Five members of the Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine received 2016 Fall CIHR Project Grants


Dr. Marcel Bally

Copper Drug Complexes: Development of a novel class of drugs with significant potential for treatment of platinum insensitive cancers, $490K for 4 years

Dr. Jay Kizhakkedathu

Next Generation Antithrombotics: Safer Inhibitors for Thrombosis that Targets Procoagulant Polyanions, $918K for 5 years

Dr. Calum E Macaulay

Co-registered multimodal optical imaging for the early detection and management of cancers of the vulva and cervix, $639K for 4 years

Dr. Chun Seow

Mechanisms underlying the bronchodilatory effect of deep inspiration in health and asthma: from airway smooth muscle to the whole lung, $662K for 5 years

Dr. Fumio Takei

Immunological memory of innate lymphoid cells and allergic lung inflammation,
$822K for 5 years

Dr. William Hsiao

Received 3 grants as PI or co-PI in the last few months:
  • Genomic Epidemiology Application Ontology funded by Genome Canada $250K total for 2 years; PI
  • PathOGiST: Calibrated multi-criterion genomic analysis for public health microbiology funded by Genome Canada $250K total for 2 years; co-PI
  • Genomic Epidemiology Entity Mart - Data Harmonization Made Easier funded by Genome BC and Can-Share $200K total for 2 years; PI