COVID-19 funded projects by Meakins-Christie and RESP program members

COVID-19 Funded Grants and Projects

Congratulations to the Meakins-Christie and RESP program members who have received grants to study and fight COVID-19 and who are involved in collaborative research efforts.

MI4 Emergency COVID-19 Research Funding (Round 2).
View the full list of funded projects here: https://www.mcgill.ca/mi4/mi4-supported-research/emergency-covid-19-research-funding

  • Janusz Rak, Maziar Divangahi, Dongsic Choi: Exosomal Mimetics of COVID-19 as Viral Models and Therapeutics
  • Selena Sagan, Richard Menzies: Germicidal Ultraviolet Light to Disinfect Personal Protective Equipment to Reduce Nosocomial Transmission of COVID-19
  • Brett Thombs, Andrea Benedetti: Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Living Systematic Review of Symptom Levels, Factors Associated with Symptoms, and Intervention Effectiveness

MI4 Emergency COVID-19 Research Funding (Round 1).
View the full list of funded projects here: https://www.mcgill.ca/mi4/mi4-supported-research/emergency-covid-19-research-funding

  • Irah King: Targeting the gut microbiome to improve COVID-19 disease outcomes
  • John W. Hanrahan: Targeting coronavirus cation channels with antiviral drugs
  • Benjamin Smith: PCR-based testing to shorten self-isolation duration in COVID-19 exposed healthcare workers
  • Dick Menzies, Jonathon Campbell: Assessing costs and benefits of different testing strategies for COVID-19 in Canada
  • Brett Thombs, Linda Kwakkenbos, Andrea Benedetti, Susan Bartlett, John Varga, Scott Patten, Nicole Culos-Reed, Shannon Hebblethwaite: Mental health in an at-risk population during COVID-19: longitudinal study of risk factors and outcomes and embedded trial of an activity, education, and support intervention

FRQ COVID-19 Biobank