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Mitochondrial calcium uptake and targeted therapeutics

  • Grant Type

    Team grants

  • Area of research

    Injury

  • Disease Area

    Stroke

  • Competition

    Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-Aid

  • Province

    Nova Scotia

  • Start Date

    2015

  • Total Grant Amount

    $268,830

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $134,415

Project Overview

Stroke is the sudden death of brain cells caused by insufficient blood supply to the brain. Parts of the brain that enable us to walk and talk are often damaged most by a stroke. As a result, patients that survive a stroke frequently need assistance from others to take care…

Mechanisms of delayed death in stroke

  • Grant Type

    Team grants

  • Area of research

    Injury

  • Disease Area

    Stroke

  • Competition

    Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-Aid

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2015

  • Total Grant Amount

    $227,406

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $113,703

Project Overview

Stroke is a major cause of death and disability. At present, there are no clear and effective therapies to aid the majority of patients who suffer stroke. The goals of the present research are to understand the stroke process and identify targets, which block brain cell death following an ischemic…

Role of ATF4 and P53 family transcription factors in the regulation of neuronal cell death

  • Grant Type

    Team grants

  • Area of research

    Injury

  • Disease Area

    Stroke

  • Competition

    Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-Aid

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2015

  • Total Grant Amount

    $256,200

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $128,100

Project Overview

Stroke is a leading cause of adult long term disability and the third leading cause of death in industrialized countries. Brain cell death following stroke leads to the loss of brain controlled functions such as speech and locomotion. Unfortunately, the factors that control brain cell death during stroke have not…

Synaptic mechanisms in post-stroke depression

  • Grant Type

    Team grants

  • Area of research

    Injury

  • Disease Area

    StrokeMental illness

  • Competition

    Heart and Stroke Foundation Grant-in-Aid

  • Province

    Ontario

  • Start Date

    2015

  • Total Grant Amount

    $279,080

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $139,540

Project Overview

Stroke affects 17% of people worldwide and some estimates predict that it will soon become the most common cause of death worldwide. Post-stroke depression impacts a significant portion of patients that suffered from a stroke. The consequences of post-stroke are immense and are a severe impairment in the path to…

Habitual physical activity, exercise and cardiovascular function in spinal cord injury

  • Grant Type

    Capacity building grants

  • Area of research

    Injury

  • Disease Area

    Brain Injury

  • Competition

    Heart and Stroke Foundation Emerging Research Leaders Initiative

  • Province

    British Columbia

  • Start Date

    2015

  • Total Grant Amount

    $149,282

  • Health Canada Contribution

    $74,640

Project Overview

The major objectives of this research program are to measure the function of the heart and blood vessels following SCI and to investigate the mechanisms that are responsible for any changes that occur. A second objective is to examine the effect that both physical activity, which describes any bodily movement,…