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McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects
Date:6/18/2009

s an ambitious project designed to respond to a major public health problem. The researchers will work to develop new medications to treat certain infections and chronic diseases which do not receive sufficient attention from the pharmaceutical industry. Received $10,632,949.

  • Metabolism and Cancer: from Obesity to Cachexia, is a major collaborative project teaming researchers doing fundamental research in metabolism and clinicians to probe the links between the progression of cancer, obesity and cachexia. The project is headed by Dr. Vincent Gigure of the Department of Biochemistry working at the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Centre. Received $3,869,519.

  • Toward a Healthy Environment: Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals is a comprehensive project intended to transform the field of organic chemistry. Dr. C.J. Li, Canada Research Chair in Green Chemistry, virtually co-invented green chemistry, a movement that discovers new chemical reactions which allow chemists to switch from harmful petrochemicals and solvents to environmentally sound alternatives like water. Received $8,320,447.

    "The CFI's support of cutting-edge research infrastructure has transformed Canada's research landscape and increased the country's international competitiveness," said Dr. Eliot Phillipson, President and CEO of the CFI. "Investments like these have allowed McGill to become a destination of choice for some of the world's top research talent."

    Funding for these projects is part of a major $666,128,376 investment announced today by the CFI to support 133 projects at 41 institutions across the country. $247,664,977 was awarded under the Leading Edge Fund (LEF), designed to enable institutions to build on and enhance already successful and productive initiatives supported by past CFI investment. Another $264,741,466 million was awarded under the New Initiatives Fund (NIF), designed to enhance Canada's capacity in promising new areas of research a
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  • Contact: Mark Shainblum
    mark.shainblum@mcgill.ca
    514-398-2189
    McGill University
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