COPD Projects

Applicant: Mathur, Sunita
Title: A Novel Method for Evaluating Sarcopenia Using Computed Tomograph in Patients with Advanced Lung Disease
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $19,909
Applicant: Goldstein, Roger
Title: A randomized controlled trial of a post-rehabilitation community based exercise program for individuals with COPD
Institution: West Park Healthcare Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Saey, Didier
Title: Assessment of quadriceps function using clinical tools in patients with COPD
Institution: Université Laval
Province: Quebec
Amount Awarded: $19,590
Applicant: Sharma, Pawan
Title: cAMP-Dependent gene transactivation: a novel mechanism underlying the anti-inflammatory activity of PDE4 inhibitors in COPD
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $112,500
Applicant: Marciniuk, Darcy
Title: CanCOLD Cohort Longitudinal Study on COPD
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Province: Saskatchewan
Amount Awarded: $110,000
Applicant: Marciniuk, Darcy
Title: COPD Professorship
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Province: Saskatchewan
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Horvey, Karla
Title: Determinants of Physical Activity Levels in Canadians with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Associative Analysis of the Canadian Health Measures Survey
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Province: Saskatchewan
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: O’Donnell, Denis
Title: Differential Mechanisms of Dyspnea Relief in Advanced COPD: Opiates vs. Bronchodilators
Institution: Queen’s University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $48,586
Applicant: Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania
Title: Effectiveness and feasibility of delivering an introductory education program to patients admitted to hospital with an acute exacerbation of COPD – a pilot randomized controlled trial
Institution: Sunnybrook Research Institute
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $24,980
Applicant: Gershon, Andrea
Title: Impact of Collaborative Care on the Health of People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Institution: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: O’Donnell, Denis
Title: Effects of inspiratory muscle training on exertional dyspnea in patients with COPD.
Institution: Queen's University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,595
Applicant: Giembycz, Mark
Title: Enhancement of glucocorticoid-dependent gene transcription: a mechanism for the clinical efficacy of phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Vozoris, Nicholas
Title: Epidemiology and adverse respiratory outcomes associated with narcotic drug use among older adults with COPD.
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $47,222
Applicant: Brooks, Dina
Title: Exploring self-conscious emotions in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Institution: University of Toronto and West Park Heathcare Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $24,512
Applicant: Brooks, Dina
Title: Exploring the Immediate and Short-Term Effects of an Acute Exacerbation on Balance Control in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Institution: West Park Healthcare Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $19,155
Applicant: Robles, Priscila
Title: Fellowship - PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences Topic: Skeletal Muscle Atrophy Is Associated with Physical Function in People with COPD
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $7,500
Applicant: Desveaux, Laura
Title: Fellowship - PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences Topic: A community-based exercise program to prevent functional decline among individuals with COPD: A randomized controlled trial
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $7,500
Applicant: Labiris, Renee
Title: Imaging Lung Function in COPD using SPECT/CT
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,903
Applicant: Januadis-Ferreira, Tania
Title: Improving Measurement of Activities of Daily Living in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Institution: West Park Healthcare Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania
Title: Improving measurement of activities of daily living in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Institution: West Park Healthcare Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $10,449
Applicant: Marciniuk, Darcy
Title: COPD Professorship
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Province: Saskatchewan
Amount Awarded: $25,000
Applicant: Ben-Ari, Ori
Title: Is the AECOPD-Mob decision-making tool feasible in an acute healthcare facility
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: Hackett, Tillie-Louise
Title: Molecular determinants of small airway obstruction in COPD
Institution: UBC James Hogg Research Centre
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $60,000
Applicant: O'Donnell, Denis
Title: Pulmonary gas exchange abnormalities in patients with mild COPD
Institution: Queen’s University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,681
Applicant: Brooks, Dina
Title: Patient and Provider Perspectives on a Community-Based, Post-Rehabilitation Exercise Program for Chronic Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $13,000
Applicant: Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania
Title: Patients' and healthcare professionals' views on pulmonary rehabilitation post-acute exacerbation of COPD.
