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Targeting GRP78 palmitoylation in glioblastomas

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Cancer

  • Disease Area

    Brain Cancer

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2022

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000

Project Overview

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) the most common form of brain cancer in adults with very low survival of only 15 months with less than 5% of patients surviving more than 5 years. Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation are the treatments currently used but recurrence is very common, often with tumors that are…

Targeting GRP78 palmitoylation in glioblastomas

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Cancer

  • Disease Area

    Brain Cancer

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2022

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000

Project Overview

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) the most common form of brain cancer in adults with very low survival of only 15 months with less than 5% of patients surviving more than 5 years. Surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation are the treatments currently used but recurrence is very common, often with tumors that are…

Evaluating an innovative e-mental health solution to support youth with mental health disorders in Northwestern Ontario

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Mental Health

  • Disease Area

    Mental illness

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2022

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000

Project Overview

Many youth suffer from mental health-related brain disorders which can have devastating consequences Effective treatment is desperately needed. Youth in underserviced areas such as Northwestern Ontario have increased need for and decreased access to mental health treatment, especially those in rural and remote areas. Limited access and longer waits for…

Evaluating an innovative e-mental health solution to support youth with mental health disorders in Northwestern Ontario

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Mental Health

  • Disease Area

    Mental illness

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2022

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000

Project Overview

Many youth suffer from mental health-related brain disorders which can have devastating consequences Effective treatment is desperately needed. Youth in underserviced areas such as Northwestern Ontario have increased need for and decreased access to mental health treatment, especially those in rural and remote areas. Limited access and longer waits for…

Investigating the role of microglia in brain disorders, by high-throughput single-cell screening of disease-associated genes in human immuno-competent brain avatars

  • Program Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Multiple

  • Competition

    Future Leaders in Canadian Brain Research

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2022

  • Total Grant Amount

    $100,000

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $50,000

Project Overview

Most brain disorders remain incurable, whether they begin during early development, as seen in Autism, or seem acquired over time, as observed in Alzheimer’s disease. Population studies have now pointed to hundreds of DNA variants as possible culprits in these disorders and have highlighted the role of immunity. The functional…