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Our Funded Research Projects

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Project Investigator(s) Program Start Date End Date Total $ Awarded
Studies on the development of biocompatible antimicrobial platelet storage devices Principal Investigator:
BROOKS, Don
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HADJESFANDIARI, Narges
Graduate Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2012 Jan 31, 2016 $96,000
Assessment of fluorinated ice crystallization inhibitors: cryopreservation of hematopoietic stem cells and red blood cells Principal Investigator:
BEN, Robert
University of Ottawa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
BRIARD, Jennie
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 1, 2012 Aug 31, 2016 $96,000
Development of a small molecule-based stem and progenitor expansion protocol to accelerate engraftment after cord blood transplantation Principal Investigator:
PINEAULT, Nicolas
Canadian Blood Services

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
MANESIA, Javed
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2017 Jan 31, 2019 $101,200
Transfusion-related Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) infection among allogeneic stem cell transplant pediatric recipients: A multicenter prospective cohort study (TREASuRE Study) Principal Investigator:
TROTTIER, Helen
Hopital Sainte-Justine

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
ALFIERI, Carolina
BUTEAU, Chantal
DUVAL, Michel
LACROIX, Jacques
ROBITAILLE, Nancy
SPINELLA, Philip
TUCCI, Marisa
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Apr 1, 2013 Mar 31, 2016 $519,766
The in vivo effects of liposome treatment on minimizing membrance injury in rat red blood cells during hypothermic storage Principal Investigator:
HOLOVATI, Jelena
University of Alberta

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
da SILVIERA CAVALCANTE, Luciana
Graduate Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2013 Jan 31, 2017 $100,000
The Stem Cell Club: educating medical and nursing students to develop professional skills Principal Investigator:
FINGRUT, Warren
University of Toronto
BloodTechNet Award Program Jun 1, 2016 May 31, 2017 $24,458
Improving pathogen inactivation: the dengue virus-induced platelet proteome Principal Investigator:
PRYZDIAL, Ed
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
TEGEGN, Tseday Zewdu
Graduate Fellowship Program Oct 24, 2016 Oct 23, 2018 $52,000
Data sharing with CBMTG registry Principal Investigator:
ALLAN, David
The Ottawa Hospital

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
PAULSON, Kristjan
Small Project Funding Program Dec 1, 2016 Nov 30, 2017 $15,000
Podcast for FNAIT and ICTMG red cell specifications for hemoglobinopathies guidelines Principal Investigator:
SHEHATA, Nadine
St. Michael's Hospital
BloodTechNet Award Program Jun 1, 2016 May 31, 2017 $6,200
Social media for knowledge translation and education 3 (SoMe-KTE3): Transfusion, thrombosis, and hemostasis Principal Investigator:
SHIH, Andrew
McMaster University
BloodTechNet Award Program Jun 1, 2016 May 31, 2018 $30,000
Development of a small molecule-based stem and progenitor expansion protocol to accelerate engraftment after cord blood transplantation Principal Investigator:
PINEAULT, Nicolas
Canadian Blood Services

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
MANESIA, Javed
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2017 Jan 31, 2019 $101,200
Aneurysmal SubArachnoid Hemorrhage - Red blood cell transfusion And outcome (SAHaRA): a pilot randomized controlled trial Principal Investigator:
ENGLISH, Shane
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
McINTYRE, Lauralyn A.
ALGIRD, Almunder
BOUTIN, Amélie
CHASSE, Michael
DOWLATSHAHI, Dariush
FERGUSSON, Dean A.
GRIESDALE, Donald
KRAMER, Andreas H.
LAUZIER, François
LUM, Cheemun
MARSHALL, Shawn C.
PAGLIARELLO, Giuseppe
SINCLAIR, John
TINMOUTH, Alan T.
TURGEON, Alexis F.
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Jul 1, 2015 Jun 30, 2018 $157,172
Cellular therapy to improve CD4+ T-Cell responses in humanized mice infected with HIV-1: adoptive transfer of CD4+ T-cells lacking s-Src activity Principal Investigator:
BRANCH, Donald
University of Toronto

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
McCARTHY, Stephen
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2017 $96,000
Impact of storage on the function of cord blood hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells Principal Investigator:
PINEAULT, Nicolas
University of Ottawa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
JAHAN, Suria
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 26, 2014 Sep 25, 2018 $52,000
Dengue virus replication by anucleate Cells: impact on pathogen reduction efficacy Principal Investigator:
PRYZDIAL, Ed
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
FELGENHAUER, Ulrike
Graduate Fellowship Program Jan 4, 2016 Jan 31, 2017 $52,000
Recombinant Fc multimers to replace IVIG Principal Investigator:
BRANCH, Donald
University of Toronto

