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Title Principal Investigator / Supervisor Program Project Start Date Project End Date Trier par ordre croissant Total $ Awarded
Donor characteristics and the quality of red cell concentrates Principal Investigator: ACKER, Jason P

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: MYKHAILOVA, Olga
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program $150,000
Novel detection strategies for new platelet ligands and anti-platelet antibodies Principal Investigator: NI, Heyu

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: NEVES, Miguel
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program $150,000
Understanding general population impact and opportunities from changes to blood donation deferral screening and criteria for men who have sex with men Principal Investigator: LACHOWSKY, Nathan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: BRENNAN, David, CARD, Kiffer, DRYDEN, OmiSoore, GASPAR, Mark, GILBERT, Mark, GRACE, Daniel, KNIGHT, Rodney, LEBOUCHÉ, Bertrand, MORGAN, Jeffrey, SALWAY, Travis
MSM Research Grant Program $300,000
Mathematical Modelling – Comparing HIV Risk Between MSM Donation Strategies Principal Investigator: O'BRIEN, Sheila

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: GERMAIN, Marc, GRÉGOIRE, Yves, SEED, Clive, CUSTER, Brian, STEELE, Whitney, DAVISON, Katy, PILLONEL, Josiane, LEWIN, Antoine
MSM Research Grant Program $24,000
Feasibility of implementing source plasma donation with alternative eligibility criteria for men who have sex with men Principal Investigator: PRESSEAU, Justin

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: GOLDMAN, Mindy, O'BRIEN, Sheila, MACPHERSON, Paul, OTIS, Joanne, GERMAIN, Marc, DEVINE, Dana, ROSSER, Andrew, LAPIERRE, Don
MSM Research Grant Program $299,950
Development of a small molecule cocktail for the expansion of cord blood stem cells Principal Investigator: PINEAULT, Nicolas

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: BLAKE, John, AUDET, Julie
Intramural Research Grant Program $220,000
The mechanism of action of monoclonal antibody blends in the potential replacement of anti-D in HDFN Principal Investigator: LAZARUS, Alan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: CRUZ-LEAL, Yoelys
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program $150,000
Evaluating the role of donor characteristics and blood component manufacturing on the quality of red cell concentrates Principal Investigator: ACKER, Jason P

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: BRANCH, Donald, CLARKE, Gwen, NAHIRNIAK, Susan
Intramural Research Grant Program $368,873
TAD-POL (Transfusion-Associated-Dyspnea: Prospective observation and laboratory assessment) Principal Investigator: CSERTI-GAZDEWICH, Christine

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: BRANCH, Donald, LAZARUS, Alan, CALLUM, Jeannie, LIN, Yulia, PENDERGRAST, Jacob, LIEBERMAN, Lani, SHEHATA, Nadine, PAVENSKI, Katerina, SKEATE, Robert
Intramural Research Grant Program $278,027
McMaster Centre for Transfusion Research Principal Investigator: ARNOLD, Donald

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
Transfusion Medicine Research Program Support Award $1,150,000
University of Toronto QUEST Research Program Principal Investigator: CALLUM, Jeannie

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
Transfusion Medicine Research Program Support Award $1,137,400
Expanding treatment options for inflammatory bowel disease: a novel mechanism of antibody-based immunotherapy Principal Investigator: SLY, Laura

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: HORWITZ, Marc, BRESSLER, Brian, RASSEKH, Rod, TURVEY, Stuart
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program $387,855
Fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia: novel mechanisms and therapeutic approaches Principal Investigator: NI, Heyu

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program $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

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program $378,675
Small molecule ice recrystallization inhibitors as cryo-additives for red blood cell cryopreservation Principal Investigator: BEN, Robert

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: POISSON, Jessica
Graduate Fellowship Program $82,000
Investigating a new class of small molecule ice recrystallization inhibitors for red blood cell cryopreservation Principal Investigator: BEN, Robert

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: AMPAW, Anna
Graduate Fellowship Program $52,000
Platelet desialylation: novel mechanism of platelet clearance and immune tolerance Principal Investigator: NI, Heyu

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: LI, June
Graduate Fellowship Program $104,000
Anti-GPIb mediated thrombocytopenia: implications for IVIG and other therapies Principal Investigator: NI, Heyu

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: XU, Miao
Graduate Fellowship Program $52,000
Monovalent Fc receptor blockade using novel fusion proteins: The road towards an IVIg replacement Principal Investigator: LAZARUS, Alan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: SHEFFIELD, William, BRANCH, Donald
Intramural Research Grant Program $400,000
Evaluation and improvement of cold stored platelets Principal Investigator: DEVINE, Dana

