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Title Year Investigator Location  Amount in CAD Funds 
Systematic Investigation of Early Social Cognitive Processes and the Feasibility of Intervention 2017 Dr. Anastasia Dimitropoulos Case Western University, Ohio   $100,252.00
Dissecting a novel brainstem feeding circuit in Prader-Willi syndrome 2017 Alexander Nectow Princeton University   $135,389.00
A Mindfulness-based intervention for temper outbursts in Prader-Willi syndrome. 2017 Stewart Einfeld University of Sydney, Australia  $60,766.00
Improving social functioning in Prader-Willi syndrome 2017 Elisabeth Dykens Vanderbilt University  $147,538.00
Therapeutic Potential of Blocking Zinc Finger Protein 274 Binding to the PWS Locus 2017 Marc Lalande, PhD University of Connecticut Health Center  $72,842.00
Mitochondrial Complex I dysfunction in Prader Willi Syndrome: A new therapeutic target 2016 Dr. Ingrid Tein  Hospital for Sick Kids, Toronto  $71,555.00
Impact of carbohydrate restricted diet upon growth and hyperphagia/food anxiety in children with Prader-Willi syndrome 2016 Ann Scheimann, MD Johns Hopkins University  $150,514.00
Loss of MAGEL2 and hypotonia in Prader-Willi syndrome 2016 Rachel Wevrick, PhD University of Alberta  $111,821.00
Role of melanin concentrating hormone in an animal model of Prader-Willi Syndrome 2015 Michiru Hirasawa, DVM, PhD Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s  $84,000.00
Characterisation of anti-ghrelin autoantibodies in Prader-Willi Syndrome 2015 Lisa Chopin, DVM, PhD Queensland University of Technology, Australia  $158,431.00
Reactivation of the PWS locus via disruption of the ZNF274 silencing complex 2014 Marc Lalande, PhD University of Connecticut Health Center  $129,027.00
Small Molecules and Therapeutic Potential for PWS 2014 Yong-Hui Jiang,PhD Duke University, Durham NC  $21,710.00