Multi-Year Research Grants and Personnel Awards - Release of Funds - July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario is pleased to announce confirmation of budget commitment on existing multi-year grants-in-aid and personnel awards as indicated below. An official letter will also be sent to all grant recipients shortly. For those awards identified as "pending", funding is encumbered until additional information is provided.

Additionally, for projects that were identified as being "applied" or "clinically oriented" in the September 2001 competition, funding is encumbered pending the May 14, 2003 Progress Report.
 

September 2002 Competition Funding Decisions

The funding decisions for the September 2002 competition will be announced by the first week of March on the national website www.hsf.ca/research.
  • Adams, Michael A. (Queen's University)
    Involvement of vasoactive systems in vascular structural changes
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $83,994
     
  • Adeli, Khosrow (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Mechanisms of VLDL Overproduction in Insulin Resistance 3rd Year Award, Renewal, $93,057
     
  • Adeli, Khosrow (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Mechanisms and Regulation of Apolipoprotein B Degradation
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $106,163 
     
  • Allison, Kenneth R. (University of Toronto)
    Physical Activity Promotion Among Youth
    3rd Year Award, Health Behaviour, $205,573
     
  • Anand, Sonia (McMaster University)
    Warfarin and antiplatelet therapy in patients with PAD
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $200,000 
     
  • Ananthanarayanan, Vettai S. (McMaster University)
    Structural Aspects of Collagen Biosynthesis
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $54,537
     
  • Andrew, R. David (Queen's University)
    Sigma receptor ligands and potential stroke protection
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $53,562
     
  • Arthur, Heather M. (McMaster University)
    Strength training for women with heart disease
    3rd Year Award, New Annual, $58,995
     
  • Austin, Richard C. (McMaster University)
    Role of homocysteine in the development and progression of atherosclerosis
    3rd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250 
     
  • Backx, Peter H. (University Health Network)
    Role of cardiac inward rectifiers in heart
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $117,139
     
  • Bajzar, Laszlo (McMaster University)
    Activation of TAFI and Regulation of TAFIa 
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $62,503
     
  • Bendeck, Michelle P. (University of Toronto)
    Tetracyclines in the Treatment of Vascular Disease
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $75,949
     
  • Brown, Arthur (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    EphA3 receptor signaling in heart development
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $95,732
     
  • Bruneau, Benoit G. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    The role of Tbx5 in heart development and disease
    3rd Year Award, New Annual, $81,937
     
  • Bulman, Dennis E. (Ottawa Health Research Inst.)
    Genetic Linkage Analysis in Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $70,724 
     
  • Cechetto, David F. (University of Western Ontario)
    Central autonomic control and stroke mechanisms
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Cechetto, David F. (University of Western Ontario)
    Cortical Autonomic Control
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $60,118
     
  • Cechetto, David F. (University of Western Ontario)
    Central Autonomic Control in the Human
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $53,200
     
  • Chan, Anthony K.C. (McMaster University)
    The role of Protein C in age-dependent effects on thromboembolic events and anticoagulation therapy
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $68,640
     
  • Chan, Anthony K.C. (McMaster University)
    The study of heparin mechanisms using ATH
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $62,783
     
  • Chan, Wee-Shian (Sunnybrook Health Science Ctr)
    A study of pregnant women: the use of U/S in the diagnosis of DVT. The PREDICT Study
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending) $64,490
     
  • Chauhan, Vijay S. (University Health Network)
    Characterizing Ventricular Repolarization Heterogeneity in Human Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Effects of Sympathetic Stimulation and Premature Ventricular Beats
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $67,482
     
  • Cheung, Donald W. (University of Ottawa)
    Modulation of Spontaneous Ca-activated K current and Calcium Mobilization by cADP-Ribose in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $53,598
     
  • Cheung, Michael Ming H. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    In-vivo assessment of myocardial force-frequency relationships in children
    2nd Year Award, Fellowship, $41,750
     
  • Chidiac, Peter (University of Western Ontario)
    Beta 2 adrenergic receptor phosphorylation and protean agonism
    3rd Year Award, New Annual (pending) $62,734 
     
  • Ciriello, John (University of Western Ontario)
    Afferent Renal Nerves and Hypertension
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $61,853 
     
  • Ciriello, John (University of Western Ontario)
    Role of sex steroids in the central regulation of arterial pressure
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $67,627
     
