Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease that makes your lungs very sensitive and makes it difficult to breathe. Asthma can’t be cured, but with proper treatment, people with asthma can lead normal, active lives.

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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Jeyanathan, Mangalakumari (Mathy) Impact of novel BCG booster vaccines on the development of allergic asthma McMaster University Ontario $49,500
Belanger, Janice Fellowship - MA in Health Sciences Topic: From a Patient's Perspective: Are Peak Flows Useful in Managing Their Asthma Charles Sturt University Ontario $3,750
Yadollahi, Azedeh Assessment of the Adverse Effects of Rostral Fluid Shift on the Pathophysiology of Asthma University Health Network Ontario $23,501
Lougheed, Diane Bronchodilating and Bronchoprotective Effects of Deep Inspirations in Asthma, Cough Variant Asthma and Chronic Cough with Normal Airway Sensitivity Kingston General Hospital Ontario $50,000
Gordon, John Cellular immunotherapy for atopic dermatitis and the 'atopic march' to asthma University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $40,000
Chair in Pediatric Asthma Research University of Calgary Alberta Childrens Hospital Alberta $850,000
Lawson, Josh Childhood Asthma University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $30,000
Dorscheid, Delbert Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) – A Novel and natural anti-viral and anti-inflammatory molecule in asthma UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Sehmi, Roma The Effect of Airway Epithelial Cell-derived Cytokines on the Bone Marrow in Asthma McMaster University, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health Ontario $47,500
Jendzjowsky, Nicholas Does asthma therapy require carotid body treatment? A novel inflammatory mechanism of carotid body mediated broncho-constriction. University of Calgary Alberta $90,000
Jeyanathan, Mangalakumari Effect of pre-existing Bacillius Calmette-Guerin induced-immunity in the development of experimental allergic asthma McMaster University Ontario $24,986
Gandhi, Vivek Regulation of Proteinase Activated Receptor - 2 (PAR-2) on Airway Epithelial Cells in Asthma University of Alberta Alberta $10,000
Gupta , Samir A SmartPhone Application for The Electronic Asthma Action Plan System (eAAPS) for Primary Care St. Michael's Hospital Toronto Ontario $49,523
Thomas, Nicola Fellowship - Masters in Nursing Topic: Asthma Management Practices in Two Ontario School Districts: Applying Knowledge to Action Queen's University Ontario $7,500
Joshi, Taruna Pharmacodymanics of glucocorticoid/glucocorticoid receptor interactions in airway epithelial cells: relevance to asthma therapy University of Calgary Alberta $10,000
Lawson, Joshua Health care utilization patterns among children with asthma University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $39,975
Lawson, Joshua Childhood Asthma University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $30,000
Frampton, John Improved In Vitro Models for Analyzing Lung Tissue Contraction Following Asthma Treatment Dalhousie University Nova Scotia $15,000
Ruzycki, Conor Aidan In Vitro Characterization of Pediatric Aerosol Deposition using Idealized Geometries and Predictive Correlations University of Calgary Alberta $10,000
Nair, Parameswaran Investigating Local Autoimmunity in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma Firestone Institute Respiratory Health St. Joseph's Healthcare Ontario $49,516
Yadhollahi, Azadeh Investigating the impact of inspiratory loading on postural induced lower airway narrowing in asthma University Health Network Ontario $46,646
Parkin, Patricia Asthma, vitamin D levels and health care utilization in young children Hospital for Sick Children Ontario $49,193
Polley, Daniel Allergen proteinases, proteinases-activated receptors and allergic airway inflammation University of Calgary Alberta $10,000
Joshi, Taruna Pharmacodynamics of glucocorticoid / glucocorticoid receptor interactions in airway cells: relevance to asthma therapy University of Calgary Alberta $10,000
Stickland, Michael Physical activity and arterial stiffness in asthmatics University of Alberta Alberta $30,000
Sehmi, Roma Role of Group 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells in Eosinophilic Inflammatory Responses in Atopic Asthma McMaster University Ontario $46,161
Sehmi, Roma Role of Thymic Stomal Lymphopoietin(TSLP) in Promoting Migration of Progenitor Cells in Asthma McMaster University Ontario $50,000
Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) SHRF Collaborative Development Grant 2014-2015 Pilot (Finding cure for asthma) Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) Saskatchewan $100,000
Subbarao, Padmaja Development of novel clinical tests to diagnose and monitor asthma in preschool children Hospital for Sick Children Ontario $49,208
Wai Chow, Chung Syk mediates airway remodelling in asthma University of Toronto/Toronto General Research Institute Ontario $50,000
Tebbutt, Scott Validation of predictive biomarkers of the late phase asthmatic response UBC James Hogg Research Centre British Columbia $50,000
