May. 9, 2016

Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions (AIHS) is pleased to announce the first recipients of the AIHS Cancer Prevention Research Travel Grant funded through the Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund (ACPLF).

Background

The Cancer Prevention Research Travel Grant aims to promote networking and build cancer prevention research capacity in Alberta. It is designed to provide support for both trainees and researchers to attend or present at conferences/symposiums that have a focus on cancer prevention research.

Review Process

Applications were assessed by an internal AIHS review committee for their alignment to AIHS’s mandate and the objectives of the Cancer Prevention Research Travel Grant.

Competition Results

On behalf of Dr. Pamela Valentine, CEO (Interim) and the AIHS Board of Directors, we thank all applicants for their interest and endeavour and congratulate the recipients of these grants. The names of the grant recipients for the Cancer Prevention Research Travel Grant competition are provided below.

April 2016 Cancer Prevention Research Travel Grant

Awardee Supervisor (if applicable) Institution/Organization Project Title
Dickinson, JamesUniversity of CalgaryIARC 50th Anniversary conference: Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes and Avenues to Prevention
Farris, MeganFriedenreich, ChristineUniversity of CalgaryThe 2016 Epidemiology Congress of the Americas
Rizvi, Syeda KinzaDickinson, JamesUniversity of CalgaryIARC 50th Anniversary conference: Global Cancer: Occurrence, Causes and Avenues to Prevention

This list of successful applications is provided for information purposes only. The formal offer of award letter will serve as AIHS’s official decision should there be any discrepancy with material presented on the website. Awards are subject to the agreement of the Award Terms and Conditions.

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For more information:
Andreia Moretzsohn, Manager, Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund (ACPLF)
Andreia.Moretzsohn@albertainnovates.ca
(780) 429-9342