  • Connelly, Phillip W. (University of Toronto)
    The role of apolipoproteins in oxidation and atherosclerosis
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $102,721
     
  • Cote, Graham P. (Queen's University)
    Regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell migration and invasion by RHO GTPases and PAK
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $71,974
     
  • Courtman, David W. (St. Michael's Hospital)
    Inward Eutrophic Arterial Remodeling
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $71,972
     
  • Cybulsky, Myron I. (University Health Network)
    Initiation of atherosclerosis: Mechanisms and cell biology
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Cybulsky, Myron I. (University Health Network)
    Mechanisms of atherosclerotic lesion formation
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $105,964
     
  • Davies, Peter L. (Queen's University)
    Calcium-activated proteases in health and disease
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $92,300
     
  • de Bold, Adolfo J. (University of Ottawa)
    Molecular Physiology of the Endocrine Heart
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $74,889
     
  • Dekaban, Gregory A. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Role of the NMDAR1 subunit C-terminus in neuronal excitotoxicity
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $64,660
     
  • deVeber, Gabrielle A (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Childhood stroke: population-based study of incidence, health care utilization and health outcomes
    3rd Year Award, New Investigator, $59,000
     
  • Djaiani, George N. (University Health Network)
    Continuous Cell-Saver, Neurocognitive Outcome and Cardiac Surgery
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending) $66,797
     
  • Dow, Kimberly E. (Queen's University)
    Role of corticotrophic releasing hormone in cerebral hypoxic/ischemic insult
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $54,438
     
  • D'Souza, Sudhir J.A. (University of Western Ontario)
    RGS12 and 14 in proliferation and differentiation
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $72,884
     
  • Ellis, Christopher (University of Western Ontario)
    Local Regulation of Microvascular Oxygen Exchange
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $67,485
     
  • Feindel, Christopher (University Health Network)
    Preservation of endothelial function following prolonged storage of cardiac allografts with shed donor blood
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $75,239
     
  • Feldman, Ross D. (University of Western Ontario)
    Regulation of Vasodilator Mechanisms
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Feng, Qingping (University of Western Ontario)
    Modulation of myocardial function in heart failure
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $62,241
     
  • Ferguson, Alastair (Queen's University)
    Orexinergic pathways in central autonomic control
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $92,218
     
  • Ferguson, Alastair (Queen's University)
    Intrinsic conductances and protection from excitotoxic cell death
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $62,569
     
  • Ferguson, Stephen G. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Role of Small G Proteins in the Signaling, Endocytosis and Trafficking of the Angiotensin II Type 1A Receptor
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $113,712
     
  • Fernandez-Duque, Diego (Baycrest Centre)
    A Study of Attentional Networks in Stroke
    3rd Year Award, Fellowship, $41,750
     
  • Flavin, Michael P. (Queen's University)
    Neuroprotective and neurotoxic roles for tissue plasminogen activator in ischemic brain injury
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $55,665
     
  • Floras, John S. (University Health Network)
    Cardiovascular regulation in men and women with heart failure and hypertension
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $105,324
     
  • Floras, John S. (University of Toronto)
    Cardiovascular regulation in men and women with hypertension and heart failure
    3rd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Giacca, Adria (University of Toronto)
    Metabolic Determinants of Vascular Damage
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $59,358
     
  • Ginsberg, Jeffrey S. (McMaster University)
    Diagnosis and Management of Thromboembolic Disorders in Multiple Patient Populations
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250 
     
  • Ginsberg, Jeffrey S. (McMaster University)
    Fortinos Distinguished Scientist Award
    2nd Year Award, Fortinos Award, $10,000
     
  • Ginsberg, Jeffrey S. (McMaster University)
    Management of the Post Phlebitic Syndrome
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $78,232
     
  • Godwin, Marshall S. (Queen's University)
    Home Blood Pressure Monitoring and Blood Pressure Control
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $143,413
     
  • Godwin, Marshall S. (Queen's University)
    Intensive Scheduled Management of Hypertension
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $153,652
     
  • Gotlieb, Avrum I. (University Health Network)
    Heart Valve Repair: Regulation by Cell and Matrix
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $71,556
     
  • Graham, Charles H. (Queen's University)
    Oxygen-regulated gene expression in preeclamptic hypertension
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $86,862
     
