MITACS Funding for the Wasan Lab Post Doc Fellow


Mitacs has partnered with iCo Therapeutics Inc. to provide Post Doctoral Fellow Dr. Fady Ibrahim, under the supervision of Dr. Kishor Wasan, with funding from the Mitacs-Accelerate Internship Program. The award, a grant of $15,000, will allow Ibrahim to conduct research in the host company on the Pharmacological Evaluation of a Novel Oral Amphotericin B Formulation for the Treatment of Disseminated Candidiasis: Providing New Therapeutic Alternative to the Commercial Intravenous Formulation.


Mitacs-Accelerate is Canada’s premiere research internship program. It connects companies with over 50 research-based universities through graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, who apply their specialized expertise to business research challenges. Interns transfer their skills from theory to real-world application, while the companies gain a competitive advantage by accessing high-quality research expertise.