PHA Canada PH Research Scholarship Recipients

One of the ways PHA Canada promotes Canadian research in the field of pulmonary hypertension is by offering scholarships of up to $10,000 to outstanding trainees in support of their research. This research program allows emerging PH researchers, whose projects will contribute to the better understanding or treatment of PH, to fully delve into their scientific studies, in collaboration with specialized PH clinics.

We currently support up-and-coming Canadian researchers pursuing scientific investigations that will help better the lives of Canadians living with PH through two PH research scholarships: the Paroian Family PH Research Scholarship and the Mohammed Family PH Research Scholarship.

 

Paroian Family PH Research Scholarship

Year Recipient Project PH Program Affiliation / Supervisors
2016 Sylvia Rinaldi, MScFN RD Nutritional Status of Patients with PH

Southwest Ontario PH Clinic, and Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brescia College, University of Western Ontario, London, ON.

Under the supervision of: 

  • Dr. Janet Madill, PhD RD
  • Dr.Sanjay Mehta MD FRCPC
2016 Virginie F. Tanguay, MSc MD Metabolic Syndrome and PH 

Pulmonary Hypertension Research Group, Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Laval University, Quebec City, QC.

Under the supervision of: 

  • Dr. Steeve Provencher, MD MSc
2017 Sylvia Rinaldi, MScFN RD Nutritional Status of Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

Southwest Ontario PH Clinic, and Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Brescia College, University of Western Ontario, London, ON.

Under the supervision of: 

  • Dr. Janet Madill, PhD RD
  • Dr. Sanjay Mehta MD FRCPC

 

Mohammed Family PH Research Scholarship

Year Recipient Project PH Program Affiliation / Supervisors
2017 Alice Bourgeois, MSc MD Role of FOXM1 in DNA Damage
Response and Cell Cycle Progression in PAH

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Research Group, Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Laval University, Quebec City, QC.

Under the supervision of:

  • Dr. Olivier Boucherat, PhD

 


 


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