Project: CANFAR / UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO HIV/AIDS LABORATORY Institution: University of TorontoDescription: Laboratory renovation and upgrade to a Level III High Containment facility at the University of Toronto.
Researcher: Dr. Rafick-Pierre SekalyInstitution: Laboratory of Immunology, Clinical Research Institute of MontrealProject: In Vitro and In Vivo analysis of the HIV specific immune response: Are HIV specific T cells deleted or anergised?
Researcher: Dr. Chris TsoukasInstitution: Immune Deficiency Treatment Centre, Montreal General HospitalProject: Pre-clinical studies of HIV gene therapy by Trev transduction of CD34+ cells. Part II.
Researcher: Dr. Benoit BarbeauInstitution: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie, CHUQ, Pavillion CHULProject: Regulatory function of the different NFAT family members on HIV-1 LTR transcriptional activity.
Researcher: Dr. Xiaojian YaoInstitution: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of MontrealProject: Development and characterization of Vpr-based enzymatic proteins and their anti-HIV activity.
Researcher: Dr. Michel J. Tremblay Institution: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de QuebecProject: HIV and the acquisition of the host-derived activation maker LAG-3.
Researcher: Dr. John RoderInstitution: Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai HospitalProject: A new animal model of HAD.
Researcher: Dr. Martin SchecterInstitution: Canadian HIV Trials NetworkProject: Clinical trials associateship awards program.
Researcher: Dr. Andrew J. MoulandInstitution: Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of MontrealProject: Trafficking signals in human immunodeficiency virus type 1 genomic RNA.
Researcher: Dr. Antonis KoromilasInstitution: Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General HospitalProject: Modulation of NF-kappaB activation by the Ifn-inducible protein kinase PKR: Implications for HIV-1 gene transcription.
Researcher: Dr. Marina B. KleinInstitution: Immunodeficiency Service, Montreal Chest InstituteProject: Evaluation of triple antiviral combinations with simultaneous activity against HIV and Hepatitic C virus.
Researcher: Dr. Ralph GerminarioInstitution: Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General HospitalProject: Investigations into the mechanism(s) of HAART induced hyperglycemia and lipodystrophy in HIV-1 patients with emphasis on the role of protease inhibitors alone or in combination with other antiretroviral drugs.
Researcher: Dr. Frances Fotherfill-BourbonnaisInstitution: School of Nursing, University of OttawaProject: The experience of taking multiple drug therapies for persons with HIV infection.
Researcher: Dr. Andre DesormeauxInstitution: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de QuebecProject: SLS topical formulation as a candidate microbicide for the prevention of HIV-1 transmission.
Researcher: Ms Dale DematteoInstitution: HIV Program, Hospital for Sick ChildrenProject: The experiences and decision making of pregnant women testing positive for HIV following the introduction of universal antenatal HIV screening in Ontario.
Researcher: Dr. Liviana CalzavaraInstitution: HIV Social, Behavioural & Epidemiological Studies, University of TorontoProject: HIV and injection drug use in Russia: Exploring the determinants, risks and needs.
Researcher: Dr. Nicole BernardInstitution: Research Institute, Montreal General HospitalProject: Virus-specific immune responses in health care workers occupationally exposed to HIV.
Researcher: Dr. Michel G. BergeronInstitution: Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de QuebecProject: Targeting HIV reservoirs using anti-HLA-DR immunoliposomes.
Researcher: Dr. Mayla HsuInstitution: Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Centre (ADARC), University of San FransiscoProject: The role of HIV-1 Tat in activation and apoptosis of CD4+ lymphocytes.
Researcher: Ms Jane Gamberg Institution: Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of NewfoundlandProject: Characterization of CD8+ T cells persisting in advanced HIV infection.