  • Grant, David R. (University Health Network)
    Prevention of Delayed Cardiac Xenograft Rejection by Modulation of the Potent FGL2 Prothrombinase Gene
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $71,710
     
  • Green, Howard J. (University of Waterloo)
    Role of the Sodium Pump in Muscle Excitability and Contractility in Chronic Heart Failure
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $41,770
     
  • Gross, Gil J. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Ventricular repolarization in complete heart block
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $66,726
     
  • Grover, Ashok K. (McMaster University)
    Calcium Pumps and Oxidative Stress in Coronary Artery /endothelium and smooth Muscle
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Grover, Ashok K. (McMaster University)
    Modulatory sites on PM Ca pumps
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $54,654
     
  • Grover, Ashok K. (McMaster University)
    Coronary Artery, SR Ca-pumps and Free Radicals
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $86,236
     
  • Guha, Abhijit (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Neoangiogenesis in Cerebral Ischemia
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $94,128
     
  • Gupta, Radhey S. (McMaster University)
    Studies on the regulation and gene mutations on mammalian adenosine kinase
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $63,944
     
  • Gurd, James W. (University of Toronto)
    Composition and molecular organization of postsynaptic densities following transient global ischemia
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $76,965
     
  • Gwadry-Sridhar, Femida (University of Western Ontario)
    Trial of Concordance in Heart Dysfunction (TEACH)
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $115,158
     
  • Hamilton, Robert M. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Fetal Electrocardiography
    3rd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $39,083
     
  • Hatton, Mark W. C. (McMaster University)
    Relationship between hemostasis and tumour growth
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $61,249
     
  • Hatton, Mark W. C. (McMaster University)
    Behaviour of hemostatic proteins and platelets in vivo
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $76,804
     
  • Hayward, Catherine P. (McMaster University)
    Investigations of Novel Secretory Proteins in Platelets and Vascular Endothelium
    4th Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Hegele, Robert A. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Genetic determinants of CHD risk in Canadian ethnic groups
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $96,282
     
  • Hegele, Robert A. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Genetic determinants of coronary heart disease
    4th Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Holdsworth, David W. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Three-dimensional x-ray angiography and ultrasound velocimetry for stroke diagnosis and therapy
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Huff, Murray W. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Vascular cell responses in atherosclerosis: a genomics approach
    3rd Year Award, Program (core), $250,000
     
  • Huff, Murray W. (University of Western Ontario)
    Regulation of Apolipoprotein B Metabolism
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $119,013
     
  • Hughson, Richard L. (University of Waterloo)
    Integrative Cerebrovascular and Cardiovascular Responses: Effects of Age and Gender
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $49,287
     
  • Hutchison, James Sanders (Hospital for Sick Children)
    The effect of hypothermia on leukocyte adhesion to cerebrovascular endothelial cells following cerebral ischemia
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $48,130
     
  • Jahromi, Afshin, S (McMaster University)
    Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: Natural History, Progression of Disease, and Definition of Severity of Stenosis in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease
    2nd Year Award, Fellowship, $53,250
     
  • Janssen, Luke J. (McMaster University)
    Unidentified endothelial-derived signaling molecules are isoprostanes
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $46,900
     
  • Jenkins, David J.A. (University of Toronto)
    Diet and Colonic Microbial Activity as Determinants of the Blood Lipid Profile
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $56,572
     
  • Jia, Zhengping (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Role of AMPA receptor GluR3 in cell death and synaptic regulation
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $68,622
     
  • Kain, Kevin C. (University of Toronto)
    Lipoprotein/CD36 interactions
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $54,469
     
  • Kapral, Moira K. (Sunnybrook Health Science Ctr)
    Gender differences in stroke care and outcomes
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $24,025
     
  • Karmazyn, Morris (University of Western Ontario)
    A Multidisciplinary, Integrative Approach Towards the Study of Heart Failure
    2nd Year Award, Program (core), $240,000
     
  • Karmazyn, Morris (University of Western Ontario)
    Mechanisms of myocardial injury and heart failure
    3rd Year Award, Career Investigator, $38,125
     
  • Karmazyn, Morris (University of Western Ontario)
    Endothelin/nitric oxide interaction in the regulation of cardiac function in health and disease
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $85,539
     
