HLI's Dr. Don Sin receives CFI Award

Dr. Don Sin receives CFI Award towards Revolutionizing COPD and Asthma Treatment

There are currently 5 million Canadians suffering from asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), diseases of airflow limitation for which there are no effective treatments. The main reason is that there are many subtypes of these diseases, and some people even suffer from both – a condition called Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome. The key to discovering new life-preserving drugs for these airway diseases is to be able to properly identify the various subtypes. That is where Dr. Don Sin, Head of Respiratory Medicine and Scientist at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation (HLI), comes in. Read more...