CTS Research Poster Competition at ATS 2018-05-24T15:31:56+00:00

8th Annual CTS Research Poster Competition at ATS

The 8th annual CTS Research Competition took place on Saturday, May 19, 2018 in San Diego, California as part of the American Thoracic Society Conference.

The 2018 winner of the James C. Hogg Basic Research Award
Congratulations to Vanessa Moarbes from McGill University
Abstract Title:  Inhibitory Activity of STAT6-IP on IL-33-mediated-IL-13 Production and Macrophage Polarization in an Innate Murine Allergy Model

First Runner-Up:  Miriel Ho from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Abstract title:  Translationally Controlled Tumour Protein Inhibits Apoptosis And Promotes Proliferation And Migration of Rat Lung Microvascular Endothelial Cells

Second Runner-Up:  Megane Lebel, Université de Sherbrooke
Abstract title:  Increased Invadosome Formation by Fibroblasts in Experimental Lung Fibrosis

The 2018 winner of the Frederick Hargreave Clinical Research Award
Congratulations to Nicolle Domnik from Queen’s University
Abstract Title:  Nocturnal Variations in Supine Lung Volumes and Spirometry in Moderate to Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

First Runner-Up:  Erika Lee from the University of Toronto
Abstract title:  Antimicrobial Use In Intensive Care Units Across Ontario, Canada: A Population-based Study

Second Runner-Up:  David Belzile, Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
Abstract title:  Outcomes Following A Negative Computed Tomography Pulmonary Angiography According To Pulmonary Embolism Prevalence: A Meta-analysis Of The Management Outcome Studies

A special thanks to our keynote speaker, Dr. Grace Parraga for her inspiring talk about her research journey.

Key messages
Surround yourself with excellence
Preparation & planning is key
Luck/Opportunity is always present