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The Manitoba Health Research Council & its competition partners have announced grant recipients for the 2014-2015 year, 10 of which are from St. Boniface Hospital Research!

ESTABLISHMENT GRANT:

Establishment grants are intended to assist recently recruited faculty members to the Province of Manitoba to establish independent health research programs within the province and achieve the research productivity necessary for obtaining longer term and more substantial funding from national and other external agencies. The focus is on the development of a PROGRAM of research extending over a period of 3 years and beyond. Recipient:

Dr. Amir Ravandi
Assistant Professor of Cardiology and Physiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
Staff Interventional Cardiologist, St. Boniface Hospital
Principal Investigator, Cardiovascular Lipidomics Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

COORDINATED FELLOWSHIP:

MHRC partners with other Health Research Funders and Institutions for a coordinated competition where a single peer review process (managed by MHRC) assesses applications for Award Funds from all partners and MHRC. Recipients:

Dr. Agnieszka Biala
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine
Cardiac Gene Biology Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Dr. Xavier Lieben Louis
MSc Student, Department of Human Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology
Heart Failure Laboratory, Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine

Dr. Wanda Snow
Post-Doctoral Fellow , Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine
Synaptic Plasticity and Cellular Memory Dysfunction Laboratory, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

STUDENTSHIP (Masters Degree)

Emma Hauch
Graduate Student, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine
Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Megha Murali
Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, Faculty of Medicine
Vascular Development Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Emily Schartner
Technician, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine
Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration Laboratory, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders

Andrew Stammers
Graduate Student, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Prevention Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

STUDENTSHIP (PhD Degree)

Cara Isaak
MSc Student, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine
Innovative Therapy Research Laboratory, Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine

Matthew Zeglinski
PhD Student, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine
Molecular Cardiology Laboratory, Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

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