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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.


2016 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine - Dr. Malcolm Sears

Congratulations to Dr. Malcolm Sears who was awarded the 2016 J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine. This award was presented at the Leaders in Innovation Dinner in London, Ontario on November 10, 2016.

McMaster Daily News - Asthma Researcher Receives International Honour

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Hargreave Research Fellowship: 2017 Application

A position is available for a one-year Fellowship named for Dr. Frederick (Freddy) Hargreave. The position will be based at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St. Joseph’s Healthcare and affiliated with McMaster University and there is potential for renewal for a second year.

For complete details, please see the attached ad.  Letters of interest, accompanied by curriculum vitae, should be sent to Dr. Martin Kolb, Director, Division of Respirology Research Director, Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health.  Application deadline is April 30, 2017.

2017 Hargreave Research Fellowship