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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In a new study published in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, a research team from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has shown that pulmonary function tests are a valuable tool for monitoring children with recurrent wheezing, even in children as …

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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 high-profile online course features CHILD Cohort Study research and CHILD researcher Dr. Meghan Azad. The certified professional development course, entitled “Breast Milk Scientific,” focuses on current scientific insights into breastmilk, its relationship with the microbiome, and its contributions to …

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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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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. …

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