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Andrew Halayko PhD

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Professor, Departments of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics & Child Health; Canada Research Chair in Airway Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Manitoba; Leader and Scientist, Biology of Breathing Theme, CHRIM; Co-Leader, Developmental Origins of Health and Disease in Youth Research Cluster (DEVOTION)


2006 Associate Professor, University of Manitoba

2000 Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba

1997 Ph. D. Physiology University of Manitoba

1988 M. Sc. Plant Science University of Manitoba

1983 B. Sc.(Hon). Biology University of Winnipeg

Research Focus:

Airway smooth muscle biology

Airway inflammation and remodeling

Lung tissue repair/fibrosis


Airway responsiveness: physiology and pathophysiology

Development of new asthma therapies (pre-clinical assessment in murine models)

Statins – pleiotropic effects

Lung lipidomics and proteomics


Exposure to environmental pollutants – lung