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  • BHCRI announces recipients of the 2017 BHCRI New Investigator Awards and Ivor Hamilton Cancer Care & Education Awards


Congratulations to the following recipients of 2017 BHCRI New Investigator Awards and Ivor Hamilton Cancer Care & Education Awards:
 
2017 BHCRI New Investigator Awards
 
A Pilot Trial of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Insomnia and Cognitive Complaints in Breast Cancer Survivors
 
Primary Applicant: Dr. Sheila Garland, Department of Psychology, Memorial University
Co-Applicants: 
Dr. John Thoms, Division of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
Dr. Melanie Seal, Division of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University
 
$23,024.29 for year one and $23,642.24 for year two, subject to matching funds
 
Establishing the Contribution of the Gut Microbiome to Febrille Neutropenia in Children with Hematological Malignancies
 
Primary Applicant: Dr. Ketan Kulkarni, Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre
Co-Applicants: 
Dr. Johan Van Limbergen, Department of Pediatrics, IWK Health Centre 
Dr. Morgan Langille, Department of Pharmacology, Dalhousie University
Dr. Joseph Bielawski, Department of Biology, Dalhousie University 
 
$22,183 per year for two years
 
Elucidating the Molecular Basis of MITF Transcription Factor Function in Health and Disease
 
Primary Applicant: Dr. David Langelaan, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Dalhousie University
 
$25,000 per year for two years
 
 
2017 BHCRI Ivor Hamilton Cancer Care & Education Awards
 
Online Educational Resource for Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer in Nova Scotia
 
Primary Applicants: 
Dr. Tallal Younis, Department of Medicine at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
Dr. Robin Urquhart, Department of Surgery at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
 
Co-Applicants:
Dr. Chris Blanchard, Department of Medicine at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
Dr. Leah Cahill, Department of Medicine at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
Dr. Sian Iles, Department of Radiology at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
Dr. Melanie Keats, School of Health and Human Performance, Dalhousie University
Dr. Geoff Porter, Department of Surgery at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Dalhousie University
 
Collaborators:
Ms. Judith Purcell, Primary Prevention Coordinator & Ms. Meg McCallum, Education, Practice Support and Special Projects Manager, NSHA Program of Care for Cancer
Dr. Kathleen Horrey, Family Physician, Spryfield Clinic, Department of Family Medicine
 
$37,640 for two years

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