Grants and funders
We are grateful for the support of numerous funders who make the work of the Lochmüller Lab possible.
Hanns holds the Canada Research Chair in Neuromuscular Genomics and Health and our lab’s work is supported by funding from the Canada Research Chairs program.
We are supported by a CIHR Foundation Grant on Precision Health for Neuromuscular Diseases under grant no. FDN-167281 and by a CIHR Network Catalyst Grant (jointly funded by Muscular Dystrophy Canada) for NMD4C, a neuromuscular network for Canada, under grant no. NG2-170044. Research members supported by individual CIHR grants include: Rachel Thompson and Kiran Polovarapu, who each individually hold CIHR postdoctoral fellowship awards; Alexa Derksen, who holds a CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral award; and Ofosu Adjei-Afriyie, who holds a CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship Master’s award.
Kaela O'Connor is the recipient of a Scholarship in Translational Research (STaR) Award from the Dr. Eric Poulin Centre for Neuromuscular Disease (CNMD) in partnership with the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI). This award supports Kaela’s research over 2022-2023. Kaela was also recently awarded a Queen Elizabeth II scholarship award, which will allow her to continue her research for the 2023-2024 academic year.