Dr. Meghan Azad, an AllerGen investigator and Manitoba co-lead for the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD), has been awarded a $6.5 million grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to lead an international consortium that will study global differences in …

CHILD Cohort Study researcher receives $6.5M Gates Foundation grant for breastmilk research Read more »

  Two AllerGen researchers are among 16 outstanding early career investigators funded by CIHR to conduct research that aims to have a significant impact on maternal, reproductive, child and youth health. Dr. Meaghan Jones and Dr. Jennifer Protudjer, both at …

Two AllerGen researchers awarded CIHR Early Career Investigator grants Read more »

A $2 million award from the Canadian Microbiome Initiative 2 (CMI2) program will allow CHILD Cohort Study researchers to examine the trillions of microorganisms living inside the human body and uncover the role they play in causing asthma. This five-year …

CHILD Cohort Study researchers awarded $2M to study microbial causes of asthma Read more »

On January 1, 2020, AllerGen investigator Dr. Jennifer Protudjer became the inaugural holder of the Endowed Research Chair in Allergy, Asthma and the Environment at the University of Manitoba. This full-time, five-year position is aimed at driving continuing excellence in …

Dr. Jennifer Protudjer appointed Chair in Allergy, Asthma & the Environment Read more »

AllerGen and the CHILD Cohort Study are proud to announce the Sears Undergraduate Summer Studentship. The Sears Studentship provides financial support of up to $6,000 to an undergraduate student working full time for at least 12 weeks on a research project involving data generated by the …

New studentship honours CHILD’s Founding Director Read more »

Dr. Derek Chu has been awarded the prestigious CAAIF-CSACI-AllerGen Emerging Clinician-Scientist Research Fellowship. This $250,000 award enables a newly trained Canadian allergist and immunologist to pursue advanced research and establish a combined career as a clinician and an academic researcher. …

Fellowship award advances Canadian food allergy research Read more »

On November 8, 2019, Dr. Malcolm Sears, Founding Director of the CHILD Cohort Study, was formally inducted into McMaster University’s prestigious Community of Distinction. He was one of three inductees for 2019. In a ceremony attended by dozens of friends, …

CHILD’s Founding Director joins McMaster’s Community of Distinction Read more »

Being inducted into the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) is one of the highest honours for Canadians in the health sciences community. CAHS Fellows are recognized for their innovative leadership, research excellence and commitment to advancing academic health science. …

Three AllerGen researchers inducted into Canadian Academy of Health Sciences in 2019 Read more »