Funded! 5 New Research Projects

Feb 12th, 2016


Funded! 5 New Research Projects

Eighteen applications were assessed in this year’s competition. We congratulate the following awards recipients:

  • Holly Etchegary, Faculty of Medicine and Elizabeth Dicks, Faculty of Medicine |$40,600.00Breast cancer surgical treatment choices in Newfoundland and Labrador: patient and surgeon perspectives
  • Darren O'Rielly, Faculty of Medicine and Proton Rahman, Faculty of Medicine | $25,000.00Determining the heritability of serious drug related adverse events in patients receiving targeted biologic therapy for rheumatic diseases in the Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) population
  • Gail Wideman, School of Social Work | $69,930.00P/EOL care in rural settings: support to informal providers of care
  • Michael Bautista, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine and Roberta Didonato, Department of Psychology | $22,263.00Clear Speech Technique: Communication and learning in a simulated patient handoff
  • John Thoms, Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre | $75,000.00The need for novel biomarkers beyond PSA

NLCAHR wishes to acknowledge the high quality of applications received for this competition and to thank the peer reviewers and all applicants for participating in this year’s program.



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