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CIHR Foundation Grant funds researchers at PHCRI
The recent CIHR Foundation Grant competition funded 63 researchers across Canada. Of these researchers, nine are from BC; two of whom are PHCRI researchers: Dr. Lindsey Richardson from the BC-CfE and Dr. Keith Walley from the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation.
- Dr. Lindsey Richardson, Researcher, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Project: Addressing the health impacts of socioeconomic marginalization among people who use illicit drugs
Funding: $1,174,200 over 5 years
- Dr. Keith Walley Director, Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
Project: Translational research to improve sepsis outcomes
Funding: $2,009,656 over 7 years
The CIHR Foundation Grant competition is designed to provide long-term support for established health researchers so that they may establish a sustainable foundation to pursue innovative and impactful research programs. This is a significant achievement and testament to the relevance of their work in today’s health care landscape.
The full list of recipients can be found here on the CIHR website.NIke Dunk SB MID