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CROSSING FRONTIERS AND FINGERS. What does it take to outwit lung disease? Outstanding research. Our investigators are involved in projects that cover all the bases, from studying how diseases work to developing real-world therapies. They have pioneered the latest lung transplantation treatments and cutting-edge diagnostic tests. Learn more about some of the dramatic breakthroughs we have supported, investigations we are currently backing, and how to apply for funding.

Our legacy of discovery

NO TIME TO CATCH OUR BREATH. Since our very beginnings, The Lung Association has helped to make pulmonary history. Time and again, we have challenged the boundaries of what’s possible through groundbreaking research.

Research we're funding

HOPE IS IN THE AIR. For all our big breathing breakthroughs, there is so much more that still needs to be done. Browse our current and past projects. It’s breathtaking stuff.

National Research Program

RETHINKING RESPIRATORY RESEARCH. United under the banner of Breathing as One, we are opening passageways of collaboration and communication that were previously blocked. Walls between researchers are coming down, and successes are going up.

Apply for a grant or fellowship

HELP US BREAK NEW GROUND. We’re committed to supporting the best respiratory research in Ontario. Established focus areas include asthma, air quality, and smoking-related lung disease. Learn more about our grant and fellowship opportunities.

National Studies

The Lung Association is embarking on two pan-Canadian projects aimed at learning more about the challenges that exist in properly diagnosing and treating people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma.