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Project Title UBC Project Lead External Project Lead Research Area(s) Funding Program
'Permissive' Operative Strategy for Surgical Oncological Care during COVID-19 Carl Brown BC Cancer Healthcare Delivery & Policy
AAC - Quantitative investigation of service user's experience; Modified acute psychiatric assessment David J. Kealy Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
AbCellera COVID19 study; Countermeasures for COVID-19 Pandemic Ted (Theodore) Steiner Vancouver Coastal Health (VCHRI/VCHA) Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
Accelerating SARS-CoV-2 SEroprevalence SurveyS Through Dried Blood Spots (ASSESS-DBS) Muhammad Morshed, Inna Sekirov, Sofia Bartlett Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Equipment & Technology Innovations Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Addressing the dual public health crises of COVID-19 and overdose Amanda Slaunwhite Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Canadian Institutes of Health ResearchMichael Smith Foundation for Health Research
Advancing COVID-19 Vaccines in BC Prisons Sofia Bartlett Epidemiology & Public Health, Politics, Governance & Law, Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, BCCDC Foundation Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative
All-Cause And Cause-Specific Mortality And Acute Morbidity Attributable To COVID-19 And Medical History Associated With Severe COVID-19 Infection In BC. Sarka Lisonkova Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Social Impacts Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response FundCanadian Institutes of Health Research COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities
An adaptive phase 2/3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study assessing efficacy and safety of sarilumab for hospitalized patients with COVID-19 Ted (Theodore) Steiner Vaccines & Treatments Sanofi-Aventis Canada Inc.
An Open Label Safety Study of Inhaled Gaseous Nitric Oxide (gNO) for Adults & Adolescents With Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria, Burkholderia Spp, Aspergillus Spp and Corona-like Viral (Sub-Study) Infections Jeremy D. Road Vaccines & Treatments Mallinckrodt
Angiotensin and SARS-CoV2 virus entry Pascal Bernatchez Vaccines & Treatments CIHR
Anti-fouling anti-fogging face shields utilizing liquid-like omniphobic coatings for COVID-19 healthcare providers Kevin Golovin Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Anti-Thrombotic Therapy to Ameliorate Complications of COVID-19 (Attacc): A randomized, international controlled trial Srinivas Murthy Vaccines & Treatments
Anticoagulant RNA-based therapies for SARS-CoV-2 related thrombosis Christian Kastrup Vaccines & Treatments
Anticoagulation and Convalescent Plasma ICU Trials in REMAP-CAP Srinivas Murthy Vaccines & Treatments
Artificial intelligence-based imaging platform for COVID-19 infection of organoids Ivan Nabi Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Assessing the effect of aerosol and droplet control measures in indoor spaces Environment, Equipment & Technology Innovations
Assessing the impact of COVID-19 public health measures on young people Rodney Knight Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Assessment of practitioner needs for providing virtual maternity care Jude Kornelsen Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Augmented Discovery of Potential Inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 3CL Protease Artem Cherkasov, François Jean, Natalie Strynadka Vaccines & Treatments Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
BC COVID-19 Modelling Group Daniel Coombs, James Colliander Caroline Colijn (Simon Fraser University), Daniel Coombs (UBC), James Colliander (UBC) Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Economics & Business, Epidemiology & Public Health, Social Impacts, Vaccines & Treatments Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
Best Available Treatment Study for the Paediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Catherine Biggs BC Children's Hospital Vaccines & Treatments
BioID experiments to identify targets of the SARS-Cov 2 protease Thibault Mayor Vaccines & Treatments
BP_Survey_Covid-19; Hypertension Screening Diagnosis and Monitoring During Covid-19 Martin Dawes Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Canadian COVID-19 Genomics Network(CanCOGeN) Terrance (Terry) Snutch, Steven Jones Genome Canada Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments
Canadian COVID-19 Prospective Cohort Study (CanCOV) Anita Palepu Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Canadian drug trial on blood pressure and diabetes drugs for COVID-19 James Russell Vaccines & Treatments Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Canadian longitudinal study on aging (CLSA) Covid-19 research platform: understanding the impact of COVID-19 on cognition and the brain Teresa Liu-Ambrose Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Canadian Surveillance of COVID-19 in Pregnancy: Epidemiology and Maternal and Infant Outcomes Deborah Money Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Capturing the anticipated/unanticipated consequences of COVID-19 (C19) and C19 prevention, management strategies Donna Kurtz Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Care Dental Project During COVID-19; Impact of an airborne infection isolation standard HVAC system Jonathan Little Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations
