Pilot Projects

CRRN Funded Pilot Project, 2015

Principal Investigator Institution Project Title
Samir Gupta St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto eAMS:The electronic asthma management system
Neeloffer Mookherjee University of Manitoba 

Regulation of airway inflammation and remodeling by innate defence regulator peptides 

Yohan Bossé Laval University  Identifying patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency in the Canadian Cohort of Obstructive Lung Disease (CanCOLD) 
Thuy Mai Luu Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Sainte-Justine 

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia:from neonatal chronic lung disease to early onset adult COPD

Michael Stickland University of Alberta

Pulmonary capillary blood volume response to exercise in mild and moderate COPD 

Lisa Cameron  University of Western Ontario Evaluation of circulating levels of CRTH2 as a biomarker for severe asthma
Azedeh Yadollahi  Toronto Rehabilitation Institute  Investigating the role of fluid shift on the pathophysiology of asthma
Nadim Srour Hôpital Charles LeMoyne  Mesenchymal stem cells for severe asthma: a pilot trial