CIHR Fall 2016 Project Grant DoM results

May 18, 2017

Congratulations to the following members of the Department of Medicine who were successful in the Fall 2016 Project Grant competition!

A full breakdown of the results is available on the CIHR website.

Andrew Advani Endocrinology St. Michael's Hospital  Non-coding RNA in diabetic kidney disease
Clare Atzema Emergency Medicine Sunnybrook Research Institute Atrial fibrillation in the emergency room (The AFTER Study): Prospective validation of the clinical decision instruments
An-Wen Chan Dermatology Women's College Hospital Nicotinamide chemoprevention for keratinocyte carcinoma in solid organ transplant recipients: A randomized, placebo-controlled, internal pilot trial
Kim Connelly Cardiology St. Michael's Hospital  Elucidating the role of alpha 11 integrin in mediating cardiac fibroblast-extracellular matrix interactions in health and disease
Nora Cullen Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation University Health Network  A population based perspective of hypoxic ischemic brain injury in Ontario, Canada
Nick Daneman Infectious Diseases Sunnybrook Research Institute Feedback to improve rational strategies of antibiotic initiation and duration in long term care (FIRST AID - LTC)
Paul Dorian Cardiology  St. Michael's Hospital  The epinephrine randomized optimal versus current dose (EpiROC) Canada trial
Richard Horner Respirology University of Toronto Control of breathing during sleep: Brainstem mechanisms of respiratory control
Dennis Ko Cardiology Sunnybrook Research Institute Assessing and improving the quality of care and outcomes of patients with atrial fibrillation in Canada
Caroline Kramer Endocrinology Sinai Health System Empagliflozin and the preservation of pancreatic beta-cell function in Women with recent gestational diabetes
Gary Lewis Endocrinology University Health Network 

Novel aspects of the regulation of intestinal lipoprotein particle secretion in humans

Lorraine Lipscombe Endocrinology Women's College Hospital Avoiding diabetes after pregnancy trial in moms (ADAPT-M)
 Kumaraswamy Nanthakumar Cardiology University Health Network  Augmented renal denervation for the prevention of cardiac arrhythmias
Mario Ostrowski Infectious Diseases University of Toronto The metabolic basis of T cell exhaustion in HIV infection: discovery of novel treatment targets
York Pei Nephrology University Health Network  Disease-related complications and health care utilization in ADPKD
Paula Rochon  Geriatric Medicine Women's College Hospital A multi-method approach to exploring prescribing cascades
Aaron Schimmer Hematology University Health Network  Targeting mitochondrial protein folding in the inter-membrane space as a novel therapeutic strategy for AML
David Spaner Hematology Sunnybrook Research Institute Targeting Interferon-beta in leukemia immunotherapy
Murray Urowitz Rheumatology University Health Network  Defining phenotypes in systemic lupus erythematosus: towards an individualized approach
Darren Yuen Nephrology

St. Michael's Hospital 

Sweet and Stiff: How diabetes activates YAP and TAZ to trigger kidney fibrosis
Camilla Zimmerman Medical Oncology University Health Network  Symptom screening and early palliative care in patients with advanced cancer: a randomized trial