Grant Recipients 2014 - 2016

Research Grants 2014 - 2016

Air pollution research
Dr. Michael Brauer - $25,000 (Over 1 Year)
Has AirCare led to lower mortality in BC Lower Mainland? 
UBC School of Population & Public Health

Air pollution research
Dr. Christopher Carlsten - $50,000 (Over 2 Years)
A novel approach to characterizing the human airway responses to complex environmental exposures
UBC Department of Medicine – VCHRI

IPF research
Dr. Vincent Duronio - $50,000 (Over 2 Years)
Aberrant p53-mediated signaling in the pathogenesis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
UBC Department of Medicine – Jack Bell Research Centre

Tuberculosis research
Dr. Lindsay Eltis - $50,000 (Over 2 Years)
Inhibitors of cholesterol catabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Airway health research
Dr. Jeremy Hirota - $50,000 (Over 2 Years)
The role of uric acid in airway health and disease.
UBC Department of Medicine – VCHRI

Respiratory infection research
Dr. Nico Marr - $50,000 (Over 2 Years)
Immunological determinants of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection in early life.
Dalhousie University

Cystic Fibrosis research
Dr. Bradley Quon - $50,000 (Over 2 Years)
Identification of Novel Blood Biomarkers to Predict Pulmonary Exacerbations in Cystic Fibrosis.
UBC James Hogg Research Centre

Tuberculosis research
Dr. Santiago Ramon-Garcia - $50,000 (Over 2 Years)
Repurposing veterinary anti-parasitic drugs to treat tuberculosis.
UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology


The National Grant Review supports pulmonary research or development projects and offers grants for research operating costs, including laboratory supplies, technicians and some equipment. For more information on how to apply, go here.

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