Grant Application Results - 2017

The results posted below are to be considered preliminary until the applicant has received an official letter of notification, which will be mailed out within two weeks of the date of a meeting. Please note that only the successful applicants are listed.

The Foundation requests that applicants not telephone with any enquiries before receiving their decision letter.

* indicates resident research grants 

March 2017 ~ June 2017~ September 2017

Funding Results - Meeting of March 2017

APPLICANT
PROJECT
DUR.
AMOUNT
Dr. T. Freeman
Dr. M. Stewart
London Health Sciences Centre
Symptoms and relevant outcomes: SMART

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2 years
$167,500
Dr. K. Kersti
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Dermatology

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1 year
$16,000
Dr. F. Mahmud
Dr. M. Marcon
The Hospital for Sick Children
Celiac disease and Diabetes Longitudinal Follow-up and Evaluation Study (CD-LiFE): a longitudinal study evaluating dietary factors, metabolic control and complications and, self-perceived health and wellness in type 1 diabetes patients with celiac disease

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2 year
$187,000
Dr. O.N. Pathmanaban
Dr. M.D. Cusimano
St. Michael's Hospital
Tranexamic acid in the treatment of residual chronic subdural hematoma: a single-centre, observer-blinded, randomized, controlled trial

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2 year
$167,500
Dr. T.L. Roy*
Dr. A.D. Dueck
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the assessment of peripheral arterial disease

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18 months
$20,000
Dr. J. Yoon*
Dr. B. Clarke
University Health Network
DICER1 in uterine rhabdomyosarcoma, adenosarcoma and carcinosarcoma - a potential diagnostic tool for molecular distinction

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9 months
$18,000
     
TOTAL    
$576,000





Funding Results - Meeting of June 2017

APPLICANT
PROJECT
DUR.
AMOUNT
Dr. F. Amin*
Dr. C. Demers
McMaster University
Evaluation of the Impact of Primary Care Heart Failure Billing codes on Clinical Outcomes

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1 year
$20,000
Dr. C.D. Bernard
Dr. M.K. Kulasegaram
University of Toronto
From classroom to clinic: assessing a novel integrated curriculum to teach ethical decision making for future physicians

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2 years
$79,500
Dr. M. Bhandari
Dr. G. Slobogean
McMaster University
A Pragmatic Randomized trial Evaluating Pre-operative Antiseptic skin solutions in fRactured Extremities (PREPARE)

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2 year
$199,000
Dr. M. Coffey
Hospital for Sick Children
High reliability organizing in healthcare: Caring Safely at the Hospital for Sick Children

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2 years
$112,000
Dr. S. Kilty
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Health Economic Evaluation of Endoscopic Polypectomy Performed in Clinic (EPIC) for Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis

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1 year
$36,000
Dr. A. Laliberte*
Dr. T. Waddell
University Health Network
Tissue plasminogen activator dose analysis in the treatment of empyema: retrospective chart review

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18 months
$9,500
Dr. N. Neufeld*
Dr. A. Voineskos
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Early intervention neuroimaging biomarkers to guide clozapine treatment

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18 months
$20,000
Dr. M. Palmert
Dr. J. Stinson
Hospital for Sick Children
iSpy: A carbohydrate counting smartphone app for youth with type 1 diabetes

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2 years
$106,000
Dr. K. Quinn*
Dr. C. Bell
Sinai Health System
The risk of death following first hospitalization: a population-based study

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1 year
$20,000
Dr. M. Ruzicka
Dr. S. Hiremath
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Blood Pressure Measurement: Should Technique Define Targets?

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1 year
$45,000
Dr. J. Spence*
Dr. S. Connolly
McMaster University
Benzodiazepine-free anesthetic for reduction of delirium (B-Free): A single centre pilot study to determine the feasibility of a multi-centre, randomized, cluster crossover trial

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6 months
$19,500
     
TOTAL    
$666,500





Funding Results - Meeting of September 2017

APPLICANT
PROJECT
DUR.
AMOUNT
Dr. L. Bernard*
Dr. W. Faught
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Analysis of the socio-medical characteristics of Ontario cervical cancer patients

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5 months
$11,000
Dr. M. Bonares*
Dr. A. Morris
Sinai Health System
A multi-centre investigation of the management and outcomes of community-onset Escherichia coli bacteremia

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1 year
$20,000
Dr. M. Fehlings
University Health Network
Characterization of Blood Biomarkers in Patients with Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy to Direct Management and Prognosticate Clinical Outcome: A Prospective Cohort Study

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2 years
$200,000
Dr. B.N. Frey
McMaster University
A Translational Study of Blood-Brain Barrier Disruption in Bipolar Disorder: Implications for a new pathway for drug development

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2 years
$187,000
Dr. S.S. Huang
London Health Sciences Centre
A Prospective Study to Assess the Vascular Burden in TTP Patients

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3 years
$65,600
Dr. B. Lanting
London Health Sciences Centre
Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-effectiveness, and Patient Satisfaction with Outpatient Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty

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3 years
$245,000
Dr. L. Levy
Dr. T. Martinu
Toronto General Hospital
Risk stratification of sub-clinical acute rejection in lung transplantation

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2 years
$166,500
Dr. U. Ndlovu*
Dr. T. Forbes
McMaster University
Surgical Outcomes of People Living with HIV/AIDS (SOPHA)

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1 year
$19,500
Dr. N. Poonai
London Health Sciences Centre
Intranasal ketamine for procedural sedation in children: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial

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2 years
$199,500
Dr. H. Retrouvey
Dr. T. Zhong
University Health Network
Understanding and Reducing Barriers to Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction in Ontario

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9 months
$20,000
Dr. E. Schemitsch
Dr. D.M. McKee
London Health Sciences Centre
The DECIPHER Study: Determinants of Function and Clinically Important Outcomes following Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elder Population: A National Cohort

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2 years
$185,000
Dr. S. Schuh
Dr. Y. Finkelstein
Hospital for Sick Children
Suctioning of NOse Therapy (SNOT) versus Usual Home Care in Bronchiolitis - a Randomized Clinical Trial

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2 years
$195,000
Dr. D. Seitz
Queen's University
Comparative Safety and Efficacy of Antipsychotic Medications in Late-life Psychotic Disorders: A Population-Based Study from Ontario

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2 years
$200,000
Dr. S. Shaikh*
Dr. T. Karachi
McMaster University
End of Life Skills & Professionalism for Critical Care Residents in Training - ESPRIT Study

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9 months
$9,460
Dr. V. Siu
London Health Sciences Centre
Effects of histidine therapy on hearing and vision in children with HARS syndrome

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2 years
$104,000
Dr. A. Strafella
University Health Network
Imaging synaptic density in Parkinsonisms with [11C]UCB-J PET

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2 years
$197,500
     
TOTAL    
$2,025,060