Results of the April 2014 Capacity Development Awards in Prevention competition

We are pleased to announce the results of the most recent Capacity Development Awards in Prevention competition to support the career development of junior investigators in the area of cancer prevention/risk reduction research and community-based clinical research in cancer prevention by providing protected research time. Below is a listing of newly awarded Capacity Development Awards in Prevention by the Canadian Cancer Society and our partners.

Out of a total of 10 applications, 6 Capacity Development Awards in Prevention have been approved – a 60% success rate. The 6 awards total $1.35 million in funding over the terms of these awards.

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) is contributing funds towards 2 awards 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 award year and may include funds for salaries, supplies, and/or equipment.
• The start date for these awards is August 1, 2014.

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 award.

Applicant
Institution
Title
Award
Akbari, Mohammad
Women's College Research Institute
Genetic susceptibility to cancer
*Funds provided by the CBCF
2014/2015 :  $75,000
2015/2016 :  $75,000
2016/2017 :  $75,000
Diorio, Caroline
Laval University
Omega-3 fatty acids and the obesity-related markers in breast tissues: A personalized approach to breast cancer prevention
*Funds provided by the CBCF
2014/2015 :  $75,000
2015/2016 :  $75,000
2016/2017 :  $75,000
Duncan, Lindsay
McGill University
Development of a videogame intervention targeting tobacco use and cancer prevention among young adolescents
2014/2015 :  $75,000
2015/2016 :  $75,000
2016/2017 :  $75,000
Hanley, Gillian
University of British Columbia
A population-based assessment of an ovarian cancer prevention program
2014/2015 :  $75,000
2015/2016 :  $75,000
2016/2017 :  $75,000
Kirkpatrick, Sharon
University of Waterloo
Improving dietary assessment to advance cancer prevention research in Canada
2014/2015 :  $75,000
2015/2016 :  $75,000
2016/2017 :  $75,000
Maximova, Katerina
University of Alberta
Evolution of organizational capacity for primary prevention of cancer and chronic disease in Canada: from provincial policies to improvements in population outcomes
2014/2015 :  $75,000
2015/2016 :  $75,000
2016/2017 :  $75,000

Last modified on: December 2, 2019