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2010 Collaborative Health Research Projects Competition Results

NSERC and This link will take you to another Web site CIHR are pleased to announce the results of the 2010 competition for Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP). The CHRP program received 111 applications requesting $17.2 million in year one. Of these, the 31 applications listed below were selected for funding, representing a success rate of 28 percent and an average annual award of $146,059.

Collaborative Health Research Projects 2010 Competition Awards
Name
Department
Institution
Project Title
Co-applicants
Collaborators
Program
Term
Awarded
Buckeridge, David L.

Epidemiology
Biostatistics
McGill
Knowledge-based detection of hospital acquired infections
  • Baker, Christopher CJO
  • Forster, Alan A
  • Rose, Gregory G
  • Tamblyn, Robyn R
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$71,110 CIHR
$71,110 NSERC
Cao, Xudong

Chemical and Biological Engineering
Ottawa
Biodegradable hollow fiber channels to allow drug delivery for stimulation and propagation of endogenous stem cells for repair of neural injury
  • Griffith, May CM
  • Tsai, Eve EC
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$69,513 CIHR
$69,514 NSERC
Chen, Pu

Chemical Engineering
Waterloo
Amino acid pairing peptide mediated delivery of short interfering RNAs (siRNAs)
  • Min, Wei-Ping W-P
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$76,634 CIHR
$76,634 NSERC
Cheyne, Douglas O.

Medical Imaging
Toronto
Development of an MEG-compatible Articulography System for the Assessment of Brain Function and Oromotor Dynamics
  • Chau, Thomas TTK
  • Donner, Elizabeth EJ
  • Pang, Elizabeth W
  • Steele, Catriona C
  • Van Lieshout, Pascal HHM.
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$39,500 CIHR
$64,500 NSERC
$25,200 CIHR INMHA
Collins, Louis D. L.

Biomedical Engineering
McGill
Computational and statistical tools for image-guided neurosurgery of brain tumours
  • Arbel, Tal T
  • Cooperstock, Jeremy JR
  • Del Maestro, Roland Fausto RF
  • Klein, Denise D
  • Olivier, Andre A
  • Peters, Terence TM
  • Petrecca, Kevin KP
  • Petrides, Michael M
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$104,386 CIHR
$104,386 NSERC
Després, Philippe

Radiologie, radio-oncologie et médecine nucléaire
Montréal
Development of an automated blood counter for quantitative molecular imaging applications
  • Hamel, Louis-André L-A
  • Martin, Jean-Pierre J-P
  • Rosa-Neto, Pedro P
  • Soucy, Jean-Paul J-P
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$36,500 CIHR
$36,500 NSERC
Eizenman, Moshe M.

Biomaterials and Biomedical Eng.
Toronto
Objective assessment of visual acuity in pre-verbal subjects
  • Irving, Elizabeth EL
  • Leat, Susan Jennifer SJ
  • Westall, Carol C
  • Wong, Agnes AMF
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$63,560 CIHR
$63,560 NSERC
Ellis, Randy R. E.

School of Computing
Queen's
Kinematics-based navigation for reconstructive hip surgery
  • Abolmaesumi, Purang P
  • Bryant, Timothy JT
  • Fichtinger, Gabor G
  • Pichora, David DR
  • Rudan, John JF
  • Taylor, Russell RH
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$49,645 CIHR
$49,645 NSERC
Ghahary, Aziz A.

Faculty of Medicine
British Columbia
Development and application of nanofibres releasing anti-fibrogenic factors for treating dermal fibrosis
  • Ko, Frank F
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$45,660 CIHR
$70,660 NSERC
$25, 000 CIHR - IMHA
Goldenberg, Andrew Avi A.A.

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Toronto
MRI-guided focal ablation of prostate cancerous tissue
  • Haider, Masoom MA
  • Kucharczyk, Walter W
  • Sussman, Marshall MS
  • Trachtenberg, John J
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$62,500 CIHR
$62,500 NSERC
Grandbois, Michel

Pharmacologie
Sherbrooke
Label-free monitoring of cellular signals by surface plasmon resonance
  • Charette, Paul PG
  • Gendron, Louis L
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$64,028 CIHR
$64,028 NSERC
Hafeli, Urs U.O.

Pharmaceutical Sciences
British Columbia
Microneedle-based painless drug monitoring system in interstitial fluid
  • Ensom, Mary MHH
  • Stoeber, Boris B
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$57,247 CIHR
$57,246 NSERC
Hemmerling, Thomas T.M.

Anesthesia
McGill
McSleepy - the first completley automatic anesthesia delivery system
  • Ansermino, Mark MJ
  • Dumont, Guy GAM
  • Mathieu, Pierre P
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$69,350 CIHR
$69,350 NSERC
Jakeman, David D.L.

Chemistry
Dalhousie
Structural, enzymatic and cellular mechanism of action studies on new jadomycins
  • Goralski, Kerry KB
  • McFarland, Sherri SA
  • Syvitski, Raymond RT
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$83,200 CIHR
$83,200 NSERC
Kermode, Allison A.R.

Biological Sciences
Simon Fraser
Formulation and efficacy of a corn-derived phenylalanine ammonia-lyase for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU) and hyperphenylalaninemias
  • Clarke, Lorne LA
  • Murch, Susan SJ
  • Scaman, Christine CH
  • Sirrs, Sandra SM
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$90,050 CIHR
$90,050 NSERC
Mongrain, Rosaire R.

