Canada Research Chairs (Tier 1 and Tier 2)

Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs are awarded to researchers that have been recognized by their peers as outstanding leaders in their fields.

Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are awarded to excellent emerging researchers, who have been recognized by their peers as having potential to lead in their field.

Congratulations to the following WCHRI members who have received this prestigious honour:

Member Tier Chair title
Todd Alexander 2 Canada Research Chair in Renal Epithelial Transport Physiology
Sean Bagshaw 2 Canada Research Chair in Critical Care Nephrology
Christian Beaulieu 1
Canada Research Chair in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Brain Micro-structure
Tanya Berry 2 Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity Promotion
Amit Bhavsar 2 Canada Research Chair in Functional Genomic Medicine
Stephane Bourque 2 Canada Research Chair in Developmental and Integrative Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Joel Dacks 2 Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Cell Biology
Sandra T. Davidge 1 Canada Research Chair in Maternal and Perinatal Cardiovascular Health
Jason Dyck 1 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Medicine
Mark J. N. Glover  2 Canada Research Chair in Structural Molecular Biology
Andre Grace 1 Canada Research Chair in Sexual and Gender Minority Studies
Lisa Hartling 1 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Synthesis and Translation
Kathy Hegadoren 2 Canada Research Chair in Stress-related Disorders in Women
Tom Hobman 1 Canada Research Chair in RNA Viruses and Host Interactions 
Basil Hubbard 2 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Therapeutics
Sarah Hughes 2 Canada Research Chair in Cell Adhesion and Proliferation
Chris X. Le 1 Canada Research Chair in Bio-Analytical Technology and Environmental Health 
David Marchant 2 Canada Research Chair in Viral Pathogenesis
Gavin Oudit 2 Canada Research Chair in Heart Failure
Roman Pabayo 2 Canada Research Chair in Social Environment and Health Among Children
Christopher Power 1 Canada Research Chair in Neurological Infection and Immunity
Caroline Richard 2 Canada Research Chair in Nutritional Immunology
Shannon Scott 2 Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation in Children’s Health
Maya Shmulevitz 2 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Virology and Oncotherapy
Qiumin Tan 2 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Genetics of Human Disease
Anastassia Voronova 2 Canada Research Chair in Neural Stem Cell Biology
Lori J. West 1 Canada Research Chair in Cardiac Transplantation 
Benjamin Willing 2 Canada Research Chair in Microbiology of Nutrigenomics
Yutaka Yasui  2 Canada Research Chair in Biostatistics and Epidemiologic Methods

updated June 2019

Did we miss anyone? Please contact WCHRI communications if you know of a member who should be included.