Graduate Student Awards fund innovative asthma research

Asthma Canada and AllerGen are pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of their partnered Graduate Student Research Awards, granted as part of Asthma Canada’s National Research Program.

L to R: Danay Maestre-Batlle (The University of British Columbia), Thomas Mahood (University of Manitoba), Diana Pham (University of Calgary)

The awards will support research conducted by two PhD students and one MSc student on early- and late-onset asthma. All three awardees are AllerGen HQP.

“By investing in these young Canadian researchers and supporting their promising research, we ensure continued efforts to search for a cure for asthma, while making real strides towards better treatment options for the more than three million Canadians living with asthma,” said Vanessa Foran, President & CEO of Asthma Canada.

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