McMaster University

McMaster University



Location: 3U26

Telephone: 905 525-9140 x22791

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  • BSc, University of Guelph
  • MSc, University of Guelph
  • PhD, McMaster University
  • Post doctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University


Research interests

  • Mechanisms of allergic inflammation
  • Novel therapeutic targets for asthma and COPD
  • Airway inflammation in asthma and COPD
  • Cysteinyl leukotrienes and cysLT receptors


  • John-Paul Oliveria, B.Sc
  • Brittany Salter, B.Sc
  • Michelle Evans, M.Sc.
  • Elaine Keung, M.Sc
  • Nelishah Jiwani, M.Sc
  • Trudy MacLean, M.Sc.
  • Rabyah Murji, M.Sc
  • Irfaan Remtulla, M.Sc
  • Ashley Gluchowski, M.Sc
  • Candice Todd, M.Sc
  • Steve Smith, M.Sc.
  • Aaron Young, PhD.

Selected Publications

  1. Gauvreau GM, O'Byrne PM, Boulet LP, Wang Y, Cockcroft D, Bigler J, FitzGerald JM, Boedigheimer M, Davis BE, Dias C, Gorski KS, Smith L, Bautista E, Comeau MR, Leigh R, Parnes JR. Effects of an anti-TSLP antibody on allergen-induced asthmatic responses. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 29;370(22):2102-10.
  2. Gauvreau GM, El-Gammal AI, O'Byrne PM. Allergen-induced airway responses. Eur Respir J. 2015 Sep;46(3):819-31.
  3. Salter BM, Oliveria JP, Nusca G, Smith SG, Watson RM, Comeau M, Sehmi R, Gauvreau GM. Thymic stromal lymphopoietin activation of basophils in patients with allergic asthma is IL-3 dependent. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Dec;136(6):1636-44.
  4. Gauvreau GM, Harris JM, Boulet LP, Scheerens H, Fitzgerald JM, Putnam WS, Cockcroft DW, Davis BE, Leigh R, Zheng Y, Dahlén B, Wang Y, Maciuca R, Mayers I, Liao XC, Wu LC, Matthews JG, O'Byrne PM. Targeting membrane-expressed IgE B cell receptor with an antibody to the M1 prime epitope reduces IgE production. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Jul 2;6(243):243ra85.
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