Grant Recipients 2017-2019

Sleep apnea and pregnancy
Dr. Najib Ayas        
Assessing the impact of maternal sleep apnea
on fetal and placenta health 
UBC – James Hogg Research Centre
 
Lung health in rural Indigenous communities
Dr. Pat Camp         
A community-based research project to improve lung health in remote and rural First Nations communities in BC
UBC – James Hogg Research Centre

 

Asthma research
Dr. Harvey Coxson                           
Development and validation of novel non-invasive imaging tools to enhance our understanding of airways in asthma
UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation

 

Progression of COPD
Dr. Nancy Ford     
In vivo and ex vivo assessment of COPD progression in preclinical models
UBC – Oral Biological and Medical Sciences
 
 
Non-TB mycobacteria infection
Dr. Jennifer Gardy                    
Genomic epidemiology of non-TB mycobacteria infection in Cystic Fibrosis
UBC – BC Centre for Disease Control
 
 
Treatment of cystic fibrosis
Dr. Jordan Guenette                         
A double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study to assess the effect of bronchodilation on CF patients
UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation

 

Antibiotic tolerance 
Dr. Joanne Hobbs 
The stringent response and antibiotic tolerance in bacterial pulmonary pathogens
University of Victoria – Biochemistry and Microbiology

 

Lung disease in HIV
Dr. Janice Leung  
The role of gut-lung axis in the aging HIV lung
UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
 
 
Pneumonia and children
Dr. Manish Sadarangani 
Molecular epidemiology of streptococcus pneumoniae in children and vaccine design
UBC – BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute
 
 
Genetic variations of asthma
Dr. Andrew Sandford     
Genetic variants of TSLP in asthma
UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
 
 
 
Western red cedar asthma
Dr. Scott Tebbutt 
Novel diagnosis of Western Red Cedar Asthma
UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
 
 
Asthma and airways
Dr. Lu Wang        
Cytoskeletal stiffness of airway smooth muscle – A new target for asthma strategy
UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation

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