CANTAB Research Grant 2016 - Results

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30 June 2016

CANTAB Research Grant 2016 - Results

2016 was another huge year for applications for the CANTAB Research Grant as once again we were overwhelmed by the quality of the research proposals we received. We received a huge number of applications from 40 countries worldwide. Our funding committee reviewed each application and spent a long time narrowing the results down.

2016 was another huge year for applications for the CANTAB Research Grant as once again we were overwhelmed by the quality of the research proposals we received. We received a huge number of applications from 40 countries worldwide. Our funding committee reviewed each application and spent a long time narrowing the results down.

We would like to express our huge thanks to everyone who submitted an application.

The winners of the 2016 CANTAB Research Grant are:

Global Prize: Toni McCrossin at The University of Sydney for their research project ‘Brain donor program: cognitive assessment of participants’.

European Prize: Claudia Vingerhoets at Maastricht University, Netherlands to research the ‘Influence of an anti-inflammatory agent on brain metabolites the relation with cognition in healthy individuals’

American Prize: Stephen Wright at Georgetown University for ‘Determining the role of blood pressure and physical activity in cognitive decline in women who have undergone bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) prior to menopause’

UK Prize: Claire Burley at The University of Birmingham for her research into the ‘Multi-modal assessment of brain health across the lifespan and between fitness groups. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) meets Doppler ultrasound, cognitive function and measures of well-being.

We look forward to seeing the results of these projects and working with more of you in the future on your research using CANTAB.

If you missed out on this year’s applications, submit your details using the form above to be notified of our next funding opportunities.

We would also like to congratulate the shortlisted entries:

Adhip Rawal - University of Sussex

Alexandra Wade - University of South Australia

Alison Maunder - The Boden Institute

AnnaLynn Williams - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Carmel Corcoran - University of West London

Chih Chia Chen - Mississippi State University

Cindy Lieben - Texas A&M University

Claire McEvoy - Queen's University Belfast

Cristina Simoes-Franklin - Beaumont Hospital

Emma Yhnell - Cardiff University

Eric Downer - Trinity College Dublin

Eva Bauer - Justus-Liebig University Giessen

Gabriel Rodriguez - Awake-patient brain surgery program, Costa Rica

Hayley Wright - Coventry University

Hugo Cano - Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala, Mexico

Liselotte Maurex - Karolinska University Hospital

Luiza Karina Gonçalves Meíreles - Universidade da Amazônia/Universidade Federal do Pará

Lynette Mackenzie - University of Sydney

María Luisa Silva - CIIPME- CONICET

Mariel Seanne Mercado Bello - University of Southern California

Mayra Lucero Gutiérrez Muñoz - Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon

Melissa Hagan - San Francisco State University

Mirjana Askovic - NSW Services for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors

Nathalie Michels - Ghent University

Nicola Watts - The George Institute for Global Health

Oliver  Shannon - Leeds Beckett University

Robert Battisti and Jennifer Chard - Cancer Centre for Children, The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Ruth Benson - University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Sabela Carme Mallo López - University of Santiago de Compostela

Sara Hartmann - University of Calgary

Sarah Hellewell - University of Alberta

Shinwon Park - Ewha Womans University

Sibani Mohanty - University of Strathclyde

Sinead Hynes - National University of Ireland, Galway

Stella Iacovides - University of the Witwatersrand

Stephen White - Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Suji Lee - Ewha Womans University

Temilade Adenrele - University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan

Tewodros Eyob Woldehaimanot - National University of Singapore

Valentina Tobia - University of Milan-Bicocca

Victoria Pelak - University of Colorado School of Medicine

Wei-Ling Chen - China Medical University

Xiaolei Xu - University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Yong Yang - The Affiliated Guangji Hospital of Soochow University

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