Grant Recipients 2011

In 2011, grants were awarded to the following recipients: Banting and Best Department of Medical Research, University of Toronto DNA sequencing sample prep suite Marcelo Berlim, McGill University Remediating decision-making deficits in depressed...

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Marcelo Berlim, MD

Department of Psychiatry, McGill University Remediating decision-making deficits in depressed subjects at high risk for suicide with transcranial magnetic stimulation We aim to assess whether high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic...

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Simon Lees, PhD

Faculty of Medicine, Lakehead University The IL-6 paradox in the development of insulin resistance Paradoxically, elevated IL-6 is associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, while at the same time strong evidence supports the notion...

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Tara Moriarty, PhD

Matrix Dynamics Group, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto Vascular adhesion mechanisms of the Lyme disease spirochete Blood-borne spread (dissemination) of pathogens is a critical step in the development of serious infectious disease...

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Takako Niikura, DVM PhD

Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University Regulation of amyloid beta metabolism In Alzheimer’s disease (AD), progressive brain atrophy and dementia appear because of neuronal cell death and synaptic dysfunction in brains. Amyloid...

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Jonathan Perreault, PhD

INRS – Institut Armand Frappier Regulation in the opportunistic pathogen Burkholderia by the MAEB RNA motif Aside from their role in storing hereditary information, DNA and RNA are now known to have many more functions. Living organisms...

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