UOHI scientist awarded international grant for important heart and brain research

February 3, 2021

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (ICRH) has announced support for Katey Rayner, PhD, of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) in partnership with co-principal investigators in France and Spain as part of the European Research Area Network on Cardiovascular Diseases (ERA-CVD) Joint Transnational Call (JTC) 2020.

Rayner, a scientist in the Cardiometabolic microRNA Laboratory at the UOHI, is one of three Canadian researchers selected to receive this important funding. Her project will study the prevention of vascular cognitive impairment through identification of inflammatory and cholesterol targets with therapeutic potential to improve cerebrovascular function.

Congratulations, Katey Rayner!

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Leigh B. Morris
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University of Ottawa Heart Institute
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