Grants Awarded in 2014 – Congratulations to the following!
Dr. Nandini Dendukuri (with Lawrence Joseph):
$256,932 from CIHR – "Statistical methods to support
diagnosis of childhood tuberculosis in the absence of a
Dr. Nitika Pai: $198,394 (2 years) from CIHR HIV/AIDS
Research Initiative – "Evaluation of an HIV self-testing
strategy in community clinics for men who have sex with men"
Dr. Kaberi Dasgupta: $200,000 from the Lawson
Foundation Diabetes Funding Opportunity – "The MoMMii study.
Effects of a multimodal diabetes prevention intervention on
families with a history of gestational diabetes"
(Theresa Gyorkos’ PhD Student): $10,000
from CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant - Institute
Community Support – "Informing policy and practice on
deworming in early preschool-age children: from local to
Dr. Louise Pilote: $40,000 from the Heart and Stroke
Foundation – HAVEN, "Hypertension in the very elderly men
and women trial"
Dr. Sasha Bernatsky: $10,000 from the CIHR (Planning and
Dissemination Grant - Institute Community Support) – "Long-term
Outcomes for Mothers with Rheumatic Diseases and their
Dr. Anne-Sophie Brazeau (Kaberi Dasgupta's post-doctoral student):$40,000 year two-year post
doc award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to work on the MoMMii study.
Dr. Susan Bartlett (with Dr. Clifton
Bingham at Johns Hopkins University): $700,000 from PCORI -
“Making PROMIS Meaningful to Patients and Providers in