Primary Investigator/Researcher  
Last name First name Institution Research Focus Project Title Study Website
Costa Andrew McMaster University Long-term care residents, staff and visitors COVID-19 Infection and Immunity in Residents of Long-term care Facilities  
Boudreau Denis Université Laval Restaurant, bar and grocery store workers Cellular immunity and antibody seroprevalence to SARS-CoV-2: Characterization of three populations of food workers  
Oza Amit University Health Network Food production workers A Research Platform to Screen and Protect Individuals that Work Within a Food Production, Healthcare, Research or Clinical Organization – RESPECT  
Vinh Donald Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre Long-term care residents DISCoVER (Determining Infection Severity of CoV-2 in Elderly Residents: Type I Interferon Responses and their Bio-Psychosocial Determinants to Guide Management of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in the Long-Term Care Facility Elderly)  
Zinszer Kate Université de Montréal Daycare and school staff Children, school personnel, and COVID-19: Seroprevalence study in Montréal encorestudy.ca
Lavoie Pascal University of British Columbia Teachers Tracking COVID to Inform Interventions and Help Make our Schools Safer bcchr.ca/COVIDatschools
Coleman Brenda Sinai Health Teachers Study of the epidemiology of COVID-19 In teachers and education workers tibdn.ca/covid-19/education
Barrett Lisa Dalhousie University Long-term care residents and staff Immunity in LTCF residents at risk of COVID-19 disease and death: immune biomarkers, immune function, and frailty associated with clinical outcomes in COVID-19 pandemic waves 1 and 2  
Hsu Amy Bruyère Research Institute Long term care residents and staff Identification of underlying factors influencing the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 among workers and residents in long-term care homes: a multi-province study c19immunitystudy.ca
Straus Sharon St. Michael’s Hospital-Unity Health Toronto Long term care residents, staff, and their families IPAC+ Evaluating Intervention Impact using Serological and Cellular Assays as Correlates of SARS-CoV-2 Exposure among Long-Term Care Homes (LTCH) Staff, Residents, and Transmission Networks wellness-hub.ca
Allison Paul McGill University Teachers and students COVID-19 experience in Canadian dental schools  
Allen Upton Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children African Canadians Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 among African Canadians: Clinical and Epidemiological Correlates  
Morshed Muhammad BC Center for Disease Control Prison inmates and staff Accelerating SARS-CoV-2 SEroprevalence SurveyS Through Dried Blood Spots (COVID-19 ASSESS-DBS study)  
Kronfli Nadine McGill University Health Centre Prison inmates and staff Serologic prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 among provincial prison inmates in Quebec  
Wong Alexander University of Saskatchewan Prison inmates and staff The Serologic Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Amongst Incarcerated Persons in Provincial Correctional Facilities in Saskatchewan  
Martin Michael Correctional Services Canada Prison inmates and staff SARS-CoV-2 antibody prevalence in federal and provincial correctional services in Canada  
Dixon Brian University of Waterloo University students and staff Monitoring Waterloo Region hotspots: University of Waterloo Campus  
Ellis Anne Queen’s University University students and staff COVID-19 Testing of Health Professional Students, Residents, and Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Students: Informing Testing and Public Policy for Universities and Society  
Pang Xiaoli (Lilly) University of Alberta Long term care residents and staff Early warning and rapid public health response to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities (LTCF) by monitoring SARS-CoV-2 RNA in LTCF site-specific sewage samples and assessment of antibodies response in this population  
Romney Marc Providence Health Care/University of British Columbia Long term care residents and staff Integrating longitudinal epidemiologic, virologic and immunologic analyses to understand COVID-19 immunity and infection outcomes in long term care  
Grunau Brian University of British Columbia Paramedics COVID-19 Occupational Risks, Seroprevalence and Immunity among Paramedics in Canada (CORSIP Canada)  
Sadarangani Manish University of British Columbia Children, teens, and young adults SPRING Study: SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in children and young adults in British Columbia bcchr.ca/vec/research/spring-study
    Statistics Canada Large scale study with samples across Canada The Canadian COVID-19 Antibody and Health Survey  
Awadalla Philip Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow’s Health (CanPath) Large scale populations at high risk (pre-existing chronic disease/cancer, immigrants, Indigenous) National study looking at seroprevalence of COVID-19 antibodies among high-risk populations canpath.ca/covid-19-initiatives
Zinzser Kate Université de Montréal and Centre for Public Health Research Children, Teens (2-17 yrs) EnCORE Study: How many children and teens in Montreal have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 encorestudy.ca
