Brent W. Winston



Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

Doctor of Medicine (with Distinction)

University of Alberta, 1984

BSc (First Class Honors)

University of Calgary, 1980

Contact information


Office: 403.220.4341

Web presence



Office : HRIC4C64

Preferred method of communication

Administrative Assistant
Leslie Cooper   
Phone: 403.220.4341

Research and teaching

Research Activities

We are primarily interested in metabolomics in critical illness with a particular interest in ARDS, Sepsis and Traumatic Brain Injury.


  • 2017  Research Snapshot Award at the SCCM Annual Meeting
  • 2015  Professional Development Grant/Award to support training – “Learning how to apply LC-MS to critical care patients”, UCD, Davis California.
  • 2013   Best Basic Science Poster (with Dr. Beata Mickiewicz) at the Critical Care Canada Forum, Toronto
  • 2013   The Lung Association of Alberta and NWT Lifetime Membership for Rendering Extraordinary Service in Pursuit of the Objectives of the Association
  • 2012   Canadian Lung Association Lifetime Membership for contributions made to the Lung Association
  • 2004   AHFMR Scholar Award (Salary Support)
  • 2003   Toronto Critical Care Conference, Oct. 2003, Best Adult Critical Care Poster
  • 2002   Toronto Critical Care Conference, Oct. 2002, Best  Adult Critical Care Poster.
  • 1999    AHFMR Senior Clinical Investigator Award
  • 1998   The Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation’s 1998 Joe Doupe Young Investigator’s Award
  • 1996    Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research Clinical Investigator
  • 1996    Medical Research Council of Canada Scholarship
  • 1994   Arrow Award presented by the Canadian Critical Care Society for the best original research by a young investigator at the RCPS Annual Meeting, September 1994.
  • 1991   Medical Research Council of Canada Research Fellowship
  • 1989   The Will Rogers Institute Pulmonary Research Fellowship
  • 1984   The Percy H. Sprague Prize in Medicine
  • 1981   Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (A.H.F.M.R.) Summer Studentship
  • 1980   N.S.E.R.C. Summer Student Award
  • 1979   University of Calgary Minor Academic Scholarship
  • 1976   University Scholarship from the National Council of Jewish Women