COVID-19 related Research
ACE-2 expression in the small airway epithelia of smokers and COPD patients: implications for COVID-19.
Leung JM, Yang CX, Tam A, Shaipanich T, Hackett TL, Singhera GK, Dorscheid DR, Sin DD. Eur Respir J. 2020 May 14;55(5):2000688. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00688-2020.
SARS-CoV-2 receptor ACE2 gene expression and RAAS inhibitors.
Milne S, Yang CX, Timens W, Bossé Y, Sin DD. Lancet Respir Med. 2020 Jun;8(6):e50-e51. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(20)30224-1.
ExMed Travel Fund
The application for ExMed Travel Fund 19/20 is now open. Students who attended a conference and made a poster or oral presentation as a first author as of September 2019 may fill out the application form and email it to Program Office along with supporting documents. The deadline for this application is July 24. MSc students may apply for the ExMed Travel Fund once throughout their program and PhD students twice, with a maximum of $500 per request. To be eligible, students must make a poster or oral presentation as a first author at the conference. Students who need travel fund for conferences are encouraged to apply for the G+PS Travel Fund before applying for the ExMed Travel Fund.