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.

This database can be sorted and/or searched by any data field.


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Simons, Elinor

 

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University of Manitoba Pediatrics & Child Health

The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study

Simons, Estelle

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University of Manitoba Immunology; Pediatrics and Child Health

Identification of genetic predictors of peanut allergy ——- Predicting Peanut Allergy

Soares, Claudio

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McMaster University Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Stress allostatic load and risk of allergies and asthma in children of immigrants

Soew, Chun

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University of British Columbia Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Expression of interest proposal for strategic initiatives funding for the First Canada-China Symposium on Asthma/Allergy and Airway Smooth Muscle

Stämpfli, Martin

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McMaster University Molecular Medicine

Regulation of lung mucosal immune responses by heterologous exposure to multiple infectious and allergic agents —— The Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC)-Severe Asthma

Stanojevic, Sanja

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Hospital for Sick Children Epidemiology, statistics

The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study —— Project 500

Stark, Don

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University of British Columbia Internal Medicine

Development of an Evidence-based Certified Allergy Educator Program ——- Evaluation of the Implementation and Effectiveness of Statutory and Regulatory Based Policies for Anaphylaxis Risk Reduction —— Food Allergy Management at University from the Perspective of Students and Food Service Management

Stephens, Newman

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University of Manitoba Physiology & Pediatrics

Expression of interest proposal for strategic initiatives funding for the First Canada-China Symposium on Asthma/Allergy and Airway Smooth Muscle

Stewart, Miriam

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University of Alberta Nursing

Engaging Aboriginal families affected by allergies and asthma in support-education program development ——-Building continuity of support for allergic children with asthma and/or anaphylaxis and their families ——- Enhancing RAP for First Nations Communities ——- Promoting Health Equity for Vulnerable Populations affected by Asthma and Allergies ——- Respiratory health awareness community outreach and engagement of First Nations community in Alberta: Pilot Intervention ——- Sustainable Online Support for Children and Adolescents Affected by Asthma and Allergies ——- The development, implementation and evaluation of strategies to promote well-being of children and youth with allergies and/or asthma (Part 2 THEME B – Improving Food Labelling for Allergens to Build Consumer Capacity)

Subbarao, Padmaja

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Hospital for Sick Children Respiratory Medicine

Mini-CHILD: Development of objective measurement of airway inflammation and lung function in infants ——- An Assessment of Long-Term Indoor Residential Pollution Exposures among Canadian Children ——- CHILD Executive Meeting Workshop in Toronto ——- Collaboration between the CHILD Study and START study ——- 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) ——- Infant Inflammatory Markers and Lung Function ——- Mini-CHILD: Assessment of the home environment ——- Respiratory syncytial virus in the development of infant wheezing disorders: a bench to bedside approach to gene-virus interactions ——- Strategies for enhancing tolerance induction: Preclinical studies and CHILD linked project development ——- The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study —— Stem Cell Team for Emerging BioMarkers —— Project 500 —— Knowledge Mobilization for the CHILD Study —— Rapid Environmental Effects on Genes: The Lens of Epigenetics (REEGLE)

Suntres, Zacharias

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Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Laurentian University Pharmacology and Toxicology

Cardiopulmonary consequences of air pollution in a murine model of allergic asthma

Sykes, Brian

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University of Alberta Biochemistry

Metabolomics ——- Non-invasive diagnosis: Metabolics for the various phenotypes of asthma (formerly: Diagnosing the Various Phenotypes of Asthma: The Use of Urine NMR) ——- Urine NMR-based Metabolomics for Asthma Diagnosis

Takaro, Timothy

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Simon Fraser University Occupational and Environmental Health

Mini-CHILD: Assessment of the home environment ——- 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 ——- Do indoor exposures to phthalates act independently or as an adjuvant in the development of inflammation and allergic disease? ——- 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: Environmental assessment of molecular genetic characterization of microbes in outdoor and indoor air and dust ——- Phthalate Exposure in Canadian Children during the First Three Years of Life ——- Rapid Environmental Effects on Genes: The Lens of Epigenetics (REEGLE) ——- The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study ——- Chemical Management Program (CMP) Investment in Analayis of CHILD Urine Samples for Metabolites of Phthalates —— Project 500

Tang, Patrick

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University of British Columbia Medical Microbiology

Respiratory syncytial virus in the development of infant wheezing disorders: a bench to bedside approach to gene-virus interactions ——- The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study

Tarlo, Susan

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University of Toronto Respirology

