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Biomedical

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Russ Algar
Nanoparticle-based technologies for point-of-care diagnostics and biological research University of British Columbia
Sanjoy Ghosh
Understanding how diet and exercise influence cardiovascular disease in obesity and diabetes University of British Columbia
Michael Gordon
Genetic dissection of taste circuits and feeding behaviour in Drosophila University of British Columbia
Tillie-Louise Hackett
Molecular determinants of small airway obstruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease University of British Columbia
William Lockwood
Integrating clinical, functional and chemical genomics to understand lung cancer biology BC Cancer Agency
Georgia Perona-Wright
The spatiotemporal regulation of cytokine signalling in infection, immunity and repair University of British Columbia
Jason Snyder
Functions for new neurons in remembering stressful experiences and repairing the adult brain University of British Columbia
Leigh Anne Swayne

Award jointly funded in partnership with the BC Schizophrenia Society Foundation

Ion channels: Molecular determinants of health and disease in the head and heart University of Victoria

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Clinical

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Jason Andrade
Cryoballoon vs. irrigated radiofrequency catheter ablation: The effect of double short vs. standard exposure cryoablation duration during pulmonary vein isolation University of British Columbia
Marc Deyell
Premature ventricular contractions among patients with congestive heart failure: prevalence and prognosis University of British Columbia
Jordan Guenette
Mechanisms of dyspnea and exercise intolerance in patients with chronic respiratory diseases University of British Columbia
Mary Jung
Self-regulation of physical activity behaviour: Novel theory-based intervention strategies for bolstering exercise adherence University of British Columbia
John Kramer

Award jointly funded in partnership with the Rick Hansen Institute
Detecting neuroplasticity after spinal cord injury: Implications for neuropathic pain University of British Columbia
Richard Lester
Leading mHealth innovation and evidence in British Columbia: HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis patient engagement in care University of British Columbia
Dawn Mackey
Novel approaches to enhance mobility of older adults: Targeting injury prevention, movement energetics, and physical activity Simon Fraser University
Christopher Ryerson
Frailty in interstitial lung disease University of British Columbia
Kasmintan Schrader
Molecular detection of known and novel cancer predisposition genes BC Cancer Agency
Gerard Slobogean
A multi-centre 2x2 factorial randomized trial comparing sliding hip screws versus cancellous screws and vitamin D versus placebo on patient-important complications and quality of life in the treatment of young adult (ages 18-60) femoral neck fractures University of British Columbia
Clara van Karnebeek
Omics2TreatID: Improving diagnosis and treatment of intellectual disability via an integrated -omics approach University of British Columbia
Christopher West

Award jointly funded in partnership with the Rick Hansen Institute
Cardiac responses to spinal cord injury and exercise University of British Columbia
Jill Zwicker
Increasing awareness and improving outcomes of children with developmental coordination disorder in British Columbia University of British Columbia

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Health Services

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Sean Barbour
Integrating knowledge generation and translation: a unique research program to study the population-level clinical outcomes, health utilization and health services delivery for patients with glomerulonephritis in BC University of British Columbia
Mary De Vera
Pharmacoepidemiologic and pharmaceutical outcomes research to improve medication use, adherence, and outcomes in patients with arthritis University of British Columbia
Quynh Doan
Emergency department overcrowding: Determinants, measures and pediatric outcomes University of British Columbia
Jagbir Gill
Addressing disparities in access to living donor kidney transplantation in South and East Asian Canadians University of British Columbia
Martha Mackay
Socio-demographic and behavioural factors: Impact on cardiac patients' access to and outcomes from care University of British Columbia
Joanie Sims-Gould
A community-based research program focused on “Adding Life to Later Years” University of British Columbia

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Population Health

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Juan Aviña-Zubieta
Reducing the burden and gaps in care from Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases (REGAIN SARDs) University of British Columbia
Kathleen Deering
A longitudinal investigation of the social, structural, and policy factors shaping HIV prevention, treatment and care for women living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in Canada University of British Columbia
James C. Johnston
Tuberculosis prevention in British Columbia: Using big data to inform public health practice University of British Columbia
Lindsey Richardson
Socio-economic risk environments and health among people who use drugs in British Columbia University of British Columbia
Ziba Vaghri
Facilitating the implementation and monitoring of child rights in Canada: a rights-based approach to child health promotion University of British Columbia

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