COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a lung disease that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema.

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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Mathur, Sunita A Novel Method for Evaluating Sarcopenia Using Computed Tomograph in Patients with Advanced Lung Disease University of Toronto Ontario $19,909
Goldstein, Roger A randomized controlled trial of a post-rehabilitation community based exercise program for individuals with COPD West Park Healthcare Centre Ontario $50,000
Saey, Didier Assessment of quadriceps function using clinical tools in patients with COPD Université Laval Quebec $19,590
Sharma, Pawan cAMP-Dependent gene transactivation: a novel mechanism underlying the anti-inflammatory activity of PDE4 inhibitors in COPD University of Calgary Alberta $112,500
Marciniuk, Darcy CanCOLD Cohort Longitudinal Study on COPD University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $110,000
Marciniuk, Darcy COPD Professorship University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $50,000
Horvey, Karla Determinants of Physical Activity Levels in Canadians with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: An Associative Analysis of the Canadian Health Measures Survey University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $10,000
O’Donnell, Denis Differential Mechanisms of Dyspnea Relief in Advanced COPD: Opiates vs. Bronchodilators Queen’s University Ontario $48,586
Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania 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 Sunnybrook Research Institute Ontario $24,980
Gershon, Andrea Impact of Collaborative Care on the Health of People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Ontario $50,000
O’Donnell, Denis Effects of inspiratory muscle training on exertional dyspnea in patients with COPD. Queen's University Ontario $49,595
Giembycz, Mark Enhancement of glucocorticoid-dependent gene transcription: a mechanism for the clinical efficacy of phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Vozoris, Nicholas Epidemiology and adverse respiratory outcomes associated with narcotic drug use among older adults with COPD. University of Toronto Ontario $47,222
Brooks, Dina Exploring self-conscious emotions in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease University of Toronto and West Park Heathcare Centre Ontario $24,512
Brooks, Dina Exploring the Immediate and Short-Term Effects of an Acute Exacerbation on Balance Control in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease West Park Healthcare Centre Ontario $19,155
Robles, Priscila Fellowship - PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences Topic: Skeletal Muscle Atrophy Is Associated with Physical Function in People with COPD University of Toronto Ontario $7,500
Desveaux, Laura Fellowship - PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences Topic: A community-based exercise program to prevent functional decline among individuals with COPD: A randomized controlled trial University of Toronto Ontario $7,500
Labiris, Renee Imaging Lung Function in COPD using SPECT/CT McMaster University Ontario $49,903
Januadis-Ferreira, Tania Improving Measurement of Activities of Daily Living in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease West Park Healthcare Centre Ontario $10,000
Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania Improving measurement of activities of daily living in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease West Park Healthcare Centre Ontario $10,449
Marciniuk, Darcy COPD Professorship University of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan $25,000
Ben-Ari, Ori Is the AECOPD-Mob decision-making tool feasible in an acute healthcare facility University of British Columbia British Columbia $10,000
Hackett, Tillie-Louise Molecular determinants of small airway obstruction in COPD UBC James Hogg Research Centre British Columbia $60,000
O'Donnell, Denis Pulmonary gas exchange abnormalities in patients with mild COPD Queen’s University Ontario $49,681
Brooks, Dina Patient and Provider Perspectives on a Community-Based, Post-Rehabilitation Exercise Program for Chronic Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease University of Toronto Ontario $13,000
Janaudis-Ferreira, Tania Patients' and healthcare professionals' views on pulmonary rehabilitation post-acute exacerbation of COPD. McGill University & Mount Sinai Hospital in Montreal Quebec $19,985
Studart Leitao, Fernando Serum immunoglobulins and Risk of Exacerbations in COPD UBC – Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $40,000
Desveaux, Laura The development of community-based exercise programs for preventing functional decline among individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. University of Toronto Ontario $10,000
Gelinas, Jinelle The Effect of Low Shear Stress on Circulating Endothelial Microparticles, Oxidative Stress and Flow Mediated Dilation in Patients with COPD University of British Columbia British Columbia $16,000
Goldstein, Roger The effect of music during pulmonary rehabilitation in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) West Park Healthcare Centre Ontario $48,531
van Eeden, Stephan The impact of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors on lung inflammation in COPD UBC James Hogg Research Centre British Columbia $60,000
Giembycz, Mark Therapeutic Induction of RGS2 as a Mechanism to Improve Airway Calibre in COPD University of Calgary Alberta $30,000
Hamed, Omar Induction of Rgs2: a novel mechanism to explain the efficacy of phosphodiesterase 4 inhibitors in COPD University of Calgary Alberta $11,500
Phillips, Devin Carotid chemoreceptor control of cardiovascular function and ventilation at rest and during exercise in COPD University of Alberta Alberta $11,500
Tedjasaputra, Vince Capillary blood volume response to exercise in mild and moderate COPD University of Alberta Alberta $11,500
Brooks, Dina Balance Training for COPD in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: An effectiveness study West Park Healthcare Centre Ontario $22,000
Ramchandran, Arun Embolus on a chip: A new experimental model to study the lysis of occlusive thrombi University of Toronto Ontario $48,586
Vasilescu, Dragos Molecular determinants of panlobular emphysema: A stereology based approach UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Desveaux, Laura Fellowship - PhD Program in Rehabilitation Sciences Topic: A community-based exercise program to prevent functional decline among individuals with COPD: A randomized controlled trial University of Toronto Ontario $7,500