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Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced the creation of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF)—a $1.5 billion investment in university research over 10 years starting in the 2015‒2016 academic year. The Fund will be available to post-secondary institutions on …

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The Canadian Asthma, Allergy and Immunology Foundation (CAAIF) has announced $25,000 in funding for allergy and immunology research. The 2015 CAAIF Research Grant Competition will offer up to $25,000 of total funding to support one (1) grant or up to …

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The Stanford Alliance for Food Allergy Research (SAFAR)/AllerGen Research Fellowship will co-fund a $50,000 award for a Canadian investigator (PhD or MD) with an interest in the prevention and treatment of severe food allergies to pursue academic research training with …

Call for Applications for AllerGen-Stanford Fellowship in food allergy extended Read More »

AllerGen’s Allergy and Asthma Portal (AAP)—a unique, web-accessible database that houses over 900 biomolecular interactions relevant to allergy and asthma—is now open to the public. The AAP is the first resource of its kind and is available for use by allergy and …

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Anaphylaxis Canada has launched a new online course to help teachers, administrators and educational staff to keep allergic students safe at school. Anaphylaxis in Schools: What Educators Need to Know is a free, bilingual resource available to schools across the …

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PRESIDENT Lianne Soller – McGill University Lianne is a Ph.D. candidate in Epidemiology at McGill University under the supervision of Dr. Ann Clarke. Her research, for which she has been awarded an FRQS Doctoral Award, focuses on the prevalence and …

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AllerGen will partner in the Emerging Research Leaders Initiative (ERLI)—an establishment grant program for researchers at the transition stage from post-doctoral fellow to early career professional in the areas of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, and/or respiratory health research. This multi-partnered initiative is …

AllerGen and Canadian Respiratory Research Network (CRRN) partner to invest in grants for early career investigators Read More »

A new collaboration between AllerGen and Stanford University will allow young Canadian scientists to pursue advanced food allergy research with Dr. Kari Nadeau, a renowned expert in adult and pediatric allergies. The Stanford Alliance for Food Allergy Research (SAFAR)/AllerGen Research …

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The Asthma Society of Canada releases a study of the personal, social, medical and economic burden of Severe Asthma in Canada. Read Severe Asthma: The Canadian Patient Journey Full report / Executive Summary

Anaphylaxis Canada has launched Allergy Pals, an online mentorship program designed to provide peer support and mentoring to children (ages 7-11) affected by severe food allergies. Allergy Pals offers eight online support sessions led by older peer mentors with food …

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May 6 is World Asthma Day and an important time to help increase awareness of the significant health and economic burden related to poor asthma control. This year’s theme, “You Can Control Your Asthma,” addresses the fact that despite the …

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