SickKids-CIHR IHDCYH New Investigator Grants in Child and Youth Health Recipients – 2017-2018

The funded SickKids-CIHR IHDCYH New Investigator Grants in Child and Youth Health recipients are:

Dr. Sarka Lisonkova, University of British Columbia
Risk of fetal death and optimal timing of delivery among overweight and obese women
Approved funding: $112,650 over 3 years

Dr. Amish Jain, Sinai Health System
Early identification of preterm neonates with evolving chronic pulmonary hypertension: utility of functional echocardiographic markers
Approved funding: $276,845 over 3 years

Dr. Ashley Harris, University of Calgary
Neurobiology of prepubertal migraine and transcranial direct current stimulation as a therapy
Approved funding: $284,460 over 3 years

Dr. Chinthaka Heyn, Sunnybrook Research Institute
Brain Energy Metabolism and Heat Production in Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder
Approved funding: $277,096 over 3 years

Dr. Jeremy Hirota, McMaster University
The merging of precision medicine and microfluidics for advances in cystic fibrosis management
Approved funding: $280,193 over 3 years

Dr. Serge McGraw, Centre de recherché CHU Sainte-Justine
Impact of early embryonic alcohol exposure on DNA methylation programming in the etiology of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Approved funding: $284,460 over 3 years

Dr. Augusto Zani, The Hospital for Sick Children
Stem Cell Derived Therapy for Pulmonary Hypoplasia: A Novel Therapeutic Strategy for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Approved funding: $284,025 over 3 years

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