  • Katzmarzyk, Peter T. (Queen's University)
    Gender, Obesity, and Future Coronary Heart Disease Risk in Canada
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $23,490
     
  • Kearon, Clive (McMaster University)
    Thrombosis in Family Members of Patients with Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $66,490
     
  • Keeley, Fred W. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Recombinantly Expressed Polypeptides of Human Elastin as a Novel Tool for Investigations of the Structure and Assembly of elastin
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $81,661
     
  • Kelton, John G. (McMaster University)
    Platelet-Mediated Acute Thrombocytopenic Disorders
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $161,442
     
  • Kelvin, David J. (University Health Network)
    Cytokine Regulation of Transplantation Injury
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $76,779
     
  • Kim, Peter C.W. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Molecular and Cellular Control of Cardiac Xenograft Rejection
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $74,912
     
  • Kisilevsky, Robert (Queen's University)
    Acute phase SAA and Cholesterol Metabolism During Inflammation
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $66,208
     
  • Koschinsky, Marlys L. (Queen's University)
    Mechanisms of atherothrombosis: analysis of potential lipoprotein and fibrinolytic risk factors
    3rd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Koschinsky, Marlys L. (Queen's University)
    Properties and Pathophysiology of Lp(a) in the Arterial Wall
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $72,591
     
  • Koschinsky, Marlys L. (Queen's University)
    The Structural Basis of Lipoprotein (a) Pathogenicity
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $81,672
     
  • Krassioukov, Andrei V. (University Health Network)
    Plastic changes in human sympathetic circuits after spinal cord injury: implications for abnormal cardiovascular control
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $53,076
     
  • Langille, B. Lowell (University Health Network)
    Arterial responses to hemodynamic stresses
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $106,674
     
  • Langille, B. Lowell (University of Toronto)
    Cell Biology of Atherosclerosis
    4th Year Award, Program (core), $160,424
     
  • Lee, David H. (Queen's University)
    Prothrombotic effects of cross-linked hemoglobin
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $59,584
     
  • Lee, Robert M.K. (McMaster University)
    Alterations in hypertensive arteries
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $89,226
     
  • Leenen, Frans H.H. (University of Ottawa)
    Cardiac renin angiotensin system and hemodynamic overload-induced cardiac hypertrophy
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $78,355
     
  • Leenen, Frans H.H. (University of Ottawa)
    Therapeutic Implications of Blockade of the Brain R.A.S.
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $85,594
     
  • Letarte, Michelle (Hospital for Sick Children)
    The role of endoglin in the normal vasculature and in the pathology of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $92,044
     
  • Lewis, Gary F. (University Health Network)
    Mechanism of enhanced HDL particle catabolism in hypertriglyceridemic states
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $84,328
     
  • Li, Ren-Ke (University Health Network)
    Cell Transplantation for Cardiovascular Disease
    3rd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Lillicrap, David (Queen's University)
    The influence of genotype and environment on von Willebrand factor gene expression
    4th Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Lillicrap, David (Queen's University)
    The Influence of Genotype and Environment on von Willebrand Factor
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $90,738
     
  • Liu, Peter P. (University Health Network)
    Development of a Candidate DNA Vaccine to Treat and Prevent Coxsackieviral Heart Disease
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $69,489
     
  • Lobe, Corrinne G. (Sunnybrook Health Science Ctr)
    Transgenic mouse models to study the role of Notch in blood vessel development
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $41,590
     
  • Logan, Alexander G. (Mount Sinai Hospital)
    Uncontrolled systolic hypertension and obstructive sleep apnea
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $35,653
     
  • Lonn, Eva M. (McMaster University)
    Randomized, Prospective Placebo-Controlled Trial Evaluating the Effects of Ramipril and of Rosiglitazone with Impaired Glucose Tolerance (STARR)
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $61,200
     
  • Lucas, Alexandra R (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    An investigation into the mechanisms of viral serpin inhibition of transplant vasculopathy
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $75,493
     
  • MacLennan, David H. (University of Toronto)
    Sites of interaction between phospholamban, sarcolipin and the cardiac calcium pump
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $130,198
     
  • Marsden, Philip A. (University of Toronto)
    Structure and function of the non-coding regions of the eNOS mRNA
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $84,603
     
