Lung transplant

Advancements in lung transplants continue to prolong life in many people with advanced lung disease. Our researchers are working hard to better understand and prevent negative reactions to lung transplants.

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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Martinu, Tereza IL-17A in Chronic Lung Allograft Rejection Toronto General Hospital Ontario $50,000
Cypel, Marcelo Measurement of Extravascular Lung Water to Predict Primary Graft Dysfunction and Outcomes Following Lung Transplant University Health Network Ontario $48,038
Wai Chow, Chung Syk Inhibitors: Role in Managementof Chronic Allograft Dysfunction following Lung Transplantation University of Toronto Ontario $50,000
Juvet, Stephen Targeting pulmonary CD103+ dendritic cells to prevent chronic lung allograft dysfunction University of Toronto Ontario $48,586
Shargall, Yaron The effect of perioperative Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Naproxen on pleural effusions formation after lung resection McMaster University Ontario $49,680
Himmat, Sayed Adiponectin Gene Therapy on Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion to improve Lung Transplantation Outcome. University of Alberta Alberta $12,500
Hirji, Alim Torque Teno Virus Load as a Marker of Cytomegalovirus Infection Risk in Lung Transplant Recipients. University of Alberta Alberta $23,700
Fenton, Mark Synchrotron Imaging to Characterize Chronic Allograft Rejection in a Swine Orthotopic Lung Transplantation Model University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $12,500
Mansell, Holly Pharmacokinetics of Apixaban + Tacrolimus or Cyclosporine in Lung Transplant Recipients University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $12,500
Chow, Chung-Wai Impulse Oscillometry for Early Detection of Small Airway Obstruction University Health Network Ontario $50,000