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.


Ontogeny and genetic polymorphisms of the innate immune system intersecting in asthma (Success Stories profile)

2007 - 2009

Kollmann, Tobias; Turvey, Stuart

Pan-Canadian study of gene-environment interactions in the etiology of occupational asthma

2007 - 2009

Beach, Jeremy; Burstyn, Igor; Cherry, Nicola

Parental preferences for asthma control in children

2008 - 2010

Dell, Sharon; FitzGerald, Mark; Lynd, Larry; Ungar, Wendy

Perinatal stress and programming of allergic responses

2007 - 2009

Arck, Petra; Bienenstock, John; Forsythe, Paul; Heinrich, Joachim; Inman, Mark; Pincus, Maike; Wahn, Ulrich

Pharmacogenetics & Genetic Testing 3D graphical animation tool     

2007 - 2009

Anderson, Beth; Levinson, Anthony; Tebbutt, Scott; Ungar, Wendy

Phthalate Exposure in Canadian Children during the First Three Years of Life

2011 - 2014

Takaro, Timothy; Wheeler, Amanda

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

2007 - 2009

Austin, Jehannine; Becker, Allan; Daley, Denise; Kozyrskyj, Anita; Letourneau, Nicole; Sherwin, Susan

Predicting Peanut Allergy (Success Stories profile)

2005 - 2006

Clarke, Ann; HayGlass, Kent; Jordana, Manel; Simons, Estelle; Waserman, Susan

Preventing Severe reactions – Preclinical Studies

2012 - 2016

Befus, Dean; Cockcroft, Don; Davis, Beth; Gordon, John; Jordana, Manel

Promoting Health Equity for Vulnerable Populations affected by Asthma and Allergies

2012 - 2016

Avery Kinew, Kathy; Byrtus, Lilly; Castleden, Heather; Clement, Connie; Connors, Cheryl; Hanvey, Louise; Kilgannon, Bill Moore; King, Malcolm; Kolkman, John; Latycheva, Oxana; Letourneau, Nicole; Levinson, Anthony; Masuda, Jeffrey; McGhan, Shawna; McNeill, Mary; Reidel, Judy; See Toh, Florence; Sigurdson, Lori; Starr, Leona; Stewart, Lesley; Stewart, Miriam; To, Teresa

Proposed Severe Asthma Network

2007 - 2009

Vethanayagam, Dilini

Mini-CHILD: Psycho-social Assessment and Epigenetics

2007 - 2009

Chen, Edith; Miller, Greg

Rapid Environmental Effects on Genes: The Lens of Epigenetics (REEGLE) (Success Stories profile; Annual Report story: Pan-Canadian team explores the epigenetics of allergic disease)

2012 - 2016

Baccarelli, Andrea; Brauer, Michael; Brook, Jeff; Carlsten, Chris; Ellis, Anne; Kobor, Michael; Kollmann, Tobias; Miller, Greg; Silverman, Frances; Takaro, Timothy; Turvey, Stuart

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

2006 - 2009

Brown, Earl; Coyle, Anthony; Gauldie, Jack; Hogaboam, Cory; Inman, Mark; Jordana, Manel; Stampfli, Martin; Xing, Zhou

Respiratory health awareness community outreach and engagement of First Nations community in Alberta: Pilot Intervention (Annual Report story: Engaging Aboriginal families affected by asthma and allergies)

2011 - 2013

Stewart, Miriam

Respiratory syncytial virus in the development of infant wheezing disorders: a bench to bedside approach to gene-virus interactions

2009 - 2012

Daley, Denise; Hegele, Richard; McKerlie, Colin; Moraes, Theo; Richardson, Susan; Sandford, Andrew; Subbarao, Padmaja; Tang, Patrick; Turvey, Stuart

Role of fibrocytes as biomarkers of airway remodelling in asthma: A proof of concept

2010 - 2012

Boulet, Louis-Philippe; Chakir, Jamila

Role of mast cells and eosinophils in allergic inflammationand fibrosis of the lung

2006 - 2009

Kelly, Margaret; Kubes, Paul; McNagny, Kelly; Mody, Chris

Shared Decision in Asthma Management: A Strategy to Improve Asthma Control

2010 - 2012

Becker, Allan; Befus, Dean; Bhutani, Mohit; Boulet, Louis-Philippe; Légaré, France; Mayers, Irvin; McGhan, Shawna

SPAACE Surveying Prevalence of food Allergies in All Canadian Environments

Success Stories article
2009 - 2012

Allen, Mary; Clarke, Ann; Dubois, Sheila; Dubord, Diane; Elliott, Susan; Godefroy, Samuel; Harada, Laurie; Joseph, Lawrence; Salminen, John; Sicherer, Scott; Wilson, Kathi