IDIGH investigators are involved in 7 out of the 12 MI4 seed fund grants. These projects will be highlighted during the first MI4 Symposium on June 3, 2019. 

MI4 Seed Fund Grants

PI names: Michael B. Reed & Ioannis Ragoussis
Title: Integration of genomics and metagenomics for the surveillance of the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in Canada and the USA

PI names: Madhukar Pai & Scott Weichenthal
Title: A Deadly Combination: Air Pollution and TB in India

PI names: Bluma Brenner & Nadine Kronfli
Title: Design of a Rapid Point-of-Care PCR device for the diagnosis and management of HIV, HCV and other infectious diseases for key vulnerable populations in real-world settings

PI names: Selena Sagan & Nicole Bernard
Title: 
Investigation of the functionality of anti-Respiratory Syncytial Virus specific antibodies

PI names: Sara Mahshid & Momar Ndao
Title: Apta-Nanosurface Fluidic Assay for Specific and Rapid Detection of Parasites via a Labelfree Electrical Readout

MI4-MNI Collaborative Seed Fund Grant

PI names: Heidi McBride & Erwin Schurr
Title: Unraveling the microbial contributions to Parkinson’s Disease

MI4-GCRC Collaborative Seed Fund Grant

PI names: Ines Colmegna & Logan Walsh
Title: Humanized Mouse Models to Untangle Mechanisms of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors- Immune Related Adverse Events and Effects of their treatment in Tumor Biology

To view all winners and more details, click here.

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