Neuromuscular disease

This term is an umbrella for conditions that are defined by a compromised neuromuscular system in the lungs.

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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Reid, Darlene Deoxygenation of limb muscles during incremental exercise in persons with interstitial lung disease University of Toronto Ontario $19,884
Nonoyama, Mika Home Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation in British Colombia: Healthcare Costs and Utilization Lawrence. S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto Ontario $26,748
James Walsh, Christopher Identification of novel molecular mechanisms of ICU-acquired skeletal muscle dysfunction in survivors of prolonged mechanical ventilation St. Michael’s Hospital/University of Toronto Ontario $42,000
Brooks, Dina Does pulmonary rehabilitation aggravate or relieve pain in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? University of Toronto Ontario $20,470
Kelly, Margaret Smooth Muscle-Myofibroblast Transition in Asthma University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Saey, Didier Muscle oxygenation and metabolism association to contractile fatigue: the effects of a quadriceps localized exercise Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec, Université Laval Quebec $20,200
Debigaré, Richard Muscle regeneration status in lower limb muscle of patients with COPD Université LavalCRIUCPQ Quebec $23,508
Batt, Jane The Role of the Satellite Cell in Sustained Critical Illness Myopathy University of Toronto Ontario $49,793
Mathur, Sunita A Comparison of Upper and Lower Limb Muscle Function in Lung Transplant University of Toronto Ontario $20,550
Hernandez, Paul The Effect of Weight Loss on Lung Biomechanics Dalhousie University Nova Scotia $2,795
Pagliardini, Silvia Noradrenergic modulation of upper airways across brain state transitions in urethane anesthetized rats University of Alberta Alberta $30,000