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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  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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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. …

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In a knowledge translation video prepared for AllerGen’s HQP Video Competition, AllerGen trainees Laura Feldman and Natasha Gray, in collaboration with their colleague Dresden Glockler-Lauf, provide an introduction to public health surveillance and describe how it is being used by …

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AllerGen trainee Dr. Kozeta Miliku, MD, PhD, has been offered two postdoctoral fellowships to support her CHILD-based research into the relationship between breastfeeding and lung health. Dr. Miliku has accepted a one-year Breathing as One Research Fellowship from the Canadian …

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Asthma Canada and AllerGen are pleased to announce the 2018-2019 Asthma Canada / AllerGen Graduate Student Research Award recipients within Asthma Canada’s National Research Program. L to R: Xiaoshu Cao (University of Toronto), Ryan Huff (The University of British Columbia), …

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AllerGen HQP Drs Christopher Pascoe and Sarah Svenningsen are among a select group of researchers to be named 2018 Banting Postdoctoral Fellows. Dr. Pascoe (Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba) researches the role of early life environmental exposures, including gestational …

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Recent AllerGen research has identified blood molecules that may help scientists better understand the biology of allergic asthma. AllerGen HQP Dr. Amrit Singh wants you to know more about this discovery, which emerged from research he participated in with AllerGen …

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Recent AllerGen research leveraging CHILD Study data sheds light on the link between a mom’s psychological wellbeing and the immune health of her newborn. AllerGen HQP Liane Kang wants you to know more about this discovery, which emerged from research …

New ResearchSKETCH: Can mom’s distress increase baby’s allergy risk? Read more »