Research grant winners

T-CAIREM Grant Winners

Each year T-CAIREM awards grants to innovative research projects with the potential to transform healthcare through Artificial Intelligence in the future. 


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(L to R) Dr. Aaron Conway and Dr. Sebastian D. Goodfellow

Two of this year’s 13 Catalyst grants administered by the Data Sciences Institute (DSI) were co-funded with T-CAIREM.

Dr. Aaron Conway 
Affiliation: Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, U of T
Research project: Pain Detection in Masked Faces during Procedural Sedation
Collaborators: Babak Taati, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, KITE, University Health Network); Sebastian Mafeld (Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network)
Award: Catalyst Grant - $100,000 CAD

Dr. Sebastian D. Goodfellow
Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science Engineering, U of T
Research project: Accelerating machine learning in healthcare: Solving the labelling bottleneck
Collaborators: Mjaye Mazwi (Translational Medicine Labs, SickKids), Anica Bulic, (Translational Medicine Labs, SickKids), and Melissa McCradden (Genetics & Genome Biology Labs, SickKids).
Award: Catalyst Grant - $100,000 CAD


2021 grant winners
(L to R) Dr. Shaf Keshavjee and Dr. Devin Singh each received a Temerty Innovation Grant for AI in Medicine, while Dr. Mojgan Hodaie was awarded a CIFAR-Temerty Innovation Catalyst Grant.

Dr. Shaf Keshavjee
 UHN Research
Research project: Advanced Ex Vivo Organ Assessments for Clinical Lung Transplant Using AI.
Award: Temerty Innovation Grant - $200,000 CAD

Dr. Devin Singh 
Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Research project: Machine Learning-Based Innovation in Ocular Pediatric Assessment Using point of care ultrasound
Award: Temerty Innovation Grant - $200,000 CAD

Dr. Mojgan Hodaie 
Research project: An Artificial Intelligence-based MR Imagine Reconstruction Framework
Award: CIFAR-Temerty Innovation Catalyst Grant - $130,000 CAD