Grant Recipients 2014

In 2014, the following early-career researchers received Banting Research Foundation Discovery Awards: Benoît Arsenault, Université Laval Impact of a lifestyle modification program on high-density lipoprotein function Yannick Doyon, Université...

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Benoît Arsenault, PhD

Department of Medicine, Université Laval Impact of a lifestyle modification program on high-density lipoprotein function Plasma levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, often referred to as “the good cholesterol”, are inversely...

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Yannick Doyon, PhD

Department of Molecular Medicine, Université Laval In vivo genome editing as a novel class of human therapeutics to treat pediatric metabolic disorders Yannick Doyon and his lab group, left to right, Alexandre Raymond-Fleury, Caroline Huard...

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Jennifer Heisz, PhD

Department of Kinesiology, McMaster University Examining the dose-response relationship between physical exercise and cognitive function in older adults Jennifer Heisz talks about her research at a recent Canadian Foundation for Innovation...

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Jeffrey Leyton, PhD

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Radiobiology, Université de Sherbrooke An advanced development in targeted radiation against muscle invasive migrating bladder cancer cells Jeffrey Leyton and co-workers Bladder cancer affects thousands of...

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Ewa Niechwiej-Szwedo, PhD

Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo The role of binocular vision in the development of fine motor skills A young research subject performs motor tasks while her eye and hand movements are recorded. The analysis of kinematic...

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Emanuel Rosonina, PhD

Department of Biology, York University Regulation of transcription and splicing factors by sumoylation SUMO is a protein modification that plays important roles in regulating many cellular processes. Several proteins that are involved in...

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