Funded Projects

GMT has been used in clinical and neuroscientific research programs across the globe to test its efficacy in a variety of patient samples. These projects have received substantial financial support from national and local agencies. 



Andrews, Krysta. A novel cognitive remediation intervention for public safety personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), MITACS Elevate Post-doctoral Fellowship, CA $60,000 (1 year; renewable), 2020-2021.

McKinnon, M.C.(PI), Lanius (Co-PI), R.A., McCabe, R.E., Jetly, R., & Slade, K. A randomized control trial examining the treatment efficacy of a novel approach to cognitive remediation in public safety personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Worker’s Safety Insurance Board, CA $320,611 (2 years), 2020-2022.

McKinnon, M.C.(PI), Lanius, R.A. (PI), Bock, N., Jetly, R., McCabe, R., Slade, K., Carleton, N., Cramm, H., Fruchter, E., Gillett, J., Martin, P., Nazarov, A., Neufeld, R.J., Nicholson, A., Rudnick, A., Streiner, D., & Théberge, J. Team grant: A randomized control trial of a novel approach to cognitive training in public safety personnel with post traumatic stress injuries, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CA $990,000 (3 years), 2020-2023.

Han, Jin Ho. Early Cognitive Training and Rehabilitation To Prevent Cognitive Decline In Older Hospitalized Adults With Delirium, National Institute On Aging, US $714,332, 2020.
Goal Management Training in depression (GOLD), South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, 1 PhD grant/ 3 300 000 NOK, 2019.

Zhu, L. Going On-line with Cognitive Rehabilitation: Testing and Implementing Web-based Goal Management Training at Clinical and Commercial Levels. Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, CA$120,000 (including $55,000 industry match; 2 years), 2019-2021.
 
The efficacy of goal focused, non-pharmacological treatment for persons with ADHD/ADD. A randomized controlled trial, Akershus University Hospital, Internal research funding of RCT, amount not specified, 2019.

McKinnon, M.C. Investigating the efficacy of Goal Management Training in military members and veterans, Military Casualty Support Foundation, CA $25,000 (1 year), 2019.
 
McKinnon, M.C. Implementation of a novel cognitive remediation approach in a military-treatment setting, Cowan Foundation, CA $25,000 (1 year), 2019.

McKinnon, M.C. Implementation of a novel cognitive remediation approach in a military-treatment setting, Military Casualty Support Foundation, CA $65,000 (2 years), 2019.

McKinnon, M.C. Investigating the efficacy of Goal Management Training in military members and veterans, Cowan Foundation, CA $65,000 (2 years), 2019.

McKinnon, M.C.(PI), Lanius, R.A. (Co-PI), Jetly, R., McCabe, R.E., Cullen, G. (Primary Knowledge User) & Slade, K. (Primary Knowledge User). A randomized control trial examining the treatment efficacy of a novel approach to cognitive remediation in public safety personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and co-morbid conditions, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CA $150,000 (1 year), 2019.

McKinnon, M.C., Lanius, R.A. (Co-PI), Jetly, R., Amlung, M., Bock, N., Carleton, N., Gillett, J., McCabe, R.E., Rudnick, R., Slade, K., & Streiner, D. A randomized control trial of a novel approach to cognitive training in public safety personnel with post traumatic stress injuries, Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Mental Wellness in Public Safety Team Grants – LOI, CA $30,000 (1 year), 2019.

Fellows, L.K., Brouillette,M.J., Mayo, N.E., Ali, H., Margolese, S.L.; Monteith, K.M., Aubertin, M.C., Collins, D.L., Daskalopoulou, S., De Villers-Sidani, E., Dendukuri, N., Harris, M., Knauper, B., Koski, L.M., Levine, B.,  Sebastiani, G., Smaill, F.M., Thomas, R. Action for Positive Brain Health Now, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CA$2,499,839 (5 years), 2018-2023. 

Evans (PI), J., Flegal, K., Baylan, S. Development and evaluation of a novel treatment intervention for people with acquired brain injury, The Neurosciences Foundation and the Theresa and Mortimer Sackler Foundation, £75,500,  2018-2021.

The Effect of Goal Management Training for Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia with Neurocognitive Sequelae: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Norwegian Cancer Society's Krafttak mot kreft 2018: Late effects of cancer treatment, Funding received: 1 PhD grant/4 561 000 NOK, 2018.

Goal Management Training (GMT) after acquired brain injury, Danderyd University Hospital, Stockholm, Internal research funding - amount not specified, 2018.

Goal management training (GMT) for improvement of cognitive control function after acquired brain injury, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 200 000 NOK, 2018.

Cognitive remediation of executive functions – Goal Management Training for individuals with early psychosis: a pilot study, Oslo University Hospital, Internal research funding of pilot study, amount not specified, 2018.

Longitudinal effects of cognitive rehabilitation in chronic stroke patients – a randomized controlled trial, Haukeland University Hospital, Internal research funding of pilot study - amount not specified, 2018.

​Levine, B. Developing a business plan for Goal Management Training, Research Innovation Committee at Baycrest, CA$50,000 (1 year), 2018.

