Meet the 2016 Discovery Award recipients

Christopher Dennison, PhD
Christopher Dennison, PhD
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta
Developing new metrics for helmet testing relative to brain injury
Noam Miller, PhD
Noam Miller, PhD
Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University
Studying social behaviour of zebrafish to test medications for social disorders
Roxane Paulin, PhD
Roxane Paulin, PhD
Department of Medicine, Université Laval
Targeting a molecular receptor to treat pulmonary hypertension
Jeanette Boudreau, PhD
Jeanette Boudreau, PhD
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Dalhousie University
Selecting natural killer (NK) cells to kill tumours
Kaitlyn McLachlan, PhD
Kaitlyn McLachlan, PhD
Department of Psychology, University of Guelph
Using novel biomarkers to identify adults with FASD
Jeffrey Gagnon, PhD
Jeffrey Gagnon, PhD
Department of Biology, Laurentian University
Regulating ghrelin secretion to reduce appetite
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2017 Discovery Award Recipients

Congratulations to the Banting Research Foundation 2017 Discovery Award recipients. Six grants were funded in the 2017 competition out of 53 applications. The...

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In Memorium – Michael Bliss

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Michael Bliss, OC PhD, distinguished historian and longtime friend and supporter of the Banting Research Foundation and of...

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Banting Research Foundation grants for early-career investigators – deadline March 15

The Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award grants up to $25,000 to outstanding new investigators in all areas of health and biomedical research who are within...

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