Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

Beginning in 2008, students who participate in high school student science week at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation are eligible to apply for the Peter D. Paré Scholarship, an eight (8) week summer internship at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (valued at $2,000). Recipients of this fellowship spend 8 weeks working in a laboratory on a research project which they present at the Summer Student Research Day.  Past projects and laboratories are listed below.

Year Title Laboratory
2016 The role of Interleukin-1 in driving inflammation and remodeling in the asthmatic EMTU Dr. Tillie Hackett
2015 Changes in Macrophage Populations Induced by Statins in Patients with COPD Dr. Stephan van Eeden
2014 Role of TAR-DNA Binding Protein-43 in Viral-Induced Cardiomyopathy Dr. Honglin Luo
2013 Structural integrity of muscle cytoskeletal filament network: regulation by cross-linker proteins Dr. Chun Seow
2012 The Dynamic microbiome response to lung inflammation and stress Dr. Don Sin
2011 Interstitial Fibrosis in Exercise- and Hypertension-induced Cardiac Hypertrophy Dr. Mike Allard
2010 Studying the role of lysosomal cholesterol as a regulator of ABCA1 expression and high density lipoprotein (HDL) formation Dr.Gordon Francis
2009 Studying the role of Respiratory Syncytial Virus induced inflammation in airway epithelial cells Dr. Del Dorscheid
2008 Studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms associated with pathogenesis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Dr. Darry Knight

For further information on this program contact Gurpreet Singhera or Educational Coordinator.

CIHR IMPACT Strategic Training Program

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) IMPACT (Integrated and Mentored Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Training) Strategic Training Program at the Universities of British Columbia and Manitoba trains high quality clinical and basic science post-doctoral fellows with the goal of creating the next generation of investigators capable of developing and translating knowledge from bench to bedside with the outcome of improved cardio-pulmonary health status of the Canadian population.

The CIHR Strategic Training Program provides a very competitive funding and the opportunity to join focused teams of researchers in unique multidisciplinary research groups.

For more information please visit the IMPACT website.

External Grants and Fellowships

Additional grants and fellowships can be found on the pages listed below: