Research Seed Grants

Congratulations to the following trainees who received Clinical & Translational Research Seed Grants. These training awards provide exceptional individuals an opportunity to generate an innovative and independent research program under the mentorship of world-class researchers based at BC Children's Hospital.

Awards Archive: 20162015 | 2014

2016 Research Seed Grants

Dr. Oran Goshen (Subspecialty Resident/Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, BC Children’s Hospital) and Dr. Laura Cook (Postdoctoral Fellow, Levings Research Team). A pilot study of virus-specific CD4+ T cell responses to predict outcome of congenital cytomegalovirus infection using the OX40 assay
Dr. Christina Mignone (New Investigator, Department of Radiology, BC Children's Hospital) and DrAlexander Weber (Postdoctoral Fellow, Rauscher Research Team). Cerebral perfusion and oxygenation in hypoxic ischemic neonates

Dr. Andrew Perrin (Resident, Department of Psychiatry, BC Children’s Hospital) and Dr. Meaghan Jones (Postdoctoral Fellow, Kobor Research Team). An epigenetic assessment of discordance in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) between identical twins

Ms. Jenny Tekano
 (Registered Nurse, Department of Pediatrics, BC Children’s Hospital) and Dr. Mia Olsson (Postdoctoral Fellow – Brown Research Team). 60 days of iThermonitoring

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2015 Research Seed Grants

Dr. Irina Manokhina (CFRI Postdoctoral Fellow, Supervisor - Dr. Wendy Robinson) and Dr. Jefferson Terry (BCCH New Investigator/MD). MicroRNA profiling in acute chorioamnionitis using archival placental tissue

Dr. Ainara Garde (Postdoctoral Fellow, Supervisor - Dr. Mark Ansermino) and Dr. Peter Harper (Anesthesiology Fellow). Validation of the Phone Oximeter as an at-home sleep apnea screening tool for children

Dr. Nina Rolf (Postdoctoral Fellow, Supervisor - Dr. Gregor Reid) and Dr. Audi Setiadi (Resident, Pediatric Hematopathology). Prospective generation of pediatric leukemia relapse by xenotransplantation

2014 Research Seed Grants

Dr. Garcia Cyrielle, Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Sheila Innis) and Dr. Claudia Olivera, Clinical Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Susan Albersheim)

Dr. Amy Metcalfe, Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. KS Joseph) and Dr. Li Wang, Clinical Resident (Supervisor: Dr. Cathy Halstead)

Dr. Anne Pesenacker, Postdoctoral Fellow (Supervisor: Dr. Megan Levings) and Dr. Kimberly Morishita, Clinical Investigator (Supervisor: Dr. David Cabral)

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