UBC Department of Surgery Seed Grant

The purpose of this program is to support the establishment of new research in the Department of Surgery. This year, we have introduced three application categories:

  1. Support for a new investigator in starting a new research project
  2. Support for an established researcher’s pilot/feasibility study
  3. Support for an established researcher launching a project in a new research area

Seed Grant recipients will be requested to present their work at one of the departmental events.

$75,000 in funding is available for the 2022/2023 fiscal year, with up to $15,000 awarded per application.

Deadline: End of day November 30, 2022


Submissions: valeria.kolesova@ubc.ca

Application Form

CV-Abbreviated Instructions

CV-Abbreviated Template

Chiu, Chieh Jack - General Surgery

Standardizing Use of Pain medication to Eliminate post-Robotic HErnia Repair Opioids: A prospective cohort study assessing opioid use after abdominal wall reconstruction using the da Vinci robotic platform (The SUPERHERO Study)

Cook, Richard - Cardiac Surgery

Hybrid Revascularization vs Standard Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery For Patients at Higher Risk of Post-Operative Complications

Fatehi, Mostafa - Neurosurgery

A province-wide analysis of treatment outcomes in patients with Glioblastoma

Piper, Hannah - Pediatric Surgery

Precision Prebiotics to Improve the Intestinal Microbial Environment in Children with Intestinal Failure

Prisman, Eitan - Otolaryngology

Evaluating the role of transcervical ultrasonography in guiding oropharyngeal cancer resection during transoral robotic surgery

Thamboo, Andrew - Otolaryngology

Endotyping Nasal Polyposis using Spectrophotometer

Chan, Jessica - Radiation Oncology

The Linguistic Indicators of Framing Tool: Developing a tool to LIFT negative framing out of published health research involving First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples

Clark, Haley - Radiation Oncology

Patient- and organ-specific radiotherapy plans using quantitative magnetic resonance imaging

Dawe, Philip - General Surgery

Open Pelvic Binder: a novel device for pelvic fractures

Haji, Faizal - Neurosurgery

Improving assessment and training in craniosynostosis: the role of interactive 3D models and multimodal e-learning

Genoway, Krista - Plastic Surgery

Barriers to completing pre-operative hair removal for penile inversion vaginoplasty

Ghuman, Amandeep - General Surgery

The relationship between the microbiome and the development of low anterior resection syndrome (the LARS-Microbiome study)

Jiang, Henry - General Surgery

"MOtilin in the Treatment and Investigation of Looseness of INtestines