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Funding Awards

SRGs and MIRG Winners

Round two of CANet's SRG (Strategic Research Grant) and a MIRG (Major Industry-partnered Research Grant) have been awarded. Congratulations to:
  • Dr. Calum Redpath (University of Ottawa/UOHI) (SRG)
  • Dr. Peter Leong-Sit (Western University) & Dr. Benedict Glover (Queen's University) (SRG)
  • Dr. Derek Exner (University of Calgary) (MIRG)
Together, these grants resulted in over $1.1 million dollars being funded through CANet, and brought in almost $6.8 million dollars in matching funds.
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CHAT Discovery

Thank you again to everyone who attended the dinner at CANet's ASC in Calgary, and for voting to determine the winners of the CHAT Discovery awards. These awards allow trainees to be the principal investigators on their own original work.

Congratulations to the winner, Dr. Daniel Gelman, and the 4 runners-up: Dr. Saman Rezazadeh, Dr. Zardasht Oqab, Dr. Katherine Allan and Dr. Jiro Inoue.

In total, CANet awarded $75,000 to the Discovery Grant winners.


CHAT Fellowship Awards

The first round of Fellowship awards have been granted!

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Dr. Javad Hashimi, Queen's University; Supervisor: Dr. Damian Redfearn

Clinical Research Fellowship Program
Dr. Adaya Weissler-Snir, St. Michael's Hospital/U of T; Supervisors: Dr. Paul Dorian and Dr. Paul Angaran

Clinical Research Fellowship Program
Dr. Steven Duffett, Western University; Supervisor: Dr. Allan Skanes

Don't forget - the deadline to apply for Round 2 is November 25!

CANet at the CCC in Montreal

We had a great time at the CCC in Montreal! A special thank you to the Network Investigators who gave live presentations on the floor - Dr. John Sapp, Dr. Venk Thiruganasambandamoorthy, and Dr. Ratika Parkash. 

We'll see you there next year!

Don't forget!

The 3rd Annual Research Workshop, sponsored by CSPIN and CANet, is coming up in January. The deadline to apply is November 21! Click here for more information.

In case you missed it...

CANet and IBM have joined forces to launch Heart-SIGN. This IBM Cloud-based analytics platform will accelerate arrhythmia research. [read more]

We're growing! CANet welcomes two new Board members and 30 new Network Investigators. [read more]
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