Our current area research focuses on the effect of the environment (hypoxia, hyperbaria, hyperthermia) on the cardiorespiratory system. This work includes the physiology and genetics of Altitude Illness, the interaction between exercise and environmental pollution. Through our clinical work and clinical research we also focus on the prevention and treatment of other illnesses and injuries associated with exercise, including musculoskeletal issues but also asthma and other respiratory conditions.
This story is an excerpt published from “Three UBCers shortlisted for Canadian astronaut programs” by Neha Sree Tadepalli, published in the Ubyssey on February 27, 2017. Read the whole story here. In June 2016, for the fourth time in Canadian space history, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) launched a call for potential astronauts. Of those […]