Immunology Projects

Applicant: Ensminger, Alexander
Title: Defining the host – pathogen interface in TNF-alpha depleted cells.
Institution: University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Gill, Sean
Title: TIMP3 Regulates Macrophage Function Following Lung Injury
Institution: University of Western Ontario
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: LeFoll, Bernard
Title: Exploring the effects of prazosin on nicotine-induced dopamine release in humans: A [11C]-PHENO PET study
Institution: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Granville, David
Title: Extracellular Granzyme B and Pulmonary Epithelial Barrier Disruption
Institution: UBC Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Shafa, Medhi
Title: Functional repair of surfactant protein B deficiency in patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells using the TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9
Institution: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $90,000
Applicant: Marr, Nico
Title: Immunological determinants of severe respiratory syncytial virus infection in early life
Institution: Dalhousie University
Province: Nova Scotia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Kelly, Margaret
Title: Neutrophil-Mast Cell Interactions in the Pathogenesis of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Wootton, Sarah
Title: Nuclease-based Gene Targeting for Correction of Alpha-1-antitrypsin Deficiency
Institution: University of Guelph
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,923
Applicant: Wootton, Sarah
Title: Nuclease-based gene targeting for correction of alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency
Institution: University of Guelph
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $48,116
Applicant: Palaniyar, Nades
Title: Lung proteins as serum biomarkers for Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (BOS) in patients receiving stem cell therapy
Institution: Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $41,418
Applicant: Thébaud, Bernard
Title: Patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells for the correction of surfactant protein B deficiency
Institution: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $48,421
Applicant: Gill, Sean
Title: Pulmonary Microvascular Endothelial Cell Activation during Lung Injury is Regulated by TIMP3
Institution: University of Western Ontario
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,991
Applicant: Labiris, N. Renee
Title: Pulmonary microvascular endothelial cell dysfunction during sepsis is mediated by TIMP3
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,707
Applicant: Marr, Nico
Title: Role of RIG-I in susceptibility of infants to severe RSV infection
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $60,000
Applicant: Hirota, Jeremy
Title: The airway epithelium NLRP3 inflammasome: Central player in air pollution mediated innate and adaptive immune responses.
Institution: University of British Columbia
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $43,400
Applicant: Thébaud, Bernard
Title: Site-specific genetic correction of surfactant protein B deficiency in patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells
Institution: Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $41,418
Applicant: Hirota, Jeremy
Title: The role of uric acid in airway health and disease
Institution: UBC Department of Medicine – VCHRI
Province: British Columbia
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Gill, Sean
Title: TIMP3 Regulates Marcophage Function Following Acute Lung Injury
Institution: The University of Western Ontario
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Marchant, David
Title: Elucidating the Transmission Dynamics of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in the Community by Correlation of Whole Genome Sequencing and Virulence Determination of Samples from Infected Patients in Northern Alberta
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Jamieson, Kyla
Title: The effects of combined bacterial and rhinovirus exposure on human bronchial epithelial proinflammatory and host defense responses
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $11,500
Applicant: Lacy, Paige
Title: Cytokine trafficking and secretion in eosinophils
Institution: University of Alberta
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Jamieson, Kyla
Title: Airway epithelial production of IL-17C following bacteria and rhinovirus co-exposure
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $11,500
Applicant: Jamil, Khusraw
Title: Evasion and subversion of dentritic cell immunity by cryptococcus gattii
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $11,500
Applicant: Miller, Matthew
Title: Unravelling the role of antibody-mediated Fc-dependent effector functions in mucosal immunity against influenza virus
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $47,189
Applicant: Xing, Zhou
Title: Mechanisms of viral vaccine-trained innate immunity (TII) against heterologous pneumococcal infection in the lung
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $47,189