Andrea Gershon receives Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Award
Congratulations to ICES scientist Andrea Gershon on being awarded the New Investigator Salary Award by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Andrea was awarded $300,000 over five years for her research program the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Health Outcomes Team (COHORT).
The CIHR award provides outstanding new investigators with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate their independence in initiating and conducting health research through a contribution to their salary. From the 249 applications, 40 were approved.