Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health

Welcome to the FIRH!

The Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health (FIRH) is based out of St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and is affiliated with McMaster University. Clinical, research and educational activities are integrated and largely collaborative within the FIRH. The intent of this institute is to provide optimal patient care through clinical practice, translational research and the training of health care professionals.

Upcoming Events

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Regional Respirology Clinical Rounds

Tuesdays 9:00 AM (ET)


Regional Respirology Research Rounds

Tuesdays 10:00 AM (ET)


MIRC Immunology Research Seminar

Wednesdays 9:00 AM (EDT)


Technological Advances in Research (TART) Seminars

Last Thursday of the Month 2:00 PM (ET)


Recent News

Nadia Tan, Graduate Student in Dr. Manali Mukherjee's lab, has received the Graduate Student Award in Asthma Research for her project titled "Aberrant lymphocytes and airway autoimmunity: Connecting severe asthma and Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA) pathology". Severe asthma and EGPA share common local airway autoimmune features. The overarching goal is to investigate a common underlying pathology that predisposes a subset of severe asthmatics to develop EGPA.
This award was sponsored by the Canadian Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF), and the CIHR-Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health (CIHR-ICRH).
Congratulations Nadia!

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