Funding Support

Research in the Levings Lab is partially funded by the following grants:

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Canadian Foundation for Innovation: Childhood Diabetes Laboratory (2016)
Bristol-Myers Squibb: Defining phenotypic and functional alterations of tissue regulatory T cells to identify targets for next-generation IBD therapies (2016)
   
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Takeda: The role of CD4+ T cell subsets in the mechanisms of action of vedolizumab in inflammatory bowel disease (2016)
   
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Kenneth Rainin Foundation: Induction of therapeutic regulatory T cells by parasite products (2016)
   
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Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute: Generation of antigen specific T regulatory cells to treat GVHD post allogeneic stem cell transplant (2015)
   
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The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation: Flagellin-specific T cells in Crohn's disease (2015)
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation:  Gene signatures of T regulatory cells as a molecular biomarker in type 1 diabetes (2015)
   
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Immune Tolerance Network: T reg gene signature (2015)
 

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: Treatment of diabetes with stem cell derived islets (2015)
   
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation: Pilot clinical trial of Ustekinumab in patients with new-onset T1D (2014)
   
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Canadian Diabetes Association: Control of obesity-related inflammation by regulatory T cells (2014)
   
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Crohn's and Colitis Canada: Laying the groundwork for T regulatory cellular therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (2013)
   
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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada: The effect of ATG on immune reconstitution post HSCT (2013) 
   
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Canadian Institutes of Health Research: The Canadian National Transplant Research Project (2013) 
   
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Canadian Institutes of Health Research: "The role of FOXP3 and IL-1-family cytokines in regulating CD4+ T cell subsets in healthy humans, and in patients with chronic skin inflammation" (2013)
   
Genome Canada: Translating genetic discoveries into a personalized approach to treating the inflammatory bowel diseases (2013)
   
Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute: Generation of antigen specific T regulatory cells to treat GVHD post allogeneic stem cell (2013)
   
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BC Children's Hospital Research Institute: "Gene Signatures of T regulatory cells as a molecular biomarker in type 1 diabetes" (2012)
   
Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Molecular and cellular biology of T regulatory cells (2011)
   
Cancer Research Society: Regulatory T cell therapy for graft versus host disease (2011)
   
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada: Innovation in IBD research (2011)
   
Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation: Broad Medical Research Program for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Grant (2011)
   

Canadian Institutes of Health Research: Training program in transplantation (2010)

   
BC Children's Hospital Research Institute: Establishment Award (2010)
   
Genome BC: Creation of a high throughput gene expression screening platform for T regulatory cells (2010)
   
UBC Faculty of Medicine: The Impact of regulatory T cells on graft versus leukemia responses (2010)
   

Canadian Institute of Health Research: Molecular and cellular biology of human Th17 cells in health and disease (2009)

   

Leukemia Lymphoma Society: Study and manipulation of T regulatory cells in the periphery and tissues of patients with cGVHD (2008)

   
Canadian Institute of Health Research: Manipulating regulatory T cells to control inflammatory skin diseases (2008)
   
Cancer Research Society: Regulatory T cell therapy for graft versus host disease (2007)
   
Canadian Institute of Health Research: Molecular and cellular biology of Regulatory cells (2007)
   
Roche Organ Transplantation Research Foundation: manipulating FOXP3 to induce transplantation to tolerance in humans (2007)
   

Canadian Institute of Health Research: Immune-modulation of Regulatory Mechanisms in Mucosal Immunity: A multi-disciplinary bench-to-bedside approach to the study and treatment of IBD (2007)

   
Canadian Institute of Health Research: Human T regulatory cells: molecular dissection of their ontogeny and functions (2007)