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Ada Tang, co-PI with Marc Roig from McGill University and co-investigator Jennifer Crozier RS PhD student received funding from CIHR for their project “Exercise intensity matters: a window of opportunity to promote neuro-recovery and cardiovascular health in stroke” This study will use exercise to concurrently target brain health and cardiovascular health, two critical aspects of stroke recovery and secondary prevention.
Award total for 3 years: $393,976

Rebecca Gewurtz, Irvin E, Tompa E, Haan M, Mahood Q, Padkapayeva K, a partnered research team for their project “Financial Incentives to Promote Employment of People with Disabilities: When and how do they work best?” Funded by the Ontario Human Capital Research and Innovation Fund (OHCRIF) through the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development. This is a 3-year project and they have awarded funding for the first year which will entail a scoping review.
Award total: $50,000.

Wael Hanna (PI), Marla Beauchamp, Lawrence Mbuagbaw, Joshua Wald, Christina Fahim. “Move for Surgery: A Preconditioning Program to Optimize Health Before Major Lung Surgery”. Hamilton Academic Health Sciences Organization AFP Innovation Grant 2017/18.
Award total for 2 years: $182,689

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