Articles in the Grants Category

Dr. Patricia Longmuir Receives Grant from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
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Posted in Grants on 8 July 2014
Stats: 380 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Longmuir on receiving a new grant from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. The grant is a Spark meeting grant for $4993, and runs from July 2014 to December 2015. The funding is to support the creation of the Cardiac LIFFE Research and Knowledge Exchange… [read more]
HALO Researchers Awarded CIHR Café Scientifique Grant (UPDATED)
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Posted in Grants on 13 September 2013
Stats: 8,658 views and No Comments Allana LeBlanc, Michael Borghese, Dr. Richard Larouche and Dr. Mark Tremblay received a CIHR Café Scientifique grant for $3,000 to host a discussion panel on the health benefits of cycling and on strategies to make cycling safer in Canadian cities. The purpose of the Café is 4-fold: 1) to emphasize… [read more]
KIDS-CAN Team Secures $449,200 Grant From the International Development Research Centre
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Posted in Grants on 22 August 2013
Stats: 30,952 views and No Comments The KIDS-CAN team through Dr.Vincent Onywera, Dr.Mark Tremblay and Richard Larouche have secured a grant worth CAN $ 449,200 from the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) to conduct a research project entitled, “Assessment of physical activity and active transport among school children in eastern, western and southern regions of Africa:… [read more]
Dr. Patricia Longmuir Receives Funding from the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund
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Posted in Grants on 17 July 2013
Stats: 341 views and No Comments Dr. Patricia Longmuir has been funded by the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund for just over $129,000. The project titled “Putting Physical Literacy within REACH” essentially aims to identify one or two simple tasks that can be used to screen for physical literacy. Congratulations Pat!… [read more]
Dr. Kristi Adamo Receives W. Garfield Weston Foundation Award
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Posted in Grants on 8 May 2013
Stats: 1,846 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Kristi Adamo for being recently awarded one of the 2 W. Garfield Weston Foundation Awards for her project, Do built environment neighborhood characteristics predict gestational weight gain? The $18,000 grant will help her and her team with their research project. More details on the project are available… [read more]
Dr. Zach Ferraro Awarded CIHR Travel Grant
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Posted in Awards, Grants on 2 May 2013
Stats: 500 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Zach Ferraro for being awarded a CIHR Travel grant to present his work, “Maternal lipid metabolism correlates with surrogate markers of insulin-like growth factor bioavailability in maternal and umbilical cord serum” at the Canadian Obesity Summit in May.… [read more]
Dr. Patricia Longmuir Receives $250k Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant
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Posted in Grants on 29 April 2013
Stats: 953 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Patricia Longmuir for her successful grant application, “LIFE and Health for Young Children with Congenital Heart Defects”. Citation details are below. P.E. Longmuir (PI), S. Lee, B. Timmons, K. Adamo, M.S. Tremblay, R. Dillenburg, N. Barrowman. LIFE and Health for Young Children with Congenital Heart Defects. 2013-2016.… [read more]
Dr. Gary Goldfield Receives $300k Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant
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Posted in Grants on 28 April 2013
Stats: 1,577 views and No Comments Congratulations to Dr. Gary Goldfield for his successful grant application, “Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Cigarettes on Adiposity and Metabolism in Young Children”. Citation details are below. G. Goldfield (PI), M. Walker, K. Adamo, N. Barrowman, E. Doucet, P. Fried, M.S. Tremblay. Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Cigarettes on Adiposity… [read more]
Kendra Brett Awarded CIHR Travel Grant
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Posted in Awards, Grants on 9 April 2013
Stats: 553 views and No Comments Congratulations to PhD student Kendra Brett for being awarded a CIHR Travel grant to present some of her preliminary work, “The Characterization of Fatty Acid Transport Protein 4 in Third Trimester Placentas from Lean and Obese Pregnancies” at the Canadian Obesity Summit in May.… [read more]
Dr. Stasia Hadjiyannakis Receives Funding for a New Clinical Staging Tool for Pediatric Obesity
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Posted in Grants on 30 January 2013
Stats: 3,694 views and No Comments Dr. Stasia  Hadjiyannakis has received news today that her grant proposal, “A New Clinical Staging tool for Pediatric Obesity: Association with Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Quality of Life in Youth with Obesity,” has been successful and will be funded by the Children’s Hospital Academic Medical Organization. This will enable Dr. Hadjiyannakis … [read more]