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

Competitions

CompetitionRecipientInstructionsMaximum grantDeadline 
Scholarship for presentation at a scientific conferenceStudents MSc, PhD, postdoct1000$Canceled*
Short research internship in another universityMSc students, PhD5000 $Canceled*
Scholarship Supplement ProgramMSc students, PhD, postdocFR
EN
5000 $ MSc 10 000$ PhD, postdoc
10 000$ PhD, Postdoc
June 8 2020Closed
Participation to J2RQRHN members2000 $To Come**
Priority-projectsQRHN AxisFR
EN
30 000$Oct. 9 2020Apply
Team-projectsQRHN membersFR
EN
30 000$Oct. 9 2020Apply
Career Start-Up and Mentorship Program for Young InvestigatorsQRHN members
Early career investigators
FR
EN
25 000$Oct. 16 2020Apply
Use of QRHN platformsQRHN members
FR
EN
3 000$First-comeSept 1st 2020

*Canceled because of Covid-19
** Still uncertain due to Covid-19

Additional information

Winners for the competitions

Supplementary grant program

LauréatNiveauUniversityTitle of the projectAmount
Inès LevadePostdoctMcGillIdentification of genetic variants of Pseudomonas aeruginosa involved in the progression of lung disease in patients with cystic fibrosis10 000$
Michaël LevyPostdoctU de MontréalDétection précoce du sepsis et des infections associées aux soins en unité de soins intensifs pédiatriques10 000$
Daniella MassiererPostdoctMcGillPredictive validity of the hangrip strenght and 1-minute sti to-stand tests for 30-day reaemissions after acute exacerbation of COPD: a feasibility study10 000$
Hussein TraboulsiPostdoctMcGillEstablishing the role of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) in pulmonary fibrosis10 000$
Wided AkikPhDMcGillMechanisms Underlying Corticosteroid Insensitivity Induction by Interleukin-17A in Bronchial Epithelial Cells10 000$
Mégane LebelPhDU de SherbrookeFormation d’invadosomes par les fibroblastes pulmonaire dans la fibrose pulmonaire idiopathique10 000$
Laura SognigbéPhDU de MontréalStratégies thérapeutiques pour la restauration de l’intégrité de l’épithélium des voies aériennes fibrose kystique10 000$
Jacqueline Tu Anh Thu LamPhDU de MontréaĺÉvaluation d’un programme de physiothérapie pour les adultes atteints d’apnées obstructives du sommeil : un essai randomisé préliminaire10 000$
Pierre-Alexandre GagnonMScU LavalThermoplastie bronchique : changements structuraux et voies biologiques modifiées 5 000$
Saad RazzaqMScMcGillComponents of the COPD Assessment Test associated with cardiopulmonary exercise test outcomes in the Canadian Cohort Obstructive Lung Disease (CanCOLD) study5 000$
Joanny RoyMScU LavalOrigine et mécanismes d’accumulation des DC2 CD11b+ CD103+ dans le cancer du poumon chez la souris5 000$
Emily WilsonMScMcGillAhR Activation by Cannabinoids Protects Against Lung Inflammation5 000$

Priority-projects

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%)

ChercheurTitleUniversityAmount
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%)

ChercheurTitleUniversityAmount
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

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

Team-projects

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

Supplementary grant program

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