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2023-2024 Funded projects

The VHRN is proud to present this year funded projects!

This year with the collaboration of the Fondation des maladies de l’œil (FMO) et the Fondation Antoine-Turmel (FAT), the Network funded 4 new research projects. All of these grants involve collaborations with 4 countries including France, United Kingdom, United States and Belgium. The total investment from VHRN/FMO/FAT ($200,000) was also supported by a financial participation from the international teams (close to $120,000).


Congratulations to all the recipients!


Identification de vulnérabilités exploitables dans le mélanome uvéal (first application)
Solange LANDREVILLE, Université Laval 
In collaboration with: Corine BERTOLOTTO,  Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, FRANCE 

Cortical mapping of multisensory integration in awaken mice (first application)
Elvire VAUCHER, École d’optométrie – Université de Montréal
In collaboration with: Lutgarde ARKENSKatholieke Universiteit (KU) te Leuven, Louvain, BELGIUM

The following project was also supported by the Fondation Antoine-Turmel:

The role of cone photoreceptor planar cell polarity in health and disease (first application)
Michel CAYOUETTE, Montreal Clinical Research Institute
In collaboration with: Ryan MacDONALD, Institut of Ophthalomoly, University College London, London, ROYAUME-UNI

The following project was funded by the Fondation des maladies de l’œil:

Correction par Prime editing de mutations responsables de maladies héréditaires de l’œil (nouvelle demande)
Solange LANDREVILLE, Université Laval 
In collaboration with: Roxana A. RADU, UCLA Stein Eye Institute, USA