Lougheed, Diane Validation of the Work-related Asthma Screening Questionnaire - Long Version (WRASQ(L)) Queen’s University Ontario $48,586
Jensen, Megan E Vitamin D and Inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma: A Randomised Controlled Trial Université de Montréal Quebec $90,000
Gandhi, Vivek Regulation of proteinase-activated receptor - 2 on airway epithelial cells in asthma University of Alberta Alberta $11,500
Moore, Linn Physical activity, fitness and vascular health in asthmatics University of Alberta Alberta $11,500
Gandhi, Vivek Regulation of proteinase-activated receptor - 2 on airway epithelial cells in asthma University of Alberta Alberta $11,500
Laing, Austin Bronchial thermoplasty and airway remodeling in severe asthma University of Calgary Alberta $11,500
Lawson, Joshua Childhood Asthma University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $30,000
Chow, Chung-Wai Modulation of the CD200R pathaway in a chronic mouse model of allergic airways inflammation University Health Network Ontario $47,189
Coxson, Harvey Development and validation of novel non-invasive imaging tools to enhance our understanding of airways in asthma UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Mostafa, Mahmoud Functional analysis of glucocorticoid-induced transcriptional regulators in human airways University of Calgary Alberta $11,500
Nair, Parameswaran Corticosteroid Insensitivity and bacterial bronchitis in severe asthma McMaster University Ontario $45,112
Pham, Diana The role of human rhinovirus infections in the pathogenesis of airway remodeling in asthma University of Calgary Alberta $11,500
Sandford, Andrew Genetic variants of TSLP in asthma UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Tebbutt, Scott Novel diagnosis of Western Red Cedar asthma UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Wang, Lu Cytoskeletal siffness of airway smooth muscle - a new target for asthma strategy UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Yamada, Janet A theoretical approach to identifying the barriers and enablelrs to using an electronic asthma management system in primary care Ryerson University Ontario $44,520
Proud, David Role of Rhinovirus in Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Lawson, Joshua CIHR- "Prevalence and severity of asthma among children in north Saskatchewan region University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $150,000
Dorscheid, Delbert IgE-mediated inflammation generated by the airway epithelium is antigen independent - a cause of a novel asthma phenotype University of British Columbia British Columbia $50,000
Miliku, Kozeta The role of human milk oligosaccharides in the developmental origins of lung function and asthma University of Manitoba Manitoba $90,000
Osagie, Jeffery Optimisation of a 3D bioring model of airway smooth muscle (ASM) to study mechanobiological pathways in Asthma Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba Manitoba $6,000
Hamed, Omar Signalling Mechanisms responsible for B-2-Adrenoceptor-mediated adverse events in Asthma. University of Calgary Alberta $12,500
Michi, Aubrey Rhinovirus C infection alters cellular architecture of highly differentiated airway epithelial cells. University of Calgary Alberta $12,500
Arrieta, Marie-Claire Early-life fungal dysbiosis in asthma development. University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Wilson, Richard Investigating a novel neuronal pathway of acute asthmatic airway hyper-responsiveness. University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Leigh, Richard Rhinovirus induced airway remodeling in asthma: viral modulation of epithelial phenotype. University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Radhakrishnan, Dhenuka Derivation of clinical score to predict risk of future emergency department visits and hospitalizations among children with Asthma Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Ontario $50,000
Sehmi, Roma Role of TL1A/Death Domain Receptor 3 (DR3) axis in the activation of ILC2 in Asthma McMaster University Ontario $50,000
Osagie, Jeffery Optimisation of a 3D bioring model of airway smooth muscle (ASM) to study mechanobiological pathways in Asthma Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba Manitoba $6,000
Dorscheid, Delbert IgE-mediated inflammation generated by the airway epithelium is antigen independent - a cause of a novel asthma phenotype UBC - Dept. of Medicine British Columbia $50,000
Granville, David Defining novel roles for granzyme K in allergic airway inflammation UBC - ICORD Research Centre British Columbia $50,000
Hedtrich, Sarah Skin-Lung Crosstalk: Approaching the Atopic March UBC - Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences British Columbia $50,000
Ospina, Maria The Role of Modifiable Maternal, Perinatal, and Early-Life Determinants of Asthma Control among Preschoolers: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Alberta University of Alberta Alberta $30,000
Paul, Arun Quality of Asthma Treatment in Children and Adolescents (QUAST-CA) University of Manitoba, Dept of Pharmacology and Therapeutics Manitoba $6,000
Vaghasiya, Jigneshkumar Oxidized Phospholipids are Unique Drivers of Asthma Pathobiology University of Manitoba Manitoba $21,000