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The RHN organizes several competitions annually to provide grants for various projects. The rules governing the different competitions differ from one to the other.


CompetitionRecipientInstructionsMaximum grantDeadline 
Competition for presentation at a scientific congressMSc students, PhD, postdocFR EN1 000$May 24th 2019Expired
Scholarship competition for a short research internship in another universityMSc students, PhDFR EN5 000$all yearApply
Scholarship Supplement ProgramMSc students, PhD, postdocFR EN5 000$ MSc
10 000$ PhD, Postdoc
June 25th 2019Expired
Mentorship programJunior researcher -1st university assignmentFR EN20 000$Oct. 15th 2019Expired
Priority and team projects competitionNetwork members from different universitiesFR EN30 000$Oct. 8th 2019Expired
Funding program for the participation of regular RHN members at the J2R Convention Regular members of the RHNFor authors2 000 $June 25th 2019Expired

Additional information

Winners for the competitions


Principal investigatorTitleUniversityAmount
Mathieu MorissetteIdentifying vaping ingredients that can cause acute lung illnessLaval30 000$
Philippe JouvetVentilation mécanique prolongée en soins intensifs pédiatriques: pour comprendre et mieux prendre en chargeMontréal30 000$
Roger C LévesqueBioPrintGenomics: Next Generation 3D Bioprinting of Human lung TissuesLaval30 000$
Carolyn BagloleEvaluate the Epigenetic Lung Effects of VapingMcGill30 000$

Team-projects (acceptance : 50%)

David MarsolaisProbing the S1P1-TLR4 interplay to short circuit the persistence of hypersensitivity pneumonitisLaval30 000$
Michael ReedNew targets for reversing antimicrobial resistance in M. tuberculosis – a discovery-based approachMcGill30 000$
Nathalie GrandvauxAnalyse de l’effet du traitement de l’air à l’ozone pour l’inactivation du virus respiratoire syncytialMontréal30 000$
Maria FernandesA Comprehensive Analysis of Low-Density Neutrophils in Cystic Fibrosis: A Functional Biomarker StudyLaval30 000$

Mentorship program (acceptance : 50%)

Olivier BoucheratEZH2: an epigenetic opportunity to counter
vascular remodeling in PAH
Laval25 000$
Tania Janaudis FerreiraT Improving ACCEPTance and uptake of Pulmonary Rehabilitation after acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – The ACCEPT PR STUDYMcGill25 000$
Simon de MontignyApprentissage automatique à base de simulations cardio-respiratoiresMontréal25 000$
Andréanne CôtéEndotyping severe asthma the first step to give the right treatment to the right patientLaval25 000$

Mentorship program

Neda BarjestehMontréal20 000$
Etienne Fortin-PellerinSherbrooke20 000$
Jean-François Lauzon-JosetLaval20 000$


Elyse BissonnetteLaval30 000$
Patricia FontellaMcGill30 000$
Philippe JoubertLaval30 000$
David MarsolaisLaval30 000$
Sushmita PamidiMcGill30 000$
Benjamin SmithMcGill30 000$

Supplementary grant program

Wided AkikMcGill
Tara-Adele JanesLaval
Dacquin Muhandwa KasumbaMontréal
Sofien LaouafaLaval
Mégane LebelSherbrooke
Julien MaletMcGill
Frank NiroMcGill
Laura SognigbéMontréal
Hussein TraboulsiMcGill
Jonathan VyskocilLaval