AllerGen’s newsletters provide quarterly updates on the activities and accomplishments of the Network, its investigators, trainees and partners

reAction provides Network participants and national and international partners with the latest news in AllerGen’s research portfolio, partnerships, commercialization, knowledge mobilization and networking activities.

Most recent issue: June 2018

Airways offers investigators and trainees in AllerGen’s HQP program a chance to share news about their successes and to learn about new training and professional development opportunities.

Most recent issue: December 2016

AgendaW14 Agenda provides AllerGen Network members news about their fellow researchers; trainees; partner activities and accomplishments; recent and up-coming events of relevance to the Network; and AllerGen program developments.

Most recent issue: Winter 2014

nn Network News provides Network participants and national and international partners with up-to-the-moment breaking AllerGen news and announcements via concise, timely email alerts.

Most recent release: 20/09/2018

past releases

20/09/2018: Study sheds light on how the immune system “remembers” food allergens

18/09/2018: AllerGen researchers launch food allergy app for youth | Stuart Turvey honoured

17/09/2018: Household cleaners may cause obesity in young children

14/09/2018: 2019 Research Conference: Register soon

11/09/2018: Reminder: MHMA deadline

07/09/2018: Epinephrine underused during anaphylaxis outside of hospital

28/08/2018: Instagram promotes positive attitudes towards breastfeeding

22/08/2018: UPDATE: Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award

22/08/2018: Remembering Michelle Harkness, one year later

07/08/2018: CHILD Study: Maternal depression higher among certain ethnic minorities

02/08/2018: CHILD research finds Lung Clearance Index effective at detecting infant lung problems

31/07/2018: Remembering Michelle Harkness, one year later

09/07/2018: CHILD Study finds infants who sleep less may have lower cognitive and language skills by age two

03/07/2018: Breastmilk sugars known as HMOs may help prevent food allergies

12/06/2018: ReAction June 2018

04/06/2018: Infant feeding method influences baby’s gut bacteria, risk of overweight

16/05/2018: Call for Applications: Graduate Student Research Awards

14/05/2018: Call for Abstracts: CSACI-AllerGen Abstract Competition

01/05/2018: Deep, Single-Cell Profiling by Mass Cytometry (CyTOF) Webinar

25/04/2018: Chatelaine shares CHILD food allergy research results

25/04/2018: Call for Applications: Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award (MHMA)

22/03/2018: Call for Applications: AllerGen – CAAIF Emerging Clinician-Scientist Research Fellowship

22/03/2018: Pushing Data Uphill: Overcoming Barriers to Large-scale Biomedical Data Use Webinar

20/03/2018: Blood test to predict asthmatic response; mother’s distress & her baby’s allergy risk

07/03/2018: Exclusive breastfeeding in hospital associated with longer breastfeeding duration

27/02/2018: Graduate Student Research Awards fund innovative asthma research

26/02/2018: NCE funding outcome

22/02/2018: C-sections and gut bacteria increase risk of childhood obesity

12/02/2018:Undergraduate Summer Studentships Application

07/02/2018: Bioinformatics for Discovery & Global Collaborations Webinar

31/01/2018: AllerGen’s 12th Trainee Symposium

26/01/2018: AllerGen’s 2019 Research Conference

23/01/2018: CHILD Study awarded over $9M

22/01/2018: inFLAME 7th Annual Workshop

02/01/2018: Drug allergies mistreated and undiagnosed: new study

22/12/2017: AllerGen investigators contribute to asthma genetics discovery

19/12/2017: Microbial “signatures” in first 100 days of life may protect against asthma

13/12/2017: AllerGen’s first digital annual report

11/12/2017: C-CARE: Anaphylactic kids exposed to food allergens despite adult supervision

05/12/2017: New fellowship & grant opportunities from CAAIF

27/11/2017: Asthma in infant boys may eventually be preventable

15/11/2017: Asthma predictable at age one and stress in pregnancy may affect a baby’s immune system

30/10/2017: Asthma risk lower with direct breastfeeding

11/10/2017: New genetic clue to peanut allergy

2/10/2017: CIC-tested a “game-changing, blockbuster” asthma drug

21/09/2017: Breastmilk hormones may help prevent obesity in infants

12/09/2017: Protecting against peanut allergy in children

07/09/2017: The Asthma Canada/AllerGen Graduate Student Research Award deadline

05/09/2017: A short introduction to CANUE (Webinar)

25/08/2017: Remembering Michelle Harkness

24/08/2017: Canadian allergists/immunologists comment on recent Australian oral immunotherapy study

21/08/2017: ReAction August 2017

02/08/2017: Asthma Canada and AllerGen partnered to co-fund graduate student research awards

31/07/2017: The CHILD Study website

09/05/2017: ReAction May 2017

16/09/2016: Dr. Judah Denburg appointed as Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellow

