The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health are pleased to announce the Jump Start Resuscitation 2010 competition results.
The aim of this strategic initiative is to build greater capacity for resuscitation research in Canada and to support the next generation of researchers who will contribute to advancing knowledge and improving the quality of patient care and patient outcomes in this important area.
The preliminary list of Jump Start Resuscitation 2010 awards is posted below. This list is for information only and is current as of May 28, 2010. Each applicant will receive a letter to notify her/him of the results of this year's competition. The Offer of Award will constitute the official record.
Jump Start Resuscitation Research Scholarship is supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
Brooks, Steven C. (Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital)
Assessing public locations at high risk for cardiac arrest in Toronto.
Mentor: Morrison, Laurie J.
Jump Start Resuscitation Research Fellowship is supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health.
Ahmed, Sharif Uddin (Cardiology, Toronto General Hospital)
Pharmacological modulation of contractility in ventricular fibrillation.
Supervisor: Nanthakumar, Kumaraswamy
Doctoral Research Award
Jump Start Resuscitation Doctoral Research Award is supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health.
Andrusiek, Douglas L. (School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia)
EMS system design and response for out of hospital cardiac arrest: the effect of response time and number rescuers.
Supervisor: Sheps, Samuel B.
Jump Start Resuscitation Master's Studentships are supported by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
Nguyen, Anh (Neuroscience and Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children)
Mechanisms of neuroinflammation following global cerebral ischemia: the role of hypothermia therapy.
Supervisor: Hutchison, James S.
Thavandiran, Nimalan (Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto)
Development of a cardiac micro-tissue array bioreactor for electrical stimulation and drug screens using arrhythmogenic and resuscitation models.
Co-Supervisors: Radisic, Milica and Zandstra, Peter W.