McMaster University

McMaster University

Trainees

Post Doctoral Fellows

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John-Paul Oliveria

PhD

olivejp@mcmaster.ca or johnpaul.oliveria@gmail.com

 

Supervisor: Dr. Gauvreau

Project Titles: Immunobiology of B cells (IgE + B cells and regulatory B cells) in allergic disease

Selected Publications:

  • Oliveria JP, Salter BM, MacLean J, Kotwal S, Smith A, Harris JM, Scheerens H, Sehmi R, Gauvreau GM. Increased IgE+ B cells in sputum, but not blood, bone marrow or tonsils after inhaled allergen challenge in asthmatic subjects. 2017. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 196(1):107-109. DOI: 10.1164/rccm.201611-2274LE. PMID: 28665197.
  • Oliveria JP, Salter BM, Phan S, Obminski CD, Munoz CE, Smith SG, Scime TX, Watson RM, Sehmi R, Gauvreau GM. Allergic asthmatics with allergy have elevated levels of IgE+ B cells in the airways. 2017. Journal of Allergyand Clinical Immunology.140(2):590-593.e9. DOI:10.1016/j.jaci.2016.12.981. PMID: 28213181.

 

Yanqing (Alice) Xie

PhD

 

xiey56@mcmaster.ca

 

Supervisor: Dr. O'Byrne

Project Titles: Nasal Allergen Challenge - reproductibility of biomarkers and effects of topical steroids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dhuha Al-Sajee

 

MD PhD

 

alsajedm@mcmaster.ca

 

Supervisor: Dr. O'Byrne

Project Titles: Investigating the role of epithelial-derived cytokines in asthma

Research Interests: Atopic Dermatitis

 

Masanobu Matsuoka

 

MD

 

matsuokm@mcmaster.ca

 

Supervisor: Dr. Gauvreau

Project Titles: New Subset of Regulatory T Cells in Allergic Asthma

 

Imran Satia

 

M.A MB BChir MRCP MD

 

satiai@mcmaster.ca

 

Supervisor: Dr. Dr. O'Byrne

Project Titles: Mechanisms of Cough in Asthma

Selected Publications:

 

  • Satia I, Badri H, Woodhead M, O'Byrne PM, Fowler SJ, Smith JA. The interaction between bronchoconstriction and cough in asthma.Thorax. 2017 Dec;72(12):1144-1146. 
  • Satia I, Tsamandouras N, Holt K, Badri H, Woodhead M, Ogungbenro K, Felton TW, O'Byrne PM, Fowler SJ, Smith JA. Capsaicin-evoked cough responses in asthmatic patients: Evidence for airway neuronal dysfunction. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2017 Mar;139(3):771-779

Graduate Students

Tim (Xiaotian) Ju
MSc Candidate

 

jux@mcmaster.ca

Supervisor: Dr. Sehmi

Project Outline:

Type 2 and 3 Innate Lymphoid Cells in Allergic Disease

 

 

Emma Price
MSc Candidate

 

pricee3@mcmaster.ca

Supervisor: Dr. Gauvreau

Project Outline:

Effects of oral steroids on skin with severe atopic dermatitis

 

Sai Sakktee Krisna
MSc Candidate

krisnas@mcmaster.ca

Supervisor: Dr. Sehmi

Project Outline

Effects of oral steroids on Type 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells in severe atopic dermatitis

Phone:

(905) 525-9140 ex. 22561

 

 

Selected Publications/Abstracts

 

  • Human Bronchial Epithelial Cell-Derived Factors from Severe Asthmatic Subjects Stimulate Eosinophil Differentiation. Brittany MA Salter Steven G Smith, Manali Mukherjee, Sophie Plante, Sakktee Krisna, Graeme Nusca, John Paul Oliveria, Anam Irshad, Gail M Gauvreau, Jamila Chakir, Parameswaran Nair, and Roma Sehmi.

 

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Undergraduate Students

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Past Fellows

Name Supervisor Period
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
Brittany Salter, PhD PDF    
Naji Nazir, MD PDF    
Takashi Kinoshita, MD PDF    
Amani El-Gammel, MD PDF    
Mylinh Duong, MD PDF    
Ruchong Chen, MD PDF    
Rei Fujiki, MD PDF Dr. O'Byrne  
Patrick Mitchell, MD PDF    
Steve Smith, MD PDF Dr. Gauvreau  
Takeshi Morimoto, MD PDF    

 

 

Past Graduate Students

Benny Dua, MSc PhD 2006-2013 (Dr. O'Bryne). Lena Saleh, MSc 2003-2005 (Dr. O'Bryne).

Ashley Gluchowski, MSc 2007-2010 (Dr. Gauvreau). Zahida Meghji, MSc 2007-2009 (Dr. O'Bryne).

Elaine Keung, MSc 2006-2008 (Dr. Killian). Eric Farrell, MSc 2004-2006 (Dr. O'Byrne).

Candice Todd, MSc 2008-2010 (Dr. Gauvreau). Michelle Evans, MSc 2005-2007 (Dr. Gauvreau).

Trudy MacLean, MSc 2004-2006 (Dr. Gauvreau). Steve Smith, PhD. PDF 2006-2012 (Gauvereau)

Brittany Salter, PhD. PDF 2010-2015 (Gauvreau)

Past Undergraduate Students

Y Kwong 2007-2009 (Dr. Gauvreau). R Agayby 2011-2012 (Dr. Gauvreau). R Murji 2007-2008 (Dr. Gauvreau).

MM Raja 2010-2011 (Dr. Gauvreau). M Mistry 2009-2010 (Dr. Gauvreau). S Paloni 2010-2011 (Dr. Gauvreau).

Z Sohani 2008-2010 (Dr. Gauvreau). JP Oliveria 2010-2011 (Dr. Gauvreau). K Peng 2008-2009 (Dr. Gauvreau).

A Andree 2008-2009 (Dr. Gauvreau). I Remtulla 2006/2007 (Dr. Gauvreau). C. Ross, 2013-2014 (Gauvreau)

C Shenouda 2008-2009 (Dr. Gauvreau). A Schermel 2008-2009 (Dr. Gauvreau).

J Beswick 2007-2008 (Dr. Gauvreau). N Jiwan 2007-2008 (Dr. Gauvreau). E Ho 2005-2007 (Dr. Gauvreau).

M Wang 2012-2013(Dr. Gauvreau). M Kang 2004-2005 (Dr. Gauvreau). M. Tenn, 2014-2015 (Gauvreau)

S. Phan, 2013-2014 (Gauvreau) Z. Zhang, 2015-2016 (Gauvreau). M. Tran, 2015-2016 (Gauvreau)

C. Olesovsky, 2015-2016 (Gauvreau)

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