Congratulations to our new CIHR Grant Recipients!


Dr. Soren Gantt, Immunity in Health & Disease – CIHR Operating Grant – Project: “Correlates of acquisition and immune control of primary Epstein-Barr virus infection in Ugandan infants” $588,852 / 5 years Co-investigators: Dr. Corey Caspar, Dr. Jeffrey Cohen, Dr. Tobias Kollmann and Dr. Patrick Tang


Dr. Pascal Lavoie, Immunity in Health & Disease – CIHR Operating Grant – Project: “Maternal Omega-3 supplementation to reduce Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in very Preterm Infants : A Randomized Controlled Trial (MOBYDIck Trial)”  $2,626,763 / 5 years. Co-principal investigators: Dr. Isabelle Marc, Dr. William Fraser, Dr. Thierry Lacaze-Masmonteil, Dr. Benoît Masse and Dr. Anne Monique Nuyt; Co-investigators: Dr. Pierre Julien, Dr. Jean-Claude Lavoie, Dr. Michel Lucas, Dr. Bruno Piedboeuf, Dr. Anne Synnes and Dr. Mark Walker

Dr. James Lim
Childhood Cancer & Blood Research – CIHR Operating Grant – Project: “Integrin signaling in cell adhesion mediated drug resistance in pediatric acute leukemias” $693,545 / 5 yearsCo-investigator: Dr. Gregor Reid


Dr. Steven Miller and Dr. Ruth Grunau, Developmental Neurosciences & Child Health – CIHR Operating Grant – Project: “Analgesia and sedation in the preterm neonate: brain development and outcome” $1,104,217 / 6 years. Additional co-principal investigators: Dr. Margot Taylor. Co-investigators: Dr. Rollin Brant, Dr. Vann Chau, Dr. Edmond Kelly, Dr. Linh Ly, Dr. Kenneth Poskitt, Dr. John Sled, Dr. Anne Synnes and Dr. Hilary Whyte

Dr. Tim Oberlander
, Developmental Neurosciences & Child Health – CIHR Operating Grant – Project: “Attention bias and executive functions in 9-14 year olds following prenatal antidepressant exposure” $857,052 / 5 years. Co-investigators: Dr. Rollin Brant, Dr. Angela Devlin, Dr. Adele DiamondDr. Ruth Grunau and Dr. Joanne Weinberg