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Our Funded Research Projects

Updated June 25, 2018

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E.g., 2018-08-20
Project Investigator(s) Program Start Date End Date Total $ Awarded
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
Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: novel mechanisms and therapeutic approaches Principal Investigator:
NI, Heyu
St. Michael's Hospital
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Jul 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2020 $447,525
Novel mechanisms of platelet aggregation: Roles of non-classical beta-3 integrin ligands and fibronectin in thrombosis and hemostasis Principal Investigator:
NI, Heyu
St. Michael's Hospital
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Jul 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2020 $378,675
Expanding treatment options for inflammatory bowel disease: a novel mechanism of antibody-based immunotherapy Principal Investigator:
SLY, Laura
University of British Columbia

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HORWITZ, Marc
BRESSLER, Brian
RASSEKH, Rod
TURVEY, Stuart
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program Jul 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2020 $387,855
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
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
Monoclonal antibodies with anti-D-like activity in the amelioration of murine immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) Principal Investigator:
LAZARUS, Alan
St. Michael's Hospital

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
SEMPLE, John W.
NI, Heyu
Intramural Research Grant Program Nov 1, 2015 Oct 31, 2018 $400,000
Role of blood component manufacturing on microvesicle-induced transfusion-related immune modulation Principal Investigator:
ACKER, Jason P
University of Alberta

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HOLOVATI, Jelena
BRANCH, Donald
ZHANG, Haibo
Intramural Research Grant Program Nov 1, 2015 Dec 31, 2018 $250,660
Human monoclonal CD44 antibodies as potential IVIg replacements Principal Investigator:
LAZARUS, Alan
St. Michael's Hospital

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
NI, Heyu
Intramural Research Grant Program Oct 1, 2016 Oct 1, 2019 $336,000
Plasma versus plasma protein concentrate transfusion for coagulopathic control Principal Investigator:
SHEFFIELD, William
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
NI, Heyu
Intramural Research Grant Program Oct 31, 2016 Oct 30, 2019 $224,417
A multifaceted intervention to optimize red blood cell transfusion practice in two provinces Principal Investigator:
WEBERT, Kathryn
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
NAHIRNIAK, Susan
CALLUM, Jeannie
LIN, Yulia
ZELLER, Michelle
Intramural Research Grant Program Dec 1, 2016 Dec 1, 2019 $332,942
Legal and policy strategies to optimize organ donation in Alberta Principal Investigator:
TOEWS, Maeghan
University of Alberta
James Kreppner Fellowship Program Oct 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2016 $150,000
Organ donation in Canada: Engaging with stakeholders and proposing solutions to current legal and ethical challenges Principal Investigator:
GRUBEN, Vanessa
University of Ottawa
James Kreppner Fellowship Program Nov 1, 2015 Oct 31, 2018 $150,000
Prospective observational study of organ deceased donor management in 3 ICUs - a pilot study (the DONATE pilot study) Principal Investigator:
MEADE, Maureen
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
D'ARAGON, Frederick
Kenneth J. Fyke Award Program Mar 1, 2015 Jun 30, 2017 $89,555
Developing a Canadian policy on the responsible use of umbilical cord blood for proven indications in regenerative therapy Principal Investigator:
ALLAN, David
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
HUTTON, Brian
CAULFIELD, Timothy
Kenneth J. Fyke Award Program Jul 1, 2017 Jun 30, 2018 $100,000
The role of stakeholder trust in OTDT policy change: public and professional attitudes to ante-mortem interventions in organ donation Principal Investigator:
CHANDLER, Jennifer
University of Ottawa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
McKAY, Lindsey
James Kreppner Fellowship Program Oct 1, 2017 Sep 30, 2018 $50,000
Pathogenesis of fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia and mechanisms of IVIG therapy Principal Investigator:
NI, Heyu
St. Michael's Hospital

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
YOUGBARE, Issaka
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Oct 1, 2012 Sep 30, 2016 $151,800
Mechanism of anti-D-like antibody-mediated amelioration of immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) Principal Investigator:
LAZARUS, Alan
St. Michael's Hospital

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
YU, Xiaojie (Ben)
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Nov 3, 2014 May 11, 2016 $106,200
Transfusion options in coagulopathy: efficacy in controlling bleeding Principal Investigator:
SHEFFIELD, William
McMaster University

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
QADRI, Syed
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Jan 2, 2015 Jan 1, 2018 $151,800
Understanding IVIg mechanism(s) of action in alleviating immune platelet destruction and thrombocytopenia Principal Investigator:
SEMPLE, John
University of Toronto

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
KAPUR, Ricky
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Jan 12, 2015 Jan 11, 2017 $106,200
Understanding the factors that influence bacterial proliferation and biofilm formation in platelet concentrates Principal Investigator:
RAMIREZ, Sandra
University of Ottawa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
LOZA CORREA, Maria
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Jan 15, 2015 Jan 14, 2018 $151,800