2020 Grant Awards

In 2020 CIORA funded 5 two-year grants for a total of $509,203.

Pillar Title Principal Investigator Award
Awareness/Advocacy/Education Improving the care of cancer patients receiving immunotherapy who develop rheumatic immune-related complications, and those with pre-existing rheumatic disease, through online education with health care providers:  An Initiative of CanRIO (Canadian Research Group of Rheumatology in Immuno-Oncology) Roberts, J.H.
Ye, C.
$77,148
Health Economics/ Sustainability of Health Care/Quality Improvement Health Economic Evaluation of the Mandatory Switching Policy for Biosimilars in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Bansback, N. $96,984
Health Economics/ Sustainability of Health Care/Quality Improvement Measuring Quality of Heart Failure Care in Inflammatory Arthritis- Are We Making the Mark? Kuriya, B.
Eder, L.
$104,000
Health Economics/ Sustainability of Health Care/Quality Improvement Safety and effectiveness of biosimilar anti-TNF agents in British Columbia ‚Äď Exploiting a natural experiment from a change in health policy Lacaille, D. $114,000
Multi-Disciplinary Care Teams Work disability and function in systematic lupus erythematosus: a national mixed-methods sequential explanatory study Nowrouzi-Kia, B.
Touma, Z
$117,098