Congratulations to Dr Charles de Mestral for being awarded an Ontario Early Researcher Award (ERA) for his proposal entitled: Regional Foot Core and Amputation Prevention Pathways For All Ontarians.
Dr. de Mestral is a Surgeon-scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital & Unity Health Toronto and an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto. The Early Researcher Awards program helps new researchers working at publicly funded Ontario research institutions, in a variety of academic fields, build their research teams. The program is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. This award (S190,000 over 5 years) will support research on foot care and amputation prevention for people with diabetes or peripheral artery disease in Ontario.
The complete press release can be found Here