COVID-19 illustrations by CHILD participants A $1.7 million award from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Research Manitoba will allow CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) researchers to study how individuals and families across Canada have been impacted directly by …

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Dr. Shirin Moossavi, an early-career researcher with the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) and former AllerGen Network trainee, has been named a 2020 CIHR Postdoctoral Fellow. The Fellowship, valued at $90,000 over two years, is one of Canada’s most prestigious awards …

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The CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) has launched the Sears Undergraduate Summer Studentship – a special training award for an undergraduate university student to work with a CHILD research team for 12 weeks. Faith Kirabo, a student at the University of …

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In recognition of his outstanding clinical and research reputation and his contributions to respiratory health, AllerGen investigator Dr. Parameswaran (Param) Nair has been selected to become a Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (ERS). His introduction as a Fellow of …

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AllerGen investigator Dr. Christopher Carlsten, an expert in the respiratory and immunological health effects of inhaled environmental and occupational exposures, has been awarded a Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) grant to undertake critical COVID-19 research. Dr. Carlsten’s research …

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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 …

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  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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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