Results of the June 2015 Prevention Research Grants competition

We are pleased to announce the results of the most recent Prevention Research Grants competition to support and accelerate research and the application of new knowledge relevant to cancer prevention. Below is a listing of newly awarded Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Prevention Research Grants.

5 Canadian Cancer Society Prevention Research Grants have been approved – 28% of all full proposals received. 46 Letters of Intent were submitted to the competition, and following a scientific review 20 of these were invited to submit full applications, and 18 were received. These 5 new grants represent an investment of over $2.3 million.

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is co-funding 1 grant in this competition as listed below.

We are also very pleased that all awards are being funded to their full panel recommended amounts and that no administrative decrements are being applied.

Summaries of awarded grants

Please note:
  • Amounts listed below represent the total dollars awarded by grant year and may include funds for salaries, supplies, and/or equipment.
  • The start date for these grants is November 1, 2015.
  • Only the Principal Investigator is named in this listing. Co-Principal Investigators, Co-Applicants and/or Additional Authors may also be associated with these grants.
Note Carefully:

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the listing below, this list does not constitute an "official" notification.

Successful applicants will be informed, in writing, with an official Notification of Award giving the details pertaining to their grant.

Ferguson, Sarah
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre - UHN
Maximizing cancer prevention through an enhanced genetic uptake program for Lynch Syndrome detection in women with endometrial and non-serous epithelial ovarian cancer
2015/2016 :  $146,134
2016/2017 :  $149,635
2017/2018 :  $147,051
2018/2019 :  $149,898
Guindon, G Emmanuel
McMaster University
Cigarette prices, area-level socioeconomic status and youth smoking
2015/2016 :  $82,192
2016/2017 :  $95,066
2017/2018 :  $99,830
O'Loughlin, Jennifer
Centre de recherche du CHUM - Pav. Hotel-Dieu (affil. U de Montreal)
Continuation of the Nicotine Dependence in Teens (NDIT) study to age 30
2015/2016 :  $150,000
2016/2017 :  $150,000
2017/2018 :  $150,000
2018/2019 :  $144,375

Paszat, Lawrence
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Advancing cancer prevention in deprived neighbourhoods
*Co-funded by CIHR-ICR

2015/2016 :  $149,974
2016/2017 :  $149,832
2017/2018 :  $147,376
2018/2019 :  $149,860
Rosberger, Zeev
Jewish General Hospital (affil. McGill)
Understanding HPV vaccine hesitancy among Canadian parents
2015/2016 :  $141,799
2016/2017 :  $145,214

Last modified on: January 30, 2017