CIHR 100 Years of Insulin: Accelerating Canadian Discoveries to Defeat Diabetes Awardees at BC Children’s Hospital

CIHR 100 Years of Insulin: Accelerating Canadian Discoveries to Defeat Diabetes Awardees at BC Children’s Hospital

Congratulations to the following BC Children’s Hospital investigators who received team grants through the 100 Years of Insulin: Accelerating Canadian Discoveries to Defeat Diabetes initiative from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR):

Dr. Francis Lynn, Dr. Megan Levings, Dr. Bruce Verchere, Dr. Wyeth Wasserman and colleagues, recipients of the CIHR-JDRF – Accelerating Stem Cell-Based Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes Team Grant for the project, “Generation of a functionally robust stem cell-based therapy for type 1 diabetes.”

Dr. Bruce Verchere, Dr. Ramon Klein Geltink, Dr. Megan Levings and colleagues, recipients of the Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions Team Grant for the project, “Immunometabolism in diabetes: Harnessing metabolic crosstalk between islets and immune cells for therapy.”

Dr. Shazhan Amed and colleagues, recipients of the Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions Team Grant for the project, “Building CAPACIty for pediatric diabetes research and quality improvement across Canada.”

Dr. Francis Lynn and colleagues, recipients of the Diabetes Mechanisms and Translational Solutions Team Grant for the project, “The developmental origins of pediatric type 2 diabetes and early renal dysfunction.”

Visit the CIHR website to read more and view the full list of recipients: https://bcchr.info/32YTbc8

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