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
LEWIS, Bonnie
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 8, 2015 Sep 7, 2017 $52,000
Small molecule ice recrystallization inhibitors as cryo-additives for red blood cell cryopreservation Principal Investigator:
BEN, Robert
University of Ottawa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
POISSON, Jessica
Graduate Fellowship Program May 26, 2016 May 25, 2018 $30,000
McMaster Transfusion Research Program Principal Investigator:
HEDDLE, Nancy
McMaster University
Program Support Award for Canadian Transfusion Medicine and Science Research Apr 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2017 $750,000
The Centre for Blood Research Principal Investigator:
CONWAY, Ed
University of British Columbia
Program Support Award for Canadian Transfusion Medicine and Science Research Apr 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2017 $696,676
ROTEM-guided transfusion protocols - impact on the manufacturer Principal Investigator:
TRUDEAU, Jacqueline
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
PETRASZKO, Tanya
LI, Cecilia
Small Project Funding Program Sep 1, 2016 Aug 31, 2017 $15,000
National evaluation of platelet transport bags to reduce wastage Principal Investigator:
WEBERT, Kathryn
Canadian Blood Services

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
CALLUM, Jeannie
LIN, Yulia
LIEBERMAN, Lani
PENDERGRAST, Jacob
CSERTI-GAZDEWICH, Christine
Small Project Funding Program Jul 1, 2016 Jun 30, 2017 $9,740
Neonatal outcomes after transfusion of ABO non-identical blood (Neo-ABO) Principal Investigator:
SOLH, Ziad
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HEDDLE, Nancy
COOK, Richard J.
FUSCH, Christoph
Small Project Funding Program Sep 1, 2016 Aug 31, 2017 $14,989
MRI guided focused ultrasound facilitated IVIg immunotherapy as a therapeutic approach for Alzheimer's disease Principal Investigator:
AUBERT, Isabelle
University of Toronto

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
DUBEY, Sonam
Graduate Fellowship Program May 1, 2013 Apr 30, 2017 $100,000
Assessment of Fluorinated Ice Crystallization Inhibitors; Cryopreservation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Red Blood Cells Principal Investigator:
BEN, Robert
University of Ottawa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
BRIARD, Jennie
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 1, 2012 Aug 31, 2016 $96,000
Characterization of the role of MSI2 in human hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal Principal Investigator:
HOPE, Kristin
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
RENTAS, Stefan
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 1, 2013 Aug 31, 2017 $100,000
Study of the mechanisms implicated in platelets microparticle internalization by blood cells Principal Investigator:
BOILARD, Eric
University of Laval

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
MARCOUX, Genevieve
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 1, 2015 Aug 31, 2017 $52,000
Towards the impact of protein synthesis in human platelets to transfusion medicine Principal Investigator:
DEVINE, Dana
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
BOSGOED, Christa
Graduate Fellowship Program Aug 1, 2011 May 30, 2016 $92,000
The Canadian National Transplant Research Program: increasing donating and improving transplantation outcomes Principal Investigator:
WEST, Lori
University of Alberta
Transplantation Research Program Apr 1, 2013 Mar 31, 2018 $250,000
Investigation of pathophysiology, prevention and treatment of murine Transfusion Related Acute Lung Injury (TRALI) Principal Investigator:
SEMPLE, John
University of Toronto

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
McVEY, Mark
Graduate Fellowship Program Sep 1, 2014 Aug 31, 2016 $52,000
Small molecule inhibitors of phagocytosis to replace intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) Principal Investigator:
BRANCH, Donald
University of Toronto

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
TONG, Tik Nga (Cindy)
Graduate Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2015 Nov 30, 2016 $52,000
Platelet desialylation: novel mechanism of platelet clearance and immune tolerance Principal Investigator:
NI, Heyu
University of Toronto

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
LI, June
Graduate Fellowship Program Apr 1, 2016 Mar 31, 2018 $52,000
University of Ottawa Centre for Transfusion Research Principal Investigator:
TINMOUTH, Alan
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Program Support Award for Canadian Transfusion Medicine and Science Research Apr 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2017 $718,287
Red cell genotyping using buccal swab DNA Principal Investigator:
BERARDI, Philip
Canadian Blood Services

