CHUM Research Centre
Laboratory of pulmonary physiopathologies, CRCHUM
Respiratory tissue Biobank, CRCHUM
Department of Medicine, University of Montreal
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Cystic fibrosis strategic group, Respiratory Health Network of Québec
Canadian National Transplant Research Program
Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Center (CFTRc)
Respiratory health, cystic fibrosis, lung transplantation, acute respiratory distress syndrome, epithelial injury and remodeling, epithelial repair and regeneration, bacterial infections, inflammation, therapies, ion channels.
Our research activities focuses on the respiratory physiopathologies, especially cystic fibrosis, acute respiratory distress syndrome and lung transplantation.
Below is a list of our ongoing projects:
- K+ channels as key targets to favor alveolar epithelial integrity and function during the resolution of acute respiratory distress syndrome
- Therapeutic strategies for improvement of airway epithelial repair by targeting CFTR defect and bacterial infection in cystic fibrosis patients
- Identification of novel markers and therapeutic targets associated with ischemia/reperfusion injury and primary graft dysfunction in lung
- Regulatory mechanisms of fluid clearance and lung function by alveolar ion channels
These project are funded by the CIHR, NSERC, the Respiratory Health Network, the Canadian National Transplant Research Program et le Fonds Merck de la faculté de Médecine de l’Université de Montréal.