2015 Studentships Recipients:

Jean-Christophe Bérubé: Genetics of gene expression in the lung to elucidate asthma susceptibility (supervisor: Dr. Yohan Bossé)

Michael O'Sullivan: The Role of Epithelial Derived Factors in Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype Modulation (supervisor: Dr. James Martin)

Min Hyung Ryu: Biomarkers of diesel exhaust toxicity in the COPD Originates in Polluted Air (COPA) Study (supervisor: Dr. Christopher Carlsten)

2015 Fellowships Recipients:

Dr. Tetyana Kendzerska: Modifiable effect of co-existence of obstructive airway diseases (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, and obstructive sleep apnea): evidence from clinical and health administrative data (supervisor: Dr. Andrea Gershon)

Dr. Gilles Vanderstocken: Validation of new drug candidates to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease identified by connectivity map analyses of mouse and human lung gene expression (supervisor: Dr. Martin Stampfli)

2014 Pilot Project Recipients:

Dr. Samir Gupta
eAMS:The electronic asthma management system

St. Michael’s Hospital, Bond 6-044
30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON
M5B 1W8

Dr. Neeloffer Mookherjee
Regulation of airway inflamation and remodeling by innate regulator peptides

Manitoba Centre for Proteomics and Systems Biology
Rm 799 JBRC, 715 McDermot Avenue,
Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P4
Dr. Yohan Bossé
Identifying patients with alpha-1 antrypsin deficiency in the CanCOLD  

Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Pavillon Marguerite-d'Youville, Y2106
2725 chemin Sainte-Foy
Québec (Québec)
G1V 4G5
Dr. Thuy Mai Luu
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia: from neonatal chronic lung disease to early onset adult COPD

CHU Sainte-Justine
Département de pédiatrie
3175 Côte Ste-Catherine
Montréal, Québec
H3T 1C5
Dr. Lisa Cameron
Evaluation of circulating levels of CRTH2 as a biomarker for severe asthma

Western University
Dental Sciences Building, Rm 4037
London, ON N6A 5C1
Dr. Nadim Srour
Mesenchymal stem cells for severe asthma: a pilot trial

Hôpital Charles LeMoyne
3120, boul. Taschereau
Greenfield Park, QC J4V2H1
Dr. Michael Stickland
Pulmonary capillary blood volume response to exercise in mild and moderate COPD

3-135 Clinical Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2J3
Dr. Azedeh Yadollahi
Investigating the role of fluid shift on the pathophysiology of asthma

Room 12-106
550 University Ave.
Toronto, ON M5G 2A2

2014 Studentship Recipients:

Aruni Jha: Effects of statins and Rho Kinase inhibitors on airway inflammation, responsiveness and remodeling in a murine model of allergic asthma (supervisor: Dr. Halayko).

Sarah Svenningsen: Imaging Biomarkers of Airways Disease in Severe Asthma (supervisor: Dr. Parraga).

2014 Fellowship Recipient:

Dr.  Kristian Larsen: Predicting the relationship between air pollution and climatic conditions on future  rates of asthma and COPD in  Ontario (supervisor: Dr. To)

2015 Emerging Research Leaders Initiative (ERLI) Recipients:

Dr. Meghan Azad: Developmental origins of asthma: role of breastfeeding, milk composition, and maternal factors.

Dr. Jordan Guenette: Mechanisms of dyspnea and exercise intolerance in patients with chronic respiratory diseases.

Dr. Michelle Kho: CYCLE - Critical care cycling to improve lower extremity strength in mechanically ventilated patients.

Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi: Respiratory evaluation sciences program: enabling evidence - informed decision making in respiratory medicine.


ERLI Partners