CMI2 Funding Results

CIHR-III, INMD, IG and IGH, in collaboration with IA, ICR, IHDCYH and INMHA and in partnership with Mitacs and JDRF Canada, congratulate the successful applicants of the following competitions.

Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Core

Name Institution Project Title
Mccoy, Kathy; Arrieta Mendez, Marie C; Brinkman, Fiona S; Danska, Jayne S; Geuking, Markus; Greenwood, Celia M; Gros, Philippe; Harrison, Joe J; Hsiao, William; Kozyrskyj, Anita L; Kubes, Paul; Lewis, Ian A; Madsen, Karen L; Silva, Diego S; Sycuro, Laura K University of Calgary IMPACTT: A Microbiome Research Core based on Integrated Microbiome Platforms for Advancing Causation Testing and Translation

For more information about the successful team, please visit the CMI2: Research Core Funding Decision page.

Team Grant: Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2: Research Teams – LOI

Name Institution Project Title
Allard, Johane P; Bhat, Mamatha; Gaisano, Herbert Y; Hota, Susy S; Philpott, Dana J; Poutanen, Susan M University of Toronto Assessing the role and preventative or therapeutic effects of Faecalibacterium prausnitzii and other candidate bacteria in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Appel-Cresswell, Silke; Finlay, Barton B; Martino, Davide; Rousseaux, Maxime W; Schlossmacher, Michael G University of British Columbia A disease-modifying role for the microbiome in Parkinson's disease: from clinical progression to intervention
Arrieta Mendez, Marie C; Azad, Meghan; Giesbrecht, Gerald F; Kembel, Steven W; Kozyrskyj, Anita L; Lacaze-Masmonteil, Thierry; Langille, Morgan G; Mcnagny, Kelly M University of Calgary The microbiome of premature infants in asthma risk
Bercik, Premysl; Reed, David E; Vanner, Stephen J McMaster University The role of gut microbiota in chronic abdominal pain.
Burgener, Adam; Murooka, Thomas T; Murray, Melanie C; Paredes, Roger; Poliquin, Vanessa University of Manitoba The functional microbiome in HPV-associated cervical dysplasia and cervical cancer
Comelli, Elena M; Connor, Kristin L University of Toronto Programming the gut microbiome for child growth and development: a multi-national intervention study
Danska, Jayne S; Allen-Vercoe, Emma; Mccoy, Kathy; Santamaria, Pere; Sycuro, Laura K Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) Microbiome regulation of beta cell autoimmunity and diabetes
Gibson, Deanna L; Frohlick, Susan E; Ghosh, Sanjoy; Morck, Douglas W; Sly, Laura M; Zandberg, Wesley F University of British Columbia Therapeutic interventions that alter colitogenic microbiota
Gommerman, Jennifer L; Dunn, Shannon E; Guttman, David S; Macvicar, Brian A; Montalban, Xavier; Oh, Jiwon; Osborne, Lisa University of Toronto Immune cell-microbiome interactions and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Langille, Morgan G; Beiko, Robert G; Bielawski, Joseph P; Declercq, Vanessa C; Gloor, Gregory B; Parkinson, John; Van Limbergen, Johan E Dalhousie University (Nova Scotia) Novel and robust systems based approaches for the identification and translation of microbiome derived diagnostic and therapeutics
Marette, André; Kramer, Caroline K; Lam, Tony K; Raymond, Frederic; Schertzer, Jonathan D Université Laval Dissecting host-microbiome modifiers of type 2 diabetes risk and complications
Martin, Alberto; Butler, Marcus O; Pezo, Rossanna C; Siu, Lillian University of Toronto A multi institutional study evaluating the role of the gut microbiome on immune checkpoint inhibitor efficacy and toxicity in advanced solid tumors
Money, Deborah M; Elwood, Chelsea; Hill, Janet E; Mitchell-Foster, Sheona; O'Doherty, Kieran C; Ogilvie, Gina S University of British Columbia The Vaginal Microbiome Team For Reproductive Health Care and Knowledge Translation
Parkinson, John; Bandsma, Robert; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A; Hulst, Jessie; Mortha, Arthur Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) A mechanistic understanding of the impact of pathogen-microbiome dynamics on maternal nutrition in adolescent pregnancies
Sloboda, Deborah M; Bowdish, Dawn M; Macneil, Lesley T; Verschoor, Chris P McMaster University The ACORN Study: A life course approach to aging and the causal role of the microbiome
Steinberg, Gregory R; Macneil, Lesley T; Morrison, Katherine Mary; Schertzer, Jonathan D McMaster University Decrypting the Gut Microbiome to Identify New Therapies for NAFLD in Children and Adults
Stintzi, Alain; Burns, Kevin D; Fergusson, Dean A; Figeys, Daniel; Jimenez, Carolina; Lalu, Manoj M; Lavallée-Adam, Mathieu; Levy, Emile; Mack, David R University of Ottawa Role of the gut microbiome in intestinal barrier function
Subbarao, Padmaja; Azad, Meghan; Duan, Qingling; Hirota, Jeremy A; Kozyrskyj, Anita L; Surette, Michael G; Turvey, Stuart E Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto) Causational Roles of the Microbiome in Childhood Asthma: Leveraging the CHILD Study
Vallance, Bruce A; Griffiths, Anne Marie; Mack, David R; Muise, Aleixo M; Parkinson, John; Tropini, Carolina; Wine, Eytan University of British Columbia Role of microbes in the pathogenesis of PIBD: From discovery, through causation, to novel treatments

For more information on the successful teams at the Letter of Intent stage, please visit the CMI2: Research Teams – LOI Funding Decision page.

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