CARE: An international survey for assessing COVID-19’s impact on fear and health Marie Tarrant Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
CATCO: Canadian Treatments for COVID19 Srinivas Murthy Vaccines & Treatments
Challenges and Technology Use among Rural Community Residents during COVID-19 Pandemic Kathy Rush Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Characterizing Antibody Response to Emerging COVID-19 Virus (CARE COVID-19) Muhammad Morshed, Inna Sekirov, Agatha Jassem Althea Hayden, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Research and Innovation Projects, cofunded with BC Centre for Disease Control
CheckingIn and Emotional Well-Being James T. Enns Mental Health & Wellbeing
Clinical Outcomes from Thrombectomy and Time Metrics in Large Vessel Occlusion Acute Ischemic Stroke, Before and After Implementation of Preprocedural and Intraprocedural COVID-19 Infection Control Protocol Fabio Settecase Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Clozapine prescribing and COVID-19 William G Honer Dr. Dan Siskind, University of Queensland, Australia Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
COACH for COVID; A student-delivered Community Outreach telehealth program for Covid education and Health care Brodie Sakakibara Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
Collective Open Source Medical Innovations for COVID-19 (COSMIC) Christopher Nguan Christopher Nguan, Philip Edgcumbe, Alexander Waslen Equipment & Technology Innovations
Community-based OH services; Community-Based Organization and Client Perspectives of Oral Health Resources Leeann Donnelly Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Computer-aided discovery of synergistic drug combinations with Remdevisir for COVID-19 Artem Cherkasov Vaccines & Treatments
Confidential Virtual Addiction Treatment for Healthcare Workers Lesley Lutes, Zach Walsh ALAViDA Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 program
Contactless Sensor Product Validation Study - COVID-19 Kendall Ho Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations
COVID and Drug Use; Rapid monitoring of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on trends in drug supply Michael Law Healthcare Delivery & Policy
COVID Cancellations THR TKR: Impact of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Cancellations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Don Garbuz Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Covid Family Medicine; UBC Family Practice Resident Research Project: Family Medicine During COVID-19 Jennafer Wilson Healthcare Delivery & Policy
COVID-19 6800 saliva; Evaluation of saliva for SARS-CoV-2 testing on the Roche cobas® 6800 Christopher Lowe Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
COVID-19 and COPD: Important knowledge gaps in subclinical pulmonary disease in the Canadian population Wan Tan Healthcare Delivery & Policy
COVID-19 anti-viral nanofibrous filtration media from renewable materials Scott Renneckar Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
COVID-19 Associated Venous and Arterial Thromboembolism (CAVEAT) Agnes Lee Providence Health Care Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
COVID-19 Clinician Survey: Quick COVID-19 Primary Care Survey of Clinicians Sabrina Wong Healthcare Delivery & Policy
COVID-19 ECHO: The effect of COVID-19 on myocardial function via transthoracic echocardiography Mypinder Sekhon Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Vaccines & Treatments
COVID-19 Germline Analysis: Germline analysis of patients infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus Steven Jones Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance Study Diane Lacaille Healthcare Delivery & Policy
COVID-19 immunity study: Tracking and characterizing natural immunity to SARS-CoV2 during COVID-19 Ted (Theodore) Steiner Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments
COVID-19 Immunological Investigation: Quality, quantity and kinetics of antibody and cell-mediated responses Danuta Skowronski Epidemiology & Public Health, Vaccines & Treatments Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
COVID-19 Inflammatory Blood Biomarkers for Clinical Management, Prognosis and Evaluation of Interventions Mypinder Sekhon, Cheryl Wellington Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Vaccines & Treatments
COVID-19 Pandemic and its impact on dental geriatric care: students’ views Mario Brondani Economics & Business, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Social Impacts
COVID-19 PEP RCT: Post-exposure Prophylaxis or Preemptive Therapy for SARS-Coronavirus-2: A Pragmatic Approach Sara Belga Vaccines & Treatments
COVID-19 Personal Impact Study: Personal Impacts of COVID-19/Coronavirus Study (PICS) S. Evelyn Stewart Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
COVID-19 PT patient experience; A mixed methods investigation of Canadian patient experiences' accessing physiotherapy Sabrina Wong Healthcare Delivery & Policy
COVID-19 Research: COPE Trial; COVID-19 Research: COVID-19 Pandemic and Exercise (COPE) Trial Eli Puterman Mental Health & Wellbeing
COVID-19 Research: Personality Dysfunction; Perfectionism and Personality Dysfunction: Influence of Social Isolation Paul L. Hewitt Mental Health & Wellbeing
COVID-19 Respiratory Registry: Respiratory outcomes following COVID-19 infection in British Columbia Christopher Carlsten Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments
