10 members of the Faculty receive MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Awards

Ten members of the Faculty have received the Michael Smith Foundation Health Research (MSFHR) Health Professional-Investigator Awards. The award recipients ranged from emergency physicians to psychologists. The MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Program is designed to develop BC’s research talent and help decrease the gap between health research and its implementation. The awards support health professionals who are actively involved in patient care to conduct and apply research relevant to health and/or the health system.

Award recipients and their research projects:

Catherine Biggs
Research Fellow, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine
Improving outcomes through precision medicine for adults with primary immunodeficiency

Peter Black
Professor, Department of Urologic Sciences
Unravelling disparate roles of Notch-1 and Notch-2 signalling in bladder cancer

Delbert Dorscheid
Associate Professor, Divisions of Critical Care Medicine and Respirology, Department of Medicine
UIgE-mediated inflammation generated by the airway epithelium is antigen independent-a cause of a novel asthma phenotype

Thalia Field
Assistant Professor, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine
SECRET: Study of rivaroxaban for CeREbral venous Thrombosis

Josie Geller
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Improving outcomes in the treatment of eating disorders: Self-compassion in patients, families and clinicians

Donald Griesdale
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Cerebral Oximetry to assess CErebral autoregulation in Hypoxemic Ischemic Brain Injury (COnCEpT – HIBI)

Corinne Hohl
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Implementing and evaluating ActionADE to transform medication safety

Melanie Murray
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
Individual disposition and mHealth: Personalized care to improve outcomes

Eitan Prisman
Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery
Custom platform for preoperative planning of complex head and neck reconstruction

Paul Yong
Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynacology
Sexual pain in endometriosis: Role of somatic mutations