Institution: McGill University & Mount Sinai Hospital in Montreal
Province: Quebec
Amount Awarded: $19,985
Applicant: Studart Leitao, Fernando
Title: Serum immunoglobulins and Risk of Exacerbations in COPD
Institution: UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $40,000
Applicant: Desveaux, Laura
Title: The development of community-based exercise programs for preventing functional decline among individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: Gelinas, Jinelle
Title: The Effect of Low Shear Stress on Circulating Endothelial Microparticles, Oxidative Stress and Flow Mediated Dilation in Patients with COPD
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $16,000
Applicant: Goldstein, Roger
Title: The effect of music during pulmonary rehabilitation in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Institution: West Park Healthcare Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $48,531
Applicant: van Eeden, Stephan
Title: The impact of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors on lung inflammation in COPD
Institution: UBC James Hogg Research Centre
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $60,000
Applicant: Giembycz, Mark
Title: Therapeutic Induction of RGS2 as a Mechanism to Improve Airway Calibre in COPD
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Hamed, Omar
Title: Induction of Rgs2: a novel mechanism to explain the efficacy of phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors in COPD
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $11,500
Applicant: Phillips, Devin
Title: Carotid chemoreceptor control of cardiovascular function and ventilation at rest and during exercise in COPD
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $11,500
Applicant: Tedjasaputra, Vince
Title: Capillary blood volume response to exercise in mild and moderate COPD
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $11,500
Applicant: Brooks, Dina
Title: Balance Training for COPD in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: An effectiveness study
Institution: West Park Healthcare Centre
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $22,000
Applicant: Ramchandran, Arun
Title: Embolus on a chip: A new experimental model to study the lysis of occlusive thrombi
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $48,586
Applicant: Vasilescu, Dragos
Title: Molecular determinants of panlobular emphysema: A stereology based approach
Institution: UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Desveaux, Laura
Title: Fellowship - PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences Topic: A community-based exercise program to prevent functional decline among individuals with COPD: A randomized controlled trial
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $7,500
Applicant: Cave, Andrew
Title: Natural history of COPD in Primary Care: A National Retrospective Cohort Study
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $8,300
Applicant: Ford,Nancy
Title: In vivo and ex vivo assessment of COPD progression in pre-clinical models
Institution: UBC Oral Biological and Medicinal Sciences
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Jensen, Dennis
Title: Morphine: A Novel Intervention to Maximize the Benefits of Exercise Training in Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?
Institution: McGill University
Province: Quebec
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Johnson, Kate
Title: Evaluating strategies for early detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $42,000
Applicant: Malpuru, Sunita
Title: Impact of a unique goal-directed COPD care pathway on clinical and patient reported outcomes: a hospital-based pilot feasability study
Institution: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $47,189
Applicant: Obeidat, Ma'en
Title: The Effect of Sex on Molecular Signatures in Lung Tissue from COPD Patients
Institution: St.Paul's University
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $21,700
Applicant: O'Donnell, Denis
Title: Mechanisms of positional dyspnea in patients with advanced COPD
Institution: Queen University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $46,518
Applicant: O'Hoski Sachi
Title: Beyond Function: Exploring Participation in Life Roles Among People with COPD
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: Reid, Darlene
Title: Is dual tasking compromised in people with COPD?
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $19,855
Applicant: Saey, Didier
Title: Measuring quadriceps muscle endurance in patients with COPD
Institution: Universite Laval
Province: Quebec
Amount Awarded: $19,956
Applicant: Brooks, Dina
Title: Let's Boogie: Feasibility of a dance intervention in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Morissette, Mathieu
Title: Progenitor-Derived Pulmonary Macrophage Transplantation as a New Therapeutic Interviewntion for COPD: A Pre-clinical Proof-of-Principle Study
Institution: Universite Laval
Province: Quebec
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Eves, Neil
Title: Can micro-doses of physical activity offset the negative cardiovascular consequences of being sedentary in patients with COPD?