COVID-19 RESPPONSE: Rapid Evidence Study of a Provincial Population Based COhort for GeNder and SEx Lori Brotto, Gina Ogilvie Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Economics & Business, Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts, Vaccines & Treatments
Covid-19 sepsis study; Diagnosing the onset of severe Covid-19 disease Bob Hancock Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Healthcare Delivery & Policy
COVID-19 Smiles – The Study of Vaccine Escape Mutants Agatha Jassem Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Genome BC, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, BCCDC Foundation Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative
COVID-19 social connection project: Current Events and Social Behavior Elizabeth Dunn Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
COVID-19 South Asian Community Response Study Julie Bettinger Culture, Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, BCCDC Foundation Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative
COVID-19 survey: Clinicians' quality of life and moral injury during the COVID-19 pandemic David Barbic Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
COVID-19 Therapeutics Pieter Cullis Vaccines & Treatments
COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy in Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Parenthood Marie Tarrant Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, BCCDC Foundation Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative
COVID-19: Identifying and Addressing the Needs of Ontarians with Disabilities Kathleen Martin Ginis Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
COVID-19: Improving the Evidence to Treat an Emerging Infection Through Observational Studies and a Randomized Trial Srinivas Murthy Vaccines & Treatments Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Creating a genetic library to support drug development Kurt Haas Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments Canadian Institutes of Health Research
CT/Chest Radiography COVID-19 Open-source AI Prognostication Predictive Model Savvas Nicolaou The Department of ER Radiology, CardioThoracic Section at VGH Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations UBC Community Health and Wellbeing Cloud Innovation Centre (UBC CIC), powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS)AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI)
Dental emergencies- Covid 19: Dental Emergencies in academic and hospital-based settings during COVID-19 Nicholas Tong, Jennifer Park Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Design, characterization and manufacture of sustainable filtration masks from medical-grade lignin and cellulose to combat COVID-19 Abbas Milani, Frank Ko Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Designing drug treatments for COVID-19 Natalie Strynadka Vaccines & Treatments Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Developing a consent registry of COVID-19 survivors David Patrick BC Centre for Disease Control Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Development and test of point of care multimodal biosensor for screening, detection and monitoring COVID-19 patients. Babak Shadgan Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations, Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Development of a fluorescent-based serological testing for COVID-19 Franck Duong Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Equipment & Technology Innovations
Development of a Portable Mechanical Ventilator using 3D Origami Tubes to Fight COVID-19 Lillian Hung Woo Soo Kim (Simon Fraser University) Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Development of aerosolized encapsulated recombinant ACE2 for treating COVID-19 early symptom patients Anubhav Pratap Singh Vaccines & Treatments NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Development of Airborne COVID-19 Isolation and Elimination Device Sunny Li Environment, Equipment & Technology Innovations Mitacs Accelerate COVID-19 internships
Development of an Air Surveillance Tool for Population-Wide COVID-19 Detection and Prediction Sepideh Pakpour Equipment & Technology Innovations Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) COVID-19 Challenges
Development of low-cost, compact fibre optic O2 and CO2 gas sensors for COVID-19 applications of portable metabolic analyzers Kenneth Chau Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Development of sensitive and quantitative molecular technologies for SARS-CoV-2 detection Christopher Lowe Zabrina Brumme Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Equipment & Technology Innovations Genome BC Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Research Projects
Digital Mental Health Tools for Healthcare Workers Providing COVID-19 Care Starling Minds Equipment & Technology Innovations, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 program
Discovery of small molecules targeting SARS-CoV-2 frameshifting using a rapid yeast platform Eric Jan Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Canadian Institutes of Health Research COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities
Does photodynamic therapy decrease nasopharyngeal COVID-19 viral load? Elizabeth Bryce Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments
Drug repurposing for SARS-CoV-2 infection using human organoid culture technology François Jean Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC & CIHR
EARL - nCOV Researchers Srinivas Murthy Healthcare Delivery & Policy
