The smoke from wildfires, as well as air pollution can greatly affect air quality, which can be harmful to your health. Poor air quality can be especially harmful for children, older adults, and those with heart and lung disease. We are funding research into air quality and lung health.
total amount funded
# of projects funded
|To, Teresa||The Impact of Air Pollution on the Progression of Asthma to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (ACOS) in Women||The hospital for Sick Children||Ontario||$50,000|
|Henderson, Sarah||The respiratory and cardiovascular risks associated with sub-daily exposure to forest fire smoke||BC Centre for Disease Control||British Columbia||$50,000|
|Carlsten, Christopher||A novel approach to characterizing the human airway responses to complex environmental exposures||UBC Department of Medicine – VCHRI||British Columbia||$50,000|
|Dupré, Denis||Effects of Volatile Organic Compounds on Airway Reactivity and G Protein Coupled Receptor||Dalhousie University||Nova Scotia||$3,290|
|Ellis, Anne||Allergic and respiratory outcomes of the Kingston allergy birth cohort (KABC) - The interplay between epigenetics, outdoor air pollution and environmental chemicals||Queen University||Ontario||$44,829|