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Jen, Rachel
Title: Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Profile of Patients with COPD and OSA Overlap Syndrome
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Obeidat, Ma'en
Title: The Interaction of Genes and Sex in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Phillips, Devin
Title: The effect of inhaled nitric oxide on dyspnea and exercise tolerance in mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $31,583
Applicant: Brooks, Dina
Title: Perspectives of Patients with COPD and Healthcare Providers on an Intervention to Reduce Sedentary Behaviour
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $19,324
Applicant: O’hoski, Sachi
Title: Beyond Function: Exploring Participation Among Life Roles in People with COPD
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: Syed, Nafeez
Title: Impact of diesel exhaust on exercise endurance, breathlessness and airway physiology in mild-to-moderate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: Rotter, Thomas
Title: Optimizing integrated care for older adults with COPD: Determining the influence of the primary and specialist network of care on patient and system outcomes
Institution: Queen's University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $19,919
Applicant: Brochard, Laurent
Title: High Flow Nasal Cannula versus Non-Invasive Ventilation in exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (HIFOLD)
Institution: Keenan Research Centre - St. Michael's Hospital
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $20,000
Applicant: Wu, Robert
Title: Identification of patients admitted with COPD exacerbations and stratification of those at high risk of readmission using natural language processing and machine learning
Institution: University Health Network
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $20,000
Applicant: Phillips, Devin
Title: The effect of inhaled nitric oxide on dyspnea and exercise capacity in mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $12,500
Applicant: Stickland, Michael
Title: The effect on inhaled nitric oxide on dyspnea, exercise tolerance and ventilation perfusion matching; a pilot and feasibility study.
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Hirota, Jeremy
Title: Inhibiting ABCC4 to potentiate β2-agonist and glucocorticoid responses in COPD
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,750
Applicant: Beauchamp, Marla
Title: Measuring participation in life roles in people with COPD
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $19,805
Applicant: Penz, Erika
Title: An examination of patient reported outcomes in COPD patients utilizing a novel mobile application
Institution: University of Saskatchewan
Province: Saskatchewan
Amount Awarded: $12,500
Applicant: Vozoris, Nicholas
Title: The potential impact of synthetic oral cannabinoid use on respiratory outcomes among older adults with COPD
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $29,625
Applicant: Eves, Neil
Title: Can micro-doses of physical activity offset the negative cardiovascular consequences of being sedentary in patients with COPD?
Institution: UBC - School of Health and Exercise Sciences
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Jen, Rachel
Title: Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Profile of Patients with COPD and OSA Overlap Syndrome
Institution: Inflammatory and Oxidative Stress Profile of Patients with COPD and OSA Overlap Syndrome
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Obeidat, Ma'en
Title: he Interaction of Genes and Sex in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Institution: UBC - Centre for Heart Lung Innovation
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Eves, Neil
Title: Acute and Chronic Benefits of Passive Heat Therapy for Improving Vascular Health in COPD
Institution: UBC - School of Health and Exercise Sciences
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Milne, Stephen
Title: Deep phenotyping in COPD: defining the distribution of human alveolar macrophages
Institution: UBC - James Hogg Research Centre
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Mulpuru, Sunita
Title: A Pilot Feasibility Study to Inform the Development of a Novel Clinical and Biomarker-driven Definition of COPD Exacerbation among Hospitalized Adults in Canada
Institution: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Smith, Benjamin
Title: McGill University Health Centre Research Institute
Institution: McGill University Health Centre Research Institute
Province: Quebec
Amount Awarded: $29,000
Applicant: Rozenberg, Dmitry
Title: Feasibility of a Home-Based Cognitive-Physical Exercise Program in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients: A Pilot Randomized Control Trial
Institution: University Health Network, University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $29,850
Applicant: Renoux, Christel
Title: Gabapentinoids and the risk of severe respiratory events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Institution: McGill University
Province:
Amount Awarded: $30,000