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Dr. Soheila Karimi recipient of a 2017-2018 MS Society grant!

The SCRC would like to congratulate Dr. Soheila Karimi in her success as one of 14 recipients (and only one in Manitoba) of a three-year national Multiple Sclerosis Society Operating Research Grant. The grant was part of the 2017-2018 Annual Research Competition, and provides $358,321.00 in funding for her project entitled: “Role and therapeutic potential […]

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Dr. Eftekharpour awarded HSC Foundation operating grant for 2016-2017

Dr. Eftekhar Eftekharpour, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Regenerative Medicine Program in the Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology on the HSC campus. He and his team have been awarded a $70,000 General Operating Grant from the Foundation, as part of the 2016-2017 Grants. His research focuses on a newly developed antioxidant protein, and […]

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Rick Hansen Institute awards HSC Spinal Cord Injury Program

Above: WRHA chief operating officer Real Cloutier (from left), Rick Hansen Institute chief executive officer Bill Barrable and Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg chief operating officer Dana Erickson with the accreditation awards. (Reposted from WRHA Health Info News Aug. 10, 2016.) Region gets top marks for Spinal Cord Injury Program BY SUSIE STRACHAN Winnipeg Regional Health […]

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Dr. James Nagy receives two 2016 CIHR Project Grants

Congratulations to Dr. James Nagy on his success in the recently announced CIHR Project Grant opportunities. Dr. Nagy received funding for the following projects: Structural composition and regulation of electrical synapses in the CNS, $573,375 for 5 years Electrical synapses formed by connexin45 in mammalian CNS, $100,000 for 1 year

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Nagakannan Pandian recipient of the 2016 Research Manitoba/Will to Win PhD Graduate Studentship

The SCRC would like to congratulate Nagakannan Pandian on being the first recipient of the Research Manitoba/Will to Win PhD Graduate Studentship for his project entitled: “Unravelling the molecular mechanisms of cell death after spinal cord injury and aims to search for novel therapeutic approaches.” Mr. Nagakannan Pandian is a graduate student in Dr. Eftekharpour‘s […]

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