Archive | June 2016

2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Applications are due in August 2016

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition. Please note that there are two additional awards designated for Alberta researchers.

The application deadline is August 11th, 2016.

Grant recipients will be announced on October 11th, 2016

Additional details regarding the eligibility criteria and application process can be found on the CNTRP website.

2016 CNTRP Astellas Grant Competition Invitation_Page_1

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Bill C-223 (Canadian Organ Donor Registry Act) Debated in Parliament on June 13th

The private member’s bill C-223, which would establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and would coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada, was read for the second time in the House of Commons on June 13, 2016. A number of MPs spoke strongly in favour of the bill. Unfortunately, the House voted against sending the bill to the Standing Committee on Health.

A transcript of the debate can be found here:  C-223 June 13th 2016 Debate Transcript

The 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition has launched!

Proposals are now being accepted for the 2016 CNTRP Astellas Research Innovation Grant Competition. Please note that there are two additional awards designated for Alberta researchers.

The application deadline is August 11th, 2016.

Grant recipients will be announced on October 11th, 2016

Additional details regarding the eligibility criteria and application process can be found on the CNTRP website.

2016 CNTRP Astellas Grant Competition Invitation_Page_1

Nephrology Grand Rounds on Friday June 10 will address Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation

Nephrology Grand Rounds

Sita Gourishankar, MD, MSc ( Epid), FRCPC, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Alberta will be presenting:

“Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation:  A New Initiative”

Friday, June 10, 2016, 12:00pm-1:00pm in Classroom D, 2F1.04 WMC