McMaster University

McMaster University

Funded Research Projects in Neonatal Intensive Care

Funded Research Projects

2013 - 2015 Projects – Peer Reviewed

  • Quantitative modelling of spontaneous movements in infants, NeuroDevNet 2014 Strategic Initiative Award, $26,454.98, Co-Investigator. Principal Investigator: Dr. Vickie Galea
  • Effect of Cohorting Patients by Level of Acuity to Designated Areas within a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hamilton Academic Health Sciences Organization (HAHSO) Innovation Grant, $196,880.00, 2013-2015, Co-Investigator
  • The Effect of Individualized Fortification of Breast Milk on Somatic Growth and Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Preterm Infants, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Operating Grant, $472,126, 2013-2017, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Development of a pumpless lung assist device which acts like an artificial placenta for neonates with respiratory failure, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CHRP), $546,714, 2013-2016, Co-Principal Investigator
  • Comparison of two surfactant preparations (Curosurf vs. BLeS), Academic Health Science Centers Innovation Fund, $85.000 (year 1) funding for year 2 optional (depending on progress report), 2013-2014, Co-investigator.  Principal Investigator:  Dr. Brigitte Lemyre, The Ottawa Hospital (Ottawa).
  • Optimizing mothers’ milk for preterm Infants, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR):  Programmatic Grants in Food and Health, $2,000,000, 2013-2018, Co-Investigator.  Principal Investigator:  Dr. Deborah O’Connor, Hospital for Sick Children (Toronto).


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