Laboratory Research

Lung

Dr. Darryl Knight in his lab at St. Paul’s Hospital, where he is currently investigating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). He describes IPF as having lungs as scarred and stiff as crushed pop cans. Breathing with IPF is comparable to trying to inflate a crushed can.

St. Pauls Researcher Investigates Cause of Common Interstitial Lung Disease

    Above: Dr. Darryl Knight in his lab at St. Paul’s Hospital, where he is currently investigating idiopathic pulmonary... Read more

Posted: 17 July, 2012
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Researchers at work: Genomic Epidemiology of Tuberculosis Transmission

Tuberculosis (TB) is a bacterial infection in the lungs that can spread to other organs when left untreated. Having plagued... Read more

Posted: 02 May, 2012
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Biomarker Development to Target Leading Cause of Hospital Stays

The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program at the Prevention of Organ Failure Centre of Excellence  (PROOF Centre)  is working towards identifying blood-based COPD biomarkers that will... Read more

Posted: 22 October, 2011