ELECTRA platform: Electrochemical-based Aptasensor for early detection of COVID-19 Mina Hoorfar Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Evaluating a potential drug therapy for COVID-19 Josef Penninger Vaccines & Treatments Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Evaluation Of Rapid Redesign And Resource Deployment In Long-Term Care During COVID-19 Farinaz Havaei Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Social Impacts Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Examining the Evidence on the Safety of Ibuprofen in Lower Respiratory Infections Mahyar Etminan Epidemiology & Public Health, Vaccines & Treatments
Examining the impact of COVID-19 on the brain Teresa Liu-Ambrose Healthcare Delivery & Policy Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Expanding COVID19 structure-based therapeutic development at UBC through enhanced CryoEM and CryoET data acquisition Natalie Strynadka Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
Expanding the wastewater-based epidemiology toolkit for monitoring COVID-19 community transmission in Canada Ryan Ziels Environment, Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Finding ways to block coronavirus from entering the body Janice Leung, Don Sin Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments
First Aid For The Mind: Mental Health Support For First Responders David Geary Mental Health & Wellbeing
Genomic epidemiology and evolutionary dynamics of COVID-19 and other emerging corona viruses Jeffrey Joy Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Going Digital during COVID-19 and beyond: Expanding the Reach of an Effective Diabetes Prevention Program through a National YMCA Platform to Enhance Accessibility Mary Jung Healthcare Delivery & Policy Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Engage Grants COVID-19 Special Initiative
Harmonized Review Project: Assessing Dyspnea using Virtual Care during COVID-19 Pandemic (ADViC2) James P. McCormack Tung Siu Healthcare Delivery & Policy
HealtheSteps to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on Chronic Disease Risk Robert Petrella Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Heat map; Human Form Heat-Mapping for AI-assisted Detection of COVID-19 and Related Infectious Disease Philip Ainslie Equipment & Technology Innovations
Host cellular protein substrates of SARS-CoV-2 proteases Eric Jan, Christopher M. Overall Vaccines & Treatments Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Host Response Mediators in Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection James Russell BC Centre for Disease Control Vaccines & Treatments Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in a well-characterized African cohort (part of CIHR34 - HCMV trial) Soren Gantt Epidemiology & Public Health
How Does Social Distancing Impact the Elderly's Activities of Daily Living? Dongwook Yoon Equipment & Technology Innovations, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
Human ACE2 Coding Variants: A Potential Risk Factor for COVID-19 William Gibson Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
i-GlyCO: Immunoglobulin Glycosylation during COVID-19 Josef Penninger Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
Identification of co-receptors and auxiliary proteins employed by SARS-CoV2 for cellular entry. Franck Duong Vaccines & Treatments
Identification of SARS-CoV-2 Viral Protein Epitopes for Antibodies from Recovered COVID-19 Patients Steven Pelech Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Equipment & Technology Innovations, Vaccines & Treatments
Identifying patients at risk of severe complications using sequencing technology Bob Hancock Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Impact of COVID-19 on pediatric orthopedic surgery practice Kishore Mulpuri Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on individuals with SCI and rehabilitation services in urban and rural settings Andrei V. Krassioukov Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Self-care: Perspectives of People with Rheumatoid Arthritis Linda Li, Catherine Backman Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian youth who live with chronic pain Tim Oberlander BC Children's Hospital Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
Inactivation of COVID-19 virus and other air-borne microbial contaminants from aircraft cabins and other modes of transportation with ultraviolet radiation Madjid Mohseni Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
International Health Communications Heidi Tworek Culture, Epidemiology & Public Health, Politics, Governance & Law, Social Impacts
Kootenay Boundary Virtual Health Use Kathy Rush Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Learning in a Time of Crisis: Creating a Canadian COVID-19 Registry Corinne Hohl Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Genome BC & BC Academic Health Science NetworkCanadian Institutes of Health Research
Lifesaver - Predicting emerging pandemics Dermot Kelleher, Raymond Ng, Daniel Coombs Finger Food Advanced Technology Group Mathematical Modelling and Operations Digital Technology Supercluster
Linking Transmission Metadata to Viral Genotype and Serological Response of COVID-19 Mel Krajden Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
Magnetic levitation system for culture-independent virus isolation from biological and environmental samples Sepideh Pakpour Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
