Awards & Accolades

Congratulations to:

Liane Kang
Supervisor: Anita Kozyrskyj
PRG Travel Award
2017

Usha Rai
Supervisors: Andrea Haqq/Anita Kozyrskyj
PRG Travel Award
2017

Courtney Heffernen
Supervisor: Richard Long
PRG Collaborative Award
2017

Awards from 2016

Paige Lacy, Bernadette Quemerais
Office of Health and Safety Futures, Government of Alberta Grant
“Metabolomics of Welding Fume Exposure: a Novel Biomarker Approach for Monitoring Health in Welder Apprentices”
2016-2017

Meghan Dueck
Supervisor: Paige Lacy
Studentship, The Lung Association of Alberta & NWT
2016-2017

Vivek Gandhi
Supervisor: Harissios Vliagoftis
Studentship, The Lung Association of Alberta & NWT
2016-2017

Kurtis Ng
Supervisor: Dean Befus
Studentship, The Lung Association of Alberta & NWT
2016-2017

Linn Moore
Supervisor: Michael Stickland
PRG Travel Award
2016

Vivek Gandhi
Supervisor: Harissios Vliagoftis
PRG Travel Award
2016

Awards from 2015

Vivek Gandhi
Melissa Steward Award for Lab Excellence

2015

Paige Lacy
NSERC Discovery Grant

“The study of recycling endosomes in innate immune cells”, 5 years
2015

Paige Lacy, Bernadette Quemerais
Office of Health and Safety Futures, Government of Alberta Grant

“Metabolomics of Welding Fume Exposure: a Novel Biomarker Approach for Monitoring Health in Welder Apprentices”
2015-2016

Richard Long
CIHR Operating Grant

“Implementing the Tuberculosis Patients’ Charter of Tuberculosis Care in High Incidence Communities and Across Jurisdictional Borders”
2015

Michael Stickland, Richard Leigh, Brian Rowe, Maria Ospina, Mohit Bhutani, Ron Damant, Irvin Mayers
AIHS PRIHS Grant

“Developing and Assessing the Effectiveness of a Post-discharge Care Pathway to Reduce Emergency
Department Re-Visits and Hospital Re-Admission Rates for Patients with COPD”
2015

Andrew Cave, David Johnson
AIHS PRIHS Grant

“Primary Care Pathway for Childhood Asthma”
2015

Awards from 2014

Paige Lacy, Bernadette Quemerais
Office of Health and Safety Futures, Government of Alberta Grant

“Metabolomics of Welding Fume Exposure: a Novel Biomarker Approach for Monitoring Health in Welder Apprentices”
2014-2015

Michael Stickland
University Hospital Foundation Research Grant

“Pulmonary capillary blood volume response in COPD”
December 2014

Michael Stickland
Canadian Respiratory Research Network Grant

“Pulmonary Capillary Blood Volume Response to Exercise in Mild and Moderate COPD”
2014

Lisa Cameron, Harissios Vliagoftis
Canadian Respiratory Research Network Grant

2014

Richard Long
Canadian Thoracic Society Honorary Lecture Speaker

CHEST 2014
“Making an Early Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis”
October 27, 2014

Harissios Vliagoftis
Research in Immunology Award

Annual Meeting, Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Ottawa, ON
October 25, 2014

Dean Befus
Jerry Dolovich Award

Annual Meeting, Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Ottawa, ON
October 24, 2014

Vivek Gandhi
Supervised by: Harissios Vliagoftis
Best Poster Award – Basic Science/Clinical Immunology
Annual Meeting, Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Ottawa, ON
October 25, 2014

Paige Lacy
Department of Medicine Basic Science Publication Award 2014

"An essential role for Rab27a GTPase in eosinophil exocytosis"
Kim JD, Willetts L, Ochkur S, Srivastava N, Hamburg R, Shayeganpour A, Seabra MC, Lee JJ, Moqbel R, Lacy P. (2013). J. Leukoc. Biol. 94:1265-1274.
April 9, 2014

Paige Lacy
NSERC Discovery Grant

"The study of recycling endosomes in innate immune cells," 1 year
2014

Harissios Vliagoftis
CIHR Operating Grant

"Proteinase-activated receptor-2 (PAR-2) as a therapeutic target for allergic airway inflammation," 5 years
Respiratory System Committee
2014

Vivek Gandhi
Supervised by: Harissios Vliagoftis
Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry 75th Anniversary Graduate Student Award
2014

Awards from 2013

Vivek Gandhi
Supervised by: Harissios Vliagoftis
Best Poster Award – Basic Science/Clinical Immunology
Annual Meeting, Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Toronto, Ontario
October 5, 2013

Caroline Ethier
Supervised by: Francis Davoine
Certificate of Excellence for Outstanding Poster Presentation
CIHR-ICRH Young Investigator Forum, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health
Toronto, Ontario
May 27, 2013

Nami Shrestha
Supervised by: Lisa Cameron
Paul Man Award for Excellence in Translational Research
Department of Medicine Research Day
University of Alberta
May 16, 2013

Vivek Gandhi
Supervised by: Harissios Vliagoftis
Studentship, The Lung Association of Alberta & NWT
2013-2014