  • Marsden, Philip A. (University of Toronto)
    Molecular regulation of the neuronal NO synthase gene: relevance to cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $107,750
     
  • Maurice, Donald H. (Queen's University)
    Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterase in Arteries
    3rd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Maurice, Donald H. (Queen's University)
    Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterase in blood vessels
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $90,082
     
  • McCrindle, Brian W. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Adults with Tetralogy of Fallot: Right Ventricular Abnormalities
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $133,962
     
  • McCulloch, Christopher A. (University of Toronto)
    Regulation of actin gene expression by mechanical loading
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $89,562
     
  • McDonald, Paul W. (University of Waterloo)
    Improving the Population Impact of Telephone-Based Counseling for the Treatment of Smoking
    3rd Year Award, Health Behaviour, $323,748
     
  • McPherson, Ruth (University of Ottawa)
    Regulation of LRP gene expression
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $59,277
     
  • Miao, Ming M. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Structure and Self-assembly mechanism of recombinant human elastin polypeptides
    2nd Year Award, Fellowship, $41,750
     
  • Miller, Judith A. (University of Toronto)
    The Nitric Oxide Pathway in Health and Disease
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $87,709
     
  • Milne, Ross W. (University of Ottawa)
    Plasma lipid transfer proteins: structure and biology
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $61,644
     
  • Moe, Gordon W. (St. Michael's Hospital)
    Tumor Necrosis Factor-a-Apoptosis Pathways and Progression of Heart Failure
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $77,522
     
  • Monge, Juan C. (St. Michael's Hospital)
    The Endothelin System in Development and Disease
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $74,566
     
  • Morley, Paul (University of Ottawa)
    Mechanisms of ischemic preconditioning
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $61,264
     
  • Nag, Sukriti (University Health Network)
    Regulation of Cererovascular Homeostasis and Repair by Angiogenic Factors
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $67,682
     
  • Narayanan, Njanoor (University of Western Ontario)
    Membrane Functions in Aging Myocardium
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $102,684
     
  • Natarajan, M. (McMaster University)
    Glycemic Control and In-Stent Restenosis
    3rd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $193,870
     
  • Naus, Christian C.G. (University of B.C.)
    Gap Junctions and Neuroprotection in Stroke
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $58,020
     
  • Nesheim, Michael E. (Queen's University)
    Collaborative Studies of Hemostatisis, Fibrinolysis and Vascular cell growth and function
    4th Year Award, Program (core), $98,300
     
  • Nesheim, Michael E. (Queen's University)
    The Activation of TAFI and the Properties of TAFIa
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $81,556
     
  • Newton, Gary E. (Mount Sinai Hospital)
    Free radical modulation of ventricular function in humans with and without congestive heart failure
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $65,039
     
  • Ng, Dominic S.K. (St. Michael's Hospital)
    Dyslipidemia, oxidative stress and atherothrombosis
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $58,569
     
  • Noble, Earl (University of Western Ontario) Stress Induced Cardiac Adaptation: A Novel Perspective on Gender and Cardioprotection
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $48,872
     
  • Nolan, Robert P. (University Health Network)
    Community Outreach Heart Health Risk Reduction Trials: (COHRT)
    3rd Year Award, Health Behaviour, $222,705
     
  • Nurse, Colin A. (McMaster University)
    02-sensing mechanisms in rat adrenal chromaffin cells
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $58,795
     
  • O'Brien, Edward R. (University of Ottawa)
    Estrogens and Atherosclerosis
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $70,389
     
  • O'Brodovich, Hugh (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Pulmonary Edema Fluid Induces Alpha ENaC Independent Na and Fluid Absorption
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $90,593
     
  • Ojha, Matadial (University of Toronto)
    Pathology and hemodynamics of human bypass grafts
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $51,714
     
  • Opas, Michal J. (University of Toronto)
    Cardiac Calreticulin: Cell and Development Biology
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $96,828
     
  • Ouellette, Yves (University of Western Ontario)
    Model of endothelial cell communication sepsis
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $70,042
     
  • Pang, Stephen C. (Queen's University)
    Mechanisms of chronic and salt-sensitive hypertension in proANP gene disrupted mice: role of neutral endopeptidase and renin angiotensin system
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $79,277
     
  • Park, David (University of Ottawa)
    Mechanisms of stroke-induced neuronal death
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $55,000
     
