada Dr. Martin Gilbert

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Université de Sherbrooke

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Élyse Brunelle-Menard Formation continue novatrice en cardiologie : exploration des changements dans la pratique chez les participants Dr. Catherine Bertholet
Éloïse Cadotte Développement de nouveaux biomarqueurs pour la détection précoce du cancer dans la salive et/ou dans l’urine des patients Dr. Martin Bisaillon
Sabrina D’Amour L’importance de la fonction visuo-spatiale ainsi que ses corrélats anatomo-fonctionnels sur la qualité de vie Dr. David Fortin
Béatrice Émond Cohorte GESTE : suivi longitudinal des enfants et leurs parents (800 familles) – étude sur la grossesse, enfants en santé et l’environnement Dr. Larissa Takser
Eloik Guay Mise à jour de la banque de données du Canadian Kidney Cancer Information System (CKCis) et étude rétrospective sur les néphrectomies au CIUSSSE-CHUS Dr. Patrick Richard
Andrei Lucien Ionescu Détermination de l’efficacité d’action in vivo de nouveaux ligands biaisés du système apélinergique Dr. Mannix Auger-Messier
Mohammed Iqbal Messihad Imagerie du cancer prostatique par les inhibiteurs de la protéine d’activation du fibroblaste (64Cu-FAPI) : une solution à la polyclonalité Dr. Étienne Rousseau
Gabriel Ledoux Impact du suivi rapproché chez les patients avec insufficance cardiaque Dr. Serge Lepage
Esther Marineau Utilisation du cannabis et criminalité Dr. Pierre Gagné
Kevin Rego Stage en recherche clinique et épidémiologie clinique Dr. Frédéric Dallaire
Zhi Shuo Zhang Impact du suivi rapproché chez les patients avec insuffisance cardiaque Dr. Serge Lepage

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Université de Montréal

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Anton Volniansky Patrons de restenose des endoprothèses biorésorbables à court, long et très long terme (PR-BVS) Dr. Jean-François Tanguay
Soraya Benhaddou NK cells engineering as a new targeted immunotherapy against rhabdomyosarcoma Dr. Elie Haddad
Veronica Iammateo La suicidalité chez le patient schizophrène : une étude IRMf Dr. Stephane Potvin
Agata Anna Krupinska Humanized tumor model to better study immune cell interaction in mice Dr. Christian Beauséjour
Nour Sandli Régulation du métabolisme énergétique cardiaque par les récepteurs PPARs Dr. André Tremblay

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McGill University

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Victoria Hayman CT-based quadriceps muscle thickness: a practical biomarker for frailty Dr. Jonathan Afilalo
Sarah Maritan Defining molecular mediators of tumor intrinsic invasive growth in brain metastases Dr. Peter Siegel
Emilie Pichette Predictive value of arterial stiffness in the development of pre-eclampsia (REVEAL) Dr. Stella Styliani Daskalopoulou
Joan Miguel Romero Investigating the effects of chemotherapy and other factors on chemokine-mediated T cell migration in pancreatic cancer Dr. George Zogopoulos
Kevin Zhao Identification of prognostic biomarkers in prostate cancer Dr. Jacques Lapointe

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University of Ottawa

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Michael Aw End of life care of patients with hematologic malignancy treated at the Ottawa Hospital Dr. Grace Christou
Francesco Fazzari Comparing regimens for systemic therapy of recurrent glioblastoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis Dr. Terry Ng
Nacera Hanzal Emergency department visits among pediatric patients with comorbid substance misuse and mood disorders Dr. Mona Jabbour
James-Jules Linton Management of wide complex tachychardia in the emergency department Dr. Ian Stiell
Lindsey Symons Retrospective comparison between idarubicin and daunorubicin as induction agents for acute myeloid leukemia Dr. Mitchell Sabloff

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Queen’s University

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Aquila Akingbade Electromagnetic catheter tracking and reconstruction in breast brachytherapy Dr. Conrad Falkson
Sydney Flatt The impact of the KGH Maternal Health Clinic on subsequent pregnancy outcomes including gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy Dr. Graeme Smith
Gillian Forster Understanding the care experience for persons with intellectual, sensory and physical disabilities visiting the emergency department Dr. Susan Bartels and
Dr. Melanie Walker
Kiera Liblik Do differences in socioeconomic status, marital status, race, history of smoking, history of drug use, history of alcohol use, indigenous status, and/or living situation alter the likelihood that women will develop depression and anxiety post-acute myocardial infarction? Dr. Amer Johri
Mehras Motamed The effects of siPKM2 in a rodent model of group 2 pulmonary hypertension Dr. Stephen Archer

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University of Toronto

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Lauren Clarfield Sentinel lymph node biopsy versus complete lymphadenectomy in high-grade endometrial cancer: a systematic review Dr. Sarah Ferguson
Yue (Jennifer) Du Linking symptom burden with emergency room use and unplanned hospitalization in patients with head and neck cancer Dr. Antoine Eskander
Andrea Ianni Catching cancers early? How well do Ontario’s organized screening programs perform for First Nations and Métis persons? Dr. Jill Tinmouth
Hao-Yue Helena Lan Electronic patient-reported outcome measures to guide systematic symptom and distress management among kidney transplant recipients Dr. Istvan Mucsi
Danielle Lilly Nicholls Using patient-reported outcome data as an innovative strategy to assess the success of randomization in randomized clinical trials Dr. Geoffrey Liu
Dr. Wei Xu
Amir-Arsalan Sabouhanian Association of EGFR status and lung metastasis in patients with NSCLC Dr. Geoffrey Liu
Kieran Sharmav Mechanisms of primary and acquired resistance to immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer and renal cell carcinoma Dr. Adrian Sacher
Matthew Tersigni Evaluating the implementation of mental health quality standards using quality improvement science and human centred design Dr. Nadiya Sunderji
Kanwalpreet Walia Rare molecular subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer: patterns of care and outcomes in the CARMA BROS Trial Dr. Geoffrey Liu

