CIHR grants support important projects

Health researchers in London were awarded more than $10 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), with $7.3 million supporting projects through Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and $2.8 million through Lawson Health Research Institute.

Three projects led by Robarts scientists were funded in this latest competition, ranging from examining memory circuits to understanding lipoprotein(a).

Congratulations to the funding recipients:

Marlys Koschinsky and Michael Boffa: “B Apo(a):apoB100 interactions as key determinants of Lp(a) biosynthesis.”

Julio Martinez‐Trujillo and Michael Poulter: “Reverse engineering working memory circuits in the primate brain: Implications for the study of memory deficits.”

Marco Prado: “A Regulation of chaperone‐mediated proteostasis by STI1.”

Read the complete funding announcement