Grant Competition Results

Announcing the Results of the 2016 CNTRP ATI Research Innovation Grants

The Alberta Transplant Institute, in partnership with Astellas and the Canadian National Transplant Research Program, is pleased to announce that four grants to Alberta-based researchers are being funded through the 2016 CNTRP ATI Research Innovation Grant.

 

Dr. Jayan Nagendran (University of Alberta)
Co-Investigator
: Dr. Michael Mengel
Study Title:
Molecular quantification of tissue injury and repair pre, during, and post ex-vivo perfusion of swine lung transplants (New CNTRP study under Project 1)

 

 

 

 

Dr. Faisal Khan (University of Calgary)
Co-Investigators
: Dr. Lee Anne Tibbles, Dr. BerkaYilmaz
Study Title:
Gene Variants Influencing Complement-Dependent Cytotoxicity (CDC) and Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity (ADSS) as Predictors of Antibody Mediated Rejection (AMR) after Kidney Transplantation (New CNTRP study under Project 3)

 

 

 

 

Dr. Simon Urschel (University of Alberta)
Co-Investigator
: Dr. Lori West
Study Title:
Aerobic capacity, muscle strength, and muscle endurance after pediatric transplantation (New CNTRP study under Project 7, Core 2, and Project 6)

 

 

 

 

Dr. Dean Kavellas (University of Alberta)
Co-Investigators
: Dr. Jim Kutsogiannis, Dr. Christopher Rose
Study Title:
Prognostic impact of Liver Fatty Acid Binding Protein in Acute Liver Failure (New CNTRP study under Project 3 and Core 1)

 

 

 

 

Additional information on the Canada-wide results of the 2016 CNTRP Research Innovation Grant Competition results can be found here