Tuberculosis Projects

Applicant: Alvarez, Gonzalo
Title: Application of Whole Genome Sequencing to uncover Transmission Dynamics and Quantify Transmission of Smear Negative TB Disease
Institution: The Ottawa Hospital
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Satyanarayana, Srinath
Title: Assessing quality of tuberculosis care in India through standardized (mystery) patients
Institution: McGill University
Province: Quebec
Amount Awarded: $42,000
Applicant: Hmama, Zakaria
Title: Attenuated proapoptotic BCG strains as novel TB vaccines
Institution: Jack Bell Research Centre
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Carolina Mehaffy, Martha
Title: Proteomic, transcriptomic and phenotypic profiling of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis 15Kb natural deletion mutant actively transmitted in the under-housed population in Toronto, ON.
Institution: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,884
Applicant: Av-Gay, Yossef
Title: Elucidating the Role of Ergothioneine in the Physiology and Pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Institution: Jack Bell Research Centre
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $60,000
Applicant: Eltis, Lindsay
Title: Inhibitors of cholesterol catabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Institution: UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Eltis, Lindsay
Title: Inhibitors of cholesterol catabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $40,000
Applicant: Av-Gay, Yossef
Title: Intracellular growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: prospects for drug discovery
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Xing, Zhou
Title: Mechanisms of enhanced protection against pulmonary tuberculosis by allergic immunity.
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Ramon-Garcia, Santiago
Title: Repurposing veterinary anti-parasitic drugs to treat tuberculosis.
Institution: UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Nano, Francis
Title: Temperature-sensitive Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Institution: University of Victoria
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $60,000
Applicant: Thompson, Charles
Title: The synergistic activities of cephalosporins and rifampicins against Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $60,000
Applicant: Tang, Patrick
Title: Utility of Enhanced TB Molecular Epidemiology
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $60,000