Four PHRI investigators have received a total of more than $5.5 million in the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Spring 2020 Project Grants competition. (That amount does not include COVID-19 grants). The successful recipients at PHRI are:

  • Shamir Mehta, Senior Scientist at PHRI, for COMPLETE-2 – a prospective, randomized, multi-centre trial of physiology-guided versus angiography-guided complete revascularization to treat multivessel disease after early percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction – building on the landmark COMPLETE trial. COMPLETE-2 is receiving $2,214,676.
  • Flavia Kessler-Borges, Investigator at PHRI, for the HIP ATTACK-2 study – the next phase of Hip Fracture Accelerated Surgical Treatment and Care Track – is receiving $1,992,824.
  • Guillaume Paré, Senior Scientist at PHRI and Director, Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory (GMEL), for his team’s work on risk prediction of heart failure using an integrated genomic-proteomic approach – in the G-CHF study – is receiving $697,680.
  • Michael McGillion, Scientist at PHRI, for the  VISION-2 study, building on the Vascular Events in Noncardiac Surgery Patients cohort evaluation study (VISION). VISION-2 is receiving $673,200.

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