Aug. 21, 2017

We are pleased to announce the results of the April 2017 Alberta Innovates Training and Early Career Development (TECD) Programs competitions: Graduate Studentship and Clinician Researcher Training Stream.

The April 2017 competitions resulted in the approval of 17 graduate studentship, two MD-PhD studentship and five clinician fellowship awards.

We received a total of 285 submissions, which included 230 graduate studentship and 55 clinician researcher (eight MD-PhD studentship and 47 clinician fellowship) applications.  The names of the successful MD-PhD studentship applicants are listed below.

We thank all applicants for their substantial efforts and congratulate the recipients of these awards. We also would like to acknowledge the tremendous assistance provided by our review committee members.

Link to:

April 2017 Clinician Fellowship Results

April 2017 Graduate Studentship Results

April 2017 MD-PhD Studentship

Awardee Supervisor
Institution Project Title
Lee, LauraPostovit, LynneOncologyUniversity of AlbertaHypoxia and Nodal: Epigenetic Modulators in the Development of Cancer Stem Cells
Urrego, DanielaSlater, DonnaPhysiology & PharmacologyUniversity of CalgaryRoles for RGS2 in regulating myometrial function: Implications for the treatment of preterm labour

Please note: we provide the list of successful applicants for information purposes only. The formal letters will serve as the official decision should there be any discrepancy with the material on the website. Awards are subject to the agreement of the Award Terms and Conditions.

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For more information:
Carolina Koutras, PhD, Manager, Training & Early Career Development
(780) 306-1329