Biomarkers & Bioinformatics

Enabling Platform

Research Leaders:

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Dr. Dean Befus, Professor, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta; Astra-Zeneca Canada Inc., Chair in Asthma Research Dr. John Gordon, Professor, Division of Respirology, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan Dr. Kelly McNagny, Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, The University of British Columbia

Strategic Focus:

Biomarkers and Bioinformatics researchers focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of diagnostic tests and treatments for asthma and allergies, and manage, analyze and interpret data in order to accelerate advances in patient care, and personalized and public health.

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CD34 as a therapeutic target for allergic inflammation and asthma (Success Stories peofile)

2012 - 2014

Blanchet, Marie-Renee; McNagny, Kelly

Clustering approaches to unravel complex asthma phenotypes

2010 - 2012

Becker, Allan; Daley, Denise; James, Alan; Kozyrskyj, Anita; Laprise, Catherine

Commercialization of a Metabolomic-Based Diagnostic for Asthma

2011 - 2012

Adamko, Darryl; Taylor, Neil; Yatscoff, Randy