Congratulations to Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez – Recipient of Two CIHR Grants in the Spring 2020 Competition!


The Department congratulates Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez, who has been awarded two project grants from the recent CIHR Spring 2020 Competition.

Dr. Vila-Rodriguez is the Principal Investigator on the following funded projects: Neuro-cardiac predictors of treatment response to rTMS in depression: a mechanistic study using interleaved TMS-fMRI and Low frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) vs. intermittent Theta Burst Stimulation TMS effectiveness in depression and suicidal ideation: a randomized non-inferiority trial. In total, twenty-two research projects led by researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and affiliated health authority research centres were awarded $15 million from the Canadian Institute of Health Research Project Grant Spring 2020 competition. The Project Grant program supports researchers in building and conducting health-related research and knowledge translation projects, covering all areas of health.

Congratulations on this outstanding achievement, Fidel!

See the list of Faculty of Medicine CIHR Spring 2020 Project Grant Recipients here.