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Scientists receive operating grants

CHÉOS Scientists have received operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Dr. Nick Bansback is the principal investigator for his study titled, “Improving adherence to treatments through behavioural economics: Testing an enhanced decision aid in patients with obstructive sleep apnea,” which received a one-year operating grant from the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health. Co-investigators for the study are: Fernanda R. Almeida, Najib Ayas, Penelope Brasher, Larry D. Lynd, Carlo A. Marra and Dawn Stacey.


Dr. Karin Humphries received a two-year operating grant from CIHR for her research in “Cardiac Troponins and Sex Differences in Outcomes.” Co-investigators are; Robert H. Boone, Mark J. Eisenberg, Min Gao, Mona Izadnegahdar, Louise Pilote, Frank Scheuermeyer and Tara Sedlak.


Dr. Martha Mackay
received a two-year operating grant from CIHR for her study, “Sociodemographic differences in treatment-seeking behaviour of patients with symptoms of acute coronary syndrome.” Co-investigators for the study are: Karin H. Humphries, Jan M. Kornder, Krishnan Ramanathan, Pamela A. Ratner, Frank Scheuermeyer and Gerry D. Veenstra.

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