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Congratulations to Bradley Feltham who was awarded a Canada Graduate Student (CGS) doctoral program scholarship, one of the most prestigious awards to promote continued excellence in Canadian research by rewarding and retaining high-calibre doctoral students at Canadian institutions. By providing support for a high-quality research training experience to awardees, this program strives to foster impacts within and beyond the research environment.

Feltham will receive $105,000 over three years for his project studying whether omega-3 fats could be used to protect babies from fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Supervised by Dr. Miyoung Suh, RD, PhD, Principal Investigator, Division of Neurodegenerative Disorders (DND) & Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM), here at St. Boniface Hospital Research, she indicated a great sense of pride having Bradley as a member of the DND and CCARM teams.

Feltham shared more about his work with UM Today,

The CGS D program is a federal program of scholarships awarded through national competitions by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).