  • Parker, John D. (Mount Sinai Hospital)
    Human studies of autonomic physiology in heart failure and nitrate pharmacology
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Parker, John D. (Mount Sinai Hospital)
    Investigations Concerning the Control and Modulation of Renal and Cardiac Sympathetic Activity in Chronic Heart Failure
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $90,744
     
  • Parker, John D. (Mount Sinai Hospital)
    Further Studies Concerning Tolerance and the Vascular Effects of Nitrates
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $64,478
     
  • Perez Velazquez, Jose Luis (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Gap junctional communication in ischaemic injury
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $64,220
     
  • Peters, Terence M. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Image-guidance for Minimally-Invasive Coronary Bypass Surgery
    3rd Year Award, New Annual, $77,270
     
  • Pickering, J. Geoffrey (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Control of Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $80,172
     
  • Pilote, Louise (Sunnybrook Health Science Ctr)
    Determinants of variation in the management of AMI
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $22,700
     
  • Pratt, M. Christine (University of Ottawa)
    Gender differences in vascular estrogen response: role of ERB
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $73,639
     
  • Rand, Margaret L. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    The Procoagulant Surface of Activated Platelets: Persistence in Vitro and In Vivo
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $73,738
     
  • Redington, Andrew N. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    In-vivo assessment of myocardial force-frequency relationships in children
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $58,983
     
  • Reid, Robert D. (University of Ottawa)
    Interventions to Promote Physical activity for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease
    3rd Year Award, Health Behaviour, $260,477
     
  • Renaud, Leo P. (Ottawa Health Research Inst.)
    Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Efferents
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $58,816
     
  • Robinson, Brian H. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    The Role of Hypoxia Inducible Factors in Abnormal Oxygen Free Radical Metabolism
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $73,898
     
  • Rodger, Marc A. (Ottawa Health Research Inst.)
    Thrombophilia in Pregnancy Prophylaxis Study
    3rd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $161,712
     
  • Rouleau, Jean Lucien (University Health Network)
    Improving peri and post myocardial infarction in diabetic rats
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $90,269
     
  • Roy, Eric A. (University of Waterloo)
    Neuropsychological Profiles of Limb Apraxia
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $42,660
     
  • Schlichter, Lyanne C. (University Health Network)
    Microglia Activation and Ischemic Damage to Brain Cells
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $77,552
     
  • Sheffield, William P. (McMaster University)
    Protein engineering of the serpin reactive centre loop
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $61,567
     
  • Sheffield, William P. (McMaster University)
    Engineered hirudin and barbourin derivatives
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $58,089
     
  • Shoemaker, Joel K. (University of Western Ontario)
    Gender, Age and Central Sympathetic Control
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $43,370
     
  • Sims, Stephen M (University of Western Ontario)
    Regulation of Membrane Currents in Heart Failure: Effects of Therapeutic Intervention
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $61,201
     
  • Sorisky, Alexander (Ottawa Health Research Inst.)
    TSH receptor signalling and function in human preadipocytes
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $53,840
     
  • Sorisky, Alexander (Ottawa Health Research Inst.)
    PI 3-kinase-dependent signalling in the preadipocyte: differentiation, apoptosis, and obesity
    4th Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Sparks, Daniel L. (University of Ottawa)
    HDL Structure and Function
    4th Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Spence, J. David (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Imaging in asymptomatic carotid stenosis for appropriate endarterectomy choice
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $59,108
     
  • Stewart, Duncan J. (St. Michael's Hospital)
    Targeted Overexpression of iNOS
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $85,595
     
  • Strauss, Bradley H. (St. Michael's Hospital)
    Collagenase Therapy for Chronic Total Occlusions
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $78,824
     
  • Stys, Peter K. (Ottawa Health Research Inst.)
    White matter injury: studies on basic mechanisms and treatment design
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Suto, Fumiaki (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Modulation of Ventricular repolarization in variably compensated complete heart block
    2nd Year Award, Fellowship, $41,750
     
  • Tein, Ingrid (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Carnitine-Responsive Cardiomyopathy and the Different-Affinity Carnitine Transporters
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $78,158
     
  • Templeton, Douglas M. (University of Toronto)
    Mechanisms in iron-induced cardiac injury
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $72,219
     
  • Templeton, Douglas M. (University of Toronto)
    Heparin selection of vascular smooth muscle cells
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $61,214
     