Allergic asthma: Air pollution and allergen interactions ——- Changing Practice for Prevention and Early Detection of Occupational Asthma and Allergic Diseases in the Primary Care Setting ——- Workplace sensitizers: skin and lung exposure, responses and prevention ——- Work-Related Asthma and Allergy: Prevention and Early Detection (WRAAPED) research program

Taylor, Carla

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University of Manitoba Human Nutritional Sciences

Gender-related biologic and sociologic impact of obesity

Tebbutt, Scott

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University of British Columbia Respiratory Medicine

An Integrative Multidimensional Genomic and Epigenomic Approach for the Study of Short-Term Diesel Exhaust on Asthmatics ——- Allergic Asthma functional & Pharmaco-genomics for Early and Late Phase Response Biomarkers ——- Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC) ——- Development of a Microarray Genotyping Chip for Clinical Trials ——- Functional genetics in allergy ——- 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 ——- Genetics of the early and late responses to AllerGen challenge ——- Mini-CHILD: AllerChip – Development, Validation and Implementation of a Microarray Genotyping Tool for Allergy and Asthma Research ——- Pharmacogenetics & Genetic Testing 3D graphical animation tool —— Predictive Biomarkers of the Late-Phase Response —— Markers of Inflammation – Development and Optimization of Assays —— The Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC)-Allergic Asthma (AA) —— Strengthening the Case for Ongoing Reduction of Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution (SCORE-TRAP) —— Biomarker development for monitoring responses in CIC clinical trials

To, Teresa

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Hospital for Sick Children Child Health Evaluative Sciences

Development of national strategies for implementing and evaluating evidence-based indicators for benchmarking and monitoring asthma care in Canada ——- Antenatal steroid therapy for fetal lung maturation: Is there an association with childhood asthma ——- Can e-health tools improve health outcomes in asthma? ——- Changing Practice for Prevention and Early Detection of Occupational Asthma and Allergic Diseases in the Primary Care Setting ——- Enhancing RAP for First Nations Communities ——- Promoting Health Equity for Vulnerable Populations affected by Asthma and Allergies ——- The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study ——- The Respiratory Global Research And Training (GREAT) Network ——- Work-Related Asthma and Allergy: Prevention and Early Detection (WRAAPED) research program

Turvey, Stuart

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University of British Columbia Infectious and Immunological Diseases, Pediatric Immunology

Ontogeny and genetic polymorphisms of the innate immune system intersecting in asthma ——- CHILD Executive Meeting Workshop in Toronto ——- Development of an Adaptive Immune Phenotyping Monitoring Platform ——- Expansion of existing capacity of immunology platform to support Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development study (birth cohort) ——- Functional genetics in allergy ——- Knowledge Mobilization Cafe Scientifique on the top of allergies (food and drug) ——- Mini-CHILD: Assessment of the home environment ——- Mini-CHILD: Recruitment ——- Rapid Environmental Effects on Genes: The Lens of Epigenetics (REEGLE) ——- Respiratory syncytial virus in the development of infant wheezing disorders: a bench to bedside approach to gene-virus interactions ——- The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study —— Pre-commercialization studies to develop a microbiota-based diagnostic and preventative for asthma —— Stem Cell Team for Emerging BioMarkers —— Project 500 —— Strengthening the Case for Ongoing Reduction of Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution (SCORE-TRAP) —— Knowledge Mobilization for the CHILD Study —— Let Them Eat Dirt: The Hunt for Our Kids’ Missing Microbes

Ungar, Wendy

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Hospital for Sick Children Child Health Evaluative Sciences

Financial barriers to medication use in children with asthma: Effect on health outcomes ——- Parental preferences for asthma control in children ——- Pharmacogenetics & Genetic Testing 3D graphical animation tool

Untereiner, Wendy

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Brandon University Zoology

Mini-CHILD: Environmental assessment of molecular genetic characterization of microbes in outdoor and indoor air and dust

Vadas, Peter

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University of Toronto Clinical Immunology

Canadian Group of Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Canadian Group on Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Disease Management: Canadian peanut thresholds study

van Eeden, Stephan

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University of British Columbia Internal Medicine & Respirology

Allergic asthma: Air pollution and allergen interactions ——- Development of a Human Phthalate Inhalation Exposure Model ——- Environmental impact on the epithelial immune barrier in asthma

Vander Leek, Timothy

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Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Clinic Allergy & Immunology

Evaluation of the Implementation and Effectiveness of Statutory and Regulatory Based Policies for Anaphylaxis Risk Reduction

Vethanayagam, Dilini

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University of Alberta Pulmonary Medicine

Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC) ——- Metabolomics ——- Non-invasive diagnosis: Metabolics for the various phenotypes of asthma (formerly: Diagnosing the Various Phenotypes of Asthma: The Use of Urine NMR) ——- Proposed Severe Asthma Network —— Urine Metabolomics Analysis for Asthma Diagnosis

