Thesis Topics 2009

Student Thesis Title Supervisor Institution
M. Catarino Attenuation of lipopolysaccharide-induced macrophage pro-inflammatory cytokine production in vitro by Hymenolepis diminuta D. McKay University of Calgary
P. W. Chou The effects of anti-diabetic agents on the cardiovascular system: A study of metformin & rosiglitazone A. Holloway McMaster University
P. L. Dyrda Loss of airway smooth muscle mechanical function from thermal injury involves the activation of TRPV2 channels L. Janssen McMaster University
S. H. Ho Bevacizumab induces cellular senescence in colorectal cancer in vitro and in vivo I. Tai University of British Columbia
T. Ignacy Characterizing an experimental stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 inhibitor in a high-sucrose very low-fat mouse model L. Xu Merck Frosst Centre for Therapeutic Research
K. Krywionek Development of a comprehensive and systematic clinical data generation planning process for pharmaceutical drug reimbursement J. Glennie Janssen-Ortho Inc
J. Lubarda Investigating the roles in lipid metabolism of the DGKe and DGKa isoforms of diacylglycerol kinase R. Epand McMaster University
P. Malinouski Investigation of the role of Ca2+-independent phospholipase A2 in store refilling in bovine airway smooth muscle cells L. Janssen McMaster University
D. R. Mehta Cellular protection post dsRNA stimulation in the absence of IRF3 or both IRF3 and IRF9 is length-dependent and regulated by a yet-unknown protein K. Mossman McMaster University
L. M. R. Monardo Examination of the putative adiponectin-mediated regulation of mTOR downstream targets; S6K and VEGF J. Pinthus McMaster University
D. E. Moscher Characterization of the interface between the hepatitis C virus non-structural proteins 3 and 4A, using a novel cell-based assay F. Jean University of British Columbia
M. Nikitovic The development and assessment of individualized patient decision aids for warfarin treatment in atrial fibrillation A. Holbrook McMaster University
S. L. Olinoski Developmental expression of Ca2+-permeable AMPA receptors in the rat retina and cerebellum and the potential role of auxiliary binding proteins D. Bowie McGill University
B. Orzel Immunological mechanism of peptide-based immunotherapy (PIT) in a murine model of acute house dust mite exposure M. Larché McMaster University
S. Salyk Bovine lung slicing, airway contraction, and calcium signaling in smooth muscle cells L. Janssen McMaster University
R. Saroya Examining serotonin as a potential modulator of bystander effect communication in zebrafish C. Mothersill McMaster University
P. Shen Taprostene enhances the response of human BEAS-2B bronchial epithelial cells to dexamethasone: a novel approach for the treatment of COPD M. Giembycz University of Calgary
M. Spaic Biophysically distinct receptors mediate the peak-amplitude and steady-state responses for the AMPA iGluR subtype D. Bowie McGill University
B. Xiong Fetal and neonatal exposure to nicotine affects glucose homeostasis in a gender specific manner A. Holloway McMaster University
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