Congratulations to the SickKids-CIHR IHDCYH New Investigator Grants in Child and Youth Health (2019) recipients

CIHR-IHDCYH is pleased to announce the recipients of the SickKids-CIHR-IHDCYH New Investigator Grants in Child and Youth Health (2019):

  • Dr. Mariane Bertagnolli, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal (CIUSSS Nord-de-l'Île-de-Montréal)
    New therapies targeting angiogenesis in hypertensive pregnancies and fetal programming of diseases
    Approved funding: $289,020 over 3 years
  • Dr. Annie V Ciernia, University of British Columbia
    The role of Baf53b in regulating neuronal gene expression, synaptic function and autism behaviours across development
    Approved funding: $299,699 over 3 years
  • Dr. Lauren Kelly, University of Manitoba
    Cannabis for chronic daily headache in adolescents
    Approved funding: $293,335 over 3 years
  • Dr. Natasha R Saunders, Hospital for Sick Children
    Firearm injuries among children and youth
    Approved funding: $299,230 over 3 years
  • Dr. Jai Shah, Douglas Hospital Research Centre
    Understanding pathways to mental health care during and after the psychotic prodrome: A mixed methods study
    Approved funding: $268,919 over 3 years
  • Dr. Amy P Wong, Hospital for Sick Children
    Understanding airway cystic fibrosis disease using induced pluripotent stem cells
    Approved funding: $300,000 over 3 years
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