Author Archives: Mary Chapman

Foundations Merge to Do More for People With Lung Diseases

Two Montreal-based foundations are joining forces to boost research and care into complex and chronic respiratory disorders, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The merging of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation and the Montreal Chest Institute (MCI) Foundation comes as the MUHC opens a $10 million…

New Canadian National Report Highlights Gaps in COPD Diagnoses, Care

A new national report from the Ontario Lung Association (OLA) highlights significant knowledge gaps about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD that often prevent Canadians with the inflammatory disease from being properly diagnosed and treated. Called “Helping the Missing Million,” the national report was based on…