Pilot And Feasibility Grants 2018/2019

Competition Deadline Date: November 14, 2017

The following have been offered funding:

Sun Life Financial Pilot and Feasibility Grants 2018/2019

Recipient Title of Research Amount
Dr. Kim Connelly
Dr. Charles Cunningham
Dr. Julie Lovshin
Dr. Idan Roifman
Hyperpolarized 13C imaging of the diabetic kidney $40,000
Dr. Jonathan Rocheleau and
Dr. Catherine O’Brien
Gut organoid-on-a-chip: a platform to examine the impact of gut microbiome on diabetes $40,000
Dr. Michael Wheeler Uncover novel microRNAs as regulators of beta cell function during diabetes pathogenesis $40,000

 

BBDC Pilot & Feasibility Grants 2018/2019

This year, additional funding became available and it was decided to direct the money to the BBDC pilot and feasibility grants program.  The following have been offered funding:

Recipient Title of Research Amount
Dr. Tianru Jin Novel role of glucagon-like-peptide-1 receptor: Mediating function of gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) $40,000
Dr. Maria Cristina Nostro Determining the potential of human stem cell-derived beta-like cells as a therapy for diabetic nephropathy $40,000