[ News Release: The Government of Canada invests over $21M in innovative health research ]

Project Grants are designed to support researchers at any career stage build and conduct health research and knowledge translation projects covering a range of areas, from discovery science and clinical research to strengthening the health care system and examining the social determinants of health.

In the most recent Project Grants competition, CIHR provided $14.4M to support 18 researchers at Laval University.

Researcher Project Funding Amount
Dr. Patrick Archambault Supporting the creation of a LEARNing INteGrated health system to mobilize context-adapted knowledge with a Wiki platform to Improve the transitions of frail Seniors from from hospitals and emergency Departments to the cOMmunity: the LEARNING WISDOM Phase II scale-up project $1.47M
Dr. Jean-François Bilodeau Isoprostanes and phospholipases A2: Roles in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia $662,000
Dr. Elyse Bissonnette CD200 dysregulation in asthma: potential for therapy? $643,000
Dr. Mohamed Chahine Investigating the role of gating pore current in cardiac arrhythmias associated with dilated cardiomyopathy $1.03M
Dr. Paul De Koninck Optical nanoscopy of cytoskeletal and synaptic remodeling in neurons $784,000
Dr. Sabine Elowe Towards a comprehensive model of Spindle Assembly Checkpoint silencing $536,000
Dr. Amélie Fradet-Turcotte Defining the molecular basis of chemoradiation sensitivity in HPV+ head and neck cancers. $696,000
Dr. Chantal Guillemette Function of the glucuronosyltransferase pathway in chronic lymphocytic leukemia $639,000
Dr. Samer Hussein The role of long non-coding RNAs in defining pluripotent stem cell states $799,000
Dr. Mathieu Laplante Molecular mechanisms of adipose tissue development $696,000
Dr. Jean-Yves Masson Roles of the tumor suppressor PALB2 at the crossroads of DNA double-strand break repair and synthetic lethal strategies $968,000
Dr. Donald Poirier Développement d'un traitement sélectif de l'endométriose : Étude du potentiel du premier inhibiteur irréversible de la 17beta-HSD1 chez le primate $363,000
Dr. Armen Saghatelyan Deciphering the role of autophagy in neuronal migration and maturation $991,000
Dr. François Gros-Louis Pathogenic Pathways and in-vitro modelization of Intracranial Aneurysms in populations of Inuit and French Canadian descent $952,425
Dr. Sébastien Hébert microRNA-132: from underlying mechanism of neurodegeneration to therapeutic application in Huntington's disease $573,750
Dr. Michel G  Maziade Intercepting the "childhood risk syndrome" of schizophrenia and mood disorders along the developmental trajectory: A preclinical staging of children and adolescents at genetic risk $852,975
Dr. Thomas Moss Mechanism of Ribosomal RNA Gene Silencing and Its Roles in Pluripotency and Cancer $1,074,060
Dr.  Martin Parent  La modulation des ganglions de la base par les afférences neurochimiques du tronc cérébral: implication dans la physiopathologie des troubles du mouvement $738,225

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