Tuberculose

La tuberculose est une maladie grave causée par une bactérie appelée Mycobacterium tuberculosis, qui se contracte dans l’air que l’on respire. Elle infecte habituellement les poumons, mais elle peut aussi se loger dans les reins, l’épine dorsale et le cerveau.

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Candidat Titre Institution Province Montant financé
Alvarez, Gonzalo Application of Whole Genome Sequencing to uncover Transmission Dynamics and Quantify Transmission of Smear Negative TB Disease The Ottawa Hospital Ontario $50,000
Satyanarayana, Srinath Assessing quality of tuberculosis care in India through standardized (mystery) patients McGill University Quebec $42,000
Hmama, Zakaria Attenuated proapoptotic BCG strains as novel TB vaccines Jack Bell Research Centre British Columbia $50,000
Carolina Mehaffy, Martha Proteomic, transcriptomic and phenotypic profiling of a Mycobacterium tuberculosis 15Kb natural deletion mutant actively transmitted in the under-housed population in Toronto, ON. Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion Ontario $49,884
Av-Gay, Yossef Elucidating the Role of Ergothioneine in the Physiology and Pathogenesis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Jack Bell Research Centre British Columbia $60,000
Eltis, Lindsay Inhibitors of cholesterol catabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology British Columbia $50,000
Eltis, Lindsay Inhibitors of cholesterol catabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis University of British Columbia British Columbia $40,000
Av-Gay, Yossef Intracellular growth of Mycobacterium tuberculosis: prospects for drug discovery University of British Columbia British Columbia $50,000
Xing, Zhou Mechanisms of enhanced protection against pulmonary tuberculosis by allergic immunity. McMaster University Ontario $50,000
Ramon-Garcia, Santiago Repurposing veterinary anti-parasitic drugs to treat tuberculosis. UBC Department of Microbiology & Immunology British Columbia $50,000
Nano, Francis Temperature-sensitive Mycobacterium tuberculosis University of Victoria British Columbia $60,000
Thompson, Charles The synergistic activities of cephalosporins and rifampicins against Mycobacterium tuberculosis University of British Columbia British Columbia $60,000
Tang, Patrick Utility of Enhanced TB Molecular Epidemiology University of British Columbia British Columbia $60,000
Eltis, Lindsay Improved inhibitors of cholesterol catabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis University of British Columbia British Columbia $50,000
Hmama, Zakaria Tuberculosis Prevention: Novel Vaccine Approaches University of British Columbia British Columbia $50,000
Heffernan, Courtney Predicting pulmonary tuberculosis among immigrants to Canada: A process for validation. University of Alberta Alberta $12,500
Sun, Jim Jian Restoring macrophage function against tuberculosis University of Ottawa Ontario $50,000
Eltis, Lindsay Improved inhibitors of cholesterol catabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis UBC - Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology British Columbia $50,000
Hmama, Zakaria Tuberculosis Prevention: Novel Vaccine Approaches UBC - Jack Bell Research Centre British Columbia $50,000
Av-Gay, Yossef Targeting mycobacterial-host signaling for TB drug development UBC - Dept. of Medicine British Columbia $50,000
Eltis, Lindsay Novel therapeutics to treat TB by inhibiting cholesterol catabolism UBC - Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology British Columbia $50,000