Category Archives: Sabah Hussain

Congratulations to Sabah Hussain, Kevin Schwartzman, and Jean Bourbeau on their Spring 2020 CIHR Project Grants

Three CIHR Project Grants Awarded!

Congratulations to all Meakins and RECRU members who were funded in the Spring 2020 Project Grant Competition! Congratulations to ALL!

Sabah Hussain. Co-investigators: Gilles Gouspillou, Marco Sandri. Title: MYTHO: An uncharacterized FoxO-dependent gene that controls autophagy and skeletal muscle mass.

Jean Bourbeau, Sébastien Gagnon. Co-investigators: Rebecca Colman, James Downar, Dennis Jensen, Hayley Lewthwaite, Bryan Ross. Title: Sublingual Fentanyl for acute relief of breathlessness in patients with advanced COPD : A randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover design trial.

Kevin Schwartzman, James Johnston. Title: Tuberculosis in Canada: Modeling to Inform Elimination. Ranked 2nd in the Public, Community & Population Health.

Jean-Philippe Leduc-Gaudet is the winner of the 2019 Early Investigator prize

2019 Early Investigator Prize winners

Congratulations to Jean-Philippe Leduc-Gaudet, PhD student with Dr. Sabah Hussain and Olivier Reynaud of UQÀM, who have been awarded the 2019 Early Investigator Prize by the Journal of Physiology, in the Exercise and Muscle category.

The prize was awarded for the following manuscript:

Leduc-Gaudet JP, Reynaud O, Hussain SN, Gouspillou G. Parkin Overexpression Protects from Ageing-Related Loss of Muscle Mass and Strength. J Physiol. 2019 Apr;597(7):1975-1991.