AllerGen is pleased to share the news that four Network-affiliated researchers have received awards from Research Manitoba and partners. Drs Meaghan Jones & Jennifer Protudjer receive New Investigator Operating Grants Dr. Meaghan Jones (left), Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics (Medicine), Rady …

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Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task Force (CITF) has awarded the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) more than $400,000 to study how COVID-19 is impacting individuals and families across Canada. The funding is in addition to a $1.7 million award (Canadian Institutes of Health Research-CIHR & …

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COVID-19 illustrations by CHILD participants  A two-year project measuring COVID-19 antibody prevalence among Albertan children is underway at the University of Alberta thanks to funding from the Government of Alberta.  The project, part of the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD), received …

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CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) investigator Dr. Meghan Azad has been named winner of the 2020 Joe Doupe Young Investigator Award by the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation (CSCI). The award recognizes outstanding and innovative research by a young researcher in the first eight years …

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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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