The Department congratulates three of its faculty members, Dr. Bill Honer, Dr. Will Panenka, and Dr. Nichole Fairbrother, who were awarded funding through the highly competitive Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant competition for Fall 2019. Dr. Honer and Dr. Panenka were awarded a full project grant totaling $1,235,475 for their project titled “Neuropsychiatric complications of co-morbid illness in people living in homelessness or precarious housing.” For her project titled “Perinatal Anxiety Disorder Screening Study,” Dr. Fairbrother was awarded a bridge grant totaling $100,000.
Their projects are among the 40 projects led by UBC Faculty of Medicine researchers that received funding ($27 million in total) in this latest CIHR project grant competition. Congratulations again!
Read the announcement and view the full list of Faculty of Medicine awardees here.