Vliagoftis, Harissios

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University of Alberta Pulmonary Medicine

Allergic Rhinitis Clinical Investigator Collaborative (AR-CIC): Development of a standardized nasal allergen challenge model for a multi-center research collaborative to investigate novel therapeutic agents for allergic rhinitis ——- Developmental plasticity and fetal programming of asthma in mice ——- The Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC)-Allergic Rhinitis (AR) ——- Urine NMR-based Metabolomics for Asthma Diagnosis —— Urine Metabolomics Analysis for Asthma Diagnosis —— Improved diagnosis of asthma: metabolomics

Ward, Mike (deceased)

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University of Toronto Critical Care

Cardiopulmonary consequences of air pollution in a murine model of allergic asthma

Waserman, Susan

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McMaster University Clinical Immunology & Allergy

Predicting Peanut Allergy ——- A Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis Registry (C-CARE) ——- Allergic Rhinitis Clinical Investigator Collaborative (AR-CIC): Development of a standardized nasal allergen challenge model for a multi-center research collaborative to investigate novel therapeutic agents for allergic rhinitis ——- Canadian Group of Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Canadian Group on Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Certified Allergy Educator Program ——- Cross-Canada Anaphylaxis REgistry (C-CARE) ——- Development of an Adaptive Immune Phenotyping Monitoring Platform ——- Development of an Evidence-based Certified Allergy Educator Program ——- Disease Management: Canadian peanut thresholds study ——- Disease Modulation Clinical Tolerance Study ——- Evaluation of the Implementation and Effectiveness of Statutory and Regulatory Based Policies for Anaphylaxis Risk Reduction ——- Identification of genetic predictors of peanut allergy ——- Mobilizing best practices in Asthma and Allergy management and use of the Air Quality Health Index in the Canadian sport and recreation community ——- Stress allostatic load and risk of allergies and asthma in children of immigrants ——- Technology-enabled Knowledge Translation and Mobilization ——- The Clinical Investigator Collaborative (CIC)-Allergic Rhinitis (AR) ——- The development, implementation and evaluation of strategies to promote well-being of children and youth with allergies and/or asthma (Part 2 THEME B – Improving Food Labelling for Allergens to Build Consumer Capacity) ——- The distribution and function of FceR1 on nerves ——- Development of a National Food Allergy Strategy for Canada: Step 1 —— Stock Epinephrine in Hamilton Food Courts —— Engaging Knowledge Users: Usability Testing of a Canadian Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan —— Prevention and management of adverse reactions to food in schools—a systematic review and practice guidelines —— Investigation of Strategies to Dismantle Persistent Peanut Allergy —— Food Allergy Management at University from the Perspective of Students and Food Service Management

Watson, Wade

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IWK Health Centre Pediatrics, Allergy

Canadian Group of Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Canadian Group on Food Allergy Research (CanGoFAR) ——- Disease Management: Canadian peanut thresholds study ——- Disease Modulation Clinical Tolerance Study ——- Functional consequences of innate immune receptor polymorphisms

Watt, Susan

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McMaster University Social Work

Building continuity of support for allergic children with asthma and/or anaphylaxis and their families

Wheeler, Amanda

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Health Canada

Better Exposure Avoidance Measures (BEAM) and New Environmental Sensor Tool Development ——- 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) ——- Phthalate Exposure in Canadian Children during the First Three Years of Life ——- Chemical Management Program (CMP) Investment in Analayis of CHILD Urine Samples for Metabolites of Phthalates

Wilkinson, Mark

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University of British Columbia Medical Genetics

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 ——- Neuroendocrine Regulation of Allergic Inflammation: Translational Studies

Wilson, Kathi

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University of Toronto Medical Geography

SPAACE Surveying Prevalence of food Allergies in All Canadian Environments ——- Surveying the Prevalence of food Allergy in All Canadian Environments -Trends Over Time (SPAACE to SPAACE)

Wong, Charles

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University of Winnipeg Chemistry; Environmental Toxicology

The Canadian Asthma Primary Prevention Study: home environment at the 14-year assessment

Wynne-Edwards, Katherine

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University of Calgary glucocorticoids

Allergy-Brain Connection (ABC) Research Team

Xing, Zhou

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McMaster University Pathology & Molecular Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Regulation of lung mucosal immune responses by heterologous exposure to multiple infectious and allergic agents

Zamar, Ruben

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University of British Columbia Statistics

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

Zamel, Noe

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Mount Sinai Hospital Respirology

Environmental Affects on Allergic Airway Disease

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