The research program in the Section of Thoracic Surgery is primarily focused on clinical studies, although we have a close collaboration with basic scientists at the University of Manitoba & Cancer Care Manitoba. Our research is also collaborative by nature and involves working with the following specialties: Anesthesiology, Respirology, ENT, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology. We welcome trainees interested in any of these specialties to participate in our research studies.
The basic themes of research are:
Within this broad outline, there are number of ongoing studies, some of which are being led by trainees. The Thoracic Surgery research program is supported by two full time and 3 part-time research assistants.
Our research program can provide a wonderful opportunity for students and trainees interested to further their research experience.