Results Announcement: BrainsCAN Accelerator Internal Granting Program

March 26, 2020  -  BrainsCAN Communications

The seventh round of BrainsCAN’s Accelerator Internal Granting Program results have been announced. Six, one-year projects were funded under this round.

*Award agreements have been sent to the following researchers. Note: final awards subject to change based on acceptance of the award agreements.


Detecting fine-grained population codes in human prefrontal cortex
Lead applicant: Marieke Mur
Co-applicants: Julio Martinez-Trujillo, Ravi Menon
Budget: $92,847


Development of a Novel Pharmaceutical to Prevent Hearing Loss and Cognitive Impairment following Loud Noise Exposure
Lead applicant: Brian Allman
Co-applicants: Paul Walton, Shawn Whitehead
Budget: $112,560 


Multisensory stimuli and virtual navigation tasks during intracranial clinical recordings
Lead applicant: Lyle Muller
Co-applicants: Ana Suller Marti, Laura Batterink, Julio Martinez-Trujillo, David Steven
Budget: $98,500


Neuroplasticity during recovery of attentional function after parietal stroke in NHP
Lead applicant: Corey Baron
Co-applicants: Stefan Everling, Ali Khan, Blake Butler, Dan Miller
Budget: $99,625


Temporal interference stimulation in NHP
Lead applicant: Brian Corneil
Co-applicants: Lyle Muller, Sebastian Lehmann
Budget: $95,340


Unlocking the roles of aging and disease on white matter and neuroplasticity from development to degeneration using simultaneous PET and 129Xe MRI
Lead applicant: Alexei Ouriadov
Co-applicants: Udunna Anazodo, Jonathan Thiessen, Matthew Fox, Justin Hicks, Shawn Whitehead
Budget: $99,400


For more information about the Accelerator Internal Granting Program, please visit https://brainscan.uwo.ca/programs/accelerator_program/index.html

For more information about past Accelerator results, please see: https://brainscan.uwo.ca/results/accelerator_program.html