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

Recipient Title of Research Amount
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. Kim Elucidating the role of adipose peroxisomes in metabolic homeostasis $40,000


BBDC-DH Gales Family Charitable Foundation Pilot & Feasibility Grant

Recipient Title of Research Amount
Dr. Cynthia Luk The role of adipose tissue fibrosis signaling in insulin resistance $40,000