McKinnon, M.C. Investigating the efficacy of Goal Management Training in military members and veterans, Military Casualty Support Foundation, CA $25,000 (1 year), 2017.

McKinnon, M.C. Investigating the efficacy of Goal Management Training in military members and veterans, Cowan Foundation, CA $25,000 (1 year), 2017.

Fellows, L.K., Brouillette,M.J., Mayo, N.E., Ali, H., Margolese, S.L., Monteith, K.M., Aubertin, M.C., Collins, D.L., Daskalopoulou, S., De Villers-Sidani, E., Dendukuri, N., Harris, M., Knauper, B., Koski, L.M., Levine, B., Smaill, F.M., Thomas, R. Action for Positive Brain Health Now, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CA$25000 (6 months), 2017-2018.

Levine, B., Troyer, A., Real-world solutions for improving cognitive fitness: using the Internet to translate and scale scientifically validated programs for older adults, Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, CA$249,740 (1 year), 2017-2018.

COgnitive REhabilitation in pediatric Acquired Brain Injury – a randomized controlled study, Cognitive Rehabilitation in Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury, CA$2,500,000, 2016-2020.

COgnitive REhabilitation in pediatric Acquired Brain Injury (CORE pABI). A randomized controlled study, Norwegian Research Council, 2 PhD grants/14 600 000 NOK, 2016.

Cognitive remediation of executive dysfunction – Goal Management Training for patients with schizophrenia or high risk for schizophrenia, South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, 1 PhD grant/ 3 120 000 NOK, 2016. 

Levine, B., Black, S.E., Stamenova, V. Web-based Goal Management Training® in Stroke Patients with Executive Deficits: a randomized-controlled trial examining feasibility and efficacy, Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, CA$50,000 (1.5 years), 2016-2018.

McKinnon, M.C., Lanius, R.A., Frewen, P., McDermid-Vaz, S., Wright, D., & Boyd, J. Project report: A randomized control trial examining the efficacy of Goal Management Training in patients with PTSD: Impact on neurocognitive functioning and functional outcomes, Bickell Foundation Medical Research Grant, CA $65,000 (2 years), 2015-2017.

Levine, B. Goal Management Training, Canadian Centre for Applied Brain Health Innovation, CA$218,750 (1.7 years), 2015-2017.

Stamenova, V., Web-based Goal Management Training™ in older adults with cognitive impairment: a randomized-controlled trial examining feasibility and efficacy, Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, CA$115,000 (including $50,000 industry match; 2 years), 2015-2017.

Goal Management Training (GMT) Targeting Cognitive Regulatory Abilities in Adults with ADHD, University of Bergen, 1 PhD grant/ approx. 3,000,000, 2015.

Waid-Ebbs, J.K. Metacognitive Training to Enhance Strategy Use In Blast Related TBI, Department of Veterans Affairs Rehabilitation Research & Development, Career Development Award, US$663,563, 2014-2018.

Dey, A.K., Assessment and rehabilitation of cognitive impairment due to diffuse injury in small vessel disease, Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, CA$7500 (1 year), 2013-2014.

Goal Management Training combined with external cuing and an emotional regulation module in the chronic phase of acquired brain injury. A randomized controlled trial, Extrastiftelsen, 1 PhD grant/2,100,000 NOK, 2012.

Archer, K. Improving Trauma Outcomes:  A Goal Management Approach, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, $384,000, 2012-2015.

Naglie, G., Binns, M., Black, S., Bédard, M., Dawson, D., Fischer, C., Freedman, M., Herrmann, N., Korner-Bitensky, N., Levine, B., Schweizer, T., Tang-Wai, D. Improving Performance in Drivers with Mild Cognitive Impairment: An RCT of Cognitive Training, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CA$710,749, 2012-2017.

Cognitive rehabilitation in patients with spina bifida: Effects on executive functions, psychological and health related factors, South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority, 1 PhD grant/2,553,000, 2010.

Levine, B., Alain, C., Black, S.E., Feinstein, A., Graham, S., Gryfe, P. McIntosh, A.R., O’Connor, P., Stuss, D.T., Turner, G., Ween, J. Diffuse brain damage effects on distributed systems: multimodal brain imaging and rehabilitation, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CA$853,770 (5 years), 2009-2014.

Richard, N. Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Scholarship in Rehabilitation-Related Research for Graduate Students with Disabilities, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, CA$40,000 (2 years), 2008-2010.

Stuss, D.T. et al. Rehabilitation of executive dysfunction following focal lesions, traumatic brain injury, and aging, James S. McDonnell Foundation Program Grant, US$800,000 (4 years), 1998-2002.

Stuss, D.T., et al. Brain recovery: return of cognitive and social function, James S. McDonnell Foundation, US$1,000,000 (3 years), 1998-2002.

Stuss, D.T. et al. Development of a multidisciplinary cognitive rehabilitation research team: executive dysfunction and memory disorders, James S. McDonnell Foundation, US$46,100 (1 year), 1996.