The Foundation is pleased to announce that its Scientific Advisory Board has awarded grants for five new projects; all for “Blue Sky” research awards.

Dr. Naomi Dove and her team have been awarded funds for: “A pilot study to investigate models for sexual/mental health service integration in the context of population health inequities”.

Dr. Eleni Galanis and her research team have been awarded funding for: “Beyond diarrhea, to disability and death: the hidden consequences of foodborne infections”.

Dr. Amee Manges an her team have been granted funds for: “AntiRetroviral Research fOr Watoto (ARROW): Substudy on the impact of cotrimoxazole on the gut flora of HIV-infected children and adolescents”.

Dr. David Patrick has been awarded funds for: “The BC Generations Project Cohort as a Platform for Discovery in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS): A Pilot Study”.

Dr. Mark Tyndall and Dr. Svetlana Ritovski-Slijepcevic has been awarded funding for: “Integrating research and policy to improve health outcomes for LGBTQ2S youth”.

BCCDC Faculty interested in applying for future funding, be sure to watch your email inboxes in February; the next round of applications will be reviewed in April 2018. To see some of our past research successes, click through to our main research page on our website.