Oct 2021

Dr. Don Sin receives BC Knowledge Development Funding


Dr. Don Sin (Division of Respiratory Medicine) has received BC Knowledge Development Funding for his project “Enabling Precision Health in COPD”

The B.C. Knowledge Development Fund (BCKDF) will help provide researchers access to the latest technology, tools and equipment and will drive innovation in British Columbia.

The research projects will contribute to B.C.’s economic plan to rebuild and grow the economy by improving B.C.’s productivity and competitiveness. Other benefits include potential commercialization, spin-offs and patents, as well as discoveries that directly impact the lives of British Columbians.

Principal Investigator:
Dr. Don Sin, Division of Respiratory Medicine

Project title: Enabling Precision Health in COPD

The BCKDF funding will help uncover better ways to treat patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) using new molecular and imaging technologies. The research will support the development of innovative precision therapies that have the potential to improve the lives and enhance the health outcomes of millions of Canadians with COPD.

BCKDF award: $185,935

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sin on this wonderful achievement!