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: ZHAO, Hanqi
Graduate Fellowship Program $52,000
Development of a small molecule-based stem and progenitor expansion protocol to accelerate engraftment after cord blood transplantation Principal Investigator: PINEAULT, Nicolas

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: MANESIA, Javed
Postdoctoral Fellowship Program $101,200
Influence of eryptosis and storage on transfused red cell recovery in sepsis Principal Investigator: SHEFFIELD, William

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: BRANCH, Donald, LIAW, Patricia, HEDDLE, Nancy
Intramural Research Grant Program $283,569
Optimizing rejuvenation to improve the product quality of pathogen-inactivation and γ-irradiated red cell concentrates Principal Investigator: SHEFFIELD, William

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: QADRI, Syed, SCHUBERT, Peter, DEVINE, Dana
Blood Efficiency Accelerator Award Program $30,000
Allowing MSM to donate in the context of pathogen reduction of blood components: mathematical modeling of the risk of HIV, HBV and HCV transmission through transfusion Principal Investigator: LEWIN, Antoine

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: GERMAIN, Marc, DELAGE, Gilles, ROBILLARD, Pierre, GRÉGOIRE, Yves, WILLIAM, Fraser
MSM Research Grant Program $29,618
Évaluation de l’acceptabilité et de la faisabilité d’un programme de dons de plasma destiné au fractionnement, pour les hommes ayant des relations sexuelles avec d’autres hommes de la communauté gaie montréalaise Principal Investigator: OTIS, Joanne

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: GERMAIN, Marc, GODIN, Gaston, PRONOVOST, Frédérick, MONTEITH, Kenneth, MYHAL, Geneviève, GIRARD, Gabriel, MORIN, Michel
MSM Research Grant Program $219,507
Code sepsis: defining and translating optimal resuscitation and care for children with septic shock Principal Investigator: PARKER, Melissa

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership New Investigator Program $300,000
A multifaceted intervention to optimize red blood cell transfusion practice in two provinces Principal Investigator: WEBERT, Kathryn

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: NAHIRNIAK, Susan, CALLUM, Jeannie, LIN, Yulia, ZELLER, Michelle
Intramural Research Grant Program $332,942
Assessment of the quality of granulocyte concentrates to optimise their use in transfusion therapy Principal Investigator: FERNANDES, Maria

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: GIRARD, Mélissa, BRANCH, Donald
Blood Efficiency Accelerator Award Program $30,000
Plasma versus plasma protein concentrate transfusion for coagulopathic control Principal Investigator: SHEFFIELD, William

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: NI, Heyu
Intramural Research Grant Program $224,417
Human monoclonal CD44 antibodies as potential IVIg replacements Principal Investigator: LAZARUS, Alan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: NI, Heyu
Intramural Research Grant Program $336,000
Optimization of monoclonal anti-erythrocyte antibodies for improved immunoprophylaxis in a murine model Principal Investigator: LAZARUS, Alan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: NI, Heyu
Intramural Research Grant Program $400,000
Safety, Acceptance, Fairness & Equality (SAFE project): Acceptable risk and donor selection Principal Investigator: DITTO, Blaine

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: FERGUSON, Eamonn
MSM Research Grant Program $49,413
The role of stakeholder trust in OTDT policy change: public and professional attitudes to ante-mortem interventions in organ donation Principal Investigator: CHANDLER, Jennifer

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: McKAY, Lindsey
James Kreppner Fellowship Program $50,000
Estimating the probability of HIV risk in MSM donor policies through biobehavioural and mathematical modelling studies Principal Investigator: HART, Trevor

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: LAMBERT, Gilles, GRACE, Daniel, BAUER, Greta, MOORE, David, COX, Joseph, LACHOWSKY, Nathan, MISHRA, Sharmistha, BRENNAN, David, TAN, Darrell
MSM Research Grant Program $400,000
ACB and MSM - it's not an oxymoron: A research project that explores the importance of ACB people in MSM blood donation research Principal Investigator: DRYDEN, OmiSoore

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: LEE, Woo Jin Edward, NELSON, LaRon, MARSHALL, Zack, MBUAGBAW, Lawrence
MSM Research Grant Program $400,000
Recombinant Fc multimers to replace IVIG Principal Investigator: BRANCH, Donald

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: LEWIS, Bonnie
Graduate Fellowship Program $104,000
Attitudes, behaviours, and acceptability related to current and future blood donation policy: A qualitative study of gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Vancouver, Toronto, and Montreal Principal Investigator: GRACE, Daniel

