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We facilitate, encourage and adjudicate clinical, epidemiological and basic scientific research to prevent, diagnose and treat respiratory disease and promote respiratory health.
The Lung Association provides funding for the annual research Grant-In-Aid program. Applications are scientifically reviewed by the Canadian Thoracic Society and provided to the Ontario Thoracic Society’s Research Advisory Committee (RAC), which oversees distribution of funds. This vital program provides much-needed funding to respiratory research in the province.
The OTS Research Advisory Committee annually allocates grant-in-aid (GIA) funds to individual researchers in support of research in topics related to respiratory medicine in Ontario. These are funded annually by The Lung Association – Ontario (TLA) from its fund raising programs. Please visit the OTS Research Program website for more information on the GIA and TLA/Pfizer competition.
The RAC co-ordinates all research activities and provides regular updates on the results of OTS-sponsored research to all Society members and to all members of The Lung Association – Ontario.
The Lung Association – Ontario is proud of the class of academic excellence currently being supported in the province and will strive to carry forward this high level of excellence. Click on the appropriate link to the right to review the research funded by the The Lung Association – Ontario.
The 2018-2019 Grant-In-Aid competition is now closed.
The 2019-2020 Grant-in-Aid competition will open in November 2018.
Please check back here for updates.