AllerGen Investigators

Search the AllerGen Investigators Database to learn about the AllerGen Investigators who are participating in, or have participated in, AllerGen-funded project(s). You can also meet some of these researchers on AllenGen’s YouTube channel.

The researchers listed here have formal status as AllerGen-affiliated Investigators.

For AllerGen project collaborators, see the AllerGen Collaborators Database.

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Abugharbieh, Rafeed

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University of British Columbia Electrical and Computer Engineering

Development of a Microarray Genotyping Chip for Clinical Trials ——- Mini-CHILD: AllerChip – Development, Validation and Implementation of a Microarray Genotyping Tool for Allergy and Asthma Research

Adamko, Darryl

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University of Alberta; University of Saskatchewan Pediatrics; Pulmonary Medicine

Urine NMR-based Metabolomics for Asthma Diagnosis ——- Urine NMR-Metabolomics for Asthma Diagnosis: Respirlyte ——- Commercialization of a Metabolomic-Based Diagnostic for Asthma ——- Functional genomic and proteomic changes in response to nasal allergen challenge and following peptide immunotherapy treatment of the same: A partnership with the Allergic-Rhinitis Clinical Investigator Collaborative (AR-CIC) and industry ——- Metabolomics ——- Mini-CHILD: Development of objective measurement of airway inflammation and lung function in infants ——- Non-invasive diagnosis: Metabolics for the various phenotypes of asthma (formerly: Diagnosing the Various Phenotypes of Asthma: The Use of Urine NMR) ——- The Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC)-Allergic Asthma (AA) ——- The Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC)-Allergic Rhinitis (AR)

Agnes, George

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Simon Fraser University Chemistry

Development of a Human Phthalate Inhalation Exposure Model ——- Environmental impact, inflammation and the role of IL-13 receptor a2

Allen, Ryan

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Simon Fraser University Environmental Health

Mini-CHILD Environment – Assessment of Land Use Regression ——- An Assessment of Long-Term Indoor Residential Pollution Exposures among Canadian Children ——- Better Exposure Avoidance Measures (BEAM) and New Environmental Sensor Tool Development ——- Development of a Human Phthalate Inhalation Exposure Model ——- Improved Tools for Assessing Long-Term Indoor and Outdoor Exposures in Epidemiologic Studies of Allergy and Asthma & Repeat Home Visits and Alternative Sampling Techniques in the Mini-CHILD Study (Mini-CHILD II) ——- Mini-CHILD: Assessment of the home environment

Anand, Sonia

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McMaster University Population Health and Epidemiology, Vascular Medicine

The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study ——- Understanding the Impact of Maternal and Infant Nutrition on Infant/Child Health ——- Early Life Determinants of
Asthma

Arck, Petra

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McMaster University Clinical Immunology & Allergy; Neuroimmunology

Developmental plasticity and fetal programming of asthma in mice ——- Perinatal stress and programming of allergic responses

Asai, Yuka

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Queen's University Dermatology

12CanFAST2 – Causes and Prevention: Identifying the genetic basis of peanut allergy

Austin, Jehannine

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University of British Columbia Psychiatry

Postpartum Distress and Childhood Asthma: The Genetics, and the Social and Ethical Impacts of this Genetic Association

Azad, Meghan

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University of Manitoba Pediatrics & Child Health and Community Health Sciences

The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study ——- SyMBIOTA

Bai, Tony

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University of British Columbia Respiratory Medicine

Environmental impact on the epithelial immune barrier in asthma

Beach, Jeremy

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University of Alberta Occupational Medicine

Asthma and BC workers ——- Pan Canadian study of gene-environment interactions in the etiology of occupational asthma ——- Surveillance of occupational asthma

Becker, Allan

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University of Manitoba Pediatrics & Child Health

