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Grants & Fellowships

Natalie Coburn (GenSurg) has received a Connaught New Staff Matching Grant ($23,000) for her project titled: "Surgical Care of Gastric Cancer Patients in Ontario: A Population-based Study".

Michael Fehlings (NeurSurg) has received a one-year grant from the McLaughlin Centre for Molecular Medicine to study: "Spinal Cord Repair".

Michael has also received:
With collaborator Eric Massicotte (NeurSurg) a two-year AOSpine North America Fellowship Award.

With collaborator Mark Erwin (Research) a AOSpine North America Young Investigator Research Grant for their project entitled: "Investigation of Molecular Signaling and Susceptibility to Apoptosis in Canine Intervertebral Disc Notochordal Cells".

Reginald Gorczynski (Research) has been awarded a CIHR Operating Grant ($108,653) for his project titled: "The Involvement of CD200:CD200R Regulatory Axis in Turmorigenesis".

Ab Guha (NeurSurg) has been awarded a 1-year grant from NBTF for his work on: "Regional Variation in Inhibitors of Apoptosis (IAPs) in GBMs and Their Role in Apoptosis and Therapeutic Resistance".

Ab has also been successful in receiving: A 3-year NCIC Grant for his project entitled: "Tissue Factor in Tumor Progression, Angiogenesis".

A 2-year grant from the Brain Tumor Society (BTS) of North America for his work on: "Role of IAPs in Gliomas".

Magdy Hassouna (UrolSurg) has been awarded a 2-year Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation Grant ($401,204) for the peer-reviewed proposal entitled: "Comparative Study on the Safety and Efficacy of Muscarinic M3 Receptor Antagonists in the Treatment of Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity".

Michael Johnston (ThorSurg) has been awarded a CIHR Operating Grant ($150,000) for his project titled: "Delivery of Chemotherapeutic Agents for Treating Lymphatic Metastasis in Lung Cancer".

Paulo Koeberle (Anatomy) has been awarded a Connaught New Staff Matching Grant ($30,000) to study: "The Role of Extracellular Matrix in Adult CNS Regeneration".

Abhaya Kulkarni (NeurSurg) co-investigator received a 5-year grant from the National Cancer Institute of Canada for a joint project: "Changes in White Matter Integrity and Cognitive Function Following Cranial Radiation for Pediatric Brain Tumours".

Loch Macdonald (NeurSurg) is the recipient of a 2-year Physicians Services Incorporated Foundation Award as Principle Investigator for his work: "Calcium Channels in Cerebral Vasospasm".

As co-investigator Loch received a 1-year grant from the N.I.H. RO1 for a project on the: "Treatment of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage with Human Albumin".

Andrea McCart (GenSurg) has been awarded a CIHR Operating Grant ($350,112) for project titled: "Combined Oncolytic Virotherapy and Targeted Radiotherapy of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis".

Robin McLeod (GenSurg) has received from Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada, Grants in Aid to study: "Post Operative Recurrence in Paediatric Crohn's Disease: Influence of Molecular Factors".

Carol-anne Moulton (GenSurg) has received a Physician's Services Incorporated Foundation Operating Grant ($41,000) for her project: "Slowing Down When You Should: A New Model of Expert Surgical Judgement".

Allan Okrainec (GenSurg) is the Faculty Award Recipient of the 2007 Canadian Surgery Research Fund Award ($10,000) for his project: "Does Virtual Surgery Translate to Better Surgery: The Impact of High Fidelity VR Simulation on Intraoperative Performance".

Raja Rampersaud (OrthSurg) has been awarded a Canadian Spine Society Grant ($60,000) for work on: "Canadian Multi-centered Study that Relates to - HRQOL for Surgical Treatment of Focal Spinal Stenosis Compared to Hip and Knee Replacement".

Barry Rubin (VascSurg) has been awarded a CIHR Operating Grant ($368,820) for a project titled: "Role of Microsomal Prostaglandin E2 Synthase- 1 in Myocardial Infarction".

Oleg Safir (OrthSurg) has received a Physician's Services Incorporated Foundation Operating Grant ($24,000) to study: "Self Regulated Scheduling of Practice of a Technical Surgical Skill".

Oleg with Heather Carnahan (Research) principal investigators also received a 2007 Royal College Medical Education Research Grant ($22,680) to study: "Self Regulated Scheduling of Practice for Suturing".

Khalid Syed (OrthSurg) has received a Physician's Services Incorporated Foundation Operating Grant ($32,000) to study: "Effect of Bench-model Training on Cognitive Learning in the Operating Room".

Mae Cantos (GenSurg Resident) is the Resident Award Recipient of the 2007 Canadian Surgery Research Fund Award ($10,000) for her project: "The Role of Ceramide in Oxidant-induced Increase in Surface TLR4 in Macrophages".

Betty Kim (NeurSurg Resident) has been awarded the Chisholm Memorial Fellowship.

Demitre Serletis (NeurSurg Resident) was awarded the Chisholm Memorial Fellowship; the Elizabeth Arbuthnot Dayson Fellowship; the Nellie L. Farthing Fellowship and the William S. Fenwick Fellowship by the Postgraduate Medicine Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, UofT.

Scellig Stone (NeurSurg Resident) has been awarded the Joseph M. West Family Memorial Prize by the Postgraduate Medicine Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine, UofT.

Patrick Tawadros (GenSurg Resident) has been awarded by the 2007-2008 Postgraduate Medicine Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine the William S. Fenwick Fellowship.




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