RESEARCH MANITOBA FUNDS MANITOBA-LED COVID-19 RESEARCH PROJECTS
The three successful researchers are:
Adolf Ng - An Investigation on Epidemic Logistical Response and Planning: The Case of Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) - $258,900 – fully funded by Research Manitoba
Bradley Pickering, Development of field-deployable and point-of-need diagnostics for SARS-CoV- 2 using CRISPR-based technology - $411,820 ($270,550 Research Manitoba and $140,270 CIHR)
Xiao-Jian Yao, Development of a novel DC-targeting vaccine that targets COVID-19 spike protein to control COVID-19 infection - $597,128 ($270,550 Research Manitoba and $326,578 CIHR)
These are 3 of 16 projects supported by CIHR in Manitoba and of 96 projects across Canada that will focus on developing and implementing measures to rapidly detect, manage, and reduce the transmission of COVID-19.