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