A CIHR Foundation grant of $3.1M awarded to an IRCM researcher

July 31 2018 | Grants, Neurobiology

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On the occasion of its most recent Foundation grant competition, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) awarded a $ 3.1M grant to Michel Cayouette, Director of the Cellular Neurobiology Research Unit at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM).

The sum, spread over seven years, will allow Dr. Cayouette to undertake a research program entitled Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurogenesis in the retina: towards improved cell therapies for retinal dystrophies

CIHR’s Foundation Grant program is designed to contribute to a sustainable foundation of established health research leaders, by providing long-term support for the pursuit of innovative, high-impact programs of research.