Seed Grants

Clinician-scientist seed grants were developed to support projects or generate pilot data that develop or strengthen collaborations between clinicians and McCaig Institute investigators. 

2023 Seed Grant Recipients

Dr. Ejaife Agbani & Dr. May Choi

Project: Role of Platelets in the Thromboembolism Associated with Janus kinase Inhibitors in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Dr. Michael Monument & Dr. Brent Edwards

Quantifying the Response of Bone Metastases to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Using Clinical CT

Dr. Ranita Manocha & Dr. David Hart

Menstrual cycle effects on knee laxity and structure in females with Hypermobile Spectrum Disorders and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Dr. May Choi & Dr. Jeff Biernaskie

Anti-KIF20B Antibodies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Peripheral Nervous System Disease

Dr. Leigh Gabel & Dr. Emma Billington

Strength Training for Osteoporosis Prevention During Early Menopause (STOP-EM): a Pilot Study

Dr. Koren Roach & Dr. Andrew Dodd

Longitudinal dual fluoroscopy analysis of altered ankle and hindfoot kinematics following ankle arthrodesis and total ankle arthroplasty

Dr. Prism Schneider & Dr. Sarah Manske

WBCT for Syndesmosis Injuries

Grant Supporters

  • Arthur J.E. Child Chair in Rheumatology Research
  • AstraZeneca Canada
  • Celltrion Healthcare Canada Ltd
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Calgary
  • Department of Medicine, University of Calgary
  • Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary
  • McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health
  • Section of Orthopaedics, University of Calgary
  • Workers’ Compensation Board - Alberta