USask research projects receive SHRF funding

Four College of Medicine and School of Rehabilitation Science research teams received funding for Saskatchewan-aligned research needs.

The researchers are supported by recent funding from the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) whose program acts as a first step to enabling a diverse and connected research community to receive funding and conduct impactful research aligned with needs of Saskatchewan people.

In total, 13 USask research teams were supported with nearly $130,000 in funding.  

Congratulations to the following researchers and their teams:

Dr. Sarah Donkers (PhD), School of Rehabilitation Science - $10,000
Increasing Accessibility to Neurorehabilitation Services in Saskatchewan: Setting the Stage for a ‘Provincial Neurorehab Strategy.’

Dr. Ernesto Figueiro-Filho (PhD, MD), College of Medicine - $10,000
Placental Growth Factor (PLGF) as a clinical tool to manage high-risk pregnancies.

Drs. Peter Hedlin (MD, PhD) and Jennifer O’Brien (PhD), College of Medicine - $9,997
Experiences of older patients, their families, and healthcare providers with delirium after surgery: an action research study to improve patient and family centred care.

Dr. Joshua Lawson (PhD), College of Medicine - $9,997
Geographic variation in the under- and over-diagnosis of asthma.

Read the full article on the USask website.