Mechanical Engineering
McGill
Development of a biomechanical model of the aorta to support medical decision and prosthetic design
  • Cartier, Raymond RC
  • Leask, Richard RL
  • Pressacco, Josephine J
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$69,750 CIHR
$69,750 NSERC
Nadeau, Jay J. L.

Biomedical Engineering
McGill
Self-illuminating nanoparticles for melanoma therapy
  • Dimitrijevic, Nada N
  • Nann, Thomas T
  • Teodoro, Jose JG
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$72,875 CIHR
$72,875 NSERC
Quinn, Thomas T. M.

Chemical Engineering
McGill
New technologies and methods for growth of artificial cartilage and skin
  • Hinz, Boris B
  • Martineau, Paul P
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$66,500 CIHR
$66,500 NSERC
Radisic, Milica M.

Inst. of Biomaterials and Biomedical Eng
University of Toronto
Tissue engineered patches for the repair of cardiovascular congenital malformations
  • Li, Ren-Ke RK
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$69,767 CIHR
$67,768 NSERC
Rousseau, Guy G.

Pharmacologie
Montréal
Intervention innovatrice complémentaire à l'angioplastie pour réduire la taille de l'infarctus du myocarde
  • Charron, Thierry T
  • Leblanc, Robert RL
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$59,750 CIHR
$59,750 NSERC
Salcudean, Septimiu (Tim) S. E.

Electrical and Computer. Engineering
British Columbia
Image guidance for radical protatecomy
  • Abolmaesumi, Purang P
  • Chang, Silvia SD
  • Goldenberg, Sheldon SL
  • Kozlowski, Piotr P
  • Nguan, Christopher CYC
  • Rohling, Robert RN
  • Sinkus, Ralph R
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$54,409 CIHR
$54,410 NSERC
Schriemer, David
D. C.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Calgary
Next generation anti-mitotics for treatment-refractory cancer
  • Bathe, Oliver O
  • Hall, Dennis DG
  • Narendran, Aru A
  • Tuszynski, Jacek (Jack) JA
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$78,750 CIHR
$78,750 NSERC
Sheardown, Heather H. D.

Chemical Engineering
McMaster
Silicone hydrogel contact lens based delivery system for glaucoma treatment
  • Gorbet, Maud M
  • Jones, Lyndon LW
  • West-Mays, Judith JA
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$28,750 CIHR
$28,750 NSERC
Shin, Jumi J. A.

Chemistry
Toronto
Minimalist hybrid proteins: A novel platform for cancer drug discovery
  • Chan, Warren WCW
  • Penn, Linda L
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$126,000 CIHR
$126,000 NSERC
Shmuel, Amir A.

Neurology and Neurosurgery
McGill
Modeling and validating the effect of transcranial magnetic stimulation on cortical excitability: implications for post-stroke recovery and depression
  • Comeau, Roch R
  • Daskalakis, Zafiris Z
  • Koski, Lisa LM
  • Lesage, Frédéric F
  • Pike, Bruce GB
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$67,446 CIHR
$67,446 NSERC
Simmons, Craig C. A.

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Toronto
Microfluidic drug screening in complex vascular microenvironments
  • Bendeck, Michelle MP
  • Rocheleau, Jonathan JV
  • Wheeler, Aaron AR
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$76,578 CIHR
$76,578 NSERC
Stewart, James
A. R. K.

School of Computing
Queen's
New methods for articular cartilage repair through computer-assisted surgery
  • Bardana, Davide DD
  • Bryant, Timothy JT
  • Deluzio, Kevin KJ
  • Fenton, Paul PV
  • Rudan, John JF
  • Waldman, Stephen SD
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$22,550 CIHR
$47,550 NSERC
$25,000 CIHR - IMHA
Takahata, Kenichi K.

Electrical and Comp. Engineering
British Columbia
Smart stents for wireless monitoring of vascular disease
  • Gagnon, Joel J
  • Hsiang, York YN
  • Kizhakkedathu, Jayachandran JN
  • Mirabbasi, Shahriar SA
  • Wong, William WK
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$100,495 NSERC
$100,496 CIHR - ICRH
Thibault, Pierre P.

Chimie
Montréal
Control of newly synthesized histone deacetylation and its implications for the clinical use of HDAC inhibitors
  • Verreault, Alain AC
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$69,818 CIHR
$69,817 NSERC
Wilson, Brian B. C.

Medical Biophysics PMH/OCI,
University of Toronto
Ontario Cancer Institute
Response monitoring and control of prostate focal laser thermal therapy with hybrid trans-rectal NIR optical tomography and 3D ultrasound
  • Fenster, Aaron A
  • Trachtenberg, John J
  • Weersink, Robert RA
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$85,550 CIHR
$85,550 NSERC
Zhu, Julian J. X. X.

Chimie
Montréal
New polymer composites based on natural compounds for dental applications
  • Fortin, Daniel D
  • Lerouge, Sophie S
Group
3 Yrs Inst. 1
$50,300 CIHR
$75,300 NSERC $25,000 CIHR - IMHA
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