Research - Research Funding

Curent Research Funding

1. Parkinson Canada Ko (PI) 10/2019 – 09/2021

New Investigator Award

Abnormal Brain Network of Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease

Role: Principal Investigator                                        

2. CancerCare Manitoba Foundation  Ghavami (PI)  04/2019 – 03/2021

Research Operating Grant

Mitophagy and Regulation of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer: Bcl2/13 and NSCLC Metastasis

Role: Collaborator

 

3. Canadian Institutes of Health Research Ko & Mota (PIs) 03/2019 – 02/2020

Catalyst Grant: Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries among Public Safety Personnel

Do cognitive behavioral therapy skills classes increase a resiliency-related brain connectivity pattern to posttraumatic stress disorder? Role: Nominated Principal Investigator

 

4. University of Manitoba Szturm (PI) 02/2019 – 02/2021

University Collaborative Research Program

Neural underpinnings of improved mobility function by dual-task cognitive game-based treadmill system intervention in Parkinson’s disease

Role: Co-Investigator

 

5. Manitoba Medical Service Foundation Ng (PI) 04/2019 – 03/2020

Transcranial direct current stimulation in SUper REfractory STatus EPilepticus (SURESTEP): pilot study of a novel therapy in a common medical emergency

Role: Collaborator

 

6. University of Manitoba Ko (PI) 07/2018 – 06/2019

University Research Grants Program

Dopamine-induced vasodilation in parkinsonian rats

Role: Principal Investigator

 

7. Canada Foundation for Innovation Ko (PI) 04/2018 – 03/2023

Infrastructure Operating Fund

In vivo brain imaging and stimulation system

Role: Principal Investigator

 

8. Canada Foundation for Innovation Ko (PI) 09/2017 – 08/2019

John R. Evans Leaders Fund

In vivo brain imaging and stimulation system

Role: Principal Investigator

9. Research Manitoba Ko (PI) 09/2017 – 08/2019

CFI Matching Funds

In vivo brain imaging and stimulation system

Role: Principal Investigator

10. Research Manitoba Ghavami (PI) 08/2017 – 07/2020

New Investigator Operating Grant

Autophagy and Metastasis in Non-Small Lung Cancer: How does Autophagy Modulate Epithelial Mesenchymal Transition

Role: Collaborator

11. Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba Ko & Patel (Co-PIs) 06/2017 – 05/2019

Research and Workplace Innovation Program (Scientific Research)

Identification of Neuroimaging-Based Biomarkers in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

12. Research Manitoba Ko (PI) 08/2016 – 07/2019

New Investigator Operating Grant

In vivo imaging of levodopa-induced angiogenesis and its relevance to tardive dyskinesia in a parkinsonian rat model

Role: Principal Investigator

13. Health Science Centre Foundation Ko (PI) 09/2016 – 08/2019

General Operating Grant Competition

Normal Brain Imaging Database for Neurodegenerative Disorder Studies

Role: Principal Investigator

14. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Ko (PI) 04/2016 – 03/2021

Discovery Grant

Multi-modal brain imaging analysis method for brain modeling

Role: Principal Investigator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Completed Research Funding

1. University of Manitoba                                                  Kelly (PI) 02/2017 – 02/2019

University Collaborative Research Program

Age-related Changes in Avian Brain Function Measured Using FDG-PET Imaging

Role: Co-Investigator

 

2. The Dr. Paul H. T. Thorlakson Foundation Fund    Ko (PI)   08/2015 – 02/2017

Research Grant

Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease using quantitative assessment of positron emission tomography

Role: Principal Investigator

method for brain modeling
Role: Principal Investigator

3. Manitoba Medical Service Foundation   Ko (PI)   04/2015 – 03/2016

FUNDS #1.14

Predicting emergence of levodopa-induced dyskinesia (a common side effect) in Parkinson’s disease by a brain imaging-based biomarker – a pilot study 

Role: Principal Investigator

4. University of Manitoba     Ko (PI)   01/2015 – 06/2016

University Research Grants Program

Brain imaging-based biomarkers for levodopa-induced dyskinesia in parkinsonian rat model 

Role: Principal Investigator

5. University of Manitoba    Ko (PI)   06/2014 – 05/2017

Start-up Fund 

Role: Principal Investigator