13/09/2016: Online voting for the 2016 AllerGen HQP Video Competition opens

02/09/2016: Researchers find possible key to fibrosis in mouse model of Crohn’s disease

25/08/2016: Reminder for the CSACI Annual Scientific Meeting in Montréal

09/08/2016: AllerGen experts cited in Globe story, “Let them eat dirt” book, and new federal report on food allergy

04/08/2016: Airways August 2016

14/07/2016: Director of AllerGen’s CHILD Study awarded J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine

30/06/2016: ReAction June 2016

08/06/2016: Success Stories Spring 2016

25/05/2016: Prenatal fruit consumption boosts babies’ cognitive development: CHILD Study data

09/05/2016: Diet soft drinks during pregnancy affect infant BMI, Dr. Param Nair awarded 2016 Bastable-Potts Research Prize

02/05/2016: Three CHILD-related projects awarded CIHR grants

22/04/2016: Tim Caulfield wins 2015 Science in Society Book Award

21/04/2016: Anaphylaxis cases increasing among children: C-CARE

20/04/2016: CIHR highlights gut bacteria research in new online feature

11/04/2016: Planning for Policy Impact (Webinar Reminder)

29/03/2016: Planning for Policy Impact (Webinar Reminder)

22/03/2016ReAction March 2016

16/03/2016: Preliminary Program for AllerGen’s 2016 Research Conference

09/03/2016: Experiences of a Scientific Entrepreneur (Webinar Reminder)

09/03/2016: New Chair appointed to AllerGen’s AETOAC Committee

22/02/2016: Experiences of a Scientific Entrepreneur (Webinar)

11/02/2016: AllerGen 2016 Research Conference deadlines

08/02/2016: Early childhood wheezing increases teen asthma risk

27/01/2016: How to Attract Research Investment Partners (Webinar)

15/01/2016: CHILD video wins first place in CIHR contest

07/01/2016: Microbiome seeding begins in the womb

16/12/2015: Airways December 2015

11/12/2015: Head of AllerGen’s CIC named new Dean of McMaster’s Faculty of Health Sciences

09/12/2015: Best wishes for the 2015 Holiday Season

02/12/2015: 2014-2015 Annual Report now available

19/11/2015: ReAction November 2015

17/11/2015: NCE confirms AllerGen funding to 2019

03/11/2015: CIHR announces launch of two key annual funding opportunities

29/10/2015: New estimates of food allergy prevalence in Canada, Allerject® epinephrine autoinjector recall

15/10/2015: Enhance the Sustainability and Impact of your Research (Webinar)

13/10/2015: Use of antibiotics during childbirth affects infant gut microbiota

30/09/2015: Link discovered between infant gut bacteria and asthma

21/09/2015: Dr. Paul O’Byrne inducted as Fellow of CAHS

11/08/2015: ReAction August 2015

10/07/2015: AllerGen team launches air quality website for PanAm Games

09/07/2015: Introducing the CHILD Study whiteboard video

28/05/2015: ReAction May 2015

27/05/2015: Airways May 2015

22/05/2015: AllerGen HQP Video Competition Results

07/05/2015: CHILD Study shows infant exposure to air pollution increases risk for allergies

01/05/2015: AllerGen HQP research video voting

23/04/2015: Scientific Director speaks at UBC Biomedical Research Centre

14/04/2015: AllerGen Investigators Awarded Canada Research Chairs

06/04/2015: AllerGen’s 2016 Research Conference

01/04/2015: Assessing environmental exposures: a new CHILD Study publication

24/03/2015: Genetic and epigenetic epidemiology findings (Seminar/Webinar)

04/03/2015: Infant gut bacteria and food sensitization: associations in the first year of life

24/02/2015: When is the best time to introduce peanuts?

20/02/2015: CIHR highlights Traffic pollution, Asthma and Genetics (TAG) study

22/12/2014: HQP Video Competition

19/12/2014: SyMBIOTA team wins publication award for paper’s relevance to clinical practice

05/12/2014: $25,000 CAAIF grant supports allergy and immunology research

27/11/2014: NCE Newsletter highlights CHILD Study

05/11/2014: 2013–2014 Annual Report

24/10/2014: AllerGen’s Tim Caulfield on CBC’s Marketplace tonight

03/10/2014: AllerGen awards $250,000 for advanced allergy research

09/09/2014: Fewer food allergies among new immigrants and Canadians with low education

03/09/2014: 2014-2015 ASNPN Leadership Committee

18/08/2014: AllerGen researchers publish papers on early-life antibiotic exposure, gut microbe changes and health outcomes

23/07/2014: CHILD research team awarded five-year CIHR grant

24/06/2014: Press teleconference with Meghan Azad and Anita Kozyrskyj on upcoming Nobel Laureate Meeting

13/06/2014: CHILD Study news to reach 700,000 through Toronto Star

20/05/2014: CIC investigators publish new findings for allergic asthma

08/05/2014: Announcements about Network researchers and partners