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Meakins and RESP Trainees Receive QRHN Funding 2021-2022

QRHN Funding to faculty and trainees

Congratulations to the following students and fellows for receiving the 2021-2022 Supplementary grant program from the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network.

Wided Akik. PhD with Larry Lands. Title: Implications of IL-17A in the Modulation of Neutrophilic Airway Inflammation by Bronchial Epithelial Cells.

Lisa Hennemann. PhD with Dao Nguyen. A common Pseudomonas aeruginosa pathoadaptation facilitates intracellular persistence withing airway epithelial cells.

Ahzum Mujaddid. MSc with Dennis Jensen. Responsiveness of the Hexoskin smart shirt to detect pharmacological lung volume reduction at rest and during exercise in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Jaycie Triandafilou. MSc with Dennis Jensen. Effect of induced acute metabolic alkalosis on the V̇ E/V̇ CO2 response to exercise in people with COPD: Therapeutic implications for breathlessness and exercise endurance