Research / Dr. Spencer Proctor / Series of Projects

Series of Projects

Granting Body

Abbreviated Title

Name(s) of Applicant(s)

Duration of Grant

Women & Children’s  Health Research Institute– Innovation Grant

Elevated remnant cholesterol promotes fat intolerance in overweight children and enhances early heart disease risk.

Proctor SD (PI)
Vine DF (co-app)

2017-2019

Alberta Health Services-Health Outcomes Improvement Fund

Remnant Cholesterol and Fat Intolerance causes Sub-Clinical Cardiovascular risk in Overweight Children

Proctor SD (PI)

& Vine DF (co app)

2017-2019

International Atherosclerosis Society- Visiting Fellowship Awards

Use of a novel idiotypic antibody approach to inhibit arterial remnant cholesterol retention in atherosclerotic vascular disease

Lopez SY,  Proctor SD (PI), Vazquez AM (co-app)

2016-2017

University of Alberta-Faculty of ALES-Food and Health Innovation Initiative

Understanding how niacin (Vitamin B3) can regulate good (HDL) cholesterol from the intestine during diabetes: Using a new swine model to better translate to human disease.

Proctor SD (PI)

2016-2017

Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Operating Grant- Bridging Funds

Dietary Fish Oil:  A Treatment for Hyperlipidemia in Young Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Vine DF (PI)
Proctor & 2 other (co-app)

2015-2018 Bridging Funds

Alberta Diabetes Institute- Pilot Project

Dietary Fish Oil:  An Adjunct approach to Metformin to treat Type II Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases Risk Factors in Young Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

Vine DF (PI)
Proctor & 2 other (co-app)

2015-2017

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency-Research & Development Program

Production and testing of PUFA-BHP in beef II: optimizing diets, NIRS predictions, rumen bacterial profiles and human health implications.

Dugan M (PI), Proctor SD &

1 other (co-app)

2015-2018

Dairy Farmers of Canada

Investigating the therapeutic potential of vaccenic acid in intestinal inflammatory diseases

Proctor SD (PI), Willing B, Vine DF (Co-PI)

2015-2017

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency-Research & Development Program

Using a swine (Landrace) model of early insulin resistance to investigate the therapeutic potential of vaccenic acid in intestinal inflammatory bowel disease.

Proctor SD (PI), Willing B (co-app)

2015-2017

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada –Discovery

Physiological relevance of enterocytic lipid trafficking pathways on dietary lipid absorption and whole body lipid homeostasis.

Proctor SD

2015-2021

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada-Grant In Aid

Mechanisms that promote remnant lipoprotein retention in arterial tissue during atherogenesis and insulin resistance.

Proctor SD

2014-2017

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency-Research Program

Use of pre-clinical models (the Landrace and Ossabaw strains) to validate the cardioprotective effects of ruminant trans fats during diabetes. 

Proctor SD

2014-2017

Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency-Research Program

Hypolipidemic effect of dietary trans-11 vaccenic acid supplementation in naïve hyperlipidemic subjects.

Proctor SD

2014-2017

Canadian Institutes of Health Research-Operating Grant

Hypolipidemic effects of Dietary Trans-11 Vaccenic Acid Supplementation in Naïve Hyper-Lipidemic Subjects.

Proctor SD (PI) and 2 (co-app)

2012-2018