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Contact Information

Dean Fergusson, PhD, MHA

dafergusson@ohri.ca

Administrative Coordinator:
Jodi Peters
613-737-8899 x79842
jpeters@ohri.ca

Funding

Current Funding

Total funding: $100,551,243
Total lifetime funding as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator: $32,093,572

Improving the quality of judgment in cancer therapeutics development
Principal Investigators: Drs. Dean Fergusson, Jonathan Kimmelman, Christopher McCabe
Funder: BioCanRx
Program: Clinical, Social and Economic Impact grant
Total awarded: $534,846
04/2016-03/2019
 
Development of a targeted oncolytic virus vaccine for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer
Principal Investigator: Dr. John Bell
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: Prostate Cancer Canada
Program: Movember Team Grant
Total awarded: $4,990,498
07/2015-06/2020
 
A Pragmatic Strategy Empowering Paramedics to Assess Low-Risk Trauma Patients with the Canadian C-Spine Rule and Selectively Transport them Without Immobilization
Principal Investigators: Drs. Christian Vaillanourt / Co-PI: Ian Stiell
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: OSSU
Program: IMPACT award
Total awarded: $1,456,990
06/2015-05/2018

HIP fracture Accelerated surgical TreaTment And Care tracK (HIP ATTACK) – Randomized Controlled Trial of Accelerated Medical Clearance and Surgery versus Standard Care for Hip Fracture

Principal Investigator: Dr. PJ Devereaux
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: OSSU
Program: IMPACT award
Total awarded: $1,850,000
06/2015-05/2018

The PRICE Trial: Phlebotomy resulting in controlled hypovolemia to prevent blood loss in major hepatic resections

Principal Investigator: Dr. Guillaume Martel
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: Canadian Surgical Research Fund
Program: Operating grant
Total awarded: $10,000
09/2015-08/2016

CanVECTOR (Canadian Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Trials and Outcome Research) Network

Principal Investigators: Drs. Susan Kahn, Marc Rodger
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: ICRH Community Development Program Grant
Total awarded: $1,500,000
10/2015-09/2020

Predicting and preventing the major vascular complications of surgery.
Program Leader: Dr. PJ Devereaux
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Foundation Scheme
Total awarded: $8,439,205
07/2015-06/2022

Promoting implementation of evidence-based care
Program Leader: Dr. Jeremy Grimshaw
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Foundation Scheme
Total awarded: $2,128,006
07/2015-06/2022

Clinical translation of stem cell-based therapies for neonatal lung diseases

Program Leader: Dr. Bernard Thebaud
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Foundation Scheme
Total awarded: $5,250,000
07/2015-06/2022
 
A Research Program to Improve Patient Outcomes in Kidney Transplantation

Program Leader: Dr. Gregory Knoll
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Foundation Scheme
Total awarded: $3,871,800
07/2015-06/2022

Tranexamic acid during cystectomy trial (TACT)
Principal Investigators: Drs. Rodney Breau, Ilias Cagiannos, Franco Momoli
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Operating
Total awarded: $394,050
07/2015-06/2018

 Aneurysmal SubArachnoid Hemorrhage - Red Blood Cell Transfusion And Outcome (SAHaRA): a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
Principal Investigators: Drs. Shane English, Lauralyn McIntyre
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Operating - Priority Announcement - Transfusion Science
Total awarded: $157,172
07/2015-06/2018

 Myocardial Ischemia and Transfusion. The MINT Rollover Trial
Principal Investigators: Drs. Paul Hebert, Jeffery Carson
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Operating Grant - Priority Announcement - Transfusion Science
Total awarded: $140,210
07/2015-06/2018

Examining the relationship between repeated blood donations in female donors on maternal/neonatal outcomes: a cohort study

Principal Investigator: Dr. Alan Tinmouth
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Operating Grant: Priority Announcement - Transfusion Science
Total awarded: $135,657
07/2015-06/2017
 
Platelet Transfusions in Hematopoietic Stem cell Transplantation - The PATH Study
Principal Investigators: Drs. Jason Tay, Dawn Sheppard, Alan Tinmouth
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Operating
Total awarded: $213,400
07/2015-06/2017

