Awards

Thank you to the funding agencies and other organizations that have recognized the impact of my research. 

Training 

Post-Doctoral 

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Canadian Institute of Health Research

  • 2019-2022

    

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fonds de Recherché du Québec- Sante (Declined as of 2020/9)

  • 2019-2021

Doctoral 

Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canadian Institute of Health Research (Ranked 2.7%ile, Nationwide)

  • 2017-2020

Doctoral Award, Fonds de Recherché du Québec- Sante

(Ranked first in Division, Province-wide

Declined as of 2017/5)

  • 2016-2020

Doctoral Award, Canadian Hepatitis C Network

  • 2015-2018

Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel awards Award, McGill University 

(Merit-based, entering into the Ph.D. program funded)

  • 2015

Masters

Masters Award, National Hepatitis C Research and Training Program

  • 2014-2015

Prizes

​2021

  • Distinguished Abstract (Top 5%)

    • American Association Blood Banks             

  • Harold Gunson Fellowship

    • International Society Blood Transfusion  

2020​

  • Young Investigators Award

    • 27th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection (Boston, USA)

 

2019​

  • Poster of Distinction ​

    • Canadian Liver Meeting (Montreal, QC)​

 

2018​

  • Young Investigators Award ​

    • 25th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection (Boston, USA)​

  • Best Poster​

    • Infectious Diseases & Immunity in Global Health Research Day (Montreal, QC)​

 

2017​

  • Poster of Distinction ​

    • Canadian Liver Meeting (Banff, AL)​

  • Young Investigators Award ​

    • 24th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infection (Seattle, USA)​

 

2016​

  • Best Presentation

    • 5th Canadian Symposium on Hepatitis C (Montreal, QC)​​

  • Best Presenation ​(2nd place)

    • 11th Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research Day (Montreal, QC)​

 

2015​

  • Three-minute Thesis Video Competition (2nd Prize)

    • University without Walls (Toronto, ON) 

Travel

Canadian Institute of Health Research Travel Award 

  • ​Saeed S, et al., Eliminating a Structural Barrier: Impact of Removing Fibrosis Stage Restrictions on HCV Treatment Uptake among People Living with HIV. 23rd International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis C Observational Databases. March 2019, Athens, Greece ​

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GREAT Award, McGill University 

  • ​Saeed S, et al., Direct-Acting Antiviral Therapy. 27th Canadian Association for HIV Research. April 2018, Vancouver, Canada​​

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Canadian Institute of Health Research Travel Award 

  • ​Saeed S, et al., 21st International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis C Observational Databases. March 2017 Lisbon, Portugal

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Infectious Diseases & Immunity in Global Health Travel Award 

  • ​Saeed S, et al., 21st International Workshop on HIV and Hepatitis C Observational Databases. March 2017 Lisbon, Portugal

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