January 2023 Award Winners

Dr. Sophia Frangou received a Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Alzheimer Disease Research Grant to use large-scale datasets to identify environmental factors that can accelerate or delay brain aging. See which other Vancouver researchers received grants, awards, scholarships, and fellowships in January.
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October 2022 Award Winners

Melody Salehzadeh is a Doctoral Student in Zoology at UBC. She received a Friedman Award for Scholars in Health to travel to the University of Edinburgh to perform mass spectrometry imaging of glucocorticoids in the thymus. See which other Vancouver researchers received grants, awards, and scholarships in October.
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Dr. Jessica Dennis from UBC and BC Children's Hospital Research Institute received a Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar Award to investigate the genomic mechanisms underlying the prenatal and early childhood origins of mental illness in children. See which other Vancouver researchers received grants, awards, and fellowships in September.
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August 2022 Award Winners

Dr. Philip Hieter (pictured) from UBC received a Canadian Institutes of Health Research grant to expand the impact and reach of the Canadian 'Rare Diseases: Models and Mechanisms' Network. See which other Vancouver researchers received grants, awards, fellowships, and scholarships in August.
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June 2022 Award Winners

Dr. Mani Larijani (pictured), Professor & Shrum Chair in Biological Mechanisms of Disease at SFU, received an NSERC Discovery Grant to study the volutionary trajectories of DNA/RNA-editing enzymes involved in adaptive and innate immunity. See which other Vancouver researchers received grants, awards, fellowships, and scholarships in June.
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May 2022 Award Winners

Parneet Sekhon, an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Ken Harder's lab at UBC, received a NanoMedicines Innovation Network Undergraduate Studentship in NanoMedicines Research award. Her project aims to explore the chemistry of lipid nanoparticle-mediated co-delivery of Cas9 mRNA and single-guide RNA. See which other Vancouver researchers received grants, awards, scholarships, and fellowships in May.
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