Between 2006 and 2015, there was a 317% increase in the number of grants held and a 1216% increase in the amount held. Between 2014 and 2015, there was a 4% decrease in the number of grants held and a 61% increase in the amount held.

The table below represents the grants for which HALO Investigators are assigned Principal Investigators or directly receive funding. This does not include all other projects that our investigators are involved with in the capacity of Co-Principal Investigators or Co-Investigators or participants.


PI(s) Organization/Agency Title of Project Amount (Year)
Adamo PHAC Pregnancy – a critical window for behaviour change and prevention of excessive weight gain using mobile and other technologies $1,500,000 (2015-2020)
Adamo CIHR New Investigator Award $300,000 (2012-2017)
Adamo CIHR Does maternal physical activity affect placenta biology? A multi-tiered approach. $835,000 (2015-2020)
Adamo CHEO Research Institute Does regular physical activity during pregnancy effect placental gene expression? $30,000 (2014-2015)
Adamo The W. Garfield Weston Foundation award in Obesity and Reproductive Health The Effects of Obesity on Placental Gene Expression and Fetal Growth $18,000 (2014-2015)
Buchholz CIHR Canadian Pediatric Weight Management Registry (CANPWR): Identifying the characteristics of successful change in Canadian pediatric weight management programs. $50,000 (2012-2017)
Chaput/Katz CIHR Mobilizing the healthcare community towards an integrated approach to improving outcomes of patients with sleep disorders – Canadian Sleep and Circadian Network (CSCN) $200,000 (2015-2020)
Goldfield Heart and Stroke Foundation Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Cigarettes on Adiposity and Metabolism in Young Children $288,397 (2013-2016)
Hadjiyannakis Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) – AHSC AFP INNOVATION FUND – CHAMO Innovation Fund A New Clinical Staging Tool for Pediatric Obesity: Association with Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Quality of Life in Youth with Obesity $64,359 (2014-2016)
Hadjiyannakis CHEO Research Institute and Clinical Research Unit Clinical Research Capacity-Building Award Pediatric Research on Eating Disorders and Obesity $120,000 (2014-2017)
Longmuir Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada LIFE and Health for Young Children with Congenital Heart Defects $254,244 (2013-2016)
Longmuir Ontario Sport and Recreation Community Fund Putting Physical Literacy within REACH (Recreation, Education, Allied health, Coaching, Health care) $129,967 (2013-2015)
Longmuir/Pohl CHEO Research Institute Enhancing Physical Activity in Children with Epilepsy: Impact on Sleep and Fatigue $30,000 (2014-2015)
Longmuir Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario LIFFE for Cardiac Kids through Physical Activity $4,993 (2014-2015)
Longmuir/Tremblay Ontario Trillium Foundation The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Building the Capacity of Ontario’s Sport and Recreation Sector to Enable Healthy, Active Lifestyles in Children $474,200 (2013-2016)
Tremblay/Chaput Pennington Biomedical Research Center (co-ordinating center) International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and the Environment (ISCOLE) Canadian Site $420,000 (2011-2015)
Tremblay CSEP/Conference Board of Canada/HALO/PHAC/University of Alberta Canadian Integrated Movement Behaviour Guidelines $813,375 (2014-2016)
Tremblay ParticipACTION 2015 Report Card on the Physical Activity of Children and Youth $87,000 (2014-2015)
Tremblay The Lawson Foundation/The CHEO Foundation (matching) HALO Junior Research Chair Program $508,250 + $508,250 (2010-2017)
Tremblay Trevor Doyle/CHEO Foundation (matching) Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research $500,000 + $500,000 (2010-2015)
Tremblay ParticipACTION/PHAC Learn to Play CAPL Monitoring $300,000 (2014-2017)
Tremblay Mitacs-Accelerate Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy – Graduate Research Program $466,667 (2014-2017)
Tremblay ParticipACTION/RBC Learn to Play CAPL Monitoring $300,000 (2014-2017)
Tremblay Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Active transportation, independent mobility, and physical activity among school children: a multi-site study $216,692 (2015-2018)
Tremblay University of Ottawa Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program Systematic review of the type and prevalence of mental health problems and evidence for effective methods to treat mental health disorders among adolescents with a life-threatening heart rhythm disorder $1,500 (2015)