Sleep Disordered breathing

Sleep disordered breathing is a term that applies to any lung disease that makes breathing difficult during sleep, such as sleep apnea.

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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Pendharkar, Sachin Evaluation of a “Fast Track” Respiratory Therapy Clinic for Patients with Suspected Severe Sleep-Disordered Breathing University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Keilty, Krista Fellowship - PhD in Nursing Topic: Sleep Disturbance in Family Caregivers of Technology Dependent Children University of Toronto Ontario $7,500
Sandford, Andrew Genetic determinants of obstructive sleep apnea UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Skomro, Rob Sleep Apnea Professorship University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $50,000
Keilty, Krista Sleep disturbance in family caregivers of technology dependent children The Hospital for Sick Children Ontario $10,000
Keilty, Krista Sleep disturbance in family caregivers of technology dependent children The Hospital for Sick Children Ontario $8,348
Keilty, Krista Sleep Disturbance in Family Caregivers of Technology Dependent Children University of Toronto Ontario $15,000
Skomro, Rob Sleep Apnea Professorship University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $25,000
Bansback, Nick Testing whether a patient decision aid improve adherence to treatment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: A pilot study University of British Columbia British Columbia $60,000
Massicotte, Colin The Diagnostic Accuracy of an Ambulatory Level III Sleep Study for the Screening of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children with Neuromuscular Disease The Hospital for Sick Children Ontario $23,047
Zalucky, Ann The Effect of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Nocturnal Hypoxia on Kidney Function University of Calgary Alberta $10,000
VanWalraven, Carl Risk of outpatient colonoscopy, major inpatient surgery or ambulatory surgery in people with obstructive sleep apnea: a population based study University of Ottawa/ The Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences Ontario $22,310
Lyons, Owen The role of nocturnal fluid redistribution in the pathogenesis and treatment of sleep apnea University Health Network Ontario $60,000
Ayas, Najib Assessing the impact of maternal sleep apnea on fetal and placental health UBC Jack Bell Research Centre British Columbia $50,000
Mendhane, Plush Sleep, Learning, Health, and Environment Project – Edmonton (SLEEP-E) at 5 years of age University of Alberta Alberta $30,000
Hernandez Abad, Annette Role of parafacial respiratory group on the stabilization of sleep disordered breathing University of Alberta Alberta $42,000
Pepin, Veronique APNex: A Pilot Randomized Trial of Combined Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy & Exercise Training Versus Exercise Training Alone for the Treatment of Chronic Insomnia in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Concordia University Quebec $20,000
Funk, Gregory Mechanisms underlying the endogenous ATP excitation of the inspiratory rhythm generating network that counteracts the secondary depression of breathing by hypoxia. University of Alberta Alberta $30,000
Funk, Gregory Evaluating the impact of rural residency on continuous positive airway pressure usage in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. University of Alberta Alberta $30,000
Kendzerska, Tetyana Obstructive sleep apnea and cancer development and progression: evidence from clinical and health administrative data Ottawa Hospital Research Institute/University of Ottawa Ontario $40,000
Singh, Mandeep The variability and impact of segmental neck and leg fluid volume shifts on upper airway collapse and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity in surgical patients with OSA– A two-center, prospective cohort study. University Health Network Ontario $49,984
Yadollahi, Azadeh Investigating whether Bronchodilator Medications can Prevent Effects of Rostral Fluid Shift on Airway Narrowing in Asthma University Health Network - Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Ontario $50,000
Goodridge, Donna The influence of health literacy and self-efficacy on treatment acceptance and adherence in patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $24,891
Jen, Rachel A Pilot Study of Antioxidant Therapy in OSA Patients UBC/VGH - Dept. of Medicine/Division of Respiratory Medicine British Columbia $50,000
Colarusso, Pina Developing custom non-invasive ventilation masks for children University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Pendharkar, Sachin Evaluation of an early management strategy for obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized trial University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Janes, Tara Progesterone promotes respiratory recovery in a rat model of congenital central hypoventilation syndrome: site of action and mechanisms University of Alberta Alberta $45,000