The Canadian Stroke Network, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health and the CIHR/Rx&D Program along with AstraZeneca Canada are pleased to announce the results of the third Focus on Stroke personnel awards competition.
This special competition was launched to increase capacity for stroke research in Canada and to address the shortage of highly qualified personnel working in this important area. This initiative provided new funding opportunities for training through Doctoral Research Awards, Postdoctoral Fellowships, and New Investigator Awards in the field of stroke. The overall Focus on Stroke initiative through all competitions, represents total funding of over $4.8 million by all partners. Twenty-eight awards have been funded to date.
A total of 87 applications were reviewed as part of this competition. The successful awardees are listed below by category.
Congratulations to all the successful applicants!