2023 Canadian Institutes of Health Research Project Grants

A total of 50 projects led by UBC researchers were awarded $37 million in combined funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grant: Spring 2023 competition. Congratulations to the following UBC Dentistry faculty members who were awarded CIHR funding!

Drs. Hannu Larjava and Lari Häkkinen received $960,076 for their proposal “Treatment of periodontitis by epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitor.”

Dr. Christopher Overall, with co-investigators Dr. Gabriela Cohen Freue (Statistics) and Dr. Blake Gilks (Pathology), received a $100,000 Oral Health Priority Announcement from the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis for their proposal “Acute human gingivitis systems biology.”