MCN Post-Doc Research; Better Serving People with Multiple, Complex Needs in BC through Health System Impact Rachelle Hole Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Measuring The Impact Of Physical Distancing Measures And Creating Paths For Monitoring During The Relaxation Phase Of The COVID-19 Pandemic Naveed Janjua Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Men's Experiences of the COVID Pandemic John Ogrodniczuk Mental Health & Wellbeing
Mobile Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) System for Ventilators (COVID-19) Jian Liu Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Modular Personal Protective Ensembles Utilizing Omniphobic and Antimicrobial Coatings for Enhanced Protection Against COVID-19 Kevin Golovin Equipment & Technology Innovations Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) COVID-19 Challenges
Molecular and cellular therapies against COVID-19 using angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) Josef Penninger Haibo Zhang (St. Michael's Hospital) Vaccines & Treatments Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Municipalities and Disability Non-Profit Organization COVID Study; Service Delivery and Programing Ben Mortenson Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Social Impacts
Nav-CARE: Max Bell: Volunteer navigation partnerships: A compassionate community approach to care Barb Pesut Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Neutralizing human-derived single-chain antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 Horacio Bach Vaccines & Treatments Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Novel COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative Wilf Jefferies Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
NPW Survey; The Northern Pediatric Wellness (NPW) Survey Kirsten Miller Kathryn Leccese Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Online Survey: Mental Health Care in the APEC Region (COVID-19 Research); Online Survey: Mental Health Raymond Lam
OPERAS Cohort Study (COVID-19): Impact of COVID-19 on Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity, Symptoms and Physical Activity Linda Li Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Operation COVID: Canadians' Occupations during Viral Infection Days (COVID): A New Normal? William (Bill) Miller Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
Parent Discharge Experiences - COVID-19 Related Protocol Changes: Discharge Experiences of Parents of Children Living with a Complex Medical Condition Lise Olsen Healthcare Delivery & Policy
PCR lab-on-chip system for rapid and sensitive identification of SARS-CoV-2 infected case Sepideh Pakpour, Mina Hoorfar Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations
PEG - COVID ACE-ARBs: Use of ARBs and ACE Inhibitors and Risk of COVID-19 Infection and Death Colin Dormuth Vaccines & Treatments
Pinpointing the cause of COVID-19-related inflammatory surge Alice Mui Vaccines & Treatments Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Point of Care Ultrasound for COVID-19 Oron Frenkel, Teresa Tsang, Purang Abolmaesumi, Robert Rohling Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 programCanadian Institutes of Health Research
Population-Based Study Of Coronavirus Antibody Cross-Reactivity To Inform SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence Agatha Jassem Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Predicting the risk of developing mental and substance use disorders due to COVID-19: machine learning applied to health service utilization data to facilitate access to effective treatments Daniel Vigo, Lakshmi Yatham Mental Health & Wellbeing Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Preparing for the Next Wave: Technology to Detect and Analyze SARS-CoV-2 Marco Marra Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations
Preventing Opioid Deaths due to COVID Related Increase in Smoking Illicit Substances (Preventing OD CRISIS) Jessica Moe, Jane Buxton, Amy Salmon, Amanda Slaunwhite Epidemiology & Public Health Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Preventing SARS-CoV-2 infection by targeting human type II transmembrane serine protease activity François Jean Richard Leduc (Université de Sherbrooke) Vaccines & Treatments Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Prognostication of ACE II Receptor (PACEiiR) Inna Sekirov Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Genome BC Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Research and Innovation Projects
Protecting Canadians by Predicting the Evolution of COVID-19 Natalie Strynadka Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 program
Protecting healthcare workers from COVID-19 Annalee Yassi Healthcare Delivery & Policy International Development Research Centre
PSAS Development: Pregnancy-Specific Anxiety Scale (PSAS) Development with Added questions on COVID-19 Hamideh Bayrampour Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Quantitative Isotype Profiling And Dynamics Of SARS-CoV-2 Infections: Next-Generation Serology Mari DeMarco Vaccines & Treatments Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Quick COVID-19 Primary Care Survey of Patients Sabrina Wong Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Quick COVID-19 Survey of Physiotherapists Sabrina Wong Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Randomized Telehealth Trial for IBD; A randomized controlled trial of patient and physician perceptions Dustin Loomes Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Rapid detection of COVID-19 using an isothermal amplification-based lateral flow assay Xiaonan Lu Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Rapid high-throughput sample preparation for COVID-19 diagnostics using integrated automation systems Steven Hallam Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Rapid release of an easily accessible SARS-CoV-2 genome analysis pipeline Chanson Brumme Zabrina Brumme, Simon Fraser University, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS; Don Kirkby, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Research and Innovation Projects, cofunded with Illumina Canada
