National New Investigators Competition Results: 2017/2018

The Personnel Award program of the Heart & Stroke Foundation provides salary support for Canada's best young researchers. These individuals are pursuing research at universities, hospitals and institutes across Canada and abroad.

Davenport, Margaret (Margie)* & ** (Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta)
Determinants of maternal cardiovascular health
Barnett Scholarship
Jickling, Glen C.* (Division of Neurology, University of Alberta)
Genomics of high risk transient ischemic attacks
McDonald Scholarship
Liang, Wenbin (Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa Heart Institute)
Role of Wnt signalling in cardiac arrhythmogenesis
Paulin, Roxane (Department of Medicine, Université Laval)
Role of circulating metabolic factors in the pulmonary arterial hypertension syndrome
Prager-Khoutorsky, Masha (Department of Physiology, McGill University)
The role of brain mechanisms in detecting blood sodium in health and salt-sensitive hypertension
West, Christopher (Department of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia)
Cardiac function after SCI: From discovery to delivery
*Joint title Alberta New Investigator and National New Investigator
**Improving Heart Health for Women Award 2017 recipient