  • Therrien, Judith (University Health Network)
    Effects of ACEI Therapy in Patients with Systemic Right Ventricles
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $50,262
     
  • Trifaro, Jose-Maria (University of Ottawa)
    Role of scinderin, a novel actin filament-severing protein in platelet function
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $66,921 
     
  • Trigatti, Bernardo L. (McMaster University)
    Effects of tissue specific expression or suppression of the HDL receptor SR-BI on atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $73,871
     
  • Tsushima, Robert G. (University of Toronto)
    SNARE Protein Modulation of Cardiac Ion Channels
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $60,654
     
  • Tsushima, Robert G. (University of Toronto)
    Regulation of Cardiac Nonselective Cation Channels
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $71,433
     
  • Tuana, Balwant S. (University of Ottawa)
    SLAPs: A Novel Family of Tail-anchored Membrance Proteins From Myocardium
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $131,851
     
  • Van Eyk, Jennifer E. (Queen's University)
    Role of RAC/PAK in cardiac hypertrophy
    3rd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Van Eyk, Jennifer E. (Queen's University)
    Role of the RAC/PAK in cardiac hypertrophy
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $86,093
     
  • Van Lieshout, Pascal H.H.M. (University of Toronto)
    Outcomes of swallowing rehabilitation after stroke
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending) $60,908
     
  • Wan, Qi (University Health Network)
    Molecular mechanisms mediating formation of GluR2-lacking AMPA receptors in cerebral ischemia
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $67,656 
     
  • Warkentin, Theodore E. (McMaster University)
    vWF Multimers, Cardiovascular Disease, and Bleeding Angiodysplasia
    2nd Year Award, New Annual (pending), $88,695
     
  • Weaver, Lynne C. (The John P. Robarts Institute)
    Cardiovascular control after spinal cord injury
    4th Year Award, Renewal, $91,309
     
  • Weisel, Richard D. (University Health Network)
    Protection from Perioperative Ischemia
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $83,120
     
  • Weitz, Jeffrey I. (McMaster University)
    Studies in Coagulation and Fibrinolysis
    2nd Year Award, Career Investigator, $76,250
     
  • Weitz, Jeffrey I. (McMaster University)
    Mechanism of plasminogen activator-induced bleeding
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $101,621
     
  • Weitz, Jeffrey I. (McMaster University)
    Improving the effectiveness of thrombolytic therapy
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $102,408
     
  • Wells, James W. (University of Toronto)
    Nature of the Signalling Complex between Cardiac Muscarinic Receptors and G Proteins
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $79,982
     
  • Wilson, Gregory J. (Hospital for Sick Children)
    Myocardial Preconditioning Protection: Role of Cell Volume Regulation
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $117,295
     
  • Wilson, John X. (University of Western Ontario)
    Anesthetics in the Prevention of Ischemic Brain Injury
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $81,303
     
  • Wittnich, Carin (University of Toronto)
    Oxygen stress in newborn hearts
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $93,235
     
  • Wittnich, Carin (University of Toronto)
    Impact of gender on myocardial pathology & ischemia/reperfusion
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $80,707
     
  • Worton, Ronald D. (Ottawa Health Research Inst.)
    Regulation of Dystrophin Expression in Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $75,343
     
  • Yao, Zemin (University of Ottawa)
    Functional analysis of HSPG binding domains of human hepatic lipase
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $61,214
     
  • Yao, Zemin (University of Ottawa)
    Analysis of exchangeable apolipoproteins in VLDL assembly and secretion
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $70,948
     
  • Yau, Terrence M. (University Health Network)
    Myocardial Transgene Expression in Transplanted Cells
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $86,589
     
  • Yee, Raymond (University of Western Ontario)
    Ventricular Irregularity in Atrial Fibrillation
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $50,886
     
  • Young, Edward (McMaster University)
    Anti - Inflammatory Role of a LMWH
    3rd Year Award, Renewal, $71,903
     
  • Yusuf, Salim (McMaster University)
    Inter-Heart
    2nd Year Award, Renewal, $151,708
     
  • Zhang, Liang (University Health Network)
    Long-term dysfunction of hippocampal CA3 networks following transient forebrain ischemia: Mechanisms and modifications
    2nd Year Award, New Annual, $53,107

     

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