Rapid research in the CHILD Cohort to inform Canada's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: investigation Stuart Turvey Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health
Rapid Response to Emerging Serious Pathogen Outbreaks using Next-gen Data: R2ESPOND Natalie Prystajecky, Mel Krajden Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
Real Time Phylodynamic Monitoring Of COVID-19 Alexandre Bouchard-Côté Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Redesigning SARS CoV-2 spike protein to improve immunization - COVID-19 Jörg Gsponer Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Reduce spreading of Covid-19 by using antiviral coatings in senior care homes and hospitals Rizhi Wang, Jayachandran Kizhakkedathu, Tom Troczynski Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Reducing the impact of COVID-19 on the Agri-Food sector by validating disinfectants against SARS-CoV-2 surrogates Siyun Wang Equipment & Technology Innovations, Food & Nutrition NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
Rehabilitation Service Capacity for COVID19 Survivors Pat Camp Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Remote preventive dental health education for school-aged adolescents. Jolanta Aleksejuniene Epidemiology & Public Health
Repurposing an FDA-approved anti-gout drug for the treatment of COVID-19 Honglin Luo Vaccines & Treatments Canadian Institutes of Health Research COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities
Respiratory Outcomes Following COVID-19 Infection In British Columbia: A Prospective Patient Registry Christopher Carlsten Healthcare Delivery & Policy Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Response to Emerging Serious Pathogen Outbreaks using Next-gen Data (RESPOND) Mel Krajden, Natalie Prystajecky, Richard Harrigan Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health Genome BC Strategic Fund
Risk And Outcomes Of COVID-19 Patients Exposed To Immunosuppressive And Immunomodulatory Agents In British Columbia. A Population-Based Study. Juan Avina-Zubieta Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
Risk Management Frameworks for Workplace Safety Karen Cheung, Lukas Chrostowski ecoMINE Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 program
SARS-CoV-2 Rapid Research: Fast track isothermal viral diagnostics Peter Unrau (Simon Fraser University), Masahiro Niikura (Simon Fraser University) Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Equipment & Technology Innovations CIHR - Canadian COVID-19 Rapid Response Funding Opportunity
SARS-CoV2 seroconversion in asymptomatic individuals Pascal Lavoie Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health
SARS‐CoV‐2 Study for Eased Restrictions in British Columbia – SAfER Simon Pimstone, Josef Penninger, Mel Krajden Simon Pimstone (UBC, Xenon Pharmaceuticals), Josef Penninger (UBC), Mel Krajden (UBC, BCCDC, PHSA), Tania Bubela (SFU) Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Mental Health & Wellbeing Genome BC, Genome Canada
Self-care Strategies for Health Care Professionals During the COVID-19 Pandemic Nilanga Aki Ediriweera Bandara Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
Self-Disinfecting TiO2 Coating to Enable Antibacterial, Antiviral and Reusable Facemasks (COVID-19) Jian Liu Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 GrantsPeter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies COVID-19 Wall Solutions Initiative Awards
SHIFT study; Understanding shifting roles and relations amongst older adult cancer survivors during Kristen Haase Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
Short and Long Term impact of COVID-19 on mental health and wellbeing of health workers in Pakistan Joseph Puyat Joseph H Puyat; Nargis N Asad, Saima Hirani, Rozina Karmaliani, Rosemin Kassam, Tania Nadeem Mental Health & Wellbeing Canadian Institutes of Health Research COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities
Smart and Low-Cost Face-Shields Capable of Protection, Prevention and Detection for Essential Workers Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic Mohammad Hossein Zarifi Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Equipment & Technology Innovations NSERC Alliance COVID-19 Grants
SMH Covid Study; Determining swallowing physiology following prolonged intubation in patients with COVID-19 Stacey Skoretz Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Strategies to Relieve Suffering at End-of-Life (STRS-EOL)  Barb Pesut, Sally Thorne Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Social Impacts
Stronger Together: Social Infrastructure for Community Health Curatio Networks Equipment & Technology Innovations, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster COVID-19 program
Structural preparedness during the COVID-19 pandemic and the provision of urgent oral health care Mario Brondani Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Social Impacts Genome BC Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Research and Innovation Projects
