Master the art of grant writing with this comprehensive guide that distills Mireille Consalvey’s 13-step checklist into actionable advice for researchers. From understanding grant scopes to prioritizing DEI, this post covers it all to help you secure your next academic grant successfully.
Associate Professor Jennifer Heisz, a 2014 Banting Research Foundation Discovery Award recipient, has been making significant strides in the realm of brain health and aging. Recently named a 2023 University Scholar, her research reveals the potential of physical activity in dementia prevention. Beyond her academic achievements, Jennifer’s personal journey from a sedentary lifestyle to completing an Ironman race stands as a testament to the power of determination and the profound effects of exercise on mental health.
At a groundbreaking conference backed by giants like Pfizer and adMare BioInnovations, the future of IDEA in Canada’s Life Sciences Sector was explored with passion and precision. From talent development to leadership roles, read on for invaluable insights and actionable recommendations from the event.
Celebrating the appointment of Dr. Luka Milosevic, a Banting award laureate, as the new Co-director of CRANIA. His profound expertise in biomedical engineering and human neurophysiology will be instrumental in advancing the field of neuromodulation research.
Celebrate Canada Day with the Banting Research Foundation. Explore how our commitment to health innovation and scientific research honours the legacy of Sir Frederick Banting and shapes a healthier future for all Canadians.
On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honor the rich legacy of innovation and resilience of Indigenous communities. Join us as we highlight their pivotal role in shaping the world of research and our commitment to fostering stronger ties with Indigenous communities at the Banting Research Foundation.
In this spotlight feature, we delve into the career of Dr. Catharine Whiteside, our Board Chair. From her pivotal role at Diabetes Action Canada to her influential research in kidney disorders, Dr. Whiteside’s impact extends far beyond her leadership at the Banting Research Foundation. Read on to explore her journey of dedication, excellence, and inspiring leadership.
Dr. Erwan Pernet, an Assistant Professor at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), has been recognized as a 2023 Banting Discovery Awardee for his pioneering work on bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD).
Meet Dr. Eva Kaufmann, an Assistant Professor at Queen’s University, recently honored as a 2023 Banting Discovery Awardee for her innovative research in immunology. Exploring the lasting impact of mold exposure on the immune system, Dr. Kaufmann’s work holds tremendous potential for the future of immunology and infectious disease. Join us in celebrating her exceptional contributions to health and biomedical research.
Discover the pioneering work of Dr. Faith Brennan, a Banting Discovery Awardee 2023. Her innovative research in neurological recovery could significantly enhance our understanding of the brain and spinal cord’s immune responses following injuries. This in-depth profile explores her career, research, and the impact of her work on neurological disorders.
Dr. Andrew Harris, an assistant professor at Carleton University, is making significant strides in the field of biomechanics and platelet formation. He was recently recognized as a 2023 Banting Discovery Awardee, an honor given to outstanding early-career researchers in health and biomedical sciences in Canada. His research focuses on the mechanical properties of cells and tissues, with a special interest in how changes in the actin cytoskeleton impact cellular force generation and the formation of platelets. His work has the potential to lead to new approaches for generating platelets outside of the body and a better understanding of platelet disorders.
Dr. Marie-Claude Sincennes, a renowned Professor at the Centre Armand-Frappier Santé Biotechnologie, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), was recently honored with the prestigious Jarislowsky Fellowship-Banting Discovery Award for her exceptional contributions to the field of muscle stem cell biology. Her research, focusing on the role of genes influencing the onset and progression of neuromuscular diseases, offers new insights and opens new avenues for potential treatments.