Raina Parminder Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) Older Canadians (55-95 yrs) Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA): Platform for studying the epidemiology of the COVID-19 pandemic in aging populations (CLSA-COVID-19 Study) clsa-elcv.ca/
Money Deborah University of British Columbia Antenatal Canadian Population Serological Survey Utilizing Antenatal Serum Samples ridprogram.med.ubc.ca/cancovid-preg-antenatal-serostudies
Awadalla Philip  Ontario Institute for Cancer Research Large scale pan Canadian with at risk (Pre-existing chronic disease/cancer, immigrants, Indigenous) Surveilling Prospective Population cOhorts for COVID19 pRevalence and ouTcomes in Canada (SUPPORT-Canada)  
Azad Meghan  University of Manitoba Families Rapid research in the CHILD Cohort to inform Canada’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic: investigating the prevalence and predictors of SARS-CoV-2 infection, and the health and psychosocial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Canadian families childstudy.ca
Cherry Nicola  University of Alberta Healthcare workers The impact of COVID-19 on the health of physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers: an interprovincial cohort study  
Cheung Angela  University Health Network (Toronto) COVID patients Canadian COVID-19 Prospective Cohort Study (CanCOV) cancov.net
Drabovich Andrei  University of Alberta Optimization of immunologic testing Rational design and standardization of serology diagnostics using immunoaffinity-targeted proteomics assays  
Grace Daniel  University of Toronto Gay, bisexual, men who have sex with men Engage-COVID-19: A mixed methods study of biomedical, behavioural, and psychosocial aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic among gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men in Canada engage-men.ca
Grant Michael  Memorial University of Newfoundland Immune mechanisms Characterization of Cellular and Humoral Immunity Against SARS-CoV-2  
Hwang Stephen  Unity Health Toronto Homeless The COVENANT Study: COVID-19 Cohort Study of People Experiencing Homelessness in Toronto maphealth.ca/covenant
Jarvi Keith  Sinai Health System (Toronto) Healthcare workers Development of high throughput, inexpensive and scalable testing to detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies using home blood collection kits and a fully automated ELISA antibody assay  
Kaufmann Daniel  Centre hospitalier de l’Universite de Montreal (CHUM) Immune responses of healthcare workers and varying COVID-19 disease severities Early immune predictors of sustained SARS-CoV-2 antibody responses after COVID-19 disease  
Lachowsky Nathan  University of Victoria LGBTQ2+ The COVID-19 Pandemic Among Sexual and Gender Marginalized Populations in Canada: Physical Distancing Impacts, SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence, and Health and Wellness Needs  
Langlois Marc-André  University of Ottawa Primary school teachers, daycare personnel, frontline medical workers, and elderly people in retirement homes Analysis of Antibody Neutralization Efficiency and Cellular Immunity in SARS-CoV-2-Positive Individuals Identified in At-Risk Individuals  
Little Dustin  Ryerson University Optimization of immunologic testing A low-cost, portable, and decentralized microfluidic device for detecting SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies  
Madathil Sreenath Arekunnath  McGill University Dentists COVID-19 incidence rates among Canadian dentists as they return to work: a cohort study smadathil.com/project/covidproject
Maguire Jonathon  Unity Health Toronto Parents and children (0-18 yrs) TARGet Kids! COVID-19 Study of Children and Families: Safe Return to School, Work, and Play targetkids.ca/covid19
McGeer Alison Sinai Health System (Toronto) Healthcare workers Are healthcare workers at higher risk of COVID-19 than other working adults?  
Nazy Ishac  McMaster University  COVID-19 patients Long-term protective immunity against SARS-CoV-2 virus in COVID-19 patients  
O’Connor Deborah  Sinai Health System (Toronto) / University of Toronto Breastfeeding moms Can COVID-19 and maternal antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 be transmitted through human milk? Implications for breastfeeding and human milk banking  
Quach-Thanh Caroline  Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte-Justine COVID-recovered healthcare workers REinfection in COVid-19 Estimation of Risk (RECOVER)  
Troyer Ryan  University of Western Ontario Optimization of immunologic testing Simple assay to assess antibody-dependent enhancement of SARS-CoV-2  
Watts Tania  University of Toronto Immune mechanisms Towards a comprehensive understanding of adaptive immunity to SARS-CoV-2  
Wilson Kumanan  Bruyère Research Institute Policy Immunity Passports for COVID-19: Scientific, Ethical, Policy and Design Implications  
    Héma-Québec Seroprevalence Seroprevalance study and cross-validation of high-throughput serological tests conducted by the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force  
    Canadian Blood Services Seroprevalence Collaborative nine-province SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence study based on 37,373 blood samples from blood donor centres across Canada (except Quebec and the Territories)