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: HART, Trevor, LAMBERT, Gilles, COX, Joseph , ADAM, Barry , BRENNAN, David , LACHOWSKY, Nathan, MOORE, David
MSM Research Grant Program $50,000
Sex Now 2018: A national survey on blood donation and undiagnosed blood borne infections Principal Investigator: LACHOWSKY, Nathan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: TRUSSLER, Terry, GILBERT, Mark, SALWAY, Travis, JOLLIMORE, Jody, HAM, David, LOFTUS, Patrick, OLIVER, Brent, HANSEN, Brian, VISSER, Floyd, BRENNAN, David, GRACE, Daniel, OTIS, Joanne, LEBOUCHÉ, Bertrand, NUMER, Matthew, SAXTON, Peter
MSM Research Grant Program $400,000
Of skin, sperm, and blood: A comparative analysis of exemptions in Canadian human tissue legislation Principal Investigator: CATTAPAN, Alana

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: VON TIGERSTROM, Barbara, NELSON, Eric, DAWSON, Roseanne
James Kreppner Fellowship Program $43,275
Operational impact of individual risk assessment options Principal Investigator: O'BRIEN, Sheila

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: ROBILLARD, Pierre, GOLDMAN, Mindy, MYHAL, Geneviève
MSM Research Grant Program $168,000
Process evaluation of the Canadian Blood Services' cord blood bank: managerial and donor perspectives Principal Investigator: DEVINE, Dana

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: HAW, Jennie
CIHR Health Systems Fellowship $46,500
Study of the mechanisms implicated in platelets microparticle internalization by blood cells Principal Investigator: BOILARD, Eric

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: MARCOUX, Genevieve
Graduate Fellowship Program $104,000
A longitudinal analysis of behavioural and biological risk among men who have sex with men in metro Vancouver Principal Investigator: LACHOWSKY, Nathan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: HOGG, Robert, MOORE, David, ROTH, Eric, ARMSTRONG, Heather
MSM Research Grant Program $50,000
Assessing unintentional creation of bias against MSM as a function of exposure to blood donor screening questionnaire and assessing sexual behaviour risk factors of those successfully passing blood donor screening Principal Investigator: FISHER, William

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee:
MSM Research Grant Program $50,000
Assessing alternative CBS blood donor deferral screening policies for men who have sex with men Principal Investigator: BRENNAN, David

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: ADAM, Barry, HART, Trevor, LACHOWSKY, Nathan, GRACE, Daniel
MSM Research Grant Program $50,000
Polymer-based manufacturing tolerogenic miRNA-based therapeutics Principal Investigator: SCOTT, Mark

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: HORWITZ, Marc S.
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program $491,125
Transfusion-Related Acute Lung Injury and delayed TRALI: a prospective study in critically ill children Principal Investigator: EMERIAUD, Guillaume

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: Du PONT-THIBIDEAU, Genevieve, FONTELA, Patricia S. , GAUVIN, France, GILFOYLE, Elaine, HUTCHISON, James S., LACROIX, Jacques, MENON, Kusum, ROBITAILLE, Nancy, TINMOUTH, Alan T., TROTTIER, Helen
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program $477,651
Applying educational tools of knowledge translation to reduce the inappropriate use of plasma in Ontario: a collaboration between Canadian Blood Services and Ontario hospitals Principal Investigator: SOLH, Ziad

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: SKEATE, Robert, BERTA, Donna, CALLUM, Jeannie, LIMA, Ana, ZELLER, Michelle, ELAHIE, Allahna, HEDDLE, Nancy, THOMPSON, Troy, TINMOUTH, Alan, SHEHATA, Nadine, ILAGAN, Cesario
BloodTechNet Award Program $7,200
Examining the relationship between repeated blood donations in female donors on maternal/neonatal outcomes: a cohort study Principal Investigator: TINMOUTH, Alan

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: CHASSÉ, Michael, FERGUSSON, Dean A. , GOLDMAN, Mindy R. , O'BRIEN, Sheila F. , SPRAGUE, Ann , van WALRAVEN, Carl , WALKER, Mark C , WILSON, Kumanan
Canadian Blood Services-CIHR Partnership Operating Grant Program $135,657
Stem Cell Transplantation Multimedia Toolkit Principal Investigator: FINGRUT, Warren

Co-Investigator(s) / Trainee: ALLAN, David, MESSNER, Hans, PETRASZKO, Tanya, ZUCCHET, Alyssa, DONNELLY, Sarah, HAMM, Taylor, THATCHER, Alicia, LADD, Aedan, CHAN, Sam, SUPPIAH, Roopa, WINQUIST, Lauren, LAU, Janny, PIETROBAN, Adam, LONDON, Sydney, COLES, Jenna
BloodTechNet Award Program $2,000
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