Structure-guided design of therapeutics and antibodies against COVID-19 Sriram Subramaniam Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC Rapid Response Funding for COVID-19 Research and Innovation Projects
Study Of Early Health Outcomes In Neonates Exposed To COVID-19 In British Columbia (SHiNE-BC) Yuk Joseph Ting Healthcare Delivery & Policy Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
SUPPORT-Canada COVID-19 Initiative - CanPath Parveen Bhatti Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Telehealth and transitions in the era of COVID Kevin Eva Equipment & Technology Innovations, Healthcare Delivery & Policy
The ABCD Consortium (“Accelerating Blood and Cardiopulmonary COVID-19 Diagnostics”) Mari DeMarco Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics
The Cedar Project: Culturally-safe, trauma-informed COVID-19 response among young Indigenous people who use drugs Patricia Spittal Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy Canadian Institutes of Health Research
The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on the University of British Columbia Geriatric Dentistry Practice Nicholas Tong Healthcare Delivery & Policy
The Intersection Between COVID-19 and Adolescent E-Cigarette use Nilanga Aki Ediriweera Bandara Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy
The lived experiences of Canadian Critical Care Nurses providing direct patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic Sarah Crowe Sarah Crowe, Greg Haljan, Amanda Howard Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing
The Outreach Project: COVID-19 Adaptation Vicky Bungay Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Social Impacts
The Response of Provincial Health Systems to COVID-19: Service Provision and Costs Across Health Sectors Kimberlyn McGrail Healthcare Delivery & Policy
The role of complement in SARS-CoV-2-triggered thrombosis Edward M. Conway, Edward Pryzdial Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments
The SPRING Study: Severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus 2 prevalence in children and young adults in British Columbia: an observational study Manish Sadarangani Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Epidemiology & Public Health, Vaccines & Treatments Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research COVID-19 Research Response Fund
The unintended consequences of implementing stay-at-home policies during the COVID-19 pandemic: Violence outcomes in children and youth in Canada Ian Pike Ian Pike, Alison Macpherson, Sarah A. Richmond Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts Canadian Institutes of Health Research COVID-19 Research Gaps and Priorities
Tracking household transmission of COVID-19 in Africa Soren Gantt Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Tracking Pediatric Emergency Department Visits During a Pandemic Ran Goldman Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Tracking the spread of COVID-19 Danuta Skowronski Epidemiology & Public Health, Vaccines & Treatments Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
UBC Vaccine Effectiveness of Variants In British Columbia Daniel Ting Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Vaccines & Treatments Genome BC, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, BCCDC Foundation Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Research Initiative
Understanding the experiences of individuals with immunosuppressive conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic (UNIFIED) Mary De Vera Epidemiology & Public Health, Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
Understanding the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on UBC Family Medicine Residents Jennafer Wilson Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Understanding the role of Occupational therapy in emergency departments before and after COVID-19 Skye Barbic Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Using chemical compounds to reduce COVID-19 spread David Perrin Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Using computers to develop drug cocktails for COVID-19 Artem Cherkasov, François Jean Vaccines & Treatments
Using nanoparticles to deliver antibody therapy against COVID-19 Pieter Cullis Vaccines & Treatments
Utilizing health system data to respond to COVID-19 in seven resource-poor countries Michael Law Epidemiology & Public Health Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Vaccination in a pandemic: The impact on routine vaccinations and future COVID-19 vaccine acceptance Julie Bettinger Epidemiology & Public Health
Vaccination pulse during Covid-19; Opinions on Vaccinations Amongst UBC Staff and Faculty Survey Adrian Joseph Ziemczonek Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Venous Thrombosis Virtual Surveillance in COVID (VVIRTUOSO) Donna Kurtz Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Viral Predictor for mRNA Evolution (VPRE) Steven Hallam Samuel King Diagnostics, Genomics & Transmission Dynamics, Vaccines & Treatments
Volunteer navigation partnerships: A compassionate community approach to care Barb Pesut Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts
What Families Think and Do ? - A Survey for Families Visiting the Pediatric Emergency Department Ran Goldman Healthcare Delivery & Policy
Youth mental health and substance use in the context of COVID-19 Skye Barbic Providence Health Care Healthcare Delivery & Policy, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Social Impacts