Research Projects Database

Search the Research Projects Database to learn about the work of leading Canadian research teams who are shedding light on asthma, allergies and allergic disease.

The database can be searched by different data fields.


Developmental plasticity and fetal programming of asthma in mice

2009 - 2012

Arck, Petra; Forsythe, Paul; Kobor, Michael; Petronis, Arturas; Pincus, Maike; Vliagoftis, Harissios; Wahn, Ulrich

Disease Management: Canadian peanut thresholds study

2012 - 2016

Jordana, Manel; Marrin, Andrea; Vadas, Peter; Waserman, Susan; Watson, Wade

Disease Modulation Clinical Tolerance Study (Annual Report story: Oral immunotherapy holds promise for milk allergic children)

2012 - 2016

Ben-Shoshan, Moshe; Carr, Stuart; Mazer, Bruce; Piccirillo, Ciriaco; Waserman, Susan; Watson, Wade

Do indoor exposures to phthalates act independently or as an adjuvant in the development of inflammation and allergic disease?

2011 - 2012

Takaro, Timothy

Effects of probiotics on murine model of asthma (Success Stories profile)

2005 - 2006

Bienenstock, John; Forsythe, Paul

Engaging Aboriginal families affected by allergies and asthma in support-education program development (Success Stories profile)

2009 - 2012

Becker, Allan; Castleden, Heather; Elliott, Susan; King, Malcolm; Letourneau, Nicole; Masuda, Jeffrey; McGhan, Shawna; Shoush, Bronwyn; Stewart, Miriam

Enhancing RAP for First Nations Communities (Success Stories profile)

2011 - 2013

Becker, Allan; Befus, Dean; Cicutto, Lisa; Fenton, Nancy; Latycheva, Oxana; Sarin, Chris; Stewart, Miriam; To, Teresa

Environmental Affects on Allergic Airway Disease

2007 - 2009

Alexis, Neil; Brook, Jeff; McNagny, Kelly; Ritz, Stacey; Scott, Jeremy; Silverman, Frances; Zamel, Noe

Environmental impact on the epithelial immune barrier in asthma (Success Stories profile)

2006 - 2008

Bai, Tony; Dorscheid, Del; Hegele, Richard; Knight, Darryl; van Eeden, Stephan

Environmental impact, inflammation and the role of IL-13 receptor a2

2009 - 2012

Agnes, George; Dorscheid, Del; Eades, Joshua; Gauvreau, Gail; Hegele, Richard; Inman, Mark; Mazer, Bruce; Pfeifer, Tom; Sandford, Andrew; Scott, James; Scott, Jeremy; Silverman, Frances

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

2007 - 2009

Butler, Janice; Cicutto, Lisa; Clarke, Ann; Elliott, Susan; Harada, Laurie; McGhan, Shawna; Stark, Don; Van DerLeek, Timothy; Waserman, Susan

Evidence, ethics and health policy research (Annual Report story: Using scientific evidence for effective health policy)

2009 - 2012

Caulfield, Timothy; Cicutto, Lisa; Elliott, Susan; Kaye, Jane; Knoppers, Bartha; Macdonald, Michael; Menon, Devidas; Meslin, Eric; Nisbet, Matthew; Otlowski, Margaret; Upshur, Ross

Expansion of existing capacity of immunology platform to support Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development study (birth cohort)

2006 - 2008

Kollmann, Tobias; Turvey, Stuart

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

2009 - 2010

Deng, Linhong; Soew, Chun; Stephens, Newman

Extending the Reach: From Practice to Evidence

2010 - 2012

Elliott, Susan

Extending the Reach: From Practice to Evidence

2010 - 2012

Hampson, Christine; Latycheva, Oxana

Financial barriers to medication use in children with asthma: Effect on health outcomes (Success Stories profile)

2005 - 2006

Ungar, Wendy; Kozyrskyj, Anita

Functional consequences of innate immune receptor polymorphisms

2005 - 2006

Gordon, John; Greer, Wenda; Kapur, Sandy; Lacuesta, Gena; Lin, Tong-Jun; Marshall, Jean; Rex, Greg; Watson, Wade

Functional genetics in allergy

2009 - 2012

Becker, Allan; Cameron, Lisa; Daley, Denise; Kollmann, Tobias; Laprise, Catherine; Larche, Mark; Sandford, Andrew; Tebbutt, Scott; Turvey, Stuart

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  (Success Stories profile)

2010 - 2012

Adamko, Darryl; Ellis, Anne; Hickey, Pascal; Larche, Mark; Neighbour, Helen; Tebbutt, Scott; Wilson-McManus, Janet