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Past Recipients

 

2014

2014 David Smyth Fellowship Recipient

Dr. Samantha Mayo, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, for her research titled "Pilot Study to Test the Feasibility of a Brain Fitness Intervention After Stem Cell Transplantation."


From left to right: Dr. Kristjan Paulson, Dr. Silvy Lachance, Dr. Ronan Foley, Dr. Irwin Walker, Dr. Donna Wall, Dr. Chris Bredeson, Kim Smyth, Dr. Samatha Mayo, Dr. Kirk Schultz, Mike Smyth


 

 2013

2013 David Smyth Fellowship Recipient

Dr. Hisaki Fujii, Clinical BMT Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children, for his research titled "Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Treatment in Xenogeneic Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease Mouse Model."


 

 2012

2012 Otsuka/CBMTG Small Budget Research Grant Recipients

Dr. Natasha Kekre, Hematology Trainee at the Ottawa Blood Disease Centre, for her research titled, "Risk of CMV Transmission with Leukoreduced but not CMV Negative Blood Products Post Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Pilot Study."

Dr. Dawn Warkentin, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at the Department of Pharmacy, Vancouver Coastal Health, for her research titled, "Impact of Ciprofloxacin Prophylaxis On Antimicrobial Resistance In Neutropenic Leukemia/Stem Cell Transplant Patients."

We wish to thank Otsuka for their generous support of these awards. Also thank you to Dr. David Szwajcer for leading this initiative and members who adjudicated the applications.

2012 Otsuka/CBMTG New Investigator Research Grant Recipient

Dr. Qingdong Guan for his research titled, "Myeloid-derived suppressor cells in graft versus-host disease."

We wish to thank Otsuka for their generous support of this award. Also, thank you to Dr. David Szwajcer for leading this initiative and members who adjudicated the applications.


   

2011

2011 Otsuka/CBMTG Small Budget Research Grants Recipients

Sarah Beattie, Doctoral Student at the University of Ottawa, School of Psychology for her research titled, “The Psychosocial Impact of Being a Caregiver and Care Recipient During a Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.”

Dr. Janice Yeung, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for her research titled, "Evaluation of a Voriconazole Dosing Adjustment Algorithm in the Management of Fungal Infections in Patients with Hematological Malignancies."

Dr. Elizabeth Krakow of Hopital Maisonneuve-Rosemont for her research titled “Does increasing immunosuppression prevent transplant associated lung disease triggered by viral respiratory infection.”

Dr. Shepphard, Blood and Marrow Transplant Fellow, University of Ottawa, for her research titled “The influence of genetic polymorphisms on the development of severe gastrointestinal complications during autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.”

We wish to thank Otsuka for their generous support of these awards. Also, thank you to Dr. David Szwajcer for leading this initiative and members who adjudicated the applications.

2011 Otsuka/CBMTG New Investigator Grant Recipient

Geoff Cuvelier, MD, FRCPC, University of Manitoba Department of Pediatrics Manitoba Blood and Marrow Transplant Program, for his research titled, “Evaluation of the aspirin triggered lipoxin 15-epi-Lxa4 on survival in a murine model of lethal acute graft versus host disease.”

We wish to thank Otsuka for their generous support of this award. Also, thank you to Dr. David Szwajcer for leading this initiative and members who adjudicated the applications.


 

2010

2010 Otsuka/CBMTG Small Budget Research Grant Recipients

"Autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation in the management of transformed indolent lymphoma" (Dr. John Kuruvilla, Princess Margaret Hospital)

"Prolifer Stem Assay: An improved method to measure stem cell proliferative potential" (Ms. Brenda Letcher, Canadian Blood Services)

"Filtering of Stem Cell Products: Is There a Significant Cell Loss?" (Dr. Kristjan Paulson, CancerCare Manitoba)

"Psychological distress, coping style and dyadic adjustments in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplant and their spouses- moving towards psychosocial health and wellbeing: a longitudinal study" (Dr. Brenda Sabo, Dalhousie University)


 

2009

2009 Otsuka/CBMTG Small Budget Research Grant Recipients

"Proteomics of Allogenic Blood or Marrow Grafts: A Pilot Study to Optimize Specimen Preparation for Mass Spectrometric Adjunct Studies for Patients in Prospective CBMTG Studies of Graft Source" (Dr. Harold Atkins, Ottawa Hospital)

"A prospective study of the multidimensional quality of life in pediatric HSCT recipients" (Dr. John Doyle, Hospital for Sick Children)

“Pertussis Problems: An investigation into pertussis vaccine immunogenicity after bone marrow transplantation in pediatric patients" (Dr. Conrad Fernandez, IWK Health Centre)

“Long-term cryopreservation of hematopoietic stem cells for autologous transplantation" (Dr. Donna Hogge, Vancouver General Hospital)

“Preclinical development of a natural killer cell line KHYG-1 as a novel therapeutic agent for high risk AML" (Dr. Armand Keating, Princess Margaret Hospital)


 

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