Pneumonia Projects

Applicant: Bowdish, Dawn
Title: Age-associated pneumonia results from impaired immune control of nasopharyngeal carriage
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Corrales-Medina, Vicente
Title: An Investigation of the Left Ventricular Afterload During Acute Pneumonia in the Elderly
Institution: The Ottawa Hospital/ The University of Ottawa
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Applicant: Verschoor, Chris
Title: Cellular mechanisms and predictive factors of Streptococcus pneumoniae responses in the nursing home elderly
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $90,000
Applicant: Surette, Michael
Title: Host-pathogen Strain Specificity as Determinant in Complicated Pneumonia and Pleural Empyema
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,500
Applicant: Kim, Jong Sung
Title: Investigating the Role of Metal Nanoparticles in Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
Institution: Dalhousie University
Province: Nova Scotia
Amount Awarded: $25,000
Applicant: Ask, Kjetil
Title: IRE1 mediated XBP1 splicing is required for Fibroblast Differentiation and Macrophage Polarization
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $49,500
Applicant: Shah, Suharsh
Title: Molecular mechanisms of anti-inflammitory glucocorticoid action and resistance/insensitivity
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Applicant: Bowdish, Dawn
Title: The aging microbiome as a risk factor for developing pneumococcal pneumonia in mid- to late-life
Institution: McMaster University
Province: Ontario
Amount Awarded: $48,023
Applicant: Mody,Christopher
Title: Pathogenesis of Fungal Infections in the Lung
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Mody,Christopher
Title: Pathogenesis of Fungal Infections in the Lung
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Applicant: Maciejewski, Barbara
Title: The effects of human rhinovirus and bacterial infection on the induction of CCL20 in human bronchial epithelial cells
Institution: University of Calgary
Province: Alberta
Amount Awarded: $11,500