Dr. Larry Lands, Professor and Division Director of Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, was recently awarded a grant from the US Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of $192,000 over 2 years to continue his work on rhinovirus infection in cystic fibrosis bronchial epithelial cells. For more information on Dr. Lands research please visit Meakins-Christie Laboratories.
Dr. Lands was also appointed as Chair of Cystic Fibrosis Canada's Research Advisory Council in February 2017.
The Research Advisory Council will provide input on the development of new research programs and initiatives in an advisory capacity to management, and advise on the approaches required to successfully implement the organization’s strategic directions and business plan specific to research. The Research Advisory Council will consider issues where scientific input is required, and will provide stewardship of the peer review framework for research funding. Based upon advice from Scientific Review Panels, this body will make recommendations on the approval of Cystic Fibrosis Canada grants, awards and other research funding initiatives. - See more at Cystic Fibrosis Canada
Congratulations Dr. Lands!