L to R: Dr. Teresa To, Dr. Padmaja Subbarao, Dr. Min Hyung Ryu, Joy Ramielle Lachica Santos AllerGen Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Michelle Harkness Mentorship Awards (MHMA). Three exemplars of mentorship excellence are being …

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It is with profound sadness that AllerGen shares news of the death of longtime AllerGen colleague Dr. Donald F. Stark, who passed away on January 31, 2022. Dr. Stark served for many years on AllerGen’s Board of Directors. “He was …

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It is with deep sadness that AllerGen shares news of the death of longtime AllerGen colleague Dr. J. Mark FitzGerald, who passed away in Vancouver, BC, on January 18, 2022. For the entirety of AllerGen’s tenure as an NCE, Dr. …

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AllerGen and the CHILD Cohort Study are thrilled to announce that their video New Scientific insights into breastfeeding received First Place and a $3,000 award in the 2021 CIHR “IHDCYH Talks” knowledge mobilization (KMb) video competition.  New Scientific insights into breastfeeding shares CHILD’s discoveries about …

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L to R: Dr. Dean Befus, Dr. Kelly McNagny, Ms. Jenny Thiele, Dr. Lori Connors AllerGen Inc. is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Michelle Harkness Mentorship Awards (MHMA). Three exemplars of mentorship excellence from across the country are …

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New research from the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) has found that babies who were breastfed right after birth, even if only for a few days, had lower blood pressure at three years of age than children who were never breastfed.  The study, published …

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The bacteria in a baby’s gut in the first year of life may be associated with enhanced neurodevelopment at age two, according to recent findings from the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD). The research, published in the journal Gut Microbes, found that boys with …

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The feature documentary film “Let Them Eat Dirt: The Hunt for our Kids’ Missing Microbes,” featuring CHILD research results and CHILD researchers, can now be viewed in its entirety for free online. The film’s creators released it on YouTube on the occasion …

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New research from the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) gives insight into how much tobacco smoke Canadian infants are exposed to, what increases their likelihood of being exposed to smoke, and how researchers can better understand and measure this exposure. Published …

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CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) researcher Dr. Shirin Moossavi has been awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal – Awarded for outstanding achievement at the PhD level from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba.  The award is given annually …

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The CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) has launched a new CHILD COVID-19 Rapid Results webpage to share data being collected through CHILD’s COVID-19 add-on study. The data illustrate how the pandemic is affecting the physical and mental health of Canadian families—reporting …

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CHILD Cohort Study Director Dr. Padmaja Subbarao is among 156 accomplished scholars whose new or renewed Canada Research Chair funding was announced today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. Dr. Subbarao was awarded a Tier 1 Canada Research …

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