Crystalloid FLUID Choices for Resuscitation of Hospitalized Patients: A Pragmatic Cluster Cross Over Pilot Trial
Principal Investigators: Drs. Lauralyn McIntyre, Monica Taljaard
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Operating
Total awarded: $99,506
07/2015-06/2016

Effect of folic acid supplementation in pregnancy on preeclampsia
Principal Investigators: Drs. Shi Wu Wen, William Fraser, Mark Walker
Role: Co-investigator
Funder: CIHR
Program: Operating (bridge grant)
Total awarded: $100,000
07/2015-06/2016

Transfusion of Plasma Prior to Invasive Procedures Pilot Trial
Principal Investigators: Drs. Dean Fergusson and Alan Tinmouth
Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Program: Operating
Total awarded: $232,244
10/2014 – 03/2017

MAGIC Collaborating Centre

Principal Investigators: Drs. Brian Hutton, David Moher, Sharon Straus, Andrea Tricco, George Wells.
Co-investigator: Dr. Dean Fergusson
Funder: DSEN Collaborating Centre for Network Meta-Analysis Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Funding period: 09/2014-08/2019
Total awarded: $7,000,000

The Thoracic Peri-Operative Integrative Surgical Care Evaluation (POISE) Trial

Principal investigators: Drs: Dugald Seely and Andrew Seely
Co-investigator: Dr. Dean Fergusson
Funder: Hecht Foundation
Funding period: 09/2014-08/2025
Total awarded: $3,853,888 

Canadian Immunization Research Network
Principal Investigator: Dr. Scott Halperin
Co-investigator: Dean Fergusson
Funder: CIHR and Public Health Agency of Canada
Funding period: 06/2014-05/2017 
Total awarded: $6,583,497 
 
Temperature, Heart & Respiratory Rate Investigation with Variability Evaluation and Serum Biomarkers (THRRIVES) to Provide Early & Specific Warning of Infection
Principal Investigator: Dr. Andrew Seely
Co-investigator: Dean Fergusson
Funder: TOHAMO and the Innovation Fund Provincial Oversight Committee (IFPOC)
Funding period: 05/2014-04/2017
Total awarded: $391,841

Canadian Institutes of Health Research Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) – Provincial KTE Network
Principal Investigators: Drs. Dean Fergusson and Jeremy Grimshaw
Funder: CIHR
Funding period: 04/2014-03/2019
Total awarded: $53,221,044 (OHRI portion: $2,500,000)

Transfusion Requirement in Cardiac Surgery III (TRICS III)
Principal Investigators: Drs. Dean Fergusson, David Mazer, Nadine Shehata, Kevin Thorpe, Richard Whitlock
Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Funding period: 10/2013-03/2018
Total awarded: $3,323,110

Can researchers accurately predict trial outcomes? An empirical investigation.
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jonathan Kimmelman
Co-investigator: Dr. Dean Fergusson
Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Funding period: 10/2013 – 09/2016
Total awarded: $280,000

PACE – Omics: Personalized, Accessible, Cost-Effective applications of “Omics technologies”
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Mengal, University of Alberta
Collaborator: Dr. Dean Fergusson
Funder: Genome Canada Award
Funding period: 04/2013 - 03/2017
Total awarded: $4,502,080

The Canadian Respiratory Research Network: Exploring the Origin a Progression of Airway Disease
Principal Investigator: Dr. Shawn Aaron
Co-investigator: Dr. Dean Fergusson
Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (ICRH Emerging Network Grants)
Funding period: 01/2013 – 12/2018
Total awarded: $4,350,000

Age of blood in children in pediatric intensive care units (ABC-PICU): a multicentre international pragmatic double blind randomized clinical trial on the efficiency of “short storage” red blood cell units to decrease the incidence of new of progressive multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) in critically ill children.
Principal Investigators: Drs. Dean Fergusson and Marisa Tucci
Funder: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Funding period: 04/2013 - 03/2018
Total awarded: $1,163,163

Age of Blood in Children in Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Principal Investigator: Dr. Philip C. Spinella (Washington University)
Co-Principal Investigator: Dr. Dean Fergusson (Lead Methodologist)
Funder: National Institutes of Health Research (NIH – US)
Funding period: 01/2013 – 01/2018
Total awarded: $8,089,180