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
GOLDMAN, Mindy R.
HANNON, Judith
CLARKE, Gwen
LIWSKI, Robert
Small Project Funding Program Apr 1, 2016 Mar 31, 2017 $15,000
Understanding brain death: a multipurpose educational video aimed to a diverse public and professional audience Principal Investigator:
SHEMIE, Sam
McGill University
Small Project Funding Program Oct 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2015 $14,000
Studies on the Development of Bicompatible Antimicrobial Platelet Storage Devices Principal Investigator:
BROOKS, Don
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HADJESFANDIARI, Narges
Graduate Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2012 Jan 31, 2016 $96,000
Role of skin disinfection and buffy coat platelet production on residual bacterial contamination in platelet concentrates and cord blood stem cells Principal Investigator:
RAMIREZ, Sandra
University of Ottawa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
TAHA, Mariam
Graduate Fellowship Program Nov 15, 2011 May 14, 2016 $92,000
Use of red blood cell antigen genotyping to assess RhD diversity in sickle cell disease patients Principal Investigator:
SHIH, Andrew
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
BERARDI, Philip
CLARKE, Gwen
HANNON, Judith
HEDDLE, Nancy
VERHOVSEK, Madeleine
Small Project Funding Program Jul 1, 2016 Jun 30, 2017 $15,000
Incidence of intracranial hemorrhage in pediatric oncology patients Principal Investigator:
WEBERT, Kathryn
Canadian Blood Services
Small Project Funding Program Apr 1, 2016 Mar 31, 2017 $15,000
Platelet microRNAs during storage under blood bank conditions Principal Investigator:
PROVOST, Patrick
University of Laval

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HITZLER, Walter
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Apr 1, 2013 Sep 30, 2016 $349,548
The In Vivo Effects of Liposome Treatment on Minimizing Membrance Injury in Rat Red Blood Cells (RBCs) During Hypothermic Storage Principal Investigator:
HOLOVATI, Jelena
University of Alberta

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
da SILVIERA CAVALCANTE, Luciana
Graduate Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2013 Jan 31, 2017 $100,000
Identification of protein biomarkers for red cell quality Principal Investigator:
DEVINE, Dana
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
CHEN, Deborah
Graduate Fellowship Program Feb 1, 2013 Jan 31, 2017 $100,000
Characterization of the hematopoietic reconstitution enhancing activity of osteoblasts derived from human mesenchymal stromal cells Principal Investigator:
PINEAULT, Nicolas
Canadian Blood Services

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
CAMPBELL, Pearl
GARNIER, Alain
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Apr 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2018 $320,504
Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion. The MINT rollover trial Principal Investigator:
HEBERT, Paul
Centre Hospitalier de l'Universite de Montreal

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
CARSON, Jeffrey L.
DEVEREAUX, Philip J.
EIKELBOOM, John W.
FERGUSSON, Dean A.
GOODMAN, Shaun G.
MCALISTER, Finlay A.
TINMOUTH, Alan T.
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Jul 1, 2015 Jun 30, 2018 $140,210
Antibodies to CD44 as a potential replacement for IVIg in ITP Principal Investigator:
LAZARUS, Alan
St. Michael's Hospital

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
SEMPLE, John W.
SHEFFIELD, William
Intramural Research Grant Program Nov 1, 2013 Oct 31, 2016 $300,000
Residual risk of transfusion-transmitted cytomegalovirus infection: incidence and pathogenesis Principal Investigator:
PREIKSAITIS, Jutta
University of Alberta

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
O'BRIEN, Sheila F.
FEARON, Margaret
NAHIRNIAK, Susan
Intramural Research Grant Program Sep 1, 2013 Jun 30, 2016 $260,451
Elucidation of the mechanism of IVIG-associated hemolysis Principal Investigator:
BRANCH, Donald
Canadian Blood Services

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
PENDERGRAST, Jacob
CSERTI-GAZDEWICH, Christine
SHEHATA, Nadine
PAVENSKI, Katerina
LAU, Wendy
CALLUM, Jeannie
LIN, Yulia
LIEBERMAN, Lani
HANNACH, Barbara
Intramural Research Grant Program Oct 1, 2014 Oct 31, 2017 $393,712
Defining the components of transfusable plasma that reduce bleeding Principal Investigator:
SHEFFIELD, William
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
PRYZDIAL, Edward
NI, Heyu
Intramural Research Grant Program Nov 1, 2014 Feb 28, 2017 $218,230
Polymer-based manufacturing tolerogenic miRNA-based therapeutics Principal Investigator:
SCOTT, Mark
Canadian Blood Services

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HORWITZ, Marc S.
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Jul 1, 2015 Jun 30, 2018 $491,125
Release, delivery and cell programming effects of platelet microparticles and microRNAs Principal Investigator:
PROVOST, Patrick
University of Laval

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
BOILARD, Eric
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Oct 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2017 $427,422
Design and implementation of circulatory oxygen therapeutics derived from human hemoglobin by improved systematic chemical coupling and cross-linking Principal Investigator:
KLUGER, Ronald
University of Toronto
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Apr 1, 2014 Mar 31, 2017 $192,039