Congratulations to the 2016 Hypertension Canada-CVN Scholar award winners!

Investing in tomorrow’s leaders

Hypertension Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Vascular Network (CVN), is proud to invest in exceptionally talented researchers who show promise in hypertension research. The Hypertension Canada-CVN Scholar Award is a two-year salary matching or salary top-up grant for graduate and post-doctoral students working in priority research areas identified by Hypertension Canada.

The contest was competitive, with impressive applications coming in from coast to coast. It is with pride that we announce the winners of the 2016 Hypertension Canada-CVN Scholar awards:

Title: Role of γ/δ T cells in hypertension 
Antoine Caillon, Ph.D, Lady Davis Institute

Title: Endothelial progenitor cells impairment as mechanism for cardiovascular disease after preterm birth: a translational approach 
Camille Girard-Bock, Ph.D, Université de Montréal
Title: Endothelial progenitor cells impairment and activation of the renin angiotensin system as mechanism for cardiovascular disease after preterm birth 
Daniela Ravizzoni Dartora, Ph.D, Université de Montréal

Title: Unraveling the role of the Renin Angiotensin System in cerebrovascular and memory deficits in Alzheimer's disease 
Jessika Royea, Ph.D, Montreal Neurological Institute

Title: REVEAL-mi: placental microparticle microRNA for the prediction of pre-eclampsia
Kim Phan, Ph.D, McGill University

Award winners will present their work at the Canadian Hypertension Congress this fall in Montreal, Quebec. Congratulations to all recipients!

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