Rare Lung Disease

Rare lung diseases are diseases that affect fewer than 1 in 2000 people. Information about many of these diseases is limited but advancement in research is key to finding treatments and diagnosis of these diseases. There are many rare lung diseases that take breath away from Canadians.

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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Meloche, Jolyane Critical Role Of The Receptor Of Advanced Glycation Endproducts (RAGE)/Bone Morphogenetic Protein Receptor II (BMPR2)/Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gamma (PPARγ) Axis In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Université Laval Quebec $42,000
Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania Exploring the Effect of Mindfulness in Individuals with Respiratory Compromise: A Systematic Review West Park Healthcare Centre Ontario $9,135
Mennella, Vito Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Diagnosis by Super Resolution Microscopy The Hospital for Sick Children Ontario $48,527
Marras, Theodore The risk of mycobacterial infections associated with TNF-α antagonists in Ontario University of Toronto Ontario $49,307
Mostafa, Mahmoud Functional analysis of glucocorticoid-induced transcription factors in human airway epithelial cells University of Calgary Alberta $11,500
Day, Chelsea Exploring cause of pulmonary hypertension by using a knockout mouse model Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba Manitoba $6,000