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3 CIHR Project Grants and 2 COVID-19 Grants Awarded!

CIHR Project grant results for Meakins-Christie Laboratories and RESP program
Congratulations to all Meakins and RECRU members who were funded in the Fall 2021 Project Grant Competition!

Basil Petrof. Co-applicant: Jun Ding. Novel therapies for diaphragm failure in muscular dystrophy. Ranked 2nd!

Jun Ding. Co-Applicant: Carolyn Baglole. Unagi: Computational approach driven repurposed drugs for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Funded as an ECI on his first attempt!

Faiz Ahmad Khan. Co-Principal Applicants: Kevin Schwartzman, Frantz Jean Louis. Chest Radiography and TB Elimination in Nunavik: novel solutions to fill gaps and strengthen regional capacity. Ranked 2nd!

We would also like to report the following successful grants:

From the CIHR Operating Grant: Addressing the Wider Health Impacts of COVID-19:

Marta Kaminska. COVID-19 pandemic effects on outcomes of patients in a provincial home ventilation program.

From the CIHR Operating Grant: Emerging COVID-19 Research Gaps & Priorities program:

Tanis Janaudis-Ferreira. Virtual physical rehabilitation following COVID-19 hospitalization.