Enhancing RAP for First Nations Communities ——- A Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis Registry (C-CARE) ——- Allergy-Brain Connection (ABC) Research Team ——- Building continuity of support for allergic children with asthma and/or anaphylaxis and their families ——- Causes and Prevention: Identifying the genetic basis of peanut allergy ——- Certified Allergy Educator Program ——- CHILD Coordinator 3-year Clinic Training Session Workshop in Manitoba ——- CHILD Executive Meeting Workshop in Toronto ——- Clustering approaches to unravel complex asthma phenotypes ——- Development of an Evidence-based Certified Allergy Educator Program ——- Engaging Aboriginal families affected by allergies and asthma in support-education program development ——- Functional genetics in allergy ——- Gender-related biologic and sociologic impact of obesity ——- Genome wide association study of allergy and asthma in the Canadian Asthma Primary Prevention Study (CAPPS) and the Study of Allergy Genes and Environment (SAGE) ——- Genome-wide Association Results ——- Health and India-Canada Workshop for Development of Mobile e-Health Technologies ——- Maternal distress and the development of atopic disease in children: Potential pathways and interventions ——- Maternal Stress and Childhood Asthma ——- Metabolomics ——- Mini-CHILD: Environment

Befus, Dean

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University of Alberta Pulmonary Medicine

Neuroendocrine Regulation of Allergic Inflammation: Translational Studies ——- Biomarkers of a Sympathetic Anti-inflammatory Pathway, Neuro-regulation of Sympathetic Anti-inflammatory Activity ——- Building a collaborative working group to inform the development of a National Lung Health Framework (NLHF) Phase II ——- CHILD Executive Meeting Workshop in Toronto ——- Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC) ——- Enhancing RAP for First Nations Communities ——- Getting Asthma on to the School Agenda: A KT strategy ——- KT feasibility study ——- Mini-CHILD: Development of objective measurement of airway inflammation and lung function in infants ——- Neuroimmune interactions: a partnership in drug development and translational research ——- Preventing Severe reactions – Preclinical Studies ——- Shared Decision in Asthma Management: A Strategy to Improve Asthma Control ——- Technology-enabled Knowledge Translation and Mobilization ——- The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study ——- The distribution and function of FceR1 on nerves ——- The Roaring Adventures of Puff: A school-based asthma education program ——— International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease IPI: El Salvador

Beischlag, Tim

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Simon Fraser University Faculty of Health Sciences

An Assessment of Long-Term Indoor Residential Pollution Exposures among Canadian Children ——- Improved Tools for Assessing Long-Term Indoor and Outdoor Exposures in Epidemiologic Studies of Allergy and Asthma & Repeat Home Visits and Alternative Sampling Techniques in the Mini-CHILD Study (Mini-CHILD II)

Ben-Shoshan, Moshe

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McGill University Clinical Epidemiology; Allergy & Clinical Immunology

A Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis Registry (C-CARE) ——- Causes and Prevention: Identifying the genetic basis of peanut allergy ——- Certified Allergy Educator Program ——- Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis REgistry (C-CARE) ——- Disease Modulation Clinical Tolerance Study ——- Surveying the Prevalence of food Allergy in All Canadian Environments -Trends Over Time (SPAACE to SPAACE)

Benoit, Cecilia

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University of Victoria Sociology

Gender-related biologic and sociologic impact of obesity

Beyene, Joseph

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McMaster University Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics/Population Health Sciences

Antenatal steroid therapy for fetal lung maturation: Is there an association with childhood asthma

Bhutani, Mohit

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University of Alberta Critical Care Medicine; Respirology

Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC) ——- Shared Decision in Asthma Management: A Strategy to Improve Asthma Control

Bienenstock, John

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McMaster University Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Effects of probiotics on murine model of asthma ——- Canadian Group of Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Canadian Group on Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Perinatal stress and programming of allergic responses ——- Strategies for enhancing tolerance induction: Preclinical studies and CHILD linked project development ——- Stress allostatic load and risk of allergies and asthma in children of immigrants ——- The distribution and function of FceR1 on nerves

Blais, Lucie

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Université de Montréal Pharmaceutical Sciences

Changing Practice for Prevention and Early Detection of Occupational Asthma and Allergic Diseases in the Primary Care Setting ——- Work-Related Asthma and Allergy: Prevention and Early Detection (WRAAPED) research program

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