Research and Publications

The CRRN is a national network of investigators and research platforms focused on enabling innovative, collaborative, respiratory health research that influences decision making and ensures high quality training and career development of a new generation of investigators. We have 12 active research platforms that work in a coordinated fashion in order to improve understanding of the origins and progression of chronic airway diseases in Canada.

Physiology Research PlatformAirway Imaging Research PlatformBiomarkers Research PlatformAir Pollution Exposure Research PlatformBasic Science and Discovery Research PlatformHealth Economics Research PlatformHealth Services Research PlatformPharmaco-Epidemiology Research PlatformPopulation Health Research PlatformEnvironmental Health Research PlatformCanCOLD Cohort Research PlatformBehavioural Science Research Platform












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