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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Latest IDIGH Publications

  1. Lefebvre, T., Petitclerc, L., Hébert, M., Bilodeau, L., Sebastiani, G., Olivié, D., Gao, Z.-H., Sylvestre, M.-P., Cloutier, G., Nguyen, B. N., Gilbert, G. & Tang, A.
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    MRI cine-tagging of cardiac-induced motion for noninvasive staging of liver fibrosis
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    Journal of magnetic resonance imaging : JMRI
  2. Althoff, K. N., Chandran, A., Zhang, J., Arevalo, W. M., Gange, S. J., Sterling, T. R., Gill, M. J., Justice, A. C., Palella, F. J., Rebeiro, P. F., Silverberg, M. J., Mayor, A. M., Horberg, M. A., Thorne, J. E., Rabkin, C. S., Mathews, W. C., Klein, M. B., Humes, E., Lee, J., Hogg, R., Moore, R. D. & North American AIDS Cohort Collaboration on Research and Design (NA-ACCORD) of IeDEA.
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    LIFE EXPECTANCY DISPARITIES AMONG ADULTS WITH HIV IN THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA: THE IMPACT OF A REDUCTION IN DRUG- AND ALCOHOL-RELATED DEATHS USING THE LIVES SAVED SIMULATION (LISSO) MODEL
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    American journal of epidemiology
  3. Horwitz, D. A., Fahmy, T. M., Piccirillo, C. A. & La Cava, A.
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    Rebalancing Immune Homeostasis to Treat Autoimmune Diseases
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    Trends in immunology
  4. Massanella, M., Bakeman, W., Sithinamsuwan, P., Fletcher, J. L. K., Chomchey, N., Tipsuk, S., Chalermchai, T., Routy, J.-P., Ananworanich, J., Valcour, V. G., Chomont, N. & SEARCH 011 Study Group.
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    Infrequent HIV infection of circulating monocytes during antiretroviral therapy
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    Journal of virology
  5. Zhang, H., Carnevale, G., Polese, B., Simard, M., Thurairajah, B., Khan, N., Gentile, M. E., Fontes, G., Vinh, D. C., Pouliot, R. & King, I. L.
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    CD109 Restrains Activation of Cutaneous IL-17-Producing γδ T Cells by Commensal Microbiota
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