CIMVHR Contract Funding Awards 2015

Project Title
Special Issue or Supplement of a Mental Health research Journal on Key Findings from the 2013 Canadian Armed Forces Cross-Sectional Mental Health Survey
Principal Investigator
CIMVHR provided project management support
Institution
Queen's University
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2015
Project Title
Post-Deployment Gene expression Profiling
Principal Investigator
Dr. Daniele Merico
Institution
The Hospital for Sick Children
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2015
Project Title
A Comparison of two Viscoelastic Testing Systems for Goal-Guided Administration of Fibrinogen Concentrate in Severe Trauma: TEG® and ROTEM®
Principal Investigator
Dr. Barto Nascimento
Institution
Sunnybrook Research Institute
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2015
Project Title
The Determinants of Successful Transition from Military to Civilian Life
Principal Investigator
Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof
Institution
Queen's University
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2015
Project Title
Grant Submission Canada-Israel Health Research Program
Principal Investigator
Dr. Margaret McKinnon
Institution
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2015
Project Title
Environmental Scan of Administrative Elements and Support Programs for Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Veterans during Military to Civilian Transition
Principal Investigator
Dr. Deborah Norris, Dr Heidi Cramm
Institution
MSVU, Queen's University
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2015
Project Title
Literature Review and Analysis on the Mental Health and Well-being of Military Veterans during Canadian Military to Civilian Transition
Principal Investigator
Dr. David Kuhl, Dr. Duncan Shields
Institution
UBC
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2015

CIMVHR Contract Funding Awards 2014

Project Title
Analysis of Electromyography (EMG) and Motion Capture (MOCAP) Data for Aircrew Neck Strain
Principal Investigator
Dr. Jack Callaghan
Institution
University of Waterloo
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2014
Project Title
Interactions Between Sleep Disorders and Military PTSD
Principal Investigator
Dr. Harvey Moldofsky
Institution
Toronto Psychiatric Research Foundation
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2014
Project Title
Development of Rat Concussion Model of TBI and Comparative Behavioural Effects to Blast-Induced TBI
Principal Investigator
Dr. Michael Esser
Institution
University of Calgary
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2014
Project Title
Elastomer-Based Helmet System Prototype to Address Aircrew Neck Strain
Principal Investigator
Steven Fischer
Institution
Queen’s University
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2014
Project Title
Comparative Effects of Concussion Versus Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator
Dr. Michael Esser
Institution
University of Calgary
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2014
Project Title
Development of a Psychiatric Service Dog Pilot Study
Principal Investigator
Dr. Claude Vincent
Institution
Laval University
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2014
Project Title
MEG Study Protocol
Principal Investigator
Dr. Margot Taylor
Institution
The Hospital for Sick Children
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2014
Project Title
Operational Stress Injuries Review
Principal Investigator
Dr. Deborah Norris, Dr. Heidi Cramm
Institution
Mount St. Vincent University, Queen’s University
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2014

CIMVHR Contract Funding Awards 2013

Project Title
Live Tissue TRG and Mannequin Simulators- Epidemiological Data Analysis
Principal Investigator
Dr. Diane Groll
Institution
Queen’s University
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Going Places: Does the Two-minute Walk Test Predict the Six-minute Walk Test in Lower Extremity Amputees?
Principal Investigator
Dr. Lauren Reid
Institution
Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Effectiveness of CAREN Treatment for Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain
Principal Investigator
Dr. Jacqueline Hebert
Institution
University of Alberta
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Efficacy of Road to Mental Readiness (R2MR) Program in Recruits
Principal Investigator
Dr. Alain Brunet
Institution
Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Measuring Spatial Abilities Using Behavioural and Neuroimaging Approaches
Principal Investigator
Dr. Giuseppe Iaria
Institution
University of Calgary
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Default Connectivity as a Predictor of PTSD Symptomatology and Bio-Behavioural Correlates of Autobiographical Memory in Military PTSD Requirement
Principal Investigator
Dr. Ruth Lanius
Institution
University of Western Ontario
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Effect of Whole Body Exposure to Primary Blast in Mice
Principal Investigator
Dr. Ibolja Cernak
Institution
University of Alberta
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Review of Existing Evidence and Development of Options for a Future Research Proposal Regarding the Effectiveness of Psychiatric Service Dogs in Treating PTSD in Veterans.
Principal Investigator
Dr. James Gillett
Institution
McMaster University
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2013
Project Title
Investigating Cellular Reprogramming as a Tool for Identifying Neural Based Assays for PTSD
Principal Investigator
Dr. James Ellis
Institution
The Hospital for Sick Children
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2013

CIMVHR Contract Funding Awards 2012

Project Title
Barriers to Employment Coping Efficacy Scale – Veteran Version (BECES-V) Research Project
Principal Investigator
Dr. Marc Corbière
Institution
Université de Sherbrooke
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Neurofeedback Study
Principal Investigator
Dr. Ruth Lanius
Institution
University of Western Ontario
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Biological Correlates of Military-Related PTSD – a Feasibility Study
Principal Investigator
Dr. Ruth Lanius
Institution
University of Western Ontario
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Canadian Psychiatric Association Military-Related PTSD Educational Module
Principal Investigator
Dr. Don Richardson
Institution
Canadian Psychiatric Association
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Understanding the Biological Basis of Mental Illness –Translational Clinical Research Protocol Development
Principal Investigator
Dr. Rohan Ganguli
Institution
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Pain and Well-being Study: Analysis of Data from the Life After Service Study (LASS) - Survey on Transition to Civilian Life
Principal Investigator
Dr. Elizabeth VanDenKerkhof
Institution
Queen’s University
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
The Study of Comorbid Physical Health Conditions and Anxiety in a National Sample of Veterans
Principal Investigator
Dr. Jitender Sareen
Institution
University of Manitoba
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
The Study of Income, Mental Disorders and Suicide in a National Sample of Veterans
Principal Investigator
Dr. Jitender Sareen
Institution
University of Manitoba
Client
VAC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Development of Mental Health Grant Proposal
Principal Investigator
Dr. Jitender Sareen
Institution
University of Manitoba
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Biological Correlates of Military-Related PTSD
Principal Investigator
Dr. Ruth Lanius
Institution
University of Western Ontario
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Expression Profiling in Soldiers Returning from Tour in Afghanistan-A Genome Pilot Project
Principal Investigator
Dr Daniele Merico, Dr. Stephen Scherer
Institution
The Hospital for Sick Children
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Near-Term Ideas to Address Aircrew Helmet Systems-Induced Neck Pain
Principal Investigator
Dr. Steven Fischer, Dr. Geoff Fernie
Institution
Queen’s University, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Client
CFHSG
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Investigating the Effects of Exposure to a Shared Traumatic Event in a Group of Mental Health Employees
Principal Investigator
Dr. Margaret McKinnon
Institution
St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Evaluation of Disordered Sleep Physiology, Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain, Fatigue and Psychological Disturbances in Canadian Military Personnel with and without PTSD
Principal Investigator
Dr. Harvey Moldofsky
Institution
Toronto Psychiatric Research Foundation
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Preconditioning Against Blast-Induced Neurotrauma-Phase 1
Principal Investigator
Dr. Andrew Baker
Institution
St. Michael’s Hospital
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012
Project Title
Novel Biomarkers for the Early Diagnosis and Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)-Phase 1
Principal Investigator
Dr. Sandro Rizoli
Institution
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Client
DRDC
Year of Award
2012