Pilot And Feasibility Grants 2019/2020

Competition Deadline Date: November 13, 2018

The following have been offered funding:


BBDC-Sun Life Financial Pilot and Feasibility Grants

RecipientTitle of ResearchAmount
Dr. Patricia L. Brubaker, and
Dr. Dana J. Philpott
Role of the intestinal microbiome in the regulation of metabolism$40,000
Dr. Adria Giacca,
Dr. Xiao Yu (Shirley) Wu, and
Dr. Michael Laflamme
Development and initial testing of insulin-eluting stents$40,000
Dr. Peter K. KimElucidating the role of adipose peroxisomes in metabolic homeostasis$40,000


BBDC-DH Gales Family Charitable Foundation Pilot & Feasibility Grant

RecipientTitle of ResearchAmount
Dr. Cynthia LukThe role of adipose tissue fibrosis signaling in insulin resistance$40,000