Three VPC researchers receive CIHR Project Awards

Date Posted: 
2018-07-10

Drs. Zoubeidi, Black and So are PIs on three CIHR Project Grants that were funded in the March 2018 competition. The funded projects are:

Dr. Amina Zoubeidi: Hormone therapy induces reprogramming to drive aggressive prostate cancer ($669,376 over 5 years)
- Ranked 1st of 39 projects in the Cancer Biology & Therapeutics 2 Committee's review panel

Drs. Peter Black & Purang Abolmaesumi: Multi-centre Temporal Ultrasound Image Analysis for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis ($1,158,976 over 5 years)
- Ranked 1st of 57 projects in theMedical Physics & Imaging Committee's review panel

Dr. Alan So: Novel 3D personalized bladder cancer model on demand: A new era for personalized medicine ($248,625 over 2 years)
- Ranked 3rd of 57 projects in the Biomedical Engineering Committee's review panel

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