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McMaster University

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Meghan Glibbery A comprehensive fitness and physical activity assessment in pediatric survivors of central nervous system tumors Dr. Joyce Obeid
Hannah Kearney Identifying patient-important outcomes in medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder patients: a systematic review Dr. Zena Samaan
Sawayra Owais Online 1-day cognitive behavioural therapy-based workshops for portpartum depression Dr. Ryan J. Van Lieshout
Maaz Shanjer Management of acute ischemic stroke in cancer patients Dr. Deborah Siegal
Namita Sharma Machine learning applied to brain metastasis and glioblastomas Dr. Fateme Salehi

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University of Western Ontario

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Tajdeep Brar Language as the software for cerebral processing: is psychosis a software problem? Dr. Lena Palaniyappan
Fjalal Fakim AI-assisted plaque volume measurement in 3D carotid ultrasound and clinical applications Dr. Elvis Chen
Justin Kim The utility of circulating tumour cells in surgical and radiation treatments for patients with colorectal liver metastases Dr. Michael Lock
Jami Kronick Assessment of treatment response in biologically defined schizophrenia subgroups using repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) Dr. Amer Burhan
Hecham Omar Evaluation of ECG changes in patients with heart failure Dr. Anthony Tang
Dalton Ruel Improving care for patients with hypertension: optimizing the information technology platform Dr. George Dresser

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Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Christina Anthes Management and outcomes of endocarditis among people who inject drugs Dr. Yoko Schreiber
Caitlin Dmitriew Barriers and facilitators affecting implementation of a decision tool for the diagnosis of acute aortic syndrome Dr. Robert Ohie
Miranda Mellerup A systematic review of the mental health screening tools used in correctional institutions Dr. Maryane Kravtsenyuk
Brooke Moncrief WE Can: investigating the risk of acquiring or developing breast cancer associated lymphedema from participating in a 10-week exercise program Dr. Ian Newhouse
Daseul (Dee) Shin Contemporary outcomes of aortic dissection in Northern Ontario Dr. Rony Atoui

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University of Saskatchewan

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Samintha Andrahennadi Real world evidence of efficacy of fulvestrant in hormone refractory metastatic breast cancer: a retrospective cohort Dr. Shahid Ahmed
Emre Mehrab Islam Evaluation of brief ‘caring telephone contact’ suicide prevention program of suicidal children and adolescents post-discharge from emergency department and/or adolescent psychiatric unit, Regina Dr. Senthil Damodharan
Maa Quartey The alzheimer disease-related B-amyloid peptide interacts directly with monoamine oxidase Dr. Darrell D. Mousseau
Jaskaran Singh Evaluation of deep learning based needle detection in high dose rate prostate brachy-therapy Dr. Derek Liu
Brandon Spink The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of patients, health care providers and the general public Dr. Yanbo Zhang

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University of Alberta

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Prayash Katlariwala Inter-reader and intra-reader reliability of the D-RADS Risk Stratification and Management System amongst less experienced radiologists practicing in a North American institution Dr. Gavin Low

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University of Calgary

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Alison Darnley Enhancing cultural competency at psychiatry residents: an evaluation of a novel educational intervention Dr. Rachel Grimminck
Sophie Hu Modelling associations between neuropsychiatric symptoms and cognition using advanced data visualization systems Dr. Zahinoor Ismail
Daniel Meyers Characterizing the impact of antiobiotics on survival outcomes in patients with cancer treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors Dr. Aliyah Pabani
Igor Stukalin Developing a prognostic model for patients with solid tumours treated with checkpoint immunotherapy Dr. Aliyah Pabani
Allen Vorobeichik Pharmacogenetics of antidepressant-induced disinhibition in children Dr. Paul Arnold

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University of British Columbia

Student Title of research project Faculty advisor
Stephanie Alexis Multimodal prehabilitation for people with pancreatic cancer before surgical resection at Vancouver General Hospital Dr. Peter Kim
Charles (Chansoo) Choi Bipolar bridges Dr. Erin Michalak
Christian Farrell Exploring staff-supported community outings in a forensic psychiatric sample Dr. Tonia Nicholls
Darren Guenther Wait time: resectable adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and GEJ Dr. Delia Sauciuc
Lana (Ran Ha) Hong Enhanced measurement-based care (eMBC) for major depressive disorder Dr. Raymond Lam
Melissa Kong Clinical outcomes and quality of life following pediatric heart transplantation in BC Dr. Kathryn Armstrong
Kaveh Rayani Splice variants in heritable arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies Dr. Andrew Krahn
Jillian Rodger Multimodal sibling function in pediatric obsessive compulsive disorder Dr. Evelyn Stewart
Shailee Siddhpuria The SUPPORT Study: phase 2 Dr. Lori Brotto
Jeffrey Toy Evaluating late effects in long-term survivors of childhood leukemia Dr. Karen Goddard

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