Category: Announcements

The CHILD Cohort Study and a Baby’s Microbiome video is in a national competition – and you can help us win! Each year, the CIHR holds a competition to select Canada’s top videos that share evidence-based messages relevant to the …

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AllerGen proudly announces the second Call for Nominations and Applications to the Michelle Harkness Mentorship Award (MHMA) program. NEW: These awards are no longer restricted to members of the AllerGen Network. Any Canadian citizen or landed immigrant working in the …

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Join us on a journey into the world of a baby’s gut microbiome. Meet some microbial superheroes and learn about how discoveries from the CHILD Cohort Study are helping us to understand allergies, asthma, obesity, and everyday health and wellbeing, …

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AllerGen investigators contributed to a new interactive app that is helping people with allergic rhinitis (hayfever) and asthma to monitor, understand and better manage their conditions. MASK-air is a free app, available on Android and iOS, that assists patients to …

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After receiving the full 14 years of national Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) funding, today—April 1, 2019—AllerGen begins a two-year wind-down of its NCE mandate. Dr. Judah Denburg, who has led the Network since its planning stages in 2002, …

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The CIHR is funding a new, national microbiome research core, and two of its five platforms are headed by AllerGen investigators. The University of Calgary-based initiative, The Integrated Microbiome Platforms for Advancing Causation Testing and Translation, or IMPACTT, brings together …

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Marking the culmination of 14 years of research, AllerGen held its ninth and final Research Conference from January 27-30, 2019, in Toronto, ON. Over 220 delegates participated. Nearly half were AllerGen trainees, some of whom have been involved in the …

AllerGen’s final research conference… and beyond Read More »

On December 6, 2018, the federal government of Canada announced that the Networks of Centres of Excellence (NCE) program—the program that has supported AllerGen since 2005—will be phased-out over the next several years. “The NCE has been a ground-breaking program …

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“Dr. Judah Denburg is an amazing colleague, clinician, researcher and, to a large degree, visionary, and it is extremely fitting that he is being honoured with the Jerry Dolovich Award,” observed Dr. Allan Becker, as he announced the honour at …

AllerGen’s Scientific Director receives CSACI’s Jerry Dolovich Award Read More »

Kung Food, a food allergy app for youth and teens that was developed with AllerGen support, is now available in the Mac App Store and on Google Play. The mobile application aims to improve the knowledge and skills of youth …

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From 22 to 28 April, 2018, the World Allergy Organization (WAO) is using World Allergy Week (WAW) to focus attention on atopic dermatitis (AD), including the role of food allergy in the condition, quality of life concerns, new treatment options, …

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Autumn has brought change to the administrative ranks of the CHILD Study. As of September 1, 2017, the Manitoba site has a new Research Coordinator, and as of September 8, 2017, CHILD Toronto has a new Site Leader. Dr. Theo …

New faces on CHILD administrative team Read More »